2018: March

01 April 2018

41 entries: 32 features, 24 cinema viewings, 3 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.


Atlantiques 
Mati Diop - 2008 - France - 16'
MUBI Notebook

By the Time it Gets Dark 
Anocha Suwichakornpong - 2016 - Thailand/Netherlands/France/Qatar - 105'
Sight & Sound

Dark River
Clio Barnard - 2017 - UK - 89'
Letterboxd

Dead Presidents 
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes - 1995 - USA - 119'

Double Ghosts ★ 35mm
George Clark - 2018 - USA
Sight & Sound

A Fantastic Woman
Sebastián Lelio - 2017 - Chile/France/Spain/Germany - 104'

Fighting through the Night 
Sylvain L'Espérance - 2016 - Canada - 285'
Sight & Sound

The Final Destination 
David R. Ellis - 2009 - USA - 82'

Final Destination 2 
David R. Ellis - 2003 - USA - 90'

Final Destination 3 
James Wong - 2006 - Canada/Germany/USA - 93'

Final Destination 5 
Steven Quale - 2011 - USA - 92'

Game Night 
John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein - 2018 - USA - 100'

Gringo 
Nash Edgerton - 2018 - USA - 110'

Iron Man 2 
Jon Favreau - 2010 - USA - 124'

Lady Bird 
Greta Gerwig - 2017 - USA - 94'

Mom and Dad
Brian Taylor - 2018 - USA - 83'

The Offence ★★
Sidney Lumet - 1972 - UK - 112'

Oh, South America! 
CADA - 1981 - Chile - 12'

Psycho II ★★
Richard Franklin - 1983 - USA - 113'

Quayside ★★
Murray Martin, Peter Roberts - 1979 - UK - 16'

Red Sparrow
Francis Lawrence - 2018 - USA - 139'
Letterboxd

Snow Canon 
Mati Diop - 2011 - France - 34'
MUBI Notebook

The Square 
Ruben Östlund - 2017 - Denmark/France/Germany/Sweden - 151'

Strange Days 
Kathryn Bigelow - 1995 - USA - 145'
MUBI Notebook

The Suspended Vocation ★ 16mm
Raúl Ruíz - 1978 - France - 96'

The Thing from Another World ★ 16mm
Christian Nyby - 1951 - USA - 87'

Thor 
Kenneth Branagh - 2011 - USA - 115'

Tomb Raider
Roar Uthaug - 2018 - USA - 118'
Letterboxd

Twelve ★ Installation
Jeamin Cha - 2016 - South Korea - 33'

Tyne Lives ★★
Murray Martin, Peter Roberts - 1979 - UK - 61'

Tyneside Story 
Gilbert Gunn - 1944 - UK - 14'

Unsane 
Steven Soderbergh - 2018 - USA - 98'

Un.s.cene 
Leah Millar - 2018 - UK
Sight & Sound

The Wandering Soap Opera 
Raúl Ruíz - 2017 - Chile - 80'

Wonder Wheel 
Woody Allen - 2017 - USA - 101'

A Wrinkle in Time
Ava DuVernay - 2018 - USA - 109'
Letterboxd

You Were Never Really Here 
Lynne Ramsay - 2017 - France/UK/USA - 85'

REWATCHES
Final Destination ★★
James Wong - 2000 - USA - 98'

A History of Violence ★★
David Cronenberg - 2005 - USA/Canada/Germany - 95'

Launch ★★★
Peter Roberts, Murray Martin - 1974 - UK - 10'

The Lusty Men ★★
Nicholas Ray - 1952 - USA - 112'