The New York Times published the list of the most popular movies calculated among NYTimes.com readers. Here is the list. I must confess that cant brag of watching all of them but maybe it is worth to? There is the list:
1.The Hangover(2009, Todd Phillips, Todd Phillips, R) In “The Hangover,” Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis incarnate familiar masculine stereotypes in ways that manage to be moderately fresh.
2.Up(2009, Pete Docter, Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Bob Peterson, PG) In its opening stretch the new Pixar movie “Up” flies high, borne aloft by a sense of creative flight and a flawlessly realized love story.
3.Away We Go(2009, Sam Mendes, Sam Mendes, R) “Away We Go” is about the flight from adulthood, from engagement, from responsibility, even as it cleverly disguises itself as a search for all those things.
4.Land of the Lost(2009, Brad Silberling, Brad Silberling, PG-13) The only marginally interesting, if unsurprising, thing about “Land of the Lost” is that a lot of money has been spent on yet another cultural throwaway.
5.Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs(2009, Michael Thurmeier, Carlos Saldanha, NR) 6.My Life in Ruins(2009, Donald Petrie, Donald Petrie, PG-13) “My Life in Ruins,” Nia Vardalos’s first movie in five years, might as well be titled “How Georgia Got Her Kefi Back.”
7.It Might Get Loud(2008, Davis Guggenheim, NR) 8.Star Trek(2009, J.J. Abrams, PG-13) “Star Trek,” the latest spinoff from the influential TV show, is a testament to television’s power as mythmaker.
9.Summer Hours(2008, Olivier Assayas, NR) “Summer Hours,” in spite of its potentially dowdy subject matter, is packed nearly to bursting with rich meaning and deep implication.
10.Planet 51(2008, Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martinez, NR) 11.24 City(2008, Jia Zhang-ke, NR) The actors in “24 City,” an experimental fiction-nonfiction hybrid, bring their own existential realities to their short, touching performances.
12.Food, Inc.(2008, Robert Kenner, PG) 13.Angels & Demons(2009, Ron Howard, PG-13) “Angels & Demons,” without being particularly good, is nonetheless far less hysterical than “The Da Vinci Code.”
14.Drag Me to Hell(2009, Sam Raimi, Sam Raimi, PG-13) “Drag Me to Hell” has a tonic playfulness that’s unabashedly retro, an indulgent return to Sam Raimi’s goofy, gooey roots.
15.Downloading Nancy(2008, Johan B. Renck, Johan B. Renck, NR) “Downloading Nancy” is a nasty exploitation flick tarted up with art-house actors and psychobabble.
16.Terminator Salvation(2009, McG, PG-13) “Terminator Salvation” feels both comfortable with its limitations and justly proud of its accomplishments.
17.Seraphine(2008, Martin Provost, NR) The energies of Séraphine are devoted to examining the alchemy by which perception is transformed into vision.
18.The Art of Being Straight(2008, Jesse Rosen, Jesse Rosen, NR) Professional and sexual identities are up for grabs in “The Art of Being Straight,” an unpretentious dramedy of postcollege confusion.
19.Herb & Dorothy(2008, Megumi Sasaki, NR) The documentary “Herb & Dorothy” looks at how one middle-class couple became the owners of a prized art collection.
20.Moon(2008, Duncan Jones, R) 21.He’s Just Not That Into You(2009, Ken Kwapis, Ken Kwapis, PG-13) Imagine an action flick in which the hero spends the entire movie chasing the villain without the satisfaction of smashing his enemy to smithereens.
22.Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian(2009, Shawn Levy, PG) The paradox of “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” is that a movie so bursting with novelty can feel so utterly familiar.
23.Tetro(2009, Francis Ford Coppola, NR) 24.Igor(2008, Tony Leondis, PG) There’s scant reward for sitting through “Igor,” an animated twist on the Frankenstein story that never sparks to life.
25.The Girlfriend Experience(2009, Steven Soderbergh, R) “The Girlfriend Experience” has a sleek, tailored look appropriate to its setting, which is the moneyed precincts of Manhattan at the height of the recent gilded age.