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by Indiewire
December 22, 2006 1:34 AM
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Lazarescu Tops indieWIRE Critics Poll

A total of 107 film critics were surveyed and the complete results of the indieWIRE Critics Poll were released this morning here at 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...