The so-called best films are often released towards the end of the year, when they can remain fresh in the minds of Oscar voters.
But entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon thought back to consider all of the movies released this year.
His list counts down to his favorite, starting at number 10, with a movie the entire family can enjoy together.
Here's his list:
8. Super 8
6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
4. Midnight in Paris
3. The Help
2. The Artist
1. So what was Sandy's pick for the best movie of 2011? Watch the video above to find out.
Please visit Sandy Kenyon's blog for more entertainment news at wabc.typepad.com/whatsandysays
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