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Jerry Roberts is a film critic and operator of two websites, Armchair Cinema and Armchair Oscars.

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The Best Films of the Decade: #7. Meek’s Cutoff (2011)

The Best Films of the Decade: #7. Meek’s Cutoff (2011)

The old decade is gone, and 2020 is upon us. Still, I persist in my journey through the best films of the decade. So, this week, my top ten. Kelly Reichart, by her own description, doesn’t make films with a safety net. From Wendy and Lucy to Old Joy and even going back to 1994’s […]

| January 4, 2020
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The Best Films of the Decade: #8. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

The Best Films of the Decade: #8. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

The old decade is gone, and welcome 2020. And with it, here are my 10 favorite films of the last 10 years. I have said all along that my list of the best films of the decade was personal and probably nothing proves this quite like Jiro Dreams of Sushi, a documentary that had me […]

| January 3, 2020
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The Best Films of the Decade: #9. Under the Skin (2014)

The Best Films of the Decade: #9. Under the Skin (2014)

The old decade is gone, and welcome 2020. And with it, here are my 10 favorite films of the last 10 years. It is highly unlikely that very many casual moviegoers will have seen or even heard of Jonathan Glaser’s oddball art-brained wut-zit, but once you see it, you can’t stop thinking about it.  This […]

| January 2, 2020
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The Best Films of the Decade: #10. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

The Best Films of the Decade: #10. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

The old decade is gone, and welcome 2020. And with it, here are my 10 favorite films of the last 10 years. Anyone who knows me knows that I live in the minority among those who have never really been all that impressed with Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner.  For me it was . . . […]

| January 1, 2020
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The Best Films of the Decade: #11. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

The Best Films of the Decade: #11. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

The decade ends tonight, and here I am spotlighting the decade’s best films one day at a time, some you’ve heard of, others you should have. Few would disagree that the persistent nadir of the American cinema in the second decade of the new millennium has been couched in a safe concept that is as […]

| December 31, 2019
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The Best Films of the Decade: #12. The Social Network (2010)

The Best Films of the Decade: #12. The Social Network (2010)

The decade closes tomorrow and so for movie lovers like me it is an opportunity to look over the decade of movies that are left behind. With that, I’m counting down the best films of the past 10 years from #40 to #1. My choices are personal choices swayed by nothing but the love I […]

| December 30, 2019
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The Best Films of the Decade: #13. Moonlight (2016)

The Best Films of the Decade: #13. Moonlight (2016)

In just 2 Days the decade will come to a close and so for movie lovers like me it is an opportunity to look over the decade of movies that are left behind. Over the next few weeks I am going to countdown the best films of the past 10 years from #40 to #1. My […]

| December 29, 2019
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The Best Films of the Decade: #14. Stories We Tell (2012)

The Best Films of the Decade: #14. Stories We Tell (2012)

In just 4 Days the decade will come to a close and so for movie lovers like me it is an opportunity to look over the decade of movies that are left behind. Over the next few weeks I am going to countdown the best films of the past 10 years from #40 to #1. My […]

| December 28, 2019
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