Friday, January 28, 2011

The Great Films: 2008, 2009

It's getting to be that time of year again when I begin to compile my list of the 25 best movies of the year. As a prelude I revisit the Top 25 from past years. Click on the titles to learn more about the films.


2008
1. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
2. WALL-E
3. Slumdog Millionaire
4. Man on Wire
5. The Edge of Heaven
6. The Class
7. Waltz With Bashir
8. Gomorrah
9. The Dark Knight
10. Milk
11. The Wrestler
12. Rachel Getting Married
13 Happy-Go-Lucky
14. A Christmas Tale
15. Wendy and Lucy
16. Frost/Nixon
17. Frozen River
18. Paranoid Park
19. The Visitor
20. I’ve Loved You So Long
21. Iron Man
22. Synechoche, New York
23. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
24. Revolutionary Road
25. Vicky Cristina Barcelona

2009
1. The Hurt Locker
2. Up
3. An Education
4. The Beaches of Agnes
5. 35 Shots of Rum
6. Up in the Air
7. Summer Hours
8. Avatar
9. In the Loop
10. Fantastic Mr. Fox
11. District 9
12. Star Trek
13. Bright Star
14. The White Ribbon
15. Coraline
16. Let the Right One In
17. Sugar
18. Of Time and the City
19 A Serious Man
20. Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” By Sapphire
21. Where the Wild Things Are
22. (500) Days of Summer
23. Inglourious Basterds
24. Moon
25. Public Enemies

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