2005: A History of Violence

THE TOP TEN FILMS OF THE YEAR according to Kevin L.

01. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg)

02. Melinda and Melinda (Woody Allen)

03. Manderlay (Lars von Trier)

04. Frank Miller’s Sin City (Robert Rodriguez)

05. Me and You and Everyone We Know (Miranda July)

06. Oldboy (Park Chan-wook)

07. Capote (Bennett Miller)

08. Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog)

09. Elizabethtown (Cameron Crowe)


10. Munich (Steven Spielberg)


BEST ACTOR
Terrence Howard in Hustle & Flow


BEST ACTRESS
Rachel Weisz in The Constant Gardener



BEST QUÉBÉCOIS MOVIES
Petit Pow! Pow! Noël and C.R.A.Z.Y.


BEST SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS
Batman Begins and War of the Worlds


BEST CHICK FLICKS
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and In Her Shoes


BEST MUSICAL
Rent


BEST ALBUMS
1. Coldplay’s X&Y
2. Fiona Apple’s Extraordinary Machine
3. Sufjan Stevens’ Illinois
4. Martha Wainwright’s self-titled
5. Monsieur Mono’s Pleurer la mer morte

NEXT PAGE: Every 2005 film I’ve seen, ranked and graded
THEN: Jean-François Tremblay’s Best & Worst lists
ALSO: Alexandre Caron’s Best Films and CDs
AND: Jean Carlo Lavoie’s Favorite Movies of 2005