Sunday, January 01, 2012

2011 in Film

While I am not a professional critic, I’m posting my awards for this year’s crop in film.

Top Ten Films of 2011

War Horse
The Descendants
The Ides of March
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Bridesmaids
The Muppets
The Help
Midnight in Paris
50/50

Seven Bonus Films of 2011

Moneyball
Drive
Warrior
Hugo
Young Adult
Cedar Rapids
Crazy, Stupid, Love


Best Animated Feature: The Adventures of Tintin
Best Director: Steven Speilberg, War Horse
Best Original Screenplay: Will Reiser, 50/50
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, The Descendants
Best Comic Book Movie: Captain America

Drama

Best Actor: Ryan Gosling, Drive
Best Actress (tie): Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; Viola Davis, The Help; Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Best Supporting Actor (tie): Christopher Plummer, Beginners; Albert Brooks, Drive
Best Supporting Actress: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Breakthrough Performance in Drama: Felicity Jones, Like Crazy

Comedy

Best Actor: Steve Carell, Crazy, Stupid, Love
Best Actress: Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
Best Supporting Actor: Ryan Gosling, Crazy, Stupid, Love
Best Supporting Actress: Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Breakthrough Performance in Comedy: Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids

Surprising Performance in a Comedy from a Dramatic Actor: Ryan Gosling (Crazy, Stupid, Love
Actor Most Likely to Be In Every Movie This Year: Michael Fassbender (Jane Eyre, X-Men: First Class, A Dangerous Method, Shame, and the short film Pitch Black Heist)

Favorite Ten Comedies of 2011

The Muppets
Bridesmaids
Crazy, Stupid, Love
50/50
Young Adult
Paul
Cedar Rapids
Horrible Bosses
Our Idiot Brother
Friends with Benefits


The next list consists only of the films I saw this year and that's after reading the reviews!

WORST MOVIES OF 2011

The Tree of Live
Just Go With It
Battle: LA
Sucker Punch
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

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