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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #110 on: July 27, 2009, 03:46:30 PM »
I'm pretty happy with my top five, given that it's not even August yet.  An A/A- film sure would be nice, though.

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Well Tree of Life got pushed so tough luck.  :-\
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #111 on: July 27, 2009, 04:06:11 PM »
I'm pretty happy with my top five, given that it's not even August yet.  An A/A- film sure would be nice, though.

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Well Tree of Life got pushed so tough luck.  :-\

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I had not heard of this loss.

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #112 on: July 27, 2009, 10:19:29 PM »
1. (500) Days of Summer-*****/*****
2. Up-*****/*****
3. The Brothers Bloom-****1/2/*****
4. Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince-****/*****
5. Watchmen-****/*****
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #113 on: August 03, 2009, 03:19:59 PM »
Updated!

Gomorrah, Hunger & The Class are on my 2008 list

Key:
BOLD=seen in theater
()=indicates # of times seen in theater
=festival film with no US theatrical release

A+
Humpday
The Hurt Locker
Taxidermia

A
The Girlfriend Experience
Its Not Me, I Swear! (C'est pas moi, je le jure!)
Jury Duty
Lake Tahoe
Of Time and the City

Two Lovers
Tyson

A-
The Brothers Bloom
The Country Teacher (Venkovsk Ucitel)
The Desert Within (Desierto adentro)
Goodbye Solo
I Love You, Man
Im Going to Explode (Voy a Explotar)
Moon
Summer Hours (L' Heure d't)

B+
(500) Days of Summer
Adventureland
Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Art & Copy
Away We Go
Coraline 3D
Drag Me to Hell
Eldorado
Kisses
Rudo y Cursi
Sita Sings the Blues
Star Trek: The IMAX Experience (2)
Tulpan
Watchmen: The IMAX Experience

B
20th Century Boys: Chapter One (20-seiki shnen)
Duplicity
Kabuli Kid
The King of Ping Pong (Ping Pong Kingen)
Taken

Thrilla In Manila
Up
Watchmen

B-
20th  Century Boys: Chapter Two - The Last Hope
Bruno
Crank: High Voltage
Fanboys
Il Divo
Lymelife
Outrage
Public Enemies
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

C+
17 Again
Children of Invention

Chocolate
Fast & Furious
Fired Up!
Funny People
Knowing
Outlander
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: The IMAX Experience

C
Angels & Demons
Before the Fall (Tres das)
Cargo 200
GS Wonderland
The International
Terminator Salvation

C-
Bitter & Twisted
The Hangover
The Informers

Killshot
Push

D+
Hes Just Not That Into You
The Pink Panther 2
Year One

D
Friday the 13th
Julia
Observe and Report

Shorts
Tokyo! (B+)
  • Shaking Tokyo (A)
  • Merde (B+)
  • Interior Design (B-)
Partly Cloudy (C+)

Other Films
Amarcord (A-)
The Wild Child (B-)


67/75/???

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #114 on: August 03, 2009, 03:26:25 PM »
Ok, including DTV junk and all that, as well as festival stuff that might not get a release date.  Also, there has been some reevaluation since my last list.

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Up
Soul Power
The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)
Anvil! The Story of Anvil

*** 1/2
Sunshine Cleaning
Ponyo
Star Trek
Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince
In the Loop
Earth
Coraline
Sita Sings the Blues
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos
***

The Girlfriend Experience
Chocolate
Beautiful Losers
Chelsea on the Rocks

** 1/2
Green Lantern: First Flight
I Love You, Man
Watchmen
Phoebe in Wonderland

**
The Hangover
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
Adventureland

* 1/2
Tyson

*
Fanboys
Dead Like Me: Life After Death

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #115 on: August 03, 2009, 05:21:41 PM »
Updated!

Gomorrah, Hunger & The Class are on my 2008 list

Key:
BOLD=seen in theater
()=indicates # of times seen in theater
=festival film with no US theatrical release

A+

Taxidermia


I've really been looking forward to this...where did you see it?
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #117 on: August 03, 2009, 08:15:50 PM »
Updated!

Gomorrah, Hunger & The Class are on my 2008 list

Key:
BOLD=seen in theater
()=indicates # of times seen in theater
=festival film with no US theatrical release

A+

Taxidermia


I've really been looking forward to this...where did you see it?

Philadelphia Film Festival 2007 - Finally getting a release (Same with Cargo 200 which I saw at Telluride 2007)

Its one awesome insane mindCINECAST! of a flick.

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #118 on: August 06, 2009, 08:41:03 PM »
Updated. With my new #1.
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #119 on: August 06, 2009, 09:04:59 PM »
Well Tree of Life got pushed so tough luck.  :-\

You'll be glad to know this is untrue.
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