2009 Critics’ Lists

CriticPublicationList YearTop Critic
Erica AbeelHuffington Post2009Yes
Sam AdamsLA Times2009Yes
Michael AtkinsonIFC2009Yes
American Film Institute2009No
Sean AxmakerMSN2009Yes
Austin Film Critics2009No
African American Film Critics2009No
Melissa AndersonThe Village Voice2009Yes
John AndersonVariety2009Yes
Mark AschThe L Magazine2009Yes
Saul AusterlitzindieWIRE poll2009Yes
Robert AbeleVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Jason AndersonVillage Voice poll2009Yes
David AnsenVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Chas AndrewsLouisville mojo.com2009No
Billups AllenTucson Citizen2009No
Jeanne AufmuthPalo Alto Online News2009Yes
Bob AllenDenton RC2009No
Peg AloiTimes Union.com2009Yes
Jeffrey M. AndersonCinematical2009Yes
Thelma AdamsAlliance of Women Film Journalists2009Yes
Alliance of Women Film Journalists2009No
Jay Antanifilmcritic.com2009Yes
Beth AccomandoKPBS2009Yes
Al AlexanderThe Patriot Ledger2009Yes
Academy Awards2009No
Richard BrodyNew Yorker2009Yes
Peter BrunetteThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Broadcast Film Critics2009No
Donna BowmanA.V. Club2009Yes
Dwight BrownNNPA Syndication2009Yes
Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Marjorie BaumgartenThe Austin Chronicle2009Yes
Matt BrunsonCreative Loafing2009Yes
Sheila BensonVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Xan BrookThe Guardian2009No
Linda BarnardThe Star2009Yes
Bill BrownsteinMontreal Gazette2009Yes
Ty BurrBoston Globe2009Yes
Bob Bloomjconline.com2009Yes
Liz BraunThe Observer2009Yes
James BernardinelliReelViews2009No
Brad BrevetRope of Silicon2009No
Dan BennettNorth Country Times2009No
Kyle BuckhananMovieline2009No
Brian BrooksindieWIRE2009No
Jim Brunzell IIITC Daily Planet2009Yes
Josh BoardSan Diego Reader2009No
Ian BuntingAdvertiser2009Yes
Bruce BennettThe Spectrum.com2009Yes
Kim BrownTulsa World2009Yes
Jessica BarnesAWFJ2009No
Josh BellLas Vegas Weekly2009Yes
Robert W. ButlerKansas City Star2009Yes
Nathan BlochSpike.com2009No
Amy BiancolliChron.com2009Yes
Chris BumbrayJoBlo.com2009Yes
Jenna BuschJoBlo.com2009Yes
Rick Bentley and Donald MunroFresno Bee2009No
Chris Barsanifilmcritic.com2009No
Paul Brennerfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Keith Breesefilmcritic.com2009Yes
John BeifussGo memphis2009Yes
Geoff BerkshireMetromix.com2009Yes
Tim BraytonAntagonie2009Yes
BrussatSpirituality & Practice2009No
Sean BurnsPhiladelphia Weekly2009Yes
Michael BlackReview Express2009Yes
Merrick BursukThe Stephen Holt Show2009No
Richard CorlissTime Magazine2009Yes
Nick ClarkeTM52009No
Daryl ChinindieWIRE poll2009No
Fernando F. CroceSlant Magazine2009Yes
James CarrollEpoch Times2009No
Canwest News Service2009No
Jeannette CatsoulisNew York Times2009Yes
Travis CrawfordIndieWIRE poll2009Yes
Canadian Press2009No
Cashier du Cinema2009No
Justin ChangVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Tom CharityCNN2009Yes
Godfrey CheshireVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Jackie CooperWPGA TV2009No
Bob Chipmanthe escapist2009No
Christian Science Monitor2009No
Rob ChristopherChicagoist2009No
