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All those people, all those lives, where are they now? With loves, and hates, and passions just like mine, They were born, And then they lived, And then they died. It seems so unfair. I want to cry.
--Morrissey

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2017:

  • Dunkirk ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Defiant Ones ~ ★★★★☆ (tv series)
  • Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution ~ ★★★★★ (Out Festival event)
  • The Keeper ~ ★★★★★ (netflix doc series)
  • Okja ~ ★★★★★ (history made!)
  • Handmaid's Tale ~ ★★★★☆ (tv series)
  • Big Little Lies ~ ★★★★★ (series)
  • Beatriz at Dinner ~ ★★★★☆
  • Goodnight Brooklyn: The Story of Death By Audio ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Casting Jon Benet ~ ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Stop Making Sense (talking heads concert) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Jerrod Carmichael [stand up] ~ ★★★★☆
  • Ali Wong: baby cobra [stand up] ~ ★★★★☆
  • Louis CK: 2017 [stand up] ~ ★★★★☆
  • Jo Koy [stand up] ~ ★★★★☆
  • T2 Trainspotting ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present ~ ★★★★☆ (doc screening w/director)
  • The 13th ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • OJ: Made in America ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Get Out ~ ★★★★★
  • Kedi ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Batman Lego Movie ~ ★★★★☆ (kids)
  • Finding Joseph: HR Bad Brains Doc (doc screening w/director) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hidden Figures ~ ★★★★☆
  • James Baldwin: I am Not Your Negro ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • (T)error ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Founder ~ ★★★★☆
  • Gimmme Danger: The Stooges ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Neal Brennan 3 Mics [stand up] ~ ★★★★★
  • Donald Glover: Weirdo [stand up] ~ ★★★★☆
  • Beware Slenderman ~ ★★★★☆ (hbo doc)
  • Lion ~ ★★★★☆
  • Paterson ~ ★★★★☆
  • 20th Century Women ~ ★★★★☆
  • Making a Murderer ~ ★★★★★ (doc series)

2016 FILMS & DOCS:

  • LA LA Land ~ ★★★★☆
  • Sing ~ ★★★★★ (kids)
  • Frank Zappa: Eat That Question ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Jackie ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Arrival ~ ★★★★☆
  • Manchester by the Sea ~ ★★★★☆
  • Edge of Seventeen ~ ★★★★★
  • Reel Injun ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The Loving Story ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Norman Lear: Another Version of You ~ ★★★★☆
  • Oasis: Supersonic ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Handmaiden ~ ★★★★☆
  • Certain Women ~ ★★★★☆
  • Moonlight ~ ★★★★★
  • Closet Monster - ★★★★☆
  • American Honey ~ ★★★★☆
  • Transparent Season 1 & 2 ~ ★★★★☆
  • Audrie and Daisy ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • The Cult of JT Leroy ~ ★★★★★
  • Kubo ~ ★★★★☆ (kids)
  • Twinster ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Decline of Western Civilization 1&3 ~ ★★★★☆ (docs)
  • Room 237 ~ ★★★★☆
  • Cafe Society ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Suburbia (1984) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hunt for Wilderpeople ~ ★★★★☆
  • Boy (2010) ~ ★★★★★
  • Inside Out ~ ★★★★☆
  • Weather Underground ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • MonkeyTown video installation/dinner
  • Still Bill: Bill Withers ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Everyday Sunshine (The Story of Fishbone) ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Weiner ~ ★★★★☆
  • Lobster ~ ★★★★★
  • Cry of Jazz (1959) ~ ★★★★☆ (thesis)
  • Westway to the World: The Clash ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • End of The Century: The Ramones ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Jungle Book ~ ★★★★☆
  • Sing Street ~ ★★★★★
  • Revenge of the Nerds ~ ★★★★☆
  • Los Punks: We Are All We Have ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Salad Days ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Midnight Special ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Jean Michel Basquiat: Radiant Child ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Mr Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Embrace of the Serpent ~ ★★★★☆
  • 45 Years ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Spook Who Sat by the Door ~ ★★★★☆
  • Revenant ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Big Short ~ ★★★★☆
  • Diary of a Teenage Girl ~ ★★★★☆
  • Chi-raq ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • People Places Things ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tangerine ~ ★★★★☆
  • Filmage: The Story of Descendents ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • Another State of Mind (punk doc) ~ ★★★★☆

