Complete viewing log (with links to reviews)

2006

12/27/06 – Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock, 1943): 9/10
12/31/06 – North By Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959): 9/10
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2007

JANUARY
1/1/07 – The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks, 1946): 9/10
1/3/07 – The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder, 1945): 8/10
1/4/07 – The French Connection (William Friedkin, 1971): 10/10
1/5/07 – 12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet, 1957): 10/10
1/6/07 – Blood Diamond (Edward Zwick, 2006): 6.5/10
1/7/07 – Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone, 2006): 6/10
1/8/07 – Munich (Steven Spielberg, 2005): 9.5/10
1/13/07 – On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan, 1954): 9/10
1/18/07 – Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson, 1999): 8.5/10
1/21/07 – The Illusionist (Neil Burger, 2006): 6.5/10
1/21/07 – The Protector (Prachya Pinkaew, 2006): 7/10
1/23/07 – The Departed (Martin Scorsese, 2006): 9/10
1/25/07 – Short Cuts (Robert Altman, 1993): 7.5/10
1/31/07 – Babel (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2006): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The French Connection

FEBRUARY
2/5/07 – La Jetee (Chris Marker, 1962): 8.5/10
2/10/07 – Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch, 1992): 7/10
2/13/07 – Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro, 2006): 9/10
2/15/07 – Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, 2006): 8.5/10
2/16/07 – School For Scouldrels (Todd Phillips, 2006): 4.5/10
2/16/07 – Jackass Number Two (Jeff Tremaine, 2006): 8/10
2/17/07 – Ichi the Killer (Takashi Miike, 2001): 5/10
2/18/07 – An Inconvenient Truth (Davis Guggenheim, 2006): 8.5/10
2/24/07 – The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967): 10/10
2/26/07 – Children of Men (Alfonso Cuaron, 2006): 9/10
2/26/07 – The Prestige (Christopher Nolan, 2006): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Graduate

MARCH
3/2/07 – The Elephant Man (David Lynch, 1980): 8/10
3/3/07 – Poseidon (Wolfgang Petersen, 2006): 4/10
3/4/07 – Harvey (Henry Koster, 1950): 6.5/10
3/4/07 – Arsenic and Old Lace (Frank Capra, 1944): 8.5/10
3/5/07 – The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974): 9.5/10
3/6/07 – Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (Larry Charles, 2006): 8/10
3/6/07 – The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, 1956): 9/10
3/7/07 – 21 Grams (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, 2003): 8.5/10
3/8/07 – Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, 1984): 9/10
3/8/07 – The 39 Steps (Alfred Hitchcock, 1935): 9/10
3/8/07 – Frenzy (Alfred Hitchcock, 1972): 8/10
3/9/07 – A Fistful of Dollars (Sergio Leone, 1964): 7/10
3/10/07 – French Connection II (John Frankenheimer, 1975): 7.5/10
3/13/07 – 300 (Zack Snyder, 2007): 7.5/10
3/13/07 – Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter, 1986): 6/10
3/15/07 – Casino Royale (Martin Campbell, 2006): 8.5/10
3/16/07 – Congo (Frank Marshall, 1995): 3/10
3/17/07 – Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet, 1975): 9/10
3/18/07 – The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover (Peter Greenaway, 1989): 9.5/10
3/20/07 – The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, 1973): 9.5/10
3/21/07 – Lost Highway (David Lynch, 1997): 6.5/10
3/24/07 – Beerfest (Jay Chandrasekhar, 2006): 3/10
3/28/07 – Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946): 8.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: The Conversation / The Long Goodbye

APRIL
4/1/07 – Zathura (Jon Favreau, 2005): 6/10
4/2/07 – Screamers (Christian Duguay, 1995): 2/10
4/5/07 – The Age of Innocence (Martin Scorsese, 1993): 10/10
4/6/07 – Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989): 10/10
4/11/07 – The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955): 10/10
4/12/07 – Deconstructing Harry (Woody Allen, 1997): 8/10
4/15/07 – Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927): 10/10
4/17/07 – Smokin’ Aces (Joe Carnahan, 2007): 2.5/10
4/29/07 – The Last King of Scotland (Kevin Macdonald, 2006): 7/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Do the Right Thing

MAY
5/3/07 – The Good Shepherd (Robert De Niro, 2006): 7/10
5/5/07 – Spider-Man 3 (Sam Raimi, 2007): 5.5/10
5/6/07 – The Fugitive (Andrew Davis, 1993): 8.5/10
5/10/07 – Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1972): 9/10
5/12/07 – My Favorite Year (Richard Benjamin, 1982): 7.5/10
5/20/07 – Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger, 1969): 9/10
5/21/07 – The Player (Robert Altman, 1992): 8.5/10
5/21/07 – Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders, 1987): 10/10
5/22/07 – Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003): 8.5/10
5/22/07 – Brick (Rian Johnson, 2005): 7.5/10
5/23/07 – Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica, 1948): 10/10
5/25/07 – Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson, 1997): 9.5/10
5/27/07 – Cast Away (Robert Zemeckis, 2000): 7/10
5/28/07 – The Bridge on the River Kwai (David Lean, 1957): 9.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Wings of Desire

JUNE
6/3/07 – Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgis, 1995): 9/10
6/5/07 – Escape from New York (John Carpenter, 1981): 8/10
6/9/07 – King Kong (Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedshack, 1933): 8.5/10
6/9/07 – Straw Dogs (Sam Peckinpah, 1971): 8.5/10
6/11/07 – Caché (Michael Haneke, 2005): 8.5/10
6/11/07 – Mystic River (Clint Eastwood, 2003): 7.5/10
6/15/07 – Badlands (Terrence Malick, 1973): 10/10
6/22/07 – Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959): 9/10
6/24/07 – Bullets Over Broadway (Woody Allen, 1994): 8.5/10
6/24/07 – MASH (Robert Altman, 1970): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Badlands

JULY
7/3/07 – Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, 1982): 10/10
7/6/07 – The Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964): 9/10
7/11/07 – 2010 (Peter Hyams, 1984): 6/10
7/12/07 – Fitzcarraldo (Werner Herzog, 1982): 9/10
7/14/07 – Burden of Dreams (Les Blank, 1982): 9/10
7/15/07 – The New World (Terrence Malick, 2005): 9.5/10
7/16/07 – Dokument Fanny och Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, 1986): 7/10
7/21/07 – Le Samourai (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1967): 10/10
7/22/07 – The Big Heat (Fritz Lang, 1953): 8/10
7/22/07 – Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969): 8.5/10
7/25/07 – The Purple Rose of Cairo (Woody Allen, 1985): 8/10
7/26/07 – Stroszek (Werner Herzog, 1977): 9/10
7/28/07 – After Hours (Martin Scorsese, 1985): 9.5/10
7/29/07 – Sunshine (Danny Boyle, 2007): 7.5/10
7/31/07 – Inside Man (Spike Lee, 2006): 6.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Fanny and Alexander

AUGUST
8/1/07 – City Lights (Charles Chaplin, 1931): 10/10
8/2/07 – Through a Glass Darkly (Ingmar Bergman, 1961): 9/10
8/5/07 – Kagemusha (Akira Kurosawa, 1980): 8.5/10
8/5/07 – Anatomy of a Murder (Otto Preminger, 1959): 9/10
8/6/07 – The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino, 1978): 7.5/10
8/6/07 – Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick, 1978): 10/10
8/7/07 – The Thin Red Line (Terrence Malick, 1998): 8.5/10
8/8/07 – L’Avventura (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960): 7/10
8/12/07 – Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006): 4.5/10
8/13/07 – The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960): 9.5/10
8/14/07 – Paths of Glory (Stanley Kubrick, 1957): 10/10
8/14/07 – Ace in the Hole (Billy Wilder, 1951): 9/10
8/15/07 – Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960): 7.5/10
8/16/07 – The Proposition (John Hillcoat, 2005): 7.5/10
8/18/07 – Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967): 10/10
8/20/07 – The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970): 7/10
8/27/07 – Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007): 9/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Days of Heaven / Bonnie and Clyde / Paths of Glory

SEPTEMBER
9/4/07 – Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939): 8.5/10
9/6/07 – Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988): 7/10
9/11/07 – Shooter (Antoine Fuqua, 2007): 3.5/10
9/21/07 – Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino, 2007): 7/10
9/21/07 – Green Street Hooligans (Lexi Alexander, 2005): 5/10
9/25/07 – First Blood (Ted Kotcheff, 1982): 7/10
9/29/07 – The Descent (Neil Marshall, 2005): 5/10
9/29/07 – Rambo: First Blood Part II (George P. Cosmatos, 1985): 4.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Stagecoach

OCTOBER
10/12/07 – Glengarry Glen Ross (James Foley, 1992): 9/10
10/13/07 – The African Queen (John Huston, 1951): 7.5/10
10/13/07 – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston, 1948): 9.5/10
10/15/07 – The Hudsucker Proxy (Joel Coen, 1994): 6.5/10
10/20/07 – Transformers (Michael Bay, 2007): 6.5/10
10/20/07 – Planet Terror (Robert Rodriguez, 2007): 8/10
10/26/07 – 28 Weeks Later… (Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, 2007): 7.5/10
10/27/07 – Demons (Lamberto Bava, 1985): 4/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Treasure of the Sierre Madre

NOVEMBER
11/1/07 – The Two Jakes (Jack Nicholson, 1990): 7.5/10
11/17/07 – American Gangster (Ridley Scott, 2007): 8.5/10
11/21/07 – This is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner, 1984): 9.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: This is Spinal Tap

DECEMBER
12/1/07 – Ratatouille (Brad Bird, 2007): 9.5/10
12/1/07 – The Condemned (Scott Wiper, 2007): 3.5/10
12/6/07 – Feast (John Gulager, 2005): 2/10
12/6/07 – Rescue Dawn (Werner Herzog, 2006): 9/10
12/9/07 – The Simpsons Movie (David Silverman, 2007): 8/10
12/14/07 – Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg, 2007): 9/10
12/16/07 – Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg, 1973): 9/10
12/17/07 – The Producers (Mel Brooks, 1968): 8.5/10
12/18/07 – Apocalypto (Mel Gibson, 2006): 8/10
12/21/07 – Walkabout (Nicolas Roeg, 1971): 8.5/10
12/23/07 – I Am Legend (Francis Lawrence, 2007): 7.5/10
12/25/07 – No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2007): 10/10
12/26/07 – Blood Simple (Joel Coen, 1984): 9.5/10
12/31/07 – Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog, 2005): 9.5/10
12/31/07 – The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1991): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: No Country for Old Men

FILM OF THE YEAR: Fanny and Alexander
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2008

JANUARY
1/4/08 – Flags of Our Fathers (Clint Eastwood, 2006): 7.5/10
1/4/08 – 3:10 to Yuma (James Mangold, 2007): 8.5/10
1/5/08 – Letters from Iwo Jima (Clint Eastwood, 2006): 9/10
1/6/08 – Miller’s Crossing (Joel Coen, 1990): 6.5/10
1/11/08 – The Great Debaters (Denzel Washington, 2007): 7/10
1/18/08 – Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1935): 9/10
1/18/08 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956): 5.5/10
1/19/08 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman, 1978): 8.5/10
1/23/08 – Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy, 2007): 8.5/10
1/25/08 – The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik, 2007): 8.5/10
1/28/08 – The Dead Zone (David Cronenberg, 1983): 7.5/10
1/29/08 – Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tim Burton, 2007): 8/10
1/31/08 – It’s a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra, 1946): 9/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Bride of Frankenstein / The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

FEBRUARY
2/2/08 – Atonement (Joe Wright, 2007): 8/10
2/10/08 – Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, 2007): 8/10
2/13/08 – Vengeance is Mine (Shohei Imamura, 1979): 9.5/10
2/14/08 – Pickup on South Street (Samuel Fuller, 1953): 8/10
2/15/08 – Adaptation. (Spike Jonze, 2002): 8/10
2/22/08 – There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007): 9/10
2/24/08 – Raising Arizona (Joel Coen, 1987): 7/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Vengeance is Mine / There Will Be Blood

MARCH
3/6/08 – Salaam Bombay! (Mira Nair, 1988): 9/10
3/11/08 – Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (F.W. Murnau, 1922): 9/10
3/12/08 – Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Werner Herzog, 1979): 8.5/10
3/12/08 – Shadow of the Vampire (E. Elias Merhige, 2000): 7.5/10
3/15/08 – Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski, 1968): 8.5/10
3/20/08 – Mon oncle (Jacques Tati, 1958): 6/10
3/23/08 – Superbad (Greg Mottola, 2007): 7/10
3/26/08 – The Mist (Frank Darabont, 2007): 7/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

APRIL
4/3/08 – Far from Heaven (Todd Haynes, 2002): 8.5/10
4/3/08 – Bringing Out the Dead (Martin Scorsese, 1999): 9/10
4/5/08 – Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock, 1951): 10/10
4/21/08 – Cloverfield (Matt Reeves, 2008): 8/10
4/23/08 – Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Jake Kasdan, 2007): 7/10
4/27/08 – Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, 2008): 7/10
4/30/08 – Escape from L.A. (John Carpenter, 1996): 7/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Strangers on a Train

MAY
5/5/08 – Scarface (Howard Hawks, 1932): 8/10
5/6/08 – Scarface (Brian De Palma, 1983): 8.5/10
5/8/08 – Un chien andalou (Luis Buñuel, 1929): 9/10
5/11/08 – High Noon (Fred Zinnemann, 1952): 8.5/10
5/15/08 – Iron Man (Jon Favreau, 2008): 8/10
5/19/08 – Lifeboat (Alfred Hitchcock, 1944): 8.5/10
5/21/08 – George Washington (David Gordon Green, 2000): 9/10
5/24/08 – Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (John McNaughton, 1986): 7/10
5/26/08 – Dogville (Lars von Trier, 2003): 6.5/10
5/28/08 – Tootsie (Sydney Pollack, 1982): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Tootsie

JUNE
6/2/08 – The Spirit of the Beehive (Victor Erice, 1973): 7/10
6/3/08 – Broken Blossoms (D.W. Griffith, 1919): 8.5/10
6/5/08 – Clean, Shaven (Lodge Kerrigan, 1993): 8.5/10
6/8/08 – Les Diaboliques (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955): 9/10
6/10/08 – Death and the Maiden (Roman Polanski, 1994): 7.5/10
6/12/08 – In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000): 7.5/10
6/12/08 – The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981): 7.5/10
6/13/08 – Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Steven Spielberg, 2008): 8/10
6/14/08 – Evil Dead II (Sam Raimi, 1987): 8/10
6/14/08 – Army of Darkness (Sam Raimi, 1992): 5.5/10
6/18/08 – The Exterminating Angel (Luis Buñuel, 1962): 9/10
6/21/08 – Repo Man (Alex Cox, 1984): 8/10
6/23/08 – Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero, 1968): 8/10
6/25/08 – Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940): 9.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Rebecca

JULY
7/1/08 – Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974): 8.5/10
7/4/08 – The Happening (M. Night Shyamalan, 2008): 6.5/10
7/4/08 – The Killing (Stanley Kubrick, 1956): 9/10
7/6/08 – Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock, 1941): 7/10
7/8/08 – Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin, 1936): 9/10
7/8/08 – WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008): 10/10
7/12/08 – The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes, 1976): 3.5/10
7/13/08 – Bad Lieutenant (Abel Ferrara, 1992): 8.5/10
7/17/08 – The General (Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton, 1927): 7.5/10
7/20/08 – The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, 2008): 9/10
7/27/08 – Pierrot le fou (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: WALL-E

AUGUST
8/2/08 – The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin, 1940): 8/10
8/5/08 – A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes, 1974): 9.5/10
8/11/08 – Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991): 10/10
8/20/08 – The Kid (Charlie Chaplin, 1921): 9.5/10
8/21/08 – Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir, 1975): 7.5/10
8/22/08 – Under the Volcano (John Huston, 1984): 8/10
8/23/08 – The Night of the Iguana (John Huston, 1964): 7.5/10
8/27/08 – The Dead (John Huston, 1987): 8.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Raise the Red Lantern / A Woman Under the Influence

SEPTEMBER
9/1/08 – Dirty Harry (Don Siegel, 1971): 7/10
9/5/08 – The Virgin Spring (Ingmar Bergman, 1960): 9/10
9/6/08 – Last House on the Left (Wes Craven, 1972): 6.5/10
9/9/08 – Stray Dog (Akira Kurosawa, 1949): 6/10
9/13/08 – A Hard Day’s Night (Richard Lester, 1964): 10/10
9/16/08 – Halloween (Rob Zombie, 2007): 4/10
9/19/08 – The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel, 1972): 8.5/10
9/21/08 – Blowup (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966): 7/10
9/25/08 – The Golden Age (Luis Buñuel, 1930): 5/10
9/27/08 – Cool Hand Luke (Stuart Rosenberg, 1967): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: A Hard Day’s Night

OCTOBER
10/1/08 – The Verdict (Sidney Lumet, 1982): 9/10
10/4/08 – The Hustler (Robert Rossen, 1961): 8/10
10/5/08 – The Color of Money (Martin Scorsese, 1986): 7/10
10/7/08 – The Trial (Orson Welles, 1962): 8/10
10/11/08 – Event Horizon (Paul W.S. Anderson, 1997): 4.5/10
10/12/08 – Peeping Tom (Michael Powell, 1960): 9/10
10/18/08 – Vampyr (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1932): 3.5/10
10/21/08 – Faust (F.W. Murnau, 1926): 8/10
10/25/08 – Eyes Without a Face (Georges Franju, 1960): 7.5/10
10/28/08 – Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1965): 8.5/10
10/31/08 – Freaks (Tod Browning, 1932): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Peeping Tom

NOVEMBER
11/7/08 – Dracula (Tod Browning, 1931): 6.5/10
11/11/08 – Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, 2008): 9/10
11/15/08 – Sansho the Bailiff (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1954): 8.5/10
11/16/08 – From Russia with Love (Terence Young, 1963): 8.5/10
11/18/08 – Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton, 1964): 8/10
11/22/08 – Tropic Thunder (Ben Stiller, 2008): 7/10
11/24/08 – Witness for the Prosecution (Billy Wilder, 1957): 8/10
11/30/08 – Diamonds of the Night (Jan Nemec, 1964): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Let the Right One In

DECEMBER
12/3/08 – The Thief of Bagdad (Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, et al, 1940): 7.5/10
12/7/08 – JFK (Oliver Stone, 1991): 9/10
12/9/08 – Nixon (Oliver Stone, 1995): 7/10
12/17/08 – Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray, 1955): 9.5/10
12/21/08 – Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953): 8.5/10
12/23/08 – My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, 2007): 10/10
12/28/08 – Doubt (John Patrick Shanley, 2008): 7.5/10
12/28/08 – Towelhead (Alan Ball, 2007): 4.5/10
12/29/08 – Gran Torino (Clint Eastwood, 2008): 8.5/10
12/30/08 – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher, 2008): 7/10
12/31/08 – In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, 2008): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: My Winnipeg

FILM OF THE YEAR: WALL-E
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2009

JANUARY
1/3/09 – Battlefield Earth (Roger Christian, 2000): 1.5/10
1/4/09 – Frost/Nixon (Ron Howard, 2008): 8.5/10
1/4/09 – The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948): 10/10
1/7/09 – Beowulf (Robert Zemeckis, 2007): 6/10
1/11/09 – Cries and Whispers (Ingmar Bergman, 1972): 7.5/10
1/18/09 – Umberto D. (Vittorio De Sica, 1952): 9.5/10
1/20/09 – Forbidden Games (René Clément, 1952): 8/10
1/21/09 – Limelight (Charlie Chaplin, 1952): 7.5/10
1/25/09 – Sans soleil (Chris Marker, 1983): 5.5/10
1/26/09 – I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (Mervyn LeRoy, 1932): 7/10
1/27/09 – The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky, 2008): 9.5/10
1/29/09 – Modern Romance (Albert Brooks, 1981): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Red Shoes

FEBRUARY
2/3/09 – Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle & Loveleen Tandan, 2008): 7/10
2/4/09 – The Reader (Stephen Daldry, 2008): 6.5/10
2/8/09 – Milk (Gus Van Sant, 2008): 9/10
2/14/09 – Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby, 1971): 6/10
2/16/09 – McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman, 1971): 9/10
2/20/09 – Two-Lane Blacktop (Monte Hellman, 1971): 8.5/10
2/21/09 – Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen, 2008): 7.5/10
2/21/09 – Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme, 2008): 8.5/10
2/23/09 – Pineapple Express (David Gordon Green, 2008): 8/10
2/25/09 – Baraka (Ron Fricke, 1992): 9/10
2/28/09 – Fat City (John Huston, 1972): 8/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: McCabe & Mrs. Miller / Two-Lane Blacktop

MARCH
3/3/09 – The Hurricane (John Ford, 1937): 6.5/10
3/3/09 – Key Largo (John Huston, 1948): 7.5/10
3/4/09 – Young Mr. Lincoln (John Ford, 1939): 9.5/10
3/7/09 – Watchmen (Zack Snyder, 2009): 7/10
3/8/09 – The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford, 1940): 9/10
3/10/09 – Tobacco Road (John Ford, 1941): 4.5/10
3/11/09 – How Green Was My Valley (John Ford, 1941): 8.5/10
3/15/09 – The Whole Town’s Talking (John Ford, 1935): 7.5/10
3/15/09 – Fort Apache (John Ford, 1948): 6.5/10
3/17/09 – The Quiet Man (John Ford, 1952): 6/10
3/20/09 – She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (John Ford, 1949): 6/10
3/20/09 – Rio Grande (John Ford, 1950): 7.5/10
3/22/09 – Sergeant Rutledge (John Ford, 1960): 8.5/10
3/22/09 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau, 1927): 10/10
3/25/09 – The Long Voyage Home (John Ford, 1940): 7.5/10
3/27/09 – The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (John Ford, 1962): 8.5/10
3/29/09 – My Darling Clementine (John Ford, 1946): 10/10
3/30/09 – The Lost Patrol (John Ford, 1934): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: My Darling Clementine

APRIL
4/5/09 – Point Blank (John Boorman, 1967): 8.5/10
4/5/09 – The Limey (Steven Soderbergh, 1999): 7.5/10
4/12/09 – Russian Ark (Aleksandr Sokurov, 2002): 7.5/10
4/14/09 – The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau, 1924): 8.5/10
4/18/09 – Solaris (Steven Soderbergh, 2002): 7.5/10
4/22/09 – City Girl (F.W. Murnau, 1930): 9.5/10
4/23/09 – Jules et Jim (Francois Truffaut, 1962): 6/10
4/26/09 – Tabu (F.W. Murnau, 1931): 6.5/10
4/30/09 – Brand Upon the Brain! (Guy Maddin, 2006): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: City Girl

MAY
5/2/09 – Tombstone (George P. Cosmatos, 1993): 7/10
5/4/09 – Che: Part One (Steven Soderbergh, 2008): 9/10
5/5/09 – Che: Part Two (Steven Soderbergh, 2008): 9.5/10
5/7/09 – Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965): 7.5/10
5/8/09 – Drunken Angel (Akira Kurosawa, 1948): 8/10
5/11/09 – Band of Outsiders (Jean-Luc Godard, 1964): 8.5/10
5/15/09 – Vampire’s Kiss (Robert Bierman, 1988): 8/10
5/19/09 – Masculin féminin (Jean-Luc Godard, 1966): 7/10
5/21/09 – Made in U.S.A. (Jean-Luc Godard, 1966): 5.5/10
5/22/09 – 49th Parallel (Michael Powell, 1941): 7.5/10
5/22/09 – Star Trek (J.J. Abrams, 2009): 8/10
5/24/09 – Week End (Jean-Luc Godard, 1967): 2.5/10
5/25/09 – Hamlet (Laurence Olivier, 1948): 9/10
5/26/09 –  The Naked City (Jules Dassin, 1948): 6.5/10
5/27/09 – The Fallen Idol (Carol Reed, 1948): 8.5/10
5/28/09 – Lone Star (John Sayles, 1996): 8.5/10
5/29/09 – The Lady from Shanghai (Orson Welles, 1947): 7.5/10
5/29/09 – Red River (Howard Hawks, 1948): 9/10
5/30/09 – Letter from an Unknown Woman (Max Ophüls, 1948): 8/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Che / Red River

JUNE
6/3/09 – The Set-Up (Robert Wise, 1949): 9/10
6/7/09 – The Panic in Needle Park (Jerry Schatzberg, 1971): 8/10
6/10/09 – I Confess (Alfred Hitchcock, 1953): 7/10
6/14/09 – Stevie (Steve James, 2002): 9/10
6/18/09 – Mouchette (Robert Bresson, 1967): 7/10
6/18/09 – The 400 Blows (Francois Truffaut, 1959): 8.5/10
6/20/09 – Wait Until Dark (Terence Young, 1967): 7.5/10
6/21/09 – Samurai Rebellion (Masaki Kobayashi, 1967): 8/10
6/22/09 – Belle de jour (Luis Buñuel, 1967): 7/10
6/23/09 – Titicut Follies (Frederick Wiseman, 1967): 9/10
6/24/09 – The Thin Man (W.S. Van Dyke, 1934): 9.5/10
6/24/09 – In Cold Blood (Richard Brooks, 1967): 10/10
6/25/09 – Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957): 6.5/10
6/28/09 – The Desperate Hours (William Wyler, 1955): 6/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: In Cold Blood

JULY
7/4/09 – The Room (Tommy Wiseau, 2003): 10/10
7/5/09 – The X-Files: I Want to Believe (Chris Carter, 2008): 6.5/10
7/9/09 – Hangmen Also Die! (Fritz Lang, 1943): 6/10
7/12/09 – Up! (Russ Meyer, 1976): 6.5/10
7/14/09 – Reflections in a Golden Eye (John Huston, 1967): 6/10
7/18/09 – RoboCop (Paul Verhoeven, 1987): 8.5/10
7/19/09 – The Seventh Victim (Mark Robson, 1943): 7/10
7/20/09 – Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (Russ Meyer, 1965): 9/10
7/25/09 – A Night at the Opera (Sam Wood, 1935): 7/10
7/26/09 – Ballad of a Soldier (Grigori Chukhrai, 1959): 7.5/10
7/29/09 – Come and See (Elem Klimov, 1985): 9.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Come and See

AUGUST
8/1/09 – Appaloosa (Ed Harris, 2008): 7.5/10
8/2/09 – El topo (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970): 9.5/10
8/3/09 – [Rec] (Jaume Balagueró & Paco Plaza, 2007): 8/10
8/4/09 – The Life of Oharu (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1952): 7.5/10
8/5/09 – Safety Last! (Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor, 1923): 9/10
8/6/09 – Santa sangre (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1989): 9/10
8/7/09 – 3:10 to Yuma (Delver Daves, 1957): 7/10
8/8/09 – Deception (Irving Rapper, 1946): 5.5/10
8/9/09 – Street of Shame (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1956): 8/10
8/10/09 – Odd Man Out (Carol Reed, 1947): 8/10
8/11/09 – Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996): 8/10
8/12/09 – Secret Honor (Robert Altman, 1984): 9/10
8/13/09 – In a Lonely Place (Nicholas Ray, 1950): 9/10
8/14/09 – Detour (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1945): 6.5/10
8/15/09 – Woodstock (Michael Wadleigh, 1970): 9.5/10
8/16/09 – My Dinner with Andre (Louis Malle, 1981): 9/10
8/17/09 – Beat the Devil (John Huston, 1953): 3.5/10
8/18/09 – True Grit (Henry Hathaway, 1969): 7.5/10
8/19/09 – Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton, 1924): 9/10
8/20/09 – Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch, 1932): 7.5/10
8/21/09 – Gimme Shelter (Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin, 1970): 6.5/10
8/22/09 – Johnny Guitar (Nicholas Ray, 1954): 9.5/10
8/22/09 – The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston, 1950): 8/10
8/23/09 – Exotica (Atom Egoyan, 1994): 10/10
8/24/09 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Rouben Mamoulian, 1931): 9/10
8/25/09 – The Naked Spur (Anthony Mann, 1953): 7.5/10
8/26/09 – The Story of Late Chrysanthemums (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1939): 5/10
8/27/09 – On Dangerous Ground (Nicholas Ray, 1952): 8.5/10
8/28/09 – California Split (Robert Altman, 1974): 7.5/10
8/29/09 – Lolita (Stanley Kubrick, 1962): 9/10
8/30/09 – All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950): 8/10
8/31/09 – Reds (Warren Beatty, 1981): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Exotica

SEPTEMBER
9/1/09 – The Devil and Daniel Webster (William Dieterle, 1941): 7/10
9/2/09 – A Sound of Thunder (Peter Hyams, 2005): 4/10
9/3/09 – Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick, 1960): 6.5/10
9/4/09 – They Drive by Night (Raoul Walsh, 1940): 7.5/10
9/5/09 – Portrait of Jennie (William Dieterle, 1948): 8/10
9/6/09 – In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter, 1994): 8.5/10
9/7/09 – Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009): 9/10
9/8/09 – Way Down East (D.W. Griffith, 1920): 8/10
9/9/09 – The Garage (Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle, 1920): 7.5/10
9/9/09 – One Week (Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton, 1920): 9.5/10
9/9/09 – The Saphead (Herbert Blaché, Winchell Smith, 1920): 6.5/10
9/9/09 – Convict 13 (Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton, 1920): 8.5/10
9/9/09 – The Scarecrow (Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton, 1920): 9/10
9/9/09 – Neighbors (Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton, 1920): 7.5/10
9/10/09 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (John S. Robertson, 1920): 6/10
9/11/09 – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1920): 9/10
9/12/09 – The Long, Hot Summer (Martin Ritt, 1958): 4.5/10
9/12/09 – The Penalty (Wallace Worsley, 1920): 8.5/10
9/13/09 – They Live by Night (Nicholas Ray, 1948): 8.5/10
9/14/09 – Antichrist (Lars von Trier, 2009): 7.5/10
9/15/09 – Animal Crackers (Victor Heerman, 1930): 7.5/10
9/15/09 – The Loveless (Kathryn Bigelow & Monty Montgomery, 1982): 9.5/10
9/16/09 – Passage to Marseille (Michael Curtiz, 1944): 6.5/10
9/17/09 – The Bank Dick (Edward F. Cline, 1940): 9.5/10
9/18/09 – Spiegel van Holland (Bert Haanstra, 1950): 8.5/10
9/19/09 – Winchester ’73 (Anthony Mann, 1950): 8/10
9/20/09 – La ronde (Max Ophüls, 1950): 7.5/10
9/21/09 – Night and the City (Jules Dassin, 1950): 10/10
9/22/09 – Los olvidados (Luis Buñuel, 1950): 7.5/10
9/23/09 – The Adventures of Robin Hood (Michael Curtiz & William Keighley, 1938): 9/10
9/24/09 – The Lusty Men (Nicholas Ray, 1952): 7.5/10
9/24/09 – Hour of the Gun (John Sturges, 1967): 5.5/10
9/25/09 – Love Exposure (Shion Sono, 2008): 9.5/10
9/26/09 – Yellow Sky (William A. Wellman, 1948): 10/10
9/27/09 – Bigger Than Life (Nicholas Ray, 1956): 9/10
9/28/09 – Atlantic City (Louis Malle, 1980): 8.5/10
9/29/09 – The Bride Wore Black (Francois Truffaut, 1968): 8.5/10
9/29/09 – Stardust Memories (Woody Allen, 1980): 4/10
9/30/09 – Bad Timing (Nicolas Roeg, 1980): 8.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Night and the City / Yellow Sky

OCTOBER
10/1/09 – Out of the Blue (Dennis Hopper, 1980): 6.5/10
10/2/09 – Dressed to Kill (Brian De Palma, 1980): 7.5/10
10/3/09 – Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990): 8.5/10
10/4/09 – Troll 2 (Claudio Fragasso, 1990): 1/10
10/5/09 – The Heart of the World (Guy Maddin, 2000): 8.5/10
10/5/09 – Wild at Heart (David Lynch, 1990): 6/10
10/6/09 – Jacob’s Ladder (Adrian Lyne, 1990): 7.5/10
10/6/09 – Archangel (Guy Maddin, 1990): 3/10
10/7/09 – Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Marina Zenovich, 2008): 8/10
10/8/09 – Auto Focus (Paul Schrader, 2002): 7.5/10
10/9/09 – The Battleship Potemkin (Sergei M. Eisenstein, 1925): 7.5/10
10/10/09 – The Freshman (Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor, 1925): 9/10
10/10/09 – The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin, 1925): 6/10
10/11/09 – The Phantom of the Opera (Rupert Julian, et al, 1925): 7.5/10
10/15/09 – Cat People (Jacques Tourneur, 1942): 7.5/10
10/16/09 – Cat People (Paul Schrader, 1982): 8/10
10/17/09 – Mutiny on the Bounty (Frank Lloyd, 1935): 9/10
10/17/09 – Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947): 7/10
10/21/09 – Night and Fog (Alain Resnais, 1955): 8/10
10/23/09 – Rififi (Jules Dassin, 1955): 8.5/10
10/24/09 – Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1955): 8.5/10
10/26/09 – The Saddest Music in the World (Guy Maddin, 2003): 5.5/10
10/28/09 – Love and Death (Woody Allen, 1975): 9.5/10
10/29/09 – Zerkalo (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975): 2/10
10/30/09 – The Passenger (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1975): 6/10
10/31/09 – Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, 1975): 9.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Barry Lyndon

NOVEMBER
11/2/09 – Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Paul Schrader, 1985): 9/10
11/6/09 – Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch, 1995): 6/10
11/9/09 – The Devil’s Backbone (Guillermo del Toro, 2001): 7.5/10
11/9/09 – Hard Luck (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1921): 6.5/10
11/10/09 – The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow, 2008): 9/10
11/11/09 – The ‘High Sign’ (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1921): 9/10
11/13/09 – The Goat (Buster Keaton & Malcolm St. Clair, 1921): 8.5/10
11/14/09 – The Play House (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1921): 9/10
11/14/09 – The Boat (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1921): 6/10
11/14/09 – The Haunted House (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1921): 8.5/10
11/18/09 – The Public Enemy (William A. Wellman, 1931): 7/10
11/19/09 – Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (Edward F. Cline, 1941): 9/10
11/20/09 – Sullivan’s Travels (Preston Sturges, 1941): 5.5/10
11/21/09 – A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan, 1951): 8.5/10
11/22/09 – The Vikings (Richard Fleischer, 1958): 7/10
11/23/09 – The Thing from Another World (Christian Nyby & Howard Hawks, 1951): 6/10
11/24/09 – Detective Story (William Wyler, 1951): 7/10
11/25/09 – Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (Albert Lewin, 1951): 3.5/10
11/26/09 – Viridiana (Luis Buñuel, 1961): 8.5/10
11/28/09 – The Wicker Man (Neil LaBute, 2006): 1/10
11/29/09 – Possession (Andrzej Zulawski, 1981): 10/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Possession

DECEMBER
12/2/09 – The Petrified Forest (Archie Mayo, 1936): 7.5/10
12/2/09 – Dead End (William Wyler, 1937): 5.5/10
12/3/09 – Diva (Jean-Jacques Beineix, 1981): 8.5/10
12/4/09 – Das Boot (Wolfgang Petersen, 1981): 8.5/10
12/5/09 – Mephisto (István Szabó, 1981): 8/10
12/9/09 – The Adjuster (Atom Egoyan, 1991): 7/10
12/11/09 – The American Astronaut (Cory McAbee, 2001): 8/10
12/12/09 – Trouble Every Day (Claire Denis, 2001): 6/10
12/16/09 – Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans (Werner Herzog, 2009): 9/10
12/16/09 – Ménilmontant (Dimitri Kirsanoff, 1926): 7/10
12/19/09 – The Lower Depths (Jean Renoir, 1936): 7.5/10
12/20/09 – The Lower Depths (Akira Kurosawa, 1957): 8.5/10
12/21/09 – A Matter of Life and Death (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1946): 5/10
12/23/09 – The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler, 1946): 9.5/10
12/24/09 – No Regrets for Our Youth (Akira Kurosawa, 1946): 7.5/10
12/24/09 – Backlash (John Sturges, 1956): 7/10
12/25/09 – Avatar (James Cameron, 2009): 8.5/10
12/25/09 – Bob le flambeur (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1956): 8/10
12/26/09 – Baby Doll (Elia Kazan, 1956): 4.5/10
12/27/09 – A Man Escaped (Robert Bresson, 1956): 9.5/10
12/29/09 – The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966): 4/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: A Man Escaped

FILM OF THE YEAR: My Darling Clementine
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2010

JANUARY
1/1/10 – Assault on Precinct 13 (John Carpenter, 1976): 8.5/10
1/2/10 – The Tenant (Roman Polanski, 1976): 9/10
1/5/10 – Manhunter (Michael Mann, 1986): 9/10
1/6/10 – Schizopolis (Steven Soderbergh, 1996): 7.5/10
1/8/10 – The Funeral (Abel Ferrara, 1996): 5.5/10
1/9/10 – Miami Vice (Michael Mann, 2006): 6.5/10
1/12/10 – The Host (Joon-ho Bong, 2006): 8/10
1/16/10 – Up in the Air (Jason Reitman, 2009): 6.5/10
1/18/10 – My Wife’s Relations (Buster Keaton, 1922): 6/10
1/19/10 – The Paleface (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1922): 8.5/10
1/19/10 – Cops (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1922): 7.5/10
1/19/10 – Grandma’s Boy (Fred C. Newmeyer, 1922): 7.5/10
1/20/10 – The Blacksmith (Buster Keaton & Malcolm St. Clair, 1922): 7/10
1/21/10 – The Frozen North (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1922): 7/10
1/21/10 – The Electric House (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1922): 7/10
1/21/10 – Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Fritz Lang, 1922): 7/10
1/22/10 – Daydreams (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1922): 7.5/10
1/24/10 – The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942): 7/10
1/25/10 – Duck Soup (Leo McCarey, 1933): 9.5/10
1/26/10 – Saboteur (Alfred Hitchcock, 1942): 4/10
1/28/10 – Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, 1952): 9/10
1/30/10 – The Bad and the Beautiful (Vincente Minnelli, 1952): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Manhunter

FEBRUARY
2/2/10 – Knife in the Water (Roman Polanski, 1961): 9.5/10
2/4/10 – Deliverance (John Boorman, 1972): 7/10
2/6/10 – Bullitt (Peter Yates, 1968): 6.5/10
2/8/10 – Up (Pete Docter, 2009): 9/10
2/10/10 – District 9 (Neill Blokamp, 2009): 7.5/10
2/12/10 – The Wolf Man (George Waggner, 1941): 6/10
2/14/10 – 25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002): 9/10
2/15/10 – Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002): 9/10
2/16/10 – Ripley’s Game (Liliana Cavani, 2002): 8.5/10
2/18/10 – Monsieur Verdoux (Charlie Chaplin, 1947): 6.5/10
2/20/10 – Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010): 8/10
2/21/10 – The Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir, 1937): 5.5/10
2/24/10 – Make Way for Tomorrow (Leo McCarey, 1937): 8.5/10
2/25/10 – Black Narcissus (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1947): 6/10
2/28/10 – Bitter Victory (Nicholas Ray, 1957): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Knife in the Water

MARCH
3/2/10 – Sweet Smell of Success (Alexander Mackendrick, 1957): 6/10
3/3/10 – Nights of Cabiria (Federico Fellini, 1957): 9/10
3/6/10 – The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009): 8.5/10
3/9/10 – Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett, 1977): 7/10
3/10/10 – Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow, 1987): 8.5/10
3/13/10 – Cobra Verde (Werner Herzog, 1987): 7.5/10
3/14/10 – House of Games (David Mamet, 1987): 8/10
3/16/10 – The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan, 1997): 8/10
3/17/10 – Funny Games (Michael Haneke, 1997): 8/10
3/18/10 – Funny Games (Michael Haneke, 2007): 7.5/10
3/21/10 – Our Hospitality (John G. Blystone & Buster Keaton, 1923): 7.5/10
3/25/10 – Ordinary People (Robert Redford, 1980): 3.5/10
3/27/10 – The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang, 1933): 8/10
3/28/10 – Man’s Castle (Frank Borzage, 1933): 8/10
3/30/10 – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1943): 5.5/10
3/31/10 – I Walked with a Zombie (Jacques Tourneur, 1943): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Nights of Cabiria

APRIL
4/1/10 – The Ox-Bow Incident (William A. Wellman, 1943): 7.5/10
4/3/10 – The Wages of Fear (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1953): 9.5/10
4/4/10 – The Silence (Ingmar Bergman, 1963): 8.5/10
4/5/10 – Winter Light (Ingmar Bergman, 1962): 5/10
4/7/10 – An Actor’s Revenge (Kon Ichikawa, 1963): 5.5/10
4/10/10 – The Right Stuff (Philip Kaufman, 1983): 8/10
4/11/10 – L’argent (Robert Bresson, 1983): 4.5/10
4/12/10 – Zelig (Woody Allen, 1983): 9/10
4/14/10 – Rumble Fish (Francis Ford Coppola, 1983): 8.5/10
4/17/10 – Trois couleurs: Bleu (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1993): 8/10
4/19/10 – The Circus (Charlie Chaplin, 1928): 5.5/10
4/20/10 – Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Charles Reisner, 1928): 8.5/10
4/21/10 – The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928): 9/10
4/22/10 – The Cameraman (Edward Sedgwick, 1928): 9.5/10
4/24/10 – The Man Who Laughs (Paul Leni, 1928): 8.5/10
4/24/10 – The Fall of the House of Usher (Jean Epstein, 1928): 8/10
4/28/10 – Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Wages of Fear

MAY
5/1/10 – Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Russ Meyer, 1970): 8.5/10
5/4/10 – The Music Room (Satyajit Ray, 1958): 7.5/10
5/5/10 – Shadow of the Thin Man (W.S. Van Dyke, 1941): 3/10
5/6/10 – Aparajito (Satyajit Ray, 1956): 8/10
5/8/10 – The Lion in Winter (Anthony Harvey, 1968): 9/10
5/12/10 – Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris, 1978): 8.5/10
5/13/10 – They Live (John Carpenter, 1988): 8.5/10
5/14/10 – Die Hard (John McTiernan, 1988): 9/10
5/15/10 – The Last Temptation of Christ (Martin Scorsese, 1988): 9.5/10
5/16/10 – Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata, 1988): 9.5/10
5/18/10 – Apur Sansar (Satyajit Ray, 1959): 9.5/10
5/20/10 – Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh, 2008): 9.5/10
5/21/10 – Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, 2008): 7.5/10
5/25/10 – The Navigator (Donald Crisp & Buster Keaton, 1924): 8.5/10
5/31/10 – L’atalante (Jean Vigo, 1934): 8/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Apur Sansar / Happy-Go-Lucky / The Last Temptation of Christ

JUNE
6/6/10 – Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau, 2010): 7.5/10
6/9/10 – Marnie (Alfred Hitchcock, 1964): 5.5/10
6/10/10 – Three Colors: White (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1994): 8/10
6/12/10 – The Naked Kiss (Samuel Fuller, 1964): 7.5/10
6/12/10 – Pandorum (Christian Alvart, 2009): 6/10
6/13/10 – Onibaba (Kaneto Shindo, 1964): 7/10
6/14/10 – The Pawnbroker (Sidney Lumet, 1964): 8/10
6/15/10 – Blood for Dracula (Paul Morrissey, 1974): 9/10
6/18/10 – Celine and Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette, 1974): 5/10
6/19/10 – Mad Max (George Miller, 1979): 7/10
6/19/10 – The Element of Crime (Lars von Trier, 1984): 8/10
6/20/10 – Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1994): 9.5/10
6/21/10 – Crumb (Terry Zwigoff, 1994): 9/10
6/24/10 – The Kingdom (Lars von Trier & Morten Arnfred, 1994): 7/10
6/26/10 – Downfall (Oliver Hirschbiegel, 2004): 7.5/10
6/27/10 – Pandora’s Box (G.W. Pabst, 1929): 6.5/10
6/30/10 – The Kingdom II (Lars von Trier & Morten Arnfred, 1997): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Three Colors: Red

JULY
7/1/10 – Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929): 7/10
7/4/10 – White Heat (Raoul Walsh, 1949): 8.5/10
7/5/10 – Pickpocket (Robert Bresson, 1959): 9/10
7/7/10 – Lucky Star (Frank Borzage, 1929): 6/10
7/8/10 – Ride Lonesome (Budd Boetticher, 1959): 7.5/10
7/10/10 – Public Enemies (Michael Mann, 2009): 7.5/10
7/11/10 – Day of the Outlaw (André De Toth, 1959): 8.5/10
7/14/10 – Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk, 1959): 9.5/10
7/18/10 – Rio Bravo (Howard Hawks, 1959): 9/10
7/19/10 – Hiroshima mon amour (Alain Resnais, 1959): 2/10
7/21/10 – Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper, 1969): 7/10
7/23/10 – All That Jazz (Bob Fosse, 1979): 9.5/10
7/24/10 – Wise Blood (John Huston, 1979): 8.5/10
7/25/10 – Inception (Christopher Nolan, 2010): 8/10
7/25/10 – The Brood (David Cronenberg, 1979): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: All That Jazz

AUGUST
8/3/10 – Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009): 8/10
8/4/10 – The Limits of Control (Jim Jarmusch, 2009): 5/10
8/5/10 – Halloween II (Rob Zombie, 2009): 9/10
8/7/10 – The Sea Hawk (Michael Curtiz, 1940): 7.5/10
8/9/10 – Splendor in the Grass (Elia Kazan, 1961): 6/10
8/11/10 – The Invention of Lying (Ricky Gervais & Matthew Robinson, 2009): 7/10
8/14/10 – Leave Her to Heaven (John M. Stahl, 1945): 8/10
8/16/10 – The Mortal Storm (Frank Borzage, 1940): 8.5/10
8/23/10 – Zentropa (Lars von Trier, 1991): 8/10
8/24/10 – The Big Parade (King Vidor, 1925): 7.5/10
8/25/10 – To Have and Have Not (Howard Hawks, 1944): 7/10
8/27/10 – The Heiress (William Wyler, 1949): 8.5/10
8/30/10 – Horse Feathers (Norman Z. McLeod, 1932): 6/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Halloween II

SEPTEMBER
9/6/10 – Tender Mercies (Bruce Beresford, 1983): 9.5/10
9/7/10 – Dark Journey (Victor Saville, 1937): 3.5/10
9/9/10 – Act of Violence (Fred Zinnemann, 1948): 7.5/10
9/11/10 – High Sierra (Raoul Walsh, 1941): 7.5/10
9/14/10  Le boucher (Claude Chabrol, 1970): 8.5/10
9/15/10 – The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (W.D. Richter, 1984): 5/10
9/18/10 – A Boy and His Dog (L.Q. Jones, 1975): 7.5/10
9/20/10 – The Prowler (Joseph Losey, 1951): 7/10
9/21/10 – Fire Over England (William K. Howard, 1937): 5.5/10
9/22/10 – Five Graves to Cairo (Billy Wilder, 1943): 8.5/10
9/24/10 – Wall Street (Oliver Stone, 1987): 8/10
9/25/10 – Sharktopus (Declan O’Brien, 2010): 1/10
9/27/10 – The Westerner (William Wyler, 1940): 9/10
9/30/10 – Murder by Contract (Irving Lerner, 1958): 7.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Tender Mercies / The Westerner

OCTOBER
10/1/10 – Cannibal Holocaust (Ruggero Deodato, 1980): 6/10
10/2/10 – The Big Red One (Samuel Fuller, 1980): 10/10
10/4/10 – Tristana (Luis Buñuel, 1970): 7/10
10/5/10 – Dodes’ka-den (Akira Kurosawa, 1970): 5/10
10/6/10 – Even Dwarfs Started Small (Werner Herzog, 1970): 5.5/10
10/8/10 – Black Christmas (Bob Clark, 1974): 8.5/10
10/8/10 – Scandal (Akira Kurosawa, 1950): 7.5/10
10/9/10 – The Blood of a Poet (Jean Cocteau, 1930): 8/10
10/12/10 – Panic in the Streets (Elia Kazan, 1950): 6.5/10
10/13/10 – The Black Cat (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1934): 8/10
10/14/10 – Orpheus (Jean Cocteau, 1950): 6.5/10
10/16/10 – Alice Sweet Alice (Alfred Sole, 1976): 9/10
10/19/10 – The Vanishing (George Sluizer, 1988): 8.5/10
10/20/10 – Tetsuo, the Iron Man (Shinya Tsukamoto, 1989): 6.5/10
10/21/10 – Cronos (Guillermo del Toro, 1993): 8/10
10/23/10 – Paranormal Activity (Oren Peli, 2007): 7.5/10
10/25/10 – The Hitcher (Robert Harmon, 1986): 9/10
10/27/10 – The Curse of the Cat People (Gunther von Fritsch & Robert Wise, 1944): 8.5/10
10/28/10 – Dead of Night (Alberto Cavalcanti & Charles Chrichton & Basil Dearden & Robert Hamer, 1945): 6/10
10/29/10 – Bug (William Friedkin, 2006): 9/10
10/29/10 – Häxan (Benjamin Christensen, 1922): 6/10
10/30/10 – Re-Animator (Stuart Gordon, 1985): 8.5/10
10/30/10 – What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Robert Aldrich, 1962): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Big Red One

November
11/4/10 – The Roaring Twenties (Raoul Walsh, 1939): 7/10
11/5/10 – Shivers (David Cronenberg, 1975): 7.5/10
11/9/10 – I Live in Fear (Akira Kurosawa, 1955): 7/10
11/11/10 – Red Beard (Akira Kurosawa, 1965): 8.5/10
11/12/10 – Bad Day at Black Rock (John Sturges, 1955): 9.5/10
11/13/10 – Wichita (Jacques Tourneur, 1955): 7.5/10
11/15/10 – Scarlet Street (Fritz Lang, 1945): 8/10
11/16/10 – The Seventh Veil (Compton Bennett, 1945): 7/10
11/17/10 – Children of Paradise (Marcel Carné, 1945): 7.5/10
11/18/10 – The Spiral Staircase (Robert Siodmak, 1945): 4.5/10
11/18/10 – Hangover Square (John Brahm, 1945): 6.5/10
11/19/10 – Triumph of the Will (Leni Reifenstahl, 1935): 6/10
11/23/10 – TRON (Steven Lisberger, 1982): 6.5/10
11/24/10 – It Happened One Night (Frank Capra, 1934): 8.5/10
11/26/10 – Hell in the Pacific (John Boorman, 1968): 8.5/10
11/30/10 – Scanners (David Cronenberg, 1981): 7/10
11/30/10 – The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Bad Day at Black Rock

December
12/1/10 – The Lovers on the Bridge (Leos Carax, 1991): 9/10
12/2/10 – Thief (Michael Mann, 1981): 8/10
12/3/10 – The Devils (Ken Russell, 1971): 8.5/10
12/4/10 – Underworld U.S.A. (Samuel Fuller, 1961): 8.5/10
12/7/10 – Play Misty for Me (Clint Eastwood, 1971): 8/10
12/9/10 – Macbeth (Roman Polanski, 1971): 6.5/10
12/10/10 – Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, 1961): 7/10
12/11/10 – The Innocents (Jack Clayton, 1961): 8/10
12/13/10 – The Steel Helmet (Samuel Fuller, 1951): 8.5/10
12/14/10 – The River (Jean Renoir, 1951): 9.5/10
12/17/10 – Sergeant York (Howard Hawks, 1941): 6.5/10
12/19/10 – Ball of Fire (Howard Hawks, 1941): 9.5/10
12/19/10 – The Lady Eve (Preston Sturges, 1941): 8/10
12/21/10 – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright, 2010): 9.5/10
12/22/10 – My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (Werner Herzog, 2009): 8/10
12/24/10 – I’m Still Here (Casey Affleck, 2010): 9/10
12/28/10 – A Face in the Crowd (Elia Kazan, 1957): 8/10
12/30/10 – Requiem (Hans-Christian Schmid, 2006): 9/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: I’m Still Here / Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

FILM OF THE YEAR: Manhunter
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2011

January
1/2/11 – Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik, 2010): 8/10
1/3/11 – Mauvais sang (Leos Carax, 1986): 8.5/10
1/5/11 – Sherman’s March (Ross McElwee, 1986): 7.5/10
1/6/11 – Obsession (Brian De Palma, 1976): 7/10
1/7/11 – Heart of Glass (Werner Herzog, 1976): 6/10
1/8/11 – The Outlaw Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood, 1976): 7.5/10
1/11/11 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mike Nichols, 1966): 9/10
1/12/11 – Au Hasard Balthazar (Robert Bresson, 1966): 4.5/10
1/15/11 – True Grit (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2010): 8.5/10
1/16/11 – The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock, 1956): 8/10
1/18/11 – The Killers (Robert Siodmak, 1946): 6/10
1/19/11 – Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946): 9/10
1/22/11 – Great Expectations (David Lean, 1946): 8/10
1/26/11 – The Only Son (Yasujiro Ozu, 1936): 7/10
1/30/11 – Enter the Void (Gaspar Noé, 2009): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Enter the Void

