Best and Worst Films of 2010

Best Picture

A Prophet, Jacques AudiardA PROPHET

Rounding out the Ten Best Films of 2010:

  1. Venus Noire, Abdellatif Kechiche
  2. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Apichatpong Weerasenthakul
  3. Enter the Void, Gasper Noe
  4. Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky
  5. Inception, Christopher Nolan
  6. Post Mortem, Pablo Larrain
  7. Toy Story 3, Lee Unkrich
  8. The Social Network, David Fincher
  9. Another Year, Mike Leigh

Honorable Mention:


  1. Mother, Bong Joon-Ho
  2. 127 Hours, Danny Boyle
  3. Blue Valentine, Derek Cianfrance
  4. Winter’s Bone, Debra Granik
  5. True Grit, the Coen Brothers

The Most Overrated Film: The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper



  1. The Kids are Alright, Lisa Cholodenko
  2. I Am Love, Luca Guadagnino
  3. Please Give, Nicole Holofcener
  4. The Fighter, David O. Russell
  5. Greenberg, Noah Baumbach

Best Actor

James Franco, Howl and 127 Hours

James Franco in 127 Hours


  1. Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
  2. Edgar Ramirez, Carlos
  3. Tahar Rahim, A Prophet
  4. Alfredo Castro, Post Mortem

Best Actress

Yahima Torres, Venus Noire

Yahima Torres in VENUS NOIRE


  1. Leslie Manville, Another Year
  2. Kim Hye-Ja, Mother
  3. Natalie Portman, Black Swan
  4. Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit

Best Supporting Actor:

Niels Arestrup, A Prophet

Niels Arestrup in A PROPHET


  1. John Hawkes, Winter’s Bone
  2. Jeremy Renner, The Town
  3. Christian Bale, The Fighter
  4. Mark Ruffalo, The Kids are Alright

Best Supporting Actress:

Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Jacki Weaver in ANIMAL KINGDOM


  1. Charlotte Rampling, Life During Wartime
  2. Dale Dickey, Winter’s Bone
  3. Olivia Williams, The Ghost Writer
  4. Barbara Hershey, Black Swan

Director: Jacques Audiard, A Prophet


  1. Christopher Nolan, Inception
  2. Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
  3. Apichatpong Weerasenthakul, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Worst Picture

Sex and the City 2


Rounding out the Ten Worst Films of 2010

  1. Little Fockers
  2. Burlesque
  3. The Bounty Hunter
  4. For Colored Girls
  5. Eat Pray Love
  6. Date Night
  7. Chloe
  8. Edge of Darkness
  9. Afterlife

Worst Actor: Robert de Niro, Little Fockers

Worst Actress: Jennifer Aniston, The Bounty Hunter

Worst Supporting Actor: Chris Cooper, The Tempest

Worst Supporting Actress: Janet Jackson, For Colored Girls

Worst Director: Steven Antin, Burlesque

Kevin Costner Award for Distinguished Career in Mediocrity: Jennifer Aniston

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