Movies

Best movies (that I've seen)

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  • Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau: Sunrise
  • Fritz Lang: Metropolis
  • Buster Keaton: The General
  • Leo McCarey: Duck Soup
  • Orson Welles: Touch of Sin
  • Billy Wilder: Double Indemnity
  • Marcel Carne: Children of Paradise
  • Howard Hawks: His Girl Friday
  • Alfred Hitchcock: North By Northwest
  • Billy Wilder: Sunset Boulevard
  • Elia Kazan: On The Waterfront
  • Vittorio DeSica: Miracle in Milan
  • Akira Kurosawa: Rashomon
  • Jean-Luc Godard: Breathless
  • Charles Chaplin: Limelight
  • Yasujiro Ozu: Tokyo Story
  • Ingmar Bergman: Persona
  • Federico Fellini: La Dolce Vita
  • Stanley Kubrick: 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Roman Polanski: Ch

Best movies of the 2010s (that I've seen)

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  • 2014:
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu: Birdman
  • Richard Linklater: Boyhood
  • 2013:
  • Shane Carruth: Upstream Color
  • Martin Scorsese: The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Alejandro Jodorowsky: The Dance of Reality
  • Paolo Sorrentino: The Great Beauty
  • Denis Villeneuve: Prisoners
  • Alfonso Cuaron: Gravity
  • JC Chandor: All Is Lost
  • Hirokazu Kore-eda: Like Father Like Son
  • Jonathan Glazer: Under the Skin
  • Ryan Coogler: Fruitvale Station
  • Joel and Ethan Coen: Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Jim Jarmusch: Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Spike Jonze: Her
  • 2012:
  • Michael Haneke: Amour
  • Thom

Top 10 Non-Fiction Films

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  1. Sans Soleil Chris Marker 1983
  2. Leviathan Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel 2012

  3. (The above two titles are among the very best films I've ever seen, non-fiction or otherwise. The below are all great films, but there is definitely a line of demarcation in my mind.)

A Still-Entirely-Redundant (But More Useful than Expected) Viewing Log for 2015

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  • 002. (20 Jan) Espejos (2014, Cesar Manzano) C-
  • 001. (14 Jan) Big Hero 6 (2014, Don Hall and Chris Williams) B

Movies seen in 2015

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  1. January
  2. Big Hero 6 : ****
  3. Planes : ***
  4. Life as We Know It : **1/2

Kvikmyndir - 2015

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  • Taken 2

Last living Oscar nominees from every year

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  • 1929 - The 1st Academy Awards
  • First to die: GERALD C. DUFFY (1896-1928) - Title writing (The Private Life of Helen of Troy)
  • Last to die: JANET GAYNOR (1906-1984) - Lead actress (7th Heaven; Street Angel; and Sunrise (combined))


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Boogie Nights Quotes

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  1. Colonel James: Oh, you think so, doctor?
  2. Dirk: You're not the boss of me, Jack. You're not the king of Dirk. I'm the boss of me. I'm the king of me. I'm Dirk Diggler. I'm the star. It's my big dick and I say when we roll.
  3. Floyd Gondolli: I like simple pleasures, like butter in my ass, lollipops in my mouth. That's just me. That's just something that I enjoy.
  4. Little Bill: My fucking wife has an ass in her cock over in the driveway, alright?

Films Seen in 2015

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  1. [01 Jan] The Sorcerers (1967, Michael Reeves)
  2. [02 Jan] Intrusion (1961, Michael Reeves)
  3. [03 Jan] Chez la sorcière (1901, Georges Méliès)
  4. [03 Jan] Excelsior!

Muriel Elegible Films for 2015 In Order of Preference

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  1. Seen and Ranked
  2. P'tit Quinquin (2014, Bruno Dumont)
  3. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014, Tom Harper)
  4. Dark Summer (2015, Paul Solet)
  5. To See
  6. Blackhat (2015, Michael Mann)
  7. The Boy Next Door (2015, Rob Cohen)
  8. Sundance Film Festival Animated Shorts (2014, Various Directors)