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Screening Room: Russ & Shawn’s Best & Worst Films of 2012

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Russ Simmons and Shawn Edwards pick the best and worst movies of 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo —

THE YEAR IN MOVIES 2012

SHAWN EDWARDS’ PICKS

SHAWN’S TOP 10:

  1. Django Unchained
  2. Argo
  3. Beasts of the Southern Wild
  4. Zero Dark Thirty
  5. The Cabin in the Woods
  6. Prometheus
  7. Middle of Nowhere
  8. Moonrise Kingdom
  9. Looper
  10. Ted

SHAWN’S BOTTOM 10:

  1. That’s My Boy
  2. What to Expect When You’re Expecting
  3. Jeff, Who Lives at Home
  4. This Means War
  5. Alex Cross
  6. John Carter
  7. Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection
  8. Bachelorette
  9. Sparkle
  10. The Watch

SHAWN’S 5 MOST OVERRATED MOVIES:

  1.  Lincoln
  2. The Master
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man
  4. The Dark Knight Rises
  5. Silver Linings Playbook

SHAWN’S 5 MOST UNDERRATED MOVIES:

  1. The Raid: Redemption
  2. Celeste and Jesse Forever
  3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  4. End of Watch
  5. Pitch Perfect

SHAWN’S 5 FAVORITE GUILTY PLEASURES:

  1. Think Like a Man
  2. Project X
  3. The Grey
  4. Chronicle
  5. Killer Joe

SHAWN’S FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR:
Ava DuVernay: Writer, Producer and Director “Middle of Nowhere”

SHAWN’S ACTOR OF THE YEAR:
Joseph Gordin-Levitt: “Lincoln,” “Looper,” “Premium Rush” and “The Dark Knight Rises”

SHAWN’S ACTRESS  OF THE YEAR:
Quvenzhane Wallis: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

RUSS SIMMONS’ PICKS:

RUSS’ TOP 10:

  1. LIfe of Pi
  2.  Les Miserablés
  3.  Zero Dark Thirty
  4. The Master
  5. Searching for Sugar Man
  6. Amour
  7. Argo
  8. Silver Linings Playbook
  9. The Dark Knight Rises
  10. Moonrise Kingdom

RUSS’ BOTTOM TEN:

  1. That’s My Boy
  2. Jack & Diane
  3. The Watch
  4. American Reunion
  5. The Five-Year Engagement
  6. Battleship
  7. Fun Size
  8. What to Expect When You’re Expecting
  9. Playing for Keeps
  10. Lola Versus

RUSS’ 5 MOST UNDERRATED MOVIES:

  1. Ruby Sparks
  2. The Grey
  3. Premium Rush
  4. The Hunger Games
  5. Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

RUSS’ 5 FAVORITE GUILTY PLEASURES:

  1. The Avengers
  2. Looper
  3. Skyfall
  4. Django Unchained
  5. People Like Us

RUSS’ FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR:

Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”

RUSS’ ACTOR OF THE YEAR:

Daniel Day Lewis, “Lincoln”

RUSS’ ACTRESS OF THE YEAR:

Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserablés”

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