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January 1, 2007

Happy New Year! and my Best Films of 2006

Here are the top 10 films I enjoyed the most in 2006, from those I have seen anyway...

10 - I'm leaving this one open to any of the following still on my list to see from 2006: Flags of our Fathers (Clint Eastwood) / Letters from Iwo Jima (Clint Eastwood), The Queen (Stephen Frears), Dreamgirls (Bill Condon), Blood Diamond (Edward Zwick), and Babel (Alejandro González Iñárritu).
9 Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest (Gore Verbinski)
8 Charlotte's Web (Gary Winick)
7 Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris)
6 The Departed (Martin Scorsese)
5 Brick (Rian Johnson)
4 Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón)
3 The Last King of Scotland (Kevin Macdonald)
2 The Prestige (Christopher Nolan)

1 The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky)

Worth a Mention:

Pan's Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro)
Curse of the Golden Flower (Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia) (Yimou Zhang)
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (Larry Charles)
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Tommy Lee Jones)
The Proposition (John Hillcoat)
X-Men The Last Stand (Brett Ratner)
United 93 (Paul Greengrass)
The Illusionist (Neil Burger)
Superman Returns (Bryan Singer)


Posted by dschnee at January 1, 2007 2:21 PM