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8. Nineteen Eighty-Four
7. Borat
6. Fight Club
5. Apocalypse Now Redux
4. Confetti
3. A Cock and Bull Story
2. Withnail and I
1. Children of Men
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012. The Bourne Ultimatum
011. The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
010. The Man With The Golden Gun
009. 28 Weeks Later
008. Private Fears In Public Places
007: The Departed
006: Hot Fuzz
005. Withnail & I
004. My Life As A Dog
003. Lilya 4-Ever
002. The Smashing Machine
001. Ong-Bak
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All ratings are subject to Stalinist revisionism:

87. American Gangster
86. Ratatouille
85. Groundhog Day
84. I am Legend
83. SiCKO
82. Inside Man
81. Basic Instinct 2
80. Michael Clayton
79. Haute Tension
78. Red Road 1/2
77. 16 Blocks
76. A Nymphiod Barbarian In Dinosaur Hell , but of course
75. Die Hard 4.0 / Live Free or Die Hard
74. The Chronicles of Riddick
73. Grindhouse - Death Proof
72. Eastern Promises 1/2
71. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
70. The Taking of Pelham 123
69. Blade Runner
68. Mumford
67. Il Gattopardo 1/2(must be re-watched)
66. Strictly Ballroom
65. Intacto
64. The Bourne Ultimatum (and falling)
63. Grindhouse - Planet Terror
62. Cronos
The Simpsons Movie
60. The Devil's Backbone (El espinazo del diablo) 1/2
58. Lucky Number Slevin
57. Easy Rider
56. The Graduate
28 Weeks Later
54. Transformers
53. Notes On A Scandal 1/2
52. Il Marchese del Grillo
51. Ils (Them)
50. Ieri, Oggi, Damaggi
49. Amarcord
Ne le dis * Personne (Tell No-one)
47. Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives Of Others)
46. Spider-Man 3
45. Riding Giants
44. Bugsy Malone
43. This Is England
42. Amici meie
41. Divorzio all'italiana
40. X-Men 3
39. Zodiac
38. Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
37. Lenny 1/2
36. Mission Impossible III
35. The Last King of Scotland
34. Little Miss Sunshine
Also Children Of Men, but if I keep going on about it I'll get really boring.
33. Primer 1/2
32. Nothing
31. The Fountain
30. The Prestige
29. The Host
28. The Music of Chance
27. No Maps for These Territories 1/2 on average
26. Force of Evil 1/2
25. The Call of Cthulhu
24. Night Watch (Nochnoy dozor) 1/2
23. Sunshine
22. Anna and the King
I also watched BASEketball & Orgasmo around here, but...
Ice Cold In Alex
20. No Blade of Grass (Unratable as not actually "a film")
The Proposition
18. Ratcatcher
17. An Inconvenient Truth
16. Howl's moving Castle
15. The Science of Sleep
14. Lake Placid
13. Angels With Dirty Faces
12. Ladyhawke 1/2 Sorry Col!
11. Brick
10. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
09. Incubus 1/2
08. Hot Fuzz
07. Good Night, And Good Luck
06. Michael Winterbottoms's 9 Songs
05. Silent Hill
03. Crash (2005) 1/2
02. The Machinist
01. The Departed
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13. All About Eve (DVD) Interesting and well-written study of ambition (or as the original teasers had it, "It's about the sexes ... and why there are two!" which doesn't connect at all to the film as I saw it). Not quite the record-Oscar-nominated-and-six-Oscar-winning masterpiece I was expecting however, and way too long at 130 mins.

12. Stranger than Fiction (DVD) See thread

11. Dial 'M' for Murder (DVD) Hitchcock shows how to adapt a stage play: half a dozen characters, only a couple of sets, but gripping for over an hour and a half. Convoluted nonsense with the keys but very entertaining.

10. The Seven Year Itch (DVD) A disappointment as I was expecting something of the quality of Some Like It Hot. Frequently funny but its origins on the stage showed through too easily.

9. The Lives of Others See thread

8. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (DVD) Just about. Entertaining and with some nice lines, nice photography and nice music, but pretty empty.

(July 07: Haven't updated this list in a while so I can't remember everything I've seen in the interim. But it's not much anyway.)

7. Christmas in July (DVD) Is it really a month or more since I saw a film? This is an hour-long Preston Sturges feature from 1940, a broad comedy with a sprinkling of satire about how we measure success.

6. One Hour Photo (TV) Robin Williams in non-ADD mode makes a surprisingly plausible creep/villain in this stylishly shot (lovely colours, good pulsing electronic soundtrack) thriller about a lonely photo processor who becomes infatuated with a local family whose snapshots he develops.

5. The Last King of Scotland

4. Double Indemnity (DVD) 1944 film noir by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler based on James M Cain's novel. Chandler called Cain "a Proust in overalls ... the offal of literature" so we can presume that most of the snappy, witty, ultra-artificial dialogue is his own work. Performances by Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck are a bit perfunctory, but Edward G Robinson steals the show as the claims assessor Barton Keyes. Great score too. Nominated for seven Oscars but (presumably, otherwise they'd say on the cover) didn't win any of them.

3. Perfume See thread.

2. Strangers on a Train (DVD) Surprised by how different this was from the book, more Hollywood in the progression of the story but satisfying nonetheless. And Robert Walker is extraordinary, bringing Bruno absolutely to life.

