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.

David Edelstein: Top Ten Movies of 2012

03 December 2012

David Edelstein: Top Ten Movies of 2012, as published by New York Magazine

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011]

  1. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  2. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  3. AmourMichael Haneke
  4. The GatekeepersDror Moreh
  5. The Deep Blue SeaTerence Davies
  6. Life of PiAng Lee
  7. How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDSDavid France
  8. Ai Weiwei: Never SorryAlison Klayman
  9. Pitch PerfectJason Moore
  10. Oslo, August 31stJoachim Trier
  11. Friends With KidsJennifer Westfeldt