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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby theoutsider1983 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:57 am

I love going to the movies! One of the main things that bothered me last year was not having the money to see all the movies I wanted to see. I left a movie off of my list of movies I liked last year. The Queen of Versailles was another movies that I enjoyed a lot. Oh, I also enjoyed Ruby Sparks! I hope the indie movies deliver this year like they did for me last year.

I'm a sucker for movies or tv shows about little creatures living in their own world with in the human world, and I thought that I would love The Secret World of Arrietty. I don't remember everything about the movie, but i do remember thinking that it was a beautiful, and I enjoyed it overall, but I didn't feel like there was much in the way of huge threats to the families safety throughout the movie, and I remember things happening and there was no payoff in the end.
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby annarborjack » Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:44 pm

My Top 15 Of 2012

15. Cloud Atlas
14. Paranorman
13. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
12. The Collection
11. The Avengers
10. Prometheus
9. The Cabin in the Woods
8. Lincoln
7. The Hunger Games
6. Paranormal Activity 4
5. Resident Evil: Retuributon
4. Skyfall
3. The Amazing Spider-Man
2. The Dark Knight Rises
1. Django Unchained
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby ellie-jessie-eve » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:07 am

^You are a really big fan of action movies aren't you? Is there any certain reason that The Avengers was so low in your opinion?
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby Ballboi » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:29 pm

My revised list after seeing a few more films.

1. The Avengers
2. Wreck-It Ralph
3. The Dark Knight Rises
3. ParaNorman
4. The Secret World of Arriety
5. The Hunger Games
6. Chronicle
7. Brave
8. The Pirates! Band of Misfits
9. Cabin in the Woods
10. Rise of the Guardians
11. The Amazing Spider-Man
12. The Grey
13. Magic Mike
14. Madagascar 3: Eurpoe's Most Wanted
15. Pitch Perfect
16. Rock of Ages
17. The Dictator
18. Think Like A Man
19. John Carter
20. The Three Stooges
21. Wrath of the Titans
22. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
23. Battleship
24. Project X
25. That's My Boy
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby ellie-jessie-eve » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:15 am

We have similar tastes! Avengers is far up for both of us, and That's My Boy is definitely in the bottom. 8D
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby Leirin » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:23 am

I like your list a whole lot Ballboi! What even is "That's My Boy"? This is my first time hearing of it... 8D
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby Ballboi » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:29 am

Leirin wrote:I like your list a whole lot Ballboi! What even is "That's My Boy"? This is my first time hearing of it... 8D
Some comedy from Happy Madison productions that was released last June. I was forced into watching it as a sort of movie night with the family. :P
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby thedriveintheatre » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:03 pm

What even is "That's My Boy"

It'a allegedly a poor-taste comedy judging by critical reviews and box-office performance. :) Sandler's redemption was in Hotel Transylvannia for me - it's even among my Top Ten!

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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby ellie-jessie-eve » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:00 pm

Easily the worst of Adam Sandlers movies. (And I wasn't a fan of his films to begin with).

I am willing to see Hotel Transylvania, I have interest in that!
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby Ballboi » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:56 pm

I don't have any desire to check that one out. Sure, this could be a fun film, but this just doesn't look like anything special. The character animation looks nice though.
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby Leirin » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:04 am

Haven't watched it yet either but I love the looks of the character designs and animation, and Taratakovsky is good, so I intend on renting it at least!
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby ellie-jessie-eve » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:43 am

I'm going to watch it because many people, here and IRL, have reccomended it to me.

Also the poster of the Invisible man cracked me up. Oh, and I like the voice cast, and the Father/Daughter theme.
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby thedriveintheatre » Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:35 pm

Also the poster of the Invisible man cracked me up. Oh, and I like the voice cast, and the Father/Daughter theme.


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Laugh out loud, nice and simple.

The Father/Daughter theme is the best part, oh gosh, the opening will give you teeth cavities, and it reminded me of Finding Nemo in a way. There's also a backstory about Dracula and a nice revelation near the climax that basically made the movie for me.

I believe Phileas and thewisecookiesheet also raved about it on their social media. I also wonder what lizardgirl (Laura) would think about Steve Buscemi voicing a werewolf.

Personally, it's no big deal if you miss it in cinemas, but it's definitely worth a rental.
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby ellie-jessie-eve » Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:45 am

Yes! That poster! 8D I'm going to rent this movie, and Frankenweenie, this weekend.
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Re: Favorite Films of 2012

Postby annarborjack » Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:08 pm

ellie-jessie-eve wrote:^You are a really big fan of action movies aren't you? Is there any certain reason that The Avengers was so low in your opinion?


It was good but it had a lot of cheesy moments and the score was terrible. But I saw a lot of movies last year so number 11 is not that low.
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