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    Best Films of 2012

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    Post by The Narrator Returns on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:08 pm

    Go ahead, list your favorite films of 2012. You can probably guess from my new avatar what my favorite film was.
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    Post by affrosponge88 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:09 pm

    The Narrator Returns wrote:Go ahead, list your favorite films of 2012. You can probably guess from my new avatar what my favorite film was.

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    Post by The Narrator Returns on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:11 pm

    No, you sly devil. It's Chasing Mavericks.
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    Post by Stephen77 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:13 pm

    I've only seen two films all year: Moonrise Kingdom and Five Year Engagement. Easy choice as to which I prefer.
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    Post by The Narrator Returns on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:14 pm

    The one with Alison Brie?
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    Post by Stephen77 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:14 pm

    No.
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    Post by affrosponge88 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:17 pm

    I thought people were actually pretty harsh on The Five-Year Engagement. I found it to be pretty charming and funny.


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    Post by digifreak642 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:37 pm

    I haven't seen The Master, Holy Motors, Argo, etc. so for now my favorite films of the year are The Avengers, Moonrise Kingdom, and Cabin in the Woods.

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    Post by The Narrator Returns on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:38 pm

    No shame is liking great things.
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    Post by Chicanery on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:54 pm

    Cabin in the Woods or The Raid? I can't choose!
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    Post by digifreak642 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:55 pm

    The Raid is my #5. Looper #4
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    Post by kingairwick on Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:19 pm

    Mostly likely Avengers. Considering how much merch I have shamelessly bought.
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    Post by Spazophie on Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:26 pm

    affrosponge88 wrote:I thought people were actually pretty harsh on The Five-Year Engagement. I found it to be pretty charming and funny.
    Same! I thought it was perhaps a little bit long, but I can't decide what I would have liked to be cut.
    (Also I don't know how to reply to things, is this how to reply to things?)
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    Post by affrosponge88 on Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:29 pm

    Spazophie wrote:
    affrosponge88 wrote:I thought people were actually pretty harsh on The Five-Year Engagement. I found it to be pretty charming and funny.
    Same! I thought it was perhaps a little bit long, but I can't decide what I would have liked to be cut.
    (Also I don't know how to reply to things, is this how to reply to things?)

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    Post by odduck on Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:13 pm

    Fingers crossed for The Man With The Iron Fists and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Otherwise, I got nothing.
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    Post by stingo on Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:27 pm

    Looper, obviously, with Moonrise Kingdom and Cabin in the Woods coming in just behind.
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    Post by flowsthead on Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:32 am

    Best or favorite? Because the three best films I saw this year were 1. Holy Motors 2. Lincoln and 3. Looper
    My favorite would be some three way tie between Lincoln, Looper, and Wreck It Ralph. Holy Motors wasn't my favorite, but I think it was definitely the best film of the year.
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    Post by Semi-bored torontonian on Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:21 pm

    1. Holy Motors/ Moonrise Kingdom
    3. The Master
    4. Looper
    5. Cloud Atlas
    6. Premium Rush
    7. Damsels in Distress
    8. Cosmopolis
    9. Beasts of the Southern Wild
    10.The Secret World of Arietty

    I'm pretty sure I'm forgetting something.
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    Post by UnregisteredGuyNamedEric on Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:24 pm

    Right now,

    1. Take This Waltz
    2. Damsels in Distress

    But I may try to make a breakneck catch-up attempt in time to deliver a full list before the end of the year. We'll see.

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    Post by pulpcomics on Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:45 am

    there were actually alot of good movie this year.
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    Post by tym218 on Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:26 pm

    The Dark Knight Rises

    but mostly because I'm a huge batman fanboy
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    Post by nottherealrandyjackson on Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:03 pm

    Rankings the ten 2012 films that I've seen thus far:

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    Tier 1 (instant classics):
    1. Moonrise Kingdom
    2. The Master

    Tier 2 (great-to-excellent):
    3. The Cabin in the Woods
    4. Wreck-it Ralph
    5. The Avengers
    6. Lincoln
    7. Argo


    Tier 3 (really good):
    8. The Dark Knight Rises
    9. Skyfall

    Tier 4 (mediocre):
    10. Prometheus
    11. Dark Shadows

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