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