2008 review

Just like last year, here is my top 15 –the best films of 2008 (in my humble opinion):

1. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan
2. Wall-E, directed by Andrew Stanton
3. There Will Be Blood, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
4. No Country for Old Men, directed by Ethan and Joel Coen
5. Entre les Murs, directed by Laurent Cantet
6. American Gangster, directed by Sir Ridley Scott
7. Into the Wild, directed by Sean Penn
8. Gone Baby Gone, directed by Ben Affleck
9. Mesrine, l’Instinct de Mort, directed by Jean-Fran├žois Richet
10. Blindess, directed by Fernando Meirelles
11. 3:10 to Yuma, directed by James Mangold
12. Changeling, directed by Clint Eastwood
13. In Bruges, directed by Martin McDonagh
14. Waltz with Bashir, directed by Ari Folman
15. Juno, directed by Jason Reitman

I’m sorry I haven’t updated this blog for so long, and even now I am running out of time to write a proper post! I haven’t seen that many movies this year to be honest (shocking!). And nope, I didn’t forget Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull -but I liked it more because it was Indy rather than the film itself; and because I was so biased watching it anyway, I thought it’d be more reasonable to leave it out. I’m sad I didn’t get to see any of Gus Van Sant’s films (Paranoid Park or Milk) but expect his films to be in next year’s top 15… And as usual, the Oscar films will be released in the next few months in France, so we’ll see at the end of next year. Until then…
I hope you all had a Merry Christmas, and happy wishes for the upcoming year -I know I’ll be fine because Revolutionary Road will be released, and it looks like another very good movie year indeed ­čÖé

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