February 02, 2003

SCREENING LOG / FILM REVIEWS.
a growing list of screened films and my thoughts on them.
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+ Fav Films of 04 / 05 / 06 /
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01.27.08 Dans une galaxie près de chez vous..Claude Desrosiers canada 2004
01.27.08 Les choristes..Christophe Barratier france switzerland germany 2004
01.26.08 Sur la trace d'Igor Rizzi..Noël Mitrani canada 2006
01.08.08 Big Nothing..Jean-Baptiste Andrea uk canada 2006
01.06.08 The TV Set..Jake Kasdan usa 2006
01.05.08 The Brave One..Neil Jordan usa australia 2007

12.00.07 ...
12.02.07 Funny Games..Michael Haneke austria 1997
11.24.07 Things We Lost In The Fire..Susanne Bier usa uk 2007
11.18.07 A Mighty Heart..Michael Winterbottom usa uk 2007
11.18.07 Shooter..Antoine Fuqua usa 2007
11.16.07 Continental, un film sans fusil..Stéphane Lafleur canada 2007
11.16.07 4 luni, 3 săptămâni şi 2 zile..aka 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days,..Cristian Mungiu romania 2007
11.11.07 Broken Flowers..Jim Jarmusch usa france 2005
11.10.07 Ratatouille..Brad Bird Jan Pinkava usa 2007
09.14.07 The Woodsman..Nicole Kassell usa 2004
09.13.07 Transformers (The IMAX Experience)..Michael Bay usa 2007
09.30.07 Superbad..Greg Mottola usa 2007
09.29.07 Casablanca..Michael Curtiz usa 1942
09.08.07 Knocked Up (Unrated)..Judd Apatow usa 2007
09.06.07 Hatchet..Adam Green usa 2006
09.02.07 28 days later.....Danny Boyle uk 2002
09.02.07 True Romance (Unrated Director's Cut)..Tony Scott usa 1993
08.22.07 Les 3 p'tits cochons..Patrick Huard canada 2007
08.19.07 Fracture..Gregory Hoblit usa germany 2007
08.16.07 The Lookout..Scott Frank usa 2007
08.14.07 TMNT..Kevin Munroe hong kong usa 2007
08.12.07 Vacancy..Nimród Antal usa 2007
08.11.07 Nos jours heureux..Eric Toledano et Olivier Nakache france 2006
08.11.07 The Simpsons Movie..David Silverman usa 2007
08.06.07 The Abandoned..Nacho Cerdà spain uk bulgaria 2006
08.05.07 The Bourne Ultimatum..Paul Greengrass usa 2007
08.03.07 Banlieue 13..Pierre Morel france 2004
07.21.07 Le vieil homme et l'enfant (The Criterion Collection)..aka the two of us,..Claude Berri france 1967
07.14.07 Elizabethtown..Cameron Crowe usa 2005
07.11.07 the number 23..Joel Schumacher usa 2007
07.08.07 Ma fille mon age..Alexis Durand-Brault canada 2006
07.08.07 Clerks...Kevin Smith usa 1994
07.05.07 Behind The Mask - The Rise Of Leslie Vernon..Scott Glosserman usa 2006
07.02.07 Untitled..aka almost famous (director's edition),..Cameron Crowe usa 2000
07.02.07 Madonna - The Confessions Tour..Jonas Akerlund usa 2007
07.01.07 Much Ado About Nothing..Kenneth Branagh uk usa 1993
06.25.07 Breach..Billy Ray usa 2007
06.25.07 Bon Cop Bad Cop..Eric Canuel canada 2006
06.24.07 Fame..Alan Parker usa 1980
06.23.07 The Bourne Identity..Doug Liman usa germany czech republic 2002
06.18.07 Hot Fuzz..Edgar Wright uk 2007
06.17.07 Spoorloos (The Criterion Collection)..aka the vanishing,..George Sluizer netherlands france 1988
06.10.07 Ocean's Thirteen..Steven Soderbergh usa 2007
06.10.07 Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan..Larry Charles usa 2006
06.03.07 Little Miss Sunshine..Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris usa 2006
05.27.07 Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man..Lian Lunson usa 2005
05.20.07 Cheech..Patrice Sauvé canada 2006
05.20.07 Happy Feet..George Miller australia usa 2006
05.19.07 The Departed..Martin Scorsese usa hong kong 2006
05.05.07 Grindhouse..Rodriguez/Tarantino usa 2007
04.29.07 Smokin' Aces..Joe Carnahan uk france usa 2007 / 8.0
04.29.07 Ne le dis à personne..Guillaume Canet france 2006
04.26.07 I m a cyborg. but that's OK..Park Chan-wook south korea 2006
04.24.07 The Heiress..William Wyler usa 1949
04.22.07 altered..Eduardo Sánchez usa 2006
04.15.07 Notes on a Scandal..Richard Eyre uk 2006
04.15.07 Le pressentiment..Jean-Pierre Darroussin france 2006
04.07.07 snow cake..marc evans uk canada 2006
04.02.07 this Film is not yet Rated..Kirby Dick usa 2006
04.01.07 Green For Danger (The Criterion Collection)..Sidney Gilliat uk 1946
03.31.07 Seducing Mr. Perfect..Kim Sang-woo south korea 2006
03.25.07 Ad lib Night..Lee Yoon-ki south korea 2006
03.25.07 Wonderful Days..Kim Moon-Saeng south korea 2003
03.18.07 The Prestige..Christopher Nolan usa uk 2006 / 8.0
03.17.07 Night At The Museum..Shawn Levy usa 2006
03.11.07 300..Zack Snyder usa 2007
03.07.07 Blood Diamond..Edward Zwick usa 2006
03.04.07 Git..aka feathers in the wind,..Song Il-gon south korea 2004
02.24.07 Kuchu Teien..aka hanging garden,..Toyoda Toshiaki japan 2004
02.12.07 World Trade Center..Oliver Stone usa 2006
02.11.07 Fritt Vilt..Roar Uthaug norway 2006
02.10.07 Nihon Chinbotsu..aka the sinking of japan,..Higuchi Shinji japan 2006
02.04.07 hollywoodland..Allen Coulter usa 2006
02.03.07 The Last King Of Scotland..Kevin Macdonald uk 2006
02.01.07 Stormbreaker..Geoffrey Sax germany usa uk 2006
01.28.07 The Hills Have Eyes (uncut)..Wes Craven usa 1977
01.26.07 The Backwoods..Koldo Serra uk france spain 2006
01.21.07 sherrybaby..Laurie Collyer usa 2006
01.21.07 Dreamgirls..Bill Condon usa 2006
01.15.07 Lady In The Water..M. Night Shyamalan usa 2006
01.14.07 Shadowboxer..Lee Daniels usa 2005
01.13.07 The Constant Gardener..Fernando Meirelles germany uk 2005
01.08.07 Crank..Neveldine/Taylor uk usa 2006
01.06.07 El laberinto del fauno..aka pan's labyrinth,..Guillermo del Toro mexico spain usa 2006
01.03.07 Danny The Dog..Louis Leterrier france uk 2005
01.02.07 Angel-A..Luc Besson france spain 2005 / 8.5
01.01.07 The Illusionist..Neil Burger czech republic usa 2006
01.01.07 The Queen..Stephen Frears uk france italy 2006

12.29.06 the pursuit of happyness Gabriele Muccino usa 2006 / 7.5
12.26.06 The Dead Girl Karen Moncrieff usa 2006
12.24.06 Children Of Men Alfonso Cuarón uk usa 2006
12.24.06 Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone usa 2006
12.19.06 Snakes On A Plane David R. Ellis usa 2006
12.18.06 My boyfriend is type-B Choi Seok-Won south korea 2005
12.17.06 Raising Victor Vargas Peter Sollett france usa 2002
12.11.06 Little Miss Sunshine Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris usa 2006
12.10.06 Volver Pedro Almodóvar spain 2006
12.04.06 The Host Bong Joon-ho south korea 2006
12.03.06 Casino Royale Martin Campbell usa germany uk czech republic 2006
12.03.06 Babel Alejandro González Iñárritu usa mexico 2006
12.01.06 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Ivan Reitman usa 2006 / 4.5
11.26.06 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Gore Verbinski usa 2006
11.16.06 Ice Age: The Meltdown Carlos Saldanha usa 2006
11.12.06 Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Larry Charles usa 2006
10.29.06 Superman Returns Bryan Singer australia usa 2006
10.28.06 Congorama Philippe Falardeau canada belgium france 2006
10.27.06 Thank You For Smoking Jason Reitman usa 2005
10.08.06 The Descent Neil Marshall uk 2005
10.01.06 The Break Up Peyton Reed usa 2006
09.24.06 Jackass Number Two Jeff Tremaine usa 2006
09.24.06 The Science Of Sleep Michel Gondry france 2006
09.16.06 The Village M. Night Shyamalan usa 2004