2015 FILMS & DOCS:

  • Anomalisa ~ ★★★★☆
  • Heart of a Dog ~ ★★★★☆
  • Carol ~ ★★★★☆
  • Carnal Knowledge (1971) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Brooklyn ~ ★★★★★
  • Spotlight ~ ★★★★☆
  • Straight Outta Compton ~
  • End of the Tour (David Foster Wallace) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Strait Jacket (Joan Crawford) ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Real Yoko Ono ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • John & Yoko: A Love Story ~ ★★★★☆
  • Bill Burr Stand-Up ~ ★★★★☆
  • Jobs ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Martian ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Rubble Kings ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The Source Family ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • The New Girlfriend ~ ★★★★☆
  • Love & Mercy (Brian Wilson) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Steve Jobs ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The Dog ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • What Happened Miss Simone ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Amy ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • WolfPack ~ ★★★★★ (doc w. Q&A)
  • Never Tear Us Apart (inxs story) ~ ★★★★☆
  • No No: Dock Ellis story ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Far From The Maddening Crowd ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Welcome to Me ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Mad Max Fury Road ~ ★★★★★
  • Redemption ~ ★★★★☆ (hbo doc)
  • Coma ~ ★★★★☆ (hbo doc)
  • Iris ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • White God ~ ★★★★☆
  • Ex Machina ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Past is a Grotesque Animal ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • Supermensch ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The Salt of the Earth: Photographer Sebastião Salgado ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • While We're Young ~ ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2 (screening w.Watts & Baumbach)
  • Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary ~ ★★★★★
  • Cinderella ~ ★★★★☆
  • Mr.Turner ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Immortalists ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Going Clear (Scientology and the Prison of Belief) ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • The Jinx (Life and Deaths of Robert Durst) ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • What We Do in The Shadows ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dogs with Jobs Seasons 1 & 2 ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Citizenfour ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Kill Team ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Living with Wolves ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Dogs That Changed The World ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)

2014 FILMS & DOCS:

  • Inherent Vice ~ ★☆☆☆☆
  • Wild ~ ★★★★★
  • Dogs of World War II ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Virunga ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Imitation Game ~ ★★★★☆
  • Antarctica Year on Ice ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • We Are Legion: The Story of Anonymous ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Foxcatcher ~ ★★★★★
  • My Left Foot ~ ★★★★☆
  • Theory of Everything ~ ★★★★☆
  • Olive Kitteridge ~ ★★★★☆
  • Interstellar ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Nightcrawler ~ ★★★★☆
  • Birdman ~ ★★★★★
  • Dear White People ~ ★★★★☆
  • Crossing the Line ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Whiplash ~ ★★★★☆
  • Gone Girl ~ ★★★★☆
  • Harmontown ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Death on a Factory Farm ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Jimi ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • We Are The Best ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tracks ~ ★★★★★
  • Skeleton Twins ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Dolphin Tale 2 ~ ★★★★☆ (good message)
  • The One I Love ~ ★★★★☆
  • To Be Takei ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Boy Interrupted ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Orlando ~ ★★★★☆
  • Life According to Sam ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Beautiful Darling ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Boyhood ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Malificent ~ ★★★★☆
  • Cutie and the Boxer ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Life Itself ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Step Into Liquid ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Brother's Keeper ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • After Innocence ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Central Park Five ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • The Normal Heart ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Fault in Our Stars ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Disconnect ~ ★★★★☆
  • War Witch ~ ★★★★☆
  • Xmen: Days of Future Past (4) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Armstrong Lie ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1947) ~ ★★★★☆ (w.philip glass ensemble)
  • Upside Down: The Creation Records Story ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • American Dream: National Geographic on Liberia ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Vice Guide to Liberia ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Locke ~ ★★★★☆
  • Unknown Knowns ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • Only Lovers Left Alive ~ ★★★★☆
  • Captain America ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Punk Singer ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Under The Skin ~ ★★★★☆
  • Noah ~ ★★★★☆
  • Mistaken for Strangers ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Particle Fever ~ ★★★★★
  • Nymphomaniac (|) ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Time of Death ~ ★★★★☆ (doc series)
  • The Other Shore ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Return to the Rainforest ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Grand Budapest Hotel ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Bones Brigade ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Lego Movie ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Jubilee ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • The Tuskegee Airmen ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Tim's Vermeer ~ ★★★★☆ (doc) --screening with Penn, Teller, and Tim
  • The Square ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The Act of Killing ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Blue is The Warmest Color ~ ★★★★☆
  • Wolf of Wall Street ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Artifact ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • 5 Broken Cameras ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Is the Man Who is Tall Happy (Noam Chomsky) ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • What Maysie Knew ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The 5th Estate ~ ★★★★☆
  • Lost Angels ~ ★★★★★ (doc)

2013 FILMS & DOCS:

  • August: Osage County ~ ★★★★☆
  • Inside Llewyn Davis ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • The World Before Her ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Her ~ ★★★★☆
  • Secret Life of Walter Mitty ~ ★★★☆☆
  • American Hustle ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Metallica Thru The Never ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc) --screening w. Metallica
  • Hot Coffee ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Hunger Games (Catching Fire) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Barry Lyndon ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hitman Hart: wrestling with shadows ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Warrior ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dallas Buyers Club ~ ★★★★☆
  • All is Lost ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • The Fever ~ ★★★★★
  • 12 Years a Slave ~ ★★★★★
  • Prisoners ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Enough Said ~ ★★★★☆
  • Valentine Road ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Captain Phillips ~ ★★★★☆
  • Gravity ~ ★★★★☆
  • Don Jon ~ ★★★★☆
  • Top of The Lake ~ ★★★★☆
  • Jobs ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Oblivion ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Thanks for Sharing ~ ★★★★☆
  • Grandmaster ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Salinger ~ ★☆☆☆☆ (doc)
  • Crystal Fairy & The Magic Cactus and 2012 ~ ★★★★★
  • Short Term 12 ~ ★★★★★
  • Stories We Tell ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The East ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Butler ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Europa Report ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Cheshire Murders ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Inside Deep Throat ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Elysium ~ ★★☆☆☆ 1/2
  • Spectacular Now ~ ★★★★☆
  • 20 Feet from Stardom ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Blue Jasmine ~ ★★★★☆
  • Something's Wrong With Aunt Diane ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Beyond the Mat ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Blackfish ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • The Limelight ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Pacific Rim ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Fruitvale Station ~ ★★★★★
  • The Way Way Back ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Murder on a Sunday Morning ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • The Private Lives of Pippa Lee ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Before Midnight ~ ★★★★☆
  • A Band Called Death ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Bling Ring ~ ★☆☆☆☆
  • Art of Rap ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Pussy Riot ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Love, Marilyn ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • This is the End ~ ★★★★☆
  • World War Z ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Superman: Man of Steel ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Behind the Candelabra ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Blancanieves ~ ★★★★☆
  • Any Day Now ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Tsunami on Camera ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Kumare ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Constantine's Sword ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Vice Investigative Series Season 1 (HBO) ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Inside Out: JR ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Star Trek ~ ★★★★★
  • Iron Man 3 ~ ★★☆☆☆ 1/2
  • The Iceman ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Upstream Color ~ ★★★★☆
  • Great Gatsby ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Apology for the Elephants ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Mud ~ ★★★★★
  • Robot and Frank ~ ★★★★☆
  • Room 237 ~ ★☆☆☆☆ (doc)
  • Hunger ~ ★★★★☆
  • Birders: The Central Park Effect ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Hideous Kinky ~ ★★★★☆
  • Place Beyond the Pines ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Rust and Bone ~ ★★★★☆
  • In Bruges ~ ★★★★☆
  • Springbreakers ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Staircase Part 2: Last Chance (doc) ~ ★★★★★
  • The Staircase (6 part series documentary) ~ ★★★★★
  • PBS: Makers: Women Who Make America (3 part series) ~ ★★★★★
  • Bill W. ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Crips & Bloods Made in America ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • The Imposter ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Sound City ~ ★★★☆☆ (doc)
  • Shameless, Louie CK ~ ★★★★☆
  • Side Effects ~ ★★★☆☆
  • NO! ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Night of the Iguana ~ ★★★★☆
  • Searching for Sugarman ~ ★★★★★ (doc)
  • Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song ~ ★★★★☆ (doc)
  • Les Miserables ~ ★★★★☆
  • West of Memphis ~ ★★★★★ (doc)

2012 FILMS:

  • Not Fade Away ~ ★★☆☆☆ 1/2
  • On The Road ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Zero Dark Thirty ~ ★★★★☆
  • Django Unchained ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Impossible ~ ★★★★☆ 1/2
  • This is 40 ~ ★★☆☆☆ 1/2
  • Winter's Bone ~ ★★★★☆
  • Silverlinings Playbook ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Life of Pi ~ ★★★★☆ 1/2
  • Mildred Pierce ~ ★★★★★
  • Twilight ~ ★★★★★
  • Skyfall ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Lincoln ~ ★★★★☆
  • Flight ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Comedy ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Cloud Atlas ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Seven Psychopaths ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Sessions ~ ★★★★☆
  • Argo ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tiny Furniture ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower ~ ★★★★☆
  • Looper ~ ★★★★★
  • The Master ~ ★★★★☆
  • Snow White and the Huntsman ~ ★★★★☆
  • Sleepwalk With Me ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Bernie ~ ★★★★☆
  • Premium Rush ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Dictator ~ ★★★★☆
  • War Horse ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • A Boy and His Dog ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Nadia ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild ~ ★★★★★
  • I'm Still Here ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Magic Mike ★☆☆☆☆
  • Take This Waltz ~ ★★★★☆
  • Prometheus ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Hemingway and Gellhorn ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Moonrise Kingdom ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Avengers ~ ★★★★☆
  • Sound of My Voice ~ ★★★★☆
  • Cabin in the Woods ~ ★★★★☆
  • Let's Make Love ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dangerous Method ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Ides of March ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hunger Games ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Miss Bala ~ ★★★★☆
  • Game Change ~ ★★★★☆
  • Shame ~ ★★★★☆
  • Extremely Loud Incredibly Close ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Margot at the Wedding ~ ★★★★☆
  • Friday Night Lights ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Chronicle ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • The Grey ~ ★★★★☆
  • Weekend ~ ★★★★★
  • Swimming Pool ~ ★★★★☆
  • In A Better World ~ ★★★★★
  • Zabriskie Point ~ ★★★★☆
  • Moneyball ~ ★★★★☆

2012 DOCUMENTARIES:

  • Woody Allen: a Documentary ~ ★★★★☆
  • Inventing Geffen ~ ★★★★☆
  • Witness: Libya ~ ★★★★☆
  • Witness: Rio ~ ★★★★☆
  • Crossfire Hurricane ~ ★★★★☆
  • Louis CK: Chewed Up ~ ★★★★☆
  • Judy Garland American Master ~ ★★★★☆
  • Marley ~ ★★★★☆
  • Samsara ~ ★★★★★
  • Ai WeiWei Never Sorry ~ ★★★★☆
  • Queen of Versailles ~ ★★★★☆
  • Who is Harry Nilsson ~ ★★★★☆
  • Exile on Main St: The Stones ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Katy Perry: Part of Me ~ ★★★★★
  • Me @ the Zoo ~ ★★★★☆
  • One Nation Under Dog ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hell and Back Again ~ ★★★★☆
  • Man on a Mission ~ ★★★★☆
  • American Experience: Clinton ~ ★★★★★
  • American Masters: Johnny Carson ~ ★★★★★
  • Bully ~ ★★★★☆
  • Andy Warhol : Life and Death ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • William S. Burroughs: A Man Within ~ ★★★★★
  • Nietzsche and the Nazis ~ ★★★★☆
  • Afghan Star ~ ★★★★★
  • Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Blank City ~ ★★★★☆
  • S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine ~ ★★★★☆
  • Exporting Raymond ~ ★★★★☆
  • Paradise Lost: Purgatory ~ ★★★★☆
  • Undefeated ~ ★★★★★
  • Trumbo ~ ★★★★★
  • Black White + Gray: The Story of Sam Wagstaff ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dream of Life ~ ★★★☆☆ 1/2
  • Kill Your Idols ~ ★★★☆☆
  • If a Tree Falls: Earth Liberation Front ~ ★★★★☆
  • Project Nim ~ ★★★★☆
  • Pina ~ ★★★★☆

