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Nick Davis
Associate Professor
Department of English,
Program in Gender and     Sexuality Studies,
Northwestern University
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Best of the 2010s: Full reviews of the top 100+ movies I saw in the last decade!


144 US, 141 world premieres


I screened 52 features


Recent essay on films of 1999

Latest: Meek's Cutoff


Updated: 2008 through 2017

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Short essays on pet movies


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What I've published

Oscar's best category

A year-long countdown!

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