Viewing Log, 2012 (what's left of it)

  1. August
  2. 08.01 Magic Mike (2012, Steven Soderbergh) 6.5
  3. 08.02 Angels with Dirty Faces (1938, Michael Curtiz) 9.0
  4. 08.04 Bernie (2012, Richard Linklater) 6.5
  5. 08.04 Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtiz) 8.5
  6. 08.05 Mildred Pierce (1945, Michael Curtiz) 9.0
  7. 08.07 Mirror Mirror (2012, Tarsem Singh) 3.5
  8. 08.07 Punch-Drunk Love (2002, Paul Thomas Anderson) 6.0
  9. 08.08 The Deep Blue Sea (2012, Terence Davies) 7.5
  10. 08.10 Bartleby (2002, Jonathan Parker) 4.0
  11. 08.12 The Princess and the Warrior (2001, Tom Tykwer) 5.0
  12. 08.13 Heaven (2002, Tom Tykwer) 7.0
  13. 08.14 The Son's Room (2001, Nanni Moretti) 7.5
  14. 08.15 Lovely & Amazing (2002, Nicole Holofcener) 6.5
  15. 08.15 Monsoon Wedding (2002, Mira Nair) 8.0
  16. 08.16 The Dark Knight Rises (2012, Christopher Nolan) 5.5
  17. 08.17 Insomnia (2002, Christopher Nolan) 5.0
  18. 08.18 Far From Heaven (2002, Todd Haynes) 8.0
  19. 08.18 Russian Ark (2002, Aleksandr Sokurov) 8.0
  20. 08.20 Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012, David Gelb) 8.0
  21. 08.22 Secretary (2002, Steven Shainberg) 2.5
  22. 08.24 ParaNorman (2012, Chris Butler & Sam Fell) 7.0
  23. 08.24 Bernie* (2012, Richard Linklater) 6.5
  24. 08.25 24 Hour Party People (2002, Michael Winterbottom) 8.0
  25. 08.25 Esther Kahn (2002, Arnaud Desplechin) 4.0
  26. 08.27 25th Hour (2002, Spike Lee) 8.5
  27. 08.27 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2012, Lasse Hallström) 3.5
  28. 08.28 Frida (2002, Julie Taymor) 4.5
  29. 08.29 The Pianist (2002, Roman Polanski) 8.0
  30. 08.29 Solaris (2002, Steven Soderbergh) 6.5
  31. 08.30 The Hunter (2012, Daniel Nettheim) 4.5
  32. 08.30 Jackass: The Movie (2002, Jeff Tremaine) ??
  33. 08.31 Late Marriage (2002, Dover Koshashvili) 7.0

  34. September
  35. 09.02 The Grey (2012, Joe Carnahan) 3.0
  36. 09.07 Bloody Sunday (2002, Paul Greengrass) 7.5
  37. 09.09 The Raid: Redemption (2012, Gareth Evans) 7.0
  38. 09.11 CQ (2002, Roman Coppola) 6.0
  39. 09.12 Snow White and the Huntsman (2012, Rupert Sanders) 3.0
  40. 09.14 Who's That Knocking at My Door? (1967, Martin Scorsese) 5.0
  41. 09.21 Damsels in Distress (2012, Whit Stillman) 7.5
  42. 09.22 Mean Streets (1973, Martin Scorsese) 7.0
  43. 09.22 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974, Martin Scorsese) 6.5
  44. 09.22 Bridesmaids* (2011, Paul Feig) 7.0
  45. 09.28 The Master (2012, Paul Thomas Anderson) 7.0

  46. October
  47. 10.05 Looper (2012, Rian Johnson) 7.5
  48. 10.09 Dark Shadows (2012, Tim Burton) 3.5
  49. 10.11 The Revenant (2012, D. Kerry Prior) 4.5
  50. 10.13 Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil (2011, Eli Craig) 4.5
  51. 10.15 The Moth Diaries (2012, Mary Harron) 2.0
  52. 10.18 The Haunting (1963, Robert Wise) 8.5
  53. 10.18 The Haunting* (1999, Jan de Bont) 1.0
  54. 10.19 Argo (2012, Ben Affleck) 7.0
  55. 10.20 Corpse Bride (2005, Tim Burton & Mike Johnson) 5.5
  56. 10.27 The Thing (1982, John Carpenter) 7.0

  57. November
  58. 11.06 Taxi Driver (1976, Martin Scorsese) 8.5
  59. 11.08 Raging Bull (1980, Martin Scorsese) 7.5
  60. 11.10 Cosmopolis (2012, David Cronenberg) 4.0
  61. 11.12 The King of Comedy (1983, Martin Scorsese) 7.5
  62. 11.15 After Hours (1985, Martin Scorsese) 8.5
  63. 11.16 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (2012, Jordan Roberts) 4.5
  64. 11.17 The Forgiveness of Blood (2012, Joshua Marston) 6.5
  65. 11.18 The Last Temptation of Christ (1988, Martin Scorsese) 4.0
  66. 11.22 GoodFellas (1990, Martin Scorsese) 8.5
  67. 11.22 The Imposter (2012, Bart Layton) 6.5
  68. 11.24 Cape Fear (1991, Martin Scorsese) 4.0
  69. 11.25 Martha Marcy May Marlene* (2011, Sean Durkin) 7.0
  70. 11.29 Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012, Benh Zeitlin) 4.0
  71. 11.30 Skyfall (2012, Sam Mendes) 8.0
  72. 11.30 The Age of Innocence (1993, Martin Scorsese) 6.5

  73. December
  74. 12.04 Goon (2012, Michael Dowse) 3.5
  75. 12.06 Holy Motors (2012, Leos Carax) 3.5
  76. 12.07 Lawless (2012, John Hillcoat) 6.0
  77. 12.08 Trouble in Paradise (1932, Ernst Lubitsch) 6.5
  78. 12.10 John Carter (2012, Andrew Stanton) 2.5
  79. 12.10 Pitch Perfect (2012, Jason Moore) 6.0
  80. 12.11 Ninotchka (1939, Ernst Lubitsch) 7.0
  81. 12.11 End of Watch (2012, David Ayer) 5.0
  82. 12.12 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012, Stephen Chbosky) 7.0
  83. 12.13 The Shop Around the Corner (1940, Ernst Lubitsch) 8.5
  84. 12.13 Killer Joe (2012, William Friedkin) 4.5
  85. 12.14 Oslo, August 31st (2012, Joachim Trier) 8.5
  86. 12.15 To Be or Not To Be (1942, Ernst Lubitsch) 7.5
  87. 12.15 Premium Rush (2012, David Koepp) 4.5
  88. 12.15 The Talented Mr. Ripley* (1999, Anthony Minghella) 8.0
  89. 12.17 Heaven Can Wait (1943, Ernst Lubitsch) 6.5
  90. 12.18 Animal Crackers (1930, Victor Heerman) 7.5
  91. 12.19 Monkey Business (1931, Norman Z. McLeod) 7.0
  92. 12.19 Horse Feathers (1932, Norman Z. McLeod) 8.0
  93. 12.20 Duck Soup* (1933, Leo McCarey) 8.5
  94. 12.20 Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2012, Nuri Bilge Ceylan) 7.0
  95. 12.21 A Night at the Opera (1935, Sam Wood) 7.5
  96. 12.22 A Day at the Races (1937, Sam Wood) 6.5
  97. 12.23 Frankenweenie (2012, Tim Burton) 5.5
  98. 12.23 The Loneliest Planet (2012, Julia Loktev) 6.0
  99. 12.24 Gremlins* (1984, Joe Dante) 6.0
  100. 12.24 Die Hard* (1988, John McTiernan) 9.0
  101. 12.25 Samsara (2012, Ron Fricke) 6.0
  102. 12.27 The Tree of Life* (2011, Terrence Malick) 9.5
  103. 12.29 Dredd (2012, Pete Travis) 4.0
  104. 12.31 Tabu (2012, Miguel Gomes) 8.5
Author Comments: 

Because everyone else is doing it, right?

no 10's.

No, though The Tree of Life came awfully close. I do tend to be stingy with 10s, but I feel like anything in the 8.5-9.5 range is still pretty high praise.