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. Survey: The Ten Best Films of 2020

16 December 2020 The Ten Best Films of 2020, as selected by the site’s regular film critics and editors

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017]

  1. Small Axe: Lovers RockSteve McQueen
  2. NomadlandChloé Zhao
  3. David Byrne's American UtopiaSpike Lee
  4. First CowKelly Reichardt
  5. Da 5 BloodsSpike Lee
  6. MinariLee Isaac Chung
  7. BeanpoleKantemir Balagov
  8. Never Rarely Sometimes AlwaysEliza Hittman
  9. The NestSean Durkin
  10. The AssistantKitty Green