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Best of 2020

20 Movies Set for 2021 That Were Supposed to Be Released in 2020

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, film fans have been eagerly waiting more than a year to see some of these titles.

Looking Back on the Year of ‘Animal Crossing’

As the year draws to a close, The Hollywood Reporter's Trilby Beresford and Sharareh Drury chat about why the social simulation game 'Animal Crossing' characterized their time in quarantine and whether they'll still be playing the game in 2021.

How the Video Game Industry Quietly Powered Through a Pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted almost every facet of the entertainment industry over the past nine months, the video game industry has continued powering through at breakneck speed as more people turn to console and mobile titles for stress relief, relaxation and social connection.

48 Showrunners Reveal the Series That Got Them Through 2020

Damon Lindelof, Kenya Barris, Krista Vernoff and many more pick the comedies and dramas that helped make an otherwise treacherous year a bit more bearable.

The Best Comics of 2020

From heartbroken Canadian cartoonists to Superman punching racists, this year's top comic releases had a lot to say about the world we've been living in over the last twelve months.

Puzzles, Verzuz and a Provocateur Named Ziwe: 36 Breakout Stars of 2020

From Instagram stars like Jordan Firstman and anonymous gossip account DeuxMoi to DJs D-Nice and Cassidy, The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a roster of some of the most notable breakthrough names (and puzzles) of the year. 

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the 10 Best Episodes of 2020

A revelatory 'Ramy' installment, a bravura chapter in an otherwise uneven 'Fargo' season, and superb samples of 'Lovecraft Country' and 'Pen15' were among the year’s highlights.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best TV Performances of 2020

Among favorites are a dynamic comic duo flaunting dramatic chops, a new royal scene-stealer, a grand star turn, one of broadcast’s most seasoned ensembles and more.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best Films of 2020

A transcendent concert film, a bold #MeToo thriller and stellar dramas from Kelly Reichardt, Chloé Zhao and Eliza Hittman were among highlights of the year, according to THR's chief film critic David Rooney.

Inkoo Kang: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2020

Among The Hollywood Reporter TV critic’s faves are a miniseries about modern feminism, an adults-only animated treat and the latest chapter in a lush Italian coming-of-age drama.

Daniel Fienberg: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2020

Among The Hollywood Reporter chief TV critic’s faves are a Southern strip-club noir, a pair of politically urgent docuseries and auteur knockouts from Lil Dicky and Michaela Coel.

Mariah Carey to Alex Trebek: Looking Back at 2020’s Memoir-Filled Year

The Hollywood Reporter takes a look back at 14 of the year's memoirs written by Hollywood stars from Michael J. Fox to Rachel Bloom.