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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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    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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    Staff List: The 40 Best Films of 2012

    To say that none of the 40 + films on our staff-voted list is universally beloved is putting it mildly; but then, that’s the nature of polls like these. Every year we’ve run this poll, there’s been a runaway winner; this year, the top film crossed the three-hundred-point threshold, a first here at Sound On […] 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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    ‘Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning’

    Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Directed by John Hyams Written by John Hyams, Doug Magnuson and Jon Greenhalgh USA, 2012 Although it looks like a generic action movie on paper, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning is actually a lot messier on screen, both physically and stylistically. Combining Gaspar Noé-style strobe light disorientation and long takes with David […] More

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    TADFF 2012: ‘Universal Soldier – Day of Reckoning’: a generic action movie disguised as art house

    Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Directed by John Hyams Written by John Hyams, Doug Magnuson and Jon Greenhalgh USA, 2012 Although it looks like a generic action movie on paper, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning is actually a lot messier on screen, both physically and stylistically. Combining Gaspar Noé-style strobe light disorientation and long takes […] More

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    Merantau: The Films of Gareth Evans

    With The Raid: Redemption now in cinemas around the world or on the cusp or release, the names of its stars have been gaining traction, those names being Iko Uwais, the star and master practitioner of Pencak Silat, and the director, Gareth Evans, from the Welsh valleys, who grew up with a love of Bruce […] More

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    2012: The Best Movies of March

    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: Once […] More

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    2012′s Great Movie Moments: March

    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 February. **** Once Upon A Time In Anatolia – Opening Scene Nuri Bilge Ceylan is without a doubt one of the […] More

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