Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Reader Favorites

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Reader Favorites

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Reader Favorites

We asked readers to name the film they enjoyed most this year and briefly tell why. Responses were sometimes surprising, but always thoughtful and enthusiastic.

Here's a sampling of what you told us.

'The Sixth Sense' It kept my attention from beginning to end, which was a surprise. - Pat Norby

'The Matrix' Original storytelling. Excellent special effects that support the narrative, not overwhelm it. I love a good allegory. - Todd Goldman

'The Straight Story' It had the most truthful and insightful things to say about the human condition. Beautiful cinematography as well. It was truly a wonderful and daring leap for [director David] Lynch.... - Thomas Young

'An Ideal Husband' Each character learned lessons that helped them to be better individuals. Integrity wins in the end. Funny. Funny. Funny. Great entertainment. - Richard Douglas

'The Mummy' 100 percent entertaining! Well-paced, silly action- adventure without any delusions of grandeur. …

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