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Top 10 of 2012

by Almighty Oz
Top 10 of 2009 Top 10 of 2010 Top 10 of 2011 ~~~ Searching for Sugar Man ★★★★ The Hunt ★★★★ The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ★★★ Berberian Sound Studio ★★★ The Dark Knight Rises ★★★ Indie Game: The Movie ★★★ 2 Days in New York ★★★ Django Unchained ★★★ To Rome with Love ★★★ The Angels’ Share ★★★ Paris-Manhattan ★★★ Les Misérables ★★★ Wreck-It Ralph ★★★ Blancanieves ★★★ Paranorman ★★★ The Master ★★★ Holy Motors ★★★ Woody Allen: A Documentary ★★✰ Silver Linings Playbook ★★✰ Seven Psychopaths ★★✰ Killing Them Softly ★★✰ Moonrise Kingdom ★★✰ Caesar Must Die ★★✰ Beyond the Hills ★★✰ A Royal Affair ★★✰ Ruby Sparks ★★✰ In the House ★★✰ Prometheus… Read more

Top 10 of 2009
Top 10 of 2010
Top 10 of 2011

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Searching for Sugar Man ★★★★
The Hunt ★★★★

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ★★★
Berberian Sound Studio ★★★
The Dark Knight Rises ★★★
Indie Game: The Movie ★★★
2 Days in New York ★★★
Django Unchained ★★★
To Rome with Love ★★★
The Angels’ Share ★★★
Paris-Manhattan ★★★
Les Misérables ★★★
Wreck-It Ralph ★★★
Blancanieves ★★★
Paranorman ★★★
The Master ★★★
Holy Motors ★★★

Woody Allen: A Documentary ★★✰
Silver Linings Playbook ★★✰
Seven Psychopaths ★★✰
Killing Them Softly ★★✰
Moonrise Kingdom ★★✰
Caesar Must Die ★★✰
Beyond the Hills ★★✰
A Royal Affair ★★✰
Ruby Sparks ★★✰
In the House ★★✰
Prometheus ★★✰
Liberal Arts ★★✰
Sightseers ★★✰
Keyhole ★★✰
Barbara ★★✰
Lincoln ★★✰
Amour ★★✰
Dredd ★★✰
Bernie ★★✰
Pieta ★★✰
No ★★✰

The Perks of Being a Wallflower ★★
A Fantastic Fear of Everything ★★
Beasts of the Southern Wild ★★
The Pirates! Band of Misfits ★★
The Amazing Spider-Man ★★
Safety Not Guaranteed ★★
Like Someone in Love ★★
Jayne Mansfield’s Car ★★
The Patience Stone ★★
The Three Stooges ★★
Laurence Anyways ★★
The Invisible War ★★
Zero Dark Thirty ★★
The Impossible ★★
Frankenweenie ★★
21 Jump Street ★★
Rust and Bone ★★
Dark Shadows ★★
Game Change ★★
Men in Black 3 ★★
The Third Half ★★
The Avengers ★★
End of Watch ★★
Side by Side ★★
Cloud Atlas ★★
The Raven ★★
War Witch ★★
Hitchcock ★★
This Is 40 ★★
Life of Pi ★★
Kon-Tiki ★★
Arbitrage ★★
Lawless ★★
Heleno ★★
Curfew ★★
Looper ★★
Skyfall ★★
Flight ★★
Brave ★★
Ted ★★

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III ★✰
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World ★✰
The Magic of Belle Isle ★✰
The Expendables 2 ★✰
Red Hook Summer ★✰
Rhino Season ★✰
Get the Gringo ★✰
Robot & Frank ★✰
The Sessions ★✰
Pitch Perfect ★✰
The Dictator ★✰
Savages ★✰
Sinister ★✰
The Girl ★✰
Tabu ★✰
Argo ★✰
Tell ★✰

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 ★
John Dies at the End ★
Hotel Transylvania ★
Cosmopolis ★
Liz & Dick ★
V/H/S ★

The Hunger Games 0

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Iranian Films:


Modest Reception by Mani Haghighi

By No Reason (Abdolreza Kahani) – ★★★★★
I’m Sleepy (Reza Attaran) – ★★★★
Modest Reception (Mani Haghighi) – ★★★★
The Last Step (Ali Mosaffa) – ★★★
Africa (Hooman Seyedi) – ★★✰
The Private Life of Mr & Mrs M. (Rohallah Hejani) – ★★
Kolah Ghermezi va Bache Nane (Iraj Tahmasb) – ★★
I Am a Mother (Fereydoun Jeyrani) – ★★
A Respectable Family (Masoud Bakhshi) ★★
Snow on the Pines (Peyman Moadi) – ★★
Hatred (Reza Dormishian) – ★★
The Bear (Khosrow Masoumi) – ★★
The Queen (Mohammad Ali Bashe Ahangar) – ★★
Kissing the Moon-Like Face (Homayon Asadian) – ★✰
Laboratory (Hamid Amjad) – ★✰
A Simple Love Story (Saman Moghadam) – ★
Another Day (Hasan Fathi) – ★
The Wooden Bridge (Mehdi Karampour) – ★
Orange Suit (Darioush Mehrjuie) – ★
The Guidance Excursion (Saeid Soheili) – ✰
Bulletproof (Mostafa Kiaei) – ✰
Tehran 1500 (Bahram Azimi) – ✰
Waiting for a Miracle (Rasoul Sadr Aameli) – ✰

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Oscars
[Not a prediction, just the way I like it to go]

Picture – Django Unchained
Director – Quentin Tarantino
Lead Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis
Lead Actress – Jessica Chastain
Supporting Actor – Christoph Waltz
Supporting Actress – Anne Hathaway
Original Screenplay – Django Unchained
Adapted Screenplay – Lincoln
Foreign Film – No
Animated Feature – ParaNorman
Short Animation – Fresh Guacamole
Documentary – Searching for Sugar Man
Cinematography – Django Unchained
Editing – Zero Dark Thirty
Visual Effects – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Original Score – Skyfall
Original Song – Skyfall
Makeup and Hairstyling – Les Misérables

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