2011 FILMS:

  • Young Adult ~ ★★★★☆
  • Artist, The ~ ★★★★☆
  • Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ~ ★★★★☆
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin ~ ★★★★☆
  • My Week With Marilyn ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Another Earth ~ ★★★★☆
  • I Saw The Devil ~ ★★☆☆☆½
  • Breaking Dawn Prt 1 ~ ★★★★★
  • Melancholia ~ ★★★★☆
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • Biutiful ~ ★★★★☆
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane ~ ★★★★☆
  • Papillon ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Thing ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • Drive ~ ★★★★☆
  • 50/50 ~ ★★★★☆
  • Contagion ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Man Who Never Was ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Guard ~ ★★★★☆
  • Videodrome ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tarzan 1941 (hidden treasure/goes to new york) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tarzan 1938 (gets a son/and his mate) ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Future ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • All Good Things ~ ★★☆☆☆½
  • Tree of Life ~ (some parts a 5) ★★★☆☆
  • Midnight in Paris ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • Submarine ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Super 8 ~ ★★★★☆
  • Beginners ~ ★★★★☆
  • Fast Food Nation ~ ★★★★☆
  • Sabrina ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • Funny Face ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Hanna ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Hangover 2 ~ ☆☆☆☆☆
  • X-Men 2011 ~ ★★★★★
  • Bridesmaids ~ ★★★★★
  • Win Win ~ ★★★★☆
  • Source Code ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Limitless ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • Never Let Me Go ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Fighter ~ ★★★★☆
  • The King's Speech ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • To Live and Die in LA ~ ★★★★☆
  • Another Year ~ ★★★☆☆

2011 DOCUMENTARIES:

  • When You're Strange ~ ★★★★☆½
  • Bombay Beach ~ ★★★★☆½
  • Life in a Day ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Tabloid ~ ★★★★☆
  • Transcendent Man ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Winnebago Man ~ ★★★★☆
  • Prohibition ~ ★★★★☆
  • George Harrison: In the Material World ~ ★★★★★
  • Chris & Don, A Love Story ~ ★★★★★
  • Bill Cunningham: New York ~ ★★★★☆
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams ~ ★★★☆☆½
  • We Were Here ~ (aids epidemic in SF) ★★★★☆½
  • Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel ~ ★★★★☆
  • Tribe Called Quest ~ ★★★★☆
  • Nature: Dogs ~ ★★★★★
  • Forks Over Knives ~ ★★★★★
  • Restrepo ~ (afghan war) ★★★★☆
  • American: The Bill Hicks Story ~ ★★★★★
  • Greatest Movie Ever Sold ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Waste Land ~ ★★★★★
  • Prodigal Sons ~ (transgender) ★★★★☆
  • Gasland ~ ★★★★★
  • Inside Job ~ ★★★★★
  • I am Because We Are ~ (malawi) ★★★★★
  • Catfish ~ ★★★★☆

2010 FILMS:

  • Blue Valentine ~ ★★★★☆
  • Somewhere ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • True Grit ~ ★★★★☆
  • I Love You Phillip Morris ~ ★★★★☆
  • Rabbit Hole ~ ★★★★☆
  • Girl with The Dragon Tattoo (sweden) ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Children of Invention ~ ★★★★☆
  • Black Swan ~ ★★★★★
  • The Candidate ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Mother ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Kids Are All Right ~ ★★★★☆
  • Polanski shorts ((1956 to 1962)) ~ ★★★★☆
  • 127 Hours ~ ★★★★☆
  • Paranormal Activity ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Taking Woodstock ~ ★★★★☆
  • Holiday ~ ★★★★☆1/2 (cary grant)
  • Love Story ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Let Me In ~ ★★★★☆
  • Social Network ~ ★★★★☆
  • Session 9 ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World ~ ★★★★☆
  • Jennifer's Body ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dreamscape ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Informant ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Labyrinth ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Last Exorcism ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Transsiberian ~ ★★★★☆
  • Eat Pray Love ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Inland Empire ~ ★★★★☆
  • Inception ~ ★★★★☆
  • Toy Story 3 ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Twilight: Eclipse ~ ★★★★☆
  • Cyrus ~ ★★★★☆
  • Please Give ~ ★★★★☆
  • Through a Glass Darkly ~ ★★★★☆
  • Fanny & Alexander ~ ★★★★★
  • Iron Man ★★☆☆☆ ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Runaways ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Bad Lieutenant (Port of Call) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Crazy Heart ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Blind Side ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Bronson ~ ★★★★☆
  • Greenberg ~ ★☆☆☆☆
  • Zombieland ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Sugar ~ ★★★★☆
  • Ponyo ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Band's Visit ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Goodbye Solo ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Box ~ ★★★★☆
  • Funny People ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Bright Star ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Shutter Island ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Fish Tank ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Class ~ ★★★★☆
  • A Single Man ~ ★★★★★
  • Twilight New Moon ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Twilight ~ ★★★★☆
  • A Mighty Heart ~ ★★★★☆
  • Daybreakers ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Nine ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox ~ ★★★★☆

