10. The Twilight Samurai
(dir. Yoji Yamada)
9. Hero (dir. Zhang Yimou)
8. The Pianist (dir. Roman Polanski)
7. Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance (dir. Park Chan-Wook)
6. Talk To Her (dir. Pedro Almodovar)

5. The 25th Hour (dir. Spike Lee)
Probably the best film that deals with New York post 9/11. That's not all there is, of course. The film is brilliantly acted by Edward Norton and company.
4. Adaptation (dir. Spike Jonze)
Charlie Kaufman is a bit too clever for his own good isn't he? Screw all that though. The films he writes are alive with a sheer sense of imagination and wit. They're never boring!
3. Lilya 4-ever (dir. Lukas Moodysson)
God, what a shattering film. It looks so plaintively at how everything goes wrong for this girl. It's brilliantly acted and it will leave you broken by the time it's done.
2. City of God (dir. Katia Lund and Fernando Meirelles)
It's probably the best crime film since Goodfellas. Yes, it's that good. Every time I watch it I'm caught up in the violence, drama, comedy, the life of these people. Film rarely gets this good.
1. Punch-Drunk Love (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)
I remember reading reviews where people called this a comedy but it isn't. Critics also called it a drama but it's not that either. It's a damn odd film with Adam Sandler's best film role. I'm not sure why but whenever I talk about this movie the word "elliptical" comes to my head. Bliss.

Unseen Movies

Far From Heaven (!!!)
In America
To Be And To Have
The Good Thief
24 Hour Party People
Whale Rider
Morvern Callar
Unknown Pleasures
The Bourne Identity
The Magdalene Sisters
The Dancer Upstairs
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
The Quiet Man
Dracula: Pages From A Virgin's Diary
Bus 173
8 Women
Bloody Sunday
The Man on the Train
In This World
The Kid Stays In The Picture

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