My favorite movies of 2011 . . . . .
|Jessica Chastain, The Tree of Life, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2011.|
|Jeremy Irvine, Warhorse, Dreamworks Pictures, 2011.|
|Kirsten Dunst, Cameron Spuur, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Melancholia, Magnolia Pictures, 2011|
|Ryan Gosling, Drive, FilmDistrict, 2011.|
|Martina Gusman, Ricardo Darin, Carancho, Strand Releasing, 2011.|
|Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Strand Releasing, 2011.|
|Michael Shannon, Take Shelter, Sony Pictures Classics, 2011.|
|Michelle Williams, Meek's Cutoff, Oscilloscope Pictures, 2011.|
|Hamish Linklater, Miranda July, The Future, Roadside Attractions, 2011.|
|Marion Cotillard, Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris, Sony Pictures Classics, 2011.|
Six More Films I Loved Almost As Much: Abbas Kiarostami's Certified Copy, Jason Reitman's Young Adult, Roman Polanski's Carnage, David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method, Zack Snyder's Suckerpunch and Xavier Dolan's Heartbeats.
Honorable Mention: Alamar, The Eagle, Kaboom, Around a Small Mountain, Rango, Of Gods and Men, The Adjustment Bureau, The Conspirator, Miral, Hanna, Insidious, The Beaver, Priest, Poetry, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, The Princess of Montpensier, 13 Assassins, City of Life and Death, Beginners, I Saw the Devil, Larry Crowne, A Better Life, Tabloid, Cowboys and Aliens, Terri, The Myth of the American Sleepover, Attack the Block, Contagion, A Screaming Man, Restless, Blackthorn, The Skin I Live In, Martha Marcy May Marlene, J. Edgar, The Descendants, Hugo, Into the Abyss, The Artist, Shame, The Adventures of Tintin, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
What a phenomenal first year we have spent together.