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Despite being ineligible, Hero appeared on several Top 10 lists for 20043

Last updated: August 20, 2005
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Top 10's of 2004

Chlotrudis Awards members were invited to share their Top 10 movie lists of 2004 on the website. See what various members chose as their top films of the year. See how many of their favorites made the final ballot. See if your tastes coincide with any particular Chlotrudis member. If you're a member, send in your Top 10 of the year and we'll include it here.

Peg Aloi's Top 10 Movies of 2004

Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself

in no particular order:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Vera Drake
The Woodsman
King Arthur
The Motorcycle Diaries
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
The Five Obstructions
The Legend of Leigh Bowery
Bright Young Things
I Heart Huckabees

 

Caitlin Buckley's Top 10 Movies of 2004
  1. Kill Bill, Vol. II
  2. Infernal Affairs
  3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  4. The Saddest Music in the World
  5. On the Run
  6. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  7. Goodbye, Dragon Inn
  8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  9. Tarnation
  10. An Amazing Couple

Wu jian dao
Infernal Affairs

Beth Caldwell's Top 10 Movies of 2004

Salmer fra kjøkkenet
Kitchen Stories

(in alphabetical order)

The Control Room
The Corporation
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Fog of War
Kitchen Stories
Monster
The Return
The Sea Inside
The Story of the Weeping Camel
Supersize me

 

Michael Colford's Top Movies of 2004

     

  1. Last Life in the Universe
  2. Belvaux's The Trilogy
  3. Good Bye Dragon Inn
  4. Hero
  5. Dogville
  6. The Saddest Music in the World
  7. The Time of the Wolf
  8. Tarnation
  9. DiG!/Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
  10. Japanese Story
  11. Twilight Samurai
  12. Screaming Men
  13. Moolaadé
  14. Father & Son
  15. Undertow

Couldn't Quite Squeeze On: Distant, Stander, The Rage in Placid Lake, Millennium Mambo, Yossi & Jagger, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself, Broken Wings

Top 10 Festival Films:
Wilby Wonderful
Clean
A Problem with Fear
Brothers
Nobody Knows
A Hole in My Heart
Off Beat
The Best Thief in the World
Saving Face
Childstar

Bad... just Bad: The Manson Family, Latter Days, The Company, De-Lovely, The Motorcycle Diaries, Bright Young Things

 

Ruang rak noi nid mahasan
Last Life in the Universe

 

Wilby Wonderful
Wilby Wonderful

 

Scot Colford's Top 10 Movies of 2004

Tarnation
Tarnation

(in approximate order)

Tarnation
Reconstruction
Lucas Belvaux's Trilogy
Good Bye, Dragon Inn
Gozu
Last Life in the Universe
Undertow
Primer
Saddest Music in the World, The
Saved!

Bob Gladstein's Top 10 Movies of 2004

(in alphabetical order)

Bad Education
Dogville
Goodbye Dragon Inn
Ju-On
Last Life in the Universe
Reconstruction
The Return
Sideways
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
Lucas Belvaux's The Trilogy

Bu san
Goodbye Dragon Inn

 

Thomas Guttadauro's Top 10 Movies of 2004

Tasogare Seibei
Twilight Samurai

  1. Last Life in the Universe
  2. Hero
  3. Tokyo Godfathers
  4. Kill Bill Vol. 2
  5. The Twilight Samurai
  6. The Incredibles
  7. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  8. The Lovers
  9. Gozu
  10. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

 

Ned Hinkle's Top 13 Movies of 2004

 

  1. Goodbye Dragon Inn
  2. Last Life In The Universe
  3. Moolaade
  4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  5. Hero / House of Flying Daggers (if the good things about both films were distilled into one feature, it would be the greatest martial arts movie of all time! ... maybe)
  6. Hellboy
  7. Zatôichi: the Blind Swordsman
  8. Time of the Wolf
  9. Infernal Affairs
  10. Coffee and Cigarettes
  11. Ju-On
  12. Dawn of the Dead
  13. Lucas Belvaux's The Trilogy

The Rest of the Best (alphabetical): Anatomy Of Hell, The Agronomist, The Five Obstructions, I Heart Huckabees,
Kill Bill - Vol. 2
, Noi, Notre Musique, The Saddest Music In The World, Saw,
Sky Captain & The World Of Tomorrow
, Spider Man 2, Touching the Void

Top 10 Festival Films:
Oldboy
Kung Fu Hustle
Land of Plenty
Clean
Doppelganger
Tale of Two Sisters
Memories of Murder
Les Revenants
Blessing Bell
Delamu

Bottom of the Barrel: Chronicles of Riddick, Satan's Little Helper, Alien vs Predator, Blade: Trinity, The Card Player, Van Helsing

28 Days Later
Zatôichi: the Blind Swordsman

 

Oldboy
Oldboy

 

Bruce Kingsley's Top 10 Movies of 2004

The Mudge Boy

The Mudge Boy
  1. Goodbye Dragon Inn
  2. The Mudge Boy
  3. Intimate Strangers
  4. Infernal Affairs
  5. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  6. The Corporation
  7. Dogville
  8. The Return
  9. Being Julia
  10. The Last Life in the Universe

 

Chris Kriofske's Top 10 Movies of 2004

  1. The Return
  2. Tarnation
  3. Before Sunset
  4. Sideways
  5. Dogville
  6. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
  7. Undertow
  8. The Saddest Music In The World
  9. Moolaadé
  10. Goodbye Dragon Inn

Honorable Mentions: DiG!, Vera Drake, Time of the Wolf, Monster, The Incredibles

 

Vozvrashcheniye

The Return

 

Barbara Lonergan's Top 10 Movies of 2004

The Rage in Placid Lake
The Rage in Placid Lake

Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
The Return
Sideways
The Trilogy
Maria Full of Grace
Bukowski: Born Into This
The Rage In Placid Lake
Hero
The Fog of War
Monster


Mary McIntire's Top 10 Movies of 2004

  1. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring
  2. Kitchen Stories
  3. Sideways
  4. Hero
  5. An Amazing Couple
  6. Infernal Affairs
  7. Girl with a Pearl Earring
  8. Wilbur wants to Kill Himself
  9. Last Life in the Universe
  10. Dogville

 


Un couple épatant
An Amazing Couple

 

Hilary Nieukirk's Top 10 Movies of 2004

La Mala educación
Bad Education

 

(in alphabetical order)

Bad Education
Being Julia
DiG!
A Home at the End of the World
Napoleon Dynamite
Shaun of the Dead
Sideways
Stander
Tarnation
Vera Drake

Best Chlotrudis Ineligible:
The Life Aquaticwith Steve Zissou

Best DVD Release:
The Apple (1980):
" WHOA, crazy apple/Take a bite!"

 

Jeffrey Pike's Top 10 Movies of 2004

DiG!
Festival Express
Wings of Desire
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring
Control Room
Hero
Kitchen Stories
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Millennium Mambo
The Return

I also liked The Rage in Placid Lake (but I had to watch it twice), Touching
the Void
, Robot Stories, Dogville, Power Trip, Shaun of the Dead, Coffee and
Cigarettes
, Nosey Parker, and Blind Shaft.

Qianxi manbo
Millennium Mambo

 

Howard Semone's Top 10 Movies of 2004

Shaun of the Dead
Shaun of the Dead

  
  1. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
  2. A Very Long Engagement
  3. The Incredibles
  4. Shaun Of The wDead
  5. Spider-Man 2
  6. Tokyo Godfathers
  7. Riding Giants
  8. The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra
  9. Mean Girls
  10. Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Diane Young's Top 10 Movies of 2004

  1. Spring, summer, fall, winter & spring
  2. The mother
  3. Maria full of grace
  4. The return
  5. My architect
  6. Goodbye Dragon Inn
  7. We don't live here anymore
  8. Untold scandal
  9. Sideways
  10. The Incredibles
      
Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom
Spring, summer, fall, winter... and spring

Carolyn Ziering's Top 10 Movies of 2004
DiG!
DiG!
  1. DiG!
  2. Saved!
  3. A Home at the End of the World
  4. Finding Neverland
  5. The Woodsman
  6. Bad Education
  7. Girl with a Pearl Earring
  8. Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
  9. Kinsey
  10. Tarnation