Posts Tagged ‘Wall-E’

Page 3 for Decade

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Joe Bardi | Owen Gleiberman | Peter Hartlaub | Tom Johnson | Lou Lumenick | Lisa Schwarzbaum | Kyle Smith | Dusty Somers | Peter Travers | Greg Vellante

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

1 You Can Count on Me
2 Children of Men
3 Memento
4 The Dark Knight
5 LOTR: The Two Towers
6 Spirited Away
7 The Hurt Locker
8 Traffic
9 Ratatouille
10 High Fidelity
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Greg Vellante
Eagle Tribune

1 4 Mos, 3 Wks and 2 Days
2 Almost Famous
3 Brokeback Mountain
4 City of God
5 Kill Bill
6 Once
7 Pan’s Labyrinth
8 Requiem for a Dream
9 Spirited Away
10 There Will Be Blood
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

1 The Royal Tenenbaums
2 The 25th Hour
3 Zodiac
4 Wall-E
5 AI: Artificial Intelligence
6 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
7 Almost Famous
8 United 93
9 Up in the Air
10 Lord of the Rings
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Kyle Smith
New York Post

1 AI: Artificial Intelligence
2 United 93
3 Master and Commander
4 Diving Bell and the Butterfly
5 Batman Begins
6 Amelie
7 Once
8 Team America
9 Inglourious Basterds
10 Almost Famous
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Owen Gleiberman
EW

1 Far From Heaven
2 Sideways
3 The Century of Self
4 Gladiator
5 Chuck & Buck
6 Moulin Rouge!
7 Requiem for a Dream
8 Munich
9 Lilya 4-Ever
10 Casino Royale
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
EW

1 There Will Be Blood
2 Sideways
3 LOTR: Return of the King
4 YiYi
5 The New World
6 Zodiac
7 The Dark Knight
8 The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
9 Moolaade
10 Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

1 There Will Be Blood
2 Children of Men
3 Mulholland Drive
4 A History of Violence
5 No Country for Old Men
6 The Incredibles
7 Brokeback Mountain
8 The Departed
9 Mystic River
10 Lord of the Rings
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Joe Bardi
Creative Loafing

1 Almost Famous
2 Waking Life
3 The Fog of War
4 Lost in Translation
5 High Fidelity
6 American Splendor
7 The Bourne Ultimatum
8 The 40 Year Old Virgin
9 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
10 Before Sunset
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Dusty Somers
Oklahoma Daily

1 25th Hour
2 No Country for Old Men
3 Into the Wild
4 YiYi
5 Mulholland Drive
6 There Will Be Blood
7 In the Mood for Love
8 Talk to Her
9 Diving Bell and the Butterfly
10 The Pianist
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Tom Johnson
Inside Movies

1 Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
2 City of God
3 Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
4 The Dark Knight
5 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
6 Brokeback Mountain
7 The Incredibles
8 The Departed
9 The 40 Year Old Virgin
10 Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban

Page 2 for Decade

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Marshall Fine | Matt Goldberg | Mark Krzos | Zac Oldenburg | Richard Roeper | Scott Sawitz | Michael Stickings | Gary Sundt | David Theis | Chris Vognar

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Matt Goldberg
Collider.com

1 Lord of the Rings
2 Pixar Movies
3 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
4 Shaun of the Dead
5 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
6 The Fountain
7 Pan’s Labyrinth
8 Children of Men
9 The 40 Year Old Virgin
10 No Country For Old Men
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Mark Krzos
News-Press

1 The Lives of Others
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Downfall
4 No Country for Old Men
5 The Story of the Weeping Camel
6 The Cove
7 A History of Violence
8 Waltz With Bashir
9 Let the Right One In
10 In Bruges
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Marshall Fine
Hollywood and Fine

1 Lord of the Rings
2 Brokeback Mountain
3 No Country for Old Men
4 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
5 Kill Bill
6 The Departed
7 Volver
8 The Fog of War
9 Gosford Park
10 Bowling for Columbine
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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2 Wall-E
3 The Departed
4 YiYi
5 Mulholland Drive
6 The Fog of War
7 There Will Be Blood
8 Nobody Knows
9 Memento
10 Sexy Beast
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Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun Times

1 The Departed
2 In America
3 Traffic
4 Memento
5 House of Flying Daggers
6 Mystic River
7 Slumdog Millionaire
8 25th Hour
9 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
10 Hotel Rwanda
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Scott Sawitz
Pulse

1 The Departed
2 American Beauty
3 Moulin Rouge
4 Brokeback Mountain
5 Gladiator
6 Frost/Nixon
7 Good Night and Good Luck
8 Michael Clayton
9 There Will Be Blood
10 Milk
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Michael Stickings
The Moderate Voice

1 Almost Famous
2 Black Hawk Down
3 Hotel Rwanda
4 Gosford Park
5 Letters from Iwo Jima
6 The Lives of Others
7 The Pianist
8 Syriana
9 Traffic
10 The Twilight Samurai
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Zac Oldenburg
Review: St. Louis

1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2 The Fountain
3 The Incredibles
4 The Lord of the Rings
5 Kill Bill
6 Wall-E
7 Up
8 Almost Famous
9 O Brother Where Art Thou?
10 The Royal Tenebaums
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Gary Sundt
JackCentral

1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2 No Country For Old Men
3 Kill Bill 1/2
4 Wall-E
5 Let the Right One In
6 Lost in Translation
7 Avatar
8 Where the Wild Things Are
9 The Dark Knight
10 City of God
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David Theis
Houston CultureMap

1 Pan’s Labyrinth
2 No Country for Old Men
3 The Triplets of Belleville
4 Talk to Her
5 Dancer in the Dark
6 The Bourne Supremacy/Spiderman 2/Hellboy 2/ The Dark Knight
7 Amores Perros
8 Man on Wire
9 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
10 Master and Commander

Page 1 for Decade

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Al Alexander | David Germain | Kirk Honeycutt | LA Film Critics | Christy Lemire | Anne Thompson | Shawn Edwards | Peter Ranier | Mike Ward | Gary Wolcott

