2012

movies i saw in 2012
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1.
No Man's Zone (2012)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Toshi Fujiwara
“ berlinale, fukushima, toll ” - lilykumpe55
 
2.
Maori Boy Genius (2011 Documentary)
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What if you could turn back the clock and watch the minds forming of those who would create political zeitgeist shifts in the future... (90 mins.)
“ berlinale, maori, yale, tribal, great ” - lilykumpe55
 
3.
The Housemaid (2010)
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A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to dark consequences. (106 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Im
“ hkw, korean film festival, horror, freaky, geil ” - lilykumpe55
 
4.
Bar25 (2012 Documentary)
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Four young individuals whose freewheeling way of life, of music, individuality and never ending energy transforms a riverside wasteland into a fantasy land by the river Spree. (95 mins.)
 
5.
Limitless (2011)
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With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers. (105 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
“ guuut, macht lust auf drogen bzw. die droge, richtig gut gemacht, coole story, gute effekte und kamerafahrten in kombination ” - lilykumpe55
 
6.
City Lights (1931)
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With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically. (87 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ charlie chaplin, classic, i love it, great and touching story and funny of course ” - lilykumpe55
 
7.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ tarantino, *beep* good story, screenplay, camera work and acting, amazing characters, you can see that quentin put a lot of passion into his research(good research as well), omg christoph waltz and brad pitt,
one of his best i'd say ” - lilykumpe55
 
8.
Tabu: The Soul Is a Stranger on Earth (2011)
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The Austrian expressionist poet Georg Trakl was in love with her sister. And she loved him back. Their... (100 mins.)
Director: Christoph Stark
“ Lars Eidinger: Georg trackl, hervorragendes schauspiel, toller film, bittere und traurige geschichte, wow, fand ich umwerfend gut. ” - lilykumpe55
 
9.
Whisky mit Wodka (2009)
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A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk... (104 mins.)
Director: Andreas Dresen
“ sehr guter tv film, übers filmdrehen im kleinen rahmen, tolle schauspieler, guter witz ” - lilykumpe55
 
10.
Berlin Calling (2008)
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A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig. (100 mins.)
Director: Hannes Stöhr
“ berlin calling, berlin partywelt, drogen, psychose, gute und sehr authenetische darstellung ” - lilykumpe55
 
11.
Stalker (1979)
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. (163 mins.)
“ 3 hours of atmosphere, intensity and beauty in strangeness. great cinematography, tarkovskytarkovskytarkovsky andrei
goood storyyy ” - lilykumpe55
 
12.
Jackie Brown (1997)
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A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
“ tarantino. great: score, story, acting
veeeery goood tarantino movie, very good ” - lilykumpe55
 
13.
The Skin I Live In (2011)
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A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. (120 mins.)
“ intensive atmosphäre, guter score, banderas und die frau sind großartig, verflixt gute und spannende storyline, i think it's a big movie and i really like it ” - lilykumpe55
 
14.
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ kenneth's shakespeare verfilmungen: gut, klassisch, so nah wie möglich am stück, super gute schauspieler und bebe ist hier einfach nur perfekt ” - lilykumpe55
 
15.
Clubbed to Death (Lola) (1996)
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A young woman visiting Paris, misses the last bus home, finds herself stranded on the outskirts of Paris. Entering a local club, she meets a troubled drug addict. (90 mins.)
“ strange french independent film, i like, *beep* up, techno culture, somehow really authentic ” - lilykumpe55
 
16.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her. (95 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
 
17.
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
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High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Sollett
 
18.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
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Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought. (101 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
19.
Cat People (1982)
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A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard. (118 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
20.
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
 
21.
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
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A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life. (91 mins.)
Director: Miranda July
 
22.
Annie Hall (1977)
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Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall. (93 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
23.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
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Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly. (119 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
 
24.
Michael Clayton (2007)
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A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
 
25.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
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In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures. (139 mins.)
 
26.
Project X (2012)
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3 high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads. (88 mins.)
Director: Nima Nourizadeh
 
27.
The Ides of March (2011)
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An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. (101 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
28.
The Fourth Kind (2009)
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A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up. (98 mins.)
 
29.
The Tree of Life (2011)
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The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings. (139 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
30.
Don't Look Now (1973)
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A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
31.
Deception (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An accountant is introduced to a mysterious sex club known as The List by his lawyer friend. But in this new world, he soon becomes the prime suspect in a woman's disappearance and a multi-million dollar heist. (107 mins.)
 
32.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
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The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
 
33.
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid-1970s. (97 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola