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The Movies of 2010: U.S. Releases
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 Accomplices Dir. Frédéric Mermoud. Cyril Descours, Nina Meurisse, Gilbert Melki B
 Air Doll Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. Bae Du-na, Arata, Itsuji Itao, Joe Odagiri, Sumiko Fuji C
 The American Dir. Anton Corbijn. George Clooney, Johan Leysen, Violante Placido B
 Animal Kingdom Dir. David Michôd. James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton B+
 Black Swan Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis B–
 Cairo Time Dir. Ruba Nadda. Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Amina Annabi B
 Cropsey Dirs. Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio. Documentary about abductions C
 Delta Dir. Kornél Mundruczó. Félix Lajkó, Orsolya Tóth, Lili Monori, Sándor Gáspár C+
 The Eclipse Dir. Conor McPherson. Ciarán Hinds, Iben Hjejle, Aidan Quinn C–
 Everyone Else Dir. Maren Ade. Lars Eidinger, Birgit Minichmayr A–
 Greenberg Dir. Noah Baumbach. Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans B+
 Inception Dir. Christopher Nolan. Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ken Watanabe C+
 The Last Exorcism Dir. Daniel Stamm. Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Louis Herthum B
 Lebanon Dir. Daniel Maoz. Yoav Donat, Oshri Cohen, Itay Tiran, Michael Moshonov B
 Let It Rain Dir. Agnès Jaoui. Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui, Jamel Debbouze C+
 Life During Wartime Dir. Todd Solondz. Shirley Henderson, Dylan Riley Snyder B–
 Lourdes Dir. Jessica Hausner. Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Gilette Barbier B+
 Lovely, Still Dir. Nicholas Fackler. Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Adam Scott D
 Make-Out with Violence Dirs. The Deagol Brothers. Eric Lehning, Cody DeVos B
 Monsters Dir. Gareth Edwards. Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Mario Zuniga Benavides B–
 Mugabe and the White African Dirs. Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson. Documentary C+
 My Neighbor, My Killer Dir. Anne Aghion. Documentary about Rwandan murder trials B+
 Never Let Me Go Dir. Mark Romanek. Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield C+
 Only When I Dance Dir. Beadie Finzi. Documentary about dance competition C
 Salt Dir. Phillip Noyce. Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, August Diehl C+
 Shutter Island Dir. Martin Scorsese. Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley D+
 The Social Network Dir. David Fincher. Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield B+
 The Square Dir. Nash Edgerton. David Roberts, Claire van der Boom, Anthony Hayes C
 Summer in Genoa [Genova] Dir. Michael Winterbottom. Colin Firth, Willa Holland C
 Valhalla Rising Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn. Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson C+
 Wild Grass Dir. Alain Resnais. André Dussolier, Sabine Azéma, Anne Consigny B

Full Listing of Films Screened

127 Hours Dir. Danny Boyle. James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn C+

Accomplices Dir. Frédéric Mermoud. Cyril Descours, Nina Meurisse, Gilbert Melki B
Air Doll Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. Bae Du-na, Arata, Itsuji Itao, Joe Odagiri, Sumiko Fuji C
Alice in Wonderland Dir. Tim Burton. Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter D+
The American Dir. Anton Corbijn. George Clooney, Johan Leysen, Violante Placido B
American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein Dirs. David Ridgen, et al. C+
Animal Kingdom Dir. David Michôd. James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn B+
Another Year Dir. Mike Leigh. Ruth Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville B
Applause Dir. Martin Zandvliet. Paprika Steen, Michael Falch, Sara-Marie Maltha B–

Biutiful Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu. Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez B+
Black Swan Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis B–
Blue Valentine Dir. Derek Cianfrance. Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel A
Buried Dir. Rodrigo Cortés. Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson C–
Burlesque Dir. Steve Antin. Christina Aguilera, Cher, Cam Gigandet, Stanley Tucci B–

Cairo Time Dir. Ruba Nadda. Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Amina Annabi B
Carlos Dir. Olivier Assayas. Édgar Ramírez, Alexander Scheer, Nora von Waldstätten B+
Case 39 Dir. Christian Alvart. Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane D
Catfish Dirs. Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost. Documentary about web-based penpals B+
Chloe Dir. Atom Egoyan. Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Max Thieriot D+
City Island Dir. Raymond De Felitta. Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait C+
The Company Men Dir. John Wells. Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper C
Conviction Dir. Tony Goldwyn. Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo C+
Cropsey Dirs. Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio. Documentary about bductions C
Cyrus Dirs. Mark and Jay Duplass. John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei D