1. The Life of Brian (TV) Still their best work, but not as relentlessly perfect as I thought when I was a teenager.
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  1. Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD - A streetwise New York cop is, by a twist of fate at the opening night of the first kabuki production of The Odd Couple, tranformed into a Crimefighting Japanese Superhero! Things can only get better as the year goes on...
  2. The Train (aka "John Frankenheimer's The Train") - a film that just gets better every time I see it.
  3. Daughter of Horror - Public domain weirdness downloaded from here. (If DVDs count Kim, so do downloads). Aka Dementia this has got to be the oddest movie I have seen in ages, a silent journey into madness that looks like it was shot by Ed Wood and Orson Wells on alternate days from a script idea by David Lynch - and made in 1955! The movie is most famous for being the film that was playing in the movie house in The Blob (is that 'famous'?).
  4. La Morte Viene Dallo Spazio - coo! forrun fillums! The New Year's resolution taking hold? The American title of this badly dubbed 1958 Franco - Italian co-production was The Day the Sky Exploded. Hides head in shame and sneaks off to watch:
  5. Teenage Zombies - I need help.
  6. The Corpse Bride - A real disappointment. I am going to start avoiding movies with Danny Elfman scores.
  7. Agency - I watched a Lee Majors movie‽
  8. Sabotage - early sound Hitchcock, beautiful stuff.
  1. Alien Autopsy - slight but fun little movie. Surprised to see my mate Paul as a TV exec. I'd forgotten he'd told me he'd worked on it. Harry Dean Stanton as ever was just plain brilliant. The man does less and less and just gets better and better.
  2. L.A. Confidential - it would have been a but (and I feel like a total prick for saying this) Kim Bassinger was too old for her part. There was a really crappy edit that hit me in the face too - a weird little double action when Pierce's character goes to pull out his badge twice before going on to insult Lana Turner - which reminded me it was a movie - which I hate when I'm engrossed (as I was).
  3. Spontaneous Combustion - laughably awful Tobe Hooper thing about people who burst into flames after nuclear experiments. So bad it was weirdly good.
  4. The Saphead - (1920) which has not stood the test of time and would have easily vanished into oblivion unnoticed, if it wasn't for the sole fact it was Buster Keaton's first feature length film. Because it IS Buster Keaton's first feature length film it is available on DVD with a couple of his brilliant shorts.
  5. The Apartment - one of those film I always thought I had seen but, as it turns out, hadn't. Loved it!
  6. Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory - aka I Married a Werewolf. 1962 Austrian Italian werewolf movie with far less T&A than the title would suggest - well, none to be exact - Poo!
  7. The Alpha Incident - Dull, Low budget 'SF' the only plus side being it did contain slightly more boobage than the Werewolf movie.
  8. UFO: Target Earth - Sublimely incomprehensible awfulness that took 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Close Encounters Of the Third Kind, added a budget of nothing, and scored a massive 9 on my What-the-fuck?-o-meter.
  9. The Doomsday Machine - Lurid trash SF which started filming in 1967 but was abandoned half way through shooting and shelved. Five or so years later a different director, who couldn't afford to hire any of the original cast - or anything else for that matter, 'completed' it. It's a shambles. I loved it.
  10. Prisoners of the Lost Universe - The scriptwriters ran out of ideas after they came up with the title.
  11. The End of the World - Killer aliens disguised as nuns!
  12. Evil Brain From Outer Space - 1950s Japanese kid's Super-hero movie serial edited down to one baffling indigestible feature-length chunk.
  1. The Manster - Misguided Japanese scientist turns nice guy American newspaperman into two-headed homicidal fiend. Better than it sounds - but not much.
  2. They (aka Invasion from Inner Earth) - Indie, no budget, no idea SF movie about Martians from the earth's core incoherently destroying the world.
  3. Robot Pilot - Boring 1941 B pic.
  4. Ring of Terror - Dreadful 1962 drive-in crap.
  5. Frozen Alive - dull
  6. Hercules in New York - Bad oh sooo bad bad bad bad bad. Best line:"He is but an impetuous youth, Zeus!" Try saying it; it's a line that fits the mouth like an old sock.
  7. Octopus 2 - Jaws with a giant Octopus. In New York.
  8. TC2000 - moronic 'SF' kickboxing movie. Two lines of exposition followed by five minutes of take-it-turns-to-kick-each-other-into-piles-of-things fighting followed by two lines of exposition etc.
  9. Im Stahlnetz des Dr. Mabuse (The Return of Dr. Mabuse)- Gert Frobe, lots of John Alton type 'one big light' cinematography, dodgy dubbing, and Tarzan in a suit.
  10. Flight to Mars - cheap 1951 SF from a company more used to making westerns.
  11. The Lost World - the first 1925 silent version.
  12. This Is Not A Drill - 1962 cold war no budgeter that could have been a lot better but was still better than the sum of its parts.
  13. Bakterion (aka Panic) - Godawful Spanish / Italian 'horror' flick starring a Kiwi and a Swede, set in the UK and containing the dullest 'chasing a monster through a sewer' sequence ever shot. Dire.
  14. Funeral In Berlin - OK-ish sequel to the staggering work of genius that is The Ipcress File.
  15. Le Dernier Métro - two hours of my life spent watching other men snog Catherine Deneuve - I now officially hate Gérard Depardieu.
  16. Memento - I'm sure there are holes in the plot you could drive a bus through, but interesting nevertheless.
  17. The Pink Panther - sad I know, but I laughed like a drain.
  18. Masters of the Universe - He-Man with a mullet? Come on!
  19. The Mistress of Atlantis (1932) - weirdly hypnotic tale about two French Foreign Legionnaires discovering Atlantis in the Sahara.
  20. Night Fright - 1967 Drive in shit in which Middle-aged Teenagers are terrorised (a bit) by a Gorilla-suited 'mutant'.
  21. Young Einstein - a deeply stupid little movie which I love to bits for all sorts of reasons.
  22. Eternal Evil - Canadian TV 'The Hunger' wannabee which was a confusing mess but had a couple of nice moments - and Karen Black. I love Karen Black.
  23. The Brute Man - (MST3K remix) Not even Mike and the Bots could make this sad little film anything but a tasteless waste of time.
  1. The Norman Rockwell Code - Funny little parody of Dan Brown's thing. See it here.
  2. Gremloids - silly low-budget Star Wars spoofoid, that makes me laugh.
  3. Death Race 2000 - I finally got to see it! I've been trying to get to see this movie for about 20 years on and off. Dated but it still has its moments.
  4. Alien Contamination - Gory cheapo Italian Alien rip-off with an interesting solution to the famous and perennial Bad Italian Movie Dubbing Problem - gas masks.
  5. How To Get Ahead in Advertising - Hmmmmmm my internal jury is still out.
  6. Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell - (MST3K) - oh I am so overwhelmed with indifference.
  7. Blue Velvet - I just love the weird unearthly quality of Lynch's movies. They are like semi lucid dreams - bad dreams but dreams.
  8. Memoirs of an Invisible Man - brain dead mediocrity from John Carpenter that kept my eyes occupied as I kept the sofa warm. (24 hours later the true horror of what I had done hit me. I had watched an ENTIRE Chevy Chase movie.... and laughed.) then going from the ridiculous to the sublime the next night I watched:
  9. Cyrano de Bergerac - The 1990 with Gérard Depardieu. I was hooked from the opening shot and I was in tears by the end.A magnificent movie. Why did it take me so long to get round to watching it? Why don't I speak French? and then some. Next night wanting to avoid any disappointment I watched:
  10. Good Against Evil - a total of a Rosemary's Baby / Exorcist clone TV pilot. I kid you not. A 1977 TV pilot about a lone wanderer and his priest sidekick/mentor seeking, week after week, his one true love who an evil sect have groomed since her birth to be the bride of the devil Astaroth. I can just see the light bulb going on over the producer's head "The Exorcist: The TV Series? how can it fail?!" It did.
  11. Alien Zone - A 1978 portmanteaux 'Horror' film made in Oklahoma. However bad that sounds to you the reality was worse.
