I felt like I should compile a list of my favorites for 2006. So, if you missed them last year, now would be a good time to go ahead and rent or buy them on DVD because the following just should not be missed.
Top five for 2006 (In no particular order)
The Departed: Albeit bloody and violent, this was an awesome film with an all-star cast (Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Martin Sheen, and Mark Wahlberg) under the stellar direction of Martin Scorsese. The manifold plot was clever, however I didn't fancy the ending much. Anyhow, my conclusion is that the ending actually moves away from the stereotype of a black and white, good-triumphs-over-evil ending and focuses on the reality of the grey.
Acting-wise, DiCaprio, Nicholson, and Damon were brilliant! A remake of the Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs, the film serves as a dark expos