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In December, critics and film writers look back at the year's best and worst movies, performances, breakouts, trends...We'll keep adding more updates to these 2012 lists.

TOH! Contributors Top Ten Lists of 2012

The Atlantic's Best Movies of 2012

David Denby's Best Movies of 2012

Film Comment Fifty Best Films of 2012

Time Magazine Ten Best and Ten Worst Films of 2012

AFI Top Ten Films and TV Shows of 2012

Karina Longworth's Top Ten at Village Voice

AV Club Best Films of 2012

Wired's Best Movies You Didn't See in 2012

EW's 25 Movies to Watch Before Oscar Night

Village Voice Film Poll 2012

Time Out New York Best Movies of 2012

Globe and Mail Top 10 Films

TV Guide Best Movies of 2012

A. O. Scott's 25 Favorites From a Year When 10 Aren't Enough