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.

The Stacks Podcast: Andrew Limbong: Best Books of 2022

02 January 2023

Diary of a Void - Emi Yagi

Andrew Limbong: Best Books of 2022, as aired on The Stacks Podcast

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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La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2022

02 January 2023

Pacifiction - Albert Serra

La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2022, a survey of programmers, critics, and filmmakers from around the world, posted with entries and notes from each participant

[see also 2021202020192018201720162015]

Honorable Mentions

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Mike D’Angelo: Top Ten Films of 2022

01 January 2023

The Banshees of Inisherin - Martin McDonagh

Mike D’Angelo: Top Ten Films of 2022 as posted to Patreon where it's accompanied by a few bonus selections like "most overrated" and "most pleasant surprise"

[see also 2021202020192018201720162015201420132012]

Nictate: Top 5 Films of 2022

31 December 2022

Stars at Noon - Claire Denis

Nictate: Top 5 Films of 2022, as posted to Letterboxd

[see also 202020192018201720162015]

Saige Walton: 2022 Top Film Picks

31 December 2022

EO - Jerzy Skolimowski

Saige Walton: 2022 Top Film Picks, as posted to Twitter, "for those who list -- those who don't or those who are looking for great films to watch..."

[see also 2020201920182017]

Anna Bogutskaya: Top 13 Films of 2022

31 December 2022

Aftersun - Charlotte Wells

Anna Bogutskaya: Top 13 Films of 2022, as posted to Twitter, hand-written

Paste: Jesse Hassenger: Top Ten Movies of 2022

29 December 2022

Aftersun - Charlotte Wells

Jesse Hassenger: Top Ten Movies of 2022, as published by Paste Magazine

[see also 20212020201920182017201620152014]

Paste: Jacob Oller: Top Ten Movies of 2022

29 December 2022

Hit the Road - Panah Panahi

Jacob Oller: Top Ten Movies of 2022, as published by Paste Magazine

[see also 20172016]