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.

2022

Dazed: The 20 Best Albums of 2022

16 December 2023

Renaissance - Beyoncé

Dazed: The 20 Best Albums of 2022

[see also 20232021]

Cinema Scope: Top 10 Films of 2022

21 March 2023

Pacifiction - Albert Serra

Cinema Scope: Top 10 Films of 2022

[see also 202120202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Special mentions

Senses of Cinema World Poll: Brian Darr: Top Ten Films of 2022

31 January 2023

The Fabelmans - Steven Spielberg

Brian Darr: Top Ten Films of 2022, as submitted to the Senses of Cinema World Poll where it appears alongside lists of films not yet distributed, older films seen for the first time, and shorts

[see also 202320202019201820172016201520142013]

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2022

25 January 2023

Bunch One - Selo i Ludy Performance Band

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2022

[see also 2023202120202010s2019201820172012]

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Globe and Mail: Top 10 Favourite Podcasts of 2022

20 January 2023

Maintenance Phase - Aubrey Gordon & Michael Hobbes

The Globe and Mail: Top 10 Favourite Podcasts of 2022, selected by the hosts and producers of The Globe and Mail's podcasts

Financial Times: Fiona Sturges: Best Podcasts of 2022

18 January 2023

Operation Morning Light

Fiona Sturges: Best Podcasts of 2022, as published by Financial Times

[see also 2023]

Northern Transmissions: Top 50 Albums of 2022

12 January 2023

Skinty Fia - Fontaines D.C.

Northern Transmissions: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 202320212020201920182017]

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2022

11 January 2023

Saint Omer - Alice Diop

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2022

[see also 2023202120202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2022

09 January 2023

David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2022, this year's installment of his video countdown, as witty, tuneful, and emotional as ever

[see also 202320212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

San Francisco Chronicle: Favorite Books of 2022

06 January 2023

On the Rooftop - Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

The San Francisco Chronicle: Favorite Books of 2022

[see also 100 Recommended Books of 2018Top 10 Books of 2018100 Recommended Books of 2016Top 10 Books of 2016Top 10 Books of 2015]

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Nonfiction