At times truly funny and at others brutally violent, Scorsese’s latest ambitious gangster flick spends equal time exploring the deceitful inner workings of the Boston Special Investigation Unit and it’s pro-crime counterpart, the Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson)-led Irish mafia. And with well over half a billion Spotify streams, all those Chads and Travises are clearly still listening. The alternative hip-hop crew gave 2000 the call-and-response anthem it truly needed. 286. 3. –, All those radio-friendly post-grunge bands like Fuel, 3 Doors Down, Puddle of Mudd and Creed were the early ‘00s version of hair metal — rock fans either embraced the trend or fucking hated it. Start Match Quiz Match items on the left and right. With The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille, Bird has carved his name, not just among the animation greats, but the storytelling masters.—Josh Jackson, Director: Robert Altman Writer: Julian Fellowes Stars: Michael Gambon, Alan Bates, Derek Jacobi, Hellen Mirren, Kristin Scott Thomas, Bob Balaban, Clive Owen Studio: USA Films –, Particularly in the band’s early years, every New Pornographers song was a party, a riot of feeling and euphoria. Phil Morrison’s debut is marked by strong sense of place, genuine feeling and a delicate, non-denigrating humor. 50 Cent was named the number-one Rap Songs artist of the 2000s by Billboard. So early drummer Nathan Good only played on a couple tracks on the album before exiting the band, including the downtempo “Company Calls Epilogue.” But Gibbard handled the drums himself impressively on the preceding “Company Calls,” one of the faster songs from Death Cab 1.0 that spun their all too obvious Built to Spill influence into something leaner and wordier. “Don’t wanna tell you this now, but it wouldn’t be right,” she sings. – A.S. 41. “The Way,” the fourth single from the soul singer’s debut LP, unfolds at its own luxurious pace: clockwork hi-hat, herky-jerky electric piano, the softest of slapped bass. – A.S. 43. The Kid Laroi. Leave that dog alone! New Found Glory, “Dressed To Kill” It may have been the group’s lone hit, but “Absolutely” has earned enough airtime over the years for two. “Sexuality is freedom, and we support that.” Throughout the song, a highlight from the hip-hop act’s second LP, Fantastic Vol. The band and producer David Carswell manage to cram every inch of space with blessed noise, with melodic color and sinew. –. – Bianca Gracie. Match the missing word to the song title that debuted in the ARIA Top 50 in the weeks of May 7th, 14th and 21st 2006. Their attempts to mend their broken hearts and scarred psyches after the death of their son—with the help of AIDS-stricken Djimon Hounsou, and a new baby—is heartrending, but the wide-eyed candor of the girls and writer-director Jim Sheridan’s sense of humor save it from being maudlin.—Emily Riemer, Director: Kevin Macdonald Writers: Giles Foden (novel), Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock (screenplay) Stars: Forrest Whitaker, James McAvoy Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures Evermore was formed by brothers Jon, Peter and Dann Cobbe in New Zealand in 1999, In 2000 they won Rockquest a New Zealand national school music competition. Have a go at our quiz below and see if you can name the top 50 (well, 52) La Liga goalscorers since the start of the 2000-01 season. The VFL has boasted champion players with talent to burn over the years, ... Narrowing down a VFL top 50 was a hard task. But one notable exception was Beenie Man, whose biggest hits of the era relied on American super producers the Neptunes. All the adult actors, save Carell, had played dramatic parts in the past; their versatility is critical, and Carell proves more than ready to join their ranks.—Robert Davis, Writer/Director: Quentin Tarantino Stars: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine Studio: Miramax 22 weeks in. 38. When dancehall reached its peak of U.S. crossover success in the early 2000s, it was largely with homegrown Jamaican riddims like Diwali and the Buzz. The tearjerker caused such an impact worldwide, it was made into a Tony award-winning musical scored by none other than Elton John.—Emily Riemer, Director: Danny Boyle Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce Stars: Alexander Nathan Etel, Lewis McGibbon Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures We have to talk about the 2000s-tastic music video featuring She’s All That star Rachael Leigh Cook, who plays the pretty girl being stalked by her suburban cul-de-sac neighbor (while NFG jams in a garage nearby). It may have been the group’s lone hit, but “Absolutely” has earned enough airtime over the years for two. 42. With Samantha Mumba’s rich drawl and the urgency of the single’s sleek, pulsating synths, the R&B-tinged “Gotta Tell You” was destined for nightclubs — and the pop charts. Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage. This low-key story of a busker on the streets of Dublin (The Frames’ Glen Hansard) who meets a girl that digs his songs is one of the most heartfelt celebrations of music ever filmed. But Boyle’s best work to date was the family film Millions. “I thought I was just acting as a normal hotel manager.”—J. Crazy! For the full rundown, plus many more highlights from the last 20 years of the world’s favourite car magazine, you need the massive collector’s edition of Top Gear mag, out now. His parents’ faltering union isn’t just a detail used to add depth to a certain character. Robert Parks, Director: Jim Sheridan Writers: Jim, Naomi and Kristen Sheridan Stars: Paddy Considine, Dijmon Hounsou Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures But Ratatouille is anything but predictable: a rat (Patton Oswalt!) The song is, of course, about contemplating suicide, more pointedly, singer Jacoby Shaddix’s roommate’s suicide attempt at the time. 32. There are documentaries, comedies and dramas, as well as animated films and even a super-hero flick. Although it’s not a film for kids, it’s an homage to Albert Lamorisse’s endearing children’s short “The Red Balloon,” and at times it seems as buoyant and aimless as a helium-filled toy. “We’re trying to break the monotony and relax the stiffness of sexuality because it’s so suppressed,” Baatin told the BBC of “Climax,” an atmospheric ode to ménage à trois. This banger, though, has never been forgotten. Beenie Man (featuring Mya), “Girls Dem Sugar” As the world entered a new decade surrounded by uncertainty, “Beautiful Day” was an assurance that life will remain hopeful. Petit’s stunt was both an engineering challenge and a test of, well, a test of something that most of us don’t possess in this much quantity. 2004’s “Purple Haze” remains a classic of the mid-2000s. The alternative hip-hop crew gave 2000 the call-and-response anthem it truly needed. From teen star to pop diva, Paulina Rubio spent the ‘80s and ‘90s largely under the thumb of another’s creative direction. 57 on the Hot 100 — an unthinkable run now. May 29, 2020 Thegoodly. Mirroring a decade of globalism, the filmmakers are from the United States, New Zealand, Taiwan, Germany, Ireland, France, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Romania, Thailand, Brazil, and nearly every part of the U.K. Let these be our recommendations for your Netflix queue—or in the case of #21, a theater near you. For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. Top 50 Country Songs from the 2000s. This pro?le of nature lover Timothy Treadwell, who unwisely tried to live among wild bears in Alaska until he was devoured, cuts a Herzogian swath across the hillside: A man attempts to ?nd harmony with nature but instead ?nds, as Herzog puts it, “chaos, hostility and murder.” Looming over the ?lm is not only the horror of Treadwell’s demise but also an audio recording of the tragedy, taped inadvertently by the video camera in Treadwell’s tent. – Brenton Blanchet. 51. 2000. Listening to PJ Harvey’s Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea six months into a global pandemic hits differently. They’ve released eight albums, but for most of the population, Nine Days might as well only have one song: “Absolutely (Story of a Girl).” Written by vocalist/guitarist John Hampson for his wife (then-girlfriend), the power-pop anthem — featured on the band’s fourth LP The Madding Crowd — was a breakthrough for the Long Island rockers. Many of them feature streaming audio which can be played as individual tracks or through one of the site's many jukeboxes or playlists. Google's Top Hummed Songs 2020; All Year-End Charts; DECADE-END . 289. All of the lists have accurate AMR/ARIA chart information. –, When dancehall reached its peak of U.S. crossover success in the early 2000s, it was largely with homegrown Jamaican riddims like Diwali and the Buzz. Share to Facebook Share to twitter Copy to clipboard. AFI wrote sharper hooks than “Phoenix” later on (see: every track on their commercial breakout, Sing the Sorrow) but never one that felt so pure and honest. Ambling in short lyrical stops through Chinatown and Little Italy, lead single “Good Fortune” elegantly captures the early morning disorientation of seeing the city as if for the first time, honoring how brave it is to be present again and again. There’s a strangeness to the wonder, and there’s beauty in the most nightmarish corners. Shakira, “Sombra de Ti” (MTV Unplugged) Paulina Rubio, “Yo No Soy Esa Mujer” – B.B. 20 weeks in. But the group, originally Ben Gibbard’s lo-fi solo project while playing guitar in Pinwheel, was still slowly transitioning into a solidified four-piece on their second album, . He brings the energy, creativity and vibrancy that are his hallmarks to the most fully realized and satisfying story he’s committed to film. But the group, originally Ben Gibbard’s lo-fi solo project while playing guitar in Pinwheel, was still slowly transitioning into a solidified four-piece on their second album, We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes. 39. – S.F. This makes the entire project feel like a detour for an artist best known for complex, austere films about Taiwan’s pulsing present and tumultuous history. – A.S. 33. He slips behind Lamorisse’s facade like the Taiwanese amateur filmmaker who takes a job as Binoche’s nanny, an echo of Hou within his own story; the nanny even tells us how special effects make the balloon move. Lamorisse’s short is about a loner of a boy who has the best of all possible friends, an amazingly reactive balloon, but Hou’s film is a realistic look at the inside of this fantasy, at the modern-day stresses on close-knit families. And just like, say, the grunge-defined 1991, the year immediately conjures specific sounds: gleaming teen-pop, earnest radio rock, the Neptunes and Timbaland. 2. But of all the gravel-voiced jams that flooded pop radio with Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell mimics at the time, “Hemorrhage” holds up particularly well. The brutality of this film is at times difficult to bear, but harder still would be tearing your eyes away from Forrest Whitaker, who is fully inhabited by the charismatic monster Idi Amin. The bittersweet lead single from. Green Day – “Warning” This first Cronenberg/Mortensen collaboration led to another fine film, Eastern Promises. Behind Harvey’s straightforward delivery is an ecstatic longing to memorialize each moment as it happens: “Talking about / Time travel / And the meaning / And just what it was worth.” – Stefanie Fernández, 48. All those radio-friendly post-grunge bands like Fuel, 3 Doors Down, Puddle of Mudd and Creed were the early ‘00s version of hair metal — rock fans either embraced the trend or fucking hated it. By wwe84. A Disney film like no other, Spirited Away is a triumph for the imagination.—Jeremy Medina, Writer/Director: Richard Kelly Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, James Duvall, Mary McDonnell Studio: Newmarket Recorded on the cusp of her first English-language LP, 2001’s, performance featured 10 songs from 1998’s, showcased the vocalist at the height of her, epoch — an astonishing display of her artistry, confessional songwriting and masterful control in stretching and experimenting with a voice laid bare. Come along and examine with us the Top 25 Best 50 Cent Songs of All Time. “Mass Romantic” was and remains a wondrous exemplar of this era: a hurdy-gurdy, Technicolor sing-along essentially about itself. Queens of the Stone Age, “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” In 1974, high-wire walker Philippe Petit fulfilled a longstanding dream by sneaking into New York’s World Trade Center, stringing a cable between the tops of the two towers, and—with almost unfathomable guts—walking across it without a net. In Millions, idealism and fantasy meet gritty reality in an inspiring tale that deals with life’s complications before transcending them. She also inexplicably uses an old chocolate lab as a pillow around the 0:50 mark. –. I’m not into doing a snuff ?lm, and I have to respect the dignity and privacy of two individuals’ deaths.”—Robert Davis, Director: James Longley Studio: HBO Documentary Films Despite these provocative layers, Haneke develops the themes in concrete terms so Caché also works as good-old-fashioned suspense. Samantha Mumba, “Gotta Tell You” Jill Scott, “The Way” It was released as the follow-up to the band’s radio breakthrough “The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret,” but DJs wouldn’t touch a song where the only word that wasn’t the name of an intoxicant was “and.” –, From teen star to pop diva, Paulina Rubio spent the ‘80s and ‘90s largely under the thumb of another’s creative direction. – R.C. Like the theme music to a good movie, they underscore a unique decade in hip-hop.Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to take a trip down memory lane and explore the best rap songs of the 2000s. The top 100 2000 lists the 100 most popular hits in the UK singles music charts in 2000. Top 50 Most-Watched Movies of All Time? In 1999, a red-haired Shakira broke the MTV mold as the first Latina solo act to record an Unplugged concert; the 2000 album won a Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album — a rare Spanish-language success among English-speaking audiences. Thus the birth of lead single “Beautiful Day,” whose uplifting messages inspire the pursuit of beauty in the grimmest moments. 35. For this list, our only criteria was that the songs appear on albums or soundtracks released in 2000. Most Popular Baby Names From the 2000s Decade These Were the Top 50 Names of the 2000s — Did Your Name Make the List? “Sombra De Ti” is among the album’s quieter moments, but it lacks none of its characteristic intensity, her liquid voice lingering over heartsick lyrics in the dark, as it was written, in one of her most honest and affecting performances. Samantha Mumba. Calling in dozens of favors with his extensive network of contacts, he was able to hold the Hutu extremists (the Interahamwe militia) at bay, until the Tutsi rebels drove the Hutu from power. Produced by hitmakers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, the song went from, ’s Hot 100 chart. “Sexuality is freedom, and we support that.” Throughout the song, a highlight from the hip-hop act’s second LP, , the trio trade classy verses about the practicalities of sexual fantasy — with Baatin telling a potential lover, “, Take a position in my world of compassion / Satisfaction, ecstasy.” Their requests are anchored by a near-whispered neo-soul chorus and one of Jay-Dee’s airiest beats. Good luck. was a sea change for the Mexican icon, who finally had complete creative control. –, “We’re trying to break the monotony and relax the stiffness of sexuality because it’s so suppressed,” Baatin told the. –, Miley Cyrus Embraces Her Rock Star Destiny on, Ariana Grande Delivers Sultry Yet Forgettable R&B on. If you were fortunate enough to catch them on tour then, this was borne out live. –, itself bridges Green Day’s personal and generalist-brand eras; “Warning” teeters precariously, its enduring tensions wrestling between Billie Joe Armstrong’s blasé, calculated needling and the arrangement’s eagerness to endear, to be winningly autumnal, to retain a certain naturalism. The track remains a mega-fan favorite and one of the band’s many seminal “easycore” tracks, which would fuel the major key breakdown trend a decade later (A Day to Remember, Four Year Strong). The effortlessly charming yet clichéd single balanced its sappiness (“This is the story of a girl / Who cried a river and drowned the whole world”) with irresistible hooks, earning the top spot on, ’s Mainstream Top 40 chart. –, If you ever spent your time kickin’ it in front of the PS1 and shredding on, , hearing “Great Expectations” is likely as 2000 to you as bringing your portable CD player on a family vacation to Nickelodeon Studios. “Don’t wanna tell you this now, but it wouldn’t be right,” she sings. The groove suspends time, as Scott belts about watching the clock until a night of romance. Deliberate pacing and contemplativeness—qualities associated with the South—inform the movie, which boasts sharp characterization, crisp dialogue and meticulous attention to physical locale. It is a natural extension of what I have intended and what I feel. The song inspired a more entertaining but largely facetious celebrity rivalry in 2006 when Becker and Fagen jokingly accused the Owen Wilson comedy You, Me and Dupree of ripping off their song for its title. . "Running" from Evermore debuted in the ARIA Top 50 at number seven on June 18th 2006 and spent 29 weeks in the Top 50. The lovelorn pop-punk precursor to “My Friends Over You,” “Dressed To Kill” is all double-guitar funfetti and lonely-on-tour angst from singer Jordan Pundik. There’s never a bad time to revisit this music. who dreams of becoming a chef. Across a lush tangle of guitar ballads, Harvey captures the intimacy of falling in love with and in New York City, each lyric a tender and economic ode. – B.O. Across a lush tangle of guitar ballads, Harvey captures the intimacy of falling in love with and in New York City, each lyric a tender and economic ode. 46. AFI wrote sharper hooks than “Phoenix” later on (see: every track on their commercial breakout, ) but never one that felt so pure and honest. Whether you love spending an afternoon listening to the best country love songs of all time, the most patriotic country songs, or even funny country songs, country music always keeps us grounded in a changing world. –, They’ve released eight albums, but for most of the population, Nine Days might as well only have one song: “Absolutely (Story of a Girl).” Written by vocalist/guitarist. This, , has all the DJ scratching, jazz sax samples and dusty drums to round off a glorious year for rap. It’s a classic trope of alternative rock to write a big catchy hook and then hide behind a tongue-in-cheek song title that playfully refers to how accessible it is (see also: R.E.M.’s “Pop Song ‘89” and the Chills’ “Heavenly Pop Hit”). Neko Case, in her introduction to a mass audience, leads a fierce Valkyrie charge that will never not pulse with vitality. Somehow Jill Scott can make cooking breakfast sound rapturous: “Toast, two scrambled eggs, grits,” she sings, her voice blooming into petals of harmony on the latter word. Getty Images. 57 on the Hot 100 — an unthinkable run now. All Rights Reserved, the eternal sunshine of the spotless mind. Jurassic 5, “Great Expectations” And when they returned from a two-decade recording hiatus with 2000’s Two Against Nature, they put their skeeviest foot forward with a song about a couch-surfing slacker hitting on his cousin — making even the lecherous narrator of “Hey Nineteen” seem a little less scandalous by comparison. And you gotta love (or hate) Bell’s hyper-processed guitar solo, which all but screams “we’re in the digital era now, damnit!” –, The late ‘90s and early ‘00s birthed some of the greatest soundtrack cuts in cinema history — with Eddie Murphy films becoming a go-to for R&B superstars. The song inspired a more entertaining but largely facetious celebrity rivalry in 2006 when Becker and Fagen jokingly accused the Owen Wilson comedy, of ripping off their song for its title. With Kill Bill, Tarantino managed to pay homage to all the kung-fu films, spaghetti westerns and exploitation flicks he grew up with. Cheadle portrays Rusesabagina as an efficient manager who cares deeply about his family and the people in he looks after It’s a gripping film that bears witness to both a historic tragedy and one man’s bravery. 15 questions, rated Easy. – S.F. View the current Belgium Singles Top 50 with at #1 Fever by Dua Lipa and Angèle. Its handheld realism is the cinematic equivalent of a great live show—a palette-cleanser that strips away layers of studio lacquer in favor of warm tones and deeply soulful characters.—Jason Killingsworth, Director: James Marsh Starring: Philippe Petit Studio: Magnolia Pictures “So I listened to it, and that’s the only time I appear in the ?lm. The man is clearly a nut, but he’s also a great storyteller with a heck of a story, and Man on Wire gives him a chance to tell it.