Film Comment sneak peak: the 2008 Readers’ Poll results


1.    WALL·E Andrew Stanton, U.S. (5)
2.    The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan, U.S. (21)
3.    Milk Gus Van Sant, U.S. (10)
4.    The Wrestler Darren Aronofsky, U.S. (23)
5.    Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle, U.S./U.K. (38)
6.    Let the Right One In Tomas Alfredson, Sweden (11)
7.    Happy-Go-Lucky Mike Leigh, U.K. (4)
8.    Wendy and Lucy Kelly Reichardt, U.S. (1)
9.    A Christmas Tale Arnaud Desplechin, France (3)
10.    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button David Fincher, U.S. (34)
11.    Man on Wire James Marsh, U.K. (18)
12.    Synecdoche, New York Charlie Kaufman, U.S. (14)
13.    Vicky Cristina Barcelona Woody Allen, Spain (39)
14.    Rachel Getting Married Jonathan Demme, U.S. (25)
15.    Gran Torino Clint Eastwood, U.S. (32)
16.    Paranoid Park Gus Van Sant, France/U.S. (7)
17.    Waltz with Bashir Ari Folman, Israel/France/Germany (8)
18.    In Bruges Martin McDonagh, U.S./U.K. (—)
19.    The Edge of Heaven Fatih Akin, Germany/Turkey/Italy (37)
20.    Frost/Nixon Ron Howard, U.S. (41)

(Numbers in parentheses refer to rankings from our 2008 poll of critics.)

See the listings in depth in the next issue of Film Comment magazine.

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2 Comments on “Film Comment sneak peak: the 2008 Readers’ Poll results”

  1. […] sneak at the film comment readers poll !!! […]

  2. sourglimmer Says:

    hey i was curious about this. and maybe i should vote next year too. 😉

    can’t wait for the next isuue ! 🙂

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