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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 TV series of 2019

By James Bell, Isabel Stevens and others

The best TV series of 2019
Polls

The best films of 2019 – all the votes

The best films of 2019 – all the votes
Polls

The 50 best films of 2019

The 50 best films of 2019
Polls

The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2019

The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2019
Polls

The 40 best films of 2018

The 40 best films of 2018
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 video essays of 2017

By Kevin B. Lee

The best video essays of 2017
Polls

The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2017

The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2017
Polls

The best documentaries of 2016: cinematic nonfiction in the year of nonfact

By Robert Greene

The best documentaries of 2016: cinematic nonfiction in the year of nonfact
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The best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2016

The best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2016
Polls

The best indie animation of 2016

By Chris Robinson, Alex Dudok de Wit and others

The best indie animation of 2016
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