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Best of 2012 | The Clapper Bored

Best of 2012

So there it went. 2012, what a year. Here is our annual celebration of the irretrievable past, which shall, henceforth, be known as The Clappies.

Film of the Year- The Hunt



Male Performance of the Year- Mads Mikkelsen, The Hunt

Nominees- Matthias Schoenaerts, Rust and Bone; Joaquin Phoenix, The Master; Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe; Christopher Walken, Seven Psychopaths.


Female Performance of the Year- Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone

Nominees- Aubrey Plaza, Safety Not Guaranteed; Rashida Jones, Celeste and Jesse Forever; Emmanuelle Riva, Amor; Rosemarie DeWitt, Your Sister’s Sister; Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook.


Best Documentary- Undefeated

Nominees- The Imposter; Chasing Ice; Searching for Sugarman; Woody Allen: The Documentary.


Best Use of 3D- Life of Pi

Nominees- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.


Worst Film of the Year- Hope Springs

Nominees- The Campaign; The Expendables 2; Take This Waltz; Cosmopolis; Project X.


  1. Brett Stewart says:

    Fantastic list and video… I think what immediately jumped out at me was the Vaccines song in the video, I’m going to see them here in the states in a couple weeks!

    • Nick says:

      The Vaccines song was the only one on my computer that was the right length! But yeah, they’re pretty good- I saw them in Hyde Park last summer, so I’m sure you’ll have a good time.