Yearly Film Log: 2010

JANUARY

Whip It (Drew Barrymore, 2009) – 3/10
The Impostors (Stanley Tucci, 1998) – 6/10
The Informer (John Ford, 1935) – 9/10
The Secret in Their Eyes (Juan José Campanella, 2009) – 9/10
Trucker (James Mottern, 2009) – 2/10
The Man Who Wasn’t There (Joel Coen, 2001) – 7/10
Play Girl (Frank Woodruff, 1941) – 5/10
It’s Complicated (Nancy Meyers, 2009) – 5/10
Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun (Levent Semerci, 2009) – 6/10
George Washington (David Gordon Green, 2000)
– 7/10
Cherry Blossoms (Doris Dorrie, 2009) – 8/10
The Color of Paradise (Mejid Mejidi, 2000) – 9/10
When The Last Sword Is Drawn (Yojiro Takita, 2003) – 8/10
The Book of Eli (The Hughes Brothers, 2010) – 7/10
The Last Station (Michael Hoffman, 2009) – 7/10
A Single Man (Tom Ford, 2009) – 9/10
The Countess (Julie Delpy, 2010) – 4/10
My Son John (Leo McCarey, 1952) – 6/10
The Princess and the Frog (
Ron Clements/John Musker, 2009) – 7/10
Lancelot du Lac (Robert Bresson, 1974) – 9/10
Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996) – 8/10

FEBRUARY

Crazy Heart (Scott Cooper, 2009) – 5/10
Edge of Darkness (Martin Campbell, 2010) – 2/10
Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2005) – 10/10
District 9 (Neill Blomkampp, 2009) – 7/10
House of Bamboo (Samuel Fuller, 1952) – 7/10
Colossal Youth (Pedro Costa, 2006) – 5/10
From Paris With Love (Pierre Morel, 2010) – 5/10
The Secret of Kells (Tomm Moore, 2009) – 4/10
The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, 1973) – 8/10
Tigerland (Joel Schumacher, 2000) – 6/10
Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010) – 8/10
The Village (M. Night Shyamalan, 2004) – 9/10
The Crazies (Breck Eisner, 2010) – 5/10

31 DAYS OF OSCAR
Pinky (Elia Kazan, 1949) – 7/10
Moonrise (Frank Borzage, 1948) – 7/10
Seven Days in May (John Frankenheimer, 1964) – 9/10
The Bachelor and Bobby-Soxer (Irving Ries, 1947) – 8/10
Kiss of Death (Henry Hathaway, 1947) – 8/10
Roberta (William A. Seiter, 1935) – 7/10
Hud (Martin Ritt, 1963) – 8/10
North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) – 9/10
Titanic (James Cameron, 1997) – 8/10
Morituri (Bernhard Wicki, 1965) – 6/10

MARCH

Observe and Report (Jody Hill, 2009) – 8/10
Hot Rod (Akiva Schaffer, 2007) – 6/10
Theodora Goes Wild (Richard Boleslawski, 1936) – 6/10
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Jake Kasdan, 2007) – 8/10
Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan, 2000) – 9/10
Defendor (Peter Stebbings, 2010) – 6/10
The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski, 2010) – 8/10
Green Zone (Paul Greengrass, 2010) – 6/10
Heat Lightning (Mervyn LeRoy, 1934) – 8/10
Cop Out (Kevin Smith, 2010) – 5/10
Brooklyn’s Finest (Antoine Fuqua, 2010) – 5/10
Leon Morin, Priest (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1961) – 9/10
Repo Men (
Miguel Sapochnik, 2010) – 6/10
Les rendez-vous d’Anna (Chantel Akerman, 1978) – 9/10
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Jim Jarmusch, 1999) – 7/10
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes, 1976) – 9/10
Afterschool (Antonio Campos, 2009) – 8/10
Storm (Hans Christian-Schmidt, 2009) – 4/10
Greenberg (Noah Baumbach, 2010) – 6/10
The Runaways (Floria Sigismondt, 2010) – 4/10
How To Train Your Dragon (Dean DeBlois/Chris Sanders, 2010) – 8/10
Toy Story (John Lasseter, 1995) – 5/10

APRIL

Toy Story 2 (John Lasseter, 1999) – 7/10
Le roi et l’oiseau (Paul Grimault, 1980) – 8/10
She’s Out Of My League (Jim Field Smith, 2010) – 3/10
When The Wind Blows (Jimmy T. Murikami, 1986) – 8/10
Welcome (Philippe Lioret, 2010) – 7/10
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Niels Arden Oplev, 2010) – 5/10
Beeswax (Andrew Bujalski, 2009) – 6/10
Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009) – 8/10
Julie and Julia (Nora Ephron, 2009) – 7/10
The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow, 2009) – 7/10
Defiance (Edward Zwick, 2008) – 6/10
The Greatest (Shana Feste, 2010) – 3/10
Date Night (Shawn Levy, 2010) – 5/10
Night on Earth (Jim Jarmusch, 1991) – 7/10
The Man Without a Past (Aki Kaurismaki, 2002) – 8/10
Dear John (Lasse Hallstrom, 2010) – 5/10
La Vie de Boheme (Aki Kaurismaki, 1992) – 8/10
Kick-Ass (Matthew Vaughn, 2010) – 7/10
Manhattan (Woody Allen, 1979) – 8/10
Cell 211 (Daniel Monzón, 2009) – 5/10
Bluebeard (Catherine Breillat, 2010) – 9/10
Terribly Happy (Henrik Ruben Genz, 2010) – 6/10
The Aviator’s Wife (Eric Rohmer, 1981) – 10/10
You Don’t Know Jack (Barry Levinson, 2010) – 5/10
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (Henry Hathaway, 1951) – 7/10

Gerry (Gus van Sant, 2003) – 9/10

The Double Hour (
Giuseppe Capotondi, 2009) – 6/10
Chloe (Atom Egoyan, 2010) – 5/10

MAY

Diary of a Lost Girl (Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 1929) – 8/10
Chungking Express (Kar Wai Wong, 1996) – 9/10
Nowhere Boy (Sam Taylor-Wood, 2010) – 3/10
Autumn Spring (Vladimir Michalek, 2003) – 7/10
Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau, 2010) – 6/10
Elmer Gantry (Richard Brooks, 1960) – 9/10
Les amants de Montparnasse (Montparnasses 19) (Jacques Becker, 1960) – 8/10
Metropolitan (Whit Stillman, 1990) – 7/10
Shadows and Fog (Woody Allen, 1991) – 7/10
The Last Days of Disco (Whit Stillman, 1998) – 8/10
Irma Vep (Olivier Assayas, 1996) – 9/10
Manhattan Murder Mystery (Woody Allen, 1993) – 7/10
Barcelona (Whit Stillman, 1994) – 6/10
Rebels of the Neon God (Tsai Ming-liang, 1992) – 9/10          review
L’appartement (Gilles Mimouni, 1996) – 6/10
Devil in a Blue Dress (Carl Franklin, 1995) – 6/10
Husbands and Wives (Woody Allen, 1992) – 8/10
L’humanite (Bruno Dumont, 1999) – 9/10          review
The Eel (
Shohei Imamura, 1997) – 4/10
The Player (Robert Altman, 1992) – 9/10
Far Away The Clouds Escape (Aki Kaurismaki, 1996) – 7/10
Baby Face (Albert E. Green, 1933) – 7/10
Delicatessen (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 1991) – 5/10          review
Box of Moon Light (Tom DiCillo, 1996) – 3/10
Dark City (Alex Proyas, 1998) – 6/10
Kids Return (Takeshi Kitano, 1996) – 8/10          review

JUNE

Sado [Third Base] (Yoichi Higashi, 1978) – 9/10
The Man Who Left His Will On Film (Nagisa Oshima, 1970) – 7/10
Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia (Sam Peckinpah, 1974) – 8/10
Get Him To The Greek (Nicholas Stoller, 2010) – 6/10
Three Days of the Condor (Sydney Pollack, 1975) – 8/10
The Parallax View (Alan J. Pakuka, 1974) – 6/10
You Can Count On Me (Kenneth Lonergan, 2000) – 6/10
Providence (Alain Resnais, 1977) – 9/10
Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972) – 10/10
Bananas (Woody Allen, 1971) – 6/10
Jacob the Liar (Frank Beyer, 1975) – 8/10
Blood for Dracula (Paul Morrissey, 1974) – 9/10
The Ascent (Larisa Shepitko, 1977) – 8/10
Ali: Fear Eats The Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974) – 7/10
Four Nights of a Dreamer (Robert Bresson, 1971) – 9/10
La cicatrice interieure (Philippe Garrel, 1972) – 6/10
The Goalie’s Anxiety of a Penalty Kick (Wim Wenders, 1972) – 7/10       review
La drolesse (Jacques Doillon, 1979) – 9/10
White Bim – Black Ear (
Stanislav Rostotsky, 1977) – 8/10
Exit Through The Gift Shop (Banksy, 2010) – 8/10
Toy Story 3
(Lee Unkrich, 2010) – 3/10
Winter’s Bone
(Debra Granik, 2010) – 7/10
10 Rillington Place
(Richard Fleischer, 1971) – 6/10
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
(Werner Herzog, 1974) – 9/10
Jerry Maguire
(Cameron Crowe, 1996) – 8/10
Collateral
(Michael Mann, 2004) – 8/10
Knight and Day
(James Mangold, 2010) – 6/10
Remember Me
(Allen Coulter, 2010) – 4/10
Twilight: New Moon
(Chris Weitz, 2009) – 5/10