09.11.06 The DaVinci Code Ron Howard usa 2006
07.30.06 Strangers With Candy Paul Dinello usa 2005
07.22.06 Near Dark Kathryn Bigelow usa 1987
07.15.06 Strangers With Candy Paul Dinello usa 2005 / 8.0
07.01.06 Running Scared Wayne Kramer germany usa 2006
06.28.06 Il Mare Lee Hyun-seung south korea 2000
06.25.06 Elf Jon Favreau usa 2003
06.24.06 16 Blocks Richard Donner germany usa 2006
06.15.06 Dave Chappelle's Block Party Michel Gondry usa 2005
06.05.06 Of Unknown Origin George P. Cosmatos canada usa 1983
06.04.06 Jarhead Sam Mendes usa 2005
05.28.06 Gabal / aka the wig / Won Shin-yeon south korea 2005 / 8.0
05.24.06 Nine Lives Rodrigo García usa 2004
05.23.06 Paradise Now Hany Abu-Assad netherlands france germany 2005
05.21.06 L'audition Luc Picard canada 2005
05.18.06 Men Suddenly In Black Pang Ho Cheung hong kong 2003
05.13.06 Match Point Woody Allen uk usa luxembourg 2005 / 8.5
05.12.06 Casshern Kazuaki Kiriya japan 2004
05.08.06 Horloge biologique Ricardo Trogi canada 2005
05.07.06 Junebug Phil Morrison usa 2005
05.07.06 Mission: Impossible III J.J. Abrams usa 2006 / 8.5
05.06.06 Network Sidney Lumet usa 1976
04.24.06 Point Blank John Boorman usa 1967
04.24.06 Hostel (Unrated Widescreen Cut) Eli Roth usa 2005 / 5.5
04.23.06 Capote Benneth Miller canada usa 2005
04.16.06 Fade To Black Pat Paulson & Michael John Warren usa 2004
04.16.06 The Breakfast Club John Hughes usa 1985
04.15.06 Layer Cake Matthew Vaughn usa 2004
04.10.06 Team America: World Police Trey Parker usa 2004
04.09.06 A World Without Thieves Feng Xiaogang china 2004
04.09.06 Pollock Ed Harris usa 2000
04.06.06 Mean Creek Jacob Aaron Estes usa 2004
04.03.06 Escape From New York John Carpenter uk usa 1981
04.02.06 Lord Of War Andrew Niccol usa 2005
03.25.06 Inside Man Spike Lee usa 2006 / 7.5
03.25.06 Confessions of a Drag Queen Darren McAllister canada 2005
03.23.06 The Squid and the Whale Noah Baumbach usa 2005 / 8.0
03.22.06 Monster Patty Jenkins usa germany 2003
03.19.06 To Kill A Mockingbird Robert Mulligan usa 1962 / 9.5
03.18.06 L'enfant Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne belgique france 2005 / 8.0
03.15.06 In Her Shoes Curtis Hanson usa 2005
03.13.06 The Ice Harvest Harold Ramis usa 2005 / 7.5
03.07.06 Where The Truth Lies (Unrated) Atom Egoyan canada uk usa 2005
02.27.06 Bandidas Joachim Roenning & Espen Sandberg france mexico usa 2006
02.26.06 The Weather Man Gore Verbinski usa 2005 / 8.0
02.19.06 The Day After Tomorrow Roland Emmerich usa 2004 / 6.5
02.13.06 The Aristocrats Paul Provenza usa 2005
02.01.06 kiss kIss bAng banG Shane Black usa 2005
01.30.06 Bad News Bears Richard Linklater usa 2005
01.29.06 Riding Giants Stacy Peralta usa france 2004
01.24.06 Flightplan Robert Schwentke usa 2005
01.22.06 The War Room Chris Hegedus, DA Pennebaker usa 1993
01.17.06 Malevolence Stevan Mena usa 2004
01.14.06 Anchorman - The Legend of Ron Burgundy (Unrated) Adam McKay usa 2003
01.11.06 Hustle & Flow Craig Brewer usa 2005
01.08.06 Wedding Crashers (Uncorked) David Dobkin usa 2005 / 7.5
01.07.06 The 40 Year Old Virgin (Unrated) Judd Apatow usa 2005
01.06.06 Red Eye Wes Craven usa 2005 / 6.5

12.31.05 Four Brothers John Singleton (USA 2005) 8.0
12.27.05 Tom-Yum-Goong Prachya Pinkaew (Thailand 2005)
12.26.05 The Thing John Carpenter (USA 1982)
12.24.05 King Kong Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack (USA 1933)
12.20.05 Fantastic Four Tim Story (USA 2005) 8.0
12.18.05 it's all gone Pete Tong Michael Dowse (UK, Canada 2004) 8.0
12.11.05 The Interpreter Sydney Pollack (USA 2005) 6.5
