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.
  1. Ty Burr: Top 26 Movies of 2012
  2. Richard Corliss: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  3. Amy Taubin: Top 10 Films of 2012
  4. Huffington Post: 30+ Best Movies of 2012
  5. A.O. Scott: 25 Favorite Films of 2012
  6. Tom Shone: 10 Best Films of 2012
  7. Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012
  8. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  9. Empire: 20 Best Films of 2012
  10. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2012
  11. Lisa Schwarzbaum: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  12. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  13. Peter Bradshaw: 10 Best Films of 2012
  14. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  15. J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012
  16. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  17. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  18. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  19. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  20. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  21. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s