Top 25 Films of 2008

(short and sweet and to the point; culled from watching 129 releases. constantly updated as i catch up to those i missed. click poster for review if applicable) #25: Entre les murs[The Class] directed by Laurent Cantet #24: JCVD directed byMabrouk El Mechri #23: Boy A directed by John Crowley. #22: Cloverfield directed by Matt Reeves.. #21: Doubt directed byJohn Patrick Shanley. #20: Il y a longtempsque je t’aime[I’ve Loved You So Long] directed by Philippe Claudel #19: Milk directed by Gus Van Sant. #18: Son of Rambow directed by…

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REVIEW: Il y a longtemps que je t’aime [I’ve Loved You So Long] [2008]

“There’s no excuse for death” It’s always a pleasure reading Golden Globe nominations and discovering films that you never heard of. Il y a longtemps que je t’aime [I’ve Loved You So Long] was this year’s entry into that category for me. With a best foreign language and best actress nod I couldn’t resist checking it out, even without knowing a thing about it. Deciding to go in blind, no trailer, no synopsis, nothing, I was able to experience the story as first-time director Philippe Claudel wanted me to. Where…

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