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.

Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Films of 2019

05 December 2019

Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Films of 2019, as published by Vox

[see also 2018, 2017]

  1. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  2. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  3. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  4. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  5. Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino
  6. Uncut GemsBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  7. The Hottest AugustBrett Story
  8. Black MotherKhalik Allah
  9. The FarewellLulu Wang
  10. PeterlooMike Leigh
  11. A Hidden LifeTerrence Malick
  12. Little WomenGreta Gerwig
  13. Her SmellAlex Ross Perry
  14. Wild Nights with EmilyMadeleine Olnek
  15. For SamaWaad Al-Khateab and Edward Watts
  16. Chinese PortraitWang Xiaoshuai
  17. Honey BoyAlma Har'el
  18. 3 FacesJafar Panahi
  19. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  20. MidsommarAri Aster
  21. The CompetitionClaire Simon