Top 10 of '99
1. Fight Club - The IKEA shot is my favorite in any movie.
2. The Matrix - Forbidden Planet meets John Woo.
Still trying to figure out which is better, the lobby shoot-out
or the helicopter scene.
3. The Iron Giant - The lack of promotion is more proof
that Warner Brothers is quickly catching up with MGM.
4. Run Lola Run - Pop this one in the VCR in the morning
and skip that second cup of coffee.
5. Rushmore - Ok, so this was released for a week in Dec.
98 in like 3 theaters. It's still one of the best of '99. Anyone
who says differently can kiss my ass.
6. The Insider - Fantastic hand-held camera work tops off
a great script. Look for the de-emphasis of the individual in a
world where the corporation is in control.
7. American Movie - $14.95? That's like the price of Rush
8. American Pie - Sometimes the best movies don't have to
be politically or socially conscious. They just have to be really
9. Sleepy Hollow - Tim Burton consistantly brings us the
modern-day fairy tale in the Grimm tradition.
10. Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels - Another camera-effect
intensive film that rivals The Matrix with some pretty cool
11. Blast From The Past - Psych!