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October 28, 2009

The 2000s – YEAR BY YEAR MOVIE LISTS

Filed under: 2000s,Year By Year Lists — misterjiggy @ 3:23 am

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Recent Additions in RED– Last Update December 27, 2015

 

2000

…We met at Starbucks. Not at the same Starbucks but we saw each other at different Starbucks across the street from each other.

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  1. IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (Fa yeung nin wa)  [WONG KAR-WAI] (CH)
  2. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME [KENNETH LONERGAN]
  3. DANCER IN THE DARK [LARS VON TRIER] (D)
  4. UNBREAKABLE [M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN]
  5. MEMENTO [CHRISTOPHER NOLAN]
  6. WONDER BOYS [CURTIS HANSON]
  7. THE HOUSE OF MIRTH [TERENCE DAVIES] (UK)
  8. REQUIEM FOR A DREAM [DARREN ARONOFSKY]
  9. DEVILS ON THE DOORSTEP (Guizi lai le) [WEN JIANG] (CH)
  10. NURSE BETTY [NEIL LABUTE]
  11. YI YI (aka A One and a Two) [EDWARD YANG] (CH)
  12. CODE UNKNOWN (Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages) [MICHAEL HANEKE] (F)
  13. CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON (Wo hu cang long)  [ANG LEE] (CH)
  14. GEORGE WASHINGTON [DAVID GORDON GREEN]
  15. TOGETHER (Tillsammans) [LUKAS MOODYSSON] (S)
  16. UNDER THE SAND (Sous le sable)  [FRANÇOIS OZON] (F)
  17. WITH A FRIEND LIKE HARRY (Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien) [DOMINIK MOLL] (F)
  18. IVANSXTC  [BERNARD ROSE]
  19. CAST AWAY  [ROBERT ZEMECKIS]
  20. FAITHLESS (Trolösa) [LIV ULLMANN] (S)
  21. THE PRINCESS AND THE WARRIOR (Der Krieger und die Kaiserin) [TOM TYKWER] (G)
  22. O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?  [JOEL COEN]
  23. BAMBOOZLED  [SPIKE LEE] (New Line)
  24. DORA-HEITA [KON ICHIKAWA] (J)
  25. SNATCH  [GUY RITCHIE] (UK)
  26. WERKMEISTER HARMONIES (Werckmeister harmóniák) [BÉLA TARR] (H)
  27. BEST IN SHOW  [CHRISTOPHER GUEST]
  28. ALMOST FAMOUS   [CAMERON CROWE]
  29. THE CIRCLE (Dayereh)  [JAFAR PANAHI] (IR)
  30. SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR (Sånger från andra våningen) [ROY ANDERSSON] (S)
  31. AMORES PERROS  [ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU] (SP)
  32. SEXY BEAST  [JONATHAN GLAZER] (UK)
  33. THE WIDOW OF SAINT-PIERRE (La veuve de Saint-Pierre) [PATRICE LECONTE] (F/C)
  34. BATTLE ROYALE (Batoru rowaiaru) [KINJI FUKASAKU] (J)
  35. CHARLIE’S ANGELS  [MCG]
  36. X-MEN [BRYAN SINGER]
  37. BILLY ELLIOT [STEPHEN DALDRY]
  38. MEET THE PARENTS [JAY ROACH]
  39. ERIN BROCKOVICH [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  40. STATE AND MAIN [DAVID MAMET]
  41. SEANCE (Korei) [KIYOSHI KUROSAWA] (J)
  42. VERTICAL RAY OF THE SUN (Mua he chieu thang dung) [ANH HUNG TRAN] (VN)
  43. BEFORE NIGHT FALLS [JULIAN SCHNABEL]
  44. TRAFFIC [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  45. SMALL TIME CROOKS [WOODY ALLEN]
  46. AMERICAN PSYCHO [MARY HARRON]
  47. CHUCK&BUCK [MIGUEL ARTETA]
  48. VIRGIN STRIPPED BARE BY HER BACHELORS (Oh! Soo-jung)  [HONG SANG-SOO] (K)
  49. PITCH BLACK [DAVID TWOHY]
  50. AUDITION (Ôdishon) [TAKASHI MIIKE] (J)
  51. ESTHER KAHN [ARNAUD DESPLECHIN] (F/UK)
  52. CHOPPER [ANDREW DOMINIK] (A)
  53. PLATFORM (Zhantai) [JIA ZHANG KE] (CH)
  54. THE BEACH [DANNY BOYLE]
  55. THE WAY OF THE GUN [CHRISTOPHER MCQUARRIE]
  56. QUILLS [PHILIP KAUFMAN]
  57. GLADIATOR [RIDLEY SCOTT]
  58. CHOCOLAT [LASSE HALLSTRÖM]
  59. HIGH FIDELITY [STEPHEN FREARS]
  60. THE TAO OF STEVE [JENNIPHR GOODMAN]
  61. MERCI POUR LE CHOCOLAT (Nightcap)  [CLAUDE CHABROL] (F)
  62. MYSTERIOUS OBJECT AT NOON (Dokfa nai meuman) [APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL] (T)
  63. GIRLFIGHT [KARYN KUSAMA]
  64. BOILER ROOM [BEN YOUNGER]
  65. THE GIFT [SAM RAIMI]
  66. VERTICAL LIMIT [MARTIN CAMPBELL]
  67. SHAFT [JOHN SINGLETON]
  68. THE CONTENDER [ROD LURIE]
  69. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS [RON HOWARD]
  70. THE PERFECT STORM [WOLFGANG PETERSEN]
  71. DR. T & THE WOMEN [ROBERT ALTMAN]
  72. REMEMBER THE TITANS [BOAZ YAKIN]
  73. SCREAM 3 [WES CRAVEN]
  74. WHAT LIES BENEATH [ROBERT ZEMECKIS]
  75. FINDING FORRESTER [GUS VAN SANT]
  76. SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE [E. ELIAS MERHIGE]
  77. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II [JOHN WOO]
  78. ME, MYSELF & IRENE [PETER & BOBBY FARRELLY]
  79. 28 DAYS [BETTY THOMAS]
  80. KEEPING THE FAITH [EDWARD NORTON]
  81. HOLLOW MAN [PAUL VERHOEVEN]
  82. BAISE-MOI (aka Rape Me)  [VIRGINIE DESPENTES & CORALIE TRINH THI] (F)
  83. COYOTE UGLY [DAVID MCNALLY]

Others (unranked): THE GLEANERS & I (Les glaneurs et la glaneuse) [AGNÈS VARDA] (F) (d); CHICKEN RUN [PETER LORD & NICK PARK] (a); FOR THE BIRDS [RALPH EGGLESTON] (Pixar) (a/s); REJECTED [DON HERTZFELDT] (a/s)CAMERA [DAVID CRONENBERG] (C) (s); THE HEART OF THE WORLD [GUY MADDIN] (C) (s); CONRAD AND BUTLER TAKE A VACATION [NOAH BAUMBACH] (s)

2001

…Anybody interested in grabbing a couple of burgers and hittin’ the cemetery?

