2016: Viewing and Reading

Updated 30 December. Final tallies: 156 features, 146 shorts (196 at the cinema, 61 rewatches). Plus 15 television seasons and 26 books.


156 features, 146 shorts; 196 at the cinema, 61 rewatches
+ 15 television seasons, 26 books

Monthly tallies
Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun - Jul - Aug - Sep - Oct - Nov - Dec

TV - Books

01. Re-watch/Re-read
01. Cinema viewing
01. Short/Midlength
01. Film of the Month

10/9 Among best seen; 9/8 Love it; 8/7 Really like it; 7/6 Like it;
6/5 Quibbles, but don't dislike it; 5/4 Dislike it; 4/3 Strongly dislike it;
3/2 Hate it; 2/1 Among worst seen.
  • January ^

Four features, one short; three at cinema, one rewatch

05. Spotlight (McCarthy 2015) 9/10
13. Beat (Karia 2013) 4/10
26. The Hateful Eight (Tarantino 2015) 5/10
26. The Revenant (G. Iñárritu 2015) 4/10
26. Creed (Coogler 2015) 7/10
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  • February ^

24 features, one short; 17 at cinema, five rewatches

10. Strike a Pose (Gould/Zwaan 2016) 6/10
11. Hail, Caesar! (Coen/Coen 2016) 7/10
11. Boris without Béatrice (Côté 2016) 5/10
12. War on Everyone (McDonagh 2016) 2/10
12. Midnight Special (Nichols 2016) 7/10
12. Goodfellas (Scorsese 1990) 9/10
12. The Man Who Fell to Earth (Roeg 1976) 6/10
13. Fire at Sea (Rosi 2016) 7/10
13. Things to Come (Hansen-Løve 2016) 5/10
13. The Illinois Parables (Stratman 2016) 8/10
13. A Quiet Passion (Davies 2016) 7/10
13. Invention (Lewis 2015) 7/10
14. Ta'ang (Wang 2016) 6/10
14. Mariupolis (Kvedaravicius 2016) 7/10
14. Shelley (Abbasi 2016) 5/10
16. Soy Nero (Pitts 2016) 6/10
16. The Road Back (Whale 1937) 8/10 35mm
22. Get Carter (Hodges 1971) 8/10 35mm
25. Robinson in Ruins (Keiller 2010) 10/10
25. The Driller Killer (Ferrara 1979) 7/10
26. Friday Mosque (Navai 2014) 6/10
28. Possession (Żuławski 1981) 8/10
28. Too Late Blues (Cassavetes 1961) 7/10
28. Husbands (Cassavetes 1970) 9/10
28. Gloria (Cassavetes 1980) 7/10
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  • March ^

