The best movies of 2012
Team Film chooses its best movies of 2012, as well as the next ten that would have made their personal lists—plus, the worst films of the year.
Thu Dec 20 2012
Ten more of David Fear's best movies of 2012
This Is Not a Film
Jafar Panahi’s document of life under house arrest is actually more than a film; it’s a politicized portrait of an artist as a wing-clipped bird still determined to fly.
Middle of Nowhere
The tests and trials of a woman waiting out her husband’s prison term are etched in this sensitive, superbly realized indie drama.
Motion-capture coitus, evil leprechauns, rousing musical numbers: Leos Carax’s first feature in 13 years proves his fertile, film-obsessed imagination has not diminished.
Not Fade Away
The Sopranos’ David Chase pays tribute to the revolutionary potential of ’60s rock & roll in this dreamlike coming-of-age tale.
How to Survive a Plague
Anti-AIDS activism gets the valedictory documentary it deserves, as journalist-turned filmmaker David France traces the history of ACT UP and its lifesaving legacy.
David Cronenberg turns Don DeLillo’s novel about 1-percenter privilege into a disturbing, surreal satire—an awesome David Cronenberg movie, in other words.
Danish pro bodybuilder and actor Kim Kold adds heart and soul to this tale of a hulking, lonely mama’s boy looking for love.