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  1. AMÉLIE (Le Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain)  [JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET] (F)
  2. MULHOLLAND DRIVE [DAVID LYNCH]
  3. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: AI [STEVEN SPIELBERG]
  4. GHOST WORLD [TERRY ZWIGOFF]
  5. THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS [WES ANDERSON]
  6. MOULIN ROUGE! [BAZ LUHRMANN]
  7. Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN [ALFONSO CUARÓN] (M)
  8. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING [PETER JACKSON]
  9. TIME OUT (L’Emploi du temps) [LAURENT CANTET] (F)
  10. WAKING LIFE [RICHARD LINKLATER]
  11. IN THE BEDROOM [TODD FIELD]
  12. THE OTHERS [ALEJANDRO AMENÁBAR]
  13. NO MAN’S LAND [DANIS TANOVIC]
  14. GOSFORD PARK [ROBERT ALTMAN]
  15. THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE [JOEL COEN]
  16. THE PIANO TEACHER (La pianiste) [MICHAEL HANEKE] (F/A)
  17. ATANARJUAT: THE FAST RUNNER [ZACHARIAS KUNUK] (C)
  18. MONSOON WEDDING [MIRA NAIR]
  19. MONSTER’S BALL [MARC FORSTER]
  20. LANTANA [RAY LAWRENCE] (A)
  21. FRAILTY [BILL PAXTON]
  22. THE DEEP END [SCOTT MCGEHEE & DAVID SIEGEL]
  23. DONNIE DARKO [RICHARD KELLY]
  24. STORYTELLING [TODD SOLONDZ]
  25. WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER [DAVID WAIN]
  26. BIRTHDAY GIRL [JEZ BUTTERWORTH]
  27. HUMAN NATURE [MICHEL GONDRY]
  28. VA SAVOIR (aka Who Knows?)  [JACQUES RIVETTE] (F)
  29. LA CIENAGA [LUCRECIA MARTEL] (AR)
  30. THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS (Katakuri-ke no kôfuku) [TAKASHI MIIKE] (J)
  31. THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE (El espinazo del diablo) [GUILLERMO DEL TORO] (SP/M)
  32. BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY [SHARON MAGUIRE]
  33. LEGALLY BLONDE [ROBERT LUKETIC]
  34. HEIST [DAVID MAMET]
  35. ARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE [CHRIS COLUMBUS]
  36. FROM HELL [THE HUGHES BROTHERS]
  37. JURASSIC PARK III [JOE JOHNSTON]
  38. THE TAILOR OF PANAMA [JOHN BOORMAN]
  39. LOVELY & AMAZING [NICOLE HOLOFCENER]
  40. THE BUSINESS OF STRANGERS [PATRICK STETTNER]
  41. SPY GAME [TONY SCOTT]
  42. TRAINING DAY [ANTOINE FUQUA]
  43. A BEAUTIFUL MIND [RON HOWARD]
  44. CRAZY/BEAUTIFUL [JOHN STOCKWELL]
  45. FAT GIRL (À ma soeur!) [CATHERINE BREILLLAT] (F)
  46. ZOOLANDER [BEN STILLER]
  47. OCEAN’S ELEVEN [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  48. THE SHIPPING NEWS [LASSE HALMSTROM]
  49. THE CAT’S MEOW [PETER BOGDANOVICH]
  50. SERENDIPITY [PETER CHELSOM]
  51. HANNIBAL [RIDLEY SCOTT]
  52. MILLENNIUM MAMBO (Qianxi Manbo) [HOU HSAIO-HSIEN] (TW)
  53. THE MAJESTIC [FRANK DARABONT]
  54. VANILLA SKY [CAMERON CROWE]
  55. DON’T SAY A WORD [GARY FLEDER]
  56. HEARTBREAKERS [DAVID MIRKIN]
  57. RUSH HOUR 2 [BRETT RATNER]
  58. THE SCORE [FRANK OZ]
  59. BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF (Le Pacte des loups)  [CHRISTOPHE GANS] (F)
  60. THE WEDDING PLANNER [ADAM SHANKMAN]
  61. SHALLOW HAL [PETER & BOBBY FARRELLY]
  62. ME WITHOUT YOU [SANDRA GOLDBACHER]
  63. THE SAFETY OF OBJECTS [ROSE TROCHE]
  64. THE ANIMAL [LUKE GREENFIELD]
  65. SUPER TROOPERS [JAY CHANDRASEKHAR]
  66. WHO IS CLETIS TOUT? [CHRIS VER WIEL]
  67. PLANET OF THE APES [TIM BURTON]
  68. THE CURSE OF THE JADE SCORPION [WOODY ALLEN]
  69. CORKY ROMANO [ROB PRITTS]

Other (unranked): SPIRITED AWAY (Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi)  [HAYAO MIYAZAKI] (Toho) (J) (a); MONSTERS, INC. [PETER DOCTER] (Pixar) (a); SHREK [ANDREW ADAMSON & VICKY JENSON] (a); MY VOYAGE TO ITALY [MARTIN SCORSESE] (d); DOGTOWN AND THE Z-BOYS [STACY PERALTA] (d)

 

2002

… I’m lookin’ at your face and I just wanna smash it. I just wanna fuckin’ smash it with a sledgehammer and squeeze it. You’re so pretty.

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  1. FAR FROM HEAVEN [TODD HAYNES]
  2. PUNCH DRUNK LOVE [P.T. ANDERSON]
  3. TALK TO HER (Hable con ella) [PEDRO ALMODÓVAR] (SP)
  4. ABOUT SCHMIDT [ALEXANDER PAYNE]
  5. ADAPTATION. [SPIKE JONZE]
  6. 25TH HOUR [SPIKE LEE]
  7. GANGS OF NEW YORK [MARTIN SCORSESE]
  8. THE PIANIST [ROMAN POLANSKI]
  9. PANIC ROOM [DAVID FINCHER]
  10. THE TWILIGHT SAMURAI (Tasogare Seibei) [YÔJI YAMADA] (J)
  11. RAISING VICTOR VARGAS [PETER SOLLETT]
  12. FRIDAY NIGHT (Vendredi Soir)  [CLAIRE DENIS] (F)
  13. ABOUT A BOY [CHRIS AND PAUL WEITZ]
  14. MORVERN CALLAR [LYNNE RAMSAY] (UK)
  15. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS [PETER JACKSON]
  16. MINORITY REPORT [STEVEN SPIELBERG]
  17. LILJA 4-EVER [LUKAS MOODYSSON] (S)
  18. RUSSIAN ARK (Russkiy kovcheg) [ALEKSANDR SOKUROV] (R)
  19. STAR WARS: EPISODE II THE ATTACK OF THE CLONES [GEORGE LUCAS]
  20. DIRTY PRETTY THINGS [STEPHEN FREARS] (UK)
  21. NARC [JOE CARNAHAN]
  22. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN [STEVEN SPIELBERG]
  23. SUNSHINE STATE [JOHN SAYLES]
  24. THE BOURNE IDENTITY [DOUG LIMON]
  25. FEMME FATALE [BRIAN DE PALMA]
  26. INFERNAL AFFAIRS (Moh gaan dou) [ANDREW LAU & SIU FAI MAK] (Ch)
  27. CITY OF GOD (Cidade de Deus) [KÁTIA LUND & FERNANDO MEIRELLES] (BZ)
  28. HERO [YIMOU ZHANG] (CH)
  29. 8 WOMEN (8 Femmes) [FRANÇOIS OZON] (F)
  30. SPIDER [DAVID CRONENBERG] (C)
  31. THE MAN WITHOUT A PAST (Mies vailla menneisyyttä) [AKI KAURISMÄKI] (Fin)
  32. SOLARIS [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  33. SPIDER-MAN [SAM RAIMI]
  34. HUMAN NATURE [MICHEL GONDRY]
  35. MAN ON THE TRAIN (L’Homme du train) [PATRICE LECONTE] (F)
  36. ALL OR NOTHING [MIKE LEIGH] (UK)
  37. CHICAGO [ROB JOHNSON]
  38. OPEN HEARTS (Elsker dig for evigt) [SUSANNE BIER] (D) (Dogme # 28)
  39. GERRY [GUS VAN SANT]
  40. MY MOTHER’S SMILE (Ora di religione (Il sorriso di mia madre)) [MARCO BELLOCCHIO] (I)
  41. THE RING [GORE VERBINSKI]
  42. THE HOURS [STEPHEN DALDRY]
  43. SECRETARY [STEVEN SHAINBERG]
  44. SIGNS [M.NIGHT SHYAMALAN]
  45. DIE ANOTHER DAY [LEE TAMAHORI]
  46. HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS [CHRIS COLUMBUS]
  47. CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND [GEORGE CLOONEY]
  48. DEMONLOVER [OLIVIER ASSAYAS] (F)
  49. KISSING JESSICA STEIN [CHARLES HERMAN-WURMFELD]
  50. CHANGING LANES [ROGER MICHELL]
  51. ROAD TO PERDITION [SAM MENDES]
  52. HEAVEN [TOM TYKWER]
  53. THE GOOD GIRL [MIGUEL ARTETA]
  54. 8 MILE [CURTIS HANSON]
  55. 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE [MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM] (UK)
  56. ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE MIDLANDS [SHANE MEADOWS] (UK)
  57. UNFAITHFUL [ADRIAN LYNE]
  58. ONE HOUR PHOTO [MARK ROMANEK]
  59. IRRÉVERSIBLE [GASPAR NOÉ] (F)
  60. BLADE II [GUILLERMO DEL TORO]
  61. THE SECRET LIVES OF DENTISTS [ALAN RUDOLPH]
  62. EQUILIBRIUM [KURT WIMMER]
  63. INSOMNIA [CHRISTOPHER NOLAN]
  64. LAUREL CANYON [LISA CHOLODENKO]
  65. WIMBLEDON [RICHARD LONCRAINE]
  66. HYSTERICAL BLINDNESS [MIRA NAIR] (TV)
  67. MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING [JOEL ZWICK]
  68. HOLLYWOOD ENDING [WOODY ALLEN]

