Matt’s Top 10 Films of 2012

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There’s a bit of silliness to a “Top 10″ list.  It’s similar to giving letter grades to movies.  We’re grading art, and trying to standardize a subjective appraisal.  But perhaps the grade can be instructive.  I always hope that my grade will guide you to read the full review, and then to the movie whether I liked it or not.  I think people should see as many movies as possible, but I know that’s not realistic.  Tickets cost too much, audiences are increasingly rude (I can’t remember the last time I went to a non-press or non-Drafthouse screening, and someone didn’t take out his or her cell phone), and the amount of entertainment options can be overwhelming.  That’s where I think a Top 10 list matters.  If you see only ten movies this year, these are the ones you should check out.  I found them moving, funny, thoughtful, and enduring.  I hope you’ll feel the same way.

Hit the jump for my Top 10 films of 2012.  Please note that to make the list, the film had to receive a theatrical release in 2012.  Click on the respective links for my Best of 2012, Top 10 Trailers, Dave’s Top 10 Films, and Adam’s Top 10 Films.

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10. SKYFALL

When fans are arguing if you’ve made the best film in a franchise’s 50-year history, you’ve done something right.  Director Sam Mendes and screenwriter John Logan broke James Bond down to his basic elements, and then rebuilt him for modern times, while still retaining what was essential.  Skyfall was a throwback without being retro, cheeky without being a parody, and knowing without being self-indulgent.  It accomplished these feats by always putting the characters, story, and action first.  This wasn’t plug-and-play Bond.  Skyfall was about James Bond, both the character and the franchise, and it set a high bar for future films in the series.

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9. ZERO DARK THIRTY

Kathryn Bigelow‘s Zero Dark Thirty is willing to go to the dark places only documentaries previously dared to go.  Far from a glorification of America’s “War on Terror”, it shows how deeply twisted our values have become.  It is not a celebration of our methods, but a reckoning.  Rather than preach or condemn, Zero Dark Thirty takes a mature and hard look at the doubts and convictions of our actions.  At the center of the film is a powerhouse performance from Jessica Chastain that humanizes the story.  Coupled with Bigelow’s intense direction and Mark Boal‘s incisive script, Zero Dark Thirty will forever serve as one of the essential films chronicling the early 21st century.

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8. HOLY MOTORS

Writer-director Leos Carax conjured a brilliantly mad picture with Holy Motors.  It is mad in its structure, plot, and characters, and it is brilliant in showing the madness we’re already willing to accept.  At turns irreverent, bizarre, and deeply moving, Holy Motors always keeps us on our toes, and forces us to consider the sanity of our pre-conceived notions while still appreciating the lunacy of the creative impulse.  Of course, the film would have made my Top 10 based on the accordion interlude alone.

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7. MOONRISE KINGDOM

There are two kinds of Wes Anderson movies: the ones where his style overpowers the narrative; and the ones where the narrative flows through his style.  The latter makes for the better movie, and Moonrise Kingdom is easily among Anderson’s best.  The movie works because while the style lends the film its personality and tone, it’s the story of first love that makes Moonrise Kingdom an absolutely winning picture.  We’re instantly transported back to a time of innocence that’s not puritanical but pure.  There’s plenty of fun stuff at the fringes—the militaristic khaki scouts, a character with the name “Social Services”, Bill Murray’s glum performance—but it all comes back around to a love story that’s sweet but never sappy.

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6. BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

I have never visited a world like the one director Behn Zeitlin took me to in Beasts of the Southern Wild.  Instead of trying to explain its mechanics or its functions, he showed me its spirit.  I don’t know need to know how the economy of the bathtub works or if there’s any political body.  I only need to know that it’s a place of vivacity and perseverance.  It is life and community on their own terms that encapsulate the notion of freedom at its most raw and uplifting.  It may not be the real world, but through the eyes of Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis), we’re all a small and beautiful part of a big and glorious universe.

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5. CLOUD ATLAS

I get a smile on my face just thinking about Cloud Atlas.  I love its ambition and spectacle, but more than that, I adore its humanism.  It’s a rousing, triumphant feature that eschews notions of karma for the simple act of striving not only for ourselves, but for others.  While each of the film’s plotlines may have a protagonist, the story is about how these protagonists break the barriers of space, time, gender, and race to touch the lives of others.  The movie acknowledges there will always be subjugation and evil, but Good triumphs when we challenge the status quo.  Both the story of Cloud Atlas and the film itself defy conventions, and while many viewers rejected the movie, I couldn’t help but happily embrace the deeply moving picture the Wachowski Siblings and Tom Tykwer created.

