Wednesday, January 06, 2010

THE SEMI-OBLIGATORY, HIGHLY ARBITRARY BEST OF 2009 LIST




Best movie: District 9
Best martial arts movie: Chocolate, Ip Man (tie)
Best Documentary: Scott Walker: 30th Century Man
About Time It's On DVD Already: Hobson's Choice, Five Deadly Venoms (tie)
Best TV Show (Network): Dollhouse
Best TV Show (Cable): Mad Men
Best Animated Feature: The Sky Crawlers
Best Animated Series: Baccano!
Best Web Series: The Guild
Best book: Maul by Tricia Sullivan
Best Young Adult Novel: The Forest Of Hands & Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Best Nonfiction: Japrock Sampler by Julian Cope
Best Graphic Novel: Likewise by Ariel Schrag
Best Manga: A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Best webcomic: The Order Of The Stick by Rich Burlew
Best Blog: Something Awful's fake Levi Johnson blog (warning: contains lots of swearing and sexual references that I'm sure don't reflect the real person at all).
Best Album: Snailking by Ufomammut
Best Single: "That Beep" by Architecture in Helsinki
About Time It's On CD Already: Crazy Rhythms by The Feelies
Best Music Video: "(Do You Want To Date My) Avatar" by The Guild, "Male Prima Donna" by Subtle Sexuality (tie)
Best Device: Ipod Touch 3G

1 comment:

dr_somneblex said...

Being the paragon of good taste that you are sweetie, I am in agreement with many of your selections. I would only add.
Best Movie Made on a Shoestring: Paranormal Activity
Best TV Series Runner Up: Fringe

Otherwise we are on pretty much the same page (like usual)