TOP 10 FILMS OF 2009

I must be getting old, too busy or picky.  I’ve only seen 329 films in 2009 (then again, I had a really hard time coming up with 10 worthwhile films).  Difficult choice with Best Supporting Actors this year, many interesting performances, especially in smaller films.


Top 10 Films Of 2009

(329 Films)


In The Loop

Hurt Locker

Up [Animation]

Inglorious Basterds

Journey To Mecca: The Footsteps Of Ibn Battuta [Documentary] [IMAX]

Departures [Japan]

Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story Of Ozploitation! [Documentary] [Australia]

Mid-August Lunch [Italy]

Up In The Air

The Informant!


Best Actor – Peter Capaldi (In The Loop)

Best Actress – Helen Mirren (The Last Station)

Best Supporting Actor – Christoph Waltz (Inglorious Basterds)

Best Supporting Actress – Mo’Nique (Precious)

Best Director – Armando Iannucci (In The Loop)

Best Screenplay – Quentin Tarantino (Inglorious Basterds)

Best Cinematography – Eduard Grau (A Single Man)