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4. THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

Watching The Cabin in the Woods, it’s clear that director Drew Goddard and co-writer Joss Whedon love the horror genre, and they hate what it’s become.  Their movie isn’t one of appreciation but of salvation.  The horror genre has become so transparent that audiences can see all the moving parts.  Whedon and Goddard wisely note that if we can see the mechanics of a horror movie, why not make the engineers a part of the story?  There’s also a charge of complicity leveled at not only lazy filmmakers, but lazy audiences who have embraced what should be a terrifying experience and allowed it to be as comforting as a warm bath and a tub of Häagen-Dazs.  The whole picture would come off as downright angry if it weren’t so damn funny and bitingly clever.

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3. 21 JUMP STREET

I cannot stop quoting this movie.  I saw 21 Jump Street in March, I’ve seen it five times this year, and I still can’t stop quoting it.  There are simply too many great lines, moments, and flourishes that make Phil Lord and Chris Miller‘s comedy work on multiple levels.  The film constantly and effortlessly plays against expectations.  A hilarious flick based off a cheesy 80s TV series?  Done.  Giving Ice Cube the most memorable lines in the movie and having him crush it?  No problem (“Leave Korean Jesus alone!  He’s busy!  With Korean shit!”).  Convincing those who had no love for Channing Tatum that he possessed comic genius?  FUCK YOU, SCIENCE.

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2. RUBY SPARKS

There are two stories at work in Ruby Sparks.  One is a love story where we constantly strive for a dream girl rather than a person, and how deeply sad it can be when we realize that we’re not striving to be in love, but to be loved.  The other is a story of artistic creation where we can experience the magic of our work, but discover the painful limitations of our creativity.  What makes both these stories work is how Ruby Sparks always plays to the honesty of its fantastical premise.  While protagonist Calvin (Paul Dano) desperately strives to bend the story to his will, screenwriter/star Zoe Kazan and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris follow the plot to its logical, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting conclusion.

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1. THE GREY

If you just read my #1 choice and thought, “Wait.  The movie with Liam Neeson wrasslin’ wolves?  Are you serious?” then you never saw The Grey, so I don’t know how you can have a problem with my selection.  I saw The Grey back in Janaury, and throughout the year my mind kept coming back to it.  Joe Carnahan‘s tale of survival is steeped in death and an affirmation of life.  I see the universe as a chaotic and unforgiving place where death isn’t choosy.  It doesn’t matter if you’re good or bad; if you believe in a higher power or not; if you’re stronger, smarter, or think yourself in any way superior.  Ultimately, nothing will save you.  The wolves are always at the door, but you fight anyway.

Look at all the horror in the world, and then look at how, somehow, we fight anyway.  It isn’t about winning or losing the fight.  One day, we’ll all lose the fight.  What’s important is that no matter how tiny we are, even though we’re just tiny specs on a white, cold, empty landscape with death all around us, we fight anyway.  The Grey is a thoughtful, moving, and powerful film where the randomness and immediacy of death make life feel even more precious and worth fighting for.

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order):

The Avengers – Not only was it the most audacious superhero movie in history, but it also pulled away from the grim-and-gritty, and made superheroes fun again.

Django UnchainedQuentin Tarantino is a can’t-miss filmmaker (I think Death Proof is terrific), and he once again remixed a variety of genres into an exciting, fun, and thoughtful flick.  His style is pop, but never disposable.

The Imposter ­– The best documentary I saw in 2012 depicted a truth stranger than fiction, wrapped in one of the best thrillers I’ve seen in years.  Director Bart Layton made a movie about how easily we can be fooled to the point where we start to wonder if he’s deceiving us with Frédéric Bourdin‘s incredible tale.

Seven Psychopaths – Sometimes the best stories come out of writer’s block.  Writer-director Michael McDonagh smashed through the wall with razor-sharp dialogue, terrific pacing, and outstanding performances from his cast, especially Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell.

Room 237 – I don’t know how non-film nerds would react to Room 237, but I adore it.  The film goes far beyond dissecting The Shining, and shows how film criticism can spin wildly out of control as analysts are willing to believe a room key is proof that Stanley Kubrick helped fake the moon landing.




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  • Emily

    Good List, Matt. I don’t agree with you 100%, but your choices are respectable. It’s good to see The Grey getting some well-deserved love.

  • tarek

    Quote: “If you just read my #1 choice and thought, “Wait. The movie with Liam Neeson wrasslin’ wolves? Are you serious?” then you never saw The Grey, so I don’t know how you can have a problem with my selection. ”

    I saw it, and it was for me a joke. Mendacious Trailers and lot of promises never held.
    The premise was good, but the story fell apart. It was a massacre game.

    • Tomas

      I wish you would have started with your number one choice, then I could have saved time and not read your list. The grey was the best movie of 2012???? Ridiculous. It might be in my top five of worst films I have seen. Horrible movie.
      I wish that collider would stop publishing articles like this. Someone who picks the grey as their top film of 2012 should be banned from writing online, period. Not just on collider, but online, period.

      I may boycott this site now. Maybe this guys next article should be titled ” why Johnny Knoxville is a better actor than Daniel day Lewis”.

      • Supafresh

        Key thing there: top five worst films that YOU have ever seen. Boycotting the site over someone’s opinion? That’ll show ‘em…

  • Anonymous

    scrap Holy Motors, The Cabin In The Woods, Ruby Sparks. Slip The Grey into honorable mentions and put into the list Django Unchained, Seven Psychopaths, Lincoln, Argo. I wouldn’t even mind seeing Men In Black 3 somewhere just because it genuinely surprised and brought the franchise back to life without reinventing everything

    • ScaredForMovies

      Did you just say Men In Black 3 was one of the ten best movies of the year? Are you for real?

  • Mars

    Whoa, what is going on?! The Grey was by far my favorite movie of the year as well, yet not a lot of people give it credit as one of the year’s best. And the last sentence of your explanation was exactly how I felt about it. I think that was actually Liam Neeson’s best performance (yeah, better than Schindler’s List IMO). That scene after the last other survivor dies and he yells at the sky is incredible.

    I’m beginning to worry as to how much I’ve been in agreement with Matt lately.

    • lordjim

      the grey was beautifully shot, but in my opinion its attempts towards gritty realism are the wrong choice for this material which is rather an allegory than a literal adventure, but because of its gritty style i just couldn´´t shake of the knowledge that wolves would never ever behave like that and that completely distracted me from enjoying it.would heve been better in the hands of somone like neil jordan who knows how to shoot a dream…

  • Steve

    “Not only was it the most audacious superhero movie in history, but it also pulled away from the grim-and-gritty, and made superheroes fun again.”

    Iron Man, Kick-Ass (had dark moments but on the whole was FUN), Thor etc. are examples of CBM’s that were “fun” you only made the gritty comment because of your hate for Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, which, by the way, are incredible. Also, you leaving BANE off the “best villains of the year” list was an absolute joke. Loki? LOKI made it? i like Loki a lot, but the only scene where he is even slightly intimidating was the scene with Black Widow in Avengers, he’s just a pathetic loser who wishes he was Daddy’s golden boy and thinks he’s better than everyone else. BANE was extremely intimidating and Hardy did a great job at acting with that mask on his face.

    • John

      Lol don’t worry about it. These bloggers have a hard-on for Nolan

    • Supafresh

      What made Bane that great? Honestly, I didn’t think he was. Oh wait, he was in Nolan’s Batman movies so that automatically makes him the best. My bad…

    • Grim and Gritty

      Finally! Someone with intelligence on the internet.

  • Anonymous

    All of these films are excellent but, from reading the prior list submitted by Adam, it seems that you guys are imbuing these films with too much personal sensibility to give an objective list. The Grey is a very good film and could conceivably contain all of the themes which you enumerated, but these were properly explored or conveyed in this film. If you have to read into the film as deeply as you did doesn’t it seem like it’s lacking? If it lacks in its ability to convey the most powerful themes it is trying to convey is it still the best film of the year? Maybe, but it’s a question worth asking.

    • Nerdgasm

      Maybe you should stop smoking too much. jesus christ! “Maybe thats the question worth asking” SHUT THE FUCK UP! no one cares. i dont want to be HANDED everything about a movie i want to get out of it what i want out of it. a subjective writer doesnt tell you what you feel but lets you feel on your own. go watch disney films you tard.

  • Ur mom

    Still gotta see Dredd, Django Unchained and Zero Dark Thirty!!

