FILMS SEEN, 2014

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

-Anal Masturbation and Object Loss (Steve Reinke, Canada, 2002) [v/s]

-About Time (Richard Curtis, U.K.) [7]

-Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (Declan Lowney, U.K. / France) [5]

-The Past (Asghar Farhadi, France / Italy) [8]

-Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen) [5]

-Dallas Buyers Club (Jean-Marc Vallée) [4]

-The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese) [7]

-Homage to the Lumière Brothers (Chris Marker, France, n.d.) [v/s]

-Palmes d'Or (Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Austria, 1999) [v/s]

-The Lead Shoes (Sidney Peterson, 1947) [s]

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

/-Necrology (Standish Lawder, 1970) [s]

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

-Colorfilm (Standish Lawder, 1971) [s]

-First Cousin Once Removed (Alan Berliner) [7]
-Beyond Outrage (Takeshi Kitano, Japan) [5]
-The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) [4]
-The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (Sophie Fiennes, U.K. / Ireland) [6]
-The Punk Singer (Sini Anderson) [6]
-Shield of Straw (Takashi Miike, Japan) [7]
-Something in the Air [Après mai] (Olivier Assayas, France) [5]

/-The Melomaniac (George Méliès, France, 1903) [s]

/-The Enchanted Well (George Méliès, France, 1903) [s]

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

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

/-Pony Glass (Lewis Klahr, 1998) [s]

/-Psalm III: "Night of the Meek" (Phil Solomon, 2002) [s]

-Yard Work is Hard Work (Jodie Mack, 2008) [m]

-Persian Pickles (Jodie Mack) [s] [x2] [7] [tentative grade]

/At Berkeley (Frederick Wiseman) [screening halted] (1:35)

-All The Light In The Sky (Joe Swanberg) [7]

 

FEBRUARY

-This Is Martin Bonner (Chad Hartigan) [6]

-Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (Michel Gondry, France) [5]

-Charlie Victor Romeo (Robert Berger, Patrick Daniels and Karlyn Michelson) [8]

/-The Man With the Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, U.S.S.R., 1929)

-The Unknown Known (Errol Morris) [4]

-Center Jenny (Ryan Trecartin) [v/m] [7]

-How to Disappear Completely (Raya Martin, The Philippines) [7]

-Nebraska (Alexander Payne) [7]

-Phantom Limb (Jay Rosenblatt, 2005) [x2] [s]

/-Ballet Méchanique (Fernand Léger and Dudley Murphy, France, 1924) [s]

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

/-Un chien andalou (Luis Buñuel, France / Spain, 1929)

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

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

-The Broken Circle Breakdown (Felix Van Groeningen, Belgium / The Netherlands) [5]

-The Consequences of Love (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy, 2004)

-The Family Friend (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy / France, 2006)

-The Smell of Burning Ants (Jay Rosenblatt, 1994) [s]
-Afraid So (Jay Rosenblatt, 2006) [v/s]
-Inquire Within (Jay Rosenblatt) [v/s] [6]
-One Man Up (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy, 2001)
/-The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy / France) [4]
/-Time and Tide: Study of a River (Peter Hutton, 2000) [m]
/-Kiss (Andy Warhol, 1963) [m]
/-Surface Tension #2 (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 1995) [s]
/-Interieur Interiors (To AK) (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 1978) [s]
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, U.K. / Germany) [7]
-Sin Peso (Cao Guimarães, Brazil / Mexico, 2007) [s]
-Mitt (Greg Whiteley) [5]
/Les Chaises (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 2008) [v/s]
/-Interieur Interiors (For AK) (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 1978) [s]
/Tabula Rasa (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 2004) [v/s]
/Color Study (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 2000) [v/s]
/-While Revolved (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 1976) [s]
/Armoire (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 2007-09) [v/s]
/-Surface Tension #2 (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 1995) [s]
Watercolor (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada) [v/s] [revised version] [7]
-Private Violence (Cynthia Hill) [6]
-National Archive Vol. 1 (Travis Wilkerson, 2001) [s]
-Accelerated Under-Development: In the Idiom of Santiago Alvarez (Travis Wilkerson, 2003) [v/m]
-The Square (Jehane Noujaim, Egypt / U.S.) [6]
-Distinguished Flying Cross (Travis Wilkerson, 2011) [v/m]
-Now (Santiago Álvarez, Cuba, 1964) [s]
-L.B.J. (Santiago Álvarez, Cuba, 1968) [s]

-The Crash Reel (Lucy Walker) [6]

-Who Killed Cock Robin? (Travis Wilkerson, 2005)

/-Cat's Cradle (Stan Brakhage, 1959) [s]

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

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

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

/-The Riddle of Lumen (Stan Brakhage, 1972) [s]

/-The Hedge Theater (Robert Beavers, 1986-90 / 2002) [s]

Approaching the Elephant (Amanda Rose Wilder) [6]

Actress (Robert Greene) [8]

Concerning Violence (Göran Hugo Olsson, Sweden / Denmark / Norway / U.S.) [6]

E-Team (Ross Kauffman and Katy Chevigny) [4]

Big Men (Rachel Boynton, U.K. / Denmark / U.S.) [5]

The Overnighters (Jesse Moss) [5]

The Green Prince (Nadav Schirman, Israel / U.K. / Germany) [fell asleep]

 

MARCH

Hacked Circuit (Deborah Stratman) [s] [7]

The Joycean Society (Dora Garcia, Belgium / Spain) [m] [7]

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (Sam Fleischner) [6]

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga (Jessica Oreck, U.S. / Poland / Russia / Ukraine) [8]

[Secret Screening Burgundy] [7]

/Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project (Jodie Mack) [8]*

Stop-Over (Kaveh Bakhtiari, Switzerland / France) [7]

Rich Hill (Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo) [5]

Vegas (Lukasz Konopa, U.K. / U.S.) [s] [6]

\A Thousand Suns (Mati Diop, France) [m] [7]

The Lego Movie (Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, U.S. / Australia / Denmark) [7]

-Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch, U.K. / Germany / France / Cyprus / U.S.) [7]

-Cairo Drive (Sherief Elkatsha, Egypt / U.S.) [7]

-Nymphomaniac Vols. 1 & 2 (Lars Von Trier, Denmark / Germany / France / Belgium / U.K.) [7]

/-Back To The Future (Robert Zemeckis, 1985)

-Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (Kenneth Anger, 1954) [m]

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

/-Little Stabs at Happiness (Ken Jacobs, 1959-63) [s]

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

/-Valse Trise (Bruce Conner, 1978) [s]

/-Very Nice, Very Nice (Arthur Lipsett, Canada, 1961) [s]

-Flower, the Boy, the Librarian (Stephanie Barber, 1996) [s]

-A Little Present (For My Friend...) (Stephanie Barber, 1997) [s]

-They Invented Machines (Stephanie Barber, 1997) [s]

/Daredevils (Stephanie Barber) [8]

-Veronica Mars (Rob Thomas) [5]

-Blazes (Robert Breer, 1961) [s]

/-My Name Is Oona (Gunvor Nelson, 1969) [s]

/-Unsere Afrikareise (Peter Kubelka, Austria, 1965) [s]

-Mayhem (Abigail Child, 1987) [s]

/-Observando El Cielo (Jeanne Liotta, 2007) [s]

/-SkateBang (Damon Packard, 2008) [s]

-Le Week-End (Roger Michell, U.K. / France) [W/O] (0:55)

-Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian (Arnaud Desplechin, France / U.S.) [7]

-The Lonely Life of Debby Adams (Karen Yasinsky) [v/s] [7] [tentative grade]

-Drain (Bettina Hoffman, Canada) [v/s] [4]

-Borgman (Alex Van Warmerdam, The Netherlands / Belgium) [3]

-Heli (Amat Escalante, Mexico / France / Germany / The Netherlands) [5]

/Vertical Roll (Joan Jonas, 1972) [v/s]

/-Serene Velocity (Ernie Gehr, 1970) [s]

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

 

APRIL

-Bad Words (Jason Bateman) [5]

-Le Conque (Jesse Malmed) [v/s] [6]

-HedonHeathen2 (Lana Z. Caplan) [s] [4]

-Goth Movie (Chemirocha) (Jesse Malmed) [s] [4]

-Reveries (Karissa Hahn) [s] [5]

-Peacock (Alexander Stewart) [s] [6]

-Glistening Thrills (Jodie Mack) [s] [7]

-Fort Morgan (Alexander Stewart) [s] [7]

-My Heart, Overreaches (Malic Amalya) [v/s] [5]

-Difficult Loves (Paul Clipson) [s] [4]

-PULL/DRIFT (Margaret Rorison) [s] [6]

-That Dizzying Crest (Jeremy Moss) [s] [7]

-California Picture Book (Zach Iannazzi) [s] [5]

-With Pluses and Minuses (Mike Stoltz) [s] [6]

-Jane's Birthday (Christine Lucy Latimer, Canada) [v/s] [5]

-Visual Pleasure (Catie Eller) [v/s] [7]

-The Blue Record (Jeremy Moss) [s] [7]

-Rati Chakravyuh (Ashish Avikunthak, India) [7]

/Rati Chakravyuh (Ashish Avikunthak, India) [7]

-til I see my way back home (Thad Povey) [s] [5]

/The Lonely Life of Debby Adams (Karen Yasinsky) [v/s] [7]

-Friction of the Inner and Outer Consciousness (Isaac Sherman) [s] [5]

-A Noisy Delivery (Charles Chadwick) [v/s] [3]

-Half Life (April Simmons) [v/s] [6]

-Nocturnal Symmetries (Scott Stark) [v/s] [6]

-Through Tunnels (Talia Feder) [v/s] [4]

/-Sailboat (Joyce Wieland, Canada, 1967) [s]

/-Wavelength (Michael Snow, Canada, 1967) [m]

-We Had the Experience but Missed the Meaning (Laida Lertxundi) [s] [x2] [7]

-Cheap Thrills (E.L. Katz) [5]

-Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (Josephine Decker) [4]

-Butter on the Latch (Josephine Decker) [4]

-Dancing Othello (Ashish Avikunthak, India, 2002) [s]

-Vakratunda Swaha (Ashish Avikunthak, India, 2010) [s]

/Dancing Othello (Ashish Avikunthak, India, 2002) [s]

End Note (Ashish Avikunthak, India, 2005) [s]

/Vakratunda Swaha (Ashish Avikunthak, India, 2010) [s]

Kalighat Fetish (Ashish Avikunthak, India, 1999) [s]

-From Left to Right and Top to Bottom (Flora Watzal, Austria) [v/s] [5]

-Minimal Vandalism (Kay Walkowiak, Austria) [s] [5]

-Picture Perfect Pyramid (Johann Lurf, Austria) [s] [7]

-Confessions With an Open Curtain (Eli Cortiñas, Germany) [v/s] [4]

-Reign of Silence (Lukas Marxt, Austria / Germany) [s] [6]

/-This Side of Paradise: Fragments of an Unfinished Biography (Jonas Mekas, 1999) [s]

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

-Jumanji (Joe Johnston, 1995)

-Nice Biscotts #2 (Luther Price, 2006) [s]

A Place Called Lovely (Sadie Benning, 1991) [v/s]

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

/-Scorpio Rising (Kenneth Anger, 1964) [s]

/-I, An Actress (George Kuchar, 1977) [s]

/-( ) (Morgan Fisher, 2003) [s]

-Venus In Fur (Roman Polanski, France / Poland) [7]

-Proxy (Zack Parker) [4]

-Creme 21 (Eve Heller, Austria / U.S.) [s] [7]

-Cells and Stalks (Herb Theriault, Canada) [v/s] [4]

-Explosion No. 6 (Julie Tremble, Canada) [v/s] [3]

-Devil's Knot (Atom Egoyan, U.S. / Canada) [5]

