Countdown to Oscar [Part I]

As we near the most wonderful day of the year, Oscar day, I want to share with you what I consider were the finest films of 2011. I waited until just before Hollywood’s biggest night so I could watch the most films but I still missed movies like ShameYoung Adult and My Week with Marilyn which, as of this date, have not yet opened in Mexico. Hope you enjoy my picks (titles link to my reviews). I’ll appreciate your feedback.

10. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

9. The Tree of Life

8. Bridesmaids

7. Beginners

6. Super 8

5. Warrior

4. La Piel que Habito

3. The Artist

2. Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

1. Midnight in Paris

Honorable mentions: 

Jane EyreThe Ides of MarchThe HelpWin Win.

Other notable films:

Drive, The Descendants, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Crazy, Stupid, Love., Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II, The Adjustment Bureau, A Better Life, Contagion, 50/50, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Moneyball, The Iron Lady, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Water for Elephants, Captain America: The First Avenger, Hanna, Presunto Culpable, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Source Code, Friends with Benefits, J. Edgar.

Worst of the year:

The Hangover Part II, Cowboys & Aliens.

Still haven’t seen: Shame, Young Adult, My Week with Marilyn, Take Shelter, Tyrannosaur.