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  • One Tree Hillbilly Awards For Film 2010

    18 Oct 2011, 15:07

    My awards are based on films released in 2010 either at the Cinema or Blu Ray / DVD.

    BEST ACTOR: Matt Damon / The Informant - Andy Serkis / Sex and Drugs and Rock N Roll - Joaquin Phoenix - I'm Still Here
    BEST ACTRESS: Vera Firminga / Up In The Air

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Nigel Lindsay / Four Lions
    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

    BEST DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese - Shutter Island

    BEST FILM: Everybody's Fine

    BEST FOREIGN FILM: Secret in their Eyes

    BEST SCORE:The Road - Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY : Mihai Malaimare Jr. - Tetro
  • 25 Best Films of 2010

    18 Oct 2011, 14:25

    All films have either been released at the cinema or dvd/bluray between January 2010 and January 2011

    Dogtooth (Greece)
    Everybody's Fine
    Secret in their Eyes (Argentina)
    Inception
    The Town
    Crazy Heart
    Shutter Island
    The Boys are Back (Australia/British)
    Scouting Book for Boys
    The Social Network
    I'm Still Here
    The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo (Sweden)
    Four Lions
    Hachi - A Dog's Tale
    The Road
    Nowhere Boy
    The Informant
    A Prophet (France)
    An Education
    Men Who Stare At Goats
    A Serious Man
    Sex and Drugs and Rock N Roll
    Harry Brown
    Up In The Air
    Down Terrace
  • BEST ALBUMS OF 2010

    18 Oct 2011, 14:10

    In no particular order

    John Grant - Queen of Denmark
    Avi Buffalo - Avi Buffalo
    Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
    Hiss Golden Messenger - Bad Debt
    Cotton Jones - Tall Hours In The Glowstream
    Prince - 20Ten
    Patrick Park - Come What Will
    Doug Paisley - Constant Companion
    Damien Jurado - Saint Bartlett
    Strand of Oaks - Pope Killdragon
    JBM - Not Even In July
    Sun Kil Moon - Admiral Fell Promises
    Harper Simon - Harper Simon
    Dylan LeBlanc - Pauper's Field
    The Radio Dept - Clinging to a Scheme
    Babybird - Ex Maniac
    Surfer Blood - Astro Coast
    dIOS Malos - We Are Dios
    Beach Fossils -Beach Fossils
    Our Broken Garden - Golden Sea
    Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues
    Breathe Owl Breathe - Magic Central
    The Walkmen - Lisbon
    Eluvium - Similies
    Hans Chew - Tennessee and Other Stories
    Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy
    Sennen -Age Of Denial
    Darren Hayman - Essex Arms
    Broken Bells - Broken Bells
    Wooden Wand - Death Set
    Beach House - Teen Dream
    Eels - End Times
    Balmorhea - Constellations
    Envy -Recitation
    Olafur Arnalds...And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness
    Field Music - Measure
  • OneTree Hillbilly Awards For Film 2009.

    7 Mar 2010, 18:01

    With the Oscar ceremony only hours away i thought i would give my two pennies worth. Again my awards are based on films released in 2009 either at the Cinema or DVD.

    BEST ACTOR: Kare Hedebrant - Let the Right One In.
    BEST ACTRESS: Johanna Wokalek - The Baader Meinhof Complex

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Christoph Waltz - Inglorious Basterds
    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Allison Janney - Away We Go

    BEST DIRECTOR: Charlie Kaufmann - Synecdoche New York

    BEST FILM: Moon

    BEST FOREIGN FILM: Let the Right One In

    BEST SCORE:Clint Mansell- Moon

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY : Claudio Miranda - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • 20 Best Films of 2009

    7 Mar 2010, 17:31

    I know this sight is primarily a music site but feel a film recommendation or two will not be out of place.

    All films listed were either released at the cinema or DVD throughout 2009.

    Here goes:

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Moon
    Surveillance
    Let the Right One In
    Religulous
    Crossing Over
    Synecdoche New York
    The Burning Plain
    Seven Pounds
    Knowing
    Away We Go
    Inglorious Basterds
    Adventureland
    The Time Traveler's Wife
    Funny People
    Management
    Two Lovers
    The Baader Meinhof Complex
    Eden Lake
    Che - Part One
  • BEST ALBUMS OF 2009

    3 Feb 2010, 12:32

    In no particular order after all music is a mood thing:

    Strand of Oaks- LEAVE RUIN
    Clem Snide- HUNGRY BIRD
    White Denim- FITS
    Other Lives- OTHER LIVES
    Fever Ray- FEVER RAY
    Doug Paisley- DOUG PAISLEY
    Cotton Jones- PARANOID COCOON
    Mike Bones- A FOOL FOR EVERYONE
    Heartless Bastards- THE MOUNTAIN
    The xx- XX
    The Pines- TREMOLO
    Paul Curreri- CALIFORNIA
    Arbouretum-SONG OF THE PEARL
    Prince- LOTUS FLOWER / MPL SOUND
    Elvis Perkins in Dearland- ELVIS PERKINS IN DEARLAND
    Monsters of Folk- MONSTERS OF FOLK
    The Duke & The King- NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY
    M.Ward- HOLD TIME
    Speck Mountain- SOME SWEET RELIEF
    Bill Callahan- SOMETIMES I WISH WE WERE AN EAGLE
    Real Estate REAL ESTATE
    A. A Bondy- WHEN THE DEVIL'S LOOSE
    Cats On FireOUR TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT
    Richard SwiftATLANTIC OCEAN
    Deer Tick - BORN ON FLAG DAY
    Buddy & Julie Miller- WRITTEN IN CHALK
    Richmond Fontaine- WE USED TO THINK THE FREEWAY SOUNDED LIKE A RIVER
    PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART[/artist- PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART
    Memory Tapes- SEEK MAGIC
    Little Dragon- MACHINE DREAMS