Scott Mendelson: 2012 in Film: My Favorite Movies of the Year
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We come to it at last, the great list of our time (err... our year). Anyway, after plenty of foreplay, it's time to actually rattle off my picks for the ten very "best" films of the year. As always, these are not the 'objective' "best" films of the year, but merely my out-and-out favorites of the last twelve months. As always, we'll do the first ten films in alphabetical order, with a final summation for my personal pick for the top film of 2012. Without further ado, onward and downward!
The Avengers (review/spoiler review):
Unlike a number of blockbusters that I've discussed elsewhere, this one actually got better with repeat viewings. I nitpicked the first time around, found problems here and there during my initial viewing, but still found it to be a relative triumph of blockbuster film-making. But upon additional viewings, I began to appreciate the coup that Whedon and company pulled off even more. The minor problems (a clunky first scene, issues with how a ma
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