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. Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Films of 2012
  2. Philadelphia Weekly: Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012
  3. A.V. Club: Sam Adams: The Best Films of 2012
  4. New Yorker: Richard Brody: 27 Best Movies of 2012
  5. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  6. HitFix: Kristopher Tapley: Top 10 Films of 2012
  7. A.V. Club: Keith Phipps: The Best Films of 2012
  8. Jaime Christley: 15 Favorite Films of 2012
  9. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  10. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  11. Village Voice: Karina Longworth: Top 10 Films of 2012
  12. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  13. Time Out Chicago: Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  14. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  15. Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2012
  16. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: Top 26 Movies of 2012
  17. Philadelphia Weekly: Matt Prigge: Top 10 Films of 2012
  18. Keyframe: Miriam Bale: Top 10 Films of 2012
  19. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  20. A.V. Club: Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2012
  21. A.V. Club: Nathan Rabin: The Best Films of 2012
  22. Huffington Post: 30+ Best Movies of 2012
  23. Boston Globe: Wesley Morris: Top 25 Movies of 2012
  24. A.V. Club: Scott Tobias: The Best Films of 2012
  25. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012
  26. Empire: 20 Best Films of 2012
  27. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  28. IndieWire Poll: Jonathan Rosenbaum: Top 10 Films of 2012
  29. IndieWire Poll: Jonathan Rosenbaum: Top 10 Films of 2012
  30. Bilge Ebiri: Top 20 Films of 2012
  31. Artforum: J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012
  32. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  33. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  34. Cinema Scope: Top 15 Films of 2012
  35. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  36. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  37. Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: 20 Favorite Films of 2012
  38. A.V. Club: Alison Willmore: The Best Films of 2012
  39. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2012
  40. IndieWire: Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2012
  41. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  42. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2012
  43. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  44. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s