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Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#1 Post by Jeff » Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:13 am

1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. Zero Dark Thirty
3. The Master
4. Amour
5. Lincoln
6. Django Unchained
7. Holy Motors
8. Looper
9. Argo
10. The Kid with a Bike

The Next Ten: Silver Linings Playbook, Damsels in Distress, Bernie, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, ParaNorman, The Central Park Five, Compliance, West of Memphis, Searching for Sugar Man, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#2 Post by swo17 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:02 am

01 The Turin Horse (Tarr)
02 Holy Motors (Carax)
03 The Kid with a Bike (Dardennes)
04 Damsels in Distress (Stillman)
05 Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)
06 Tabu (Gomes)
07 Michael (Schleinzer)
08 Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Ceylan)
09 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (Scafaria)
10 Oslo, August 31st (Trier)
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#3 Post by domino harvey » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:16 am

01 Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
02 Detention (Joseph Kahn)
03 Starlet (Sean Baker)
04 Bachelorette (Leslye Headland)
05 the Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky)
06 Killer Joe (William Friedkin)
07 Damsels in Distress (Whit Stillman)
08 the Color Wheel (Alex Ross Perry)
09 Celeste and Jesse Forever (Lee Toland Krieger)
10 Sound of My Voice (Zal Batmanglij)


UPDATED 02/03/2020
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#4 Post by Hail_Cesar » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:20 am

01 Faust (Sokurov)
02 The Turin Horse (Tarr)
02 A separation (Fahradi)
03 The Kid with a Bike (Dardennes)
03 Hors Satan (Dumont)
05 Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Ceylan)
06 A Danderous Method (Cronenberg)
06 Elena (Zvyagintsev)
07 Guilty of romance (Sono)
08 Carnage (Polanski)
10 Polisse (Maïwen)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#5 Post by mfunk9786 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:06 am

01. The Master (Anderson)
02. Django Unchained (Tarantino)
03. Holy Motors (Carax)
04. Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)
05. Killer Joe (Friedkin)
06. Michael (Schleinzer/Resetarits)
07. Wuthering Heights (Arnold)
08. Killing Them Softly (Dominik)
09. Magic Mike (Soderbergh)
10. Amour (Haneke)

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#6 Post by MichaelB » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:40 am

1. The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr)
2. Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland)
3. London - The Modern Babylon (Julien Temple)
4. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)
5. Rose (Wojciech Smarzowski)
6. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan)
7. Le Havre (Aki Kaurismäki)
8. Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
9. Melancholia (Lars von Trier)
10. The Descendants (Alexander Payne)

New films seen during 2012: The Artist, Best Laid Plans, The Descendants, Drive, Goon, Hugo, In Darkness, Le Havre, Melancholia, A Separation, The Turin Horse, The Woman in the Fifth
Old films seen during 2012: Bigger Than Life, Cellulose, Chung Kuo - China, The Conformist, Dersu Uzala, FUBAR, Goodbye See You Tomorrow, Gran Torino, Hamlet (1921), It's All Gone Pete Tong, Liverpool, Loving Memory, Mandingo, Marketa Lazarová, Night Train (1959), One of the Missing, The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Revolution, Revolution Revisited, Slap Shot, Superbad, Take Me Home Tonight, Under the Phrygian Star, Winter's Bone, Zift.

(Definition of "new film": something that had its world premiere during 2011 or later).
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#7 Post by Finch » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:57 am

1) Tabu (2012)
2) Drug War
3) The Master
4) Leviathan
5) Django Unchained
6) Berberian Sound Studio
7) Looper
8) Moonrise Kingdom
9) Beyond The Hills
10) Lincoln


Disappointments: Holy Motors, Amour, Prometheus, Killing Them Softly, To The Wonder,

Liked: Dredd, The Angel's Share, Skyfall, Premium Rush, Amour, To The Wonder, Barbara, The Hunt

Whatever: The Dark Knight Rises, Holy Motors, Cosmopolis, Zero Dark Thirty,

On the Shame List: Killing Them Softly, Prometheus, The Hobbit
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#8 Post by Tom Hagen » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:05 pm

1. Argo
2. Killing Them Softly
3. Silver Linings Playbook
4. Looper
5. Wuthering Heights
6. Beasts of the Southern Wild
7. Shut Up and Play the Hits
8. It's Such a Beautiful Day
9. Damsels in Distress
10. Moonrise Kingdom
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#9 Post by Brian C » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:08 pm

List includes 2012 releases only per IMDb date.

1. Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)
2. The Dark Knight Rises (Nolan)
3. Silver Linings Playbook (Russell)
4. Looper (Johnson)
5. Lincoln (Spielberg)
6. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Zeitlin)
7. Savages (Stone)
8. Cloud Atlas (Wachowski & Tykwer & Wachowski)
9. Anna Karenina (Wright)
10. Amour (Haneke)
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#10 Post by FerdinandGriffon » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:37 am

The inner circle:
1. In a Foreign Country, Hong Sang-soo, 2012
2. Two Years at Sea, Ben Rivers, 2011
3. Tabu, Miguel Gomes, 2012
4. Isn't Anyone Alive?, Ishii Sogo, 2012
5. Abendland, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, 2011
6. The Day He Arrives, Hong Sang-soo, 2011
7. Damsels in Distress, Whit Stillman, 2011
8. Magic Mike, Steven Soderbergh, 2012
9. The Ambassador, Mads Brügger, 2011
10. It May Be That Beauty Has Strengthened Our Resolve - Masao Adachi, Philippe Grandrieux, 2011

Auxiliaries and satellites:
Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson, 2012
The Color Wheel, Alex Ross Perry, 2011
Petrel Hotel Blue, Wakamatsu Kôji, 2012
4:44 Last Day on Earth, Abel Ferrara, 2011
Jiro Dreams of Sushi, David Gelb, 2011
Norwegian Wood, Tran Anh Hung, 2010
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2011
Robinson in Ruins, Patrick Keiller, 2010

Not awful:
Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell, 2012
Amour, Michael Haneke, 2012
Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino, 2012
Anna Karenina, Joe Wright, 2012
The Loneliest Planet, Julia Loktev, 2011
Bernie, Richard Linklater, 2011
Cloud Atlas, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski, 2012
Trishna, Michael Winterbottom, 2011
Haywire, Steven Soderbergh, 2011
Holy Motors, Leos Carax, 2012
Bestiaire, Denis Côté, 2012
Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg, 2012
The Master, Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012
Killer Joe, William Friedkin, 2011
The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan, 2012
Neil Young Journeys, Jonathan Demme, 2011
I Wish, Kore-eda Hirozaku, 2011
Le gamin au vélo, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, 2011
The Turin Horse, Tarr Béla, 2011
21 Jump Street, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, 2012
Let the Bullets Fly, Jiang Wen, 2010
Post Mortem, Pablo Larraín, 2010
Matière grise, Kivu Ruhorahoza, 2011
Almayer's Folly, Chantal Akerman, 2011
Crazy Horse, Frederick Wiseman, 2011

Good grief:
Skyfall, Sam Mendes, 2012
The Bourne Legacy, Tony Gilroy, 2012
Palaces of Pity, Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt, 2011
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#11 Post by knives » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:38 am

1 Anna Karenina
2 Cosmopolis
3 Moonrise Kingdom
4 The Master
5 I Am a Ghost
6 Spring Breakers
7 Django Unchained
8 Caesar Must Die
9 Red Hook Summer
10 Starlet
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#12 Post by LQ » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:41 am

1. The Master
2. Moonrise Kingdom
3. Django Unchained
4. Wuthering Heights
5. Amour
6. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present
7. Michael
8. Killer Joe
9. Argo
10. Compliance

Also good: Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty, Killing Them Softly, Bernie, Magic Mike, Middle of Nowhere, Looper, Pariah, Haywire, Monsieur Lazhar, The Grey, The Cabin in the Woods, Anna Karenina, Lincoln
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#13 Post by Grand Wazoo » Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:29 pm

1. The Master
2. The Turin Horse
3. Holy Motors
4. Django Unchained
5. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia
6. The Comedy
7. Alps
8. Beyond the Hills
9. Amour
10. Cosmopolis
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#14 Post by Andre Jurieu » Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:31 pm

1. Moonrise Kingdom (W. Anderson, 2012)
2. Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow, 2012)
3. Amour (Haneke, 2012)
4. Argo (Affleck, 2012)
5. Lincoln (Spielberg, 2012)
6. The Master (PT Anderson, 2012)
7. Killer Joe (Friedkin, 2011)
8. Silver Linings Playbook (Russell, 2012)
9. Django Unchained (Tarantino, 2012)
10. Holy Motors (Carax, 2012)

Haywire (Soderbergh, 2012)
Looper (Johnson, 2012)
Bernie (Linklater, 2012)
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (Gelb, 2011)
Killing Them Softly (Dominik, 2012)
Magic Mike (Soderbergh, 2012)
The Kid with a Bike (Dardennes, 2011)
21 Jump Street (Lord and Miller, 2012)
John Carter (Stanton, 2012)
Cabin in the Woods (Goddard, 2012)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Zeitlin, 2012)
The Avengers (Whedon, 2012)
Prometheus (Scott, 2012)
The Grey (Carnahan, 2011)
Skyfall (Mendes, 2012)
Damsels in Distress (Stillman, 2011)

Worst of 2012
Hick
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#15 Post by Duncan Hopper » Tue Jan 03, 2012 4:09 am

1. The Master. (PT Anderson)
2. In the Fog. (Loznitsa)
3. Holy Motors. (Carax)
4. Post Tenears Lux. (Reygadas)
5. Like Someone in Love. (Kiarostami)
6. In Another Country. (Sang-soo)
7. This is not a Film. (Mojtaba Mirtahasebi & Jafar Panahi)
8. Amour. (Haneke)
9. Beyond the Hills. (Mungiu)
10. Paradise: Love. (Seidl)

Good films just missing out:
No (Larraín)
Neighbouring Sounds (Filho)
Berberian Sound Studio (Strickland)
Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)
Le Havre(Kaurismäki)

Didn't like:
American Translation (Pascal Arnold & Jean-Marc Barr)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Fincher)
The Iron Lady(Lloyd)
Punk (Sauvaire)
Tey (Gomis)
Rust and Bone (Audiard)

Really Bad: (Golden Turkey award)
The Dark Knight Rises (Nolan)
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#16 Post by hearthesilence » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:57 pm

Top Ten films distributed in the U.S. in 2012:

1. The Turin Horse
2. Tabu
3. Holy Motors
4. Bernie
5. Moonrise Kingdom
6. The Master
7. The Kid with a Bike
8. Zero Dark Thirty
9. This Is Not a Film
10. The Deep Blue Sea
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#17 Post by HistoryProf » Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:43 pm

1. Lincoln
2. Killer Joe
3. Cave of Forgotten Dreams
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. A Separation
6. Argo
7. Django Unchained
8. Searching for Sugarman
9. Life of Pi
10. Take This Waltz

Enjoyed, but not top 10 material (in a rough order of preference, i.e. #11 on)....
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
The Invisible War
The Sessions
Marvel's The Avengers
End of Watch
Perks of Being a Wallflower
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present
Michael
Killing Them Softly
Sleepwalk With Me
Your Sister's Sister
Safety Not Guaranteed
Looper
Magic Mike
Wreck it Ralph
Hitchcock
Queen of Versailles
Rashida and Jesse Forever
Liberal Arts
Arbitrage
In Darkness
Bernie
Robot & Frank
Cabin in The Woods
Premium Rush
The Grey
Prometheus
Hobbitses
7 Psychopaths
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
The Campaign
Chronicle
The Innkeepers
Skyfall
The Master
Lawless
Thin Ice
Friends With Kids
Flight
21 Jump Street
Pitch Perfect
Smashed
Dredd
The Raid: Redemption
Woman in Black
Haywire
Damsels in Distress
Ted
Wanderlust

