By William Wolf

THE BEST TEN FILMS OF 2004  Send This Review to a Friend

The top spot for Best Film of the Year goes to “Kinsey,” the engrossing, complex and adventurous story of the life of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, his wife and the study of sexual behavior that rocked the country and still upsets those who would like to avoid candid discussion of sex.

The full best ten films of 2004 list follows, in order of preference: (See reviews for details)

1. KINSEY

2. THE SEA INSIDE

3. SIDEWAYS

4. THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES

5. FAHRENHEIT 9/11

6. MOOLAADÉ

7. THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

8. THE STORY OF THE WEEPING CAMEL

9. HOTEL RWANDA

10. THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR

The other best films of 2004, in no particular order, include Being Julia, Million Dollar Baby, Closer, Since Otar Left, We Don’t Live Here Anymore, Broadway: The Golden Age, Bad Education, Control Room, Super Size Me, Stage Beauty, Conspiracy of Silence, The Assassination of Richard Nixon, The Woodsman, The Incredibles, Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry, Bon Voyage, A Very Long Engagement and Tarnation.

  

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