Linda CookQuad City Times2009Yes
Matt ConnollyTimes Herald record2009No
Brendan CampbellInside Pulse Movies2009No
Peter CanavesePalo Alto Online News2009Yes
Craig CourticeNational Post2009No
Gary CogillWFAA.com2009No
Katie CarterSt. Louis Movie Examiner2009No
Cheap CanuckAssociated Content2009No
Kevin CollFused Film.com2009No
Michael ComptonBG Daily News.com2009No
Central Ohio Film Critics2009No
CinemaSpy.com2009No
Keith CohenSun Publications2009Yes
Carol ClingAWFJ2009Yes
Chris Cabinfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Pete Croattofilmcritic.com2009Yes
C. Robert CargillFilm.com2009Yes
Francis ChervenakThe Stephen Holt Show2009No
Keith CollinsSkandies2009No
David DenbyNew Yorker2009Yes
Peter DebrugeVariety2009No
Mike D'AngeloindieWIRE poll2009No
Marcy DermanskyAbout.com2009Yes
Dallas Fort Worth Critics2009No
Mahola DargisNew York Times2009No
Robert DavisPaste magazine2009Yes
David D'ArcyScreen International2009No
Rob DriscollWales Online2009Yes
Joel D AmosSheknows.com2009No
Bob DenersteinINDenverTimes.com2009No
Edward DouglasComingSoon.net2009No
The DudeMovies Online.ca2009No
Tony DanielNewnan Times-Herald.com2009No
Constance DroganesCTV.ca2009No
Karen DurbinELLE magazine2009No
John Depko and Suzanne PerezDaily Pilot2009No
Gary Dretzka2009No
Aaron DobbsOut of Focus2009No
Duane DudekMilwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel2009Yes
Rossiter DrakeSF Station2009Yes
Shawn EdwardsFox-TV2009No
Cheryl EddySan Francisco Bay Guardian2009No
Steve EricksonGay City News2009Yes
Jim EmersonMSN2009Yes
Gregory EllwoodHitfix2009Yes
Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times2009Yes
Bilge EbiriVillage Voice poll2009Yes
David EhrensteinVillage Voice poll2009Yes
David EdelsteinNPR2009Yes
Ken EisnerGeorgia Straight2009Yes
David FearTime Out New York2009Yes
Jurgen FauthFictionaut2009Yes
Cynthia FuchsPop Matters2009Yes
Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Film Comment2009No
FX FeeneyVillage Voice poll2009No
Scott FoundasVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Noah ForrestMovie City News2009No
John FooteNews Durham Region2009No
Bob FishbachOmaha World-Herald2009No
Film.com2009No
Malcolm FraserMontreal Mirror2009No
Lexi FeinbergAWFJ2009Yes
Blake Frenchfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Father GeekAin't It Cool News2009No
Marshall FineHollywood & Fine2009Yes
Bryant FrazerSkandies2009Yes
Alex FungSkandies2009No
Golden Sats Top 102009No
Susan GerhardSF360.org2009No
Leo GoldsmithNot Coming to a Theater Near You2009Yes
Ed GonzalezSlant Magazine2009Yes
Andrew GrantLike Anna Karina's Sweater2009Yes
David GermainAssociated Press2009Yes
Tim GriersonLA Weekly2009Yes
Owen Gleiberan Entertainment Weekly2009No
Lance GoldenbergVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Larry GrossVillage Voice poll2009Yes
John GriffinMontreal Gazette2009Yes
Matt GoldbergCollider.com2009Yes
Todd GilchristCinematical2009Yes
Bob GreenHonolulu Weekly2009No
Mike GiulianoCatonsville Times2009Yes
Jack GarnerROCnow2009Yes
Danny GireDaily Herald2009No
Bill GoodykoontzGannett2009Yes
Chris GarciaAmerican-State Film2009Yes
Bob GrimmBig Island Weekly2009Yes
