Best Movies (So Far, 2010)

The movies self liked best (so far) in 2010.  Self decided to include “Directed by.”  There were a couple of movies self is sorry she missed, like the Joan Rivers documentary, “A Piece of Work,” the sci-fi/horror film “Splice,” and the Bill O’Reilly/Jonah Hill/Marisa Tomei movie, “Cyrus.” And she hasn’t yet seen “The Social Network.”  And, self has to come clean, she isn’t much into animation (Hence, no “Toy Story 3” :

  • The Town (Ben Affleck)
  • Inception (Chris Nolan)
  • Kick-Ass (Matthew Vaughn)
  • The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski)
  • Mother and Child (Rodrigo Garcia)
  • Please Give (Nicole Holofcener)
  • Restrepo (Tim Hetherington)
  • Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik)
  • Get Him to the Greek (Nicholas Stoller)
  • Dinner for Schmucks (Jay Roach)
  • Get Low (Aaron Schneider)
  • Cairo Time (Ruba Nadda)

Most “Fun” Movie That Made No Sense:  Machete

Worst (a tie):  Salt / The Expendables

Addendum:

Most Enjoyable Performances:  Jeremy Renner and Pete Postlethwaite, “The Town”; Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Cillian Murphy, “Inception”; Chloe Moretz, “Kick-Ass”; Ewan McGregor, “The Ghost Writer”; Naomi Watts, “Mother and Child”; Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt, “Please Give”; Jennifer Lawrence, “Winter’s Bone”; Russell Brand and Jonah Hill, “Get Him to the Greek”; Steve Carell, “Dinner for Schmucks”; Robert Duvall, “Get Low”; Patricia Clarkson, “Cairo Time”

Stay tuned.

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