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Best movies of 2006

Last year had several easy picks for the top ten list of 2005, and this year was not much different. Here are my nominees, including links to my reviews in Swedish:

  1. V for Vendetta
  2. Match Point
  3. X-Men 3: The Last Stand
  4. Silent Hill
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Chest
  6. Casino Royale
  7. Night Watch
  8. Walk the Line
  9. The Illusionist
  10. Frostbiten

Since a Swedish vampire flick made it to the list, either I’m getting soft by old age or there wasn’t really that many great films around this year. Honorary mention goes out to Eragon for trying but failing miserably.

I believe that 2007 will be an exciting movie year. Until then, I will kickstart the year with the traditional Gothenburg film festival. Hello darkness my old friend…

10 comments

  • avatar
    25 Dec, 2006

    Hi, nice list :)
    But where are Capote and Crash? I loved both of those films, for different reasons.
    You should really check them out if you didn’t do that already :)

  • avatar
    25 Dec, 2006

    Thank you!
    Crash was number three on my “Top ten 2005” list (see link above), but unfortunately I haven’t seen Capote yet. Must do that soon! :)

  • avatar
    Mandus
    02 Jan, 2007

    Wasn’t Brokeback Moutain released in 2006? I can’t find it on your 2005 list either, so you made a mistake no matter what. :P

  • avatar
    03 Jan, 2007

    Actually, I’ve deliberately avoided Brokeback Mountain. I have no interest whatsoever in watching two hours worth of men on horses. :)

  • avatar
    Mandus
    03 Jan, 2007

    Hmm, but it’s not really about men on horses. It’s more of a drama.

  • avatar
    03 Jan, 2007

    Be still my beating heart… You still have a lot of work to convince me. :)

  • avatar
    Emelie
    04 Jan, 2007

    Actually, it’s more about men on men…

  • avatar
    06 Jan, 2007

    Didn’t “The squid and the whale” come out in 2006? That movie would certainly make my list if it did.

  • avatar
    07 Jan, 2007

    Martin, I haven’t seen that one. Thanks for the tip!

  • avatar
    11 Aug, 2008

    Ganska intressant faktiskt, klart läsvärt. :)

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