  • patl

    We share a number one in The Grey….seriously, this movie is underrated, its sad. My guess is people get mad that the ending isnt formulaic and appeasing….but seriously, perfect choice for number one imo. Have not seen Holy Motors yet but i may have to now. Moonrise Kingdom is higher up on my list. Also i was disappointed by Botsw, i was expecting more after all the buzz. All in all, i approve of your list.

    • nintendo zapper

      People get mad when there is a movie with no ending. Some movies work well with ambiguity when it heavily factors into the plot (broken flowers comes to mind) but then there are movies that purposefully won’t show certain elements to avoid begin formulaic, but that in itself is following a formula… avoiding conformity still leads to conformity, nothing is truly with out form… that being said, the main plot of a survival movie against wolves (or whatever the animal) already justifies what GOLDBERG said about the wolves at the door and sometimes all is hopeless, but this need not be repeated in the climax as the audience was already aware of this as such a theme is the entire BASIS of the movie. A good climax is the essence of all survival movies: just look at the o.g. Dawn of the Dead..,. or how about THE EDGE with Hopkins and Baldwin, a much better film than the GREY and we got to see a bear fight Jack Donaghy.

      • nintendo zapper

        i mean “being” not “begin” formulaic

  • Strong Enough

    The Grey is definitely underrated. i think people have a sort of malice to that film because they thought it would be an action film. But when i went and saw it, i saw a beautiful film about life and death and how we are always caught in between. I mean when Liam just left that guy to die while he looked out into the vast wilderness was so spiritual and sad at the same time. I even read a theory about how the wolves weren’t even real and was just a metaphor for death chasing after them.

    good picks. definitely not the basic bullsh*t everyone always picks

  • Henny

    “Not only was it the most audacious superhero movie in history, but it also pulled away from the grim-and-gritty, and made superheroes fun again.”

    Sigh. You just can’t let it go.

  • SP1234

    Beautiful words on Cloud Atlas. Couldn’t agree more. Not a day goes by without thinking of Sonmi-451′s sacrifice and her courage. Truly a spectacular film.

  • Ark

    #1 The Grey? The f’in GREY!? I will forever pass any article written by Matt Goldberg, he should be embarrassed.

  • The dark knight rises was excrement

    Excellent list!

  • Billy Jack

    As usual, Goldberg, your opinions are shit. THE GREY was the best film of the year??? THE CABIN IN THE WOODS & 21 JUMP STREET make your list but THE MASTER, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES & LOOPER don’t??? You’re a fucking idiot, Goldberg.

  • Scurvy

    I’m glad someone finally watched Seven Psychopaths. I think Dave and Adam need to watch that movie and revamp their lists.

    I did not enjoy The Grey. I felt jipped by the ‘Liam Nesson wrasslin wolves’ marketing. I think if they never put in that scene with the glass knuckles and completely distorted my expectations, I would have liked it a lot more.

  • junierizzle

    Even though I hardly agree with Goldberg and I have criticized his coverage of TDKR I won’t argue his list. IT’S HIS LIST. I’m no Golberg fan but to call his or anyone else’s list carp is pretty rude. How the hell do you know what movies move people? Or should move people? But I digress.

    I also have 21 jump street and The Cabin in the Woods on my list. I thought The Grey was just okay.

    • TwoCentsTooMuch

      Thank you; somebody that understands tolerance. Let the man have his opinion. I wholeheartedly disagree with his #1, over half of his other choices, and his not-so-subtle disdain for movies I personally found to be intellectually stimulating and entertaining, but for crying out loud it’s his list! People are so bold and brash on the internet, but the truth is after the hollow attacks and overblown mockery we all know Goldberg is entitled to his opinion, and it’s not a bad list; it’s just his. It’s not what I would’ve chosen, but God bless him for enjoying a year filled with so much excellent cinema, and for presenting a fresh and unique top ten that has motivated me to add a few more to my queue.

  • Jay

    Oh gawd thank you for not putting that horrible Batman movie in your top 10! That movie was so bad it’s forced me to reconsider the opinions of many popular critics. Cloud Atlas is in many ways worse than TDKR, but at least it didn’t have a man dressed as an armored, vigilante ninja based on a winged rodent.

