Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

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Murdoch
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#26 Post by Murdoch » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:53 am

1. Damsels in Distress - Stillman (first new movie I've truly enjoyed in years)
2. Cosmopolis - Cronenberg
3. Cabin in the Woods - Goddard
4. Killer Joe - Friedkin
5. Paranorman - Butler
6. The Loneliest Planet - Loktev (despite significant reservations, I find this an interesting failure)
7. The Grey - Carnahan
8. Take This Waltz - Polley
9. Looper - Johnson
10. Casa de mi Padre - Piedmont
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#27 Post by matrixschmatrix » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:13 pm

1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. The Master
3. Django Unchained
4. Haywire
5. Lincoln
6. Coriolanus
7. Looper
8. ParaNorman
9. Brave
10. Avengers
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#28 Post by The Narrator Returns » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:41 pm

1. The Master
2. Holy Motors
3. Moonrise Kingdom
4. It's Such a Beautiful Day
5. Looper
6. Zero Dark Thirty
7. Damsels in Distress
8. Cabin in the Woods
9. Wreck-it Ralph
10. 21 Jump Street

Physically Hurt Me Not to Include: Django Unchained, Cloud Atlas, Lincoln, The Loneliest Planet, The Avengers, Haywire, The Dark Knight Rises, Skyfall, Magic Mike

Just Missed the List: Argo, Killing Them Softly, Premium Rush, Seven Psychopaths, Silver Linings Playbook, Flight, Beasts of the Southern Wild, John Carter, Brave
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#29 Post by Lemmy Caution » Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:32 am

1. 5 Broken Cameras
2. Zero Dark Thirty
3. Moonrise Kingdom
4. Teddy Bear
5. Barbara
6. Lincoln
7. Putin’s Kiss
8. Argo
9. Margin Call
10. Tabu
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#30 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:24 pm

1. The Grey
2. Moonrise Kingdom
3. Seven Psychopaths
4. Skyfall
5. The Dark Knight Rises
6. Argo
7. Prometheus
8. Sleepwalk With Me
9. Haywire
10. Goon


Also, Jeff, Who Lives At Home.
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#31 Post by Oedipax » Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:19 pm

1. This Must Be the Place (Sorrentino)
2. Un été brûlant (Garrel)
3. It May Be That Beauty Has Strengthened Our Resolve - Masao Adachi (Grandrieux)
4. 4:44 Last Day on Earth (Ferrara)
5. Marriage Material (Swanberg)

Also seen: Game Change (Roach), General Orders No. 9 (Persons)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#32 Post by wattsup32 » Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:05 am

1. Haywire
2. On the Ice

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#33 Post by Kirkinson » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:04 am

1. Wuthering Heights (Andrea Arnold)
2. It's Such a Beautiful Day (Don Hertzfeldt)
3. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
4. The Deep Blue Sea (Terrence Davies)
5. Holy Motors (Léos Carax)
6. Amour (Michael Haneke)
7. Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
8. Un amour de jeunesse (Mia Hansen-Løve)
9. I Wish (Hirokazu Koreeda)
10. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
11. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg)

ALSO ESPECIALLY GOOD (BASICALLY TIED FOR ELEVENTH PLACE):
Bernie (Richard Linklater)
Goodbye (Mohammed Rasoulof)
Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
The Loneliest Planet (Julia Lotkev)
Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh)
The Miners' Hymns (Bill Morrison)
ParaNorman (Chris Butler)
Surviving Life (Jan Švankmajer)
This is Not a Film (Jafar Panahi)
The Turin Horse (Bela Tarr)
Turn Me On, Dammit! (Jannicke Systad Jacobsen)

Also seen: Anna Karenina, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Brave, Cabin in the Woods, Django Unchained, Elles, John Carter (of Mars), Killer Joe (partial viewing), The Master, Prometheus, Samsara, Silver Linings Playbook
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#34 Post by Luke M » Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:00 am

1. Haywire

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#35 Post by tartarlamb » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:34 pm

Not gonna bother figuring out what year they belong to. Films I've seen in the theater this year:

1) The Turin Horse (Tarr)
2) The Skin I Live In (Almodovar)
3) Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
4) Carnage (Polanski)
5) Damsels in Distress (Stillman)
6) A Dangerous Method (Cronenberg)
7) Surviving Life (Svankmajer)
8) Martha Marcy May Marlene (Durkin)
9) Pina (Wenders)
10) Prometheus (Scott)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#36 Post by warren oates » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:54 pm

good:

Argo
The Cabin in the Woods
Compliance
The Deep Blue Sea
Holy Motors
Kill List
Lincoln
Magic Mike
Margaret
Michael
Pina
Prometheus
Once Upon A Time in Anatolia
Tinker Tailor Solider Spy
The Turin Horse
Zero Dark Thirty

good enough that I wish they were better:

Chronicle
The Grey
Premium Rush
Prometheus
Safe House
Sinister
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#37 Post by eerik » Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:02 pm

Like:
Shame
Hugo
21 Jump Street
Haywire
The Raid: Redemption
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Puhdistus
Seenelkäik
Looper
De rouille et d'os
Dans la maison

Meh:
The Ides of March
The Descendents
Chronicle
Coriolanus
A Cat in Paris
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Take Shelter
Puss in Boots
A Dangerous Method
Margin Call
American Reunion
Titanic 3D
Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Cabin in the Woods
The Help
The Avengers
The Dictator
Prometheus
Vasaku jala reede
Game Change
Une Estonienne à Paris
Premium Rush
On the Road
Ruby Sparks
Safety Not Guaranteed
Skyfall
Amour
Compliance

Dislike:
The Iron Lady
The Artist
War Horse
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Hunger Games
Battleship
Safe
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Dredd
Savages
Kõik muusikud on kaabakad
Deemonid
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#38 Post by owheeler » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:00 pm

1. 4:44 Last Day on Earth, Abel Ferrara
2. Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson
3. Margaret (extended cut), Kenneth Lonergan
4. Magic Mike, Steven Soderbergh
5. You Instead, David Mackenzie
6. Book chon bang hyang
, Hong Sang-soo
7. Un été brûlant, Philippe Garrel
8. Perfect Sense, David Mackenzie
9. Les adieux à la reine, Benoît Jacquot
10. Damsels in Distress, Whit Stillman
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#39 Post by Calvin » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:27 pm

Amour (Haneke)
Tabu (Gomes)
The Master (P.T. Anderson)
Moonrise Kingdom (W. Anderson)
Holy Motors (Carax)
Argo (Affleck)
Like Someone in Love (Kiarostami)
The Dark Knight Rises (Nolan)
The Hunger Games (Ross)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#40 Post by felipe » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:44 pm

1. Zero Dark Thirty
2. Life of Pi
3. Wuthering Heights
4. The Dark Knight Rises
5. Damsels in Distress
6. Les Miserables
7. Killer Joe
8. Bernie
9. Sound of my Voice
10. On the Road
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#41 Post by rohmerin » Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:57 pm

1- Shame (masterpiece)
2- Declaration of war (Valérie Donzelli, almost masterpiece)
3- Dans la maison (Ozon)
4- Después de Lucía (Michel Franco, México)
5-
6- In Darkness (A.Holland)
7- Barbara
8. Rust and Bone
9. Skyfall
10- The descendants
...

AWFUL: Untouchables, Monsieur Lazar, Cosmopolis, Bel Ami, My week with Marilyn, War Horse, Woody Allen's trip to Rome, Pixar's Brave .
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#42 Post by captveg » Thu May 31, 2012 2:44 pm

1 - The Cabin in the Woods - 10/10
2 - Moonrise Kingdom - 10/10
3 - Lincoln - 10/10
4 - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - 10/10 (Extended Edition and Theatrical)
5 - Life of Pi - 10/10
6 - Les Misérables - 9/10
7 - Skyfall - 9/10
8 - Django Unchained - 9/10
9 - Argo - 9/10
10 - The Avengers - 9/10


Other films seen:


Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - 3/10
The Amazing Spider-Man - 8/10
Amour - 9/10
Beasts of the Southern Wild - 5/10
The Bourne Legacy - 7/10
Casa de mi Padre - 8/10
Casting By - 7/10
Cloud Atlas - 9/10
The Dark Knight Rises - 8/10
Dark Shadows - 4/10
Dredd - 7/10
56 Up - 9/10
Frances Ha - 7/10
The Grey - 7/10
Here Comes the Boom - 6/10
Hotel Transylvania - 7/10
The Hunger Games - 7/10
Jack Reacher - 6/10
John Carter - 5/10
Looper - 7/10
Men in Black 3 - 7/10
Much Ado About Nothing - 7/10
Nitro Circus: The Movie - 5/10
No - 9/10
ParaNorman - 6/10
The Pirates! Band of Misfits - 6/10
Premium Rush - 7/10
Prometheus - 8/10
Red Tails - 5/10
Robot & Frank - 7/10
Room 237 - 6/10
Rust and Bone - 6/10
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed - 5/10
Save Your Legs! - 6/10
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - 6/10
Silver Linings Playbook - 7/10
Snow White and the Huntsman - 4/10
To Rome with Love - 5/10
Total Recall - 6/10
To the Wonder - 9/10
Trouble with the Curve - 5/10
21 Jump Street - 8/10
The Woman in Black - 8/10
Wreck-It Ralph - 7/10
Zero Dark Thirty - 8/10


