2012

bbbgtoby bbbgtoby’s year in review

2012: Top 15

bbbgtoby

Having seen more than 110 releases from 2012 I finally feel able…

  • The Color Wheel
  • Barbara
  • The Hunt
  • Lore
  • Supporting Characters
  • Sun Don't Shine
  • End of Watch
  • No
  • American Mary
  • More Than Honey
  • Marriage Material
  • Trouble with the Curve
  • Bachelorette
  • Laurence Anyways
  • The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 220 Films watched
  • 18.3 Average per month
  • 4.2 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Blade

Jul 15

Most Watched

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

twice

Last Film

The House of Mirth

Dec 31

Featured lists

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
126 films
Thriller
75 films
Crime
74 films
Comedy
64 films
Action
57 films
Romance
33 films
Adventure
26 films
Sci Fi
24 films
Mystery
17 films
Fantasy
12 films
USA
161 films
UK
31 films
France
24 films
Germany
12 films
Canada
9 films
Italy
7 films
Australia
7 films
Japan
4 films
Hong Kong
3 films
Denmark
2 films
English
206 films
French
26 films
Spanish
16 films
German
16 films
Italian
10 films
Japanese
6 films
Turkish
3 films
Arabic
3 films
Russian
3 films
Portuguese
3 films

Breakdown

2012 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 22 Added 37

Watchlist

Stars

Directors

bbbgtoby’s most liked review

Wendy and Lucy

★★★★½

I don't recall seeing an American make such a wonderful slice of life drama as this before. In my experience it is a form of cinema the British excel at but Kelly Reichardt has crafted a "Poor Cow" for America in the 21st century and even more impressively has made…

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bbbgtoby’s most liked list

Brit Grit - The BBBG History of British Crime Cinema

A chronological look at some of the highlights from the British approach to gangsters and the underworld. Adapted from the article at Blahblahblahgay.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

High and Low
Average weighted rating:

4.4

Lowest Average

Home Alone: The Holiday Heist
Average weighted rating:

1.8

Most Popular

The Avengers
Average weighted rating:

3.7

Most Obscure

Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman

Films watched in 2012

  • The House of Mirth
  • Skyfall
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Bullitt
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Flight
  • Killing Them Softly
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Ride the High Country
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
  • This Sporting Life
  • Lincoln
  • Groundhog Day
  • Mona Lisa
  • The Grey
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Scrooged
  • Die Hard 2
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Hogfather
  • Home Alone
  • Frankenweenie
  • Ghostbusters
  • Argo
  • Sleeper
  • Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman
  • Taken 2
  • Jack Irish: Black Tide
  • Le Cercle Rouge
  • Tomorrow You're Gone
  • Seven Psychopaths
  • Arbitrage
  • Liberal Arts
  • The Baytown Outlaws
  • Conflict
  • To Have and Have Not
  • The Detective
  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape
  • The Outrage
  • The Sunshine Boys
  • King of the Underworld
  • Radioactive Dreams
  • Le Samouraï
  • 2 Days in New York
  • Ruby Sparks
  • Horrible Bosses
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • Die Hard
  • Shaft
  • Jack Irish: Bad Debts
  • Point Blank
  • The Harder They Fall
  • Harper
  • Backroads
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • The Two Mrs. Carrolls
  • Premium Rush
  • A Rage in Harlem
  • The Badlanders
  • Home Alone: The Holiday Heist
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • City of Fear
  • Nightfall
  • Casablanca
  • Travels with My Aunt
  • Pale Flower
  • Gumshoe
  • The Split
  • From the Earth to the Moon
  • The Thin Man
  • Lawless
  • Looper
  • Tiny Furniture
  • The Campaign
  • The Black Hole
  • Alice
  • For a Good Time, Call...
  • Comes a Bright Day
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Elephant
  • Deadfall
  • High and Low
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • The Three Musketeers
  • ParaNorman
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • The Master
  • Butter
  • Rogue Cop
  • Le Doulos
  • Heavy Metal
  • The Bad Sleep Well
  • Charade
  • End of Watch
  • The 39 Steps
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • The Sweeney
  • Stardust Memories
  • The Night of the Iguana
  • Ted
  • Shoot the Piano Player
  • Bachelorette
  • Damsels in Distress
  • Metropolis
  • Savages
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Blame
  • The Human Factor
  • The Watch
  • Total Recall
  • Purple Noon
  • Killer Joe
  • The Interview
  • Welcome to Hard Times
  • Clue
  • Breathless
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • Predators
  • Jurassic Park
  • Children of Men
  • I, Robot
  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • The Dish & the Spoon
  • Bernie
  • The Expendables 2
  • The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
  • Tucker and Dale vs Evil
  • Control
  • WALL·E
  • Safety Not Guaranteed
  • Red Rock West
  • Cockfighter
  • Sweet and Lowdown
  • The Broken
  • The Hit
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home
  • High Plains Drifter
  • Magic Mike
  • Ride with the Devil
  • Odds Against Tomorrow
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Pulp
  • The Astronaut Farmer
  • Touch of Evil
  • No Blade of Grass
  • The Deep Blue Sea
  • 8 Million Ways to Die
  • Monsters
  • The Avengers
  • Elevator to the Gallows
  • The Hot Spot
  • Cosmopolis
  • The Natural
  • A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  • My Blueberry Nights
  • Warrior
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • Iron Sky
  • Haywire
  • X
  • The Killing
  • In the Line of Fire
  • Bob the Gambler
  • The Insider
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Diggstown
  • Homicide
  • Runaway Train
  • The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
  • Please Give
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Rififi
  • Pierrot le Fou
  • The Big Combo
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • American History X
  • Heist
  • Funny Bones
  • Money for Nothing
  • Bill Cunningham New York
  • The Lorax
  • Touchez Pas au Grisbi
  • Love Is Colder Than Death
  • Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
  • Who's That Girl
  • Batman: Year One
  • The Graduate
  • Earrings
  • Passage to Marseille
  • Blow
  • Welcome to Collinwood
  • Seance on a Wet Afternoon
  • Eastern Promises
  • Dial M for Murder
  • Vengeance
  • Yatterman
  • The Great Mouse Detective
  • Shadows
  • Con Air
  • High Hopes
  • The 13th Warrior

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Highly rated films bbbgtoby missed

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • John Mulaney: New In Town
  • Amour
  • Wolf Children
  • Gangs of Wasseypur II
  • Searching for Sugar Man
  • Elena
  • Tabu

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