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)

Over the Years (Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria)

Streetscapes [Dialogue] (Heinz Emigholz, Germany)

Strong Island (Yance Ford, U.S. / Denmark)

 

[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)

Brimstone & Glory (Viktor Jakovleski, U.S. / Mexico) [m]

Brown and Clear (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s]

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

Carrs Down South (Kevin Everson) [s]

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

Colossal (Nacho Vigalondo, Canada / Spain)

Delphi Falls (Mary Helena Clark) [s]

Displacements (Anton Ginzburg) [s]

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

Donkeyote (Chico Pereira, Spain / Germany / U.K.)

The Dunce (Paul Vecchiali, France)

Electro-Pythagorus (a portrait of Martin Bartlett) (Luke Fowler, Canada / U.K.) [m]

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

Fences (Denzel Washington)

For Christian (Luke Fowler, U.S. / U.K.) [s]

Four Days in France (Jérôme Reybaud, France)

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

Get Out (Jordan Peele)

Gulîstan, Land of Roses (Zaynê Akyol, Canada / Germany)

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

Havarie (Philip Scheffner, Germany)

Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)

If Only There Were Peace (Carmine Grimaldi and Deniz Tortum, U.S. / Turkey) [s]

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

Kaili Blues (Bi Gan, China)

Kindah (Ephraim Asili, U.S. / Jamaica) [s]

Last Train (Dianna Barrie and Richard Tuowy, Australia) [s]

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)

One of the Roughs, a Kosmos (Carmine Grimaldi) [s]

The Other Side of Hope (Aki Kaurismäki, Finland / Germany)

Person to Person (Dustin Guy Defa)

Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas, France / Germany)

Poem (Dan Browne, Canada) [s]

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

Quest (Jonathan Olshefski)

Rendition (Greta Snider) [s]

Restless (Robert Todd) [s]

Return to Forms (Zachary Epcar) [s]

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

Servicing Guide: Fannie Mae Single Family, Subpart A4-2.1-02, Property Inspection Vendor Management and Oversight (11/12/2014) (Carmine Grimaldi) [s]

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

Space (Emmanuel Piton, France) [s]

Stranger in Paradise (Guido Hendrikx, Netherlands)

Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present (Tyler Hubby)

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

World Without End (No Reported Incidents) (Jem Cohen, U.S. / U.K.) [m]

The Wound (John Trengove, South Africa / Germany / Netherlands / France)

 

[6]

About Ray aka 3 Generations (Gaby Dellal)

Behemoth (Zhao Liang, China / France / Switzerland)

Birth of a Nation (Jem Cohen) [s]

The Blue Devils (Charlotte Bayer-Broc, France) [m]

Blue Movie (Michael A. Morris) [s]

California Typewriter (Doug Nichol)

Casting JonBenet (Kitty Green, U.S. / Australia / China)

Creepy (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan)

Cyclical Refractions (J.M. Martínez) [s]

Gleanings (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Ireland / Switzerland) [s]

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

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

Gulf (Dan Browne, Canada) [s]

Haiti My Love (Guetty Felin, Haiti / France)

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

In The Jungle (Stephanie Barber) [m]

Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (Pappi Corsicato, U.S. / Italy)

Kemtiyu, Cheikh Anta (Ousmane William Mbaye, Senegal / France)

Lantern (Joshua Bonnetta) [s]

The Last Family (Jan P. Matuszynski, Poland)

Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2 (Florent Vassault, France)

Ma' Rosa (Brillante Ma Mendoza, Philippines)

Machines (Rahul Jain, India / Finland / Germany)

Manifesto (Julian Rosefeldt, Germany / Australia)

Mia Madre (Nanni Moretti, Italy / France)

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

Paraguay Remembered (Dominique Dubosc, France / Paraguay)

Pendular (Julia Murat, Brazil / Argentina / France)

R-15 (Kevin Everson) [s]

Railway Sleepers (Sompot Chidgasornpongse, Thailand)

Raw (Julia Ducournau, France / Belgium)

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

Shape of a Surface (Nazli Dinçel, Turkey) [s]

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

Skin in the Game (Ariana Gerstein) [s]

Spettacolo (Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen, U.S. / Italy)

Split (M. Night Shyamalan)

The Summer is Gone (Zhang Dalei, China)

This Bogeyman (Pere Ginard, Spain) [s]*

2+2=22 [The Alphabet] (Heinz Emigholz, Germany / Georgia)

Ultraviolet (Anton Ginzburg) [s]

Untitled (Michael Glawogger and Monika Willi, Austria)

Venus (Lea Glob and Mette Carla Albrechtsen, Denmark / Norway)

Voyage to Terengganu (Amir Muhammad and Badrul Hisham Ismail, Malaysia) [m]

Youth (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy / France / U.K. / Switzerland)

 

[5]

About something that concerns us all (Cristiana Miranda, Brazil) [s]

After the Storm (Hirokazu Koreeda, Japan)

Bang! The Bert Berns Story (Brett Berns and Bob Sarles)

Bloopers (Karissa Hahn) [s]

Le bulbe tragique (Guillaume Vallée, Canada) [s]

Chipping off, too (Karissa Hahn) [s]

Colour My World (Mike Hoolboom, Canada) [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)

The Last of Us (Ala Eddine Slim, Tunisia / Qatar / United Arab Emirates / Lebanon)

Lovesong (So Yong Kim)

One Week and a Day (Asaph Polonsky, Israel)

The Road Movie (Dmitrii Kalashnikov, Russia) [m]

The Rules of the Game (Julia Dogra-Brazelle) [s]

Sleeping Waters (Emmanuel Piton, France) [s]

Song to Song (Terrence Malick)

Three Sentences About Argentina (Nele Wohlatz, Argentina) [s]

Traces (Erin Weisgerber) [s]

Unrest (Jennifer Brea, U.S. / U.K.)

White Sun (Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal / U.S. / Qatar / Netherlands)

 

[4]

Always Shine (Sophia Takal)

Cinema Novo (Eryk Rocha, Brazil)

Communion (Anna Zamecka, Poland)

Dayveon (Amman Abbasi)

The Gateway Bug (Johanna B. Kelly)

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)

Ode to Seekers 2012 (Andrew Norman Wilson) [s]

Pattern Language (Peter Burr) [s]

Pulling a Gray Rearview Rapture (Natalie Tsui and Brianna Nelson) [s]

Prima Materia (Azin Seraj) [s]

Primal (Vicky Smith, U.K.) [s]

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

Sexy Durga (Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, India)

Small Talk (Huang Hui-chen, Taiwan)

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

2076 (Elegy) (Karly Stark) [s]

Wùlu (Daouda Coulibaly, France)

 

[3]

Reworlding (Elizabeth) (Greg Penn, Allison Bennett, Jeremy Martino, and Autumn Royal) [s]

 

 

[2]

The Last Face (Sean Penn)

 

[1]

 

 

[W/O]

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

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

Finding Kim (Aaron Bear) (0:40)

I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (Macon Blair) (0:30)

Miss Kiet's Children (Peter Lataster and Petra Lataster-Czisch, Netherlands) (1:00)