Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Ten Best Movies of 2007

Ten Best Movies of 2007

1. Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
2. The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)
3. The Brave One (Neil Jordan)
4. I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (Dennis Dugan)
5. Amazing Grace (Michael Apted)
6. Black Book, (Paul Verhoeven)
7. Lions For Lambs (Robert Redford)
8. Private Fears In Public Places (Alain Resnais)
9. The Bubble (Eytan Fox)
10. Boy Culture (Q. Allan Brocka)

Runners-Up (Preferential): No Country For Old Men (The Coen Brothers), The Italian (Andrei Kravchuk), Rescue Dawn (Werner Herzog), Angel-A (Luc Besson), Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? (Tyler Perry), The Man Of My Life (Zabou Breitman), War (Philip G. Atwell), The Nanny Diaries (Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini), Norbit (Brian Robbins), Because I Said So (Michael Lehmann)

4 Comments:

Blogger Wow Jones said...

Hot Fuzz was fun.

--Wow Jones

1/12/2008 10:46 AM  
Blogger Wow Jones said...

The Brave One was so underrated.

1/12/2008 10:48 AM  
Blogger muteant said...

Aren't you being a bit contrarian by ranking 'Chuck and Larry' so high? I found the structure interesting - those who were laughing most heartily at the easy "fag" jokes of the first half had the rug pulled out from under them via the second half's homophilia - but the whole enterprise was a laugh-deprived, plodding affair. Not to mention that Sandler's soul projects a burnt-out quality on screen anymore, and Jessica Biel is a body in search of a presence. I support its intent and message, but pleasurable it was not.

1/17/2008 9:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Isnt this a bit too much like Armond's? I mean, isnt Armond White's whole "message" about how too many critics follow the crowd? It seems to me you're doing that same thing. I'm sure even Armond doesn't think hes right all the time. Where are YOUR opinions? Anyways, I'm probably wrong. And I dont mean to sound like an asshole. I apologize if I did.

4/23/2008 11:23 PM  

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