Film Log 2013

* = First Viewing

January

001. Bug (William Friedkin, 2006) 4
002. Taken 2 (Olivier Megaton, 2012) 8 *
003. A Horrible Way To Die (Adam Wingard, 2011) 1 *
004. The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 (Mick Thomas, 2012) 8 *
005. Horror Europa With Mark Gatiss (John Das, 2012) 8 *
006. Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland, 2012) 10
007. Hitchcock (Sacha Gervasi, 2012) 1 *
008. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, 2012) 8 *
009. Entrails Of A Beautiful Woman (Kazuo ‘Gaira’ Komizu, 1986) 6 *
010. Himizu (Shion Sono, 2012) 7 *
011. My Neighbour Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki, 1988) 8 *
012. Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh, 2012) 9 *
013. Louis C.K.: Shameless (Steven J. Santos, 2007) 9
014. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (Louis C.K., 2008) 9
015. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (Louis C.K., 2010) 8 *
016. About Cherry (Stephen Elliott, 2012) 4 *
017. A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III (Roman Coppola, 2013) 1 *
018. Sleeping Fist (Yip Wing-Cho, 1979) 9 *
019. Go Go Second Time Virgin (Kôji Wakamatsu, 1969) 9 *
020. The Apparition (Todd Lincoln, 2012) 0
021. Resident Evil: Retribution (Paul W.S. Anderson, 2012) 1 *
022. The Animatrix (Peter Chung, Andrew R. Jones, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Takeshi Koike, Mahiro Maeda, Kôji Morimoto & Shinichirô Watanabe, 2003) 8 *
023. The Disappearance Of Alice Creed (J. Blakeson, 2010) 5 *
024. Organ (Kei Fujiwara, 1996) 6 *
025. 9/11 Truth: Hollywood Speaks Up (Dajjal Sahan & Steve Bates, 2011) 7
026. The Friends Of Eddie Coyle (Peter Yates, 1973) 8 *
027. Sightseers (Ben Wheatley, 2012) 9 *
028. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, 2012) 8
029. Tracking Down Maggie: The Unofficial Biography Of Margaret Thatcher (Nick Broomfield, 1994) 5 *
030. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky And The Media (Mark Achbar & Peter Wintonick, 1992) 10 *
031. 5 Broken Cameras (Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi, 2012) 9 *
032. Harakiri (Masaki Kobayashi, 1962) 10 *
033. Tale Of Cinema (Hong Sang-Soo, 2005) 9 *
034. Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (Eli Craig, 2011) 8 *
035. Predators (Nimród Antal, 2010) 6 *
036. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012) 5 *
037. Executions (David Herman, Arun Kumar & David Monaghan, 1995) 9 *
038. WikiRebels: The Documentary (Jesper Huor & Bosse Lindquist, 2010) 9 *
039. Just, Melvin: Just Evil (James Ronald Whitney, 2000) 9 *
040. Stand Up Guys (Fisher Stevens, 2012) 7 *
041. Attack Of The Crab Monsters (Roger Corman, 1957) 5 *
042. Watching The Detectives (Paul Sorter, 2008) 8 *
043. TNT Jackson (Cirio H. Santiago, 1974) 8 *
044. Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (Melvin Van Peebles, 1971) 4 *

February

045. The ABCs Of Death (Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, Hélène Cattet, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Jason Eisener, Bruno Forzani, Adrián García Bogliano, Xavier Gens, Lee Hardcastle, Noboru Iguchi, Thomas Cappelen Malling, Jorge Michel Grau, Anders Morgenthaler, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Simon Rumley, Marcel Sarmiento, Jon Schnepp, Srdjan Spasojevic, Timo Tjahjanto, Andrew Traucki, Nacho Vigalondo, Jake West, Ti West, Ben Wheatley, Adam Wingard & Yudai Yamaguchi, 2013) 6 *
046. Bully (Lee Hirsch, 2012) 8 *
047. Dead Leaves (Hiroyuki Imaishi, 2004) 9 *
048. Ju-On: The Curse (Takashi Shimizu, 2000) 8 *
049. The Diary Of Jack The Ripper (Martin Howells & Chris Short, 1993) 9 *
050. 5 Centimetres Per Second (Makoto Shinkai, 2007) 7 *
051. Ghost In The Shell (Mamoru Oshii, 1995) 9 *
052. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky, 2012) 8 *
053. Scanners (David Cronenberg, 1981) 10
054. Total Recall (Len Wiseman, 2012) 2
055. Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990) 9
056. Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (John Borowski, 2007) 3 *
057. TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard (Simon Klose, 2013) 8 *
058. Marebito (Takashi Shimizu, 2004) 7 *
059. Death Diploma (Peter Vieira, 1987) 6 *
060. Unfaithfully Yours (Preston Sturges, 1948) 10 *
061. Would You Rather (David Guy Levy, 2013) 2 *
062. Perfect Blue (Satoshi Kon, 1998) 8 *
063. Sada (Nobuhiko Ôbayashi, 1998) 5 *
064. Antiviral (Brandon Cronenberg, 2012) 7 *
065. In The Realm Of The Senses (Nagisa Ôshima, 1976) 10 *
066. Eraserhead (David Lynch, 1977) 10
067. Made In Britain (Alan Clarke, 1982) 9
068. Sinister (Scott Derrickson, 2012) 1 *
069. The Funeral (Abel Ferrara, 1996) 7 *
070. Room 237 (Rodney Ascher, 2012) 8 *
071. Palindromes (Todd Solondz, 2004) 7 *
072. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How The Sex, Drugs And Rock ‘N’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (Kenneth Bowser, 2003) 9 *
073. Targets (Peter Bogdanovich, 1968) 9 *
074. Family Plot (Alfred Hitchcock, 1976) 9 *
075. Being There (Hal Ashby, 1979) 9 *
076. Irma La Douce (Billy Wilder, 1963) 9 *
077. Sound City (David Grohl, 2013) 6 *
078. Bounce Ko Gals (Masato Harada, 1997) 6 *
079. In Their Skin (Joshua Power Regimbal, 2012) 0 *
080. Monkey Business (Norman Z. McLeod, 1931) 10 *
081. The World’s Greatest Sinner (Timothy Carey, 1962) 10 *
082. Human Pork Chop (Chan Chi Sun, 2001) 7 *
083. Blue Streak (Les Mayfield, 1999) 8
084. Bill Hicks: Revelations (Chris Bould, 1993) 10 *
085. The 400 Blows (François Truffaut, 1959) 9 *
086. In God We Trust (Scott Burdick, 2011) 8 *
087. Bill Hicks: Sane Man (Kevin Booth & David Johndrow, 1989) 10 *
088. Schramm (Jörg Buttgereit, 1994) 6 *
088. Battle in Heaven (Carlos Reygadas, 2005) 10 *
090. Altered States (Ken Russell, 1980) 9 *
091. Skyfall (Sam Mendes, 2012) 5 *
092. This Is 40 (Judd Apatow, 2012) 8 *
093. TRON (Steven Lisberger, 1982) 8 *
094. Secrets Behind The Wall (Kôji Wakamatsu, 1965) 9 *
095. Have Sword, Will Travel (Chang Cheh, 1969) 9 *

