FILMS SEEN, 2009

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; \ repeat viewing of something I walked out of or fell asleep during)

 

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JANUARY

-Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (Stephen Kijak, U.K.) [7]

-60 Seconds (Analog) (Christoph Girardet, Germany, 2002) [v/s]

-Stuck (Stuart Gordon, Canada / U.S. / U.K. / Germany) [6]

/-The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina / France / Italy / Spain) [7]

-Waltz With Bashir (Ari Folman, Israel / France / Germany / U.S.) [5]

-Changeling (Clint Eastwood) [5]

-Of Time and the City (Terence Davies, U.K.) [v] [6]

-Afterschool (Antonio Campos) [7]

-Julia (Erick Zonca, France / U.S. / Mexico / Belgium) [7]

/-Maxwell's Demon (Hollis Frampton, 1968) [s]

-Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (Peter Sollett) [4]

-Doubt (John Patrick Shanley) [5]

-Taken (Pierre Morel, France) [5]

-Genova (Michael Winterbottom, U.K.) [5]

-Cargo 200 (Alexei Balabanov, Russia) [6]

 

FEBRUARY

-Razzle Dazzle: The Lost World (Ken Jacobs) [v] [5]

-Four Nights With Anna (Jerzy Skolimowski, Poland / France) [7]

-Holy Woods (Cécile Fontaine, France) [s] [7] [tentative grade]

-I Just Didn't Do It (Masayuki Suo, Japan, 2006)

/-Holy Woods (Cécile Fontaine, France) [s] [7]

-Going Back Home (Louise Bourque, Canada, 2000) [s] [x2]

-The Visitor (Tom McCarthy) [5]

-The Secret of the Grain (Abdellatif Kechiche, France) [7]

-Megane (Glasses) (Naoko Ogigami, Japan) [3]

-My Dear Enemy (Lee Yoon-ki, South Korea) [7]

-L'éclat du mal / The Bleeding Heart of It (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 2005) [s]

/-Jours en fleurs (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 2003) [s]

-Self Portrait Post Mortem (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 2002) [s]

-Fissures (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 1999) [s]

/-Imprint (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 1997) [s]

/-Going Back Home (Louise Bourque, Canada, 2000) [s] [x2]

-Just Words (Louise Bourque, Canada, 1991) [s]

-Jolicoeur Touriste (Louise Bourque, Canada, 1989) [s]

/-The Garden of Earthly Delights (Stan Brakhage, 1981) [s]

/-Rage Net (Stan Brakhage, 1988) [s]

/-Jerichow (Christian Petzold, Germany) [9]

/-Yella (Christian Petzold, Germany) [6]*

/-L'éclat du mal / The Bleeding Heart of It (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 2005) [s]

/-Jours en fleurs (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 2003) [s]

/-Self Portrait Post Mortem (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada, 2002) [s]

-Peyote Queen (Storm De Hirsch, 1965) [s]

-By Night with Torch and Spear (Joseph Cornell, 1940s?) [s]

-7362 (Pat O'Neill, 1967) [s]

/-New Improved Institutional Quality: In the Environment of Liquids and Nasals a Parasitic Vowel Sometimes Develops (Owen Land [George Landow], 1976) [s]

-Fog Line (Larry Gottheim, 1970)

-The Postman Always Rings Twice (Tay Garnett, 1946)

-Bungalow (Ulrich Köhler, Germany, 2002)

-Lion's Den (Pablo Trapero, Argentina / South Korea / Brazil) [6]

-Three Monkeys (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey / France / Italy) [6]

-Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany) [s] [8]

-Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman) [7]

-I Could Never Be Your Woman (Amy Heckerling) [6]

/-Enchanted (Kevin Lima) [6]

 

MARCH

-All Around Us (Ryosuke Hashiguchi, Japan) [6]

/-Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany) [s] [8]

-Fados (Carlos Saura, Spain / Portugal) [5]

Eclats D'Orphee (Thunderbolts of Orpheus) (Patrick Bokanowski, France, 2002) [s]

K (Reves / Berberes) (Frédérique Devaux, France, 2006) [s]

/Holy Woods (Cécile Fontaine, France) [s] [7]

Nûr: Cosmos Spiritus / Nûr Version 1 (Olivier Fouchard, France, 2005) [s]

Côte Jardin (Rose Lowder, France) [s] [7]

Fone Fur Follies (Vivian Ostrovsky, France) [v/s] [3]

Péribole (Marc Plas, France) [v/s] [4]

Mer (Martine Rousset, France, 2003) [s]

Fenice (Marcelle Thirache, France, 2003) [s]

Cristaux Liquides (Jean Painlevé, France, 1978)

-City of Ember (Gil Kenan) [7] [tentative grade]

-California Dreamin' (Endless) (Cristian Nemescu, Romania) [6]

-Coffee & Milk (Mary Magsamen & Stephan Hillerbrand, 2005-06) [v/s]

-Examined Life (Astra Taylor, Canada) [5]

-Bullet in the Head (Jaime Rosales, Spain / France) [6]

-Two Lovers (James Gray) [7]

/-Duck Amuck (Charles M. Jones, 1953) [s]

Coraline (Henry Selick) [6]

-Sex and the City (Michael Patrick King) [5]

-The Chaser (Na Hong-jin, South Korea) [6]

-American Venus (Bruce Sweeney, Canada) [7]

-The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (Chuck Jones, 1965) [s]

/-What's Opera, Doc? (Chuck Jones, 1957) [s]

-Frontier of Dawn (Philippe Garrel, France) [7]

 

APRIL

-The Promotion (Steve Conrad) [7]

-Bolt (Byron Howard & Chris Williams) [6]

The Presentation Theme (Jim Trainor) [s] [5]

1-9 (Mary Billyou) [v/s] [4]

Adrift (Julika Rudelius, The Netherlands) [v/s] [3]

I Deeply Regret (Karø Goldt, Austria / Germany) [v/s] [5]

Cleopatra's Teeth (Mika Kiburz) [s] [6]

Kempinski (Neil Beloufa, France) [v/s] [5]

a little prayer (H-E-L-P) (Louise Bourque, U.S. / Canada) [v/s] [7]

-Low Profile [Falscher Bekenner] (Christoph Hochhäusler, Germany / Denmark, 2005)

-Boy/Analysis: An Abridgement of Melanie Klein's "Narrative of a Child Analysis" (Steve Reinke, Canada) [v/s] [4]

-The Pitch (Isabell Spengler, Germany) [v/s] [6]

-12 x 26 (Andrew James Paterson, Canada) [v/s] [3]

-Kalendar (Naomi Uman, U.S. / Ukraine) [s] [7]

Nature Morte (Akram Zaatari, Lebanon) [v/s] [5]

O'er the Land (Deborah Stratman) [m] [4]

just beyond the screen - the universe - as we know it - is ending (Christine Lucy Latimer, Canada) [v/s] [6]

Mount Shasta (Oliver Husain, Canada) [s] [8]

/12 x 26 (Andrew J. Patterson, Canada) [v/s] [3]

Film Noir (100% Black Film 1) (Jorge Lorenzo, Mexico) [s] [?]

The Diamond (Descartes' Daughter) (Emily Wardill, U.K.) [s] [7]

Polytechnique (Denis Villeneuve, Canada) [7]

Retrato Oficial (Official Portrait) (Francisca Duran, Canada) [v/s] [5]

Bernadette (Duncan Campbell, U.K.) [v/m] [7]

On the Logic of Dubious Historical Accounts, 1969-1972 (Peter Miller and Alexander Stewart, U.S. / Germany) [s] [6]

Chinese is a Plus (Sylvie Boisseau & Frank Westermeyer, Switzerland / Germany) [v/m] [W/O] (0:18)

Account (Jan Peacock, Canada) [p] [7]

there there (Jan Peacock, Canada) [v/s/p] [7]

Finder (Jan Peacock, Canada) [v/s/p] [6]

Toronto-EMAKI (Takashi Ishida, Japan) [v/p] [5]

Something Better (Aleesa Cohene, Canada) [v/m/p] [8]

