Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: Top 10 Best Movies of 2021
  2. Hollywood Reporter: Sheri Linden: Best Films of 2021
  3. Hollywood Reporter: Lovia Gyarkye: Best Films of 2021
  4. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2021
  5. Rolling Stone: K. Austin Collins: Top 25 Movies of 2021
  6. Time: Stephanie Zacharek: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  7. New Yorker: Richard Brody: The Best Movies of 2021
  8. Hollywood Reporter: David Rooney: Best Films of 2021
  9. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2021
  10. The Reveal: Keith Phipps: The Best Films of 2021
  11. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 10 Best Movies of 2021
  12. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2021
  13. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2021
  14. IndieWire: The 25 Best Movies of 2021
  15. Esquire: Nick Schager: The Best Movies of 2021
  16. Time Out London: The 20 Best Films of 2021
  17. Vox: Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Movies of 2021
  18. Guardian: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  19. Slant: The 50 Best Films of 2021
  20. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2021
  21. Scout Tafoya: My Favourite Films of 2021