News

ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE: The top films of 2010

The best movies of the past year have a whole world of heroes

There's something for everyone in this year's crop of annual "best" and "worst" lists compiled by the Palo Alto Weekly's three film critics.

Do you like dark tales about wartime Lebanon or Wall Street chicanery? Or would you prefer to weep over plucky little toys overcoming adversity, or perhaps root for a king conquering his stammer? Whatever your movie preferences, we've got you covered.

In a diverse selection of picks and pans, Weekly critics Peter Canavese, Tyler Hanley and Susan Tavernetti look back over 2010 in film. And, in case you need some advice on whom to cheer for or razz, Hanley lists the best cinematic heroes and villains of the year.

Peter Canavese's top films

Tyler Hanley's top films

Susan Tavernetti's top films

Good vs. evil: The heroes and villains of 2010

What is democracy worth to you?
Support local journalism.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

All your news. All in one place. Every day.

Couple brings Chinese zongzi to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 5,890 views

Don't Miss Your Exit (and other lessons from an EV drive)
By Sherry Listgarten | 9 comments | 1,657 views

Goodbye Food Waste!
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,403 views

Can cities handle our traffic mess? I doubt it!
By Diana Diamond | 17 comments | 1,141 views

"Better" Dads and "Re-invigorated" Moms: Happier Couples
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,128 views

 

Register today!

‚ÄčOn Friday, October 11, join us at the Palo Alto Baylands for a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon! All proceeds benefit local nonprofits serving children and families.

Learn More