10. A History of Violence
(dir. David Cronenberg)
9. King Kong (dir. Peter Jackson)
8. Batman Begins (dir. Christopher Nolan)
7. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (dir. Tommy Lee Jones)
6. Munich (dir. Steven Spielberg)

5. The 40-year-old Virgin (dir. Judd Apatow)
Rarely do comedies come as insightful as this one. Yes, it's insightful but it's also damn funny.
4. Good Night, and Good Luck (dir. George Clooney)
This is a history lesson. But it's a very interesting one and it's expertly acted and directed. Clooney proves that he's a very good director while Strathairn gives probably his best performance.
3. L'Enfant (dir. Luc Dardenne and Jean-Pierre Dardenne)
It's a morality play. But it never feels like one. The film simply observes as its main character commits an unspeakable act and then regards what he will do after that. The film has free will and is not bound by any sort of arbitrary plot. It is.
2. Brokeback Mountain (dir. Ang Lee)
I get made fun of a lot for liking this movie but I stand by it because I sincerely believe that this is one of the great romances of our time.
1. Me and You and Everyone We Know (dir. Miranda July)
This is such a particular film about such specific people that you want to hug it because it is so sure of itself and so sure of what it is. Rarely are films this intimate and romantic and free.

Unseen Movies

Three Times
Grizzly Man
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan
Broken Flowers
The New World
Romance & Cigarettes
Hustle & Flow
Breakfast on Pluto
Last Days
Into Great Silence
Bee Season
The Constant Gardener
Corpse Bride
Match Point

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