Friday, January 4, 2008

Best Films of 2007 - Part1

2007 brought forth so many great films from acclaimed filmmakers. Some blockbusters turned out to be really interesting, others just turned out to be plain mediocre.
Here is the first six from the list of films that I believe achieved a high quality and that showcase some of the best work that opened in 2007.

Director: David Fincher
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Brian Cox, Chloe Sevigny

The Brave One
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Mary Steenburgen, Naveen Adrews

Michael Clayton
Director: Tony Gilroy
Cast: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Sydney Pollack, Michael O'Keefe

Gone Baby Gone
Director: Ben Affleck
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris, Morgan Freeman, Amy Ryan

Eastern Promises
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Sinead Cusack, Armin Muelher-Stahl

Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Michelle Yeoh

The Simpsons Movie
Director: David Silverman
Cast: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden, Albert Brooks

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bower, Laura Michelle Kelly, Jayne Wisener, Ed Sanders