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