Soo.. how about 2009?
1. District 9
2. Fantastic Mr. Fox
3. The Secret of Kells
4. Star Trek
6. Dear Lemon Lima
7. The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story
That’s basically it… I haven’t watched very many films released in 2009… as you can tell haha ;)
music4acting asked me for some film recommendations so here are some YouTube links to a few of my favorite classic films!
The Red Balloon - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2Y1tRBOXfA
= a French short film about a boy’s adventure with a red balloon
Twelve O’Clock High - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1GbiuG40Ak
= starring Gregory Peck in a WWII film about a US Air Force aircrew in England that experiences a change of command due to low morale. The film earned Peck a Best Actor Nomination and actor Dean Jagger won a Best Actor in a Supporting Role Oscar.
The Bigamist - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3mJrjs3NdY
= a film by female director Ida Lupino about a man who is in love with and married to two women
Stalag 17 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsrbKSb5pr8
= a “stoolie” thwarts the escape attempts of a group of American POWs in a German camp. William Holden won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as J.J. Sefton. One of my absolute favorite Billy Wilder films ^_^
Pygmalion - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTpD0mQ4LUM
= Professor Henry Higgins (Leslie Howard) tries to turn guttersnipe Eliza Doolittle (Wendy Hiller) into a lady in this (non-musical) adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s play of the same name
Random Harvest - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL3V7dvAygo&list=PLA9B9D792494CBC4C
= an amnesiac and shell shocked WWI soldier (Ronald Colman) falls in love with the member of a traveling theatrical group (Greer Garson). A bit of a soaper but I love it anyway :)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUqlLxtKFMI
= this beautifully made silent film tells the story of a man torn between his wife and another woman.
7th Heaven - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf8qwL07TAM
= a street cleaner falls in love with a young prostitute he saves in Paris shortly before the outbreak of war
I’ll post a few more later ^_~