Village Voice Poll: Best Films of 2011

Village Voice Poll: Best Films of 2011 [as voted by 95 critics] [full results]

  1. The Tree of Life – Terrence Malick
  2. A Separation – Asghar Farhadi
  3. Melancholia – Lars von Trier
  4. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami
  5. Mysteries of Lisbon – Raoul Ruiz
  6. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  7. Margaret – Kenneth Lonergan
  8. Meek’s Cutoff – Kelly Reichardt
  9. Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
  10. Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols
  11. Hugo – Martin Scorsese
  12. A Dangerous Mind – David Cronenberg
  13. Martha Marcy May Marlene – Sean Durkin
  14. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson
  15. The Descendants – Alexander Payne
  16. Weekend – Andrew Haigh
  17. The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
  18. Poetry – Lee Chang-dong
  19. [tie] Shame – Steve McQueen
  20. Film Socialisme – Jean-Luc Godard
  21. The Interrupters – Steve James
  22. Tuesday, After Christmas – Radu Muntean
  23. A Brighter Summer Day – Edward Yang
  24. The Arbor – Clio Barnard
  25. The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu – Andrei Ujica
  26. Le Quattro Volte – Michelangelo Frammartino
  27. To Die Like A Man – João Pedro Rodrigues
  28. [tie] Nostalgia for the Light – Patricio Guzmán
  29. Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen
  30. The Future – Miranda July
  31. City of Life and Death – Lu Chuan
  32. We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay
  33. Beginners – Mike Mills
  34. Le Havre – Aki Kaurismäki
  35. [tie] Rise of the Planet of the Apes – Rupert Wyatt
  36. Jane Eyre – Cary Fukunaga
  37. Bellflower – Evan Glodell
  38. [tie] Into the Abyss – Werner Herzog
  39. The Skin I Live In – Pedro Almodóvar