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The Best Worst Films of 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 19, 2012 2:21 PM
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  • 5 Comments
They were so bad they were great.

From Megan Ellison to Ai Weiwei, Critics Comment on the 2012 Indiewire Critics Poll

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • December 19, 2012 12:55 PM
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  • 0 Comments
There are plenty of diverse opinions evident from the lists of best films, performances and other highlights from 2012 accomplishments in film submitted by over 200 critics in Indiewire's poll. While the consensus surrounding certain achievements may generate a lot of attention, there's a lot more to be explored in the differences between various critics' opinions on what truly defined this year's biggest accomplishments. In addition to voting in 10 categories, critics were invited to submit comments to flesh out their ballots. Here excerpts from some of our favorites. Follow the links for more and browse the full results of the survey here.

VODetails: 'Struck By Lightning'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 19, 2012 11:15 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Is this high school comedy from 'Glee''s Chris Colfer worth your VODollars?

Our Favorite Unconventional Performance Votes From This Year's Indiewire Critics Poll

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 19, 2012 9:58 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Any end-of-year survey is sure to feature some interesting choices. Out of the over 200 ballots we received this year, here are a handful of our favorites.

'The Master' Reigns Supreme in the Village Voice's Film Critics' Poll

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 19, 2012 2:13 AM
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  • 4 Comments
Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" came in #2.

Austin Critics Zero in on 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Florida Critics Love 'Argo'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 18, 2012 1:14 PM
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Two more regional critics groups weigh in.

Indiewire's Critics Poll Names 'Holy Motors' the Best Film of 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 18, 2012 10:01 AM
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  • 1 Comment
This year's poll featured a record 202 critics and 1,862 ballots.

Five More Critics Groups Announce Their Favorites: 'The Master,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' and 'Silver Linings Playbook'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 18, 2012 8:15 AM
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  • 0 Comments

Toronto Critics Champion 'The Master'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 18, 2012 12:03 AM
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They awarded the film Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor.

The Best Films of 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 17, 2012 12:25 PM
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  • 9 Comments
Your humble blogger and faithful servant's picks for the best films of the year.

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