Friday, March 6, 2009

My Definitive Cut, 2008

My Definitive Cut, 2008 will reveal the list of the top ten films and the five best directors of the cinematic year of 2008 (1st Jan '08 to 28th Feb 2009) based entirely on my opinion.

Number of films watched: 80
Number of films nominated: 22

The film entries below are nominated to compete for a place in My Definitive Cut, 2008:

BURN AFTER READING - Joel & Ethan Coen
CAPE NO. 7 - Wei Te-Sheng
CASSANDRA'S DREAM - Woody Allen
CHANGELING - Clint Eastwood
CHASER, THE - Na Hong-Jin
CHILDREN OF GLORY - Krisztina Goda
CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN, THE - Andrew Adamson
DARK KNIGHT, THE - Christopher Nolan
DOUBT - John Patrick Shanley
EDGE OF HEAVEN, THE - Fatih Akin
GRACE IS GONE - James C. Strouse
KUNG FU PANDA - Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN - Tomas Alfredson
RED CLIFF - John Woo
SHINE A LIGHT - Martin Scorsese
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - Danny Boyle
SPIRIT, THE - Frank Miller
TALK TO ME - Kasi Lemmons
UNDER THE SAME MOON - Patricia Riggen
VISITOR, THE - Thomas McCarthy
WALL.E - Andrew Stanton
WRESTLER, THE - Darren Aronofsky


My Definitive Cut, 2008
1. WALL.E
2. DOUBT
3. THE WRESTLER
4. THE DARK KNIGHT
5. CHANGELING
6. THE VISITOR
7. SHINE A LIGHT
8. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
9. CAPE NO. 7
10. BURN AFTER READING

Honorable Mention
11. THE EDGE OF HEAVEN
12. LET THE RIGHT ONE IN


My Director's Cut, 2008
1. CHRISTOPHER NOLAN (The Dark Knight)
2. DANNY BOYLE (Slumdog Millionaire)
3. DARREN ARONOFSKY (The Wrestler)
4. CLINT EASTWOOD (Changeling)
5. ANDREW STANTON (Wall.E)

Honorable Mention
6. JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY (Doubt)

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