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David Germain
Associated Press

1 Pan’s Labyrinth
2 You Can Count on Me
3 The Barbarian Invasions
4 Once
5 O Brother Where Art Thou?
6 The hurt Locker
7 The Saddest Music in the World
8 Wall-E
9 Adaptation
10 Moulin Rouge
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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

1 No Country for Old Men
2 There Will Be Blood
3 American Splendor
4 Far from Heaven
5 Sideways
6 Memento
7 Mystic River
8 The Squid & the Whale
9 Wall-E
10 Wonder Boys
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Gary Wolcott
AtomicTown

1 Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
2 Hero
3 The Lives of Others
4 Standing in the Shadows of Motown
5 The Station Agent
6 O Brother Where Art Thou
7 Pirates of the Caribbean
8 Mystic River | Million Dollar Baby
9 Wall-E
10 Once
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LA Film Critics

1 Mulholland Drive
2 There Will Be Blood
3 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
4 Brokeback Mountain
5 No Country for Old Men
6 Yi Yi
7 4 Mos, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
8 Spirited Away
9 United 93
10 Sideways
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Peter Ranier
Christian Science Monitor

1 Before Sunset
2 4 Mos, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
3 No Country for Old Men
4 The Pianist
5 Sideways
6 Spirited Away
7 Time Out
8 Waltz With Bashir
9 Y Tu Mama Tambien
10 The Wind Will Carry Us
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Al Alexander
Patriot Ledger

1 Donnie Darko
2 The Departed
3 Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
4 Pan’s Labyrinth
5 Brokeback Mountain
6 Sideways
7 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
8 4 Mos, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
9 No Country for Old Men
10 Letters From Iwo Jima
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Kirk Honeycutt
The Hollywood Reporter

1 Letters From Iwo Jima
2 United 93
3 No Country for Old Men
4 The Fog of War
5 4 Mos, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
6 Far From Heaven
7 Divine Intervention
8 Cache
9 Diving Bell and the Butterfly
10 The White Ribbon
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Mike Ward
Richmond.com

1 Sideways
2 Cinderella Man
3 Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
4 Thank You for Smoking
5 Up in the Air
6 Inglourious Basterds
7 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
8 The Departed
9 The Squid and the Whale
10 The Royal Tenenbaums
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Anne Thompson
IndieWire

1 The Best of Youth
2 No Country for Old Men
3 Wall-E
4 25th Hour
5 A Christmas Tale
6 Talk to Her
7 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
8 A History of Violence
9 Spirited Away
10 Red Cliff
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Shawn Edwards
FOX-TV

1 City of God
2 The Dark Knight
3 Traffic
4 Kill Bill 1/2
5 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
6 Slumdog Millionaire
7 25th Hour
8 Moulin Rouge!
9 40-Year-Old Virgin
10 Mean Girls

The Top Ten Chart for the Decade Scoreboard

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

With 13 mentions, together and individually, the Lord of the Rings Trilogy is the top vote getter.

Wall- E, Andrew Stanton

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Page 30

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

The MCN Critics

1 Chop Shop
2 Encounters at End of the World
3 In Bruges
4 Let the Right One In
5 Man on Wire
6 Milk/Paranoid Park
7 Mongol
8 Tell No One
9 The Visitor
10 Wall-E
1 A Christmas Tale
2 Paranoid Park
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 Wall-E
5 Revolutionary Road
6 Let the Right One In
7 Doubt
8 Milk
9 Miracle at St. Anna
10 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
1 Frozen River
2 A Christmas Tale
3 Happy Go Lucky
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Milk
7 The Visitor
8 In Bruges
9 Chop Shop
10 Adam Resurrected
1 Frozen River
2 A Christmas Tale
3 Happy Go Lucky
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Milk
7 The Visitor
8 In Bruges
9 Chop Shop
10 Adam Resurrected
1 Shine A Light
2 A Christmas Tale
3 Australia
4 Wall-E
5 Gran Torino
6 Happy Go Lucky
7 Milk
8 Still Life
9 The Dark Knight
10 Miracle at St. Anna

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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NP Thompson
Movies Into Film

1 Unrelated
2 Sita Sings the Blues
3 Breath
4 The Gates
5 Flight of the Red Balloon
6 The Band’s Visit
7 Persepolis
8 Trouble the Water
9 Opera Jawa
10 Priceless
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Andy Klein
Los angeles CityBeat

1 The Dark Knight
2 Gran Torino
3 In Bruges
4 Let the Right One In
5 My Winnipeg
6 Roman de Gare
7 Stuck
8 Synecdoce, NY
9 Tropic Thunder
10 Wall-E
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Blackfilm.com

1 The Dark Knight
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Milk
4 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5 Tell No One
6 Vicky Cristina Barcellona
7 Ballast
8 Rachel Getting Married
9 Gommorah
10 Let the Right One In
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TT Stern-Enzi
Dayton City Paper

1 The Visitor
2 The Dark Knight
3 W
4 I’ve Loved You So Long
5 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6 Slumdog Millionaire
7 Synecdoche, NY
8 Man on Wire
9 Rachel Getting Married
10 The Wrestler
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Lisa Miller
Imperial Valley News

1 The Dark Knight
2 Wall-E
3 Iron Man
4 Frozen River
5 Appaloosa
6 Mamma Mia!
7 The Bank Job
8 Traitor
9 Burn After Reading
10 Ghost Town
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Chris Knight
National Post

1 Wall-E
2 Doubt
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 Synecdoche, NY
5 Encounters at End of the World
6 Man on Wire
7 JCVD
8 Son of Rambow
9 Tell No One
10 The Visitor

Blackfilm.com | Andy Klein | Chris Knight | Lisa Miller | TT Stern-Enzi | NP Thompson

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Peter Martin
Cinematical

1 Let the Right One In
2 Tell No One
3 Man on Wire
4 Wall-E
5 Timecrimes
6 The Pool
7 Encounters at End of the World
8 Burn After Reading
9 Astropia
10 Dance of the Dead
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Erik Davis
Cinematical

