Kevin B. Lee: 12 Best Films of 2012

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This is Not a Film

Kevin B. Lee: 12 Best Films of 2012 (as published by Fandor where it’s accompanied by an excellent video essay)

  1. This is Not a Film – Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  2. Holy Motors – Leos Carax
  3. Let the Bullets Fly – Jiang Wen
  4. Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell
  5. Consuming Spirits – Chris Sullivan
  6. Neighboring Sounds – Kleber Mendonça Filho
  7. In the Family – Patrick Wang
  8. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  9. The Deep Blue Sea – Terence Davies
  10. The Day He Arrives – Hong Sang-soo
  11. [tie] A Simple Life – Ann Hui
  12. Meanwhile – Hal Hartley