19 December 2008

Revisionary Road 2007

In anticipation of my Best of 2008 list, let's look at my revised Best of 2007. Bold titles are new additions.





































FILMS:
American Gangster (dir. Ridley Scott)
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (dir. Sidney Lumet)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (dir. Julian Schnabel)
Grindhouse (dirs. Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino)
Hot Fuzz (dir. Edgar Wright)
Juno (dir. Jason Reitman)
The Kingdom (dir. Peter Berg)
Once (dir. John Carney)
Superbad (dir. Greg Mottola)
Zodiac (dir. David Fincher)

Falling Off: No Country for Old Men, Sweeney Todd, Waitress



























ALBUMS:
• 116 Clique – AMPED (Reach)
• Arcade Fire – NEON BIBLE (Merge)
• Explosions in the Sky – ALL OF A SUDDEN I MISS EVERYONE (Temporary Residence Limited)
• Glen Hansard & Mark√©ta Irglov√° – ONCE (Canvasback)
• Kings of Leon – BECAUSE OF THE TIMES (Hand Me Down)
LCD Soundsystem – SOUND OF SILVER (Death from Above)
• Modest Mouse – WE WERE DEAD BEFORE THE SHIP EVEN SANK (Epic)
My Chemical Romance – THE BLACK PARADE (Reprise)
• Rilo Kiley – UNDER THE BLACK LIGHT (Warner Bros.)
• St. Vincent – MARRY ME (Beggars Banquet)

Falling Off: Feist - THE REMINDER, Mika - LIFE IN CARTOON MOTION, Say Anything - IN DEFENSE OF THE GENRE, The Shins - WINCING THE NIGHT AWAY, Stars - IN OUR BEDROOM AFTER THE WAR, Kanye West - GRADUATION





























SINGLES:
• Arcade Fire - "No Cars Go"
Feist - "1234"
Jay-Z - "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is...)"
• The Killers - "Read My Mind"
• LCD Soundsystem - "All My Friends"
• Mika - "Grace Kelly"
• Damien Rice - "Rootless Tree"
• Say Anything - "Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too"
• Spoon - "The Underdog"
• Kanye West featuring T-Pain - "The Good Life"

Falling Off: Orba Squara - "Perfect Timing (This Morning)," Robin Thicke - "Lost Without U," Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

















SHOWS:
Californication (Showtime)
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
Flight of the Conchords (HBO)
Heroes (NBC)
My Boys (TBS)
My Name is Earl (NBC)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars (Cartoon Network)/Family Guy: Blue Harvest (Fox)
Scrubs (NBC)
The Simpsons (Fox)
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (NBC)

Falling Off: King of the Hill (Fox)

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