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Dark Knight
3 Dear Zachary
4 Burn After Reading
5 Let the Right One In
6 The Wrestler
7 Doubt
8 Tropic Thunder
9 The Living Wake
10 Milk
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Jette Kernion
Cinematical

1 Synecdoche, NY
2 Milk
3 Let the Right One In
4 The Wrestler
5 JCVD
6 Dear Zachary
7 Medicine for Melancholy
8 Standard Operating Procedure
9 Hellboy II
10 Slumdog Millionaire
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Richard von Busack
Cinematical

1 Wall-E
2 The Dark Knight
3 Happy Go Lucky
4 The Fall
5 Revolutionary Road
6 My Winnipeg
7 A Christmas Tale
8 Up the Yangtze
9 Milk
10 Around the Bay
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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

1 Still Life
2 Of Time and the City
3 There WIll Be Blood
4 Flight of the Red Balloon
5 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
6 The Duchess of Langeais
7 Hellboy II
8 Let the Right One In
9 A Christmas Tale
10 Happy Go Lucky
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Eric D. Snider
Cinematical

1 Wall-E
2 Synecdoche, NY
3 Dear Zachary
4 Son of Rambow
5 The Wrestler
6 Tropic Thunder
7 Young at Heart
8 The Dark Knight
9 Cloverfield
10 Boy A
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Craig Phillips

1 Let the Right One In
2 Edge of Heaven
3 The Wrestler
4 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
5 Hellboy II
6 La France
7 Encounters at End of the World
8 Ballast
9 Wall-E / The Dark Knight
10 Wendy & Lucy
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Yair Raveh
Cinemascopian

1 Synecdoche, NY
2 Wall-E
3 The Dark Knight
4 Waltz with Bashir
5 Three Monkeys/Silent Light/The Fall
6 Pineapple Express
7 Paranoid Park
8 Burn After Reading/In Bruges
9 Hunger/Standard Op. Procedure
10 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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Chris Vetter
Leader-Telegram

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2 Changeling
3 Wall-E
4 Boy in the Striped Pajamas
5 The Dark Knight
6 Doubt
7 Tropic Thunder
8 Iron Man
9 Traitor
10 Rachel Getting Married
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Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle

1 The Visitor
2 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 I’ve Loved You So Long
4 Milk
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Happy Go Lucky
7 Elegy
8 The Wrestler
9 Che
10 Smart People

Boo Allen | Erik Davis | Pat Graham | Jette Kernion | Peter Martin | Craig Phillips | Yair Raveh | Eric D. Snider | Chris Vetter | Richard von Busack

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Bob Mondello
NPR

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Wall-E
3 Milk
4 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
5 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
6 Rachel Getting Married
7 The Class
8 Man on Wire
9 The Dark Knight
10 A Christmas Tale
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Steve Prokopy
Gapers Block

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2 Wall-E
3 Let the Right One In
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 The Wrestler
6 The Dark Knight
7 The Fall
8 Snow Angels
9 Milk
10 Tropic Thunder
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George Lang
The Oklahoman

1 Rachel Getting Married
2 The Dark Knight
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 The Wrestler
5 Wall-E
6 Slumdog Millionaire
7 Milk
8 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
9 The Visitor
10 In Bruges
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Matthew Price
The Oklahoman

1 The Dark Knight
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Wrestler
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Iron Man
6 Wall-E
7 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 Milk
9 Happy Go Lucky
10 Gran Torino
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Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

1 The Visitor
2 Jodhaa Akbar
3 The Dark Knight
4 Wall-E
5 Waltz with Bashir
6 Frost/Nixon
7 Let the Right One In
8 Mongol
9 Milk
10 Man on Wire
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Ron Wynn
Nashville City Paper

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2 Iron Man
3 The Dark Knight
4 Milk
5 Doubt
6 Wall-E
7 Shine a Light
8 Tropic Thunder
9 The Bank Job
10 Miracle at St. Anna
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Michael Janusonis
Providence Journal

1 Frost/Nixon
2 Doubt
3 Milk
4 Burn After Reading
5 Changeling
6 Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who
7 Kung Fu Panda
8 Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist
9 Iron Man
10 Young at Heart
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Michael Nowotny
Mountain Home News

1 The Dark Knight
2 Iron Man
3 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
4 Tropic Thunder
5 Kung Fu Panda
6 Burn After Reading
7 Quantum of Solace
8 Wall-E
9 Incredible Hulk
10 Get Smart
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Jeffrey K. Lyles
Gazette

1 The Dark Knight
2 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 Iron Man
4 Tropic Thunder
5 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
6 The Wrestler
7 Frost/Nixon
8 Cloverfield
9 Doubt
10 Be Kind Rewind
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Sally Kline
DC Examiner

1 Wall-E
2 Milk
3 The Reader
4 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5 The Dark Knight
6 In Bruges
7 Frost/Nixon
8 The Bank Job
9 Slumdog Millionaire
10 Man On Wire/Religulous/Trumbo

Michael Janusonis | Sally Kline | George Lang | Jeffrey K. Lyles | Bob Mondello | Michael Nowotny | Matthew Price | Steve Prokopy | Lawrence Toppman | Ron Wynn

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 A Christmas Tale
3 The Class
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Frozen River
6 Happy Go Lucky
7 Rachel Getting Married
8 Man on Wire
9 Tell No One
10 Wall-E
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Steve Salles
Standard Examiner

1 The Dark Knight
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Iron Man
4 Rachel Getting Married
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Waltz with Bashir
7 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 Let the Right One In
9 Wall-E
10 Boy in the Striped Pajamas
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Janos Gereben
San Francisco Examiner

1 Mongol
2 Frost/Nixon
3 Traitor
4 Milk
5 Iron Man
6 I’ve Loved You So Long
7 Love and Honor
8 Seven Pounds
9 All Together Now
10 Nanking
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Anna Katz
San Francisco Examiner

