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The 100 best films of the decade (so far), #1-20 · Best of. Going in, we knew that this list—totaled up from ballots submitted by 11 A.V.

The 100 best films of the decade (so far), #1-20 · Best of

Club staff members and contributors—would be eclectic, with plenty of dark horses sneaking up toward the front. Still, we were genuinely surprised at what ended up at the top of the list. Close to 300 films received votes, and not one of the movies that appear on this list appeared on every voter’s ballot. Still, one led the pack in terms of both votes and points—a movie that seemed, at the outset, like anything but a consensus favorite. Were you surprised with the final results? 20. Possibly the most mainstream effort from Iranian master filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, Certified Copy is an intricately conceived portrait of a relationship that, around its midpoint, also reveals itself to be a deft commentary on the nature of artifice, and thus on the cinema itself. 19. 18. 17. 16. 15.

The 12 Best Documentaries of 2014. Ebola.

The 12 Best Documentaries of 2014

Ferguson. The missing Malaysian jetliner. Russian aggression. ISIS. 2014 provided plenty of news stories that are sure to be fascinating subjects for future documentaries, but it provided quite a few outstanding docs for right now, too. Our favorites this year touched on subjects ranging from death metal to national park preservation (both in Africa), from a historic war in Asia to a current one in the Middle East, and from a nearly forgotten photographer to the mot famous whistleblower in the world. 12. 11. 10. 9. Top 10 Best Movies. Cannes 2014 - Seleção Oficial 2014: filmes em competição - Cinemax.

Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The Academy Award for Documentary Feature is an award for documentary films.

Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature

Winners and nominees[edit] Following the Academy's practice, films are listed below by the award year (that is, the year they were released under the Academy's rules for eligibility). In practice, due to the limited nature of documentary distribution, a film may be released in different years in different venues, sometimes years after production is complete. 1940s[edit] In 1942, there was one Documentary category, twenty-five nominees and four winners.

Nominees: Africa, Prelude to VictoryCombat ReportConquer by the ClockThe Grain That Built a HemisphereHenry Browne, FarmerHigh Over the BordersHigh Stakes in the EastInside Fighting ChinaIt's Everybody's WarListen to BritainLittle BelgiumLittle Isles of FreedomMr. From 1943 there were two separate documentary categories (features and short films) 1950s[edit] 1960s[edit] 1970s[edit] 1980s[edit] 1990s[edit] 2000s[edit] 2010s[edit] Controversies[edit] See also[edit] 22 TV shows to watch in 2014. Best Romance Movies For Guys - Films. The 13 Best Movies You Didn't See in 2013. Books Vs Films: The Infographic - Entertainment. We're going to be bold: films will never, ever be a patch on the power of the imagination filtered through the pages of a book.

Books Vs Films: The Infographic - Entertainment

Unless you've got a huge production budget to splash all over it (Jurassic Park). Totally Fucked Up: Films That Disturb and Offend list. Cult Movies - Top 10 List - Top Ten List - Top 10 Films About Nonconformists - Nonconformity Quotes - Nonconformist Quotes - Nonconformists in Film - Barfly. Top 10 Films About Nonconformists "This is a world where everybody's gotta do something.

Cult Movies - Top 10 List - Top Ten List - Top 10 Films About Nonconformists - Nonconformity Quotes - Nonconformist Quotes - Nonconformists in Film - Barfly

Ya know, somebody laid down this rule that everybody's gotta do something, they gotta be something. You know, a dentist, a glider pilot, a narc, a janitor, a preacher, all that . . . THE BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMS MOVIES EVER ! - a list by panerai. 50 Best Movies Of 2012. The 30 Best Films of the Decade - Part 3. We’re all in that humanistic mode of evaluating our lives – coming up on the end of the year and the last time a zero will be the third digit on our calendars.

The 30 Best Films of the Decade - Part 3

We’re all (from Variety to Cat Fancy) also waxing expert on what films were the best of the best of the best of the past ten years. Which is why there is an unnavigable sea of opinion polluting the internet right now. Neil and I thought, ‘If everyone else is doing it, why can’t we? And why not do it better?” You may ask (since I’m forcing you to rhetorically), “How can giving your opinion be better than everyone else’s tepid version of an almost-arbitrary-seeming list?” I’m glad you asked. Neil and I anticipated this task back in October and began planning what would become far too much work for two people who essentially sit around watching Animal House all day. The algorithm, which we’ve nicknamed Simon, spat out just over 300 films, reducing our master list by 90%. The 50 Greatest Cult Movies of All Time.

It’s midnight somewhere.

The 50 Greatest Cult Movies of All Time

“Cult movie” is a hard thing to pin down. For the purposes of this list — celebrating the tenth anniversary of Donnie Darko — we’ve put a premium on the intensity and selectiveness of a movie’s appeal. We’ve also limited each director to one film. See you at midnight! 1. The first R-rated comic-book movie stars Jane Fonda as a planet-hopping secret agent who has trouble keeping her clothes on. 2. Any movie can have fans, and just about any science fiction, fantasy, or superhero movie these days might inspire those fans to dress up as their favorite characters and attend a convention. Quentin Tarantino's Top 10 Films of 2013 - SO FAR - The Quentin Tarantino Archives. You might remember Quentin’s list of favorites of 2010 and 2011, and so many of you have mailed us and asked about last year.

Quentin Tarantino's Top 10 Films of 2013 - SO FAR - The Quentin Tarantino Archives

Mostly because of Django Unchained, of course there was none such list for 2012. So a lot of you even made your own lists and sent those, which made for some interesting reading. I think last year was a great year for movies, and 2013 so far continues this upward trend, aside from the usual fiascos (not naming names here). 25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen. Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams.

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen

Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. The 50 Best Movies on Netflix. We love the convenience of streaming movies on Netflix Instant, but we don’t always love the navigating through the countless films in the service’s ever-expanding catalog to find something to watch.

The 50 Best Movies on Netflix

So we’ve compiled our list of recommended titles for you—whether you love classics, comedies, documentaries or just good ol’ fashioned kung-fu. The genres vary greatly here—and range in age from brand new to 87-years-old—but all 50 of these films come with the Paste stamp of approval. The list is up to date as of February 2013, but we’ll continue to update the list from time to time as Netflix Instant changes its offerings. 50. In the LoopYear: 2009Director: Armando Iannucci If clever verbal humor were easy, we’d have more comedies like In the Loop. 49. 48.