In a vast cultural sea, what is it about the '00s that swells to greatness? The Post's critics navigate the crests (and the depths) to find the decade's treasures in art, architecture, dance, fashion, film, music, television and theater.


"Finding Nemo" and "There Will Be Blood" make Ann Hornaday's top ten list -- a collection of films she'd want to watch over and over and over again.

  • Jen Chaney's blockbuster picks
  • Art

    Blake Gopnik's favorite art shows of the decade include Jasper Johns at the National Gallery and Jeff Koons in Chicago.

  • Philip Kennicott's picks for architecture
  • Music

    Chris Richards's list of albums, including OutKast's "Stankonia," still hold their deepest secrets after the thousandth listen.

  • Anne Midgette's picks for classical music
  • Theater

    Peter Marks reminisces about the Kennedy Center's spectacular staging of "Passion" and Cate Blanchett in "A Streetcar Named Desire."

  • Sarah Kaufman's picks for dance
  • Fashion

    Robin Givhan looks back at celebrity fashion choices, such as Jennifer Lopez's Versace dress and Aretha Franklin's inauguration hat.


    In a decade that saw big changes in television, Tom Shales singles out Tina Fey's impersonations of Sarah Palin and the early days of reality TV.

    Liz Kelly's Top Celebrity Trainwrecks

    1. Tiger Woods
    2. Britney Spears
    3. Mel Gibson
    4. Amy Winehouse
    5. The Aniston/Pitt/Jolie love triangle.
    6. Kanye West
    7. Chris Brown and Rihanna
    8. Martha Stewart (on trial/incarcerated version)
    9. Anna Nicole Smith
    10. Lindsay Lohan

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