2008 Reviews

Best Film of the Year: Blindness

 

2008 Year in Review

Best Actor: Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
Best Actress: Julianne Moore – Blindness
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Best Suporting Actress: Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler
Best Director: David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Original Screenplay: WALL-E
Best Adapted Screenplay: Let the Right One In
Best Score: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Song: “The Wrestler” – The Wrestler
Best Editing: Blindness
Best Cinematography: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Production Design: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Costume Design: Milk
Best Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Top Ten of 2008

  1. Blindness
  2. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  3. Let the Right One In
  4. WALL-E
  5. In Bruges
  6. Milk
  7. The Wrestler
  8. Revolutionary Road
  9. The Dark Knight
  10. Frost/Nixon

Honorable Mentions: Changeling, Doubt, Iron Man

— A —

April Fool’s Day (½ *) (Full Review)
Australia (***) (Full Review)

— B —

Blindness (****) (Full Review)

— C —

Changeling (*** ½) (Full Review)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (***) (Full Review)
City of Ember (* ½) (Full Review)
Cloverfield (** ½) (Full Review)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (****) (Full Review)

— D —

The Dark Knight (*** ½) (Full Review)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (* ½) (Full Review)
Disaster Movie (* ½) (Full Review)
Doubt (*** ½) (Full Review)

— E —

Eagle Eye (***) (Full Review)

— F —

Frost/Nixon (*** ½) (Full Review)

— G —

Get Smart (***) (Full Review)

— H —

Hancock (* ½) (Full Review)
Happy-Go-Lucky (***) (Full Review)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (***) (Full Review)
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (**)

— I —

In Bruges (****) (Short Review)
The Incredible Hulk (** ½) (Full Review)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (**) (Full Review)
Iron Man (*** ½) (Full Review)

— K —

Kung Fu Panda (***) (Full Review)

— L —

Let the Right One In (****) (Full Review)
Local Color (** ½) (Full Review)

— M —

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (***) (Short Review)
Mamma Mia! (*) (Short Review)
Max Payne (*) (Full Review)
Meet the Spartans (**) (Full Review)
Milk (*** ½) (Full Review)

— Q —

Quantum of Solace (***) (Full Review)

— R —

Revolutionary Road (*** ½) (Full Review)

— S —

Saw V (* ½) (Full Review)
Slumdog Millionaire (***) (Full Review)
Speed Racer (** ½) (Full Review)
The Summer House (* ½) (Full Review)
Superhero Movie (** ½) (Full Review)

— T —

Trick ‘r Treat (***)
Tropic Thunder (***) (Full Review)

— U —

Untraceable (* ½) (Full Review)

— V —

Valkyrie (***) (Full Review)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (**) (Short Review)
The Visitor (***) (Full Review)

— W —

Wall-E (****) (Full Review)
Wendy and Lucy (***) (Full Review)
The Wrestler (*** ½) (Full Review)

— X —

— Y —

— Z —

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