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.

Lists

  1. Bilge Ebiri: Top 20 Films of 2012
  2. Darren Hughes: 10 Best Films of 2012
  3. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  4. Little White Lies: Top 10 Films of 2012
  5. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2011
  6. Keyframe: Jonathan Marlow: Top Ten Films of 2012
  7. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  8. New York Times: Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012
  9. Village Voice Film Poll: Scott Foundas: 10 Best Films of 2012
  10. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  11. Salon: Andrew O’Hehir: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  12. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012
  13. Guardian: Peter Bradshaw: 10 Best Films of 2012
  14. A.V. Club: Scott Tobias: The Best Films of 2012
  15. Fandor: Kevin B. Lee: 12 Best Films of 2012
  16. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  17. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  18. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  19. Boston Globe: Wesley Morris: Top 25 Movies of 2012
  20. Philadelphia Weekly: Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012
  21. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012
  22. IndieWire: Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  23. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  24. A.V. Club: Alison Willmore: The Best Films of 2012
  25. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  26. Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: 20 Best Films of 2011
  27. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  28. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  29. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  30. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  31. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  32. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  33. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s