Slant Magazine's Best Films of 2012 - My Ballot

#1-10 ranked, 11-20 alphabetized, as originally published here. (Note: I had not seen Zero Dark Thirty, Not Fade Away, The Turin Horse or Django Unchained, among others, at the time this was submitted.)

  • Lincoln

    1

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    2

  • The Kid with a Bike

    3

  • This Is Not a Film

    4

  • The Master

    5

  • The Deep Blue Sea

    6

  • Killer Joe

    7

  • Cosmopolis

    8

  • The Innkeepers

    9

  • Girl Walk: All Day

    10

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    11

  • Dredd

    12

  • Flight

    13

  • Girlfriend Boyfriend

    14

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    15

  • Keep the Lights On

    16

  • The Loneliest Planet

    17

  • Looper

    18

  • Neighboring Sounds

    19

  • The Night Watchman

    20