World of Reel was created by Film Writer Jordan Ruimy, a Cambridge-based, Montreal-Born film writer that has written extensively about cinema for countless outlets over the past 10+ years. The site is an abundance of cinephiliac needs: reviews, lists, interviews, trailers, festival coverage and essays fill out the majority of the World of Reel's content. In December the site broke its record for views by nabbing more than 115,000 views that month alone. 
Jordan Ruimy's background in journalism has benefited his career immensely when it coms to writeing about movies. Creator and owner of World of Reel, he is also a member of the Online Film Critics Associaton (OFCA) and has written extensively about film for more than a dozen outlets over the last two decades. His extensive experience in the film festival scene has made him one of the go-to writers for the latest news and buzz at film festivals ranging from Cannes to Sundance to Toronto. He has intervieewed Oscar-winning actors, actresses and directors and has a substantial network and many connections within the film industry.

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1) 12 Years A Slave (Steve McQueen)

2) Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel Coen) 

3) Her (Spike Jonze)

4) Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)

5) Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron)

6) American Hustle (David O Russell)

7) Nebraska (Alexander Payne)

8) The Hunt (Thomas Vinterberg)

9) Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)

10) Blue is the Warmest Color (Abdel Kechiche)

10) The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)


1) The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)

2) Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)

3) Holy Motors (Leos Carax)

4) Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)

5) This Is Not A Film (Jafar Panhai)

6) Killer Joe (William Friedkin)

6) Compliance (Craig Zobel) 

7) Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)

8) The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan)

9) Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)

10) Prometheus (Ridley Scott)

10) Looper (Rian Johnson)


1) The Tree Of Life (Terrence Malick)

2) Uncle Boonmee (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

3) Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn)

4) Incendies (Denis Villeneuve)

5) Melancholia (Lars Von Trier)

6) The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodovar)

7) Bellflower (Evan Glodell)

8) A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)

8) Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan)

9) Source Code (Duncan Jones)

10) We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lynne Ramsay)


1) The Social Network (David Fincher)

2) Black Swan ( Darren Aronofsky)

3) Inception (Christopher Nolan)

4) Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese)

5) Dogtooth (Giorgios Lanthimos)

6) The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski)

7) Enter the Void (Gaspar Noe)

8) A Prophet (Jacques Audiard) 

9) Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold) 

10) Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich)

10) Winter's Bone (Debra Granik)


1) Hunger (Steve McQueen)

2) Up In The Air (Jason Reitman)

3) The Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson)

4) The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)

5) Two Lovers (James Gray)

6) An Education (Lone Scherfig)

7) A Serious Man (Joel Coen)

8) The Cove (Louis Phsiyos)

9) District 9 (Neil Blomkamp)

9) Moon (Duncan Jones)

10) Up! (Pete Docter and Bob Peterson)


1) The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky)

2) WALL-E (Andrew Stanton)

3) The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan)

4) 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu) 

5) Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle)

6) Gran Torino/Changeling (Clint Eastwood)

7) Funny Games (Michael Haneke)

8) A Christmas Tale (Arnaud Deplechin)

9) Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)

10) Doubt (Patrick Shanley)


1) No Country For Old Men (Joel Coen)

2) There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)

3) Zodiac (David Fincher)

4) Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)

5) Ratatouille (Brad Bird)

6) Before Devil Knows You're Dead (Sidney Lumet)

7) Superbad (Greg Motolla)

8) American Gangster (Ridley Scott)

9) The Diving Bell & The Butterfly (Julian Schnabel)

10) Sweeney Todd (Tim Burton)


1) Children Of Men (Alfonso Cuaron)

2) The Departed (Martin Scorsese)

3) Borat (Larry Charles)

4) United 93 (Paul Greengrass)

5) Little Miss Sunshine (Valerie Farris/Jonathan Dayton)

6) Pan's Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro)

7) Death Of Mr.Lazarescu (Cristi Piui)

8) Babel (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)

9) Apocalypto (Mel Gibson)

10) Blood Diamond (Edward Zwick)


1) A History Of Violence (David Cronenberg)

2) Cache/Hidden (Michael Haneke)

3) Oldboy (Chan-Woo Pak)

4) Munich (Steven Spielberg)

5) The Squid And The Whale (Noah Baumbach)

6) Downfall (Olivier Hirschbiegel)

7) Capote (Bennett Miller)

8) Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog)

9) Me, You and Everyone We Know (Miranda July)

10) The 40 Year Old Virgin (Judd Apatow)


1) Sideways (Alexander Payne)

2) Eternal Sunshine Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry)

3) Maria Full Of Grace (Joshua Marston)

4) The Aviator (Martin Scorsese)

5) Spider Man 2 (Sam Raimi)

6) Kill Bill Volume Two (Quentin Tarantino)

7) Collateral (Michael Mann)

8) The Incredibles (Brad Bird)

9) Hotel Rwanda (Terry George)

10) The Manchurian Candidate (Jonathan Demme)


1) The Return Of The King (Peter Jackson)

2) Mystic River (Clint Eastwood)

3) Lost In Translation (Sofia Copolla)

4) City Of God (Fernando Mereilles)

5) Finding Nemo (Andrew Stanton)

6) 21 Grams (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)

7) Elephant (Gus Van Sant)

8) The Magdalene Sisters (Peter Mulan)

9) Kill Bill: Volume One (Quentin Tarantino)

10) Capturing The Friedmans (Andrew Jarecki)


1) Gangs Of New York (Martin Scorsese)

2) Y Tu Mama Tambien (Alfonso Cuaron)

3) Punch Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson)

4) Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki)

5) Minority Report (Steven Spielberg)

6) The 25th Hour (Spike Lee)

7) Adaptation (Spike Jonze)

8) The Pianist (Roman Polanski)

9) Bowling For Columbine (Michael Moore)

10) About Schmidt (Alexander Payne)


1) Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)

2) Memento (Christopher Nolan)

3) Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff)

4) Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet)

5) Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg)

6) In The Bedroom (Todd Field)

7) The Fellowship Of The Ring (Peter Jackson)

8) Waking Life (Richard Linklater)

9) Shrek (Vicky Adamson)

10) The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson)


1) Dancer In The Dark (Lars Von Trier)

2) Traffic (Steven Soderbergh)

3) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)

4) Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe)

5) O' Brother Where Art Thou (Joel Coen)

6) Gladiator (Ridley Scott)

7) You Can Count On Me (Kenneth Lonergan)

8) Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan)

9) Requiem For A Dream (Darren Aronofsky)

10) High Fidelity (Stephen Frears)


1) Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)

2) American Beauty (Sam Mendes)

3) Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson)

4) Election (Alexander Payne)

5) The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan)

6) Boy's Don't Cry (Kimberly Pierce)

7) Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick)

8) Fight Club (David Fincher)

9) The Limey (Steven Soderbergh)

10) Summer Of Sam (Spike Lee)

10) Bringing Out The Dead (Martin Scorsese)


1) The Truman Show (Peter Weir)

2) Shakespeare In Love (John Madden)

3) Happiness (Todd Solondz)

4) A Simple Plan (Sam Raimi)

5) Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg)

6) Life Is Beautiful (Roberto Begnini)

7) American History X (Tony Kaye)

8) Buffalo '66 (Vincent Gallo)

9) Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas (Terry Gilliam)

10) The Big Lebowski (Joel Coen)


1) L.A. Confidential (Curtis Hanson)

2) The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan)

3) Titanic (James Cameron)

4) The Ice Storm (Ang Lee)

5) Donnie Brasco (Mike Newell)

6) Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson)

7) Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino)

8) Ulee's Gold (Victor Nunez)

9) The Game (David Fincher)

10) Men In Black (Barry Sonnenfeld)


1) Breaking The Waves (Lars Von Trier)

2) Fargo (Joel Coen)

3) Secrets And Lies (Mike Leigh)

4) Bound (Larry Wachowski)

5) Citizen Ruth (Alexander Payne)

6) Shine (Scott Hicks)

7) The People Vs. Larry Flynt (Milos Forman)

8) Lone Star (John Sayles)

9) Trainspotting (Danny Boyle)

10) Welcome To The Dollhouse (Todd Solondz)


1) Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgis)

2) Casino (Martin Scorsese)

3) Get Shorty (Barry Sonnenfeld)

4) Heat (Michael Mann)

5) Braveheart (Mel Gibson)

6) Once We Were Warriors (Lee Tamahori)

7) Babe (Chris Noonan)

8) Strange Days (Kathryn Bigelow)

9) Exotica (Atom Egoyan)

10) Billy Madison (Tamara Davis)


1) Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)

2) Quiz Show (Robert Redford)

3) The Shawshank Redemption (Frank Darabont)

4) Ed Wood (Tim Burton)

5) Heavenly Creatures (Peter Jackson)

6) The Last Seduction & Red Rock West (John Dahl)

7) Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis)

8) Leon (Luc Besson)

9) Dumb & Dumber (Bobby And Peter Farrelly)

10) Speed (Jan De Bont)


1) Schindler's List (Steven Spielberg)

2) The Piano (Jane Campion)

3) The Remains Of The Day (James Ivory)

4) Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis)

5) Naked (Mike Leigh)

6) In The Name Of The Father (Jim Sheridan)

7) Shortcuts (Robert Altman)

8) The Fugitive (Andrew Davis)

9) What's Eating Gilbert Grapes (Lasse Hallstrom)

10) Carlito's Way (Brian De Palma)


1) Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)

2) The Player (Robert Altman)

3) The Crying Game (Neil Jordan)

4) One False Move (Carl Franklin)

5) Malcom X (Spike Lee)

6) Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino)

7) Glengary Glen Ross (James Foley)

8) Bad Lieutenant (Abel Fererra)

9) Aladdin (Kirk Trousdale)

10) Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoven)


1) The Silence Of The Lambs (Jonathan Demme)

2) Terminator 2 (James Cameron)

3) Barton Fink (Joel Coen)

4) JFK (Oliver Stone)

5) My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant)

6) Beauty And The Beast (Kirk Trousdale)

7) What About Bob? (Harold Ramis)

8) La Femme Nikita (Luc Besson)

9) Boyz N The Hood (John Singleton)

10) Rambling Rose (Martha Coolidge)


1) Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)

2) Reversal Of Fortune (Barbet Schroeder)

3) The Grifters (Stephen Frears)

4) Edward Scissorhands (Tim Burton)

5) Wild At Heart (David Lynch)

6) Miller's Crossing (Joel Coen)

7) Awakenings (Penny Marshall)

8) To Sleep With Anger (Charles Burnett)

9) After Dark, My Sweet (James Foley)

10) Twin Peaks (TV Pilot) (David Lynch)


1) Do The Right Thing (Spike Lee)

2) My Left Foot (Jim Sheridan)

3) Drugstore Cowboy (Gus Van Sant)

4) Casualties Of War (Brian De Palma)

5) Crimes And Misdemeanors (Woody Allen)

6) The War Of The Roses (Danny Devito)

7) Dead Poets Society (Peter Weir)

8) Batman (Tim Burton)

9) The Fabulous Baker Boys (Steve Kloves)

10) Enemies A Love Story (Paul Mazurksy)


1) Die Hard (John McTiernan)

2) Rain Man (Barry Levinson)

3) The Accidental Tourist (Lawrence Kasdan)

4) The Last Temptation Of Christ (Martin Scorsese)

5) Women on the Verge Of A Nervous (Pedro Almodovar)

6) A Fish Called Wanda, Charles Crighton & John Cleese

7) Mississippi Burning (Alan Parker)

8) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Robert Zemeckis)

9) Big (Penny Marshall)

10) Coming To America (John Landis)


1) Broadcast News (James L. Brooks)

2) The Princess Bride (Rob Reiner)

3) Raising Arizona (Joel Coen)

4) The Untouchables (Brian De Palma)

5) Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick)

6) Predator (John McTiernan)

7) Fatal Attraction (Adrian Lyne)

8) River's Edge (Tim Hunter)

9) Radio Days (Woody Allen)

10) Hope And Glory (John Boorman)


1) Blue Velvet (David Lynch)

2) The Fly (David Cronenberg)

3) Platoon (Oliver Stone)

4) Something Wild (Jonathan Demme)

5) Hannah And Her Sisters (Woody Allen)

6) Manhunter (Michael Mann)

7) The Color Of Money (Martin Scorsese)

8) Henry Portrait Of A Serial Killer (John Mcnaughton)


1) Brazil (Terry Gilliam)

2) Back To The Future (Robert Zemeckis)

3) The Purple Rose Of Cairo (Woody Allen)

4) Prizzi's Honor (John Huston)

5) After Hours (Martin Scorsese)

6) The Killing Fields (Roland Joffe)

7) Witness (Peter Weir)

8) Mask (Peter Bogdonavich)

9) Blood Simple (Joel Coen)

10) Lost In America (Albert Brooks)