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The Year So Far (2009)
« on: April 29, 2009, 10:52:46 PM »
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 10:55:19 PM »
This is what I've seen. Most of it hasn't sucked.

1. (500) Days of Summer (A-)
2. Adventureland (A-)
3. Sugar (B+)
4. Public Enemies (B+)
5. I Love You, Man (B+)
6. The Girlfriend Experience (B)
7. Star Trek (B)
8. The Green Zone (B)
9. 9 (B-)
10. Gigantic (B-)
11. Naked Ambition (B-)
12. Watchmen (B-)
13. State of Play (C+)
14. The International (C)
15. Departures (C-)
16. Observe and Report (C-)
17. Bruno (C-)
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009, 11:02:00 PM »
1. Coraline - A
2. Hunger - A-
3. Watchmen - A-
4. Sita Sings the Blues - B+
5. Taken - C
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2009, 11:23:59 PM »
1. Hunger
2. Adventureland
3. Coraline
4. Taken
5. Watchmen
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2009, 11:34:00 PM »
B+
1. The Class  (Laurent Cantet, 2008)
2. Adventureland  (Greg Mottola, 2009)
3. Lake Tahoe  (Fernando Eimbcke, 2008)
4. Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains  (Gonzalo Arijon, 2007)
5. Crude  (Joe Berlinger, 2009)

B
6. The Secret of the Grain  (Abdel Kechiche, 2007)
7. Two Lovers  (James Gray, 2008)
8. Coraline  (Henry Selick, 2009)

B-
9. Watchmen  (Zack Snyder, 2009)
10. Earth  (Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield, 2007)

C+
11. Examined Life  (Astra Taylor, 2008)
12. 12  (Nikita Mikhalkov, 2007)

C
13. Prayers for Bobby  (Russell Mulcahy, 2009)
14. Five Days Without Nora  (Mariana Chenillo, 2008)


Not real sure about the order of those top five.

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2009, 11:38:08 PM »
This is what I've seen. Most of it hasn't sucked.

1. Adventureland (A-)
2. Sugar (B+)
3. Public Enemies (B+)
4. I Love You, Man (B+)
5. Star Trek (B)
6. The Green Zone (B)
7. Gigantic (B-)
8. Naked Ambition (B-)
9. Watchmen (B-)
10. State of Play (C+)
11. The International (C)
12. Bruno (C-)


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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2009, 11:46:57 PM »
Also, I really, really have not seen a lot of 09 movies. I liked Watchmen and Hunger though (even though I saw Hunger last year).

Sita Sings the Blues was fun


I thought I Love You Man was boring.

I'll see Sugar and Still Walking soon, which are both good, so I hear.
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2009, 12:03:25 AM »
A-


Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas, 2008)



Still Walking (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2008)


B+


Up (Pete Doctor & Bob Peterson, 2008)


Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008)


Sparrow (Johnnie To, 2008)


Sita Sings the Blues (Nina Paley, 2009)


Goodbye Solo (Ramin Bahrani, 2009)


Dear Zachary (Kurt Kuenne, 2008)


Gomorra (Matteo Garrone, 2008)


Sugar (Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, 2009)

B


The Brothers Bloom (Rian Johnson, 2009)


The Girlfriend Experience (Steven Soderbergh, 2009)


Coraline 3D (Henry Selick, 2009)


Star Trek (J. J. Abrams, 2009)


Tulpan (Sergei Dvortsevoy, 2008)


Tyson (James Toback, 2009)

B-/C+


Tokyo Sonata (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2008)


500 Days of Summer (Marc Webb, 2009)


Song of Sparrows (Majid Majidi, 2008)

C


Adoration (Atom Egoyan, 2008)


Rudo y Cursi (Carlos Curaon, 2008)
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2009, 12:44:17 AM »
Totally don't get the Adventureland love.  Totally.

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2009, 01:13:45 AM »
Wait, are we putting movies like Sparrow and Gomorra (saw them last year but released wide this year) on our lists? I saw those as well and liked both.
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