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    I've seen a lot of people here cast a bit of shade at recent movies, and that's fine of course, but I actually think it's one of the best decades for films!! What are your favorites? Here's my top ten:

    1. La La Land (2016) - my favorite of the decade, absolutely incredible
    2. Over the Garden Wall (2014)
    3. Parasite (2019)
    4. Interstellar (2014)
    5. The Favourite (2018)
    6. Before Midnight (2013)
    7. The Tree of Life (2011)
    8. Whiplash (2014)
    9. The Florida Project (2017)
    10. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

    Other movies I absolutely loved were Frances Ha (2012), The Master (2012), Inside Out (2015), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Eighth Grade (2018), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Marriage Story (2019), Lady Bird (2017), The Irishman (2019), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Little Women (2019), Toy Story 3 (2010), Your Name (2016), Pain and Gain (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011), 1917 (2019), Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 (2017), Black Panther (2018), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), and Puffin Patrol (2015).
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    1. Leviathan (2014)
    2. Birdman (2014)
    3. Her (2013)
    4. Melancholia (2011)
    5. Toni Erdmann (2016)
    6. My Joy (2010)
    7. The Great Beauty (2013)
    8. Roma (2018)
    9. Victoria (2015)
    10. Wild Tales (2014)

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    Blade Runner 2049
    Hell or High Water
    The Witch
    Green Book
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    I'm one of those shade throwers, though I don't limit my derision to post 2010. There's very little innovation and a lot of derivative imitation in modern corporate media, IMO. That said, there's always a few gems that slip past the machinery. I looked on Imdb's top movies post 2010 and was surprised how many films I enjoyed were there.

    Inception 2010
    Arrival 2016 - I thought the nonlinear style was creative
    Django Unchained 2012 - Tarentino is a creative genius
    Hacksaw Ridge 2016
    The Martian 2015 - while I think enough effort has been expended to save Matt Damon, it was entertaining
    Dunkirk 2017
    A Quiet Place 2018 - thought this was pretty creative
    Baby Driver 2017 - Edgar Wright is a genius. There I said it.
    Joker 2019
    Argo 2012
    Looper 2012 - loved the premise
    Edge of Tomorrow 2014 - one of the best sci fi movies of all time
    1917 (2019) - the cinematography alone is a win, but nice straightforward story as well
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    The Way Back (2011)
    The Cloud Atlas
    Durak
    Winter Sleep
    Nocturnal Animals
    The Great Beauty
    Interstellar
    Leviathan
    Transcendence
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    Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
    Chernobyl miniseries
    Pustina miniseries (a Czech noir crime thriller)

    and the legendary Cowboys & Aliens, of course
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    The best thing to come out of this decade was the all-video game Contradiction, that in, purely just like any movie. The pure quality of it is understated and subtle, not like a great action flick, but like a Silence of Lambs or Mulholland Dr. But for greater reasons I wouldn't recommend watching any trailers of it. It's something that must be experienced anew firsthand.

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    My top 10. This is for 2010 though.

    01 Attenberg
    02 Mysteries of Lisbon
    03 Un prophète aka A Prophet
    04 The Arbor
    05 Animal Kingdom
    06 Winter's Bone
    07 Curling
    08 Poetry
    09 True Grit
    10 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
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    1. Heartbeats 2010.
    2. Melancholia 2011
    3. Moonrise Kingdom 2012
    4. The Selfish Giant 2013
    5. The Tribe 2014
    6. Son of Saul 2015
    7. Sieranevada 2016
    8. Good Time 2017
    9. Burning 2018
    10. The Lighthouse 2019

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    1. The Artist
    2. Parasite
    3. The Social Network
    4. Her
    5. Marriage Story
    6. Roma
    7. Blue Jasmine
    8. Dunkirk
    9. Good Time
    10. The Grand Budapest Hotel

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