Top 25 Films of the Decade – The Full List

It’s now 2011, and the ridiculousness of me still counting down the best of the previous decade is not lost on me. I began this list back in May of 2010, and while I expected it to take me awhile to complete, I didn’t expect to take me this long. I have 12 entries left to write-up, but at my current pace, I probably wouldn’t finish until 2012 (which, of course, is when the world will end).

So while it pains me to admit defeat, I’m going to go ahead and post the rest of my list, presented without comment. Annoyingly, this means I spent my time writing up the bottom of the list, leaving my favourite films uncommented on. But on the off-chance there are any followers of this blog that are still interested in how this list shapes up, I felt I had to go ahead and end the suspense. However, I still have some intention to write-up the final 12 at some point, but now I won’t be tied down to the order. So if I’m feeling particularly inspired to write-up any of the remaining 12, maybe I’ll just go ahead and do so even if it’s not the next one up. Or, if there’s one that you think demands explanation, leave a comment and perhaps I’ll answer it in full post form.

Either way, now that it’s all posted, I’d love to read your feedback. What’s missing? Which inclusion do you find most surprising? Where did I get the order wrong? What was your top film of the decade?
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Critically Speaking 2010 blogging in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 86,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 28 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 527 posts. There were 34 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 122mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was July 29th with 7 views. The most popular post that day was Top 10 Ugliest NHL Jerseys of All-Time.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ugliest nhl uniforms, ugliest nhl uniform, best buffy episodes, nba jersey history, and alexandra johnes.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Top 10 Ugliest NHL Jerseys of All-Time October 2008


Top 25 Episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The Top Five. August 2008


Top 10 Ugliest Jerseys in NBA History June 2009


Top 10 Ugliest Uniforms in Baseball History October 2008


Top 25 Episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Numbers 25-21. August 2008