The Best of the 2010s – Reyzando

Honorable Mentions: Columbus (2017), Frances Ha (2012), Under the Skin (2013), Inside Out (2015), The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), Hugo (2011), Personal Shopper (2016), Carol (2015), Mommy (2014), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Call Me by Your Name (2017) 25. Before Midnight (2013) – Richard Linklater 24. Tyrannosaur (2011) – Paddy Considine 23.…

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The Best of the 2010s – Jen

Entries 11-25 are listed alphabetically. The top ten are ranked. Ad Astra American Animals Annihilation If Beale Street Could Talk The Irishman John Wick Kubo and the Two Strings Logan Nightcrawler Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Pariah Roma Toy Story 3 War for the Planet of the Apes Whiplash 10.  A Ghost Story An…

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Little Women

There are a few things that need to be addressed when talking about Little Women (2019). For starters, the fears brought up by yet another adaptation of an uppity 19th century novel that’s been immortalized countless times in countless films are valid, there’s truly little cultural capital gained by telling the same stories over and…

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Ordinary Love

[written by thehipsterllama] There’s only one way to begin this review because really, there’s no beating around the bush, or dancing around the point on matters like this. The fact is that Ordinary Love is one of the best films, if not the best film of the year.  The filmmakers (Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn)…

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Just Mercy

It’s tough to make a truly standout courtroom drama. Most of the celebrated ones are from the 1950s and 1960s, like 12 Angry Men, To Kill a Mockingbird, Witness for the Prosecution, and Anatomy of a Murder (okay, that last one might not be as well known, but it absolutely should be!), and the surge…

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Uncut Gems

            It has been said that comedic acting is far more difficult than dramatic acting. If that’s true, then Adam Sandler just might be the greatest actor of our time. Having spent decades putting out a slew of movies regarded by many as among the worst of all time (though I still love them all),…

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1917

At the end of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, the characters lament that their world-saving victory will be unknown by the masses. Ben Stiller replies in a close-up, “we’ll know.” Something about that moment always stayed with me, and I still think about it ten years later (no, my ‘best of 2009’…

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