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LOVEFiLM Staff Film Reviews 2011
It's fair to say that 2011 has brought us some cracking films and so to celebrate the diversity and breadth on offer, we've rounded up some LOVEFiLM staffers to tell you about their favourite movies of the year. From Tinker Tailor to Animal Kingdom and The Artist, find out why we love them and why you should watch them...
Astrid picked Kung Fu Panda 2 as her favourite film of 2011 because of its "awesomeness" and great cast.
Senior Communications Manager Darren says don't be put off by the subtitles; Cell 211 is a dark and brilliant thriller.
» Cell 211
Debbie picked supernatural thriller The Awakening as her film of the year, for its suspense and clever story.
Resident Twi-hard and LOVEFiLM receptionist, Georgie thinks that Breaking Dawn – Part 1 ticked all the boxes.
Head of Editorial, Helen wants the masses to watch The Artist, a black and white silent that is utterly charming.
Despite being apprehensive of the film’s graphic content, Designer Iggy was won over by Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours.
Joe Cornish’s debut feature film Attack the Block manages the perfect balance of action and comedy, according to Developer James.
There were many reasons Content Manager Jen was instantly impressed by Drive, the main one being Ryan Gosling’s show stopping performance.
As a fan of Werner Herzog, Web Developer Lee was instantly attracted to the director’s documentary about 30,000 year old cave paintings in France.
For Business Analyst Leonardo, Tangled is one of his top films of the year because it’s a family film that’s amusing, entertaining and uplifting.
Super 8 is one of Phil’s favourite films of the year because it’s a refreshing movie with impressive big budget action and a strong story to boot.
» Super 8
Business Analyst Raj picked The Human Centipede 2 not because it was the best film of the year, but because it was the most controversial.
With a small release you may not have heard of Tucker and Dale Vs Evil, but Rob reckons it’s a comedy with heart and gore that shouldn’t be missed.
CEO Simon Calver picked The Ides of March as his favourite film of the year, simply because it’s a clever political thriller with a stellar cast.
Our Chief Marketing Officer picked Australian drama Animal Kingdom as his highlight of 2011, saying it's a gritty film that really hits you.
Account Manager Sophie reckons Horrible Bosses was one of the best comedies of the year, because it's original, funny and has a great cast.
Tyrannosaur is one of Content Manager Tegan’s films of the year, because of its powerful story and mesmerising performances.
UK Customer Services Manager Toni Picked Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy because it brought together a dream team cast, with an intelligent story.