Top 10 movies of the decade

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Movies are probably one of the most popular media of entertainment that has been attracting people of all age group since many decades. Here are the top 10 movies of the past decade.

·    The Lord of the Rings- The Lord of the Rings from the J.R.R. Tolkein books has brought a fantasy world to the screen. With Hobbits, Wizards, Trolls, Dark lords and Gollum, the scary, computer generated villain, other fantasy film can match the trilogy of Peter Jackson’s Lord of The Rings.

· The Mystic River- Clint Eastwood has directed various superb films like, Million Dollar Baby, Letters From Iwo JimaChangeling, .But he has poured out everything he knows about film making in his 2003 film The Mystic River, one of the best movie in the list of top 10 movies of the past decade. This is about friends growing up together and their bonds are severed by guilt and anger.

· The Departed- This film in which Martin Scorsese won his Oscar shows glimpses about how corruption starts in childhood itself. This is a crime classic about how the society rots from inside .The departed was the personal best of Scorsese besides other films like The Aviator and Gangs of New York.

· The Dark Knight- People knew Heath Ledger better as the actor of Joker of The Dark Knight. But still one of his best films was the Brokeback Moiuntain. Several scenes in this movie will show you the best of acting. They will place themselves in the hearts of the viewers forever.

· The Incredibles- The Pixar movie The Incredibles is a toon dealing with midlife crisis, child neglect and various other aspects. This film is about a family of retired superheroes. Their awesome costumes are surely captivating.

· The gladiator- This is a film directed by Ridley Scott. Set in ancient Rome, this story is about a Roman army general who is betrayed and his family iskilled by the Caesar’s corrupt son. The general sets out to seek revenge, to kill the man who killed his family.

· The Grizzly Man- The Grizzly Man is the profile of a nature lover Timothy Treadwell who tries to live among grizzlies in Alaska but is devoured by them eventually. This story not only speaks of Timothy’s sad demise but also how instead of finding harmony and beauty in nature, he found death.

· The Last King of Scotland- This movie from the director Kevin Macdonald makes it very difficult for the audiences to bear the brutality. The audiences get pulled into the world of the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin through his personal physician who was a Scottish person.

· No Country for Old Men- This movie had won the best picture Oscar and is a story based on a drug dealer. The story got adapted from the novel by Cormac McCarthy.

·    Dead man’s Shoes- this movie is from Shane Meadows and is set in a small town in the Midlands. This story is about Richard, a person who comes back home after military service to avenge the brutalities done to his mentally challenged brothers by the local thugs.

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This article was published on 2013/11/21