Other (unranked): BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE [MICHAEL MOORE] (d); THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE [NANETTE BURSTEIN & BRET MORGEN] (d); I AM TRYING TO BREAK YOUR HEART [SAM JONES] (d) ; SPELLBOUND [JEFFREY BLITZ] (d); ICE AGE [CHRIS WEDGE & CARLOS SALDANHA] (a); THE COUNTRY BEARS [PETER HASTINGS]

2003

… God of Rock, thank you for this chance to kick ass. We are your humble servants. Please give us the power to blow people’s minds with our high voltage rock. In your name we pray, Amen.

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  1. DOGVILLE [LARS VON TRIER]
  2. ALL THE REAL GIRLS  [DAVID GORDON GREEN]
  3. LOST IN TRANSLATION [SOFIA COPPOLA]
  4. HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG [VADIM PERELMAN]
  5. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING [PETER JACKSON]
  6. KILL BILL: VOL. 1 [QUENTIN TARANTINO]
  7. GOOD BYE LENIN! [WOLFGANG BECKER] (G)
  8. SCHOOL OF ROCK [RICHARD LINKLATER]
  9. OLDBOY [CHAN-WOOK PARK] (K)
  10. SHATTERED GLASS [BILLY RAY]
  11. THE STATION AGENT [THOMAS MCCARTHY]
  12. ZATÔICHI [TAKESHI KITANO] (J)
  13. MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD [PETER WEIR]
  14. ELEPHANT [GUS VAN SANT]
  15. SEABISCUIT [GARY ROSS]
  16. 21 GRAMS [ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU]
  17. THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS (Les Invasions barbares)  [DENYS ARACAND] (C)
  18. CASA DE LOS BABYS [JOHN SAYLES]
  19. AMERICAN SPLENDOR [SHERI SPRING BERMAN & ROBERT PULCINI]
  20. X2: X-MEN UNITED [BRYAN SINGER]
  21. CODE 46 [MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM]
  22. MYSTIC RIVER [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  23. THE COMPANY [ROBERT ALTMAN]
  24. SWIMMING POOL [FRANÇOIS OZON] (F)
  25. INTOLERABLE CRUELTY [JOEL COEN]
  26. PIECES OF APRIL [PETER HEDGES]
  27. SEDUCING DOCTOR LEWIS (La Grande séduction) [JEAN-FRANÇOIS POULIOT] (C)
  28. SARABAND [INGMAR BERGMAN] (S)
  29. COLD MOUNTAIN [ANTHONY MINGELLA]
  30. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL [GORE VERBINSKI]
  31. THE SHAPE OF THINGS[NEIL LABUTE]
  32. THE HUMAN STAIN  [ROBERT BENTON]
  33. BIG FISH [TIM BURTON]
  34. MONSTER [PATTY JENKINS]
  35. BLUE CAR [KAREN MONCRIEFF]
  36. MATCHSTICK MEN [RIDLEY SCOTT]
  37. A MIGHTY WIND [CHRISTOPHER GUEST]
  38. ELF [JON FAVREAU]
  39. THIRTEEN [CATHERINE HARDWICKE]
  40. OUT OF TIME [CARL FRANKLIN]
  41. NOT ON THE LIPS (Pas sur la bouche) [ALAIN RESNAIS] (F)
  42. DOWN WITH LOVE [PEYTON REED]
  43. ANYTHING ELSE [WOODY ALLEN]
  44. HOLES [ANDREW DAVIS]
  45. THE MATRIX RELOADED [THE WACHOWSKI BROTHERS]
  46. OLD SCHOOL [TODD PHILIPS]
  47. OWNING MAHOWNY [RICHARD KWIETNIOWSKI]
  48. LOVE ACTUALLY [RICHARD CURTIS]
  49. THE COOLER [WAYNE KRAMER]
  50. BAD SANTA [TERRY ZWIGOFF]
  51. THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS [THE WACHOWSKI BROTHERS]
  52. CHARLIE’S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE [MCG]
  53. BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM [GURINDER CHADHA] (UK)
  54. THE DELICATE ART OF PARKING [TRENT CARLSON] (C)
  55. AMERICAN WEDDING [JESSE DYLAN]
  56. HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE [RON SHELTON]

Other (unranked): FINDING NEMO [STANTON & UNKRICH] (Pixar) (a); BOUNDIN’  [BUD LUCKEY & ROGER GOULD] (Pixar/Disney) (a/s); THE ANIMATRIX [VARIOUS] (a);  CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS [ANDREW JARECKI] (d); THE FOG OF WAR [ERROL MORRIS] (d); TOUCHING THE VOID [KEVIN MACDONALD] (d); LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF [THOM ANDERSEN] (d); A DECADE UNDER THE INFLUENCE [TED DEMME] (d); EASY RIDERS, RAGING BULLS: HOW THE SEX, DRUGS AND ROCK ‘N’ ROLL …. [KENNETH BOWSER] (d)

 

2004

… Nobody sits like this rock sits. You rock, rock. The rock just sits and is. You show us how to just sit here and that’s what we need.

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  1. SIDEWAYS [ALEXANDER PAYNE]
  2. ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND [MICHEL GONDRY]
  3. KINGS AND QUEEN (Rois et reine) [ARNAUD DESPLECHIN] (F)
  4. KILL BILL: VOL. 2 [QUENTIN TARANTINO]
  5. BEFORE SUNSET [RICHARD LINKLATER]
  6. MILLION DOLLAR BABY [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  7. THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU [WES ANDERSON]
  8. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE [JONATHAN DEMME]
  9. HEAD-ON (Gegen die wand) [FATIH AKIN]  (G/T)
  10. THE AVIATOR [MARTIN SCORSESE]
  11. COLLATERAL [MICHAEL MANN]
  12. VERA DRAKE [MIKE LEIGH] (UK)
  13. A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT (Un Long dimanche de fiancailles) [JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET]  (F)
  14. I HUCKABEES [DAVID O. RUSSELL]
  15. HOTEL RWANDA [TERRY GEORGE] (Lions Gate/MGM)
  16. BAD EDUCATION (La Mala educación)  [PEDRO ALMODÓVAR] (SP)
  17. DOWNFALL (Der Untergang)[OLIVER HIRSCHBIEGEL] (G)
  18. 2046 [WONG KAR-WAI] (CH)
  19. TROPICAL MALADY (Sud pralad) [APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL] (T)
  20. KEANE [LODGE KERRIGAN]
  21. BROTHERS (Brødre) [SUSANNE BIER] (D)
  22. BIRTH [JONATHAN GLAZER]
  23. MARIA FULL OF GRACE [JOSHUA MARSTON]
  24. INTIMATE STRANGERS (Confidences trop intimes) [PATRICE LECONTE] (F)
  25. CLOSER [MIKE NICHOLS]
  26. SHAUN OF THE DEAD [EDGAR WRIGHT]
  27. MY SUMMER OF LOVE [PAWEL PAWLIKOVSKY] (UK)
  28. LEMONY SNICKET’S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS [BRAD SILBERLING]
  29. THE BRIDESMAID (La Demoiselle d’honneur) [CLAUDE CHABROL] (F)
  30. MEAN GIRLS [MARK WATERS]
  31. NOBODY KNOWS (Dare mo shiranai)  [HIROKAZU KORE-EDA] (J)
  32. LAYER CAKE [MATTHEW VAUGHN] (UK)
  33. THE HOLY GIRL (La Niña Santa) [LUCRECIA MARTEL] (SP)
  34. NDERTOW [DAVID GORDON GREEN]
  35. CLEAN [OLIVIER ASSAYAS] (F/C/UK)
  36. THE INTRUDER (L’Intrus)  [CLAIRE DENIS] (F)
  37. KUNG FU HUSTLE [STEPHEN CHOW]
  38. WE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE [JOHN CURRAN]
  39. ALL THE SHIPS AT SEA [DAN SALLITT]
  40. GARDEN STATE [ZACH BRAFF]
  41. PRIMER [SHANE CARRUTH]
  42. MYSTERIOUS SKIN [GREGG ARAKI] 
  43. PALINDROMES [TODD SOLONDZ] 
  44. MEAN CREEK [JACOB AARON ESTES]
  45. THE LADYKILLERS [JOEL & ETHAN COEN]
  46. THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (Diarios de motocicleta)  [WALTER SALLES] (SP)
  47. THE MACHINIST [BRAD ANDERSON]
  48. IN GOOD COMPANY [PAUL WEITZ] (Universal)
  49. RAY [TAYLOR HACKFORD]
  50. SPIDER-MAN 2 [SAM RAIMI]
  51. SPARTAN [DAVID MAMET]
  52. NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE [JARED HESS]
  53. MELINDA AND MELINDA [WOODY ALLEN]
  54. THE BOURNE SUPREMACY [PAUL GREENGLASS]
  55. THE VILLAGE [M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN]
  56. 3-IRON (Bin-jip) [KIM KI-DUK] (K)
  57. HAROLD & KUMAR GO TO WHITE CASTLE [DANNY LEINER]
  58. ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGANDY [ADAM MCKAY]
  59. THE WORLD (Shijie ) [JIA ZHANG KE] (Ch)
  60. DODGEBALL: A TRUE UNDERDOG STORY [RAWSON MARSHALL THURBER]
  61. THE NOTEBOOK [NICK CASSAVETES]
  62. SPANGLISH [JAMES L. BROOKS]
  63. FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX [JOHN MOORE]
  64. SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW [KERRY CONRAN]
  65. THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR [TOD WILLIAMS]
  66. DAWN OF THE DEAD [ZACH SNYDER]
  67. TROY  [WOLFGANG PETERSEN]
  68. CRASH [PAUL HAGGIS]
  69. KINSEY [BILL CONDON]
  70. BEING JULIA [ISTVÁN SZABÓ] (C)
  71. SAVED! [BRIAN DANNELLY]
  72. ALONG CAME POLLY [JOHN HAMBURG]
  73. WITHOUT A PADDLE [STEVEN BRILL]
  74. CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS [JOE ROTH]
  75. MEET THE FOCKERS [JAY ROACH]

Other (unranked)THE INCREDIBLES [BRAD BIRD] (Pixar) (a); THE POLAR EXPRESS [ROBERT ZEMECKIS] (a); CINEVARDAPHOTO [AGNÈS VARDA] (F) (d); FAHRENHEIT 9/11 [MICHAEL MOORE] (d); SUPER SIZE ME [MORGAN SPURLOCK] (d); BORN INTO BROTHELS [ZANA BRISKI & ROSS KAUFFMAN] (d)

 

2005

We’re not going to open a newspaper one day and read about you being eaten by a bear, are we?

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  1. CACHÉ (Hidden) [MICHAEL HANEKE] (F)
  2. THE SQUID AND THE WHALE [NOAH BAUMBACH]
  3. A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE [DAVID CRONENBERG]
  4. GOOD  NIGHT, AND GOOD  LUCK [GEORGE CLOONEY]
  5. THE NEW WORLD [TERRENCE MALICK]
  6. WAR OF THE WORLDS [STEVEN SPIELBERG]
  7. BRICK [RIAN JOHNSON]
  8. BROKEN FLOWERS [JIM JARMUSCH]
  9. MUNICH [STEVEN SPIELBERG]
  10. STAR WARS: EPISODE III – REVENGE OF THE SITH [GEORGE LUCAS]
  11. BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN[ANG LEE]
  12. MATCH POINT [WOODY ALLEN]
  13. L’ENFANT [JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE & LUC DARDENNE] (B)
  14. MANDERLAY [LARS VON TRIER]
  15. KING KONG [PETER JACKSON]
  16. LAST DAYS [GUS VAN SANT]
  17. THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU (Moartea domnului Lazarescu) [CRISTI PUIU] (Ro)
  18. LEMMING [DOMINIK MOLL] (F)
  19. SIN CITY[ROBERT RODRIGUEZ & FRANK MILLER]
  20. JUNEBUG [PHIL MORRISON]
  21. MUTUAL APPRECIATION [ANDREW BUJALSKI]
  22. KISS KISS, BANG BANG [SHANE BLACK]
  23. THE AURA (El Aura) [FABIAN BIELINSKY] (AR)
  24. WALK THE LINE [JAMES MANGOLD]
  25. BUBBLE [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  26. SUNFLOWER (Xiang ri kui) [ZHANG YANG] (Ch)
  27. THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED (De battre mon coeur s’est arête)  [JACQUES AUDIARD] (F)
  28. CAPOTE [BENNETT MILLER]
  29. HUSTLE AND FLOW [CRAIG BREWER]
  30. CINDERELLA MAN [RON HOWARD]
  31. THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN [JUDD APATOW]
  32. ELECTION (Hak se wui)  [JOHNNY TO]  (Ch)
  33. THE PUFFY CHAIR [JAY DUPLASS]
  34. SYMPATHY FOR LADY VENGEANCE (Chinjeolhan geumjassi) [CHAN-WOOK PARK] (K)
  35. ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW [MIRANDA JULY]
  36. THE CONSTANT GARDNER [FERNANDO MEIRELLES]
  37. SWEET LAND [ALI SELIM]
  38. OLIVER TWIST [ROMAN POLANSKI] (UK)
  39. SYRIANA [STEPHEN GAGHAN]
  40. LA MOUSTACHE [EMMANUEL CARRÈRE] (F)
  41. BATMAN BEGINS [CHRISTOPHER NOLAN]
  42. HOW MUCH DO YOU LOVE ME? (Combien tu m’aimes?) [BERTRAND BLIER] (F)
  43. LINDA LINDA LINDA [NOBUHIRO YAMASHITA] (J)
  44. LE PETIT LIEUTENANT [XAVIER BEAUVOIS] (F)
  45. EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED [LIEV SHREIBER]
  46. C.R.A.Z.Y. [JEAN-MARC VALLÉE] (C)
  47. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA [ROB MARSHALL]
  48. JARHEAD [SAM MENDES]
  49. SHOPGIRL [ANAND TUCKER]
  50. GABRIELLE [PATRICE CHÉREAU] (F)
  51. LAND OF THE DEAD [GEORGE ROMERO]
  52. TAKESHIS’ [TAKESHI KITANO] (J)
  53. SKY HIGH [MIKE MITCHELL]
  54. DOMINO [TONY SCOTT]
  55. THANK YOU FOR SMOKING [JASON REITMAN]
  56. THE MATADOR  [RICHARD SHEPARD]
  57. RED EYE [WES CRAVEN]
  58. VERS LE SUD (Heading South) [LAURENT CANTENT] (F)
  59. STRANGERS WITH CANDY [PAUL DINELLO]
  60. WATER [DEEPA MEHTA]
  61. THE PROPOSITION [JOHN HILLCOAT]
  62. REGULAR LOVERS [PHILIPPE GARREL] (F)
  63. DOWN IN THE VALLEY [DAVID JACOBSON]
  64. FUN WITH DICK AND JANE [DEAN PARISOT]
  65. MR. AND MRS. SMITH [DOUG LIMAN]
  66. THE WEDDING CRASHERS [DAVID DOBKIN]
  67. THE FAMILY STONE [THOMAS BEZUCHA]
  68. FANTASTIC FOUR [TIM STORY]
  69. TRANSAMERICA [DUNCAN TUCKER]
  70. ELIZABETHTOWN [CAMERON CROWE]
  71. NORTH COUNTRY [NIKI CARO]
  72. IN HER SHOES [CURTIS HANSON]
  73. WHERE THE TRUTH LIES [ATOM EGOYAN]
  74. LOOKING FOR COMEDY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD  [ALBERT BROOKS]
  75. RUMOR HAS IT… [ROB REINER]
  76. THE MAN [LES MAYFIELD]
  77. TIDELAND [TERRY GILLIAM]

Other (unranked): GRIZZLY MAN [WERNER HERZOG] (d); MAD HOT BALLROOM [MARILYN AGRELO] (d); THE ARISTOCRATS [PAUL PROVENZA](d); MURDERBALL [HENRY ALEX RUBIN & DANA ADAM SHAPIRO] (d); MARCH OF THE PENGUINS [LUC JACQUET] (d); THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER [JEFF FEUERZEIG] (d); HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE [HAYAO MIYAZAKI] (IMDB 2004) (Toho) (J) (a); WALLACE & GROMIT IN THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT [STEVE BOX & NICK PARK] (a); ROBOTS [CHRIS WEDGE & CARLOS SALDANHA] (a);  MADAGASCAR [ERIC DARNELL & TOM MCGRATH] (a); EMPIRE FALLS [FRED SCHEPISI] (TV) (HBO); MY DAD IS 100 YEARS OLD [GUY MADDIN] (C) (s); SYMBIOPSYCHOTAXIPLASM: TAKE 2 1/2 [WILLIAM GREAVES] (d); DAVID CHAPELLE’S BLOCK PARTY [MICHEL GONDRY] (d); QUIETSCH [BARAN BO ODAR] (G) (s)

2006

… Never show anyone. They’ll beg you and they’ll flatter you for the secret, but as soon as you give it up… you’ll be nothing to them.

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  1. THE LIVES OF OTHERS (Das Leben der Anderen)  [FLORIAN HENCKEL VON DONNERSMARCK] (G)
  2. THE QUEEN [STEPHEN FREARS]
  3. INLAND EMPIRE [DAVID LYNCH]
  4. CHILDREN OF MEN [ALFONSO CUARÓN]
  5. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN [LARRY CHARLES]
  6. LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  7. THE DEPARTED [MARTIN SCORSESE]
  8. THE PRESTIGE [CHISTOPHER NOLAN]
  9. BRAND UPON THE BRAIN! [GUY MADDIN] (C)
  10. AFTER THE WEDDING (Efter brylluppet)  [SUSANNE BIER] (D)
  11. MARIE ANTOINETTE [SOFIA COPPOLA]
  12. VOLVER [PEDRO ALMODÓVAR] (SP)
  13. THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP (La Science des rêves) [MICHEL GONDRY]
  14. UNITED 93 [PAUL GREENGLASS]
  15. ONCE [JOHN CARNEY] (IR)
  16. PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC PLACES (Coeurs)  [ALAIN RESNAIS] (F)
  17. OLD JOY [KELLY REICHARDT]
  18. THIS IS ENGLAND [SHANE MEADOWS] (UK) 
  19. SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY (Sang sattawat) [APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL] (T) 
  20. THE BOSS OF IT ALL (Direktøren for det hele)  [LARS VON TRIER] (D)
  21. THE ILLUSIONIST [NEIL BURGER]
  22. NOTES ON A SCANDAL [RICHARD EYRE]
  23. A SCANNER DARKLY [RICHARD LINKLATER]
  24. THE FOUNTAIN [DARREN ARONOFSKY]
  25. TELL NO ONE (Ne le dis à personne)  [GUILLAUME CANET] (F)
  26. RESCUE DAWN [WERNER HERZOG]
  27. FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  28. 16 BLOCKS [RICHARD DONNER]
  29. AWAY FROM HER [SARAH POLLEY] (C)
  30. PARIS, JE T’AIME [VARIOUS] (F)
  31. THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY [KEN LOACH] (UK)
  32. TRISTRAM SHANDY: A COCK AND BULL STORY [MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM] (UK)
  33. LADY CHATTERLEY [PASCALE FERRAN] (F)
  34. THE HOST (Gwoemul)  [JOON-HO BONG] (K)
  35. DREAMGIRLS [BILL CONDON]
  36. SUPERMAN RETURNS [BRYAN SINGER]
  37. FRIENDS WITH MONEY [NICOLE HOLOFCENER]
  38. BLACK BOOK (Zwartboek) [PAUL VERHOEVEN] (N)
  39. X-MEN: THE LAST STAND [BRETT RATNER]
  40. CASINO ROYALE [MARTIN CAMPBELL]
  41. GOYA’S GHOSTS [MILOS FORMAN]
  42. STILL LIFE (Sanxia haoren) [JIA ZHANG KE] (CH)
  43. MIAMI VICE [MICHAEL MANN]
  44. THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS [GABRIELE MUCCINO]
  45. INSIDE MAN [SPIKE LEE]
  46. A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION [ROBERT ALTMAN]
  47. SCOOP [WOODY ALLEN]
  48. THE BREAK-UP [PEYTON REED]
  49. THE GOOD SHEPHERD [ROBERT DE NIRO]
  50. LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE [JONATHAN DAYTON & VALERIE FARIS]
  51. DÉJÀ VU [TONY SCOTT]
  52. MEMORIES OF MATSUKO (Kiraware Matsuko no issho) [TATSUYA NAKASHIMA] (J)
  53. V FOR VENDETTA [JAMES MCTIEGUE]
  54. THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA [DAVID FRANKEL]
  55. STRANGER THAN FICTION [MARC FORSTER]
  56. NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM [SHAWN LEVY]
  57. THE LAKE HOUSE [ALEJANDRO AGRESTI]
  58. LITTLE CHILDREN [TODD FIELD]
  59. THE FALL [TARSEM SINGH]
  60. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III [J.J. ABRAMS]
  61. AKEELAH AND THE BEE [DOUG ATCHISON]
  62. HALF NELSON [RYAN FLECK]
  63. STARTER FOR TEN [TOM VAUGHN] (UK)
  64. BEERFEST [JAY CHANDRASEKHAR]
  65. TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY [ADAM MCCAY]
  66. BLOOD DIAMOND [EDWARD ZWICK]
  67. PAN’S LABYRINTH (El Laberinto del Fauno) [GUILLERMO DEL TORO] (SP)
  68. THE GOOD GERMAN  [STEVEN SODERBERGH] (Warner)
  69. CHARLOTTE’S WEB [GARY WINICK]
  70. FOR YOU CONSIDERATION [CHRISTOPHER GUEST]
  71. COMEDY OF POWER (L’Ivresse du pouvoir) [CLAUDE CHABROL] (F)
  72. THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND [KEVIN MACDONALD]
  73. HOLLYWOODLAND [ALLEN COULTER]
  74. BABEL [ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU]
  75. ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL [TERRY ZWIGOFF]
  76. LADY IN THE WATER [M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN]
  77. IDIOCRACY [MIKE JUDGE]
  78. SHORTBUS [JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL]
  79. CLERKS II [KEVIN SMITH]
  80. THE FOOT FIST WAY [JODY HILL]
  81. SOUTHLAND TALES [RICHARD KELLY]
  82. LAST HOLIDAY [WAYNE WANG]
  83. THE DA VINCI CODE [RON HOWARD]
  84. SERAPHIM FALLS [DAVID VON ANCKEN]
  85. 300 [ZACH SNYDER]
  86. THE NAMESAKE [MIRA NAIR]
  87. DANCE PARTY, U.S.A. [AARON KATZ]
  88. BLACK SNAKE MOAN [CRAIG BREWER]
  89. THE BENCHWARMERS [DENNIS DUGAN]
  90. THE LAST KISS [TONY GOLDWYN]
  91. THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE [MICHAEL LEMBECK]
  92. BON COP, BAD COP [ERIC CANUEL] (C)
  93. GRANDMA’S BOY [NICHOLAUS GOOSEN]
  94. ALPHA DOG [NICK CASSAVETES]
  95. FAILURE TO LAUNCH [TOM DEY]
  96. THE BLACK DAHLIA [BRIAN DE PALMA]
  97. YOU, ME AND DUPREE [ANTHONY & JOE RUSSO]
  98. FACTORY GIRL [GEORGE HICKENLOOPER]
  99. MY SUPER EX-GIRLFRIEND [IVAN REITMAN]
  100. EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH [GREG COOLIDGE]

Other (unranked): OVER THE HEDGE [TIM JOHNSON & KERRY KIRKPATRICK] (a); CARS [JOHN LASSETER] (a); CURIOUS GEORGE [MATHEW O’CALLAGHAN] (a); HAPPY FEET [GEORGE MILLER] (a); FLUSHED AWAY [DAVID BOWERS & SAM FELL] (UK) (a); SHUT UP & SING [BARBARA KOPPLE & CECILIA PECK] (d); AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH [DAVID GUGGENHEIM] (d); DEEP WATER [LOUISE OSMOND & JERRY ROTHWELL] (d); SHARKWATER [ROB STEWART] (C) (d); WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: A REQUIEM IN FOUR ACTS [SPIKE LEE] (d) (TV); MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES [JENNIFER BAICHWAL] (C) (d)

2007

… The coin don’t have no say. It’s just you.

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  1. THERE WILL BE BLOOD [P.T. ANDERSON]
  2. NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN [JOEL & ETHAN COEN]
  3. ZODIAC [DAVID FINCHER]
  4. THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD [ANDREW DOMINIK]
  5. THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY (Le Scaphandre et le papillon) [JULIAN SCHNABEL] (F)
  6. 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS & 2 DAYS (4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile) [CRISTIAN MUNGIU] (Ro)
  7. MY WINNIPEG [GUY MADDIN] (C)
  8. PARANOID PARK [GUS VAN SANT]
  9. GRINDHOUSE [ROBERT RODRIGUEZ & QUENTIN TARANTINO]
  10. MICHAEL CLAYTON [TONY GILROY]
  11. MARGOT AT THE WEDDING [NOAH BAUMBACH]
  12. SECRET SUNSHINE (Milyang) [CHANG-DONG LEE] (K)
  13. THE DARJEELING LIMITED [WES ANDERSON]
  14. THE EDGE OF HEAVEN (Auf der anderen Seite)  [FATIH AKIN] (G/T)
  15. GONE BABY GONE [BEN AFFLECK]
  16. BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU’RE DEAD [SIDNEY LUMET]
  17. THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS [BRUCE MACDONALD] (C)
  18. INTO THE WILD [SEAN PENN]
  19. THE SECRET OF THE GRAIN (La Graine et le mulet) [ABDEL KECHICHE] (F)
  20. I’M NOT THERE [TODD HAYNES]
  21. SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET [TIM BURTON]
  22. THE SAVAGES [TAMARA JENKINS]
  23. JUNO [JASON REITMAN]
  24. KNOCKED UP [JUDD APATOW]
  25. SUNSHINE [DANNY BOYLE]
  26. EASTERN PROMISES [DAVID CRONENBERG]
  27. THE LOOKOUT [SCOTT FRANK]
  28. ATONEMENT [JOE WRIGHT]
  29. SUPERBAD [GREG MOTTOLA]
  30. IN THE CITY OF SYLVIA (En la ciudad de Sylvia) [JOSE LUIS GUERIN] (SP/F)
  31. WAITRESS [ADRIENNE SHELLY]
  32. OFFSIDE [JAFAR PANAHI] (IR)
  33. HOT FUZZ [EDGAR WRIGHT] (UK)
  34. GIRL CUT IN TWO (La Fille coupée en deux) [CLAUDE CHABROL] (F)
  35. SNOW ANGELS [DAVID GORDON GREEN]
  36. STARDUST [MATHEW VAUGHN] (UK)
  37. YEAR OF THE DOG [MIKE WHITE]
  38. CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR [MIKE NICHOLS]
  39. AMERICAN GANGSTER [RIDLEY SCOTT]
  40. LUST, CAUTION (Se, jie) [ANG LEE] (Ch)
  41. SON OF RAMBOW [GARTH JENNINGS] (UK)
  42. FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON (Le Voyage du ballon rouge)  [HOU HSAIO-HSIEN] (TW/F) 
  43. THE VISITOR [THOMAS MCCARTHY] 
  44. JOSHUA [GEORGE RATLIFF]
  45. ENCHANTED [KEVIN LIMA]
  46. LARS AND THE REAL GIRL [CRAIG GILLESPIE]
  47. THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM [PAUL GREENGLASS]
  48. I AM LEGEND [FRANCIS LAWRENCE]
  49. BREACH [BILLY RAY]
  50. SHOOTER [ANTOINE FUQUA]
  51. CASSANDRA’S DREAM [WOODY ALLEN]
  52. MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS [WONG KAR-WAI]
  53. THE LAST MISTRESS (Une vieille maîtresse)  [CATHERINE BREILLAT] (F)
  54. CONTROL [ANTON CORBIJN]
  55. THE MIST [FRANK DARABONT]
  56. 3:10 TO YUMA [JAMES MANGOLD]
  57. WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY [JAKE KASDAN]
  58. BLADES OF GLORY [JOSH GORDON & WILL SPECK]
  59. IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH [PAUL HAGGIS]
  60. EAGLE VS SHARK [TAIKA WAITITI]
  61. A MIGHTY HEART [MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM]
  62. DISTURBIA [D.J. CARUSO]
  63. BALLS OF FURY [ROBERT BEN GARANT]
  64. THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE [SUSANNE BIER]
  65. WE OWN THE NIGHT [JAMES GRAY]
  66. LA VIE EN ROSE (La Môme)  [OLIVIER DAHAN] (F)
  67. THE BUCKET LIST [ROB REINER]
  68. DAN IN REAL LIFE [PETER HEDGES]
  69. ROCKET SCIENCE [JEFFREY BLITZ
  70. YOUNG PEOPLE FUCKING [MARTIN GERO] (C)
  71. FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER [TIM STORY]
  72. THE ROMANCE OF ASTREA AND CELEDON (Les amours d’Astrée et de Céladon) [ERIC ROHMER] (F)
  73. NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY [DENNIS DUGAN]
  74. FRACTURE [GREGORY HOBLIT]
  75. MUSIC AND LYRICS [MARC LAWRENCE]
  76. OCEAN’S THIRTEEN [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  77. GEORGIA RULE [GARY MARSHALL]
  78. THE INVASION [OLIVER HIRSCHBIEGEL]
  79. QUIET CITY [AARON KATZ]
  80. THE HEARTBREAK KID [THE FARRELLY BROTHERS]
  81. THE BROTHERS SOLOMON [BOB ODENKIRK]
  82. I THINK I LOVE MY WIFE  [CHRIS ROCK]
  83. WALK ALL OVER ME [ROBERT CUFFLEY] (C)

Other (unranked)RATATOUILLE [BRAD BIRD] (a); PERSEPOLIS [VINCENT PARONNAUD & MARJANE SATRAPI] (a); THE SIMPSONS MOVIE [DAVID SILVERMAN] (a); FUTURAMA: BENDER’S BIG SCORE [DWAYNE CAREY-HILL] (a); BEE MOVIE [STEVEN HICKNER & SIMON J. SMITH] (a); NO END IN SIGHT [CHARLES FERGUSON] (d); KING OF KONG [SETH GORDON] (d); SICKO [MICHAEL MOORE] (d); JOY DIVISION [GRANT GEE] (d); VAL LEWTON: THE MAN IN THE SHADOWS [KENT JONES] (d) (TV); HOTEL CHEVALIER [WES ANDERSON] (s)

2008

… Man, I don’t drop character ’till I done the DVD commentary.

