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The best video essays of 2021

Introspection and the act of watching emerged as recurring themes across a year in which video makers responded to the realities of a continuing pandemic. Our poll of 30 video essayists, academics, critics and filmmakers highlights 120 recommendations.

By Ariel Avissar, Cydnii Wilde Harris and others

The best video essays of 2021
The best of 2021

The 50 best films of 2021

The 50 best films of 2021
The best of 2021

The 10 best TV series of 2021

The 10 best TV series of 2021
The best of 2021

The best films of 2021 – all the votes

The best films of 2021 – all the votes
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Poll before the Polls: Sight and Sound’s 1941 ‘Quiz on Film Classics’

By Henry K Miller

The Poll before the Polls: Sight and Sound’s 1941 ‘Quiz on Film Classics’
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1962

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1962
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1992

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1992
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1982

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1982
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1972

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1972
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1952

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 1952
The Greatest Films of All Time

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 2002

The Greatest Films of All Time… in 2002
The Greatest Films of All Time

The 100 Greatest Films of All Time

The 100 Greatest Films of All Time
The best of 2020

The best video essays of 2020

By Ariel Avissar, Cydnii Wilde Harris and others

The best video essays of 2020
The best of 2020

The best television series of 2020

By James Bell

The best television series of 2020
The best of 2020

The best films of 2020 – all the votes

The best films of 2020 – all the votes
The best of 2020

The 50 best films of 2020

The 50 best films of 2020
The best of 2020

The best Blu-rays and DVDs of 2020

The best Blu-rays and DVDs of 2020
The Greatest Films of All Time

How we made the Greatest Films of All Time poll

By Nick James

How we made the Greatest Films of All Time poll
Polls

The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2019

The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2019
The Greatest Films of All Time

Vertigo rises: is Hitchcock’s dark masterpiece the greatest film of all time?

By Peter Matthews

Vertigo rises: is Hitchcock’s dark masterpiece the greatest film of all time?
Polls

The best films of 2016

The best films of 2016
Polls

The best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2014

The best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2014
Polls

Ozu Yasujirô: the master of time

By Thom Andersen

Ozu Yasujirô: the master of time
The Greatest Films of All Time

Directors’ 100 Greatest Films of All Time

Directors’ 100 Greatest Films of All Time
The Greatest Films of All Time

Chronicle of a fall foretold: analysis of the Greatest Films of All Time poll

By Ian Christie

Chronicle of a fall foretold: analysis of the Greatest Films of All Time poll
Polls

2011 in review: The full poll

2011 in review: The full poll
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics