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The top 25 must-see movies of 2012 - Den of Geek - StumbleUpon

The top 25 must-see movies of 2012 - Den of Geek - StumbleUpon
Update: You can now find out list of the top 25 must-see movies of 2013 here.And our 25 must-see movies of 2014 are here. As 2011 draws to a close, one eye is inevitably on the treats that are lying ahead for 2012. With that in mind, we've got our line-up of, as things stands, the 25 films that are brightest on our radar. Now, a couple of disclaimers. There are films that haven't made the cut here simply because we don't know a fat lot about them yet, or at least not enough to get us fired up. Jack The Giant Killer, Rise Of The Guardians, Red Tails, Chronicle and Dark Shadows all fit into that category. Plus there are the films that we suspect will turn out strongly, but what we've seen of them so far hasn't blown us away (Brave, Skyfall). We've also had to exclude films that have already had a release in either the UK or the US. However, that's still left us with a lot of tasty cinema. American Pie: The Reunion, though, is looking more promising. It’s got promise, this one. So far, so so.

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