Top 10 Whatever of 2009: Basil's Tweet Challenge

By mattdentler | Matt Dentler's Blog January 1, 2010 at 9:58AM

Top 10 Whatever of 2009: Basil's Tweet Challenge
0

There are a lot of lists going around about Top 10 films of the year, so I wanted to ask a bunch of film people to list their Top 10 "something else." No movies, but their 10 favorite/best/notable things of 2009:

Basil Tsiokos, programming associate, Sundance Film Festival and avid Tweeter.
(Top 10 NYC Film Industry Tweets Challenge)
Presenting what might be the most inside baseball Top Ten list on Matt Dentler's blog, featuring not one, but two Deutchmans! Match the Tweeter to his/her Tweets! (Answer Key below)


TWEETS:
1. "Oh, cruel, cruel summer. It seems like it was so long ago that I was critiquing Chris Pine's ass." on July 22
2. "Shocked I went to a film event @mattdentler wasn't at. Must've not really happened if he didn't tweet about it." on Dec 4
3. "In line at porter air. Everyone is so polite. Olympia dukakis cut all of us in line and no one cared but me." on Sept 11
4. "Between 'Adventureland' and 'A Serious Man' this was the year of the pot smoking Jews." on Dec 29
5. "At Grey Gardens in East Hampton. Studying that staircase. Pizza, champagne, baked ziti and strawberries. GREY GARDENS." on Oct 10
6. "the life of a young actor, 1st a golden shower, now we are hanging him upside down from the ceiling. Spankings next. Ah, show biz!" on Dec 23
7. "Only 2 of us in empty hotel lobby. I'm working. Why does only other american here need to plop down next to me and start yapping on phone!!" on June 23
8. "Trying to explain 'mumblecore' to [REDACTED], as if it's like I'm explaining how I kinda used to strip in order to pay my college tuition." on Dec 7
9. "Safdies overtake the Walter Reade. I haven't seen this many hipsters on the UWS since we all lived with our parents." on June 5
10. "at MoMA indiewire summit, pretty much a sausage party." on Dec 2

TWEETER:
a) @aloompanix (Tom Quinn, Magnolia)
b) @eug (Eugene Hernandez, indieWIRE)
c) @JeffDeutchman (Jeff Deutchman, IFC)
d) @KarinaLongworth (Karina Longworth, formerly SpoutBlog, heading to LA Weekly)
e) @kvpi (Christine Vachon, Killer Films)
f) @MattDentler (Matt Dentler, Cinetic)
g) @MByrd (Michele Byrd, formerly IFP)
h) @nyindieguy (Ira Deutchman, Emerging Pictures)
i) @ryanatifc (Ryan Werner, IFC)
j) @TedHope (Ted Hope, This is That)

ANSWER KEY:
1-d, 2-a, 3-i, 4-h, 5-b, 6-j, 7-g, 8-f, 9-c, 10-e