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The Top 10 Films of 2012

The Top 10 Films of 2012

1. Zero Dark Thirty Read Our Review – HERE – The 2012 reteaming of ‘The Hurt Locker’ director/writer duo of Katherine Bigelow and Mark Boal brings an unflinching, unapologetic look at the decade long international man hunt for 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.  Marked by the so-hot-you-can-feel-it cinematography of Greig Fraser (also appearing here by

Review: Killer Joe

KILLER JOE Directed by William Friedkin Written by Tracy Letts (based on his play) Starring Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Gina Gershon, Thomas Haden Church & Juno Temple Playing in NYC @ Landmark Sunshine, AMC Empire 25 & AMC Lincoln Square There can be little discussion when conjuring new representations of contemporary cinematic depravity; as concept

Review: Ruby Sparks

RUBY SPARKS Directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris Written by Zoe Kazan Starring Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas, Steve Coogan, Elliot Gould, Chris Messina Opening in NYC on July 25, 2012 The new ensemble comedy, from the directorial duo behind the 2006 sleeper ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and writer/co-producer/star Zoe Kazan, ‘Ruby

Review: Take This Waltz

TAKE THIS WALTZ Written & Directed by Sarah Polley Starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman Playing in NYC @ Film Society of Lincoln Center Writer/Director Sarah Polley’s dramedy ‘Take this Waltz’ comes as a somewhat, long awaited follow-up to the (now part-time) actress’s soulful and haunting 2006 dementia tale, ‘Away from Her’.

Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD Directed by Ben Zeitlin Written by Ben Zeitlin & Lucy Alibar Starring Quvenzhané Wallis & Dwight Henry Playing in NYC @ Landmark Sunshine Cinema & Lincoln Plaza Cinemas To consider Ben Zeitlin’s strong directorial debut ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ a representation of any solitary employment in conventional 21st century