Fernando F. Croce: Top 20 Films of 2012

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Tabu

Fernando F. Croce: Top 20 Films of 2012 (as published by Slant Magazine)

  1. Tabu – Miguel Gomes
  2. The Turin Horse – Béla Tarr
  3. The Deep Blue Sea – Terence Davies
  4. Cosmopolis – David Cronenberg
  5. Zero Dark Thirty – Kathryn Bigelow
  6. The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson
  7. This is Not a Film – Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  8. Almayer’s Folly – Chantal Akerman
  9. The Kid with a Bike – Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  10. Holy Motors – Leos Carax

Honorable Mention

  • Alps – Giorgos Lanthimos
  • Oslo, August 31st – Joachim Trier
  • Neighboring Sounds – Kleber Mendonça Filho
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • Bernie – Richard Linklater
  • Goodbye First Love – Mia Hansen-Løve
  • The Day He Arrives – Hong Sang-soo
  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth – Abel Ferrara
  • Lincoln – Steven Spielberg
  • Killer Joe – William Friedkin