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.

J.R. Jones: 22 Favorite Movies of 2012

09 January 2013

J.R. Jones: 22 Favorite Movies of 2012, as published by The Chicago Reader

[see also 2014, 2011]

  1. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  2. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  3. In the FamilyPatrick Wang
  4. God Bless AmericaBobcat Goldthwait
  5. Le Grand Amour (1969)Pierre Etaix
  6. The House I Live InEugene Jarecki
  7. Beyond the HillsCristian Mungiu
  8. Rust and BoneJacques Audiard
  9. ComplianceCraig Zobel
  10. The Color WheelAlex Ross Perry