Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Film Comment: Best Films of 2018
  2. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018
  3. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  4. Artforum: Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  5. Darren Hughes: Favorite US Releases of 2018
  6. Otros Cines Survey: Roger Koza: Favorite Films of 2017
  7. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  8. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2018
  9. Los Angeles Times: Mark Olsen: Best Movies of 2018
  10. Film Society of Lincoln Center: Dennis Lim: Favorite Films of 2017
  11. Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: Top Movies of 2018
  12. Artforum: J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  13. Jordan Cronk: Top 20 Films of 2018
  14. Film Freak Central: Walter Chaw: 50 Best Films of 2018
  15. Artforum: James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2017
  16. Robert Koehler: Best Movies of 2017
  17. Lists Curated by Toronto Film Review: Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  18. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  19. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  20. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  21. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of the 2010s
  22. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  23. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2018
  24. Vogue: John Powers: 2018's 12 Best Movies
  25. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  26. Ringer: Best Movies of 2018
  27. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2018
  28. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  29. Filmspotting: Josh Larsen: Top Ten Films of 2018
  30. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  31. Desist Film: Best Films of 2017
  32. GCN: Steve Erickson: Best Films of 2018
  33. Esquire: Nick Schager: 25 Best Movies of 2018
  34. Vanity Fair: K. Austin Collins: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  35. A.V. Club: A.A. Dowd: Top 15 Films of 2018
  36. Seattle Screen Scene: Caden Mark Gardner: Top Ten Films of 2018
  37. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  38. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  39. Rolling Stone: David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  40. Scott Tobias: Top Movies of 2018
  41. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2018
  42. Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: 25 Favorite Movies of the 2010s
  43. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  44. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  45. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  46. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  47. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade