Re: Randy's top 5 favorite films
it was a weak year.... i felt notes on a scandal had the best screenplay and two excellent lead performances by dench and blanchett, but i dont really have a problem with people claiming the departed as a better film. i feel it was pretty close, same with pans laberynth and march of the penguins.
the departed to me is nowhere near one of martys better films, and i think most people agree with this assesment, it wouldnt have won many years, but then again films like raging bull/the avaiator could have won many years so....
its a bit like russel crowe winning best actor for gladiator, now we all know crowe is a great actor and has put in oscar worthy performances in films like a beautiful mind/la confidential/the insider etc but gladiator was hardly even a note worthy perfomance i feel.