02 January 2009

2008 in Film: The Best.

01 Rachel Getting Married
02 Wall-E
03 Synecdoche, New York
04 Let the Right One In (Lat den Rätte komma in)
05 Make-Out with Violence
06 The Headless Woman (La Mujer sin Cabeza)
07 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
08 [REC]
09 My Winnipeg
10 Phantom Love

Honorable Mention: Christmas on Mars, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Guerilla, Happy-Go-Lucky, Inside (A L'Interieur), The Midnight Meat Train, Paranoid Park, Pineapple Express, The Strangers, You The Living (Du Levande)

Actor: Sean Penn (Milk), Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)

Actress: Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married), Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky)

Supporting Actor: Danny McBride (Pineapple Express), Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road)

Supporting Actress: Misty Upham (Frozen River), Dianne Wiest (Synecdoche, NY)

Director: Steve McQueen (Hunger)

Original Screenplay: Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall)

Adapted Screenplay: Tomas Alfredson and John Ajdve Lindqvist (Let The Right One In)

Cinematography: Jody Lee Lipes (Afterschool), Christopher Soos (Phantom Love), Peter Sova (The Strangers)

Documentary: One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story

Music Video: Mylene Farmer's "Degeneration," Grace Jones' "Corporate Cannibal"

Coming in 2009 and worthy of attention: All The Boys Love Mandy Lane (hopefully), The Class (Entre les Murs), Martyrs, Summer Hours (L'Heure d'Ete), three different 3D R-Rated horror films (My Bloody Valentine, Piranha, and Final Destination 4), and David Cronenberg's first book.

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