All posts filed under “100 movies of 2012

100 movies: The Gods Must Be Crazy

100 movies: The Gods Must Be Crazy

The Gods Must Be Crazy (28/12/12) A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries. The Gods Must Be Crazy has a solid score of 7.1 on IMDB and 95% […]

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100 movies: It’s a Wonderful Life

100 movies: It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life (24/12/12) An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. It’s Christmas Eve and there’s nothing on TV. No films that remind me of my Christmases gone past. Not […]

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100 movies: Midnight in Paris

100 movies: Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris (22/12/12) While on a trip to Paris with his fiancĂ©’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight. Woody Allen films aren’t a group of films I have seen many of. In fact, I […]

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100 movies: Seven Psychopaths

100 movies: Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths (12/12/12) A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster’s beloved Shih Tzu. Chaos. Mad and utterly beautiful chaos is how I choose to describe Seven Psychopaths. In the best possible way. The […]

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100 movies: The Illusionist

100 movies: The Illusionist

The Illusionist (29/11/12) A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.. I really wanted to like this film more. I wanted to love it. Love it for […]

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100 movies: Lars and the Real Girl

100 movies: Lars and the Real Girl

Lars and the Real Girl (28/11/12) A delusional young guy strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet. Is it okay for me to call his film adorable? Because that’s exactly how I feel about this film. Maybe not in […]

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100 movies: Moneyball

100 movies: Moneyball

Moneyball (27/11/12) Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane’s successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players. Still playing catch up on the previous years big award winners it seems. Moneyball is the latest in […]

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100 movies: The Raid

100 movies: The Raid

The Raid (25/11/12) A SWAT team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. The Raid is one serious action film. Seriously epic. The story is simple. SWAT team need to get to the top of […]

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