Some 2012 Movies To Watch

Movies by directors I follow:

Amour (Michael Haneke)
Ashes (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Bernie (Richard Linklater)
Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
Gebo and the Shadow (Manoel de Oliveira)
John Dies at the End (Don Coscarelli)
Like Someone In Love (Abbas Kiarostami)
Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie)
Lines of Wellington (Valeria Sarmiento)
La Noche de Enfrente (Raoul Ruiz)
On Death Row (Werner Herzog)
Outrage Beyond (Takeshi Kitano)
Passion (Brian De Palma)
Something in the Air (Olivier Assayas)
To the Wonder (Terrence Malick)
Twixt (Francis Ford Coppola)
You Ain’t See Nothin’ Yet (Alain Resnais)

Other ones that look great:

The ABCs of Death (anthology)
Cloud Atlas (Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer)
The Dictator (Larry Charles)
Les Miserables (Tom Hooper)
ParaNorman (Chris Butler & Sam Fell)
Room 237 (Rodney Ascher)
Sightseers (Ben Wheatley)

Critical faves:

Argo (Ben Affleck)
Barbara (Christian Petzold)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland)
Bestiaire (Denis Cote)
Beyond the Hills (Cristian Mungiu)
In Another Country (Hong Sang-soo)
Killer Joe (William Friedkin)
Last Time I Saw Macao (João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata)
Leviathan (Castaing-Taylor & Paravel)
Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
The Loneliest Planet (Julia Loktev)
Mud (Jeff Nichols)
Neighbouring Sounds (Kleber Mendonca Filho)
No (Pablo Larrain)
Rust & Bone (Jacques Audiard)
Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley)
Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)

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