Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

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reno dakota
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#76 Post by reno dakota » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:37 am

1. Still Walking (Kore-eda)
2. Revanche (Spielmann)
3. A Christmas Tale (Desplechin)
4. Let the Right One In (Alfredson)
5. Wendy and Lucy (Reichardt)
6. Hunger (McQueen)
7. Lorna's Silence (Dardenne)
8. Summer Hours (Assayas)
9. WALL*E (Stanton)
10. Of Time and the City (Davies)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#77 Post by swo17 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:56 pm

A Christmas Talkie? :wink:

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Brian C
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#78 Post by Brian C » Wed Jan 04, 2012 1:16 pm

Hazanavicius's next film.

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reno dakota
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#79 Post by reno dakota » Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:20 pm

swo17 wrote:A Christmas Talkie? :wink:
Well, it was wall to wall dialogue. 8-[

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#80 Post by Grand Wazoo » Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:40 pm

1. Synecdoche, NY
2. Hunger
3. Let the Right One In
4. JCVD
5. Che
6. Three Monkeys
7. 4 Months 3 Weeks 2 Days
8. Mister Lonely
9. Waltz With Bashir
10. In Bruges

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#81 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:24 pm

2008: A very good year for more popular genre fare, especially in comedy, but with a low ceiling on the usual awards-level offerings.

1. Waltz With Bashir (Folman)
2. Che: Part One & Part Two (Soderbergh)
3. In Bruges (McDonagh)
4. The Wrestler (Aronofsky)
5. Milk (van Sant)
6. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Fincher)
7. Gamorrah (Garrone)
8. Revolutionary Road (Mendes)
9. The Dark Knight (Nolan)
10. The Hurt Locker (Bigelow)

Notables: The Bank Job, Body of Lies, Burn After Reading, The Counterfeiters, Doubt, The Fall, Frost/Nixon, Pineapple Express, Redbelt, Slumdog Millionaire, Step Brothers, The Strangers, Tropic Thunder, Valkyrie

Documentaries: Man On Wire, Standard Operating Procedure

Most Traumatic Ravaging of My Childhood Hopes and Dreams: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Still missing: 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, The Baader Meinhof Complex, Blindness, Changeling, City of Men, The Cove, The Class, Dear Zachary, Frozen River, Funny Games, Happy-Go-Lucky, Hunger, Il Divo, I've Loved You So Long, JCVD, Miracle at St. Anna, My Blueberry Nights, Rachel Getting Married, The Reader, Revanche, Sin Nombre, Speed Racer, Stop-Loss, Sugar, Synecdoche, New York, Transsiberian, Two Lovers, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Visitor, W.

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#82 Post by repeat » Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:42 am

Might as well fill this in - alphabetically:

1. De la guerre (On War) (Bertrand Bonello)
2. Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)
3. Jerichow (Christian Petzold)
4. Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso)
5. Night and Day (Hong Sang-soo)
6. 35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis)
7. Tokyo Sonata (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
8. Two Lovers (James Gray)
9. Versailles (Pierre Schoeller)
10. The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky)

Also good: Everlasting Moments, Still Walking, Summer Hours
Still in the kevyip: Revanche, Of Time and the City, Un Lac, 24 City, A Christmas Tale, Four Nights with Anna, Involuntary (Östlund), Tony Manero (Larraín)...
Desperately requiring a rewatch: Birdsong
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#83 Post by criterion10 » Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:48 pm

1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2. Hunger
3. The Dark Knight
4. The Wrestler
5. Slumdog Millionaire

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order):
Cloverfield
Gran Torino
In Bruges
Tropic Thunder
Wall-E

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#84 Post by D50 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:47 am

01 In Bruges ***
02 Alexandra
03 Wendy and Lucy
04 Still Walking
05 The Headless Woman
06 Julia
07 Liverpool
08 Happy-Go-Lucky
09 Everlasting Moments
10 Gran Torino

11 Paranoid Park
12 Lorna's Silence
13 There Will Be Blood
14 24 City
15 Home
16 Man on Wire
17 Tokyo!
18 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
19 An Education
20 I Am So Proud of You

the rest in order

Sita Sings the Blues
Departures

05.25.19

new ***
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#85 Post by hearthesilence » Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:09 pm

Never did this one, but here goes:

1. Wall-E
2. The Flight of the Red Balloon
3. Wendy and Lucy
4. Happy-Go-Lucky
5. Still Life
6. Silent Light
7. My Winnipeg
8. Hunger
9. In The City of Sylvia
10. Synecdoche, New York

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#86 Post by Aunt Peg » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:03 am

01. Still Walking (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
02. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
03. Il Divo (Paolo Sorrentino)
04. Morphine (Aleksey Balabanov)
05. Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
06. Seraphine (Martin Provost)
07. Milk (Gus van Sant)
08. Let’s Talk About the Rain (Agnes Jaoui)
09. Chris and Don: A Love Story (Tina Mascara & Guido Santi)
10. The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel)

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2008

#87 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:21 pm

1. Un conte de Noël (Arnaud Desplechin)
2. Historias extraordinarias (Mariano Llinás)
3. In Bruges (Martin McDonagh)
4. Woman on the Beach (Hong Sangsoo)
5. Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme)
6. Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman)
7. Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
8. Burn After Reading (Joel and Ethan Coen)
9. Hors de prix (Pierre Salvadori)
10. Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)

Past lists: 2007, 2006, 2005-2000

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