Daddy Longlegs Dirs. Joshua and Ben Safdie. Ronald Bronstein, Sage Ranaldo B
Delta Dir. Kornél Mundruczó. Félix Lajkó, Orsolya Tóth, Lili Monori, Sándor Gáspár C+
Despicable Me Dirs. Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud. Animated. Voice of Steve Carell C+
The Disappearance of Alice Creed Dir. J Blakeson. Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan C
Dogtooth Dir. Giorgos Lanthimos. Aggeliki Papoulia, Mary Tsoni, Hristos Passalis A–

Easy A Dir. Will Gluck. Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Alyson Michalka, Amanda Bynes C+
The Eclipse Dir. Conor McPherson. Ciarán Hinds, Iben Hjejle, Aidan Quinn C–
Everyone Else Dir. Maren Ade. Lars Eidinger, Birgit Minichmayr A–
Exit Through the Gift Shop Dir. Banksy. Documentary about aspiring street artist B

Fair Game Dir. Doug Liman. Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Michael Kelly, Noah Emmerich B
The Father of My Children Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve. Louis-Do de Lencquesaing B+
The Fighter Dir. David O. Russell. Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo B+
Fish Tank Dir. Andrea Arnold. Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing A–
For Colored Girls Dir. Tyler Perry. Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Whoopi Goldberg C+
For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism Dir. Gerald Peary D
Frozen Dir. Adam Green. Shawn Ashmore, Emma Bell, Kevin Zegers, Ed Ackerman B–

Get Low Dir. Aaron Schneider. Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek C–
The Ghost Writer Dir. Roman Polanski. Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan B
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Dir. Niels Arden Oplev. Michael Nyqvist D+
Going the Distance Dir. Nanette Burstein. Justin Long, Drew Barrymore B–
Green Zone Dir. Paul Greengrass. Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Greg Kinnear B+
Greenberg Dir. Noah Baumbach. Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans B+
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench Dir. Damien Chazelle. Jason Palmer B–

Hadewijch Dir. Bruno Dumont. Julie Sokolowski, Yassine Salime, Karl Sarafidis B
Helena from the Wedding Dir. Joseph Infantolino. Lee Tergesen, Melanie Lynskey C
Hereafter Dir. Clint Eastwood. Matt Damon, Cécile de France, Frankie McLaren C–
How To Train Your Dragon Dirs. Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders. Animated B+
Howl Dirs. Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman. James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm C
The Human Centipede Dir. Tom Six. Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie D+

I Am Love Dir. Luca Guadagnino. Tilda Swinton, Edoardo Gabriellini, Flavio Parenti B
I Love You Phillip Morris Dirs. Glenn Ficarra, John Requa. Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor C
The Illusionist Dir. Sylvain Chomet. Animated. Voice of Jean-Claude Donda B
Inception Dir. Christopher Nolan. Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ken Watanabe C+
Inside Job Dir. Charles Ferguson. Documentary about 2008 financial crisis B+

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work Dirs. Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg. Documentary B
Johnny Mad Dog Dir. Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire. Christophe Minie A–

The Kids Are All Right Dir. Lisa Cholodenko. Julianne Moore, Annette Bening B
The Killer Inside Me Dir. Michael Winterbottom. Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba D+
The King's Speech Dir. Tom Hooper. Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush C–

The Last Exorcism Dir. Daniel Stamm. Patrick Fabian, Ashley Bell, Louis Herthum B
Leaves of Grass Dir. Edward Norton. Edward Norton, Tim Blake Nelson, Keri Russell D+
Lebanon Dir. Daniel Maoz. Yoav Donat, Oshri Cohen, Itay Tiran, Michael Moshonov B
Legendary Dir. Mel Damski. Devon Graye, John Cena, Patricia Clarkson C–
Let It Rain Dir. Agnès Jaoui. Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui, Jamel Debbouze C+
Let Me In Dir. Matt Reeves. Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Elias Koteas B+
Life During Wartime Dir. Todd Solondz. Shirley Henderson, Dylan Riley Snyder B–
Lourdes Dir. Jessica Hausner. Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Gilette Barbier B+
Love & Other Drugs Dir. Edward Zwick. Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Josh Gad D+
Love Like Poison Dir. Katell Quillévéré. Clara Augarde, Lio, Stefano Cassetti A–
Lovely, Still Dir. Nicholas Fackler. Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Adam Scott D

