Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012

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Zero Dark Thirty

Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2012 (as published by The Chicago Tribune)

  1. Zero Dark Thirty – Kathryn Bigelow
  2. Lincoln – Stephen Spielberg
  3. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  4. The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson
  5. Amour – Michael Haneke
  6. Chico & Rita – Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
  7. The Color Wheel – Alex Ross Perry
  8. Searching for Sugar Man – Malik Bendjelloul
  9. Flight – Robert Zemeckis
  10. Moonrise Kingdom – Wes Anderson

Nos. 11-20 (in alphabetical order)

  • Argo – Ben Affleck
  • The Deep Blue Sea – Terence Davies
  • The Five-Year Engagement – Nicholas Stoller
  • Footnote – Joseph Cedar
  • Magic Mike – Stephen Soderbergh
  • Oslo, August 31st – Joachim Trier
  • Holy Motors – Leos Carax
  • The Queen of Versailles – Lauren Greenfield
  • The Sessions – Ben Lewin
  • Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell