Best Film(s) of the 2012

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  • Tonka 4 Dec 2012 11:42:07 21,329 posts
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    Easily Looper for me.

    I've also enjoyed
    Cabin in the Woods
    Chronicle

    It's been a weak year for me on the film front. really really liked Looper though.

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  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 11:43:55 61,269 posts
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    This looks like a job for beastmaster.

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  • Tonka 4 Dec 2012 11:44:56 21,329 posts
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    I'm not sure I like the sound of that.

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  • chopsen 4 Dec 2012 11:45:05 16,281 posts
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    I tend to only get round to watching films a year or two after they're released. Can I get back to you in a couple of years?
  • spindle9988 4 Dec 2012 11:46:05 3,676 posts
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    DKR
    Chronicle
    MIB 3
    Sinister

    A few edits to follow
  • Gartt 4 Dec 2012 11:46:44 1,849 posts
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    Very few films have really stood out for me this year.

    The Raid
    Looper

    Im hoping I can add The Hobbit to this short list
  • sport 4 Dec 2012 11:46:48 12,808 posts
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    Not sure about "Best" film, but the one I've enjoyed the most was Cabin in the Woods, hands down.
  • LeoliansBro 4 Dec 2012 11:47:10 44,939 posts
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    Skyfall.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Tonka 4 Dec 2012 11:50:19 21,329 posts
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    @Chopsen I was about to stick Drive on my list but I looked it up on IMDb and saw that it's a 2011 film.
    So...

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  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 11:51:14 61,269 posts
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    I would probably go with Skyfall too followed closely by cabin in the wood and dredd.

    Edited by nickthegun at 11:53:05 04-12-2012

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    My man gives real loving that's why I call him Killer
    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

  • SClaw 4 Dec 2012 11:51:20 826 posts
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    Western films...

    Dredd 3D. Maybe. I had a lot of fun watching this film, even though (objectively) it's a rubbish film. Res Evil comes in a close second. I think both are a bit of a guilty pleasure.

    Eastern...

    War of the Arrows was a pile of fun. The Raid was, obviously, like watching the most violent cartoon ever so that was great.

    But I think my film of the year is going to have to be Welcome To The Space Show... which is totally a kids film but it suckered me in completely with likable characters, steady development, a good storyline and really stunning animation. Beats the shit out of Toy Story etc anyway.
  • roz123 4 Dec 2012 11:55:10 7,113 posts
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    Argo
    The Avengers
    Batman
    The Raid
  • HarryPalmer 4 Dec 2012 12:04:26 3,582 posts
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    So far: Batman, The Master, Killing Them Softly, We Need To Talk About Kevin*, Martha Marcy May Marlene* Moonrise Kingdom, Prometheus.

    Out of them, The Master.

    *were they this year?
  • Altmayer 4 Dec 2012 12:07:33 188 posts
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    I pretty sure 'We need to talk about Kevin' was last year
  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 12:09:33 61,269 posts
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    HarryPalmer wrote:
    Prometheus.
    zomg

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    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

  • neilka 4 Dec 2012 12:09:47 16,522 posts
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    I think the thread title got cut off, it should be:
    Best Film(s) of the 2012th Solar Orbit Period Since Birth Of Superhero Jesus Christ

    BAAANG!!!!! EXPLOTION!!!!!

  • Blakester 4 Dec 2012 12:10:20 3,663 posts
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    Wild Bill was probably the biggest surprise film of the year for me.

    Really enjoyed Skyfall, Avengers and TDKR. Not been a vintage year for films though.

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  • Trane 4 Dec 2012 12:12:51 4,059 posts
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    In no particular order:

    The Raid
    Dredd
    Skyfall
    TDKR
    The Avengers
    Looper
  • imamazed 4 Dec 2012 12:20:31 5,948 posts
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    Pretty sure The Artist came out this year in the UK. I'll go for that.

    Edit - great shout on Wild Bill, Blakester, wouldn't say it was the best film of the year, but was a whole lot better than I expected. Really enjoyed that.

    Edited by imamazed at 12:21:17 04-12-2012

    Edited by imamazed at 12:21:41 04-12-2012
  • beastmaster 4 Dec 2012 12:20:33 11,958 posts
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    2012 not over yet.

    I'll post my top 10 towards the end of the year. Still not seen Argo, Sightseers, Hobbit, Life of Pi etc.

    The Resident Evil films. I'm one of the reasons they keep making them.

  • Gambit1977 4 Dec 2012 12:23:40 10,384 posts
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    Wild Bill
    End of Watch
    Looper

    For me. Wanted to add martha MM and We need to talk about Kevin but as pointed out, I think they're last year.
  • RobAnybody 4 Dec 2012 12:25:26 945 posts
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    Most enjoyable: The Dark Knight Rises

    Most disappointing and utterly crap: Prometheus
  • TheSaint 4 Dec 2012 12:28:36 14,826 posts
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    Argo easily.
  • Deleted user 4 December 2012 12:30:28
    beastmaster wrote:
    2012 not over yet.

    I'll post my top 10 towards the end of the year. Still not seen Argo, Sightseers, Hobbit, Life of Pi etc.
    Do it now then update later.
  • Deleted user 4 December 2012 12:34:51
    Into the Abyss - Werner Herzog. Lovvvved it.

    Skyfall and TDKR didn't dissapoint.

    Film i think about most, once upon a time in anotalliao.

    Don't get chance to see much films, our local cinema is SHIT. Only shows half term fodder, and has two screens the size of... well they pointless. So always playing catch up on blu ray releases.
  • spamdangled 4 Dec 2012 12:39:48 27,441 posts
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    Most enjoyed:

    TDKR
    Dredd 3D
    Avengers

    Most disappointed by:

    Spider-Man
    We Have To Talk About Kevin
    Prometheus

    Edit: What was the one where someone claims to be someone else's long-missing son? That was crap too.

    Edited by darkmorgado at 12:40:45 04-12-2012

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  • Kostabi 4 Dec 2012 12:42:51 5,085 posts
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    Dredd 3D.
  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 12:44:43 61,269 posts
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    Nah, i dont think Dredd was anyones missing son.

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  • GuiltySpark 4 Dec 2012 13:29:40 6,466 posts
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    Most enjoyable film was probably either Cabin in the Woods or Avengers.

    Most disappointing film was either TDKR because it was shit, or Looper because Brick is probably in my top 5 favourite films ever, and this failed to match my expectations.

    Get bent.

  • ram 4 Dec 2012 13:46:20 3,488 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:

    Edit: What was the one where someone claims to be someone else's long-missing son? That was crap too.
    The Imposter, which was actually a great film.
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