The Best Films of the Decade: 2010 - 2019

English Language Films

Foreign Language Films

The Florida Project (Baker) 17
Lincoln(Spielberg) 12
Ex Machina (Garland) 15
Room (Abrahamson) 15
1917 (Mendes) 19
The Revenant (Iñárritu) 15
Manchester by the Sea (Lonergan) 16
Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow) 12
Nebraska (Payne) 13
The Favourite (Lanthimos) 18
A Quiet Passion (Davies) 17
12 Years A Slave (McQueen) 13
The Grand Budapest Hotel (W. Anderson) 14
Selma (DuVernay) 14
The King's Speech (Hooper) 10

Roma (Cuarón) 18
Incendies (Villeneuve) 11
The Great Beauty (Sorrentino) 14
Never Look Away (von Donnersmarck) 19
Everlasting Moments (Troell) 10
The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook) 16
1945 (Török) 18
Frantz (Ozon) 17


Film of the Decade - The Florida Project

Directors - Steven Spielberg (Lincoln; Bridge of Spies; The Post); Sean Baker (The Florida Project); Alfonso Cuarón (Roma; Gravity); Martin Scorsese (Hugo; Silence; The Irishman; The Wolf of Wall Street); Alejandro Iñárritu (The Revenant); Sam Mendes (1917); Alex Garland (Ex Machina); Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty); Denis Villeneuve (Incendies); Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Never Look Away); Richard Linklater (Boyhood; Before Midnight; Last Flag Flying); Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty); Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden); Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite); Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave); Lenny Abrahamson (Room); Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman).

Original Screenplays - Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea); Alex Garland (Ex Machina); Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Never Look Away); Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, & Peter Farrelly (Green Book); Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel); Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris); Bob Nelson (Nebraska); David Seidler (The King's Speech)..

Screenplay Adaptations - Tony Kushner (Lincoln); Emma Donoghue (Room); Nick Payne (The Sense of an Ending); Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope (Philomena); Steve Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin (Moneyball); Audrey Wells (The Hate U Give).

Cinematography - Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant; Birdman; The Tree of Life; Gravity); Roger Deakins (1917; Blade Runner 2049); Luca Bigazzi (The Great Beauty); Robbie Ryan (The Favourite); Alfonso Cuarón (Roma); Chung Chung-hoon (The Handmaiden); Janusz Kaminski (Lincoln); Robert Richardson (Hugo) .

Film Editing - The Revenant; The Great Beauty; Roma; Life of Pi; Ex Machina; Incendies; Zero Dark Thirty; Never Look Away; Hugo; A Quiet Passion.

Original Music Score - Steven Price (Gravity); Thomas Newman (1917); Mychael Danna (Life of Pi); Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch (Blade Runner 2049).

Actors - Daniel Day Lewis (Lincoln); Denzel Washington (Fences); Bryan Cranston (All the Way); David Oyelowo (Selma); Toni Servillo (The Great Beauty); Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour); Colin Firth (The King's Speech); Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali (Green Book).

Actresses - Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine); Meryl Streep (Iron Lady); Emmanuelle Riva (Amour); Julianne Moore (Still Alice; Game Change); Cynthia Nixon (A Quiet Passion); Tilda Swinton (We Need to Talk About Kevin); Olivia Colman (The Favourite); Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn); Cynthia Erivo (Harriet); Natalie Portman (Jackie); Judy Dench (Philomena); Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl; Ex Machina) .

Special Television Award - Broadcast in France from 2009 to 2015, "A French Village" is one of the best drama series in TV history, joining classic series like "The Sopranos," "The Wire" and "Breaking Bad."

Special Documentary* Awards
1) O.J.: Made in America (Ezra Edelman 2016)
2) The Vietnam War (Ken Burns & Lynn Novick 2017)
3) They Shall Not Grow Old (Peter Jackson 2019)

*Because many documentaries are not available until long after release, The Bloomies do not include documentaries.

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