2012 was a really exciting year for film. We saw the culmination of a masterpiece world building franchise from Marvel Entertainment, perhaps one of the best 007 movies ever made, and Ben Affleck showed once again that thereâ€™s much more to him than haters would have led you to believe. It was actually really difficult to compile just 12 films for a best of list. Some great movies were left completely off my list such as Wreck-it-Ralph. The film is a joy and it truly tickles the funny bone of geeks that grew up with video games in the ’80s and that still play them now. Jiro Dreams of Sushi was a masterpiece documentary that follows the family of one of Japanâ€™s greatest sushi chefâ€™s and the film features some truly beautiful sushi cinematography! There are others, but Iâ€™m already giving myself two extra entries in this list just to play with the â€œ12â€ gimmick.
These sorts of lists are just pure opinion. What I like about them though as a movie fan is by reading them I might discover some gem of a film that I havenâ€™t seen or heard about or I might be convinced to give a movie a chance that I was planning to pass up.
OK, enough babbling, here are my Top 12 films of 2012.
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