30 Dec 2014

The Dissenter’s Top Films of 2014

It has, like a number of other people, become an annual ritual to put together a list of the top films I managed to see during the year and share it here. While most lists of best films of the year were posted a week or two ago, I like

29 Dec 2013

The Dissenter’s Top Films of 2013

Throughout the year, I see many films, and, whenever I have the time after viewing a film to produce a review, I do because I enjoy writing about films. Like a number of others, it has become a tradition of mine to put together a list of ten top films

31 Dec 2012

The Dissenter’s Top Films of 2012

Throughout the year, I watch many films. Not only do I enjoy cinema and have a degree in Film/Video, but I find films provide me a way to refresh my insights and keep from getting too burned out from covering an issue or topic as a writer. The Dissenter may be

31 Dec 2011

The Dissenter’s Top Films of 2011

For the past six months, I have reported on the Occupy movement and regularly covered WikiLeaks. I covered Pfc. Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing with great detail just over a week ago. Now, I would like to take a moment to share with you some of the films I most enjoyed

30 Dec 2010

The Best Films of 2010

Screen shot from the trailer of Inception     10. Black Swan   Using the ballet “Swan Lake” as a backdrop, this film intensely brings to life the reality that performers can often lose their selves when performing. Directed by Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler), Nina Sayers