Year-End Lists

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

Lists

  1. Time: Richard Corliss: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  2. Los Angeles Times: Kenneth Turan: Top 10+ Films of 2012
  3. Tom Shone: 10 Best Films of 2012
  4. New Republic: David Thomson: 5 Best Movies of 2012
  5. New York Times: A.O. Scott: 25 Favorite Films of 2012
  6. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012
  7. Chicago Reader: J.R. Jones: Top Ten Movies of 2013
  8. New York Times: Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012
  9. Entertainment Weekly: Owen Gleiberman: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  10. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: Top 26 Movies of 2012
  11. Guardian: Peter Bradshaw: 10 Best Films of 2012
  12. Village Voice Film Poll: Scott Foundas: 10 Best Films of 2012
  13. New York: David Edelstein: Top Ten Movies of 2012
  14. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2012
  15. Salon: Andrew O’Hehir: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  16. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  17. Artforum: John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2012
  18. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  19. Boston Globe: Wesley Morris: Top 25 Movies of 2012
  20. Entertainment Weekly: Lisa Schwarzbaum: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  21. Dan Sallitt: Favorite 18 Films of 2012
  22. Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Films of 2012
  23. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  24. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  25. Artforum: Amy Taubin: Top 10 Films of 2012
  26. A.V. Club: Keith Phipps: The Best Films of 2012
  27. IndieWire: Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  28. HitFix: Kristopher Tapley: Top 10 Films of 2012
  29. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  30. A.V. Club: Sam Adams: The Best Films of 2012
  31. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2012
  32. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  33. Little White Lies: Top 10 Films of 2012
  34. Time Out New York: David Fear: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  35. Time Out Chicago: Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  36. A.V. Club: Scott Tobias: The Best Films of 2012
  37. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  38. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  39. Huffington Post: 30+ Best Movies of 2012
  40. Empire: 20 Best Films of 2012
  41. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2012
  42. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  43. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  44. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  45. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  46. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  47. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  48. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s