Best Cinematic Moment, 2007

List of Winners
Muriels HOF
Top 10 Lists
Rules and Regulations

1. There Will Be Blood- Bowling for Eli [final scene] (144.5 points/14 votes)

2. Ratatouille- Anton Ego's mid-meal flashback (96.5/9)
3. No Country for Old Men- Chigurh meets the man from Temple (90.5/8)
4. Eastern Promises- Bathhouse knife fight (76.5/8)
5. Grindhouse- Ship's Mast & resulting chase (69/7)

6. There Will Be Blood- I've abandoned my child! (66.5/6)
7. Once- "Falling Slowly" (59/6)
8. No Country for Old Men- Lewellyn vs. Chigurh at the Hotel Eagle (46/5)
9. There Will Be Blood- Well on fire (43/4)
10. The Host- giant tadpole run amok (41.5/5)
11. Superbad- Seth's dirty veiny throbbing little secret (36/4)
12. Zodiac- "Hurdy Gurdy Man" (31/3)
13. The Darjeeling Limited- Bill Murray and Adrien Brody chasing the train (26/2)
14. We Own the Night- chase in the rain (23.5/2)
15. Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford- title scene (21/2)
15. Grindhouse- Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, Tich... and Stuntman Mike (21/2)
15. I'm Not There- "Ballad of a Thin Man" (21/2)
18. Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theatres- "Let's All Go to the Lobby" (18/2)
18. Michael Clayton- Clooney vs. Swinton (18/2)
20. 28 Weeks Later- Don makes a choice (17/2)
21. Joshua- "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" (15.5/2)
22. No Country for Old Men- "...and then I woke up." (15/2)
23. 3:10 to Yuma- bolting for the train (14/1)
23. Bourne Ultimatum- rooftop chase and fight scene in Tangiers (14/1)
23. Control- "Transmission" (14/1)
23. Eastern Promises- induction ritual/tattoos (14/1)
23. I'm Not There- Jude turns his gaze to the audience (14/1)
23. No Country for Old Men- Carla Jean's last stand (14/1)
23. No Country for Old Men- Lewellyn brings back the agua (14/1)
23. There Will Be Blood- "No more hitting." (14/1)
31. Gone Baby Gone- Patrick executes the child killer (13/2)

The following "moments" each received one vote:

1408- out on a ledge
2 Days in Paris- Cellphone in one hand, French dictionary in the other
3:10 to Yuma- "I like you Byron, but you always did talk too much."
3:10 to Yuma- "Even bad men love their mamas"
300- "Persians, come and get 'em!"
Across the Universe- "I Want You (She's So Heavy)"
Across the Universe- Revolution?
Across the Universe- "I've Just Seen a Face"
American Gangster- Frank and Richie lock eyes before the arrest
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford- waiting for the train
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford- performed nightly onstage
Atonement- the final interview
Atonement- Briony confronts the lovers
Away From Her- the nurse talks back
Away From Her- saying goodbye for the first time
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead- opening sex scene
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead- Amy Ryan's revenge
Black Book- "Are these Jewish?"
Black Snake Moan- Lazarus' turn at the mic
Bug- master conspiracy theory
Bug- egg sack removal
Cashback- stopped time in the locker room
Control- "Disorder" (live)
Control- onstage seizure
The Darjeeling Limited- fight on the train with mace
Day Night Day Night- first attempt
Day Night Day Night- "I will wait for the red light to turn green." "Again."
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly- shaving Papinou
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly- the telephone installers arrive
Gone Baby Gone- Patrick the babysitter
Gone Baby Gone- a question of morals
Grindhouse- Stuntman Mike enjoys his nachos
Grindhouse- fake trailers
Grindhouse- ending of Death Proof
Hairspray- "The Nicest Kids in Town"
Helvetica- letterpress opening sequence
The Host- Hyun-seo's attempted escape
Hostel, Part II- waking alone at the spa
Hot Fuzz- final shootout
I Am Legend- chasing after Sam
I'm Not There- "Tombstone Blues" with Richie Havens
I'm Not There- "Maggie's Farm" and gunfire
Into the Wild- Ron tells Chris about his wife and child
Into the Wild- adoption?
Juno- a conversation with Juno's pregnant belly
Juno- Juno tells her parents
Juno- final duet
The Kingdom- the bombing of the US-based Saudi compound
Knocked Up- the bouncer's confession
Live Free or Die Hard- McClane vs. Maggie Q
The Lives of Others- "To HGW XX/7, with gratitude"
The Lookout- "I plan to kill Bone first."
Lust, Caution- sex scenes
Michael Clayton- silent, single shot murder sequence
Michael Clayton- Michael, silent, in the taxi
Michael Clayton- Arthur and Michael in the alley
The Mist- Leviathan
Music and Lyrics- "Pop! Goes My Heart"
No End in Sight- Slocombe: "Not in those terms."
Ocean's 13- Casey Affleck incites worker revolution
Once- taking a break from recording session
Once- "When Your Mind's Made Up"
Paris, Je t'aime- Carol in the park (14eme Arrondissement)
Private Fears in Public Places- snowing indoors
Ratatouille- Linguini learns to cook with Remy
Ratatouille- Anton Ego's review
Rescue Dawn- Dieter gets rescued
The Savages- "It's not a hotel."
The Simpsons Movie- church and bar crowds switch places
The Simpsons Movie- Bart's skateboard ride
Smokin' Aces- Ryan Reynolds makes his choice
Superbad- sleepover/ride up the escalator
Superbad- McLovin at the liquor store
Superbad- end credits
There Will Be Blood- Bastard in a Basket
The Wayward Cloud- Breaching the wall
Zodiac- in the paint store: words not necessary
Zodiac- Arthur Leigh Allen's first interview
Zodiac- flying over Transamerica building under construction
Zodiac- Lake Berryessa
Zodiac- Ione Skye scene