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    2012 and the Box Office: It Was A Very Good Year

    I hate being wrong. Really hate it. The only thing I hate more than being wrong is publicly admitting I’m wrong. And, man, when it comes to how 2012 played out at the movies matched up against what I’d predicted in my end-of-2011 box office wrap-up, I couldn’t have been more wrong. “Want a prediction […] More

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    Mike’s Top Feature Films of 2012

    Since I started writing for Sound on Sight during Fantasia 2011, 2012 was my first full year of writing for the site. I started the year by joining Josh on the Mousterpiece Cinema Podcast. During the year I attended Fantasia for the 15th time in 16 festivals and I attended RIDM (Québec’s only Documentary Film […] 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

    #20: Cosmopolis (50 points) Directed by David Cronenberg Written by David Cronenberg Canada / France, 2012 Every time Cronenberg answers the prayers of his fans with a new movie, it seems that the first reflex is to attempt to categorize it. Is this new film more like the old Cronenberg, in which very strange, very […] More

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    The Age of Shoddy: Marilyn, Hitchcock, FDR and Lincoln

    My Week with Marilyn Written by Adrian Hodges, based on the books My Week with Marilyn and The Prince, the Showgirl and Me by Colin Clark Directed by Simon Curtis 2011, imdb, Josh Slater-Williams’ review, William Bitterman’s review Hitchcock Written by John J. McLaughlin, based on the book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho […] 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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    Top Ten Film Scores of 2012

    I have to say that it’s been a particularly great year for film scores. Not only did we see the return of established staples such as John Williams, Danny Elfman, and Thomas Newman, but we were treated to some strong new talent like Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin and Heather McIntosh. I had a difficult time […] More

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    Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 72: ‘Lincoln’

    Yes, friends, there is no typo in the episode title. (And don’t let the first few minutes of the show fool you!) Though Josh had planned, many months ago, to discuss the 1996 live-action remake of 101 Dalmatians this week, Mike pulled a fast one, a good old-fashioned bait-and-switch. So, instead of spotted dogs, the […] More

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    Introverted Perspectives: Cinema, Presidents and Wallflowers

    [one_half] Engage in any casual theoretical discussion about the medium of film and chances are you’ll at least touch on some variation of: Why is cinema the most influential art and entertainment form of our time? What’s so special about it? What can movies do uniquely and effectively that other forms of art can’t? [/one_half] […] More

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    Almost Arthouse #6: ‘Lincoln’

    In this week’s episode of Almost Arthouse, regular hosts Ty Landis and Tom Stoup are joined by Sound on Site regulars Ricky D and Simon Howell to dissect Lincoln, director Steven Spielberg’s latest historical epic starring Daniel Day-Lewis in the titular role. [powerpress] Follow via Twitter Subscribe via iTunes  More

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    ‘Lincoln’

    For the first time in Sound on Sight history, Ricky and Simon attempt a crossover episode, joining forces with Ty Landis and Tom Stoup from over at Almost Arthouse in order to assess the latest historical epic from director Steven Spielberg, Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field. Send feedback @ [email protected] Playlist: “A More […] More

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