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:


RELEASED 2010



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


UNRELEASED 2010


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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