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The Artist

While there were some dissenters, surely there wasn't a more universally acclaimed film this year among Chlotrudis members than The Artist.

Last updated: January 20, 2011
Copyright 2006 Michael R. Colford.
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Top 10's of 2011

Chlotrudis Awards members were invited to share their Top 10 movie lists of 2011 on the website. See what various members chose as their top films of the year. See how many of their favorites made the final ballot. See if your tastes coincide with any particular Chlotrudis member. If you're a member, send in your Top 10 of the year and we'll include it here.

Julie Blumenthal's Top 11 Movies of 2011

Ein Mann von Welt
A Somewhat Gentle Man

  1. A Somewhat Gentle Man
  2. Another Year
  3. Septien
  4. Poetry
  5. Bill Cunningham New York
  6. Biutiful
  7. Page One; Inside the New York Times
  8. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
  9. Trigger
  10. The Future
  11. Submarine

Honorable Mentions:
Rubber, Super, Cold Fish, Cold Weather, Terri, Vincent Wants to Sea, Beginners

Thom Bowser's Top Movies of 2011
  1. Melancholia
  2. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  3. Midnight in Paris
  4. Love Crimes
  5. Another Year
  6. Heartbeats
  7. The Arbor
  8. 13 Assassins
  9. The Skin I Live In
  10. Le Havre
Melancholia
Melancholia

Kim Brown's Top Movies of 2011 (alphabetical order)


The Music Never Stopped
The Music Never Stopped


TC and Kim's Top 10s were announced on their podcast, Subject: Cinema

Movie of the Year
The Music Never Stopped

The Rest

The Artist
Attack the Block
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Captain America: The First Avenger
Drive
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part Two
The Muppets
Project Nim
Win Win



MichaelColford's Top 10 Movies of 2011
  1. A Separation
  2. Trigger
  3. Another Earth
  4. Weekend
  5. Higher Ground
  6. Pariah
  7. Poetry
  8. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  9. Meek's Cutoff
  10. The Future
  11. Martha Marcy May Marlene
  12. Another Year
  13. Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
  14. Buck
  15. Cold Weather
  16. Rubber
  17. Troll Hunter

Trigger
Trigger



Pete Davidson's Top 10 Movies of 2011

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin
A Separation
  1. A Separation
  2. The Artist
  3. Weekend
  4. Tabloid
  5. Rubber
  6. Troll Hunter
  7. Higher Ground
  8. Trigger
  9. The Future
  10. Martha Marcy May Marlene

Pete Davidson's Top 10 Movies of 2011
  1. The Tree of Life
  2. A Dangerous Method
  3. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  4. Take Shleter
  5. Senna
  6. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  7. The Artist
  8. Of Gods and Men
  9. Win Win
  10. 13 Assassins

The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life


David Isaacson's Top 10 Movies of 2011

Another Earth
Another Earth
  1. Another Earth
  2. The Artist
  3. Pina
  4. Point Blank
  5. Incendies
  6. Le Havre
  7. Drive
  8. Buck
  9. Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
  10. Tabloid


Bruce Kingsley's Top 10 of 2011

  1. The Artist
  2. Poetry
  3. Bill Cunningham New York
  4. Le Havre
  5. A Separation
  6. In a Better World
  7. Midnight in Paris
  8. Buck
  9. Melancholia
  10. Topp Twins: The Untouchable Girls

Bill Cunningham New York
Bill Cunningham New York



TC Kirkham's Baker's Dozen of 2010 (in alphabetical order)

Drive
Drive
Passione
Passione

TC and Kim's Top 10s were announced on their podcast, Subject: Cinema

Movie of the Year
Drive

The Rest

The Artist
Attack the Block
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part Two
The Music Never Stopped
Passione
Project Nim
Troll Hunter
Warrior
Win Win
X-Men: First Class

TC Says: "I have been reading in a number of columns how horrible 2011 was for movies but I completely disagree. It may have been horrible for box office, but most of the movies we saw last year were fantastic, and i'm looking forward to another great year in 2012!"

Chris Kriofske's Top 10 of 2011

  1. Drive
  2. Weekend
  3. Another Year
  4. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  5. The Arbor
  6. The Artist
  7. Poetry
  8. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  9. Meek's Cutoff
  10. Bill Cunningham New York

Also Good: Tabloid, The Descendants, The Skin I Live In, Hugo, The Illusionist, Jane Eyre, Littlerock, Beginners, Take Shelter, Submarine

Weekend
Weekend


Marilyn O'Connor's Top 10 Movies of 2011 (in no particular order)

Beginners
Beginners
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocal
Bill Cunningham New York
My Week with Marilyn
Warrior
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Beginners
Bridesmaids
The Descendants
The Guard

Honorable mentions: The Skin I Live In, Moneyball

Vicki Olsekey's Top 10 Movies of 2011
  1. The Artist
  2. Pina
  3. The Descendants
  4. Being Elmo
  5. The Interrupters
  6. Le Havre
  7. The Guard
  8. Drive
  9. Senna
  10. Incendies


Pina
Life During Wartime


Toni Pennachia's Top 15 of 2010 (in no particular order)

Trolljegeren
TrollHunter

The Illusionist
Even the Rain
The Artist
Margin Call
Midnight in Paris
The Way Back
Baaria
The Arbor
The Perfect Host
Senna
Buck
Poetry
Troll Hunter
Take Shelter
A Somewhat Gentle Man

Honorable Mentions: The Music Never Stopped, Bill Cunningham New York, My Week with Marilyn, A Dangerous Method, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, If a Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front


Ibad Shah's Top 10 Movies of 2011

  1. A Separation
  2. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  3. The Tree of Life
  4. Bal (Honey)
  5. We Need to Talk About Kevin
  6. Weekend
  7. Poetry
  8. Drive
  9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  10. Tyrannosaur

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives


Diane Young's Top 10 Movies of 2011

  1. Another Year
  2. Bill Cunningham New York
  3. Weekend
  4. Bellflower
  5. Take Shelter
  6. Drive
  7. Martha Marcy May Marlene
  8. The Interrupters
  9. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  10. Meek's Cutof

Movies that I bet would have been in my Top 10 had I seen them: Septien, Trigger, A Separation

Another Year
Another Year