2012

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matt’s highest rated films

  • Death Proof

    ★★★★★

  • Jackie Brown

    ★★★★★

  • Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

  • The Game

    ★★★★★

  • The Cloud-Capped Star

    ★★★★★

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    ★★★★★

  • Thief

    ★★★★★

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    ★★★★★

  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

    ★★★★★

  • Johnny Guitar

    ★★★★★

  • The Hidden Fortress

    ★★★★½

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★½

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    ★★★★½

  • Heaven's Gate

    ★★★★½

  • The Deer Hunter

    ★★★★½

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    ★★★★½

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 336 Films watched
  • 28 Average per month
  • 6.5 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Undefeatable

Jul 15

Most Watched

Django Unchained

twice

The Dark Knight Rises

twice

The Master

twice

Last Film

Les Misérables

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Action
160 films
Drama
127 films
Thriller
121 films
Adventure
89 films
Crime
55 films
Comedy
51 films
Sci Fi
45 films
Horror
41 films
Romance
40 films
Fantasy
26 films
USA
226 films
UK
64 films
France
35 films
Hong Kong
32 films
Germany
23 films
Italy
22 films
Japan
14 films
Spain
12 films
Canada
8 films
Australia
6 films
English
275 films
French
44 films
Italian
31 films
Chinese
29 films
Spanish
28 films
German
28 films
Cantonese
23 films
Japanese
19 films
Russian
17 films
Arabic
10 films

Breakdown

2012 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Stars

Directors

Crew

matt’s most liked review

Quantum of Solace

★★★★

007 manic depressive suicidal fuck murder party. fever dream OHMSS sequel you never got. destined to be misunderstood.

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matt’s most liked list

my submission for Muriels/Skandies top 20 of all time

i agonized over this. there's no rhyme or reason, really. an unranked mixture of favorites and films i consider objective classics.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

Pulp Fiction
Average weighted rating:

4.4

Lowest Average

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem
Average weighted rating:

1.7

Most Popular

Pulp Fiction
Average weighted rating:

4.4

Most Obscure

Summons to Death

Films watched in 2012

  • Les Misérables
  • The Hellbenders
  • Two Mules for Sister Sara
  • Ringo and His Golden Pistol
  • Goodbye Uncle Tom
  • The Hidden Fortress
  • Minnesota Clay
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Day of Anger
  • Django
  • The X from Outer Space
  • Django Unchained
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Dial M for Murder
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • Planet Terror
  • Across 110th Street
  • Twilight's Last Gleaming
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Jack Reacher
  • Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • Heaven's Gate
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Death Proof
  • Trouble with the Curve
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Jackie Brown
  • Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Sabrina
  • The Lovers on the Bridge
  • Shadowman
  • Tabu
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Traxx
  • Slugs
  • Judex
  • The Hurt Locker
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Blazing Saddles
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Ted
  • Django Unchained
  • Promised Land
  • Les Misérables
  • Boss Nigger
  • Ronin
  • The Paperboy
  • Two Years at Sea
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • The House I Live In
  • Amour
  • This Is 40
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Living Skeleton
  • John Carter
  • White Hunter, Black Heart
  • Man on the Moon
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Imposter
  • Killing Them Softly
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Genocide
  • Samsara
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Life of Pi
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
  • Dave
  • North by Northwest
  • Unforgiven
  • Quigley Down Under
  • ¡Three Amigos!
  • Rust and Bone
  • Hell Drivers
  • Anna Karenina
  • Vamps
  • Holy Motors
  • Gabriel Over the White House
  • Disciples of the 36th Chamber
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness
  • Dracula
  • Sink the Bismarck!
  • Lincoln
  • The Polar Express
  • Salem's Lot
  • Everything or Nothing
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
  • Cat vs. Rat
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Universal Soldier: Regeneration
  • Skyfall
  • Dracula
  • Flight
  • The Church
  • Universal Soldier
  • Quantum of Solace
  • Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning
  • The Great Mouse Detective
  • Crocodile Dundee II
  • Casino Royale
  • Head Against the Wall
  • Somewhere
  • Young Mr. Lincoln
  • The Sessions
  • Legendary Weapons of China
  • The Haunting
  • Cloud Atlas
  • The River
  • The Bay
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  • You Only Live Twice
  • Judge Dredd
  • Licence to Kill
  • The Loneliest Planet
  • Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Bat*21
  • The Living Daylights
  • Martial Club
  • I Wish
  • 360
  • A View to a Kill
  • Alien Resurrection
  • Goldfinger
  • Seven Psychopaths
  • Diamonds Are Forever
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Alien³
  • Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
  • Crocodile Dundee
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • Tomorrow Never Dies
  • The Princess Bride
  • Headhunters
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • My Young Auntie
  • Thunderball
  • The Game
  • Octopussy
  • Prometheus
  • From Russia with Love
  • GoldenEye
  • Resident Evil: Afterlife
  • Return to the 36th Chamber
  • Argo
  • Dr. No
  • History Is Made at Night
  • A Perfect Getaway
  • Summons to Death
  • The Green Mile
  • Cinderella
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • The World Is Not Enough
  • Mad Monkey Kung Fu
  • Joshua
  • The 14 Amazons
  • The Master
  • Have Sword Will Travel
  • The Cloud-Capped Star
  • Looper
  • Live and Let Die
  • The Avengers
  • Dredd
  • Almost Human
  • Inter-Pol
  • The Man with the Golden Gun
  • End of Watch
  • Resident Evil: Retribution
  • The Nest
  • Five Fingers of Death
  • The Comancheros
  • Angel with the Iron Fists
  • The Master
  • Space Adventure Cobra
  • Moonraker
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Heroes of the East
  • Swing Shift
  • The Spy Who Loved Me
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Death Race
  • Aliens vs Predator: Requiem
  • Hostage
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Fly
  • Shopping
  • Fighting Mad
  • Shaolin Mantis
  • The Legend of Hell House
  • Challenge of the Masters
  • Snow White and the Huntsman
  • The New Barbarians
  • The Day
  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator
  • The Truth About Charlie
  • Chariots of Fire

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Highly rated films matt missed

  • John Mulaney: New in Town
  • The Hunt
  • Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2
  • Elena
  • McCullin
  • The Hollow Crown: Richard II
  • Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1
  • Searching for Sugar Man

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