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. A.A. Dowd: Top 15 Films of 2018
  2. A.V. Club: Best 25 Films of 2018
  3. Mike D’Angelo: Top 15 Films of 2018
  4. John Powers: 2018's 12 Best Movies
  5. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  6. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  7. Ringer: Best Movies of 2018
  8. Walter Chaw: 50 Best Films of 2018
  9. Film Comment: Best Films of 2018
  10. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2018
  11. Joshua Rothkopf: Top 10 Movies of 2018
  12. Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2018
  13. Tomris Laffly: Top 10 Movies of 2018
  14. Christy Lemire: 10 Best Films of 2018
  15. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  16. Lawrence Garcia: Top 15 Films of 2018
  17. Noel Murray: Top 15 Films of 2018
  18. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2018
  19. Keith Phipps: 20 Favorite Films of 2018
  20. Darren Hughes: Favorite US Releases of 2018
  21. Vikram Murthi: Top 15 Films of 2018
  22. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2018
  23. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018
  24. Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2018
  25. Playlist: 25 Best Films of 2018
  26. Federica Foglia: Top Ten Films of 2018
  27. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2018
  28. Todd McCarthy: Best Films of 2018
  29. Mark Olsen: Best Movies of 2018
  30. Amy Taubin: Best Films of 2018
  31. Eric Kohn: Best Movies of 2018
  32. James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2018
  33. Katie Rife: Top 15 Films of 2018
  34. Scott Tobias: Top Movies of 2018
  35. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: Top 15 Films of 2018
  36. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies Of 2018
  37. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2018
  38. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2018
  39. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  40. Desist Film: Best Films of 2018
  41. RogerEbert.com Survey: Ten Best Films of 2018
  42. Peter Debruge: Top 10 Films of 2018
  43. David Sims: Best Films of 2018
  44. Alissa Wilkinson: Best Movies of 2018
  45. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  46. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  47. David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  48. Much Ado About Cinema: Best Films of 2018
  49. Matthew Jacobs: 20 Best Movies Of 2018
  50. Peter Travers: 20 Best Movies of 2018
  51. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  52. Allison Shoemaker: Top 15 Films of 2018
  53. Jordan Cronk: Top 20 Films of 2018
  54. Nick Schager: 25 Best Movies of 2018
  55. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  56. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  57. Film School Rejects: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  58. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  59. Michael Sicinski: Top 50 Films of 2018
  60. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  61. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  62. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  63. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  64. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  65. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s