LeonTh3Duke’s Favorite Films of 2012


20) Rust and Bone (dir. Jacques Audiard)

Rust

19) Oslo, August 31st (dir. Joachim Trier)

Oslo

18) The Grey (dir. Joe Carnahan)

TheGrey

17) Django Unchained (dir. Quentin Tarantino)

Django

16) Killer Joe (dir. William Friedkin)

KillerJoe

15) Les Miserables (dir. Tom Hooper)

LesMis

14) Argo (dir. Ben Affleck)

Argo

13) Dredd (dir. Peter Travis)

Dredd

12) Safety Not Guaranteed (dir. Colin Trevorrow)

Safety

11) The Dark Knight Rises (dir. Christopher Nolan)

DarkKnight

10) The Deep Blue Sea (dir. Terence Davies)

BlueSea

9) Amour (dir. Michael Haneke)

Amour

8) Lincoln (dir. Steven Spielberg)

Lincoln

7) Silver Lining Playbook (dir. David O. Russell)

Silver

6) Skyfall (dir. Sam Mendes)

Skyfall

5) Moonrise Kingdom (dir. Wes Anderson)

Moonrise

4) Beasts of the Southern Wild (dir. Behn Zeitlin)

Beasts

3) The Kid With A Bike (dir. Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne)

Bike

2) Looper (dir. Rian Johnson)

Looper

1) Zero Dark Thirty (dir. Kathryn Bigelow)

Zd30

(Still need to see: Life of Pi, Holy Motors, The Master, Anna Karenina)

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Favorite Performances:

Best Actor:

  1. Daniel Day Lewis (Lincoln)
  2. Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
  3. Bradley Cooper (Silver Lining Playbook)
  4. Matthew MCConaughey (Killer Joe)
  5. Jean Louis Trintignant (Amour)

Best Actress:

  1. Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
  2. Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Lining Playbook)
  3. Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
  4. Marion Cotillard (Rust and Bone)
  5. Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best Sup Actor:

  1. Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
  2. Dwight Henry (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  3. Robert De Niro (Silver Lining Playbook)

Best Sup Actress:

  1. Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
  2. Sally Field (Lincoln)
  3. Jacki Weaver (Silver Lining Playbook)

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Best Song or Score:

Maya on a Plane (Zero Dark Thirty)

I Dreamed A Dream (Les Miserables)

Skyfall (Adele)

Ma Ma’s Requiem (Dredd)

Once There Was a Hushpuppy (Beasts of the Southern Wilds)

One response to “LeonTh3Duke’s Favorite Films of 2012

  1. Good list. I enjoyed and reviewed Safety Not Guaranteed, and it’s surprising that it and 2010/11’s’s Hesher have not generated a wider audience.
    Very much enjoyed Holy Motors and will be reviewing that soon.

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