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KPCC’s FilmWeek Critics Share Their Top Films Of The 2010s And Review The Decade In Comedies

Mahershala Ali and Alex R. Hibbert star in the 2016 film
Mahershala Ali and Alex R. Hibbert star in the 2016 film "Moonlight."

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With the end of the decade came the predictable onslaught of “best of” articles, listicles and reviews of the 2010s in everything from news to music to pop culture and more. So, we here at FilmWeek feel we’d be remiss if we didn’t ask our critics to share their favorite films of the last decade with our listeners and to hear suggestions from FilmWeek listeners as well. Los Angeles Times film critics Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan released their top films of the decade this week along with the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Plus, we’ll explore the decade in comedies. Were the 2010s an overall good decade for the comedy genre? Or did you find it lacking when compared to another decade? What were some of your favorite movies of the 2010s?

Here are our critics' favorites of the decade, in no particular order:

Amy Nicholson


Wade Major


Charles Solomon (Animation)


Amy Nicholson, film critic for KPCC, film writer for The Guardian and host of the podcasts ‘Unspooled’ and the podcast miniseries “Zoom”; she tweets @TheAmyNicholson

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC, Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine