Toy Story 3 versus Tangled. Human interaction versus spectacle. Who is tired of movies about misunderstood villains, and who is making a new year's resolution to watch less previews? The ladies speak up for Scott Pilgrim and The Social Network. Scott Pilgrim gets compared to True Grit, Winter's Bone gets compared to Made in Dagenham, and Inception gets compared to....Titanic?!?!?!
Category: 2010 Top 10
In podcasting about my personal favorites for 2010, I asked my friend Peter Waldron, "When did 'entertaining' become a backhanded compliment?" I did--and do--see a schism on my list between heavier, more prestigious films and lighter but still well executed fare.