Monday, October 20, 2008

i watch a lot of movies

in preparation for the upcoming film, faith, and justice event, here's another movie-related post!

on january 9, 2008, my favorite movie critic, jeffrey overstreet, provided a list of his top 25 films of 2007. he has since updated the list, but i have pasted the original list below. i have bolded the films that i have seen. of course, i'm not sure why i'm doing this, but everyone likes lists, right?

1. Into Great Silence

2. There Will Be Blood
3. The Devil Came on Horseback
4. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
5. Lars and the Real Girl
6. Ratatouille
7. Zodiac
8. Paprika
9. I’m Not There
10. No End in Sight
11. This is England
12. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
13. Away from Her
14. Once
15. Juno
16. No Country for Old Men
17. The Savages
18. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
19. The Wind That Shakes the Barley
20. Into the Wild

21. La Vie en Rose
22. Climates
23. God Grew Tired of Us

24. Manufactured Landscapes
25. Jindabyne

Runners-up:
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
  • Waitress
  • Eastern Promises
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • The Namesake
  • Offside
  • The Lookout
  • Dan in Real Life
  • The Simpsons Movie
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The Host
  • Bella
  • Amazing Grace
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Knocked Up
Others that Jeffrey hasn't seen
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days
  • Gone Baby Gone
  • Syndromes and a Century
  • Ten Canoes
  • Great World of Sound
  • Ghosts of Cité Soleil
  • My Kid Could Paint That
  • Rescue Dawn
  • Persepolis
  • Talk to Me
  • Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
  • Rocket Science
  • American Gangster
  • The Great Debaters

1 comments:

sandra said...

i recommend that bella, the king of kong, and the savages be on the top of your to watch soon list. enjoy!