  1. Dünyayi kurtaran adam (AKA The Turkish Star Wars) - My god! I am watching this movie in instalments. There is only so much of it I can take at one sitting. It is insane. Imagine, if you can, a Science Fiction Bollywood Kung-fu film with great chunks of Star Wars sliced in seemingly at random and the subtitles written in pure Borat. It is incomprehensible and hilarious in equal measure. The Star Wars footage was spliced in from an anamorphic print (all squashed up and needing to be projected through a special lens to make it widescreen) while the Turkish bits were shot in academy format (more squareish). Result? The Death Star looks more like the Death Egg. Huge fun. Watch it on line free here.
  2. Eraserhead - I get at last! This must be the fourth time I've seen this movie and I finally get it! It's a comedy!
  3. Space Mutiny - (MST3K) A good week for really bad movies made in exotic locations using bits of far better movies in an attempt to make themselves look more expensive. First Turkey, now South Africa. If I tell you that the 'better movie' in this case was Battlestar Galactica you will get an idea how truly bad this was. The MST3K version is here if you want.
  4. The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? - (MST3K) I've been finding a lot of Mystery Science Theatre 3000s on the web at the moment (At this point I should like to say "Woohoo! Google Video Rocks!" - but I'm a middle aged Brit and it would sound wrong so I'm not going to.)
  5. Robot Holocaust - (MST3K) Dire, stand in a line, and deliver barely intelligible, barely memorised lines, crap 80s SF directed by someone who went on to greater things - directing porn movies.
  6. Godzilla Vs Megalon - (MST3K) Sweaty Japanese guys in rubber suits thump each other a lot
  7. The Robot Vs. The Aztec Mummy - (MST3K) This counts as three movies! A 1958 Mexican threequell, the first 2/3rds of which consisted of the first two movies in the series rehashed in stonkingly clumsy flashback, which culminates in a hilariously stupid fight between the Aztec Mummy and a radioactive robot with no knees that looked like it came out of a Crash Corrigan serial. Why do I watch this stuff - i mean why?
  8. Future War - (MST3K) Belgian kick-boxer from outer space teams up with novice ex-hooker nun to defeat pursuing alien android overlords and their variably-sized trained killers dinosaurs. God, it must have looked so good on paper...
  9. The Space Children - (MST3K) Better than not very good, low budget, cold war, aliens saving us from all out thermo-nuclear heck movie.
  10. Operation Double 007 aka Operation Kid Brother aka Secret Agent 00 aka OK Connery - (MST3K) an Italian 1967 James Bond knock-off / spoof and the screen début of the great, and tragically neglected Neil Connery, brother of Sean Connery, who thanks to an amazing bit of casting, plays the brother of the world's most famous secret agent, a lip-reading, plastic surgeon with oriental hypno-powers, by the name of Dr Neil Connery. How I laughed.
  11. The Man Who Would Be King - More Connery - blessed synchronicity. Loved this film for years. Cracking acting and effortless direction.
  12. Alphaville aka Dick Tracy on Mars, or Tarzan vs. IBM - Laugh out loud, part Noir pastiche, part incomprehensible existential European SF by Jean-Luc Goddard.
  13. Rocketship X-M -
  14. The Independent - as a break from the cheesy low budget movies - a very funny little movie about a cheesy low budget movie director. I so want to see Twelve Angry Men And a Baby.
  15. Bedknobs and Broomsticks -
  16. Rocketship X-M - (MST3K) I have watched two different versions of this very dull movie in the last two days. I suspect I will shortly need medical help. (I mean, apart from anything else, I find it slightly scary that I OWN two different versions of this very dull movie.)
  17. The Day The Earth Froze - (MST3K) 1959 Finnish Wagnerian weirdness. One Finnish movie a year is enough.
  18. The Fury Of The Wolfman - bewilderingly bad 1964 Spanish werewolf movie.
  19. The Projected Man - (MST3K) Dull British clone of The Fly.
  20. Prince of Space - (MST3K) Yet another serial rendered down to a movie length mess - this is the fourth I have seen this year. It is not a form that lends itself to any kind of appreciation as it has no redeeming qualities what soever.
  21. The Nightmare Never Ends - Total 70s horror shit, but with three Directors on the credits and two DPs why did I expect anything else?
  1. The Lost Continent - Cheap Lost World knock off containing footage lifted from (Dear god! Noooooo!) Rocketship X-M
  2. Lady Ice -Dull Thomas Crown wannabee that seemed to be have been made by filming Donald Sutherland on holiday.
  3. Counterblast - 1948 British 'thriller'.
  4. The Hound of The Baskervilles - Hammer films, l love 'em, total tosh but great tosh.
  5. The Phantom Planet - dreadful early 60s SF
  6. The Bride of the Monster - Ed Wood Jr's second greatest bad film with some truly inspired weird acting moments from Bela Lugosi.
  7. Rancho Notorious - Great title! Fritz Lang, Marline Deitrich. and Cowboys. Odd.
  8. Dark City - gorgeous comic book nonsense. If you ever watch it keep the sound down until the watch shows 12, as it has one of those dreadful tacked on pre-credit narrations that fuck up the whole mystery before it starts.
  9. The Dresser - Tom Courtney. What a brilliant performance and this is one of the reasons I don't watch good films. I was was an emotional wreck at the end of this movie. I have to stop watching films about long unexpressed love. I've seen two recently, Cyrano and this, and I was snivelling wreck at the end of both of them. Hanky jobs both times. I'm going back to watching androids fighting; cheap 60s SF movies don't make me feel life an emotional dishrag at the end.
  1. The Dark Crystal - a cuddled up on the sofa (or in daughter number one's case behind the sofa. "It's a bit scary.") wet Sunday afternoon movie which was not as good as I remembered but it kept the kids hooked.
  2. A Scanner Darkly - weird and interesting (and funny) but how did they let continuity errors get through in an Animated movie?
  3. Prayer of the Rollerboys - in a future world, only one man stands in the way of formation rollerblading, drug dealing, fascist street gangs in white trench coats and Flock of Seagulls haircuts - and that man is... Corey Haim. As bad as it sounds.
  4. Withnail and I - I laughed
  5. Goodbye Lenin - I cried. The great thing about watching so many crap movies is that when I get to see a good one it really goes to work on me.
  6. Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius - CGI animated kids nonsense, and like a lot of animated kids nonsense a lot funnier and better made than most movies for adults.
  7. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes - Stupid fun.
  8. Wild Women of Wongo - I had never actually seen this classic piece of drek before. If I have, I had forgotten every frame and...
  9. Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women - it was 'Women Night' on the Crapmoviethon sofa.
  10. Attack of the Monsters - Space Bimbos! Giant Space Turtles! What's not to like? Best Line of the movie: "You're right, we'll eat their brains after we've fixed the ship."
  11. I Was a Teenage Werewolf - (MST3K) This movie didn't have any best lines.
  12. Samson Vs The Vampire Women - (MST3K) My first encounter with a Mexican wrestling Horror movie - a strange genre, and an experience I shared with Phoebe in Portland as she took a break from painting her kitchen. I went to the movies with someone 8 thousand miles away via Skype and a bit of ad hoc synchronisation. I love the Web.
  13. Confidential Report - Orson Welles at his most baroque.
  14. His Girl Friday - Comfort movie.
  15. Steal This Movie - OK, but not great, Biopic of Abbie Hoffman only watched because I have a thing about the yummy Janeane Garofalo.
  16. Mr. Robinson Crusoe - they don't make them like this any more. Thank god.
  17. The Man Who Knew Too Much - First time I had seen the original version. Some very nice moments but not my favourite (yet) early Hitchock
  18. Orlando - I love every frame of this movie (even those with Billy Zane in them). Every frame.
  1. Cabaret - Liza Minnelli - perfect! Joel Grey - brilliant! Oh but dear god why did they cast Michael York? Tomorrow Belongs To Me gives me the shivers.
  2. I Heart Huckabees - What a pretentious, self-indulgent pile of crap! I hope this lost whoever made it a LOT of money.
  3. Raising Arizona -
  4. Paycheck - total turd of a movie. Pointless, explosion-ridden expansion of an adequate, but not that good, Philip K Dick short story.
  5. The Return Of The Four Musketeers - almost good.
  6. Django Against Sartana - Tinned Spahetti Hoops western
  7. Witchfinder General - A genuinely one-off piece of movie making. The nearest thing (that I know of) to an English Spaghetti Western. Great stuff.
  8. The Amazing Transparent Man - (Note to self: Avoid Science Fiction movies made in Texas in future - especially those shot in only one week flat.)
  1. The Butterfly Effect - Over-long but vaguely interesting. Took me ages to work out what it reminded me of, and then it came to me, it was Bedazzled, the Peter Cook and Dudley Moore pact with the devil film from 1967, only longer - and not at all funny.
  2. Explorers - whimsical piece of 80s feel-good kid's SF which charmed the pants off me.
  3. Killers From Space - The second gloriously inept film I have seen by Billy Wilder's younger and infinity less talented younger brother Wilhelm. Another copyright-free piece of shit available here from (Why should I suffer alone?)
  4. Zontar: The Thing from Venus - a virtuoso directorial job of getting three people to take turns to sit on the same two sofas and act the plot out at one another while a rubber monster hides in a cave.
  5. Ran - Wow! King Lear in Japanese. Amazingly wonderful.
  6. Il Sol Anche Di Notte - Loads of 18th Century searching for God, sexual repression, and lovely scenery in very slow, ravishingly beautiful detail. Good stuff.
  7. Naked Gun - It makes me laugh. I feel no guilt.
  8. Dracula - The slow, plodding 1931 Bela Lugosi version.
  9. Dracula - the simultaneously made, much better, Spanish language version.
  10. Dracula's Daughter - 1936 sequel to the above. (Guess who got a box set for their birthday...)
  11. Son of Dracula - and just to complete the set:
  12. House of Dracula - Dracula, The Wolf Man, Frankenstein's Monster, Misguided Kindly Doctor Turned Evil By One Of His Own Experiments, and (as a brilliant cherry on the cake) a Hunchback Nurse! Trash heaven.
  13. Final Justice - (MST3K) Terrible.
  14. Naked Gun Two and a Half - (see 7).
  1. Creature - Dire Alien clone with Klaus Kinski, who was obviously a bit short of the readies that week. The Something Unexpected But Inevitable (SUBI) event 15 minutes in: After a seemingly safe landing, the heroes' Space ship crashes through the moon's shallow crust and is buggered beyond repair.
  2. Colussus and the Amazon Queen - Dear god! (15 minute SUBI: Our hero meets our heroine and discovers his companions have been taken captive by buxom Ponygirl Amazon Women with insane, first series Star Trek hair dos).
  3. Danger!! Death Ray - (MST3K) One of the more weirdly punctuated titled bad movies I have watched recently. Pretty shit.
  4. L'Effrontee (An Impudent Girl) - Delightful French awkward adolescence movie. Charlotte Gainsbourg was wonderful. She had to be - she was on screen for 95% of the time. The only wrong notes were the spelling mistakes in the subtitles.
  5. The Giant Gila Monster - Public Domain rubbish, a dead cheap, dead crap, monster movie (get it here!) that I have been wanting to tick off my list for a while now. (That's not a real list, it's just an expression. I'm not that sad.)
  6. La Belle Noiseuse: Divertimento - Well that's two hours of my life I want back. Two hours of watching rich French people telling each other life was unbearable in incomplete sentences. The subtitles for this movie had more ellipses that any other movie I have seen. I am so glad I didn't suffer the four hour version.
  7. Little Miss Sunshine - not as good as was expecting given all the good reviews and word of mouth but an agreeable way to spend an hour and a half.
  8. Silence of the Hams - I have been told I posses an almost inhuman tolerance for bad movies. This piece of garbage strained it beyond belief. Total and utter crap.
  9. Repo Man - I love Repo Man.
  10. Straight To Hell - Straight to eBay.
  11. Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter - "Igor, go to your room!". What a piece of crap! I now want to see the other half of this 1966 drive in double bill - Billy the Kid versus Dracula.
  12. The Amazing Colossal Man - (MST3K)
  13. The Brothers Grimm - I tried so hard to like this movie. I mean really really hard, and failed.
  1. Amazon Women on The Moon - if you ever find yourself in possession of this DVD skip the movie and watch a lovely little deleted scene called The Unknown Soldier.
  2. The Wolf Man - The 1941 Universal version with Lon Chaney Jr.
  3. The Vindicator - Canadian 80s SF shite. But even worse than that, DULL Canadian 80s SF shite.
  4. Werewolf of London - Universal's first (1935) bash at a werewolf movie and not bad at that.
  5. Battle of the Worlds - Delirious 1960s Italian SF
  6. Asignment: Outer Space - Ditto
  7. Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon -
  8. They Came From beyond Space -
  9. Bedazzled - Peter Cooke and Dudley Moore's 1968 masterpiece
  10. Bedazzled - The Brendan Fraser and Liz Hurley pointless remake.
  11. The Lady From Shanghai - Never seen it before. Loved every frame.
  12. Gold Diggers of 1933 - I am besotted with Joan Blondell, have been for years. The Forgotten Man number at the climax of this movie gives me the shivers.
  1. Bride of Frankenstein - Universal Studio's greatest movie of the 30s.
  2. The 39 Steps - (Hitchcock's version)
  3. My Dear Secretary - dreadful Kirk Douglas screwball 'comedy'.
  4. Strange Days - Overlong (thirty minutes of material stretched to two and half hours by throwing a shitload of money at it) this bombed when released. It deserved to.
  5. The Quiet Earth - What a great little film!
  6. 2 Days in Paris - which I enjoyed more than it deserved because it was the first time I had seen a real movie in a real movie theatre for about two years.
  7. Tron - I love Tron. Well, I love it after our hero gets sucked into the computer and the fun really starts the first act - the live action, let's dump a lot of exposition and then put ourselves in peril bit - is a stinker.) Saw it for the first time since seeing it when it first came out widescreen. Not squished up, panned and scanned, ropey old video.
  8. George of the Jungle - It's Christmas....
  9. Taxi - bof!
  10. The Big Lebowski - I laughed like a drain. This was a good thing.
Abandoned for various reasons, but mostly because they stink:
  1. Terror at Red Wolf Something-or-other 1970s girls alone in big scary house crap.
  2. The Phantom Creeps - 265 minute (12 episode) Bela Lugosi serial edited down to an incomprehensible mess of a 78 minute feature film.
  3. Shadow of Chinatown 300 minutes of garbage 1936 Bela Lugosi serial cut down to 65 minutes! Even more incoherently crappy than the last one.
  4. Laser Mission - Brandon Lee action crap. I lasted 15 minutes after adding Brandon Lee to my 'Dying Young Was A Good Career Move' list.
  5. Equilibrium - Christian Bale, Emily Watson - and I turned off after 3 minutes. Some films you can just taste the shit coming from so far off. Set in a future where all emotions are illegal - ie no acting required for at least the first act - it was Fahrenheit 451, with added 1984, and tons of Matrix type ultra-violence slopped over - Balls to that.
  6. Werewolf Woman - no one expects much from Italian horror movies but this plot free mix of softcore tits 'n' ass and gory violence bored me stupid. Abandoned after 45 minutes, 7 murders and more on-screen pubic hair than was good for any movie.
  7. Beast of the Yellow Night - Filipino horror movie took too long to go nowhere not very interestingly. 15 minutes.
  8. Piranha - I didn't get past the first real edit in the movie. A record for me. Still didn't stop me being rude about it on the IMDb.
  9. Devil of the Desert Against the Son of Hercules - I fell asleep (halfway through the title).
  10. Carnosaur - I gave up at the point where the traditional 'couple making out in the car about to be attacked by the monster on the loose' - were attacked by a glove puppet of a dinosaur. It looked like they were being savaged by an oven mitt.
Most bewilderedly trance state inducing movies of the year so far:

