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My Month in Films: August 2014

September 2, 2014

Miami-Vice

21 films, 16 first time viewings

Another weak month, due to starting a new job and having to move home… twice. Not actually all that wild about some of the films towards the bottom of that best first time viewing list, but they’re still good.

Best first time viewings
1. Miami Vice (Michael Mann, 2006, USA/Germany/Paraguay/Uruguay)
2. Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre Dardenne/Luc Dardenne, 2014, Belgium/France/Italy)
3. Birth (Jonathan Glazer, 2004, USA/UK/Germany)
4. Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn, 2014, USA/UK)
5. Lucy (Luc Besson, 2014, France)
6. Enough Said (Nicole Holofcener, 2013, USA)
7. God Help the Girl (Stuart Murdoch, 2014, UK)
8. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1920, Germany)
9. The Blood on Satan’s Claw (Piers Haggard, 1971, UK)
10. Tombstone (George P. Cosmatos, 1993, USA)

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Best rewatches
Pain & Gain (Michael Bay, 2013, USA)
The Right Stuff (Philip Kaufman, 1983, USA)

Worst
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (Robert Rodriguez/Frank Miller, 2014, USA)
Mood Indigo (Michel Gondry, 2013, France/Belgium)
God’s Pocket (John Slattery, 2014, USA)
The East (Zal Batmanglij, 2013, USA/UK)

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