Indifferent...
The Impossible
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Margaret
The Dead
Salmon Fishing In the Yemen
Safe House
Savages
Stand Up Guys
The Bourne Legacy
Silent House
Contraband
We Need to Talk About Kevin (only kept from the lowest category because of Tilda Swinton's amazing work)

Did not like...
American Wedding
Shame (Fassbender is brilliant, McQueen is vapid - strike two for him)
Perfect Family
Coriolanus

Oh, the Joys of Parenthood...
Journey 2: Electric Boogaloo
Mirror, Mirror
Hunger Games
Twilight Part whatever
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#18 Post by felipe » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:04 am

1. Wuthering Heights
2. The Dark Knight Rises
3. Damsels in Distress
4. Killer Joe
5. Bernie
6. Moonrise Kingdom
7. Sound of my Voice
8. On the Road
9. The Clown
10. Frankenweenie


11. Heleno
12. The Kid with a Bike
13. Chronicle
14. 2 Rabbits
15. 21 Jump Street
16. The Hunger Games
17. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
18. Paranorman
19. The Pirates: Band of Misfits
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#19 Post by thirtyframesasecond » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:20 pm

1. The Artist (30/12/11 release date in the UK)
2. Death of a Man in the Balkans
3. Tabu
4. Amour
5. Cabin in the Woods
6. The Master
7. Holy Motors
8. This is Not a Film
9. Wadjda
10. Silver Linings Playbook
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#20 Post by franco » Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:57 pm

1. Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
2. Beyond the Hills (Cristian Mungiu)
3. Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel)
4. Starlet (Sean Baker)
5. Museum Hours (Jem Cohen)
6. Neighboring Sounds (Kleber Mendonça Filho)
7. Looper (Rian Johnson)
8. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)
9. Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh)
10. Our Children (Joachim Lafosse)
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#21 Post by lacritfan » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:00 pm

The Turin Horse
Holy Motors
Moonrise Kingdom
The Dark Knight Rises
Silver Linings Playbook
Argo
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Prometheus
Life of Pi
Django Unchained
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#22 Post by bjboyer » Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:04 am

Official Top 10:

1. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
2. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky)
4. Argo (Ben Affleck)
5. Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
6. Looper (Rian Johnson)
7. Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
8. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)
9. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson)
10. Skyfall (Sam Mendes)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#23 Post by NilbogSavant » Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:24 pm

1. The Turin Horse (Tarr)
2. Margaret (Lonergan)
3. Melody for a Street Organ (Muratova)
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. Dreileben - Don't Follow Me Around (Graf)
6. Goodbye, My First Love (Hansen-Love)
7. Hors Satan (Dumont)
8. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Ceylan)
9. Turn Me On, Goddamnit! (Jacobsen)
10. Slow Action (Rivers)

Also rans (in order of preference):
Un été brûlant (Garrel), The Kid with a Bike (Dardenne Brothers), Magic Mike (Soderbergh), Elena (Zvyagintsev), Damsels in Distress (Stillman), Oslo, August 31st (Trier), Jiro Dreams of Sushi (Gelb), Bernie (Linklater), Haywire (Soderbergh), A Dangerous Method (Cronenberg), Le Havre (Kaurismaki), Whore's Glory (Glawogger), The Cabin in the Woods (Goddard), Michael (Schleinzer)
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#24 Post by JMULL222 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:48 pm

1. THIS IS NOT A FILM
2. MOONRISE KINGDOM
2. THE MASTER
4. SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS
5. 21 JUMP STREET
6. MAGIC MIKE
7. KEEP THE LIGHTS ON
8. COSMOPOLIS
9. GOON
10. THE KID WITH A BIKE
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#25 Post by cdnchris » Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:37 am

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Moonrise Kingdom
The Descendants
The Grey
The Avengers
21 Jump Street
The Artist
Haywire
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Wanderlust

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