1) The Master
2) Zero Dark Thirty
3) This Is Not A Film
4) Once Upon A Time In Anatolia
5) Beasts of the Southern Wild
6) Killer Joe
7) Compliance
8) Footnote
9) The Sessions
10) Moonrise Kingdom

Special Mention: Jacques Audiard’s “Rust & Bone,” Leos Carax’ “Holy Motors,” Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus,” Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises,” Rian Johnson’s “Looper”