Movies

Top 10 Non-Fiction Films

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  1. Sans Soleil Chris Marker 1983
  2. Leviathan Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel 2012

  3. (The above two titles are among the very best films I've ever seen, non-fiction or otherwise. The below are all great films, but there is definitely a line of demarcation in my mind.)

A Still-Entirely-Redundant (But More Useful than Expected) Viewing Log for 2015

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  • 050. (15 Aug) Million dollar arm (2014, Craig Gillespie) D+
  • 049. (15 Aug) Smashed (2012, James Ponsoldt) B+
  • 048. (14 Aug) Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015, Christopher McQuarrie) A-
  • 047. (13 Aug) Paradise (2013, Diablo Cody) C-
  • 046. (09 Aug) Before i go to sleep (2014. Roland Joffee) C
  • 045. (02 Aug) Trainwreck (2015, Judd Apatow) B+
  • 044. (25 Jul) Ant-Man (2015, Peyton Reed) B+
  • 043. (23 Jul) Frozen (2013, Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee) C+
  • 042. (21 Jul) Magic in the Moonlight (2014, Woody Allen) B-
  • 041. (11 Jul) What happened, Miss Simone? (2015, Liz Garbus) B+
  • 040.

Movies seen in 2015

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  1. July
  2. Inside Out : ***
  3. _June
  4. Gone Girl : **1/2
  5. May
  6. Identity Thief : **1/2
  7. Rudderless : ****
  8. Boyhood : ****
  9. Jupiter Ascending : **1/2
  10. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 : ***
  11. April
  12. Blood Diamond : ***1/2
  13. Coldwater : **1/2
  14. Wish I Was Here : ***1/2
  15. Home : ***
  16. Little Fockers : **
  17. The Other Guys : **
  18. The Other Woman : ***
  19. March
  20. The Fault in Our Stars : ***1/2
  21. This is 40 : ***1/2
  22. The Hitchhi

Boogie Nights Quotes

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  1. Colonel James: Oh, you think so, doctor?
  2. Dirk: You're not the boss of me, Jack. You're not the king of Dirk. I'm the boss of me. I'm the king of me. I'm Dirk Diggler. I'm the star. It's my big dick and I say when we roll.
  3. Floyd Gondolli: I like simple pleasures, like butter in my ass, lollipops in my mouth. That's just me. That's just something that I enjoy.
  4. Little Bill: My fucking wife has an ass in her cock over in the driveway, alright?

Films Seen in 2015

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  1. [01 Jan] The Sorcerers (1967, Michael Reeves)
  2. [02 Jan] Intrusion (1961, Michael Reeves)
  3. [03 Jan] Chez la sorcière (1901, Georges Méliès)
  4. [03 Jan] Excelsior!

Muriel Elegible Films for 2015 In Order of Preference

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  1. Seen and Ranked
  2. P'tit Quinquin (2014, Bruno Dumont)
  3. Jauja (2014, Lisandro Alonso)
  4. The Look of Silence (2014, Joshua Oppenheimer)
  5. The Duke of Burgundy (2014, Peter Strickland)
  6. Relatos salvajes (2014, Damián Szifrón)
  7. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, George Miller)
  8. Chappie (2015, Neill Blomkamp)
  9. Inside Out (2015, Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen)
  10. Buzzard (2014, Joel Potrykus)
  11. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014, Olivier Assayas)
  12. The Iron Ministry (2014, J.P.

Mike Leigh

  1. Must-see

  2. Highly recommended

  3. Recommended

  4. Vera Drake (2004)
  5. Secrets & Lies (1996)
  6. Worth a look

  7. Another Year (2010)
  8. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
  9. High Hopes (1988)
  10. Not bad but why don't you read a good book instead

TSPDT - The 1,000 Greatest films (by ranking).

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  • The number in brackets is the position each film held in last year's edition (February 2013).
  • 1. (1) CITIZEN KANE (Orson Welles / 1941 / USA / 119m / BW)
  • 2. (2) VERTIGO (Alfred Hitchcock / 1958 / USA / 128m / Col)
  • 3. (3) 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Stanley Kubrick / 1968 / UK / 139m / Col)
  • 4. (5) TOKYO STORY (Yasujiro Ozu / 1953 / Japan / 134m / BW)
  • 5. (4) RULES OF THE GAME, THE (Jean Renoir / 1939 / France / 113m / BW)
  • 6. (6) 8½ (Federico Fellini / 1963 / Italy / 135m / BW)
  • 7. (8) GODFATHER, THE (Francis Ford Coppola / 1972 / USA / 175m / Col)
  • 8. (7) SUNRISE (F.W.

Sight and Sound Top 250 Films (2012)

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  1. Vertigo
  2. Citizen Kane
  3. Tokyo Story
  4. La Regle du jeu
  5. Sunrise
  6. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  7. The Searchers
  8. Man with a Movie Camera
  9. The Passion of Joan of Arc
  10. 8 1/2
  11. Battleship Potemkin
  12. L'atalante
  13. Breathless
  14. Apocalypse Now
  15. Late Spring
  16. Au hasard balthazar
  17. Seven Samurai
  18. Persona
  19. Mirror
  20. Singin' in the Rain
  21. L'avventura
  22. The Godfather
  23. Le mepris
  24. Rashomon
  25. Ordet
  26. In the Mood for Love
  27. Andrei Rublev
  28. Mulholland Drive
  29. Stalker
  30. Shoah
  31. Taxi Driver
  32. The Godfather, Part II
  33. Bicycle Thieves
  34. Psycho
  35. The General
  36. Satantango
  37. Metropolis
  38. Jeanne Dielman
  39. La dolce v

Media Log 2015 (Discontinued)

  • NOTE: I won't be updating this list for quite a while (perhaps till May, if I stick to my plan).

  • 13/2/2015 (Fri) -
  • 1. Future Days - Can [ALBUM] (Highly Recommended)
  • An amazing achievement, especially Bel Air.