JULY

Cyrus (the Duplass brothers, 2010) – 9/10
Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik, 2010) – 8/10
Lady in the Water (M. Night Shyamalan, 2006) – 7/10
Twilight: Eclipse (David Slade, 2010) – 7/10
The Last Airbender (M. Night Shyamalan, 2010) – 1/10
Saint John of Las Vegas (Hue Rhodes, 2010) – 4/10
The General (Clyde Bruckman/Buster Keaton, 1927) – 8/10
From Here To Eternity (Fred Zimmerman, 1953) – 7/10
Inception (Christopher Nolan, 2010) – 8/10
Wild River (Elia Kazan, 1960) – 9/10
La belle et la bête (Jean Cocteau, 1946) – 7/10
The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson, 2007) – 8/10
The Kids Are All Right (Lisa Cholodenko, 2010) – 4/10
Oedipus Rex (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1967) – 8/10
Into the Wild (Sean Penn, 2007) – 7/10
Insomnia (Christopher Nolan, 2002) – 7/10
Winter Passing (Adam Rapp, 2005) – 3/10
Red River (Howard Hawks, 1948) – 6/10
Five Easy Pieces (Rob Rafelson, 1970) – 8/10
I Am Love (
Luca Guadagnino, 2010) – 7/10
Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa, 1975) – 7/10
Inception (Christopher Nolan, 2010) – 8/10
The Search (Fred Zinneman
n, 1948) – 9/10
Splendor in the Grass (Elia Kazan, 1961) – 10/10
Just Like Heaven (Mark Waters, 2005) – 3/10
I Confess (Alfred Hitchcock, 1953) – 6/10
Lonelyhearts (Vincent J. Donehue, 1958) – 9/10
The Young Lions (Edward Dmytryk, 1958) – 4/10

AUGUST

A Place in the Sun (George Stevens, 1951) – 7/10
The Big Lift (George Seaton, 1950) – 8/10
From Here To Eternity (Fred Zinnemann, 1951) – 8/10
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) – 10/10
Wild River (Elia Kazan, 1960) – 9/10
The Other Guys (Adam McKay, 2010) – 7/10
The Departed (Martin Scorsese, 2006) – 10/10
Down to the Bone (Debra Granik, 2005) – 5/10
Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967) – 9/10
This Boy’s Life (Michael Caton-Jones, 1992) – 7/10
Solitary Man (Brian Koppelman/
David Levien, 2010) – 5/10
The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971) – 8/10
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
(Michel Gondry, 2004) – 10/10
Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgis, 1995) – 7/10

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mike Nichols, 1966) – 9/10
Cemetery Junction (Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant, 2010) – 6/10
Last Tango in Paris (
Bernardo Bertolucci, 1973) – 8/10
The Way I Celebrated The End Of The World (
Catalin Mitulescu, 2006) – 7/10
Freud (John Huston, 1962) – 6/10
The Heiress (William Wyler, 1949) – 8/10
A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan, 1951) – 6/10
Silkwood (Mike Nichols, 1983) – 5/10
Never Forever (Gina Kim, 2008) – 3/10
Days of Wine and Roses (Blake Edwards, 1962) – 9/10
The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960) – 10/10
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen, 2008) – 6/10
Kramer vs. Kramer (Robert Benton, 1979) – 6/10
The Killer Inside Me (Michael Winterbottom, 2010) – 6/10
Salt (Phillip Noyce, 2010) – 6/10
Los olvidados (Luis Bunuel, 1951) – 6/10
Gone Baby Gone (Ben Affleck, 2007) – 9/10

Wait Until Dark (Terence Young, 1967) – 8/10
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (J Blakeson, 2010) – 4/10
The Misfits (John Huston, 1961) – 7/10
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (Sydney Pollack, 1969) – 9/10
The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967) – 6/10
Catch Me If You Can (Steven Spielberg, 2002) – 10/10
Kingpin (Bobby and Peter Farrelly, 1996) – 7/10

SEPTEMBER

Terminal Station (Vittorio De Sica, 1953) – 3/10
Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch, 1932) – 8/10
The Story of Adele H. (Francois Truffaut, 1975) – 8/10
Don’s Plum (R.D. Robb, 2001) – 6/10
21 Grams (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, 2003) – 7/10
Marvin’s Room (Jerry Zaks, 1996) – 5/10
Ordinary People (Robert Redford, 1980) – 8/10
Klute (Alan J. Pakula, 1971) – 6/10
He Ran All The Way (John Barry, 1951) – 10/10
Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977) – 10/10
When Harry Met Sally (Rob Reiner, 1989) – 7/10
Cluny Brown (Ernst Lubitsch, 1946) – 3/10
Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) – 9/10
Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959) – 6/10
Meet the Parents (Jay Roach, 2000) – 5/10
All The Real Girls (David Gordon Green, 2003) – 9/10
Say Anything (Cameron Crowe, 1989) – 6/10
Love Actually (Richard Curtis, 2003) – 8/10
The Notebook (Nick Cassavetes, 2004) – 7/10
Cinderella (
Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske, 1950) – 8/10
Please Give (Nicole Holofcener, 2010) – 2/10
Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007) – 5/10

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard, 2010) – 3/10
Inside Job
(Charles Ferguson, 2010) – 6/10
Legend of the Fist: Return of Chen Zhen (Andrew Lau, 2010) – 4/10
Bad Faith (Kristian Petri, 2010) – 1/10
Poetry (Chang-dong Lee, 2010) – 9/10
Late Autumn (Tae-Yong Kim, 2010) – 4/10
The King’s Speech (Tom Hooper, 2010) – 6/10
Outbound (Bogdan George Apetri, 2010) – 1/10
Look, Stranger (Arielle Javitch, 2010) – 7/10
Julia’s Eyes (Guillem Morales, 2010) – 5/10
The Conspirator (Robert Redford, 2011) – 6/10
The Illusionist (Sylvain Chomet, 2010) – 10/10
Brownian Movement (Nanouk Leopold, 2011) – 5/10
Cold Fish (Shion Sono, 2010) – 8/10
Outside The Law (Rachid Boucharb, 2010) – 5/10
‘Tamara Drewe’ (Gemma Arterton, 2010) – 7/10
Miral (Julian Schnabel, 2010) – 1/10
Rabbit Hole (John Cameron Mitchell, 2010) – 8/10
Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky, 2010) – 9/10
Another Year (Mike Leigh, 2010) – 8/10
Machete Maidens Unleashed! (Mark Hartley, 2010) – 7/10
Oki’s Movie (Sang-soo Hong, 2010) – 6/10
Essential Killing (Jerzy Skolimowski, 2010) – 8/10
Insidious (James Wan, 2010) – 6/10
Buried (Rodrigo Cortes, 2010) – 8/10
Brighton Rock (Rowan Joffe, 2010) – 2/10
Route Irish (Ken Loach, 2010) – 5/10
Blue Valentine (Derek Cianfrance, 2010) – 7/10
In a Better World (Suzanne Bier, 2010) – 7/10
I Saw The Devil (Ji-woon Kim, 2010) – 7/10
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010) – 7/10
Home For Christmas (Bent Hamer, 2010) – 7/10
Conviction (Tony Goldwyn, 2010) – 5/10
Little White Lies (Guillaume Canet, 2010) – 8/10
127 Hours (Danny Boyle, 2010) – 3/10
Last Night (Massy Tadjedin, 2010) – 6/10
The Sleeping Beauty (Catherine Breillat, 2010) – 7/10
Barney’s Version (Richard J. Lewis, 2010) – 6/10
Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt, 2011) – 9/10
13 Assassins (Takeshi Miike, 2010) – 6/10
Jack Goes Boating (Philip Seymour Hoffman, 2010) – 3/10

OCTOBER

The Social Network (David Fincher, 2010) – 10/10
Sideways (Alexander Payne, 2004) – 8/10

