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.

Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012

02 January 2013

Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012

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

  1. The Deep Blue SeaTerence Davies
  2. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  3. The Kid with a BikeJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  4. TabuMiguel Gomes
  5. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  6. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  7. Almayer’s FollyChantal Akerman
  8. The Turin HorseBéla Tarr
  9. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  10. LincolnSteven Spielberg