Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008 | 14 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.
Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008 | 13 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
In Bruges | 7 Feb 2008 // 7:00 PM
For all the showy action and spurty blood, it's the evolving intimacy between Ken and Ray that is most compelling in In Bruges.