Tuesday, February 20, 2018

5 Off My Head: Siri Says 2005

I accidentally took a couple of weeks off from our "Siri Says" series but that's okay - I recently crossed the halfway mark on these posts and it's getting harder and harder to get Siri to randomly give me a number that she hasn't given me before. The odds are not in our favor! I usually have to ask her for a number about a dozen times now before we get a fresh 'un. And anyway it'd be a shame to run out of these posts too fast - I like doing them too much.

Anyway today Siri, after a few tries, gave us the number "5" and so today we're going to choose our favorite movies from THe Year 2005. (My apologies to the year 1905 but you know what you did.) Some very good stuff is becoming a teenager this year! Let's take a look see at my favorite thirteen-year olds...

My 5 Favorite Movies of 2005

(dir. Ang Lee)
-- released on December 6th 2005 --

(dir. Greg McLean)
-- released on December 25th 2005 --

(dir. David Cronenberg)
-- released on September 30th 2005 --

War of the Worlds
(dir. Steven Spielberg)
-- released on 2005 --

(dir. Park Chan-wook)
-- released on September 30th 2005 --


Runners-up: King Kong (dir. Peter Jackson), Munich (dir. Spielberg), Constantine (dir. Francis Lawrence), The 40 Year Old Virgin (dir. Judd Apatow), Pride & Prejudice (dir. Joe Wright), Cache (dir. Haneke), Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire (dir. Mike Newell), Match Point (dir. Woody Allen), Me and You and Everyone We Know (dir. Miranda July), Serenity (dir. Joss Whedon)...

... ... Jarhead (dir. Sam Mendes), The Devil's Rejects (dir. Rob Zombie), The New World (dir. Terrence Malick), Red Eye (dir. Wes Craven), Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-rabbit (dir. Nick Parker), The Constant Gardener (dir. Meirelles), In Her Shoes (dir. Hanson), A Bittersweet Life (dir. Kim Jee-woon)

Never seen: Cinderella Man (dir. Ron Howard), 
Memoirs of a Geisha (dir. Rob Marshall), 
Melissa P. (dir. Luca Guadagnino)


What are your favorite movies of 2005?


Pierce said...

Sin City
Batman Begins
March of the Penguins
The Constant Gardener
Corpse Bride
Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Good Night and Good Luck
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Walk the Line
Brokeback Mountain

Remy said...

The Squid and the Whale
Brokeback Mountain
Match Point
You, Me and Everyone We Know
Pride & Prejudice
Sin City
El Abrazo Partido
Mysterious Skin
Nobody Knows

Kung-Fu Hustle
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The 40-Year Old Virgin
Broken Flowers

Jason Adams said...

remy -- you made me realize I missed two movies -- Me & You & Everyone We Know and Cache -- so thank you for that! I included Oldboy on my 2003 list (that thing had such a looooong release) and Mysterious Skin on my 2006 list, otherwise they'd have made it

joel65913 said...

I would also be sorry to see you run out of years. These are great fun! Many good films this year.

My top 10 alphabetically:
Brokeback Mountain
Good Luck and Good Night
Kinky Boots
Match Point
Pride & Prejudice
Thank You for Smoking
The Upside of Anger

Time to Leave

par3182 said...

brokeback mountain
match point
mysterious skin
paradise now

JB said...

Brokeback Mountain (obvs)
The Proposition

I also have a real soft spot for the Pot Luck/Russian Dolls/Chinese Puzzle trilogy - the second of which came out in 2005.

Shawn McGuire said...

Memiors of a Geisha was good, you should see it. Brokeback and War of the Worlds were my faves...