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. J.R. Jones: 22 Favorite Movies of 2012
  2. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  3. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  4. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  5. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  6. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  7. David Fear: Best Films of 2011
  8. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  9. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  10. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  11. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  12. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  13. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  14. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  15. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  16. IndieWire Poll: 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. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  20. David Denby: Best Films of 2011
  21. Ty Burr: Top Movies of 2011
  22. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  23. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  24. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  25. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  26. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  27. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011
  28. Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  29. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  30. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  31. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  32. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  33. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  34. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  35. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  36. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  37. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  38. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  39. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  40. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s