Best Film(s) of the 2012

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  • Tonka 4 Dec 2012 11:42:07 20,395 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 59,855 posts
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    This looks like a job for beastmaster.

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  • Tonka 4 Dec 2012 11:44:56 20,395 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 15,948 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 3,586 posts
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    DKR
    Chronicle
    MIB 3
    Sinister

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  • Gartt 4 Dec 2012 11:46:44 1,738 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 12,710 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 44,132 posts
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    Skyfall.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Tonka 4 Dec 2012 11:50:19 20,395 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 59,855 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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  • 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 3,319 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 12:07:33 165 posts
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    I pretty sure 'We need to talk about Kevin' was last year
  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 12:09:33 59,855 posts
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    HarryPalmer wrote:
    Prometheus.
    zomg

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  • neilka 4 Dec 2012 12:09:47 15,907 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

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  • Blakester 4 Dec 2012 12:10:20 3,612 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 4,052 posts
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    In no particular order:

    The Raid
    Dredd
    Skyfall
    TDKR
    The Avengers
    Looper
  • imamazed 4 Dec 2012 12:20:31 5,569 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 11,408 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 9,632 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 12:25:26 894 posts
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    Most enjoyable: The Dark Knight Rises

    Most disappointing and utterly crap: Prometheus
  • TheSaint 4 Dec 2012 12:28:36 14,367 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 27,355 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 4,925 posts
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    Dredd 3D.
  • nickthegun 4 Dec 2012 12:44:43 59,855 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 6,383 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 3,478 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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