domingo, diciembre 19, 2010

Best Films of 2010 from FILM COMMENT Magazine

Best Films of 2010 from FILM COMMENT Magazine: "

To compile their annual list, Film Comment queried more than 100 participants including (in alphabetical order): Thom Andersen (CalArts professor and filmmaker), Richard Brody (The New Yorker), David Edelstein (New York Magazine), Scott Foundas (Senior Programmer, Film Society Lincoln Center) Larry Gross (screenwriter, WE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE), Molly Haskell (author, From Reverence to Rape: the Treatment of Women in the Movies), Kent Jones (filmmaker, A LETTER TO ELIA), Glenn Kenny (MSN Movies), Robert Koehler (Daily Variety and film festival programmer), Todd McCarthy (Hollywood Reporter), Don McMahon (Artforum), Paul Schrader (filmmaker, ADAM RESURRECTED), Andrew Sarris, Amy Taubin (Sight & Sound) and Kenneth Turan (Los Angeles Times).

Here are the results of their poll:


1. Carlos

Director: Olivier Assayas

2. The Social Network

Director: David Fincher

3. White Material

Director: Claire Denis

4. The Ghost Writer

Director: Roman Polanski

5. A Prophet

Director: Jacques Audiard

6. Winter’s Bone

Director: Debra Granik

7. Inside Job

Director: Charles Ferguson

8. Wild Grass

Director: Alain Resnais

9. Everyone Else

Director: Maren Ade

10. Greenberg

Director: Noah Baumbach

Rankings #11 - #20

11. Mother Director: Bong Joon-ho

12. Toy Story 3 Director: Lee Unkrich

13. Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl Director: Manoel de Oliveira

14. Another Year Director: Mike Leigh

15. The Strange Case of Angelica Director: Manoel de Oliveira

16. The Kids Are All Right Director: Lisa Cholodenko

17. Shutter Island Director: Martin Scorsese

18. Around a Small Mountain Director: Jacques Rivette

19. Our Beloved Month of August Director: Miguel Gomes

20. Ne change rien Director: Pedro Costa

Rankings #21 - #30

21. Dogtooth Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

22. I Am Love Director: Luca Guadagnino

23. Sweetgrass Director: Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Ilisa Barbash

24. Black Swan Director: Darren Aronofsky

25. The Father of My Children Director: Mia Hansen-Løve

26. Boxing Gym Director: Frederick Wiseman

27. Secret Sunshine Director: Lee Chang-dong

28. Bluebeard Director: Catherine Breillat

29. Enter the Void Director: Gaspar Noé

30. Inception Director: Christopher Nolan

Rankings #31 - #40

31. Alamar Director: Pedro González-Rubio

32. The Oath Director: Laura Poitras

33. Exit Through the Gift Shop Director: Banksy

34. World on a Wire Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

35. Animal Kingdom Director: David Michôd

36. Vincere Director: Marco Bellocchio

37. Daddy Longlegs Directors: Ben & Joshua Safdie

38. Lourdes Director: Jessica Hausner

39. Life During Wartime Director: Todd Solondz

40. Fish Tank Director: Andrea Arnold

Rankings #41 - #50

41. Please Give Director: Nicole Holofcener

42. True Grit Directors: Joel & Ethan Coen

43. Lebanon Director: Samuel Maoz

44. The King’s Speech Director: Tom Hooper

45. I Love You Phillip Morris Directors: Glenn Ficarra & John Requa

46. Last Train Home Director: Lixin Fan

47. Blue Valentine Director: Derek Cianfrance

48. Hadewijch Director: Bruno Dumont

49. The Anchorage Directors: Anders Edström & C.W. Winter

50. Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno Directors: Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea


1. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

2. Film Socialisme

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

3. Poetry

Director: Lee Chang-dong

4. Meek’s Cutoff

Director: Kelly Reichardt

5. Aurora

Director: Cristi Puiu

6. Mysteries of Lisbon

Director: Raúl Ruiz

7. The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu

Director: Andrei Ujica

8. The Four Times

Director: Michelangelo Frammartino

9. Certified Copy

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

10. Tuesday, After Christmas

Director: Radu Muntean

11. Oki’s Movie Director: Hong Sang-soo

12. Ruhr Director: James Benning

13. I Wish I Knew Director: Jia Zhangke

14. My Joy Director: Sergei Loznitsa

15. Nostalgia for the Light Director: Patricio Guzmán,

16. Robinson in Ruins Director: Patrick Keiller

17. Black Venus Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

18. Of Gods and Men Director: Xavier Beauvois

19. Tabloid Director: Errol Morris

20. The Robber Director: Benjamin Heisenberg


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