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My Month in Films: August 2012

September 1, 2012

32 films, 21 first time viewings

Best first time viewings
1. The Devils (Ken Russell, 1971, UK)
2. Late Spring (Yasujirô Ozu, 1949, Japan)
3. The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970, Italy/France/West Germany)
4. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004, USA)
5. Haywire (Steven Soderbergh, 2011, USA/Ireland)
6. Brave (Mark Andrews/Brenda Chapman, 2012, USA)
7. Searching for Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul, 2012, Sweden/UK)
8. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman, 2012, USA)
9. A Useful Life (Federico Veiroj, 2010, Uruguay/Spain)
10. Jackpot (Magnus Martens, 2011, Norway)

Best rewatches
Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, 1995, USA/Austria/Switzerland)
The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960, USA)
Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990, USA)
The Matrix (Andy Wachowski/Larry Wachowski, 1999, USA)
Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977, USA)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright, 2010, USA/UK/Canada/Japan)
Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh, 2012, USA)
Romeo + Juliet (Baz Luhrmann, 1996, USA)
The Imposter (Bart Layton, 2012, UK)

Worst
The Expendables (Sylvester Stallone, 2010, USA)
Lockout (James Mather/Stephen St. Leger, 2012, France)
360 (Fernando Meirelles, 2011, UK/Austria/France/Brazil)
The Sweeney (Nick Love, 2012, UK)

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