Top 5 films of 2012

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Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Buckled Kipper » December 20th, 2012, 12:34 am

Title says it all really

1 The Hobbit
2 Dredd
3 Beasts Of The Southern Wild
4 Dark Knight Rises
5 Cabin In The Woods

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Roy42 » December 20th, 2012, 8:03 am

The Avengers

…Did I even see anything else this year?

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Post by DarthCuddles » December 20th, 2012, 10:06 am

Avengers
The Muppets
Hobbit
Paranorman
Cabin in the woods


Honourable mentions, The Raid Skyfall, Frankenweenie, the grey, The Dark Knight rises

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Leg of Time » December 20th, 2012, 11:09 am

1. The Hobbit
2. Skyfall
3. Avengers
4. The Dark Knight Rises
5. Hunger Games

Honourable mention: Amazing Spider-man

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by DomsBeard » December 20th, 2012, 11:51 am

1. Dark Knight Rises
2. Amazing Spider-Man
3. Avengers

That's it, not seen the hobbit yet and not enthused to either. Didn't enjoy Skyfall overall and Prometheus was a big let down.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by ratsoalbion » December 20th, 2012, 1:03 pm

I didn't see as many new films at the cinema in 2012 as I normally do for various reasons. I failed to see a good number of the movies that I had intended to (Headhunters, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Looper, Cosmopolis etc. etc.).

Was The Kid with a Bike released in UK cinemas in 2012? That was excellent. Berberian Sound Studio was probably the most interesting thing I saw this year, while Marvel Avengers Assemble was probably the most all-out entertaining, ahead of The Raid: Redemption.
I didn't love The Dark Knight Rises to be honest and The Amazing Spider-Man was fun but forgettable.

Prometheus was a total disappointment, naturally, and I'm yet to see An Unexpected Journey.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by [CQC]Don » December 20th, 2012, 1:45 pm

It wasn't the most exciting year for film, but I'd say Dredd was the best bit of action I've seen In a minute. It's too bad I seem to be the only one in the States to have seen it, and that's too bad, I would have loved to see where they go with a sequel.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Guy_JD » December 20th, 2012, 2:14 pm

Total Recall
The Avengers
The Bourne Legacy
The Dark Knight Rises
Skyfall

it's amazing how one of my most anticipated films of this year hasn't made it into mine or anyone elses list so far, Ted.....Such a disappointment


I am looking forard to this next year though http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt2357129/

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by PlexShaw » December 20th, 2012, 4:54 pm

ratsoalbion wrote:Was The Kid with a Bike released in UK cinemas in 2012? That was excellent.
Yes, it opened in the UK on the 23 March. Totally agree that it was superb. :)

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by JaySevenZero » December 20th, 2012, 5:47 pm

Not in any particular order (except Dredd which was my favourite);

Dredd

The Avengers

Headhunters

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

The Raid: Redemption

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by DarthCuddles » December 20th, 2012, 6:03 pm

Is The Raid: Redemption just The Raid? or are they different films and if they are the same when did it get a subtitle?

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by ratsoalbion » December 20th, 2012, 6:29 pm

The Raid: Redemption (Indonesian: Serbuan Maut, meaning "The Deadly Raid"; also known as just The Raid) is a 2011 Indonesian martial arts action film written and directed by Gareth Evans and starring Iko Uwais. The name of the film was changed to The Raid: Redemption in the United States because the production company Sony Pictures Classics could not secure the rights to the title; this also allowed Evans to plan out future titles in the series.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Roy42 » December 20th, 2012, 10:54 pm

ratsoalbion wrote:Berberian Sound Studio was probably the most interesting thing I saw this year…
I saw that in the film festival last month; severely disappointing, and probably the worst film I saw all year, unless I'm forgetting something.

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Post by ratsoalbion » December 21st, 2012, 12:03 am

It's undoubtedly a film that a lot of people won't like. Me and my partner were both enthralled, despite the oft-cited flaw that it doesn't really have an ending. That just sort of added to the enjoyable disorientation for me though.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Combine Hunter » December 21st, 2012, 11:20 am

Didn't really see many films. I got my hard hitting Drama fix from TV this year.

1. The Avengers
2. Dredd (this surprised me.)
3. Brave
4. The Hobbit Part 1
5. Cabin in the Woods

Breaking Bad Season 5 part 1 and Legend of Korra Book 1 were better than all of those though.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Dante Fireseed » December 21st, 2012, 11:45 am

The only film of note this year for me was The Raid, I normally see more indie/foreign films, but there has been a dearth this year, at least at my local cinemas. Oh, there was also Indie Game: The Movie.

As for TV it's a toss up between Breaking Bad Season 5 or Walking Dead Season 3, both were amazing.

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Combine Hunter » December 21st, 2012, 12:23 pm

Dante Fireseed wrote:
As for TV it's a toss up between Breaking Bad Season 5 or Walking Dead Season 3, both were amazing.
Here's how you decide which TV show is better. You ask "Which one is called Breaking Bad?" And that one wins...unless the other show is The Wire ;)

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Sean » December 21st, 2012, 2:32 pm

Another disappointing year for me.

The best I saw were

Perks of Being a Wallflower
Safety Not Guaranteed
Chronicle
Looper (minus the very end)
(this spot reserved for Django Unchained)

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Combine Hunter » December 21st, 2012, 6:19 pm

Whoops! Totally forgot about Brave! List updated!

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Re: Top 5 films of 2012

Post by Benjo321 » December 21st, 2012, 6:39 pm

Quite an unexpected year from me, if someone had told me Batman and Avengers wouldn't have even made my top 10 I would have politely told them to bugger off!

1. Beasts of the Southern Wild
2. The Raid
3. Shame
4. Untouchable
5. Rust and Bone

Full list of my 2012 films ranked

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