2007 Critics’ Top 10 Lists

A
Larry Anklewicz, Canada Free Press
Across the Universe
American Gangster
Charlie Wilson’s War
Enchanted
Hairspray
In the Shadow of the Moon
Into the Wild
The Kite Runner
Michael Clayton
A Mighty Heart
No Country for Old Men
Once
3:10 to Yuma
Waitress

American Film Institute
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
Juno
Knocked Up
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
The Savages
There Will Be Blood

Sean Axmaker, MSN
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
I’m Not There
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Margot at the Wedding
This is England
Sunshine
Colossal Youth
12:08 East of Bucharest
Away From Her
Belle Toujours

Michael Atkinson, IFC News
Syndromes and a Century
Once
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Half Moon
There Will Be Blood
Regular Lovers
Killer of Sheep
12:08 East of Bucharest
Los Muertos
Michael Clayton

African American Film Critics’ Association
The Great Debaters
American Gangster
Talk to Me
Gone Baby Gone
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Juno
Sweeney Todd
Things We Lost in the Fire
There Will Be Blood

Austin Film Critics
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Into the Wild
3:10 to Yuma
Knocked Up
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Atonement
American Gangster
Eastern Promises

Sam Adams, Philadelphia City Paper, LA Times, Hollywood Reporter
Black Book
Syndromes and a Century
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Across the Universe
12:08 East of Bucharest
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Bamako
Persepolis

Jason Anderson, Eye Weekly
Lady Chatterley
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Paprika
Offside
Black Book
Forever
Ten Canoes
I’m Not There

Melissa Anderson, Time Out New York
Southland Tales
I’m Not There
Lady Chatterley
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
Bug
Regular Lovers
Away From Her
Zodiac
Persepolis

Mark Asch, The L Magazine
12:08 East of Bucharest
Black Book
Exiled
I’m Not there
Paprika
Quiet City
Regular Lovers
Rescue Dawn
Southland tales
Terror’s Advocate

Saul Austerlitz, Boston Globe
The Lives of Others
Ratatouille
Eastern Promises
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
No end in Sight
Michael Clayton
Offside
I’m Not There
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Southland Tales

David Ansen, Newsweek
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
This is England
The Lives of Others
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Away from Her
The Hoax
Sweeney Todd

Thelma Adams, US Weekly
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
Eastern Promises
Knocked Up
I’m Not There
Sweeney Todd
Hairspray
Zodiac
Juno
A Mighty Heart

Erica Abeel, inideWIRE
Lady Chatterley
Redacted
Lust, Caution
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
The Orphanage
This Is England
Persepolis
Summer ’04

Kid Adelman, indieWIRE
2 Days in Paris
Broken English
Control
The Darjeeling Limited
Gone Baby Gone
I’m Not There
Juno
Once
Sweeney Todd
Waitress

Juan Carlos Arciniegas, CNN Espanol Critic
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Silent Light
Persepolis
Michael Clayton
The Savages
In the Valley of Elah
300

Michael J. Anderson
Flight of the Red Balloon
Silent Light
The Romance of Astree and Celadon
Still Life
Eastern Promises
Longing
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
The Man From London
The Darjeeling Limited
Opera Jawa

Ethan Alter, Giant Magazine
There Will Be Blood
The Lives of Others
Hot Fuzz
Lust, Caution
No end in Sight
After the Wedding
I’m Not There
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Into the Wild
Beowulf

Soren Anderson, the News Tribune
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Gone Baby Gone
Sweeney Todd
Away from Her
Juno
Hairspray
Amazing Grace
The Bourne Ultimatum

Michelle Alexandria, Eclipse Magazine
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Grindhouse
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Day Watch
Things We Lost in the Fire
3:10 to Yuma
Waitress
The King of Kong
Pirates of the Caribbean 3

Robert Abele, Village Voice Poll
There Will Be Blood
Killer of Sheep
I’m Not There
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Zodiac
Brand Upon the Brain
Knocked Up
The Host
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Band’s Visit

John Anderson, Village Voice Poll
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
Zodiac
Lars and the Real Girl
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Protagonist
Once
Michael Clayton
In the Pit

Al Alexander, Daily News Tribune
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
Sweeney Todd
Black Book
Zodiac
I’m Not There
The Hoax
Hairspray
Juno
Lars and the Real Girl

Aurelien Allin, Monsieur Cinema
I’m Not There
Zodiac
La Nuit nous appartient
Ratatouille
Persepolis
The Other Side
Water Lillies
Day Night Day Night
Control
The Simpsons Movie

Michael James Allen, Lumino Magazine
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
The King of Kong
Hot Fuzz
The Darjeeling Limited
Sweeney Todd
Sunshine
Bug

Jay Antani, filmcritic.com
Nanking
The Golden Door
The Bourne Ultimatum
Looking for Cheyenne
Starting Out in the Evening
A Mighty Heart
Juno
Michael Clayton
The King of Kong
Half Moon

Beth Accomando, KPBS
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Eastern Promises
Killer of Sheep
Persepolis
Juno
300
Grindhouse
The Host
Paprika

Jeffrey Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Offside
Private Fears in Public Places
Eastern Promises
Bug
The Host
I’m Not There
12:08 East of Bucharest

Frank Avella, New York Cool.com
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
There Will Be Blood
Sweeney Todd
Atonement
American Gangster
Eastern Promises
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men

B
Broadcast Film Critics
American Gangster
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
Juno
The Kite Runner
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
There Will Be Blood

Julian Baker, UR Chicago
Eastern Promises
Knocked Up
Lake of Fire
Zodiac
The Savages
Michael Clayton
Private Fears in Public Places
No Country for Old Men
The Man From London
Syndromes and a Century

Donna Bowman, Nashville Scene
Ratatouille
Once
No Country for Old Men
The King of Kong
Atonement
12:08 East of Bucharest
Into the Wild
Zodiac
Into Great Silence
3:10 to Yuma

Richard Brody, The New Yorker
The Darjeeling Limited
Colossal Youth
West of the Tracks
Knocked Up
Regular Lovers
Superbad
Belle Toujours
Norbit
Terror’s Advocate
Stephanie Daley

Peter Brunette, Screen International
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Gone Baby Gone
In the Valley of Elah
Michael Clayton
Into the Wild
Lars and the Real Girl

Brian Brooks, indieWIRE
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Into the Wild
Ratatouille
Juno
Atonement
The Lives of Others
Lust, Caution
Superbad
No End in Sight
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Alison Bailes,
3:10 to Yuma
Knocked Up
Atonement
Rescue Dawn
I Am Legend
Across the Universe
Paris, je t’aime
Margot at the Wedding
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Gone Baby Gone

Ray Bennett, Hollywood Reporter
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Band’s Visit
I Served the King of England
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Atonement
Michael Clayton
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Savages
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Zodiac

Jordan Bartel, Carroll County Times
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Once
The Savages
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
The Simpsons Movie
Zodiac
The Namesake
Into the Wild
Knocked Up

John Beifuss, CommercialAppeal.com
Killer of Sheep
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Children of Men
Pan’s Labyrinth
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Grindhouse
The Host
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Waitress
Juno

James Berardinelli, Reel Views
The Lives of Others
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Juno
Black Book
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Gone Baby Gone
Atonement
The Namesake
Charlie Wilson’s War

Sean Burns, Philadelphia Weekly
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Bourne Ultimatum
Zodiac
Superbad
Linda Linda Linda
No End in Sight
Bug

Ty Burr, Boston Globe
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Zodiac
Lake of Fire

Robert Butler, Kansas City Star
Sweeney Todd
Once
Things We Lost in the Fire
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men
Lars and the Real Girl
Juno
There Will Be Blood
Away From Her
Michael Clayton

Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier Online
No Country for Old Men
Gone Baby Gone
Ratatouille
The Lookout
Sweeney Todd
Away From Her
Black Book
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Namesake
A Mighty Heart

Christopher Borrelli, Toledo Blade
I’m Not There
Superbad
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
No Country for Old Men
Live Free Or Die Hard
There Will Be Blood
Summercamp
The Savages
Once

Liz Braun, jam! Showbiz
Away From Her
No Country for Old Men
The Italian
After the Wedding
Atonement
300
No End in Sight
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Shaz Bennett, Associate Director, Programming AFI Fest
Juno
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
Syndromes and a Century
I’m Not There
Persepolis
There Will Be Blood
Killer of Sheep
Silent Light
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone

Bob Brevett, Rope of Silicon
The Bourne Ultimatum
Atonement
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Michael Clayton
Once
Things We Lost in the Fire
Reign Over Me
Zodiac
Sweeney Todd
The Orphanage

Roxanne B, film.com
The Lives of Others
The King of Kong
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
3:10 to Yuma
Michael Clayton
The Hoax
Persepolis
Year of the Dog
Knocked Up
Juno

Benoit Basirico, Studio Magazine
Zodiac
Bug
Boulevard St. Denis, Paris, France
24 Measures
The Secret of the Grain
28 Semaines plus tard
Inland Empire
Love Songs
La Vie en Rose
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Thomas Baurez, Studio Magazine
The Secret of the Grain
Eastern Promises
The Human Question
Exile
Election 1 and 2
La France
Charly
Zodiac
Inland Empire
La Vie en Rose

Sophia Benamon, Studio Magazine
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Intimate Enemies
La Vie en Rose
Sicko
The Simpsons Movie
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Persepolis
La vie des autres
Youth Without Youth
Un Secret

Sheila Benson, Village Voice Poll
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Michael Clayton
Starting Out in the Evening
Eastern Promises
The Golden Door
Killer of Sheep
Persepolis
Juno

David Blaylock, Village Voice Poll
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Brand Upon the Brain
Control
Grindhouse
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
Superbad
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac

Abbie Bernstein, if Magazine
Michael Clayton
Sevarence
Breach
Enchanted
The Lookout
Zodiac
Shoot ‘Em Up
Death at a Funeral
Ratatouille
Grindhouse

Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
No Country for Old Men
Gone Baby Gone
Juno
2 Days in Paris
No End in Sight
The King of Kong
Ratatatouille
Across the Universe
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Lake of Fire

Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
No Country for Old Men
The Lives of Others
There Will Be Blood
Persepolis
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
Atonement
3:10 to Yuma
The Bourne Ultimatum
Eastern Promises
Ratatouille

Stephen Becker, Dallas Morning News
Once
Juno
Knocked Up
American Gangster
Atonement
Margot at the Wedding
Eastern Promises
Gone Baby Gone
Beowulf
No Country for Old Men

Burl Burlingame, Star Bulletin
Michael Clayton
Ratatouille
The Kite Runner
Waitress
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Stardust
Across the Universe
300
La Vie en Rose
The Mist

Camille Brun, Monsieur Cinema
I’m Not There
Bug
Sunshine
Persepolis
The Other Side
La Fils de l’epicier
Anna M.
Very Well, Thank You
Zodiac
Irina Palm

Kim Brown, Subject: Cinema
3:10 to Yuma
Air Guitar Nation
Fierce People
Hairspray
Hot Fuzz
I Am Legend
The King of Kong
Once
Sweeney Todd
Wristcutters

Randall A Byrn, Blog Critics Magazine
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Across the Universe
I’m Not There
Sweeney Todd
The Bourne Ultimatum
Persepolis
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Italian

Chris Barsanti, filmcritic.com
This Is England
There Will be Blood
Persepolis
No Country for Old Men
The Devil Came on Horseback
Wristcutters: A Love Story
Once
Zodiac
The King of Kong
In the Valley of Elah

Paul Brenner, filmcritic.com
Colossal Youth
Eastern Promises
Bug
The Other Side of the Mirror
Sweeney Todd
Brand Upon the Brain
I’m Not There
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood

Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sunshine
The King of Kong
Across the Universe
Control

Jules Brenner, Cinema Signals
Eastern Promises
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
3:10 to Yuma
American Gangster
The Lookout
In the Valley of Elah
Zodiac
You Kill Me
Breach
The Unknown Woman

Geoff Berkshire, Metromix Chicago
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
No End in Sight
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
No Country for Old Men
The Savages
My Kid Could Paint That
Grindhouse
Rocket Science

Frederick and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
Amazing Grace
Away From Her
Feast of Love
Juno
The Kite Runner
Lars and the Real Girl
In the Shadow of Elah
Michael Clayton
Freedom Writers
Once

Chris Beaumant, Blog Critics Magazine
Sweeney Todd
No Country for Old Men
Juno
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouille
300
Across the Universe
Knocked Up
Black Snake Moan
Sunshine

Buzz Sugar
Juno
Lars and the Real Girl
No Country for Old Men
Waitress
Atonement
Hairspray
The King of Kong
Knocked Up
The Bourne Ultimatum
Away From Here

