Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
  1. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  2. J.R. Jones: 22 Favorite Movies of 2012
  3. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  4. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  5. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  6. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  7. David Fear: Best Films of 2011
  8. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  9. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  10. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  11. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  12. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  13. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  14. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  15. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  16. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  17. David Denby: Best Films of 2011
  18. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  19. Ty Burr: Top Movies of 2011
  20. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  21. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  22. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  23. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  24. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  25. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  26. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011
  27. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  28. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  29. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  30. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  31. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s