2005 Top TEN movies
2005 Top T.E.N movies
Could have made the list of not for its dreadful ending, this film shows the awesomeness of alien monsters such as never before. Spielberg fused old-style movie monsters with the latest special effects to provide you with a visually spectacular variant of the War of the Worlds. While this film was breathtaking at the start and middle, it is ending left a lot to be desired, unlike the TOP T.E.N we've chosen for 2005's Best T.E.N!
10 - Sin City
This picture was as bold as it was daring. Shot completely behind a green screen, most of the movies characters worked very well together to deliver some of the most dramatic, amazing scenes. Watching this film brought back that comic book feeling that you used to own if you brought your characters to life on your head.
DC has come back with a vengeance not seen since Richard Pryor stole all those pennies in Superman III. Batman begins the conflict anew between Marvel and DC for superhero supremacy. The battle lines are drawn in movie as they were in the comic books, with Marvel heading for flash and actions, while DC opting for more detail and struggle. Bruce Wayne is superbly played by Christian Bale who knows how to play dark (watch The Machinist). Although I believe that Katie Holmes really detracted from the film, you get a feeling that big things are in store for our caped crusader.
8 - Wedding Crashers
This is the film that for the rest of the year, all other comedies tried to compare itself to. I adored Vince Vaugn who, as a character role, has experienced a hit or miss kind of livelihood. He does this time as he pairs up with Owen Wilson to provide a performance reminiscent of Swingers (the all-time sensitive guy movie). Christopher Walken was also a excellent addition to the cast, as the stodgy old father. A definite must see.
7 - King Kong
How good is a movie where the title character only shows an hour and all the other characters are one dimensional? Beneath Peter Jackson, the master of all things fantasy, this movie was simply incredible.
6 -- Serenity
Science fiction is all about new worlds, and fresh ideas. Here is a movie that fused some of the old west frontier city with space ships and kung-fu. May sound crazy but it all works well together. The key characters are simply a lot of smugglers which are being chased by a government special assassin, because one of their former stowaway's may have top secret information locked within her brain. Given the success of the film after the cancelled television series, comparison to Star Trek was unavoidable. We expect this one becomes a new franchise ourselves.
5 - Skeleton Key
Can't have a picture nowadays made in New Orleans with no being some voodoo. Seems like the majority of the people down there either practise it, or stay away from it in the easy truth that they believe in it. Can you believe?
4 - Saw 2
Very hard to best the original movie for this type of movie. The majority of the suspense came from the not knowing and never having seen occasions such as that which transpired in the first film. This latest edition weaves a slightly more intricate tale that involve a father and son with a finish that is sure to keep you speaking after the movie has ended.
Hillary Swank surrounded by two much older guys. Not my idea of exiting. But this film does a fantastic job in getting emotion from the audience. You are feeling determined as she was to become something, as angry as she should have been her loved ones, and the fondness she felt for the previous trainer. This film is packed full of emotion, so it's exactly what a film ought to be.
Two - Hotel Rwanda
That is a story that had to be told. A catastrophe so dreadful that it's message required to came out so as to help prevent those events from happening again. We look at those people, all of us black or white, as easy Africans living in the dirt. This film made them individual, made us weep and suffer together for their plight.
1 - Crash
This picture was not just among the very best of 2005, but among the all-time classic films of its time. Taking a European slant with penalizing weaving different stories and personalities till they came together a various points close to the finish, every scene, each segment is well worth watching, worth commenting on. Every action, no matter how insignificant, has a bearing on some future event. This movie ought to be part of any collection you have, or is the reason to start one.