C
Canon Movies
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
No End In Sight
Eastern Promises
I’m Not There
Luz Silencisoa
Zodiac
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement

Richard Corliss, Time Magazine
No Country for Old Men
The Lives of Others
Killer of Sheep
Atonement
Sweeney Todd
Persepolis
No End in Sight
In the Valley of Elah
Waitress
Beowulf

City Paper
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
Zodiac
The Host
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Syndromes and a Century
Atonement
Into the Wild
The Lives of Others
Away From Her

Carina Chocano, Los Angeles Times
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Savages
Ratatouille
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Sicko
There Will Be Blood
Rescue Dawn
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Juno
Once
Waitress

Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Once
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I’m Not There
Away From Her
Michael Clayton
This is England

Jeanette Catsoulis, New York Times, Reverse Shot, indieWIRE
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Red Road
Once
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Host
We Own the Night
Eastern Promises

Tom Charity, CNN
There Will Be Blood
Into the Wild
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Syndromes and a Century
Black Book
Once
Killer of Sheep
We Own the Night

Godfrey Cheshire, The Independent Weekly
Into the Wild
Into Great Silence
The Lives of Others
Grindhouse
No End in Sight
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Persepolis
Black Snake Moan
Sicko
The Savages

Daryl Chin
Killer of Sheep
Into Great Silence
13 Lakes
Syndromes and a Century
Colossal Youth
The Magic Mirror
I’m Not There
Brand Upon the Brain
Persepolis
Regular Lovers

Gary Crowdus, Cineaste Magazine
Michael Clayton
There Will Be Blood
No End in Sight
11th Hour
Sicko
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Terror’s Advocate
Nanking
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Canadian Press
Away From Her
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Into the Wild
Juno
Knocked Up
Lars and the Real Girl
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Once
The Savages

City Pages
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Killer of Sheep
Southland Tales
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Colossal Youth
Eastern Promises
The King of Kong
Regular Lovers
Hot Fuzz
Knocked Up
Manufactured Landscapes
Private Fears in Public Places

Cory Cheney, Urban Tulsa Weekly
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Knocked Up
Hot Fuzz
Juno
3:10 to Yuma
Atonement
The Kite Runner
Eastern Promises
The Bourne Ultimatum

Joseph Cunneen/Kevin Doherty, National Catholic Reporter
Pan’s Labyrinth
The Lives of Others
Into Great Silence
Killer of Sheep
The Namesake
Away From Her
Ratatouille
My Best Friend
3:10 to Yuma
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

ComingSoon.net
Once
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Vitus
The Host
Hot Fuzz
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Superbad
Lars and the Real Girl
3:10 to Yuma
I’m Not There

Larry Carroll, MTV
No Country for Old Men
Juno
300
Superbad
3:10 to Yuma
In the Valley of Elah
Rescue Dawn
I Am Legend
We Own the Night
Smiley Face

Jackie Cooper, 41NBC/MGT
Atonement
Hairspray
Breach
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Sweeney Todd
Into the Wild
In the Valley of Elah
Michael Clayton
August Rush
Transformers

Ken Chanko, The Stephen Holt Show
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
The Lives of Others
No End in Sight
Michael Clayton
The Savages
Juno
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Youth Without Youth

Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Zodiac
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Persepolis
Gone Baby Gone

Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Sweeney Todd
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
Once
Control

Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
No Country for Old Men
Paranoid Park
The Edge of Heaven
Hallam Foe
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
This is England
Ratatouille
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I’m Not There

Ben Cotner, Paramount Vantage
There Will Be Blood
Into the Wild
The Orphanage
No Country for Old Men
Billy the Kid
Juno
In the Shadow of the Moon
Transformers
Lars and the Real Girl
Dan In Real Life
No End in Sight
The Devil Came on Horseback
Enchanted
Ratatouille
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Lust, Caution
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Chop Shop
Teeth
Black Sheep

Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
The Host
Into the Wild
Juno
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Once
Sweeney Todd

Robert Cargill, film.com
There Will Be Blood
Black Snake Moan
The Orphanage
American Gangster
3:10 to Yuma
Charlie Wilson’s War
Hot Fuzz
Black Book
Talk to Me
I Am Legend

Tim Cain, Herald Review
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Juno
3:10 to Yuma
The Bourne Ultimatum
Once
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Walk Hard

Justin Chang, Village Voice Poll
Offside
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Into Great Silence
Syndromes and a Century
Sweeney Todd
Ratatouille
No End in Sight
The Host

Kevin Carr, filmschoolrejects.com
No Country for Old Men
Juno
The King of Kong
The Darjeeling Limited
Zodiac
Grindhouse
Black Snake Moan
Resurecting the Champ
28 Weeks Later
Ratatouille

Thierry Cheze, Studio Magazine
La Vie en Rose
The Secret of the Grain
Exile
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
La Vie des autres
I’m Not There
Loin d’elle
State Reasons
Bobby
Anna M.

Cine Live
La Vie en Rose
Persepolis
I’m Not There
99 F
Control
Once
Intimate Enemies
Letters From Iwo Jima
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Zodiac

Cody Clark, Utah Daily Herald
Stardust
Zodiac
Amazing Grace
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Ratatouille
Once
Juno
Michael Clayton
3:10 to Yuma

Criticstop10.com
Juno
Gone Baby Gone
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Persepolis
Knocked Up
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Into the Wild
The Savages
Once

Chris Cabin, filmcritic.com
I’m Not There
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Syndromes and a Century
Regular Lovers
No Country for Old Men
Colossal Youth
Eastern Promises
Southland Tales
The Darjeeling Limited

Keith Cohen, KC Community News
Sweeney Todd
Hairspray
Ratatouille
Little Children
Enchanted
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
In the Shadows of the Moon
After the Wedding
Volver
Hurricane on the Bayou

Jeffrey Chen, Reel Talk
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Hot Fuzz
Persepolis
Grindhouse
Once
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
Nanking
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Gina Carbone, Seacoast Online
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Bourne Ultimatum
Michael Clayton
Away From Her
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac

Michael Compton, Daily News Bowling Green
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Away From Her
Once
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Gone Baby Gone
Grindhouse
The King of Kong

D
Mark Dujsik, UR Chicago
Breach
The Bridge to Terabithia
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Once
Lust, Caution
Sicko
Spider-Man 3

Dallas Fort Worth Critics Awards
No Country for Old Men
Juno
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
Michael Clayton
Into the Wild
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Kite Runner
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Charlie Wilson’s War

Mike D’Angelo, Esquire
Death Proof
My Kid Could Paint That
Time
Joshua
The Wayward Cloud
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
The Host
Day Night Day Night
Planet Terror
Grindhouse

David D’Arcy, Greencine
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Offside
I’m Not There
Persepolis
Black Book
The Band’s Visit
Manda Bala
The Host
brand Upon the Brain
Southland Tales

Peter Debruge, Variety
Atonement
Manufactred Landscapes
Romance & Cigarettes
No Country for Old Men
Private Property
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Lake of Fire
Juno

Thomas Doherty, Cineaste
Michael Clayton
Persepolis
Into the Wild
Zodiac
Away From Her
Once
No Country for Old Men
Moliere
The Lookout
Knocked Up

Mahola Dargis, New York Times
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Into Great Silence
I’m Not There
Killer of Sheep
The Bourne Ultimatum
Eastern Promises
Michael Clayton
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Lady Chatterley
Colossal Youth
Monika
Superbad
Southland Tales
No End in Sight
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
This is England
The Savages
Year of the Dog
Paprika
The Host
The Kingdom

Matt Dentler, SxSW Festival Producer
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
Killer of Sheep
No Country for Old Men
The King of Kong
Persepolis
In the Shadow of the Moon

Edward Douglas, Comingsoon.net
Once
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Vitus
The Host
Hot Fuzz
Superbad
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Lars and the Real Girl
3:10 to Yuma
I’m Not There

Roger Durling, Santa Barbara’s Independent
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Knocked Up
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Atonement

Alonso Duralde, MSNBC
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Away From Her
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Meet the Robinsons
Persepolis
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Zodiac
Paris, je t’aime
Grindhouse
Knocked Up

Rossiter Drake, The Examiner
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
The Dead Girl
American Gangster
Rock the Bells
Amazing Grace
Live Free or Die Hard

Victor Diaz, Austin 8 News
Juno
Once
Lars and the Real Girl
Eastern Promises
The Bourne Ultimatum
No Country for Old Men
Gone Baby Gone
There Will Be Blood
300
Talk to Me

Mark Daniell, JAM! Movies
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
Michael Clayton
Zodiac
Into the Wild
Away From Her
Across the Universe
Juno
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Brave One

Richard Duckett, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The Lives of Others
Into the Wild
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
American Gangster
Into Great Silence
Ten Canoes
God Grew Tired Of Us
Avenue Montaigne
Across the Universe

Matt Dentler, SXSW Film Festival Director
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
Killer of Sheep
No Country for Old Men
The King of Kong
Persepolis
In the Shadow of the Moon
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Namesake
No End in Sight

Jeff Deutchman, IFC Entertainment
I’m Not There
Death Proof
Grindhouse
Lake of Fire
There Will Be Blood
The Host
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Away From Her
Knocked Up

Michael Drakulich, Southtown Star
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
Away From Her
Across the Universe
La Vie en Rose
The Hoax
Juno
The Italian
A Mighty Heart

Gary Dretzka, Movie City News
The Devil Came on Horseback
Darfur Now
Sand and Sorrow
War Dance
Away From Her
Ratatouille
The Namesake
Once
Into the Wild
Ten Canoes
Red Road
Zodiac
Blame it on Fidel

Duane Dudek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Away From Her
The Band’s Visit
The Golden Door
Juno
The Namesake
No Country for Old Men
Once
Persepolis
The Pool
Rocket Science

J. Christophe Derrien, Monsieur Cinema
Ratatouille
Across the Universe
Lucky You
Live Free or Die Hard
Je Suis une legende
Sunshine
Zodiac
This is England
Never Forever
Inland Empire

Marcy Dermansky, About.com
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
The Darjeeling Limited
Atonement
Away From Her
Persepolis
After the Wedding
Blame it on Fidel
Talk to Me
Lust, Caution

Kathryn Durfee, Athens Exchange
3:10 to Yuma
American Gangster
The Darjeeling Limited
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Ratatouille
King of California
Atonement
Lars and the Real Girl
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd

Marc Doyle, Metacritic.com
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
Deep Water
Once
There Will Be Blood
Control
28 Weeks Later
American Hardcore
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Orphanage

Cole Dabney, INsite Magazine
There Will Be Blood
Juno
Into the Wild
Knocked Up
American Gangster
Sweeney Todd
Ratatouille
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
No Country for Old Men
3:10 to Yuma

E
David Edelstein
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sweeney Todd
There Will Be Blood
Away From Her
The Savages
No End in Sight
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Ratatouille
Persepolis
Grace is Gone

Greg Ellwood, MSN
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Broken English
I’m Not There
Once
Superbad

Jim Emerson, RogerEbert.com
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
Zodiac
12:08 East of Bucharest
Persepolis
Breach
Superbad
Rescue Dawn
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Once

Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine
Offside
No Country for Old Men
The Boss Of It All
This Is England
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Host
Atonement
Superbad
Youth Without Youth

Cheryl Eddy, San Francisco Bay Guardian
No Country for Old Men
Grindhouse
Persepolis
I’m Not There
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The King of Kong
Zodiac
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Superbad

Steve Erickson, Gay City News, City Paper
Syndromes and a Century
Day Night Day Night
Colossal Youth
I’m Not There
Offside
Gone Baby Gone
Black Book
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Triad Election
West of the Tracks

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Atonement
The Kite Runner
Away From Her
Across the Universe
La Vie en Rose
The Great Debaters
Into the Wild

Sean Elliott, iF Magazine
Sweeney Todd
Enchanted
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
The Martian Child
Spider-Man 3
Pirates of the Caribbean 3
Ratatouille
The Host
Transformers
300

Empire Magazine
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Lives of Others
Atonement
Ratatouille
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
Superbad
Hot Fuzz
Knocked Up
Half Nelson

Ken Eisner, Georgia Straight
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Savages
Once
Across the Universe
The Darjeeling Limited
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Avenue Montaigne
Lars and the Real Girl
Superbad
Knocked Up

Britta Erickson, Starz Denver Film Festival
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
Juno
Into the Wild
Teeth
Dedication
Kurt Cobain: About a Son
My Kid Could Paint That

David Elliot, San Diego Union
Atonement
Offside
In the Valley of Elah
The Lives of Others
Youth Without Youth
Colma: The Musical
Talk to Me
Juno
Crazy Love
Ratatouille