-Lorna's Silence (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Belgium / France) [7]

-Blindness (Fernando Meirelles, Canada / Brazil / Japan) [4]

-The 400 Blows (Francois Truffaut, France, 1959)

/-The Incredibles (Brad Bird, 2004)

-The Class [Entre les murs] (Laurent Cantet, France) [5]

 

MAY

-The Strangers (Bryan Bertino) [6]

Oblivion (Heddy Honigmann, Peru / The Netherlands / Germany) [6]

Lake Tahoe (Fernando Eimbcke, Mexico / U.S. / Japan) [8]

-Tyson (James Toback) [5]

-The Girlfriend Experience (Steven Soderbergh) [7]

-Canary (Alejandro Adams) [7]

-The Great Buck Howard (Sean McGinly) [5]

-Falling (Richard Dutcher) [6] [changed to 7 on reconsideration]

-States of Grace (Richard Dutcher, 2006)

-God's Army (Richard Dutcher, 2000)

/-Brigham City (Richard Dutcher, 2001)

-Nursery University (Marc H. Simon) [5]

-Double Take (Johan Grimonprez, Belgium / Germany / The Netherlands) [4]

-Quarry (Richard P. Rogers, 1970) [s]

-The Windmill Movie (Alexander Olch) [4]

/-WALL·E (Andrew Stanton) [8]

-The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (Rawson Marshall Thurber) [4]

Rudo y Cursi (Carlos Cuarón, Mexico) [5]

-Tony Manero (Pablo Larrain, Chile / Brazil) [7]

-Phoebe in Wonderland (Daniel Barnz) [7]

-Anvil: The Story of Anvil (Sacha Gervais) [6]

-Lemon Tree (Eran Riklis, Israel / Germany / France) [4]

-Guest of Cindy Sherman (Paul H-O & Tom Donohue) [v] [2]

-The International (Tom Tykwer, U.S. / Germany / U.K.) [7]

-Bronson (Nicolas Winding Refn, U.K.) [4]

 

JUNE

/-Presto (Doug Sweetland) [s] [7]

-Crank: High Voltage (Neveldine / Taylor) [7]

-Up (Pete Docter) [2D version] [5]

-Tokyo! (Michel Gondry / Leos Carax / Bong Joon-ho, France / Japan / Germany / South Korea) [6.33]

-------Interior Design (Gondry) [7]

-------Merde (Carax) [7]

-------Shaking Tokyo (Bong) [5]

-My Magic (Eric Khoo, Singapore) [5]

-Tropic Thunder (Ben Stiller) [6]

-City of Life and Death [Nanking! Nanking!] (Lu Chuan, China / Hong Kong) [6]

-Sutro (Jeanne Liotta) [v/s] [7]

/-Sutro (Jeanne Liotta) [v/s] [8]

The Limits of Control (Jim Jarmusch, Spain / U.S. / Japan) [8]

-Impolex (Alex Ross Perry) [5]

Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi) [6]

-Made of Honor (Paul Weiland, U.S. / U.K.) [4]

/-Sutro (Jeanne Liotta) [v/s] [8]

Away We Go (Sam Mendes, U.S. / U.K.) [5]

-The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942)

-Sunshine Cleaning (Christine Jeffs) [5]

/-37/78: Tree Again (Kurt Kren, Austria, 1978) [s]

/-31/75: Asyl (Kurt Kren, 1975) [s]

-20/68: Schatzi (Kurt Kren, 1968) [s]

-Mon Oncle (Jacques Tati, France, 1958)

/St. Ignatius Church Exposure: Lenten Light Conversions (Lynn Marie Kirby, 2005) [v/s] [long version]

/Golden Gate Bridge Exposure: Poised For Parabolas (Lynn Marie Kirby, 2005) [v/s]

Refracted Case Histories (Lynn Marie Kirby, 2005) [v/s]

Holes Where Eyes Did Once Inhabit (Lynn Marie Kirby, 2005) [v/s]

The Beaches of Agnès (Agnès Varda, France) [v] [7]

 

JULY

-575 Castro St. (Jenni Olson) [s] [7]

/-Sutro (Jeanne Liotta) [v/s] [8]

-Nollywood Babylon (Ben Addelman & Samir Mallal, Canada) [v] [6]

/-Burn After Reading (Joel and Ethan Coen, U.S. / U.K. / France) [8]

False Aging (Lewis Klahr) [v/s] [?] [definitely positive, but I need more viewings]

-Duplicity (Tony Gilroy) [8]

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

-Adventureland (Greg Mottola) [5]

-Wanted (Timur Bekmambetov, U.S. / Germany) [4]

-Black and White Trypps Number One (Ben Russell, 2005) [s]

-Black and White Trypps Number Two (Ben Russell, 2006) [s]

/-Black and White Trypps Number Three (Ben Russell) [s] [7]

-Black and White Trypps Number Four (Ben Russell) [s] [7]

/-Trypps #5 (Dubai) (Ben Russell, U.S. / United Arab Emirates) [s] [7]

-Trypps #6 (Malobi) (Ben Russell, U.S. / Suriname) [s] [9]

/-False Aging (Lewis Klahr) [v/s] [7]

-MASH (Robert Altman, 1970) [x2]

-Brüno (Larry Charles) [5]

/-Bolt (Byron Howard & Chris Williams) [6]

-That Obscure Object of Desire (Luis Buñuel, France / Spain, 1977)

-Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (David Yates, U.K. / U.S.) [6]

-Afternoon (Angela Schanelec, Germany) [7]

-Watchmen (Zack Snyder) [4]

-Let Each One Go Where He May (Ben Russell, U.S. / Suriname) [8]

-Beeswax (Andrew Bujalski) [7]

-California Company Town (Lee Anne Schmitt) [7]

-In The Loop (Armando Iannucci, U.K.) [8]

/-Black and White Trypps Number Four (Ben Russell) [s] [7]

-Forbidden Lie$ (Anna Broinowski, Australia) [7]

/-Trypps #6 (Malobi) (Ben Russell, U.S. / Suriname) [s] [8]* [It's meaning shifts after seeing LEOGWHM, but it isn't diminished.]

Moon (Duncan Jones, U.K.) [6]

/Canary (Alejando Adams) [v] [7]

-World's Greatest Dad (Bobcat Goldthwait) [7]

-Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939)

-I Love You, Man (John Hamburg) [5]

/-Pete's Dragon (Don Chaffey, 1977)

 

AUGUST

/-Beeswax (Andrew Bujalski) [7]

-Speak City [excerpt] (Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, Canada) [v/s/p] [6]

This Transition Will Never End #2 (Jeremy Shaw, Canada) [v/s/p] [4]

-The Shape of Things (Oliver Pietsch, Germany) [v/s/p] [3]

Around The Bay (Alejandro Adams) [v] [6]

-Cape No. 7 (Wei Te-sheng, Taiwan) [6]

-Workers Leaving the Factory (Dubai) (Ben Russell, U.S. / United Arab Emirates) [s] [7]

-Daumë (Ben Russell, 2000) [s]

-The Red and the Blue Gods (Ben Russell, 2005) [s]

-Tjúba Tén / The Wet Season (Brigid McCaffrey and Ben Russell, U.S. / Suriname) [m] [7] [tentative grade]

/Les Chaises (Vincent Grenier) [v/s] [x2] [7]

-World Cinema (Joel and Ethan Coen, U.S. / France) [s] [7]

-Funny People (Judd Apatow) [6]

Public Enemies (Michael Mann) [5]

Humpday (Lynn Shelton) [5]

/False Aging (Lewis Klahr) [v/s] [7]

-Civilization (Marco Brambilla, U.S. / Italy) [v/s/p] [x2] [5]

-Nathan Phillips Square, A Winter's Night, Skating (Mark Lewis, Canada) [s/p] [8]

-Cold Morning (Mark Lewis, Canada) [v/s/p] [7]

-TD Centre, 54th Floor (Mark Lewis, Canada) [s/p] [6]

-The Fight (Mark Lewis, Canada) [v/s] [5]

-Titan (Klaus Lutz, Switzerland) [s] [5]

