Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master has been comparison as a best film of 2012 by Sight Sound magazine, a U.K.-based announcement that conducts an annual check of about 100 critics.
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Selected titles now seeking awards courtesy in the U.S. include Michael Haneke’s Amour, ranking third; Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of a Southern Wild, claiming a fifth-place slot; and Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, placing seventh.
While Sight Sound has not nonetheless posted a list itself, a choices were posted currently by a web site filmdetail.com.
The finish list follows:
1. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
2. Tabu (Miguel Gomes, Portugal/Germany/France)
3. Amour (Michael Haneke, France/Germany/Austria)
4. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, France/Germany)
5. Beasts of a Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin, USA)
6. Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland, UK/Germany)
7. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, USA)
8. Beyond a Hills (Christian Mungiu, Romania/France/Belgium)
9. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, Canada/France/Portugal/Italy)
10. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey/Bosnia Herzegovina)
11. This is Not A Film (Jafar Pahani Mojtaba Mirtahmaseb, Iran)