Kevin’s Best Movies of the Decade, a recap

I’ve been unveiling my favorite movies of the 2000s in this spot over the past week, providing some brief thoughts as to why each one earned a spot on my list. Here they are, 1-50, in pure list form. I’ll include some that almost made the cut at the end.

1. Lord of the Rings
2. There Will Be Blood
3. Almost Famous
4. The Royal Tennenbaums
5. Dark Knight
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Kevin’s Best Movies of the Decade, Nos. 41-50

It’s always difficult to make a “Best Of” list each year, but that doesn’t stop anyone at all from trying. The lists are, of course, completely subjective, and this one is no different. The 2000s, or The Aughts, if you prefer (and I do), had some masterful films that deserve mention in the Best of the Decade list of most people. You’ll see more than a few on this list, I’m sure.
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How can it be time to start thinking of “Best of Decade” lists?

A couple of weeks ago, Cory and I, in our quest to become even geekier, started discussing the candidates for the “Best of 2000s” lists in movies and music. He went so far as to actually compile a list of his top 50 albums (a list he says he’ll post as a blog one day, and I hope he does because it has some interesting choices), while I’ve started a smaller list of my own for movies.
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