Films Viewed (March 2014)

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The Lego Movie (The Senator)

Violence at Noon (Netflix)

The Wind Rises (The Charles)

Pleasures of the Flesh (Netflix)

The Grand Budapest Hotel (The Senator)

It Felt Like Love (MFF screening @ MICA)

PLEASE NOTE: I remain in “generic” mode here for now, as I have been in grad school while also working full time.

Total: 6 films (4 in theaters) 

Films Viewed (February 2014)

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The Servant (The Charles)

In A World… (Netflix)

Don Jon (Netflix)

Sister (Netflix Instant)

Brave (DVD)

The Big Combo (The Charles)

J. Edgar (DVD)

12 O’Clock Boys (The Charles)

Galaxy Quest (Netflix)

Batman (1989) (Gunky’s Basement at MICA)

PLEASE NOTE: I am going to be in “generic” mode here for a while, as I am in grad school while also working full time.

Total: 10 films (4 in theaters) 

Films Viewed (January 2014)

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The Wolf of Wall Street (The Senator)

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (Netflix Instant)

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (Netflix)

Her (Landmark Harbor East)

How to Make Money Selling Drugs (Netflix)

The Visitor (The Charles)

Paradise: Hope (Netflix)

A Decade Under the Influence (Netflix)

PLEASE NOTE: I am going to be in “generic” mode here for a while, as I am in grad school while also working full time.

Total: 8 films (3 in theaters)

Films Viewed (December 2013)

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Before Sunset (Netflix)

Nebraska (The Charles)

Film Socalisme (Netflix Instant)

Django (The Charles)

Let the Fire Burn (The Charles)

Daydream Nation (Netflix Instant)

Before Midnight (Netflix)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Landmark Harbor East)

American Hustle (The Senator)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Landmark Harbor East)

“The Bakery Girl of Monceau” (Hulu Plus)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Rotunda)

Inside Llewyn Davis (The Charles)

Drinking Buddies (Netflix)

PLEASE NOTE: I am going to have to go on “generic” mode here for a while, as I am in grad school while working full time.

Total: 13 films, 1 short film (8 in theaters)

Films Viewed (November 2013)

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Point Break, TRT 123 minutes, pushed me past bedtime, but still felt worth it. (Gunky’s @ MICA)

Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Story, TRT 90 minutes, covered its subject well, with only some padding out involved. (Netflix Instant)

Stromboli, TRT 100 minutes, was meant to be tough, and, like a good Catholic I endured, (The Charles)

Movie 43, TRT 94 minutes, was paused after the first bit, but then returned to, leading me to find other sequences in the compilation worth watching. (Netflix Instant)

Drug War, TRT 107 minutes, was an engaging ride until the very end. (Netflix)

To Be or Not to Be (1942), TRT 99 minutes, was a first pleasant excursion via the Criterion Collection on Hulu Plus. (Hulu Plus)

Before Sunrise, TRT 110 minutes, avoided like the plague for years, proved a time capsule of 1990s listlessness worth watching. (Netflix)

I Married a Witch, TRT 77 minutes, proved you can get in, get out, and still kill it. (Hulu Plus)

Blue is the Warmest Color, TRT 187 minutes, had to the carefully planned for, its runtime one of it’s many talking points, a friend nicknaming it “Blue is the Longest Movie”. (The Charles)

Premiers Desirs, TRT 93 minutes, was placed online via Criterion maybe to place it in dialogue with Blue; me, I was just interested in a non-Criterion Criterion and wonder if they are going to launch some sort of “softcore” line. (Hulu Plus)

Thunderball, TRT 130 minutes, was a Connery Bond yet to be seen, viewed with a friend, the pacing, editing, and runtime making for ample discussion afterword. (iTunes)

Salinger, TRT 120 minutes, answers all the questions you wondered about and then you decide that they weren’t the point and maybe those professors going on about “Reader-response criticism” were on to something. (Netflix Instant)

Thor: The Dark World, TRT 120 minutes, seemed to be a carbon copy of the first, leaving me to question just what I have signed on for here with all these interconnected Marvel movies. (Rotunda)

Total: 13 films (4 in theaters)

 

 

 

Films Viewed (October 2013)

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The Nun (1966)

SAD LADY STARS IN RIGOROUS FRENCH MOVIE (VHS, taped off Turner Classic Movies in 2000)

Inequality for All

WE’RE FUCKED, SAYS ROBERT REICH (The Charles)

SNELS

LOCAL FRIENDS MAKE YOUTUBE MOVIE (Youtube)

I Am Divine

THE ENTIRE MAGNIFICENT SAGA OF BALTIMORE ICON (The Senator)

Room 237

THE SHINING? EVERYBODY’S GOT A THEORY (Netlfix Instant)

The Disorderly Orderly

JERRY LEWIS AND FRANK TASHLIN MAKE GOOFY MOVIE ABOUT THE NUTHOUSE (Netflix)

Museum Hours

LONELY MAN MEETS A LONELY WOMAN IN ART MUSEUM; LANGUOROUS WONDERFUL CINEMA ENSUES (The Charles)

Blancanieves

FAIRY TALE RE-TOLD IN OCCASIONALLY STRIKING FASHION (Netflix)

Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007

STORY BEHIND JAMES BOND FRANCHISE INTRIGUING (Netflix Instant)

Island of Lost Souls (1932)

H.G. WELLS CLASSIC REMAINS STURDY PARABLE ABOUT COLONIALISM, VIVISECTION (Netflix)

12 Years a Slave

LONG TAKES MAKE SLAVE NARRATIVE APPROPRIATELY BRUTAL (The Charles)

Gravity 3D

CRITICS, AUDIENCES RAVE: SANDRA BULLOCK IN A TIN CAN “IT”S GOOD? IT’S GOOD!” (UA Snowden Square Stadium 14)

In the Mouth of Madness

MID-PERIOD JOHN CARPENTER FILM HAS ITS MASTERFUL MOMENTS (MICA via Gunky’s Basement series)

Total: 12 films, 1 short film (6 in theaters)