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  1. A CHRISTMAS TALE (Un Conte de Noël) [ARNAUD DESPLECHIN] (F)
  2. SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK [CHARLIE KAUFFMAN]
  3. BURN AFTER READING [JOEL & ETHAN COEN]
  4. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON [DAVID FINCHER]
  5. HAPPY-GO-LUCKY [MIKE LEIGH] (UK)
  6. TOKYO SONATA [KIYOSHI KUROSAWA] (J)
  7. THE WRESTLER [DARREN ARONOFSKY]
  8. THE CLASS (Entre les murs) [LAURENT CANTET] (F)
  9. SUMMER HOURS (L’ Heure d’été)  [OLIVIER ASSAYAS] (F)
  10. TWO LOVERS [JAMES GRAY]
  11. BE KIND REWIND [MICHEL GONDRY]
  12. THE DARK KNIGHT [CHRISTOPHER NOLAN]
  13. WENDY AND LUCY [KELLY REICHARDT]
  14. VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA [WOODY ALLEN]
  15. JULIA [ERICK ZONCA]
  16. RACHEL GETTING MARRIED [JONATHAN DEMME]
  17. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN [TOMAS ALFREDSON] (S)
  18. REVANCHE [GÖTZ SPIELMANN] (Austria)
  19. STILL WALKING (Aruitemo aruitemo) [HIROKAZU KORE-EDA] (J)
  20. SUGAR [ANNA BODEN & RYAN FLECK]
  21. IN BRUGES [MARTIN MCDONAGH]
  22. TROPIC THUNDER [BEN STILLER]
  23. GOMORRAH (Gomorra) [MATTEO GARRONE] (I)
  24. REDBELT [DAVID MAMET]
  25. MILK [GUS VAN SANT]
  26. FROZEN RIVER [COURTNEY HUNT]
  27. DOUBT [JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY]
  28. GOODBYE SOLO [RAMIN BAHRANI]
  29. SOMERS TOWN [SHANE MEADOWS] (UK)
  30. LORNA’S SILENCE (Le silence de Lorna) [JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE & LUC DARDENNE] (B)
  31. ROLE MODELS [DAVID WAIN]
  32. IRON MAN [JON FAVREAU]
  33. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE [DANNY BOYLE & LOVELEEN TANDAN]
  34. REVOLUTIONARY ROAD [SAM MENDES]
  35. FROST/NIXON [RON HOWARD]
  36. PINEAPPLE EXPRESS [DAVID GORDON GREEN]
  37. PONTYPOOL [BRUCE MCDONALD] (C)
  38. THE HEADLESS WOMAN (La mujer sin cabeza)  [LUCRECIA MARTEL] (AR)
  39. THE READER [STEPHEN DALDRY]
  40. I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime ) [PHILIPPE CLAUDEL] (F)
  41. OUR BELOVED MONTH OF AUGUST (Aquele Querido Mes de Agosto) [MIGUEL GOMES] (PT)
  42. BALLAST [LANCE HAMMER]
  43. RUDO Y CURSI [CARLOS CUARON] (M)
  44. EVERLASTING MOMENTS (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick) [JAN TROELL] (S)
  45. THREE MONKEYS (Üç maymun) [NURI BILGE CEYLAN] (T)
  46. THE BROTHERS BLOOM [RIAN JOHNSON]
  47. THE BANK JOB [ROGER DONALDSON]
  48. HUNGER [STEVE MCQUEEN] (UK)
  49. CHANGELING [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  50. FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL [NICHOLAS STOLLER]
  51. DEFINITELY, MAYBE [ADAM BROOKS]
  52. THE FALL [TARSEM SINGH] (IMDB 2006)
  53. SPEED RACER [THE WACHOWSKI BROTHERS]
  54. FLASH OF GENIUS [MARC ABRAHAM]
  55. QUANTUM OF SOLACE [MARC FORSTER]
  56. NICK AND NORAH’S INFINITE PLAYLIST [PETER SOLLETT]
  57. YES MAN [PEYTON REED]
  58. BODY OF LIES [RIDLEY SCOTT]
  59. INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL [STEVEN SPIELBERG]
  60. CLOVERFIELD [MATT REEVES]
  61. HANCOCK [PETER BERG]
  62. SMART PEOPLE [NOAM MURRO]
  63. YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN [DENNIS DUGAN]
  64. ZACH AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO [KEVIN SMITH]
  65. ROCKNROLLA [GUY RITCHIE] (UK)
  66. SEVEN POUNDS [GABRIELE MUCCINO]
  67. GHOST TOWN [DAVID KOEPP]
  68. THE DUCHESS OF LANGEAIS (Ne touchez pas la hache) [JACQUES RIVETTE]
  69. HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS & ALIENATE PEOPLE [ROBERT W. WEIDE]
  70. TAKEN [PIERRE MOREL]
  71. ME AND ORSON WELLES [RICHARD LINKLATER]
  72. WILIGHT [CATHERINE HARDWICKE]
  73. GRAN TORINO [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  74. ADORATION [ATOM EGOYAN] (C)
  75. BAGHEAD [JAY & MARK DUPLASS]
  76. 27 DRESSES [ANNE FLETCHER]
  77. THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL [JUSTIN CHADWICK]
  78. SEMI-PRO [KENT ALTERMAN]
  79. BABY MAMA [MICHAEL MCCULLERS]
  80. THE INCREDIBLE HULK [LOUIS LETTERRIER]
  81. THE HAPPENING [M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN]
  82. ONE WEEK [MICHAEL MCGOWAN] (C)
  83. VALKYRIE [BRYAN SINGER]
  84. STEP BROTHERS [ADAM MCKAY]
  85. SUNSHINE CLEANING [CHRISTINE JEFFS]
  86. SEX DRIVE [SEAN ANDERS]
  87. BRONSON [NICOLAS WINDING REFN]
  88. FANBOYS [KYLE NEWMAN]
  89. LEATHERHEADS [GEORGE CLOONEY]
  90. PRIDE AND GLORY [GAVIN O’CONNOR]
  91. THE HOUSE BUNNY [FRED WOLF]
  92. HAROLD & KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY [JON HURWITZ & HAYDEN SCHLOSSBERG]
  93. DRILLBIT TAYLOR [STEVEN BRILL]
  94. GET SMART [PETER SEGAL]
  95. AUSTRALIA [BAZ LUHRMANN] (A)
  96. FOUR CHRISTMASES [SETH GORDON]
  97. SEX AND THE CITY [MICHAEL PATRICK KING]
  98. JUMPER [DOUG LIMAN]
  99. BEDTIME STORIES [ADAM SHANKMAN]
  100. THE LOVE GURU [MARCO SCHNABEL]
  101. STRANGE WILDERNESS [FRED WOLF]
  102. THE INFORMERS [GREGOR JORDAN] (2008)

Other (unranked):   PONYO (Gake no ue no Ponyo)  [HAYAO MIYAZAKI] (J) (a); WALL • E [ANDREW STATON] (a); PRESTO [DOUG SWEETLAND] (a) (s); KUNG FU PANDA [MARK OSBORNE & JOHN STEVENSON] (a); BOLT [BYRON HOWARD & CHRIS WILLIAMS] (a); FUTURAMA: THE BEAST WITH A BILLION BACKS [PETER AVANZINO] (a); FUTURAMA: BENDER’S GAME [DWAYNE CAREY-HILL] (a); WALTZ WITH BASHIR (Vals Im Bashir)  [ARI FOLMAN] (IS) (a/d);THE BEACHES OF AGNÈS (Les Plages d’Agnès) [AGNÈS VARDA] (F) (d); IT MIGHT GET LOUD [DAVIS GUGGENHEIM] (d); FOOD, INC. [ROBERT KENNER] (d);  ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED [MARINA ZENOVICH] (d); GONZO: THE LIFE AND WORK OF DR. HUNTER S. THOMPSON [ALEX GIBNEY] (d); MIGRATION [MIRA NAIR] (ID) (S)

