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Old January 8 2009, 12:52 AM   #31
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

I haven't seen most of the Oscar-bait stuff that only gets limited release in December yet, so mine is seriously incomplete. The Dark Knight and WALL-E would definitely be in the top 5; Iron Man and The Duchess would also be on the top 10.
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Old January 9 2009, 08:15 PM   #32
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

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...Let The Right One In...
Awesome, awesome flick. Beautifully shot, really well written, great acting from the young leads. Great denouement.
Totally agree; saw it last night.

There's definitely a place for it in my top 10 of the year.
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Old January 16 2009, 04:51 AM   #33
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

Slumdog Millionaire
The Wrestler
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Let the Right One In
Wall-e
Gran Torino
Tropic Thunder
Milk
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Old January 16 2009, 07:09 AM   #34
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

1) The Dark Knight
2) Be Kind Rewind
3) Wall-E
4) Tropic Thunder
5) Burn After Reading
6) Iron Man
7) The Bank Job
8) Quantum of Solace
9) Indiana Jones &tKotCS
10) The Duchess

Uhhh.....there are only another 3-4 2008 releases beyond these ten that I've seen, and even a couple of the ones I've listed were viewed on an airplane, in which case I wasn't really seeking the movie out. Most of the movies I've watched within the last year were on DVD, and more than a few years old. I don't watch that many current movies anymore.

I am interested in seeing "Let the Right One In" though. But I have no idea if/when that's ever going to make its way to Australia.
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Old January 16 2009, 07:49 AM   #35
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

Here are my top 8 in no perticular order:
TDK
Iron Man
Wall-E
In Bruges
Taken
Hellboy II
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
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Old January 16 2009, 09:55 PM   #36
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

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Potentially worthwhile films I didn't see:

Appaloosa
You didn't miss out. "Appaloosa" was a let down. Rene Zellwegger's pinchy faced posturings, parts that drag on too much and anti-climatic face-offs...subpar at best. The best thing I can say was that set designs/locations were good.
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Old January 18 2009, 07:31 PM   #37
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Re: Your Top 10 Films of 2008

Updated: I would definitely put Gran Torino on my top ten list.
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