Saturday, March 13, 2010

10 Best Films of 2007

What a fantastic year of cinema 2007 was! So many fantastic films and one of the tightest Oscar battles of the decade. It just isn't possible to name 10 quality films released in 2007, so I'm going to start with some honorable mentions before kicking off my list of best films that I saw in 2007.

Honorable Mentions

20. Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)
19. Atonement (Joe Wright)
18. Sunshine (Danny Boyle)
17. American Gangster (Ridley Scott)
16. The Orphanage (Juan Antonio Bayona)
15. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik)
14. Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg)
13. Control (Anton Corbijn)
12. Once (dir. John Carney)
11. Lust, Caution (Ang Lee)

10. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tim Burton)

9. Juno (Jason Reitman)

8. Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)

7. The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)

6. The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass)

5. Zodiac (David Fincher)

4. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel)

3. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (Sidney Lumet)

2. No Country for Old Men (Joel Coen)

and finally...the best film of the decade!

1. There Will be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)

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