Thursday, January 7, 2010


Carice van Houten (as Rachel Stein, alias Ellis de Vries) in Zwartboek (Black Book) a Dutch film from 2006 and my favorite of the decade.

1. Zvartboek (Black Book), by Paul Verhoeven (2006)
2. Che (The Argentine; The Guerrilla), by Steven Soderbergh (2008)
3. The Lives of Others, by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (2006)
4. Lord of the Rings, by Peter Jackson (2001-2003)
5. You Can Count on Me, by Kenneth Lonergan (2000)
6. O Brother, Where Art Thou, Coen Bros (2000)
7. Amores Perros, by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarrito (2000)
8. The Edukators, by Hans Weingartner (2004)
9. Half Nelson, by Ryan Fleck (2006)
10. Spirited Away, by Hayao Miyazaki (2001)
11. Children of Men, by Alfonso Cuaron (2006)
12. Pan's Labyrinth, by Guiellermo del Toro (2006)
13. Nuovomondo (The Golden Door), by Emanuele Crialese (2006)
14. City of God, by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund (2002)
15. No Country for Old Men, Coen Bros (2007)
16. Les Triplets de Belleville, by Sylvain Chomet (2003)
17. Lost in Translation, by Soffia Coppola (2003)
18. Almost Famous, by Cameron Crowe (2000)
19. Mystic River, by Clint Eastwood (2003)
20. Little Miss Sunshine, by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (2006)
21. Sin Nombre, by Cary Joji Fukunaga (2009)
22. Whale Rider, by Niki Caro (2002)
23. In America, by Jim Sheridan (2004)
24. Frozen River, by Courtney Hunt (2008)
25. I'm Not There, by Todd Haynes (2007)

Runners Up:
Up in the Air
A History of Violence
Inglourious Basterds
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
There Will Be Blood
Grizzly Man
District 9
Let The Right One In
Brokeback Mountain
Motorcycle Diaries
Ghost World
Angels in America

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