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. MSN: Top 10 Movies of 2011
  2. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  3. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  4. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  5. J Hoberman: Personal Best Films of 2011
  6. Anne Thompson: Top Ten Films of 2011
  7. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  8. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  9. Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2011
  10. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  11. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of the 2010s
  12. Stephen Holden: Top 10 Movies of 2011
  13. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  14. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2011
  15. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  16. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  17. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top 10 Films of the Decade 2010-2019
  18. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  19. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2011
  20. Nerve: 15 Best Movies of 2011
  21. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  22. Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  23. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  24. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  25. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  26. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  27. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  28. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  29. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  30. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  31. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade