Sight & Sound, the legendary film magazine of the British Film Institute, has published its annual list of top films of the year and David Fincher’s The Social Network has been named best film of 2010.
It is certainly surprising that a publication usually accused of elitism and snobbery gives top honours to an American major studio film. The last American picture to top the list was Brokeback Mountain back in 2005. However the film was not produced by one of the major studios. Other recent winners include the Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, the British Hunger and the French A Prophet, which appears again in this year’s list at number 8. Read the rest of this entry »