Friday, December 21, 2007

For No Good Reason: The Best and Worst of 2007

I did my best to resist doing a list like this, but there's really no better way to round off the blog for 2007. Happy Christmas to all and I'll be back come early January with a preview of 2008 (hint: I can't wait to see No Country For Old Men!).

Best Film: Zodiac
Honorable Mentions: Into The Wild, The Lives of Others, Superbad, Once, The Fountain, Half Nelson, Teeth, 2 Days In Paris, Ratatouille, Knocked Up, Assassination of Jessie James..., The Darjeeling Limited, The Last King Of Scotland.

Best Director: Sean Penn for Into The Wild

Best Actor: Forest Whitticker in The Last King Of Scotland

Best Actress: Keri Russell in Waitress

Best Script: Superbad

The Jessica Alba Award or "Wow, ain't that pretty!": The Assassination Of Jessie James By The Coward Robert Ford (for some incredible cinematography).

Best Scene: The voice of Roger Rabbit, Charles Fleischer, creeps Jake Gyllenhall (and the rest of us) out in Zodiac by going down to the basement.

Worst Film: Transformers
Almost as bad: Black Sheep, Hostel Part 2, Vacancy, POTC: At World's End, Spider-Man 3.

Worst Prostitution of Talent For A Paycheck: Kevin Spacey in Fred Clause

Most In Need of A Good Film: Jim Carrey

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