Ann Hornaday’s Top Movies of 2013

(Thanks Jerry Grant!) Washington Post’s Ann Hornaday’s Top Movies (21 listed): 1. 12 Years a Slave 2. Inside Llewyn Davis 3. Stories We Tell 4. Enough Said 5. All Is Lost 6. Her 7. Gravity 8. Mud 9. Fruitvale Station 10. Frances Ha
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

Kyle Smith and Lou Lumenick’s Top 10 lists

Lou Lumenick 1. Gravity 2. 12 Years a Slave 3. Captain Phillips 4. All Is Lost 5. The Wind Rises 6. (tie) Dallas Buyers Club 6. (tie) Mud 7. The Great Gatsby 8. Stories We Tell 9. Much Ado About Nothing 10. Pacific Rim (thanks Bryce!)
Posted On 07 Dec 2013

TIME’s Richard Corliss names his 2013 Top 10

TIME’s Richard Corliss 1. Gravity 2. The Great Beauty 3. American Hustle 4. Her 5. The Grandmaster 6. Fast and Furious 6 7. Frozen 8. The Act of Killing 9. 12 Years a Slave 10. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (thanks to Marshall)
Posted On 04 Dec 2013

The Master tops Sight & Sound’s Best of 2012

1. The Master 2. Tabu 3. Amour 4. Holy Motors 5. Beasts of the Southern Wild 5. Berberian Sound Studio 7. Moonrise Kingdom 8. Beyond the Hills 8. Cosmopolis 8. Once upon a Time in Anatolia 8. This is Not a Film (thanks to Sean Wu at thescreenteen)
Posted On 01 Dec 2012

Richard Roeper’s Top 11 Films of 2011

1. Drive 2. The Artist 3. Contagion 4. The Tree of Life 5. The Descendants 6. Young Adult 7. Source Code 8. Moneyball 9. The Beaver 10. Hugo 11. 50/50 (Thanks to Alia)
Posted On 21 Dec 2011

Peter Hartlaub’s Top 20 films

Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle 1. The Tree of Life 2. Hugo 3. Take Shelter 4. Win Win 5. Warrior 6. Senna 7. The Descendants 8. Hanna 9. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 10. Crazy, Stupid, Love Hartlaub says: “The most enduring performance of the year was Andy Serkis ...
Posted On 19 Dec 2011

Metacritic crunches the critics’ scores

Continually updating its chart as top 10 lists roll in, Metacritic begins to calculate its own year-end rankings with weighted scores. 3 points for each 1st place ranking 2 points for each 2nd place ranking 1 point for being ranked 3rd – 10th, or for being included on an...
Posted On 12 Dec 2011

Andrew O’Hehir’s Top 10 Films

Andrew O’Hehir lists his Top 10 Films at Salon. 1. Poetry 2. Melancholia 3. Take Shelter Sadly, Michael Shannon’s massive, almost demonic performance as a working-class Ohio man possessed by apocalyptic visions will be overlooked by the Oscars, as will writer-director Jeff...
Posted On 12 Dec 2011

Marshall Fine’s Top 10

1. The Descendants 2. Drive 3. Shame 4. Incendies 5. The Artist 6. Moneyball 7. Margin Call 8. Martha Marcy May Marlene 9. A Separation 10. Young Adult (via huffpo) As I watched Nicolas Winding Refn’s measured, explosive film unfold, I kept thinking that it reminded me of...
Posted On 12 Dec 2011

Richard Brody names “The 26 Best Films of 2011″

Nothing about Richard Brody’s list of 26 films in The New Yorker touches me more than his introductory premise. 2011 in cinema could be called, with apologies to Joan Didion, the year of magical thinking. Many of the year’s best movies exalt the metaphysical, the...
Posted On 07 Dec 2011