12.10.05 Meeting people is easy. Grant Gee (UK 1999)
12.04.05 Cinderella Man Ron Howard (USA 2005) 6.5
11.29.05 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind George Clooney (USA 2002)
11.23.05 Madagascar Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath (USA 2005)
11.22.05 Tube Baek Woon-Hak (South Korea 2003)
11.20.05 Bullitt Peter Yates (USA 1968)
11.19.05 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Michel Gondry (USA 2004)
11.13.05 Saw II Darren Lynn Bousman (USA 2005) 8.5
11.13.05 A History of Violence David Cronenberg (USA 2005)
11.06.05 Initial D Andrew Lau and Alan Mak (Hong Kong 2005)
10.29.05 Land of the Dead (Unrated Director's Cut) George A. Romero (USA 2005) 6.5
10.26.05 Melinda and Melinda Woody Allen, 2004 6.0
10.24.05 Joint Security Area Park Chan-wook, 2000
10.23.05 Bad Timing (The Criterion Collection) Nicolas Roeg, 1980
10.09.05 Kingdom of Heaven Ridley Scott, 2005 5.5
10.05.05 Banlieue 13 Pierre Morel, 2004
09.29.05 La Coda dello scorpione (The Case of the Scorpion's Tail) Sergio Martino, 1971
09.27.05 Shadows and Fog Woody Allen, 1992
09.25.05 American Beauty Sam Mendes, 1999
09.22.05 Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Pete Michels, Peter Shin, 2005
09.18.05 Hellboy (Director's Cut) Guillermo del Toro, 2004
09.17.05 Ong-bak Prachya Pinkaew, 2003
09.14.05 Banlieue 13 Pierre Morel, 2004
09.13.05 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Garth Jennings, 2005
09.12.05 Rize David LaChapelle, 2005 8.0
09.10.05 Redeu-ai (Red Eye) Kim Dong-bin, 2005 6.0
09.04.05 Haute tension (High Tension / Switchblade Romance) Alexandre Aja, 2003 7.5
09.04.05 Kerd ma lui (Born to Fight) Panna Rittikrai, 2004
08.31.05 Boudu sauvé des eaux (The Criterion Collection) (Boudu Saved from Drowning) Jean Renoir, 1931
08.28.05 The Brown Bunny Vincent Gallo, 2003 8.0
08.20.05 Metropolis Rintaro, 2001 n/a
08.20.05 Diarios de Motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries) Walter Salles, 2004
08.15.05 Steamboy (Director's Cut) Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 2004
08.14.05 Punishment Park Peter Watkins, 1971 8.5
08.12.05 Unfaithfully Yours (The Criterion Collection) Preston Sturges, 1948
08.08.05 The Browning Version (The Criterion Collection) Anthony Asquith, 1951 8.0
08.06.05 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tim Burton, 2005 8.0
08.03.05 Coffee and Cigarettes Jim Jarmusch, 2003 7.5
08.02.05 Trouble in Paradise (The Criterion Collection) Ernst Lubitsch, 1932 8.0
07.31.05 Friday Night Lights Peter Berg, 2004 7.5
07.31.05 Nightmare Alley Edmund Goulding, 1947
07.30.05 Juliet In Love Wilson Yip, 2000 8.0
07.27.05 Dodgeball - A True Underdog Story (Unrated) Rawson Marshall Thurber, 2004 6.5
07.24.05 Ali (Director's Cut) Michael Mann, 2001
07.23.05 The Island Michael Bay, 2005 4.5
07.21.05 2009 - Lost Memories Si-myung Lee, 2002
07.17.05 Heaven Can Wait (The Criterion Collection) Ernst Lubitsch, 1943
07.14.05 La Ciénaga Lucrecia Martel, 2001 8.5
07.12.05 Young Törless (The Criterion Collection) Volker Schlöndorff, 1966
07.09.05 Les revenants (They Came Back) Robin Campillo, 2004 8.0
07.03.05 War of the Worlds Steven Spielberg, 2005 9.0
07.02.05 Ghost of the Needle Brian Avenet-Bradley, 2003
06.28.05 Dogtown and Z-Boys Stacy Peralta, 2001
06.27.05 Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog Karl Maka, 1978
06.26.05 The Machinist Brad Anderson, 2004 6.0
06.19.05 Batman Begins Christopher Nolan, 2005 7.0
06.15.05 Les Aimants Yves Pelletier, 2004 8.5
06.13.05 Marion Bridge Wiebke Von Carolsfeld, 2003
