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.

Playlist: The 25 Best Films Of 2019

06 December 2019

The Playlist: The 25 Best Films Of 2019

[see also 2010s, 2018]

  1. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  2. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  3. Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino
  4. The FarewellLulu Wang
  5. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  6. The LighthouseRobert Eggers
  7. Ad AstraJames Gray
  8. MidsommarAri Aster
  9. Knives OutRian Johnson
  10. Uncut GemsBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  11. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  12. High LifeClaire Denis
  13. The Last Black Man in San FranciscoJoe Talbot
  14. BooksmartOlivia Wilde
  15. Pain and GloryPedro Almodóvar
  16. Little WomenGreta Gerwig
  17. UsJordan Peele
  18. Her SmellAlex Ross Perry
  19. LuceJulius Onah
  20. High Flying BirdSteven Soderbergh
  21. HustlersLorene Scafaria
  22. Jojo RabbitTaika Waititi
  23. MonosAlejandro Landes
  24. In FabricPeter Strickland
  25. I Lost My BodyJérémy Clapin