Monday, July 2, 2012

2012.5 - The Best Films of the Year (so far...)


Note: Films must have received a U.S. theatrical release between January 1st and June 30th, 2012 in order to be considered for these lists.

Honorable Mentions:

Bernie / Richard Linklater
Damsels in Distress / Whit Stillman
Elena / Andrei Zvyagintsev
The Forgotten Space / Allan Sekula and Noël Burch
The Hunter / Rafi Pitts
I Wish / Hirokazu Koreeda
Magic Mike / Steven Soderbergh
Moonrise Kingdom / Wes Anderson
Oki’s Movie / Hong Sangsoo 
A Simple Life / Ann Hui

The Best Films of 2012 (so far...#1 in red):

4:44 Last Day on Earth / Abel Ferrara
Attenberg / Athina Rachel Tsangari
A Burning Hot Summer / Philippe Garrel
The Color Wheel / Alex Ross Perry
Crazy Horse / Frederick Wiseman
The Day He Arrives / Hong Sangsoo
The Deep Blue Sea / Terence Davies
Goodbye First Love / Mia Hansen-Løve
The Kid with a Bike / Jean Pierre & Luc Dardenne
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia / Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Oslo, August 31st / Joachim Trier
Post Mortem / Pablo Larraín
The Turin Horse / Bela Tarr
This is Not a Film / Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
Whore’s Glory / Michael Glawogger

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