1 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
2 Encounters at End of the World
3 Trouble the Water
4 Happy Go Lucky
5 The Edge of Heaven
6 Transsiberian
7 Frozen River
8 Flight of the Red Balloon
9 Revolutionary Road
10 A Christmas Tale
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Marco Cerritos
FirstShowing.net

1 Elegy
2 In Bruges
3 Wall-E
4 The Fall
5 The Dark Knight
6 Wanted and Desired
7 Frost/Nixon
8 Redbelt
9 The Bank Job
10 Speed Racer
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Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner

1 The Wrestler
2 Wall-E
3 Let the Right One In
4 In Bruges
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Hellboy II
7 W
8 The Dark Knight
9 The Reader
10 JCVD
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Carol Hemphill
Webster-Kirkwood Times

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
1 The Dark Knight
3 Frost/Nixon
4 Man on Wire
5 Milk
6 Paranoid Park
7 Revolutionary Road
8 Slumdog Millionaire
9 The Visitor
10 Wall-E
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Joanne Thornborough
The Daily Journal

1 Frost/Nixon
2 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 Rachel Getting Married
5 Milk
6 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
7 In Bruges
8 The Visitor
9 Persepolis
10 The Dark Knight
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Kent Tentschert
Webster-Kirkwood Times

1 Changeling
1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 The Dark Knight
4 Doubt
5 Miracle at St. Anna
6 The Reader
7 Revolutionary Road
8 Slumdog Millionaire
9 Wall-E
10 The Wrestler
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Liam Lacey
Globe & Mail

1 Wall-E
2 Happy Go Lucky
3 Flight of the Red Balloon
4 Man on Wire
5 Paranoid Park
6 Waltz with Bashir
7 My Winnipeg
8 A Christmas Tale
9 Milk
10 Up the Yangtze

Marco Cerritos | Rossiter Drake | Janos Gereben | Carol Hemphill | Anna Katz | Liam Lacey | Steve Salles | Kent Tentschert | Joanne Thornborough | Kenneth Turan

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

1 Wall-E
1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 Rachel Getting Married
5 The Dark Knight
6 Trouble the Water
7 Milk
8 Encounters at End of the World
9 The Band’s Visit
10 Blindness
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Rick Groen
Globe & Mail

1 A Christmas Tale
2 Wall-E
3 Rachel Getting Married
4 I’ve Loved You So Long
5 My Winnipeg
6 The Edge of Heaven
7 Up the Yangtze
8 Happy Go Lucky
9 Waltz with Bashir
10 Slumdog Millionaire
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Mark Medley
National Post

1 Wall-E
1 The Wrestler
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 Let the Right One In
5 The Dark Knight
6 Step Brothers
7 Anvil!
8 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
9 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
10 Iron Man/JCVD
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Brandy McDonnell
The Oklahoman

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Frozen River
3 Wall-E
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Boy in Striped Pajamas
6 The Dark Knight
7 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 The Wrestler
9 The Fall
10 The Visitor
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Bob Thompson
National Post

1 Iron Man
1 The Dark Knight
3 RocknRolla
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Slumdog Millionaire
6 Milk
7 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 Doubt
9 Wall-E
10 Tropic Thunder
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Germain Lussier
Times Herald-Record

1 The Wrestler
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Dark Knight
4 Revolutionary Road
5 Milk
6 Rachel Getting Married
7 Wall-E
8 Dear Zachary
9 The Wackness
10 The Class
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Lynn Venhaus
Belleville News-Democrat

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
1 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Frost/Nixon
4 Milk
5 The Dark Knight
6 Doubt
7 The Wrestler
8 Iron Man
9 The Visitor
10 Rachel Getting Married
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Gene Triplett
The Oklahoman

1 The Wrestler
2 Milk
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Appaloosa
7 Burn After Reading
8 The Visitor
9 Doubt
10 The Dark Knight
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Charles Cassidy, Jr.
Cleveland Scene

1 Iron Man
2 Cloverfield
3 Bab’Aziz
4 Young at Heart/Shine a Light
5 Sangre de mi sangre
6 Standard Operating Procedure
7 The Bank Job
8 Constantine Sword
9 Wall-E
10 Kenny
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Josh Larsen
Southtown Star

1 The Promotion
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Trouble the Water
4 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5 The Dark Knight
6 Wall-E
7 Ballast
8 Cloverfield
9 Be Kind Rewind
10 Tropic Thunder

Charles Cassidy, Jr. | Rick Groen | Josh Larsen | Germain Lussier | Brandy McDonnell | Mark Medley | Mike Scott | Bob Thompson | Gene Triplett | Lynn Venhaus

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo.com

1 The Dark Knight
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Wrestler
4 Wall-E
5 Let the Right One In
6 Hamlet 2
7 The Hurt Locker
8 In Bruges
9 Boy A
10 Snow Angels
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Ryan Pike
The Gauntlet

1 The Dark Knight
2 Wall-E
3 Iron Man
4 Tropic Thunder
5 Quantum of Solace
6 Be Kind Rewind
7 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
8 Zack & Miri Make A Porno
9 Wanted
10 Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist
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Neil Morris
Independent Weekly

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Wrestler
3 Rachel Getting Married
4 Milk
5 Wall-E
6 Revolutionary Road
7 Chop Shop
8 Iron Man/Dark Knight
9 Cloverfield
10 Young at Heart
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Michael Compton
Bowling Green Daily News

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Wrestler
3 The Dark Knight
4 Man on Wire
5 Snow Angels
6 In Bruges
7 Milk
8 Frozen River
9 Tell No One
10 Gran Torino
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Sara Vilkomerson
NY Observer

1 The Visitor
2 Wanted & Desired
3 The Dark Knight
4 Revolutionary Road
5 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
6 Burn After Reading
7 Rachel Getting Married
8 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
9 Milk
10 Slumdog Millionaire
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Mike Giuliano
Howard County Times

1 Milk
2 Shine a Light
3 Frost/Nixon
4 Happy Go Lucky
5 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
6 Let the Right One In
7 I’ve Loved You So Long
8 Frozen River
9 The Visitor
10 Encounters at End of the World
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

1 Flight of the Red Balloon
2 Razzle Dazzle
3 Paranoid Park
4 Che
5 Waltz with Bashir
6 Silent Light
7 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
8 In the City of Sylvia
9 Wall-E
10 Wendy & Lucy
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Jim Brunzell
TC Daily Planet

1 Wall-E
2 Let the Right One In
3 The Edge of Heaven
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Happy Go Lucky
6 The Dark Knight
7 Anvil!
8 Milk
9 Revanche
10 Wendy & Lucy
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Ella Taylor
LA Weekly

1 Waltz with Bashir
2 Milk
3 Still Life/Up the Yangtze
4 Wendy & Lucy
5 The Class/A Christmas Tale
6 Wall-E
7 Slumdog Millionaire
8 The Counterfeiters
9 Moving Midway/Order of Myths
10 9.99
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Scott Foundas
LA Weekly

1 Still Life/Fengming
2 Gran Torino
3 Che/Hunger
4 Silent Light
5 The Dark Knight
6 Heartbeat Detector
7 A Christmas Tale/Secret of the Grain
8 Diary of the Dead/Let the Right One In
9 Shine a Light/Synecdoche, NY
10 Happy Go Lucky/Slumdog Millionaire/Wall-E

Jim Brunzell | Chris Bunbray | Michael Compton | Scott Foundas | Mike Giuliano | J. Hoberman | Neil Morris | Ryan Pike | Ella Taylor | Sara Vilkomerson

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John M. Urbancich
Cleveland Sun-News

1 In Bruges
2 Doubt
3 The Dark Knight
4 Happy Go Lucky
5 Frozen River
6 The Wrestler
7 Gran Torino
8 Nothing but the Truth
9 I Served the King of England
10 Frost/Nixon \ W
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

1 The Dark Knight
2 The Go-Getter
3 Happy Go Lucky
4 Rachel Getting Married
5 Reprise
6 Slumdog Millionaire
7 Tropic Thunder
8 Wall-E
9 The Wrestler
10 Young at Heart
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Kimberly Jones
Austin Chronicle

1 Synecdoche, NY
2 A Christmas Tale
3 Elegy
4 Happy Go Lucky
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Let the Right One In
7 Tell No One
8 Son of Rambow
9 In Search of Midnight Kiss
10 Wall-E
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Barry Hertz
National Post Ampersand

1 Synecdoche, NY
2 Wall-E
3 Man on Wire
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Wendy & Lucy
6 Redbelt
7 The Visitor
8 I’ve Loved You So Long
9 The Dark Knight
10 Shotgun Series
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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Let the Right One In
3 The Wrestler
4 My Winnipeg
5 Gomorrah
6 Man on Wire
7 Waltz with Bashir
8 Blindness
9 Son of Rambow
10 Funny Games
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Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle

1 A Christmas Tale
2 Gomorrah
3 Wendy & Lucy
4 The Counterfeiters
5 I’ve Loved You So Long
6 Synecdoche, NY
7 Man on Wire
8 Che
9 The Wrestler
10 Trouble the Water
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Duncan Shepherd
San Diego Reader

1 Happy Go Lucky
2 Roman de Gare
3 The Promotion
4 Burn After Reading
5 Ciudad en Celo
6 Cloverfield
7 X-Files: I Want to Believe
8 Appaloosa
9 Redbelt
10 The Unknown Woman
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Christopher Orr
New Republic

1 Wall-E
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Dark Knight
4 Synecdoche, NY
5 Revolutionary Road
6 The Wrestler
7 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
8 Iron Man
9 Be Kind Rewind
10 Man on Wire
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Steven Snyder
Greater Milwaukee Today

1 The Wrestler
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Fall
4 Man on Wire
5 The Dark Knight
6 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
7 The Visitor
8 Milk
9 My Winnipeg
10 Wall-E
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Gary Cogill
KVUE

1 The Dark Knight
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 Milk
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Wall-E
7 The Wrestler
8 Man on Wire
9 Doubt
10 Let the Right One In

Gary Cogill | Barry hertz | Kimberley Jones | Christopher Orr | Josh Rosenblatt | Marc Savlov | Duncan Shepherd | Steven Snyder | John M. Urbacnich | Elizabeth Weitzman

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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Wall-E
3 The Dark Knight
4 Milk
5 Frozen River
6 Rachel Getting Married
7 Happy Go Lucky
8 Standard Operating Procedure
9 Gomorrah
10 Elegy
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Dwight Brown
Seattle Medium

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Cadillac Records
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 The Dark Knight
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Milk
7 Nothing Like the Holidays
8 Pineapple Express
9 Traitor
10 Wall-E
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Ron Yamauchi
Georgia Straight

1 Iron Man
2 Happy Go Lucky
3 Wall-E
4 Under the Bombs
5 Son of Rambow
6 Cloverfield
7 Speed Racer
8 Kit Kittredge
9 Ghost Town
10 Redbelt
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Patty Jones
Georgia Straight

1 Wall-E
2 Frost/Nixon
3 Milk
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Man on Wire
6 Let the Right One In
7 Tell No One
8 Happy Go Lucky
9 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
10 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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Janet Smith
Georgia Straight

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Standard Operating Procedure
3 Milk
4 In Bruges
5 Cloverfield
6 Let the Right One In
7 Funny Games
8 Man on Wire
9 Frost/Nixon
10 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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Mark Harris
Georgia Straight

1 Waltz with Bashir
2 Tell No One
3 I’ve Loved You So Long
4 Persepolis
5 The Band’s Visit
6 My Winnipeg
7 In Bruges
8 The Last Mistress
9 The Duchess of Langeais
10 A Secret
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Tom Tangney
KIRO Radio

1 The Edge of Heaven
2 Synecdoche, NY
3 Cherry Blossoms – Hanami
4 Boy A
5 I’ve Loved You So Long
6 Man on Wire
7 Funny Games
8 Towelhead
9 Wall-E
10 Rachel Getting Married
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Ken Eisner
Georgia Straight

