Friday, February 3

2005 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

2005 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

A History of Violence

A History of Violence

A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core in this action thriller.

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

Capote

Capote

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Crash

Crash

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Match Point

Match Point

At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for an actress who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan’s most celebrated geisha.

Munich

Munich

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Syriana

Syriana

A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved in and affected by it.

Walk the Line

Walk the Line

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash’s life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.