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on: May 15, 2015, 12:24:19 PM
The 2010s, that is. We're about halfway through. Titles can include movies from this year that you've seen.

I'll update this once I'm a bit more caught up.

1. Melancholia
2. The Master
3. The Skin I Live In
4. The Tree of Life
5. Upstream Color
6. Moonrise Kingdom
7. We Need to Talk About Kevin
8. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
9. Django Unchained
10. Dogtooth
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Reply #1 on: May 15, 2015, 01:14:16 PM
45 Years
Behind the Candelabra
Blue is the Warmest Color
First Reformed
Force Majeure
Inherent Vice
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The Lobster
The Love Witch
Manchester by the Sea
The Master
Phantom Thread
Stranger by the Lake
We Need to Talk About Kevin
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Reply #2 on: May 15, 2015, 02:31:45 PM
These lists are always fun to gage what the decade has brought us so far and who liked what more than others.

1. Spring Breakers
2. Drive
3. The Master
4. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
5. Prisoners
6. The Wolf Of Wall Street
7. Foxcatcher
8. Dark Horse
9. Greenberg
10. The Lords Of Salem


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Reply #3 on: May 15, 2015, 03:44:57 PM
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Reply #4 on: May 15, 2015, 03:55:46 PM
Not allowing documentaries or it'd be a very different list.

1 - The Master (no brainer)
2 - Oslo 31 August
3 - Uncle Boonmee
4 - Four Lions
5 - The Wolf of Wall St
6 - The Tree of Life
7 - Tabu
8 - Under the Skin
9 - The Grand Budapest Hotel
10 - Carlos the Jackal


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Reply #5 on: May 15, 2015, 08:23:21 PM
Off the top of my noggin:

1. The Master
2. The Social Network
3. Toy Story 3
4. A Separation
5. Inside Llewyn Davis
6. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
7. Drive
8. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
9. Gone Girl
10. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Or something like that. I left out a bunch of other good stuff that was worthy.


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Reply #6 on: May 16, 2015, 12:47:08 PM
Enter the Void
Fish Tank
Laurence Anyways
Holy Motors
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Attack the Block
Trash Humpers
The Skin I Live In or Tchoupitoulas or Nebraska, I can't decide

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Reply #7 on: May 16, 2015, 01:06:20 PM
This thread is making me happy. People backing me up on We Need To Talk About Kevin and The Skin I Live In and even Scott Pilgrim. All films that have stayed with me far more than I expected.

But more than anything this is very helpful for prioritizing what to catch up on. Keep 'em coming!
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Reply #8 on: May 16, 2015, 03:17:09 PM
Based on the letter grade I gave them at the time...

1. Inception (A)
2. The Master (A)
3. Mad Max: Fury Road (A)
4. Drive (A-)
5. Inherent Vice (A-)
6. The Dark Knight Rises (A-)
7. Black Swan (A-)
8. 12 Years A Slave (A-)
9. Toy Story 3 (A-)
10. The Artist (A-)

And man, I know, "The Artist," right? I only saw it once (at an early morning NYFF screening) but it moved me to tears! But these are literally the only 10 movies I've given an "A" letter grade to in the last 4.5 years. Some of my faves topped out at a B+ (The Raid 2: Berandal, Birdman, Gone Girl, Gravity, The Wolf Of Wall Street, Zero Dark Thirty, The Raid: Redemption, Shut Up And Play The Hits, Bridesmaids, Attack The Block, The Social Network, 127 Hours). For a movie to be an "A" I have to have a physical reaction to it. And those movies all lifted me out of my seat.

And a special shout-out to these two films which I've watched more than most of the ones previously mentioned (MacGruber, Bridesmaids) and what has become my favorite Marvel movie, which I enjoyed but slightly underrated at the time, Captain America: The First Avenger.
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Reply #9 on: May 16, 2015, 04:14:35 PM
enter the void
blue is the warmest color
bkue valentine
the master
silver linings playbook


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Reply #10 on: May 16, 2015, 04:48:15 PM
I was trying to do a top 50 earlier, so ill just dump some that come to mind

1. the master (no doubt)

the tree of life
holy motors
act of killing
inside llewyn davis
spring breakers
exit through the gift shop

also;, Great Beauty, Her, blue valentine, leviathan (2012 doc), inception, its such a beautiful day, under the skin, only god forgives, force majuere, room 237, perverts guide to ideology


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Reply #11 on: May 16, 2015, 06:19:20 PM
So after Mad Max I hopped into Hot Pursuit, which would be on a list I'd make that'd be called Best of the 10s In Terms of Redbox at The Multiplex, along with 2 Guns, Instructions Not Included, After Earth, Peeples, movies like that, and anyway Garam if you see Hot Pursuit you're like the Sofia Vergara character and I'm Reese Witherspoon.

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Reply #12 on: May 16, 2015, 09:58:27 PM
We usually go by US release dates. Dogtooth's LA/NY premier was June 2010. Plus it's on both The Dissolve's and AV Club's decade lists, so I figured it was legit.

Either way, it'll probably be knocked off my list once I see a few more movies.
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Reply #13 on: May 18, 2015, 03:45:37 AM
So, this is what I came up with without thinking too much about it:

The Master
E Agora? Lembra-me (What Now? Remind Me)
The Tree of Life
Django Unchained
The Social Network
Sangue do Meu Sangue (Blood of my Blood)
La Piel que Habito (The Skin I Live In)


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Reply #14 on: May 18, 2015, 07:13:54 AM

Nostalgia of the light
The Master
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Tree of Life
The Act of Killing
La Grande Belleza
All is Lost
Post Tenebras Lux
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Inherent Vice
Enter the Void
Uncle Boonme
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia