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 2018
  2. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  3. Charles Bramesco: Top 15 Films of 2018
  4. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2018
  5. Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2018
  6. K. Austin Collins: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  7. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  8. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2018
  9. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2018
  10. Sheila O’Malley: Top Ten Films of 2018
  11. Caden Mark Gardner: Top Ten Films of 2018
  12. Justine Smith: Top Ten Films of 2018
  13. Vikram Murthi: Top 15 Films of 2018
  14. Walter Chaw: 50 Best Films of 2018
  15. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  16. Playlist: 25 Best Films of 2018
  17. Emily Yoshida: Best Movies of 2018
  18. Philip Concannon: Best Films of 2018
  19. Film Comment: Best Films of 2018
  20. David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  21. Keith Phipps: 20 Favorite Films of 2018
  22. Jeffrey M. Anderson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  23. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: Top 15 Films of 2018
  24. Scott Tobias: Top Movies of 2018
  25. David Sims: Best Films of 2018
  26. Stephanie Zacharek: Ten Best Movies of 2018
  27. Dilara Elbir: Best Films of 2018
  28. Keith Uhlich: Favorite Films of 2017
  29. Josh Larsen: Top Ten Films of 2018
  30. David Edelstein: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  31. A.O. Scott: Best Movies of 2018
  32. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2018
  33. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  34. Alissa Wilkinson: Best Movies of 2018
  35. Ann Hornaday: Best Movies of 2018
  36. Eric Kohn: Best Movies of 2018
  37. Christy Lemire: 10 Best Films of 2018
  38. A.V. Club: Best 25 Films of 2018
  39. RogerEbert.com Survey: Ten Best Films of 2018
  40. Adam Kempenaar: Top 10 Films of 2018
  41. Christopher Orr: Best Films of 2018
  42. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  43. Ringer: Best Movies of 2018
  44. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018
  45. Nick Schager: 25 Best Movies of 2018
  46. Much Ado About Cinema: Best Films of 2018
  47. Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2018
  48. Sophy Romvari: Top Ten Films of 2017
  49. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  50. Mick LaSalle: Best Movies of 2018
  51. Darren Hughes: Favorite US Releases of 2018
  52. Peter Travers: 20 Best Movies of 2018
  53. David Sterritt: Ten Best Films of 2018
  54. John Beifuss: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  55. Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  56. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  57. Film School Rejects: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  58. Jesse Hassenger: Top 15 Films of 2018
  59. Noel Murray: Top 15 Films of 2018
  60. Jordan Cronk: Top 20 Films of 2018
  61. Scout Tafoya: Favourite Films of 2018
  62. Genevieve Koski: Top 20 Films of 2018
  63. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  64. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  65. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  66. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  67. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  68. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  69. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  70. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  71. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s