18 features, 32 shorts/midlengths; 40 at cinema, six rewatches

03. Depth Two (Glavonić 2016) 7/10
04. Monument (Grubić 2015) 7/10
07. Love Streams (Cassavetes 1984) 7/10
09. Leuchtkraft (Stern/Höß 2015) 6/10
09. Auf Augenhöhe mit dem Teufelß (Naringbauer 2015) 6/10
09. The Sea You Have to Love (Wally 2015) 6/10
09. Zuhause ist kein Ort (Trischler 2015) 6/10
09. Trailer (Pirker/Schreiber 2015) 5/10
09. Girls Don't Fly (Grassl 2016) 5/10
09. Continue (Chapter 20-23) (Hauser 2015) 5/10
09. Mutter von Mutter (Handke 2015) 5/10
09. Perlenmeere (Daschner 2016) 5/10
09. G_Girls (Ginny) (Jirkuff 2015) 7/10
09. G_Girls (Gracie) (Jirkuff 2015) 6/10
09. These Walls Were Built by Donald Judd (One Chapter, in Texas) (Pirker 2015) 6/10
09. In, Over & Out (Brameshuber 2015) 7/10
09. Three Farmers and a Son (Steiner 2016) 7/10
09. Herbst (Rauchensteiner 2015) 7/10
09. Manchmal also denkt man, weil es sich bewährt hat. Wittgensteins Haus (Schreiber 2016) 3/10
09. der fenstersturz einer küchenkredenz aus dem 4. stock (G.R.A.M. 2015) 4/10
09. Der längste Kuss - Teil 1 (Sielecki/Rühm 2015) 6/10
09. SPOT (an Attwenger Trilogy) (Fruhauf 2015) 5/10
09. Video_67b (dextro.org/Gorgosilits 2015) 4/10
09. Fijuka - Ca Ca Caravan (Zumtobel/Hartmann 2015) 5/10
10. Whatever Happened to Gelitin (Christlieb 2016) 3/10
10. Fijuka - Ca Ca Caravan (Zumtobel/Hartmann 2015) 5/10
10. El Ritual del Color (Olivares Capelle 2015) 5/10
10. Hidden Tracks (Fisslthaler 2015) 6/10
10. distortion (Nsiah 2016) 6/10
10. Wunderschön und ruhig gelegen (Marxt/Vrba 2015) 6/10
10. not even nothing can be free of ghosts (Kohlberger 2016) 6/10
10. Vintage Print (Fruhauf 2015) 7/10
10. Ein Raum mit Blidern von Provinzen (Bilir-Meier 2015) 4/10
10. P.S. Jerusalem (Elon 2015) 6/10
10. 23 Windows to the Courtyard (Kaufmann 2011) 7/10
11. Agonie (Diaz 2016) 1/10
14. Depth Two (Glavonić 2016) 7/10
15. Portrait of God (Carlsen 2001) 5/10
15. The Cherry Orchard, Mickey Mouse and Nikos Karathanos (Giannakakis 2016) 6/10
15. The Archipelago (Huguet 2015) 6/10
15. Death is Life (Alvarez 2016) 5/10
15. Golden Dawn: A Personal Affair (Kourounis 2016) 6/10
16. Androids Dream (De Sosa 2014) 7/10
17. Windbag of Aeolus (Alatras 2016) 5/10
18. A Good American (Moser 2015) 5/10
18. I Am Belfast (Cousins 2015) 1/10
25. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (Ford 1949) 6/10
30. Cuba: an historical romance (Benning 2016) ?/10
30. Fresh Air (Benning 2015) 7/10
31. Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru (Berlinger 2016) 2/10
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  • April ^

21 features, six shorts/midlengths; 14 at cinema, two rewatches

02. Super Unit (Czepiec 2014) 6/10
02. Architectones by Xavier Veilhan (Combin 2016) 6/10
02. The Lights (Remau/Abramovich 2015) 7/10
02. Champ des Possibles (Picchi 2015) 7/10
02. Ana Square (Novaković 2015) 7/10
02. Anapeson - Sleepless (Dongiovanni 2015) 7/10
02. Above and Below Galapagos (Fischer 2015) 5/10
08. Color Series (Brookshire 2010) 7/10 16mm
12. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Jackson 2014) 6/10
12. Where the Wild Things Are (Jonze 2009) 7/10
19. Out 1, Noli me tangere (Rivette 1971) 7/10
20. René (Třeštíková 2008) 6/10
21. Montanha (Salaviza 2015) 6/10
21. Lída Baarová: Doomed Beauty (Třeštíková 2016) 6/10
21. Welcome to Karastan (Hopkins 2014) 5/10
22. Hasret (Hopkins 2015) 6/10
23. Thirst (Tsotsorkova 2015) 5/10
23. When the Earth Seems to Be Light (Machaidze/Karumidze/Meskhi 2015) 5/10
26. As I Open My Eyes (Modestij 2016) 4/10
26. Flotel Europa (Tomić 2015) 6/10
27. From Afar (Vigas 2015) 5/10
27. The New Kid (Rosenberg 2015) 7/10
27. Baden Baden (Lang 2016) 5/10
27. Kill Me Please (Rocha da Silveira 2015) 5/10
27. In the Last Days of the City (Said 2016) 6/10
29. The Family (Liu 2015) 6/10
29. Short Stay (Fendt 2016) 6/10
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  • May ^ 

18 features, 15 shorts; nine at the cinema, 13 rewatches

03. The Driller Killer (Ferrara 1979) 7/10
03. Badlands (Malick 1973) 9/10 35mm
06. Mirror (Tarkovsky 1975) 8/10
06. Fail-Safe (Lumet 1964) 8/10
07. Sawdust City (Nordstrom 2011) 7/10
07. The Brown Bunny (Gallo 2003) 7/10
08. 3:10 to Yuma (Daves 1957) 7/10
09. Ruhr (Benning 2009) 7/10
09. Now! (Álvarez 1965) 7/10
09. Cerro Pelado (Álvarez 1966) 7/10
09. Hanoi, Tuesday the 13th (Álvarez 1967) 7/10
09. Always Until Victory (Álvarez 1967) 7/10
09. L.B.J. (Álvarez 1968) 7/10
10. Mission:Impossible (De Palma 1996) 7/10
16. Deseret (Benning 1995) 10/10
16. 79 Springs (Álvarez 1969) 7/10
16. The Servant's Dream (Álvarez 1970) 7/10
16. The Tiger Leaps and Kills, But It Will Die... It Will Die (Álvarez 1973) 7/10
16. Accelerated Under Development (Wilkerson 2003) 7/10
16. Reconversion (Andersen 2012) 8/10
16. Vulgar Fragments (Rappermund 2011) 7/10
25. Swingers (Liman 1996) 8/10
26. 24 fragments (Turner 2016) 6/10
27. A Clockwork Orange (Kubrick 1971) 7/10 35mm
27. The Shining (Kubrick 1980) 6/10 35mm
28. Manhunter (Mann 1986) 9/10
28. The Fog (Carpenter 1980) 9/10
28. Rear Window (Hitchcock 1954) 10/10 35mm
31. Mother Knows Best (Bundsen 2016) 5/10
31. The Art of Flying (van IJken 2015) 7/10
31. personne (Girardet/Müller 2016) 6/10
31. Herbst (Rauchensteiner 2015) 7/10
31. Trabbel Shot (Kiesewetter/Knoop 2016) 6/10
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  • June ^ 

Seven features, 31 shorts; 36 at the cinema, eight rewatches

01. Mein Herz hat Angst (von der Stein 2015) 3/10
01. The Powder of Sympathy (Laitinen 2015) 6/10
01. Alter Senator (Eilers 2015) 5/10
01. Nuit blanche (Munro 2015) 6/10
01. Chums from Across the Void (Finn 2015) 3/10
01. La légende dorée (Smolders 2015) 7/10
01. Note on Multitude (Hasanović 2015) 7/10
01. Volando Voy (Lamberti 2015) 5/10
01. She and Her Car (Darses 2015) 6/10
01. Isabella Morra (Pagliai 2015) 7/10
02. Eden (Ramírez 2016) 5/10
02. Another City (Lan 2015) 3/10
02. A Smile in the Back of My Head (Stewart 2015) 7/10
02. The Remaining Girls (Bauer 2015) 6/10
02. Isabella (Cowles/Hogg 2015) 6/10
02. Exit Hagen-West (Pawliczek 2015) 6/10
02. Sisters & Brothers (Monkman 2015) 6/10
02. Rod Zegwi dan Pikan (Moollan 2015) 6/10
02. Camrex (Chapman 2015) 7/10
02. Mirror Mechanics (Fruhauf 2005) 8/10
02. Sweetheart (Granular Synthesis 1996) 8/10
02. Energie! (Fleisch 2007) 7/10
02. 20 Hz (Semiconductor 2011) 7/10
02. frame (Krautgasser 2002) 7/10
02. Abstronic (Bute 1952) 7/10 16mm
02. Googolplex (Schwartz 1972) 7/10
02. even odd even (Doser 2004) 7/10
02. T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G (Sharits 1968) 8/10
02. Opus IV (Rutmann 1925) 7/10
02. Sync (Hattler 2010) 8/10
04. No Cow On the Ice (Domínguez Serén 2014) 7/10
04. Yellow Brick Road (Domínguez Serén 2015) 7/10
05. Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (Parajanov 1965) 8/10 35mm
06. Johnny Guitar (Ray 1954) 9/10 35mm
07. O Futebol (Oksman 2015) 7/10
08. Heat (Mann 1995) 10/10 35mm
12. Vertigo (Hitchcock 1958) 9/10 70mm
13. Europe, She Loves (Gassmann 2016) 5/10
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  • July ^ 

18 features, 26 shorts; 32 at the cinema, five rewatches

01. Save the Last Dance (Carter 2001) 6/10
02. London Overground (Rogers 2016) 6/10
12. Corniche Kennedy (Cabrera 2016) 5/10
13. Münster (Le Chevalier 2016) 4/10
13. In the Steps of Trisha Brown (Rebois 2016) 7/10
13. Territory (Cuestra 2016) 7/10
13. Following You Following Me (Davis 2016) 6/10
13. Rust (Domínguez Serén 2016) 7/10
13. Conquering Anxiety with Enumeration (Sartre 2016) 5/10
13. Gladeema (Fischer/Daddi-Addoun 2016) 7/10
13. Alléluja! (Alazard 2016) 6/10
14. Erin Brockovich (Soderbergh 2000) 7/10
14. Story of Abraim (Cury 2015) 6/10
14. Ce qui arriva l'annee 13 lapin (Bergamaschi/Huges 2016) 2/10
14. A Model Family in a Model Home (Beloff 2016) 7/10
14. The Stone Monster (Duarte 2016) 5/10
14. Those Shocking Shaking Days (Doborac 2016) 6/10
14. Sarah Winchester, Ghost Opera (Bonello 2016) 8/10
14. Machine Gun or Typewriter? (Wilkerson 2015) 9/10
14. Funeral: On the Art of Dying (Lehman 2016) 6/10
15. Fructose (Argote 2016) 3/10
15. Crève cœur (Klintoe 2016) 6/10
15. Atlal (Kerkar 2016) 7/10
15. Jumbo/Toto, Stories of an Elephant (Pujol 2016) 5/10
15. Liberian Boy (Diop/Lutanie 2015) 7/10
15. UFE (Unfilmévènement) (Vayssié 2016) 2/10
16. First Gasp (Herceg 2016) 7/10
16. The Great Wall (O'Sullivan 2015) 8/10
16. Mata Atlantica (Klotz/Perceval 2016) 5/10
16. Silêncio (Bisson 2016) 6/10
17. Scrapbook (Hoolboom 2015) 7/10
17. Risque d'atmosphere explosive (Gehannin 2016) 5/10
17. Andrew Keegan Déménage (Harbonnier 2016) 7/10
17. Sarah Winchester, Ghost Opera (Bonello 2016) 8/10
17. A Model Family in a Model Home (Beloff 2016) 7/10
17. Last Acre (Jordan/Cartwright 2016) 6/10
17. Blue Stag (Grossmann 2016) 6/10
17. Iron Condor (Lackey 2016) 7/10
17. If I Were Any Further Away I'd Be Closer to Home (Samarasinghe 2016) 7/10
17. The Silent Boat (Chaffort 2016) 2/10
17. Sol Negro (Millán 2016) 7/10
18. Let's Get Lost (Weber 1990) 8/10
20. In a Lonely Place (Ray 1950) 9/10 35mm
21. It's Such a Beautiful Day (Hertzfeldt 2012) 7/10
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  • August ^

