by Fran Kranz
- Vanity Fair: Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
- Guardian: The 50 Best Films of 2021
- Vox: Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Movies of 2021
- Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2021
- IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2021
Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, I make no tallies.