March

096. Chopper (Andrew Dominik, 2000) 10
097. Mona Lisa (Neil Jordan, 1986) 7 *
098. Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Charlotte Zwerin, 1988) 10 *
099. When Albums Ruled The World (Steve O’Hagan, 2013) 9 *
100. Secret Access: UFOs On The Record (Ricki Stern & Anne Sundberg, 2011) 8 *
101. The Addiction (Abel Ferrara, 1995) 6 *
102. Take This Waltz (Sarah Polley, 2011) 5 *
103. Juan Of The Dead (Alejandro Brugués, 2012) 8 *
104. House Of The Long Shadows (Pete Walker, 1983) 8 *
105. Kalifornia (Dominic Sena, 1993) 7 *
106. The Trip (Roger Corman, 1967) 6 *
107. Funeral Parade Of Roses (Toshio Matsumoto, 1969) 9 *
108. The God Who Wasn’t There (Brian Flemming, 2005) 5 *
109. The Enemies Of Reason (Russell Barnes, 2007) 9 *
110. The Blind Watchmaker (Jeremy Taylor, 1987) 9 *
111. Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line On The Most Popular Superstar Of All Time (Kevin Dunn, 2011) 8 *
112. Talhotblond: (Barbara Schroeder, 2009) 4 *
113. The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (Chris James Thompson, 2013) 7 *
114. Cube (Vincenzo Natali, 1997) 8 *
115. Maniac (William Lustig, 1980) 9 *
116. Cello (Lee Woo Cheol, 2005) 9 *
117. Ancient Aliens Debunked (Chris White, 2012) 6 *
118. Nothing Lasts Forever (Tom Schiller, 1984) 8 *
119. Red Angel (Yasuzo Masumura, 1966) 9 *
120. Woman Times Seven (Vittorio De Sica, 1967) 9 *
121. Tekkonkinkreet (Michael Arias & Hiroaki Ando, 2006) 9 *
122. We Live In Public (Ondi Timoner, 2009) 7 *
123. Rampo Noir (Akio Jissoji, Atsushi Kaneko, Hisayasu Sato & Suguru Takeuchi, 2005) 9 *
124. Splatter: Naked Blood (Hisayasu Sato, 1996) 9 *
125. Lift To The Scaffold (Louis Malle, 1958) 9 *
126. Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (Nick Broomfield, 1993) 7 *
127. Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer (Nick Broomfield & Joan Churchill, 2003) 7 *
128. Schlock! The Secret History Of American Movies (Ray Greene, 2001) 5 *
129. A Real Young Girl (Catherine Breillat, 1976) 8 *
130. LXHXN (Garry Sykes, 2013) 6 *
131. Hell (Teruo Ishii, 1999) 2 *
132. Tokyo Godfathers (Satoshi Kon & Shôgo Furuya, 2003) 10 *
133. Paprika (Satoshi Kon, 2006) 6 *
134. Biotherapy (Akihiro Kashima, 1986) 6 *
135. Horrors Of Malformed Men (Teruo Ishii, 1969) 8 *
136. Men Behind The Sun (Tun Fei Mou, 1988) 3 *
137. Casualties Of War (Brian De Palma, 1989) 2 *
138. Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows (Paul Jay, 1998) 9 *

April

139. The Hunt (Thomas Vinterberg, 2013) 9 *
140. The Celebration (Thomas Vinterberg, 1998) 10 *
141. Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai (Jim Jarmusch, 1999) 10
142. Doug Stanhope: Word Of Mouth (Kevin Booth, 2002) 9 *
143. Doug Stanhope: Deadbeat Hero (Shawn Amos, 2004) 10 *
144. Doug Stanhope: The Alex Jones Incident (Unknown, 2005) 8 *
145. Oslo: Burning The Bridge To Nowhere (Bjorn Opsahl, 2011) 7 *
146. What Ever Happened To Hip Hop (Sonali Aggarwal, 2009) 8 *
147. Doug Stanhope: Before Turning The Gun On Himself (Francois & Pierre Lamoureux, 2012) 9 *
148. Flight (Robert Zemeckis, 2012) 4 *
149. Which Side Are You On? (Ken Loach, 1985) 9 *
150. A Haunted House (Michael Tiddes, 2013) 1 *
151. Twins Of Evil (John Hough, 1971) 8 *
152. Cheech & Chong’s Animated Movie! (Branden & Eric Chambers, 2013) 5 *
153. To The Wonder (Terence Malick, 2013) 2 *
154. Phone (Ahn Byeong-Ki, 2002) 6 *
155. Mama (Andrés Muschietti, 2013) 8 *
156. H6: Diary Of A Serial Killer (Martín Garrido Barón, 2006) 4 *
157. Louis C.K.: Oh My God (Louis C.K., 2013) 7 *
158. Obstruction Of Justice: The Mena Connection (Unknown, 1998) 8 *
159. The Central Park Five (Sarah Burns, Kevin McMahon & Sarah Burns, 2012) 9 *
160. Spellbound (Jeffrey Blitz, 2003) 5 *
161. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Mamoru Hosoda, 2006) 8 *
162. Deliver Us From Evil (Amy Berg, 2006) 7 *
163. But I’m A Cheerleader (Jamie Babbit, 2000) 7 *
164. Reincarnated (Andy Capper, 2013) 5 *
165. The Lords Of Salem (Rob Zombie, 2013) 8 *

