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You can watch the full video with commentary here: 1. Grand Budapest Hotel 2. Boyhood 3. Wild Tales 4. The Imitation Game 5. Ida 6. Citizenfour 7. Nightcrawler 8. The Immigrant 9. Mr. Turner 10. Selma
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10. Birdman 9. Wild Tales 8. Citizenfour 7. Nightcrawler 6. Jodorowsky’s Dune 5. Goodbye to Language 4. Lucy 3. The LEGO Movie 2. Boyhood 1. The Grand Budapest Hotel
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The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki) Saint Laurent (Bertrand Bonello) Gone Girl (David Fincher) Mommy (Xavier Dolan) Noah (Darren Aronofsky) Samba (Eric Toledano & Olivier Nakache) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Dean DeBlois) 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen) American ...

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From the LA Times (he’s not including foreign language films and lists the other films in his top ten in alphabetical order): “Captain Phillips.” Intricate cat-and-mouse doings on a pirate-captured freighter mixing action, character and social conscience. “American Hustle.” David ...
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First up, AO Scott, who definitely needed a top twenty: 1. ‘ Inside Llewyn Davis’ The musical performances — especially from Oscar Isaac, who plays the title character — are hauntingly lovely, and they anchor Joel and Ethan Coen’s exploration, at once ...

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(Thanks Jerry Grant!) Washington Post’s Ann Hornaday’s Top Movies (21 listed): 1. 12 Years a Slave 2. Inside Llewyn Davis 3. Stories We Tell 4. Enough Said 5. All Is Lost 6. Her 7. Gravity 8. Mud 9. Fruitvale Station ...
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And the top ten: 1. 12 Years A Slave 2. Gravity 3. The Wolf of Wall Street 4. Before Midnight 5. Her 6. American Hustle 7. Captain Phillips 8. Nebraska 9. Blue Jasmine 10. Inside Llewyn Davis Travers list last ...

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1. The Act of Killing 2. Gravity 3. Blue Is the Warmest Colour 4. The Great Beauty 5. Frances Ha 6. A Touch of Sin 7. Upstream Color 8. The Selfish Giant 9. Norte, the End of History 10. Stranger ...

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Movie City has compiled the full list.  But here is how the year ended up – the top ten films of all of the top ten lists. 7/10 of them ended up being nominated for Best Picture.  Life of Pi ...

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In alphabetical order, these are the moments in film in 2012 that moved me greatly. Here are a few words about them. There are SPOILERS — fair warning.   Amour I can’t really remember a more powerful or memorable moment ...

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Tom Brooks’ Top Ten Films of 2012 – watch the video here.

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1. Wuthering Heights If there’s an element of Terrence Malick-like cinematic abstraction and landscape photography to this “Wuthering Heights,” it feels more pre-modern than postmodern, as if it’s trying to dig backward through all the costume-drama adaptations to the physical, ...

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From The Atlantic: 1. Zero Dark Thirty (accompanying article worth the read) 2. Lincoln 3. Beasts of the Southern Wild 4. The Avengers 5. Moonrise Kingdom 6. The Master 7. Silver Linings Playbook 8. The Cabin in the Woods/Seven Psychopaths 9. ...

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86 critics participated in the Voice poll this year.  Full results will published in a few days. Here’s their top ten: 1. “The Master” 2. “Zero Dark Thirty” 3. “Holy Motors” 4. “Moonrise Kingdom” 5. “This is Not a Film” ...

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Kris Tapley’s Top Ten (from In Contention) 1. “The Grey” (Joe Carnahan) 2. “Moonrise Kingdom” (Wes Anderson) 3. “Looper” (Rian Johnson) 4. “Django Unchained” (Quentin Tarantino) 5. “Amour” (Michael Haneke) 6. “Lincoln” (Steven Spielberg) 7. “Zero Dark Thirty” (Kathryn Bigelow) ...

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RICK GROEN’S PICKS: Beasts of the Southern Wild Definitely not to be taken literally, Beasts is an ominous children’s fable, a beautiful tone poem, an allusive allegory and, in the hands of director Benh Zeitlin, an astonishing debut – like ...

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Three AP film critics — Christy Lemire, David Germain and Jake Coyle — share their lists of Top 10 movies of 2012. (thanks Marshall) The top 10 films of 2012, according to AP Movie Critic Christy Lemire: 1. “Argo” — ...

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(LA Times) Life of Pi Django Unchained/Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild / Moonrise Kingdom Skyfall Silver Linings Playbook Detropia The Impossible Frankenweenie (I’m going to guess that the slide-show represents Sharkey’s choices since it’s the ...

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1. Amour And then in alphabetical order: Argo The Dark Knight Rises Footnote The Gatekeepers + The Law In These Parts Lincoln Rust and Bone Silver Linings Playbook Middle of Nowhere + Robot & Frank + Safety Not Guaranteed Zero ...

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(thanks Marshall!) Top 10 Films 1. AMOUR (Michael Haneke) With ruthless clarity, but also with tact and compassion, Mr. Haneke invites us to look at the arrival of death at the end of a Parisian couple’s long marriage, and shows, ...

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