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Mine! As long as dvds count (?)

Thanks, JM. I'm a bit of a film addict so this could be a shamefully long list, there'll be very few new films though.

1. Little Miss Sunshine. Needed a laugh and it'd not silly either.
2. Castaway
3. Vertigo. 1/2
4. Taxi Driver 1/2 catching up on some films
5. Shaun of the Dead. occasionally quite amusing
6.Notting Hill. 1/2 Very pleasant fluff
7. Children of Men. wanted moore Julianne.

forgot the list again
7. The Ring. This film scares me so much I keep watching it again to find out why.
6. Blood on the Sun. So much propaganda but redeemed for me by its interesting historical context.
5. Ghost World. .It's cool to be an outcast ;)
4. Brief Encounter. . Coward's characters a highlight.
3. The Birds. Not Hitchcock's best but sets off a yen for some more.

2a forgot this list and forget which l films I saw -- which probably does say enough about them!

2. Back to the Future III. Yes, with the kids, ,finishing series began last week. Good fun and a flashback to my own teenage years. Series as a whole gets though this is the weakest of them.
1.Hamlet (Ethan Hawke) . Through many interruptions it took me a couple of days to finish so it's really only half a 2007 viewing but not half bad.

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157. Rescue Dawn -
156. American Gangster -
155. Mysterious Skin -
154. The Tale of Two Sisters -
153. The Grudge -
152. Ratatouille -
151. Jacob's Ladder -
150. Frailty -
149. Haute Tension -
148. Merci Docteur Rey -
147. Prom Night -
146. Shrek the Third -
145. Junebug -
144. Hedwig and the Angry Inch -
143. You Kill Me -
142. Lucky You -
141. Evening -
abandoned after 20 minutes, bored out of my mind.
140. The Hoax -
139. 1408 -
138. Knocked Up -
137. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang -
136. This Is England -
135. Wind Chill -
134. The Painted Veil -
133. Death Proof -
132. Sretno dijete -
131. Blades of Glory -
130. Ocean's 13 -
129. Fatherland -
128. Envy -
127. Infamous -
126. Breaking and Entering -
125. Reign Over Me -
124. Sunshine -
123. London to Brighton -
122. The Majestic -
121. The Lookout -
120. Fracture -
119. I Think I Love My Wife -
118. Notes on a Scandal -
117. Vacancy -
116. Heights -
115. Small Time Crooks -
114. Mr Brooks -
113. Mr Bean's Holiday -
112. Man to Man -
111. The Host -
110. Velvet Goldmine -
109. Breach -
108. Amazing Grace -
107. Color Me Kubrick -
106. Live Free or Die Hard -
105. Wild Hogs -
104. The Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver Surfer -
103. The Number 23 -
102. Sicko -
101. Free Jimmy -
100. The Simpsons Movie -
99. 50 First Dates -
98. The Astronaut Farmer -
97. The Contract -
96. Prime -
95. Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix -
94. Equilibrium -
93. Bridge to Terabithia -
92. Hot Fuzz -
91. Music and Lyrics -
90. School for Scoundrels -
89. Wild at Heart -
88. The Pursuit of Happyness -
87. The Night Listener -
86. White Noise -

85. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End -
84. Ghost Rider -
83. Premonition -
82. Next -
81. Apocalypto -
80. Zodiac -
79. Bobby -
78. The Gravedancers -
77. Little Big Man -
76. 88 Minutes -
75. Big Nothing -
74. Red Planet -
73. Flushed Away -
72. The Hamiltons -
71. The Good German -
70. Eight Below -
69. Eragon -
68. Perfume -
67. Dolores Claiborne -
66. The Fountain -
65. The Messengers -
64. Dreamgirls -
63. The House of Sand and Fog -
62. Little Children -
61. Smokin' Aces -
60. Snakes on a Plane -
what's the mark for "so bad it's good"?
59. The Ringer -
58. Employee of the Month -
57. Harsh Times -
56. RV -
55. Unrest -
54. Poseidon -
53. Reincarnation -
52. Penny Dreadful -
51. Slither -
50. Pulse -
49. The Proposition -
48. Deja Vu -
47. Dark Ride -
46. Where the Truth Lies -
45. The Last King of Scotland -
44. Blood Diamond -
43. The Breed -
42. Running With Scissors -
41. 300 -
40. The Science of Sleep -
39. Very Bad Things -
38. Alpha Dog -
37. The Good Shepherd -
36. Idiocracy -
35. Sublime -
34. Punch Drunk Love -
33. Night at the Museum -
32. Hollywoodland -
31. American Dreamz -
30. Stranger Than Fiction -
29. The Family Stone -
28. Bewitched -
27. Transamerica -
26. The Hills Have Eyes -
25. Marie Antoinette -
24. Unknown -
23. The Prestige -
22. Art School Confidential -
21. The Illusionist -
20. The Sentinel -
19. A Scanner Darkly -
18. Asterix and the Vikings -
17. Rocky Balboa -
16. The Motorcycle Diaries -
15. Cars -
14. Devil Wears Prada -
13. A Good Year -
12. The Departed -
11. 3-Iron -
10. Clerks 2 -
9. Children of Men -
8. My Super Ex-Girlfriend -
7. Over the Hedge -
6. Scoop -
5. The Queen -
4. Babel -
3. Click -
2. You, Me and Dupree -
1. Volver -

as before, no repeat viewings included.

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Col's Film List 2007

Cinema; TV; DVD/Video (bought or recorded); BB = Blockbusters video-hire; not including repeat viewings in a single year.

