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.

Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012

09 December 2012

Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012 (a poll of over 90 critics, published by Sight & Sound Magazine)

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

  1. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  2. TabuMiguel Gomes
  3. AmourMichael Haneke
  4. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  5. Beasts of the Southern WildBenh Zeitlin
  6. Berberian Sound StudioPeter Strickland
  7. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  8. Beyond the HillsCristian Mungiu
  9. CosmopolisDavid Cronenberg
  10. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  11. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb