Movies

Top 25 Films of 2012

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  • 1. Zero Dark Thirty directed by Kathryn Bigelow
  • 2. Frances Ha directed by Noah Baumbach
  • 3. Amour directed by Michael Haneke
  • 4. Searching for Sugarman directed by Malik Bendjellou
  • 5. Moonrise Kingdom directed by Wes Anderson
  • 6. Barbara directed by Christian Petzold
  • 7. Argo directed by Ben Affleck
  • 8. Beasts of the Southern Wild directed by Behn Zeitlin
  • 9. Compliance directed by Craig Zobel
  • 10. Central Park Five directed by Ken Burns
  • 11. Miss Bala directed by Gerardo Naranjo
  • 12. Room 237 directed by Rodney Ascher
  • 13. Spring Breakers directed by Harmony Korine
  • 14.

Muriel Elegible Films for 2016 In Order of Preference

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  1. Seen and Ranked
  2. Feng ai (2013, Bing Wang)
  3. Knight of Cups (2015, Terrence Malick)
  4. Sunset Song (2015, Terence Davies)
  5. Ji-geum-eun-mat-go-geu-ddae-neun-teul-li-da (2015, Sang-soo Hong)
  6. Rak ti Khon Kaen (2015, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  7. Shan he gu ren (2015, Zhangke Jia)
  8. Cosmos (2015, Andrzej Zulawski)
  9. No Home Movie (2015, Chantal Akerman)
  10. Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015, Peter Greenaway)
  11. Zootopia (2016, Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush)
  12. Saam Yan Hang (2016, Johnnie To)
  13. Hail, Caesar!

Movies Watched in 2016

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  1. January

  2. Star Wars VII (M)
  3. The Scorch Trials (R)

  4. February

  5. March

  6. The Martian (R)

  7. April

  8. Elizabeth at 90: A Family Tribute (Y)

  9. May

  10. Goosebumps (N)
  11. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (O)*
  12. The Railway Children (1970) (Y)
  13. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (O)*

  14. June


  15. July


  16. August


  17. October


  18. November


  19. December

The Best Modern Cinematographers

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  1. Roger Deakins: The Shawshank Redemption, Fargo, No Country For Old Men, Sicario, Prisoners, The Assassination of Jesse James, O Brother Where Art Thou, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Doubt, True Grit.
  2. Emmanuel Lubezki: The Revenant, Gravity, Children of Men, Birdman, The Tree of Life, Sleepy Hollow, Y Tu Mama Tambien, A Little Princess, Ali, The New World.
  3. Vittorio Storaro: Apocalypse Now, Reds, The Last Emperor, The Conformist, Dick Tracy, Last Tango in Paris, Dune, The Sheltering Sky, Ishtar, Goya en Burdeos.

Movies seen in 2016

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  • March
  • Whiplash : ***1/2
  • February
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron : ***1/2
  • January
  • True Story : ***
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens : ****

A Still-Entirely-Redundant (But More Useful than Expected) Viewing Log for 2016

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  • 034. (26 Jun) What If (2013, Michael Dowse) B-
  • 033. (25 Jun) Finding Dory (2016, Andrew Stanton and Angus Maclane) B
  • 032. (20 Jun) Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016, Nicholas Stoller) C+
  • 031. (16 Jun) Captain America: Civil War (2016, Russo Brothers) B
  • 030. (11 Jun) Mrs. Brown (1998, John Madden) B
  • 029. (31 May) A Most Wanted Man (2014, Anton Corbijn) B+
  • 028. (28 May) Grand Piano (2013, Eugenio Mira) B-
  • 027. (24 May) Made (2001, Jon Favreau) C+
  • 026. (22 May) 2 Days in New York (2012, Julie Delphy) C+
  • 025. (21 May) Mcfarland USA (2015, Nikki Caro) C
  • 024.

Movies watched in 2016

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  1. The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
  2. Best of Enemies (2015)
  3. The Martian (2015)
  4. Stoker (2013)
  5. The Thing From Another World (1951)
  6. 30 Days of Night (2007)
  7. The Thing (2011)
  8. A Walk in the Woods (2015)
  9. The Thing (1982)
  10. The Filth and the Fury (2000)
  11. Frightmare (1974)
  12. The Invisible Man (1933)
  13. All Good Things (2010)
  14. The Zero Theorem (2013)
  15. The Guest (2014)
  16. Tusk (2014)
  17. Rush Hour 2 (2001)
  18. Crimson Peak (2015)
  19. The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
  20. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  21. Spectre (2015)
  22. Tales of Terror (1962)
  23. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)
  24. Non-Stop (2014)
  25. The L

Movies Seen (1971)

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  • A Clockwork Orange
  • And Now for Something Completely Different
  • Diamonds are Forever (7/1/2016)
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory

Movies Watched in 2016 (First time viewed)

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  1. JANUARY
  2. This Is Where I Leave You
  3. The Hateful Eight
  4. The Kid
  5. American Ultra
  6. The Bicycle Thief
  7. The Forest
  8. The Revenant
  9. Witness for the Prosecution
  10. FEBRUARY
  11. Deadpool
  12. Identity
  13. Brooklyn
  14. Batman: Bad Blood
  15. The Last Witch Hunter
  16. Vacation
  17. Spotlight
  18. Straight Outta Compton
  19. Room
  20. Bridge of Spies
  21. The Big Short
  22. MARCH
  23. 10 Cloverfield Lane
  24. Zootopia
  25. Spectre
  26. The Visit
  27. Spy
  28. The Boxtrolls
  29. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  30. Batman v Superman - Dawn of Justice
  31. A Separation
  32. APRIL
  33. 3 Idiots
  34. Easy A
  35. Steve Jobs
  36. The Hunt
  37. Midnight Special
  38. Justice League: New Fr

2016 IMDB Top 250 Checklist

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  • 1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  • 2. The Godfather (1972
  • 3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
  • 4. The Dark Knight (2008)
  • 5. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  • 6. Schindler's List (1993)
  • 7. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • 8. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
  • 9. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • 10. Fight Club (1999)
  • 11. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • 12. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • 13. Forrest Gump (1994)
  • 14. Inception (2010)
  • 15. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  • 16. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  • 17.