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. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  2. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  3. Fandor: Kevin B. Lee: 12 Best Films of 2012
  4. Slant: Ed Gonzalez: Top 20 Films of 2012
  5. A.V. Club: Alison Willmore: The Best Films of 2012
  6. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2011
  7. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2012
  8. Time Out Chicago: Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  9. New York Times: A.O. Scott: 25 Favorite Films of 2012
  10. IndieWire: Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  11. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  12. New Yorker: Richard Brody: 27 Best Movies of 2012
  13. IndieWire: Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2012
  14. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  16. Time Out New York: Keith Uhlich: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  17. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  18. Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2012
  19. Guardian: Peter Bradshaw: 10 Best Films of 2012
  20. Village Voice: Karina Longworth: Top 10 Films of 2012
  21. Slant: Fernando F. Croce: Top 20 Films of 2012
  22. Slant: Nick Schager: Top 20 Films of 2012
  23. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 11 Films of 2012
  24. Chicago Reader: Ben Sachs: 20 Favorite Films of 2012
  25. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: Top 26 Movies of 2012
  26. Philadelphia Weekly: Matt Prigge: Top 10 Films of 2012
  27. Philadelphia Weekly: Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012
  28. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  29. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  30. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  31. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the 2010s
  32. Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Films of 2012
  33. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  34. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  35. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  36. Boston Globe: Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade