The BBC asked me to contribute my top ten list of the 21st Century's greatest films. It wasn't easy. These lists never are. But lists aren't definitive, obviously -- they work best to stir up discussion and debate. And internal debate as well (I wanted a few ties. One more Paul Thomas Anderson, one more Lars von Trier, one for Quentin Tarantino and the glorious Kill Bill).
If you know me, you know what my number one choice was. If you know me ever better you know what my number two choice was. My number two added up to the number one among all 177 world critics polled (read all of the individual lists here). And I wrote about that picture here, among the 25 of the best chosen (OK, it was David Lynch's Mulholland Dr.)
Here's my list: