2000s

Reviews of the best and worst films of the decade spanning from 2000 to 2009, including The Dark Knight, No Country for Old Men, WALL-E, Children of Men, Million Dollar Baby, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review

RATING: (3 STARS) In 2001, the Harry Potter phenomenon finally hit the big screen. The first…

Gosford Park Review

Gosford Park Review

RATING: (3 STARS) It takes great skill to make a film like Gosford Park. Besides the…

The Princess and the Frog Review

The Princess and the Frog Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) I’m not sure how this delightful film slipped through the cracks until now,…

Panic Room Review

Panic Room Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Panic Room is arguably David Fincher’s most problematic film. Yet, this is a…

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Review

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Until 2008, David Fincher was primarily a genre director—a damn good one, for…

Zodiac Review

Zodiac Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) Ask a random assortment of film lovers what their favorite David Fincher film…

Casino Royale Review

Casino Royale Review

RATING: (4 STARS) I’ve written around these parts before that I’m a big James Bond fan.…

The Bourne Identity Review

The Bourne Identity Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) It was old-fashioned and a new breed of spy film at the same…

9 Review

9 Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) 9, not to be confused with Nine, the Rob Marshall musical which also…

Munich Review

Munich Review

RATING: (4 STARS) The buzz around the opening of Steven Spielberg’s Munich back in 2005 was…

The Damned United Review

The Damned United Review

RATING: (3 STARS) The Damned United is a delightful little film made for a very specific…

The Cove

The Cove

I’ve said before on this blog that I’ve never really been a huge fan of documentaries.…

Me and Orson Welles Review

Me and Orson Welles Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) With the exception of one outstanding performance, Me and Orson Welles is completely…

Up Review

Up Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Up is without a doubt one of Pixar’s best films. The film’s first…

Erin Brockovich Review

Erin Brockovich Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) I don’t really understand the whole “Julia Roberts is America’s sweetheart” thing. Sure,…

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Review

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus was reportedly more than halfway completed when its…