Monday, 14 November 2011

Blogfest: I Love The Noughties

Almost forgot about this blogfest. Visit for full details.

Here are some recommendations of films throughout the noughties.

2000 - O'Brother Where Art Thou. It's the hilarious jailbreak comedy that proves George Clooney can act.

2001 - Brotherhood Of The Wolf. My all time favourite, you can find the trailer elsewhere here.

2002 - The Count Of Monte Cristo. The classic gets a cool update.

2003 - Bad Santa - Billy Bob Thornton playing the type of Santa you wouldn't take your kid to see.

2004 - Hidalgo - Great underdog tale of a Mustang competing in a long distance race. Trailer is elsewhere here.

2005 - Ong Bak. Brilliant martial arts film.

2006 - Running Scared - Paul Walker tries to track down a missing gun in this cool thriller.

2007 - Mr Brooks. Kevin Costner in the unlikely role of serial killer. Brilliant.

2008 - Rambo - Sly Stallone proves he's still got it.

2009 - Avatar - It's Dances With Wolves all over again but an amazing spectacle.

A decade of cool films, try to check them out if you haven't already seen them.


  1. Oh, I LOVE Brotherhood of the Wolf and The Count of Monte Cristo. In fact, I was just watching The Count of Monte Cristo this afternoon.

  2. Two top movies MJ, thanks for stopping by.

  3. Count of Monte Cristo was a great movie. Really liked all of the actors. And Brotherhood of the Wolf was stylish and in a category all its own.

  4. Clooney was great in O'Brother Where Art Thou. I enjoyed it so much I went out and bought the sound track, started listening to bluegrass music and watching vids of the Peasall Sisters.

  5. O Brother Where Art Thou - GREAT movie! I should have thought of that one. Nice list.

  6. I love Hidalgo - can still watch it over and over again.

    Great list.

  7. Thanks Guys, good to know that some of my picks are popular.

  8. I thought the same thing about Avatar. Dances with wolves meets The White Dragon :) Was still a good movie for the special effects. I didn't see it in 3D; was bad enough when things jumped out in regular filming. I nearly came out of my seat when the first big personnel carrier burst across the screen and nearly ran him over :)

    I had forgotten Hidalgo. It is one the movies I put in consistently just to feel a little hope in the world.


  9. Hidalgo was a feel good film Donna. I actually went back to the cinema to catch the Avatar special edition in 3d after seeing the regular one in 2d. It was better but not by much.


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