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BEST FILMS OF 2008
The NARO List -- Best Films of 2008
MILK
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
RACHEL GETTING MARRIED
TELL NO ONE
HAPPY-GO-LUCKY
WALL-E
FROZEN RIVER
MAN ON WIRE
TAXI TO THE DARKSIDE
VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
THE VISITOR
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
THE COUNTERFEITERS
THE RAPE OF EUROPA
CONSTANTINE'S SWORD
SYNECDOCHE, NY
I'M NOT THERE
STARTING OUT IN THE EVENING
PERSEPOLIS

BEST FILMS OF 2008
Fred Levy, Facilitator of FirstLook Film Forum

  1. Synecdoche, New York
  2. The Dark Knight
  3. Milk
  4. Slumdog Millionaire
  5. Fugitive Pieces
  6. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  7. The Counterfeiters
  8. Four Months, Three Weeks, Two Days
  9. Rachel Getting Married
  10. Tell No One
  11. Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
  12. WALL-E
  13. Stop-Loss
  14. Mr. Foe
  15. Transiberian
  16. Happy-Go-Lucky
  17. I Served the King of England
  18. Waltz with Bashir (opening locally 2009)
  19. A Christmas Tale
  20. The Wrestler (opening locally 2009)

Honorable Mention
American Teen, Appaloosa, The Band's Visit, Before the Rains, Brick Lane, Burn After Reading, The Business of Being Born, Cadillac Records, Caramel, Changeling, The Duchess, The Duchess of Langeais, Elegy, Encounters at the End of the World, Flash of Genius, Frozen River, Ghost Town, Iron Man, The Flight of the Red Balloon, Funny Games, A Girl Cut in Two, The Go-Getter, Horton Hears a Who, In Bruges, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Jihad for Love, Mama Mia, Man on Wire, Married Life, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Mongol, My Winnipeg, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Paranoid Park, Priceless, Quantum of Solace, Red Belt, Religulous, Reprise, Roman de Gare, Shine a Light, Sleep Dealer, Snow Angels, Son of Rambow, Standard Operating Procedure, Swing Vote, Taxi to the Dark Side, Terra, Then She Found Me, TimeCrimes, Trumbo, Uncounted, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Visitor, W., When Did You Last See Your Father?, Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?, Young@Heart

Rising Stars of 2008
Guillaume Canet, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Audrey Dana, Nandita Das, Kat Dennings, Gad Elmaleh, Ronit Elkabetz, Ari Folman, Sasson Gabai, Sally Hawkins, Robbie Kay, Eran Kolirin, Mila Kunis, Nadine Labaki, Anders Danielsen Lie, Anamaria Marinca, Karl Markovics, Darnell Martin (director and screenwriter), Cristian Mungui, Stefan Ruzowitzky (director and screenwriter), Jeremy Podeswa (writer and director), Ira Sachs (director and screenwriter), Rade Serbedzija, Santosh Sivon (director and cinematographer), Olivia Thirlby, Joachim Trier, Viktoria Winge, Ayelet Zurer



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