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2012 in Review

January 2, 2013

2012-in-Review

Number of films seen, excluding shorts: 305
Number of films seen for the first time, excluding shorts: 238

Pre-1920s: 0
1920s: 4 (4 first time viewings)
1930s: 5 (3)
1940s: 15 (8)
1950s: 13 (6)
1960s: 13 (9)
1970s: 16 (8)
1980s: 28 (21)
1990s: 24 (11)
2000s: 32 (17)
2010s: 155 (149) Read the rest of this entry ?

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My Month in Films: November 2012

December 1, 2012

25 films, 21 first time viewings
A month heavy on films from the current decade (17 in total).

Best first time viewings
1. Amour (Michael Haneke, 2012, Austria/France/Germany)
2. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012, USA)
3. Ernest and Celestine (Stéphane Aubier/Vincent Patar/Benjamin Renner, 2012, France)
4. Chinese Roulette (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1976, West Germany/France)
5. Sister (Ursula Meier, 2012, France/Switzerland)
6. Skyfall (Sam Mendes, 2012, UK/USA)
7. Moneyball (Bennett Miller, 2011, USA)
8. Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, 2012, USA)
9. A Town Called Panic (Stéphane Aubier/Vincent Patar, 2009, Belgium/Luxembourg/France)
10. The Minister (Pierre Schöller, 2011, France/Belgium)

Best rewatches
The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980, UK/USA)
Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson, 1997, USA)
Eyes Without a Face (Georges Franju, 1960, France/Italy)

Worst
Gambit (Michael Hoffman, 2012, USA)
Savages (Oliver Stone, 2012, USA)
Lessons of a Dream (Sebastian Grobler, 2011, Germany)