Guess Your Top 10 of 2008

It’s a fun little exercise, and boosts the spirits because it looks as though we might have another great year on our hands! It took me a long time to do this surprisingly, and I had to omit quite a few. I’m kinda sad I didn’t find room for at least one of the Blockbusters that will come out, like Indiana Jones or the Dark Knight because they look a step above the usual summer stuff.

1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher)
2. The Argentine/Guerilla (Soderbergh)
3. Burn After Reading (Coen Brothers)
4. Standard Operating Procedure (Morris)
5. The Leatherheads (Clooney)
6. WALL-E (Stanton)
7. The Road (Hillcoat)
8. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Spielberg)
9. Changeling (Eastwood)
10. The Brothers Bloom (Johnson)

I wanted to include Miyazaki’s new film, but I’d be really surprised if it gets a North American release this year. I’m still hoping!

Let’s see some lists!!!

3 responses to “Guess Your Top 10 of 2008

  1. 1. The Dark Knight (Nolan)
    2. Burn After Reading (Coen Bros.)
    3. The Trial of Chicago 7 (Spielberg)
    4. Changeling (Eastwood)
    5. Doubt (Shanley)
    6. Revolutionary Road (Mendes)
    7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Fincher)
    8. The Young Victoria (Vallee)
    9. Sunshine Cleaning (Jeffs)
    10. The Reader (Daldry)

  2. Interesting list, the Dark Knight just missed mine.

    I hadn’t heard about The Young Victoria, but it’s directed by Valee! Another case of a director leaving Canada for greener pastures, I do wish him luck though. Maybe he’ll come back to us for a bit.

    The Reader also looks great.

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