At the conclusion of every year, we hit rewind and look back at the best movies, TV shows, performances, moments, and much more in a series of essays and lists published in late December. This is the archive for the 2020 Rewind.
Here are some highlights:
By Luke Hicks
‘Twas the year of Giuliani humiliation and all through the land, not a creature wasn’t laughing, not even Republicans.
His last two performances, in ‘Da 5 Bloods’ and ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ suggest he was embarking on a remarkable new phase of his career we will tragically never get to see.
By Rob Hunter
Has 2020 been a horror show? Of course. Are great horror movies still worth watching anyway? Absolutely. Are these the 20 best of the year? Duh.
From new features by beloved directors to under-the-radar indies and thought-provoking documentaries.
By Anna Swanson
This was an easy year to lose focus with regards to new releases, but we’re here to remind you of the best of the most under-seen movies.
By Liz Baessler
The year’s finest episodes helped us find peace and acceptance, even when we thought we couldn’t.
By Rob Hunter
It was a stay at home kind of year, so are you surprised that almost half of this list is made up of Netflix Originals?
By Meg Shields
From the memorable to the meme-worthy, here are the movie trailers that piqued our interest in 2020.
Our favorite shots of 2020 stem from every genre and speak to the incredible rich creativity expressed in a year that was definitely not canceled.