2018: January

01 February 2018

36 entries: 33 features, 15 cinema viewings, 8 rewatches...


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★★★★ A personal and enduring favourite.
★★★ An excellent film of extremely high quality.
★★ A very good work with several things of note.
★ A worthwhile film with some things of note.
A film without stars left me cold or worse.

Underlined titles are cinema viewings.


All the Money in the World
Ridley Scott - 2017 - USA - 132'
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Bridge of Spies
Steven Spielberg - 2015 - India/USA/Germany - 141'

Coco
Lee Unkrich - 2017 - USA - 109'

The Commuter
Jaume Collet-Serra - 2018 - France/UK/USA - 104'

Darkest Hour
Joe Wright - 2017 - UK - 125’
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Downsizing
Alexander Payne - 2017 - USA - 135'

Early Man
Nick Park - 2018 - UK - 89'

Fantasy Sentences
Dane Komljen - 2017 - Denmark/Germany - 17'

The Greatest Showman
Michael Gracey - 2017 - USA - 105'

It Happened One Night
Frank Capra - 1934 - USA - 105'

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Jake Kasdan - 2017 - USA - 119'

Last Flag Flying
Richard Linklater - 2017 - USA - 124'
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Steven Spielberg - 1997 - 129'

The Love Punch
Joel Hopkins - 2013 - UK/France - 94'

Molly's Game
Aaron Sorkin - 2017 - China/USA - 140’
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News from Home
Chantal Akerman - 1977 - Belgium/France/Germany - 88'
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Pig Iron
James Benning - 2010 - USA - 33'
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The Post
Steven Spielberg - 2017 - USA - 108'
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Precarious Trajectories
Simon Parker - 2016 - UK - 33'

Prisoners
Denis Villeneuve - 2013 - USA - 147’
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Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog
Julian Radlmaier - 2017 - Germany - 99’
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Shane ★★★
George Stevens - 1953 - USA - 118’
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The Shape of Water
Guillermo Del Toro - 2017 - USA - 123'

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Martin McDonagh - 2017 - UK/USA - 115’
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To Be or Not to Be ★★
Ernst Lubitsch - 1942 - USA - 99'

Top Hat ★★
Mark Sandrich - 1935 - USA - 101'

The Towering Inferno ★★
John Guillermin - 1974 - USA - 159'

The Two Jakes
Jack Nicholson - 1990 - USA - 138'



REWATCHES
36th Precinct
Olivier Marchand - 2004 - France - 111'

Beau Travail ★★ 35mm
Claire Denis - 1999 - France - 90'

Brief Encounter ★★
David Lean - 1945 - UK - 86'

Foxcatcher
Bennett Miller - 2014 - USA - 134’
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Magnolia ★★ 35mm
Paul Thomas Anderson - 1999 - USA - 188'

Sicario ★★★
Denis Villeneuve - 2015 - USA - 121’
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 ★★
Tobe Hooper - 1986 - USA - 101'

Twin Peaks (Season 3) ★★★
David Lynch - 2017 - USA - 18e
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