Features 2012

With Christmas Day falling mid-week, you can expect things to be pretty quiet round these parts in the next few days; there's not going to be much major movie news (though we will check in if and when anything does come up), plus there's not all that much in the way of new openings.

But we appreciate that you might be after some reading material over the coming days, and so with that in mind, like we did last year, we've put together a list of more or less every feature we ran in the last eleven months. There should be something for every taste somewhere below, so keep this bookmarked, and click away; there's getting on a million words worth of content found below.

Year-End Features
Who Nearly Starred In The Films Of 2012
Movie Music Moments
Breakout Performances
Scenes & Moments
Scores & Soundtracks
Worst Films
Films You Might Not Have Seen
Year In Quotes
Man Of The Year
Woman Of The Year
For Your Consideration: Lead Actors
For Your Consideration: Supporting Actors
For Your Consideration: Directors

Retrospective Features
Saul Bass

Robert Bresson
Tim Burton
James Cameron
Cameron Crowe
Tom Cruise
Michael Curtiz
Johnny Depp
Nora Ephron
John Frankenheimer
William Friedkin
Sam Fuller
Hal Hartley
Howard Hawks
Alfred Hitchcock - Part One,  Part Two
Dustin Hoffman
Dennis Hopper
Bob Hoskins
Jim Jarmusch
Nicole Kidman
Stephen King
Heath Ledger
Ang Lee
Spike Lee
Richard Linklater
Ernst Lubitsch
Sidney Lumet
Louis Malle
John Milius
Eddie Murphy
Bill Murray
Jack Nicholson
Christopher Nolan
Peter O'Toole
Warren Oates
Nicholas Ray
Rob Reiner
Harris Savides
John Schlesinger
Martin Scorsese
Ridley Scott
Tony Scott

Don Siegel
Whit Stillman
Oliver Stone
Tangerine Dream
Max Von Sydow
Christopher Walken
Denzel Washington
Billy Wilder
Joe Wright

Genre Retrospectives
High School Movies
Cabin Movies
Romantic Comedies
Fractured Fairy Tales
Apocalypse Movies
Teddy Bear Movies
Failing Relationship Movies
London-Set Films
Unfilmable Novels Pt. 1
Genre Remakes
Time-Travel Movies
Everything-Is-Connected Movies
Unfilmable Novels Pt. 2
Obscure Sports Films
Alcoholism Movies
Video Game Movies
Election Movies
Adaptations Of Russian Novels
Mental Illness Movies
70s Crime Thrillers
Gambling Movies
Soccer Movies

5 Things You Didn't Know About...
"2001: A Space Odyssey"
"Annie Hall"
"Batman Begins"
"Batman Returns"
"Blade Runner"
"Bonnie & Clyde"
"The Bourne Identity"
"Conan The Barbarian"
"The Conversation"
"The Dark Knight"
"Do The Right Thing"
"The Empire Strikes Back"
"Fast Times At Ridgemont High"
"Full Metal Jacket"
"The Game"
"The Godfather Part II"
"The Goonies"
"Heaven's Gate"
"Imitation Of Life"
"The Iron Giant"
"The Jungle Book"
"L.A. Confidential"
"La Dolce Vita"
"Lawrence Of Arabia"
"The Lost Boys"
"Mad Max"
"No Country For Old Men"
"Phantom Of The Paradise"
"Purple Noon"
"The Princess Bride"
"Reservoir Dogs"
"Rosemary's Baby"
"Say Anything"
"Seven Samurai"
"Sunset Boulevard"
"Superman II"
"Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan"
"The Thing"
"The Third Man"

What Worked & What Didn't In 2012 Tentpoles
"John Carter"
"21 Jump Street"
"The Hunger Games"
"The Avengers"
"The Amazing Spider-Man"
"The Dark Knight Rises"
"The Hobbit"