Updated 7/6/17
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#43 Post by Dylan » Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:30 pm

1. The Words
2. Flight
3. To Rome With Love
4. The Master
5. Moonrise Kingdom
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#44 Post by Michael » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:27 am

1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. ParaNorman

Pretty dreadful year for movies.
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#45 Post by TheDudeAbides » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:33 am

1. The Cabin in the Woods (Goddard) 9/10
2. The Master (Anderson) 8.5/10
3. Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson) 8.5/10
4. Skyfall (Mendes) 8.5/10
5. Dredd (Travis) 8.5/10
6. Holy Motors (Carax) 8/10
7. Django Unchained (Tarantino) 8/10
8. Looper (Johnson) 8/10
9. Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow) 8/10
10. Cosmopolis (Cronenberg) 8/10

Honorable Mentions: Haywire (Soderbergh) 8/10, Killer Joe (Friedkin) 8/10, Seven Psychopaths (McDonagh) 7.5/10, 21 Jump Street (Lord and Miller) 7.5/10, Wreck it Ralph (Moore) 7.5/10, Silent House (Kentis and Lau) 7.5/10, The Impossible (Bayona) 7.5/10, The Grey (Carnahan) 7.5/10

Enjoyed: Killing Them Softly (Dominik) 7/10, End of Watch (Ayer) 6.5/10, Promethesus (Scott) 6.5/10, Paranorman (Butler, Fell) 6.5/10, Silver Linings Playbook (Russell) 6.5/10, Ted (MacFarlane) 5.5/10, Pitch Perfect (Moore) 6.5/10, Hunger Games (Ross) 5/10

The S**t List: The Amazing Spider-man (Webb) 4/10, The Dictator (Charles/Baron Cohen) 4/10, The Campaign (Roach) 3/10, Dark Knight Rises (Nolan) 4/10
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#46 Post by willoneill » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:04 am

1. The Grey
2. Moonrise Kingdom
3. Zero Dark Thirty
4. Master
5. Looper
6. Cloud Atlas
7. Django Unchained
8. Lincoln
9. Argo
10. Magic Mike
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#47 Post by tarpilot » Thu Jul 05, 2012 11:45 pm

1 Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
2 Somebody Up There Likes Me (Bob Byington)
3 Flight (Robert Zemeckis)
4 4:44 Last Day on Earth (Abel Ferrara)
5 The Deep Blue Sea (Terence Davies)
6 The Comedy (Rick Alverson)
7 Take This Waltz (Sarah Polley)
8 Bernie (Richard Linklater)
9 The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
10 Laurence Anyways (Xavier Dolan)

HONOURABLE MENTION: Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino), Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh), In Another Country (Sang-soo Hong), Amour (Michael Haneke), Sound of My Voice (Zal Batmanglij), Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (John Hyams), Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell), Killer Joe (William Friedkin), Your Sister's Sister (Lynn Shelton), Bachelorette (Leslye Headland), 21 Jump Street (Chris Lord & Phil Miller), Looper (Rian Johnson)

note: still seen far too few films
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#48 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:15 am

Never do one of these as I'm always so behind on contemporary cinema. I'm trying to change that this year, so might as well start this year too, right?

1. Reconversão
2. The Comedy
3. Holy Motors
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. Damsels in Distress
6. The Do-Deca-Pentathlon
7. Django Unchained
8. The Master
9. Killer Joe
10. The Color Wheel

Enjoyed, but not top ten material: 21 Jump Street, The Campaign, Dark Shadows, The Day He Arrives, Frankenweenie, G.L.O.W.: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, Indie Game: The Movie, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Killing The Softly, Klown, Looper, Norwegian Wood, The Secret World of Arrietty, Sister

Also seen, but not my cup of tea: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Man with the Iron Fists. Margaret (Extended Cut), Pitch Perfect, Seven Psychopaths, Ted

Worst Goddamn movie I've seen in years: Savages
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#49 Post by donniedarko » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:00 pm

1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. Rampart
3. Prometheus
4. Jeff, Who Lives at Home
5. The Avengers

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2012

#50 Post by wigwam » Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:01 pm

as of 12/31/13

1. A Late Quartet
2. To the Wonder
3. Frances Ha
4. The War
5. Holy Motors
6. The Master
7. Moonrise Kingdom
8. The Paperboy
9. In Another Country
10. Fat Kid Rules the World
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