February
2/2/11 – White Material (Claire Denis, 2009): 8.5/10
2/3/11 – Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich, 2010): 9.5/10
2/5/11 – The Kids Are All Right (Lisa Chodolenko, 2010): 6/10
2/8/11 – Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy, 2010): 9/10
2/11/11 – The Company Men (John Wells, 2010): 6.5/10
2/12/11 – The Sunset Limited (Tommy Lee Jones, 2011): 6/10
2/13/11 – Thinner (Tom Holland, 1996): 5/10
2/15/11 – Animal Kingdom (David Michôd, 2010): 6.5/10
2/16/11 – The Town (Ben Affleck, 2010): 7.5/10
2/19/11 – The Social Network (David Fincher, 2010): 9/10
2/20/11 – Let Me In (Matt Reeves, 2010): 8.5/10
2/22/11 – The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (Seth Gordon, 2007): 6/10
2/24/11 – Dogtooth (Giorgos Lanthimos, 2009): 8/10
2/26/11 – The American (Anton Corbijn, 2010): 9/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: The Social Network / Toy Story 3

March
3/1/11 – Prince of Darkness (John Carpenter, 1987): 5.5/10
3/2/11 – My Man Godfrey (Gregory La Cava, 1936): 4.5/10
3/6/11 – Kick-Ass (Matthew Vaughn, 2010): 7/10
3/7/11 – To Live and Die in L.A. (William Friedkin, 1985): 8.5/10
3/8/11 – Irreversible (Gaspar Noé, 2002): 9/10
3/9/11 – Femme Fatale (Brian De Palma, 2002): 5.5/10
3/10/11 – Lilya 4-Ever (Lukas Moodysson, 2002): 8.5/10
3/13/11 – Demonlover (Olivier Assayas, 2002): 7.5/10
3/15/11 – Raising Cain (Brian De Palma, 1992): 7.5/10
3/16/11 – The Last of the Mohicans (Michael Mann, 1992): 7.5/10
3/17/11 – Light Sleeper (Paul Schrader, 1992): 9/10
3/20/11 – Hard Boiled (John Woo, 1992): 8.5/10
3/22/11 – The Manchurian Candidate (John Frankenheimer, 1962): 9/10
3/23/11 – White Dog (Samuel Fuller, 1982): 8.5/10
3/24/11 – Tenebre (Dario Argento, 1982): 5.5/10
3/26/11 – Pink Floyd The Wall (Alan Parker, 1982): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Manchurian Candidate

April
4/4/11 – Monsters (Gareth Edwards, 2010): 8/10
4/7/11 – Bend of the River (Anthony Mann, 1952): 7.5/10
4/8/11 – The Game (David Fincher, 1997): 9/10
4/9/11 – To Be or Not to Be (Ernst Lubitsch, 1942): 10/10
4/10/11 – The Palm Beach Story (Preston Sturges, 1942): 7.5/10
4/12/11 – 127 Hours (Danny Boyle, 2010): 8/10
4/14/11 – Shock Corridor (Samuel Fuller, 1963): 9.5/10
4/16/11 – Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick, 1999): 9/10
4/19/11 – Nanook of the North (Robert J. Flaherty, 1922): 5.5/10
4/20/11 – Laura (Otto Preminger, 1944): 8/10
4/21/11 – The Bonfire of the Vanities (Brian De Palma, 1990): 2.5/10
4/23/11 – Naked (Mike Leigh, 1993): 9.5/10
4/24/11 – Hour of the Wolf (Ingmar Bergman, 1968): 8.5/10
4/25/11 – American Graffiti (George Lucas, 1973): 8.5/10
4/27/11 – The Parallax View (Alan J. Pakula, 1974): 7/10
4/29/11 – Day for Night (Francois Truffaut, 1973): 8.5/10
4/30/11 – The Human Centipede (First Sequence): 6.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH:  Eyes Wide Shut / Naked / To Be or Not to Be

MAY
5/2/11 – The Night Porter (Liliana Cavani, 1974): 2/10
5/4/11 – Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis, 1993): 9/10
5/5/11 – Demolition Man (Marco Brambilla, 1993): 6/10
5/6/11 – TRON: Legacy (Joseph Kosinski, 2010): 8.5/10
5/8/11 – A Perfect World (Clint Eastwood, 1993): 9/10
5/9/11 – Carlito’s Way (Brian De Palma, 1993): 9.5/10
5/10/11 – Muriel (Alain Resnais, 1963): 1/10
5/11/11 – A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater, 2006): 6.5/10
5/16/11 – Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper, 1982): 6.5/10
5/17/11 – Hot Tub Time Machine (Steve Pink, 2010): 7/10
5/21/11 – Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky, 2010): 8.5/10
5/22/11 – Man Hunt (Fritz Lang, 1941): 7.5/10
5/23/11 – Half Nelson (Ryan Fleck, 2006): 8.5/10
5/27/11 – Capricorn One (Peter Hyams, 1978): 5/10
5/28/11 – The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 200): 8/10
5/29/11 – Carnival of Souls (Herk Harvey, 1962): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Carlito’s Way

JUNE
6/2/11 – Marty (Delbert Mann, 1955): 7.5/10
6/4/11 – Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, 2000): 9/10
6/8/11 – The Flame and the Arrow (Jacques Tourneur, 1950): 7/10
6/9/11 – The Leopard Man (Jacques Tourneur, 1943): 8/10
6/10/11 – The Ghost Ship (Mark Robson, 1943): 8/10
6/11/11 – Ip Man (Wilson Yip, 2008): 6/10
6/12/11 – Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009): 7.5/10
6/13/11 – Epidemic (Lars von Trier, 1987): 5.5/10
6/14/11 – Nightfall (Jacques Tourneur, 1957): 8/10
6/18/11 – Super 8 (J.J. Abrams, 2011): 9/10
6/19/11 – Canyon Passage (Jacques Tourneur, 1946): 8.5/10
6/20/11 – On the Beach (Stanley Kramer, 1959): 6/10
6/22/11 – Animal Farm (Joy Batchelor, John Halas, 1954): 7/10
6/28/11 – Z (Costa-Gavras, 1969): 9/10
6/30/11 – Bronson (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2008): 4/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Dancer in the Dark / Super 8 / Z

JULY
7/2/11 – Faraway, So Close! (Wim Wenders, 1993): 7/10
7/3/11 – The Black Dahlia (Brian De Palma, 2006): 3.5/10
7/4/11 – Bulworth (Warren Beatty, 1998): 7/10
7/5/11 – The Iron Giant (Brad Bird, 1999): 8.5/10
7/9/11 – Jackass 3D (Jeff Tremaine, 2010): 9/10
7/11/11 – A Few Good Men (Rob Reiner, 1992): 6/10
7/13/11 – Gentleman’s Agreement (Elia Kazan, 1947): 6.5/10
7/14/11 – Invaders from Mars (William Cameron Menzies, 1953): 7.5/10
7/15/11 – The Omega Man (Boris Sagal, 1971): 4/10
7/16/11 – Predators (Nimród Antal, 2010): 6.5/10
7/18/11 – Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Byron Haskin, 1964): 9.5/10
7/20/11 – Mars Attacks! (Tim Burton, 1996): 2.5/10
7/21/11 – These Are the Damned (Joseph Losey, 1963): 8.5/10
7/22/11 – The Day of the Dolphin (Mike Nichols, 1973): 5.5/10
7/23/11 – Patton (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1970): 8/10
7/24/11 – Shadows and Fog (Woody Allen, 1991): 7/10
7/25/11 – All the President’s Men (Alan J. Pakula, 1976): 7.5/10
7/26/11 – The Girlfriend Experience (Steven Soderbergh, 2009): 8.5/10
7/28/11 – Things to Come (William Cameron Menzies, 1936): 3/10
7/30/11 – All Quiet on the Western Front (Lewis Milestone, 1930): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Robinson Crusoe on Mars

AUGUST
8/1/11 – The City of Lost Children (Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 1995): 2/10
8/3/11 – Flesh for Frankenstein (Paul Morrissey, Antonio Margheriti, 1973): 7/10
8/4/11 – Duel (Steven Spielberg, 1971): 8/10
8/5/11 – Planet of the Apes (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1968): 7.5/10
8/6/11 – Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier, 1996): 8.5/10
8/7/11 – Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Rupert Wyatt, 2011): 7.5/10
8/7/11 – Hardcore (Paul Schrader, 1979): 7.5/10
8/8/11 – Eight Men Out (John Sayles, 1988): 6.5/10
8/9/11 – Hobo with a Shotgun (Jason Eisener, 2011): 1/10
8/10/11 – [Rec] 2 (Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza, 2009): 6/10
8/12/11 – Jungle Fever (Spike Lee, 1991): 7.5/10
8/13/11 – Malcolm X (Spike Lee, 1992): 8.5/10
8/14/11 – Man on Wire (James Marsh, 2008): 8/10
8/16/11 – Grey Gardens (Ellen Hovde, Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Muffie Meyer, 1975): 0.5/10
8/19/11 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Niels Arden Oplev, 2009): 3.5/10
8/20/11 – The Girl Who Played with Fire (Daniel Alfredson, 2009): 7.5/10
8/22/11 – Day of Wrath (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1943): 8/10
8/24/11 – Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010): 5/10
8/25/11 – Hunger (Steve McQueen, 2008): 8.5/10
8/26/11 – The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Daniel Alfredson, 2009): 7/10
8/27/11 – Fantasia (1940): 7.5/10
8/28/11 – Witness (Peter Weir, 1985): 8.5/10
8/29/11 – House on Haunted Hill (William Castle, 1959): 6.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Breaking the Waves / Witness

SEPTEMBER
9/1/11 – Idiocracy (Mike Judge, 2006): 7.5/10
9/2/11 – Good Will Hunting (Gus Van Sant, 1997): 9/10
9/3/11-9/6/11 – Shoah (Claude Lanzmann, 1985): 10/10
9/7/11 – Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich, 1955): 7.5/10
9/9/11 – Serenity (Joss Whedon, 2005): 8.5/10
9/10/11 – The Mosquito Coast (Peter Weir, 1986): 7/10
9/12/11 – The Princess Bride (Rob Reiner, 1987): 8.5/10
9/14/11 – eXistenZ (David Cronenberg, 1999): 6.5/10
9/15/11 – Shoot the Piano Player (Francois Truffaut, 1960): 7.5/10
9/16/11 – Adventureland (Greg Mottola, 2009): 9/10
9/18/11 – Valhalla Rising (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2009): 8.5/10
9/19/11 – Foreign Correspondent (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940): 7/10
9/20/11 – The Scar (Steve Sekely, 1948): 8.5/10
9/23/11 – Charly (Ralph Nelson, 1968): 5.5/10
9/27/11 – Incendies (Denis Villeneuve, 2010): 9/10
9/29/11 – Kalifornia (Dominic Sena, 1993): 6/10
9/30/11 – The Incredible Hulk (Louis Leterrier, 2008): 6.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Shoah

OCTOBER
10/3/11 – Thor (Kenneth Branagh, 2011): 7/10
10/4/11 – Dracula (John Badham, 1979): 7/10
10/5/11 – White Zombie (Victor Halperin, 1932): 1/10
10/7/11 – Night of the Demon (Jacques Tourneur, 1957): 7/10
10/10/11 – The Haunting (Robert Wise, 1963): 6/10
10/11/11 – Monkey Shines (George A. Romero, 1988): 7.5/10
10/12/11 – Them! (Gordon Douglas, 1954): 3.5/10
10/13/11 – A Nightmare on Elm Street (Wes Craven, 1984): 7.5/10
10/18/11 – Sombre (Philippe Grandrieux, 1998): 2/10
10/19/11 – Basket Case (Frank Henelotter, 1982): 5/10
10/21/11 – Paranormal Activity 2 (Tod Williams, 2010): 4/10
10/21/11 – Black Sunday (Mario Bava, 1960): 8/10
10/22/11 – New Nightmare (Wes Craven, 1994): 8.5/10
10/24/11 – Mo’ Better Blues (Spike Lee, 1990): 8.5/10
10/25/11 – Planet of the Vampires (Mario Bava, 1965): 6.5/10
10/26/11 – At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (José Mojica Marins, 1964): 6.5/10
10/27/11 – Ringu (Hideo Nakata, 1998): 7/10
10/28/11 – The Ward (John Carpenter, 2010): 7.5/10
10/29/11 – City of the Living Dead (Lucio Fulci, 1980): 6/10
10/31/11 – Beyond the Door (Ovidio G. Assonitis, Robert Barret, 1974): 5.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: New Nightmare

NOVEMBER
11/1/11 – The Beyond (Lucio Fulci, 1981): 1/10
11/4/11 – Captain America: The First Avenger (Joe Johnston, 2011): 7/10
11/7/11 – X-Men: First Class (Matthew Vaughn, 2011): 7.5/10
11/10/11 – Panic Room (David Fincher, 2002): 8/10
11/12/11 – J. Edgar (Clint Eastwood, 2011): 6/10
11/12/11 – Cigarette Burns (John Carpenter, 2005): 9/10
11/15/11 – Hamlet (Michael Almereyda, 2000): 6/10
11/18/11 – Catch-22 (Mike Nichols, 1970): 5.5/10
11/19/11 – 13 Assassins (Takashi Miike, 2010): 9/10
11/21/11 – The Andromeda Strain (Robert Wise, 1971): 6.5/10
11/22/11 – The Masque of the Red Death (Roger Corman, 1964): 8/10
11/24/11 – Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Richardt, 2010): 9/10
11/25/11 – Forbidden Planet (Fred M. Wilcox, 1956): 8/10
11/26/11 – …And Justice for All. (Norman Jewison, 1979): 4/10
11/28/11 – The Crow (Alex Proyas, 1994): 7/10
11/29/11 – Blue Valentine (Derek Cianfrance, 2010): 9/10
11/30/11 – Tokyo Drifter (Seijun Suzuki, 1966): 1.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: 13 Assassins / Blue Valentine / Cigarette Burns

DECEMBER
12/2/11 – Slap Shot (George Roy Hill, 1977): 5/10
12/3/11 – The Rainmaker (Francis Ford Coppola, 1997): 7/10
12/5/11 – Somewhere (Sofia Coppola, 2010): 9.5/10
12/6/11 – The Last Exorcism (Daniel Stamm, 2010): 6/10
12/8/11 – Homicide (David Mamet, 1991): 7/10
12/9/11 – Face/Off (John Woo, 1997): 7/10
12/10/11 – Stranded: I’ve Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains (Gonzalo Arijon, 2007): 6.5/10
12/12/11 – An American Werewolf in London (John Landis, 1981): 8/10
12/13/11 – Hanna (Joe Wright, 2011): 9.5/10
12/14/11 – Alive (Frank Marshall, 1993): 5.5/10
12/15/11 – Chop Shop (Ramin Bahrani, 2007): 9/10
12/16/11 – Black Hawk Down (Ridley Scott, 2001): 5.5/10
12/17/11 – Traffic (Steven Soderbergh, 2000): 8/10
12/18/11 – American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000): 8.5/10
12/19/11 – Barton Fink (Joel Coen, 1991): 8.5/10
12/21/11 – Nineteen Eighty-Four (Michael Radford, 1984): 8.5/10
12/22/11 – Quantum of Solace (Marc Foster, 2008): 4.5/10
12/23/11 – Excalibur (John Boorman, 1981): 5/10
12/24/11 – Contact (Robert Zemeckis, 1997): 6.5/10
12/25/11 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher, 2011): 7.5/10
12/25/11 – A Christmas Tale (Arnaud Desplechin, 2008): 8.5/10
12/26/11 – Dial M for Murder (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954): 8/10
12/27/11 – Walker (Alex Cox, 1987): 3.5/10
12/28/11 – Stand and Deliver (Ramón Menéndez, 1988): 6/10
12/29/11 – Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen, 2011): 9.5/10
12/30/11 – Mimic (Guillermo del Toro, 1997): 7/10
12/31/11 – The Fog (John Carpenter, 1980): 7/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Hanna

FILM OF THE YEAR: Eyes Wide Shut
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2012

JANUARY
1/1/12 – The Dirty Dozen (Robert Aldrich, 1967): 7.5/10
1/2/12 – Body Snatchers (Abel Ferrara, 1993): 7.5/10
1/3/12 – Kind Hearts and Coronets (Robert Hamer, 1949): 7/10
1/4/12 – Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Clint Eastwood, 1997): 6/10
1/6/12 – The Twilight Samurai (Yoji Yamada, 2002): 8.5/10
1/7/12 – Happiness (Todd Solondz, 1998): 9/10
1/8/12 – The Ladykillers (Alexander Mackendrick, 1955): 7.5/10
1/9/12 – The Tall Target (Anthony Mann, 1951): 8.5/10
1/11/12 – Apollo 18 (Gonzalo López-Gallego, 2011): 5/10
1/12/12 – Murder on the Orient Express (Sidney Lumet, 1974): 6.5/10
1/13/12 – A Touch of Larceny (Guy Hamilton, 1959): 8.5/10
1/15/12 – Primal Fear (Gregory Hoblit, 1996): 7/10
1/17/12 – The Ladykillers (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2004): 7.5/10
1/18/12 – Blackboard Jungle (Richard Brooks, 1955): 8/10
1/20/12 – Dead Calm (Phillip Noyce, 1989): 8/10
1/21/12 – They Were Expendable (John Ford, 1945): 7/10
1/22/12 – Ex Drummer (Koen Mortier, 2007): 9/10
1/25/12 – Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1964): 3/10
1/26/12 – Bringing Up Baby (Howard Hawks, 1938): 9.5/10
1/27/12 – Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (Sam Peckinpah, 1973): 4.5/10
1/28/12 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (George Roy Hill, 1969): 7.5/10
1/29/12 – Troll Hunter (André Øvredal, 2010): 7.5/10
1/31/12 – π (Darren Aronofsky, 1998): 8/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Ex Drummer / Happiness

FEBRUARY
2/1/12 – Morvern Callar (Lynne Ramsay, 2002): 8.5/10
2/4/12 – The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011): 9.5/10
2/7/12 – Galaxy of Terror (Bruce D. Clark, 1981): 4.5/10
2/9/12 – The Invisible Man (James Whale, 1933): 8/10
2/11/12 – It (Tommy Lee Wallace, 1990): 3.5/10
2/13/12 – Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011): 9/10
2/17/12 – The Time Machine (George Pal, 1960): 6/10
2/18/12 – Bridesmaids (Paul Feig, 2011): 7.5/10
2/21/12 – The Stranger (Orson Welles, 1946): 7.5/10
2/22/12 – Lenny (Bob Fosse, 1974): 8.5/10
2/28/12 – The Howling (Joe Dante, 1981): 4/10
2/29/12 – Hugo (Martin Scorsese, 2011): 9.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Drive / Hugo / The Tree of Life

MARCH
3/3/12 – Moneyball (Bennett Miller, 2011): 7.5/10
3/6/12 – The Passion of Anna (Ingmar Bergman, 1969): 4/10
3/7/12 – Another Earth (Mike Cahill, 2011): 6.5/10
3/9/12 – Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols, 2011): 9/10
3/10/12 – The Servant (Joseph Losey, 1963): 9/10
3/13/12 – The Furies (Anthony Mann, 1950): 7.5/10
3/14/12 – Sawdust and Tinsel (Ingmar Bergman, 1953): 4/10
3/16/12 – Terror in a Texas Town (Joseph H. Lewis, 1958): 8/10
3/17/12 – Scenes from a Marriage (Ingmar Bergman, 1973): 9.5/10
3/20/12 – Decision at Sundown (Budd Boetticher, 1957): 9/10
3/23/12 – The Man from Laramie (Anthony Mann, 1955): 7.5/10
3/24/12 – Smiles of a Summer Night (Ingmar Bergman, 1955): 7.5/10
3/27/12 – Shane (George Stevens, 1953): 8/10
3/28/12 – Ride the High Country (Sam Peckinpah, 1962): 7/10
3/30/12 – The Magician (Ingmar Bergman, 1958): 3.5/10
3/31/12 – Warlock (Edward Dmytryk, 1959): 8.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Scenes from a Marriage / Take Shelter

APRIL
4/2/12 – Deep Red (Dario Argento, 1975): 4.5/10
4/3/12 – The Thing (Matthijs van Heijningen Jr., 2011): 5/10
4/4/12 – Contagion (Steven Soderbergh, 2011): 8/10
4/7/12 – Brotherhood of the Wolf (Christophe Gans, 2001): 5.5/10
4/9/12 – Attack the Block (Joe Cornish, 2011): 7.5/10
4/14/12 – Harakiri (Masaki Kobayashi, 1962): 9/10
4/16/12 – Into the Abyss (Werner Herzog, 2011): 9.5/10
4/18/12 – The King’s Speech (Tom Hooper, 2010): 6.5/10
4/20/12 – Another Year (Mike Leigh, 2010): 9/10
4/21/12 – Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011): 9.5/10
4/23/12 – Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog, 2010): 7.5/10
4/24/12 – Splice (Vincenzo Natali, 2009): 6/10
4/25/12 – Knowing (Alex Proyas, 2009): 6.5/10
4/27/12 – Police, Adjective (Corneliu Porumboiu, 2009): 7.5/10
4/30/12 – The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar, 2011): 8.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Into the Abyss / Melancholia

MAY
5/1/12 – Burn After Reading (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2008): 9/10
5/7/12 – Gerry (Gus Van Sant, 2002): 8.5/10
5/8/12 – Frontiere(s) (Xavier Gens, 2007): 0/10
5/9/12 – Tell No One (Guillaume Canet, 2006): 7.5/10
5/10/12 – Life During Wartime (Todd Solondz, 2009): 6.5/10
5/11/12 – Daybreakers (Michael & Peter Spierig, 2009): 7/10
5/12/12 – Revolutionary Road (Sam Mendes, 2008): 6/10
5/14/12 – Saraband (Ingmar Bergman, 2003): 8/10
5/15/12 – Gomorra (Matteo Garrone, 2008): 7/10
5/16/12 – Valkyrie (Bryan Singer, 2008): 7.5/10
5/18/12 – Underworld (Josef von Sternberg, 1927): 6.5/10
5/19/12 – Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages (D.W. Griffith, 1916): 9/10
5/22/12 – Brüno (Larry Charles, 2009): 8/10
5/23/12 – I Saw the Devil (Jee-woon Kim, 2010): 7.5/10
5/24/12 – Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant, 2007): 6.5/10
5/25/12 – Boarding Gate (Olivier Assayas, 2007): 3.5/10
5/27/12 – The Fury (Brian De Palma, 1978): 3/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Burn After Reading

JUNE
6/4/12 – Dark Days (Marc Singer, 2000): 7/10
6/7/12 – The Man from Planet X (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1951): 5/10
6/9/12 – Prometheus (Ridley Scott, 2012): 7.5/10
6/13/12 – The Docks of New York (Josef von Sternberg, 1928): 9.5/10
6/14/12 – Drácula (George Melford, 1931): 7.5/10
6/16/12 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson, 2011): 8/10
6/18/12 – The Long Day Closes (Terence Davies, 1992): 5/10
6/19/12 – Trust (Hal Hartley, 1990): 10/10
6/21/12 – Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011): 9/10
6/21/12 – Defending Your Life (Albert Brooks, 1991): 6.5/10
6/23/12 – Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, 2012): 9.5/10
6/25/12 – A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg, 2011): 7/10
6/26/12 – Nightmare Alley (Edmund Goulding, 1947): 8/10
6/27/12 – Serpico (Sidney Lumet, 1973): 6.5/10
6/29/12 – Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin, 2011): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Trust

JULY
7/2/12 – The Grey (Joe Carnahan, 2011): 8.5/10
7/3/12 – The Insider (Michael Mann, 1999): 8.5/10
7/4/12 – Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Jim Jarmusch, 1999): 9/10
7/9/12 – Gangs of New York (Martin Scorsese, 2002): 8/10
7/11/12 – Catch Me If You Can (Steven Spielberg, 2002): 7.5/10
7/13/12 – Park Row (Samuel Fuller, 1952): 8/10
7/14/12 – Altered States (Ken Russell, 1980): 7.5/10
7/16/12 – Ravenous (Antonia Bird, 1999): 7.5/10
7/19/12 – House (Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, 1977): 8.5/10
7/20/12 – Judgment at Nuremberg (Stanley Kramer, 1961): 8.5/10
7/21/12 – Pitch Black (David Twohy, 2000): 6.5/10
7/23/12 – 3 Women (Robert Altman, 1977): 9/10
7/24/12 – Brute Force (Jules Dassin, 1947): 6/10
7/25/12 – Jigoku (Nobuo Nakagawa, 1960): 7/10
7/27/12 – Rango (Gore Verbinski, 2011): 8/10
7/28/12 – Kingdom of Heaven (Ridley Scott, 2005): 8/10
7/29/12 – First Man Into Space (Robert Day, 1959): 8.5/10
7/30/12 – I Am Waiting (Koreyoshi Kurahara, 1957): 9/10
7/31/12 – The House of the Devil (Ti West, 2009): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: 3 Women

AUGUST
8/1/12 – The Muppet Movie (James Frawley, 1979): 7.5/10
8/2/12 – Chronicle (Josh Trank, 2012): 7/10
8/3/12 – The Hunt for Red October (John McTiernan, 1990): 7.5/10
8/4/12 – Ride with the Devil (Ang Lee, 1999): 7/10
8/5/12 – I Shot Jesse James (Samuel Fuller, 1949): 8.5/10
8/6/12 – Night Train to Munich (Carol Reed, 1940): 8.5/10
8/7/12 – Withnail & I (Bruce Robinson, 1987): 5.5/10
8/8/12 – The Bourne Identity (Doug Liman, 2002): 7.5/10
8/9/12 – The Bourne Supremacy (Paul Greengrass, 2004): 7/10
8/10/12 – The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass, 2007): 8.5/10
8/11/12 – Kiss of the Spider Woman (Hector Babenco, 1985): 8.5/10
8/12/12 – The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan, 2012): 7.5/10
8/13/12 – Candyman (Bernard Rose, 1992): 7.5/10
8/14/12 – Babo 73 (Robert Downey Sr., 1964): 6/10
8/15/12 – The Collector (William Wyler, 1965): 8.5/10
8/16/12 – Haywire (Steven Soderbergh, 2011): 7/10
8/17/12 – Sanshiro Sugata (Akira Kurosawa, 1943): 7/10
8/18/12 – Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001): 9.5/10
8/19/12 – Chafed Elbows (Robert Downey Sr., 1966): 8.5/10
8/20/12 – The Iron Rose (Jean Rollin, 1973): 8.5/10
8/21/12 – Following (Christopher Nolan, 1998): 6.5/10
8/22/12 – Westworld (Michael Crichton, 1973): 4/10
8/24/12 – Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte (Robert Aldrich, 1964): 7.5/10
8/25/12 – The Great Escape (John Sturges, 1963): 9/10
8/28/12 – Wet Hot American Summer (David Wain, 2001): 7/10
8/29/12 – The Warriors (Walter Hill, 1979): 8/10
8/30/12 – Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton, 1932): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Spirited Away

SEPTEMBER
9/1/12 – Diary of a Lost Girl (Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 1929): 6.5/10
9/3/12 – Rusty Knife (Toshio Masuda, 1958): 7/10
9/4/12 – King of New York (Abel Ferrara, 1990): 8/10
9/5/12 – The Ghost and the Darkness (Stephen Hopkins, 1996): 6/10
9/8/12 – One-Eyed Jacks (Marlon Brando, 1961): 9/10
9/9/12 – Union Station (Rudolph Maté, 1950): 7/10
9/10/12 – The Killer (John Woo, 1989): 8/10
9/11/12 – Kiss of Death (Henry Hathaway, 1947): 7.5/10
9/12/12 – Radio Days (Woody Allen, 1987): 7/10
9/13/12 – Wheels on Meals (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, 1984): 8/10
9/15/12 – Fantastic Voyage (Richard Fleischer, 1966): 6.5/10
9/18/12 – Broadway Danny Rose (Woody Allen, 1984): 8/10
9/19/12 – The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard, 2011): 9/10
9/21/12 – Empire of Passion (Nagisa Oshima, 1978): 6/10
9/22/12 – White Hunter Black Heart (Clint Eastwood, 1990): 8/10
9/24/12 – The Big Combo (Joseph H. Lewis, 1955): 7.5/10
9/25/12 – We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lynne Ramsay, 2011): 9/10
9/26/12 – Husbands and Wives (Woody Allen, 1992): 7.5/10
9/28/12 – House of Bamboo (Samuel Fuller, 1955): 8/10
9/29/12 – The Abyss (James Cameron, 1989): 7/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: One-Eyed Jacks

OCTOBER
10/1/12 – Enter the Dragon (Robert Clouse, 1973): 6.5/10
10/6/12 – Phantasm (Don Coscarelli, 1979): 8.5/1o
10/9/12 – Martin (George A. Romero, 1976): 6.5/10
10/10/12 – The Innkeepers (Ti West, 2011): 9/10
10/12/12 – Trilogy of Terror (Dan Curtis, 1975): 5/10
10/13/12 – Ginger Snaps (John Fawcett, 2000): 7/10
10/15/12 – The Golem (Carl Boese, Paul Wegener, 1920): 5/10
10/16/12 – Paranormal Activity 3 (Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman, 2011): 7/10
10/19/12 – Fiend Without a Face (Arthur Crabtree, 1958): 5.5/10
10/20/12 – The Girl (Julian Jarrold, 2012): 5.5/10
10/20/12 – The Sentinel (Michael Winner, 1977): 4.5/10
10/23/12 – Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (John D. Hancock, 1971): 2/10
10/24/12 – The Raven (Roger Corman, 1963): 8/10
10/26/12 – Black Sabbath (Mario Bava, Salvatore Billitteri, 1963): 1.5/10
10/27/12 – Kwaidan (Masaki Kobayashi, 1964): 7.5/10
10/31/12 – Rabid (David Cronenberg, 1977): 8/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Innkeepers

NOVEMBER
11/9/12 – Skyfall (Sam Mendes, 2012): 9/10
11/13/12 – The Noah (Daniel Bourla, 1975): 7/10
11/16/12 – Snow White and the Huntsman (Rupert Sanders, 2012): 6.5/10
11/17/12 – The Avengers (Joss Whedon, 2012): 6/10
11/20/12 – Bernie (Richard Linklater, 2011): 8.5/10
11/21/12 – Thieves’ Highway (Jules Dassin, 1949): 8/10
11/22/12 – Thirst (Chan-wook Park, 2009): 7/10
11/23/12 – John Carter (Andrew Stanton, 2012): 8/10
11/24/12 – The Last Emperor (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1987): 8.5/10
11/26/12 – Cul-de-sac (Roman Polanski, 1966): 6.5/10
11/27/12 – 21 Jump Street (Phil Lord & Chris Miller, 2012): 8/10
11/30/12 – Three Days of the Condor (Sydney Pollack, 1975): 4.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Skyfall

DECEMBER
12/3/12 – Side Street (Anthony Mann, 1950): 5/10
12/4/12 – The Fall (Tarsem Singh, 2006): 10/10
12/5/12 – Blast of Silence (Allen Baron, 1961): 7.5/10
12/7/12 – Stalker (Andrey Tarkovskiy, 1979): 9.5/10
12/9/12 – Dark Star (John Carpenter, 1974): 7/10
12/10/12 – Margin Call (J.C. Chandor, 2011): 8/10
12/11/12 – Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami, 1990): 8.5/10
12/14/12 – Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Fred Niblo, 1925): 8.5/10
12/16/12 – Ashes and Diamonds (Andrzej Wajda, 1958): 9/10
12/18/12 – Gaslight (George Cukor, 1944): 8/10
12/19/12 – Catfish (Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman, 2010): 7.5/10
12/20/12 – The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius, 2011): 4/10
12/21/12 – The Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb, 2012): 7/10
12/22/12 – Chaplin (Richard Attenborough, 1992): 5/10
12/23/12 – War Horse (Steven Spielberg, 2011): 8.5/10
12/25/12 – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson, 2012): 8/10
12/27/12 – Caught (Max Ophüls, 1949): 6.5/10
12/28/12 – Cowboys & Aliens (Jon Favreau, 2011): 2/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Fall

FILM(S) OF THE YEAR: Drive / The Fall

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2013

JANUARY
1/1/13 – The Hunchback of Notre Dame (William Dieterle, 1939): 8/10
1/3/13 – Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin, 2012): 8/10
1/4/13 – Mr. Arkadin (Orson Welles, 1955): 7/10
1/5/13 – Gandhi (Richard Attenborough, 1982): 7/10
1/6/13 – The Killer Inside Me (Michael Winterbottom, 2010): 6.5/10
1/7/13 – The Time of the Wolf (Michael Haneke, 2003): 7.5/10
1/8/13 – Ted (Seth MacFarlane, 2012): 8.5/10
1/9/13 – 4:44 Last Day on Earth (Abel Ferrara, 2011): 9/10
1/11/13 – Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, 2012): 9/10
1/13/13 – Killer Joe (William Friedkin, 2011): 9/10
1/14/13 – Bluebeard (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1944): 5.5/10
1/15/13 – The League of Gentlemen (Basil Dearden, 1960): 7.5/10
1/18/13 – The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (Orson Welles, 1952): 8/10
1/19/13 – Lincoln (Steven Spielberg, 2012): 8/10
1/20/13 – Cobb (Ron Shelton, 1994): 7/10
1/22/13 – Hellraiser (Clive Barker, 1987): 7/10
1/23/13 – Carnage (Roman Polanski, 2011): 7.5/10
1/25/13 – Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, 1995): 8.5/10
1/26/13 – Argo (Ben Affleck, 2012): 8/10
1/27/13 – Brave (Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman, 2012): 7.5/10
1/29/13 – Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (George Miller, 1981): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: 4:44 Last Day on Earth

FEBRUARY
2/1/13 – Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012): 7/10
2/5/13 – Summer with Monika (Ingmar Bergman, 1953): 6/10
2/6/13 – Maniac (William Lustig, 1980): 5/10
2/15/13 – Side Effects (Steven Soderbergh, 2013): 8/10
2/16/13 – Ben-Hur (William Wyler, 1959): 7.5/10
2/17/13 – The Hit (Stephen Frears, 1984): 7/10
2/19/13 – The Racket (Lewis Milestone, 1928): 5.5/10
2/20/13 – The Baron of Arizona (Samuel Fuller, 1950): 7.5/10
2/21/13 – Looper (Rian Johnson, 2012): 9/10
2/22/13 – Marathon Man (John Schlesinger, 1976): 7/10
2/23/13 – Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore, 1988): 8/10
2/26/13 – The Paperboy (Lee Daniels, 2012): 8.5/10
2/28/13 – The Woman in the Window (Fritz Lang, 1944): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Looper

MARCH
3/1/13 – Amour (Michael Haneke, 2012): 9/10
3/2/13 – The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012): 8/10
3/5/13 – Affliction (Paul Schrader, 1997): 8/10
3/6/13 – Fantastic Planet (René Laloux, 1973): 8.5/10
3/7/13 – Primer (Shane Carruth, 2004): 6/10
3/9/13 – Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997): 8.5/10
3/12/13 – A Tale of Two Sisters (Jee-woon Kim, 2003): 5/10
3/13/13 – Take Aim at the Police Van (Seijun Suzuki, 1960): 2/10
3/15/13 – A Late Quartet (Yaron Zilberman, 2012): 9/10
3/16/13 – Early Spring (Yasujirô Ozu, 1956): 6.5/10
3/19/13 – Collateral (Michael Mann, 2004): 8/10
3/21/13 – Compulsion (Richard Fleischer, 1959): 6.5/10
3/22/13 – Tomorrow (Joseph Anthony, 1972): 7.5/10
3/27/13 – Magic (Richard Attenborough, 1978): 8/10
3/28/13 – The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (Nathan Juran, 1958): 6/10
3/29/13 – Intimidation (Koreyoshi Kurahara, 1960): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: A Late Quartet

APRIL
4/2/13 – Seven Days in May (John Frankenheimer, 1964): 8/10
4/5/13 – Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004): 7.5/10
4/6/13 – Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, 2009): 9/10
4/6/13 – The Rink (Charlie Chaplin, 1916): 6.5/10
4/9/13 – Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, 2012): 6/10
4/13/13 – Phil Spector (David Mamet, 2013): 6.5/10
4/16/13 – Jeremiah Johnson (Sydney Pollack, 1972): 7/10
4/18/13 – Ghost in the Shell (Mamoru Oshii, 1995): 2.5/10
4/20/13 – Jean de Florette (Claude Berri, 1986): 8/10
4/21/13 – Manon of the Spring (Claude Berri, 1986): 8.5/10
4/23/13 – Albert Nobbs (Rodrigo Garcia, 2011): 5.5/10
4/25/13 – Young Adult (Jason Reitman, 2011): 8.5/10
4/26/13 – Green Lantern (Martin Campbell, 2011): 3/10
4/27/13 – Theatre of Blood (Douglas Hickox, 1973): 8/10
4/27/13 – Killer’s Kiss (Stanley Kubruck, 1955): 4/10
4/28/13 – Kes (Ken Loach, 1969): 9/10
4/30/13 – Play Dirty (André De Toth, 1969): 5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Fantastic Mr. Fox / Kes

MAY
5/1/13 – The Quiet Earth (Geoff Murphy, 1985): 7.5/10
5/3/13 – Looking for Richard (Al Pacino, 1996): 8/10
5/4/13 – Quiz Show (Robert Redford, 1994): 6.5/10
5/5/13 – [REC]3 Génesis (Paco Plaza, 2012): 5.5/10
5/8/13 – The Company of Wolves (Neil Jordan, 1984): 6.5/10
5/10/13 – Zardoz (John Boorman, 1974): 8/10
5/11/13 – Strange Days (Kathryn Bigelow, 1995): 8/10
5/12/13 – The Private Life of Henry VIII. (Alexander Korda, 1933): 7.5/10
5/15/13 – Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (Hugh Hudson, 1984): 7/10
5/17/13 – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Nicholas Meyer, 1982): 8/10
5/26/13 – Behind the Candelabra (Steven Soderbergh, 2013): 8.5/10
5/27/13 – Star Trek Into Darkness (J.J. Abrams, 2013): 7.5/10
5/28/13 – Samsara (Ron Fricke, 2011): 8.5/10
5/29/13 – Man of a Thousand Faces (Joseph Pevney, 1957): 6.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Behind the Candelabra

JUNE
6/1/13 – Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008): 9/10
6/4/13 – Man of the West (Anthony Mann, 1958): 8.5/10
6/5/13 – Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Nagisa Oshima, 1983): 4.5/10
6/11/13 – Blow Out (Brian De Palma, 1981): 7.5/10
6/12/13 – The Sword of Doom (Kihachi Okamoto, 1966): 6/10
6/15/13 – Some Came Running (Vincente Minnelli, 1958): 8.5/10
6/17/13 – Pearls of the Deep (Vera Chytilová, Jaromil Jires, Jirí Menzel, Jan Nemec, Evald Schorm, 1966): 7/10
6/19/13 – The Warped Ones (Koreyoshi Kurahara, 1960): 8.5/10
6/21/13 – Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, 1973): 6.5/10
6/22/13 – Man of Steel (Zack Snyder, 2013): 7/10
6/26/13 – World War Z (Marc Foster, 2013): 7.5/10
6/28/13 – The Crazies (George A. Romero, 1973): 6.5/10
6/29/13 – The Hunger Games (Gary Ross, 2012): 6/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Two Lovers

