Top 20… err 23 movies of 2012 part 2
Starting with the # 21 –16th ranked movies published recently, we are counting down the top films of 2012, as ranked by yours truly. The list will be made up of films seen in the calendar year of 2012, whether during a regular theatrical release or the film festival circuit.
Just a quick preface, there will be a handful of films that will not appear on this list simply due to the lack of being able to see them before this list was made. These include critical favorites Argo, The Imposter, Lincoln, Life of Pi and The Impossible. Now to continue with the list.
Based on the Original Stage Musical: Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables
Directed by Tom Hooper
The director of 2010’s multiple award winning “The King’s Speech”, Tom Hooper, is back with his latest Oscar baiting offering, an adaptation of the award winning and long running play based the Victor Hugo book “Les Misérables”. The production is a huge undertaking and has assembled a high profile cast under Hooper’s guiding hands to bring the tale to the screen. But is Hooper ready to helm a film that is well beyond the scope and scale anything he has ever done?
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story full of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice (more…)
On Thursday Dec 13th the nominees for the Golden Globes, predecessor for the Oscars and, were announced. Among the leading recipients were “Django Unchained,” “Lincoln” and “Argo”. Here’s the rundown of all the Movie Nominees:
BEST PICTURE: DRAMA
“Zero Dark Thirty”
Life of Pi may be the