Susan GrangerAWFJ2009Yes
Bill Gibronfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Tom HallSarasota Film Festival2009No
Aaron HillisGreenCine Daily2009Yes
Eric HynesReverse Shot2009Yes
Robert HortonThe Herald2009Yes
Stephen HoldenNew York Times2009Yes
Ann HornadayWashington Post2009Yes
Brandon HarrisFilmmaker Magazine2009Yes
Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Peter HartlaubSan Francisco Chronicle2009Yes
Eugene HernandesVillage Voice poll2009No
Logan HillVillage Voice poll2009Yes
J HobermanVillage Voice poll2009No
Christoph HuberVillage Voice2009Yes
Houston Film Critics2009No
Peter HowellThe Star2009Yes
Chris HewittSt. Paul Pioneer Press2009No
Stan HallThe Oregonian2009Yes
Todd HillSilive.com2009No
John HardingExplore Howard.com2009No
Carol HemphillWebster-Kirkwood Times2009No
Addam HardyThe Film Stage2009No
John HansenCalifornia Chronicle2009No
Matthew HaysMontreal Mirror2009Yes
Jesse Hassengerfilmcritic.com2009Yes
A.J. HakariReview Express2009No
Curt HolmanCreative Loafing2009Yes
Stephen HoltThe Stephen Holt Show2009No
Skander HSkandies2009No
Jeremy HeilmanSkandies2009Yes
Sky HirschkronSkandies2009Yes
Chrissie IlesArtforum2009No
BruceIngram, Pioneer Press2009No
J.R. JonesChicago Reader2009No
Richard T. JamesonMSN2009Yes
Mark JenkinsNPR2009Yes
Caryn JamesMaire Claire2009Yes
Kristin M. JonesFilm Comment2009Yes
Brian D. JohnsonMaclean.ca2009Yes
Kent JonesVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Michael JanusonisThe Providence Journal2009Yes
Todd JorgensonDenton Record Chronicle2009Yes
Matthew JacksonThe Hunstsville Item2009No
MaryAnn JohansonAWFJ2009Yes
JimmyoJoBlo.com2009No
Rachel JacobsonSkandies2009No
Bill KrohnThe Economist2009No
Laura KernFilm Comment2009Yes
Eric KohninidieWIRE2009Yes
Michael KoreskyReverse Shot2009Yes
Gary KramerGay City News2009No
Don KayeMSN2009Yes
Ben KenigsbergTime Out Chicago2009Yes
Peter KnegtindieWIRE2009No
Dan KoisWashington Post2009Yes
Christopher KellyFort Worth Star-Telegram2009Yes
Glenn KennyVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Peter KeoughVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Robert KoehlerVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Sean Patrick KernanZoiks! Online2009No
Harry KnowlesAin't It Cool News2009No
Zorianna KitCalifornia Literary Review2009No
Chuck KoplinskiIllinois Times2009No
Barry KoltnowVictoria Advocate2009No
Rick KaplanNational Posts2009No
Carl KozlowskiPasadena Weekly2009Yes
Andy KleinBrandX2009Yes
Jette KernionAWFJ2009Yes
Dan KaneSmyrna Clayton Sun Times2009No
Kevyn KnoxThe Burg2009No
TC KirkhamPopcorn and Roses2009No
Anthony LaneNew Yorker2009Yes
Les Cashiers du Cinema2009No
Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle2009Yes
Joe LeydonVariety2009Yes
Dennis LimMoving Image Source2009Yes
Karina LongworthindieWIRE poll2009Yes
Phillip LopateNew York Times2009Yes
Christy LemireAssociated Press2009Yes
Joshua LandindieWIRE poll2009Yes
Joseph Jon LanthierSlant Magazine2009Yes
Lou LumenickNew Yok Post2009Yes
Nathan LeeFilm Comment2009Yes
Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Andy LayerindieWIRE2009No
