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 202120202019201820172016201520122011]

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 2021201820172016201420122011]

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 2021201920182017201620152012]

And Ten Other Alternative Films

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]

World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade

04 January 2020

The Tree of Life - Terrence Malick

Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade, as posted at World of Reel

[see also 202120202019]

Polygon: Matt Patches: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade

31 December 2019

The Comedy - Rick Alverson

Matt Patches: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade, as published by Polygon

[see also 2019]