David Ehrenstein
I’m Not There
Regular Lovers
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
There Will Be Blood
La Vie en Rose
Sweeney Todd
The Man of My Life
Away From Her
Syndromes and a Century
Terror’s Advocate

F
Roger Friedman (FOX News)
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Namesake
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Savages
I’m Not There
Juno
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men
Atonement

Film Guardian
Control
Eastern Promises
Silent Light
The Lives of Others
Zodiac
Away From Her
Climates
Ratatouille
12:08 East of Bucharest
Letters From Iwo Jima

David Fear, Time Out New York
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
12:08 East of Bucharest
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Zodiac
Manda Bala
Syndromes and a Century
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
I’m Not There

Marshall Fine, NY Daily News
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Gone Baby Gone
The Lives of Others
Sicko
The Darjeeling Limited
Grindhouse
Ratatouille
Knocked Up

Cynthia Fuchs, PopMatters
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Golden Door
The Host
Killer of Sheep
Offside
The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair
Taxi to the Dark Side
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac

Graham Fuller, Interview
The Lives of Others
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Eastern Promises
Zodiac
12:08 East of Bucharest
Lady Chatterley
Red Road
Atonement
I’m Not There

Lexi Feinberg, Big Picture Big Sound
Juno
Away From Her
Sweeney Todd
Knocked Up
Atonement
Into the Wild
My Kid Could Paint That
Starter for 10
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Malcolm Fraser, Montreal Mirror
Killer of Sheep
Eastern Promises
Margot at the Wedding
The Host
No End in Sight
Paprika
No Country for Old Men
Superbad
After the Wedding
Grindhouse

Felicia Feaster, Creative Loafing Atlanta
There Will Be Blood
La Vie En Rose
Away From Her
Into the Wild
Lars and the Real Girl
Lady Chatterley
Year of the Dog
Knocked Up
Rescue Dawn
Juno

Stephen Farber, Hollywood Reporter
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Kite Runner
The Lookout
Juno
Gone Baby Gone
Michael Clayton
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Eastern Promises

Jeff Farance, News Journal Online
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Hairspray
The Bucket List
American Gangster
Ratatouille
Gone Baby Gone
Away From Her
3:10 to Yuma
Waitress

Scott Foundas, LA Weekly/Village Voice
There Will Be Blood
Colossal Youth
West of the Tracks
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Zodiac
Regular Lovers
Ratatouille
Honor de Cavalleria
No Country for Old Men
Eastern Promises
Lake of Fire
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Margot at the Wedding
Knocked Up
Superbad
Redacted
No End in Sight
The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Fathergeek
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Orphanage
Eastern Promises
Juno
3:10 to Yuma
Zodiac
Time Crimes

F.X. Feeney, Village Voice Poll
There Will Be Blood
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
Starting Out in the Evening
Youth Without Youth
Margot at the Wedding
Atonement
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
The Hoax

Devin Faraci, CHUD
Once
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
There Will Be Blood
Hot Fuzz
I’m Not There
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Gone Baby Gone

Damond Fudge, Des Moines Register
No Country for Old Men
Stardust
A Mighty Heart
Atonement
Sweeney Todd
Eastern Promises
Sicko
Ratatouille
Grindhouse
Fido

Noah Forrest, Movie City News
The Darjeeling Limited
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Margot at the Wedding
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Once
Into the Wild
The Devil Came on Horseback

Scott Feinberg, AndTheWinnerIs.com
Juno
Superbad
God Grew Tired of Us
Gone Baby Gone
In the Valley of Elah
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sicko
Lars and the Real Girl
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Kite Runner

Patrick Fabre, Studio Magazine
La Vie en Rose
Love Songs
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
La nuitnous appartient
99 F
This Is England
Pirates of the Caribbean 3
Paranoid Park
Lavie des autres
Just About Love

Blake French, filmcritic.com
Bug
Zodiac
Eastern Promises
A Mighty Heart
Starting Out in the Evening
Talk to Me
Black Snake Moan
Lions for Lambs
Sicko
Into the Wild

Chris Flippo, Athens Exchange
No Country for Old Men
The Simpsons Movie
3:10 to Yuma
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The King of Kong
Grindhouse
Once
Hot Fuzz
The Mist
Juno

Michael Ferraro, Bronsonfive
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Savages
3:10 to Yuma
Knocked Up
Hot Fuzz
Once
Sunshine
Zodiac

John Foote, News Durham Region
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Away From Her
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Sweeney Todd
Michael Clayton
Juno
Zodiac
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Film Comment Critics’ Poll
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Syndromes and a Century
I’m Not There
Killer of Sheep
Lady Chatterley
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Eastern Promises
Colossal Youth

Harry Forbes and John Muldering, Catholic News
Amazing Grace
Bella
Juno
Beyond the Gates
Into Great Silence
The Kite Runner
Lars and the Real Girl
The Lives of Others
The Namesake
The Rape of Europa
Ratatouille

G
David Germain, Associated Press
No Country for Old Men
Once
Juno
Away From Her
Into the Wild
American Gangster
Stardust
Starting Out in the Evening
The Band’s Visit
Year of the Dog

Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
Killer of Sheep
Offside
Into Great Silence
Golden Door
Rescue Dawn
No Country for Old Men
Exiled
Syndromes and a Century
Forever
The Life of Reilly

Georgetown Voice
The Lives of Others
Pan’s Labyrinth
Superbad
Knocked Up
The Darjeeling Limited
Michael Clayton
Children of Men
Ratatouille
Waitress
American Gangster

The Guardian
Control
Eastern Promises
Silent Light
The Lives of Others
Zodiac
Away From Her
Climates
Ratatouille
12:08 East of Bucharest
Letters from Iwo Jima

Stephen Garrett, Time Out New York
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I’m Not There
Black Book
Once
There Will Be Blood
Brand upon the Brain
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Eastern Promises

Susan Gerhard, SF360
Once
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Persepolis
Into the Wild
The Host
Sicko
The Bourne Ultimatum
I’m Not There
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
The Golden Compass

Akiva Gottlieb
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Away From Her
Into the Wild
Quiet City
There Will Be Blood
13 Lakes
12:08 East of Bucharest
The Wayward Cloud
We Own the Night
Zodiac

Andrew Grant, filmbrain.com
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd
Romance & Cigarettes
Margot at the Wedding
Syndromes and a Century
Killer of Sheep
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Day Night Day Night

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
I’m Not There
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Michael Clayton
Superbad
The Lives of Others
Grindhouse
Jack Smith and the Destruction of the Atlantis
Once
No End in Sight
Zodiac

Lou Gaul
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Gone Baby Gone
The Great Debaters
Into the Wild
Juno
Once
Sweeney Todd

Andrea Gronvall, MCN
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Once
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Starting Out in the Evening
Michael Clayton
The Taste of Tea
Sicko
Gone Baby Gone
Exiled

Martin Grove, The Hollywood Reporter
Atonement
American Gangster
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Enchanted
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
3:10 to Yuma

Susan Granger, SSG Syndicate
Atonement
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Darjeeling Limited
Juno
The Kite Runner
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood

Jason Guerrasio, indieWIRE
There Will Be Blood
The Savages
Zodiac
Manda Bala
I’m Not There
Waitress
My Kid Could Paint That
Starting Out in the Evening
Lake of Fire
The Orphanage

Janos Gereben, The Examiner
Away from Her
The Lives of Others
Summer Palace
Eastern Promises
The Bourne Ultimatum
Charlie Wilson’s War
Atonement
Lust, Caution
Breach
The Savages

Jack Garner, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
No Country for Old Men
The Kite Runner
Charlie Wilson’s War
There Will Be Blood
Juno
Into the Wild
Away from Her
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Bucket List

Andy Gray, Tribune Chronicle
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Once
Juno
Ratatouille
Charlie Wilson’s War
Sweeney Todd
American Gangster
Gone Baby Gone
Away from Her

John Griffin, Montreal Gazette
Once
Juno
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
The Lookout
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
In the Valley of Elah
Away From Her
I’m Not There
Red Road
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Michael Gibbons, MIX Brazil
After the Wedding
Joga de Cena
Lady Chatterley
No Regret
Paprika
Planet Earth
Red Road
Santiago
Le Voyage du ballon Rouge
Zodiac

Bill Guetzler, Cleveland International Film Festival
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Ben X
The Edge of Heaven
Juno
The Band’s Visit
The Orphanage
Persepolis
I Served the King of England
Secret Sunshine
The Russian Triangle

Marie-Therese Guirgis
There Will Be Blood
An Unresonable Man
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Across the Universe
Romance and Cigarettes
Into the Wild
Lady Chatterley
Persepolis
No Country for Old Men
Crazy Love
Juno
Black Book
Two Days in Paris
The Host
Triad Election
Eastern Promises
Sweeney Todd
Michael Clayton
This Is England

Bill Gibron, Popmatters.com
Sweeney Todd
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Hot Fuzz
Zodiac
Gone Baby Gone
Into the Wild
The Brave One
The Darjeeling Limited
Ratatouille

Lance Goldenberg, Village Voice Poll
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Inland Empire
Sweeney Todd
Eastern Promises
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
The Host
Ten Canoes

Tim Grierson, Village Voice Poll
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
No End in Sight
Killer of Sheep
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Jimmy Carter Man From Plains
Syndromes and a Century
Michael Clayton
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I’m Not There

Larry Gross, Village Voice Poll
Syndromes and a Century
I’m Not There
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
There Will Be Blood
Into the Wild
No Country for Old Men
Southland Tales
Youth Without Youth

Dann Gire, Chicago Daily News
Juno
Michael Clayton
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
The Orphanage
Away From Her
Knocked Up
Ratatouille
Waitress
There Will Be Blood

Pat Graham, Chicago Reader
Inland Empire
Silent Light
Tears of the Black Tiger
Margot at the Wedding
Los Muertos
Colossal Youth
The Man From London
Flanders
The Taste of Tea
I’m Not There
Brand Upon the Brain

Jaq Greenspon, FirstShowing
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Juno
Waitress
You Kill Me
The Hunting Party
Stardust
Enchanted
Ratatouille
August Rush

H
Stephen Holt, The Stephen Holt Show
Atonement
Once
Crazy Love
Across the Universe
Persepolis
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Savages
The Kite Runner
Sicko
Enchanted

Pete Hammond, Maxim Magazine
American Gangster
The Bourne Ultimatum
Control
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
In the Valley of Elah
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac

Dennis Harvey, Variety
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Adam’s Apples
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sweeney Todd
Michael Clayton
Lars and the Real Girl
Colma: The Musical
The Last Winter
Ten Canoes
Gone Baby Gone

Aaron Hillis, Village Voice, Premier, IFC News
There Will Be Blood
Killer of Sheep
Syndromes and a Century
No Country for Old Men
The Darjeeling Limited
Zodiac
Offside
The Host
Paprika
Once

J Hoberman, Village Voice
I’m Not There
Eastern Promises
Southland Tales
Offside
Day Night Day Night
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Terror’s Advocate
Black Book
Redacted

Mark Holcomb, Time Out New York
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
The Host
Year of the Dog
Dedication
Southland Tales
Eastern Promises
The Method
Rocket Science
The Lives of Others

Robert Horton, The Herald
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Margot at the Wedding
Grindhouse
Eastern Promises
Lady Chatterley
Exiled
Black Snake Moan
Once

David Hudson, GreenCine
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Wayward Cloud
Persepolis
Offside
Ratatouille
Comedy of Power
Hannah Takes the Stairs
The Bourne Ultimatum

Johnny Ray Houston, San Francisco Bay Guardian
The Host
Killer of Sheep
Forever
Colossal Youth
Syndromes and a Century
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
Superbad
Dans Paris

Stephen Holden, New York Times
There Will Be Blood
The Lives of Others
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Persepolis
Starting Out in the Evening
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
Atonement
Across the Universe
Juno

Mattew Hays, Montreal Mirror
Eastern Promises
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Away From Her
No Country for Old Men
God Grew Tired of Us
Rendition
Sicko
Zoo
Up the Yangtze Yung
The Lives of Others

Curt Holman, Creative Loafing Atlanta
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd
Zodiac
The Savages
Hot Fuzz
No Country for Old Men
Deep Water
Atonement
There Will Be Blood
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Eugene Hernandez, indieWIRE
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
Into the Wild
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
The Darjeeling Limited
Lake of Fire
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Persepolis
Quiet City

Dan Hudak, Miami Sun Post
There Will Be Blood
Stardust
Gone Baby Gone
Juno
The Mist
The Namesake
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Brave One
Waitress
Transformers

Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Kite Runner
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Savages
No Country for Old Men
Charlie Wilson’s War
Eastern Promises

John Hubbuch, Wednesday Journal Online
300
Waitress
Once
Transformers
3:10 to Yuma
Eastern Promises
Michael Clayton
American Gangster
No Country for Old Men
Enchanted

Mike Hochberg, amNY
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
The Lives of Others
No End in Sight
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
In the Shadow of the Moon
The King of Kong

Chris Hewitt, Pioneer Press
Away From Her
Zodiac
Michael Clayton
The Bourne Ultimatum
My Kid Could Paint That
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
Superbad
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Once

Stephen Hunter, Washington Post
No End in Sight
Persepolis
Starting Out in the Evening
Charlie Wilson’s War
American Gangster
Shanghai Triad Election
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Superbad
Breach
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Mark Harris, Georgia Straight
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Black Book
No Country for Old Men
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Brand Upon the Brain
Inland Empire
Across the Universe
The Host
La Vie en Rose

Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle
The King of Kong
Atonement
Grindhouse
The Savages
Knocked Up
The Host
Juno
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men

Hotspice
Silent Light
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
Killer of Sheep
No Country for Old Men
Collosal Youth
Persepolis
Zoo
ChopShop
Honor de Cavalleria
King of the Hill

Forrest Hartman, Reno Gazette Journal
Sweeney Todd
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Into the Wild
Charlie Wilson’s War
Ratatouille
Harry Potter & the Order of Phoenix
The Bucket List
Spider-Man 3
Eastern Promises

Todd Hill, Staten Island Advance
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Zodiac
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Michael Clayton
Juno
Away From Her
Into the Wild
Superbad
The Savages

Johnny Ray Huston, San Francisco Bay Guardian
En La Ciudad de Sylvia
You and I, Horizontal
Aqua
SpaceDisco One
Useless
Secret Sunshine
Forever
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Profit Motive
The Whispering Wind
Foster Child
It’s Only Talk
Glue

Liz Helfgott, Village Voice Poll
Colossal Youth
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Syndromes and a Century
Regular Lovers
Killer of Sheep
Offside
12:08 East of Bucharest
Brand Upon the Brain
Sicko
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Logan Hill, Village Voice Poll
I’m Not There
The Host
There Will Be Blood
Sweeney Todd
Rescue Dawn
Lust, Caution
Day Night Day Night
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno

Christoph Huber, Village Voice Poll
Black Book
Private Fears in Public Places
Smiley Face
Terror’s Advocate
Belle Toujours
Redacted
Awua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters
Lust, Caution
Blades of Glory
28 Weeks Later

Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
Once
Michael Clayton
The Golden Door
No End in Sight
Maxed Out
I’m Not There

Jesse Hassenger, filmcritic.com
Zodiac
Superbad
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
There Will Be Blood
Grindhouse
Once
The Darjeeling Limited
Ratatouille
Margot at the Wedding

Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress
Across the Universe
The Darjeeling Limited
Sweeney Todd
Sunshine
Talk to Me
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Stardust
Paris, Je T’Aime
Paprika

Thomas Heald, Black Hills Pioneer
Away From Her
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Knocked Up
Charlie Wilson’s War
Charlie Wilson’s War
Zodiac
The Lookout
Disturbia
300
Sweeney Todd
Shooter

Peter Vonder Haar, Film Threat
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
No Country for Old Men
The King of Kong
Into the Wild
Zodiac
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Once

I
Les Inrockuptibles
The Secret of the Grain
Eastern Promises
Love Songs
Les amours d’Astree et de Celadron
Still Life
Before I Forget
Bug
Paranoid Park
Grindhouse
We Own the Night
Syndromes and a Century

J
Richard T. Jameson, Queen Anne News
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Into the Wild
Eastern Promises
Sweeney Todd
American Gangster
There Will Be Blood
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
Knocked Up
Juno

Mark Jenkins, Washington City Paper
Bamako
Brand Upon the Brain
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Dans Paris
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Offside
Summer Palace
The Savages

J.R. Jones, Chicago Reader
Atonement
Away From Her
Gone Baby Gone
In the Valley of Elah
Into Great Silence
Lake of Fire
My Cousin Could Paint That
Reservation Road
There Will Be Blood
Things We Lost in the Fire

Kent Jones, Film Comment
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
Black Book
Regular Lovers
The Darjeeling Limited
I’m Not There
Private Fears in Public Places
Southland Tales
The Simpsons Movie
Bug

Kristin M. Jones, Film Comment
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Southland Tales
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Eastern Promises
Syndromes and a Century
Margot at the Wedding
I’m Not There
The Savages
The Bourne Ultimatum

Andy Jefchak, mlive.com
The Kite Runner
Juno
Lust, Caution
Amazing Grace
Lars and the Real Girl
Gone Baby Gone
Delirious
Eastern Promises
In the Valley of Elah
Beowulf

Patty Jones, Georgia Straight
Once
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Ratatouille
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
No End in Sight
The Lives of Others

Michael Janusonis, Providence Journal
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Hairspray
Enchanted
You Must Be This Tall
Knocked Up
Gone Baby Gone

MaryAnn Johanson, film.com
Atonement
Sweeney Todd
Sicko
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Kite Runner
American Gangster
300
Michael Clayton

Harlan Jacobson, Village Voice Poll
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Once
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Savages
The Band’s Visit
Juno
Close to Home
There Will Be Blood
Into the Wild
The Rocket

J.D., Scene Stealers.com
There Will Be Blood
American Gangster
The King of Kong
Rescue Dawn
Knocked Up
No Country for Old Men
Lars and the Real Girl
Once
The Hunting Party
The Savages

Dan Jardine, Cinemania Movie Reviews
Into the Wild
Ratatouille
Control
Once
Away From Her
The Lives of Others
Grindhouse
28 Weeks Later
Zodiac
Sweeney Todd

K
Don Kaye, MSN
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Sicko
Zodiac
Michael Clayton
The Orphanage
The Kingdom
Eastern Promises
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
In the Valley of Elah

Anthony Kaufman, indieWIRE
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
The Wayward Cloud
The Host
I’m Not There
Day Night Day Night
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
Red Road
Zoo

Ben Kenigsberg, Time Out Chicago
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
Black Book
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Superbad
Lake of Fire
Eastern Promises
Colossal Youth

Glenn Kenny, Premiere
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Killer of Sheep
Private Fears in Public Places
The Darjeeling Limited
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Zodiac
Ratatouille
I’m Not There
Sweeney Todd

Peter Keough, Boston Phoenix
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Across the Universe
The Bourne Ultimatum
Eastern Promises
Red Road
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Zodiac
12:08 East of Bucharest
Ratatouille
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Laura Kern, Film Comment
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
Once
Vacancy
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Hot Fuzz
Joshua
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Robert Koehler, Variety, Christian Science Monitor
Colossal Youth
There Will Be Blood
Syndromes and a Century
Lady Chatterley
Zodiac
Honor de Cavalleria
Hot Fuzz
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Black Book
In Between Days

Eric Kohn, New York Press
Into the Wild
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
Manda Bala
No Country for Old Men
Lars and the Real Girl
My Kid Could Paint That
The Darjeeling Limited
Exiled
Grace is Gone

Michael Koresky, Reverse Shot
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Offside
No Country for Old Men
Regular Lovers
Death Proof
Grindhouse
Flanders
Colossal Youth

Shelly Kaicer, Chinese Cinema Digest
Colossal Youth
Syndromes and a Century
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
I’m Not There
12:08 East of Bucharest
Bamako
The Host
Tears of the Black Tiger
Exiled
Black Book

Jay Kuehner, Cinema Scope
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Regular Lovers
Syndromes and a Century
I’m Not There
Colossal Youth
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Into Great Silence
Longing
Day Night Day Night
Dans Paris

Adam Kempenaar, Filmspotting
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Zodiac
Juno
There Will Be Blood
Once
The Bourne Ultimatum
Death Proof
Grindhouse
The King of Kong

Bessie King, Blast Magazine
Ratatouille
Knocked Up
Once
Transformers
Waitress
Zodiac
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Simpsons Movie
American Gangster
No Country for Old Men

Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly
No Country for Old Men
Gone Baby Gone
The Lives of Others
Breach
Children of Men
Little Children
3:10 to Yuma
The Lookout
28 Weeks Later
In the Valley of Elah

Christopher Kelly, Star Telegram
The Bourne Ultimatum
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Ratatouille
Once
Michael Clayton
This is England
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Alpha Dog
My Kid Could Paint That
No Country for Old Men

Leonard Klady, Movie City News
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Into the Wild
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Lake of Fire
The Lookout
I’m Not There
Once
La Vie En Rose
Away From Her

Peter Knegt, indieWIRE
There Will Be Blood
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
Once
I’m Not There
Zodiac
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Savages
Lars and the Real Girl

Anita Katz, The Examiner
No Country for Old Men
The Savages
I’m Not There
Zodiac
A Mighty Heart
Eastern Promises
Stephanie Daley
This is England
The Rape of Europa
Live-in Maid

Sally Kline, The Examiner
Juno
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Hairspray
Sweeney Todd
Atonement
A Mighty Heart
Gone Baby Gone

Jim Keogh, Worchester Telegram and Gazette
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Once
Sweeney Todd
Zodiac
Away From Her
Eastern Promises
Ratatouille
Atonement
Talk to Me

Daniel M. Kimmel, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd
Ratatouille
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Sicko
Breach
Gone Baby Gone
Hairspray
Michael Clayton
Crazy Love

Lisa Kennedy, The Denver Post
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
There Will Be Blood
Persepolis
Atonement
Once
Talk to Me
Into the Wild

Andy Klein, LA Citybeat
Exiled
The Host
Hot Fuzz
Killer of Sheep
No Country for Old Men
The Orphanage
Private Fears in Public Places
Ratatouille
The Simpsons Movie
Sweeney Todd

Mark Keizer, LA Citybeat
The Savages
Once
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Lake of Fire
I’m Not There
Blame it on Fidel
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
3:10 to Yuma

Scott Kubryk, Popcorn Junkies
American Gangster
300
3:10 to Yuma
Sunshine
Juno
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
The Kingdom
Shoot ’em Up
Hot Fuzz
Knocked Up

John Kays
The Lives of Others
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
No Country for Old Men
No End In Sight
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Juno
Lady Chatterley
Margot at the Wedding
Control

Craig Kopp, Community Press
Michael Clayton
I’m Not There
Once
No Country for Old Men
In the Valley of Elah
Atonement
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
Knocked Up
Lars and the Real Girl

Dan Kois, Village Voice Poll
Lust, Caution
Knocked Up
Once
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
The Namesake
The Bourne Ultimatum
Waitress
Into the Wild

Bill Krohn, Village Voice Poll
Southland Tales
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Zodiac
Private Fears in Public Places
Killer of Sheep
Into the Wild
Brand Upon the Brain
Knocked Up
No Country for Old Men
Redacted

TC Kirkham, Subject: Cinema
Across the Universe
Air Guitar Nation
Beowulf
Black Irish
Fierce People
Hairspray
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The King of Kong
Man in the Chair
Once
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd
Wristcutters

Harvey Karten, Compuserve
Black Book
Eastern Promises
Love in the Time of Cholera
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
Rescue Dawn
Sicko
Superbad
The Great Debaters

Josh Katz, Richmond.com
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I’m Not There
Into the Wild
Atonement
Sunshine
Eastern Promises
The Bourne Ultimatum
American Gangster

Larry Katz, Community Times
American Gangster
Away From Her
The Great Debaters
Hairspray
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
A Mighty Heart
Ratatouille
Sicko
Sweeney Todd

L
Christy Lemire, Associated Press
No Country for Old Men
Gone Baby Gone
Once
Knocked Up
Away From Her
There Will Be Blood
The Lives of Others
Lars and the Real Girl
Into the Wild
The Bourne Ultimatum

Kurt Loder, MTV
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Gone Baby Gone
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd

Joshua Land
There Will Be Blood
Black Book
Syndromes and a Century
Offside
Zodiac
Southland Tales
Lady Chatterley
Eastern Promises
Death Proof
Grindhouse
Bamako

Nathan Lee, The Village Voice
Southland Tales
Zodiac
Syndromes and a Century
I’m Not There
Regular Lovers
Black Book
Colossal Youth
Eastern Promises
Grindhouse
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

Dennis Lim, Moving Image Source
There Will Be Blood
Colossal Youth
Syndromes and a Century
Zodiac
Offside
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Black Book
Lady Chatterley
Regular Lovers
Death Proof
Grindhouse

Phillip Lopate, filmcomment
No Country for Old Men
Private Fears in Public Places
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Summer ’04
Syndromes and a Century
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Triad Election
Brand Upon the Brain
Year of the Dog
Bug