2010 DOCUMENTARIES:

  • American Beavers ~ ★★★★☆1/2
  • Public Speaking (Fran Lebowitz) ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Human Experience ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Untold Story of the Milton Hershey School ~ ★★★★★
  • Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work ~ ★★★★☆
  • Lennon NYC ~ ★★★★☆
  • Witch Hunt ~ ★★★★☆
  • Teen Paparazzo ~ ★★★★☆
  • Surfwise ~ ★★★★★
  • Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap Box ~ ★★★★☆
  • A State of Mind ~ ★★★★☆
  • Keep the River on Your Right ~ ★★★★★
  • Off And Running ~ ★★★★☆
  • Art of the Steal ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Under Great White Northern Lights [White Stripes] ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years ~ ★★★★☆
  • Frontline: The Suicide Tourist ~ ★★★★☆
  • King Corn ~ ★★★★☆
  • I Am Comic ~ ★★★★☆
  • Examined Life ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Herb & Dorothy ~ ★★★★★
  • What We Still Don't Know (BBC) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Earth Days ~ ★★★★☆
  • Edgeplay: The Runaways ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Bella Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart ~ ★★★★☆
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop ~ ★★★★★
  • We Live in Public ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Cove ~ ★★★★★
  • Food Inc ~ ★★★★☆
  • Earth ~ ★★★★☆
  • Blindsight ~ ★★★★☆
  • Heavy Metal Baghdad ~ ★★★★☆
  • My Neighbor My Killer ~ ★★★★☆

2009 FILMS:

  • Avatar ~ ★★★★☆ 1/2
  • Last Tango in Paris ~ ★★★★☆
  • Broken Embraces ~ ★★★★☆
  • Wristcutters a Love Story ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Up in the Air ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Xanadu ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Road ~ ★★★★☆
  • Star 80 ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Being There ~ ★★★★☆
  • All that Jazz ~ ★★★★★
  • House of the Devil ~ ★★★☆☆
  • A Serious Man ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Where the Wild Things Are ~ ★★★☆☆
  • An Education ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Hurt Locker ~ ★★★★☆
  • Inglourious Basterds ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Two Lovers ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • District 9 ~ ★★★★☆
  • Thirst ~ ★★★★☆
  • 500 Days of Summer ~ ★★★★☆
  • Millions ~ ★★★★☆
  • Humpday ~ ★★★★☆
  • Bruno ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Whatever Works ~ ★★★★☆
  • Moon ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Scenes from a Marriage ~ ★★★★★
  • Away we Go ~ ★★☆☆☆1/2
  • Drag me to Hell ~ ★★★★☆
  • Up! ~ ★★★★★
  • The Prestige ~ ★★★★★
  • Star Trek ~ ★★★★★ perfect!!
  • Grey Gardens (the movie) ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Adventureland ~ ★★★★☆
  • After the Wedding ~ ★★★☆☆
  • 310 to Yuma ~ ★★★★☆
  • Watchmen ~ ★★★★☆
  • Waltz with Bashir ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Boy A ~ ★★★★★
  • Le Jetee ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hamlet 2 ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Gran Torino ~ ★★★☆☆
  • The Hunger (1983) ~ ★★★★☆

