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. Noel Murray: The Best Films of 2019
  2. Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2019
  3. Film Comment: Best Films of 2019
  4. IndieWire Poll: The 50 Best Movies of 2019
  5. Tasha Robinson: The Best Movies of 2019
  6. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2019
  7. David Hudson: Favorite Films of 2019
  8. David Morgan: The 10 Best Films of 2019
  9. Michael Phillips: The Best Movies of 2019
  10. Hyperallergic: Top 15 Feature Films of 2019
  11. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2019
  12. Playlist: The 25 Best Films Of 2019
  13. Karen Han: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade
  14. Christy Lemire: Top 10 Films of 2019
  15. Karen Han: The Best Movies of 2019
  16. Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Films of 2019
  17. Anne Thompson: Top Ten Films of 2019
  18. Matt Zoller Seitz: Top Ten Films of 2019
  19. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top 10 Films of 2019
  20. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  21. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2019
  22. David Rooney: Best Films of 2019
  23. Ringer: The Best Movies of 2019
  24. RogerEbert.com Survey: Ten Best Films of 2019
  25. David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2019
  26. Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2019
  27. Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2019
  28. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2019
  29. Amanda Dobbins: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
  30. Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2019
  31. Bilge Ebiri: Top 10 Movies of the Year
  32. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  33. A.V. Club: Best Films of 2019
  34. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2019
  35. Alison Willmore: Top 10 Movies of 2019
  36. A.O. Scott: Best Movies of 2019
  37. Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2019
  38. Sheila O’Malley: Top Ten Films of 2019
  39. Allison Shoemaker: Top 10 Films of 2019
  40. Kristy Puchko: Top 10 Films of 2019
  41. Sheri Linden: Best Films of 2019
  42. Matt Patches: The Best Movies of 2019
  43. Odie Henderson: Top Ten Films of 2019
  44. Jesse Hassenger: The Best Films of 2019
  45. Slant: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  46. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of the 2010s
  47. Tomris Laffly: Top 25 Films of 2019
  48. Saige Walton: Favorite Films of 2019
  49. David Edelstein: Top 10 Movies of 2019
  50. A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2019
  51. Jon Frosch: Best Films of 2019
  52. Joshua Rothkopf: The 20 Best Movies of 2019
  53. Eric Kohn: The 19 Best Movies of 2019
  54. Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2019
  55. Caroline Siede: The Best Films of 2019
  56. Stephanie Zacharek: The 10 Best Movies of 2019
  57. Daily Beast: The 10 Best Movies of 2019
  58. Steve Erickson: Best Films of 2019
  59. Roxana Hadadi: The Best Films of 2019
  60. Ben Kenigsberg: Top Ten Films of 2019
  61. Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2019
  62. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: The Best Films of 2019
  63. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  64. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  65. Matt Goldberg: Top 25 Films of the 2010s
  66. Fernando F. Croce: Favorite 2019 Movies
  67. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  68. Nictate: Top 16 Films of 2019
  69. Michael Glover Smith: Top 25 Films of 2019
  70. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  71. Glenn Kenny: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  72. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  73. Caden Mark Gardner: Top 25 Films of 2019
  74. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  75. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  76. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  77. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  78. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  79. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  80. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s