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The 25 Best Movies and Albums of 2011

Combined countdown of the best 25 Films and Albums of 2011. Both lists created separately and then combined with a song from the album with a preview of the correspondingly ranked movie. Films are based off US non-festival release date. There are always movies still-to-be-watched and music tastes are different for everyone. This is just one persons opinion.

Songs that appear in video:

“Sutphin Boulevard” by Blood Orange
“NY Is Killing Me” by Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx
“Booty City” by Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
“We Added It Up” by My Brightest Diamond
“Ever With Us” by Bodies of Water
“Gold On The Ceiling” by The Black Keys
“Unrequited Love” by Lykke Li
“The Last Living Rose” by PJ Harvey
“Hate Me Soon” by Yellow Ostrich
“Before The Bridge” by Future Islands
“Ritual Union” by Little Dragon
“Thirteen Thirtyfive” by Dillon
“Harm You” by Mister Heavenl
“Future Starts Slow” by The Kills
“Bottle In My Hand” by Hayes Carll
“100 Other Lovers” by DeVotchKa
“Little Marriage” by Lia Ices
“Gangsta” by tUnE-yArDs
“Cheerleader” by St. Vincent
“The Rip Tide” by Beirut
“Blood of Angels” by Brown Bird
“Bad Ritual” by Timber Timbre
“The Rose with the Broken Neck” by Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi
“The Day Is Coming” by My Morning Jacket
“Lose It” by AUSTRA
“Most Wanted” by Cults
“Orange Blossom” by Gardens & Villa
“Do You Remember” by Ane Brun
“The Calendar” by The Dø
“Plath Heart” by Braids
“Hell Broke Luce” by Tom Waits
“Tenere Taqqim Tossam” by Tinariwen
“Truth” by Alexander Ebert
“Ice Cream ft. Matias Aguayo” by Battles
“Civilian” by Wye Oak
“No Banker Left Behind” by Ry Cooder
“Love Crime” by Secret Cities
“Outro” by M83

List of Albums:

1. Cults by Cults
2. Feel It Break by Austra
3. Circuital by My Morning Jacket
4. Rome by Danger Mouse,Daniele Luppi
5. Creep On Creepin’ On by Timber Timbre
6. Salt For Salt by Brown Bird
7. The Rip Tide by Beirut
8. Strange Mercy by St. Vincent
9. W H O K I L L by Tune-Yards
10. Grown Unknown by Lia Ices
11. 100 Lovers by DeVotchKa
12. KMAG YOYO (& Other American Stories) by Hayes Carll
13. Blood Pressures by The Kills
14. Out of Love by Mister Heavenly
15. This Silence Kills by Dillon
16. Ritual Union by Little Dragon
17. On the Water by Future Islands
18. The Mistress by Yellow Ostrich
19. Let England Shake by PJ Harvey
20. Wounded Rhymes by Lykke Li
21. El Camino by The Black Keys
22. Twist Again by Bodies Of Water
23. All Things Will Unwind by My Brightest Diamond
24. Scandalous by Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
25. We’re New Here by Gil Scott-Heron,Jamie xx

The List of Films:

1. The Tree of Life directed by Terrence Malick
2. Certified Copy directed by Abbas Kiarostami
3. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol directed by Brad Bird
4. A Separation directed by Asghar Farhadi
5. Margaret directed by Kenneth Lonergan
6. Incendies directed by Denis Villeneuve
7. House of Tolerance directed by Bertrand Bonello
8. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy directed by Tomas Alfredson
9. Poetry directed by Lee Chang-dong
10. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo directed by David Fincher
11. Rango directed by Gore Verbinski
12. Weekend directed by Andrew Haigh
13. Drive directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
14. Martha Marcy May Marlene directed by Sean Durkin
15. Hanna directed by Joe Wright
16. Fast Five directed by Justin Lin
17. Moneyball directed by Bennett Miller
18. Melancholia directed by Lars von Trier
19. Contagion directed by Steven Soderbergh
20. Pina directed by Wim Wenders
21. The Skin I Live In directed by Pedro Almodóvar
22. Le Havre directed by Aki Kaurismäki
23. I Saw the Devil directed by Kim Jee-woon
24. Attack the Block directed by Joe Cornish
25. Sunny directed by Kang Hyung-chul