the year-end project: 
2018, 2017, 2016201520142013
20122011, 2010 (The Social Network, below), 2009200820072006200520042003200220012000,
 1999,19981997,19961995199419931992, 19911990198919881987
19861985198419831982198119801975-791970-741965-69
1960-641955-591950-541940-491930-39
1920-29 + Superlatives Index


2010: Year in Review
The Fritz Golden Superlatives

  1. The Social Network (dir: David Fincher)

  2. Mother (dir: Bong Joon Ho)

  3. A Prophet (dir: Jacques Audiard)

  4. Certified Copy (dir: Abbas Kiarostami)

  5. Dogtooth (dir: Yorgos Lanthimos)

  6. Everyone Else (dir: Maren Ade)

  7. Another Year (dir: Mike Leigh)

  8. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (dir: Edgar Wright)

  9. The House of the Devil (dir: Ti West)

  10. Greenberg (dir: Noah Baumbach)

Honorable Mention (in alphabetical order)Daddy Longlegs (dir: Benny Safdie and Joshua Safdie), Easy A (dir: Will Gluck), The Ghost Writer (dir: Roman Polanski), I Am Love (dir: Luca Guadagnino), Let Me In (dir: Matt Reeves), Nowhere Boy (dir: Sam Taylor-Johnson), Secret Sunshine (dir: Chang-dong Lee), Somewhere (dir: Sofia Coppola), Toy Story 3 (dir: Lee Unkrich), and Winter's Bone (dir: Debra Granik)


Rooney Mara in David Fincher's  The Social Network

Best Film of the Year: The Social Network
Director: David Fincher Producers: Dana Brunetti, Cean Chaffin, Michael De Luca, Scott Rudin
US Distributor: Columbia Pictures


David Fincher on the set of  The Social Network

David Fincher on the set of The Social Network

Best Director:
1. David Fincher, The Social Network
2. Bong Joon Ho, Mother
3. Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
4. Jacques Audiard, A Prophet
5. Yorgos Lanthimos, Dogtooth

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Jesse Eisenberg in David Fincher's  The Social Network

Jesse Eisenberg in David Fincher's The Social Network

Best Actor:
1. Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
2. Jeff Bridges, True Grit
3. Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island
4. Ben Stiller, Greenberg
5. Ben Mendelsohn, Animal Kingdom

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Juliette Binoche in Abbas Kiarostami's  Certified Copy

Juliette Binoche in Abbas Kiarostami's Certified Copy

Best Actress:
1. Juliette Binoche, Certified Copy
2. Jeon Do-yeon, Secret Sunshine
3. Kim Hye-ja, Mother
4. Emma Stone, Easy A
5. Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone


Song Kang-ho and Jeon Do-yeon in Lee Chang-dong's  Secret Sunshine

Song Kang-ho and Jeon Do-yeon in Lee Chang-dong's Secret Sunshine

Best Supporting Actor:
1. Song Kang-ho, Secret Sunshine
2. John Hawkes, Winter's Bone
3. Richard Jenkins, Let Me In
4. Christian Bale, The Fighter
5. Craig Robinson, Hot Tub Time Machine


Lesley Manville in Mike Leigh’s  Another Year

Lesley Manville in Mike Leigh’s Another Year

Best Supporting Actress:
1. Lesley Manville, Another Year
2. Olivia Williams, The Ghost Writer
3. Aggeliki Papoulia, Dogtooth
4. Anne-Marie Duff, Nowhere Boy
5. Rooney Mara, The Social Network

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Juliette Binoche and Michael Shimell in Abbas Kiarostami's  Certified Copy

Juliette Binoche and Michael Shimell in Abbas Kiarostami's Certified Copy

Best Original Screenplay:
1. Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami and Caroline Eliacheff
2. Another Year — Mike Leigh
3. Dogtooth – Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou
4. Everyone Else – Maren Ade
5. Mother – Bong Joon Ho and Park Eun-kyo

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Rooney Mara and Jesse Eisenberg in David Fincher's  The Social Network

Rooney Mara and Jesse Eisenberg in David Fincher's The Social Network

Best Adapted Screenplay:
1. The Social Network – Aaron Sorkin
2. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – Michael Bacall and Edgar Wright
3. The Ghost Writer — Robert Harris and Roman Polanski
4. Winter’s Bone – Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini
5. A Prophet – Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Abdel Garouf Dafri and Nicolas Peaufaillit

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Mark Ruffalo and Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's  Shutter Island

Mark Ruffalo and Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island

Best Cinematography:
1.  Shutter Island — Robert Richardson
2. Enter the Void – Benoit Debie
3. A Prophet — Stephane Fontaine
4. Piranha 3D — John R. Leonetti
5. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World — Bill Pope

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Armie Hammer in David Fincher's  The Social Network

Armie Hammer in David Fincher's The Social Network

Best Original Score:
1. The Social Network – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
2. TRON: Legacy – Daft Punk
3. The House of the Devil – Jeff Grace
4. Inception – Hans Zimmer
5. Somewhere — Phoenix


Joseph Mazzello and Jesse Eisenberg in David Fincher's  The Social Network

Joseph Mazzello and Jesse Eisenberg in David Fincher's The Social Network

Best Film Editing:
1. The Social Network – Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
2. Toy Story 3 – Ken Schretzmann
3. Inception – Lee Smith
4. The House of the Devil – Ti West
5. Pirahna 3D – Baxter


Leonardo DiCaprio and Michelle Williams in Martin Scorsese's  Shutter Island

Leonardo DiCaprio and Michelle Williams in Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island

Best Production Design:
1. Shutter Island — Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo
2. True Grit – Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh
3. TRON: Legacy — Darren Gilford and Lin MacDonald
4. Alice in Wonderland — Robert Stromberg and Karen O'Hara
5. Inception – Guy Hendrix Dyas, Larry Dias and Doug Mowat


Brandon Routh and Brie Larson in Edgar Wright's     Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Brandon Routh and Brie Larson in Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Best Costume Design:
1. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World — Laura Jean Shannon
2. Vincere — Sergio Ballo
3. Alice in Wonderland — Colleen Atwood
4. Shutter Island — Sandy Powell
5. TRON: Legacy — Michael Wilkinson and Christine Bieselin Clark


Best Documentary Feature: Kimberly Reed, Prodigal Sons
Best Animated Feature: Lee Unkirk, Toy Story 3

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Best Ensemble Cast: Greenberg
Orson Welles' Best First Feature: Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie, Daddy Longlegs

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Best Ensemble Cast (dir: Noah Baumbach; in alphabetical order): Dave Franco, Greta Gerwig, Max Hoffman, Rhys Ifans, Brie Larson (pictured), Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ben Stiller (pictured) and Juno Temple (pictured).

Best First Feature: Ronald Bronstein and a gaggle of kids (pictured) in Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie's Daddy Longlegs


the year-end project: 
2018, 2017, 20162015201420132012
2011, 2010 ...200920082007200620052004
2003200220012000199919981997,19961995199419931992, 1991
199019891988198719861985198419831982198119801975-79
1970-741965-691960-641955-591950-541940-491930-39
1920-29 + Superlatives Index