Saturday, December 26, 2009

Best films of the 2000s

Looking back on the 2000s, several movie critics have put together lists of the best films from the past ten years. Whether or not you agree with their rankings, I think it is fun to see which movies are included. Take a look at this selection of the best of the decade lists. Do you agree with the films selected? Are there any listed you will make a note to check out from the library and watch?

Owen Gleiberman, movie critic at Entertainment Weekly, lists his 10 Best Movies of the Decade. Far From Heaven (2002) is his top choice.

Entertainment Weekly staff members pick the 10 Best Movies of the Decade! Their top spot goes to the Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002), and The Return of the King (2003).

Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips chooses his 10 favorite films of the decade. He picks There Will Be Blood (2007) as his #1 film.

Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire writes about movies in the 2000s in the article Decade big on remakes, reboots and raunchy rom-coms. Gire selects The 40 Year-Old Virgin (2004) as the most influential film of the decade.

Writers at the AV Club highlight their 50 Best films of the '00s, with the top spot going to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2003).