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]


Humpday (Shelton) [LAFF]

Two Lovers


B+ Must See

The Hurt Locker (Bigelow)

24 City (Jia)

Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino)


Lorna's Silence
(Dardenne & Dardenne)

Up (Doctor)

The Informant!

(Campos) [AFI Fest]

Avatar (Cameron)

Sita Sings the Blues

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

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
La Danse
The Cove
Coco Before Chanel
DVD List

Night and Day
Beaches of Agnes

Festival Movies

Enter the Void