The 25 Best Films of 2012

12/17/2012 5:00 AM |

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1. The Master
Paul Thomas Anderson
The latest installment in Anderson’s apparent project to reexamine the American Century, this is a Will Ferrell comedy of bad male manners writ large in 70mm. Skeptics wonder whether Anderson’s counting on audiences to fill in narrative patches he couldn’t be bothered to fill out. In short: no. Vadim Rizov

Participants: Miriam Bale, Dan Callahan, Steve Erickson, Tomas Hachard, Brandon Harris, Jesse Hassenger, Glenn Heath, Jr., Joseph Jon Lanthier, Daniel Loria, Benjamin Mercer, Nicolas Rapold, Vadim Rizov, Henry Stewart, Justin Stewart, John Sylva

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