Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011

The Tree of Life

Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011 [a poll of about 40 cinephiles]

  1. The Tree of Life – Terrence Malick
  2. A Separation – Asghar Farhadi
  3. Margaret – Kenneth Lonergan
  4. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami
  5. House of Pleasures – Bertrand Bonello
  6. Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
  7. Melancolia – Lars von Trier
  8. Meek’s Cutoff – Kelly Reichardt
  9. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  10. Martha Marcy May Marlene – Sean Durkin
  11. Tuesday, After Christmas – Radu Muntean
  12. Of Gods and Men – Xavier Beauvois
  13. The Arbor – Clio Barnard
  14. Putty Hill – Matthew Porterfield
  15. Beginners – Mike Mills
  16. Moneyball – Bennett Miller
  17. Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols
  18. Shame – Steve McQueen
  19. Hugo – Martin Scorsese
  20. We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay