2012 Films to See Master List

  • 21 Jump Street (Phil Lord and Chris Miller)
  • Amour (Michael Haneke)
  • Anna Karenina (Joe Wright)
  • Arbitrage (Nicholas Jarecki)
  • Argo (Ben Affleck)
  • Barbara (Christian Petzold)
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
  • Bernie (Richard Linklater)
  • Brooklyn Castle (Katie Dellamaggiore)
  • Bully (Lee Hirsch)
  • Chronicle (Josh Trank)
  • Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg)
  • Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
  • Dredd (Pete Travis)
  • End of Watch (David Ayer)
  • Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
  • It’s a Disaster (Todd Berger)
  • Jack Reacher (Christopher McQuarrie)
  • Killer Joe (William Friedkin)
  • Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik)
  • Les Misérables (Tom Hooper)
  • Looper (Rian Johnson)
  • Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
  • Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
  • Pitch Perfect (Jason Moore)
  • Oslo, August 31st (Joachim Trier)
  • Premium Rush (David Koepp)
  • Prometheus (Ridley Scott)
  • Rust and Bone (Jacques Audiard)
  • Safety Not Guaranteed (Colin Trevorrow)
  • Save the Date (Michael Mohan)
  • Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh)
  • Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
  • Sleepwalk With Me (Mike Birbiglia)
  • Starlet (Sean Baker)
  • Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
  • Take This Waltz (Sarah Polley)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb)
  • The Ambassador (Mads Brügger)
  • The Avengers (Joss Whedon)
  • The Bourne Legacy (Tony Gilroy)
  • The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard)
  • The Campaign (Jay Roach)
  • The Comedy (Rick Alverson)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan)
  • The Deep Blue Sea (Terrence Davies)
  • The Grey (Joe Carnahan)
  • The Hobbit (Peter Jackson)
  • The House I Live In (Eugene Jarecki)
  • The Hunger Games (Gary Ross)
  • The Loneliest Planet (Julia Loktev)
  • The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  • The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr)
  • The Queen of Versailles (Lauren Grienfield)
  • This is 40 (Judd Apatow)
  • This is Not a Film (Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and Jafar Panahi)
  • West of Memphis (Amy Berg)
  • Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)