Monthly Archives: December 2011

The worst movies of 2011

I dearly wish I had made it to a screening of “Larry Crowne” so that I could put it on my “worst” list, but I haven’t seen it and spending money to somehow see it is just something I won’t do. But I can tell you I wouldn’t have liked it.

10. “Dolphin Tale”


The top 10 movies of 2011

I was thinking of calling this “my favorite movies of the year,” which is altogether different than saying “the best movies of the year.”

For instance, I was absorbed by “Melancholia” despite a lifelong respulsion to Kirsten Dunst, and I thought it was original and profound — so profound that I didn’t completely understand what it was trying to do. I would call it one of the “best” movies, though, for advancing the medium and for entertaining us.

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