Author Topic: The Year So Far (2009)  (Read 98384 times)

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #30 on: June 09, 2009, 10:21:02 PM »
This is based on Wikipedia's list of films released in 2009:

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (B-)
Killshot (C)
He's Just Not That Into You (D+)
Fanboys (B-)
Gomorra (A)
Two Lovers (B+)
Watchmen (C)
The Cake Eaters (C+)
I Love You, Man (A-)
The Great Buck Howard (B-)
Adventureland (A+)
Crank: High Voltage (C+)
State of Play (B+)
Star Trek (A)
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (B)
The Girlfriend Experience (B+)
Drag Me to Hell (A-)
Up (A+)
The Hangover (A-)
« Last Edit: June 10, 2009, 11:33:00 AM by tjwells »

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #31 on: June 09, 2009, 10:29:23 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. Sugar  (Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, 2008)
9. Coraline  (Henry Selick, 2009)

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

C+
12. Star Trek  (J.J. Abrams, 2009)
13. The Brothers Bloom  (Rian Johnson, 2008)
14. Examined Life  (Astra Taylor, 2008)
15. 12  (Nikita Mikhalkov, 2007)

C
16. Goodbye Solo  (Ramin Bahrani, 2008)
17. Prayers for Bobby  (Russell Mulcahy, 2009)
18. Five Days Without Nora  (Mariana Chenillo, 2008)

C-
19. Terminator Salvation  (McG, 2009)

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #32 on: June 09, 2009, 10:48:18 PM »
1. (500) Days of Summer - 4
2. Avatar - 4
3. The Hurt Locker - 4
4. Up - 4

5. The Brothers Bloom - 3.5
6. Inglourious Basterds - 3.5
7. Bright Star - 3.5
8. An Education - 3.5
9. A Serious Man - 3.5
10. Up In The Air - 3.5
11. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - 3.5
12. Public Enemies - 3.5
13. The Soloist - 3.5
14. Whip It - 3.5
15. Where the Wild Things Are - 3.5
16. Brothers - 3.5
17. Adventureland - 3.5
18. Fantastic Mr. Fox - 3.5
19. Nine - 3.5
20. Away We Go - 3.5
21. 9 - 3.5
22. Sin Nombre - 3.5
23. Paper Heart - 3.5
24. Two Lovers - 3.5
25. The Girlfriend Experience - 3.5
26. The Princess & the Frog - 3.5
27. A Christmas Carol - 3.5

28. I Love You, Man - 3
29. Funny People - 3
30. Sugar - 3
31. Moon - 3
32. The Merry Gentleman - 3
33. Whatever Works - 3
34. District 9 - 3
35. Lymelife - 3
36. 17 Again - 3
37. Knowing - 3
38. Star Trek - 3
39. Law Abiding Citizen - 3
40. Sunshine Cleaning - 3
41. Zombieland - 3
42. The Young Victoria - 3
43. You, the Living - 3
44. Food, Inc. - 3
45. It's Complicated - 3
46. Humpday - 3
47. Julie & Julia - 3
48. Invictus - 3
49. Year One - 3
50. Visioneers - 3
51. The Taking of Pelham 123 - 3

52. State of Play - 2.5
53. The Hangover - 2.5
54. Goodbye Solo - 2.5
55. World's Greatest Dad - 2.5
56. Hannah Montana: The Movie - 2.5
57. Precious - 2.5
58. He's Just Not That Into You - 2.5
59. Extract - 2.5
60. Angels & Demons - 2.5
61. Land of the Lost - 2.5
62. Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian - 2.5
63. Amelia - 2.5
64. Sherlock Holmes - 2.5
65. The Proposal - 2.5
66. The Informant! - 2.5
67. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - 2.5
68. Il Divo - 2.5

69. Duplicity - 2
70. Sorority Row - 2
71. Bruno - 2
72. Taken - 2
73. The Uninvited - 2
74. Fast & Furious - 2
75. Coraline - 2
76. Tulpan - 2
77. Is Anybody There? - 2
78. Taking Woodstock - 2
79. Monsters vs. Aliens - 2
80. My Sister's Keeper - 2
81. Arlen Faber - 2
82. Thirst - 2

83. The Lovely Bones - 1.5
84. A Perfect Getaway - 1.5
85. Drag Me To Hell - 1.5
86. Watchmen - 1.5
87. Terminator Salvation - 1.5
88. The Time Traveler's Wife - 1.5

89. Observe & Report - 1
90. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li - 1
91. S. Darko: A Donnie Darko Tale - 1
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2009, 11:01:36 PM »
The more I recollect my thoughts on Il Divo, the more I convince myself that maybe that is in fact the best movie thus far in 2009. So far, top spot is a battle to the death between Il Divo, Brothers Bloom and Two Lovers.
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #34 on: June 10, 2009, 01:33:38 AM »
2009 sucks,

1) Up ****
2) Watchmen ****
3) Terminator Salvation ***
4) My Bloody Valentine 3-D *1/2

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #35 on: June 10, 2009, 01:44:28 AM »
One of these days I'm going to see a movie from 2009.
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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #36 on: June 10, 2009, 02:01:07 AM »
Updated:

The Boat that Rocked (A-)
Star Trek (A-)
17 Again (B+)
Coraline (B)
Monsters vs. Aliens 3D (B)
State of Play (B)
He's just not that into you (B-)
I Love You, Man (B-)
Duplicity (C)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (C-)
The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (D)
The Soloist (D)
Knowing (F)

I should go to the cinema more, and more importantly choose more of the films I see myself.

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #38 on: June 10, 2009, 03:15:45 PM »
One of these days I'm going to see a movie from 2009.

I could say almost the same thing - only 3 from this year so far  :(:

Up - B+
Anvil!: The Story of Anvil - B+
Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains - B+

(Both Up and Anvil! have moments that make me think I should grade them A-, but I'll be conservative for now.)


Anyone know off-hand what (if any) other 2009 movies besides Stranded are available on Netflix Instant Watch?

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Re: The Year So Far (2009)
« Reply #39 on: June 10, 2009, 03:26:47 PM »

Anvil!: The Story of Anvil - B+

Thanks, knew I'd forgotten something.

 

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