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    Look Back at the Best Films of 2012

    “Hey You Geeks!!” is all about the bread and butter of Geek Cinema; comic book films, science fiction, action, horror and fantasy. Because these genres overwhelmingly embody the money-earning side of film, they tend to exist on an uneven plain where weeding out the good from the bad is an often tedious task. Along this […] More

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    2012: A Year in Review (1-10)

    2012 will probably go down as one of the best years in cinema of this current decade.  This was the hardest year for me to make a top ten list because there were too many great films that came out, especially in the fall.  In fact every film on my top ten list was a […] More

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    Staff List: The 40 Best Films of 2012

    #10: The Cabin in the Woods (107 points) Written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard Directed by Drew Goddard USA, 2012 Like Scream, it’s a self-aware slasher film, but where Scream was happy simply to turn the genre’s bloody glove inside out and examine the stitching, The Cabin in the Woods has more complicated ambitions. If Scream is […] More

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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part Two)

      25: The Dark Knight Rises Directed by Christopher Nolan Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan 2012, USA The Dark Knight Rises feels as if it was made up of two equal halves, with the most critical moment of the film breaking the movie in half, almost literally. While the second half may have […] More

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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part One)

    2012 wasn’t a bad year for movies. It was actually a great year. The problem is, the movies we were most anticipating, specifically the Hollywood blockbusters like Prometheus and The Hobbit, didn’t live up to our expectations. With that said I still managed to make a list of 50 films I loved. Maybe I just […] More

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    NYFF 2012: ‘Amour’ is a true callback to the neoclassical drama

    Amour Written by Michael Haneke Directed by Michael Haneke Germany, 2012 Rightful winner of the Palme d’Or award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Michael Haneke’s Amour not only flawlessly brings about a heartbreaking depiction of the somber facets that galvanizes life’s digression, but from a cinematic triumph, harks back onto screen the fundamental unities […] More

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    BFI London Film Festival 2012 – ‘Amour’ – deeply moving and elegiac, a quiet masterpiece that will haunt you for weeks

    Amour Directed by Michael Haneke Written by Michael Haneke Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert Love is a many splendored thing, and never was the promise of ‘until death do us part’ more ruthlessly examined that in Amour, one of the most highly anticipated films of this years London Film Festival. Taking the prestigious Palme D’Or […] More

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    TIFF 2012 News: Audience Awards Announced

    Toronto – On September 16th, the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival marked the closing of its festivities with its annual audience awards, presented at the Intercontinental Toronto Center earlier this afternoon. Noticeably absent from the list of beneficiaries was Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, which was slated to win the Golden Lion prize for […] More

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    Atlantic Film Festival 2012: Most Anticipated Films

    Fall weather is in the air, university students dominate the Halifax streets and TIFF is nearly over. That can only mean one thing, it’s once again time for Halifax’s own Atlantic Film Festival. The festival is in it’s 32nd year this fall and is once again able to boast a pretty impressive line up. Traditionally, […] More

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    TIFF 2012; ‘Amour’ Haneke’s devastating, simple, and unexpectedly human masterpiece

    Amour Written by Michael Haneke Directed by Michael Haneke Austria/France/Germany, 2012 Michael Haneke is not a filmmaker noted for his humanism. At best, the humans that clutter the screen in Haneke films tend to be demonstrative cogs helping to illustrate some grander thematic, philosophical or political thrust, merely means to an end; at worst, they’re […] More

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