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    Staff List: The 40 Best Films of 2012

    #30: Cloud Atlas Directed by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski Written by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski Cloud Atlas is essentially a patchwork of narratives thematically linked with minor coincidences and recurring symbolism. With six stories spanning several centuries, Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact […] 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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    Best Movie Moments of 2012 (part two)

    30: Moonrise Kingdom – Beach Scene Director Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom has had mixed reviews here at Sound On Sight. But just about every one of us agrees that the goofy dance sequence to Francoise Hardy’s “Le Temps De L’amour” – which leads to an uncomfortable first kiss/first arousal, is by far the highlight of […] More

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    2012’s Great Movie Moments: June

    At the end of each month, the Sound On Sight staff will band together to write an article about their favourite scenes in films released. Here are our favourite scenes from the month of May. Warning: Of course, spoilers are in full effect here! **** Killer Joe – KFC Rape Killer Joe marks an unshakeable […] More

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    2012: The Best Movies of June

    Every thirty days, I like to post a list of my favorite films I’ve recently watched. Here are the best films I’ve seen throughout the month of September. This list is based on movies theatrically released here in Canada, and I do not include what I have seen at film festivals. **** 1: Prometheus Directed […] More

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    ‘Magic Mike’ and ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’

    With the release of Channing Tatum Stripper Movie, aka Magic Mike, we take another look at director Steven Soderbergh, whose filmography is among the most diverse in American cinematic history. Ricky, Julian, and Simon tackle the new flick, as well as taking a look back at Soderbergh’s first feature, the pioneering 1989 American indie Sex, […] More

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    ‘Magic Mike’ Trailer: Channing Tatum Takes It Off

    As prolific filmmaker Steven Soderbergh threatens us with retirement, every film he directs will be cherished even more so with hopes that he’ll change his mind and continue with his filmmaker career. Magic Mike is supposedly based on Channing Tatum’s own early life story when he worked as a male stripper. The cast is great, […] More

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    Thirty Most Anticipated Films of 2012: #11-20

    Ever since I launched Sound On Sight back in 2008, I’ve seen an average of 150 new releases each year, and every year since, I’ve been able to easily draft up a list of my fifty favourite films. In fact, there were so many great movies released in 2011, I have a list of 75 […] More