Best Films of 2012

– The Avengers Assemble

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The Avengers Assemble earned the biggest global gross profit of all films so far of 2012- almost $1.5 billion. This film had all the things I love in a film; suspense, action, amazing fighting scenes, incredible graphics and Iron Man. If you haven’t watched it, do.

– Brave

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I was actually quite apprehensive of this film, as I had previously believed Pixar were losing their edge. However, my views were changed when I was hit with the great storyline, the inclusive graphics and even the ending was amazing. I cried, which is unusual in an animated movie.

– Hunger Games

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I was a huge fan of the books for about the year before the movie came out. This film did include all of the elements of the books that I fell in love with. The storyline was still there, and all the action and suspense was almost unbearable. However, they cut a lot of the story out of the movie, which actually really dissapointed me. But, I still believe this was one of the best movies of 2012 because if I hadn’t read the book beforehand I would have been seriously impressed.

– The Amazing Spider Man

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The Amazing Spider Man was actually one of the very few movies which made me choke up. The actor, Andrew Garfield, was unbelievably true to the character and made the film so amazingly realistic. I thought that even though the graphics were almost unreal, the film still kept a strong sense of believability.

– Skyfall

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Skyfall, the most recent addition to the James Bond movie family, really lived up to the heavy expectations the media put on it. Daniel Craig was incredible, and the villain played by Javier Bardem was chillingly realistic. Judy Dench had a strange sense of nostalgia for me, as she kept all the original elements of Bond together. I thought this film was incredible.

– The Dark Knight Rises

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This film was not only chilling, but jaw-droppingly enjoyable. They had all the elements you need for a strong action/thriller movie, and merged them together extremely successfully to form a breath-taking extension to the Batman storyline.

– The Hobbit

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I was debating whether to put this on or not, as I haven’t actually seen it yet. But I do know that it is destined to be one of the highest grossing films of the year. It has already made something like $35 million on its release on Friday 14th, and is thought to make more this weekend. This film is meant to have the best graphic effects than any other films we have seen. The makers of the movie have a strong dedication to the original books, and so I think Lord of the Rings fans will not be disappointed.

– The Life of Pi

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This is another film I haven’t actually watched yet, but I am extremely excited to see it soon. The book is incredible, and is on the list of ‘100 books you need to read before you die’. The graphics are meant to be competition to ‘The Hobbit’, and have already been described as breath-taking. The story itself is meant to be gripping, enticing and emotional, whilst still including many of the main elements of the original book.

I hope you enjoyed this, and if you haven’t seen these works of art, then please do.

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One thought on “Best Films of 2012

  1. Bob Thomas says:

    Reblogged this on My Great 8 and commented:
    2012 was a fantastic year for many things. Movies was one of them!
    This post looks at the 8 greatest films of 2012.

    What do you think of the choices?

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