May

166. Texas Chainsaw 3D (John Luessenhop, 2013) 2 *
167. Maniac (Franck Khalfoun, 2012) 6 *
168. John Dies At The End (Don Coscarelli, 2013) 9 *
169. Frozen (Adam Green, 2010) 3 *
170. The Collector (Marcus Dunstan, 2009) 0 *
171. Side Effects (Steven Soderbergh, 2013) 8 *
172. Aftershock (Nicolás López, 2013) 5 *
173. Outrage Beyond (Takeshi Kitano, 2012) 8 *
174. Yield To The Night (J. Lee Thompson, 1956) 7 *
175. Parker (Taylor Hackford, 2013) 6 *
176. A Good Day To Die Hard (John Moore, 2013) 2 *
177. Ghosts Of Abu Ghraib (Rory Kennedy, 2007) 8 *
178. Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land (Sut Jhally & Bathsheba Ratzkoff, 2004) 9 *
179. No End In Sight (Charles Ferguson, 2007) 9 *
180. The American Nightmare (Adam Simon, 2000) 7 *
181. Control Room (Jehane Noujaim, 2004) 9 *
182. The Corporation (Mark Achbar & Jennifer Abbott, 2004) 6 *
183. Zeitgeist: The Movie (Peter Joseph, 2007) 10 *
184. The (R)evolution Of Immortal Technique (Cary Stuart, 2011) 9 *
185. Snitch (Ric Roman Waugh, 2013) 4 *
186. Iron Man 3 (Shane Black, 2013) 6 *
187. Logan’s Run (Michael Anderson, 1976) 7 *
188. My Brother, The Devil (Sally El Hosaini, 2012) 8 *
189. Constantine (Francis Lawrence, 2005) 5 *
190. Zeitgeist: Addendum (Peter Joseph, 2008) 10 *
191. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (Peter Joseph, 2011) 10 *
192. Owned & Operated (Relic, 2012) 10 *
193. Crank (Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor, 2006) 8
194. Zizek! (Astra Taylor, 2005) 8 *
195. The Yes Men (Dan Ollman, Sarah Price & Chris Smith, 2003) 9 *
196. The Yes Men Fix The World (Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno & Kurt Engfehr, 2009) 8 *
197. Four Horsemen (Ross Ashcroft, 2012) 9 *
198. Contact (Robert Zemeckis, 1997) 10 *

June

199. V For Vendetta (James McTeigue, 2006) 9
200. The Penultimate Truth About Philip K. Dick (Emiliano Larre, 2007) 9 *
201. The Last House On The Left (Wes Craven, 1972) 7
202. Waco: The Rules Of Engagement (William Gazecki, 1997) 9 *
203. Power And Terror: Noam Chomsky In Our Times (John Junkerman, 2002) 9 *
204. A Noble Lie: Oklahoma City 1995 (James Lane, 2011) 6 *
205. Face (Antonia Bird, 1997) 6 *
206. Bob Marley: Time Will Tell (Declan Lowney, 1992) 10 *
207. Stoker (Park Chan-Wook, 2013) 8 *
208. Psywar (Scott Noble, 2010) 9 *
209. The History Of Grand Theft Auto (Sam Van Zoest, 2013) 8 *
210. Everybody Loves Sunshine (Andrew Goth, 1999) 6 *
211. Scary Movie 5 (Malcolm D. Lee, 2013) 0 *
212. Malcolm X (Arnold Perl, 1972) 8 *
213. The Hangover Part 3 (Todd Phillips, 2013) 3 *
214. V/H/S/2 (Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, Gareth Evans, Timo Tjahjanto, Gregg Hale, Eduardo Sanchez & Adam Wingard, 2013) 3 *
215. 97% Owned (Michael Oswald, 2012) 8 *
216. George Carlin: It’s Bad for Ya! (Rocco Urbisci, 2008) 8
217. Bangkok Dangerous (CHUN Oxide & Danny Pang, 2008) 2 *
218. The Monday Night War: WWF Raw vs. WCW Nitro (Unknown, 2004) 7 *
219. Web Warriors (Jay Dahl, 2008) 3 *
220. Network (Sidney Lumet, 1976) 9
221. Safe House (Daniel Espinosa, 2012) 7 *
222. Kumaré (Vikram Gandhi, 2012) 8 *
223. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Mira Nair, 2013) 9 *
224. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, 2013) 7 *
225. Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (Rick Caine & Debbie Melnyk, 2007) 8 *
226. Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (Dominic Brigstoke, 2004) 7 *
227. Carry On Doctor (Gerald Thomas, 1967) 7 *
228. New Jack City (Mario Van Peebles, 1991) 8
229. The Purge (James DeMonaco, 2013) 2 *
230. The Interrupters (Steve James, 2011) 8 *
231. How To Make Money Selling Drugs (Matthew Cooke, 2013) 9 *
232. Redemption (Steven Knight, 2013) 5 *
233. A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater, 2006) 10

