December 22, 2006 1:34 AM
A total of 107 film critics were surveyed and the complete results of the indieWIRE Critics Poll were released this morning here at indieWIRE.com. As Dennis Lim writes in his lead article:
The chatter in film circles this year seemed repeatedly to touch on the relative dearth of truly exciting films, or--since those in our profession are not exactly immune to hyperbole--on the irreversible decline and looming death of film culture, film criticism, film distribution, and even film viewing. It's only fitting then that our No. 1 movie is about a decrepit old timer's grim passage into oblivion. "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu," Romanian director Cristi Puiu's virtuosic second feature...