Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

A.V. Club: Best Films of 2019

16 December 2019

The A.V. Club: Best Films of 2019

[see also 2010s, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  2. Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino
  3. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  4. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  5. Uncut GemsBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  6. Her SmellAlex Ross Perry
  7. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  8. Little WomenGreta Gerwig
  9. Knives OutRian Johnson
  10. Under the Silver LakeDavid Robert Mitchell
  11. TransitChristian Petzold
  12. The NightingaleJennifer Kent
  13. High LifeClaire Denis
  14. The FarewellLulu Wang
  15. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  16. Asako I & IIRyûsuke Hamaguchi
  17. The Last Black Man in San FranciscoJoe Talbot
  18. UsJordan Peele
  19. In My RoomUlrich Köhler
  20. High Flying BirdSteven Soderbergh
  21. Ash is Purest WhiteJia Zhang-ke
  22. HustlersLorene Scafaria
  23. Ad AstraJames Gray
  24. ClimaxGaspar Noé
  25. An Elephant Sitting StillHu Bo