Tag Archives: Best of the Decade

Top 15 Foreign Language Films of the Decade

11 Jan

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January 11th, 2010–

Sitting here now at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, it’s difficult to conceive of a time when I had to scour video stores and theaters all over the city looking for foreign films that were presented in their original language. But even as recently as 2000, that was still a common occurrence. Continue reading

Top 25 Animated Films of the Decade: Part 1

8 Dec

┬áDecember 8th, 2009–

The list-athon continues here at Cinematropolis, as we get closer and closer to year’s end. Last week I took a look at the top 15 Asian films of the decade, and today I’ve got animation on the roster. One of the things I learned from the last list, is that 15 is just too brief a number to really capture some of the decade’s best in a given category. I’m a HUGE animation fan and to even suggest that the achievements of the last decade can be distilled into even just 25 choices, let alone 15, is difficult. As it has to be limited, I have settled for a two-part list: one for the first ten, and one for the second, with 5 choices for honorable mention. Altogether that’s 25, and the honorable mentions and numbers 20-11 are up first. Enjoy! Continue reading