2012 in film

This year I tried noting down every film I watched with a rating. I got 56 altogether, but I might have missed some towards the beginning of the year! They are presented below in chronological order.

Possible awards:
★   Good!
★★ Very good
★★★ Amazing!
 ★   Bad...
 ★★  Very bad
 ★★★ Awful!
These measure my subjective experience of the film, not my objective critique! If I enjoyed a movie, it got some gold stars, without deep analysis of whether it deserved it. And vice versa.

Also I've bolded some titles, to highlight significant films (one I was highly anticipating, is a well-known classic, was just really good, or has some sort of significance to me personally).

If it wasn't the first time I'd seen the film, that is also indicated.

★★ Predators
    2010 sequel to the 1987 classic
★★ The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    2011 American adaptation of the book
★★ Agora (II)
    2009 historical drama starring Rachel Weisz
★  Requiem for a Dream
    2000 trippy film about drugs with a score by Clint Mansell
★  Chronicle
    2012 sci-fi film
★  Dogma
    1999 satirical film starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
★★★The Adjustment Bureau (II)
    2011 sci-fi film, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt
★★★The Shawkshank Redemption (II)
    1994 drama film
★★★Megamind
    2010 Dreamworks animation
★★ Scent of a Woman
    1992 Al Pacino film
★  The Cabin in the Woods
    2012 horror/satire film
★★★The Fellowship of the Ring (many)
    2001 Peter Jackson adaptation of the book
★  Prometheus
    2012 prequel to the classic Alien franchise
    Dark City
    Bizarre 1998 sci-fi 'film noir' homage or something
★  Cowboys and Aliens
    2011 western adventure
★  Men in Black 3
    2012 addition to the franchise
★  The Amazing Spider-Man
    2012 reboot
★  Brave
    2012 Pixar film
★  The Lost Boys
    1987 teen horror film
★  Iron Man (II?)
    2008 superhero film
★  American Psycho (II)
    2000 psychological thriller
★★ Batman Begins (III?)
    2005 first part of Christopher Nolan's trilogy
★★ The Dark Knight (II?)
    2008 second part of Christopher Nolan's trilogy
★  The Dark Knight Rises
    2012 final part of Christopher Nolan's trilogy
★  360
    2011 drama starring Hopkins, Weisz and Law
★★  Blade Runner
    1982 sci-fi classic
★★ The Avengers
    2012 superhero film
★  The Secret of Kells
    2009 animation
★★ My Neighbour Totoro
    1988 Hayao Miyazaki film
★  Stand By Me
    1986 coming-of-age film, starring Wil Wheaton
★  The Grey
    2012 Liam Neeson survival drama
★  Bridge to Terabithia (II)
    2007 children's fantasy-ish drama
★★ Sherlock Holmes (II)
    2009 film starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law
★★ The Thing
    1982 horror film
★   The Thing
    2011 prequel to the 1982 film
★★ Road to Perdition
    2002 gangster film starring Tom Hanks
★  Brokeback Mountain
    2005 romantic drama
★★ Casino Royale (IV?)
    2006 Bond film, the first of the Daniel Craig reboot
★★ Quantum of Solace (II)
    2008 Bond film, the second of the Daniel Craig reboot
★★ The Fly (II)
    1986 sci-fi horror film, starring Jeff Goldblum
    Skyfall
    2012 Bond film
★★ Nausicaรค of the Valley of the Wind
    1984 Hayao Miyazaki film
★★ Laputa: Castle in the Sky
    1986 Hayao Miyazaki film
★  Porco Rosso
    1992 Hayao Miyazaki film
★  Kiki's Delivery Service
    1989 Hayao Miyazaki film
★★ Princess Mononoke (II)
    1997 Hayao Miyazaki film
    Spirited Away (II)
    2001 Hayao Miyazaki film
★★★Road to Perdition (II)
    2002 gangster film starring Tom Hanks
★★ Howl's Moving Castle (II)
    2004 Hayao Miyazaki film
★  Ponyo
    2008 Hayao Miyazaki film
★★ The Two Towers (II or III)
    2002 Peter Jackson adaptation of the book
★  Hook (many)
    1991 children's film
★  The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
    2012, first part of Peter Jackson's adaptation of the book
★★ The Return of the King (II)
    2003 Peter Jackson adaptation of the book
★  Life of Pi
    2012 adaptation of the 2001 adventure book
★  27 Dresses
    2008 romcom

Bring on 2013!

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