My Movies of 2010

My favourite movies that I saw in 2010
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1.
True Grit (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer. (110 mins.)
“ My Favourite film of 2010. Yet another amazing film by the Coen Brothers. Jeff Bridges was awesome. ” - surf_angel9
 
2.
The King's Speech (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush were amazing, the best acting of the year. A must see for everyone. ” - surf_angel9
 
3.
Black Swan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
“ Being a huge Natalie Portman fan, I was very excited to see this movie. And it did not disappoint. Natalie Portman was phenomenal and this was an amazing movie. ” - surf_angel9
 
4.
127 Hours (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ James Franco was amazing. An amazing story that was executed perfectly. ” - surf_angel9
 
5.
The Social Network (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ A brilliant story. And the music in this movie was perfect. ” - surf_angel9
 
6.
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life. (106 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
“ I saw the preview for this movie in theatres when I went to see The Trotsky in May. I didn't get to see it until Christmas, but it well worth the wait. A great story that was made possible by wonderful acting. ” - surf_angel9
 
7.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ Toy Story is my favourite Disney movie, and this one was almost as awesome as the first. ” - surf_angel9
 
8.
Barney's Version (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky. (134 mins.)
“ Saw it at a film festival in September 2010, and Paul Giamatti was great, glad he got some recognition at the Golden Globes. ” - surf_angel9
 
9.
The Trotsky (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Montreal high school student who believes he is the reincarnation of Leon Trotsky starts a revolution against apathy among his fellow students. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacob Tierney
“ This one shouldn't be on the 2010 movie list since I saw it at a film festival in 2009, but I did see it again in theatres in May 2010, actually I saw it 3 times in theatres. The perfect high school comedy. ” - surf_angel9
 
10.
Easy A (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. (92 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
“ I love Emma Stone, and this movie was so much more than your typical high school flick. A really good story. ” - surf_angel9
 
11.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. (148 mins.)
“ The coolest film I have ever seen! I had to see it more than once it theatres. ” - surf_angel9
 
12.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows. (146 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Being a huge Harry Potter fan, I have been waiting years for the last film. I bought my ticket weeks in advance for the midnight show, and my roommates and I all went in full costume. I loved this film, partly because of all of the excitement and buildup. This was my second favourite film in the series, the fifth was my favourite. And I am even more excited for July 15th at 12:00am. ” - surf_angel9
 
13.
Shutter Island (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. (138 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Martin Scorsese did an amazing job on this movie. Haven't seen a thriller this good in a long time. ” - surf_angel9
 
14.
Jackass 3D (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine
“ Obviously not one of the best films made, but I have never laughed so hard, so it is definitely on the list. ” - surf_angel9
 
15.
Howl (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized. (84 mins.)
“ I saw Barney's Version at the film festival instead of this, but I was able to catch it on a plane. Even on the tiny screen on a tiny plane, I was blown away by James Franco and this movie. ” - surf_angel9