Thursday, February 5, 2009

My Top Ten Films of 2008


1. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton)
2. Che (Steven Soderbergh)
3. The Duchess of Langeais
(Jacques Rivette)
4. Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant)
5. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
6. Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
7. Still Life (Jia Zhang-ke)
8. A Christmas Tale
(Arnaud Desplechin)
9. Happy Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)
10. JCVD (Mabrouk El Mechri)

Honorable Mentions:

The Edge of Heaven
Encounters at the End of the World
The Last Mistress
Man on Wire
Redbelt
The Wrestler

Worth Seeing:

Ashes of Time Redux
Boarding Gate
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Diary of the Dead
Flight of the Red Balloon
Frost/Nixon
Gran Torino
I've Loved You So Long
Milk
Pineapple Express
Reprise
The Romance of Astrea and Celadon
Shine a Light
Synecdoche, New York
Vicky Christina Barcelona

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