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Best movies of 2012: 'Pi,' 'Master,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' make cut
It's as if this year filmmakers remembered why God made movies. In a world of nonstop data where most of the static is gossip in 140 soul-destroying words or less, cinema has had a transcendent 12 months — a visual renaissance that has burned past convention.
By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
December 14, 2012