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FAVORITE FILMS BY YEAR: 1999

by George O. Kaplan
(Work in progress) THE BEST: 1. The Straight Story (David Lynch) Americana road movie drama, USA/France/UK 2. The Sopranos (Season 1) (David Chase) Television crime drama series, USA 3. Toy Story 2 (Pixar; John Lasseter) Computer-animated fantasy comedy-adventure, USA 4. The Cider House Rules (Lasse Hallström) Americana coming-of-age romantic drama, USA 5. The Talented Mr. Ripley (Anthony Minghella) Crime drama psychological thriller, USA 6. The Thomas Crown Affair (John McTiernan) Romantic crime thriller, USA OTHER GOOD FILMS THAT YEAR: Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm – Larry David; Robert B. Weide – Comedy TV movie, USA Cradle Will Rock… Read more

(Work in progress)

THE BEST:

1. The Straight Story
(David Lynch)
Americana road movie drama, USA/France/UK

2. The Sopranos (Season 1)
(David Chase)
Television crime drama series, USA

3. Toy Story 2
(Pixar; John Lasseter)
Computer-animated fantasy comedy-adventure, USA

4. The Cider House Rules
(Lasse Hallström)
Americana coming-of-age romantic drama, USA

5. The Talented Mr. Ripley
(Anthony Minghella)
Crime drama psychological thriller, USA

6. The Thomas Crown Affair
(John McTiernan)
Romantic crime thriller, USA

OTHER GOOD FILMS THAT YEAR:
Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm – Larry David; Robert B. Weide – Comedy TV movie, USA
Cradle Will Rock – Tim Robbins – Political drama, USA
Ali G, Innit – Sacha Baron Cohen – Satirical television comedy series, UK

ALSO INTERESTING:
Sleepy Hollow – Tim Burton – Gothic costume horror detective mystery, USA/Germany

WTF???
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace – George Lucas – Epic action adventure fantasy space opera, USA

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