Alright, I drew the short straw, which means that after today’s 10 list we can put 2012 away for good. Until the Oscars. It was an exceptional year for film, as we saw new offerings from Paul Thomas Anderson, Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, Peter Jackson, Rian Johnson and so many more. Ben Affleck proved himself. [...]
Unexpected: Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper, Quentin Tarantino, and Kathryn Bigelow snubbed in Director in favor of Benh Zeitlin and Michael Haneke.
Though Trey may have been more excited about a couple of films from 2011, he thought 2012 was a far more consistent year when it came to great filmmaking. So get ready for an overstuffed Top 10 Films of 2012.
The movie is shot from a five-year-old’s point of view, so everything has a magical, dream-like quality to it. You’ve seen tales of courage before, but never one told with such an original, focused eye on the person telling it. By the time ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ is over, you may be hypnotized by its strange beauty and individualism, even as you feel the tragic depth of Hushpuppy’s situation.
Trevan, Eric and Trey do the podcast by phone this week to talk about ‘Beasts Of The Southern Wild’ and fight each other during a spoiler-heavy takedown of ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’
Trey talks to Matt Harfield and Wyatt Garfield about what it’s like to work with a committed crew that is responsible for one of the best films so far in 2012.