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.

Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2012

21 December 2012

Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2012, as published by The A.V. Club

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

  1. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  2. The ImposterBart Layton
  3. The Loneliest PlanetJulia Loktev
  4. Miss BalaGerardo Naranjo
  5. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  6. AmourMichael Haneke
  7. The Deep Blue SeaTerence Davies
  8. Only the YoungJason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims
  9. LooperRian Johnson
  10. This Must Be the PlacePaolo Sorrentino
  11. HaywireSteven Soderbergh
  12. You Are HereDaniel Cockburn
  13. It’s Such a Beautiful DayDon Hertzfeldt
  14. ArgoBen Affleck
  15. SisterUrsula Meier