Directors The best movie so far this decade.

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  1. JohnRice

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    I'm curious what other peoples' pick would be, plus I'm wondering how many people can simply pick one movie. So, the question is...


    What do you think is the best movie so far this decade?


    The guidelines
    Couldn't be much simpler. Still, let's see how many people manage to follow them.

    1) Movie must have had theatrical premiere in this decade. I am taking the "technical" decade, which means released on or after 1/1/2001. Films released in 2000 do not qualify.

    2) One movie. That means one more than zero, two fewer than three and so on.
     
  2. JohnRice

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    For my pick, I'll take...

    Far from Heaven
     
  3. Marc Fedderman

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    "Best" is an impossible term, but my favorite movie of the decade so far is The Royal Tenenbaums.

    Please don't hit me with the ruler.
     
  4. Brook K

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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence
     
  5. Marc Fedderman

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    Not changing my vote, but A.I. is a damn fine film.
     
  6. JohnRice

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    Wow, I actually have all three of the picks so far.
     
  7. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    Without a doubt The Incredibles, the only movie of this decade so far to enter my top 100 list.
     
  8. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Offhand I'll go with A.I. as well.
     
  9. Holadem

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    Bah.

    Listen, you're dealing with a mere decade, not THE Millenium. I would lighten up and include 2000 because the facts which make 2001 the begining of the 3rd Millenium to not apply to mere decades. you're just complicating things for no good reason.

    Anyway: LOTR:FOTR or ROTK, can't decide which.

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  10. Joseph Bolus

    Joseph Bolus Cinematographer

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    At this moment in time it would have to be:

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    (Would have liked to have nominated the entire Trilogy
    [​IMG] )
     
  11. Bill McA

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    Nice to see that John Rice is still alive [​IMG]

    Since I'm only allowed one movie and A.I.: Artificial Intelligence has already popped up, I'll just go ahead and pick Mulholland Dr.






    ....I wonder if anyone will pick Irreversible, Dogville or Cremaster 3?

    Just wondering out loud...... [​IMG]
     
  12. JonZ

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    For me, the best films since 2001 are:

    Memento
    Black Hawk Down
    Far From Heaven
    The Pianist
    Million Dollar Baby
    Spring Summer Fall Winter...and Spring
    Twilight Samurai

    Some other personal favs are:

    Spiderman 2
    The Machinist
    The Incredibles
    Mulholland Drive
    The Ladykillers
    Gangs of NY

    My pick for best film would be.....

    The Pianist
     
  13. JohnRice

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    Yep, I'm still around and still being a general pain in the ass. For some reason I thought I'd invade what now seems to be the JimK section of HTF and see how many people can follow 2 simple rules, plus I was curious. I'm sorry to say, you failed. [​IMG]


    FWIW, I'd never even heard of Cremaster, and Irreversible would probably win another choice for the decade, except not my favorite movie. I have Dogville but still have never watched it. It did check out the first few minutes and it looked interesting.
     
  14. Haggai

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    I think I'd go with Return of the King. But another one that absolutely needs to be mentioned is City of God.
     
  15. Brook K

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    Dogville would be my #2 but we couldn't pick a second movie [​IMG]. I didn't care for Irreversible and unfortunately was not able to see Cremaster Cycle when it briefly played here. I have a wild looking lobby card for Cremaster 3.
     
  16. Alex S

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    LOTR - The Fellowship of the Rings

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Bill McA

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    Tease!

    I LOVED Irreversible, but I don't think most people saw the same movie I did.
    I saw it as a sort-of sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey [​IMG]
     
  18. JohnRice

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    I see Irreversible more as a sequel to It's a Wonderful Life.
     
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    You can!..... Many people erroneously view the LotR films as a trilogy, when, in fact,they comprise a single long film released in three installments (just as the three books that comprise LotR are really simply one long novel)....

    .... So, I nominate Peter Jackson's phenomenal interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkein's The Lord of the Rings...[​IMG]
     
  20. Joe Karlosi

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    I'll be unconventional:

    KILL BILL (pts 1 and 2)
     

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