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Arthouse & Foreign Fare
[ 2006 ]
"Schizo"
"Fear and Trembling"
"La Petite Lili"
"Dot the I" (G.G. Bernal)
"The Tracker"
"Schultze Gets the Blues"
"Turtles Can Fly"
"Don't Move" "Lost Embrace"
"Purple Butterfly" (Z. Ziyi)
"You I Love" A comedy
"Rory O'Shea Was Here"
"Don't Tempt Me"
"Travellers & Magicians"
"Nobody Knows"
"Dolls"
"The Chorus"
"Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence"
"A Fond Kiss"
"Around the Bend"
"The Keys to the House"
"In July" Romance
"Zhou Yu's Train" (Gong Li)
"Violet Perfume"
"Saw"
"I Am David" Festival prize
"Undertow" (Dermot Mulroney)
"Primer"
"Hawaii, Oslo" [ND]
"The Welts" [ND]
"Nicotina" A comedy
"Mean Creek" Festival prize
"Anatomie 2"
"Open Water" Festival prize
"Kitchen Stories" Festival prize A comedy
"The Battle of Algiers" Festival prize
"Whale Rider"
"The Return" Unreleased in USA
"Sister My Sister" 2/4
"Dogville" (Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany)
[ Earlier ]
"All About My Mother"

Documentary Bin

"Born Into Brothels"
"The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill"
"Inside Deep Throat"
"Fahrenheit, 9/11"
"Capturing the Friedmans"
"Overnight" (Troy Duffy)
"Going Upriver-The Long War of John Kerry"
"Uncovered: The War on Iraq"
"My Architect: A Son's Journey"
"Touching the Void"
"The Agronomist"

Mockumentary Mischief
"The Last Broadcast" [SE]
"Sex Sells" A comedy
"Incident at Loch Ness" A comedy
"Made Up" A comedy
"September Tapes" 2/4
"Greendale" (Neil Young)


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My Best Pics
(2006)
The Departed
Little Miss Sunshine
The Painted Veil
The Secret Life of Words

Oscar Nominations
(2006)
The Complete List

Family Fun
(2006)
Little Miss Sunshine
The Illusionist
Invincible

Best Original Screenplay
(2006)
Stranger Than Fiction
Deja Vu
The Lives of Others
Little Miss Sunshine
The Dead Girl
Akeelah and the Bee

Best Adapted Screenplay
(2006)
The Painted Veil
The Departed
Little Children

Best Indie Films
(2006)
Little Miss Sunshine
Sherrybaby
Little Children
The Secret Life of Words


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New Discoveries
New Loves
(2006)
Ellen Page ("Hard Candy")
Gretchen Mol ("The Notorious Bettie Page") [4/14]
Sarah-Jane Potts ("Kinky Boots")
Clara Khoury ("The Syrian Bride")

Funniest
(2006) A comedy
Little Miss Sunshine
Stranger Than Fiction

Interesting Films Adapted From Stageplays
(2006)
Winter Passing
The Sisters

The M. Gyllenhaal Year

After her breakout role in "Secretary" 4 years ago, Maggie's finally in charge. See her in all of these 2006 releases!
The Great New Wonderful
Trust the Man
World Trade Center
Sherrybaby
Paris, je t'aime
Monster House
Stranger Than Fiction

Visual Uniqueness
(2006)
"The Good German"
"Deja Vu"
"Children of Men"
"The Black Dahlia"
"All the King's Men"

Best Documentaries
(2006)
"Who Killed the Electric Car"
"An Inconvenient Truth" (Al Gore)
"Shut Up and Sing"
"Cocaine Cowboys"
"Been Rich All My Life" (Harlem dancers)

Breakout Roles
(2006)
Akeelah and the Bee
(Keke Palmer)
Little Miss Sunshine
(Abigail Breslin)
Half Nelson
(Shareeka Epps, Ryan Gosling)

Most Adventuresome
(2006)
"Renaissance"


Good Horror
(2006)
The Descent

Action Fixes
(2006)
Apocalypto
Deja Vu
Miami Vice

Actors' Most Daring Style Adventures
(2006)
Miami Vice
(Gong Li speaking English)

Scoop
(Scarlett Johannson speaking Woody Allen)


Most Erotic
(2006)
Lower City

Most Vicious
(2006)
"Dead Man's Shoes"


2002 Nominations
(with commentary)
Best All Arounds
(2006)
King Kong
The New World
Match Point
Memoirs of a Geisha
Pride and Prejudice
Proof
The Constant Gardener
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
The Interpreter
Crash
An Unfinished Life
Lila Says

Funniest
(2006) A comedy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Broken Flowers
Casanova

Most Exotic
(2006)
Memoirs of a Geisha

Most imaginative
(2006)
Howl's Moving Castle (Anime')

Most Unusual
(2006)
Yes

Strangely Stylized
(2006)
Mirrormask
Chumscruber
Dear Wendy
Everything Is Illuminated

Noir
(2006)
Where the Truth Lies

Good Horror
(2006)
The Skeleton Key
Red Eye

Sci-fi
(2006)
Serenity
The Island
War Of the Worlds
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Most Demanding Performance
(2006)
The Beat That My Heart Skipped

Most Erotic
(2006)
Lila Says
Broken Flowers
(full nudity)
Where the Truth Lies
(full nudity & then some)
A History Of Violence
(then some)
Worst
(2006)
Mrs. Henderson Presents
Millions

Most Amusingly Written Reviews
(2006)
Monster-In-Law
The Deal
Stealth
Elizabethtown

The J. Gyllenhaal Year

He's shown up in all of these in 2006!
Brokeback Mountain
"Proof"
"Jarhead"
"Donnie Darko: Director's Cut"

Undervalued:
(2006)
The Island
An Unfinished Life

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Worthy of note:
Read My Lips
(French crime film noir with unexpected twists)
Talk To Her
Nominated, Best Original Screenplay
Edge of Madness
Superb story and storytelling, avail on DVD




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