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The Best 100 Films of the 21st Century

It might seem a little premature to be ranking the films of the century, but there’s nothing wrong with ranking the films of the past 16 years. A list at BBC Culture used the input of 177 movie critics from 36 countries. Yes, they included movies from 2000, although some will argue whether that year is in the 21st century. At the top of the list:

10. No Country for Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2007)
9. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011)
8. Yi Yi: A One and a Two (Edward Yang, 2000)
7. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)
6. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004)
5. Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)
4. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)
3. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)
2. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)
1. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)

Check out the entire list of 100 movies and how the list was compiled at BBC Culture. If you’re like me, you might want to save the list for future use when you have time on a weekend, or for when you retire.  

 


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Wow, that's an incredibly poor list! It's almost a list of overrated pretentious trash you should avoid at all costs, but unfortunately also has accidentally included just a handful of decent films, too.
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This list just keeps showing how far out of touch BBC Culture is from basically everyone. I know the Academy isn't the best a picking the best movies of the year but of this list of 100 the number even nominated for one of the 3 best pictures is low. One other thing to point out is that this is the first list (and there are dozens) that has Ratatouille as a better film than Finding Nemo.
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