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.

Movies

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2022

11 January 2023

Saint Omer - Alice Diop

Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2022

[see also 202120202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

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 20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Daily Beast: Nick Schager: Best Movies of 2022

04 January 2023

The Banshees of Inisherin - Martin McDonagh

Nick Schager: Best Movies of 2022, as published by The Daily Beast

[see also 20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Honorable Mention

The Reveal: Scott Tobias: The Best Movies of 2022

04 January 2023

Tár - Todd Field

Scott Tobias: The Best Movies of 2022, as posted at The Reveal where it appears alongside fun selections like "Reason for Hope," "Reason for Despair," "Most Annoying Discourse," and "Most Anticipated Film" of next year

[see also 2021202020192018201620152014201320122011]

Sam Adams: Top 10 Movies of 2022

04 January 2023

After Yang - Kogonada

Sam Adams: Top 10 Movies of 2022, as posted to his Substack where it's accompanied by a few thoughts about why a Top 10 list may have more, or fewer, than ten entries and why "alphabetizing Top 10 lists is the coward’s way out"

[see also 201320122011]

Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2022

03 January 2023

Aftersun - Charlotte Wells

The Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2022

[see also 202120182017]

Guy Lodge: Top 50 Movies of 2022

03 January 2023

Tár - Todd Field

Guy Lodge: Top 50 Movies of 2022, as posted to Twitter in an epic thread

The Reveal: Keith Phipps: The Best Movies of 2022

03 January 2023

Aftersun - Charlotte Wells

Keith Phipps: The Best Movies of 2022, as posted at The Reveal where it appears alongside fun selections like "Reason for Hope," "Reason for Despair," "Most Annoying Discourse," and "Most Anticipated Film" of next year

[see also 20212010s201820172016201420122011]

La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Jonathan Rosenbaum: Best Films of 2022

02 January 2023

The Banshees of Inisherin - Martin McDonagh

Jonathan Rosenbaum: Best Films of 2022, as submitted to La Internacional Cinéfila Poll

[see also 202120202010s20192018201720162015201320122011]

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La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Nicole Brenez: Best Films of 2022

02 January 2023

Anhell69 - Theo Montoya

Nicole Brenez: Best Films of 2022, as submitted to La Internacional Cinéfila Poll

[see also 202120202010s201920182017201620152012]


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