Monday, January 12, 2009

2008: A Year in Review

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(Philip Seymour Hoffman being directed by Charlie Kaufman in Synecdoche, New York)

2008 - Top 10 Theatrical Releases

  1. Synecdoche, New York (2008)
  2. Roman de gare (2007)
  3. Il y a longtemps que je t'aime/I've Loved You So Long (2008)
  4. Elegy (2008)
  5. Heure d'été, L' /Summer Hours(2008)
  6. The Visitor (2007/I)
  7. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)
  8. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  9. Last Chance Harvey (2008)
  10. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

2008 - Top 25 Viewed & adored for the first time
  1. Tess (1979)
  2. Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki/When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
  3. The Night of the Iguana (1964)
  4. Angèle (1934)
  5. O Lucky Man! (1973)
  6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  7. Bigger Than Life (1956)
  8. Cluny Brown (1946)
  9. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1987) Video Link (short)
  10. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
  11. Basquiat (1996)
  12. Château de ma mère, Le / My Mother's Castle (1990)
  13. The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music (2007)
  14. Kárhozat/Damnation (1988)
  15. Broken Lullaby (1932)
  16. Vieil homme et l'enfant, Le /The Two of Us (1967)
  17. Suture (1993)
  18. Thieves' Highway (1949)
  19. Design for Living (1933)
  20. Chameleon Street (1989)
  21. Forbidden (1932)
  22. Hula (1927)
  23. Zezowate szczescie/Bad Luck (1960)
  24. Gimme Shelter (1970)
  25. Craig's Wife (1936)

Honorable Mention
  1. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
  2. Ich möchte kein Mann sein/I Don't Want to Be a Man (1918)
  3. Panelkapcsolat / Pre-Fab People (1982)
  4. Palais royal! (2005)
  5. You Think You Really Know Me: The Gary Wilson Story (2005)
  6. Gates of Heaven (1978)
  7. Schpountz, Le (1938)
  8. The Slender Thread (1965)
  9. Huitième jour, Le/The Eighth Day (1996)
  10. Beröringen / The Touch (1971) Blog
  11. Days of Waiting (1990)
  12. American Dream (1990)
  13. My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)
  14. Bellissima (1951)
  15. Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990)
  16. Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006)
  17. Shopworn (1932) Video Clip
  18. À l'intérieur (2007)
  19. Pinky (1949)
  20. Charlie Is My Darling (1966)
  21. Tourneuse de pages, La (2006)
  22. Under the Covers (2002) (V)
  23. Monkey Business (1952)
  24. Top Hat (1935)
  25. Lifeboat (1944)
  26. Love Letters (1945)
  27. Training Day (2001)
  28. Cry-Baby (1990)
  29. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
  30. A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV)
  31. No Sex Last Night (1996) Video
  32. Pointe-courte, La (1954)
  33. Washington Square (1997)
  34. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)
  35. The Amazing Mr. X / The Spiritualist (1948)
  36. Summertime (1955)
  37. Communion (1989)
  38. Citizen Ruth (1996)
  39. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
  40. Angel (1937)
  41. Puppe, Die/The Doll (1919)
  42. A Royal Scandal (1945)
  43. Un monde sans pitié (1989)
  44. Femme du boulanger, La /The Baker's Wife (1938)
  45. Johnny Apollo (1940)
  46. Secret Beyond the Door... (1948)
  47. Une vraie jeune fille (1976)
  48. Kontroll (2003)
  49. J'accuse! (1938)
  50. Frau im Mond Woman in the Moon (By Rocket to the Moon) (1929)
  51. Amour par terre, L' / Love on the Ground (1984)
  52. Play Misty for Me (1971)

1 comment:

Nick Plowman said...

Great lists! Out of your 2008 list, I too adore Synecdoche, I've Loved You So Long, Summer Hours, Dear Zachary, Slumdog Millionaire and Vicky Cristina Barcelona and cannot wait to see The Visitor and Last Chance Harvey. Here's to a great '09! *raises glass*