2009 DOCUMENTARIES:

  • NY77 vh1 roc doc ~ ★★★★★
  • This Is It ~ ★★★★☆
  • Valentino: The Last Emperor ~ ★★★★☆
  • 51 Birch St ~ ★★★★☆
  • The September Issue ~ ★★★★☆
  • Hell House ~ ★★★★☆
  • Capitalism: A Love Story ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Cruise ~ ★★★★☆
  • Planet B-Boy ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Tyson ~ ★★★★☆ fascinating
  • Heart of a Lioness ~ ★★★★★
  • Lion Named Christian ~ ★★★★★
  • Anvil: The Story of Anvil ~ ★★★★★
  • Man Named Pearl ~ ★★★★☆
  • Colors of Infinity ~ ★★★★☆
  • Dear Zachary ~ ★★★★★
  • Children Underground ~ ★★★☆☆
  • One Punk Under God ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Trials of Henry Kissinger ~ ★★★☆☆
  • End of the Century: Story of the Ramones ~ ★★★★★
  • Very Young Girls ~ ★★★☆☆

2008 FILMS:

  • Revolutionary Road ~ ★★★★★
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • The Wrestler ~ ★★★★★
  • Frost Nixon ~ ★★★★★
  • Network ~ ★★★★★
  • High & Low ~ ★★★★★
  • The Black Balloon ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Visitor ~ ★★★★☆
  • Milk ~ ★★★★☆
  • Slumdog Millionaire ~ ★★★★★
  • Dead Ringers ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Synecdoche, New York ~ ★★★★★
  • Let The Right One In ~ ★★★★★
  • Kenny ~
  • Happy Go Lucky ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Blindness ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Pool ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Son of Rambow ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Burn After Reading ~ ★★★★☆
  • Vicki Cristina Barcelona ~ ★★★★☆
  • Zhang Yimou's Open Ceremony Olympics, 2008 ~ ★★★★★
  • Blades of Glory ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • The Devil's Backbone ~ ★★★★☆
  • Batman: The Dark Knight ~ ★★★★☆
  • Wall-E ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Orphanage ~ ★★★★☆
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days ~ ★★★★☆
  • Reprise ~ ★★★★☆
  • Holy Smoke ~ ★★★★★
  • Nowhere in Africa ~ ★★★★☆
  • Ironman ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • 2 Days in Paris ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Persepolis ~ ★★★★☆
  • Shirley Valentine ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Diving Bell & The Butterfly ~ ★★★★★
  • There Will Be Blood ~ ★★★★★
  • Cloverfield ~ ★★★☆☆1/2

2008 DOCUMENTARIES:

  • Cat Dancer ~ ★★★★☆
  • Billy The Kid ~ ★★★★☆
  • Bigger, Stronger, Faster ~ ★★★★☆
  • Religulous ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Young at Heart ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Monster Camp ~ ★★★★☆
  • Trouble the Water ~ ★★★★☆
  • Kickin It ~ ★★★★☆
  • La Corona ~
  • Thank You Mr President ~ ★★★★☆
  • Taxi to The Dark Side ~ ★★★★★
  • Joy Division ~ ★★★★☆
  • American Teen ~ ★★★★☆
  • 11th Hour ~ ★★★★☆
  • man on wire ~ ★★★★★
  • Zeitgeist: the movie ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • In the Shadow of The Moon ~ ★★★★☆
  • Herzog's: Antarctica: Encounters at The End of the World ~ ★★★★☆
  • Heavy Metal Parking Lot ~ ★★★★★
  • Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson ~ ★★★★☆
  • Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ~ ★★★★☆
  • War Dance ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Business of Being Born ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Devil Came on Horseback ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Real Dirt on Farmer John ~ ★★★★☆
  • U2 3D ~ ★★★★☆
  • Confessions of a Super Hero ~ ★★★★☆
  • Show Business: The Road to Broadway ~ ★★★★☆
  • No End In Sight ~ ★★★★☆
  • Grey Gardens ~ ★★★★☆

