Ten Best of 2006
1. The Departed
3. Letters From Iwo Jima/Flags of Our Fathers
6. United 93
7. The Queen
9. Little Miss Sunshine
10. A Prairie Home Companion
Best of the Rest: "Inland Empire" (David Lynch), "Little Children" (Tood Field), "Pan's Labyrinth" (Guillermo del Toro), "Miami Vice" (Michael Mann), "Thank You for Smoking (Jason Reitman), "For Your Consideration" (Christopher Guest), "The Prestige" (Christopher Nolan), "Old Joy" (Kelly Reichardt), "The Proposition" (John Hillcoat), "Apocalypto" (Mel Gibson).
Best Foreign Film: "Volver"
Best Animated Film: "Cars"
Best Documentary: "An Inconvenient Truth"
Ten Worst Films of 2006:1 Bobby
Emilio Estevez tacks on RFK's assassination to a series of soapy star cameos and calls it humanism. Wrong, pal, it's risible exploitation. 2 The Da Vinci Code
Blockbuster book becomes a blockheaded movie. 3 Snakes on a Plane
The Internet hyped it, but audiences rightly spit venom. 4 x-Men: The Last Stand
Let's hope so. 5 Basic Instinct 2
So bad, you wanted Sharon Stone's legs to stay crossed. 6 The Nativity Story
The Virgin birth staged like a stuffy Christmas pageant. 7 Lady in the Water
M. Night Shyamalan loses his sixth sense for scary. 8 Click
Adam Sandler in a sentimental mood; it's like drowning in drool. 9 Death of a President
A fake doc that imagines Bush dead, and it's still boring. 10 All The King's Men
Southern-fried politics, and even with Sean Penn it's duller than dog shit.