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. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018
  2. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2018
  3. Roger Koza: Favorite Films of 2017
  4. Darren Hughes: Favorite US Releases of 2018
  5. Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  6. Film Comment: Best Films of 2018
  7. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  8. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  9. Mark Olsen: Best Movies of 2018
  10. Jordan Cronk: Top 20 Films of 2018
  11. Dennis Lim: Favorite Films of 2017
  12. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  13. Walter Chaw: 50 Best Films of 2018
  14. Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  15. Robert Koehler: Best Movies of 2017
  16. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  17. James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2017
  18. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  19. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  20. Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2018
  21. John Powers: 2018's 12 Best Movies
  22. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  23. Ringer: Best Movies of 2018
  24. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2018
  25. Josh Larsen: Top Ten Films of 2018
  26. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  27. Desist Film: Best Films of 2017
  28. Nick Schager: 25 Best Movies of 2018
  29. K. Austin Collins: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  30. A.A. Dowd: Top 15 Films of 2018
  31. Steve Erickson: Best Films of 2018
  32. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  33. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  34. David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  35. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2018
  36. Scott Tobias: Top Movies of 2018
  37. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  38. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  39. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade