5) The Help
9) The Tree of Life
10) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
THE CRITICS AND 2011
A couple of cumulative crtitcs polls were published this week. They're interesting reading, if you care about what critics think about this year's crop of film.
IndieWire compiled lists from nearly 200 critics and they provided several categories in addition to Best Film. Their cumulative top twenty is (numbers to the right are total points and judges votes):
|1||The Tree of Life||439||63|
|4||Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives||328||53|
|7||Mysteries of Lisbon||270||37|
|15||Martha Marcy May Marlene||190||37|
|16||A Dangerous Method||155||29|
|17||Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy||153||27|
|18||We Need to Talk About Kevin||144||25|
You can find the entire set of lists here: http://www.indiewire.com/survey/
Telluride films in this Top Twnety were: at #3 A Separation, at #11 Shame, #12 The Descendants, #13 The Artist, # 16 A Dangerous Method, and #18 We Need to Talk About Kevin.
Meanwhile The Village Voice has done the same thing with 95 critics and you can find all of their results here: http://mubi.com/notebook/posts/village-voice-poll-2011-yep-its-the-tree-of-life-but%E2%80%A6
Their Top Twenty is:
1) The Tree of Life
2) A Separation
4) Certified Copy
5) Mysteries of Lisbon
6) Uncle Boonmee
8) Meek's Cutoff
10) Take Shelter
12) A Dangerous Method
13) Martha Marcy Mae Marlene
14) Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
15) The Descendants
17) The Artist
20) Film Socialisme
Telluride films on this Top Twenty: at #2 A Separation, #12 A Dangerous Method, #15 The Descendants, #17 The Artist and #19 Shame. Honorable mention to Poetry at #18 which was TFF #37.
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