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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby MovieWes » Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:08 pm

Still unfinished, but I'll attempt one...

1. The Master (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) ****
2. Amour (dir. Michael Haneke) ****
3. Moonrise Kingdom (dir. Wes Anderson) *** 1/2
4. Silver Linings Playbook (dir. David O. Russell) *** 1/2
5. Life of Pi (dir. Ang Lee) *** 1/2
6. Django Unchained (dir. Quentin Tarantino) *** 1/2
7. Argo (dir. Ben Affleck) *** 1/2
8. Beasts of the Southern Wild (dir. Ben Zeitlin) *** 1/2
9. Lincoln (dir. Steven Spielberg) *** 1/2
10. The Cabin in the Woods (dir. Drew Goddard) *** 1/2

Honorable mentions: Skyfall, Marvel's The Avengers, Zero Dark Thirty, Looper, Dredd, Wreck-It Ralph, Goon, The Dark Knight Rises

Still need to see: Holy Motors, Bernie, The Sessions, Killer Joe, The Impossible

Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson - The Master
Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix - The Master
Best Actress: Emmanuelle Riva - Amour
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables
Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln
Most Surprisingly Good Film: Dredd
Most Surprisingly Good Performance: Seann William Scott - Goon

Worst Movies of 2013: 2016 Obama's America, Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie
Most Disappointing Movie of 2013: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby criddic3 » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:34 pm

1. Silver Linings Playbook
2. Lincoln
3. Life of Pi
4. Argo
5. Moonrise Kingdom
6. Django Unchained
7. Zero Dark Thirty
8. Bernie
9. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
10. Frankenweenie
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby Cinemanolis » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:17 pm

1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. Amour
3. Lincoln
4. The Perk of Being a Wallflower
5. Zero Dark Thirty
6. Anna Karenina
7. Holy Motors
8. Les Miserables
9. The Kid with a Bike
10. On the Road

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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby mlrg » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:48 am

1.The Master
2.Zero Dark Thirty
3.Amour
4.Django Unchained
5.Argo
6.The Sessions
7.Rust & Bone
8.Skyfall
9.Moonrise Kingdom

Specil mention for worst of the year: Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby Okri » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:10 pm

1. Holy Motors
2. Lincoln
3. Looper
4. Anna Karenina
5. Zero Dark Thirty
6. Rust and Bone
7. Beasts of the Southern Wild
8. Brave
9. The Imposter
10. Moonrise Kingdom

Still need to see a tonne.

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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby Sabin » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:33 pm

I still haven't seen enough this year, but my list looks like this:

1. Holy Motors
2. Silver Linings Playbook
3. Amour
4. Bernie
5. The Loneliest Planet
6. The Cabin in the Woods
7. Moonrise Kingdom
8. Miss Bala
9. The Deep Blue Sea
10. Your Sister's Sister
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby ksrymy » Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:50 pm

01. Holy Motors
02. Amour
03. The Master
04. Berberian Sound Studio
05. Beasts of the Southern Wild
06. Skyfall
07. Compliance
08. Django Unchained
09. Silver Linings Playbook
10. The Cabin in the Woods
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby Precious Doll » Wed Feb 13, 2013 3:40 pm

1. Amour (Michael Haneke)
2. The Sessions (Ben Lewin)
3. Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
4. Paradise: Love (Ulrich Seidl)
5. Dead Europe (Tony Krawitz)
6. Lore (Cate Shortland)
7. Outing (Sebastian Meise & Thomas Reider)
8. Sightseers (Ben Wheatley)
9. Hitler’s Children (Chanoch Ze’evi)
10. Excision (Richard Bates Jnr)
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby Eric » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:24 am

01. The Turin Horse
02. This Is Not a Film
03. Consuming Spirits
04. Holy Motors
05. Lincoln
06. Cosmopolis
07. The Loneliest Planet
08. Moonrise Kingdom
09. Tabu
10. Damsels in Distress

Have not yet seen, among plenty others: The Deep Blue Sea, Oslo August 31st, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, The Color Wheel, Room 237, How to Survive a Plague + United in Anger: A History of ACT UP, Neighboring Sounds, Berberian Sound Studio, Leviathan, Girl Walk // All Day. Some of those are going to be 2013 eligible, though, I think.

