The Oscars (and more) at a glance

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The nominees for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced earlier today, and CL film critic Matt Brunson will offer his annual analysis on this website in the next couple of days. For now, here's a look at how various year-end lists stack up.

HOW THEY COMPARE:

OSCAR’S 10 BEST

These were the films nominated by the Academy for Best Picture.

1. The King’s Speech (12 nominations)

2. True Grit (10)

3. The Social Network (8)

4. Inception (8)

5. The Fighter (7)

6. 127 Hours (6)

7. Black Swan (5)

8. Toy Story 3 (5)

9. The Kids Are All Right (4)

10. Winter’s Bone (4)

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CRITICS’ 5 BEST

Based on a national sampling of 208 reviewers, these were the films that appeared the most frequently on critics’ 10 Best lists.

1. The Social Network

2. Winter’s Bone

3. Inception

4. Black Swan

5. Toy Story 3

(Source: www.moviecitynews.com)

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BRUNSON’S 5 BEST

These were our critic's picks for the year’s best movies.

1. Black Swan

2. Toy Story 3

3. Inception

4. The Social Network

5. The Secret In Their Eyes

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MOVIEGOERS’ 5 BEST

These were the year’s biggest moneymaking releases.

1. Toy Story 3

2. Alice In Wonderland

3. Iron Man 2

4. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

5. Inception

(Source: www.imdb.com)

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… AND THE WORST

OK, we now have a sense of which films reigned as the biggest and/or best of 2010. But what about the worst? Glad you asked. Here are the five worst-reviewed movies of the year, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

1. Vampires Suck

2. The Last Airbender

3. Furry Vengeance

4. The Bounty Hunter

5. Grown Ups

(Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)

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