Seven features, 10 shorts; seven rewatches

05. Meek's Cutoff (Reichardt 2011) 7/10
05. Old Joy (Reichardt 2006) 7/10
06. River of Grass (Reichardt 1996) 7/10
09. Team America World Police (Parker 2004) 6/10
18. The Last Detail (Ashby 1973) 8/10
18. Meanwhile (Gomes 1999) 7/10
18. 31 (Gomes 2001) 3/10
18. Christmas Inventory (Gomes 2000) 8/10
18. Redemption (Gomes 2013) 8/10
18. Champ des Possibles (Picchi 2015) 7/10
18. Tobacco Dock (Picchi/Ignacia Court/Lerner/Ridley 2010) 6/10
18. It Never Happened (Picchi 2012) 6/10
18. Eyes on the Ground (Picchi 2012) 6/10
18. Overtime (Keltek 2012) 7/10
18. Colony (Keltek 2015) 7/10
18. The Blockade (Bezinović 2012) 8/10
31. Harold and Maude (Ashby 1971) 7/10
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  • September ^

16 features, 17 shorts; 24 at the cinema, 10 rewatches

04. The Last Detail (Ashby 1973) 8/10
07. Eldorado XXI (Lamas 2016) 7/10
07. Benjamin (Bezinović 2015) 7/10
07. Oleg and the Rare Arts (Duque 2016) 6/10
08. The Human Surge (Williams 2016) 6/10
08. All Still Orbit (Komljen/Lattimer 2016) 6/10
08. The City (Šarović 2015) 2/10
08. Our Legacy (Vinel/Poggi 2016) 4/10
08. Paralysis (Zorić 2016) 3/10
08. Ten Buildings Away (Polonski 2015) 6/10
08. Wall of Death, and All That (Konačević 2016) 5/10
09. Above Average (Bezinović 2009) 8/10
09. Naked Hours (Bezinović 2011) 6/10
09. Kierkegaard (Bezinović 2014) 7/10
09. Home Is Where the Heart Is (Bezinović 2013) 6/10
09. Veruda: A Film About Bojan (Bezinović 2015) 8/10
09. Monument (Grubić 2015) 6/10
09. I Am the People (Roussillon 2015) 7/10
10. Mother (Škafar 2016) 5/10
10. Kino Otok (Ramljak 2016) 7/10
10. Backyards (Salatić 2015) 7/10
10. The Sleeping Saint (Samani 2016) 5/10
10. Through (Marković 2016) 6/10
10. The Park (Maroufi 2015) 5/10
11. Humidity (Ljuca 2016) 5/10
17. Mean Girls (Waters 2004) 3/10
17. The Wild One (Benedek 1953) 7/10
18. West Side Story (Wise/Robbins 1961) 8/10
18. G O'Clock (Marion 2015) 2/10
18. Grease (Kleiser 1978) 8/10
18. The Departed (Scorsese 2006) 8/10
19. Harvey (Koster 1950) 7/10
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  • October ^
Akira (1988)

10 features, one short; five at the cinema, two rewatches 

04. Akira (Otomo 1988) 8/10
05. Punch-Drunk Love (Anderson 2002) 8/10
05. The Blue Room (Amalric 2014) 8/10
05. Broadway By Light (Klein 1958) 8/10
07. The Distinguished Citizen (Duprat/Cohn 2016) 6/10
08. Scarred Hearts (Jude 2016) 8/10
08. Playground (Kowalski 2016) 1/10
26. Homo Sapiens (Geyrhalter 2016) 7/10
30. The Evil Dead (Raimi 1981) 7/10
30. It Follows (Mitchell 2014) 7/10
30. Hocus Pocus (Ortega 1993) 7/10
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  • November ^

Eight features, nine shorts; five at the cinema, one rewatch

02. Protect Yourselves: NoDAPL (Smith 2016) 8/10
03. The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife (Broomfield 1991) 8/10
05. The Hound of the Baskervilles (Fisher 1959) 7/10
06. The Hunger Games (Ross 2012) 3/10
13. They Live (Carpenter 1988) 7/10 35mm
15. The Godfather (Coppola 1972) 9/10 35mm
16. Starman (Carpenter 1984) 9/10
19. Conseil d'etat (Zaman 2016) 7/10
19. Datum Point (Orikasa 2016) 7/10
19. Stones Gods People (Namy 2016) 6/10
19. NO'I (Magrez 2016) 8/10
19. I Don't Think I Can See an Island (Becks/Lefrant 2016) 7/10
19. Movements Arising from Different Relationships / Between Regularity and Irregularity (Tsutani 2016) 7/10
19. AOA 1 Skizze A (Hofer 2016) 7/10
20. I, Daniel Blake (Loach 2016) 3/10
21. Symbolic Threats (Henke/Wermke/Leinkauf 2015) 7/10
25. Austerlitz (Loznitsa 2016) 7/10
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  • December ^

