Tru Calling: 'Capote' Tops Best-Film Lists

Sunday, January 1, 2006

Let's not revisit the worst movies (shudder) of 2005. Instead, The Post's film critics recall the 10 best offerings released in the Washington area this calendar year.

Ann Hornaday's Top 10 for 2005

1. Capote

2. The Curse of the Were- Rabbit: Wallace & Gromit

3. The Constant Gardener

4. Syriana

5. Hustle & Flow

6. Grizzly Man

7. Good Night, and Good Luck

8. No Direction Home

(Originally released on PBS and home video, but it was better than most movies in the theaters this year.)

9. Junebug

10. March of the Penguins

Stephen Hunter's Top 10 for 2005

1. Capote

2. Murderball

3. The Constant Gardener

4. Crash

5. Downfall

6. Pride and Prejudice

7. King Kong

8. The Great Raid

9. March of the Penguins

10. Sin City

Desson Thomson's Top 10 for 2005

1. The Squid and the Whale

2. Brokeback Mountain

3. Capote

4. Hustle & Flow

5. A History of Violence

6. Grizzly Man

7. Kung Fu Hustle

8. Off the Map

9. Junebug

10. Me and You and Everyone We Know

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