2005: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 2005. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 2005 The New World* (2nd review) Into Great Silence* Junebug L’Enfant* A History of Violence (review) Mirrormask (review) Three Times* The Sun* Sophie Scholl: The Final Days Munich Caché Brick The Proposition* The Death of Mr. Lazarescu* Batman … [Read more...]

2004: Overstreet’s Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 2004. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 2004 Millions Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind The Incredibles The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou 2046 (review) The Motorcycle Diaries Birth Before Sunset Born Into Brothels Tony Takitani* Trilogy: The Weeping … [Read more...]

2003: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 2003. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 2003   Finding Nemo The Station Agent The Return* The Five Obstructions* The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dogville* Lost in Translation Time of the Wolf* In America The Story of the Weeping Camel* Café Lumiere Pieces of April Master … [Read more...]

2002: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 2002. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 2002 The Son* Punch-drunk Love Stevie* Hero* Naked* The Pianist The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Distant* The Rookie 28 Days Later…* (review) Dirty Pretty Things* Catch Me If You Can Adaptation (review) Spellbound* Whale Rider To Be and To … [Read more...]

2001: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 2001. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 2001   The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Gosford Park Spirited Away* The Royal Tenenbaums Lantana Moulin Rouge! Waking Life Mulholland Drive Amélie (review) The Devil’s Backbone Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working in … [Read more...]

2000: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 2000. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 2000 Code Unknown* Yi-Yi (A One and a Two) Almost Famous (review) The Gleaners and I* In the Mood for Love* Werckmeister Harmonies* You Can Count On Me Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Emperor’s New Groove Italian for Beginners* The Road Home* The … [Read more...]

1999: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1999. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 1999   The Insider Toy Story 2 The Iron Giant Magnolia Rosetta The Wind Will Carry Us Beau Travail* The Virgin Suicides Three Kings Being John Malkovich Eyes Wide Shut Limbo Mansfield Park The Limey The Straight Story The Color of … [Read more...]

1998: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1998. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 1998   The Thin Red Line Out Of Sight The Dreamlife of Angels The Last Days of Disco The Truman Show The Celebration Henry Fool Dark City Flowers of Shanghai* Saving Private Ryan The Big Lebowski Autumn Tale Fear and Loathing in Las … [Read more...]

1997: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1997. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control The Apostle The Ice Storm Princess Mononoke* Henry Fool L.A. Confidential Good Will Hunting Grosse Pointe Blank The Fifth Element The Sweet Hereafter A Taste of Cherry* The Children of Heaven Boogie Nights The … [Read more...]

1996: Overstreet’s Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1996. In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here. • 1996 Secrets and Lies Fargo La Promesse* Ponette* Flirting with Disaster Trainspotting Lone Star Waiting for Guffman Big Night Basquiat Bottle Rocket Mars Attacks! Breaking the Waves The Pillow Book James and the Giant … [Read more...]