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. Dave Calhoun: Best Five Films of 2011
  2. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  3. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  4. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  5. Wesley Morris: Top Movies of 2011
  6. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Best Films of the Decade (2010-2019)
  7. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  8. Keith Uhlich: Best Films of 2011
  9. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  10. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  11. Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  12. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  13. Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  14. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  16. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  17. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  18. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  19. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  20. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  21. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  22. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  23. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  24. K. Austin Collins: The 30 Best Movies of the 2010s
  25. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  26. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  27. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  28. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  29. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  30. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  31. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade