The Atlantic’s Best Films of 2012, Zero Dark Thirty Tops
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The Atlantic’s Best Films of 2012, Zero Dark Thirty Tops

From The Atlantic: 1. Zero Dark Thirty (accompanying article worth the read) 2. Lincoln 3.…

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Village Voice critics poll Top 10
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Village Voice critics poll Top 10

86 critics participated in the Voice poll this year.  Full results will published in a…

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David Denby Calls Spielberg’s Lincoln, Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty the Best of the Year
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David Denby Calls Spielberg’s Lincoln, Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty the Best of the Year

He writes them in prose (“You provide the prose poems, I’ll provide the war”) but…

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Kris Tapley’s Top Ten Films of 2012
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Kris Tapley’s Top Ten Films of 2012

Kris Tapley’s Top Ten (from In Contention) 1. “The Grey” (Joe Carnahan) 2. “Moonrise Kingdom”…

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The Globe and Mail’s Top 10 of 2012
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The Globe and Mail’s Top 10 of 2012

RICK GROEN’S PICKS: Beasts of the Southern Wild Definitely not to be taken literally, Beasts…

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Three AP critics weigh in with their Top 10 Lists
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Three AP critics weigh in with their Top 10 Lists

Three AP film critics — Christy Lemire, David Germain and Jake Coyle — share their…

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Betsy Sharkey’s Top 12 Films of 2012
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Betsy Sharkey’s Top 12 Films of 2012

(LA Times) Life of Pi Django Unchained/Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty Argo Beasts of the Southern…

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Kenneth Turan picks the Best Films of 2012
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Kenneth Turan picks the Best Films of 2012

1. Amour And then in alphabetical order: Argo The Dark Knight Rises Footnote The Gatekeepers…

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A. O. Scott, Manohla Dargis’ Top Ten Films of 2012
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A. O. Scott, Manohla Dargis’ Top Ten Films of 2012

(thanks Marshall!) Top 10 Films 1. AMOUR (Michael Haneke) With ruthless clarity, but also with…

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Film Comment ranks the best films of 2012
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Film Comment ranks the best films of 2012

THE COMPLETE FILM COMMENT 2012 BEST-OF FILMS LISTS RELEASED 2012 1. Holy Motors Director: Leos…

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Lou Lumenick’s and Kyle Smith’s Top 10 Films of 2012
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Lou Lumenick’s and Kyle Smith’s Top 10 Films of 2012

Lumenick and Smith face off with dueling top 10 lists and briefly bicker about their…

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Huffington Post’s Top Ten
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Huffington Post’s Top Ten

Ann Hornaday’s Ten Best Films of 2012
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Ann Hornaday’s Ten Best Films of 2012

From The Washington Post “Zero Dark Thirty” Kathryn Bigelow’s taut thriller about the hunt for…

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The Master tops Peter Travers’ Top Ten
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The Master tops Peter Travers’ Top Ten

1. The Master 2. Zero Dark Thirty 3. Beasts of the Southern Wild 4. Lincoln…

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EW’s Top Ten Best Films of the Year
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EW’s Top Ten Best Films of the Year

Richard Corliss’ Top Ten of the year
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Richard Corliss’ Top Ten of the year

David Edelstein’s Top 10
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David Edelstein’s Top 10

Davis Edelstein at New York Magazine is early out of the gate with his Top…

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The Master tops Sight & Sound’s Best of 2012
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The Master tops Sight & Sound’s Best of 2012

All-Time Top Ten Lists from Scorsese, Coppola, Del Toro, Mann & many others
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All-Time Top Ten Lists from Scorsese, Coppola, Del Toro, Mann & many others

Nick James’ introduction to the Sight & Sound poll results gives us some insight into…

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MacLean’s Top Ten of the Year
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MacLean’s Top Ten of the Year

A fair rundown, I think of the year’s best from Brian D. Johnson. 1. The…

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