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.

Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2012

19 January 2013

Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2012 (limited to “poll-eligible” films)

[see also The 30 Best Avant-Garde Feature Films of the Decade, Top 30 Experimental Films of 2018, Top 50 Films of 2018, Top 25 Films of 2017, Top 10 Films of 2016, Top 12 Films of 2014, Top 10 Films of 2013]

  1. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  2. Almayer’s FollyChantal Akerman
  3. ElenaAndrey Zvyagintsev
  4. Moonrise KingdomWes Anderson
  5. KeyholeGuy Maddin
  6. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  7. Keep the Lights OnIra Sachs
  8. Two Years at SeaBen Rivers
  9. Let the Bullets FlyJiang Wen
  10. The Day He ArrivesHong Sang-soo
  11. In Another CountryHong Sang-soo
  12. Oki’s MovieHong Sang-soo