Coulda been contenders: This is 40, Tiny Furniture, Life of Pi, God Bless America, West of Memphis, Queen of Versailles, The Arbor, The Sessions, Zero Dark Thirty, John Dies at the End, Lore, The Place Beyond the Pines, Sinister, Best catalogue: Le Bonheur (1964)
Second helpings: Barbara, Berberian Sound Studio, Children Who Chase Lost Voices, Cosmopolis, Drug War, Hail, The Loneliest Planet, Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present, The Mill and the Cross, ParaNorman, Sightseers, Tabu, Zero Dark Thirty>…
Bubbling Under: Samsara, The Imposter, Berberian Sound Studio, Lawless, Before Midnight, Sightseers, Ai Wei Wei - Never Sorry, Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present, Electrick Children, Skylab, Bernie, Green Porno, Black Mirror (TV Series).
Good clean fun: Safety Not Guaranteed, The Angels' Share, Bernie, Ruby Sparks, The Brass Teapot, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Iron Man 3, Now You See Me, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Gambit, Hysteria, Love is All You Need.
The Homegrown: Giselle, How Far is Heaven, Love Story, How to Meet Girls from a Distance, Shopping, Fresh Meat, Two Little Boys, White Lies, Mt. Zion, Romeo and Juliet: A Love Song, Edwin: My Life as a Koont.