Last week, I published my 2012 wrap-up and top films list. Now I turn my attention to other best-film lists.
Perusing the lists below (and bearing my own picks in mind), a number of recurring titles stand out—above all The Kid with a Bike (my #1 film of 2012), appearing on every list below except one. (Actually, my friend Ken Morefield clarifies that The Kid with a Bike did appear on his top 10 list — for 2011. So it’s unanimous!)
While it’s natural to focus on these “consensus films,” idiosyncratic choices can also be worth attending to. A number of films called out by...READ MORE