Decade Review: Movies

Movies over the decade.

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Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer

The 2010’s was a decade of progress. From the end of “don’t ask don’t tell”, to youth around the world protesting for climate action, the decade was characterized by breakthroughs, and art and entertainment was no exception. The decade might be over, but there is more to go.

Let’s step back and take a look at some of the most popular movies of the decade:

2010 – “Inception” 

This mind-bending thriller brought something fresh to the screen for many viewers. It won several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. 

2011 – “Captain America: The First Avenger”

The first installment of the Captain American movie series had fans wanting more. The film won a Scream Award for best superhero.

2012 – “The Avengers”

 Superheroes unite! The idea to bring big names together into one movie was a massive hit. It won a Saturn Award for best science fiction film.

2013 – “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Based on the wild life of Jordan Belfort and his business dealings. It won a Golden Globe Award for best actor, Leonardo DiCaprio.

2014 – “John Wick”

Keanu Reeves slides back into action with a bang, starring in the instantly popular film that spawned multiple sequels. It won the IGN Award for best action movie.

2015 – “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron starred in this post-apocalyptic action hit. It won several Academy Awards.

2016 – “Deadpool”

Comic fans of Deadpool finally got what they wanted, and audience agreed it was good enough for a sequel. It won the Critics’ Choice Award for best comedy and the People’s Choice Award for favorite action movie.

2017 – “Logan”

Hugh Jackman’s final role as Wolverine, who he helped make iconic. It w theon Empire Award for best actor.

2018 – “Avengers: Infinity War”

Superhero movies continued to dominate as the third installment of the Avengers continues that trend. It won People’s Choice Award for favorite movie.

2019 – “Avengers: Endgame”

The final movie in the Avengers series had fans saying goodbye to many beloved characters. It won People’s Choice Award for favorite movie.

 

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More of Mikal’s movie review here.