Three AP critics weigh in with their Top 10 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 Christy Lemire: 1. “Argo” — Directing just his third feature, Ben...
Posted On 16 Dec 2012

Betsy Sharkey’s Top 12 Films of 2012

(LA Times) Life of Pi Django Unchained/Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild / Moonrise Kingdom Skyfall Silver Linings Playbook Detropia The Impossible Frankenweenie (I’m going to guess that the slide-show represents Sharkey’s choices since...
Posted On 16 Dec 2012

Kenneth Turan picks the Best Films of 2012

1. Amour And then in alphabetical order: Argo The Dark Knight Rises Footnote The Gatekeepers + The Law In These Parts Lincoln Rust and Bone Silver Linings Playbook Middle of Nowhere + Robot & Frank + Safety Not Guaranteed Zero Dark Thirty –Special pick – The Deep...
Posted On 15 Dec 2012

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 tact and compassion, Mr. Haneke invites us to look at the arrival of death at the end of a Parisian couple’s long marriage, and shows, almost as if for the first time, how the saddest...
Posted On 14 Dec 2012

Film Comment ranks the best films of 2012

THE COMPLETE FILM COMMENT 2012 BEST-OF FILMS LISTS RELEASED 2012 1. Holy Motors Director: Leos Carax 2. The Master Director: Paul Thomas Anderson 3. Moonrise Kingdom Director: Wes Anderson 4. This Is Not a Film Directors: Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb 5. Amour Director:...
Posted On 14 Dec 2012

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 choices at The New York Post.
Posted On 09 Dec 2012

Huffington Post’s Top Ten

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 better on this sort of thing.  Here are their top ten: 1-Zero...
Posted On 09 Dec 2012

Ann Hornaday’s Ten Best Films of 2012

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 script by Mark Boal that not only allows viewers to make sense of the complicated...
Posted On 08 Dec 2012

The Master tops Peter Travers’ Top Ten

1. The Master 2. Zero Dark Thirty 3. Beasts of the Southern Wild 4. Lincoln 5. Argo 6. Silver Linings Playbook 7. Les Miserables 8. Life of Pi 9. Moonrise Kingdom 10. The Dark Knight Rises Peter Travers’ top ten list is an annual event here at Awards Daily, so we’re...
Posted On 06 Dec 2012

EW’s Top Ten Best Films of the Year

EW’s site has their top ten up – if you’d like to read what they wrote about each film, head on over. Here are their top tens: Owen Gleiberman 1. Lincoln 2. Amour 3. Silver Linings Playbook 4. Room 237 5. Zero Dark Thirty 6. Perks of Being a Wallflower 7....
Posted On 05 Dec 2012