July

234. Evil Dead (Fede Alvarez, 2013) 9 *
235. Trance (Danny Boyle, 2013) 6 *
236. Grave Encounters (Colin Minihan & Stuart Ortiz, 2011) 0 *
237. Cigarette Burns (John Carpenter, 2006) 8 *
238. When A Stranger Calls (Fred Walton, 1979) 7 *
239. The Cottage (Paul Andrew Williams, 2008) 8 *
240. The Slayer (J.S. Cardone, 1982) 3 *
241. Downloaded (Alex Winter, 2013) 7 *
242. A Band Called Death (Jeff Howlett & Mark Covino, 2013) 9 *
243. Into The Night With…: Shirin Neshat & Henry Rollins (Edda Baumann von Broen, 2006) 9 *
244. This Is The End (Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen, 2013) 2 *
245. Europa Report (Sebastián Cordero, 2013) 6 *
246. Grotesque (Kôji Shiraishi, 2009) 4 *
247. Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson (Darren Doane, 2009) 5 *
248. Babylon (Franco Rosso, 1981) 9 *
249. Dream Home (PANG Ho-Cheung, 2010) 7 *
250. 6 Days To Air: The Making Of South Park (Arthur Bradford, 2011) 6
251. 2LDK (Yukihiko Tsutsumi, 2003) 4 *
252. Fermat’s Room (Luis Piedrahita & Rodrigo Sopeña, 2007) 8 *
253. The Jacket (John Maybury, 2005) 6 *
254. Insomnia (Christopher Nolan, 2002) 5 *
255. Kissed (Lynne Stopkewich, 1996) 2 *
256. Excision (Richard Bates, Jr., 2012) 1 *
257. Michael (Markus Schleinzer, 2011) 7 *
258. X-Rated: The Films That Shocked Britain And The World (Unknown, 2004) 8 *
259. Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2013) 2 *
260. Monsters Club (Toshiaki Toyoda, 2012) 8 *
261. Yojimbo (Akira Kurosawa, 1961) 9 *
262. Uzumaki (Higuchinsky, 2000) 5 *
263. Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (Alex Cox, 1999) 8 *
264. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn & Anonymous, 2012) 9 *
265. Mud (Jeff Nichols, 2013) 8 *
266. Pulse (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2001) 8 *
267. Shutter (Banjong Pisanthanakun & Parkpoom Wongpoom, 2004) 7 *
268. South Park: Bigger, Longer And Uncut (Trey Parker, 1999) 10
269. Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp (Jorge Hinojosa, 2013) 8 *
270. The Vanishing (George Sluizer, 1988) 9 *
271. The Bank Dick (Edward F. Cline, 1940) 6 *
272. Abigail’s Party (Mike Leigh, 1977) 8
273. Vera Drake (Mike Leigh, 2005) 9 *
274. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1920) 8 *
275. Nobody’s Daughter Haewon (HONG Sang-Soo, 2013) 6 *
276. Them (David Moreau & Xavier Palud, 2006) 8 *
277. Nothing (Vincenzo Natali, 2003) 3 *

August

278. Alexander Nevsky (Sergei M. Eisenstein & Dmitri Vasilyev, 1938) 9 *

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