Category Archives: The Top 10

Top 10 Movies of 2012

Welcome to a post collecting the names and details of films that wowed me through the 12 months of last year, typically arriving late as I caught up with everything I wanted to see. My criteria for inclusion are as follows: List-worthiness for me is a strange equation of cerebral and emotional, as much as…Read More

Top 20 Movies of 2000-2010

This ends my trawl of the internets to find materials I wrote about movies before I started this blog two years ago, materials unseen by anyone but my friends. I hope it proves to be of some use to all y'all.The criteria for choosing the best films of a decade is different than the best…Read More

Top 10 Movies of 2009

Today is the anniversary of FITI. Two years of my relentless spew. Thanks for checking it out.Continuing on the Words About Movies Before This Blog Started theme—The Top 10 of 2007 and 2008 were posted earlier this week—here's my picks for 2009. (Please excuse my CAPS, that's when 2012 me had to have his say.)…Read More

Top 10 Movies of 2008

Continuing my look back to the years before I became the Mad Blogger What Blogs at Midnight, here's my thoughts on the best movies of 2008. CAPS where my 2012 self felt the need to editorialize... there are about five in my Honourable Mentions list that deserved top-ten status. Oh well. I had no trouble…Read More

Top 10 Movies of 2007

Yes, yes, I know. It is August 2012. But as I roll up to the second birthday of Flaw In The Iris at the end of this week, I'm looking back at film-related stuff I did in the days before the inception of this venue. I used to have an hour every week on CKDU…Read More

Top 10 Movies of 2010

I can't delay it any longer.It's Oscar nominations day, fer chrissakes. I need to get my list out. I am strangely peeved that so many of my faves from 2010 also appear on the Oscar list. I feel one of my roles is to shine a light on lesser-seen pictures, and if I'm digging all…Read More

The Best Films of 2010: My Process

It's 2011. If you're a film nut such as myself you've been reading all the Best Of lists cropping up online and in various periodicals. When I once hosted a radio show about movies I'd assemble my own picks, but invariably my list didn't come out until late January. It's not that I'm lazy, it's…Read More