No need for much introduction, I'll let the titles speak for themselves. As usual, it's not an easy ranking to do.
I am mentioning again the list of eligible/seen films (71):
127 Hours, Agora, Alice in Wonderland, Animal Kingdom, Another Year, Applause, Barney’s Version, Biutiful, Black Swan, Blue Valentine, Burlesque, Clash of the Titans, Conviction, Country Strong, Creation, Despicable Me, Dogtooth, Easy A, Eat Pray Love, Exit Through the Gift Shop, Fair Game, The Fighter, For Colored Girls, Frankie & Alice, Get Low, The Ghost Writer, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Greenberg, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Hereafter, How to Train Your Dragon, I Am Love, The Illusionist, In a Better World, Incendies, Inception, Inside Job, Iron Man 2, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, The Kids are All Right, The King’s Speech, Love and Other Drugs, Made in Dagenham, Mother, Mother and Child, Never Let Me Go, Outside the Law, Please Give, Rabbit Hole, Robin Hood, The Runaways, Salt, Sex and the City 2, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Shutter Island, The Social Network, Somewhere, Tangled, The Tourist, The Town, Toy Story 3, TRON: Legacy, True Grit, Unstoppable, Waiting for Superman, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, The Way Back, White Material, Winter’s Bone, The Wolfman, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.
1. Toy Story 3
3. The Social Network
4. Mother and Child
5. Animal Kingdom
6. Another Year
7. Winter’s Bone
8. Black Swan
9. The Fighter
10. Please Give
Almost there: True Grit, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, Biutiful, How to Train Your Dragon, The Ghost Writer
Also: Inside Job, The Kids Are All Right, The Illusionist, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 127 Hours.
1. Christopher Nolan – Inception
2. David Fincher – The Social Network
3. Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan
4. Lee Unkrich – Toy Story 3
5. Sylvain Chomet – The Illusionist
6. Derek Cianfrance – Blue Valentine
7. David Michod – Animal Kingdom
8. Mike Leigh – Another Year
9. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Biutiful
10. Giorgos Lanthimos – Dogtooth
Almost there: Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders – How to Train Your Dragon, Debra Granik – Winter’s Bone, Luca Guadagnino – I Am Love, Ethan Coel & Joel Coen – True Grit, Joon-ho Bong – Mother .