Eric Lavalleeiconcinema.com2009No
Kevin B. LeeTime Out New York2009Yes
Tim LammersAt the Movies2009No
Diego LererVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Amy LongsdorfThe Morning Call2009No
Shawn LevyThe Oregonian2009Yes
Matthew LucasThe Dispatch2009No
Kevin LaforestMontreal Film Journal2009No
Kristian LinFort Worth Weekly2009No
Tom LongDetroit News2009Yes
Travis LeamonsInside Movies Pulse2009No
Craig D. LindseyThe News and Observer2009Yes
Christopher LloydHerald Tribune2009Yes
Jeff LeinsNews in Film2009No
Jim LuksicSanta Ynez Valley Journal2009No
George LangNews OK2009No
Ann LewinsonAWFJ2009No
Joanna LangfieldAWFJ2009Yes
Laremy LegalFilm.com2009No
Robert LevinamNew York2009Yes
Patrick Z. McGavinLightsensitive.typepad.com2009Yes
Sam MeansThe Salt Lake Tribune2009No
Kristi MitsudaReverse Shot2009Yes
Noel MurrayA.V. Club2009No
Dave McCoyMSN2009Yes
Kim MorganMSN2009Yes
Kathleen MurphyMSN2009Yes
Brian MillerSeattle Weekly2009Yes
Amy MonaghanPullquote2009No
V.A. MusettoNew York Post2009Yes
Miami New Times (FoundasWionsky, Hoberman)2009No
MSN2009No
Todd McCartneyVillage Voice poll2009No
Wesley MorrisVillage Voice poll2009No
Moviephone Staff2009No
Michuk Filmaster.com2009No
Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal2009No
Drew McWeenyHitFix2009No
Neil Millerfilm school rejects2009No
Moira MacdonaldSeattle Times2009No
Ben MankiewiczTurner Classic Movies2009Yes
Marc MohanThe Oregonian2009Yes
Scott MarksSan Diego New Room2009No
Bob MondelloAll Things Considered2009No
Kiko MartinezWOAI.com2009No
Mark MedleyNational Post2009No
Bruce MillerSioux City Journal2009No
Jason McKiernanFilmcritic.com2009Yes
Erik MorseSF Bay Guardian2009No
Neil MorrisIndy Week.com2009No
Rebecca MurrayAbout.com2009No
Scott MendelsonThe Huffington Post2009No
Paul Myersfanbolt.com2009Yes
Dave MarAthens Flagpole2009No
Jennifer MerinAWFJ2009Yes
Brandy McDonnellAWFJ2009No
Nell MinnowMovie Mom2009No
Tony MacklinLas Vegas Weekly2009No
Moviefone2009No
Katherine MonkCalgary Herald2009No
Amanda Mae MeynckeFilm.com2009Yes
Whitney MathesonUSA Today PopCandy2009Yes
Martin MalloySF Station2009No
Martin MorrowCBC News2009No
Eric MerlinScene-Stealers2009No
Don MarksSkandies2009No
Jeff McCloudSkandies2009No
Victor MortonSkandies2009No
National Board of Review2009No
Adam NaymanEye Weekly2009Yes
New York Film Critics Online2009No
Rob NelsonVariety2009Yes
Joe NeumaierNew York Daily News2009Yes
Mike NoyesInside Pulse Movies2009No
Michael NowotnyMontain Home News2009No
Christopher Nullfilmcritic.com2009Yes
NictateSkandies2009No
Mark OlsenindieWIRE poll2009Yes
The Onion2009No
Michelle OrangeMovieline2009Yes
Oklahoma Film Critics2009No
Sean O'Connellfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Clint O'ConnorCleveland Plain Dealer2009Yes
Andrew O'HehirSalon2009Yes
Becca OwsleyThe News Enterprise2009No
Brian OrndorfMoviehole.net2009Yes
Tricia OlszewskiAWFJ2009Yes
Devin D. O'LearyAlibi.com2009No
Charles OdellSkandies2009No
Jason OverbeckSkandies2009No
Matt Praismetromix Chicago2009No
Gerald PearyBoston Phoenix2009Yes
Andre PicardCinema Scope2009No
Richard PortonCineaste2009Yes
Mary PolsMSN2009No
Paste Magazine2009No
