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FILMS IN 2012

FILMS SEEN IN 2012
(Films with a * are repeat viewings)
(Films graded with a B or higher are recommended)

1. Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtiz)* - A
2. The Manchurian Candidate (1962, John Frankenheimer) - C
3. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011, Tomas Alfredson) - A-
4. Bonnie and Clyde (1967, Arthur Penn) - A
5. Courageous (2011, Alex Kendrick) - F
6. War Horse (2011, Steven Spielberg) - C-
7. Fireproof (2008, Alex Kendrick) - F-
8. Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)* - B+
9. It Happened One Night (1934, Frank Capra) - A
10. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951, Elia Kazan) - B+
11. The Descendants (2011, Alexander Payne) - A
12. Green Lantern (2011, Martin Campbell) - D+
13. In Time (2011, Andrew Niccol) - C+
14. The Thing (2011, Matthijs van Heihningen Jr.) - D
15. The Devil Inside (2012, William Brent Bell) - F
16. Dial M for Murder (1954, Alfred Hitchcock) - A-
17. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962, Robert Mulligan) - A+
18. The Apartment (1960, Billy Wilder) - B+
19. Michael Clayton (2007, Tony Gilroy)* - A-
20. A History of Violence (2005, David Cronenberg) - B+
21. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011, David Fincher) - A
22. A Better Life (2011, Chris Weitz) - B
23. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011, Bill Condon) - F
24. Sleeping Beauty (1959, Les Clark, Eric Larson, & Wolfgang Reitherman) - C-
25. Source Code (2011, Duncan Jones) - B
26. Poetry (2011, Lee Chang-Dong) - B
27. Take Shelter (2011, Jeff Nichols) - A-
28. The Artist (2011, Michel Hazanavicius) - A
29. The Debt (2011, John Madden) - B+
30. The Room (2003, Tommy Wiseau) - No grade
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31. The Last House on the Left (1972, Wes Craven) - F
32. M (1931, Fritz Lang) - B+
33. Amarcord (1973, Frederico Fellini) - A-
34. Sleepaway Camp (1983, Robert Hiltzik) - F
35. The Iron Lady (2011, Phyllida Lloyd) - C
36. The River Why (2011, Matthew Leutwyler) - C
37. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011, Stephen Daldry) - D
38. Solaris (2002, Stephen Soderbergh) - B+
39. Wings (1927, William A. Wellman) - C+
40. Chronicle (2012, Josh Trank) - A-
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41. Iron Man 2 (2010, Jon Favreau)* - B+
42. The Departed (2006, Martin Scorcese)* - A
43. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Th Dreyer) - B-
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44. Alien (1979, Ridley Scott)* - A+
45. Shame (2011, Steve McQueen) - A-
46. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011, Brad Bird) - B+
47. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007, Andrew Dominik) - A-
48. The Cabin in the Woods (2012, Drew Goddard) - B+
49. The Avengers (2012, Joss Whedon) - A-
50. Full Metal Jacket (1987, Stanley Kubrick)* - A+
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51. 21 Jump Street (2012, Phil Lord and Chris Miller) - B+
52. Gone Baby Gone (2007, Ben Affleck)* - A-
53. John Carter (2012, Andrew Stanton) - B
54. Punch-Drunk Love (2002, Paul Thomas Anderson) - A-
55. The White Ribbon (2009, Michael Haneke) - A-
56. Being John Malkovich (1999, Spike Jonze) - B+
57. A Prophet (2009, Jacques Audiard) - B+
58. Funny Games (2008, Michael Haneke) - B+
59. Caché (2005, Michael Haneke) - A-
60. The Grey (2012, Joe Carnahan) - B
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61. The Bourne Identity (2002, Doug Liman) - B+
62. The Bourne Supremacy (2004, Paul Greengrass) - A-
63. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007, Paul Greengrass) - A
64. Prometheus (2012, Ridley Scott) - A-
65. Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)* - B+
66. Insomnia (2002, Christopher Nolan) - A-
67. The Virgin Spring (1960, Ingmar Bergman) - A
68. Safe House (2012, Daniel Espinosa) - C+
69. Gattaca (1997, Andrew Niccol)* - B+
70. All the President's Men (1976, Alan J. Pakula) - A-
71. Body of Lies (2008, Ridley Scott) - B
72. The Sting (1973, George Roy Hill) - C
73. On the Waterfront (1954, Elia Kazan) - A-
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74. Island of Lost Souls (1932, Erle C. Kenton) - B
75. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989, Steven Soderbergh) - B+
76. Young Adult (2011, Jason Reitman) - B
77. The Hurt Locker (2009, Kathryn Bigelow)* - A+
