Friday, March 26, 2010

A+ Pantheon

A Masterpieces

Toy Story 3 (Unkrich)

A- Great

Wild Grass (Resnais)

A-/B+ Near Great

Father of My Children (Hansen-Love)


True Grit (Coens)

Winter's Bone (Granik)

B+ Must See

127 Hours (Boyle)


Shutter Island (Scorsese)

Black Swan (Aronofsky)

Sweetgrass (Castaing-Taylor & Barbash)

Another Year (Leigh)

Everyone Else (Ade) [AFI Fest]

B+/B Strongly Recommended

Carlos (Assayas)

Bluebeard (Breillat)

Secret Sunshine (Lee)

Inception (Nolan)

The Ghost Writer (Polanski)

A Prophet (Audiard)

Exit Through the Gift Shop

B Recommended

The American (Corbijn)

Four Lions (Morris)

Hadewijch (Dumont)

The Social Network (Fincher)

Tangled (Greno & Howard)

Vincere (Bellocchio) [AFI Fest]

B/B- Recommended with minor reservations

Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (Chazelle) [AFI Fest 2009]

Restrepo (Hetherington)

White Material (Denis) [LAFF]

B- Recommended with major reservations

Blue Valentine (Cianfrance)

Enter the Void (Noe)

Greenberg (Baumbach)

I Am Love (Guadagnino)

The Killer Inside Me (Winterbottom)

Poetry (Lee) [AFI Fest 2010]

Soul Kitchen (Akin)

Vengeance (To)

C+ Not Recommended but with redeeming values

Animal Kingdom (Michod)

Around a Small Mountain (Rivette)

The Fighter (Russell)

The Kids Are All Right (Cholodenko)

The King's Speech (Hooper)

Mesrine: Killer Instinct (Richet)

The Warlords (Chan)

C Poor

Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl (Oliveira)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Wright)

Somewhere (Coppola)

C- Crap

D+ Utter crap

D Foul, disgusting crap

F Burn the negative

DVD List

Fish Tank
Boxing Gym
The Illusionist
Last Train Home
The Pat Tillman Story
Never Let Me Go
How to Train a Dragon
Anton Chekhov's The Duel
The Art of the Steal
And Everything is Going Fine...
Trash Humpers

The Town
Waiting for Superman
The Secret in Their Eyes
Please Give
Iron Man 2
Exploding Girl
Girl on the Train
Red Riding Trilogy
The Good, the Bad, and the Weird
Life During Wartime
A Film Unfinished
Despicable Me

Festival Movies

Uncle Bonmee
Certified Copy