Keith PhippsThe Onion2009Yes
David PolandMovie City News2009Yes
Ray PrideMovie City Indie2009Yes
Ryan Michael PainterIn This Week2009No
Phoenix Film Critics2009No
Michael PhillipsVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Nick PinkertonVillage Voice poll2009Yes
John PowersVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Sheridan PassellMovie Moron2009No
Steve PersallSt. Petersburg Times2009Yes
Pop Wrap2009No
Peter ParasE! Online2009Yes
Troy PattersonSPIN.com2009Yes
Ned PrickettBlast Magazine2009No
Jon PlautIndependent Press2009No
Steve ProkopyGapers Block2009No
Betsy PickleAWFJ2009No
Claudia PuigUSA Today2009Yes
Matt PriggePhiladelphia Weekly2009Yes
Mark PittilloSkandies2009No
James QuandtArtforum Magazine2009Yes
Jeff ReichertReverse Shot2009Yes
Jonathan RosenbaumChicago Reader2009Yes
James RocchiMSN2009Yes
Nathan RabinThe Onion2009Yes
Tasha RobinsonThe Onion2009Yes
Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times2009Yes
Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Nicholas RapoldFilm Comment2009No
Jeff RizovIFC.com2009No
Lisa RosmanUS Weekly2009Yes
Joshua RothkopfTime Out New York2009Yes
Michael Joshua RowinindieWIRE poll2009Yes
Berenice ReynaudVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Carrey RickeyVillage Voice poll2009No
Rene RodriguezMiami Herald2009Yes
Stephen ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer2009No
Aida RusliThe Malaysian Insider2009No
Katey RichCinema Blend2009Yes
Mike RussellThe Oregonian2009Yes
Neil RosenNY12009Yes
Rex ReedNY Observer2009Yes
Peter RainerThe Christian Science Monitor2009Yes
Iann RobinsonCrave2009Yes
George RoushLatino Review2009No
Zach RalstonSkandies2009No
Peter ReihlerSkandies2009No
Scott RenshawSkandies2009Yes
Sight and Sound2009No
Nick SchagerSlant Magazine2009Yes
Southestern Film Critics2009No
Andrew SchenkerSlant Magazine2009Yes
Ryan StewardSlant Magazine2009No
Slant Magazine2009No
Mike SampsonJoBlo.com2009No
A.O. ScottNew York Times2009Yes
Lisa SchwarzbaumEntertainment Weekly2009Yes
Jay StoneNational Post2009Yes
Kyle SmithNew York Post2009Yes
Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter2009Yes
Jason ShawhanThe Tenessean2009No
Matt SingerIFC News2009Yes
David SterrittTikkun2009Yes
Benjamin StrongPoor Richard2009Yes
R. Emmet SweeneyMovie Morlocks2009Yes
Betsy SharkeyLos Angeles Times2009Yes
Choire SichaVillage Voice poll2009No
Chuck StephensVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Julian SanctonVanity Fair2009No
Dana StevensSlate2009Yes
Stephen ScharferBoston Herald2009No
Jason SolomonsThe Guardian2009Yes
Salt Lake Tribune2009No
Jeff SimonCalifornia Chronicle2009No
Jim SlotekThe Observer2009Yes
Reg Seetonthe deadBolt.com2009Yes
Mike ScottThe Times-Picayune2009Yes
Bob StraussPasadena Star-News2009Yes
D.M. SandersMinneapolis Examiner2009No
Shlmo SchwartzbergBloor Cinema Magazine2009No
Russ SimmonsKC Tribune2009No
Star News Online2009No
Erik D. SniderFilm.com2009No
Robert SuttonInside Pulse Movies2009No
Scott SawitzInside Pulse Movies2009No
Robert SaucedoInside Pulse Movies2009Yes
Michael SragowBaltimore Sun2009Yes
Don SanchezKGO-TV2009No