1 Milk
2 Happy Go Lucky
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 Flight of the Red Balloon
5 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
6 The Visitor
7 Frost/Nixon
8 Man on Wire
9 Boy in the Striped Pajams
10 I’ve Loved You So Long
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Richard Crouse
Canada AM

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Wall-E
3 Let the Right One In
4 My Winnipeg
5 Iron Man
6 The Dark Knight
7 Frost/Nixon
8 JCVD
9 9
10 10
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Acquarello
Auteur’s Notebook

1 Heartbeat Detective
2 Alexandra
3 A Christmas Tale
4 The Duchess of Langeais
5 In the City of Sylvia
6 4 Mos, 3 Wks and 2 Days
7 Love Songs
8 Before I Forget
9 Reprise
10 A Girl Cut in Two

Acquarello | Amy Biancolli | Dwight Brown | Richard Crouse | Ken Eisner | Mark Harris | Patty Jones | Janet Smith | Tom Tangney | Ron Yamauchi

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Stuart Levine
RBI-US

1 Revolutionary Road
2 Frost/Nixon
3 The Wrestler
4 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
5 Slumdog Millionaire
6 Doubt
7 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
8 I’ve Loved You So Long
9 Wendy & Lucy
10 The Dark Knight
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Michael Rechtshaffen
The Hollywood Reporter

1 Milk
2 Wall-E
3 The Dark Knight
4 Man on Wire
5 Slumdog Millionaire
6 A Secret
7 Frost/Nixon
8 Frozen River
9 Encounters at End of the World
10 Doubt
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

1 Milk
2 The Wrestler
3 The Dark Knight
4 In Search of Midnight Kiss
5 Elegy
6 Wall-E
7 Revolutionary Road
8 Bigger, Stronger, Faster
9 Frost/Nixon
10 Tropic Thunder
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Frank Scheck
The Hollywood Reporter

1 The Dark Knight
2 Milk
3 Wall-E
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6 Man on Wire
7 Slumdog Millionaire
8 Waltz with Bashir
9 Young @ Heart
10
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Jason Gargano
Cincinnati City Beat

1 Che
2 A Christmas Tale
3 Man on Wire
4 Momma’s Man
5 My Winnipeg
6 Bigger, Stronger Faster
7 Reprise
8 Wall-E
9 Wendy & Lucy
10 The Wrestler
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Steven Rosen
Cincinnati City Beat

1 Frozen River
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Man on Wire
4 Revolutionary Road
5 The Wrestler
6 Happy Go Lucky
7 Wendy & Lucy
8 Milk
9 Synecdoche, NY
10 Tell No One
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Erica Abeel
IndieWire

1 Waltz with Bashir
2 Happy Go Lucky
3 A Christmas Tale
4 Paranoid Park
5 The Duchess of Langeais
6 The Last Mistress
7 The Class
8 Alexandra
9 The Reader
10 The Band’s Visit
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Howard Feinstein
IndieWire

1 Gran Torino
2 The Secret of the Grain
3 Alexandra
4 Silent Light
5 Wall-E
6 Milk
7 My Winnipeg
8 Still Life
9 Standard Operating Procedure
10 Rachel Getting married
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Eugene Hernandez
IndieWire

1 A Christmas Tale
2 Derek
3 Frozen River
4 Gomorrah
5 Man on Wire
6 Milk/Paranoid Park
7 Trouble the Water
8 Synecdoche, NY
9 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
10 Waltz with Bashir
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Brian Brooks
IndieWire

1 Wanted & Desired
2 The Class
3 Che
4 Milk
5 Man on Wire
6 Gomorrah
7 Encounters at End of the World
8 I’ve Loved You So Long
9 Ballast
10 Slumdog Millioniare

Erica Abeel | Brian Brooks | Matt Brunson | Howard Feinstein | Jason Gargano | Eugene Hernandez | Stuart Levine | Michael Rechtshaffen | Steven Rosen | Frank Scheck

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Jason Guerrasio
Filmmaker Magazine

1 The Betrayal/Che
2 The Class
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 The Dark Knight
5 Elegy/Man on Wire
6 Milk/Momman’s Man
7 Paranoid Park
8 Roman Polanski: Wanted & Desired
9 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
10 Wall-E/The Wrestler
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Kristian Lin
Ft. Worth Weekly

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Dark Knight
3 Wall-E
4 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
5 Reprise
6 Rachel Getting Married
7 Pineapple Express
8 Happy Go Lucky
9 Let the Right One In
10 Bigger, Stronger, Faster
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Matthew Lucas
The Dispatch

1 Silent Light
2 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
3 Synecdoche, NY
4 Gran Torino
5 Wall-E
6 Slumdog Millionaire
7 Waltz with Bashir
8 The Wrestler
9 Let the Right One In
10 Still Life
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Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

1 Encounters at End of the World
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 Waltz with Bashir
4 The Visitor
5 Wall-E
6 Milk
7 Let the Right One In
8 Man on Wire
9 The Pool
10 The Bank Job
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Joe Neumaier
NY Daily News

1 The Dark Knight
2 Doubt
3 I’ve Loved You So Long
4 The Lucky Ones
5 Religulous
6 Revolutionary Road
7 Synecdoche, NY
8 W.
9 Wall-E
10 The Wrestler
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Dave Kehr
DaveKehr.com

1 A Christmas Tale
2 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 Diary of the Dead
4 The Fall
5 Gran Torino
6 Sparrow
7 Still Life
8 Tropic Thunder
9 Wall-E
10 Wendy & Lucy
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Barbara Vancheri
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Dark Knight
3 Wall-E
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6 Frozen River
7 The Wrestler
8 Man on Wire
9 Doubt
10 The Visitor
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Anne Hornaday
Washington Post

1 The Visitor
2 Wall-E
3 Milk
4 The Edge of Heaven
5 Man on Wire
6 Chicago 10
7 Happy Go Lucky
8 Rachel Getting Married
9 I’ve Loved You So Long
10 Tell No One
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Bob Strauss
LA Daily News

