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Films Watched in 2016

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  • January:
  • Annie (John Huston, 1982) -8.5-
  • AntiTrust (Peter Howitt, 2001) -8.0-
  • Sissi (Ernst Marischka, 1955) -7.0-
  • Bulgaria's Abandoned Children (Kate Blewett, 2007) -7.0- [documentary]
  • Free to Play (2014) - 7.5- [documentary]
  • The Matrix (Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, 1999) -9.0-
  • The Matrix Reloaded (Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, 2003) -7.5-
  • The Matrix Revolutions (Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, 2003) -7.0-
  • Sissi: The Young Epress (Ernst Marischka, 1956) -7.0-
  • Les Diaboliques (Henri-Georges Clouzo

2016: Watched

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  2. The Hateful Eight (2015) ***.5
  3. The Revenant (2015) ***.5
  4. [Star Wars (1977) ***.5]
  5. The Martian (2015) ***.5
  6. Spotlight (2015) ***.5
  7. [Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) ****]
  8. [Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) ***.5]
  9. Lucky (2011) *
  10. [Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace **.5]
  11. The Firm (1993) **.5
  12. [Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) **.5]
  13. "South Park" (Season 19) ***.5
  14. [Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) ***]
  15. World of Tomorrow (2015) ****
  16. Cane Toads: The Conquest (2010) ***
  17. The Answers (2015)

100 Greatest Screen Performers of All Time

  1. Marlon Brando
  2. Katharine Hepburn
  3. Humphrey Bogart
  4. Laurence Olivier
  5. Bette Davis
  6. James Stewart
  7. Robert De Niro
  8. Meryl Streep
  9. James Cagney
  10. Cary Grant
  11. Al Pacino
  12. Spencer Tracy
  13. Audrey Hepburn
  14. Clark Gable
  15. Charles Chaplin
  16. Jack Nicholson
  17. Ingrid Bergman
  18. Peter O'Toole
  19. Henry Fonda
  20. Gary Cooper
  21. Gregory Peck
  22. Greta Garbo
  23. Marlene Dietrich
  24. James Dean
  25. Paul Newman
  26. Richard Burton
  27. Barbara Stanwyck
  28. Sidney Poitier
  29. Elizabeth Taylor
  30. Dustin Hoffman
  31. Burt Lancaster
  32. Kirk Douglas
  33. Charles Laughton
  34. Daniel Day-Lewis
  35. Gene Hackman
  36. Robert Duvall
  37. Joan Crawford
  38. Tom Hanks
  39. Denzel Washington
  40. John Way

100 Greatest Film Directors of All Time

  1. Alfred Hitchcock
  2. Stanley Kubrick
  3. Orson Welles
  4. Akira Kurosawa
  5. John Ford
  6. Federico Fellini
  7. Ingmar Bergman
  8. Charles Chaplin
  9. Jean-Luc Godard
  10. Jean Renoir
  11. Yasujirô Ozu
  12. Sergei M. Eisenstein
  13. Luis Buñuel
  14. Martin Scorsese
  15. Billy Wilder
  16. Carl Theodor Dreyer
  17. D.W. Griffith
  18. Fritz Lang
  19. Francis Ford Coppola
  20. Howard Hawks
  21. François Truffaut
  22. David Lean
  23. Andrei Tarkovsky
  24. Michelangelo Antonioni
  25. F.W.

Film Log 2016

  • 526. (27 Jul) Area 51: The Alien Interview (1997, Jeff Broadstreet) 6/10
  • 525. (27 Jul) D-Tox (2002, Jim Gillespie) 5/10
  • 524. (25 Jul) The Defilers (1965, Frost / Friedman) 4/10
  • 523. (25 Jul) Night of the Demons 2 (1994, Brian Trenchard-Smith) 5/10
  • 522. (24 Jul) Night of the Demons (1988, Kevin Tenney) 6/10
  • 521. (24 Jul) Berkshire County (2014, Audrey Cummings) 5/10
  • 520. (24 Jul) Madness of Many (2013, Kasper Juhl) 2/10
  • 519. (24 Jul) The Last House in the Woods (2006, Gabriele Albanesi) 3/10
  • 518. (24 Jul) Sasquatch (2002, Jonas Quastel) 4/10
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Favorite films in rough order

Hitchcock. North by Northwest. 1959.
Tarkovsky. The Sacrifice. 1986.
Twenty-one queer directors each directed a chapter of this film adaptation of Michelle Tea's novel. Valencia. 2013.
Malick. Days of Heaven. 1978.
Anderson, P. T. The Master. 2012.
Von Trier. Melancholia, Part One: Justine. 2011.
Bertolucci. The Conformist. 1970.
Lynch. Eraserhead. 1977.
Hitchcock. The 39 Steps. 1935.
Buñuel. L’Âge d’or. 1930.
Kusturica. Underground. 1995.
Resnais. Aimer, Boire et Chanter. 2014.
Linklater. Boyhood. 2014.
Greenaway. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover. 1989.

Films with no IMDB entry from Film Foundation

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  • Edison Kinetoscopes (1894-97) - Unknown
  • Jeu De Cartes (1895) - Auguste and Louis Lumiere
  • Lumiere Shorts (1895-96) - Auguste and Louis Lumiere
  • Louis Lumiere (1895) - Auguste and Louis Lumiere
  • Rich For A Day (1906) - David Eve Collection
  • Indian Raid, The (1911) - James Young Deer
  • Attack Of The Indians (1912) - James Young Deer
  • Photographer's Outing (1914) - Uncredited
  • Charlie Chaplin - Excerpts And Outtakes (1914-1915) (1914-15) - Charlie Chaplin
  • Flowerland Awakens In Japan (1916) - David Eve Collection
  • Historic Provincetown (1917) - Unknown
  • Meatless Meatloaf (1917) - Unknown
  • Columbi

Best 100 Film Actors/Actresses

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  1. Matt Damon
  2. Bruce Willis
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio
  4. Samuel L. Jackson
  5. Robert De Niro
  6. Will Smith
  7. Mel Gibson
  8. Sylvester Stallone
  9. Robin Williams
  10. Tom Cruise
  11. Jodie Foster
  12. Jake Gyllenhaal
  13. Denzel Washington
  14. Anthony Hopkins
  15. Paul Newman
  16. Russell Crowe
  17. Shauna Macdonald
  18. Sigourney Weaver
  19. Keanu Reeves
  20. Ethan Hawke
  21. Greg Kinnear
  22. Harrison Ford
  23. Cuba Gooding Jr.

Films Seen

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  1. Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terror (1922)
  2. The Gold Rush (1925)
  3. Un Chien Andalou (1928)
  4. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  5. City Lights (1931)
  6. M (1931)
  7. The 39 Steps (1935)
  8. Modern Times (1936)
  9. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  10. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  11. Gone With the Wind (1939)
  12. Pinocchio (1940)
  13. Citizen Kane (1941)
  14. Dumbo (1941)
  15. Casablanca (1942)
  16. Beauty and the Beast (1946)
  17. The Bicycle Thief (1948)
  18. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
  19. Drunken Angel (1948)
  20. Orpheus (1949)
  21. Late Spring (1949)
  22. Stray Dog (1949)
  23. Rashomon (1950)
  24. Sunset Blvd.

Clone of Clone of Best Picture Oscar Winners

  1. The Broadway Melody (1929)
  2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  3. Cimarron (1931)
  4. Grand Hotel (1932)
  5. It Happened One Night (1934)
  6. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  7. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
  8. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
  9. You Can't Take It With You (1938)
  10. Gone With the Wind (1939)
  11. Rebecca (1940)
  12. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
  13. Mrs.