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. Nick Schager: 20 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)
  2. Ed Gonzalez: Best Films of 2019
  3. Nictate: Top 16 Films of 2019
  4. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Ten Best Films of 2019
  5. Slant: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  6. Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2019
  7. Ben Kenigsberg: Top Ten Films of 2019
  8. Steve Erickson: Best Films of 2019
  9. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  10. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2018
  11. Lawrence Garcia: The Best Films of 2019
  12. Film Comment: Best Films of 2019
  13. A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2019
  14. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2018
  15. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: The Best Films of 2019
  16. Beatrice Loayza: The Best Films of 2019
  17. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2019
  18. David Morgan: The 10 Best Films of 2019
  19. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  20. Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2019
  21. Michael Sicinski: Top 50 Films of 2018
  22. Sheila O’Malley: Top Ten Films of 2019
  23. Lydia Ogwang: Top 13 Films of 2018
  24. Jordan Cronk: Top 20 Films of 2019
  25. A.V. Club: Best Films of 2019
  26. Fernando F. Croce: Favorite 2019 Movies
  27. IndieWire Poll: The 50 Best Movies of 2019
  28. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2019
  29. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  30. Tomris Laffly: Top 25 Films of 2019
  31. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2019
  32. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2019
  33. Seventh Row: 50 Favourite Films of the Decade
  34. Scout Tafoya: Favourite Films of 2018