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.

K. Austin Collins: The 15 Best Movies of 2019

04 December 2019

K. Austin Collins: The 15 Best Movies of 2019, as published by Vanity Fair

[see also 2010s, 2018, 2017, 2016]

  1. Ash is Purest WhiteJia Zhang-ke
  2. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  3. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  4. An Elephant Sitting StillHu Bo
  5. Uncut GemsBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  6. AtlanticsMati Diop
  7. Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino
  8. Asako I & IIRyûsuke Hamaguchi
  9. Black MotherKhalik Allah
  10. A Hidden LifeTerrence Malick
  11. PeterlooMike Leigh
  12. Ghosts of Sugar LandBassam Tariq
  13. Birds of PassageCristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra
  14. One Child NationNanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang
  15. A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodMarielle Heller