Tuesday, March 8, 2011

2008 in Film (a list from 1/13/2009)


This was a random list in a mostly music related 2008 in review list.

My ten favs of this oscar season: (Not my opinion of best, my personal favorites)

1. Milk
2. The Dark Knight
3. Wall-e
4. Revolutionary road
5. Man on Wire
6. Synecdoche, NY
7. Vicky Cristina Barcelona
8. Burn after Reading
9. My Winnipeg
10. Doubt
11. Encounters at the End of the World
12. Tropic Thunder 
13. The Wrestler
14. Slumdog Millionaire
15. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
16. Religulous
17. The Visitor
18. Iron Man
19. Paranoid Park
20. Kung Fu Panda

As of today, 3/8/2011, here's my tops for 2008:

1. Milk
2. Wall-e
3. The Dark Knight
4. Synecdoche, NY
5. Revolutionary Road
6. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
7. The Wrestler
8. Man on Wire
9. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
10. Tropic Thunder
11. Vicky Cristina Barcelona
12. Frozen River
13. Wendy and Lucy
14. Doubt
15. Trouble the Water
16. Encounters at the End of the World
17. Elegy
18. Snow Angels
19. The Betrayal
20. Burn After Reading
Honorable Mention: Choke, Religulous, Towelhead, Slumdog Millionaire, Iron Man

Best Picture: Milk
Director: Gus Van Sant for Milk
Male Acting: Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight
Female Acting: Melissa Leo for Frozen River and Kate Winslet for Revolutionary Road
Best Original Screenplay: Milk by Dustin Lance Black and Synecdoche, NY by Charlie Kaufman
Best Adapted: Revolutionary Road by Yates and Haythe, and Doubt by John Patrick Shanley
Art Direction: Che
Documentary: Man on Wire -- runner up: The Betrayal

WILL DO FULL AWARDS with nominees once I've seen 100 films from 2008 (currently at 98)

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