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Old 12-11-12, 11:37 PM
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Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Well we are nearly halfway through December so I thought this thread should get up and running. I'm sure a lot of lists will be edited with The Hobbit, Zero Dark Thirty, and Django Unchained coming out in the next couple weeks.

That being said, here is my top ten as of today (likely to change):

1. Cloud Atlas
2. Looper
3. The Cabin In The Woods
4. We Need To Talk About Kevin
5. Argo
6. The Dark Knight Rises
7. End of Watch
8. Skyfall
9. Killer Joe
10. Arbitrage
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

We Need To Talk About Kevin was from 2011.

I'm gonna wait until the end of the year to post mine. I'm still debating on whether or not to make it a top ten or top twenty. Top Ten would be a much more vital list. But I've seen over 150 new films in 2012, so I'm gonna have trouble leaving stuff out. Decisions, Decisions.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Haven't seen that many to have a top ten.

1. Avengers.
2. Skyfall.
3. TDKR.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

So many I haven't seen yet. Also, I hate lists as I can never remember everything. That said, I'll give it a shot.

Not in order:

Once Upon A Time in Anatolia
Coriolanus
Sound of My Voice
A Simple Life
Looper
Moonrise Kingdom
Wild Bill
Headhunters
The Dark Knight Rises
Monsieur Lazhar
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Zero Dark Thirty
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Skyfall
Django Unchained
Argo
Moonrise Kingdom
Lincoln
Killer Joe
Dredd

Edit: Goodbye, Haywire, hello Django Unchained

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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse View Post
So many I haven't seen yet. Also, I hate lists as I can never remember everything. That said, I'll give it a shot.

Not in order:

Once Upon A Time in Anatolia
Coriolanus
Sound of My Voice
A Simple Life
Looper
Moonrise Kingdom
Wild Bill
Headhunters
The Dark Knight Rises
Monsieur Lazhar
Nearly all the films you listed are from 2011.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

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Nearly all the films you listed are from 2011.
No, they aren't. They're all 2012.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Well, I've seen 18 in the theater and four on DVD, so this is out of 22.


1. Life of Pi
2. End of Watch
3. Anna Karerina
4. Flight
5. Skyfall
6. Lincoln
7. Taken 2
8. Argo
9. The Collection
10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Sucked honorable mention:
1. Killing Them Softly
2. The Citadel
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

My top 10 out of 80+ seen in the theater (a personal best, and the year isn't over!!)

Wrong
Holy Motors
Moonrise Kingdom
Argo
The Final Member
The Cabin in the Woods
Klovn
I Declare War
Extraterrestrial
Looper

Honorable Mentions
The American Scream
Errors of the Human Body
Danger 5
Miami Connection
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse View Post
No, they aren't. They're all 2012.

IMDB disagrees.
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1. Django Unchained
2. The Dark Knight Rises
3. Life of Pi
4. Silver Linings Playbook
5. The Master
6. Argo
7. Skyfall
8. The Impossible
9. Lawless
10. Killer Joe

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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

what i've got so far:

DJANGO UNCHAINED
MOONRISE KINGDOM
LOOPER
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
THE MASTER
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED
THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
KILLER JOE
THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

still need to see:

CLOUD ATLAS

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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Originally Posted by Chadm View Post
We Need To Talk About Kevin was from 2011.
Wrong, it had a wide release in January 2012, look it up at your beloved IMDb. You'll note that all the 2011 dates are for film festivals.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Zero Dark Thirty wont have a wide release until January but its most definitely a 2012 film. Being that We Need To Talk About Kevin was already nominated for a Golden Globe for last year's ceremony I have to go with 2011.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

We Need to Talk about Kevin opened in New York in December 2011. It is a 2011 release.
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For fuck's sake, it was released NATIONWIDE January 2012. I don't care about festival or NY/LA release dates.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

I haven't watched many new films this year that weren't mainstream releases, but if I had to rank them:
  1. Skyfall
  2. Moonrise Kingdom
  3. Cloud Atlas
  4. The Cabin In The Woods
  5. Dredd
  6. Looper
  7. The Dark Knight Rises
  8. The Avengers
  9. 21 Jump Street
  10. Beasts of the Southern Wild

    And if I had to rank the rest:

  11. The Raid: Redemption
  12. Killer Joe
  13. The Hobbit
  14. Wreck-It Ralph
  15. Brave
  16. Men In Black 3
  17. Django Unchained
  18. The Hunger Games
  19. Ted
  20. Amazing Spider-Man
  21. Dark Shadows
  22. The Woman In Black
  23. The Dictator
  24. The Expendables 2
  25. Les Miserablés
  26. Cosmopolis
  27. Prometheus
  28. John Carter
  29. The Five Year Engagement
  30. The Campaign
  31. Snow White and the Huntsman
  32. Total Recall
  33. Rock of Ages

I still haven't seen Liife of Pi, Argo, Silver Linings Playbook, End Of Watch, et al...

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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Remember, guys. This is your individual 2012 list. If you want to put The Wizard of Oz because you saw it for the first time in 2012, just tell those anal blowhards to fuck off.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Still have too much to see (Django, Hobbit, the miserable lesbian movie, etc; ) so I'll hold off but Safety Not Guaranteed, Looper, Moonrise Kingdom will all be on my list.
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

1. The Kid with a Bike*
2. ParaNorman
3. Moonrise Kingdom
4. Cloud Atlas
5. Samsara
6. Michael*
7. Skyfall
8. Dredd
9. The Cabin in the Woods
10. Chronicle

Still have to see Holy Motors, Zero Dark Thirty, Django, Les Miserables, Amour, Barbara, The Hobbit, and a variety of others that I hope will be contenders for my list.

*(Yes, I know, these premiered in other countries last year. They didn't play in Utah until April or later, so I'm counting them. If that bothers you, well...)

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Waiting for Django...

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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

My top ten list(in no particular order) as of 12/12/12(I'm listing what I saw in a theater in 2012.Warning: This may not match up with what IMDB says.):

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Killer Joe
The Avengers
The Perks of being a Wallflower
Cloud Atlas
Chronicle
Pitch Perfect
John Carter
ParaNorman
Looper

Honorable Mentions. I thought the following were great, I just enjoyed the above a bit more:

Cabin in the Woods
Sinister
The Grey
21 Jump Street
Moonrise Kingdom
The Raid
Goon
Magic Mike
Frankenweenie
Skyfall
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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Not in any order and subject to change once I've seen Zero Dark Thirty and Les Mis I saw a few movies at TIFF that I loved, but they aren't getting released until next year (like Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing and a great little movie called Writers) so I'll leave those off.

Django Unchained
Silver Linings Playbook
Argo
The Cabin in the Woods
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
Moonrise Kingdom
Skyfall
21 Jump Street
Prometheus
Seven Psychopaths
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Wreck-It Ralph

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Re: Your Official Top Ten of 2012

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
For fuck's sake, it was released NATIONWIDE January 2012. I don't care about festival or NY/LA release dates.
True but it's still a 2011 film. Just cuz it came to where you could see it (or whatever) doesn't mean it was originally released at that time. Or that it means it's a film of that time alone.

The original release date is the date it was first released, if it did release. We get foreign films all the time. Months later, if not years. Just cuz you saw it in that year doesn't make it a film of that year.


on topic and in no order:

Skyfall
Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
Moonrise Kingdom
Argo
The Master
Looper
Cloud Atlas
Dredd (so fucking awesome)
Cabin in the Woods

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I don't care. Everyone except film critics saw it in 2012.

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