The noughties installment of TASCHEN’s Movies series selects 100 of the cinematic triumphs that defined the decade, from the blockbuster Lord of the Rings franchise to cult classics such as Lost in Translation and Inglourious Basterds. Each film is featured with stills, plot synopses, analysis, and movie-buff trivia.
The films that defined the noughties
Our Movies series enters the 21st century with this definitive lineup of the 100 most important films made during the 2000s, an age of evergreen franchises, historical epics, and comic-book superheroes, as well as fast-evolving CGI aesthetics, low-key global indies gaining unprecedented audiences, and hard-hitting documentaries (and mockumentaries) becoming mainstream feature hits.
Through the gripping stories, insightful dramas, and thrilling, mindless escapism 100 Movies of the 2000sgathers the best of the best around the globe, from the blockbuster Harry Potter and The Lord of the Ringsinstallments to cult classicsLost in Translation,Inglourious Basterds,No Country for Old Men,The Lives of Others, andAnd Your Mother Too.Each movie masterpiece is profiled with stills and production photos, a synopsis, analysis, and movie-buff trivia, as well as cast, crew, and technical listings.
Jürgen Müller holds the chair of Early Modern and Modern Art History at the Technical University of Dresden. He studied Art History at the universities of Bochum, Münster, Pisa, Paris, and Amsterdam, and has worked as an art critic and curator of numerous exhibitions. He is also the editor of TASCHEN’s movies by decade series.
100 Movies of the 2000sHardcover, 19.6 x 25.5 cm, 2.68 kg, 848 pages