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