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 Fear: The 20 Best Movies of 2020

23 December 2020

David Fear: The 20 Best Movies of 2020, as published by Rolling Stone

[see also 2018, 2017, 2012, 2011]

  1. CollectiveAlexander Nanau
  2. Small Axe: Lovers RockSteve McQueen
  3. David Byrne's American UtopiaSpike Lee
  4. First CowKelly Reichardt
  5. BacurauKleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles
  6. TimeGarrett Bradley
  7. MinariLee Isaac Chung
  8. Dick Johnson Is DeadKirsten Johnson
  9. Martin EdenPietro Marcello
  10. NomadlandChloé Zhao
  11. TigertailAlan Yang
  12. BeanpoleKantemir Balagov
  13. I'm Thinking of Ending ThingsCharlie Kaufman
  14. Night of the KingsPhilippe Lacôte
  15. The Vast of NightAndrew Patterson
  16. She Dies TomorrowAmy Seimetz
  17. Boys StateJesse Moss and Amanda McBaine
  18. La LloronaJayro Bustamante
  19. The AssistantKitty Green
  20. MankDavid Fincher