-010101 (T. Marie) [v/s] [x2] [7]

Two Projects by Frederick Kiesler (Heinz Emigholz, Austria / Germany) [v/s] [7]

Puccini Conservato (Michael Snow, Italy / Canada) [v/s] [6]

-Hotel Roccalba (Josef Dabernig, Austria) [s] [x2] [8]

-Lumphini 2552 (Tomonari Nishikawa, U.S. / Thailand) [s] [x3] [7]

/-010101 (T. Marie) [v/s] [7]

-Pro Agri (Nicky Hamlyn, U.K.) [s] [7]

-Sequences & Interruptions (Nicky Hamlyn, U.K.) [s] [6]

-Quartet (Nicky Hamlyn, U.K.) [s] [7]

Cordão Verde [Green Belt] (Hiroatsu Suzuki and Rossana Torres, Portugal) [v/m] [4]

-Tamalpais (Chris Kennedy, U.S. / Canada) [s] [7]

-Käfig [Cage] (Karl Kels, Germany) [s] [4]

-Wound Footage (Thorsten Fleisch, Germany) [v/s] [x2] [8]

/-Un chien andalou (Luis Buñuel, France, 1929) [s]

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

/-A Movie (Bruce Conner, 1958) [s]

/-Window Water Baby Moving (Stan Brakhage, 1959) [s]

/False Aging (Lewis Klahr) [v/s] [7]

-In Comparison (Harun Farocki, Germany / Austria) [m] [6]

A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany / U.K.) [v/s] [x2] [9]

/Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany) [v/s] [9]*

-FM/TRCS (Coleen Fitzgibbon, 1974) [s]

-Snowing Chestnut Blossoms (Ute Aurand, Germany) [s] [7]

/-Wound Footage (Thorsen Fleisch, Germany) [v/s] [7]*

-Polterabend (Freidl vom Gröller Kubelka, Austria) [s] [5]

-Passage Briare (Freidl vom Gröller Kubelka, Austria) [s] [5]

-The Yes Men Fix The World (Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, and Kurt Engfehr, France / U.S.) [5]

All Fall Down (Philip Hoffman, Canada) [6]

-Cinema Museum (Mark Lewis, Canada) [m] [4]

-Max Manus (Espen Sandberg / Joachim Roenning, Norway / Denmark / Germany) [W/O] (0:33)

-Covered (John Greyson, Canada / Bosnia) [v/s] [7]

/-Rose Hobart (Joseph Cornell, 1936) [s]

/-Report (Bruce Conner, 1967) [s]

/-passage á l'acte (Martin Arnold, Austria, 1993) [s]

-Antichrist (Lars von Trier, Denmark / Germany / France / Sweden / Italy / Poland) [7] [tentative grade]

 

SEPTEMBER

-?O, Zoo! (The Making of a Fiction Film) (Philip Hoffman, Canada / The Netherlands, 1986) [s]

-Somewhere Between Jalostotitlan and Encarnacion (Philip Hoffman, Canada / Mexico, 1984) [s]

-Passing Through / Torn Formation (Philip Hoffman, Canada, 1988) [m]

/All Fall Down (Philip Hoffman, Canada) [v] [7]*

-The Time Traveler's Wife (Robert Schwentke) [7]

/-Quartet (Nicky Hamlyn, U.K.) [s] [7]

-Venus in Transit (Nicky Hamlyn, U.K., 2005) [s]

-Extract (Mike Judge) [4]

-The Damned United (Tom Hooper, U.K.) [5]

-The Brothers Bloom (Rian Johnson) [6]

-Gravesend (Steve McQueen, U.K. / Congo) [s] [5]

Failed States (Henry Hills) [v/s] [8]

/-Porter Springs 4 (Henry Hills, 1999) [s]

/NOEMA (Scott Stark, 1998) [v/s]

/Capitalism: Child Labor (Ken Jacobs, 2006) [v/s]

/Failed States (Henry Hills) [v/s] [x2] [8]

-Vincere (Marco Bellocchio, Italy) [7]