1 The Dark Knight
2 Towelhead
3 Still Life
4 Milk / Paranoid Park
5 The Exiles
6 Frost/Nixon
7 Let the Right One In
8 Trouble the Water
9 Hunger
10 Pineapple Express/Tropic Thunder
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Sean O’Connell
WBTV

1 Wall-E
2 Man on Wire
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 Rachel Getting Married
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Dear Zachary
7 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
8 Son of Rambow
9 Tropic Thunder
10 Let the Right One In

Jason Guerrasio | Anne Hornaday | Dave Kehr | Kristian Lin | Matthew Lucas | Tom Meek | Joe Neumaier | Sean O’Connell | Bob Strauss | Barbara Vancheri

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Brad Brevet
Rope of Silicon

1 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
2 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 The Wrestler
4 The Dark Knight
5 Wall-E
6 The Class
7 In Bruges
8 Tropic Thunder
9 I’ve Loved You So Long
10 The Reader
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Whitney Matheson
USA Today

1 Iron Man
2 The Dark Knight
3 The Wrestler
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Pineapple Express
7 Wendy & Lucy
8 Milk
9 Young at Heart
10 Nights and Weekends
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Dana Stevens
Slate

1 A Christmas Tale
2 The Class
3 The Edge of Heaven
4 Encounters at End of the World
5 Frozen River
6 Man on Wire
7 Milk
8 Wall-E
9 Wendy & Lucy
10 The Wrestler
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Pam Grady
FilmStew

1 My Winnipeg
2 The Wrestler
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 JCVD
5 Wall-E
6 What we do is Secret
7 Boy A
8 The Visitor
9 Milk
10 In Bruges
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Harry Knowles
AICN

1 Let the Right One In
2 The Dark Knight
3 The Wrestler
4 Wall-E
5 Brothers Bloom
6 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
7 Milk
8 Pineapple Express
9 Slumdog Millionaire
10 Burn After Reading
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Peter Knegt
IndieWire

1 Wendy & Lucy
2 Happy Go Lucky
3 Wall-E
4 The Dark Knight
5 Waltz with Bashir
6 Milk
7 A Christmas Tale
8 Synecdoche, NY
9 Ballast
10 Let the Right One In
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Michael Hawley
Twitch

1 A Christmas Tale
2 Synecdoche, NY
3 The Duchess of Langeais
4 Still Life
5 Stranded
6 The Pool
7 My Father, My Lord
8 Stuck
9 The Last Mistress
10 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
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Dennis Harvey
Variety

1 Encounters at End of the World
2 Battle for Haditha
3 My Brother is an Only Child
4 Kenny
5 The Class
6 A Christmas Tale
7 The Signal
8 I Served the King of England
9 Happy Go Lucky
10 Planet B-Boy
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Paul Gallagher
FutureMovies

1 The Dark Knight
2 Wall-E
3 No Country for Old Men
4 There Will Be Blood
5 Waltz with Bashir
6 Juno
7 Son of Rambow
8 In Bruges
9 The Visitor
10 Man on Wire
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Dennis Lim
Moving Image Source

1 Flight of the Red Balloon
2 Before I Forget
3 Still Life
4 In the City of Sylvia
5 Paranoid Park
6 Wendy & Lucy
7 The Duchess of Langaeis
8 Hunger
9 My Winnipeg
10 Milk

Brad Brevet | Paul Gallagher | Pam Grady | Dennis Harvey | Michael Hawley | Peter Knegt | Harry Knowles | Dennis Lim | Whitney Matheson | Dana Stevens

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Alison Brophy-Champion
Culpeper Star-Exponent

1 There Will Be Blood
2 Iron Man
3 City Lights
4 The Dark Knight
5 Maltese Falcon
6 All Quiet on the Western Front
7 U2 3D
8 Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
9 Burn After Reading
10 Cloverfield
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Marcus Hu
Strand Releasing

1 Before I Forget
2 Milk
3 The Class
4 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
6 Be Kind Rewind
7 The Edge of Heaven
8 Hunger
9 Savage Grace
10 Ballast
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Edge of Heaven
3 The Visitor
4 Wendy & Lucy
5 I’ve Loved You So Long
6 Frozen River
7 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
8 Hancock/Iron Man
9 Happy Go Lucky
10 In Bruges
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Larry Ratliff
Express-News

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Young @ Heart
3 The Dark Knight
4 Wall-E
5 Let the Right One In
6 Doubt
7 Milk
8 Frost/Nixon
9 Burn After Reading
10 Appaloosa
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Edward Douglas
Coming Soon

1 Man on Wire
2 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 Wall-E
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Let the Right One In
6 Dear Zachary
7 Glass: A Portrait of Philip
8 Iron Man
9 Nothing But the Truth
10 Happy Go Lucky
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Tom Lynch
Newcity

1 Milk
2 The Dark Knight
3 Man on Wire
4 Let the Right One In
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Revolutionary Road
7 The Wrestler
8 Iron Man
9 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
10 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
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Josh Tyler
CinemaBlend

1 The Dark Knight
2 Kung Fu Panda
3 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
4 Milk
5 Religulous
6 Doubt
7 Gran Torino
8 Priceless
9 The Wackness
10 Bolt
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Philip Martin

1 The Visitor
2 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
3 Shotgun Stories
4 Happy Go Lucky
5 Let the Right One In
6 The Dark Knight
7 Gran Torino
8 Frozen River
9 Synecdoche, NY
10 Wall-E
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Sheri Linden
The Hollywood Reporter

1 Man on Wire
2 Ballast
3 The Dark Knight
4 The Pool
5 Paranoid Park
6 Still Life
7 Che
8 Waltz with Bashir
9 The Last Mistress
10 Encounters at End of the World
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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

1 Rachel Getting Married
2 The Visitor
3 Milk
4 Man on Wire
5 Gran Torino
6 Waltz with Bashir
7 Happy Go Lucky
8 Frost/Nixon
9 Young @ Heart
10 My Winnipeg

