AFI Announce Their 2012 Top Tens

The prestigious American Film Institute has announced their selections for the best in television and film for 2012. The list only includes American productions, so films like “Amour,” “Holy Motors” and “Skyfall” along with shows like “Downton Abbey” are NOT eligible.

The most notable absence from the film list is Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master,” while on the TV front it is numerous good quality shows from the FX channel like “Justified,” “Archer” and “Sons of Anarchy”. Here’s the complete lists:

AFI Films of the Year

“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“The Dark Knight Rises”
“Django Unchained”
“Les Miserables”
“Life of Pi”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

AFI TV Programs of the Year

“American Horror Story”
“Breaking Bad”
“Game Change”
“Game of Thrones”
“Mad Men”
“Modern Family”
“The Walking Dead”

Source: The Playlist