2007 FILMS:

  • Running Down a Dream ~ ★★★★★
  • The Savages ~ ★★★★☆
  • Ratatouille ~ ★★★★☆
  • Juno ~ ★★★★☆
  • Small Town Gay Bar ~ ★★★★☆
  • This is England ~ ★★★★☆
  • I am Legend ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Before the Devil Knows Your Dead ~ ★★★★☆
  • American Gangster ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • No Country for Old Men ~ ★★★★☆
  • No Direction Home ~ ★★★★★
  • Bug ~ ★★★★☆
  • Crazy Love ~ ★★★★☆
  • Man Push Cart ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Control ~ ★★★★☆
  • Camp Hollywood ~ ★★★★☆
  • Into the Wild ~ ★★★★★
  • Year of the Dog ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Jonestown: the Life and Death of Peoples Temple ~ ★★★★★
  • The King of Kong ~ ★★★★★
  • Rocket Science ~ ★★★★☆
  • Pope of Greenwich Village ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Black Snake Moan ~ ★★★★☆
  • Magdalene Sisters ~ ★★★★☆
  • Fur: an Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus -~ ★★★★☆
  • The Painted Veil ~ ★★★★★
  • The Fountain ~ ★★★★☆
  • Skeleton Key ~ ★★★★☆
  • Sicko ~ ★★★★☆
  • Manufactured Landscapes ~ ★★★★☆
  • Deliver us from Evil ~ ★★★★☆
  • The History of Rock and Roll ~ ★★★★★
  • Knocked Up ~ ★★★★☆
  • Once ~ ★★★★☆
  • Away from Her ~ ★★★★☆
  • Shut Up & Sing ~ ★★★★☆
  • Shortbus ~ ★★★★☆
  • Air Guitar Nation ~ ★★★★☆
  • Gimme Shelter ~ ★★★★☆
  • Jesus Camp ~ ★★★★☆
  • 300 ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • The Host ~ ★★★★☆
  • Zodiac ~ ★★★★☆
  • Road to Guantanamo ~ ★★★★☆
  • Devil & Daniel Johnston ~ ★★★★☆
  • Last King of Scotland ~ ★★★★★
  • God Grew Tired of Us ~ ★★★★☆
  • Fearless Freaks ~ ★★★★☆
  • Notes on a Scandal ~ ★★★★★
  • Stranger than Fiction ~ ★★★★☆
  • Pan's Labyrinth ~ ★★★★☆
  • Children of Men ~ ★★★★☆
  • Pursuit of Happyness ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Origin of Aids ~ ★★★★☆
  • Puffy Chair -~ ★★★★☆
  • Volver ~ ★★★★☆
  • Borat ~ ★★★★★
  • The Departed ~ ★★★★☆
  • Little Children ~ ★★★★★
  • American Hardcore ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Follow my Voice ~ ★★★★☆
  • Unknown White Male ~ ★★★★☆
  • Quinceañera ~ ★★★★☆
  • Half Nelson ~ ★★★★☆
  • Superman Returns ~ ★★★★☆
  • Little Miss Sunshine ~ ★★★★☆
  • Illusionist ~ ★★★★☆
  • One Bright Shining Moment ~ ★★★★☆
  • Emmanuel's Gift ~ ★★★★☆
  • The Way We Were ~ ★★★★☆
  • 24 Hours on Craigslist ~ ★★★★☆
  • Harlan County USA ~ ★★★★☆
  • New York Doll ~ ★★★★★
  • Easy Rider ~ ★★★★★
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Neil Young: Heart of Gold ~ ★★★★☆
  • Stevie ~ ★★★★☆
  • Duran Duran: Sing Blue Silver ~ ★★★★★
  • Fat Girl ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Hearts and Minds ~ ★★★☆☆
  • Saved ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
  • Why We Fight ~ ★★★★☆
  • Once in a Lifetime: New York Cosmos ~ ★★★★☆
  • Prairie Home Companion ~ ★★☆☆☆
  • Brick ~ ★★★★☆
  • Wordplay ~ ★★★★☆
  • Inconvenient Truth ~ ★★★★☆
  • Who Killed the Electric Car ~ ★★★★☆
  • 14 Million Voices ~ ★★★★☆
  • Munich ~ ★★★★☆
  • Thank You For Smoking ~ ★★★☆☆
  • I Am a Sex Addict ~ ★★★★☆
  • Belle De Jour ~ ★★★★☆
  • Constant Gardener ~ ★★★★☆
  • United 93 ~ ★★★★☆
  • Friends With Money ~ ★★★★☆
  • Wicker Man (1970s) ~ ★★★★☆
  • Mission Impossible ★★★☆☆
  • Bringing Down The House ~ ★★★☆☆1/2
jan 2 2012 ∞
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