The prestige movie season is beginning in earnest as we move into November. What impressed us in the months before the depths of awards season?


1. Captain America: The First Avenger
2. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
3. Page One: Inside the New York Times
4. The Adjustment Bureau
5. X-Men: First Class


1. Midnight in Paris
2. Source Code
3. Armadillo
4. Contagion
5. The Tree of Life


1. Paul
2. The Guard
3. X-Men: First Class
4. The Names of Love
5. Kaboom


1. The Guard
2. X-Men: First Class
3. Paul
4. Fast Five
5. Captain America: The First Avenger