158. Monty Python & the Life of Brian - TV
157. The History Boys - video ½
156. Spiderman 3 - DVD Tobey looks better with emo-hair but the story sucked.
155. Shrek 2 - TV Clever but I don't really enjoy these films that much
154. High School Musical 2 - DVD Even worse than HSM 1, which is saying something.
153. Shrek 3 - DVD ½ Mediocre and laboured
152. The Muppet Christmas Carol - video Because it's only nine more sleeps till Christmas!
151. Little Women - video ½ Because it's nearly Christmas...
150. Sleepy Hollow - TV ½
149. Wallace & Gromit & the Curse of the Were-Rabbit - DVD
148. The Golden Compass - cinema
147. Miracle on 34th Street - DVD (1994) Continuing the Xmas theme; I'll get around to the 1947 version later this month.
146. Meet Me in St Louis - video Oh so Christmassy! Skip to my Lou!
145. House of Flying Daggers - TV ½ The heroine takes ages to die; but pretty stunning nethertheless.
144. Spiderman - TV ½
143. The Bourne Identity - DVD
142. Regeneration - video
141. Wuthering Heights - DVD (1970) ½
140. Wuthering Heights - DVD (1992) ½
139. Wuthering Heights - DVD (1998) Review to follow; the cast was too old by far but by jinks, the beginning with Lockwood was v. scary!
138. A Room With A View - DVD After the poor Andrew Davies TV version last night, this redressed the balance. Top score all around.
137. Bridge to Terabithia - BB ½
136. The Lives of Others - BB
135. Sleuth - video ½ Stagey and over-arty but excellent fare ahead of the Branagh remake. Jolly Jack Tar still creeps me out.
134. The Railway Children - DVD
133. Ratatouille - cinema
132. LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring - DVD ½
131. Cabaret - video To go with my Isherwood read, its dark but dazzling and spare interpretation.
130. Blade Runner - video (Director's Cut)
129. Porco Rosso - DVD Another strong Studio Ghibli, only partially resolved at the end
128. Flash Gordon - video We only have 14 hours to save the Earth but it's so corny, it's good.
127. Far & Away - video ½ Quite amusing and okay in places, despite the appalling accents
126. The Painted Veil - BB
125. Night at the Museum - BB
124. The Illusionist - BB
123. Jason & the Argonauts - video The stuff of childhood Sunday afternoon memories
122. Velvet Goldmine - video ½
121. Whisper of the Heart - DVD Honest-to-goodness happy and 'good' film.
120. LotR: The Return of the King - TV ½
119. Atonement - cinema ½ As briefly reviewed in thread
118. A Good Year - BB ½ Not half bad Russell Crowe Provencal wine mush, but a poor finish.
117. Magnolia - video Long time since last seen but still brilliant.
116. Pride and Prejudice - BB (2005) Stunning cinematography can't raise this non-Austen from the mediocre. Keira playing Lizzie as Jo March.
115. West Side Story - DVD
114. My Fair Lady - DVD Can't believe I haven't watched this already this year. Fabulous stuff.
113. The English Patient - video I watered my ironing with my tears
112. Moulin Rouge - DVD
111. The Bodyguard - video Fish & chips and this film on a Sunday night: just right.
110. Twelfth Night - video x 2 Excellent all-star cast directed by Trevor Nunn.
109. The Da Vinci Code - BB
108. Becket - video Slightly artificial as per historical films of its time but tremendous. Review here
107. The Bourne Ultimatum - cinema ½ Swervy cameras make you feel sick, but gosh! I actually think I liked Julia Stiles in this. No plot to speak of but great.
106. A Cock & Bull Story - TV
105. The Fountain - BB ½ Mind-boggling but rather brilliant exploration of death-as-life and the state of unity. Impressively done with excellent Hugh Jackman. Mini-review here
104. American Psycho - video Black, horrible, excellently funny, and Bale on top form.
103. Music & Lyrics - BB Purest fluff brilliantly done. A really jolly good fun film.
102. Asylum - BB ½ No dark psychological nasties here sadly, though some evocative dramatisation. The film just isn't thick with the necessary foreboding Gothic gloom and twisted narration
101. Interview with the Vampire - DVD Oh, Brad is so not Louis, and Antonio not Armand by a long stretch but it's still as gorgeous as ever.
100. The Merchant of Venice - BB ½
99. Fairy Tale: A True Story - video
98. Open Range - DVD
97. Jane Eyre - (1993) TV ½
96. Volver - BB
95. The Deer Hunter - BB ½
94. Happy Feet - DVD loan from friend
93. Cinderella Man - BB
92. Shaun of the Dead - BB ½
91. The Cable Guy - BB Hard to watch
90. The Simpsons Movie - cinema
89. Johnny English - BB
88. The Pledge - BB ¾ Dire dire dire
87. All the King's Men - BB ¾
86. Panic Room -
85. The Queen - BB
84. Dances With Wolves - DVD ½
83. 8 Mile - BB I was mightily and unexpectedly impressed with this
82. Snakes on a Plane - BB
81. Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny - BB ½
80. A Midsummer Night's Dream - TV ½
79. Bugsy Malone - video
78. Matrix Reloaded - DVD Twaddle
77. Little Miss Sunshine - BB
76. A Matter of Life & Death - video What ho! Excellent stuff, chaps!
75. Merlin - DVD Not half bad actually - rather nice Sam Neill; some corny fantasy bits but also Mr Col's fave gardening babe, Rachel de Thame, as Merlin's beloved, Nimue.
74. Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix - cinema
73. Heat - DVD ½ Super Kilmer and okay De Niro; this one has dated a bit but the shoot-ups were good.
72. Blood Diamond - BB ¾ Probably some comments to come on this one.
71. Eragon - BB Oh dear! Poor old Jeremy Irons and Robert Carlyle acting in this.
70. Princess Mononoke - DVD New DVD machine tested out old favourite. Superb. Lots of symbolic stuff about the NightWalker I hadn't spotted before.
69. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - DVD ¾ No points for the Trio, full points for Jason Isaacs, Ken Branagh etc
68. Tuck Everlasting - DVD A teenage weepie, recalling Capt Jack's 'static' nature in Dr Who. An excellent adaptation of an excellent book.
67. Babel - BB Review here
66. The Last King of Scotland - BB ½
65. My Beautiful Laundrette - video Thatcher's Britain, the complexities of class, race and sexuality all lathered up for a 'show-not-tell'.
64. Heathers - DVD Top rate film; black and more black and the deep attraction that is/was Christian Slater doing his best Nicholson impression.
63. Macbeth - DVD ½ (1979) McKellen and Dench in staggeringly good, if hard to watch, TV version of their RSC triumph.
62. Memoirs of a Geisha - BB ¾ Elegant, but ultimately distasteful, as I found the book, and similarly distant.
61. Ripley's Game - BB Possibly another ½ as well. A chilling, atmospheric, more grown-up Ripley than Matt Damon's (tense as The Talented...was). The only bum note was Dougray Scott's wife who had a poor role and was annoying at all the worst moments. Malkovich superb again.
60. Newsies - video. ½. Wonderful first outing for 2007; never mind the love interest, sing along to Seize the Day and feel the Spot Conlon love.
59. The Hunchback of Notre Dame - video (1939) Louis XI as a twinkly but arbitrary Wizard of Paris, superb Laughton and O'Hara and Cedric Hardwicke. Never mind the trilling Alleluia's from the backing chorus - this is great stuff, if slow-moving in parts and not exactly what Hugo wrote.
58. The Hunchback of Notre Dame - video (Disney) ¾ It's not lovable enough to make it a 4* but there's great darkness and maturity in this one, as well as corn on a slab. Casting Demi Moore as Esmerelda was a bad move.
57. Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire - DVD ¾
56. Kiki's Delivery Service - DVD ½.
55. Lost in Translation - TV
54. Stormbreaker - DVD ¾ Good enough re-run
53. Charlier & the Chocolate Factory - DVD Faithful but really I detest the story.
52. The Cat Returns - DVD ¾
51. Emma - (1996 - Gwyneth Paltrow) - Slightly overdone - too much humour, no Churchill *but* gorgeous Northam, and more attractive visuals and story-telling.
51. Emma - (1996 - Kate Beckinsale) TV Underdone, but a better Churchill and Fairfax, and a less artificial Emma.
50. Persuasion - (1995) video
49. The Bourne Supremacy - DVD
48. Master & Commander - TV Back up to 'superlative', I think.
47. School of Rock - DVD ½. Essentially a family film, cliched but broadly entertaining.
46. Casino Royale - BB
45. Pan's Labyrinth - BB
44. The Prestige - BB
43. Stage Beauty - video
42. A Beautiful Mind - TV It might fudge Nash's sexuality and be the typical idiot-savant film that Hollywood loves, but it's also a good film in itself. Plus, Crowe + Bettany = brilliance.
41. Logan's Run - TV Formative in my early film-watching; lovely Michael York; Box still chilled both literally and metaphorically.
40. Ever After - video
39. A Scanner Darkly - BB Superb live animation that fitted the plot; and hey, I don't mind Keanu either. But Robert Downey Jr was superb.
38. The Departed - BB
37. Forrest Gump - TV
36. Point Break - TV ½.
35. Cardcaptor: The Movie - DVD Blast from the (recent) past: Touya & Yukito, Li Syaoran, Sakura and Madison, and Cero Beros visit Hong Kong and release Clow Reed's old girlfriend from another dimension.
34. My Neighbour Totoro - DVD Four viewings already this year. Fabulous *and* we have a huge cuddly totoro toy at our house
33. Big Fish - DVD
32. Apocalypse Now - TV
31. Hero - DVD
30. The Sixth Sense - TV ½.
29. Hot Fuzz - cinema ½. I want it to attain four stars but it didn't quite make it.
28. 28 Days Later - DVD
27. My Best Friend's Wedding - video One of the daughter's faves, pretty enjoyable anyway
26. The Royal Tenebaums - video A VU/Salinger-fest, sometimes overly quirky but all good. review here
25. The Secret Garden - DVD ¾ Unpleasantly paganised for our times but otherwise good.
24. Grave of the Fireflies - DVD Incredible. Unbearable. Review here
23. The Eagle Has Landed - DVD Loved Donald Sutherland's Oirish.
22. Aguirre Wrath of God - DVD Extraordinary really
21. Miami Vice - DVD ½. Overblown and not as good as an episode of Spooks.
20. Ice Age 2 - DVD ½.
19. High School Musical - DVD Dire, dire, dire.
18. Batman Begins - DVD
17. MirrorMask - DVD ½. It rips off Diana Wynne Jones in numerous ways, and the visuals are too dark and obscure but rather good actually. (And extra ½* from the kids who thought it weird but pretty good.)
16. Farinelli - DVD I know the dubbed voices don't match, and the trumpet-player can't play the notes we hear because he has no stops, but really this is a (good) bomb every time I watch, and snuffle at Lascia ch'io pianga...
15. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves - TV Two Rickman's in one weekend; totally corny and wtachable family film.
14. Galaxy Quest - DVD ½.
13. Children of Men - BB ½. Review here
12. Howl's Moving Castle - DVD
11. Crash - DVD
10. The Shipping News - TV Tried to be too many things, but okay.
9. HP & the Prisoner of Azkaban - TV ½.
8. The Usual Suspects - TV
7. Frankenstein - DVD (1994) A few hammy moments but mostly enjoyable. And I *love* the staircase (oh, and Branagh of course! )
6. Nanny McPhee - DVD ½.
5. The Wizard of Oz - DVD
4. The Amazing Mr. Blunden - TV Decent children's historical ghost film, adapted by Lionel Jeffries from an even better book, The Ghosts, by Antonia Barber (shortlisted for the Carnegie).
3. Mission Impossible III - DVD ½.
2. King Kong - DVD (2005)
1. Laputa: Castle in the Sky - DVD ½.
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Pandop's filmlist 2007:


