It was 10 years ago that I first started watching all the Academy Award Best Picture Nominees. Here they are, ranked. A couple of notes:
• I paid very special attention to the top 10 of this list and consider it pretty solid. The ranking of the rest of the movies was based more on a gut reaction and I could probably spend all day adjusting their rankings.
• There's definitely a recency bias at play here. I'm sure some of this year's nominees will drop as my memory of them fades. That's just how it goes.
• Some movies I don't remember *at all* and were generally ranked pretty low. (eg Philomena, Winter's Bone, Amour)
• Some movies I…