2012 Film

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1.
Wild Bill (2011)
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Out on parole after 8 years inside Bill Hayward returns home to find his now 11 and 15 year old sons... (98 mins.)
Director: Dexter Fletcher
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
2.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
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A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ 9/10
Biopalatset / GBG ” - sioanda
 
3.
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
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Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife. (83 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
4.
John Carter (2012)
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Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior. (132 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
“ 2/10 ” - sioanda
 
5.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
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A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
6.
Get the Gringo (2012)
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A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy. (96 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
7.
We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005 Documentary)
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A feature-length documentary chronicling early 80's punk rock band the Minutemen, from their beginnings in San Pedro, California, to their demise after the death of singer D. Boon in 1985. (91 mins.)
Director: Tim Irwin
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
8.
Jandek on Corwood (2003 Documentary)
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"The longest-running, weirdest, loneliest enigma in popular music is a guy from Texas who calls himself Jandek." Jandek on Corwood is the 89-minute documentary that explores this man, his world and his music. (88 mins.)
Director: Chad Freidrichs
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
9.
21 Jump Street (2012)
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A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. (109 mins.)
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
10.
Chronicle (2012)
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Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. (84 mins.)
Director: Josh Trank
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
11.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
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Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert. (122 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
12.
God Bless America (2011)
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On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy. (105 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
13.
Hugo (2011)
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Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
14.
Iron Sky (2012)
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The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018. (93 mins.)
Director: Timo Vuorensola
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
15.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
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The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name. (133 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
16.
loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies (2006 Documentary)
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loudQUIETloud is the story of this unforseen plot twist. A deeply compelling portrait of four band members and their difficult, tense, and ultimately triumphant return. (85 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
17.
Safe (2012)
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Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail. (94 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
18.
Safe House (2012)
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A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge. (115 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
19.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
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Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. (129 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
20.
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
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In a mythical land, a man and a young boy investigate a series of unusual occurrences. (115 mins.)
Director: Gorô Miyazaki
“ 7/10
Ghibli ” - sioanda
 
21.
An Assassin (2011)
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Human drama that arises between a 'Pitiless assassin' and 'One high school girl'. A fierce friendship with the one who risked his life. (104 mins.)
Director: Gô Ohara
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
22.
Countryman (1982)
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A young American couple crash-lands their plane in Jamaica. A fisherman rescues them and leads them away from the authorities, who have fabricated a story about the plane, involving drug and arms smuggling by the CIA, to gain popularity in an upcoming election. (102 mins.)
Director: Dickie Jobson
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
23.
Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004 Documentary)
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Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt. (99 mins.)
Director: Margaret Brown
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
24.
I Am Bruce Lee (2012 Documentary)
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Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form... (94 mins.)
Director: Pete McCormack
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
25.
The Dictator (2012)
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The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. (83 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ 4/10 ” - sioanda
 
26.
The Hunger Games (2012)
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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
27.
Architecture 101 (2012)
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35-year-old architect Seung-Min receives a visit at his office from a woman. Seung-Min doesn't recognize the woman at first... (118 mins.)
Director: Yong-Joo Lee
“ 4/10 ” - sioanda
 
28.
Dragon (2011)
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A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
29.
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
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The story of legendary Guan Yu crossing five passes & slaying six generals. He played a major role in the civil war that led to the collapse of Han Dynasty & the establishment of Shu Han of the 3 Kingdoms, making Liu Bei its first emperor. (109 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
30.
Themis (2011)
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After two teenagers from abusive households befriend each other, their lives take a dark adventure into existentialism, despair, and human frailty. (129 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
31.
The Avengers (2012)
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Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
32.
High School (2010)
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A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail. (99 mins.)
“ 3/10 ” - sioanda
 
33.
Cold Fish (2010)
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When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation... (146 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
34.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
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In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (127 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
35.
Dark Shadows (2012)
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An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. (113 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 4/10 ” - sioanda
 
36.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
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Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
37.
Ace Attorney (2012)
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This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney... (135 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
38.
Fight Back to School (1991)
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A SWAT team leader is going undercover at a high school to retrieve a stolen gun for his captain. (100 mins.)
Director: Gordon Chan
“ 9/10 ” - sioanda
 
39.
Until the Light Takes Us (2008 Documentary)
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Chronicles the history, ideology and aesthetic of Norwegian black metal - a musical subculture infamous... (93 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
40.
Prometheus (2012)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant moon containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ 3/10 ” - sioanda
 
41.
At Night I Fly (2011 Documentary)
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In At Night I Fly: Images from New Folsom, inmates at one of California's most maximum security prisons let us see their world... (88 mins.)
Director: Michel Wenzer
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
42.
The Taste of Tea (2004)
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A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office... (143 mins.)
Director: Katsuhito Ishii
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
43.
Wild Zero (1999)
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Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies. (98 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
44.
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous. (93 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
45.
Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here (2012 Documentary)
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"Wish You Where Here" was released September, 1975. Interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Manson and Richard Wright as they tell the story of the creative process of this album. (85 mins.)
Director: John Edginton
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
46.
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
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Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel. (86 mins.)
Director: Colin Trevorrow
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
47.
Omnibus (1967 TV Series)
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" The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story" tells the full bizarre, tragic, but also celebratory story of Syd Barrett...
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
48.
The Campaign (2012)
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An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers. (85 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
49.
Ted (2012)
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John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori. (106 mins.)
Director: Seth MacFarlane
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
50.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
50.
End of Watch (2012)
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Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves. (109 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
51.
Looper (2012)
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In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
52.
Total Recall (2012)
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A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. (118 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
53.
Tai Chi Zero (2012)
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Yang travels to Chen Village to learn a powerful form of Tai Chi. Though villagers are forbidden from teaching outsiders, Yang becomes their best hope for survival when a man arrives with a plan to build a railroad through the village. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Fung
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
54.
Tai Chi Hero (2012)
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Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the... (100 mins.)
Director: Stephen Fung
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
55.
Dredd (2012)
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In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. (95 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
“ 7/10 ” - sioanda
 
56.
Så jävla metal (2011 Documentary)
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Swedish metal is a major international success. In fact Sweden is one of the largest exporters of metal in the world... (109 mins.)
Director: Yasin Hillborg
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
57.
El Mariachi (1992)
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A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him. (81 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - sioanda
 
58.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - sioanda
 
59.
Skyfall (2012)
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Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda
 
60.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
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Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat. (103 mins.)
Director: Simon West
“ 5/10 ” - sioanda