Joanna Langfield, The Movie Minute
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sweeney Todd
Persepolis
The Savages
Ratatouille
Eastern Promises
Into the Wild
The Kite Runner

Las Vegas Film Critics
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
3:10 to Yuma
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
Into the Wild
Juno
Eastern Promises
The Lookout
Sunshine

Sean Levy, The Oregonian
The Lives of Others
Once
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouille
Dance Party, U.S.A.
Quiet City
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Finding Normal
Hear and Now
King Corn
Where’s Molly

Bob Longino, Atlanta Journal Constitution
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Atonement
There Will Be Blood
The Bourne Ultimatum
Knocked Up
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Lars and the Real Girl
Gone Baby Gone
Ratatouille

Ben Lyons, E! Online
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
The Host
Exiled
The King of Kong
The Darjeeling Limited
Black Snake Moan
Hot Fuzz

Joe Lozito, Big Picture Big Sound
No Country for Old Men
Juno
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
Once
The Hoax
Into the Wild
No End in Sight
Atonement
Gone Baby Gone

Kevin LaForest, Montreal Film Journal
There Will Be Blood
Beowulf
Daisy Diamond
Death Proof
Grindhouse
I’m Not There
Spider-Man 3
Black Snake Moan
Hot Fuzz
The Darjeeling Limited
Eastern Promises

Jeffrey Lyons,
No Country for Old Men
The Kite Runner
Waitress
Beowulf
Into the Wild
Ratatouille
The Kingdom
I Have Never Forgotten You
Nanking
Across the Universe

Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Savages
Deep Water
Syndromes and a Century
In the Shadow of the Moon
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Control
The Water Horse
The Wind That Shakes the Barley

George Lang, NewsOK.com (The Oklahoman)
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Juno
Michael Clayton
Grindhouse
Atonement
Gone Baby Gone
American Gangster
The Bourne Ultimatum

Liam Lacey/Rick Groen, Toronto Globe and Mail
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Ratatouille
The Lives of Others
Juno
Eastern Promises
Once
Away From Her
Zodiac

Limerick Leader
Atonement
Zodiac
American Gangster
The Bourne Ultimatum
Superbad
Garage
Knocked Up
Hot Fuzz
Pan’s Labyrinth
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
Waitress
Atonement
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Redacted
Dan in Real Life
Flanders
Golden Door
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Revolution Summer

Amy Longsdorf, The Morning Call
Into the Wild
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
The Savages
Zodiac
Sweeney Todd
Gone Baby Gone
Michael Clayton
Away From Her
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Josh Larsen, Southtown Star
Into the Wild
The Astronaut Farmer
28 Weeks Later
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Juno
Away From Her
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
The Darjeeling Limited
The Simpsons Movie

John Lekich, Georgia Straight
Across the Universe
American Gangster
Away From Her
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Deep Water
Fracture
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Sicko
Waitress

Tim Lammers, The Denver Channel.com
Enchanted
Hairspray
Sweeney Todd
Grindhouse
Dan in Real Life
300
Transformers
Michael Clayton
There Will Be Blood
Knocked Up

Lou Lumenick, New York Post
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Ratatouille
Zodiac
American Gangster
before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Hairspray
There Will Be Blood

Craig D. Lindsy, Raleigh News & Observer
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Host
Knocked Up
Superbad
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
Once
Quiet City

Laremy Legal, film.com
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
The Golden Door
Reign Over Me
The Kingdom
Once
Stardust
Superbad
Meet the Robinsons
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Travis Leamons, Popcorn Junkies
Zodiac
Juno
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
The Lookout
3:10 to Yuma
Gone Baby Gone
Michael Clayton
Knocked Up
Hot Fuzz
Shoot ‘Em Up

Lauren Leigh, Popcorn Junkies
Into the Wild
Juno
Once
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
2 Days in Paris
Sweeney Todd
Enchanted
Hairspray
Knocked Up

Diego Lerer, Village Voice Poll
Syndromes and a Century
Honor de Cavalleria
Black Book
Colossal Youth
Eastern Promises
Superbad
Control
The Host
Private Fears in Public Places
Ratatouille

Kristian Lin, FW Weekly
Talk to Me
Hot Fuzz
Juno
The Host
Paprika
The Savages
Once
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Sweeney Todd
Michael Clayton

Germain Lussier, Times Herald Record
There Will Be Blood
Sweeney Todd
The King of Kong
Grindhouse
Zodiac
Juno
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
Beowulf
Atonement

Matthew Lucas, The Dispatch
Into the Wild
The Lives of Others
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Lust, Caution
Michael Clayton

Tom Long, Detroit News
Juno
Michael Clayton
Into the Wild
The Bourne Ultimatum
Lars and the Real Girl
Waitress
Once
No Country for Old Men
The Savages
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

William David Lee, DVDtown.com
American Gangster
Once
3:10 to Yuma
Ratatouille
Control
Grindhouse
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Hot Fuzz

Christopher Long, dvdtown.com
Helvetica
Offside
Syndromes and a Century
12:08 East of Bucharest
Into Great Silence
Ten Canoes
No End In Sight
Once
Private Fears in Public Places
The Boss of It All

M
Jack Matthews, NY Daily News
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
Ratatouille
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Lust, Caution
Grindhouse
Michael Clayton
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Interview
Eastern Promises

Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood
3:10 to Yuma
Juno
The Bourne Ultimatum
Charlie Wilson’s War
Ratatouille
Enchanted
Once
Away From Her
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
In the Shadow of the Moon

Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
Into the Wild
Once
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience
The Kite Runner
Hairspray

Maxim Magazine
300
The Bourne Ultimatum
Superbad
Hot Fuzz
3:10 to Yuma
The Simpsons Movie
American Gangster
Live Free or Die Hard
The King of Kong
No Country for Old Men

MSN
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I’m Not There
Margot at the Wedding
Into the Wild
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Ratatouille

David McCoy, MSN
No Country for Old Men
Once
I’m Not There
Zodiac
Atonement
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Margot at the Wedding
Ratatouille
Superbad
Away From Her
Red Road
The Orphanage

Kim Morgan, Huffington Post
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Bug
There Will Be Blood
The Darjeeling Limited
Black Snake Moan
Margot at the Wedding
The Host
I’m Not There
Superbad

Kathleen Murphy, MSN
No Country for Old Men
Lust, Caution
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Atonement
Into the Wild
Away From Her
Margot at the Wedding
Juno
Starting Out in the Evening
Lady Chatterley

Noel Murray, The Onion
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Offside
Ratatouille
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Sweeney Todd
Once
The King of Kong
Into the Wild
Atonement

Patrick McGavin, Stop Smiling
I’m Not There
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
Regular Lovers
Colossal Youth
Lady Chatterley
Margot at the Wedding
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Syndromes and a Century
Once

Brian Miller, Seattle Weekly
The Lives of Others
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Eastern Promises
Once
The Darjeeling Limited
Knocked Up
Joshua
Zodiac

Kristi Mitsuda, Reverse Shot
Day Night Day Night
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
I’m Not There
In Between Days
Margot at the Wedding
Persepolis
Red Road
Regular Lovers
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac

Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Bamako
Syndromes and a Century
I Don’ Want to Sleep Alone
Golden Door
Day Night Day Night
The Host
Ratatouile
The Lives of Others
Eastern Promises
Killer of Sheep
There Will Be Blood
Grindhouse

Mark Mohan, The Oregonian
Children of Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
Bug
The Host
No End in Sight
This is England
Finding Normal
Zodiac
A Mighty Heart

Jennifer Merin, New York Press
Away From Her
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Golden Door
Into the Wild
Nanking
Persepolis
Shoot ’em Up
Sweeney Todd

Maitland McDonah, TVGuide.com
Antonia
Atonement
Away From Her
Black Book
Eastern Promises
Michael Clayton
Persepolis
Private Fears in Public Places
Shoot ’em Up
The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Moviephone
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Juno
3:10 to Yuma
The Bourne Ultimatum
Once
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Walk Hard

Rebecca Murray, About.com
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
3:10 to Yuma
The Lookout
Sweeney Todd
Across the Universe
Into the Wild
Lars and the Real Girl
Superbad

Manny the Movie Guy, The Desert Sun
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
Into the Wild
Juno
Once
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sicko

Tony Macklin, Fayetteville Free Weekly
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
The Bourne Ultimatum
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Juno
3:10 to Yuma
Eastern Promises
The Lookout
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
La Vie en Rose
I’m Not There
Gone Baby Gone
In the Valley of Elah
The Hoax

Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
Once
Juno
Michael Clayton
Offside
Knocked Up
The Host
Jindabyne
Into the Wild

Katherine Monk, The Gazette
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
3:10 to Yuma
Into the Wild
Juno
Charlie Wilson’s War
There Will Be Blood
Away From Her
Control
Hairspray
American Gangster

JA Montalbano, The Albuquerque Tribune
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
A Mighty Heart
Killer of Sheep
This Is England
51 Birch Street
Once
Away From Her
The Astronaut Farmer
Talk to Me

Bruce Miller, Sioux City Journal
Atonement
Michael Clayton
Juno
No Country for Old Men
The Savages
Lust, Caution
Ratatouille
Hairspray
Superbad
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Jenny Mayo, Washington Times
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Once
Away from Her
Atonement
There Will Be Blood
Waitress
In the Shadow of the Moon
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Prairie Miller, News Blaze
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Away From Her
The Great Debaters
Hairspray
Juno
The Savages
Sicko
Talk to Me
Superbad
There Will Be Blood

Aaron Mesh, W Week
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Superbad
Knocked Up
I’m Not There
Margot at the Wedding
Offside
The Host
King Corn
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Breach

Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
Into the Wild
Juno
Lars and the Real Girl
Manufactured Landscapes
Once
Waitress

Metacritic.com
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouille
Killer of Sheep
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
Once
Away From Her
Persepolis
This Is England

Phillip Martin, Arkansas Democrat Gazette
I’m Not There
Killer of Sheep
No Country for Old Men
The Lives of Others
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
Eastern Promises
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

V.A. Musetto, NY Post
12:08 East of Bucharest
The Host
Exiled
Away From Her
Rescue Dawn
Glass Lips
Flanders
The Band’s Visit
The Wayward Cloud
The GoodTimesKid

moviejohn, BlogCritics Magazine
Lars and the Real Girl
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
La Vie en Rose
Eastern Promises
Away From Her
Atonement
Once
3:10 to Yuma
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
Lars and the Real Girl
The Lives of Others
Michael Clayton
Once
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd
The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Bob Mondello, NPR
Sweeney Todd
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Charlie Wilson’s War
Ratatouille
Persepolis
The Lives of Others
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Savages
Once

Greg Pevere, Toronto Star
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Darjeeling Limited
Eastern Promises
Inland Empire
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Superbad
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Zodiac

Wade Major, LA Citybeat
La Vie en Rose
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
After the Wedding
A Mighty Heart
Jindabyne
Once
Exiled
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
Modern Fabulousity Film Poll
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I’m Not There
The Bourne Ultimatum
Once
There Will Be Blood
Superbad
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Modern Fabulosity, Individual
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sicko
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Lookout
This Is England
Once
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Alex M., Gather.com
The Bourne Ultimatum
There Will Be Blood
Eastern Promises
3:10 to Yuma
Knocked Up
Michael Clayton
Charlie Wilson’s War
I’m Not There
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men

Gary Mairs, The High Hat
I’m Not There
Margot at the Wedding
RR
Los Muertos
Wood
Love Me Tonight
Killer of Sheep
When it Rains
History of Cinema
Ou git votre souririe enfoui
Colossal Youth
Control
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille

Todd McCarthy, Village Voice Poll
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
Eastern Promises
Black Book
The Bourne Ultimatum
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Ratatouille

Michael Medved, Townhall.com
Atonement
Amazing Grace
The Kite Runner
Ratatouille
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Gone Baby Gone
3:10 to Yuma
Breach
American Gangster
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Jonathan Mumm, News 10
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Into the Wild
Sweeney Todd
Ratatouille
Atonement
Hairspray
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Hoax
Zodiac

Monsieur Cinema
La Nuit nous appartient
The Other Side
Love Songs
Persepolis
I’m Not There
Sunshine
Zodiac
Bug
Irina Palm
La Vie en Rose

Jason Morgan, filmcritic.com
Bug
No Country for Old Men
The Host
Inland Empire
I’m Not There
The Lives of Others
Sunshine
The Darjeeling Limited
Eastern Promises
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

Eric Melin, Scene Stealers.com
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Sicko
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Grindhouse
I’m Not There
The King of Kong