06.12.05 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Doug Liman, 2005 8.5
06.11.05 Hoop Dreams (The Criterion Collection) Steve James, Frederick Marx, and Peter Gilbert, 1994 8.5
06.10.05 Youth of the Beast (The Criterion Collection) Seijun Suzuki, 1963
06.09.05 Wisconsin Death Trip James Marsh, 1999 8.5
05.29.05 Underworld Beauty Seijun Suzuki, 1958
05.28.05 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (The Criterion Collection) Wes Anderson, 2004
05.27.05 Star Wars - Revenge of the Sith George Lucas, 2005
05.22.05 Star Wars - Revenge of the Sith George Lucas, 2005
05.22.05 Star Wars - Attack of the Clones George Lucas, 2002
05.21.05 Star Wars - Return of the Jedi Richard Marquand, 1983
05.21.05 Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back Irvin Kershner, 1980
05.21.05 A Face in the Crowd Elia Kazan, 1952
05.20.05 Star Wars - A New Hope George Lucas, 1977
05.17.05 The Harder They Come (The Criterion Collection) Perry Henzell, 1973
05.15.05 Shaolin Soccer Stephen Chow, 2001
05.15.05 Alfie Charles Shyer, 2004 8.0
05.11.05 Suzhou River Ye Lou, 2000
05.08.05 Rocked with gina gershon Seth Jarrett, David Roma, 2004 8.0
05.07.05 6ixtynin9 Pen-ek Ratanaruang, 1999 7.5
05.04.05 The Quiet Family Ji-woon Kim, 1998
04.30.05 F for Fake (The Criterion Collection) Orson Welles, 1975 8.0
04.29.05 Whispering Corridors Ki-Hyung Park, 1998
04.25.05 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Jun Fukuda, 1974
04.23.05 Bullets Over Summer Wilson Yip, 1999
04.22.05 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Beeban Kidron, 2004
04.17.05 Ocean's Twelve Steven Soderbergh, 2004 8.0
04.16.05 Das Boot (The Director's Cut) Wolfgang Petersen, 1981
04.13.05 Eyes Without a Face (The Criterion Collection) Georges Franju, 1960
04.11.05 Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (extreme unrated) Danny Leiner, 2004
04.10.05 Camping sauvage Sylvain Roy, Guy A. Lepage, André Ducharme, 2004
04.10.05 A Night to Remember (The Criterion Collection) Roy Baker, 1958
04.07.05 Safe Todd Haynes, 1995
04.04.05 Unforgiven Clint Eastwood, 1992
04.03.05 Frank Miller's Sin City Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, 2005 8.5
04.02.05 Dog Soldiers Neil Marshall, 2002
04.01.05 The Final Cut Omar Naïm, 2004 5.5
03.30.05 Saw James Wan, 2004 8.0
03.28.05 Wicker Park Paul McGuigan, 2004 6.5
03.26.05 Gimme Shelter (The Criterion Collection) David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin, 1970 9.5
03.23.05 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Kerry Conran, 2004
03.19.05 I, Robot Alex Proyas, 2004 4.5
03.15.05 Napoleon Dynamite Jared Hess, 2004 8.5
03.13.05 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster Joe Berlinger + Bruce Sinofsky, 2004 7.5
03.13.05 I'm Not Scared Gabriele Salvatores, 2003 8.5
02.27.05 Casque d'or (The Criterion Collection) Jacques Becker, 1952 7.0
02.20.05 La commare secca (The Criterion Collection) Bernardo Bertolucci, 1962 8.0
02.13.05 Ong-bak Prachya Pinkaew, 2003 8.0
01.22.05 Lost Boys of Sudan Megan Mylan & Jon Shenk, 2003 8.0
01.22.05 Mean Girls Mark Waters, 2004 7.5
01.14.05 Tokyo Olympiad (The Criterion Collection) Kon Ichikawa, 1965 6.5
01.04.05 The Aviator Martin Scorsese, 2004 7.0

12.21.04 Maria Full of Grace Joshua Marston, 2004 9.5
12.05.04 Shaun of the Dead Edgar Wright, 2004 8.5
10.28.04 Dawn of the Dead (2004) (unrated director's cut) Zach Snyder, 2004 7.5
10.22.04 The Manchurian Candidate John Frankenheimer, 1962 9.0
10.10.04 The Iron-Fisted Monk Sammo Hug, 1977 9.0


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