Five features, seven shorts; one at the cinema, one rewatch

01. Medieval Monasteries in Serbia (1940) 7/10
01. Engineer Corps Drill near Tchukaritsa and Toops Crossing the Sava River (1940) 6/10
01. A Tale of a Day or An Unfinished Symphony of a City (Kalmich 1941) 7/10
01. The Path of Giants or The First Cycling Race around Serbia (Ivanyikov 1940) 7/10
01. Yugoslavia: How Ideology Moved Our Collective Body (Popivoda 2013) 7/10
13. Museum Hours (Cohen 2012) 7/10
13. Museum (Visiting the Unknown Man) (Cohen 1997) 7/10
14. Picture Perfect Pyramid (Lurf 2013) 7/10
22. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Edwards) 6/10
28. L.A. Confidential (Hanson 1997) 9/10
29. Orange Coloured Days (Llorca 2016) 7/10
29. Unboxing (Benning 2016) 6/10

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TV (chronological order) ^


_1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season Four) 8/10
_2. Breaking Bad (Season Five, Part 2) 9/10
_3. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season Five) 8/10
_4. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season Six) 8/10
_5. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season Seven) 9/10
_6. Mad Men (Season One) 8/10
_7. Mad Men (Season Two) 8/10
_8. Mad Men (Season Three) 8/10
_9. Mad Men (Season Four) 8/10
10. Mad Men (Season Five) 8/10
11. Mad Men (Season Six) 8/10
12. Mad Men (Season Seven, Part 1) 8/10
13. Mad Men (Season Seven, Part 2) 8/10
14. True Detective (Season One) 8/10
15. The League of Gentlemen (Season One) 8/10
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READING (chronological order) ^
_1. A Philosophy of Walking (Frédéric Gros, Verso 2014)
_2. Facing Blackness (Ashley Clark, Critical Press 2015)
_3. London Orbital (Iain Sinclair, Penguin 2003)
_4. City of Quartz (Mike Davis, Verso 2006 [1990])
_5. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Philip K. Dick, Gollancz 2007 [1968])
_6. Dracula (Bram Stoker, Oxford University Press 1991 [1897])
_7. Journey through Britain (John Hillaby, Paladin 1970)
_8. All Over the Map (Michael Sorkin, Verso 2012)
_9. London Overground (Iain Sinclair, Penguin 2015)
10. Corbyn (Richard Seymour, Verso 2016)
11. Sidewalking (David L. Ulin, UCP 2015)
12. Imaginary Cities (Darran Anderson, Influx Press 2015)
13. Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire (Iain Sinclair, Penguin 2007)
14. Games Without Frontiers (Joe Kennedy, Repeater 2016)
15. Riot. Strike. Riot. (Joshua Clover, Verso 2016)
16. The Killing of Osama bin Laden (Seymour M. Hersh, Verso 2016)
17. Inventing the Future (Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams, Verso 2016)
18. Corbyn and the Future of Labour (various, Verso 2016)
19. False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton (ed. Liza Featherstone, Verso 2016)
20. Nine (Andrzej Stasiuk, Vintage 2007 [1999])
21. Twenty Minutes in Manhattan (Michael Sorkin, North Point Press 2013)
22. Iain Sinclair (Robert Sheppard, Northcote House 2007)
23. Ghost Milk (Iain Sinclair, Penguin 2011)
24. American Smoke (Iain Sinclair, Penguin 2012)
25. Lud Heat (Iain Sinclair, Albion Village Press 1975)
26. White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings (Iain Sinclair, Goldmark 1987)


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