Vivre sa vie (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962) – 10/10
The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) – 7/10
Nothing But The Truth (Rod Lurie, 2008) – 5/10
The Exploding Girl (Bradley Rust Gray, 2010) – 7/10
Piranha 3D (Alexandre Aja, 2010) – 7/10
Grease (Randal Kleiser, 1978) – 8/10
The Extra Man (Shari Springer Berman/Robert Pulcini, 2010) – 7/10
The Lion King (Roger Allers/David Minkoff, 1994) – 8/10

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (David Hand/Wilfred Jackson, 1937) – 8/10
Monsters (Gareth Edwards, 2010) – 5/10
Proof (John Madden, 2005) – 5/10
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980) – 9/10
Catfish (Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman, 2010) – 8/10
Lady With Red Hair (Curtis Bernhardt, 1940) – 3/10
The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970) – 7/10
Sophie’s Choice (Alan J. Pakula, 1982) – 4/10

The Constant Gardener (Fernando Meirelles, 2005) – 7/10
The American (Anton Corbjin, 2010) – 7/10
Holy Smoke (Jane Campion, 1999) – 3/10

NOVEMBER

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (Edgar Wright, 2010) – 7/10
The Shape of Things (Neil LaBute, 2003) – 8/10
The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino, 1978) – 3/10

Four Lions (Christopher Morris, 2010) – 8/10
The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 2009) – 6/10
Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946) – 8/10

Band of Outsiders (Jean-Luc Godard, 1964) – 8/10
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1957) – 10/10
Between Two Worlds (Edward A. Blatt, 1944) – 1/10
The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan, 1999) – 6/10
Fair Game (Doug Liman, 2010) – 6/10

Hereafter (Clint Eastwood, 2010) – 8/10
Crimson Gold (Jafar Panahi, 2003) – 9/10
Tale of Cinema (Sang-soo Hong, 2005) – 8/10
The King of Comedy (Martin Scorsese, 1982) – 10/10

Cape Fear (Martin Scorsese, 1991) – 6/10
The Godfather, Part II (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974) – 9/10
Two Lovers (James Gray, 2009) – 8/10
Honey
(
Semih Kaplanoglu, 2010) – 9/10
On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (Sang-soo Hong, 2002) – 7/10
Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt, 2008) – 5/10
Due Date (Todd Phillips, 2010) – 8/10
Enter the Void (Gaspar Noe, 2010) – 9/10
Love and Other Drugs (Edward Zwick, 2010) – 6/10

DECEMBER

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (David Yates, 2010) – 7/10
Along Came Polly (John Hamburg, 2004) – 3/10
Tangled (Nathan Greno/Byron Howard, 2010) – 5/10
Unstoppable (Tony Scott, 2010) – 6/10
Due Date (Todd Phillips, 2010) – 8/10
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (Richard Shepard, 2010) – 8/10
All Good Things (Andrew Jarecki, 2010) – 3/10

Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet, 1975) – 8/10
Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky, 2010) – 8/10
Rabbit Hole (John Cameron Mitchell, 2010) – 7/10
The Town (Ben Affleck, 2010) – 8/10
Something’s Gotta Give (Nancy Myers, 2003) – 6/10
I Love You Phillip Morris (
Glenn Ficarra/John Requa, 2010) – 8/10
The River Wild (Curtis Hanson, 1994) – 7/10
The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972) – 9/10
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (Jalman Helander, 2010) – 3/10
Elf (Jon Favreau, 2003) – 7/10

Cyrus (Mark and Jay Duplass, 2010) – 7/10
True Grit (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2010) – 8/10
The Fighter (David O. Russell, 2010) – 7/10
How Do You Know (James L. Brooks, 2010) – 2/10
The Green Hornet (Michel Gondry, 2011) – 6/10
American Beauty (Sam Mendes, 1999) – 8/10
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (Richard Brooks, 1977) – 7/10
High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell (Maryann DeLeo/Richard Farrell, 1995) – 7/10
Intolerable Cruelty (Joel Coen, 2003) – 7/10
A Christmas Story (Bob Clark, 1983) – 7/10
The Hudsucker Proxy (Joel Coen, 1994) – 9/10
Pineapple Express (David Gordon Green, 2008) – 9/10
Tootsie (Sydney Pollack, 1982) – 7/10

The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980) – 9/10
The King’s Speech (Tom Hooper, 2010) – 6/10
Stone (John Curran, 2010) – 5/10
Tiny Furniture (Lena Dunham, 2010) – 5/10

Films Viewed in 2010: 359

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