Top 10 Films of 2007

This is a dynamic list, so it’ll be updated each time I see a film which had its world premiere in 2007 that is better than at least one of the films already on the list.

  1. In the City of Sylvia (Jose Luis Guerin)
  2. Zodiac (David Fincher)
  3. RR (James Benning)
  4. The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (Eric Rohmer)
  5. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  6. Ratatouille (Bird)
  7. Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  8. I’m Not There (Todd Haynes)
  9. No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  10. The Secret of the Grain (Abdellatif Kechiche)

Other 2007 films I’ve seen

  • Across the Universe (Julie Taymore)
  • The Aerial (Esteban Sapir)
  • Afternoon (Angela Schanelec)
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik)
  • At Sea (Peter Hutton)
  • Atonement (Joe Wright)
  • Because I Said So (Michael Lehmann)
  • Boarding Gate (Olivier Assayas)
  • Boy A (John Crowley)
  • Casting a Glance (James Benning)
  • The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)
  • Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel)
  • Don’t Touch the Axe (Jacques Rivette)
  • Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg)
  • Eggs (Semih Kaplanoglu)
  • Enchanted (Kevin Lima)
  • Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog)
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
  • Ghost Rider (Mark Steven Johnson)
  • The Golden Compass (Chris Weitz)
  • Gone Baby Gone (Ben Affleck)
  • Grindhouse (Robert Rodriguez & Quentin Tarantino)
  • Hairspray (Adam Shankman)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (David Yates)
  • Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
  • Into the Wild (Sean Penn)
  • Juno (Jason Reitman)
  • Katyn (Andrzej Wajda)
  • Live Free or Die Hard (Len Wiseman)
  • The Man From London (Béla Tarr)
  • Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)
  • The Mist (Frank Darabont)
  • Munyurangabo (Lee Isaac Chung)
  • My Kid Could Paint That (Amir Bar-Lev)
  • My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
  • Ocean’s Thirteen (Steven Soderbergh)
  • O’Horten (Bent Hamer)
  • Our Private Lives (Denis Côté)
  • Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant)
  • Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (Gore Verbinski)
  • Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong)
  • Sicko (Michael Moore)
  • Silent Light (Carlos Reygadas)
  • Some Photos In the City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerin)
  • Stardust (Matthew Vaughn)
  • The State of the World (omnibus)
  • Stomp the Yard (Sylvain White)
  • Summit Circle (Bernard Émond)
  • Sunshine (Danny Boyle)
  • Superbad (Greg Mottola)
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tim Burton)
  • Tearoom (William E. Jones)
  • Things We Lost in the Fire (Susanne Bier)
  • To Each His Own Cinema (omnibus)
  • Vacation (Thomas Arslan)
  • The Visitor (Tom McCarthy)
  • We Own the Night (James Gray)
  • Wonderful Town (Aditya Assarat)
  • You, the Living (Roy Andersson)
  • Youth Without Youth (Francis Ford Coppola)