Dec 12, 2006

Best and Worst of 2006

Well, it seems that it's the time of year again to do a highly unreliable and unscientific list of stuff we saw this year.
Brought to you by the Film Critics Association of Tejeringo el Chico.

Movies I loved
The Queen
United 93
Little Miss Sunshine
When the Levees Broke
Army of Shadows
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Akira Kurosawa's High and Low

Movies I liked
The Departed
Last King of Scotland
The Prestige
Jesus Camp
The Moustache
Sophie Scholl
Days of Glory - Indigenes

Way disappointing
Casino Royale
Little Children
The last Altman movie with Garrison Keillor.

Bad, pretentious movies
The Science of Sleep
Down to the Bone

Just Plain Bad
Thank You For Smoking

Movies I'm Afraid to See
Apocalypto* *This I won't see because it is from the Mel and he is not only an antisemite, but a pornographer of violence.
Pan's Labrynth
Children of Men
The Fountain
The Pursuit of Happyness

Waiting for Netflix
Marie Antoniette
Fast Food Nation
For Your Consideration
Stranger than Fiction

Great Female Movie Acting
Helen Mirren
Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Carmen Maura
Chus Lampreave
Frances McDormand in Friends with Money
Meryl Streep in "Prada"

Men we love
Alan Arkin
Ryan Gosling
Christian Bale
Matt Damon playing the meanie in The Departed
Jackie Earle Haley in Little Children
Toby Jones as Truman Capote
Forest Whittaker
Bill Nighy in anything
Simon McBurney
Daniel Craig, as dry as he is as Bond, he looks way cute in a tux.
The cast of Indigenes

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