The Time Out film debate 2012 highlights

Your thoughts on films and filmgoing in 2012

In October, Time Out sponsored the Debate strand at the London Film Festival. We also took the opportunity to kickstart our own debate, to find out how our readers feel about the state of films and filmgoing in 2012. Here we take a close look at a few of the most interesting results.

Do you care who wins at the Oscars, Baftas and other film awards?

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Now this one is timely. You can’t open a newspaper or browse a website (ours included) without reading someone’s pearls on who’s likely to win what during awards season. Is this a case of industry navel gazing? Does anyone in the real world actually care? Well, yes, as it happens. Half of you do. A goodish chunk couldn’t give a stuff about the Oscars, while a sadistic minority, 15 percent, just like to see famous people cry. You rotten lot.

See more results from the Time Out film debate 2012

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