Worst: Hitchcock, Bully, Hyde Park on Hudson , Les Miserables, Project X

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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby Big Magilla » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:00 am

Les Misérables (Tom Hooper)
Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)
Argo (Be Affleck)
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Life of Pi (Ang Lee)
The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Kid With a Bike (Jean-Oierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (John Madden)

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Postby criddic3 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:20 pm

My official Top Ten will come after I see a couple more movies, but here's the year's list so far.

Arbitrage ****
Argo ****
Barbara ****
Bernie ****
Django Unchained ****
Flight ****
Frankenweenie ****
Impossible, The ****
Life of Pi ****
Lincoln ****
Moonrise Kingdom ****
Perks of Being a Wallflower, The ****
Skyfall ****
Zero Dark Thirty ****
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21 Jump Street ***
Amazing Spider-Man, The ***
American Reunion **
Amour ***½
Anna Karenina **½
Avengers, The ***½
Battleship
Beasts of the Southern Wild ***
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The **½
Brave ***
Cabin in the Woods ***
Chronicle **½
Cloud Atlas ***
Contraband **
Dark Knight Rises, The ***½
Dark Shadows **½
Deep Blue Sea, The ***
Dredd **
Expendables 2, The **½
Get the Gringo **½
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance *
Grey, The ***
Haywire **½
Hotel Transylvania **½
Hunger Games, The ***
Ice Age: Continental Drift **
John Carter **
Looper ***½
Master, The ***
Men in Black 3 ***
Mirror, Mirror **
Miserables, Les ***
ParaNorman ***½
Parental Guidance **
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding **
Pirates! Band of Misfits, The ***
Premium Rush **½
Prometheus **½
Rise of the Guardians ***
Safe House **
Secret World of Arrietty, The ***
Seven Psychopaths **½
Side by Side ***½
Snow White & the Huntsman ***
Taken 2 **
Ted **½
Total Recall
Trouble with the Curve ***
Vamps **½
Vow, The **½
Woman in Black, The ***
Wrath of the Titans **
Wreck-It-Ralph ***
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby anonymous1980 » Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:13 am

flipp525 wrote:
Sabin wrote:I'm discussing it on the Best Original Screenplay of 2012 thread above. That means you know either Kristen Connolly or Anna Hutchinon, both of whom are fairly perfect cast for a Whedon-scripted film. Which is to say they're very good at breathing new life into their archetypal roles. It's hard not to cite Joss Whedon before any other name when writing about The Cabin in the Woods, but Drew Goddard would get my vote for Best First Feature of 2012.

Kristen Connolly. We went to Middlebury together. She's really fun. I'll tell her you liked her work! She was also in Mona Lisa Smile, The Happening and Ex-Girlfriends which was directed (and stars) another friend of mine from college, Alexander Poe (whose grandfather was nominated for an Oscar for the adaptation of They Shoot Horses, Don't They?)


The director of my movie, Bad Romance has a U.S. based production wing. I'd love to be able to work with Kristin Connolly someday. Mind if I use your connection to contact her if need be?

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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby flipp525 » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:38 pm

Sabin wrote:I'm discussing it on the Best Original Screenplay of 2012 thread above. That means you know either Kristen Connolly or Anna Hutchinon, both of whom are fairly perfect cast for a Whedon-scripted film. Which is to say they're very good at breathing new life into their archetypal roles. It's hard not to cite Joss Whedon before any other name when writing about The Cabin in the Woods, but Drew Goddard would get my vote for Best First Feature of 2012.

Kristen Connolly. We went to Middlebury together. She's really fun. I'll tell her you liked her work! She was also in Mona Lisa Smile, The Happening and Ex-Girlfriends which was directed (and stars) another friend of mine from college, Alexander Poe (whose grandfather was nominated for an Oscar for the adaptation of They Shoot Horses, Don't They?)
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Postby Sabin » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:12 pm

I'm discussing it on the Best Original Screenplay of 2012 thread above. That means you know either Kristen Connolly or Anna Hutchinon, both of whom are fairly perfect cast for a Whedon-scripted film. Which is to say they're very good at breathing new life into their archetypal roles. It's hard not to cite Joss Whedon before any other name when writing about The Cabin in the Woods, but Drew Goddard would get my vote for Best First Feature of 2012.
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Re: Our Top 10 Lists

Postby flipp525 » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:04 pm

anonymous1980 wrote:08. The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard) - A-

One of my best friends is the star of that movie. (At least, I think she's the star) Haven't seen it yet though.
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