My Own Personal Top Ten of 2006
(to be updated whenever I decide the list has changed, the last time this happened being c. Dec. 2006.)

01. INLAND EMPIRE (David Lynch)
02. The Prestige (Christopher Nolan)
03. Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Michel Gondry)
04. The Departed (Martin Scorsese)
05. Brick (Rian Johnson)
06. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón)
07. L'Enfant (The Child) (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
08. Inside Man (Spike Lee)
09. Volver (Pedro Almodóvar)
10. Neil Young: Heart of Gold (Jonathan Demme)

The next ten
A Prairie Home Companion; Down in the Valley; Half Nelson; The Black Dahlia; Miami Vice; A Scanner Darkly; Letters from Iwo Jima; The Fountain; Marie Antoinette; Bubble