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Best Films of 2010

by Jonathan
There wasn’t one or two stand out films in 2010 as there was in 2009 (Inglourious Basterds) or 2007 (No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood), but there were several films that made a lasting impression on me that I am sure I will number among my favorites of the decade in nine years. This year reminded me more of 2008, when there were several films that moved and enthralled me, almost equally (In Bruge, Let the Right One In, The Wrestler, Tell No One). As in 2008, I find it particularly hard to find an order for these films, but will try to present them in a way that reflects the impact each of these films had on me in the movie… Read more

There wasn’t one or two stand out films in 2010 as there was in 2009 (Inglourious Basterds) or 2007 (No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood), but there were several films that made a lasting impression on me that I am sure I will number among my favorites of the decade in nine years. This year reminded me more of 2008, when there were several films that moved and enthralled me, almost equally (In Bruge, Let the Right One In, The Wrestler, Tell No One). As in 2008, I find it particularly hard to find an order for these films, but will try to present them in a way that reflects the impact each of these films had on me in the movie theater, whether bringing me to tears, leaving a huge smile on my face, or leaving me contemplating the film for days or even weeks later. These films encapsulate what it is I love about going to the movies, and what keeps we coming back week after week. These are the best films of 2010:

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