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.

Marya Gates: Favorite Fifteen Films of 2019

02 January 2020

Marya Gates: Favorite Fifteen Films of 2019

  1. Pain and GloryPedro Almodóvar
  2. Dolemite Is My NameCraig Brewer
  3. Rolling Thunder RevueMartin Scorsese
  4. A Hidden LifeTerrence Malick
  5. AnimaPaul Thomas Anderson
  6. The IrishmanMartin Scorsese
  7. A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodMarielle Heller
  8. Portrait of a Lady on FireCéline Sciamma
  9. Blinded by the LightGurinder Chadha
  10. UsJordan Peele
  11. Marriage StoryNoah Baumbach
  12. The NightingaleJennifer Kent
  13. Dancing with the BirdsHuw Cordey
  14. The Last Black Man in San FranciscoJoe Talbot
  15. FamilyLaura Steinel