    • but the one you deserve

      oh gawddd,,,why did you even paid to watch a movie about a man dressed as an armoured, vigilante ninja based on a winged rodent…maybe you thought the movie was about King Arthur or his round table…oh gawddd …oh gawddddd..oh gawddddd

  • J

    I can’t argue with a top 10 list because it is ones opinion, but this perfectly sums up how bad Matt Goldbergs taste in movies is. The Grey was a solid film and entertaining, but it is borderline top 20 for me and a joke to have at number 1. Cloud Atlas? Skyfall and Moonrise Kingdom are deserving in my opinion and Cabin in the Woods was very good even if being at 4 is a bit high. It’s not that these are bad movies, it’s that this year was way too good to have a list like this. Argo, Lincoln, TDKR, Silver Linings Playbook, The Raid, and Looper are all much better than most of these movies.

  • stylus59

    The list would have been better if the rankings were inverted.

  • DEREK

    I WALKED OUT of Holy Motors. Only walked out of like 3 movies in my life

    • Chris

      You walked out of one of the best movies of 2012, I am really sorry for you

  • James

    How do you not put The Master, Argo or Looper in this list? Your top 3 look like the choices of some pimple faced 14 year old girl.

    • fitzchiv

      well said!

  • Fiz

    I’m surprised at how much love The Grey received from the Collider staff. It’s one of the worst films I’ve seen in the theater in recent memory. I have no argument with the rest of Matt’s top ten and honorable mentions (the ones I’ve seen), but The Grey was a disaster in comparison to those films.

  • Max Drome

    where is Jack Reacher ?!

  • Slice

    Save 21 Jump Street, I didn’t like nearly any of these movies. But you picked the right one for the top spot.

  • StefH

    The only problem I had with the Grey was that they advertised the end shot as being the climax of the film etc.

    If they had advertised the film without the end shot more people would have enjoyed it for being a simple survival film. The fact they advertised it as “Liam Neeson: Wolf Puncher” then ended the film before any wolf punching occured was it’s main fault. Other than that I thought it was a neat survival flick. Narc is still Joe’s best film though.

    • Anonymous

      This is the most intelligent comment on this website in months.

      Never put a shot from the last scene in the ads. Just don’t.

  • LFT

    Very thoughtful list, Mr. Goldberg. I respect your choices and I agree that these movies are actually far better than people want to believe. Cloud Atlas, Skyfall, The Cabin in the Woods and Beasts of the southern wild – all great films. Cloud Atlas was flawed, but I appreciate it`s ambitions very highly.

    I can not agree with 21 Jump Street. For me it was too typical to even mention as a great comedy of 2012. I thought Goon with Sean William Scott was a fantastic old school comedy that really delivered.

    I am very satisfied with your number 1 choice. The Grey by Joe Carnahan is far more complex than most people are even able to comprehend. The Grey has nothing to do with wolves and their CG, it is not important. LIke you said it is thoughtful and powerful film about one man`s inner survival that is presented as a survival of the fittest. The first minutes of the film still haunt me and the ending was perfect. The poem only helped to dig deeper into this meditative take on spirit of survival and what it really takes to be able to carry on with your life when everything that you ever lived for has gone with the howling wind.

    A follower of Collider from Estonia. Keep up the good work.
    LFT

  • Starky093

    Why has no one given The Raid even an honourable mention? In my opinion it was the best action film of the year, and when you compare it to Dredd (they were very similar), it blows it out of the H2O

    • Andrew from Troy

      Not just the best action film of 2012, but of the last few years. The fight scenes alone would put it on any “action movies best of” list, but the emotion of the film puts it at the top.

    • Ur mom

      I wanna see it so bad!! >_<

  • Kenny S

    wahhhhh his opinions differ from mine :’( I love the internet…look I don’t agree with all of his choices, but that’s why I read these lists, so I can get a difference of opinion and maybe check out some movies that I overlooked. Who really gives a shit if Matt picked “The Grey” as his number one. I thought it was good (not great) but again, difference of opinion.

    • i shun you

      people debate because static is the death of the life, whether in conversation or writing or anything really… people like debate/different opinions because it makes them feel part of the conversation and the moment (whether be it a movie or social event etc). You participated in this debate. doing so apparently unbeknownst to yourself, act like a hipster who is purposefully not ironic, but therefore ironic for his lack of irony(at least among his community). No one really gives a shit what Matt picked, we all know that. People who participate in things they then disavow can be worse than any disagreeable opinion Matt makes. The essence of your first sentence is so subjective that you think you’ve gone over to being objective while somehow preceiving your own insights as also being above the heard but when in fact your first sentence is really displaying your inability to handle other’s opinions, otherwise, why bother complaining, you are on a movie website after all.

