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Preview of the 2011 Village Voice Critics Poll

(Not sure where to find full access to the 2011 Village Voice Critics Poll.  Until it becomes readily available, we’ll make do with this preview via

[NOTE: This might be all wrong.  I can’t find any verification. ]

Village Voice Critics’ Poll: Best Films of 2011 [as voted by 95 critics]

    1. The Tree of Life – Terrence Malick
    2. A Separation – Asghar Farhadi
    3. Melancholia – Lars von Trier
    4. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami
    5. Mysteries of Lisbon – Raoul Ruiz
    6. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
    7. Margaret – Kenneth Lonergan
    8. Meek’s Cutoff – Kelly Reichardt
    9. Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
    10. Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols
    11. Hugo – Martin Scorsese
    12. A Dangerous Mind – David Cronenberg

Thanks to brandz we can add The Voice top honors for acting, after the cut.

Lead Actress: Anna Paquin (Margaret)
Lead Actor: Michael Shannon (Take Shelter)
Support Actress: Jeannie Berlin (Margaret)
Support Actor: Albert Brooks (Drive)