John Waters 10 Best Films of 2012

http://www.artforum.com/inprint/id=37454

One of my favorite December rituals is looking to see what films irreverent, but legendary filmmaker John Waters has selected for his 10-best films of the year in Artforum magazine.  Below is the list, but his commentary at the Artforum website (located at the link) above is a must-read.

  1. The Deep Blue Sea – Terence Davies
  2. Paradise: Faith – Ulrich Seidl
  3. Paradise: Love – Ulrich Seidl
  4. Amour – Michael Haneke
  5. Killer Joe – William Friedkin
  6. Beasts of the Southern Wild – Benh Zeitlin
  7. Compliance – Craig Zobel
  8. Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present – Matthew Akers
  9. Beloved – Christophe Honoré
  10. The Imposter – Bart Layton