2010 Top Ten List

  • Winter's Bone (Debra Granik)
  • Meek's Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt)
  • Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
  • The Arbor (Clio Barnard)
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy)
  • Shit Year (Cam Archer)
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  • How I Ended This Summer (Alexei Popogrebsky)
  • Beginners (Mike Mills)
  • Leap Year (Año bisiesto) (Michael Rowe)
  • Additional 2010 Films By Rating

  • Kaboom (Gregg Araki)
  • Catfish (Ariel Schulman & Henry Joost)
  • Two Gates of Sleep (Alistair Banks Griffin)
  • The Social Network (David Fincher)
  • Tabloid (Errol Morris)
  • You Are Here (Daniel Cockburn)
  • The Myth of the American Sleepover (David Robert Mitchell)
  • How Do You Know (James L. Brooks)
  • The City Below (Christoph Hochhäusler)
  • Promises Written in Water (Vincent Gallo)
  • Elite Squad: The Enemy With (José Padilha)
  • Oki's Movie (Hong Sangsoo)
  • Heartbeats (Xavier Dolan)
  • 13 Assassins (Takashi Miike)
  • True Grit (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)
  • Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich)
  • Unstoppable (Tony Scott)
  • Silent Souls (Aleksei Fedorchenko)
  • 127 Hours (Danny Boyle)
  • Tamara Drewe (Stephen Frears)
  • Senna (Asif Kapadia)
  • The Secret World of Arrietty (Hiromasa Yonebayashi)
  • Tuesday, After Christmas (Radu Muntean)
  • Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky)
  • Tangled (Nathan Greno & Byron Howard)
  • Black Venus (Abdellatif Kechiche)
  • Anton Chekhov's The Duel (Dover Kosashvili)
  • Potiche (Trophy Wife) (François Ozon)
  • And Everything Is Going Fine (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Secrets of the Tribe (José Padilha)
  • Attenberg (Athina Rachel Tsangari)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright)
  • Hahaha (Hong Sangsoo)
  • Summer of Goliath (Nicolás Pereda)
  • The Fighter (David O. Russell)
  • Street Days (Levan Koguashvili)
  • Le quattro volte (Michelangelo Frammartino)
  • Carlos (Olivier Assayas)
  • The Town (Ben Affleck)
  • Chongqing Blues (Wang Xiaoshuai)
  • The Debt (John Madden)
  • Boxing Gym (Frederick Wiseman)
  • The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski)
  • Let Me In (Matt Reeves)
  • The Trip (Michael Winterbottom)
  • Stone (John Curran)
  • A Letter to Elia (Martin Scorsese & Kent Jones)
  • Inception (Christopher Nolan)
  • On Tour (Mathieu Amalric)
  • Public Speaking (Martin Scorsese)
  • Outside the Law (Rachid Bouchareb)
  • Pulsar (Alex Stockman)
  • Mysteries of Lisbon (Raúl Ruiz)
  • Night Catches Us (Tanya Hamilton)
  • Post Mortem (Pablo Larraín)
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog)
  • Cyrus (Jay Duplass & Mark Duplass)
  • Another Year (Mike Leigh)
  • Fair Game (Doug Liman)
  • Nostalgia for the Light (Patricio Guzmán)
  • I Saw the Devil (Kim Jee Woon)
  • Animal Kingdom (David Michôd)
  • The Tillman Story (Amir Bar-Lev)
  • The Robber (Benjamin Heisenberg)
  • The King's Speech (Tom Hooper)
  • Of Gods & Men (Xavier Beauvois)
  • The Silence (Baran bo Odar)
  • Machete (Robert Rodriguez & Ethan Maniquis)
  • The Illusionist (Sylvain Chomet)
  • I Wish I Knew (Jia Zhang-ke)
  • Guest (José Luis Guerin)
  • Waiting for "Superman" (Davis Guggenheim)
  • The Threeway Wedding (Jacques Doillon)
  • Rabbit Hole (John Cameron Mitchell)
  • Insidious (James Wan)
  • Fire of Conscience (Dante Lam)
  • Biutiful (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  • LENNONYC (Michael Epstein)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (David Yates)
  • Amigo (John Sayles)
  • Outrage (Takeshi Kitano)
  • Greenberg (Noah Baumbach)
  • Hospitalité (Koji Fukada)
  • My Joy (Sergei Loznitsa)
  • Poetry (Lee Chang-dong)
  • It's Kind of a Funny Story (Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden)
  • The Yellow Sea (Na Hong-jin)
  • I'm Still Here (Casey Affleck)
  • Robinson in Ruins (Patrick Keiller)
  • Revolución ([various])
  • Tender Son — The Frankenstein Project (Kornél Mundruczó)
  • Putty Hill (Matt Porterfield)
  • Inside Job (Charles Ferguson)
  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (Woody Allen)
  • Somewhere (Sofia Coppola)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Catherine Breillat)
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (Tod Williams)
  • Robin Hood (Ridley Scott)
  • Please Give (Nicole Holofcener)
  • Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau)
  • Route Irish (Ken Loach)
  • The Strange Case of Angelica (Manoel de Oliveira)
  • Submarino (Thomas Vinterberg)
  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (Oliver Stone)
  • Old Cats (Sebastián Silva & Pedro Peirano)
  • Trigger (Bruce McDonald)
  • The Housemaid (Im Sang-soo)
  • A Screaming Man (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
  • La Nostra Vita (Daniele Luchetti)
  • Green Zone (Paul Greengrass)
  • The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (Andrei Ujică)
  • Aardvark (Kitao Sakurai)
  • 3 (Tom Tykwer)
  • Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard)
  • The Princess of Montpensier (Bertrand Tavernier)
  • The Kids Are All Right (Lisa Cholodenko)
  • We Are What We Are (Jorge Michel Grau)
  • Chatroom (Hideo Nakata)
  • Exodus — Burnt by the Sun 2 (Nikita Mikhalkov)
  • Hereafter (Clint Eastwood)
  • Aurora (Cristi Puiu)
  • Cold Fish (Sion Sono)
  • Rebecca H. (Return to the Dogs) (Lodge Kerrigan)