Indiewire Poll: Best Films of 2011

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Indiewire Poll: Best Films of 2011 [as voted by 162 “critics, bloggers and other tastemakers from around the world”] [See Indiewire for full, browsable results and ballots.]

  1. The Tree of Life – Terrence Malick
  2. Melancholia – Lars von Trier
  3. A Separation – Asghar Farhadi
  4. Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
  5. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  6. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami
  7. Mysteries of Lisbon – Raoul Ruiz
  8. Hugo – Martin Scorsese
  9. Margaret – Kenneth Lonergan
  10. Meek’s Cutoff – Kelly Reichardt
  11. Shame – Steve McQueen
  12. The Descendants – Alexander Payne
  13. The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
  14. Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols
  15. Martha Marcy May Marlene – Sean Durkin
  16. A Dangerous Method – David Cronenberg
  17. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson
  18. We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay
  19. Film Socialisme – Jean-Luc Godard
  20. Weekend – Andrew Haigh
  21. Poetry – Lee Chang-dong
  22. Nostalgia for the Light – Patricio Guzmán
  23. The Interrupters – Steve James
  24. [tie] The Skin I Live In – Pedro Almodóvar
  25. Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen