Any year that finds movies like Inception and The Social Network being tossed about as serious Oscar contenders is a good year for the film nerds. That would be guys like me, who could parse Blade Runner, analyze The Fountain and diagram Primer all day long. For us cinephile geeks, it was a very good year, filled with visions both bold and subtle. I’ve arranged the most daring, unforgettable moments right here – interested to know if you agree.
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