MovieTalk's Top 10 Lists for 2008

On KFAI's MovieTalk show on January 1st, critics Jim Brunzell, Erik McClanahan and Peter Schilling revealed their top 10 film selections (and Jim's biggest disappointments) for 2008. See if you agree! Listen here

JIM BRUNZELL
1. WALL*E / dir. Andrew Stanton (USA)
2. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN / dir. Tomas Alfredson (Sweden)
3. THE EDGE OF HEAVEN / dir. Fatih Akin (Turkey & Germany)
4. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE / dir. Danny Boyle (UK & USA)
5. HAPPY-GO-LUCKY / dir. Mike Leigh (UK)
6. THE DARK KNIGHT / dir. Christopher Nolan (USA)
7. ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL / dir. Sacha Gervasi (USA)
8. MILK / dir. Gus Van Sant (USA)
9. REVANCHE / dir. Goetz Spielmann (Austria)
10. WENDY & LUCY / dir. Kelly Reichardt (USA)
Biggest Disappointment: MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA'S by Spike Lee & SYNECDOCHE, N.Y by Charlie Kaufman

ERIK MCCLANAHAN
1. THE DARK KNIGHT / dir. Christopher Nolan (USA) DVD
2. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN / dir. Tomas Alfredson (Sweden)
3. SILENT LIGHT / dir. Carlos Reygadas (Mexico)
4. GOMORRAH / dir. Matteo Garrone (Italy) coming in spring
5. LINHA DE PASSE / dir. Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas (Brazil) unreleased
6. INSIDE / dir. Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury (France) DVD
7. HUNGER / dir. Steve McQueen (UK) Coming in Spring
8. SYNECDOCHE, NY / dir. Charlie Kaufman (USA)
9. MAN ON WIRE / dir. James Marsh (USA)
10. THE FALL / dir. Tarsem Singh (USA) DVD

PETER SCHILLING
1. ANITA O'DAY: THE LIFE OF A JAZZ SINGER /dir. Robbie Cavolina & Ian McCrudden (USA)
2. ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL / dir. Sacha Gervasi (USA)
3. BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER / dir. Chris Bell (USA)
4. THE BAND'S VISIT / dir. Eran Kolirin (Israel)
5. HUNGER / dir.Steve McQueen (UK)
6. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN / dir. Tomas Alfredson (Sweden)
7. OSS 117: Cairo Nest of Spies / dir. by Michel Hazanavicius (Egypt)
8. REVOLUTIONARY ROAD / dir. Sam Mendes (USA)
9. SYNECDOCHE, NY / dir. Charlie Kaufman (USA)
10. VICKY CHRISTINA BARCELONA / dir. Woody Allen (USA)

See www.imdb.com for more information on these movies.


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