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. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  2. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  3. Keith Uhlich: Best Films of 2011
  4. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  5. Alejandro Adams: Top 9 1/2 Films of 2011
  6. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  7. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  8. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  9. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  10. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  11. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2011
  12. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  13. David Denby: Best Films of 2011
  14. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  15. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  16. Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  17. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  18. MSN: Top 10 Movies of 2011
  19. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  20. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  21. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  22. Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2011
  23. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  24. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Favorite Films of 2011
  25. Stephen Holden: Top 10 Movies of 2011
  26. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  27. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011
  28. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  29. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  30. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  31. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  32. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s