Tuesday, 9 December 2008

That Ain't No Top Ten!

Roger Ebert has announced a list of The Best Films of 2008 and I have to give him credit for bucking the system and not doing a traditional top ten countdown style list. Rock on, the more films to celebrate the better! Overall his list includes 26 films, starting with an alphabetical list of top 20, a special jury prize and 5 documentaries of "equal first place". Here are the lucky films:

Ebert's Top 20 Films of 2008

Band's Visit, The
Chop Shop
Dark Knight, The
Fall, The
Frozen River
Iron Man
Rachel Getting Married
Reader, The
Revolutionary Road
Shotgun Stories
Slumdog Millionaire
Synecdoche, New York

Ebert's Special Jury Prize 2008
My Winnipeg

Ebert's Five documentaries in equal first place 2008
Encounters at the End of the World
Man on Wire
Standard Operating Procedure
Trouble the Water

Check out Ebert's 20 + 1 + 5 film list and article here.

1 comment:

Suzie Ridler said...

Very cool that he is doing his own thing and why not? I love that he included My Winnipeg, totally loving the Can con.

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