Jonathan Rosenbaum: Favorite Films of 2011

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Jonathan Rosenbaum: Favorite Films of 2011 [according to the indieWIRE and Village Voice polls]

indieWIRE Poll

  1. A Brighter Summer Day – Edward Yang
  2. Poetry – Lee Chang-dong
  3. Le Quattro Volte – Michelangelo Frammartino
  4. Mysteries of Lisbon – Raoul Ruiz
  5. A Dangerous Method – David Cronenberg
  6. Terri – Azazel Jacobs
  7. Road to Nowhere – Monte Hellman
  8. The Skin I Live In – Pedro Almodóvar
  9. Putty Hill – Matthew Porterfield
  10. Hugo – Martin Scorsese

Village Voice Poll

  1. A Brighter Summer Day – Edward Yang
  2. Poetry – Lee Chang-dong
  3. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  4. Film Socialisme – Jean-Luc Godard
  5. Mysteries of Lisbon – Raoul Ruiz
  6. Le Quattro Volte – Michelangelo Frammartino
  7. A Dangerous Method – David Cronenberg
  8. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami
  9. Road to Nowhere – Monte Hellman
  10. Putty Hill – Matthew Porterfield

NOTE: If Rosenbaum posts a list with detailed commentary at his site (or anywhere else), we’ll favor it over these two ballot submissions.