My Favorite Movies of the Decade Monday, Dec 28 2009 

Everywhere I turn, it seems that I’m reading someone’s list of the best movies or songs or albums (etc) of the decade. So, I thought that I would join in on the fun starting with my favorite movies of the past decade.

Overall, I’d say the 2000s have been a good decade for films. While there are lots of great movies to choose from, my list is of my twenty twenty-five favorite movies. I’m not necessarily saying that they’re the best; they’re the ones I’ve enjoyed most in the past ten years. Usually they’re the ones I want to see again (and again). I’ll start with number one and work my way down the list. The top ten are more or less in order; after that, it’s less specifically in order.

1. Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2003, 2004)

My favorite movie of the past decade is Quentin Tarantino’s epic revenge thriller, which I’m treating as one movie even though it’s divided into two as a release. I love everything about this movie: the direction, Uma Thurman, the fights, the unbelievable soundtrack. Everything. This is the movie that, if I see it on TV, I can’t help but sit down and watch it.

Elle Driver is, of course, my favorite of the “bad guys:”


SotW: When Love Takes Over by David Guetta Monday, Dec 28 2009 

I’m closing out the year with one last song of the week, David Guetta’s “When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland. I’ve enjoyed listening to it on the radio for months, so I finally downloaded it from iTunes. It’s quickly become one of my favorite songs. Needless to say, it’s a great dance song, and I love Kelly Rowland!

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