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Dubious Criteria

Criterion's Little F**k-Ups. Vice Magazine's list of dubious inclusions to the Collection.

Times Online's 100 Best Films of the Decade: 2000-2009

  1. Hidden (Cache) (Michael Haneke, 2005)
  2. The Bourne Supremacy / The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass, 2004, 2007)
  3. No Country for Old Men (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 2007)
  4. Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog, 2005)
  5. Team America: World Police (Trey Parker, 2004)
  6. Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, 2008)
  7. The Last King of Scotland (Kevin Macdonald, 2006)
  8. Casino Royale (Martin Campbell, 2006)
  9. The Queen (Stephen Frears, 2006)
  10. Hunger (Steve McQueen, 2008)
  11. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (Larry Charles, 2006)
  12. The Lives of Others (Florian Henc

The 100 Best Films of the Decade

The Times Online brings us their take on The 100 Best Films of the Decade.

Best Films of the Decade

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Movie buffs everywhere are scrambling to make their best of the year lists. Wells is thinking about his best of the decade. And then there were 75.

'A Glorious Dawn' by Carl Sagan ft Stephen Hawking

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I miss Carl Sagan. Apparently others do, too.

Dr. Horrible Vs. The Emmys

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Dr. Horrible conquers The Emmys.

The Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Shows Of All Time

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io9 counts down their The Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Shows Of All Time. Yay! More fodder for my Netflix queue! Must feed the beast.

Oscar Voting Roles

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The Academy has released its 2009 list of invitees to its roster of voting members. First of all, I never knew membership was that exclusive or that they invited X number of people each year. Secondly, Michael Cera? Seth Rogen? Thirdly, does anyone ever not accept the invite a la Jonathan Franzen and Oprah? That would be awesome.

If I Could Give 5 Directors $100 Million Each

  • Finalists - Dead
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Akira Kurosawa
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  • Finalists - Living
  • Brad Anderson
  • Neill Blomkamp
  • Neil Burger
  • Chan-wook Park
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  • Other Contenders
  • Darren Aronofsky ~ The Fountain was $35,000,000
  • Brad Bird
  • Joon-ho Bong
  • Danny Boyle
  • John Carpenter
  • Shane Carruth
  • Alfonso Cuarón
  • Guillermo del Toro
  • David Fincher ~ His budgets are already $100 Million.
  • Terry Gilliam
  • Michel Gondry ~ The Green Hornet is $90,000,000
  • Stuart Gordon
  • Peter Jackson ~ His budgets are already $100 Million plus.
  • Ryuhei Kitamura
  • David Lean
  • Sergio Leone