Favorite 2003 Movies

Here is my list of favorite films of 2003, in other words, my picks for best films – out of 77 that I saw.

Bend It like Beckham  #7 pick


Bruce Almighty # 8 pick

Cold Mountain #6 pick

Dirty Pretty Things # 5 pick

Finding Nemo

Goodbye Lenin (Germany)

In this World

Last Samurai

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King #3 pick

Matrix: Revolutions

Mystic River

Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl  #4 pick


Station Agent #2 pick

The Missing

Under the Tuscan Sun

Veronica Guerin

Whale Rider – #1 pick

Venice International Film Festival 2015 (Biennale) Part One
'He Named Me Malala' deserves an Oscar (see Stephen Colbert's interview with Malala, too)
'90 Minutes in Heaven' cannot be saved
'Captive' is a compelling, moving drama