-Joe (David Gordon Green) [7]

/-The Secret World of Arrietty (Yonebayashi Hiromasa, Japan, 2010)

/-The Wrong Trousers (Nick Park, U.K., 1993) [s]

-Towheads (Shannon Plumb) [7]

 

MAY

-Young & Beautiful (Francois Ozon, France) [5]

/-The River (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan, 1997)

-Through the Olive Trees (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 1994)

-Trust Me (Clark Gregg) [4]

-Down Wind (Pat O'Neill, 1973) [s]

-Go For Sisters (John Sayles) [6]

-Artists at the Top of the Big Top: Disoriented (Alexander Kluge, West Germany, 1968)

-Child of God (James Franco) [4]

-The Immigrant (James Gray) [6]

-Like Father, Like Son (Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan) [6]

-Story of My Death (Albert Serra, Spain / France) [8]

-Mr. Peabody & Sherman (Rob Minkoff) [5]

-When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania / France) [5]

-Tom at the Farm (Xavier Dolan, Canada / France) [7]

-Lucky Them (Megan Griffiths) [6]

-Burning Bush (Agnieszka Holland, Czech Republic) [TV] [7]

 

JUNE

/-A Minimal Difference (Jean-Paul Kelly, Canada) [s] [7]

/-Movement in Squares (Jean-Paul Kelly, Canada) [s] [6]

/-Figure-ground (Jean-Paul Kelly, Canada) [x2] [s] [7]

-Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski, Poland / Denmark) [7]

The Woods (Candice Breitz, U.S. / India / Nigeria) [p/v] [7]

-Anna [aka Mindscape] (Jorge Dorado, U.S. / Spain / France) [3]

-Jauja (Lisandro Alonso, Argentina / Denmark / France / Mexico / U.S. / Germany / Brazil) [7]

-Roy Cohn / Jack Smith (Jill Godmilow, 1994)

/-The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, U.K. / Germany) [7]

-World War Z (Marc Forster, U.S. / U.K.) [4]

-Coherence (James Ward Byrkit) [6]

-Journey to the West (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan / France) [m] [7]

-Khan Khanne: A Letter to Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland) [v/s] [7] [tentative grade]

-Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino, 1997)

-[Bad] Neighbors (Nicholas Stoller) [W/O] (0:30)

-Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood, 1992)

-Eat Your Bones (Jean-Charles Hue, France) [7]

-Khroustaliov, My Car! (Aleksei German, Russia / France, 1998)

-Happy Christmas (Joe Swanberg) [6]

-Exhibition (Joanna Hogg, U.K.) [5]

/-Picture Perfect Pyramid (Johann Lurf, Austria) [s] [7]

-Pyramid Flare (Johann Lurf, Austria) [s] [6]

-Ellie Lumme (Ignatiy Vishnevetsky) [m] [8] [tentative grade / disclosure: I know the guy...]

-They Came Together (David Wain) [6]

/-Ellie Lumme (Ignatiy Vishnevetsky) [m] [7]*

Tammy (Ben Falcone) [6]

 

JULY

-Carrots and Peas (Hollis Frampton, 1969) [s]

-Process Red (Hollis Frampton, 1966) [s]

-Under The Skin (Jonathan Glazer, U.K. / U.S. / Switzerland) [6]

Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea / U.S. / France / Czech Republic) [8]

-Michael Kohlhaas (Arnaud des Pallières, Germany / France) [5]

-Life Itself (Steve James) [6]

-Locke (Stephen Knight, U.K. / U.S.) [4]

/-The Incredible Shrinking Woman (Joel Schumacher, 1981)

-A Fresh Start (Jang Woojin, South Korea) [5]

-Hill of Freedom (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea) [m] [7]

-The Journals of Musan (Park Jung-bum, South Korea, 2010)

-The Stuart Hall Project (John Akomfrah, U.K.) [7]

-A Hard Day (Kim Seong-hoon, South Korea) [5]

-Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (Will Finn & Dan St. Pierre, U.S. / India) [2]

-Coming To Terms (Jon Jost) [5]

/-shipfilm (Stephanie Barber, 1998) [s]

-Coming Home (Zhang Yimou, China) [5]

/-Dogs (Stephanie Barber, 2000) [s]

-Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas, France / Germany / Switzerland) [7]

-The Tribe (Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, Ukraine) [5]

Golden Calf (Dale Cooper) [v/s] [5]

The Dark, Krystle (Michael Robinson) [v/s] [4]

You and the Night [Les rencontres d'après minuit] (Yann Gonzalez, France) [7]

-R.P.M. 2 (Ryan Fox) [v/s] [x2] [6]

-The Innocents (Jean-Paul Kelly, Canada) [s] [8]

-Healing (Stephanie Barber, 2012) [v/s] [5]

-Mood Indigo [L'écume des jours] (Michel Gondry, France / Belgium) [5]

-Alive (Park Jung-bum, South Korea) [7]

-Palo Alto (Gia Coppola) [5]

-I Can No Longer Hear the Guitar (Philippe Garrel, France, 1991)

 

AUGUST

-A Way (Harun Farocki, Germany, 2005) [v/s]

-Blue Ruin (Jeremy Saulnier) [6]

-We Are The Best! (Lukas Moodysson, Sweden / Denmark) [7]

-War Story (Mark Jackson) [5]

-Chop Off (M.M. Serra, 2009) [s]

-Boyhood (Richard Linklater) [6]

-Canopy (Ken Jacobs) [v/s] [8]

-Lunar Almanac (Malena Szlam, Canada) [s] [6]

-horizon (Stephanie Barber) [v/s] [7]

-Hook (Steven Spielberg, 1991)

/-National Treasure (Jon Turteltaub, 2004)

-Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (Brad Silberling, U.S. / Germany, 2004)

-Maleficent (Robert Stromberg, U.S. / U.K.) [5]

-A Dream of Iron (Kelvin Kyung Kun Park, South Korea / U.S.) [4]

-Gyeongju (Zhang Lu, South Korea) [5]

-Songs From The North (Soon-Mi Yoo, U.S. / South Korea) [m] [6]

-A Girl At My Door (July Jung, South Korea) [6]

-Revivre (Im Kwon-taek, South Korea) [7]

-United States Wins the World Cup (Vincent Gallo) [s] [7]

-Shoot (Gaspar Noé, France / U.S.) [s] [x2] [8]

-Saved (Emnet Mulugeta, Eritrea / U.S.) [s] [5]

/Performer, Audience, Mirror (Dan Graham, 1975) [v/s]

/Vertical Roll (Joan Jonas, 1972) [v/s]

/-Hand Catching Lead (Richard Serra, 1972) [s]

/Switch! Monitor! Drift! (Steina Vasulka, 1976) [v/s]

The Equalizer (Antoine Fuqua) [4]

-Some Graphic Sex, Heavy Drinking, Bloody Violence, and Dirty Language: Seven One-minute Feature-like Films About Seoul (Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries, U.S. / South Korea) [p] [6]

-The Owners (Adilkhan Yerzhanov, Kazakhstan) [5]

-Still The Water (Naomi Kawase, Japan) [5]

-Le beau danger (René Frölke, Germany) [7]

-OBRA (Gregorio Graziosi, Brazil) [4]

-Confession (Lee Do-yun, South Korea) [7]

-The Valley Below (Kyle Thomas, Canada) [5]

-Out of Nature (Ole Giæver, Norway) [4]

-Secrets of War (Dennis Bots, Belgium / The Netherlands / Luxembourg) [4]

-Maidan (Sergei Loznitza, Ukraine / The Netherlands) [7]

-Taprobana (Gabriel Abrantes, Portugal / Sri Lanka / Denmark) [s] [6]

-Under the Atmosphere (Mike Stoltz) [s] [4]

-Relief (Calum Walker) [s] [4]

-Episode of the Sea (Lonnie van Brummelen, Siebren de Haan, and the inhabitants of Urk, The Netherlands) [m] [9]

-brouillard - passage #14 (Alexandre Larose, Canada) [s] [3, but apparently I completely misinterpreted it, so I need to look again...]

-Twelve Tales Told (Johann Lurf, Austria) [v/s] [7]

-The Policeman's House (Mich'ael Zupraner, Israel / Palestine) [v/m] [5]

-Deep Sleep (Basma Alsharif, Malta / Greece / France / Palestine) [v/s] [7]

-Catalogue (Dana Berman Duff) [s] [4]

-Against Landscape (Josh Gen Solondz) [v/s] [4]

-San Siro (Yuri Ancarani, Italy) [v/s] [7]

-The Figures Carved into the Knife by the Sap of the Banana Trees (Joana Pimenta, U.S. / Portugal) [v/s] [6]

-The Dragon is the Frame (Mary Helena Clark) [v/s] [5?]

-Under a Changing Sky (Jean-Claude Rousseau, France) [v/s] [7]

-Red Cappricio (Blake Williams, Canada) [v/s] [7]

-the pimp and his trophies (Antoinette Zwirchmayr, Austria) [v/m] [5]

-Sea of Vapors (Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany) [v/s] [tentative 7]

-Night Noon (Shambhavi Kaul, U.S. / Mexico) [s] [6]

 

SEPTEMBER

-Theeb (Naji Abu Nowar, Jordan / Qatar / U.A.E. / U.K.) [6]

-Who Is Dayani Cristal? (Mark Silver, U.K. / Mexico) [5]

-La Sapience (Eugène Green, France / Italy) [tentative 7]

-The Princess of France (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina) [x2] [6]

-Seymour: An Introduction (Ethan Hawke) [6]

-The Captive (Atom Egoyan, Canada) [4]

-Foreign Body (Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland / Italy / Russia) [4]

/-The Dragon is the Frame (Mary Helena Clark) [v/s] [7] [It's just...weird.]

/Site Recite (A Prologue) (Gary Hill, 1989) [v/s]

/The Passing (Bill Viola, 1991) [v/m]

/-Tony Takitani (Jun Ichikawa, Japan, 2004)

-Juneteenth Columbus, Mississippi (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

/-Stone (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

/-The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)

-I Am Not Lorena (Isadora Marras, Chile / Argentina) [4]

-Félix and Meira (Maxime Giroux, Canada) [W/O] (0:35)

-Villa Touma (Suha Arraf, no national affiliation due to funding dispute and Gaza War) [4]

Workers Leaving the Job Site (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

Sound That (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [8]

/Charlie's Proof (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [6]

Century (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s] [7]

/-The Pritchard (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2011) [s]

Mansfield Product Co. (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [6]

Tygers (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

Fe 26 (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

/Juneteenth Columbus, Mississippi (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

/Stone (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s] [7]

The Island of Saint Matthews (Kevin Jerome Everson) [6]

/-brouillard - passage #14 (Alexandre Larose, Canada) [s] [5]*

-The Old Man of Belém (Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal / France) [s] [5]

/Boomerang (Richard Serra and Nancy Holt, 1974) [v/s]

/If Every Girl Had a Diary (Sadie Benning, 1990) [v/s]

/Draft 9 (Dani Leventhal, 2003) [v/s]

-The Zero Theorem (Terry Gilliam, U.K. / Romania / France / U.S.) [5]

-The One I Love (Charlie McDowell) [4]

-Color Neutral (Jenn Reeves) [s] [x2] [7]

-Picture Particles (Thorsten Fleisch, Germany) [s] [6]

-Detour de Force (Rebecca Baron, U.S. / Austria) [s] [5]

The Skeleton Twins (Craig Johnson) [6]

-Obvious Child (Gillian Robespierre) [7]

-Heaven Knows What (Josh and Benny Safdie) [7] [tentative grade]

-Maps To The Stars (David Cronenberg, Canada / U.S. / Germany / France) [6]

/Now (Lynda Benglis, 1973) [v/s]

/Incidence of Catastrophe (Gary Hill, 1987) [v/m]

/Television Delivers People (Richard Serra and Carlotta Fay Schoolman, 1973) [v/s]

-Beau Travail (Claire Denis, France / Djibouti, 1999)

/Open Book (Vito Acconci, 1974) [v/s]

/Vital Statistics of a Citizen, Simply Obtained (Martha Rosler, 1977) [v/m]

-Bird People (Pascale Ferran, France) [7]

 

OCTOBER

-SIDA (Gaspar Noé, France, 2008) [s]

-Fires On The Plain (Shinya Tsukamoto, Japan) [4]

-Beep (Kim Kyung-man, South Korea) [s] [7]

Harlequin and Lace (Jodie Mack, 2006-09) [s]

/Posthaste Perennial Pattern (Jodie Mack, 2010) [s]

Rad Plaid (Jodie Mack, 2010) [s]

/Point de Gaze (Jodie Mack, 2012) [s] [8]

/Persian Pickles (Jodie Mack, 2012) [s] [7]

/Blanket Statement #1: Home is Where the Heart Is (Jodie Mack, 2012) [s] [6]*

Blanket Statement #2: It's All or Nothing (Jodie Mack) [s] [8]

Hace Frio en la Sombra (Jodie Mack) [work in progress]

/-Black Ice (Stan Brakhage, 1994) [s]

/-Glistening Thrills (Jodie Mack) [s] [7]

/-Blanket Statement #2: It's All or Nothing (Jodie Mack) [s] [8]

-Razzle Dazzle (Jodie Mack) [s] [7]

-Seven Signs that Mean Silence (Sara Magenheimer) [v/s] [6]

-This Is Where I Leave You (Shawn Levy) [5]

-Babash (Lisa Truttmann & Behrouz Rae, U.S. / Austria / Iran) [s] [5]

-Old Growth (Ryan Marino) [s] [5]

-Theoretical Architrctures (Josh Gibson) [v/s] [4]

-Under the Heat Lamp an Opening (Zachary Epcar) [v/s] [7]

-a certain worry (Jonathan Schwartz) [s] [7]

-The Hummingbird Wars (Janie Geiser) [v/s] [7]

-Pan (Anton Ginzburg, Russia) [s] [7]

-White Bird in a Blizzard (Gregg Araki, U.S. / France) [6]

/North Southernly (Vincent Grenier, U.S. / Canada, 2005) [v/s]

/When Worlds Collude (Fred Worden, 2008) [v/s]

/Pressures of the Text (Peter Rose, 1983) [v/s]

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

/Canopy (Ken Jacobs) [v/s] [7]*

-Sauerbruch Hutton Architects (Harun Farocki, Germany) [6]

-Voila L'enchainement (Claire Denis, France) [v/m] [7]

/-Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, U.S. / Canada, 2005)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Alejandro G. Iñárritu) [5]

-Listen Up Philip (Alex Ross Perry) [7]

/-Moneyball (Bennett Miller, 2011)

/Whispering Pines 6-8 (Shana Moulton, 2006) [v/s]

Whispering Pines 9 (Shana Moulton, 2009) [v/s]

I'm Not the Girl Who Misses Much (Pipilotti Rist, Switzerland, 1986) [v/s]

-The Girl Chewing Gum (John Smith, U.K., 1976) [s]

-Intransit (Jakrawal Nilthamrong, Thailand) [s] [6]

-Jealousy (Philippe Garrel, France) [6]

/-Viola (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina / U.S.) [m] [7]

Citizenfour (Laura Poitras, U.S. / Germany) [6]

 

NOVEMBER

-Li'l Quinquin (Bruno Dumont, France) [7]

-Spirits In Season (Stephen Broomer, Canada) [s] [7]

-Brébeuf (Stephen Broomer, Canada) [s] [6]

/St. Ignacius Church Exposure: Lenten Light Conversions (Lynn Marie Kirby, 2003) [v/s]

/Last Days in a Lonely Place (Phil Solomon, 2007) [v/s]

/Mount Song (Shambhavi Kaul, U.S. / India) [v/s] [7]

/Light Is Waiting (Michael Robinson, 2007) [v/s]

-Too Many Cooks (Casper Kelly) [x2] [v/s] [7]

/-About Time (Richard Curtis, U.K.) [7]

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

/-Ballet méchanique (Fernand Léger and Dudley Murphy, France, 1924) [s]

/Technolgy / Transformation: Wonder Woman (Dara Birnbaum, 1978) [v/m]

/Mansfield 1963 (William E. Jones, 2007) [v/s]

/The Casting (Omer Fast, Israel, 2007) [v/m]

/Dirty Pictures (Hotel Diaries 7) (John Smith, Palestine, 2007)

-Force Majeure (Ruben Östlund, Sweden / France / Norway) [5]

-Genesis: Sum of the Parts (John Edginton, U.K.) [W/O] (0:40) [I checked out at Duke]

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

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

Blankets For Indians (Ken Jacobs) [m/3D] [8]

-The Book of Life (Jorge R. Gutierrez) [5]

-Panchromes I, II, III (T. Marie) [v/s] [7]

-Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Belgium / France / Italy) [9]

-Stations of the Elevated (Manfred Kirchheimer, 1981) [s]

-Colossus on the River (Manfred Kirchheimer, 1963) [s]

/Television Spots and Monodramas (Stan Douglas, Canada, 1987-91) [v/s]

/Whose Utopia (Cao Fei, China, 2006) [v/s]

/An Injury To One (Travis Wilkerson, 2002) [v/m]

-Just Like Us (Jesse McLean) [v/s] [7]

-Poetry For Sale (Freidl vom Gröller, Austria) [s] [7]

-Kojak / Wang (Dara Birnbaum, 1980) [v/s]

American Sniper (Clint Eastwood) [6]

-It Felt Like Love (Eliza Hittman) [5]

-Whiplash (Damien Chazelle) [6]

/-The Skeleton Twins (Craig Johnson) [6]

-Calvary (John Michael McDonagh, Ireland / U.K.) [W/O] (0:28)

-Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller) [5]

-Annie (Will Gluck) [6]

-St. Vincent (Theodore Melfi) [5]

-natural history (James Benning, U.S. / Austria) [6]

 

DECEMBER

/-A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater, 2006)

-Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson) [7]

Exodus: Gods and Kings (Ridley Scott, U.S. / U.K. / Spain) [4]

-Zero Motivation (Talya Lavie, Israel / France) [7]

-Elena (Petra Costa, U.S. / Brazil) [4]

Selma (Ava DuVernay, U.S. / U.K.) [6]

-Gone Girl (David Fincher) [7]

-Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh, U.K.) [5]

-Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russia) [7]

-Love Is Strange (Ira Sachs) [5]

-The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (Ned Benson) [X] (1:08)

-Second Sight (Deborah Stratman) [v/s] [7]

-Two Museums (Heinz Emigholz, Germany) [s] [7]

-Ginza Strip (Richard Tuohy, Australia) [s] [5]

-Wild (Jean-Marc Vallée) [6]

-Goodbye To Language (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland) [no subtitles] [m/2D] [tentative 7, almost guaranteed to go higher]

-Lucy (Luc Besson, France) [5]

-Into The Woods (Rob Marshall) [6]

-The Babadook (Jennifer Kent, Australia) [6]

-Still Alice (Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland) [6]

-Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy) [4]

-Things (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [s] [8]

-Men, Women & Children (Jason Reitman) [3]

-If You Don't, I Will (Sophie Fillières, France) [7]

-The Homesman (Tommy Lee Jones, U.S. / France) [5]

/-Goodbye To Language (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland) [m/3D] [9]

-A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Ana Lily Amirpour) [6]

-Life of Riley [Aimer, boire et chanter] (Alain Resnais, France) [6]

-Interstellar (Christopher Nolan, U.S. / U.K.) [4]

-Winter Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey / France / Germany) [7]

-Horse Money (Pedro Costa, Portugal) [8]

and dem's tha films seen in twenty fourteen! [mic drop]

 

 

 

 

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