Saturday, March 21, 2009

A+ Pantheon

A Masterpieces

Fantastic Mr. Fox (Anderson)

A- Great

Summer Hours (Assayas)

In the Loop (Ianuncci)

A-/B+ Near Great

35 Shots of Rum (Denis) [LAFF]

The Sun (Sokurov) [Added from 2006]

Duplicity
(Gilroy)

Humpday (Shelton) [LAFF]

Two Lovers
(Gray)

Revanche
(Spielmann)

B+ Must See

The Hurt Locker (Bigelow)

24 City (Jia)

Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino)

Julia
(Zonca)

Lorna's Silence
(Dardenne & Dardenne)

Up (Doctor)

The Informant!
(Soderbergh)

Afterschool
(Campos) [AFI Fest]

Avatar (Cameron)

Sita Sings the Blues
(Paley)

Everyone Else (Ade)[AFI Fest]

B+/B Strongly Recommended

Bad Lieutenant -- Port of Call: New Orleans (Herzog)

Star Trek (Abrams)

3 Monkeys (Ceylan)

District 9 (Blomkamp)

Hunger (McQueen)

Drag Me to Hell (Raimi)

Bright Star (Campion)

Tokyo! (Gondry: A-/B+; Carax: B+/B; Bong: B)

B Recommended

Adventureland (Mattola)

The Brothers Bloom
(Johnson)

The Girlfriend Experience (Soderbergh)


The Headless Woman
(Martel) [AFI Fest]

Like You Know It All (Hong)

Limits of Control (Jarmusch)

Public Enemies
(Mann)

A Serious Man (Coen)

Still Walking (Kore-eda) [LAFF]

Vincere (Bellocchio) [AFI Fest]

Where the Wild Things Are (Jonze)

B/B- Recommended with minor reservations

Home (Meier)

Sugar (Boden & Fleck)

Up in the Air (Reitman)

You the Living (Andersson) [AFI Fest]

B- Recommended with major reservations

(500) Days of Summer (Webb)

Air Doll (Kore-eda)

Broken Embraces (Almodovar)

Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (Chazelle) [AFI Fest]

I Love You, Man (Hamburg)

9 (Acker)

Police, Adjective (Porumboiu) [AFI Fest]

Ponyo (Miyazaki)

Thirst (Park)

Tokyo Sonata (Kurosawa)

Tulpan (Dvortsevoy)

The White Ribbon (Haneke)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Hood)

C+ Not Recommended but with redeeming values

Adoration (Egoyan)

Tetro (Coppola)

The Watchmen (Snyder)

C Poor

Taken (Morel)

C- Crap

The Hangover (Phillips)

D+ Utter crap

Antichrist (von Trier)

D Foul, disgusting crap

F Burn the negative

To See List (Movies Playing Presently or Within the Month):

Me and Mr. Welles
A Single Man
Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus
Red Cliff
An Education
Invictus
La Danse
The Cove
Coco Before Chanel

DVD List

Night and Day
Beaches of Agnes
Beeswax
Coraline
Gomorrah

Festival Movies

Enter the Void
Dogtooth

Face