A History of Israeli Cinema (Parts One and Two) (Raphaël Nadjari, Israel / France) [v] [7]

-Fire and Rain (James Benning, U.S. / Austria) [x4] [v/s] [6]

/When Worlds Collude (Fred Worden) [v/s] [7]

/-Go! Go! Go! (Marie Menken, 1964) [s]

/-All My Life (Bruce Baillie, 1966) [s]

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

/- Fog Line (Larry Gottheim, 1970) [s]

-Scandal Sheet (Phil Karlson, 1954)

-(500) Days of Summer (Marc Webb) [4]

-Jellyfish (Shira Geffen / Etgar Keret, France / Israel) [4]

 

OCTOBER

-Gigante (Adrián Beniez, Uruguay / Argentina / Germany / Spain) [W/O] (0:46)

/-Gravesend (Steve McQueen, U.K. / Congo) [s] [5]

/-Hunger (Steve McQueen, U.K. / Ireland) [9]*

-Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl (Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal / France / Spain) [m] [8]

-Written by (Wai Ka Fai, Hong Kong) [5]

-Observe and Report (Jody Hill) [W/O] (1:01)

-All Is Forgiven (Mia Hansen-Løve, France) [6]

/-Boundin' (Bud Luckey, 2006) [s]

/-Jack-Jack Attack (Brad Bird, 2005) [v/s]

-Carcasses (Denis Côté, Canada) [6]

/-Mothlight (Stan Brakhage, 1963) [s]

-The Stars Are Beautiful (Stan Brakhage, 1974) [s]

/-Eye Myth (Stan Brakhage, 1972) [x2]

/-The Dante Quartet (Stan Brakhage, 1987) [s]

/-Commingled Containers (Stan Brakhage, 1997) [s]

/-Prelude: Dog Star Man: (Stan Brakhage, 1962) [s]

/-Dog Star Man: Part II (Stan Brakhage, 1963) [s]

/-Puce Moment (Kenneth Anger, 1949) [s]

/-Scorpio Rising (Kenneth Anger, 1963) [s]

-Mother (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea) [7]

Kings Ransom (Peter Berg) [v/m] [5]

-The Unloved (Samantha Morton, U.K.) [6]

-The Room (Tommy Wiseau, 2003)

/-Critical Mass (Hollis Frampton, 1971) [s]

/-Maxwell's Demon (Hollis Frampton, 1968) [s]

/-Unsere Afrikareise (Peter Kubelka, Austria, 1966) [s]

/-Outer Space (Peter Tscherkassky, Austria, 1999) [s]

uncertain camera (grained time vol.1) (Kazuhiro Goshima, Japan) [v/s] [7]

aliquot light (grained time vol. 2) (Kazuhiro Goshima, Japan) [v/s] [7]

Fish Eyes (Zheng Wei, China / South Korea) [v] [7]

-Whatever Works (Woody Allen, U.S. / France) [4]

-Red Riding: 1974 (Julian Jerrold, U.K.) [5]

-Outrage (Kirby Dick) [6]

-The Hills Above Hollywood (B. Kite) [v/s] [4] [although I need to give it a 2nd viewing]

\-Somers Town (Shane Meadows, U.K.) [m] [4]

-Trash Humpers (Harmony Korine, U.S. / U.K.) [7]

-The Invention of Lying (Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson) [5]

An Education (Lone Scherfig, U.K.) [4]

-Medicine for Melancholy (Barry Jenkins) [5]

-Paranormal Activity (Oren Peli) [3]

 

NOVEMBER

-Sacred Places (Jean-Marie Teno, Cameroon / France) [6]

-The Way to Shadow Garden (Stan Brakhage, 1954) [s]

-Derek (Isaac Julien, U.K. / U.S.) [4]

/-La Ciénaga (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina / France / Spain, 2001)

-Luxo Jr. (John Lasseter, 1986) [s]

-Red's Dream (John Lasseter, 1987) [s]

-Tin Toy (John Lasseter, 1988) [s]

/-Knick Knack (John Lasseter, 1989) [s]

-Geri's Game (Jan Pinkava, 1997) [s]

/-For The Birds (Ralph Eggleston, 2000) [s]

/-Boundin' (Bud Luckey, 2003) [s]

-One Man Band (Mark Andrews / Andrew Jimenez, 2005) [s]

/-Lifted (Gary Rydstrom, 2006) [s]

-Hotel for Dogs (Thor Freudenthal) [5]

-(Untitled) (Jonathan Parker) [4]

Picasso and Braque Go To the Movies (Arne Glimcher) [v/m] [6]

/-Fear of Blushing (Jennifer Reeves, 2001) [s]

/When It Was Blue (Jennifer Reeves) [p/m] [9]

-Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (Anders Østergaard, Denmark) [7]

Open Score (Su-Mei Tse, Luxembourg) [v/s] [4]

Citizen: The Wolf and Nanny (Cliff Evans) [v/s] [6]

Mary-Koszmary (Yael Bartana, Israel) [v/s] [6]

Paques (Slab) (Shahryar Nashat, Switzerland) [v/s] [7]

The Birth of RMB City (Cao Fei, China) [v/s] [4]

/-(nostalgia) (Hollis Frampton, 1971) [s]

/-Sink or Swim (Su Friedrich, 1990) [m]

Where the Wild Things Are (Spike Jonze) [7]

/A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany / U.K.) [v/s] [9]

/Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany) [v/s] [10]

/-Ah, Liberty! (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [s] [7]

/-Black and White Trypps Number Three (Ben Russell) [s] [7]

-Red Cliff (John Woo, China) [U.S. combination edit] [6]

/-Where the Wild Things Are (Spike Jonze) [7]

-Nora (Alla Kovgan / David Hinton, U.S. / U.K. / Mozambique) [v/m] [5]

/-Up (Pete Docter) [6]*

-Partly Cloudy (Peter Sohn) [s] [3]

Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, U.S. / U.K.) [8]

-Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (Lee Daniels) [4]

/-In The Loop (Armando Iannucci, U.K.) [7]*

-Bright Star (Jane Campion, U.K. / Australia) [5]

-Julie & Julia (Nora Ephron) [W/O] (0:40)

-Straight Lines (Vincent Grenier) [v/s] [7]

 

DECEMBER

-Passing Strange (Spike Lee) [v] [W/O] (0:20)

-The Informant! (Steven Soderbergh) [7]

A Single Man (Tom Ford) [6] [changed to a 5 after a return to sanity]

-The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, Austria / Germany / France / Italy) [4]

Still Raining, Still Dreaming (Phil Solomon) [v/s] [x2] [8]

/-Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, U.S. / U.K.) [8]

-Adoration (Atom Egoyan, Canada) [4]

-The Young Victoria (Jean-Marc Vallée, U.K.) [5]

-Star Trek (J.J. Abrams) [7]

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Terry Gilliam, Canada / U.K.) [5]

-The Lovely Bones (Peter Jackson, U.S. / U.K. / New Zealand) [3]

-Up in the Air (Jason Reitman) [6]

-Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Phil Lord / Chris Miller) [7]

-A Serious Man (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, U.S. / U.K. / France) [7]

-Amreeka (Cherien Dabis, U.S. / Canada) [W/O] (0;47)

-The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow) [5]

-The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (Rebecca Miller) [4]

-Taking Woodstock (Ang Lee) [4]

-Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, U.S. / Germany) [7]

-My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (Werner Herzog, U.S. / Germany) [7]

-The Box (Richard Kelly) [4]

-Night Mayor (Guy Maddin, Canada) [s] [8]

-The Little White Cloud That Cried! (Guy Maddin, Canada / Germany) [s] [7]

-Glorious (Guy Maddin, Canada / The Netherlands) [s] [7]

-A Perfect Getaway (David Twohy) [6]

-Horizon Line (Katherin McInnis) [v/s] [7]

-Zoo (Katherin McInnis) [v/s] [7]

-Scene 32 (Shambhavi Kaul, U.S. / India) [v/s] [7]

-Uncertainty (Scott McGehee and David Siegel) [W/O] (0:35)

i'm sory i waz so lame in 2009 i will do betr nekst yr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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