By Oliver Lyttelton | The Playlist December 5, 2012 at 10:22AM
2. John Goodman in "Argo"
Marketing "Argo," a '70s period piece mostly set in rooms full of filing cabinets, was always going to be a tricky job. Making it out to be a wacky comedy about a weird Halloween dinner party probably wasn't the answer. Thankfully, the film was a success regardless.