Film Break: What’s the best film of the 00s?
I’m not the first to pose the question, and you can bet I won’t be the last. With the end of the decade approaching, a lot of publications have plans under way to rank the best albums and films of the 00s. I hadn’t thought about naming a favorite movie of the decade myself, but when Paste Magazine recently asked their readers to vote on the matter, I realized– much to my own surprise– that it’s not a particularly hard question for me to answer. It’s not a film that I thought, at the time of its release, would ever top my best-of-the-decade list– in fact it didn’t even top my best-of-the-year list in 2007!– but right now there’s pretty much zero doubt in my mind: My favorite film of the last decade is this one:
I’m sure I’ll post some more end-of-the-decade film musings at the, um, end of the decade. For now: What would your choice be?