      • Kenny S

        I’m not quite sure you understand the concept of shunning someone, but yes you’re right, I did indeed complain about useless complaints, which, admittedly is pretty useless. But as with any argument on the internet, you took the time to post your half and perpetuated yet another inane discussion. Toss in some nice “I’m better than everyone else” vocabulary, and bam, you got yourself a flamewar. I’m only too happy to respond in kind.

      • i shun you

        so you did notice the irony, clever. the temptation not to check back was too much, wasn’t it?… “did someone respond to my comment?”… i am no better… even if you have an email comment notification (which i do not), you and i are the same, craving attention, unable to ignore a response… or are you willing to appear above it all and leave me with the last word, looking like a total dick… regardless it doesn’t take Schrodinger’s Cat to figure out whether or not if you checked back to read this,

  • brNdon

    I can’t tell if you are being sarcastic about liking Death Proof.

  • Josh

    Are you guys really shitting on him because your lists are different and he liked different movies than you? Really? I don’t agree with all of his choices but I don’t HAVE to, that’s not the point of HIS Top 10 list. It’s the 10 movies this year that he loved, not the ones that we’re necessarily that best. Shut the fuck up and leave the site if you’re going to be pricks about it!

    • drake

      you’re kinda being a prick for telling others to shut their mouths and trump their own opinions. You’re no better than anyone else just cause you find other’s opinions displeasing to you. You are also not very smart if you expect courteous discourse from a movie site, then again, neither am I for expecting you to expect the same.

  • Josh

    That posted three times. Sorry!

  • gotheeem

    remember- this is goldberg’s list and we know how unqualified he is so don’t be too upset.

    #1 movie of the year should be skyfall without a doubt- $980,805,000.00 worldwide.

    missing from the list- tdkr- #2- movie of the year, the hobbit- #3 movie of the year, silver lining’s playbook #4 movie of the year, and life of pi- #5 movie of the yr.

  • SeanPhilly

    I’ve followed your lists the past two years, and they’re interesting reads even when my interests don’t intersect (e.g. I’d put stuff like 21 Jump Street and Scott Pilgrim an Horrible Bosses near the very bottom of my yearly rankings).

    Cloud Atlas is my current favorite of the year. I’m looking forward to watching Skyfall and Holy Motors and The Cabin in the Woods some time. I wasn’t interested in The Grey before reading this, but I am motivated to check it out.

  • DerpyMcDerpstein

    Goldberg gets his attention by writing some unique or outrageous opinion. This is nothing new.

  • Dan

    Not digging the entire list, but Holy Motors is basically the manifestation of why movies will never die, and I love that somebody has the balls to put The Grey at #1 (and the fact that this decisions shouldn’t even be considered ballsy, but I’m sure it will be). It cracks my top 10 for sure.

    Mine:
    1. The Comedy
    2. The Master
    3. Holy Motors
    4. The Grey
    5. Wuthering Heights
    6. Berberian Sound Studio
    7. Magic Mike
    8. End of Watch
    9. Goon
    10. Anna Karenina

    Honorable Mention:
    Jack Reacher – I seriously loved this flick. McQuarrie made it so spare and economical, it was like a 70s throwback.. just red-blooded. Sure it wasn’t a brilliant story, but Cruise nailed it, and it was goofy and badass in just the right measure. Popcorn action flick of the year (The Grey is much to existential to be considered a popcorn action flick IMO).

  • Dan

    decision* – too*

  • Miguelito

    This could either be the most TROLL list ever.. or the most honest.
    Either way, I definitely understand why he put the Grey up on top.
    The movie is an underrated masterpiece (in my opinion).

  • Ralph Wade

    You’ve seen Taken, Taken 2 now…
    Eaten!

  • Mike

    Fantastic choice with The Grey as your #1. Liam deserves best actor nomination for sure. If people dont understand why thats #1 on your list and why its not a great film … than they just dont understand what great film-making is at all… Period.

    • tarek

      Yeah… Magic Mike has spoken.

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    I think they should convince Liam Neeson to star in Game of Thrones. He seems a good fit and waving a hefty amount of money seems to always work.

  • SeanPhilly

    Watched The Grey tonight, expecting it maybe to be pretty good.

    Turned out that it was great. Perfect.

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