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Jarv’s Best Film of 2000-2009: City of God

Well, here it is. I can’t believe that anyone is surprised that I picked the Brazilian monster for my best film of the decade, but I find something new to love about it every time I watch it. In the last decade, which all in all has been quite good (despite what every summer has made me think), I can’t think of another film as good as this one.

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Jarv’s Top 10 2000-2009. Number 10: Tsotsi

What a misleading poster, and don’t get me started on the Tagline. I’m not going to spoil this film if you haven’t seen it, but I am just going to point out that Hope most certainly does not set him free.

Minor gripe aside, I’m now going to review in more depth my favourite 10 films in ascending order of the decade. If you’ve seen any of my regional lists (click on my name on the right to get them) then you should have a fair idea of  what films form the bulk of this list. Read More…