Movies

Frank Awards: 2014 Considerations

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  • Best Art Direction:
  • Gerard Bryan and Morgan Kennedy/Babylon
  • Neal Callow, Dean Clegg, Stuart Kerns and Andrew Laws/Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
  • James D. Bissell, Helen Jarvis, Cornelia Ott and David Scheunemann/The Monuments Men
  • Alex DiGerlando, Mark Friedberg, Atli Geir Grétarsson, Deborah Jensen and Dan Webster/Noah
  • Stephen O.

2014 Movies - Ranked

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  1. Almost Favorites
  2. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
  3. Noah (Darren Aronofsky)
  4. Must See
  5. Propaganda (Various Directors)
  6. Xi you (Ming-liang Tsai)
  7. Watchable
  8. Babylon (Jon S. Baird/Danny Boyle)
  9. Drunktown's Finest (Sydney Freeland)
  10. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (Kenneth Branagh)
  11. The Monuments Men (George Clooney)
  12. Mr.

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (as of 2012)

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  1. A Trip to the Moon (1902)
  2. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  3. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  4. Les Vampires (1915)
  5. Intolerance (1916)
  6. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
  7. Broken Blossoms (1919)
  8. Way Down East (1920)
  9. Within Our Gates (1920)
  10. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  11. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  12. The Smiling Madame Beudet (1922)
  13. Dr.

"1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die"

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  1. A Trip to the Moon (1902)
  2. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  3. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  4. Les Vampires (1915)
  5. Intolerance (1916)
  6. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
  7. Broken Blossoms (1919)
  8. Way Down East (1920)
  9. Within Our Gates (1920)
  10. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  11. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  12. La Souriante Madame Beudet (1922)
  13. Dr. Mabuse (1922) Parts 1 and 2
  14. Nanook of the North (1922)
  15. Nosferatu (1922)
  16. Haxan (1923)
  17. Foolish Wives (1922)
  18. Our Hospitality (1923)
  19. The Wheel (1923)
  20. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
  21. Strike (1924)
  22. Greed (1924)
  23. Sherlock, Jr.

Films seen in 2014

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  1. Compliance (2012) (4/5)
  2. Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) (4/5)
  3. Mitt (2014) (3.5/5)
  4. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) (4.5/5)
  5. Blue Jasmine (2013)(4/5)
  6. Before Midnight (2013) (4/5)
  7. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)(3.5/5)
  8. 12 Years a Slave (2013) (4/5)

BFI's 10 Great American Gothic Films

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  • The Night of the Hunter - Laughton (1955)

  • Swamp Water - Renoir (1941)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire - Kazan (1951)
  • The Young One - Buñuel (1960)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Mulligan (1962)
  • The Beguiled - Siegel (1971)
  • Wise Blood - Huston (1979)
  • Southern Comfort - Hill (1981)
  • Angel Heart - Parker (1987)
  • Cape Fear - Scorsese (1991)
  • Winter's Bone - Granik (2010)

Movies Seen 2014

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  1. Pacific Rim
  2. Promised Land
  3. The Blind Side
  4. Clear History
  5. Lone Survivor
  6. Safety not Guaranteed
  7. The Lego Movie
  8. The Cutting Edge*
  9. The Great Gatsby
  10. The Wolf of Wall Street

Top 10 Movies, Music & Miscellaneous Art of the Week (2014)

  • 4/7/14 - 4/13/14
  • 1. Starsailor - Tim Buckley (1971)
  • 2. Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh-Magma (1973)
  • 3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel (1998) ...See the week below for some notes/thoughts on this album...
  • 4. Future Days - Can (1973) ...Could still be 8.8+...will be revisiting it some more...
  • 5. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine (1991)
  • 6. The Magic City - Sun Ra (1965)
  • 7. Karma - Pharoah Sanders (1969)
  • 8. Have One On Me - Joanna Newsom (2010)
  • 9.

A Still-Entirely-Redundant (But More Useful than Expected) Viewing Log for 2014

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  • 030. (12 Apr) Atame! (1989, Pedro Almodovar) B+
  • 029. (12 Apr) In a world... (2013, Lake Bell) B-
  • 028. (04 Apr) Duck Soup (1933, Leo McCarey) A-
  • 027. (03 Apr) Captain America: The Winter Soldier(2014,Anthony Russo and Joe Russo) B
  • 026. (02 Apr) End of Watch (2012, David Ayer) B
  • 025. (29 Mar) Casa de mi Padre (2012, Matt Piedmont) C
  • 024. (22 Mar) The Lego Movie (2014, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller) B+
  • 023. (17 Mar) Veronica Mars (2014, Rob Thomas) B
  • 022. (17 Mar) The Trip (2010, Michael Winterbottom) B
  • 021. (15 Mar) Identity Thief (2013, Seth Gordon) C
  • 020.

Best of the 90s

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  1. To Sleep With Anger - Burnett 1990
  2. The Wind Will Carry Us - Kiarostami 1999
  3. Crash - Cronenberg 1997
  4. Dead Man - Jarmusch 1995
  5. Eyes Wide Shut - Kubrick 1999
  6. El sol del membrillo - Erice 1992
  7. Lost Highway - Lynch 1997
  8. In The Mouth of Madness - Carpenter 1994
  9. Ghost Dog - Jarmusch 1999
  10. When It Rains - Burnett 1995
  11. Boogie Nights - P.T. Anderson 1997
  12. Non, ou a vã glória de mandar - Oliveira 1990
  13. Vale Abraão - Oliveira 1993
  14. Before Sunrise - Linklater 1995
  15. Reservoir Dogs - Tarantino 1992
  16. The Addiction - Ferrara 1995
  17. Safe - Haynes 1995
  18. Straight Story - Lynch 1999
  19. Rushmore - W.