Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2012 Movies

Sight & Sound Poll: Francine Stock: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

The Master - Paul Thomas Anderson

Francine Stock: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Fernanda Solorzano: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Benh Zeitlin

Fernanda Solorzano: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: David Thompson: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Moonrise Kingdom - Wes Anderson

David Thompson: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Brad Stevens: Top Films of 2012

29 January 2013

A Dangerous Method - David Cronenberg

Brad Stevens: Top Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Barbara Wurm: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Tabu - Miguel Gomes

Barbara Wurm: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Anna Smith: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Sightseers - Ben Wheatley

Anna Smith: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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Sight & Sound Poll: Andrew Schenker: Top 5 Films of 2012

29 January 2013

Moonrise Kingdom - Wes Anderson

Andrew Schenker: Top 5 Films of 2012, as submitted to the Sight & Sound Poll


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New Republic: David Thomson: 5 Best Movies of 2012

27 January 2013

Amour - Michael Haneke

David Thomson: 5 Best Movies of 2012 (as extracted from his review of Amour in The New Republic)

Also Suggested

Jaime Christley: 15 Favorite Films of 2012

25 January 2013

The Unspeakable Act - Dan Sallitt

Jaime Christley: 15 Favorite Films of 2012

National Catholic Register: Steven D. Greydanus: Top 30 Films of 2012

25 January 2013

The Kid with a Bike - Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

Steven D. Greydanus: Top 30 Films of 2012, as published by The National Catholic Register

[see also 20192018]

10 Films that Stood Out

10 Runners-Up (in alphabetical order)

Honorable Mention