2011 in Movies: The Breakdown

There's a very, very good chance you haven't seen the best movie of 2011. At least, that's what Karina Longworth is saying in this week's cover story. Margaret, Kenneth Lonergan's latest starring Anna Paquin, Matt Damon and Mark Ruffalo, is the best film of the year, Longworth says.

So, yep, we're breaking down the year's best in movies in our cover story with stories by J. Hoberman on ten great films and two that'll grow on you, the best people of the year, and ten films that'll blow your socks off in 2012. Including the yet Untitled Kathryn Bigelow Osama bin Laden project. Exciting.

And above, of course, you'll find a full breakdown from Matt Singer of the year in films. A stat worth noting twice: 100% of the year's box office hits were based on comic book movies, cartoons or previous films. Interesting.

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