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.

Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012

16 December 2012

Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011]

  1. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  2. AmourMichael Haneke
  3. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  4. Beasts of the Southern WildBenh Zeitlin
  5. ArgoBen Affleck
  6. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  7. ElenaAndrey Zvyagintsev
  8. How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDSDavid France
  9. The Invisible WarKirby Dick
  10. The SessionsBen Lewin
  11. Rust and BoneJacques Audiard