24 July 2009

Goodbye 2003...Hello 2004

Well doesn't time fly when you're having fun.

Unfortunately there's no time to stop and smell the roses, in the coming weeks expect reviews on the biggest films of 2004 including Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Aviator, Kill Bill vol 2, Maria Full of Grace, Bad Education, Sideways, Downfall, The Passion of the Christ, Tropical Malady, Dead Man Shoes....plus many, many more.

Be on the lookout for the first post of 2004, which will go live tonight at 9pm, London Time, in the meantime I'd like to welcome you all to 2004 and as always, I want to kick proceedings off with a song.

I do like to start things with a song.

For anyone new to the Counting Down The Zeroes project, to put it simply, we're celebrating ten years of cinema, a month at a time. When I say we, I mean you, me, anybody and everybody, this is a celebration of not only cinema but of the casual critic.

Do you have something to say on cinema in 2004? Is there a film you want to write about, or maybe even an old post that you would like to give some air time? Then this is the place for you.

If you want to take part then please leave a comment on this post, or e-mail me at ric.burke1@gmail.com. Thank you and enjoy the series.


Abhayan said...

I think one of the best and less talked about movies of 2004 is Before Sunset. It's painfully simple but also sweetly haunting.
And don't forget Don Cheadle's unforgettable performance in Hotel Rwanda. I think it's one of those movies that are a testament to the makers belief and our own secret hidden prejudices, or Scorsese's Aviator or the Hackford forected Ray
Kill Bill is a great movie, but I think there are way to many better ones in that year.
Do you also consider foreign films? If so "The Dreamers" might be a brilliant addition, Eva Green is absolutely delicious.. ;)and Infernal Affairs which was later made into The Departed.

Also if you consider animation, there is Pixar's The Incredibles and Del Toro's Hellboy.

Abhayan said...

I think dreamers is a 2003 movie, i just checked. Sorry for that.

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