Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
2012 Movies

John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2012

01 December 2012

John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2012, as published by Artforum

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011]

  1. The Deep Blue SeaTerence Davies
  2. Paradise: FaithUlrich Seidl
  3. Paradise: LoveUlrich Seidl
  4. AmourMichael Haneke
  5. Killer JoeWilliam Friedkin
  6. Beasts of the Southern WildBenh Zeitlin
  7. ComplianceCraig Zobel
  8. Marina Abramović: The Artist is PresentMatthew Akers
  9. BelovedChristophe Honoré
  10. The ImposterBart Layton