FILMS SEEN, 2005

All films from U.S.A. unless otherwise specified.

(- seen on video; / repeat viewing; [v] video piece; [p] paracinema (installation, etc.); [s] short, under 30 minutes; [m] medium length, 30-69 min; * grade changed upon repeat viewing)

 

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JANUARY

-Bright Leaves (Ross McElwee) [5]

-The Draughtsman's Contract (Peter Greenaway, U.K., 1982)

Swades (Ashutosh Gowariker, India) [6]

Ocean's Twelve (Steven Soderbergh) [7]

-The Other (Youssef Chahine, Egypt / France, 1999)

A Very Long Engagement (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France / U.S.) [7]

-Sombra dolorosa (Guy Maddin, Canada) [s] [4]

-A Trip to the Orphanage (Guy Maddin, Canada) [s] [7]

Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood) [6]

-Jesus, You Know (Ulrich Seidl, Austria) [v] [4]

-Two-Lane Blacktop (Monte Hellman, 1971)

-Common Ground (Adolfo Aristarain, Argentina / Spain) [5]

/Knighty Knight Bugs (Friz Freling, 1958) [s]

The Living World (Eugène Green, France) [5]

In Good Company (Paul Weitz) [6]

/Vera Drake (Mike Leigh, U.K.) [7]

She's One of Us (Siegrid Alnoy, France) [8]

Bad Education (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain) [7]

Head-On (Fatih Akin, Germany / Turkey) [6]

Mr. Hulot's Holiday (Jacques Tati, France, 1953)

Interstellar Lower East Side Ramble (Ken Jacobs) [p] [9]

The Woodsman (Nicole Kassell) [5]

/-Earth (Alexander Dovzhenko, U.S.S.R., 1930) [m]

-Dishonored (Josef von Sternberg, 1931)

[Here I saw the usual Film 1A collection of Lumière, Méliès, and Porter shorts I show every year. Don't feel like listing them yet again.]

Dwightiana (Marie Menken, 1957) [s]

Glimpse of the Garden (Marie Menken, 1957) [s]

/Go Go Go (Marie Menken, 1962-64) [s]

Hurry! Hurry! (Marie Menken, 1957) [s]

/Notebook (Marie Menken, 1962-63) [s]

Visual Variations on Noguchi (Marie Menken, 1945) [s]

/The Gleaners and I (Agnès Varda, France, 2000) [v]

-La petite Lili (Claude Miller, France / Canada) [6]

-Who Killed Bambi? (Gilles Marchand, France) [4]

-It's All About Love (Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark / Sweden / U.K. / U.S. / Japan / Germany / The Netherlands) [5]

/-The Spanish Earth (Joris Ivens, U.S. / Spain / The Netherlands, 1937) [m]

/-Night and Fog (Alain Resnais, France, 1955) [m]

 

FEBRUARY

/-Intolerance (D.W. Griffith, 1916)

/The Lonely Villa (D.W. Griffith, 1909) [s]

-Mr. Jealousy (Noah Baumbach, 1997)

Assault on Precinct 13 (Jean-François Richet) [4]

-Samaritan Girl (Kim Ki-duk, South Korea) [5]

Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong, 1991)

/A Corner in Wheat (D.W. Griffith, 1909) [s]

/-Weekend (Jean-Luc Godard, France, 1967)

/-Riddles of the Sphinx (Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen, U.K., 1977)

-Opera #1 (Hal Hartley, 1994) [s]

/-Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, U.S.S.R., 1925)

/-British Sounds (Dziga-Vertov Group, U.K. / France, 1970) [m]

/-Letter to Jane (Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin, France, 1972) [m]

/-Peeping Tom (Michael Powell, U.K., 1960)

-Down By Law (Jim Jarmusch, 1986)

-The Green Ray (Eric Rohmer, France, 1986)

-The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (Asia Argento, U.K.) [7]

-Ken Park (Larry Clark and Ed Lachman, U.S. / France / The Netherlands, 2002)

-Wimbledon (Richard Loncraine, U.K. / France) [7]

/-The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, France, 1939)

/<---> (Michael Snow, Canada, 1969) [m]

-The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy / France / West Germany, 1970)

-10 on Ten (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran / France) [v] [3]

Ballhead (Ode to IBM) (Mara Mattuschka, Austria, 1985) [s]

Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, Belgium / France, 1975)

-When Will I Be Loved (James Toback) [6]

-Sex is Comedy (Catherine Breillat, France, 2002)

/Castro Street (Bruce Baillie, 1966) [s]

/Flaming Creatures (Jack Smith, 1963) [m]

 

MARCH

-The Missing (Lee Kang-sheng, Taiwan) [7]

-Persona (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1966)

-Catastrophe (David Mamet, U.K., 2000) [s]

-Breath (Damien Hirst, U.K., 2000) [s]

-Play (Anthony Minghella, U.K., 2000) [s]

The Jacket (John Maybury, U.K. / Canada) [6]

Dyn Amo (Stephen Dwoskin, U.K., 1972) [W/O] (1:35)

/-Daisies (Vera Chytilová. Czechoslovakia, 1966)

-To Have and Have Not (Howard Hawks, 1944)

Ong-bak (Prachya Pinkaew, Thailand) [5]

/redshift (Emily Robertson, U.K.) [s] [5]

Aspect (Emily Richardson, U.K.) [s] [7]

Quick's Thicket (Diane Kitchen) [s] [6]

/Skagafjördur (Peter Hutton, U.S. / Iceland) [m] [8]

Winchester (Jeremy Blake) [v/p/s] [5]

----- Winchester (Jeremy Blake, 2002)

----- 1906 (Jeremy Blake, 2003)

----- Century 21 (Jeremy Blake, 2004)

/-Napoleon Dynamite (Jared Hess) [7]

Mini Cine Tupy (Sérgio Block, Argentina) [v/s] [7]

-Jours en fleurs (Louise Bourque) [s] [5]

Lawn (Monteith McCollum) [v/s] [5]

-A Hole in the Ground (Eveline Ketterings, The Netherlands) [s] [3]

My Most Important Self-Portrait (James Barany) [v/s] [2]

-The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Episodes 1-3 (Peter Greenaway, U.K. / The Netherlands) [7]

The Fatal Glass of Beer (Clyde Bruckman, 1933) [s]

It's a Gift (Norman Z. McLeod, 1934)

-Monkey Business (Howard Hawks, 1952)

-Echo Echo (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s] [4]

-Basis pH (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s] [6]

-Monologue Exterieur (Francien van Everdingen, The Netherlands) [s] [8] [watched twice]

/-Echo Echo (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s] [4]

/-Basis pH (Dietmar Brehm, Austria) [s] [6]

-To Live (Zhang Yimou, China, 1994)

/-Born in Flames (Lizzie Borden, 1983)

/-Trouble Every Day (Claire Denis, France, 2001)

-Shaolin Soccer (Stephen Chow, Hong Kong, 2001)

 

APRIL

-Memories of Murder (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea) [7]

-Bringing Up Baby (Howard Hawks, 1938)

-NYC 3/94 (Hal Hartley, 1994) [v/s]

-Kimono (Hal Hartley, 2000) [s]

-The Other Also (Hal Hartley, 1997) [v/s]

Sin City (Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez) [4]

/-Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989)

13 Lakes (James Benning) [7]

/-Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, Japan, 1953)

-Clean, Shaven (Lodge H. Kerrigan, 1993)

Gunner Palace (Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker) [4]

Pretty Persuasion (Marcos Siega; Written by the canuck Genius Skander Halim) [7]

2046 (Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong) [9]

Eros (Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong / Steven Soderbergh, U.S. / Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy) [4]

Major Dundee (Sam Peckinpah, 1965) [2005 reconstruction]

Primo Amore (Matteo Garrone, Italy) [6]

A Hole in My Heart (Lukas Moodysson, Sweden) [8]

-Frankly Caroline (Frank and Caroline Mouris, 1999) [v/s]

-The Perfect Human (Jørgen Leth, Denmark, 1967) [s]

-The Pornographers (Shohei Imamura, Japan, 1966)

/-A Petal (Jang Sun-woo, South Korea, 1996)

/-Images of the World and the Inscription of War (Harun Farocki, West Germany, 1989)

-The Religion Hour (My Mother's Smile) (Marco Bellocchio, Italy, 2002)

-Save the Green Planet! (Jang Jun-hwan, South Korea) [5]

Melinda and Melinda (Woody Allen) [W/O] (0:30)

/-At Five in the Afternoon (Samira Makhmalbaf, Iran / France) [7]

/-Looking for Langston (Isaac Julien, U.K., 1988) [m]

/-Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, 1943) [s]

-King of Comedy (Stephen Chow, Hong Kong, 1999)

-Last Life in the Universe (Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Thailand) [6]

-Love Exists (Maurice Pialat, France, 1961) [s]

-Le Chant du Styrene (Alain Resnais, France, 1957) [s]

-Le Coup de Berger [The Shepherd's Move] (Jacques Rivette, France, 1957) [s]

-Une histoire d'eau (Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, France, 1958) [s]

-The Laboratory of Fear (Patrice Leconte, France, 1971) [s]

-24 Hours in the Life of a Clown (Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 1946) [s]

-Take My Eyes (Icíar Bollaín, Spain) [3]

-Assault on Precinct 13 (John Carpenter, 1976)

Millions (Danny Boyle, U.K.) [6]

-The Corridor (Sharunas Bartas, Lithuania / Germany, 1994)

-Few of Us (Sharunas Bartas, Portugal / France / Germany / Lithuania, 1996)

/-The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, Algeria / Italy, 1965)

-Funeral Parade of Roses (Toshio Matsumoto, Japan, 1969)

The Spectator (Paolo Franchi, Italy) [4]

Niki and Flo (Lucian Pintilie, Romania / France) [6]

Cigarettes and Coffee (Cristi Puiu, Romania) [s] [5]

A Child Love Story (Ben Diogaye Beye, Senegal) [W/O] (0:27)

 

MAY

Vaterland: A Hunting Journal (David Jarab, Czech Republic) [3]

Czech Dream (Vit Klusák and Filip Remunda, Czech Republic) [v] [7]

/-The Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes (Stan Brakhage, 1971) [m]

/Kung Fu Hustle (Stephen Chow, Hong Kong) [9]

-Baraka (Ron Fricke, 1992)

-Three . . . Extremes (Takashi Miike, Japan / Fruit Chan, Hong Kong / Park Chanwook, South Korea) [4]

-Waiting Room (Zeki Demirkubuz, Turkey) [6]

-Long Twilight (Attila Janisch, Hungary, 1997)

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (Judy Irving) [7]

-Funny Ha Ha (Andrew Bujalski) [6]

-Jesus of Montreal (Denys Arcand, Canada, 1989)

Lost Embrace (Daniel Burman, Argentina / France / Italy / Spain) [6]

-The Girl Can't Help It (Frank Tashlin, 1956)

Fever Pitch (Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly) [5]

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Alex Gibney) [5]

-Downfall (Oliver Hirschbiegel, Germany) [4]

-A Slipping-Down Life (Toni Kalem, 1999)

Crash (Paul Haggis) [2]

-Not on the Lips (Alain Resnais, France) [6] [tentative grade]

-Sauvage Innocence (Philippe Garrel, France, 2001)

Look at Me [Comme une image] (Agnès Jaoui, France) [6]

-Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1957)

-The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (Yasujiro Ozu, Japan, 1952)

 

JUNE

Brothers (Susanne Bier, Denmark) [5]

Layer Cake (Mathhew Vaughn, U.K.) [6]

Bunty and Babli (Shaad Ali Sahgal, India) [4]

/Crash (Paul Haggis) [2]

-Killer (Darezhan Omirbaev, Kazakhstan / France / Switzerland, 1998)

-The Fearless Freaks (Bradley Beesley) [5]

-La Notte (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy, 1961)

-Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci, France / Italy, 1972)

-Jour de fête (Jacques Tati, France, 1949) [color version]

/-Exotica (Atom Egoyan, Canada, 1994)

-National Treasure (Jon Turteltaub) [5]

My Summer of Love (Pawel Pawlikowski, U.K.) [5]

Mysterious Skin (Gregg Araki) [6]

Tiger Balm (Memoranda Magellani #1) (Hollis Frampton, 1972) [s]

Palindrome (Hollis Frampton, 1969) [s]

Drafts and Fragments: Straits of Magellan (Hollis Frampton, 1974) [m]

More Than Meets The Eye (Hollis Frampton, 1979) [s]

/Otherwise Unexplained Fires (Hollis Frampton, 1976) [s]

Mindfall, Parts I & VII (The Birth of Magellan) (Hollis Frampton, 1980) [m]

Yellow Springs (Vanishing Point #1) (Hollis Frampton, 1972) [s]

Howl's Moving Castle (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan) [6]

Happily Ever After [Ils se marièrent et eurent beaucoup d'enfants] (Yvan Attal, France) [4]

À tout de suite (Benoit Jacquot, France) [4]

-The Mighty Quinn (Carl Schenkel, 1989)

/-Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001) [director's cut]

-Meet the Fockers (Jay Roach) [3]

-The Mirror (Jafar Panahi, Iran, 1997)

-Vodka Lemon (Hiner Saleem, France / Italy / Switzerland / Armenia) [5]

Batman Begins (Christopher Nolan) [6]

-Border Incident (Anthony Mann, 1949)

 

JULY

Land of the Dead (George A. Romero, Canada / France / U.S.) [8]

-The adventures of James and David (Bertrand Bonello, France, 1997) [s]

-The Pornographer (Bertrand Bonello, France, 2001)

-The Young Girls of Rochefort (Jacques Demy, France, 1969)

/-Goodbye dragon inn (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan) [6]*

-Wisdom Teeth (Dr. Richard Konys, DMD, n.d.) [v/s]

-A Dirty Shame (John Waters) [5]

Masculine Feminine (Jean-Luc Godard, France, 1966)

-Good Morning (Yasujiro Ozu, Japan, 1959)

/-Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick, U.K. / U.S., 1999)

/-Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick, 1987)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Tim Burton) [5]

/-The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)

-California Split (Robert Altman, 1974)

The Devil's Rejects (Rob Zombie, U.S. / Germany) [7]

/-Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, U.S. / U.K., 1975)

-The Girl From Monday (Hal Hartley) [5]*

/-A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, U.K., 1971)

/-2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

Me and You and Everyone We Know (Miranda July) [6]

 

AUGUST

/-Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick, 1964)

Silvia Prieto (Martín Rejtman, Argentina, 1999)

-Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero, U.S. / Italy, 1978)

/-Lolita (Stanley Kubrick, U.S. / U.K., 1962)

/-Paths of Glory (Stanley Kubrick, 1957)

-Undertow (David Gordon Green) [4]

Happy Endings (Don Roos) [4]

Hustle & Flow (Craig Brewer) [5]

-Ruan Ling-yu [aka Actress aka Center Stage] (Stanley Kwan, Hong Kong, 1992) [153-minute director's cut]

/-Day of the Fight (Stanley Kubrick, 1951) [s]

-Raincoat (Rituparno Ghosh, India) [5]

/-Vive L'Amour (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan, 1994)

-Kicking and Screaming (Noah Baumbach, 1995)

-Harry + Max (Christopher Munch) [5]

-Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (Stuart Samuels, Canada / U.S.) [7]

Broken Flowers (Jim Jarmusch) [7]

The Beat That My Heart Skipped (Jacques Audiard, France) [5]

-The Talent Given Us (Andrew Wagner) [4]

-Scanners (David Cronenberg, Canada, 1980)

Red Eye (Wes Craven) [4]

-Fingers (James Toback, 1978)

The 40 Year Old Virgin (Judd Apatow) [7]

/-Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (Rawson Marshall Thurber) [7]

/-Demon (Heinz Emigholz, West Germany, 1977) [s]

/-The Sleeper (Pascal Aubier, France, 1974) [s]

-Xiao Wu (Jia Zhang Ke, China, 1997)

The Colonial Misunderstanding (Jean-Marie Teno, Cameroon / France / Germany) [v] [3]

 

SEPTEMBER

-The Delta (Ira Sachs, 1996)

Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog) [7]

-Hellzapoppin' (H.C. Potter, 1941)

-Malina (Werner Schroeter, Germany / Austria, 1991)

-A Lot Like Love (Nigel Cole) [5]

/-Good Morning, Night (Marco Bellocchio, Italy) [5]*

Three Times (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan) [7]

Through the Forest (Jean Paul Civeyrac, France) [m] [6]

Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine (Peter Tscherkassky, Austria) [s] [6]

fugitive l(i)ght (Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Canada) [s] [4]

Close Quarters (Jim Jennings) [s] [10]

Pyramid Lake Piaute Reservation Exposure (Lynn Marie Kirby) [v/s] [8]

Black Belt Test Exposure (Lynn Marie Kirby) [v/s] [8] [tentative grade]

site specific_ROMA 04 (Olivo Barbieri, Italy) [s] [5]

Douro, Faina Fluvial (Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal, 1931) [s]

Takeshis' (Takeshi Kitano, Japan) [8]

The Sun (Alexander Sokurov, Russia / Italy / France / Switzerland) [8]

Battle in Heaven (Carlos Reygadas, Mexico / France / Germany / Belgium) [7]

Familia (Louise Archambault, Canada) [W/O] (0:31)

Manderlay (Lars von Trier, Denmark) [6]

The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (Timothy and Stephen Quay, U.K. / Germany / France) [3]

Essex Street Market (Ernie Gehr) [v/s] [8]

Noon Time Activities (Ernie Gehr) [v/s] [6]

Workers Leaving the Factory (After Lumière) (Ernie Gehr) [v/s] [8]

Greene Street (Ernie Gehr) [v/s] [9]

Sa-kwa (Kang Yi-kwan, South Korea) [5]

Time Off (Paréntesis) (Francisca Schweitzer and Pablo Solís, Chile) [W/O] (0:32)

Hidden (Caché) (Michael Haneke, France / Austria / Germany / Italy) [7]

Aerial (Margaret Tait, U.K., 1974) [s]

Half-Moon for Margaret (Ute Aurand, Germany) [s] [6]

India (Ute Aurand, Germany) [m] [3]

Bangkok Loco (Pornchai Honggrattanporn, Thailand) [W/O] (0:18)

Something Like Happiness (Bohdan Sláma, Czech Republic) [6]

Mary (Abel Ferrara, France / Italy) [5]

Backstage (Emmanuelle Bercot, France) [5]

The Forsaken Land (Vimukthi Jayasundara, Sri Lanka / France) [6]

Lapse Lose All (Kathryn MacKay and Alexi Manis, Canada) [v/s] [4]

Ruby Skin (Eve Heller) [s] [7]

Shape Shift (Scott Stark) [v/s] [7]

SSHTOORRTY (Michael Snow, Canada) [v/s] [7]

Hank Williams First Nation (Aaron James Sorensen, Canada) [W/O] (0:25)

The District! (Áron Gauder, Hungary) [5]

Tideland (Terry Gilliam, U.K. / Canada) [6]

Regular Lovers (Philippe Garrel, France) [9]

Gabrielle (Patrice Chéreau, France / Italy) [7]

Wassup Rockers (Larry Clark) [7]

The President's Last Bang (Im Sang-soo, South Korea) [7]

Cold Showers (Antony Cordier, France) [W/O] (0:35)

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (Park Chan-wook, South Korea) [3]

Iron Island (Mohammad Rasoulof, Iran) [5]

Fallen (Fred Y. Kelemen, Germany / Latvia) [4]

Drawing Restraint 9 (Matthew Barney) [5]

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, Romania) [5]

The Wayward Cloud (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan) [7]

Memories in the Mist (Buddhadeb Dasgupta, India) [5]

-Zizek! (Astra Taylor, U.S. / Canada) [v] [6]

-The Time We Killed (Jennifer Reeves) [4]

-Night Watch (Timur Bekmambetov, Russia) [5]

-Cinévardaphoto (Agnès Varda, France) [7]

----- /-Ydessa, The Bears and Etc. (Agnès Varda, France) [v/m] [6]

----- -Ulysse (Agnès Varda, France, 1982) [s]

----- -Salut les Cubains (Agnès Varda, France, 1964) [s]

A History of Violence (David Cronenberg) [7]

The Aristocrats (Paul Provenza) [5]

 

OCTOBER

Dry Summer (Metin Erksan, Turkey, 1964)

/-The Holy Girl (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina / Spain / Italy) [8]*

Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins, Norway / Sweden / U.K., 1974) [174-minute theatrical edit]

-Jericho's Echo: Punk Rock in the Holy Land (Liz Nord, Israel / U.S.) [v] [5]

-Methadonia (Michel Negroponte) [v] [5]

Thumbsucker (Mike Mills) [W/O] (0:30)

Corpse Bride (Mike Johnson and Tim Burton) [6]

Hope (Umut) (Yilmaz Güney, Turkey, 1970)

/-The Brown Bunny (Vincent Gallo) [9]

-Tale of Cinema (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea / France) [8]

/2046 (Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong) [7]*

/-Tale of Cinema (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea / France) [8]

-Walk on Water (Eytan Fox, Israel) [4]

-The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea, 1996)

Junebug (Phil Morrison) [5]

5x2 (Cinq fois deux) (François Ozon, France) [5]

-Xala (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal, 1975)

Sürü (The Herd) (Zeki Ökten [for Yilmaz Güney], Turkey, 1978)

Elizabethtown (Cameron Crowe) [3]

-Last Days (Gus Van Sant) [5]

Where the Truth Lies (Atom Egoyan, Canada / U.K.) [6]

 

NOVEMBER

-Innocence (Lucile Hadzihalilovic, France) [7]

-In Your Hands (Annette K. Olesen, Denmark) [5]

/Pretty Persuasion (Marcos Siega) [7]

-Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (Yuan Chu, Hong Kong, 1972)

The World (Jia Zhangke, China / Japan / France) [6]

-Seven Swords (Tsui Hark, China / Hong Kong / South Korea) [7]

-The Year of Living Vicariously (Amir Muhammad, Malaysia / Indonesia) [v/m] [7]

The Edukators [Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei!] (Hans Weingartner, Germany / Austria) [W/O] (1:05) [reel missing]

-Tokyo Magic Hour (Amir Muhammad, Malaysia / Japan) [v/m] [7]

-Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (Robert Altman, 1976)

Capote (Bennett Miller) [4]

-Gilles' Wife (Frédéric Fonteyne, Belgium / France / Luxembourg / Italy / Switzerland) [4]

Good Night, And Good Luck. (George Clooney) [6]

/-Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / France / Italy / Germany) [8]

-The Edukators [Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei!] (Hans Weingartner, Germany / Austria) [second half] [4]

/-Le Retour à la raison (Man Ray, France, 1923) [s]

/-Ballet mécanique (Fernand Léger and Dudley Murphy, France, 1923-24) [s]

/-Anémic cinéma (Marcel Duchamp, France, 1924-26) [s]

-seven montage sequences (Slavko Vorkapich, 1928-37) [s]

-Night on Bald Mountain (Alexandre Alexeief and Claire Parker, France, 1933) [s]

/-Scherzo (Norman McLaren, Canada, 1939) [s]

-The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (Adam Curtis, U.K.) [v] [5]

-Wild Side (Sébastien Lifshitz, France / Belgium / U.K.) [4]

-Far Side of the Moon (Robert Lepage, Canada) [5]

 

DECEMBER

-6horts (Amir Muhammad, Malaysia, 2002) [v]

Tony Takitani (Jun Ichikawa, Japan) [7]

-Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody? (Miguel Arteta) [s] [5]

-Fort Apache (John Ford, 1948)

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Shane Black) [7]

-District 13 (Pierre Morel, France) [5]

-Rize (David La Chapelle) [4]

-The Big Durian (Amir Muhammad, Malaysia) [v] [6]

The Squid and the Whale (Noah Baumbach) [5]

-Nô (Robert Lepage, Canada, 1998)

Paradise Now (Hany Abu-Assad, Palestine / The Netherlands / Germany / France) [5]

-The Baxter (Michael Showalter) [5]

-Paheli (Amol Palekar, India) [4]

-Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee) [7]

King Kong (Peter Jackson, U.S. / New Zealand) [5]

-30.40 (James Fotopoulos) [v/s] [4]

-Cinderella Man (Ron Howard) [5]

The Dying Gaul (Craig Lucas) [4]

-Magic Mirror (Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal) [6]

good night and have a pleasant 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

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