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2005 Best and Worst

Another year gone, and another Top 10 Best/Worst list. So, here are the films that made me want to reach for the stars - and the films that made me want to reach for the valium!THE BEST

10. War of the Worlds

9. Mysterious Skin

8. The Proposition

7. Kinsey

6. Wolf Creek

5. The Machinist

4. The Aviator

3. Bad Education

2. Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

1. Batman Begins
What I said then: “Truly Fantastic” What I say now: A film with a great script, cast, and a great escapist joyride.

Honourable mentions: Sideways, Ray, Million Dollar Baby, House of Flying Daggers, The Life Aquatic, The Interpreter, Hostage, Star Wars Ep 3: Revenge of the Sith, Shopgirl, Red Eye.

THE WORST

10. Hide & Seek

9. Be Cool

8. The Amityville Horror

7. XXX 2: The Next Level

6. House of Wax

5. Skeleton Key

4. The Dukes of Hazzard

3. Into the Blue

2. Elektra

1. Bewitched
What I said then: “A bizarre and grotesque brew of pop art kitsch”. What I say now: The agony of seeing this rubbish has faded, but the nightmares still remain…

Dishonourable mentions: After The Sunset, Cellular, Sahara, Kingdom of Heaven, Fantastic Four, Cinderella Man, Constantine, Hitch.

Enjoy the Xmas/New Years break. Expect more reviews next year - thanks for reading!

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