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. Little White Lies: Top 10 Films of 2012
  2. Fernando F. Croce: Top 20 Films of 2012
  3. Cinema Scope: Top 15 Films of 2012
  4. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2012
  5. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  6. J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012
  7. Jonathan Marlow: Top Ten Films of 2012
  8. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012
  9. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  10. Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  11. Richard Brody: 27 Best Movies of 2012
  12. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2012
  13. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  14. Dan Sallitt: Favorite 18 Films of 2012
  15. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  16. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  17. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  18. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2012
  19. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012