The 10 best movies of 2011

From young love to a documentary on capital punishment, here are the 10 movies that wowed Monitor film critic Peter Rainer at the multiplex this year

3. 'Like Crazy'

By Fred Hayes/Paramount Pictures/AP

Few movies have expressed the thrills and anxiety of young love, or the disappointments and weariness and sadness that often come with its dissolution. Director Drake Doremus and his stars Felicity Jones and Anton Yelchin all come into their own here.

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