2009

… accept the mystery

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  1. INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS [QUENTIN TARANTINO]
  2. A SERIOUS MAN [JOEL & ETHAN COEN]
  3. UP IN THE AIR [JASON REITMAN]
  4. BROKEN EMBRACES (Los Abrazos rotos) [PEDRO ALMODÓVAR] (SP)
  5. THE WHITE RIBBON (Das Weisse Band – Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte) [MICHAEL HANEKE]
  6. DOGTOOTH (Kynodontas) [GIORGOS LANTHIMOS] (G)
  7. IN THE LOOP [ARMANDO IANNUCCI] (UK)
  8. THE HURT LOCKER [KATHRYN BIGELOW] (IMDB 2008)
  9. EVERYONE ELSE (Alle Anderen) [MAREN ADE] (G)
  10. THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES (El Secreto de sus ojos)[JUAN JOSE CAMPANELLA] (AR)
  11. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE [SPIKE JONZE]
  12. AVATAR [JAMES CAMERON]
  13. DISTRICT 9 [NEILL BLOMKAMP]
  14. 35 RHUMS (35 Shots of Rum) [CLAIRE DENIS] (F) (IMDB 2008)
  15. THE ROAD [JOHN HILLCOAT]
  16. UN PROPHÈTE (A Prophet) [JACQUES AUDIARD] (F)
  17. THE DAMNED UNITED [TOM HOOPER] (UK)
  18. FISH TANK [ANDREA ARNOLD] (UK)
  19. ADVENTURELAND [GREG MOTTOLA]
  20. SIN NOMBRE [CARY FUKUNAGA] (M)
  21. THIRST (Bakjwi) [CHAN-WOOK PARK] (K)
  22. INVICTUS [CLINT EASTWOOD]
  23. AN EDUCATION [LONE SCHERFIG] (UK)
  24. STAR TREK [J.J. ABRAMS]
  25. MOON [DUNCAN JONES]
  26. THE  MAID (La Nana) [SEBASTIÁN SILVA] (Chile)
  27. WILD GRASS (Les herbes folles) [ALAIN RESNAIS] (F)
  28. (500) DAYS OF SUMMER [MARC WEBB]
  29. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (La fille du RER) [ANDRÉ TÉCHINÉ] (F)
  30. I AM LOVE (Io sono l’amore) [LUCA GUADAGNINO] (I)
  31. I KILLED MY MOTHER (J’ai tué ma mère) [XAVIER DOLAN] (C)
  32. WATCHMEN [ZACH SNYDER]
  33. WHATEVER  WORKS [WODDY ALLEN]
  34. ALAMAR [PEDRO GONZALEZ-RUBIO] (M)
  35. SOUL KITCHEN [FATIH AKIN] (G)
  36. MOTHER (Madeo) [JOON-HO BONG] (K)
  37. THE MESSENGER [OREN MOVERMAN]
  38. KNOWING [ALEX PROYAS]
  39. STATE OF PLAY [KEVIN MACDONALD]
  40. THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  41. FUNNY PEOPLE [JUDD APATOW]
  42. IL DIVO [PAOLO SORRENTINO] (I) (IMDB 2008)
  43. THE INFORMANT! [STEVEN SODERBERGH]
  44. VINCERE [MARCO BELLOCCHIO] (I)
  45. LIFE DURING WARTIME [TODD SOLONDZ]
  46. BRǛNO [LARRY CHARLES]
  47. BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS [WERNER HERZOG]
  48. TETRO [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA]
  49. IN THE ELECTRIC MIST [BERTRAND TAVERNIER]
  50. PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE [LEE DANIELS]
  51. DUPLICITY [TONY GILROY]
  52. I LOVE YOU, MAN [JOHN HAMBURG]
  53. ECCENTRICITIES OF A BLONDE-HAIRED GIRL (Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura) [MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA] (PT)
  54. BRIGHT STAR [JANE CAMPION]
  55. HUMPDAY [LYNE SHELTON]
  56. MAMMOTH [LUKAS MOODYSSON] (S)
  57. PUBLIC ENEMIES [MICHAEL MANN]
  58. MY SON, MY SON ,WHAT HAVE YE DONE [WERNER HERZOG]
  59. BEESWAX [ANDREW BUJALSKI]
  60. ZOMBIELAND [RUBEN FLEISCHER]
  61. POLYTECHNIQUE [DENIS VILLENEUVE] (C)
  62. ANTICHRIST  [LARS VON TRIER]
  63. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (Män som hatar kvinnor) [NIELS ARDEN OPLEV] (S)
  64. PIRATE RADIO (The Boat that Rocked) [RICHARD CURTIS] (UK)
  65. POLICE, ADJECTIVE (Politist, adj.) [CORNELIU PORUMBOIU) (RO)
  66. SPLICE [VINCENZO NATALI] (C)
  67. AWAY WE GO [SAM MENDES]
  68. SHERLOCK HOLMES [GUY RITCHIE]
  69. THE INVENTION OF LYING [RICKY GERVAIS & MATHEW ROBINSON]
  70. ENTER THE VOID [GASPAR NOÉ] (F)
  71. JULIE & JULIA [NORA EPHRON]
  72. THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3 [TONY SCOTT]
  73. THE HANGOVER [TODD PHILIPS]
  74. NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN [SHAWN LEVY]
  75. OBSERVE AND REPORT [JODY HILL]
  76. DRAG ME TO HELL [SAM RAIMI]
  77. ESPION(S) [NICOLAS SAADA] (F)
  78. YOUTH IN REVOLT [MIGUEL ARTETA]
  79. WHIP IT [DREW BARRYMORE]
  80. GUY AND MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH [DAMIEN CHAZELLE]
  81. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (Flickan som lekte med elden) [DANIEL ALFREDSON] (S)
  82. MICMACS (Micmacs à tire-larigot) [JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET] (F)
  83. THE SOLOIST [JOE WRIGHT]
  84. AROUND A SMALL MOUNTAIN (36 vues du Pic Saint Loup) [JACQUES RIVETTE] (F)
  85. GROWN UP MOVIE STAR [ADRIANA MAGGS] (C)
  86. CRAZY HEART [SCOTT COOPER]
  87. A SINGLE MAN [TOM FORD]
  88. THE LIMITS OF CONTROL [JIM JARMUSCH]
  89. THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST (Luftslottet som sprängdes) [DANIEL ALFREDSON] (S)
  90. THE INTERNATIONAL [TOM TYKWER]
  91. CROSSING OVER [WAYNE KRAMER]
  92. HARRY BROWN [DANIEL BARBER] (UK)
  93. NEW IN TOWN [JONAS ELMER]
  94. THE PROPOSAL [ANNE FLETCHER]
  95. CHLOE [ATOM EGOYAN] (C)
  96. LOVE HAPPENS [BRANDON CAMP]
  97. COUPLES RETREAT [PETER BILLINGSLEY]
  98. HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU [KEN KWAPIS]
  99. YEAR ONE [HAROLD RAMIS]
  100. LAND OF THE LOST [BRAD SIBERLING]
  101. LEAVES OF GRASS [TIM BLAKE NELSON]
  102. FIRED UP! [WILL GLUCK]
  103. PAUL BLART: MALL COP [STEVE CARR]
  104. THE UGLY TRUTH [ROBERT LUKETIC]

Other (unranked):FANTASTIC MR. FOX [WES ANDERSON] (a); UP [PETER DOCTER & BOB PETERSON] (a); PARTLY CLOUDY [PETER SOHN] (a/s); MONSTERS VS. ALIENS [ROB LETTERMAN & CONRAD VERNON] (a); CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS [PHIL LORD, CHRIS MILLER] (a); CORALINE [HENRY SELICK] (a); A CHRISTMAS CAROL [ROBERT ZEMEKIS] (a); HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT’S INFERNO (L’enfer d’Henri-Georges Clouzot) [SERGE BROMBERG & RUXANDRA MEDREA] (F) (d); GREY GARDENS [MICHAEL SUCSY] (TV) (HBO); GENIUS WITHIN: THE INNER LIFE OF GLENN GOULD [MICHÈLE HOZER &PETER RAYMONT] (C) (d); CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY [MICHAEL MOORE] (d); FUTURAMA: INTO THE WILD GREEN YONDER [PETER AVANZINO] (a)


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