Best films of 2008 (in order)

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The Diving Bell And The Butterfly [DVD]
1.  The Diving Bell And The Butterfly [DVD] DVD ~ Mathieu Amalric
The list author says:
  "It's a crime that Julian Schnabel didn't win an oscar for managing to bring this 'unfilmable' novel to life, life affirming and brilliant."
£4.29   Used & New from: £0.40
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

There Will Be Blood (2 disc Special Edition) [DVD]
2.  There Will Be Blood (2 disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Daniel Day-Lewis
The list author says:
  "Yes the ending is a bit melodramatic and PTA does have trouble keeping Daniel Day Lewis' performance under control at time but this is one you will find yourself watching time and time again."
£14.96   Used & New from: £0.34
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Gomorrah [DVD] [2008] 2 disc set
3.  Gomorrah [DVD] [2008] 2 disc set DVD ~ Gianfelice Imparato
The list author says:
  "One of the most dry unforgiving gangster films you will ever see, as far from 'The Godfather' as you could get."
£16.99   Used & New from: £1.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Dark Knight (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2008]
4.  The Dark Knight (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2008] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "If 'The Wire' was a superhero movie, this would be it. Makes all that came before it look laughable in comparison."
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (823 customer reviews) | 21 customer discussions

WALL-E (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
5.  WALL-E (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Ben Burtt
The list author says:
  "A childrens film not just with a message but no dialogue for almost a full hour? That takes balls."
£20.24   Used & New from: £0.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (452 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days [2007] [DVD]
6.  4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days [2007] [DVD] DVD ~ Vlad Ivanov
The list author says:
  "Sparse editing and an unforgiving camera make this one of the most tense and unsettling films you'll see"
£4.99   Used & New from: £2.15
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Waltz with Bashir [DVD] [2008]
7.  Waltz with Bashir [DVD] [2008] DVD ~ Ari Folman
The list author says:
  "A film that's success is in raising your interest in the Sabra and Shatila massacre, as opposed to being particularly involved with the film itself, it is never the less and intriguing concept."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Persepolis [2008] [DVD]
8.  Persepolis [2008] [DVD] DVD ~ Chiara Mastroianni
The list author says:
  "The same as above, although regarding the Iranian revolution."
£5.72   Used & New from: £1.03
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

No Country For Old Men [DVD]
9.  No Country For Old Men [DVD] DVD ~ Tommy Lee Jones
The list author says:
  "The cinematography, the performances, the pacing, the violence. This really was very good."
£3.30   Used & New from: £0.04
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (329 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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