There Will Be Blood (USA, dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)
2007 was a mammoth year for American cinema with juicy offerings from both established and budding auteurs. Outside the US “visceral” was the thème du jour, with controversial and engaging offerings from Taiwan, Mexico, France, the UK and Peter Greenaway (a man worthy of being declared his own walking sovereign state – along with Werner Herzog and Alejandro Jodorowsky).
Lust, Caution (Taiwan/China, dir. Ang Lee)
2007 Watch List: 99 FRANCS – ATONEMENT – THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK – ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD – I’M NOT THERE – IMPORT/EXPORT – KATYN – MONGOL – O’HORTEN – [REC] – SMILEYFACE – STUCK – TO THE LIMIT – TRIGGER MAN – UNRELATED – UP THE YANGTZE – WATER LILIES – XXY – YOU, THE LIVING
Nightwatching (UK/Netherlands, dir. Peter Greenaway)
THE SIGNAL (USA, dir. David Bruckner/Dan Bush/Jacob Gentry)
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