Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Great Films: 2006, 2007

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.

2006
1. Pan’s Labyrinth
2. Army of Shadows (a 1969 film finally released in the U.S. this year)
3. United 93
4. The Departed
5. Letters From Iwo Jima
6. The Queen
7. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhsan
8. Half Nelson
9. L’Enfant (The Child)
10. Children of Men
11. The Death of Mr. Lazarescue
12. Volver
13. Little Miss Sunshine
14. Casino Royale
15. Old Joy
16. Iraq in Fragments
17. Flags of Our Fathers
18. Happy Feet
19. Babel
20. Little Children
21. Inland Empire
22. A Prairie Home Companion
23. Brick
24. An Inconvenient Truth
25. V for Vendetta

2007
1. Ratatouille
2. No Country for Old Men
3. There Will Be Blood
4. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
5. Atonement
6. The Lives of Others
7. Once
8. No End in Sight
9. Persepolis
10. Away From Her
11. The Bourne Ultimatum
12. The Savages
13. Knocked Up
14. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
15. Michael Clayton
16. Juno
17. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
18. Eastern Promises
19. Zodiac
20. Superbad
21. I’m Not There
22. Into the Wild
23. The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford
24. Waitress
25. Gone Baby Gone

1 comment:

Dr. Holliday said...

Would've put "Little Children" much higher but glad you found room for "Half Nelson" in your Top 10. Ryan Gosling is a much-underrated actor.