1: Seabiscuit
2: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
3: Walk the Line
4: Star Trek: First Contact
5: Shrek
6: Arthur and the Invisibles
7: The Illusionist
8: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
9: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
10: Ghost Rider
11: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
12: Emma
13: 300
Lady Jane
15: Kiki's Delivery Service
16: Spiderman 3
17: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
18: Star Trek: Nemesis
19: Gosford Park
20: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
21: Hairspray (1988 )
22: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
23: Strictly Ballroom
24: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
25: Lady Jane
26: Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
27: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
28: Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
28: 3:10 to Yuma 1/2
29: The Railway Children (1970)
30: The Phantom of the Opera
31: The Dark is Rising
32: Stardust
33: A Passage to India
34: Beowulf
35: Prince of Egypt (wrong holiday BBC2)

36: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Purl

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38: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

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OK, let's get this right from the beginning. Last year I didn't start keeping a list until well into November and had to go back and search my teflon memory...

  1. Return of the Living Dead (1985)
  2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  3. Idiocracy (2006)
  4. Hogfather (2006)
  5. Dark Star (1974)
  6. Sherrybaby (2006)
  7. The Good Shepherd (2006)
  8. The Queen (2006)
  9. The Last King Of Scotland (2006)
  10. Cobra Verde (1987)
  11. My Best Fiend (1999)
  12. The Departed (2006)
  13. Ichi The Killer (2001)
  14. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  15. Babel (2006)
  16. Flags of Our Fathers (2006) (review)
  17. The Exorcist (1973)
  18. Little Children (review) (2006)
  19. The Return (2006)
  20. Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) (review)
  21. Time Bandits (1981)
  22. Grizzly Man (2005)
  23. Bad Guy (2001)
  24. Raging Bull (1980)
  25. From Dusk Till Dawn 2 (1999)
  26. Bring It On (2000)
  27. Life of Brian (1979)
  28. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988 )
  29. The Prestige (2006)
  30. The Pink Panther (1963)
  31. A Shot In The Dark (1963)
  32. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
  33. Revenge of the Pink Panther(1978 )
  34. Trail of the Pink Panther(1982)
  35. Permanent Vacation (1980)
  36. Robin Hood (1973)
  37. Trainspotting (1996)
  38. Goodbye Lenin! (2003)
  39. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
  40. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  41. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  42. Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
  43. Spider-Man (2002)
  44. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  45. Bright Lights, Big City (1988 )
  46. Julius Caesar (1953)
  47. My Little Eye (2002)
  48. Disturbia (2007)
  49. Tetsuo The Iron Man (1988 )
  50. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  51. Seventh Seal (1957)
  52. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  53. INLAND EMPIRE (2007)
  54. The Simpsons Movie (2007)
  55. Black Sheep (2007)
  56. Death Proof (2007)
  57. Sunshine (2006)
  58. Die Hard 4.0 (2007)
  59. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
  60. Forbidden Planet (1956)
  61. 28 Weeks Later (2007)
  62. Halloween (2007)
  63. Zodiac (2007)
  64. Hatchet (2007)
  65. In The Bedroom (2001)
  66. This Is England (2006)
  67. Infernal Affairs (2002)
  68. 1408 (2007)
  69. Planet Terror (2007)
  70. Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1969)
  71. Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971)
  72. Phenomena (1985)
  73. The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
  74. Phantom of the Opera (1998 )
  75. Stardust (2007)
  76. Nobody Knows (2004)
  77. Nausicaä of the valley of the wind (1984)
  78. Grave of the Fireflies (1988 )
  79. Go (2001)
  80. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
  81. Tideland (2005)
  82. Fido (2006)
  83. Haute Tension (2003)
  84. The American Astronaut (2001)
  85. D.E.B.S. (2004)
  86. Crumb (1994)
  87. Harold and Maude (1971)
  88. Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)
  89. The Initiation of Sarah (2006)
  90. Satan’s Little Helper (2004)
  91. The Tragedy of Macbeth (1971)
  92. [Rec] (2007)
  93. Breath (2007)
  94. I’m A Cyborg But That’s OK (2007)
  95. Eagle vs Shark (2007)
  96. Descent (2007)
  97. Kicking And Screaming (1995)
  98. Waitress (2007)
  99. The Conversation (1974)
  100. Eastern Promises (2007)
  101. Manufacturing Dissent (2007)
  102. Watership Down (1978 )
  103. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)
  104. Bewitched (2007)
See the cat? See the cradle?

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