Our top films from 2012

Our top films from 2012

Here is our list of top films from 2012; the bold, the compelling, the delightful, the thrilling, the original and the very memorable – all listed below in alphabetical order and also here.  We surprised ourselves with the length of the list and are of course keen to know what films we may have missed.  Would love to hear your recommendations as the list can always be revised.

Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)

Frankenweenie (Tim Burton)

Ginger and Rosa (Sally Potter)

The Hunt/ Jagten  (Thomas Vinterberg)

Ill Manors (Ben Drew)

The Kid With A Bike/ Le Gamin au Vélo (Dardenne Brothers)

Killer Joe (William Friedkin)

London The Modern Babylon (Julian Temple)

Searching for Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul)

Silver Linings Playbook (David O’ Russell)

Sister/ L’enfant d’en haut (Ursula Meier)

Skyfall (Sam Mendes)

Sleep Tight/ Mientras Duermes (Jaime Balguero)

Snow White and the Huntsman (Rupert Sanders)

Some Guy who Kills People (Jack Perez)

Untouchable/ Intouchables (Nakache & Toledano)

Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)