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.

Beatrice Loayza: The Best Films of 2019

16 December 2019

Beatrice Loayza: The Best Films of 2019, as published by The A.V. Club

  1. Her SmellAlex Ross Perry
  2. Ash is Purest WhiteJia Zhang-ke
  3. Asako I & IIRyûsuke Hamaguchi
  4. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  5. TransitChristian Petzold
  6. Uncut GemsBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  7. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  8. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  9. High LifeClaire Denis
  10. SunsetLászló Nemes
  11. HolidayIsabella Eklöf
  12. What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?Roberto Minervini
  13. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  14. The NightingaleJennifer Kent
  15. PeterlooMike Leigh