Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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. Huffington Post: 30+ Best Movies of 2012
  2. Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  3. David Edelstein: Top Ten Movies of 2012
  4. Scott Foundas: 10 Best Films of 2012
  5. Lisa Schwarzbaum: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  6. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  7. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2012
  8. Tom Shone: 10 Best Films of 2012
  9. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2012
  10. Joshua Rothkopf: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  11. Eric Kohn: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  12. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  13. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2012
  14. Stephen Holden: Top 11 Films of 2012
  15. Ty Burr: Top 26 Movies of 2012
  16. Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2012
  17. Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2012
  18. Glenn Kenny: 25 Best Films of 2012
  19. Andrew O’Hehir: 20 Best Movies of 2012
  20. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2012
  21. Ed Gonzalez: Top 20 Films of 2012
  22. David Fear: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  23. Nick Schager: Top 20 Films of 2012
  24. Fernando F. Croce: Top 20 Films of 2012
  25. Owen Gleiberman: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  26. Richard Corliss: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  27. A.O. Scott: 25 Favorite Films of 2012
  28. Bilge Ebiri: Top 20 Films of 2012
  29. Kristopher Tapley: Top 10 Films of 2012
  30. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2012
  31. L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012
  32. Scott Tobias: 15 Best Films of 2012
  33. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  34. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2013
  35. Film Comment: 50 Best Films of 2012
  36. Manohla Dargis: Top 36 Movies of 2012
  37. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  38. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  39. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  40. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  41. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  42. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  43. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade