From The Atlantic:
1. Zero Dark Thirty (accompanying article worth the read)
3. Beasts of the Southern Wild
4. The Avengers
5. Moonrise Kingdom
6. The Master
7. Silver Linings Playbook
8. The Cabin in the Woods/Seven...Top Ten Lists
86 critics participated in the Voice poll this year. Full results will published in a few days. Here's their top ten:
1. "The Master"
2. "Zero Dark Thirty"
3. "Holy Motors"
4. "Moonrise...Top Ten Lists
He writes them in prose ("You provide the prose poems, I'll provide the war") but begins:
It’s possible that 2012 will be remembered not as the year of the auteur but as the year of inspired...Top Ten Lists
RICK GROEN’S PICKS:
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Definitely not to be taken literally, Beasts is an ominous children’s fable, a beautiful tone poem, an allusive allegory and, in the hands of...Top Ten Lists
Three AP film critics -- Christy Lemire, David Germain and Jake Coyle -- share their lists of Top 10 movies of 2012. (thanks Marshall)
The top 10 films of 2012, according to AP Movie Critic...Top Ten Lists
Top 10 Films
1. AMOUR (Michael Haneke) With ruthless clarity, but also with tact and compassion, Mr. Haneke invites us to look at the arrival of death at the end of a...Top Ten Lists
Thanks to reader Josh who pulled out their top ten. But they do a top thirty hit trolling extravaganza - that's they they're the number one site on the net. Awards Daily will have to start thinking...Top Ten Lists
From The Washington Post
“Zero Dark Thirty” Kathryn Bigelow’s taut thriller about the hunt for Osama bin Laden exemplifies the Oscar-winning director at the top of her game, working with a...Top Ten Lists
Davis Edelstein at New York Magazine is early out of the gate with his Top 10 films of 2012.
1. Zero Dark Thirty
It opens in darkness with sounds, sirens, and sobbing phone calls from the burning...Top Ten Lists
Nick James' introduction to the Sight & Sound poll results gives us some insight into their methodology:
As a qualification of what ‘greatest’ means, our invitation letter stated, “We leave...Top Ten Lists