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 Posted:   Feb 6, 2014 - 3:42 PM   
 By:   Mark R. Y.   (Member)

1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Fincher)

2. Still Walking (Kore-eda)

3. Small Crime (Georgiou)

4. Hipsters (Todorovsky)

5. A Christmas Tale (Desplechin)

6. Departures (Takita)

7. Burn After Reading (the Coens)

8. Be Kind Rewind (Gondry)

9. Mid-August Lunch (di Gregorio)

10. Three Blind Mice (Newton)

10. Three Monkeys (Ceylan)

also good: Changeling, The Dark Knight, Faubourg 36, The Happening, In Bruges, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Inju the Beast in the Shadow, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Prince Caspian, Quantum of Solace, Rumba, Sauna, Slumdog Millionaire, Speed Racer, The Spiderwick Chronicles, The Stoning of Soraya M., Summer Hours, 21, Vantage Point.

still need to see: Afterwards (Et apres), Australia, The Brothers Bloom, Cadillac Records, Burma VJ, Everlasting Moments, Lorna's Silence, Nothing Like the Holidays, Redbelt, Seraphine, Synecdoche NY, Valkyrie.

What have I missed? What are your favorites of this year? smile

 
 Posted:   Feb 6, 2014 - 3:47 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

Limiting myself only to ones you didn't mention:

Speed Racer
Let the Right One In
Goodbye Solo
Pontypool
Bronson
Hunger

At least 3 of them would be in my Top 10. And one of those three would be Speed Racer.

 
 Posted:   Feb 6, 2014 - 4:05 PM   
 By:   SBD   (Member)

Bolt
Charlie Bartlett
Iron Man
Kung Fu Panda
Milk
Speed Racer
Tropic Thunder
27 Dresses
WALL-E
Zack and Miri Make a Porno

 
 Posted:   Feb 6, 2014 - 4:27 PM   
 By:   Mark R. Y.   (Member)

Limiting myself only to ones you didn't mention:

Speed Racer
Let the Right One In
Goodbye Solo
Pontypool
Bronson
Hunger

At least 3 of them would be in my Top 10. And one of those three would be Speed Racer.


Speed Racer is there, buried in my "also good" list. But I'll investigate the other titles. Thanks! smile

 
 Posted:   Feb 8, 2014 - 7:02 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

Ooh, another great one I forgot: Dean Spanley

 
 Posted:   Feb 8, 2014 - 8:33 PM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

1.) Wall*E: A
2.) The Wrestler: A
3.) The Dark Knight: A-
4.)The Orphanage: A-
5.) The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button: A-
6.) Slumdog Millionaire: A-
7.) Tropic Thunder: A-
8.) Let The Right One In: A-
9.) Bolt: A-
10.) Gran Torino: A-
11.) Hunger: A-
12.) In Bruges: A-
13.) Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs: A-
14.) Kung Fu Panda: A-
15.) The Visitor: A-
16.) Cloverfield: B+
17.) Forgetting Sarah Marshall: B+
18.) Pineapple Express: B+
19.) Milk: B+
20.) Revolutionary Road: B+
21.) The Strangers: B+
22.) Burn After Reading: B+
23.) Hellboy II: The Golden Army: B+
24.) Futurama: Bender's Game: B+
25.) Iron Man: B+
26.) Quarantine: B+
27.) The Bank Job: B+
28.) Bronson: B+
29.) Waltz With Bashir: B+
30.) The Chaser: B+
31.) Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist: B+
32.) Shiver: B+
33.) Mongol: B+
34.) The Other Boleyn Girl: B+
35.) The Forbidden Kingdom: B
36.) Body Of Lies: B
37.) The Ruins: B
38.) Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull: B
39.) The Incredible Hulk: B
40.) Valkyrie: B
41.) The Art Of Travel: B
42.) Redbelt: B
43.) Be Kind, Rewind: B
44.) Hancock: B-
45.) Jumper: B-
46.) My Name Is Bruce: B-
47.) Defiance: B-
48.) Transporter 3: B-
49.) Quantum Of Solace: B-
50.) Traitor: B-
51.) Diary Of The Dead: B-
52.) The Life Before Her Eyes: B-
53.) 21: B-
54.) Vantage Point: B-
55.) Cleaner: B-
56.) The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian: B-
57.) The X-Files: I Want To Believe: C+
58.) The Reader: C+
59.) Horton Hears A Who: C+
60.) Street Kings C+
61.) Rambo: C+
62.) 10,000 B.C.: C+
63.) Stop-Loss: C+
64.) Deception: C
65.) Pride & Glory: C
66.) Star Wars: The Clone Wars: C
67.) Changeling: C
68.) Eagle Eye: C
69.) The Day The Earth Stood Still: C-
70.) Miracle At St. Anna: C-
71.) Seven Pounds: C-
72.) Wanted: C-
73.) Twilight: C-
74.) How To Lose Friends And Alienate People: C-
75.) CJ7: D+
76.) The Happening: D
77.) Doomsday: D
78.) 88 Minutes: D
79.) Righteous Kill: D
80.) The Spirit: D-
81.) Speed Racer: F

 
 Posted:   Feb 8, 2014 - 8:34 PM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

At least 3 of them would be in my Top 10. And one of those three would be Speed Racer.

 
 Posted:   Feb 8, 2014 - 8:36 PM   
 By:   mastadge   (Member)

Says the guy who put that obnoxious piece o' crap WALL·E as his #1!

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 9, 2014 - 5:24 AM   
 By:   Angelillo   (Member)

My 5 favourite films of 2008, not including the obvious out-of-competition status for
Fincher's THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON and Miyazaki's GAKE NO UE NO PONYO, are :

DIDINE
FROST/NIXON
HAPPY-GO-LUCKY
LAST CHANCE HARVEY
RUMBA

 
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