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Carlos Holmes' Top 10 Movie Picks of 2008

Miracle at St. Anna is Carlos Holmes' pick as the number one film of 2008. Miracle at St. Anna is Carlos Holmes' pick as the number one film of 2008.
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    About Carlos Holmes

    Carlos Holmes is a freelance writer whose movie reviews appear from time to time in the The Dover Post. Formerly a full-time writer and later editor for the Delaware State News in the 1990s, he is currentlyMore

12/30/2008

1.) MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA- Spike Lee's WWII film on the Buffalo Soldiers.

2.) SEVEN POUNDS- One of the most touching, tear-jerking films of the year as Will Smith extracts seven pounds of metaphoric flesh.

3.) DOUBT- A Catholic theme drama, featuring the opposing points of view of Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman - need I say more.

4.) THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS- The story of a friendship between a German boy and a Jewish youth of the same age in a concentration camp that ends with an unthinkable ending.

5.) RACHEL GETTING MARRIED- Anne Hathaway turns in a career performance as a member of a dysfunctional family against the backdrop of her sister's wedding.

6.) PRICELESS- The Gad Elmaleh/Audrey Tautou movie that confirms that no one does romantic comedies better than French filmmakers.

7.) A SECRET- French movie about a family secret that spans WWII and post-war Europe.

8.) TROUBLE THE WATER - A documentary on a Hurricane Katrina family.

9.) SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE - An Indian boy's life story is told anchored on his game show success.

10.) W.- This is the George W. Bush biopic by Oliver Stone.

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