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Empire's Best Films Of 2012
The Empire staff choose their top 20 of the year - is your favourite on the list?

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Avengers Assemble

DIRECTOR Joss Whedon
STARS Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston

When I stumbled out of a Disney screening room after having experienced the film for the first time, I was nervous. Did I like it too much because of my devout affection for Joss Whedon's work? Did it seem smaller than other blockbusters? Was the Hulk as impressive as everyone would go on to acclaim? But having now seen the movie several times since then, I can affirm that yes, it really is that good. If I could time-travel back and warn myself, I would give myself a pep talk and make things right. The banter, the emotion, the fun… it was everything we fretted that it couldn't possibly be – and a bunch more. Hulk smashing Loki is a moment-of-the-year contender for me. That and about half a dozen other possible choices. Right, I'm off for kebab.
JAMES WHITE

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Your Comments

1 RE:
Avengers was a hugely entertaining movie, as was skyfall and there worthy of there positions! Should swap TDKR (the godfather 3 of the batman movies!) for the hobbit though! Read More

Posted on Thursday January 3, 2013, 17:07 by tfett

2 RE:
You're a funny guy Empire, I like you. Thats why I'm going to kill you last. my list 2012 1) Django Unchained 2) Flight 3) Rust and Bone 4) Cloud Atlas 5) Safety Not Guaranteed 6) DREDD 7) THE DARK KNIGHT RISES 8) Ted 9) Life of Pi 10) End of Watch Read More

Posted on Wednesday December 26, 2012, 14:35 by Oldb0y

3 RE:
Totally agree with seven28uk - The Grey was brilliant, totally sucked me in and I have never researched so much about wolves until after seeing that film! Cabin in the Woods, although different, not exactly a film of the year top 20. I have only seen half of the films on the list - Headhunters a good call. Avengers, hmmmmmmmmmm.... Read More

Posted on Thursday December 20, 2012, 14:52 by owenyunfat

4 RE: You Fools!
L: oxfordlover Seriously why isnt The Hobbit on the list, it was amazing, anyone who who complains about it is just hating on a successful film, just like Titanic all over again! What a load of idiotic nonsense! Read More

Posted on Thursday December 20, 2012, 13:49 by Filmfan 2


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