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2018 Critics Poll: The Best Films and Performances According to Over 200 Critics From Around the World

232 critics from 32 different countries voted in IndieWire's annual survey of the year's cinematic highlights.

“Roma,” “Minding the Gap,” “The Favourite,” “Sorry to Bother You,” “Burning”

This is the full list of critics who participated.

A.A. Dowd, The A.V. Club

Adam Chitwood, Collider

Adam Cook, Toronto Film Festival

Adam Kempenaar, Filmspotting

Adrian Danks, RMIT University

Adriana Fernandez, Reforma

Ahmed Shawky, Freelance

Akemi Nakamura, Cut

Alan Cerny, ComingSoon.Net

Alan Scherstuhl, Voice Media Group

Alejandra Musi Arcelus, El Universal

Alex Billington, Firstshowing.Net

Alison Willmore, BuzzFeed News

Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

Amy Taubin, Film Comment

Ana Josefa Silva, Bio Bio Radio

Andreas Kilb, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Andrew Lapin, NPR

Andrew Parker, Freelance

Andy Crump, Freelance

Angie Han, Mashable

Anke Leweke, radioeins, Deutschlandfunk Kultur

Anne Thompson, IndieWire

Annlee Ellingson, L.A. Biz

Antoine Guillot, France Culture

Arturo Aguilar, Fullscreen Studio / W Radio

Asli Ildir, Altyazi Monthly Cinema Magazine

Avner Shavit, Walla

Ayelet Dekel, Midnight East

Aysha Iqbal, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Beatriz Martínez, El Periódico / Fotogramas

Ben Nicholson, Freelance

Blake Williams, CinemaScope Magazine

Boris Sollazzo, Ischia Film Festival director

Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com

Cameron Williams, Freelance

Carlos Aguilar, Freelance

Carlos Helí de Almeida, O Globo

Carmen Gray, Freelance

Caryn James, BBC Culture

Chanil Jeon, AsiaN

Chris Broodryk, University of Pretoria

Chris Evangelista, Slashfilm

Chris Knight, National Post

Chris Knipp, Filmleaf

Chris Wisniewski, Reverse Shot

Christopher Bourne, Screen Anarchy

Christopher Campbell, Nonfics.com

Christopher Llewellyn Reed, Hammer to Nail

Christopher Schobert, The Film Stage, The Buffalo News

Christy Lemire, RogerEbert.com/What the Flick?

