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.

Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade

24 December 2019

Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade

[see also 2019]

  1. No Home MovieChantal Akerman
  2. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  3. ZamaLucrecia Martel
  4. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  5. The Look of SilenceJoshua Oppenheimer
  6. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  7. Get OutJordan Peele
  8. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  9. CamerapersonKirsten Johnson
  10. Horse MoneyPedro Costa
  11. Inherent VicePaul Thomas Anderson
  12. LemonadeBeyoncé Knowles Carter and Kahlil Joseph with Jonas Åkerlund, Melina Matsoukas, Dikayl Rimmasch, Mark Romanek and Tod Tourso
  13. MargaretKenneth Lonergan
  14. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  15. Certified CopyAbbas Kiarostami
  16. The Tale of the Princess KaguyaIsao Takahata
  17. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  18. HyperNormalisationAdam Curtis
  19. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  20. High LifeClaire Denis
  21. Love is the Message, the Message is DeathArthur Jafa
  22. CitizenfourLaura Poitras
  23. Certain WomenKelly Reichardt
  24. The Grand BizarreJodie Mack
  25. On the Beach at Night AloneHong Sang-soo
  26. ShirkersSandi Tan