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Fall 2012 FIlms: what films do you still wanna see in 2012?


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So we've got about 5 weeks of films left before 2012 comes to a close. What movies are still on your "must see" list for 2012? In other words, is your 'Top 10' list for 2012 already filled (likely #1 or 2 is permanently taken by The Avengers) , or are there still some contenders out there you need to see before you can finish your list?

 

Film's I still wanna see before I make my Top 10 of 2012 list:

Django Unchained

The Hobbit (Part 1 of 2 3)

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

The Man With the Iron Fists

 

FIlms I still wanna see, but probably won't make my Top 10 of 2012 list:

Flight

Jack Reacher

Seven Psychopaths

SiIlver Linings Playbook

The Impossible

The Sessions

This Is 40

Zero Dark Thirty

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I haven't seen Paranormal Activity 4 or Silent Hill 2 and am in no large hurry to do either, so don't hold your breath.

 

I am, however, looking forward to The Hobbit, Django, Man With the Iron Fists, and maybe Les Miserables (it had a good trailer at least, I've never actually seen the play)

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^^Eh. I'll wait for Netflix on that one.

 

No one's mentioned it yet, has anyone seen Skyfall yet? I've heard mostly good things, but a few people said it was a disappointment.

I thought it was worth seeing. There are some homages to previous Bond films, it goes in to more of Bond''s history, and Bardem again creates a great screen villain. Overall, it didn't beat out Casino Royale for me though.

 

I wanna see Total Recall, Dredd, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Hunger Games, The Grey, Brave, Ghost Rider, Chimpanzee, Rock of Ages, Sinister, Paranormal Activity 4, Playing for Keeps, The Hobbit, & Les Mis.

I'm a bit surprised you've missed some of those on that list, Cathy. And thanks for reminding me about that chimp documentary. I remember seeing the trailer for it a while back, but it fell off my radar. Must check Netflix. Oh, and just buy The Grey. Seriously, it's that good, and it was $8 on amazon for Black Friday.

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Haku is a dick for telling you to go BUY The Grey. Seriously. Take a poll and tally up how many people were crushingly disappointed by that movie. I hope you don't want to see it based on any expectations built around the trailer. It's not bad, but it's nothing I would ever dedicate valuable shelf space to.

 

Chimpanzee suffers from Death by Narration. I was 20 minutes in and it suddenly clicked "Is this...is this fucking Tim Allen? Jesus christ..."

It's in line with other Disney single animal nature docs - very pretty to look at, great HD shots, with an artificial "plot" shoehorned in that's designed to manipulate your emotions. I'd love to see all the footage of head biting and brutal rape that they had to edit out so they could show the few minutes that chimps spent together being nice over the course of several months.

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I am really looking forward to seeing "Life of Pi", as the book is in my top 5. Plus, Ang Lee is a pretty great director, and always treats source material with dignity. I'm going to see it tomorrow, so I'll report back how it is :)

 

Paranormal Activity 4 was awful. I mean...not scary. It's like the directory tried to be funny. But it wasn't. It was pathetic and awful. Silent Hill 2 was also pretty bad, and I was disappointed about that. It's my fave game series, and the third game could have made a great movie if the people who made it would have stuck to the game, and not gone off on a tangent. Plus, I'm so mad that pyramid head was in either movie, as his role in the second game is so meaningful and terrifying.

 

Cloud Atlas was brilliant. Go see it. All of you go and see it tomorrow if it's still in theaters near you. You won't be disappointed. Esp if you loved the book :) .

 

I still want to see Wreck it Ralph and Rise of the Guardians. But I will probably wait to see those until they could out on video. :)

 

I find myself morbidly curious about On the Road.

 

I will avoid that one. I hate Kristin Stewart. She can't act her way out of a paper bag, and again - that book is in my top ten, and I don't want to see her anywhere near it. Ugh. Strangely though, I could have seen Robert Pattinson casted, though. But yea. Stewart was in another movie based on a favorite book of mine, called Into the Wild, and she almost ruined it for me. Luckily, her part was super small, and she wasn't super intrical to the story.

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Haku is a dick for telling you to go BUY The Grey. Seriously. Take a poll and tally up how many people were crushingly disappointed by that movie. I hope you don't want to see it based on any expectations built around the trailer. It's not bad, but it's nothing I would ever dedicate valuable shelf space to.

Meh. I just got it on BR for $8. You can't beat that price w/ a stick for one of the year's best films.

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I still think PA 2 was much better than 1, but yeah it is getting out of hand. It sucks to start off as a fan of something then.... not.. be.

 

I'd say the same for Final Destination, but i don't care what other people say, those movies are fun as shit. PA could at least switch it up a bit. It's becoming more unrealistic, not because of its content, but I refuse to believe that all of these houses miraculously have security cameras installed. Just lazy movie making there.

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