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. John Waters: Best Films of 2011
  2. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2011
  3. Dave Calhoun: Best Five Films of 2011
  4. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Favorite Films of 2011
  5. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  6. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  7. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  8. Ben Sachs: 20 Best Films of 2011
  9. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  10. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  11. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  12. Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  13. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  14. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011