Danny Minton, Beaumont Journal
Sweeney Todd
Juno
Atonement
American Gangster
Ratatouille
Persepolis
The Lives of Others
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Once
Superbad

Moviehabit.com
Our Daily Bread
Brand Upon the Brain
Ratatouille
The Darjeeling Limited
The Lives of Others
In the Shadow of the Moon
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
3:10 to Yuma
A Mighty Heart
Persepolis

Chris Mertin, UCSD Guardian
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
This Is England
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zodiac
I’m Not There
Hotel Chevalier
Alpha Dog
Into the Wild
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Jeff Mitchell, Web@Devil
No Country for Old Men
The King of Kong
Once
Juno
Paris, Je T’aime
Michael Clayton
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No End in Sight
Superbad

N
New York Film Critics Online
Atonement
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Darjeeling Limited
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I’m Not There
Juno
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
Sweeney Todd
There Will Be Blood

Adam Nayman, Eye Magazine
Killer of Sheep
Black Book
Colossal Youth
There Will Be Blood
The Host
The Last Winter
Manufactured Landscapes
Offside
Ten Canoes
We Own the Night

Rob Nelson, Minnpost.com
Killer of Sheep
There Will Be Blood
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Bamako
Zodiac
Southland Tales
Paprika
Exterminating Angels
Beowulf
Away From Her

Bruce Newman, San Jose Mercury News
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Hairspray
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
No End in Sight
The Bourne Ultimatum
Lust, Caution
Knocked Up

Amy Nicholson, LA Citybeat
Alpha Dog
Confessions of a Super Hero
The Hunting Party
I’m Not There
Juno
The King of Kong
Live Free or Die Hard
My Kid Could Paint That
No Country for Old Men
2 Days in Paris

Brent Northup, Helenair.com
Waitress
The Lives of Others
Children of Men
Pan’s Labyrinth
Venus
Ratatouille
No End in Sight
Once
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
3:10 to Yuma

Christopher Null, filmcritic.com
Zodiac
Sunshine
Juno
Into the Wild
Breach
The Savages
No Country for Old Men
The Boss of It All
The Lookout
Superbad

David Nusair, Reel Film
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
The Kite Runner
Atonement
Angel-A
Sunshine
The Lookout
Gone Baby Gone
Michael Clayton
The Brave One

O
The Onion Master List
No Country for Old Men
Once
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement
Sweeney Todd
Into the Wild
Offside
Gone Baby Gone

Andrew O’Hehir, Salon
Bamako
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Romance & Cigarettes
Regular Lovers
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Red Road
Forever
Zodiac
Killer of Sheep

Mark Olsen
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
Great World of Sound
Grindhouse
Southland Tales
Michael Clayton
This is England

Michelle Orange, Village Voice
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
Black Book
Atonement
Rescue Dawn
Persepolis
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
The Darjeeling Limited
The Lives of Others

Oklahoma Film Critics
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Zodiac
Atonement
Michael Clayton
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
King of Kong
Gone Baby Gone
Once
Eastern Promises

Craig Outhier, Orange County Register
There Will Be Blood
Sweeney Todd
Eastern Promises
Golden Door
The Bourne Ultimatum
Into the Wild
Once
Beowulf
Superbad
Knocked Up
No Country for Old Men

Charlie Olsky, New York City Columnist
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Sweeney Todd
Lake of Fire
No Country for Old Men
Lust, Caution
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Superbad
No End in Sight
Offside
Deep Water
Death Proof
Grindhouse

Clint O’Connor, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Juno
After the Wedding
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
Into the Wild
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
2 Days in Paris
Across the Universe
3:10 to Yuma
Once

Brian Orndorf, efilmcritic.com
Knocked Up
There Will Be Blood
Gone Baby Gone
Grindhouse
Hot Fuzz
The King of Kong
Manda Bala
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Ocean’s Thirteen
Margot at the Wedding

Sean O’Connell, filmcritic.com
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
The Darjeeling Limited
Michael Clayton
The Savages
Hairspray
Stardust
Knocked Up
The Orphanage

Samuel Osbourne, Rec Arts Movies
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Atonement
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
I’m Not There
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Eastern Promises
Superbad
Michael Clayton

P
Paste Magazine
Juno
Once
Eastern Promises
Away From Her
Margot at the Wedding
Michael Clayton
The Wind That Shakes The Barley
No Country for Old Men
The Kite Runner
Syndromes and a Century

Ryan Pike, UC Gauntlet
No Country for Old Men
3:10 to Yuma
Zodiac
Mr. Brooks
After the Wedding
300
Death at a Funeral
Juno
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Transformers

Frank Paiva, MSN
The King of Kong
Ratatouille
Great World of Sound
No Country for Old Men
Hairspray
White Palms
Talk to Me
My Kid Could Paint That
Zodiac
The Bubble

Milan Paurich, Cleveland Free Times
Into the Wild
There Will Be Blood
Juno
I’m Not There
Zodiac
The Savages
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Brand Upon the Brain
Once

Keith Phipps, The Onion
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
Once
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Zodiac
Atonement
Gone Baby Gone
I’m Not There

Gerald Peary, Boston Phoenix
Into the Wild
I’m Not There
3:10 to Yuma
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Band’s Visit
Starting Out in the Evening
The Savages
The Island
Climates
Margot at the Wedding

Mark Peranson, Cinemascope
There Will Be Blood
Colossal Youth
Zodiac
Syndromes and a Century
Offside
Black Book
Southland Tales
Honor de Cavalleria
Los Muertos
Everything Will Be OK

Andrea Picard, Cinema Scope
Syndromes and a Century
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Colossal Youth
Flanders
Regular Lovers
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Belle Toujours
Bamako
Eastern Promises
In Between Days

Nick Pinkerton, Reverse Shot, indieWIRE, Vilage Voice
Black Book
Bug
Death Proof
Grindhouse
Exterminating Angels
Hot Fuzz
Margot at the Wedding
Poison Friends
The Wayward Cloud
We Own the Night
Youth Without Youth

Richard Porton, Cineaste
Killer of Sheep
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Black Book
Colossal Youth
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Syndromes and a Century
Terror’s Advocate
I’m Not There
There Will Be Blood
No End in Sight

Ray Pride, Movie City Indie
There Will Be Blood
Once
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Ratatouille
Zodiac
Away From Her
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Savages
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd

Mike Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Once
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
No End in Sight
Margot at the Wedding
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Knocked Up
Juno

Mary Pols, Contra Costa Times
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
The Savages
Zodiac
Superbad
Ratatouille
Atonement
Rescue Dawn
In the Valley of Elah

PR-Inside.com
The Bourne Ultimatum
American Gangster
Hairspray
Into the Wild
Michael Clayton
La Vie En Rose
Ratatouille
300
Zodiac
The Darjeeling Limited

Steve Persall, Sun Herald
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Sweeney Todd
Juno
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Gone Baby Gone
Lars and the Real Girl
I’m Not There
Waitress
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Des Partridge, Couriermail.com.au
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
The Lives of Others
Pan’s Labyrinth
Michael Clayton
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Control
Notes on a Scandal

Premiere
The Secret of the Grain
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
We Own the Night
Persepolis
Ratatouille
American Gangster
Zodiac
The Edge of Heaven
Sunshine

Normand Provencher, Le Soleil
Atonement
Notes on a Scandal
Into the Wild
The Lives of Others
Lady Chatterley
Le Bonheur d’Emma
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Mist
Le scaphandre et le papillon

Phil Parker, Albuquerque Tribune
American Gangster
There Will Be Blood
Rescue Dawn
Sweeney Todd
Eastern Promises
Grindhouse
The Lookout
Stardust
Lars and the Real Girl
28 Weeks Later

John Price, Popcorn Junkies
Grindhouse
Superbad
The Bourne Ultimatum
3:10 to Yuma
Pirates of the Caribbean 3
Knocked Up
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Ocean’s Thirteen
I Am Legend
In the Land of Women

David Poland, Movie City News
I’m Not There
Lake of Fire
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Day Night Day Night
Ratatouille
Lars and the Real Girl
Superbad
The Savages

John Powers, Village Voice Poll
Killer of Sheep
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
Brand Upon the Brain
Zodiac
The Host
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
Grindhouse

Claudia Puig, USA Today
Michael Clayton
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Persepolis
Into the Wild
Juno
Once
The Namesake
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac

Olivier Pelisson, Monsieur Cinema
Love Songs
La Nuit nous appartient
The Secret of the Grain
7h58 ce samedi-la
The Other Side
All is Forgiven
Private Property
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
La Vie des autres
La Vengeance dans la peau

Aaron Peck, Utah Statesman
Ratatouille
3:10 to Yuma
Hot Fuzz
American Gangster
Knocked Up
300
Across the Universe
No Country for Old Men
Sicko
Shoot ‘Em Up

Matt Pais, Metromix
The King of Kong
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Away From Her
Ratatouille
Superbad
The Orphanage
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Cowrd Robert Ford
Michael Clayton
Once

Dustin Putman, themovieboy.com
Bridge to Terabithia
No Country for Old Men
The Orphanage
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd
Into the Wild
Enchanted
The invisible
Joshua
Mr. Brooks

Sam Potter, The Daily Utah Chronicle
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Juno
Sunshine
Sweeney Todd
Zodiac
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
The Bourne Ultimatum
Eastern Promises

John J. Puccio, dvdtown.com
Stardust
Michael Clayton
Hairspray
The Bourne Ultimatum
Ratatouille
Eastern Promises
The Orphanage
Live Free or Die Hard
Atonement
American Gangster

Q

James Quandt, Artforum
Colossal Youth
Syndromes and a Century
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
West of the Tracks
Bamako
13 Lakes
Los Muertos
12:08 East of Bucharest
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Control

R
Michel Rebichon (Studio Magazine)
La Vie en Rose
The Secret of the Grain
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
24 Measures
I’m Not There
Persepolis
Love Songs
Eastern Promises
The Lives of Others

Michael D. Reid, Victoria Times
Hairspray
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Away From Her
The Lives of Others
Sicko
In the Valley of Elah
Superbad
The Hoax
Rescue Dawn

Nathan Rabin, The Onion
Once
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd
Atonement
The Savages
An Unreasonable Man
The TV Set

Tasha Robinson, The Onion
No Country for Old Men
Into the Wild
Once
Atonement
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Deep Water
The Lives of Others
The Orphanage
Offside
I’m Not There

Jeff Reichert, Reverse Shot
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
Colossal Youth
Flanders
Syndromes and a Century
Death Proof
Grindhouse
12:08 East of Bucharest
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Once
We Own the Night

Berenice Reynaud, Senses of Cinema
Colossal Youth
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Bamako
Syndromes and a Century
Killer of Sheep
Eastern Promises
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Comedy of Power
Flanders
Los Muertos

Jim Ridley, Nashville Scene
Killer of Sheep
Private Fears in Public Places
Hot Fuzz
I’m Not There
Lake of Fire
The King of Kong
Syndromes and a Century
3:10 to Yuma
There Will Be Blood
Hostel Part II

Vadim Rizov, The Reeler
Zodiac
The Darjeeling Limited
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
White Palms
Gone Baby Gone
Regular Lovers
Superbad
The Taste of Tea
Great World of Sound
Paprika

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
Black Book
Bamako
Colossal Youth
the Silence Before Bach
Away From Her
My Brother’s Wedding
Blade Runner
Private Fears in Public Places
Honeydripper
In the Valley of Elah

Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
Zodiac
The Bourne Ultimatum
Away From Her
Lake of Fire
I’m Not There
Syndromes and a Century
Black Book
Knocked Up
Offside
The Mist

Michael Joshua Rowin, indieWIRE
Killer of Sheep
Syndromes and a Century
Regular Lovers
Summer ’04
No Country for Old Men
Flanders
Youth Without Youth
The Decomposition of the Soul
Idiocracy
We Own the Night

Marty Robinson, Filmspotting
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
No Country for Old Men
Juno
This is England
After the Wedding
The Lives of Others
Once
Into the Wild
Away From Her
The Namesake

Mike Russell, The Oregonian
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
The Host
Exiled
The King of Kong
The Darjeeling Limited
Black Snake Moan
Hot Fuzz

Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
The Lookout
Juno
American Gangster
Gone Baby Gone
Zodiac
Superbad
Once
Paris, je t’aime

Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer
Across the Universe
American Gangster
Away From Her
Enchanted
The Great Debaters
Into the Wild
Juno
The Namesake
No End in Sight
The Savages
The Lives of Others

James Rocchi, CBS-5 San Francisco
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
No End in Sight
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Bourne Ultimatum
Great World of Sound
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
I’m Not There
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood

Steve Ramos, Box Office
This Is England
Stephanie Daley
Persepolis
Manda Bala
Away From Her
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Host
12:08 East of Bucharest
Control
The Savages

Yair Raveh, cinemascope.com
Control
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Ratatouille
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Host
The Bourne Ultimatum
Eastern Promises
Knocked Up
Away From Her

Michael Rechshaffen, Hollywood Reporter
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Juno
There Will Be Blood
Blame It on Fidel
Ratatouille
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No End in Sight
Once
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone

Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Lives of Others
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Michael Clayton
No End in Sight
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
American Gangster
The Bourne Ultimatum
Zodiac

Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
Breach
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Hairspray
Into Great Silence
The Namesake
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
Offside
Persepolis

Kate Rogers, 3 News
The Lives of Others
The Darjeeling Limited
Pan’s Labyrinth
Babel
Zodiac
Hot Fuzz
The Bourne Ultimatum
Transformers
Once
Eastern Promises

Nicolas Rapold, New York Sun
Day Night Day Night
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouille
Syndromes and a Century
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
Zodiac
I’m Not There
Hot Fuzz
Killer of Sheep

Jeffrey Ressner, politico.com
No End in Sight
The Lives of Others
Breach
Sicko
In the Valley of Elah
The Kingdom
A Mighty Heart
Persepolis
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Bourne Ultimatum

Tony Rutherford, Huntington News
Dreamgirls
Eastern Promises
In the valley of Elah
Michael Clayton
We Are Marshall
American Gangster
Charlie Wilson’s War
No Country for Old Men
Pan’s Labyrinth
Reign Over Me

Julian Roman, Movieweb
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Black Book
Gone Baby Gone
Rescue Dawn
Knocked Up
3:10 to Yuma
A Mighty Heart

Jared Rapfogel, Village Voice Poll
Syndromes and a Century
Belle Toujours
13 Lakes
Colossal Youth
The Fifth Empire
Ten Skies
Zodiac
Eastern Promises
Margot at the Wedding
12:08 East of Bucharest

Tony Robinson, Katu.com
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Hot Fuzz
Charlie Wilson’s War
Zodiac
The Hoax
Children of Men
Seraphim Falls
The Bourne Ultimatum

Larry Ratliff, San Antonio Express News
Away From Her
Juno
La Vie en Rose
Charlie Wilson’s War
In the Valley of Elah
The Kite Runner
No Country for Old Men
Beowulf
Sweeney Todd
The Great Debaters

Ronnie Roy, St. Charles Journal
American Gangster
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
Grindhouse
I’m Not There
Juno
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd

Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
I’m Not There
Into the Wild
Margot at the Wedding
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
La Vie en Rose

Scott Renshaw, Charleston City Paper
No Country for Old Men
Once
My Kid Could Paint That
Joshua
The Host
The King of Kong
Into the Wild
Day Night Day Night
Walk Hard
There Will Be Blood

Steve Rhodes, rec.arts.movie.reviews
Juno
Once
Enchanted
Zodiac
Hairspray
Black Book
Breach
The Lookout
Ratatouille
Walk Hard

Fred Richardson, Columbia Citypaper
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
Zodiac
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Ratatouille
Juno
Knocked Up
300
Sunsine
28 Weeks Later
The Mist
Stardust
The Simpsons Movie

S
Studio Magazine
La Vie en Rose
The Secret of the Grain
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Lives of Others
Intimate Enemies
Persepolis
Love Songs
Exiled
Eastern Promises
Zodiac
24 Measures

Sight and Sound Poll
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Inland Empire
Zodiac
I’m Not There
The Lives of Others
Silent Light
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Syndromes and a Century
No Country for Old Men
Eastern Promises

Richard Schickel, Time Magazine
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
After the Wedding
Black Book
Breach
The Savages
In the Valley of Elah
Dan in Real Life

Nick Schager, Slant Magazine
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Killer of Sheep
No Country for Old Men
Rescue Dawn
Persepolis
Away From Her
The Band’s Visit
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Paprika

Jim Swenson, Telegraph Herald
Bella
Bug
Enchanted
Hairspray
Lars and the Real Girl
Talk to Me
3:10 to Yuma
The Final Season
The Hoax
Waitress

Southeastern Film Critics
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Atonement
Juno
Michael Clayton
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Gone Baby Gone
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild

Matt Singer, IFC News
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The King of Kong
Zodiac
The Host
Hot Fuzz
Into the Wild
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
Black Book

St. Louis Gateway Film Critics
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
Juno
The Kite Runner
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
Atonement
Michael Clayton
There Will Be Blood

Dan Sallitt
The Wayward Cloud
Lady Chatterley
The Darjeeling Limited
Vanaja
Flanders
Hannah Takes the Stairs
Stephanie Daley
Day Night Day Night
Summer ’04
Drama/Mex

Matt Zoller Seitz, New York Times
Black Friday
No Country for Old Men
The Darjeeling Limited
Ratatouille
Exiled
Rolling Like a Stone
Time Protagonist
Lake of Fire
L’Iceberg

Michael Sicinski, Cinema Scope
Bamako
Regular Lovers
Colossal Youth
Honor de Cavalleria
The Life of Reilly
Gone Baby Gone
The Host
I’m Not There
Offside

Chuck Stephens, Film Comment
No Country for Old Men
Colossal Youth
Grindhouse
The Host
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Los Muertos
Syndromes and a Century
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Tears of the Black Tiger

David Sterritt, Rokovoko.com
Michael Clayton
There Will Be Blood
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Savages
Lust, Caution
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Into Great Silence
The Namesake
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Sicko

Benjamin Strong, thefanzine.com
Black Book
Eastern Promises
Grindhouse
The Host
Hot Fuzz
Killer of Sheep
Love for Sale
Redacted
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac

R. Emmet Sweeney, IFC News
Two Wrenching Departures
Private Fears in Public Places
Offside
Exiled
12:08 East of Bucharest
Zodiac
Away From Her
Southland Tales
Eastern Promises
Blades of Glory

Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
Persepolis
No End in Sight
Zodiac
Lady Chatterley
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Knocked Up

Ed Symkus, Daily News Tribune
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
There Will Be Blood
The Bourne Ultimatum
Sweeney Todd
Beowulf
Eastern Promises
Gone Baby Gone
Hairspray
Juno

A.O. Scott, New York Times
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd
I’m Not There
Terror’s Advocate
12:08 East of Bucharest
There Will Be Blood
Into the Wild
The Savages
Knocked Up

Peter Sciretta, Slash Film
There Will Be Blood
The King of Kong
Ratatouille
Persepolis
In the Shadow of the Moon
Juno
Sicko
Once
The Bourne Ultimatum
No Country for Old Men

Mark Slutsky, Montreal Mirror
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Knocked Up
Superbad
The Bourne Ultimatum
Control
Paprika
Election
Zidane

Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
Eastern Promises
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Into the Wild
The Savages
Michael Clayton
Sicko

John Serba, mlive.com
Once
Juno
Ratatouille
Into the Wild
Lars and the Real Girl
There Will Be Blood
Hot Fuzz
The King of Kong
Sunshine
Lust, Caution

Suburban Chicago News
Into the Wild
The Astronaut Farmer
28 Weeks Later
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Juno
Away From Her
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
The Darjeeling Limited
The Simpsons Movie

Mike Sragow, Baltimore Sun
Ratatouille
The Lives of Others
Killer of Sheep
In the Shadow of the Moon
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
No End in Sight
Pan’s Labyrinth
Starting Out in the Evening
No Country for Old Men
Atonement

Matt Sheehan, Morris Daily
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Gone Baby Gone
Hot Fuzz
Talk to Me
Eastern Promises
Rescue Dawn
3:10 to Yuma
The Mist
The Bourne Ultimatum

Craig Silliphant, Newstalk980
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
The Bourne Ultimatum
Knocked Up
Superbad
Grindhouse

Jeff Simon, Buffalo News
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into the Wild
Juno
The Lives of Others
Margot at the Wedding
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood

Dana Stevens, Slate Magazine
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Away From Her
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Host
Killer of Sheep
No End in Sight
Once
Persepolis
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood

Michael Smith, Tulsa World
No Country for Old Men
Waitress
The Namesake
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Grindhouse
Zodiac
Lars and the Real Girl
Lust, Caution
Gone Baby Gone
Juno

James Sanford, James Sanford at the Movies
There Will Be Blood
Control
Juno
Lust, Caution
Into the Wild
Atonement
Hot Fuzz
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
No Country for Old Men
Lars and the Real Girl

Jan Stuart, Newsday
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Eastern Promises
Once
The Savages
Knocked Up
Lars and the Real Girl
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Live-in Maid
Michael Clayton

Janet Smith, Georgia Straight
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
La Vie En Rose
No Country for Old Men
Grindhouse
Juno
Severance
Things We Lost in the Fire
The Lives of Others
Atonement
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Gene Seymour, Newsday
Ratatouille
There Will Be Blood
Once
Eastern Promises
Persepolis
Juno
No End in Sight
Syndromes and a Century
Superbad
The Namesake

Jay Stone, Montreal Gazette
Atonement
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I’m Not There
Charlie Wilson’s War
The Bourne Ultimatum
Gone Baby Gone
Ratatouille
Juno

Jim Slotek, Ottawa Sun
Juno
Sweeney Todd
Letters From Iwo Jima
The Lives of Others
The Host
Grindhouse
Offside
10 Canoes
3:10 to Yuma
Gone Baby Gone

Kyle Smith, New York Post
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Once
Knocked Up
Into the Wild
Superbad
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
The Lives of Others
Margot at the Wedding
Meet the Robinsons

Peter Sobczynski, efilmcritic.com
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
I’m Not There
Black Book
Grindhouse
Redacted
Eastern Promises
Juno
Romance & Cigarettes

Eric D. Snider, Film.com
No Country for Old Men
Waitress
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Ratatouille
Superbad
Knocked Up
Sweeney Todd
No End in Sight
There Will Be Blood
The Lives of Others
Hairspray

Brent Simon, LA Citybeat
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
Ratatouille
Once
Michael Clayton
American Gangster
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Reign Over Me
Eastern Promises

Studio Magazine
La Vie en Rose
The Secret of the Grain
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Lives of Others
Intimate Enemies
Love Songs
Exiled
Persepolis
Eastern Promises
24 Measures
Zodiac

Robert Sutton, Popcorn Junkies
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
3:10 to Yuma
No Country for Old Men
Juno
American Gangster
There Will Be Blood
Hot Fuzz
Grindhouse
Live Free or Die Hard
300

Andrew Sarris, New York Observor
Juno
Atonement
Starting Out in the Evening
Once
Away From Her
Interview
Amazing Grace
The Savages
The Great Debaters
Feast of Love
Knocked Up
You Kill Me

Jeremy Smith, CHUD
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Into the Wild
Grindhouse
Juno
Lake of Fire
I’m Not There
Ratatouille
Zodiac

Mike Scott, New Orleans Times Picayune
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
3:10 to Yuma
Gone Baby Gone
Sweeney Todd
Sicko
Zodiac
Hairspray
Waitress
In the Shadow of the Moon

Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Persepolis
Black Snake Moan
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Juno
No End in Sight
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Control
Grindhouse
Death Proof

Hugo de Saint Phalle, Monsieur Cinema
The Other Side
Bug
La Vie en Rose
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Bobby
The Secret of the Grain
Irina Palm
La Nuit nous appartient
Sunshine
Water Lillies

Bob Strauss, LA Daily News
I’m Not There
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Away From Her
The Bourne Ultimatum
Control
Offside
Atonement
Gone Baby Gone
Grindhouse
Juno
Lars and the Real Girl

Norm Schrager, filmcritic.com
No Country for Old Men
Breach
Once
Gone Baby Gone
Ratatouille
The Lives of Others
Grindhouse
Waitress
Away From Her
Year of the Dog

Cole Smithey, Colesmithy.com
There Will Be Blood
Black Book
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Rescue Dawn
La Vie En Rose
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement
Persepolis
The Mist

Justin Souther, Mountain Xpress
The Darjeeling Limited
There Will Be Blood
Sunshine
Eastern Promises
No Country for Old Men
Black Snake Moan
Grindhouse
Across the Universe
Sweeney Todd
Hot Fuzz

Tyler Shainline, dvdtown.com
Grindhouse
The Darjeeling Limited
The Host
The Simpsons Movie
The Mist
Hot Fuzz
30 Days of Night
Sicko
Superbad
Knocked Up

T
Amy Taubin (Art Forum)
Zodiac
Southland Tales
Eastern Promises
Killer of Sheep
There Will Be Blood
No End in Sight
Lady Chatterley
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Michael Clayton
Quiet City

