December 05, 2012

20 Baddest Movie Villains of 2012

Curated by Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl.
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20. The Engineer, Prometheus
Read Prometheus: The Tree of Death
20. The Engineer, Prometheus
Read Prometheus: The Tree of Death
19. Polio in Hyde Park on Hudson
Read In Hyde Park on Hudson, It's Patriotic to Pleasure a President
18. Charlie Rakes (Guy Pearce) in Lawless
In Prohibition Drama Lawless, Looks Trump Drama
18. Charlie Rakes (Guy Pearce) in Lawless
In Prohibition Drama Lawless, Looks Trump Drama
17. Whatever It Is That Is Still Vaguely Haunting in the Paranormal Activity House
Read Paranormal Activity: Old-School Scares, Refreshingly Blood-Free
Read Paranormal Activity 3, reviewed
Read Paranormal Activity 4, reviewed
17. Whatever It Is That Is Still Vaguely Haunting in the Paranormal Activity House
Read Paranormal Activity: Old-School Scares, Refreshingly Blood-Free
Read Paranormal Activity 3, reviewed
Read Paranormal Activity 4, reviewed
16. Steve Hadley (Bradley Whitford, on right) in Cabin in the Woods
Read Cabin in the Woods Can't See the Forest for the Trees
16. Steve Hadley (Bradley Whitford, on right) in Cabin in the Woods
Read Cabin in the Woods Can't See the Forest for the Trees
15. Every male lead in The Master
Read The Master: From the Window to the Wall
Read Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master's Master
14. Eric Byer (Edward Norton) in The Bourne Legacy
Read The Bourne Legacy: Who's the New Guy?
14. Eric Byer (Edward Norton) in The Bourne Legacy
Read The Bourne Legacy: Who's the New Guy?
13. Demon in Sinister
Read Sinister, reviewed
13. Demon in Sinister
Read Sinister, reviewed
12. The Pale Orc and the Goblin King in The Hobbit
(Since the dragon isn't in the movie, Peter Jackson threw in a couple video game boss characters, the Goblin King and the Pale Orc.)
12. The Pale Orc and the Goblin King in The Hobbit
(Since the dragon isn't in the movie, Peter Jackson threw in a couple video game boss characters, the Goblin King and the Pale Orc.)
11. Bobby Monday (Michael Shannon) in Premium Rush
Read Premium Rush, reviewed
11. Bobby Monday (Michael Shannon) in Premium Rush
Read Premium Rush, reviewed