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.

Lists

  1. Darren Hughes: Favorite Theatrical/VOD Releases of 2021
  2. Vulture: Bilge Ebiri: The Best Movies of 2021
  3. Artforum: John Waters: Best Films of 2021
  4. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2021
  5. Hyperallergic: Our Top 10 Films of 2021
  6. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  7. Film Comment: Best Films of 2021
  8. Screen Slate: Best Movies of 2021
  9. Screen Slate: Chloe Lizotte: Best Movies of 2021
  10. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2021
  11. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2021
  12. A.V. Club: Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2021
  13. Ringer: Adam Nayman: The Best Movies of 2021
  14. Hollywood Reporter: Jon Frosch: Best Films of 2021
  15. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2021
  16. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  17. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2021
  18. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2021
  19. Artforum: Cassie da Costa: Best Films of 2021
  20. A.V. Club: Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2021
  21. Decider: Best Movies of 2021
  22. A.V. Club: The Best Films of 2021
  23. The Skinny: Films of 2021
  24. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2021
  25. Guardian: The 50 Best Films of 2021