Montreal Film Journal

KEVIN LAFOREST'S TOP TEN



If any one artist truly defined this movie year for me, it's Hugh Jackman. He once again kicked ass as Wolverine in the third X-flick, proved to be perfectly charming in Woody Allen's Scoop, held his own against Christian Bale in "The Prestige" and, last but not least, starred in the film that tops my...

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Unofficial 11th pick (added 01/15/07): Pan's Labyrinth
Had I been able to see it in 2006, Guillermo del Toro's masterpiece would have placed right next to "The Fountain". Alas, it's technically a 2007 release in Montreal. Never mind, the important thing is that you'll soon be able to experience it as well - you won't regret it.




BEST DOCUMENTARY
The Devil and Daniel Johnston




BEST ACTOR
Sacha Baron Cohen in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan



BEST ENSEMBLE
United 93



BEST MUSIC
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny




GUILTY PLEASURE
The Marine














BEST ALBUMS

1. Pierre Lapointe - La forêt des mal-aimés
2. pony up! - Make Love to the Judges With Your Eyes
3. The Dears - Gang of Losers
4. Sunset Rubdown - Shut Up I Am Dreaming
5. Xavier Caféïne - Gisèle





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