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Recap: Every Feature We Ran In 2012

Recap: Every Feature We Ran In 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
Overrated/Underrated
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
Spin-Offs
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"
"Alien"
"Annie Hall"
"Batman Begins"
"Batman Returns"
"Blade Runner"
"Bonnie & Clyde"
"The Bourne Identity"
"Candyman"
"Casablanca"
"Chinatown"
"Conan The Barbarian"
"The Conversation"
"The Dark Knight"
"Deliverance"
"Do The Right Thing"
"The Empire Strikes Back"
"E.T."
"Fast Times At Ridgemont High"
"Full Metal Jacket"
"The Game"
"Ghostbusters"
"The Godfather Part II"
"The Goonies"
"Gremlins"
"Heaven's Gate"
"Imitation Of Life"
"The Iron Giant"
"Jaws"
"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"
"Predator"
"The Princess Bride"
"Psycho"
"Reservoir Dogs"
"Robocop"
"Rosemary's Baby"
"Say Anything"
"Seven Samurai"
"Spellbound"
"Sunset Boulevard"
"Superman II"
"Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan"
"The Thing"
"The Third Man"
"Tron"
"Vertigo"
"Weekend"

What Worked & What Didn't In 2012 Tentpoles
"John Carter"
"21 Jump Street"
"The Hunger Games"
"The Avengers"
"Prometheus"
"The Amazing Spider-Man"
"The Dark Knight Rises"
"Skyfall"
"The Hobbit"
Lists & Things
10 Sundance Breakouts
5 Missing Directors
5 Missing Indie Directors
5 Missing Foreign-Language Directors
Unnecessary, Unwanted Sequels
15 Young Adult Properties That Could Be The Next 'Hunger Games'
5 Songs That Should Have Got Oscar Nominations
10 Lost Projects We'd Like To See Resurrected
The Best Best Picture Oscar Line-Ups
5 Actors Due For An Oscar Nomination
5 Actresses Due For An Oscar Nomination
Oscar Nominations That Time Forgot
On The Rise: Actors
On The Rise: Actresses
On The Rise: Screenwriters
On The Rise: Directors
On The Rise: TV Actors
On The Rise; Cinematographers
10 Box-Office Flops
5 Cannes Breakouts
Controversial Cannes Winners
5 Actors Who Could Play Black Panther
Best TV Of 2011/2012 Season
5 Worst Movie Star Performances In Musicals
Best Films of 2012 So Far
5 Stars In The Running To Be Tom Cruise's Next Wife
10 Directors Snubbed By The SIght & Sound LIst
30 Essential Films Missing From The Sight & Sound List
SIght & Sound By The Numbers
Sight & Sound Outliers
10 Potential Fall Breakouts
5 Films Ben Affleck Could Make Next
5 Kickstarter-Funded Movies
The 10 Worst Movie Tag-lines
10 Actors Who Dissed The Oscars
Fire Your Agent: 10 Actors Who Need A Change Of Direction
Fire Your Agents: 5 Directors Who Need A Change Of Direction
5 Horror Films Not On DVD
5 Essential Short Films
5 Directions The New 'Star Wars' Could Go
5 Marvel Movie What-Ifs
5 Best Bond Villains
5 Best Bond Action Scenes
5 Best Bond Girls
5 Worst Bond Films
5 Best Bond Films
5 Great Movie Presidents
5 Re-Evaluated Classics Not On DVD
5 Directors Who Could Helm The Next Bond Film
5 British Films Not On DVD
5 Key Directors Of New Australian Cinema
10 Undervalued Actors
10 Inessential Character Posters
12 Critically Reassessed Films

Other
Is VOD The Future Of Film Distribution?
Why 'Chronicle' Is A Step In The Right Direction For Hollywood
Over-Attached: What Films Will Guillermo Del Toro, Ridley Scott Michael Mann & Martin Scorsese Actually Make?
We Read It: Ridley Scott & Cormac McCarthy's 'The Counselor'
Is Low-Budget The New Big Budget?
3D Re-Releases
Who Are The A-List Leading Men?
Who Are the A-List Leading Ladies?
We Read It: Michael Mann & John Logan's Hollywood Noir
Is Allowing Cell-Phone Use At The Movies The Future?
Why Fans Wanting Faithful Adaptations Are Damaging Movies
We Read It: "The Mortal Instruments"
Unmade Sergio Leone
Does Less Mean More In Movie Marketing?
The Lost, Forgotten & Undersung Projects Of Joss Whedon
Unmade Tim Burton
The Best Performances Of The Cast Of 'The Avengers'
What Next For Joss Whedon & Marvel?
Songs From Wes Anderson Films Not On His Soundtracks
The Playlist Soundtrack Series: Wes Anderson
Why Are So Many Movies Being Delayed & Reworked?
Decoding "Prometheus"
Is The Technology Of 3D Still Catching Up To The Ambition?
How Soon Is Too Soon To Reboot A Franchise?
Is Studio Interest In Comic-Con Beginning To Wane?
Where Has The Fun Gone From Modern Blockbusters
Are Female Audiences More Reliable Than Teens?
Is 'Secret Cinema' A Gimmick Or Something More?
We Read It: "Fifty Shades Of Grey"
Can A Good Movie Ever Be Made From A Video Game?
What To Expect From Marvel's Phase Two
The Best & Worst Of Comic-Con '12
You Can't Please Everyone: Negative Reviews Of Great Movies
Are Marvel Afraid Of Making 'Black Panther?'
Is The Golden Age Of Pixar Over?
Thoughts On The Aurora Shootings
The Best Performances Of The Cast Of 'The Dark Knight Rises'
An Open Letter To Peter Jackson
Do We Want Our Most Promising Filmmakers Directing Superhero Movies?
Is IMAX The New 3D?
Summer 2012 Wrap-Up
Criterion: Norman Mailer
The Box-Office Year To Date
A Brief History Of The Death Of Cinema
Lost James Bond Themes
The Long Road To Bring 007 To The Big Screen
What's Next For Tim Burton After Two Flops In A Row?
Casting 'Justice League'
What's With All The Fey Villains?
How 'Prometheus' Changed From The Original Script
Which 'Twilight' Stars Will Still Have Careers When The Franchise Ends?
The Black List: Where Are They Now

 

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Comments

Anonymous Hater

Self congratulatory nonsense from a bonkers liberal rag. Class it up next year Playlist?

Glass

Wow, take a victory lap cause this list proves you're the best of the best. Seriously, I appreciate the shit outta you guys and please separate from Indiewire so you can become the Pitchfork of movies. This proves you've got what it takes. (sorry, had to say it again)

Karem

Wow, this is gonna keep me busy for hours. Nice work Playlist.

sadie

Sweet. Great features.

Kevin

All the links should be fixed now, thanks!

Z

Hi guys

Links are broken.

Best

Z

oogle monster

Hey Oliver and company- Just a quick thank you for providing great news and up to date content day in and day out. The Playlist is one of my favorite sites and you betcha I have it bookmarked. Happy holidays!

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