Top Ten Films of 2002

#10 Far From Heaven (Todd Haynes) Would have ended up higher if it weren’t for this rather stellar year in film. ¬†A 1950s period piece extraordinaire that gently, and with Haynes’ indelible signature, tells the story of a mixed race couple that cuts across prejudice against any “out of the ordinary” romance. #9 25th Hour (Spike Lee) Plodding at times, but riveting all the same, Spike Lee’s post 9/11 tale of drug dealer Monty Brogan’s (Ed Norton) last day before incarceration. ¬†Sustained tension highlights Lee’s love letter to the town, in need of redemption, that made him. #8 One Hour … Continue reading Top Ten Films of 2002