The Year’s Ten Best Movies

Our film critics pick their favorites from 2006

Scott Foundas

1. Army of Shadows
2. United 93
3. Letters from Iwo Jima

4. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

5. Happy Feet
6. Inland Empire
7. Climates
8. A Prairie Home Companion

9. Half Nelson
10. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Ella Taylor
1. Army of Shadows
2. Family Law
3. Old Joy
4. The Queen
5. Iraq in Fragments
6. Venus
7. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
8. Mutual Appreciation
9. Our Brand Is Crisis
10. Lassie

Rob Nelson
1. Army of Shadows

2. Iraq in Fragments

3. A Scanner Darkly

4. Old Joy

5. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

6. Neil Young: Heart of Gold

7. Woman Is the Future of Man

8. Sweet Land

9. The Science of Sleep

10. The Outsider

Jim Ridley

1. Army of Shadows

2. Children of Men

3. United 93

4. Mutual Appreciation

5. Casino Royale

6. The Departed

7. The Prestige

8. Pan’s Labyrinth

9. Gabrielle

10. Neil Young: Heart of Gold

Kelly Vance

1. Children of Men

2. The Good Shepherd

3. Factotum

4. Volver

5. A Scanner Darkly

6. United 93

7. Fast Food Nation

8. Iraq in Fragments

9. Borat

10. The Illusionist

Robert Wilonsky
1. Brick

2. The Queen

3. United 93

4. Cavite

5. Dreamgirls

6. The Devil Wears Prada

7. The Heart of the Game

8. Casino Royale

9. Venus

10. Sleeping Dogs Lie

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