Mad for the movies in 2012

It was the year of the director as Tarantino, Affleck, Bigelow, Spielberg, and both Andersons kept our eyes on the screen

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      In our year-end roundup, the Georgia Straight's film critics pick the best movies of 2012.

      Ken Eisner

      In a year filled with nightmarish visions that went on for far too long, the movies did that too!

      Janet Smith

      This was a year when politics stood in the way of a good movie.

      Patty Jones

      I'd like to thank my mom and dad and the lady who kept talking on her cellphone beside me during Taken 2.

      Mark Harris

      Tellingly, only my top two titles unequivocally belong on a list of this kind.

      John Lekich

      Movies about older people are box-office poison, right?