Ongoing list of 2012 films.
Certain films were screened in 2011, but had a wide release in 2012: Detachment, Friends With Kids, The Grey, Heleno, Bernie, The Cabin in the Woods, Adam and Dog, Damsels in Distress, The Loneliest Planet, Comic-Con: Episode IV – A Fan’s Hope, Hick, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Elles, Killer Joe, Butter
Films on top since the list began:
Detachment: from March 2012 until April 30, 2012
The Avengers: April 30, 2012 to July 27, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises: July 27, 2012 to October 27, 2012
Argo: October 27, 2012 (ongoing)
TV Films: Game Change (HBO), Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) and The Girl (BBC/HBO).
Short films: Ashes; Being Bazaar; Paperman; The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare, Adam and Dog, A Therapy
Music videos: Fjogur Piano
Films seen during an airplane flight: Lawless (31JAN2013), Smashed (01FEB2013) and Seven Psychopaths (01FEB2013)
Not on MUBI:
Crossfire Hurricane (2012), watched it on 07Jan2013 and goes between Casa de mi Padre and A Therapy. — EDIT: Added on 14Jul2013.
Chimpanzee (2012), watched it on 05Jun2013 and goes between Dark Shadows and Sparkle.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green – watched it on 24Aug2013 and goes after Total Recall and before John Carter.
Rodrigo’s Top 5 Acting Ranking:
*Note: Alternative 5 choices in case you wonder who should have been nom’d at the Globes. Top 5 are Oscar-worthy and #1 should have won.
1. Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) [D]
2. John Hawkes (The Sessions) [CM]
3. Matthew McConaughey (Killer Joe) [CM]
4. Jake Gyllenhaal (End Of Watch) [D]
5. Denzel Washington (Flight) [D]
Alternative 5: Jean-Louis Trintignant (Amour) [D] – Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) [CM] – Jack Black (Bernie) [CM] – Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone) [D] – Frank Langella (Robot and Frank) [CM]
1. Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Smashed) [CM]
2. Rachel Mwanza (War Witch) [D]
3. Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) [CM]
4. Emmanuelle Riva (Amour) [D]
5. Marion Cotillard (Rust and Bone) [D]
Alternative 5: Maggie Smith (Quartet) [CM] – Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) [D] – Kara Hayward (Moonrise Kingdom) [CM] – Vidya Balan (Kahaani) [D] – Meryl Streep (Hope Springs) [CM]
1. Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
2. Sam Rockwell (Seven Psychopaths)
3. Leonardo DiCaprio (Django Unchained)
4. Michael Peña (End Of Watch)
5. Alan Arkin (Argo)
1. Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
2. Doona Bae (Cloud Atlas)
3. Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
4. Amy Adams (The Master)
5. Judi Dench (Skyfall)