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. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2019
  2. Alissa Wilkinson: The 15 Best Movies of the Year So Far
  3. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2019
  4. Monica Castillo: Top Ten Films of 2019
  5. Tomris Laffly: Top 25 Films of 2019
  6. David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2019
  7. A.O. Scott: Best Movies of 2019
  8. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2019
  9. K. Austin Collins: The 15 Best Movies of 2019
  10. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2019
  11. Steve Erickson: Best Films of 2019
  12. Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Films of 2019
  13. Joshua Rothkopf: The 20 Best Movies of 2019
  14. David Rooney: Best Films of 2019
  15. Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2019
  16. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2019
  17. Sheila O’Malley: Top Ten Films of 2019
  18. Ringer: The Best Movies of 2019
  19. David Hudson: Favorite Films of 2019
  20. Caden Mark Gardner: Top 25 Films of 2019
  21. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  22. Nictate: Top 16 Films of 2019
  23. Film Comment: Best Films of 2019
  24. Allison Shoemaker: Top 10 Films of 2019
  25. Beatrice Loayza: The Best Films of 2019
  26. Nick Schager: 20 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)
  27. RogerEbert.com Survey: Ten Best Films of 2019
  28. IndieWire Poll: The 50 Best Movies of 2019
  29. Slant: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  30. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2019
  31. Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2019
  32. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Ten Best Films of 2019
  33. Sheri Linden: Best Films of 2019
  34. Noel Murray: The Best Films of 2019
  35. Michael Glover Smith: Top 25 Films of 2019
  36. A.V. Club: Best Films of 2019
  37. Eric Kohn: The 19 Best Movies of 2019
  38. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  39. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  40. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade