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.

Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012

01 January 2013

Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012, as published by Time Out Chicago

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

  1. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  2. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  3. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  4. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  5. Miss BalaGerardo Naranjo
  6. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  7. In the FamilyPatrick Wang
  8. AmourMichael Haneke
  9. The Color WheelAlex Ross Perry
  10. Oslo, August 31stJoachim Trier