NEW RELEASES SEEN, 2013

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

([v] video piece; [s] short, under 30 minutes; [m] medium length, 30-69 min; * grade changed upon repeat viewing)

 

[10]

 

 

[9]

The Extravagant Shadows (David Gatten) [v]

Spring (Nathaniel Dorsky) [s]

 

 

[8]

Closed Curtain (Jafar Panahi and Kambozia Partovi, Iran)

Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski)

Daredevils (Stephanie Barber)

Farther Than the Eye Can See (Basma Alsharif, United Arab Emirates) [v/s]

The Grandmaster (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong / China / U.S.)

Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel and Ethan Coen, U.S. / France)

liminal disturbance (Greg Staats, Canada) [v/s/p]

Main Hall (Philipp Fleischmann, Austria) [s]

The Realist (Scott Stark) [v/m]

Service of the Goods (Jean-Paul Kelly, Canada) [s]

The Strange Little Cat (Ramon Zürcher, Germany)*

Stranger By The Lake (Alain Guiraudie, France)

 

 

[7]

El Adios Largos (Andrew Lampert, U.S. / Mexico) [v/s]

All Is Lost (J.C. Chandor, U.S. / Canada)

Arraianos (Eloy Enciso, Spain / Portugal)

Audition (Karen Yasinsky)

Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, U.S. / Greece)

Brimstone Line (Chris Kennedy, Canada) [s]

Circle in the Sand (Michael Robinson) [v/m]

Class Picture (Tito & Tito, The Philippines) [s]

The Comedy (Rick Alverson)

The Communist Situation in California (Travis Wilkerson) [m]

Constellations (Helga Fanderl, Germany) [s]

Un conte de Michel de Montaige (Jean-Marie Straub, France / Switzerland) [v/m]

Deep Red (Esther Urlus, The Netherlands) [s]*

Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)

Double Play: James Benning & Richard Linklater (Gabe Klinger, France / Portugal / U.S.)

Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project (Jodie Mack) [m]

Enough Said (Nicole Holofcener)

Everyday Objects (Nicolas Wackerbarth, Germany / France)

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

Filmic Sculpture No. 3 (Alberto Cabrera Bernal, Spain) [s]

Flower (Naoko Tasaka, Japan) [v/s]

fog vortex (Christina Battle, Canada) [p]

45 7 Broadway (Tomonari Nishikawa) [s]

Fragments of Kubelka (Martina Kudláček, Austria)

From One Second to the Next (Werner Herzog) [s]

Get a Horse! (Lauren MacMullan) [s]

Gezi Parki ve çevresi, 9 Hazrian 2013 (Yoel Meranda, Turkey) [v/s]

Gowanus Canal (Sarah J. Christman) [s]

Her (Spike Jonze)

I Used To Be Darker (Matt Porterfield)

Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (Stephen Chow and Derek Kwok, China)

Laurence Anyways (Xavier Dolan, Canada / France)

Letter to a Refusing Pilot (Akram Zaatari, Lebanon) [v/m]

Line Describing Your Mom (Michael Robinson) [v/s]

The Missing Picture (Rithy Panh, Cambodia / France)

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

Mountain in Shadow (Lois Patiño, Spain) [s]

No (Pablo Larraín, Chile / France / U.S.)

Norte, The End of History (Lav Diaz, The Philippines)

Oracle (Mani Mazinani, Canada) [v/s]

Paradise: Hope (Ulrich Seidl, Austria / France / Germany)

The Place Beyond The Pines (Derek Cianfrance)

RP31 (Lucy Raven) [s]

The Reader (Alejandro Cesarco, U.S. / Uruguay) [p/s]

Redemption (Miguel Gomes, Portugal / France / Italy / Germany) [s]

Salvation Army (Adbellah Taïa, France / Morocco)

Sight (Thirza Cuthand, Canada) [s]

Skyfall (Sam Mendes, U.K. / U.S.)

Somebody Up There Likes Me (Bob Byington)

Song (Nathaniel Dorsky) [s]

A Spell To Ward Off the Darkness (Ben Rivers and Ben Russell, France / Germany / Estonia / Finland / Norway)

Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan / France)

Ten Minutiae (Peter Miller, Austria) [s]

A Third Version of the Imaginary (Benjamin Tiven, U.S. / Kenya) [v/s]

[title unknown] (Helga Fanderl, Germany) [s]

Touch (Shelly Silver)

Traces (Scott Stark) [v/s]

La última película (Raya Martin and Mark Peranson, Canada / Denmark / Mexico / The Philippines)

Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)

Vic + Flo Saw a Bear (Denis Côté, Canada)

Viola (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina) [m]

Vulgaria (Pang Ho-Cheung, Hong Kong)

Wadjda (Haifaa al-Monsour, Saudi Arabia / Germany)

What Now? Remind Me (Joaquim Pinto, Portugal)

The Woolworths Choir of 1979 (Elizabeth Price, U.K.) [v/s]

Workers Leaving the Factory (Again) (Katharina Gruzei, Austria) [v/s]

A World Without Women (Guillaume Brac, France) [m]

The World's End (Edgar Wright, U.K.)

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (Alain Resnais, France / Germany)

 

 

[6]

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman)

Airship 1-3 (Kenneth Anger) [v/s]

American Hustle (David O. Russell)

At Berkeley (Frederick Wiseman)

Bann (Nina Könnemann, Germany) [v/s]

Behind The Candelabra (Steven Soderbergh)

Beyond The Hills (Cristian Mungiu, Romania / France / Belgium)

Catnip: Egress to Oblivion? (Jason Willis) [s]

Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (Alexey Fedorchenko, Russia)

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

Currents (Patty Chang and Noah Klersfeld) [v/p]

Dad's Stick (John Smith, U.K.) [v/s]

The Disquiet (Ali Cherry, France / Lebanon) [v/s]

The Dog (Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren)

Drinking Buddies (Joe Swanberg)

A Field in England (Ben Wheatley, U.K.)

56 Up (Michael Apted, U.K.)

Fill The Void (Rama Burshtein, Israel)

fire (Greg Staats, Canada) [v/s]

God Loves Uganda (Roger Ross Williams)

Gold (Thomas Arslan, Germany / Canada)

Gradual Speed (Els van Riel, Belgium) [m]

Hotel Room (Bernd Oppl, Austria) [v/s]

Instants (Hannes Schüpbach, Switzerland) [s]

The Invisible World (Jesse McLean) [v/s]

Iron Man Three (Shane Black)

Killer Joe (William Friedkin)

Let The Fire Burn (Jason Osder)

The Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie, U.S. / U.K. / Canada)

Maître-Vent (Simon Quéhiellard, France) [v/s]

Manakamana (Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez, U.S. / Nepal)

Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon)

Mud (Jeff Nichols)

Museum of the Imagination (Amit Dutta, India) [v/s]

Nefandus (Carlos Motta, U.S. / Spain)

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (Terence Nance)

Pastoral (JB Mabe) [s]

The Pool (Christine Lucy Latimer, Canada) [v/s]

Property (Jeanne Liotta) [s]

Reality (Matteo Garrone, Italy / France)

75 Cuts for Carl Andre (Alberto Cabrera Bernal, Spain) [s]

Simon Killer (Antonio Campos, U.S. / France)

Stoker (Park Chan-wook, U.K. / U.S.)

Three Interpretation Exercises (Cristi Puiu, France / Romania)

A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhang-ke, China)

Watercolor (Fall Creek) (Vincent Grenier) [v/s]

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (Alex Gibney)

What Maisie Knew (Scott McGehee and David Siegel)

 

 

[5]

The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn, and Anonymous, Indonesia / Denmark / Norway / U.K.)

Addy Choo (JB Mabe) [s]

The Angels' Share (Ken Loach, U.K. / Belgium / France / Italy)

The Battle of Tabatô (João Viana, Portugal / Guinea-Bissau)

Bishopric (Robert Todd) [s]

Bobô (Inês Oliveira, Portugal)

Child's Pose (Calin Peter Netzer, Romania)

The Chorus (Jean-François Côté, Canada) [v/p]

Christ Church - Saint James (Stephen Broomer, Canada) [s]

Concrete Night (Pirjo Honkasalo, Finland / Denmark / Sweden)

Days of Future Past (Joe Hambleton, Canada) [v/s]

Dealin' with Idiots (Jeff Garlin)

Despicable Me 2 (Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)

Dry Standpipe (Wojciech Bakowski, Poland) [v/s]

Frozen (Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee)

Future Weather (Jenny Deller)

Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)

The Host (Andrew Niccol)

I Give It a Year (Dan Mazer, U.K.)

I'm So Excited! (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (Don Scardino)

It's a Disaster (Todd Berger)

Lawless (John Hillcoat)

Magic Magic (Sebastián Silva, Chile / U.S.)

Man of Tai Chi (Keanu Reeves, U.S. / China / Hong Kong)

Marriage Material (Joe Swanberg) [v/m]

Me and You (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy)

Moebius (Kim Ki-duk, South Korea)

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

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (Jayson Thiessen)

Natpwe (The Feast of the Spirits) (Tiane Doan na Champassak and Jean Dubrel, France / Burma) [m]

Nobody's Daughter Haewon (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)

Oz the Great and Powerful (Sam Raimi)

Poppy Fields Forever (John Warren) [s]

The Purge (James DeMonaco)

Sacro GRA (Gianfrano Rosi, Italy)

Saving Mr. Banks (John Lee Hancock, U.S. / U.K. / Australia)

Sightseers (Ben Wheatley, U.K.)

Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)

Southcliffe (Sean Durkin, U.K.) [TV]

The Spectacular Now (James Ponsoldt)

Stone (Kevin Jerome Everson) [v/s]

Strata of Natural History (Jeannette Muñoz, Switzerland / Chile) [s]

Suitcase of Love and Shame (Jane Gillooly) [v]

Summer Solstice, 11 pm, Jordaan (Albert Wisco, Canada) [v/s]

Ten Skies (Clint Enns, Canada) [v/s]

Torque (Björn Kämmerer, Austria) [s]

Trissákia 3 (Nick Collins, U.K.) [s]

The We and The I (Michel Gondry, U.S. / France)

Yossi (Eytan Fox, Israel)

Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)*

 

 

[4]

Ain't Them Bodies Saints (David Lowery)

Antiviral (Brandon Cronenberg, Canada)

The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola, U.S. / U.K. / France / Germany / Japan)

Brad's Book (Bradly Dever Treadway) [v/s]

Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony (Laurent Malaquais)

The Call (Brad Anderson)

Camille Claudel 1915 (Bruno Dumont, France)

Desert (Daniel Cuberta, Spain) [s]

Division (Johan Rijpma, The Netherlands) [s]

Early Figure (Brian Virostek, Canada) [s]

48 Heads From the Merkurov Museum (After Kurt Kren) (Anna Artaker, Austria) [s]

The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy / France)

Grosse Fatigue (Camille Henrot, France) [v/s]

Harbour's Puddle (Lucie Mercadal, Germany) [v/s]

The Hunt (Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark)

In My Room (Chance Taylor, Canada) [v/s]

Interior. Leather Bar. (James Franco and Travis Mathews) [m]

Katy Perry: Part of Me (Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz)

The King's Body (João Pedro Rodrigues, Portugal) [v/m]

Mama (Andrés Muschietti, Spain / Canada)

Man in Motion, 2012 (Christophe M. Saber, Ruben Glauser, and Max Idje, Switzerland) [s]

Monsters University (Dan Scanlon)

9214 (Takahiro Suzuki) [v/s]

Not Fade Away (David Chase)

Oblivion (Joseph Kosinski)

Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn, France / Thailand / U.S. / Sweden)

Pays Barbare (Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi, France / Italy) [m]

Prince Avalanche (David Gordon Green)

R100 (Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japan)

Réquiem NN (Juan Manuel Echavarría, Colombia) [v/m]

Sarah Prefers To Run (Chloé Robichaud, Canada)

Separate Vacations (Cameron Moneo, Canada) [v/s]

Shadow Puppet (Yi Cui, Canada) [s]

Smashed (James Ponsoldt)

Sugar Beach (Mark Loeser, Canada) [s]

The Taste of Money (Im Sang-soo, South Korea)

This Town of Toronto... (Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Canada) [s]

The Timeslide (Ariana Andrei, Canada) [v/s]

You Are Here (Leslie Supnet, Canada) [v/s]

 

 

[3]

Confessions through an open curtain (Eli Cortiñas, Germany) [v/s]

Half Way There (Karen Henderson, Canada) [v/s]

De jamones y monjas (Daniel Cuberta, Spain) [v/s]

The Paperboy (Lee Daniels)

Quartet for the End of Time (Deanna Erdmann) [v/s]

Rauch und Spiegel [Smoke and Mirrors] (Nick Moore, Australia) [v/s]

A Teacher (Hannah Lidell)

 

 

[2]

Blackfish (Gabriela Cowperthwaite)

 

 

[1]

 

 

[W/O]

The Canyons (Paul Schrader) (0:35)

The Company You Keep (Robert Redford) (0:40)

The Dirties (Matt Johnson, Canada) (0:18)

Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) (0:41)

Gimme The Loot (Adam Leon) (0:45)

Girl Most Likely (Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman) (0:20)

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (Roman Coppola) (0:38)

The Great Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann, Australia / U.S.) (0:44)

Jug Face (Chad Crawford Kinkle) (0:32)

The Lifeguard (Liz W. Garcia) (0:45)

Sound Giving Will Feeling (Andrea Geyer) [v/p] (0:12)

Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley, Canada) (0:38)

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (Peter Hyams) (0:45)

Warm Bodies (Jonathan Levine) (0:30)

Wrong (Quentin Dupieux, France) (0:32)

Zero Charisma (Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews) (0:33)