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.

Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2020

02 December 2020

Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2020, as published by The New Yorker

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011]

  1. KajillionaireMiranda July
  2. Da 5 BloodsSpike Lee
  3. The WhistlersCorneliu Porumboiu
  4. Dick Johnson Is DeadKirsten Johnson
  5. An Easy GirlRebecca Zlotowski
  6. Never Rarely Sometimes AlwaysEliza Hittman
  7. On the RocksSofia Coppola
  8. Small Axe: Lovers RockSteve McQueen
  9. TimeGarrett Bradley
  10. City HallFrederick Wiseman
  11. FourteenDan Sallitt
  12. Yes, God, YesKaren Maine
  13. ShirleyJosephine Decker
  14. CutiesMaïmouna Doucouré
  15. Small Axe: MangroveSteve McQueen
  16. Talking About TreesSuhaib Gasmelbari
  17. The 11th GreenChristopher Munch
  18. The American SectorCourtney Stephens and Pacho Velez
  19. The 40-Year-Old VersionRadha Blank
  20. Paris CalligrammesUlrike Ottinger
  21. Small Axe: Red, White and BlueSteve McQueen
  22. Small Axe: Alex WheatleSteve McQueen
  23. Small Axe: EducationSteve McQueen
  24. Joan of ArcBruno Dumont
  25. ResidueMerawi Gerima
  26. The 24thKevin Willmott
  27. BacurauKleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles
  28. She Dies TomorrowAmy Seimetz
  29. The AssistantKitty Green
  30. Gatsby in Connecticut: The Untold StoryRobert Steven Williams
  31. Ham on RyeTyler Taormina
  32. Wojnarowicz: F--k You F-ggot F--kerChris McKim
  33. One Night in MiamiRegina King
  34. Build the WallJoe Swanberg
  35. MankDavid Fincher
  36. Santiago, ItaliaNanni Moretti