2011 Reviews

Best Film of the Year: Drive

 

2011 Year in Review

Best Actor: Michael Fassbender – Shame
Best Actress: Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer – Beginners
Best Supporting Actress: Carey Mulligan – Shame
Best Director: Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive
Best Original Screenplay: Shame
Best Adapted Screenplay: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best Score: Drive
Best Song: “Lay Your Head Down” – Albert Nobbs
Best Editing: Drive
Best Cinematography: Melancholia
Best Production Design: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best Costume Design: J. Edgar
Best Makeup: The Iron Lady
Best Sound: Drive
Best Sound Effects: Hanna
Best Visual Effects: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

Top Ten of 2011

  1. Drive
  2. Shame
  3. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  4. Martha Marcy May Marlene
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
  6. We Need to Talk About Kevin
  7. Hanna
  8. Midnight in Paris
  9. X-Men: First Class
  10. Kung Fu Panda 2

Honorable Mentions: The Adventures of Tintin, The Artist, Beginners, Bridesmaids, Captain America: The First Avenger, Contagion, The Descendants, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Help, Horrible Bosses, Hugo, Melancholia, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Rango, Source Code, The Tree of Life, We Were Here

— A —

The Adjustment Bureau (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Adventures of Tintin (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Adventures of Tintin (Updated Review) (*** ½) (Full Review)
Albert Nobbs (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Artist (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— B —

Battle: Los Angeles (**) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Beginners (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Bridesmaids (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— C —

Captain America: The First Avenger (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Cars 2 (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Contagion (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Coriolanus (**) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— D —

The Descendants (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Drive (****) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— E —

— F —

— G —

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (American) (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Green Hornet (*) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Green Lantern (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— H —

Hanna (*** ½) (Full Review)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (****) (Full Review)
The Help (*** ½) (Short Review)
Horrible Bosses (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Hugo (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Human Centipede II (* ½) (Short Review)

— I —

I Am Number Four (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Immortals (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Iron Lady (***) (Full Review)

— J —

J. Edgar (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— K —

Kung Fu Panda 2 (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— L —

— M —

Martha Marcy May Marlene (****) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Melancholia (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Midnight in Paris (*** ½) (Short Review)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Muppets (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
My Week with Marilyn (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— N —

— O —

— P —

The Perfect Host (**) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Priest (*) (Full Review)
Puss in Boots (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— Q —

— R —

Rampart (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Rango (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review 1) (Short Review 2)
Real Steel (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Red State (**) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (****) (Short Review)

— S —

Scream 4 (***) (Full Review)
Shame (****) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Shame (Updated Review) (****) (Full Review)
Shark Night (½ *) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Source Code (*** ½) (Full Review)
Sucker Punch (* ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Super 8 (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— T —

Thor (***) (Full Review)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (****) (Full Review) (Short Review)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
The Tree of Life (*** ½) (Short Review)
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (***) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— U —

— V —

Vampire Boys (* ½)

— W —

Warrior (***) (Full Review)
Water for Elephants (** ½) (Full Review)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)
We Were Here (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— X —

X-Men: First Class (*** ½) (Full Review) (Short Review)

— Y —

— Z —

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