Editor Picks

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**This page is for my (Matthew Durham, The Media 10 Editor) personal rankings. At some point when our website expands, it will become Staff Picks and feature everyone’s top lists.

Matthew Durham Picks

Top 10 Films of 2016
1. The Red Turtle (Dudok de Wit)
2. Moonlight (Jenkins)
3. La La Land (Chazelle)
4. Everybody Wants Some!! (Linklater)
5. Silence (Scorsese)
6. The VVitch (Eggers)
7. Hacksaw Ridge (Gibson)
8. Hell or High Water (Mackenzie)
9. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Edwards)
10. Arrival (Villeneuve)

Top 10 Films of 2015

1. The Revenant (Iñárritu)
2. Anomalisa (Johnson, Kaufman)
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Abrams)
4. When Marnie Was There (Yonebayashi)
5. The Big Short (McKay)
6. Beasts of No Nation (Fukunaga)
7. It Follows (Mitchell)
8. The Boy and the World (Abreu)
9. Mustang (Ergüven)
10. Inside Out (Docter, Del Carmen)

Top 10 Films of 2014

1. The Lego Movie (Lord, Miller)
2. Whiplash (Chazelle)
3. Boyhood (Linklater)
4. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Anderson)
5. Birdman (Iñárritu)
6. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Takahata)
7. Calvary (McDonagh)
8. Gone Girl (Fincher)
9. A Most Violent Year (Chandor)
10. The Babadook (Kent)

Top 10 Films of 2013

1. The Wolf of Wall Street (Scorsese)
2. The Act of Killing (Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Cynn)
3. Her (Jonze)
4. Rush (Howard)
5. Spring Breakers (Korine)
6. 12 Years a Slave (McQueen)
7. American Hustle (Russell)
8. Nebraska (Payne)
9. Trance (Boyle)
10. The World’s End (Wright)

Top 10 Films of 2012

1. Les Miserables (Hooper)
2. Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)
3. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Zeitlin)
4. Lincoln (Spielberg)
5. Cloud Atlas (Tykwer, Wachowski, Wachowski)
6. The Grey (Carnahan)
7. Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow)
8. Safety Not Guaranteed (Trevorrow)
9. Argo (Affleck)
10. Indie Game: The Movie (Pajot, Swirsky)

Top 10 Films of 2011

1. Attack the Block (Cornish)
2. Melancholia (von Trier)
3. The Descendants (Payne)
4. Midnight in Paris (Allen)
5. The Muppets (Bobin)
6. Hugo (Scorsese)
7. 50/50 (Levine)
8. Terri (Jacobs)
9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Yates)
10. Trust (Schwimmer)

Top 10 Films of 2010

1. The Social Network (Fincher)
2. Toy Story 3 (Unkrich)
3. Enter the Void (Noe)
4. Black Swan (Aronofsky)
5. Inception (Nolan)
6. Kick-Ass (Vaughn)
7. How to Train Your Dragon (DeBlois, Sanders)
8. 127 Hours (Boyle)
9. Winter’s Bone (Granik)
10. The Town (Affleck)

Top 10 Films 2000 -2009

1. The Royal Tenenbaums (Anderson)
2. Where the Wild Things Are (Jonze)
3. Into the Wild (Penn)
4. Big Fish (Burton)
5. Up (Docter, Peterson)
6. Fantastic Mr. Fox (Anderson)
7. Wall-E (Stanton)
8. Moon (Jones)
9. Pan’s Labyrinth (del Toro)
10. A Serious Man (Coen, Coen)

Top 10 Films 1990 – 1999

1. The Truman Show (Weir)
2. Fargo (Coen, Coen)
3. Schindler’s List (Spielberg)
4. The Lion King (Allens, Minkoff)
5. American Beauty (Mendes)
6. The Shawshank Redemption (Darabont)
7. Titanic (Cameron)
8. Groundhog Day (Ramis)
9. Jurassic Park (Spielberg)
10. Rushmore (Anderson)

Top 10 Television Shows of All Time

1. Breaking Bad (Gilligan)
2. Community (Harmon)
3. King of the Hill (Judge)
4. Avatar: The Last Airbender (DiMartino, Konietzko)
5. The Sopranos (Chase)
6. Game of Thrones (Benioff, Weiss)
7. Hey Arnold! (Bartlett)
8. Battlestar Galactica
9. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (Borowitz, Stevenson)
10. Scrubs (Lawrence)

Top 10 Video Games of All Time

1. Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow
2. Mass Effect 2
3. Halo 2
4. Donkey Kong 64
5. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
6. Left 4 Dead 2
7. Rock Band
8. Super Smash Bros. Melee
9. The Sims
10. Mass Effect

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