Mike ShultzRiver Cities' Reader2009No
Josh SpenceYou Been Blinded.com2009No
Mike SagemyKawartha.com2009Yes
Melissa StarkerColumbus Alive2009Yes
Steve SallesStandard-Examiner2009No
Christopher SykesMontreal Mirror2009No
Mark SlutskyMontreal Mirror2009No
Marc SavlovAustin Chroincle2009Yes
Ruth SteinAWFJ2009No
Diana SaengerAWFJ2009Yes
Shelli SonsteinAWFJ2009No
Norm Schragerfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Sasha StoneAwards Daily2009Yes
Brad SchreiberHuffington Post2009No
Irv SlifkinMovies Unlimited2009No
Dan SallittSkandies2009Yes
Missy SchwartzSkandies2009Yes
Michael SicinskiSkandies2009Yes
Chris StultsSkandies2009No
Peter TraversRolling Stone2009Yes
Anne ThompsonThompson on Hollywood2009Yes
Amy TaubinFilm Comment2009Yes
Charles TaylorFox on the Prowl2009Yes
Scott TobiasA.V. Club2009Yes
Michael TullyHammer to Nail2009No
Kris TapleyIn Contention2009No
Kenneth TuranLos Angeles Times2009Yes
Luke Y. ThompsonE! Online2009Yes
NP ThompsonVillage Voice poll2009No
Martin TsaiVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Elle TaylorVillage Voice2009No
Kent TentschertWebster-kirkwood Times2009No
Josh TylerCinema blend.com2009No
Susan TavernettiPalo Alto Online2009Yes
Chauncey TeleseKHTS AM 12202009No
Gene TriplettNewsOK2009No
Brian TallericoMovie retriever2009Yes
Josh TateLaist2009No
Jonne ThornboroughThe Daily Journal2009No
Rob ThomasMadison Capital Times2009Yes
Keith UhlichVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Joel UrbanichSun Papers2009No
USA Today2009No
Elbert VenturaReverse Shot2009Yes
Boyd van HoeijVariety2009Yes
Phil VillarrealOK! Magazine!2009Yes
Village Voice2009No
Greg VellanteThe Eagle-Tribune2009No
Lynn VenhausNews Democrat2009No
Suzanne Van AttenAtlanta Journal Constitution2009No
Joan VadeboncoeurSyracuse Post Standard2009No
Barbara VancheriPittsburgh Post-Gazette2009Yes
Kim VoynarMovie City News2009Yes
Rob Vauxfimcritic.com2009Yes
Mel ValentinSF Station2009Yes
Froilan VispoSkandies2009No
John WatersArtforum2009No
Glenn WhippMSN2009Yes
David WalshWorld Socialist Web Site2009No
Matthew WilderCollider2009No
Chuck WilsonLA Weekly2009Yes
Chris WisniewskiReverse Shot2009Yes
Susan WloszczynaUSA Today2009Yes
Bill WeberSlant Magazine2009Yes
Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News2009Yes
Armond WhiteNew York Press2009Yes
Stephen WhittyThe Star-Ledger2009Yes
Alison WillmoreIFC.com2009Yes
We Are Movie Geeks.com2009No
Bill WhiteVillage Voice poll2009Yes
James WardVisalia Times Delta2009No
KevinWilliamson, The Observer2009No
Steve WarrenThe Windy City Times2009No
L. Kent WolgamottLincoln Journal Star2009No
Lisa WesterfieldGather.com2009No
Chris WilliamsAdvisor & Source2009No
Gary Wolcottatomictown.com2009Yes
Michael Wilmington2009Yes
Mike WardRichmond Screen Scene2009Yes
Mark WaltersBIGFANBOY.com2009No
Jeff WallsSeattle Post Intelligencer2009No
Drew Wheelerflagpole.com2009No
Don Willmottfilmcritic.com2009Yes
Scott WeinbergCinematical2009Yes
Daniel WatersSkandies2009Yes
Andrew WrightSkandies2009Yes
Ryan WuSkandies2009No
Stephanie ZacharekVillage Voice poll2009Yes
Jen YamatoAWFJ2009Yes
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