Decade in Review: The Best Films From 2012

The time has come to reflect on the past ten years of filmmaking. There are many notable films that changed the course of film criticism, box office and the entire moviegoing experience.

Here are my top picks from 2012….

  1. Zero Dark Thirty 
    dir. Kathryn Bigelow
    starring: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler and Jeremy Strong

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  2. Looper 
    dir. Rian Johnson
    starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Bruce Willis

  3. Django Unchained 
    dir. Quentin Tarantino
    starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson

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Best Animated Feature:
Brave 
dir. Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters

BRAVE

Best Comedy: 
21 Jump Street
dir. Phil Lord & Chris Miller
starring: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Dave Franco, Brie Larson and Rob Riggle

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Best Franchise Film: 
The Hunger Games
dir. Gary Ross
starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Stanley Tucci, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks and Woody Harrelson

HG

*** Honourable Mentions ***
– 
The Avengers
– Dark Knight Rises 
– Skyfall 

Best Horror Film: 
Prometheus
dir. Ridley Scott
starring: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce and Idris Elba

PROM-008 -  Aboard an alien vessel, David (Michael Fassbender) makes a discovery that could have world-changing consequences.