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.

J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012

12 December 2012

J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012, as published by Artforum

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

  1. Werner Schroeter retrospective at MOMA
  2. Almayer’s FollyChantal Akerman
  3. TabuMiguel Gomes
  4. Il Cinema Ritrovato XVI (annual festival in Bologna)
  5. Oskar Fischinger: Space Light Art, Whitney Museum exhibition
  6. Lonesome DVD (1928)Paul Fejos
  7. Beyond the HillsCristian Mungiu
  8. LeviathanLucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
  9. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  10. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  11. Beasts of the Southern WildBenh Zeitlin
  12. Clint Eastwood on YouTube