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.

Nick Schager: Top 20 Films of 2012

13 January 2013

Nick Schager: Top 20 Films of 2012, as published by Slant Magazine

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

  1. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  2. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  3. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  4. The Deep Blue SeaTerence Davies
  5. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  6. Neighboring SoundsKleber Mendonça Filho
  7. Oslo, August 31stJoachim Trier
  8. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  9. Keep the Lights OnIra Sachs
  10. Beyond the Black RainbowPanos Cosmatos