Alison Brophy-Champion | Robert W. Butler | Edward Douglas | Marcus Hu | Sheri Linden | Tom Lynch | Philip Martin | Larry Ratliff | Steven Rea | Josh Tyler

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
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Stephen Farber
The Hollywood Reporter

1 Waltz With Bashir
2 Boy A
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 The Reader
5 Milk
6 Frozen River
7 The Visitor
8 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
9 The Edge of Heaven
10 In Search of a Midnight Kiss
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Kirk Honeycutt
The Hollywood Reporter

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Dark Knight
3 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4 Frozen River
5 Wall-E
6 Milk
7 Man on Wire
8 The Visitor
9 Iron Man
10 The Edge of Heaven
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Christopher Kelly
DFW.com

1 Rachel Getting Married
2 The Dark Knight
3 Wendy & Lucy
4 Reprise
5 Happy Go Lucky
6 Paranoid Park
7 Definitely, Maybe
8 Doubt
9 The Class
10 W.
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Ray Bennett
The Hollywood Reporter

1 Synecdoche, NY
2 Happy Go Lucky
3 Slumdog Millionaire
4 Good
5 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
6 I’ve Loved You So Long
7 The Wrestler
8 Appaloosa
9 Brideshead Revisited
10 Frost/Nixon
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Clint O’Connor
Cleveland Plain Dealer

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 RocknRolla
3 The Reader
4 Tropic Thunder
5 Choke
6 Priceless
7 Elegy
8 Under the Same Moon
9 Miracle at St. Ann
10 Redbelt
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Matt Pais
Red Eye (Chicago)

1 Happy Go Lucky
2 Wendy & Lucy
3 Funny Games
4 The Dark Knight
5 Bigger, Stronger, Faster
6 Wall-E
7 Paranoid Park
8 The Wrestler
9 Ballast
10 Role Models
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Calvin Wilson
STL Today

1 Boy A
2 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
3 Flight of the Red Balloon
4 Frost/Nixon
5 Happy Go Lucky
6 Milk
7 Rachel Getting Married
8 Revolutionary Road
9 Slumdog Millionaire
10 Waltz with Bashir
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Craig Outhier
Phoenix East Valley Tribune

1 The Visitor
2 The Dark Knight
3 The Wrestler
4 Slumdog Millionaire
5 Rachel Getting Married
6 Religulous
7 U2 3D
8 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
9 Roman de Gare
10 Frost/Nixon
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TC Kirkham
Popcorn n Roses

1 Charlie Bartlett/Cloverfield
2 Crawford
3 The Dark Knight
4 The Forbidden Kingdom
5 Frost/Nixon
6 Iron Man/Milk
7 My Winnipeg
8 Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist
9 Paranoid Park/Speed Racer
10 Wall-E
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Kim Brown
Popcorn n Roses

1 Charlie Bartlett
2 The Dark Knight
3 In Bruges
4 Iron Man
5 Mamma Mia
6 My Winnipeg
7 Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist
8 Paranoid Park
9 Speed Racer
10 Tropic Thunder

Ray Bennett | Kim Brown | Stephen Farber | Kirk Honeycutt | Christopher Kelly | TC Kirkham | Clint O’Connor | Craig Outhier | Matt Pais | Calvin Wilson

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

1 Wall-E
2 The Edge of Heaven
3 Ballast
4 Be Kind Rewind
5 The Dark Knight
6 Gomorrah
7 Milk
8 Synecdoche, NY
9 The Order of Myths
10 Realism as a Theme
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

1 Wall-E
2 Slumdog Millioniare
3 Man on Wire
4 Milk
5 Let the Right One In
6 The Wrestler
7 Rachel Getting Married
8 Son of Rambow
9 Flight of the Red Balloon
10 Synecdoche, NY
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Craig D. Lindsey
News & Observer

1 Burn After Reading
2 A Christmas Tale
3 The Dark Knight
4 Dear Zachary
5 Encounters at End of the World
6 Happy Go Lucky
7 Let the Right One In
8 Paranoid Park
9 Rachel Getting Married
10 Wall-E
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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

1 Wall-E
2 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
3 Happy Go Lucky
4 Frozen Rivver
5 Slumdog Millionaire
6 Man on Wire
7 The Visitor
8 Let the Right One In
9 Frost/Nixon
10 Indiana Jones & Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
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Peter Sobczynski
eFilmCritic

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2 My Blueberry Nights
3 The Dark Knight
4 Shine A Light
5 Snow Angels
6 Wall-E
7 Rachel Getting Married
8 Let the Right One In
9 The Wrestler
10 My Winnipeg
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Moira Macdonald
Seattle Times

1 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2 The Dark Knight
3 Frozen River
4 Man on Wire
5 Milk
6 Priceless
7 Revolutionary Road
8 Shine a Light
9 Tell No One
10 Wall-E
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Drew McWeeny
HitFix

1 The Wrestler
2 The Good, the Bad & the Weird
3 Man On Wire
4 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5 Let the Right One In
6 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
7 Ex-Drummer
8 The Dark Knight
9 Wall-E
10 Pineapple Express
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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Star

1 The Dark Knight
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Wrestler
4 Gran Torino
5 Wanted
6 Pineapple Express
7 Zack & Miri Make a Porno
8 Frost/Nixon
9 Boy in the Striped Pajamas
10 Milk
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Todd Hill
Staten Island Advance

1 The Reader
2 Slumdog Millionaire
3 The Wrestler
4 Happy Go Lucky
5 Curious Case of Benjamin Button
6 The Visitor
7 Wall-E
8 Nothing But the Truth
9 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
10 Funny Games
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Al Alexander
Patriot Ledger

1 Slumdog Millionaire
2 Milk
3 Frost/Nixon
4 4 Mos, 3 Wks & 2 Days
5 Man on Wire
6 The Wrestler
7 Synecdoche, NY
8 Edge of Heaven
9 Tell No One
10 The Visitor

Al Alexander | Ty Burr | Carol Cling | Todd Hill | Craig D. Lindsey | Moira Macdonald | Drew McWeeny | Wesley Morris | Peter Sobczynski | Phil Villarreal