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110 FILMS OF 2010: BEST TO WORST

Tyler Malone Counts Them Down

Film Insight by Tyler Malone

February 2011

The Oscars are just around the corner and so the questions begin: What do you think should win? What do you think will win? What are you pissed wasn’t nominated? Have you seen most of the nominated films and performances? How many movies did you see that were released in 2010?

I myself watched exactly 110 movies that were released in 2010. Rather than do what most critics do and just make my Top 10 of 2010, I’ve decided to make my Top 110 (as in: list them all from best to worst) and post it here for your viewing pleasure. Obviously ranking these films in such an arrangement isn’t an exact science, as my impressions of these films continue to change over time, but there is an approximate order in which they can be placed. So, without further ado, here is the list I’ve compiled of all 110 films I saw this year, ranked from best to worst, rated from five reels to zero reels and listed from Blue Valentine to The Last Airbender:

Blue Valentine
Black Swan
Kynodontas (Dogtooth) -
Film Socialisme (Socialism) –
The Social Network –
Never Let Me Go –
My Dog Tulip –
The American –
Io Sono L’Amore (I Am Love) –
The King’s Speech
Toy Story 3 –
Double Take –
Howl –
I’m Still Here –
Rabbit Hole –
Somewhere –
The Kids Are All Right –
Inception –
Restrepo –
Exit Through The Gift Shop –
127 Hours –
Agora –
City Island –
The Art Of The Steal –
True Grit –
Nowhere Boy –
Fair Game –
The Fighter –
The Town –
The Ghost Writer –
How To Train Your Dragon –
Red Riding: 1974 –
Red Riding: 1980 –
Red Riding: 1983 –
Despicable Me –
Madeo (Mother) –
Marwencol –
Kick-Ass –
The Oath –
Waking Sleeping Beauty –
Winter’s Bone –
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within –
Greenberg –
Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work –
Micmacs À Tire-Larigot (Micmacs) –
And Everything Is Going Fine –
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child –
Still Bill –
Enter The Void –
Leaves Of Grass –
Repo Men –
Vincere –
Kings Of Pastry –
Salt –
L’Épine Dans Le Coeur (The Thorn In The Heart) –
The Extra Man –
Dinner For Schmucks –
Green Zone –
Holy Rollers –
Iron Man 2 –
Cyrus –
Two In The Wave –
Life During Wartime –
The Other Guys –
The Square –
Babies –
I Love You Phillip Morris –
Date Night –
Shutter Island –
The Runaways –
Little Fockers –
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hollows: Part I –
The Killer Inside Me –
Due Date –
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World –
Love & Other Drugs –
Get Him To The Greek –
You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger –
The Tempest –
Robin Hood –
The Tourist
Hot Tub Time Machine –
Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time –
Letters To Juliet –
When You’re Strange –
Predators –
The Losers –
Country Strong –
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps –
Tron: Legacy
Edge Of Darkness –
Death At A Funeral –
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief –
She’s Out Of My League –
Leap Year –
Cop Out –
Alice In Wonderland –
The Expendables –
Clash Of The Titans –
The Wolfman –
The Book Of Eli –
Dear John –
The Bounty Hunter –
Knight & Day –
Legion -
The Tooth Fairy -
Valentine’s Day -
Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? -
Eat Pray Love -
The Last Airbender -

Written & Compiled by Tyler Malone

Photography Courtesy of the Weinstein Company

Design by Marie Havens

 

Captions:

Blue Valentine, 2010, Picture Courtesy of the Weinstein Company

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