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.

Tomris Laffly: Top 25 Films of 2019

13 December 2019

Tomris Laffly: Top 25 Films of 2019, as submitted to the RogerEbert.com Survey and posted to Twitter

[see also 2018]

  1. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  2. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  3. For SamaWaad Al-Khateab and Edward Watts
  4. Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino
  5. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  6. Invisible LifeKarim Aïnouz
  7. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  8. Ash is Purest WhiteJia Zhang-ke
  9. HoneylandTamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov
  10. Little WomenGreta Gerwig
  11. The NightingaleJennifer Kent
  12. WavesTrey Edward Shults
  13. Under the Silver LakeDavid Robert Mitchell
  14. Apollo 11Todd Douglas Miller
  15. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  16. MidsommarAri Aster
  17. The Wild Pear TreeNuri Bilge Ceylan
  18. 3 FacesJafar Panahi
  19. TransitChristian Petzold
  20. I Lost My BodyJérémy Clapin
  21. Sea of ShadowsRichard Ladkani
  22. Dolemite Is My NameCraig Brewer
  23. Midnight TravelerHassan Fazili
  24. Pain and GloryPedro Almodóvar
  25. MonosAlejandro Landes