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Best Films of the Decade (2001-2010)

Link to my Best Films of the Decade List

Philip's List can be found here (look for the expanded list too)

Why I think 2006 was an exceptionally good year for film:
2006
(31)
A Cock & Bull Story, Winterbottom
A Scanner Darkly, Rich Linklater
An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore
Bobby, Emilio Estevez
Bubble, The, Etoyan Fox
Children of Men, Clive Owen, Julianne Moore
Curiosity of Chance
Dave Chappelle's Block Party, Michell Gondry
Dixie Chicks Shut Up & Sing, Barbara Kopple
Fay Grim, Hal Hartley
Half Nelson, Ryan Gosling
History Boys, The
Idiocracy, Luke Wilson
Infamous, Douglas McGrath
Inside Man, Spike Lee
Jesus Camp
Little Miss Sunshine, Alan Arkin
Notes on a Scandal, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett
Painted Veil, The, Ron Nyswaner
Pan's Labyrinth, Guillermo del Toro
Pierrepoint, Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson
Queen, The, Helen Mirren
Quinceanera, Glatzer, Westmoreland
Shortbus, John Cameron Mitchell
Stranger Than Fiction, Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson
V for Vendetta, Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving
Venus, Peter O'Toole, H. Kureishi
Volver, Almodovar
Walk on Water, Fox
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Wristcutters A Love Story

As a comparison:
2005 (22)
12 and Holding, Michael Cuesta
Brokeback Mountain, Ang Lee
Capote, Philip S Hoffman, Catherine Keener
Constant Gardener
Enron, Smartest Guys in the Room
Everything is Illuminated, Elijah Wood
Good Night Good Luck, George Clooney
Happy Endings, Don Roos
Kinky Boots
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Robert Downey Jr
Little Fish
Mad Hot Ballroom
Matchpoint, Scarlett Johanssen
Me You and Everyone We Know
Mirrormask, Neil Gaimen
Miss Congeniality 2, Sandra Bullock
Rent
The Squid & the Whale, Laura Linney
Three Burials of M. Estrada
Tickets
Transamerica
Why We Fight
2007 (11)
Across the Universe
Autism the Musical
Broken English, Parker Posey
Diving Bell and Butterfly, Schnabel
Itty Bitty Titty Committee, Power Up
Lars & the Real Girl, Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer
Margot at the Wedding
Sweeny Todd, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Sicko, Michael Moore
Persepolis
Brick Lane
Could 2007 have really been this bad? Please help!

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