The great thing about 2009 in movies is that, for the most part, there always seemed to be a movie out there that interested me.
And my tastes run all over the map — but usually end up somewhere near geeky/sci-fi/comic book/comedy.
Sometimes it was a huge event film, like Star Trek, Up or The Hangover. Sometimes it was low-key, like Zombieland. Sometimes it was foreign — I thought Red Cliff was really well done. Sometimes it was a surprising choice — one of my favorite movies of the entire decade was this year’s Anvil!: The Story of Anvil. (Right now, Up In The Air is on my list, and I imagine The Book Of Eli soon will be.)
It looks like 2010 will have the same menu of quality.
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