Stalker's Top Ten: Ramchandra (non-Hindi)
The Filmstalker Top Ten lists for 2007 takes another visit from Ramchandra who turns from Bollywood for a moment to give us his list of favourite mainstream films for the year.
Now I'm sure that some of you might disagree with a few choices, so wade in there and say why, and then think if you might be better writing your own list. If so drop me an email with them, what name you want to go by, and a link back.
Here's a quick skim of the 'Non-Hindi' films that left a positive impact with me in 2007 .. as with before, by no means are these the most successful or the best, it's entirely based on 'my' preference .. well here goes ..
28 Weeks Later - Not being a fan of horror, this still had be engaged, more so than its predecessor.
The Bourne Ultimatum - Without a doubt, best of the trilogy, also holds up as a standalone film.
Die Hard 4.0 - Bruce Willis shows the rookies how it's done, yet again. Fun flick.
Mr. Brooks - Kevin Costner as a calculating killer. He does it so well, who knew he had it in him?
The Number 23 - Fed that number freak in me. The detective novel feel too was welcome.
Rocky Balboa - Finally the Rocky franchise culminates respectfully. It's the way it should end.
Shoot 'em Up - Mindless shootout after shootout after shootout, literally.
Smokin' Aces - Has grown on me after repeat viewings & readings of the script.
Superbad - A genuinely mature film with the immature humour, tough to accomplish, but done.
Waitress- The charming film that had me craving more. Awaiting the DVD!!
A couple of International films I feel I should mention: Hors De Prix (Priceless) and Fong Juk (Exiled) The latter is available on DVD, the former I'm looking for, so let me know if you find it.
Thanks Ramchandra, so fellow stalkers, what do you think?