Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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.

Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2019

12 December 2019

Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2019, as published by The Los Angeles Times

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016]

  1. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  2. Knives OutRian Johnson
  3. Ash is Purest WhiteJia Zhang-ke
  4. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  5. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  6. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  7. I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as BarbariansRadu Jude
  8. Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino
  9. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  10. Little WomenGreta Gerwig
  11. Long Day's Journey Into NightBi Gan
  12. An Elephant Sitting StillHu Bo
  13. High LifeClaire Denis
  14. A Hidden LifeTerrence Malick
  15. SynonymsNadav Lapid
  16. TransitChristian Petzold
  17. Give Me LibertyKirill Mikhanovsky
  18. By the Grace of GodFrançois Ozon
  19. Her SmellAlex Ross Perry
  20. Uncut GemsBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie