Thompson on Hollywood

Without having seen Avatar, I've posted my ten best of the year and the decade.

Here's 2009:

1) Red Cliff

2) Bright Star

3) A Serious Man

4) A Prophet

5) Up

6) Summer Hours

7) Coraline

8) The Hurt Locker

9) Up in the Air

10) An Education

The best of the decade is on the jump.

1) The Best of Youth

2) No Country for Old Men

3) Wall-E

4) 25th Hour

5) A Christmas Tale

6) Talk to Her

7) A.I.: Artificial Intelligence

8) A History Of Violence

9) Spirited Away

10) Red Cliff

Here are best of decade lists from EW, Paste, Cinematical, London Times, Glenn Kenny, and The Playlist. IndieWIRE is keeping a running critics poll.