People are fascinated by Top ten lists. Here’s a no bullshit list of films I think are masterpieces for this past decade. I’m probably missing some shit:
2000:
Battle Royale
In The Mood for Love
Memento
O Brother Where Art Thou
Yi-Yi (A One and a Two)
2001:
Black Hawk Down
Ghost World
Monsters Inc.
Pulse
The Royal Tennenbaums
Spirited Away
Visitor Q
Wet Hot American Summer
2002:
The 25th Hour
Hero
City of God
Femme Fatale
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
2003:
Bad Santa
Kill Bill Vol.1
Memories of Murder
Oldboy
The Pianist

2004:
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Kill Bill Vol.2
I Heart Huckabees
Primer
Shaun of the Dead
2005:
Brick
Brokeback Mountain
Kingdom of Heaven (Dir. Cut)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The New World
Sky High
(Special mentions: Munich and A History of Violence)
2006:
Children of Men
The Fountain
The Host
The Prestige
United 93
2007:
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Gone Baby Gone
Grindhouse
Hot Fuzz
Into the Wild
No Country for Old men
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
2008:
Burn After Reading
The Wrestler
2009:
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Bastereds
Observe and Report

There are a lot of films that I haven’t seen, but the bolded titles are some of my absolute favorites. These are the films I know I will watch for the rest of my life. This will probably be updated.