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. Matt Patches: The Best Movies of 2019
  2. Alison Willmore: Top 10 Movies of 2019
  3. Slant: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  4. Justine Smith: Top 10 Films of 2019
  5. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: The Best Films of 2019
  6. Mallory Andrews: Best Films of 2019
  7. Todd McCarthy: The Best Films of 2019
  8. Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2019
  9. Christy Lemire: Top 10 Films of 2019
  10. Little White Lies: The 30 Best Films of 2019
  11. Monica Castillo: Top Ten Films of 2019
  12. Joshua Rothkopf: The 20 Best Movies of 2019
  13. Ben Kenigsberg: Top Ten Films of 2019
  14. Noel Murray: The Best Films of 2019
  15. Caden Mark Gardner: Top 25 Films of 2019
  16. K. Austin Collins: The 15 Best Movies of 2019
  17. Daily Beast: The 10 Best Movies of 2019
  18. David Sims: The 10 Best Films of 2019
  19. Vikram Murthi: The Best Films of 2019
  20. Hyperallergic: Top 15 Feature Films of 2019
  21. A.V. Club: Best Films of 2019
  22. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2019
  23. Mike D’Angelo: The Best Films of 2019
  24. Eric Kohn: The 19 Best Movies of 2019
  25. Matt Zoller Seitz: Top Ten Films of 2019
  26. Matt Patches: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade
  27. Jesse Hassenger: The Best Films of 2019
  28. RogerEbert.com Survey: Ten Best Films of 2019
  29. Owen Gleiberman: The Best Films of 2019
  30. Alissa Wilkinson: The 21 Best Films of 2019
  31. Ringer: The Best Movies of 2019
  32. Beatrice Loayza: The Best Films of 2019
  33. Brian Darr: Top Ten Films of 2019
  34. Charles Bramesco: The Best Films of 2019
  35. David Ehrlich: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  36. IndieWire Poll: The 50 Best Movies of 2019
  37. Allison Shoemaker: Top 10 Films of 2019
  38. Glenn Kenny: The 25 Best Films of 2019
  39. Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2019
  40. Michael Glover Smith: Top 25 Films of 2019
  41. Fernando F. Croce: Favorite 2019 Movies
  42. David Edelstein: Top 10 Movies of 2019
  43. Playlist: The 25 Best Films Of 2019
  44. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of 2019
  45. Film Comment: Best Films of 2019
  46. Sight & Sound Poll: The 50 Best Films of 2019
  47. A.A. Dowd: The Best Films of 2019
  48. Katie Rife: The Best Films of 2019
  49. Karen Han: The Best Movies of 2019
  50. Nictate: Top 16 Films of 2019
  51. Matt Singer: The Best Movies of the 2010s
  52. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2019
  53. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s