Beatrice Toulon, Studio Magazine
La Vie en Rose
The Secret of the Grain
The Lives of Others
Persepolis
Intimate Enemies
The Bourne Ultimatum
Terror’s Advocate
Un baiser s’il vous plaît
Eastern Promises
Alexandra

Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Into the Wild
Eastern Promises
Sweeney Todd
American Gangster
There Will Be Blood
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
I’m Not There
Knocked Up
Juno

Brian Tallerico, The Deadbolt.com
Once
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
No Country for Old Men
The Orphanage
Ratatouille
Michael Clayton
Juno
Atonement
The Host

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Into Great Silence
Terror’s Advocate
Lady Chatterley
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Lars and the Real Girl
Lust, Caution
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Once
Ratatouille

Scott Tobias, The Onion
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Knocked Up
Lake of Fire
Once
Joshua
Black Book
Syndromes and a Century

Charles Taylor
I’m Not There
Control
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Black Snake Moan
Juno
Away From Her
Grindhouse
Exiled
Ratatouille
Once

Anne Thompson, The Hollywood Reporter
No Country for Old Men
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
Lust, Caution
Atonement
The Bourne Ultimatum
Sweeney Todd
The Savages
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno

Tom Tangney, KIRO Radio – Seattle
There Will Be Blood
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Once
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
The King of Kong
Juno
Away From Her
A Mighty Heart
The Lookout
Zodiac

NP Thompson, MoviesIntoFilm.com
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Killer of Sheep
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man
Cats of Mirikitani
I’m Not There
Syndromes and a Century
The Violin
Delirious
Goya’s Ghosts
Belle Toujours
Tekkonkinkreet

Rob Thomas, The Capital Times
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Away From Her
I’m Not There
Atonement
Sweeney Todd
American Gangster
In the Valley of Elah
Rescue Dawn
In the Shadow of the Moon

Gene Triplett, NewsOK.com (The Oklahoman)
No Country for Old Men
Atonement
Eastern Promises
The Savages
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
3:10 to Yuma
Martian Child
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Lookout

Times West Virginia
Paris, Je T’aime
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
Dan in Real Life
The Devil in Daniel Johnston
300
Grindhouse
Hot Fuzz
Once
Alpha Dog
Pirates of the Caribbean 3

Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail
The Lives of Others
Enchanted
Zodiac
The Painted Veil
Black Book
Music & Lyrics
Ratatouille
1408
The Last King of Scotland
Blades of Glory

Kelly Jane Torrance, Washington Times
Red Road
After the Wedding
There Will Be Blood
Control
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Lus, Caution
Away From Her
Shoot ‘Em Up
The Darjeeling Limited
Moliere
Starting Out in the Evening
La vie d’artists

Ella Taylor, LA Weekly
There Will Be Blood
Manufactured Landscapes
The Host
Away From Her
The Savages
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Lake of Fire
Ratatouille
Once
Persepolis
Knocked Up
The Band’s Visit

TopTenReviews
Ratatouille
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Lives of Others
Once
Away From Her
The Bourne Ultimatum
Waitress
The Host

Josh Tate, Laist
Once
Zodiac
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Rescue Dawn
Hot Fuzz
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The King of Kong
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd

Pete Timmeran, Playback
Juno
The Simpsons Movie
Grindhouse
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
No Country for Old Men
The Host
Tears of the Black Tiger
Syndromes and a Century
Knocked Up
There Will Be Blood

James C. Taylor, Village Voice Poll
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Colma: The Musical
Grindhouse
La Vie en Rose
No Country for Old Men
Once
Ratatouille
Superbad
The Band’s Visit
Zodiac

Franck Tabouring, Filmfodder
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Juno
Into the Wild
Atonement
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Ratatouille
Away From Her
Knocked Up

Desson Thompson, Washington Post
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
Once
Juno
The Host
Eastern Promises
Waitress
I’m Not There

Roy Trakin, HITS Magazine
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
Juno
The Savages
Superbad
The Darjeeling Limited
The Lives of Others
Eastern Promises
Across the Universe
I’m Not There

Telerama
The Other Side
Love Songs
Climates
La vie des autres
Boulevard de la mort
Persepolis
Eastern Promises
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Jesus Camp
Paranoid Park

Rustin Thompson, Movie Maker
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Michael Clayton
Across the Universe
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Perfume: A Story of Murder
Deep Water
No End in Sight
In the Valley of Elah
Zodiac
Into Great Silence

Betty Jo Tucker, Reel Talk
Hairspray
Enchanted
Michael Clayton
3:10 to Yuma
Juno
Disturbia
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
There Will Be Blood
The Host
Waitress

Roger Tennis, Cinemaclips.com
Across the Universe
Death at a Funeral
Enchanted
Lars and the Real Girl
Stardust
Ratatouille
Juno
No Country for Old Men
3:10 to Yuma
The Kite Runner

Lawrence Toppman, Charlotte Observer
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Atonement
Ratatouille
A Mighty Heart
Away From Her
The Savages
Across the Universe
Into the Wild
The Orphanage
Eklavya

U
Keith Uhlrich, The House Next Door
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters
Death Proof
Grindhouse
Jones
La Vie En Rose
The Life of Reilly
Revolver
Sweeney Todd
There Will Be Blood
Youth Without Youth

Utah Film Critics
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
I’m Not There
Into the Wild
Juno
Knocked Up
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Once
There Will Be Blood
3:10 to Yuma

V
Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star
300
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
Once
Juno
American Gangster
Sicko
Walk Hard
Superbad
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Elbert Ventura, Reverse Shot
Zodiac
Offside
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
The Host
Death Proof
Grindhouse
Michael Clayton
Away From Her

Kim Voynar, Cinematical.com
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
No End in Sight
Persepolis
Sweeney Todd
Away From Her
War Dance
For the Bible Tells Me So

James Verniere, Boston Herald
Zodiac
Eastern Promises
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Orphanage
Ratatouile
Things We Lost in the Fire
Once
There Will Be Blood

Barbara Vancheri, Pittsburg Post Gazette
Atonement
Away From Her
There Will Be Blood
Ratatouile
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men
Once
Lars and the Real Girl
Juno
Sicko

Jeff Vice, Desert Morning News
Into the Wild
Juno
The King of Kong
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouile
Gone Baby Gone
Lars and the Real Girl
Knocked Up
Waitress

Christine Vachon
This Is England
Persepolis
Into the Wild
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
High School Musical 2
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
No Country for Old Men

Village Voice Poll
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
I’m Not There
Syndromes and a Century
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Killer of Sheep
Ratatouile
Colossal Youth

Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News
The Savages
American Gangster
Juno
Persepolis
The Bourne Ultimatum
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
There Will Be Blood
The King of Kong
Talk to Me
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Rob Vaux, Flipside Movies
There Will Be Blood
Once
No End in Sight
Ratatouile
Hot Fuzz
Juno
300
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
The King of Kong

Jason P. Vargo, dvdtown.com
300
Ratatouile
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Darjeeling Limited
In the Valley of Elah
Death at a Funeral
Stardust
Waitress
Boy Culture
Breach

W
T.J. Wilcox (Art Forum)
Black Book
The Darjeeling Limited
Planet Earth (BBC series)
La Vie en rose
Superbad
The Sarah Silverman Program
Blades of Glory
Eastern Promises
Control
Sicko

Jeffrey Wells, Hollywood Elsewhere
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
Control
Sweeney Todd
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Things We Lost in the Fire
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
The Bourne Ultimatum

John Waters, Art Forum
Grindhouse
Before I Forget
Away From Her
Zoo
Lust, Caution
Brand Upon the Brain
An American Crime
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
Flanders
I’m Not There

Juliane Wanckel, Frieze Magazine
Calle Santa Fe
This is England
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Alexandra
Persepolis
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Syndromes and a Century
Killer of Sheep
Berlin Alexanderplatz

Alison Willmore, IFC News
No Country for Old Men
Rescue Dawn
There Will Be Blood
Killer of Sheep
Southland Tales
Syndromes and a Century
Paprika
Control
Romance & Cigarettes
The Host

David Walsh, World Socialist Web Sites
Comedy of Power
Vanaja
Offside
The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair
Love for Sale
The Last Hangman
Michael Clayton
Rendition
Strange Culture
The Situation

Armond White, New York Press
The Darjeeling Limited
Private Fears in Public Places
Hot Fuzz
The Bubble
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
Amazing Grace
Rescue Dawn
The Brave One
Comedy of Power
Lions for Lambs

Michael Wilder, Collider.com
There Will Be Blood
The Wayward Cloud
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Noriko’s Dinner Table
Paprika
Private Fears in Public Places
Flanders
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Klimit
Hostel Part II

Chuck Wilson, LA Weekly
Zodiac
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Ratatouille
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Bubble
Lars and the Real Girl
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Rescue Dawn
Seraphim Falls

Jessica Winter
There Will Be Blood
Brand Upon the Brain
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Killer of Sheep
Colossal Youth
The Savages
Lady Chatterley
No End in Sight
No Country for Old Men
Zodiac

Chris Wisniewski, Reverse Shot
There Will Be Blood
Syndromes and a Century
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
No Country for Old Men
Offside
Flanders
Death Proof
Ratatouille
Zodiac
Colossal Youth

Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
Away From Her
Atonement
Juno
Sweeney Todd
The Savages
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Michael Clayton
Enchanted

Anders Wright, San Diego CityBeat
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
Knocked Up
No Country for Old Men
Once
Ratatouille
The Savages
There Will Be Blood

Megan Warner, MTV
Blades of Glory
Knocked Up
The Darjeeling Limited
The Bourne Ultimatum
Stomp the Yard
American Gangster
Superbad
Zodiac
Ocean’s Thirteen
Because I Said So

Bill Wine, AHN
Death at a Funeral
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Namesake
In the Valley of Elah
Juno
Ratatouille
Gone Baby Gone
Dan in Real Life
Sweeney Todd
Sicko

Stephen Whitty, The Star-Ledger
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Juno
The Lives of Others
No Country for Old Men
The Orphanage
Persepolis
Reservation Road
Sweeney Todd
There Will Be Blood

Jan Wahl, kcbs
The Great Debaters
Atonement
The Bucket List
Into the Wild
Nin’s Heavenly Delights
Hairspray
La Vie En Rose
Lust, Caution
Ratatouille
Away From Her

Scott Weinberg, Cinematical
The Orphanage
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
There Will Be Blood
This Is England
No Country for Old Men
Sweeney Todd
Hot Fuzz
Zodiac
The Bourne Ultimatum
Juno
Knocked Up
Waitress

Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald
Ratatouille
Lars and the Real Girl
Sicko
Once
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
Hot Fuzz
Rendition
Hairspray
American Gangster

Patrick Walsh, Cinematical
No Country for Old Men
Knocked Up
Into the Wild
Gone Baby Gone
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
In the Valley of Elah
The Lookout
The King of Kong
The Mist
Michael Clayton

Michael Wilmington, Village Voice Poll
No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Away From Her
Eastern Promises
Private Fears in Public Places
The Host
Rescue Dawn
Black Book
The Namesake
Sweeney Todd

Kevin Williamson, Ottawa Sun
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
The Kite Runner
The Bourne Ultimatum
Superbad
Sweeney Todd

Chad Webb, 411 Mania
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Once
Zodiac
Paris, je T’aime
Juno
Ratatouille
Grindhouse
Hot Fuzz
I’m Not There

Glenn Whipp, LA Daily New
There Will Be Blood
I’m Not There
No Country for Old Men
Ratatouille
The Bourne Ultimatum
Knocked Up
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Sweeney Todd
The Darjeeling Limited
Once
Walk Hard

Don Willmott, filmcritic.com
No Country for Old Men
The Host
Lust, Caution
Across the Universe
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
300
Grindhouse
Planet Terror
Zodiac
The Lives of Others
Away From Her

Kam Williams, EURweb.com
The Darjeeling Limited
No Country for Old Men
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
Superbad
Gone Baby Gone
Why Did I Get Married
Music and Lyrics
Rush Hour 3
Live Free or Die Hard
Shoot ‘Em Up

Gary Weiss, GoErie.com
There Will Be Blood
No Country for Old Men
Away From Her
Into the Wild
Once
Zodiac
Michael Clayton
Eastern Promises
Juno
3:10 to Yuma

XYZ
Stephanie Zacharek, Salon
I’m Not There
Control
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Persepolis
Away From Her
Ratatouille
Grindhouse
Once
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Redacted
No End in Sight

Ron Yamuchi, Georgia Straight
Knocked Up
Stardust
Sunshine
I Am Legend
No Country for Old Men
Black Book
300
Death Sentence
The Lookout
Rescue Dawn

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