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.

Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012

16 December 2012

Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012, as published by The New York Times

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

  1. AmourMichael Haneke
  2. The Deep Blue SeaTerence Davies
  3. The GatekeepersDror Moreh
  4. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  5. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  6. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  7. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  8. Searching for Sugar ManMalik Bendjelloul
  9. Silver Linings PlaybookDavid O. Russell
  10. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow