This year the IRAs voted on both the best films of 2011 and the best films of all time, a laborious and fun process that involved catching up with classic movies, debating and arguing them and multiple rounds of voting.
If we were to indulge in the "best" thing, we would have to attach the characteristic of "important" to "best" to help justify the value judgment. Considering that criteria, the "best" movie of the year is an easy choice.
Everything said about Michelle Williams's portrayal of Marilyn Monroe on the British set of The Prince and the Showgirl is true. She magnificently captures the insecurity, caginess and sultry manipulation of a Hollywood icon.