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.

Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012

26 December 2012

Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012, as published by The Chicago Tribune

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

  1. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  2. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  3. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  4. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  5. AmourMichael Haneke
  6. Chico & RitaFernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
  7. The Color WheelAlex Ross Perry
  8. Searching for Sugar ManMalik Bendjelloul
  9. FlightRobert Zemeckis
  10. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson