10 best of the decade

Best in film


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  1. No Country for Old Men
    Coen Brothers (2007)

  2. Amélie
    Jean-Pierre Jeunet (2001)

  3. Memento
    Christopher Nolan (2000)

  4. City of God
    Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund (2002)

  5. Eternal Sunshine of the
    Spotless Mind
    Michel Gondry (2004)

  6. Wall-E
    Andrew Stanton (2008)

  7. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    Peter Jackson (2003)

  8. Kill Bill
    Quentin Tarantino (2003)

  9. The Royal Tenenbaums
    Wes Anderson (2001)

  10. Dark Knight
    Christopher Nolan (2008)

Worst in film


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  1. Glitter
    Vondi Curtis-Hall (2001)

  2. Gigli
    Martin Brest (2003)

  3. Swept Away
    Guy Ritchie (2002)

  4. The Island
    Michael Bay (2005)

  5. The Adventures of Pluto Nash
    Ron Underwood (2002)

  6. Spider-Man 3
    Swam Raimi (2007)

  7. Transformers I and II
    Michael Bay (2007 and 2009)

  8. X-Men 3
    Brett Ratner (2006)

  9. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    Steven Spielberg (2008)

  10. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
    George Lucas (2002)

Best in TV


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  1. Arrested Development
    Mitchell Hurwitz (2003-6)

  2. The Wire
    David Simon (2002-8)

  3. The Sopranos
    David Chase (1999-2007)

  4. Six Feet Under
    Alan Ball (2001-5)

  5. Freaks and Geeks
    Paul Feig (1999-2000)

  6. The West Wing
    Aaron Sorkin (1999-2006)

  7. Mad Men
    Matthew Weiner (2007-current)

  8. 30 Rock
    Tina Fey (2006–current)

  9. The Office (U.K.)/Extras
    Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant (2001–3/2005-7)

  10. The Daily Show
    Madeleine Smithberg (1996–current)

Best albums


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  1. Is This It?
    The Strokes (2001)

  2. Funeral
    Arcade Fire (2004)

  3. Up the Bracket
    The Libertines (2002)

  4. Figure 8
    Elliot Smith (2000)

  5. Sound of Silver
    LCD Soundsystem (2007)

  6. The Black Album/ College Dropout*
    Jay-Z (2003)/ Kanye West (2004)
    *The two have been joined together as both artists collaborated heavily on each other’s projects

  7. In Rainbows
    Radiohead (2007)

  8. Guero
    Beck (2005)

  9. Stankonia
    Outkast (2000)

  10. The Reminder
    Feist (2007)

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