78. Born on the Fourth of July (1989, Oliver Stone) - B+
79. Platoon (1986, Oliver Stone) - A-
80. JFK (1991, Oliver Stone) - A
81. Peeping Tom (1960, Michael Powell) - B-
82. The Night of the Hunter (1955, Charles Laughton) - A-
83. Sunshine (2007, Danny Boyle) - A-
84. Grand Illusion (1937, Jean Renoir) - B+
85. Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)* - A+
86. Drunken Angel (1948, Akira Kurosawa) - B+
87. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945, Akira Kurosawa) - B
88. Through a Glass Darkly (1961, Ingmar Bergman) - B+
89. The Hour of the Wolf (1968, Ingmar Bergman) - B-
90. The Dark Knight Rises (2012, Christopher Nolan) - A+
91. The Battle of Algiers (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo) - A
92. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966, Roberto Rossellini) - C-
93. Putney Swope (1969, Robert Downey Sr.) - B+
94. Old Boy (2003, Park Chan-wook) - A
95. The Hidden Fortress (1958, Akira Kurosawa) - A-
96. The Lower Depths (1936, Jean Renoir) - C
97. The Lower Depths (1957, Akira Kurosawa) - B+
98. Easy Rider (1969, Dennis Hopper) - B-
99. Five Easy Pieces (1970, Bob Rafelson) - B-
100. Bottle Rocket (1996, Wes Anderson) - C
101. Rushmore (1998, Wes Anderson) - A-
102. The Magician (1958, Ingmar Bergman) - B
103. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001, Wes Anderson) - A-
104. Hard Eight (1996, Paul Thomas Anderson) - B-
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105. La jetée (1962, Chris Marker) - A
106. Tokyo Story (1953, Yasjurō Ozu) - B
107. Sanshiro Sugata (1943, Akira Kurosawa) - A-
108. The Quiet Duel (1949, Akira Kurosawa) - B+
109. Ran (1985, Akira Kurosawa)* - A+
110. I Live in Fear (1955, Akira Kurosawa) - A
111. Dreams (1990, Akira Kurosawa) - C+
112. Modern Times (1936, Charlie Chaplin) - A-
113. The Gold Rush (1925, Charlie Chaplin) - A-
114. Vampyr (1932, Carl Th Dreyer) - C+
115. The Phantom Carriage (1921, Victor Sjöström) - B+
116. The Birds (1963, Alfred Hitchcock) - B+
117. Black Hawk Down (2001, Ridley Scott) - A-
118. The Hunger Games (2012, Gary Ross) - B+
119. Sanjuro (1962, Akira Kurosawa) - B+
120. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004, Wes Anderson) - B+
121. The Darjeeling Limited (2007, Wes Anderson) - C+
122. Fantasic Mr. Fox (2009, Wes Anderson) - B+
123. Il Posto (1961, Ermanno Olmi) - C+
124. Beauty and the Beast (1946, Jean Cocteau) - C
125. My Left Foot (1989, Jim Sheridan) - B
126. Casino Royale (2006, Martin Campbell) - A-
127. Quantum of Solace (2008, Marc Foster) - B
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128. Lawrence of Arabia (1962, David Lean) - A-
129. The Bad Sleep Well (1960, Akira Kurosawa) - A
130. Strangers on a Train (1951, Alfred Hitchcock) - B+
131. Ben-Hur (1959, William Wyler) - B+
132. Gone with the Wind (1939, Victor Fleming) - B+
133. The Vanishing (1988, George Sluizer) - B+
134. Autumn Sonata (1978, Ingmar Bergman) - B-
135. Shame (1968, Ingmar Bergman) - A
136. Rachel Getting Married (2008, Jonathan Demme) - A-
137. Batman: Year One (2011, Sam Lui & Lauren Montgomery) - B+
138. The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1 (2012, Jay Oliva) - B
139. 3 Women (1977, Robert Altman) - B+
140. Z (1969, Costa-Gavras) - A-
141. Missing (1982, Costa-Gavras) - B+
142. The Deep Blue Sea (2012, Terrence Davies) - B
143. Take This Waltz (2012, Sarah Polley) - B+
144. Le Samourï (1967, Jean Pierre Melville) - A
145. Cosmopolis (2012, David Cronenberg) - C
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146. Moonrise Kingdom (2012, Wes Anderson) - B+
147. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012, Colin Trevorrow) - B
148. Looper (2012, Rian Johnson) - A
149. The Philadelphia Story (1940, George Cukor) - C
150. Killer Joe (2012, William Freidkin) - B-
151. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb) - C
152. The Blob (1958, Irvin S Yeaworth) - D
153. First Man into Space (1959, Robert Day) - F
154. Sisters (1973, Brian De Palma) - B+
155. The Ruling Class (1972, Peter Medak) - B+
156. Eyes Without a Face (1962, Georges Franju) -
157. Salò or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975, Pier Paolo Pasolini) - F
158. Blood for Dracula (1974, Paul Morrissey) - D
159. Weekend (2011, Andrew Haigh) - B
160. I Vitelloni (1956, Frederico Fellini) - C+
161. Fiend without A Face (1958, Arthur Crabtree) - C+
162. House (1977, Nobuhiko Ohbayashi) - B-
163. How Green Was My Valley (1941, John Ford) - C+
