The Best and Worst of 2007

The author’s considered best/worst in each category are listed in bold italics with an asterisk (*). The listed links will take you to more detailed reviews of each film.


The 10 Best Films

  1. Anna M.
  2. Zodiac
  3. Jekyll
  4. My Winnipeg
  5. 300
  6. The Mist
  7. Planet Terror
  8. Mad Detective
  9. The Man From Earth
  10. Mr. Brooks

Worst Films

  1. Highlander: The Source
  2. Nympho Libre
  3. Epic Movie
  4. Metamorphosis
  5. Alvin and the Chipmunks

Best Director

David Fincher – Zodiac
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo – 28 Weeks Later
Greg McLean – Rogue
David Nerlich & Andrew Traucki – Black Water
Robert Rodriguez – Planet Terror
Zack Snyder – 300 (*)


Best Original Screenplay

Mad Detective
The Man From Earth (*)
Mr. Brooks
The Nines
Timecrimes


Best Adapted Screenplay

The Mist
Jekyll
Stardust
300
Zodiac (*)


Best Actor

Gerard Butler – 300
Kevin Costner – Mr. Brooks
John Cusack – 1408
Jared Leto – Chapter 27
James Nesbitt – Jekyll (*)


Best Actress

Gina Bellman – Jekyll
Isabelle Carré – Anna M. (*)
Jodie Foster – The Brave One
Marcia Gay Harden – The Mist
Melissa McCarthy – The Nines
AnnaSophia Robb – Bridge to Terabithia


Best Supporting Actor

Robert Downey Jr – Zodiac
Terrence Howard – The Brave One
Samuel L. Jackson – 1408
Paterson Joseph – Jekyll
Michael Pitt – Funny Games U.S.
Mark Ruffalo – Zodiac (*)


Best Supporting Actress

Zooey Deschanel – Bridge to Terabithia
Vanessa Ferlito – Death Proof
Stephanie Jacobsen – Battlestar Galactica: Razor
Rose McGowan – Planet Terror
Imelda Staunton – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (*)


Best Cinematography

Black Water
Eden Log
Rogue
300 (*)
Transformers


Best Special Effects

Ghost Rider
The Golden Compass
Spider-Man 3
Sunshine
Transformers (*)


Best Makeup Effects

Ghost Rider
The Hills Have Eyes II (*)
Planet Terror
Saw IV
300


Best Production Design

The Golden Compass (*)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Sunshine
300