MUMBAI: The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named David Lynch's Mullholland
Dr as the best film of the last decade.
its choice, the organization said, "Lynch's film stands as both a cautionary
tale and a mascot for the triumph of art and personal vision in an industry that,
from where we sit, often seems actively devoted to the suppression of both."
beat 189 other selected titles that were chosen by 41 LAFCA members who participated
in the vote.
2001, Mulholland Dr. was the group's runner-up for best picture that placed
Todd Fields' In the Bedroom to second spot.
addition to Mulholland, LAFCA's top films of the decade include Paul Thomas
Anderson's There Will Be Blood; Michael Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of
the Spotless Mind; Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain; Joel and Ethan Coen's
No Country for Old Men, David Fincher's Zodiac; Edward Yang's Yi
Yi; Cristian Mungiu's 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, Peter Jackson's
The Lord of the Rings; Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away; Paul Greengrass'
United 93, Alfonso Cuaron's Y Tu Mama Tambien and Alexander Payne's