Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2020

11 January 2020

This year’s installment of David Ehrlich’s video countdown: The 25 Best Films of 2020

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. TimeGarrett Bradley
  2. MinariLee Isaac Chung
  3. World of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David PrimeDon Hertzfeldt
  4. Never Rarely Sometimes AlwaysEliza Hittman
  5. I'm Thinking of Ending ThingsCharlie Kaufman
  6. BacurauKleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles
  7. NomadlandChloé Zhao
  8. David Byrne's American UtopiaSpike Lee
  9. Bad EducationCory Finley
  10. SwallowCarlo Mirabella-Davis
  11. Borat Subsequent MoviefilmJason Woliner
  12. BabyteethShannon Murphy
  13. Dick Johnson Is DeadKirsten Johnson
  14. Small Axe: Lovers RockSteve McQueen
  15. ShirleyJosephine Decker
  16. Vitalina VarelaPedro Costa
  17. EmaPablo Larraín
  18. Another RoundThomas Vinterberg
  19. Taylor Swift: Miss AmericanaLana Wilson
  20. BeanpoleKantemir Balagov
  21. I'm Your WomanJulia Hart
  22. WolfwalkersTomm Moore and Ross Stewart
  23. First CowKelly Reichardt
  24. MankDavid Fincher
  25. Emma.Autumn de Wilde