(* - Important note: we did not actually see any movies that were released in 2007, owing to a combination of laziness, preference for dining and/or drinking out over the cinema, and the rising cost of babysitters. This list is compiled from television advertisements and online trailers.)
No Country for Old Men. This was a terrific book, so we assume that it was an equally compelling film. Anton Chigurh is a bad mother shutyourmouth.
Ratatouille. We went to college with Patton Oswalt. Didn't know him, but have friends that did. Additionally, we're huge cartoon rat fans.
Smokin' Aces. Lots of stuff blowing up and bullets flying everywhere as allegory for the uncertainty of modern living. A neoclassical gem. Has Piven in it, too.
Black Snake Moan. Sam Jackson ties a scantily clad Christina Ricci to a radiator? Sign me up. Um, rather, a deeply felt meditation on the interplay between class, sex and race in the American South. Sign me up.
300. Part videogame, part war porn, all shiny and pretty.
Knocked Up. Seth Rogen, Everyman Hero.
Ocean's Thirteen. G:TB loves a good caper. And Clooney and Pitt together again? Mmwah.
The Jane Austen Book Club. Just kidding.
I Think I Love My Wife. Don't we all. Also, just kidding. Again.
The Kingdom. Boom! Bang! Pow!
Next up, G:TB's slighly more serious and better researched look at the 2007's best music.