Call-in: The best and worst of the year in global film

December 15, 2011

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Kirsten Dunst received critical praise for her performance in Lars von Trier's 'Melancholia.'

Today, Worldview turns to some major tastemakers to talk about the year in film: the best, worst, most groundbreaking, most overrated, most underrated…the works. Film contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets Multimedia co-hosts. Jonathan Rosenbaum, the longtime film critic for the Chicago Reader, and Tom Luddy, a movie producer and co-director of the Telluride Film Festival, also share their opinions.

Which films stood out to you? To weigh in during the live discussion, call 312.923.9239. You can also tweet. Our handle is @WBEZWorldview.

 

 

Milos Stehlik's Top Films of 2011 (in no particular order)

1. Turin Horse

2. A Separation

2. In Darkness

4. We Need to Talk about Kevin  

5. Tree of Life

6. Kid with a Bike

7. Le Havre

 

Milos Stehlik's favorite documentaries of 2011 (in no particular order)

1.     Into the Abyss

2.     Cave of Forgotten Dreams

 

Jonathan Rosenbaum's top picks for 2011

1. A Brighter Summer Day

2. Poetry

3. Le Quattro Volte

4. Mysteries of Lisbon

5. A Dangerous Method

6. Road to Nowhere

7. Putty Hill

8. Nostalgia for the Light

9. Cave of Forgotten Dreams

10. The Skin I Live In

11. Meek’s Cutoff

12. A Useful Life

13. Take Shelter

14. Into the Abyss

15. Go Go Tales

16. Serge Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

17. Hugo

18. Carnage

19. My Perestroika

20. The Interrupters