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. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  4. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  5. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  6. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  7. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  8. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  9. David Fear: Best Films of 2011
  10. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  11. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  12. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  13. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  14. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  15. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  16. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  17. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  18. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  19. David Denby: Best Films of 2011
  20. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  21. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  22. Ty Burr: Top Movies of 2011
  23. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  24. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  25. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  26. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  27. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011
  28. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  29. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  30. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  31. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  32. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  33. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  34. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  35. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade