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.

Deadline: Todd McCarthy: Best Movies Of 2022

29 December 2022

Avatar: The Way of Water - James Cameron

Todd McCarthy: Best Movies Of 2022, as published by Deadline Hollywood, listed alphabetically

[see also 202120202019201820172016]

USA Today: The 10 Best Albums of 2022

29 December 2022

Harry's House - Harry Styles

USA Today: The 10 Best Albums of 2022, compiled by Melissa Ruggieri and Patrick Ryan

Glenn Kenny: Notable Films Of 2022

29 December 2022

One Fine Morning - Mia Hansen-Løve

Glenn Kenny: Notable Films Of 2022, which "is not ranked, and doesn't necessarily follow the chronological order of viewing"

[see also 202120202010s2019201820172016201520132012]

Top Stuff

Honorable Mention

Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2022

29 December 2022

Angel in Realtime - Gang of Youths

Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2022

[see also 202120202010s2019201820172016]

Forbes: Mark Hughes: The Top 20 Best Films Of The Year 2022

29 December 2022

The Woman King - Gina Prince-Bythewood

Mark Hughes: The Top 20 Best Films Of The Year 2022, as published by Forbes

Honorable Mentions

the i: The 10 Best Films of 2022

28 December 2022

Decision to Leave - Park Chan-wook

the i: The 10 Best Films of 2022, compiled by Christina Newland and Geoffrey Macnab

The Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2022

28 December 2022

Blue Rev - Alvvays

The Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 20182017]

Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2022

28 December 2022

Renaissance - Beyoncé

The Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2022

[see also 2021202020192018201720152014201320122011]

Peter Labuza: Favorite Films of 2022

28 December 2022

Benediction - Terence Davies

Peter Labuza: Favorite Films of 2022, as posted to Twitter where they're intriguingly paired with thematically resonant first-time watches and accompanied by an extensive list of films of interest, old and new

[see also 20172016]

Deadline: Valerie Complex: Best Films of 2022

28 December 2022

EO - Jerzy Skolimowski

Valerie Complex: Best Films of 2022, as published by Deadline Hollywood