Archive for February 2009

My top and bottom movies of 2008

Limited of course to the movies I’ve seen.

The Best of 2008:
1. WALL-E
2. Synecdoche, New York
3. Slumdog Millionaire
4. The Wrestler
5. The Dark Knight
6. Frost/Nixon
7. Gran Torino
8. Revolutionary Road
9. Milk
10. Iron Man
11. Vicky Cristina Barcelona
12. Rachel Getting Married
13. The Reader
14. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
15. Doubt
16. In Bruges

The Worst of 2008:

1. The Happening

2. Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

3. Run, Fat Boy, Run

4. Yes Man

5. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

6. The X-Files: I Want to Believe

7. Be Kind Rewind

8. Eagle Eye

9. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The 2008 Movies I’ve Seen

Once again it’s time for the annual list of movies from the previous year which I’ve seen, timed with the Oscars to give me a chance to see the films that take some time to make their way to Ohio.

January, 18 Cloverfield
January, 18 Cassandra’s Dream
January, 25 Rambo
February, 8 In Bruges
February, 14 Definitely, Maybe
February, 14 Jumper
February, 22 Be Kind Rewind
February, 22 Vantage Point
February, 29 The Other Boleyn Girl
March, 7 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
March, 7 The Bank Job
March, 14 Horton Hears a Who
March, 21 The Hammer
March, 28 21
March, 28 Run, Fat Boy, Run
April, 4 Leatherheads
April, 11 The Visitor
April, 18 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
April, 25 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
May, 2 Iron Man
May, 9 Speed Racer
May, 16 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
May, 22 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
June, 6 Kung Fu Panda
June, 13 The Incredible Hulk
June, 13 The Happening
June, 20 Get Smart
June, 27 Wanted
June, 27 WALL-E
July, 2 Hancock
July, 11 Hellboy 2: The Golden Army
July, 11 Journey to the Center of the Earth
July, 18 The Dark Knight
July, 25 The X-Files: I Want to Believe
July, 25 Man on Wire
August, 1 Frozen River
August, 6 The Pineapple Express
August, 13 Tropic Thunder
August, 15 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
August, 22 Hamlet 2
September, 12 Burn After Reading
September, 19 The Duchess
September, 26 Eagle Eye
October, 3 Rachel Getting Married
October, 3 Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
October, 3 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
October, 10 City of Ember
October, 10 Happy-Go-Lucky
October, 24 Synecdoche, New York
October, 24 The Changeling
October, 31 Zack and Miri Make a Porno
November, 7 Role Models
November, 12 Slumdog Millionaire
November, 14 Quantum of Solace
November, 21 Bolt
November, 26 Milk
November, 26 Australia
December, 5 Frost/Nixon
December, 10 The Reader
December, 12 The Day the Earth Stood Still
December, 12 Gran Torino
December, 12 Doubt
December, 17 The Wrestler
December, 19 Yes Man
December, 25 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
December, 25 Valkyrie
December, 26 Revolutionary Road

That’s 67, the most since I’ve started keeping track.

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