Movies

Movies Seen 2015

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Reservoir Dogs*
  • Whiplash
  • Little Shop of Horrors*
  • Gone Girl
  • Easy Virtue*
  • Foxcatcher

50 Oscar nominated movies I want to see

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  1. Wings (1927, William A. Wellman)
  2. Tempest (1928, Sam Taylor)
  3. A Farewell to Arms (1932, Frank Borzage)
  4. Imitation of Life (1934, John M. Stahl)
  5. Of Human Bondage (1934, John Cromwell)
  6. Les Miserables (1935, Richard Boleslawski)
  7. A Star is Born (1937, William A. Wellman)
  8. Love Affair (1939, Leo McCarey)
  9. Wuthering Heights (1939, William Wyler)
  10. Young Mr Lincoln (1939, John Ford)
  11. The Mikado (1939, Victor Schertzinger)
  12. Eternally Yours (1939, Tay Garnett)
  13. The Westerner (1940, William Wyler)
  14. Pinocchio (1940, Norman Ferguson & T. Hee)
  15. Second Chorus (1940, H.C.

Movies I Saw in 2015

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  1. Walk of Shame 1/27 **
  2. Ride Along 1/27 ***
  3. The Two Faces of January 2/4 ****
  4. Couples Retreat 2/26 *****
  5. Just Go With It 2/26 ****
  6. Blended 2/26 ****
  7. 50 First Dates 2/26 *****
  8. The Heat 2/26 ***
  9. Twilight (2x) 2/27-2/28 ****
  10. New Moon (2x) 2/27-2/28 ****
  11. Eclipse (2x) 2/27-2/28 ****
  12. Breaking Dawn Pt 1 (2x) 2/27-2/28 ***
  13. Breaking Dawn Pt2 (2x) 2/27-2/28 *****
  14. St. Vincent 3/15 ****
  15. Let's Be Cops 3/15 **
  16. The Interview 3/15 **

Complete filmography of Oscar nominated directors

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  • WOODY ALLEN

    (1935-)
  • Magic in the Moonlight
  • Blue Jasmine
  • To Rome With Love
  • Midnight in Paris
  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
  • Whatever Works
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
  • Cassandra's Dream
  • Scoop
  • Match Point
  • Melinda and Melinda
  • Anything Else
  • Hollywood Ending
  • The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
  • Small Time Crooks
  • Sweet and Lowdown
  • Celebrity
  • Deconstructing Harry
  • Everyone Says I Love You
  • Mighty Aphrodite
  • Bullets Over Broadway
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery
  • Husbands and Wives
  • Shadows and Fog
  • Alice
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Another Woman
  • September
  • Radio Da

Best movies (that I've seen)

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  • Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau: Sunrise
  • Abel Gance: Napoleon
  • Fritz Lang: M
  • 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
  • Jacques Tourneur: Out of the Past
  • Alfred Hitchcock: North By Northwest
  • Billy Wilder: Sunset Boulevard
  • Elia Kazan: On The Waterfront
  • Max Ophuls: Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • Vittorio DeSica: Miracle in Milan
  • Akira Kurosawa: Rashomon
  • Satyajit Ray: Apu Trilogy
  • Nicholas Ray: In a Lonely Place
  • Charles Chaplin: Limelight
  • Yasujiro Ozu: Tokyo St

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

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  • 2014:
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu: Birdman
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Winter Sleep
  • Richard Linklater: Boyhood
  • Andrey Zvyagintsev: Leviathan
  • Damien Chazelle: Whiplash

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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  • 021. (19 Mar) Chef (2014, Jon Favreau) B-
  • 020. (17 Mar) Nightcrawler (2014, Dan Gilroy) A-
  • 019. (15 Mar) Force Majeure (2014, Ruben Ostlund) B
  • 018. (08 Mar) Mighty Aphrodite (1995, Woody Allen) B
  • 017. (01 Mar) We are the best! (2013, Lukas Moodysson) A-
  • 016. (22 Feb) Boyhood (2014, Richard Linklater) A-
  • 015. (20 Feb) The Overnighters (2014, Jesse Moss) A-
  • 014. (20 Feb) The Imitation Game (2014, Morten Tyldum) B
  • 013. (15 Feb) American Sniper (2014, Clint Eastwood) B
  • 012. (13 Feb) Jupiter Ascending (2015, The Wachowskis) B
  • 011. (12 Feb) Leviathan (2014, Andrey Zvyagintsev) B+
  • 010.

Movies seen in 2015

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  1. March
  2. The Fault in Our Stars : ***1/2
  3. This is 40 : ***1/2
  4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy : ***
  5. Mr. Peabody & Sherman : ***
  6. The Brothers Grimm : ***
  7. February
  8. 12 Years a Slave : ***
  9. Hot Pursuit : **1/2
  10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire : ***1/2
  11. January
  12. Django Unchained : ****
  13. Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue : **
  14. Big Hero 6 : ****
  15. Planes : ***
  16. Life as We Know It : **1/2

Kvikmyndir - 2015

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