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. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  2. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  3. A.V. Club: Nathan Rabin: The Best Films of 2012
  4. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  5. Time Out New York: David Fear: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  6. A.V. Club: Scott Tobias: The Best Films of 2012
  7. Time Out Chicago: Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  8. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  9. A.V. Club: Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2012
  10. Boston Globe: Wesley Morris: Top 25 Movies of 2012
  11. Slant: Nick Schager: Top 20 Films of 2012
  12. Village Voice: Karina Longworth: Top 10 Films of 2012
  13. Guardian: Peter Bradshaw: 10 Best Films of 2012
  14. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  15. The Big Picture: Sean Fennessey: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
  16. Little White Lies: Top 10 Films of 2012
  17. Village Voice Film Poll: Scott Foundas: 10 Best Films of 2012
  18. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  19. IndieWire: Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2012
  20. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  21. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  22. Uproxx: Vince Mancini: 7 Best Films of 2012
  23. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  24. A.V. Club: Keith Phipps: The Best Films of 2012
  25. New Yorker: Richard Brody: 27 Best Movies of 2012
  26. A.V. Club: Alison Willmore: The Best Films of 2012
  27. IndieWire: Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  28. Entertainment Weekly: Lisa Schwarzbaum: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  29. Cinema Scope: Top 15 Films of 2012
  30. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  31. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  32. Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: 20 Favorite Films of 2012
  33. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  34. Polygon: Matt Patches: The Best Movies of the 2010s Decade
  35. New York Times: A.O. Scott: 25 Favorite Films of 2012
  36. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  37. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012
  38. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  39. Slant: Fernando F. Croce: Top 20 Films of 2012
  40. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2012
  41. Bilge Ebiri: Top 20 Films of 2012
  42. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012
  43. A.V. Club: Tasha Robinson: The Best Films of 2012
  44. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  45. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  46. Philadelphia Weekly: Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012
  47. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  48. Artforum: J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012
  49. The Big Picture: Chris Ryan: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
  50. ScreenCrush: Matt Singer: The Best Movies of the 2010s
  51. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  52. HitFix: Kristopher Tapley: Top 10 Films of 2012
  53. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  54. A.V. Club: Sam Adams: The Best Films of 2012
  55. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  56. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  57. Huffington Post: 30+ Best Movies of 2012
  58. Vanity Fair: K. Austin Collins: The 30 Best Movies of the 2010s
  59. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  60. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  61. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  62. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  63. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  64. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s