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.
  1. Bilge Ebiri: Top 20 Films of 2012
  2. Darren Hughes: 10 Best Films of 2012
  3. Little White Lies: Top 10 Films of 2012
  4. Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  5. Jonathan Marlow: Top Ten Films of 2012
  6. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2011
  7. Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012
  8. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  9. Andrew O’Hehir: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  10. Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012
  11. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  12. Peter Bradshaw: 10 Best Films of 2012
  13. Scott Foundas: 10 Best Films of 2012
  14. Scott Tobias: 15 Best Films of 2012
  15. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  16. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  17. Kevin B. Lee: 12 Best Films of 2012
  18. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  19. Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  20. Wesley Morris: Top 25 Movies of 2012
  21. Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012
  22. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012
  23. Ben Sachs: 20 Best Films of 2011
  24. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  25. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  26. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  27. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  28. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012