Made in Dagenham Dir. Nigel Cole. Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Geraldine James C+
Make-Out with Violence Dirs. The Deagol Brothers. Eric Lehning, Cody DeVos B
Marwencol Dir. Jeff Malmberg. Documentary about artist Mark Hogancamp B
Monsters Dir. Gareth Edwards. Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Mario Zuniga Benavides B–
Morning Glory Dir. Roger Michell. Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Patrick Wilson D
Mother Dir. Bong Joon-ho. Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin, Jin Goo, Yun Je-moon B+
Mother and Child Dir. Rodrigo García. Annette Bening, Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington C+
Mugabe and the White African Dirs. Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson. Documentary C+
My Neighbor, My Killer Dir. Anne Aghion. Documentary about Rwandan murder trials B+

Never Let Me Go Dir. Mark Romanek. Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield C+
The Next Three Days Dir. Paul Haggis. Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Ty Simpkins C
Night Catches Us Dir. Tanya Hamilton. Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington B–
Nowhere Boy Dir. Sam Taylor-Wood. Aaron Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas C

October Country Dirs. Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher. Documentary B
Only When I Dance Dir. Beadie Finzi. Documentary about dance competition C

Paranormal Activity 2 Dir. Tod Williams. Sprague Grayden, Brian Boland, Molly Ephraim B
Please Give Dir. Nicole Holofcener. Catherine Keener, Rebecca Hall, Oliver Platt C+
Prodigal Sons Dir. Kimberly Reed. Documentary about trans woman and her brother A–
A Prophet Dir. Jacques Audiard. Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif B+

Rabbit Hole Dir. John Cameron Mitchell. Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart B–
Red Riding: 1974 Dir. Julian Jarrold. Andrew Garfield, Rebecca Hall, Anthony Flanagan B–
Restrepo Dirs. Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington. Documentary about Afghanistan B–
The Runaways Dir. Floria Sigismondi. Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart B–

Salt Dir. Phillip Noyce. Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, August Diehl C+
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Dir. Edgar Wright. Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead B–
The Secret in Their Eyes Dir. Juan José Campanella. Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil B–
The Secret of Kells Dir. Tomm Moore. Animated. Voice of Evan McGuire B
Secret Sunshine Dir. Lee Chang-dong. Jeon Do-yeon, Song Kang-ho, Seon Jung-yeop B+
Shutter Island Dir. Martin Scorsese. Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley D+
The Social Network Dir. David Fincher. Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield B+
Somewhere Dir. Sofia Coppola. Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, Chris Pontius C
Splice Dir. Vincenzo Natali. Sarah Polley, Adrien Brody, Delphine Chanéac C–
The Square Dir. Nash Edgerton. David Roberts, Claire van der Boom, Anthony Hayes C
Summer in Genoa [Genova] Dir. Michael Winterbottom. Colin Firth, Willa Holland C
Sweetgrass Dirs. Ilisa Barbash, Lucien Castaing-Taylor. Documentary B

Tangled Dirs. Nathan Greno, Byron Howard. Animated. Voice of Mandy Moore B–
The Tillman Story Dir. Amir Bar-Lev. Documentary about NFL player killed in battle B
Tiny Furniture Dir. Lena Dunham. Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham C–
The Town Dir. Ben Affleck. Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm B+
Toy Story 3 Dir. Lee Unkrich. Animated. Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Ned Beatty A–
Trash Humpers Dir. Harmony Korine. Rachel Korine, Brian Kotzur, Travis Nicholson C+
True Grit Dirs. Joel and Ethan Coen. Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon B–
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married, Too? Dir. Tyler Perry. Janet Jackson, Jill Scott C–

Unstoppable Dir. Tony Scott. Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson B–

Valhalla Rising Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn. Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson C+
Vincere Dir. Marco Bellocchio. Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi, Fausto Russo Alesi D+

Waiting for 'Superman' Dir. Davis Guggenheim. Documentary about public schools B–
The Way Back Dir. Peter Weir. Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Dragos Bucur, Colin Farrell B–
White Material Dir. Claire Denis. Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert A–
Wild Grass Dir. Alain Resnais. André Dussolier, Sabine Azéma, Anne Consigny B
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within Dir. Yony Leyser. Documentary B–
Winter's Bone Dir. Debra Granik. Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Dale Dickey B
Women Without Men Dir. Shirin Neshat. Shabnam Toloui, Pegah Ferydoni C+