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.

Children of Men Review

Children of Men Review

RATING: (4 STARS) “Children of Men” is one of the most depressing films I’ve ever seen,…

The Blind Side Review

The Blind Side Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) Many of you probably think I hate “The Blind Side.” That’s understandable. I…

The Departed Review

The Departed Review

RATING: (4 STARS) “The Departed” is director Martin Scorsese’s best work since “Taxi Driver.” Yeah, I…

Il Divo Review

Il Divo Review

RATING: (3 STARS) One of the biggest surprises the day the Oscar nominations were announced was…

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Review

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Review

RATING: (4 STARS) After two phenomenal films, Peter Jackson and the crew for “The Lord of…

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Review

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Often, the second in a trilogy is the strongest of the bunch. Look…

Amelia Review

Amelia Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) How can a film about one of the most legendary figures of the…

This Is It

This Is It

Writing a review of Michael Jackson’s concert rehearsal documentary is something of a pointless endeavor (which…

Crazy Heart Review

Crazy Heart Review

RATING: (3 STARS) “Crazy Heart” doesn’t have the most unique story of the year. If you’ve…

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Review

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Review

RATING: (4 STARS) When New Line Cinema executives agreed to bankroll this massive project, to be…

Requiem for a Dream Review

Requiem for a Dream Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s sophomore effort and his best film to…

Sherlock Holmes Review

Sherlock Holmes Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) If Sherlock Holmes had a somewhat decent story to go along with its…

In the Loop Review

In the Loop Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Fuck! In the Loop is a fucking funny movie! Never has a movie…

Wendy and Lucy Review

Wendy and Lucy Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Featuring an eye-opening performance from Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy is one of…

The Road Review

The Road Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) John Hillcoat’s The Road couldn’t be more different from recent apocalypse films like…

The Hurt Locker Review

The Hurt Locker Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Real suspense is hard to achieve. It’s easy to throw in a shock…