Decade in Review: The Best Films From 2011

The time has come to reflect on the past ten years of filmmaking. There are many notable films that changed the course of film criticism, box office and the entire moviegoing experience.

Here are my top picks from 2011….

  1. Hugo
    dir. Martin Scorsese
    starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley and Jude Law

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  2. The Artist
    dir.  Michel Hazanavicius
    starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo and John Goodman

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  3. The Help
    dir. Tate Taylor
    starring: Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, and Allison Janney.

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Best Animated Feature:
Puss in Boots 
dir. Chris Miller
starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zack Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thorton and Amy Sedaris

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Best Franchise Film:
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2
dir. David Yates
starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Jason Isaacs and Julie Walters.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Best Comedy:
Horrible Bosses

dir. Seth Gordon
starring: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Colin Farrell and Kevin Spacey.

HORRIBLE BOSSES

Best Horror Film:
Cabin in the Woods 
dir. Drew Goddard
starring: Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchinson, Jesse Williams, Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins.

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