Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2010s

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of the 2010s

21 March 2020

Twin Peaks: The Return - David Lynch

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of the 2010s

[see also 20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Special Mentions

Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade

21 February 2020

The Tree of Life - Terrence Malick

Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade, "determined by polling all the major and continuing contributors to Reverse Shot in the publication's history"

[see also 202220212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: 25 Favorite Movies of the 2010s

28 January 2020

Life Without Principle - Johnnie To

Ben Sachs: 25 Favorite Movies of the 2010s, as published by The Chicago Reader

[see also 20192018201720152014201320122011]

Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade

09 January 2020

Certified Copy - Abbas Kiarostami

Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade, as posted to Twitter with a custom illustration for each entry

[see also 20222021201820172016201420122011]

Michael J. Anderson: Ten Best FIlms of the 2010s

06 January 2020

A Quiet Passion - Terence Davies

Michael J. Anderson: Ten Best FIlms of the 2010s

[see also 2022202120202017]

Lists Curated by Toronto Film Review: Anna Swanson: Top Films of the 2010s

05 January 2020

Anna Swanson: Top Films of the 2010s, as submitted to the collection of Lists Curated by Toronto Film Review

Lists Curated by Toronto Film Review: Nicole Brenez: Top Films of the 2010s

05 January 2020

Nicole Brenez: Top Films of the 2010s, as submitted to the collection of Lists Curated by Toronto Film Review

[see also 202220212020201920182017201620152012]

And Ten Other Alternative Films

Willow Maclay: Favourite Films of the 2010s

05 January 2020

Meek’s Cutoff - Kelly Reichardt

Willow Maclay: Favourite Films of the 2010s, as posted to Letterboxd in alphabetical order

[see also 2017]

Miriam Bale: Best Films of the Decade

05 January 2020

Miriam Bale: Best Films of the Decade, as posted to Twitter, in no particular order

[see also 2018201720162015201420132012]

Bonus

Darren Hughes: Favorite Films of the 2010s

04 January 2020

Darren Hughes: Favorite Films of the 2010s, as posted to Letterboxd, listed alphabetically

[see also 2021201820172016201520142012]