Movies

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
  • Dan Gilroy: Nightcrawler
  • 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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  • 025. (25 Apr) Insurgent (2015, Robert Schwentke) C
  • 024. (10 Apr) Furious 7 (2015, James Wan) B
  • 023. (04 Apr) The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, Wes Anderson) A-
  • 022. (02 Apr) La Dictadura Perfecta (2014, Luis Estrada) B+
  • 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.

Movies seen in 2015

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  1. April
  2. Coldwater : **1/2
  3. Wish I Was Here : ***1/2
  4. Home : ***
  5. Little Fockers : **
  6. The Other Guys : **
  7. The Other Woman : ***
  8. March
  9. The Fault in Our Stars : ***1/2
  10. This is 40 : ***1/2
  11. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy : ***
  12. Mr.

Kvikmyndir - 2015

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  • Taken 2

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. Jauja (2014, Lisandro Alonso)
  4. Relatos salvajes (2014, Damián Szifrón)
  5. Chappie (2015, Neill Blomkamp)
  6. Buzzard (2014, Joel Potrykus)
  7. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014, Olivier Assayas)
  8. It Follows (2014, David Robert Mitchell)
  9. Jupiter Ascending (2015, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski)
  10. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015, Alex Gibney)
  11. Cinderella (2015, Kenneth Branagh)
  12. Wild Card (2015, Simon West)
  13. Accidental Love (2015, David O.

Mike Leigh

  1. Must-see

  2. Highly recommended

  3. Recommended

  4. Vera Drake (2004)
  5. Secrets & Lies (1996)
  6. Worth a look

  7. Another Year (2010)
  8. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
  9. High Hopes (1988)
  10. Not bad but why don't you read a good book instead