Here’s the list of the movies I saw in 2008… I was a little lazier about keeping this list up to date this year, so it’s possible I missed one or two movies. I saw 150 movies this year, which is a handful less than last year, but still fairly ridiculous. This year was very polarized, with some completely amazing movies and some complete stinkers. I’m going to wait a few weeks (until before the Oscar ceremony) to compile my "Best Of 2008" list, which should hopefully give me some time to catch up on some of the ones I missed this year.
Also, I am coming to the point, with my HDTV and surround sound system, that the distinction between "Theatre" and "Video" viewing is becoming rather academic. I do still prefer to watch movies in the "art house" theaters in Boston, because the audiences are usually quite respectful. But the downsides of going to one of the multiplexes easily match (and probably surpass) any downsides of watching a movie in your living room. So it’s possible in the future I may not keep track of the distinction, but I haven’t decided yet.
The list is mostly in the order I viewed them, and I tried to italicize any films I had already seen.
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