MY TOP 10 FILMS OF 2010
So, it’s a time to take a look back on the back of 2010. While most people like to list the best films of 2010, I prefer listing my favorite. While they may not end up winning Oscars, I feel they were the most entertaining.
Before we jump in, I’d like to list the films that I still haven’t seen that I could easily see making my Top 10. Here they are:
True Grit, Black Swan, Jackass 3D, Due Date, The Karate Kid, The Social Network, Tron Legacy, Pirahna 3D, Let Me In & Waiting for Superman.
With that out of the way, let’s get into it. Here’s my Top 10 (in order):
A fresh take on what was turning into a tired franchise. The casting on this was fantastic and it turned out to be good old cinematic fun.
9. PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2.
Say what you will about the P.A. movies, this was a solid follow up to one of my favorite films of last year.
8. SHUTTER ISLAND.
I had NO desire to see this film and even knew the twist going in. All that working against it and this film still managed to impress the hell out of me.
7. WINTER’S BONE.
This film is 2010’s Indie darling and will no doubt garner award nominations. Here’s hoping it takes home at least one statue come March.
6. THE TOWN.
Basically, a much more entertaining version of the heist film Heat. This film is fun, features great performances all around and is proof that Affleck might be da bomb at directing, Yo!
5. KICK ASS.
A great and unconventional take on what’s becoming a tired genre. Vaughn also continues to prove he can do no wrong.
This film has everything a Sci-Fi fan wants out of a movie. Some were none too pleased with the film’s ending but I absolutely loved it!
3. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON.
Toy Story 3 was great but it was also a bit of a rehash of the first 2 films that came before it. Now, HTTYD was something else entirely. Easily the biggest surprise of the year, HTTYD was a great animated film that will no doubt be killed off by Pixar come Oscar time.
Christopher Nolan is just getting damn good at his craft and proved it by making back the 200 million that Warner Brothers invested in an original screenplay idea… and then some.
1. SCOTT PILGRIM vs. THE WORLD.
HANDS DOWN THE BEST FILM OF THE YEAR! This innovative and original storytelling delivered everything an ADD kid that grew up in the 80’s has been waiting for in film.
So, what were some of your favs?