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The 15 Biggest Letdowns Of 2012

By Aly Semigran, Hollywood.com Staff

For a year that ended with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announcing they are having a child together, to declare 2012 the Year of the Letdown would be nothing short of an understatement. (Especially for the Royal Fetus and Jessica Simpson's latest long-gestating pregnancy, who had their thunder completely stolen by Baby Kimye.)

With every bit of entertainment greatness that surpassed our wildest expectations in 2012, like the crowd-and-critic-pleasing hit The Avengers or the water cooler-friendly second season of Emmy darling Homeland, there was a bevy of disappointing and ultimately needless remakes and reboots like Dark Shadows (why do we keep letting once-great teaming of Johnny Depp and Tim Burton do this to us?) and Total Recall. Then there was hyped-up television events like the ""return"" of Britney Spears on The X Factor or the Desperate Housewives for a new era that never was, GCB. And don't even get us started on the ever-revolving and eye-rolling love life of Taylor Swift.

It's with a heavy heart we admit that movies like Prometheus or stars like Taylor Kitsch let us down, because we were rooting for them so in 2012. There's still a few hours for the famous folks behind these missteps to make it right in 2013, but for now we must cue the sad trombone and reflect on....

The 15 Biggest Letdowns of 2012

[Photo credit: Warner Bros.]

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