Posts Tagged ‘best films of the decade’
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Heroes of the Zeroes: A Very Long Engagement

"A Very Long Engagement" — a dark, engaging fairytale of epic emotions and scope — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Venus

"Venus" — Peter O’Toole’s Oscar-nominated turn as a rogue in repose — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Upside of Anger

"The Upside of Anger" — in which Joan Allen flexes graceful neck, & acting, muscles — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Up in the Air

"Up in the Air" — light and dark, bleak and bright, like a tumultuous workplace — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Up

"Up" — whose wordless prologue will leave you speechless before a joyous adventure — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: United 93

"United 93" — a 9/11 docudrama that swells with heart and hope, not exploitation — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Unfaithful

"Unfaithful" — a dark piece of sultry fantasia that doesn’t condemn or condone — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Undercover Brother

"Undercover Brother" — better as a blaxploitation spoof than as silly-spy shtick — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Unbreakable

"Unbreakable" — M. Night Shyamalan's unconventionally contemplative comic-book film — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Tyson

"Tyson" — a fascinating psychotherapy session with a man unable to find peace — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Tsotsi

"Tsotsi" — whose bullets, blood and beatings retain the redemption song's minor key — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Tropic Thunder

"Tropic Thunder" — in which stars' collective Paramount hits become prank escrow — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Trick ‘r Treat

"Trick 'r Treat" — akin to sitting for a spell at a spooky campfire — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Traitor

"Traitor" — combining the "Bourne" films' geopolitical savvy with "24's" adrenaline — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.