L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012

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The Master

The L Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2012

  1. The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson
  2. Moonrise Kingdom – Wes Anderson
  3. Bernie – Richard Linklater
  4. Cosmopolis – David Cronenberg
  5. This is Not a Film – Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  6. The Turin Horse – Béla Tarr
  7. Magic Mike – Steven Soderbergh
  8. Zero Dark Thirty – Kathryn Bigelow
  9. Holy Motors – Leos Carax
  10. The Color Wheel – Alex Ross Perry
  11. Killer Joe – William Friedkin
  12. [tie] Abendland – Nikolaus Geyrhalter
  13. Lincoln – Steven Spielberg
  14. Deep Blue Sea – Terence Davies
  15. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  16. Looper – Rian Johnson
  17. Beasts of the Southern Wild – Benh Zeitlin
  18. Damsels in Distress – Whit Stillman
  19. Miss Bala – Gerardo Naranjo
  20. Cabin in the Woods – Drew Goddard
  21. Almayer’s Folly – Chantal Akerman
  22. Whores’ Glory – Michael Glawogger
  23. Haywire – Steven Soderbergh
  24. Tabu – Miguel Gomes
  25. Girl Walk // All Day – Jacob Krupnick