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top films of 2009

by so lighty here
The very good: Entré les murs/The Class (2009)/fr/Laurent Cantet Hunger (2009)/UK-Ireland/Steve McQueen Limits Of Control (2009)/US/Jim Jarmusch Moon (2009)/US/Duncan Jones L’heure d’ete / Summer Hours (2009)/FR/Olivier Assayas The September Issue (2009)/US/R J Cutler Bright Star (2009)/UK/Australia/Jane Campion Where the Wild Things Are (2009)/US/Spike Jones Inglorious Basterds (2009)/US/Quentein Tarantino The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)/US/Wes Anderson Broken Embraces (2009)/Spain/Almodovar The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)/US/Werner Herzog The very good, but never viewed until this year: Waltz With Bashir (2008)/Israel/Ari… Read more

The very good:

Entré les murs/The Class (2009)/fr/Laurent Cantet
Hunger (2009)/UK-Ireland/Steve McQueen
Limits Of Control (2009)/US/Jim Jarmusch
Moon (2009)/US/Duncan Jones
L’heure d’ete / Summer Hours (2009)/FR/Olivier Assayas
The September Issue (2009)/US/R J Cutler
Bright Star (2009)/UK/Australia/Jane Campion
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)/US/Spike Jones
Inglorious Basterds (2009)/US/Quentein Tarantino
The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)/US/Wes Anderson
Broken Embraces (2009)/Spain/Almodovar
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)/US/Werner Herzog

The very good, but never viewed until this year:

Waltz With Bashir (2008)/Israel/Ari Folman
Let The Right One In (2008)/Sweden/Tomas Alfredson
Magnificent Obsession (1954)/US/Douglas Sirk
The Reckless Hour & Caught (both 1948)/US/Max Ophüls
Tarnished Angels (1958)/US/Douglas Sirk
The Loveless (1981)/US/Kathryn Bigelow

The reappraised favorably:
Saturday Night Fever (1977)/US/John Badham

The DVD revelation:
MoC Czech “Sunrise” BR

Cinematography:

Christopher Doyle for “Limits Of Control”

Production Design:

Janet Patterson for “Bright Star”

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