2006 Staff Film Picks

In early 2007, Skokie Public Library staff were asked to select their favorite feature films, documentaries and television shows viewed in 2006. Here are the results!

Click on the format designation to check the status of the film in the Skokie Public Library catalog. And, in case you missed them, it's not too late to see our Annual Staff Picks for books, films, and music from 2002 to the present!


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The Lost City. 2005.
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Match Point. 2005.
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Munich. 2005.
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The Squid and the Whale. 2005.
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Walk the Line. 2005.
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                Selected by Bruce B.
     
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Bleak House. 2006.
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Casino Royale. 2006.
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A Good Year. 2006.
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Match Point. 2005.
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A Year in Provence. 1993.
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                Selected by Cecilia C.
     
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A Doll's House. 1973.
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Little Miss Sunshine. 2006.
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Match Point. 2005.
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Proof. 2005.
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Walk on Water. 2004.
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                Selected by Cheryl S.
     
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Brick. 2006.
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Half Nelson. 2006.
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Little Miss Sunshine. 2006.
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Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story. 2006.
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Veronica Mars: The Complete Second Season. 2006.
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               Selected by Jennifer P-B.
     
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai. 1984.
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones. 2005.
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Sneakers. 1992.
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Streets of Fire. 1984.
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The Warriors. 1979.
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               Selected by Josh E.
     
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The Family Stone. 2005.
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Keeping Up with the Steins. 2006.
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. 2006.
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The Prestige. 2006.
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Wedding Crashers. 2005.
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               Selected by Julie M.
     
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Gilda. 1946.
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An Inconvenient Truth. 2006.
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               Selected by Katy D.
     
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Derailed. 2005.
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Match Point. 2005.
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               Selected by Laura H.
     
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Brokeback Mountain. 2005.
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Half Nelson. 2006.
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United 93. 2006.
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               Selected by Lee L.
     
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Little Miss Sunshine. 2006.
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Me and You and Everyone We Know. 2005.
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The Squid and the Whale. 2005.
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Tsotsi. 2005.
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Up and Down. 2004.
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               Selected by Lukie M.
     
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Caché. 2005.
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Children of Heaven. 1998.
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Water. 2006.
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               Selected by Marilee H.
     
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Cars. 2006.
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Children of Heaven. 1998.
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Crash. 2004.
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Good Night, and Good Luck. 2005.
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Paradise Now. 2005.
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               Selected by Mary C.
     
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Eight Below. 2006.
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Fire. 1996.
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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan. 2005.
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Ushpizin. 2004.
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Walk on Water. 2004.
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               Selected by Maryann M.
     
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The Great New Wonderful. 2005.
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One Day in September. 1999.
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V for Vendetta. 2005.
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Walk the Line. 2005.
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The World's Fastest Indian. 2005.
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               Selected by Michaela H.
     
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Capote. 2005.
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Howl's Moving Castle. 2005.
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Kinky Boots. 2005.
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Mysterious Skin. 2004.
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Sylvia. 2003.
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               Selected by Nicole B.
     
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The Barbarian Invasions. 2003.
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Half Nelson. 2006.
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Match Point. 2005.
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Munich. 2005.
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The Other Side of the Street. 2004.
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. 2005.
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               Selected by Pam W.
     
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Capote. 2005.
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Grizzly Man. 2005.
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Junebug. 2005.
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Little Miss Sunshine. 2006.
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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan. 2006.
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               Selected by Pat Gr.
     
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Casino Royale. 2006.
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United 93. 2006.
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               Selected by Ricki N.
     
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Brokeback Mountain. 2005.
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The Constant Gardener. 2005.
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Little Miss Sunshine. 2006.
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days. 2005.
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Water. 2005.
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               Selected by Roseann S.
     
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Duma. 2005.
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The Lake House. 2006.
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Lassie. 2005.
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Pride & Prejudice. 2005.
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The Promise. 2005.
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               Selected by Sharon W.
     
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Bleak House. 2006.
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Grey Gardens. 1976.
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Grizzly Man. 2005.
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Match Point. 2006.
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               Selected by Steven J.
     
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The Devil Wears Prada. 2006.
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The Illusionist. 2006.
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Inside Man. 2006.
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Thank You for Smoking. 2006.
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Wordplay. 2006.
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               Selected by Terry R.