Every year, I find some list of movies that were released that year and decide which ones I liked the best. Here's 2009's list, if you want to play along. These are movies released in 2009 that I saw in 2009. St. Trinian's was released in the US in 2009, bt I saw a UK DVD in 2008, so it doesn't get listed.
This, as always, is in order from "The movie I most enjoyed" to "The movie I least enjoyed". This is not the same thing as ordering by quality, you understand. Sometimes a good movie will just entirely fail to grab me. And sometimes I'll greatly enjoy a terrible movie. I accept this about myself. So let's get started!
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Michael Jackson's This Is It
Anvil! The Story of Anvil
The Men Who Stare At Goats
Every Little Step
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
House of the Devil
Drag Me to Hell
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
I Sell the Dead
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Hmm. 33 movies, which is up a bit from the last couple of years. And I enjoyed a lot of them. I think I really liked everything from Anvil on up, which is pretty good. The top movie was definitely Inglourious Basterds for me. One of the things I like about it is that I can totally understand if someone didn't like it. I feel no pressure to argue people into it. But me personally, I enjoyed it from top to bottom.
So that's it! I thought 2009 was a very enjoyable year at the movies.