Corey Craft, Freelance

Cynthia Fuchs, PopMatters

Dan Kois, Slate

Daniel Barnes, Sacramento News & Review

Danielle Solzman, Freelance

Daria Badior, LB.ua

Daryl Chin, Documents on Art & Cinema

David Ansen, Palm Springs Film Festival

David Edelstein, New York Magazine

David Ehrenstein, Los Angeles Blade

David Ehrlich, IndieWire

David Fear, Rolling Stone

David Sterritt, Quarterly Review of Film and Video

David Walsh, World Socialist Website

Diana Drumm, Freelance

Diana Ospina, Society of Bogota Film Critics

Diego Batlle, OtrosCines.com / La Nación newspaper

Diego Lerer, Micropsia

Dita Rietuma, Diena

Djia Mambu, Awotele

Donald Clarke, The Irish Times

Drew Taylor, Moviefone

Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire/BlackPressUSA.com

E. Nina Rothe, Freelance

Ed Gibbs, Freelance

Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine

Edward Douglas, The Weekend Warrior

Edwin Arnaudin, Asheville Movies

Elcin Yahsi, Ekranella

Elizabeth Weitzman, The Wrap

Emmet Sweeney, Freelance

Eric Hynes, Film Comment

Eric Kohn, IndieWire

Erik Childress, WGN Radio / eFilmCritic

Ernesto Diezmartinez, Letras Libres

Ernesto Garratt, El Mercurio

Ethan Alter, Yahoo Entertainment

Eugene Hernandez, Film Society of Lincoln Center

Francisco J. Cangiano, CineExpress Puerto Rico, El Vocero, Fidelity 95.7 FM

Gary M. Kramer, Salon

Gerald Peary, The Arts Fuse

Glenn Heath Jr., Freelance

Godfrey Cheshire, RogerEbert.com

Greg Cwik, Freelance

Hannah Brown, The Jerusalem Post

Hannah Pilarczyk, Spiegel Online

Hans Morgenstern, IndieEthos.com

Herb Stratford, NBC – KVOA-TV4 Tucson, Arizona

Hubert Vigilla, Flixist/Destructoid

James Rush, Tastic Film Magazine

Jana J. Monji, RogerEbert.com

Janka Pozsonyi, Filmhu

Jared Mobarak, The Film Stage

Jason Bailey, Flavorwire

Jason Shawhan, The Nashville Scene

Javier Porta Fouz, Bafici Artistic Director / Film Critic at La Nación

Jean-Philippe Guerand, L’Avant-Scène Cinéma

Jeff Berg, Las Cruces Bulletin

Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film

Jim Fouratt, Westview News

Joanna Langfield, The Movie Minute

Joey Magidson, The Awards Circuit/Hollywood News

John DeCarli, FilmCapsule.com

John Gholson, OneOfUs.Net

John Keefer, 51deep.com

John Maguire, Sunday Business Post

Jon Frosch, The Hollywood Reporter

Jonathan Rosenbaum, jonathanrosenbaum.net

Jordan M. Smith, cultivatecinemacircle.com

Jordan Raup, The Film Stage

Jordan Ruimy, World of Reel

Joseph Fahim, Middle East Eye

Josh Larsen, Filmspotting

Josh Spiegel, Freelance

Joshua Brunsting, The CriterionCast

Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York

Juan Barquin, Miami New Times / Dim the House Lights

Juan Carlos González, El Tiempo

Kaleem Aftab, The I

Kameron Collins, Vanity Fair

Katarina Hedrén, Freelance

Kate Erbland, IndieWire

Katey Rich, Vanity Fair

Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter

Keith Simanton, IMDb

Kenneth R. Morefield, Arts & Faith

Kent Turner, Film-Forward.com

Kevin B. Lee, Sight & Sound

Kimber Myers, Freelance

Kristian Lin, Forth Worth Weekly

Kristy Puchko, Freelance

Laura Clifford, Reelng: the Movie Review Show / Reeling Reviews

Laura Kern, Film Comment

Leo Goldsmith, Freelance

Liliana Zapata, Kinetoscopio and Cero en Conducta Magazines

Luísa Pécora, Mulher no Cinema

Luke Y. Thompson, Forbes

Mante Valiunaite, Magazine Kinas

Maria Ulfsak, Eesti Ekspress

Marina Richter, Freelance

Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle

Mark Keizer, Cinegods.com

Martin Botha, University of Cape Town

Matt Donato, Freelance

Matt Goldberg, Collider

Matt Zoller Seitz, RogerEbert.com

Matthew Wilder, Simian Cinema

Max O’Connell, RogerEbert.com

Max Weiss, Baltimore Magazine

Meena Karnik, Akshar

Michael J. Anderson, Oklahoma City Museum of Art/Museum Films Blog

Michael Koresky, Film Comment/Reverse Shot

Michael Nordine, IndieWire

Michael Sicinski, Academichack.net

Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail

Mike D’Angelo, The A.V. Club

Monica Castillo, Freelance

Myron Meisel, Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Naama Rak, Time Out Tel Aviv

Namrata Joshi, The Hindu, Mumbai

Nathaniel Rogers, The Film Experience

Neta Alexander, Haaretz

Nicholas Bell, Ioncinema

Nick Schager, Freelance

Noah Gittell, Freelance

Noel Murray, Freelance

Norm Wilner, Now Toronto

Nour el Safoury, Freelance

Ola Salwa, Cineuropa.org

Orr Sigoli, Srita.net

Pamela Biénzobas, Freelance

Pat Mullen, POV Magazine

Pat Padua, Spectrum Culture

Patrick Gamble, Freelance

Patrick Heidmann, Freelance

Peter Debruge, Variety

Peter Knegt, CBC

Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Prairie Miller, Arts Express, WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network and Affiliate Station

R. Kurt Osenlund, Freelance

Rania Richardson, Freelance

Ray Pride, Newcity

Raymond Zhout, Freelance

Richard Brody, The New Yorker

Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair

Richard Porton, Cineaste

Rob Thomas, Capital Times

Robert Horton, Seattle Weekly

Robert Levin, amNewYork

Rodrigo Fonseca, Jornal do Brasil/ TV Globo

Russell Hainline, Letterboxd

Ryland Walker Knight, Freelance

Sam Adams, Slate

Saul Austerlitz, Freelance

Scott Nye,Battleship Pretension, CriterionCast

Scott Renshaw, Salt Lake City Weekly

Sean Burns, WBUR’s The ARTery

Stephen Farber, Freelance

Stephen Whitty, Freelance

Steve Dollar, Freelance

Steve Erickson, Gay City News

Steven D. Greydanus, National Catholic Register

Susan Vahabzadeh, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Taraj Judah, Freelance

Tary Brady, Irish Times

Thomas Sotinel, Le Monde

Tien-Hsiang Wen, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

Tim Grierson, Screen International

Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter

Tom Brueggemann, IndieWire

Tom Meek, Cambridge Day/WBUR

Tomris Laffly, Freelance

Tony Dayoub, CinemaViewFinder.com

Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

Verena Lueken, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Wendy Ide, The Observer/Screen International

Will Leitch, Freelance

Yael Shuv, Time Out Tel Aviv

Yair Raveh, Cinemascope.co.il

Yoana Pavlova , Festivalists

Zac Oldenburg, Middle of the Row

 

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