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Alan's picks

The Year's Dozen Best Pictures

(In Descending Order)

1. The Banshees Of Inisherin

2. Tar

3. The Fabelmans

4. Amsterdam

5. Blonde

6. The Menu

7. Babylon

8. The Woman King

9. She Said

10. Catherine Called Birdy

11. Emily The Criminal

12. To Leslie



13. Living

14. The Whale

15. Thirteen Lives

16. The Batman

17. Crimes Of The Future

18. The Good Nurse

19. Don't Worry Darling

20. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

I also liked:

Decision To Leave

Triangle Of Sadness

Luckiest Girl Alive

Top Gun: Maverick

Matilda The Musical

Glass Onion



Bodies Bodies Bodies

The Year's Best Performances

Best Actor:

Colin Farrell (The Banshees Of Inisherin)

Best Actress:

Ana de Armas (Blonde)

Best Supporting Actor:

Brendan Gleeson (The Banshees Of Inisherin)

Best Supporting Actress:

Kerry Condon (The Banshees Of Inisherin)

Additional Great Performances Of 2022:



Bill Nighy (Living), Brendan Fraser (The Whale), Austin Butler (Elvis), Eddie Redmayne (The Good Nurse), Brad Pitt (Babylon), Adam Driver (White Noise), Ralph Fiennes (The Menu)


Cate Blanchett (Tar), Andrea Riseborough (To Leslie), Frankie Corio (Aftersun), Carey Mulligan (She Said), Michelle Williams (The Fabelmans), Margot Robbie (Babylon), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Menu), Aubrey Plaza (Emily The Criminal), Jennifer Lawrence (Causeway), Mila Kunis (Luckiest Girl Alive)





Paul Dano (The Fabelmans), Brian Tyree Henry (Causeway), Russell Crowe (The Greatest Beer Run Ever)





Hong Chau (The Whale), Sadie Sink (The Whale), Julia Butters (The Fabelmans), Evan Rachel Wood (Weird: The Al Yankovic Story)

Best Director:

Martin McDonagh (The Banshees Of Inisherin)


Additional Great Directors:

Todd Field (Tar), Steven Spielberg (The Fabelmans), Damien Chazelle (Babylon), Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Woman King)

Best Picture:

The Banshees Of Inisherin

The Year's Worst Pictures

(In Descending Order)

1. Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul.

2. All The Old Knives

3. Senior Year

4. Vengeance

5. The Contractor

6. Choose Or Die

7. Falling For Christmas

8. The People We Hate At The Wedding

9. The Bubble

10. Do Revenge

11. My Best Friend's Exorcism

12. Everything Everywhere All At Once

Chelsea's picks

The Year's Dozen Best Pictures

(In Descending Order)

1. The Fabelmans

2. Catherine Called Birdy

3. Blonde

4. Babylon

5. The Banshees Of Inisherin

6. The Menu

7. Luckiest Girl Alive

8. The Good Nurse

9. Thirteen Lives

10. The Whale

11. To Leslie

12. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story