Best feature: Children of Men
Runners-up: The Death of Mister Lazarescu, Little Miss Sunshine, Pan’s Labyrinth, Volver
Most Beautiful: The Prestige, Pan’s Labyrinth
Best Remake: The Departed
Best Reinventions: Brick, Casino Royale
Movies that reached in and grabbed my heart: The History Boys, Little Miss Sunshine, The Science of Sleep
Best of SIFF: C.R.A.Z.Y., Go West, Perhaps Love, Wristcutters: A Love Story.
Best Queer Movies: C.R.A.Z.Y., Go West, The History Boys
Best stuff I saw in 2006 that really came out in 2005, and no one else saw anyway: The New World, The Three Burials of Meliquiades Estrada, Tsotsi
Stuff wot I haven’t seen yet that might have fit an above category: The Last King of Scotland, Little Children, The Lives of Others, Letters from Iwo Jima/Flags of Our Fathers, The Queen, Venus.
Most fun you can have in a theater: Snakes on a Plane, Stick It!, Take the Lead
Best Guilty Pleasure RomCom: A Good Year
Worst movie that wasn’t PotC2: Trust the Man. I still get angry when I think about it.