Movies & TV : Best-Of Lists

Critics' Choice Movie Awards of 2012Subscriber Access Only
From popular blockbusters to indies to foreign films, our critics pick the year's best.
The Most Redeeming Films of 2012Subscriber Access Only
Our No. 1 pick, a story of grace and forgiveness, is widely loved ... and loathed.
Critics' Choice Movie Awards of 2011Subscriber Access Only
A mix of Oscar favorites and little-known indie films makes up our annual list. PLUS: Macho Christians in the movies.
The Most Redeeming Films of 2011Subscriber Access Only
Quiet, contemplative movies top the list. So put the popcorn down and pay close attention.
My Top 5 Books on TV and MoviesSubscriber Access Only
Picks from Steven Greydanus, film critic at Decent Films Guide.
Critics' Choice Awards of 2010Subscriber Access Only
A stuttering monarch, a Facebook flick, and a truly gritty western top our list.
The Most Redeeming Films of 2010Subscriber Access Only
For the third straight year, a Pixar flick tops our list.
Yuletide YarnsSubscriber Access Only
Christian authors discuss the best Christmas story not in the Bible.
My Top 5 Movies on MortalitySubscriber Access Only
Films that take a compelling look at death and dying.
The 2009 CT Critics' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
What do a war movie, a hot air balloon, and a post-apocalyptic father-son love story have in common? They're among 2009's best movies, as chosen by CT critics.
The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2009Subscriber Access Only
What do a lonely widower, a strong woman with a soft heart, and an African leader have in common? They're all key characters in the year's best redemptive movies.
The 2008 Readers' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
You liked movies about a marriage on the brink, an irresistible robot, a kid from the slums, a Narnian adventure, and more. And your favorite? Read on ...
The 2008 Critics' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
The year's best movies include a caped superhero, a noble little robot, a recovering addict seeking forgiveness, a kid from the slums, and much more.
The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2008Subscriber Access Only
What do irresistible robots, racist curmudgeons, and sensitive pachyderms have in common? They're all key characters in the year's best redemptive movies.
The 2007 Readers' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
You liked movies about hip (and pregnant) teens, animated rats, and former CIA assassins, but most of all, you loved a film about one man who changed the world.
The 2007 Critics' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
A combination of Oscar nominees and lesser-known indies makes up our list for the best overall movies of the year.
The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2007Subscriber Access Only
What do monks, kites, unwanted pregnancies, a 19th century abolitionist, and a young man with a life-sized inflatable doll have in common? They're all in movies that we've deemed the ten most redeeming films of 2007.
Ahoy! Readers Pick PiratesSubscriber Access Only
We asked our readers to pick their favorite movies of 2006, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest rose to the top. Captain Jack Sparrow rules, savvy?
The 2006 Critics' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Our third annual Critics' Choice Awards pick the Top 10 Films of 2006—a list that somewhat resembles others in the mainstream, with a few surprises thrown in.
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Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
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