Monday, January 7, 2013

2012's Final Cut Compendium





As we enter 2013, here's my Final Cut compendium for the year that was. From sensational to shameful, brilliant to abominable, 2012 will go down as a pretty strong year in film.







95%
Argo
Les Miserables
The Master
Jiro Dreams of Sushi



94%
The Intouchables
Easy Money
Coriolanus (not eligible for 2013 Oscars)
Anna Karenina

93%
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
The Cabin in the Woods
The Raid: Redemption
Dredd 3D

92%
Lincoln
The Queen of Versailles
Declaration of War

91%
The Dark Knight Rises
Prometheus
Sister

90%
Brave
First Position

89%
Life of Pi
Arbitrage 
Ted 
Boy 

88%
The Avengers
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lawless
Bully
Smashed
Ruby Sparks
John Carter

87%
Looper
Total Recall

85%
Hit and Run

84%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green

83% 
Hitchcock

82%
Bernie
Lola Versus
The Dictator
Red Dawn

80%
Hysteria
Turn Me On, Dammit!

78%
The Three Stooges

77%
Premium Rush
The Watch

75%
Killing Them Softly
Your Sister's Sister
Moonrise Kingdom
W.E.
The Lorax

74%
Flight
ParaNorman

73%
The Sessions

70%
Cloud Atlas
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Hunger Games
The Words
This Is 40
Silent House

68%
Killer Joe
The Hunter
Blue Like Jazz

67%
Silver Linings Playbook

65%
Taken 2
To Rome with Love
Celeste and Jesse Forever
Damsels in Distress

60%
Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Bourne Legacy
Being Flynn
The Deep Blue Sea

55%
Friends With Kids
For a Good Time, Call...
God Bless America

30%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

25%
Cosmopolis