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Sight & Sound's Films of 2010

by Kenji
Sight & Sound's Films of 2010 by Kenji
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cannes winner) As voted in the British publication’s annual poll of (63) critics, in edition published at the end of November 2010. The Prophet came top the previous year, ahead of White Ribbon, but still collected late-comer votes this time round 1.The Social Network 2.Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives 3.Another Year 4.Carlos 5.The Arbor 6= I Am Love Winter’s Bone 8=The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu Film Socialisme Nostalgia for the Light Poetry A Prophet 13= Certified Copy Meek’s Cutoff 15= Aurora Dogtooth Enter the Void The Illusionist Mysteries of… Read more


Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cannes winner)

As voted in the British publication’s annual poll of (63) critics, in edition published at the end of November 2010. The Prophet came top the previous year, ahead of White Ribbon, but still collected late-comer votes this time round

1.The Social Network
2.Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
3.Another Year
4.Carlos
5.The Arbor
6= I Am Love
Winter’s Bone
8=The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu
Film Socialisme
Nostalgia for the Light
Poetry
A Prophet
13= Certified Copy
Meek’s Cutoff
15= Aurora
Dogtooth
Enter the Void
The Illusionist
Mysteries of Lisbon
Of Gods and Men
Toy Story 3
22=Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Four Times
The Ghost Writer
My Joy
Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow
Silent Souls

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4 films by women- The Arbor (Clio Barnard), Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik), Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt) and Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow (Sophie Fiennes). Sofia Coppola’s Venice winner Somewhere got short shrift, and Japanese films performed very poorly. 6+ French films, 5 USA, 4+ British, 2+ Italy, 2 Romania, 1 Portugal, 1 South Korea, 1 Greece, 1 Thailand, 1 Russia, 1 Ukraine, 1 from Latin America, 1 by an Iranian, some mixed nationality films. 0 in the top 28 from China, Japan, India, Africa- the 4 teams that made the auteurs world cup semi-finals. The Social Network was the clear winner among US voters. Most participants were British (especially) or American, but there was an international smattering.

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