JULY
7/1/13 – Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Steven Soderbergh, 1989): 9/10
7/2/13 – Jubal (Delmer Daves, 1956): 9/10
7/4/13 – Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954): 7.5/10
7/5/13 – Cloud Atlas (Tom Tykwer & Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski, 2012): 7.5/10
7/6/13 – Tokyo Twilight (Yasujiro Ozu, 1957): 8.5/10
7/8/13 – Au revoir les enfants (Louis Malle, 1987): 8.5/10
7/13/13 – Live and Let Die (Guy Hamilton, 1973): 6.5/10
7/15/13 – The Road (John Hillcoat, 2009): 7.5/10
7/20/13 – Ali (Michael Mann, 2001): 6/10
7/23/13 – Punishment Park (Peter Watkins, 1971): 8.5/10
7/24/13 – Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis, 1950): 7.5/10
7/27/13 – Evil Dead (Fede Alvarez, 2013): 6/10
7/29/13 – Green for Danger (Sidney Gilliat, 1946): 7/10
7/30/13 – The X from Outer Space (Kazui Nihonmatsu, 1967): 7/10
7/31/13 – Searching for Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul, 2012): 9/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Searching for Sugar Man

AUGUST
8/3/13 – The Killing Fields (Roland Joffé, 1984): 8/10
8/5/13 – Body Double (Brian De Palma, 1984): 8.5/10
8/7/13 – Dirty Pretty Things (Stephen Frears, 2002): 7.5/10
8/9/13 – Lust for Life (Vincente Minnelli, 1956): 7.5/10
8/10/13 – Elysium (Neill Blokamp, 2013): 6.5/10
8/10/13 – Clear History (Greg Mottola, 2013): 7.5/10
8/12/13 – Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975): 0/10
8/13/13 – Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012): 8.5/10
8/16/13 – The Train (John Frankenheimer, 1964): 7/10
8/19/13 – You Only Live Twice (Lewis Gilbert, 1967): 7.5/10
8/21/13 – Overlord (Stuart Cooper, 1975): 5.5/10
8/23/13 – Scream 4 (Wes Craven, 2011): 7.5/10
8/24/13 – Dead Ringer (Paul Henreid, 1964): 8/10
8/26/13 – Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini, 1945): 7/10
8/27/13 – The Anderson Tapes (Sidney Lumet, 1971): 6.5/10
8/28/13 – Insidious (James Wan, 2010): 7/10
8/30/13 – Memories of Murder (Joon-ho Bong, 2003): 7.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Body Double / Holy Motors

SEPTEMBER
9/2/13 – The Edge (Lee Tamahori, 1997): 7/10
9/3/13 – The Man in Grey (Leslie Arliss, 1943): 7/10
9/4/13 – Oblivion (Joseph Kosinski, 2013): 7.5/10
9/5/13 – The Blob (Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., 1958): 7.5/10
9/9/13 – Three Ages (Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton, 1923): 8/10
9/14/13 – The Cooler (Wayne Kramer, 2003): 7.5/10
9/18/13 – Osaka Elegy (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1936): 3.5/10
9/21/13 – Greed (Erich von Stroheim, 1924): 8.5/10
9/23/13 – The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939): 9/10
9/26/13 – A Shock to the System (Jan Egleson, 1990): 5.5/10
9/28/13 – Only Angels Have Wings (Howard Hawks, 1939): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Wizard of Oz

OCTOBER
10/3/13 – Grand Hotel (Edmund Goulding, 1932): 8/10
10/4/13 – Friday the 13th (Sean S. Cunningham, 1980): 6/10
10/8/13 – The Hills Have Eyes (Wes Craven, 1977): 7.5/10
10/10/13 – The Mummy (Karl Freund, 1932): 5/10
10/11/13 – The Lawnmower Man (Brett Leonard, 1992): 3/10
10/12/13 – Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, 2013): 8.5/10
10/14/13 – Pulse (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2001): 6/10
10/19/13 – Phenomena (Dario Argento, 1985): 7/10
10/21/13 – Carrie (Brian De Palma, 1976): 9/10
10/24/13 – The Omen (Richard Donner, 1976): 6.5/10
10/26/13 – Room 237 (Rodney Ascher, 2012): 8/10
10/28/13 – Mama (Andrés Muschietti, 2013): 7.5/10
10/31/13 – Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi, 2009): 8.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Carrie / Gravity

NOVEMBER
11/2/13 – The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström, 1921): 7/10
11/4/13 – Day of the Dead (George A. Romero, 1985): 7.5/10
11/8/13 – Iron Man 3 (Shane Black, 2013): 7.5/10
11/9/13 – Ender’s Game (Gavin Hood, 2013): 7.5/10
11/14/13 – X-Men: The Last Stand (Brett Ratner, 2006): 6/10
11/16/13 – Performance (Donald Cammell & Nicolas Roeg, 1970): 4/10
11/23/13 – Dune (David Lynch, 1984): 5/10
11/27/13 – La strada (Federico Fellini, 1954): 9/10
11/28/13 – All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk, 1955): 8/10
11/29/13 – Ministry of Fear (Fritz Lang, 1944): 7/10
11/30/13 – World on a Wire (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973): 9/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: La strada / World on a Wire

DECEMBER
12/3/13 – Oz the Great and Powerful (Sam Raimi, 2013): 7/10
12/4/13 – X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Gavin Hood, 2009): 3.5/10
12/5/13 – Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2013): 7.5/10
12/7/13 – Amistad (Steven Spielberg, 1997): 7/10
12/8/13 – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee, 2000): 8/10
12/10/13 – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (Peter R. Hunt, 1969): 6/10
12/12/13 – A Short Film About Killing (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1988): 8.5/10
12/15/13 – Horror of Dracula (Terence Fisher, 1958): 7/10
12/17/13 – Cairo Station (Youssef Chahine, 1958): 7.5/10
12/19/13 – The Passion of the Christ (Mel Gibson, 2004): 4/10
12/20/13 – Venus (Roger Michell, 2006): 7/10
12/22/13 – Black Rain (Shohei Imamura, 1989): 8/10
12/23/13 – Becket (Peter Glenville, 1964): 7.5/10
12/24/13 – The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005): 9.5/10
12/25/13 – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Peter Jackson, 2013): 7/10
12/27/13 – The Cincinnati Kid (Norman Jewison, 1965): 7.5/10
12/28/13 – Oasis (Chang-dong Lee, 2002): 9/10
12/29/13 – The Black Swan (Henry King, 1942): 7.5/10
12/30/13 – Jason and the Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

FILM OF THE YEAR: A Late Quartet

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2014

JANUARY
1/1/14 – The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013): 8.5/10
1/1/14 – Timecrimes (Nacho Vigalondo, 2007): 9/10
1/3/14 – The Great Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann, 2013): 6/10
1/4/14 – Seconds (John Frankenheimer, 1966): 9.5/10
1/5/14 – Streets of Fire (Walter Hill, 1984): 3.5/10
1/8/14 – This Is the End (Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen, 2013): 8/10
1/9/14 – Hand ‘Em High (Ted Post, 1968): 7/10
1/11/14 – Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro, 2013): 7.5/10
1/14/14 – Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson, 1970): 9/10
1/16/14 – The World’s End (Edgar Wright, 2013): 8/10
1/18/14 – The Place Beyond the Pines (Derek Cianfrance, 2012): 8.5/10
1/19/14 – Blood on the Moon (Robert Wise, 1948): 7/10
1/21/14 – Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass, 2013): 6/10
1/24/14 – The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer & Anonymous & Christine Cynn, 2012): 7.5/10
1/25/14 – 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen, 2013): 8/10
1/25/14 – Braveheart (Mel Gibson, 1995): 7/10
1/30/14 – Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, 2013): 9.5/10
FILM(S) OF THE MONTH: Before Midnight / Seconds / Timecrimes

FEBRUARY
2/1/14 – American Hustle (David O. Russell, 2013): 7.5/10
2/5/14 – Freeway (Matthew Bright, 1996): 7.5/10
2/6/14 – The Defiant Ones (Stanley Kramer, 1958): 6.5/10
2/7/14 – Drums Along the Mohawk (John Ford, 1939): 6/10
2/8/14 – The Stunt Man (Richard Rush, 1980): 4/10
2/12/14 – Wreck-It Ralph (Rich Moore, 2012): 8/10
2/13/14 – Souls for Sale (Rupert Hughes, 1923): 7/10
2/14/14 – Byzantium (Neil Jordan, 2012): 8/10
2/15/14 – Doctor Zhivago (David Lean, 1965): 7.5/10
2/19/14 – Mud (Jeff Nichols, 2012): 8/10
2/20/14 – Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008): 7/10
2/21/14 – Hard Eight (Paul Thomas Anderson, 1996): 7.5/10
2/22/14 – All Is Lost (J.C. Chandor, 2013): 9.5/10
2/25/14 – Nebraska (Alexander Payne, 2013): 8/10
2/26/14 – Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, 2013): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: All Is Lost

MARCH
3/1/14 – Prisoners (Denis Villeneuve, 2013): 7.5/10
3/5/14 – Dallas Buyers Club (Jean-Marc Vallée, 2013): 7/10
3/13/14 – Out of Sight (Steven Soderbergh, 1998): 7/10
3/17/14 – Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2013): 9.5/10
3/18/14 – Missing (Costa-Gavras, 1982): 8/10
3/20/14 – Oldboy (Spike Lee, 2013): 7/10
3/23/14 – Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Dave Filoni, 2008): 3/10
3/27/14 – One False Move (Carl Franklin, 1992): 7.5/10
3/31/14 – Love Me Tonight (Rouben Mamoulian, 1932): 8.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Inside Llewyn Davis

APRIL
4/3/14 – Thor: The Dark World (Alan Taylor, 2013): 7/10
4/4/14 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Anthony Russo & Joe Russo, 2014): 7.5/10
4/7/14 – The Canyons (Paul Schrader, 2013): 6.5/10
4/10/14 – The Last Tycoon (Elia Kazan, 1976): 7.5/10
4/12/14 – The Yellow Sea (Hong-jin Na, 2010): 4.5/10
4/15/14 – Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013): 9/10
4/18/14 – O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Joel Coen, 2000): 7.5/10
4/19/14 – Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, 2012): 8.5/10
4/21/14 – Executive Action (David Miller, 1973): 2.5/10
4/26/14 – Silent Running (Douglas Trumbull, 1972): 7/10
4/30/14 – Memoirs of an Invisible Man (John Carpenter, 1992): 7/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Under the Skin

MAY
5/10/14 – The Terminator (James Cameron, 1984): 8.5/10
5/14/14 – To Live (Zhang Yimou, 1994): 8.5/10
5/17/14 – Godzilla (Gareth Edwards, 2014): 7/10
5/20/14 – Blood and Black Lace (Mario Bava, 1964): 3.5/10
5/24/14 – X-Men: Days of Future Past (Bryan Singer, 2014): 8/10
5/25/14 – Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, 2012): 9/10
5/27/14 – I Am Curious (Yellow) (Vilgot Sjöman, 1967): 7.5/10
5/28/14 – The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola, 2013): 6.5/10
5/30/14 – Blackfish (Gabriela Cowperthwaite, 2013): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Spring Breakers

JUNE
6/4/14 – Sling Blade (Billy Bob Thornton, 1996): 8/10
6/7/14 – A Million Ways to Die in the West (Seth MacFarlane, 2014): 7/10
6/11/14 – The Long Good Friday (John Mackenzie, 1980): 7.5/10
6/13/14 – Europa Report (Sebastián Cordero, 2013): 7/10
6/14/14 – Her (Spike Jonze, 2013): 8.5/10
6/17/14 – The Long Riders (Walter Hill, 1980): 7.5/10
6/19/14 – Gallipoli (Peter Weir, 1981): 8/10
6/22/14 – The Wolverine (James Mangold, 2013): 7.5/10
6/24/14 – Gate of Hell (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1953): 7.5/10
6/25/14 – The Dark Crystal (Jim Henson & Frank Oz, 1982): 7/10
6/29/14 – Le jour se leve (Marcel Carné, 1939): 7.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Her

JULY
7/1/14 – The Conjuring (James Wan, 2013): 8/10
7/4/14 – Little Big Man (Arthur Penn, 1970): 7.5/10
7/5/14 – Across 110th Street (Barry Shear, 1972): 8/10
7/6/14 – Begin Again (John Carney, 2013): 7.5/10
7/9/14 – Jodorowsky’s Dune (Frank Pavich, 2013): 8/10
7/12/14 – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Matt Reeves, 2014): 7.5/10
7/16/14 – The Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973): 7.5/10
7/18/14 – High Plains Drifter (Clint Eastwood, 1973): 8/10
7/19/14 – Snowpiercer (Joon-ho Bong, 2013): 8.5/10
7/19/14 – The Lego Movie (Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, 2014): 8.5/10
7/22/14 – Born to Kill (Robert Wise, 1947): 8/10
7/23/14 – The Purge (James DeMonaco, 2013): 5/10
7/26/14 – Lucy (Luc Besson, 2014): 6.5/10
7/28/14 – Lost Horizon (Frank Capra, 1937): 6.5/10
FILM OF THE MONTH: Snowpiercer

AUGUST
8/11/14 – Kick-Ass 2 (Jeff Wadlow, 2013): 7/10
8/14/14 – Mother (Joon-ho Bong, 2009): 7.5/10
8/15/14 – Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn, 2014): 8.5/10

2 comments so far

  1. knowledgetoday on

    I love your site. Keep it up !

  2. John Utah on

    cool viewing log man! i have never even heard about this “THE FALL” movie.


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