Saturday, January 1, 2011

BEST MOVIES AND TV: 2000-2010!




It's always best to count the good things in the bad times: here's my favorite films and shows from the last decade!

Shortcut links:
BEST MOVIES: 2000-2010
BEST DOCUMENTARIES: 2000-2010
BEST TV: 2000-2010




FAVORITE MOVIES:


EROS


Amelie; Sex And Lucia; Eternal Sunshine;
Wall-E

2000
-CHOCOLAT

2001
-AMELIE
-IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (Hong Kong)

2002
-SEX AND LUCIA
-PUNCH DRUNK LOVE

2004
-ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
-GARDEN STATE
-BEFORE SUNSET

2005
-LIE WITH ME
-THE WAYWARD CLOUD (Taiwan)

2006
-SHORTBUS

2007
-LUST, CAUTION (Hong Kong)

2008
-THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
-WALL-E

2010
-NEVER LET ME GO




THINK


Infernal Affairs; Precious; Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

2000
-REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
-THIRTEEN DAYS
-CHOPPER
-TRAFFIC

2001
-APOCALYPSE NOW Redux (1979/2001)
-ALI
-MEMENTO
-A BEAUTIFUL MIND
-A HUEY P. NEWTON STORY

2002
-I AM SAM
-Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN
-FRIDA
-INSOMNIA

2003
-INFERNAL AFFAIRS I, II, III (Hong Kong, 2002, 2003) ⇧
(Hong Kong trilogy 'The Departed' was based on)
-21 GRAMS
-CITY OF GOD (Brazil)
-DIRTY PRETTY THINGS
-11:14

2004
-HOTEL RWANDA
-MILLION DOLLAR BABY
-KINSEY
-MARIA FULL OF GRACE (Columbia)

2005
-THE CONSTANT GARDENER
-MUNICH
-NORTH COUNTRY
-BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
-GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK

2006
-THE DEPARTED
-LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
-BLOOD DIAMOND
-BABEL
-THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS

2007
-ZODIAC
-MICHAEL CLAYTON

2008
-MILK
-DOUBT
-THE WRESTLER
-CHANGELING
-FROST/NIXON
-AMERICAN VIOLET
-SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

2009
-PRECIOUS
-BROKEN EMBRACES (Spain)
-MOTHER (S. Korea)
-THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (Sweden) ⇧
THE HURT LOCKER
-INVICTUS

2010
-THE GHOST WRITER
-THE KING'S SPEECH
-HOWL
-THE TOWN
-BLUE VALENTINE
-FOR COLORED GIRLS
-FAIR GAME





SMILE

O Brother; Kung Fu Hustle; Good Dick

2000
-O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU?
-HIGH FIDELITY

2001
-SHAOLIN SOCCER (Hong Kong/China)
-CQ
-Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN (Mexico)

2002
-SECRETARY
-GOSFORD PARK

2003
-LOST IN TRANSLATION
-BIG FISH

2004
-KUNG FU HUSTLE (Hong Kong/China) ⇧
-SIDEWAYS

2005
-MARGARET CHO: Assassin
-KISS KISS BANG BANG

2006
-STRANGER THAN FICTION
-BORAT
-THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP
-IDIOCRACY
-LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
-VOLVER (Spain)

2007
-JUNO

2008
-SUNSHINE CLEANING
-GOOD DICK

2009
-AWAY WE GO
-UP IN THE AIR
-IN THE LOOP
-WOMEN IN TROUBLE
-A WOMAN, A GUN, AND A NOODLE SHOP (China)

2010
-MICMACS (France)
-EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP
-THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
-ELEKTRA LUXX





DREAM

Return Of The King; Serenity; Children Of Men; District 9


2001
-LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
-THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUT
-A.I.


2002
-LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS
-SOLARIS
-MINORITY REPORT
-STAR TREK: NEMESIS

2003
-LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING
-THE MATRIX RELOADED
-THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS
-CODE 46
-NATURAL CITY (S. Korea)

2004
-PRIMER
-HARRY POTTER And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
-2046 (Hong Kong)

2005
-STAR WARS III: REVENGE OF THE SITH
-SERENITY
-THE GIRL FROM MONDAY
-KING KONG

2006
-CHILDREN OF MEN
-THE FOUNTAIN

2007
-SUNSHINE
-BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

2009
-STAR TREK
-DISTRICT 9 (S. Africa) ⇧
-MOON
-AVATAR
-THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE
-METROPIA
-HARRY POTTER And The Half-Blood Prince

2010
-HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows. Pt.1
-WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
-INCEPTION





NIGHTMARE

Mulholland Drive; The Ring; Ink; Spider Forest


2001
-MULHOLLAND DRIVE
-VANILLA SKY
-THE OTHERS
-DONNIE DARKO

2002
-THE RING
-28 DAYS LATER
-BUBBA HO-TEP/b>

2004
-THE MACHINIST
-SPIDER FOREST (S. Korea) ⇧

2005
-MIRRORMASK

2006
-THE PRESTIGE
THE ILLUSIONIST
-PAN'S LABYRINTH
-INLAND EMPIRE

2008
-CLOVERFIELD
-SURVEILLANCE
-LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (Sweden)

2009
-INK

2010
-LET ME IN
-ENTER THE VOID
-BLACK SWAN





GRAPHIC IMAGES

American Splendor; V For Vendetta;
The Dark Knight; Hancock

2000
-UNBREAKABLE
-X-MEN

2001
-GHOST WORLD
-FROM HELL

2002
-SPIDER-MAN
-ROAD TO PERDITION

2003
-AMERICAN SPLENDOR
-X2: X-Men United

2004
-SPIDER-MAN 2
-SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW
-HELLBOY

2005
-BATMAN BEGINS
-CONTANTINE
-A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE

2006
-V FOR VENDETTA
-CASINO ROYALE
-SUPERMAN RETURNS
-HOLLYWOODLAND
-ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL

2008
-THE DARK KNIGHT
-HELLBOY II
-DR. HORRIBLE'S SINGALONG BLOG
-HANCOCK

2009
-WATCHMEN
-PUSH
-YATTERMAN (Japan)

2010
-SCOTT PILGRIM vs. THE WORLD
-TAMARA DREWE
-The Extraordinary Adventures Of ADELE BLANC-SEC (France)

See also:
BEST COMICS: 2000-2010





POETIC JUSTICE

Hero; House Of Flying Daggers; Kill Bill

2000
-CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

2002
-HERO

2003
-KILL BILL, Vol. 1

2004
-KILL BILL, Vol. 2
-HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS

2006
-CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER

2008
-SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO
-THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE WEIRD





ROCKIN'

Hedwig; Ray; The Runaways; Nowhere Boy

2000
-ALMOST FAMOUS

2001
-HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
-24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE

2004
-RAY

2005
-WALK THE LINE

2007
-ACROSS THE UNIVERSE
-I'M NOT THERE

2010
-THE RUNAWAYS
-NOWHERE BOY





ARTISANS: Pixar

Monsters Inc.; The Incredibles; Up

2001
-MONSTERS, INC.

2003
-FINDING NEMO

2004
-THE INCREDIBLES

2006
-only the parts of CARS with Paul Newman

2007
-RATATOUILLE

2008
-WALL-E

2009
-UP

2010
-TOY STORY 3





ARTFLIX

Persepolis; A Scanner Darkly; Renaissance; Coraline

2000
-CHICKEN RUN
-TITAN A.E.

2001
-SPIRITED AWAY (Japan)
-WAKING LIFE

2003
-ANIMATRIX
-TOKYO GODFATHERS (Japan)
-THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE (France)

2004
-GHOST IN THE SHELL II: INNOCENCE (Japan)
-HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE (Japan)
-STEAMBOY (Japan)

2006
-RENAISSANCE (France) ⇧
-A SCANNER DARKLY
-PAPRIKA (Japan)

2007
-PERSEPOLIS (France) ⇧
-DOCTOR STRANGE

2008
-JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE NEW FRONTIER
-BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT
-SITA SINGS THE BLUES

2009
-CORALINE
-PONYO (Japan)
-METROPIA
-WONDER WOMAN

2010
-THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY (Japan)
-TOY STORY 3




FAVORITE DOCUMENTARIES:

Capitalism; Pornography; Alan Moore;
The Filth And The Fury


THINK

-AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH (2006)
-WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? (2006)
-SICKO (2007)
-WHICH WAY HOME? (2009)
-WAITING FOR SUPERMAN (2010)

-THE FOG OF WAR (2003)
-NO END IN SIGHT (2007)

-BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE (2002)
-FAHRENHEIT 911 (2004)
-OUTFOXED: Murdoch's War On Journalism (2004)
-THE CORPORATION (2004)
-ENRON: The Smartest Guys In The Room (2005)
-CAPITALISM: A Love Story (2009) ⇧
-INSIDE JOB (2010)


MAKE

-LOST IN LA MANCHA (2002)
-A DECADE UNDER THE INFLUENCE (2003)
-THE MINDSCAPE OF ALAN MOORE (2003) ⇧
-PORNOGRAPHY: The Secret History Of Civilization (2005) ⇧
-IN THE REALM OF THE UNREAL (2005)
-THIS FILM HAS NOT BEEN RATED (2006)
-EL SISTEMA (2008)



ROCK

-JOHN & YOKO'S YEAR OF PEACE (2000)
-THE FILTH AND THE FURY: A Sex Pistols Film (2000) ⇧
-AFRO-PUNK (2003)
-BETTY BLOWTORCH (2003)
-EDGEPLAY: A Film About The Runaways (2004)
-DIG! (2004)
-THE GITS (2005)
-NO DIRECTION HOME (2005)
-PUNK: ATTITUDE (2005)
-THE STAX RECORDS STORY (2007)
-JOE STRUMMER: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
-GIRLS ROCK! (2008)
-LENNON NYC (2010)





FAVORITE TV:


DRAMA


-THE WIRE (2002-2008)
-THE SHIELD (2002-2008)
-ReGENESIS (2004-2008)
-RED RIDING trilogy (2009)
-DEADWOOD (2004-2006)
-MAD MEN (2007-2015)
-BOARDWALK EMPIRE (2010-2014)
-TREME (2010-2013)



WONDER


-ALIAS (2001-2006)
-FIREFLY (2002)
-Star Trek: ENTERPRISE (2001-2005)
-LOST (2004-2010)
-FRINGE (2008-2013)
-DOLLHOUSE (2009-2010)
-VIRTUALITY (2009 pilot)

-THE POWERPUFF GIRLS (1998-2005)
-SAMURAI JACK (2001-2004, 2017)
-AVATAR: The Last Airbender (2005-2008)
-FUTURAMA (1999-2003; 2008-2013)


UK


-DOCTOR WHO revival (2005-)
-TORCHWOOD (2006-2011)
-LIFE ON MARS (2006-2007)
-ASHES TO ASHES (2008-2010)
-JECKYLL (2007)
-MISFITS (2009-2013)
-STATE OF PLAY mini-series (2003)
-RED RIDING Trilogy (2009)
-SHERLOCK (2010-)



COMEDY


-ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (2003-2006; 2013)
-SPACED (1999-2001)
-GILMORE GIRLS (2000-2007)
-MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (2000-2006)
-ANDY RICHTER CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE (2002-2003)
-WONDERFALLS (2004)
-PUSHING DAISIES (2007-2009)
-BETTER OFF TED (2009-2010)
-30 ROCK (2006-2013)
-PARKS AND RECREATION (2009-2015)
-HUNG (2009-2011)
-THE DAILY SHOW With Jon Stewart (1999-2015)
-THE COLBERT REPORT (2005-2014)




VIDEO BOX SETS


-EYES ON THE PRIZE: America's Civil rights Years
-THE PRISONER, Blu-Ray remaster of the series
-The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus
-STAR WARS: The Original Trilogy

-TWIN PEAKS- The Definitive Gold Box Edition (The Complete Series)


VARIOUS ARTISTS:

-JAZZ ICONS, concert DVDs of different artists
-BRITISH INVASION dvd Box Set: Dusty Springfield, The Small Faces, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Herman's Hermits




See also:

-BEST MUSIC: 2000-2010, with Music Players!
-BEST COMICS: 2000-2010

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2011
-BEST MUSIC: 2011, with Music Players!
-BEST COMICS: 2011

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2012
-BEST MUSIC: 2012, with Music Players!
-BEST COMICS: 2012

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2013
-BEST MUSIC: 2013, with Music Players!

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2014
-BEST MUSIC: 2014, with Music Players!

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2015
-BEST MUSIC: 2015, with Music Players!

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2016
-BEST MUSIC: 2016, with Music Players!




1 comment:

c.yngbld said...

We're working our way through this list. It's awesome!