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.

Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012

26 December 2012

Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012, as published by Philadelphia Weekly

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2011]

  1. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  2. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  3. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  4. Killer JoeWilliam Friedkin
  5. Oslo, August 31stJoachim Trier
  6. CosmopolisDavid Cronenberg
  7. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  8. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  9. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  10. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb