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.

Alissa Wilkinson: The 25 Best Movies of 2020

17 December 2020

Alissa Wilkinson: The 25 Best Movies of 2020, as published by Vox

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017]

  1. The Painter and the ThiefBenjamin Ree
  2. MayorDavid Osit
  3. Small Axe: Lovers RockSteve McQueen
  4. Dick Johnson Is DeadKirsten Johnson
  5. DrivewaysAndrew Ahn
  6. The AssistantKitty Green
  7. Another RoundThomas Vinterberg
  8. TimeGarrett Bradley
  9. First CowKelly Reichardt
  10. BeanpoleKantemir Balagov
  11. Bloody Nose, Empty PocketsBill Ross IV and Turner Ross
  12. Small Axe: MangroveSteve McQueen
  13. Scheme BirdsEllen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin
  14. Ma Rainey's Black BottomGeorge C. Wolfe
  15. CollectiveAlexander Nanau
  16. MinariLee Isaac Chung
  17. NomadlandChloé Zhao
  18. The 40-Year-Old VersionRadha Blank
  19. Da 5 BloodsSpike Lee
  20. City HallFrederick Wiseman
  21. She Dies TomorrowAmy Seimetz
  22. WolfwalkersTomm Moore and Ross Stewart
  23. Palm SpringsMax Barbakow
  24. South MountainHilary Brougher
  25. Bill & Ted Face the MusicDean Parisot