NEW RELEASES SEEN, 2017

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

([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)

 

[10]

 

 

[9]

 

 

[8]

Cosmos (Andrzej Zulawski, France / Portugal)

On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sangsoo, South Korea / Germany)

 

[7]

Arábia (Affonso Uchoa and João Dumans, Brazil)

Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)

Autumn, Autumn (Jang Woo-jin, South Korea)

Between Fences (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France)

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens)

Calypso (Annalisa D. Quagliata, U.S. / Mexico) [s]

The Challenge (Yuro Ancarani, Italy / France / Switzerland)

Disseminate and Hold (Rosa Barba, Brazil) [s]

The Dunce (Paul Vecchiali, France)

Félicité (Alain Gomis, Democratic Republic of Congo / France / Belgium / Senegal / Germany / Lebanon)

Fences (Denzel Washington)

Fuddy Duddy (Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Austria) [s]

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosmanen, Finland)

Havarie (Philip Scheffner, Germany)

Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)

Indignation (James Schamus, U.S. / China)

Kaili Blues (Bi Gan, China)

El Mar La Mar (J.P. Sniadecki and Joshua Bonnetta, U.S. / Mexico)

Mirage (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Iran / Ireland) [s]

My Life As a Zucchini (Claude Barras, Switzerland / France)

Person to Person (Dustin Guy Defa)

Prospector (Talena Sanders, U.S. / India) [s]

Sakura, Sakura (Ute Aurand, Germany / Japan) [s]

Silence (Martin Scorsese, U.S. / Taiwan / Mexico)

Stranger in Paradise (Guido Hendrikx, Netherlands)

This Bogeyman (Pere Ginard, Spain) [s]

Where the Chocolate Mountains (Pat O'Neill) [m]

 

[6]

About Ray (Gaby Dellal)

Behemoth (Zhao Liang, China / France / Switzerland)

Creepy (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan)

Granular Film - Beirut (Charles-André Coderre, Canada / Lebanon) [s]

The Grown-Ups (Maite Alberdi, Chile / Netherlands / France)

Gulf (Dan Browne, Canada) [s]

Happiness Academy (Kaori Kinoshita and Alain Della Negra, France)

In The Jungle (Stephanie Barber) [m]

Lantern (Joshua Bonnetta) [s]

My Happy Family (Nana & Simon, Georgia / France)

Paraguay Remembered (Dominique Dubosc, France / Paraguay)

Pendular (Julia Murat, Brazil / Argentina / France)

River in Castle (Sandy Ding, China / Croatia) [s]

Raw (Julia Ducournau, France / Belgium)

Sine in the Canyon, Sine in the Sea by Kelly Gabron (Cauleen Smith) [s]

Split (M. Night Shyamalan)

The Summer is Gone (Zhang Dalei, China)

 

[5]

Bloopers (Karissa Hahn) [s]

Diamond Island (Davy Chou, Cambodia / France / Germany / Qatar / Thailand)

Fajr (Lois Patiño, Spain / Morocco) [s]

From False to Legal in One Take (Diego Lama, Peru) [s]

\The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)

La La Land (Damien Chazelle)

Lovesong (So Yong Kim)

 

[4]

Always Shine (Sophia Takal)

Cinema Novo (Eryk Rocha, Brazil)

Happy Times Will Come Soon (Alessandro Comodin, Italy / France)

HyperNormalisation (Adam Curtis, U.K.)

Joanne (Simon Fujiwara, U.K.) [s]

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (Jake Szymanski)

The Red Turtle (Michaël Dudok de Wit, France / Belgium / Japan)

Sexy Durga (Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, India)

Somniloquies (Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel) [m]

 

[3]

 

 

[2]

 

 

[1]

 

 

[W/O]

Boundaries [Pays] (Chloé Robichaud, Canada) (0:31)

Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra, Colombia / Venezuela / Argentina) (0:32)