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.

2018 Movies

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2018

14 March 2019

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2018

[see also 20202010s20192017201620152014201320122011]

Special Mentions

Dan Sallitt: Favorite Films of 2018

14 March 2019

Dan Sallitt: Favorite Films of 2018, of those "that played at least one week in Manhattan for the first time in 2018, in approximate order of preference"

[see also 2010s201920172012]

Brian Darr: Top Ten Films of 2018

31 January 2019

Brian Darr: Top Ten Films of 2018, limited to US commercial releases, as submitted to the annual Senses of Cinema World Poll

[see also 201920172016201520142013]

Plus one more commercial release that didn’t screen in San Francisco until 2018

Nashville Scene: The 2018 Jim Ridley Film Poll

31 January 2019

Nashville Scene: The 2018 Jim Ridley Film Poll. "Dedicated to late Scene editor and critic Jim Ridley, our poll asks critics, cinephiles and industry insiders about the year in film."

[see also 202020192017]

Steven D. Greydanus: Top Films of 2018

12 January 2019

Steven D. Greydanus: Top Films of 2018, as published by The National Catholic Register

[see also 20192012]

10 Honorable Mentions

10 Runners-Up (unranked)

Simran Hans: The Best Films of 2018

12 January 2019

Simran Hans: The Best Films of 2018, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll

[see also 2019]

Special Mentions


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Erika Balsom: The Best Films of 2018

12 January 2019

Erika Balsom: The Best Films of 2018, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll

[see also 202020192017]


This list contributes to:

Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2018

06 January 2019

Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2018, as posted to Letterboxd

[see also 20192017]

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018

05 January 2019

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018

[see also 20202010s201920172016201520122011]

Alicia Malone: Favorite Films of 2018

04 January 2019

Alicia Malone: Favorite Films of 2018, as posted to Letterboxd

[see also 2017]