164. Grave Encounters (2011, The Vicious Brothers) - B-
165. Grave Encounters 2 (2012, John Poliquin) - D-
166. Night of the Living Dead (1968, George A. Romero) - C
167. Andrei Rublev (1966, Andrei Tarkovsky) - C+
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168. Stalker (1979, Andrei Tarkovsky) - D+
169. Week End (1967, Jean-Luc Godard) - F
170. Three Colors: Blue (1993, Krzysztof Kieslowski) - A-
171. Three Colors: White (1994, Krzysztof Kieslowski) - B+
172. Three Colors: Red (1994, Krzysztof Kieslowski) - A-
173. Jules and Jim (1962, François Truffaut) - B-
174. Rust and Bone (2012, Jaques Audiard) - A-
175. The Intouchables (2012, Eric Toledano & Olivier Nakache) - B+
176. The Color Purple (1985, Steven Spielberg) - B+
177. Duel (1971, Steven Spielberg) - A-
178. The Sugarland Express (1974, Steven Spielberg) - B
179. Paranorman (2012, Chris Butler & Sam Fell) - B+
180. Skyfall (2012, Sam Mendes) - A
181. The Most Dangerous Game (1932, Irving Pichel & Ernest B. Schoedsack) - C
182. Branded to Kill (1967, Seijun Suzuki) - B+
183. The 39 Steps (1933, Alfred Hitchcock) - B
184. Brave (2012, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell & Branda Chapman) - B+
185. The Blood of a Poet (1933, Jean Cocteau) - D
186. All That Heaven Allows (1955, Douglas Sirk) - B
187. This is Spinal Tap (1982, Rob Reiner) - B
188. Walkabout (1971, Nicolas Roeg) - C+
189. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012, Benh Zeitlin) - A
190. In the Mood for Love (2000, Wong Kar-Wai) - A
191. Traffic (2000. Steven Soderbergh) - A-
192. Clean, Shaven (1993, Lodge Kerrigan) - C+
193. Bubble (2005, Steven Soderbergh) - B
194. Shadows (1959, John Cassevettes) - C+
195. Faces (1967, John Cassevettes) - C
196. A Woman Under the Influence (1974, John Cassevettes) - A
197. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012, Timur Bekmambetov) - D-
198. End of Watch (2012, David Ayer) - A-
199. Pierrot le Fou (1965, Jean-Luc Godard) - C+
200. Haywire (2012, Steven Soderbergh) - B
201. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012, Rupert Sanders) - C+
202. A Woman is a Woman (1961, Jean-Luc Godard) - C
203. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939, John Ford) - B
204. Premium Rush (2012, David Koepp) - B-
205. The Bourne Legacy (2012, Tony Gilroy) - B
206. A Man for All Seasons (1966, Fred Zinnemann) - C
207. An American in Paris (1951, Vincente Minnelli) - B-
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208. Project X (2012, Nima Nourizadeh) - F
209. Silent House (2012, Chris Kentis & Laura Lau) - C
210. Marty (1955, Delbert Mann) - B+
211. The Lost Weekend (1945, Billy Wilder) - B+
212. Magic Mike (2012, Stephen Soderbergh) - C+
213. Bernie (2012, Richard Linklater) - B
214. Holy Motors (2012, Leos Carax) - B
215. The Apparition (2012, Todd Lincoln) - F
216. Compliance (2012, Craig Zobel) - B+
217. Amour (2012, Michael Haneke) - A-
218. The Invisible War (2012, Kirby Dick) - A-
219. Total Recall (2012, Len Wiseman) - C-
220. Hope Springs (2012, David Frankel) - C
221. Arbitrage (2012, Nicholas Jarecki) - B-
222. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008, Woody Allen) - B
223. Hannah and Her Sisters (1896, Woody Allen) - B
224. House at the End of the Street (2012, Mark Tonderai) - C-
225. Last Ounce of Courage (2012, Darrell Campbell and Kevin McAfee) - F
226. Lawless (2012, John Hillcoat) - B
227. Battleship (2012, Peter Berg) - D
228. The Imposter (2012, Bart Layton) - A-
229. Chariots of Fire (1981, Hugh Hudson) - C
230. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012, Stephen Chbosky) - A-
231. Red Dawn (2012, Dan Bradley) - F
232. Ted (2012, Seth McFarlane) - C
233. In the Heat of the Night (1967, Norman Jewison) - B+
234. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955, John Sturges) - B+
235. Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson) - A+
236. Dredd (2012, Pete Travis) - F
237. Trouble with the Curve (2012, Robert Lorenz) - D
238. Pitch Perfect (2012, Jason Moore) - B+
239. Flight (2012, Robert Zemeckis) - B+
240. Man on a Ledge (2012, Asger Leth) - C
241. Inglourious Basterds (2009, Quentin Tarantino)* - A
242. V/H/S (2012, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, ...) - D-
243. Star Trek (2009, JJ Abrams)* - B+
244. On the Road (2012, Walter Salles) - C
245. Children of Men (2006, Alfonso Cuarón)* - A+
246. Ratatouille (2007, Brad Bird) - A-
247. Adaptation (2002, Spike Jonze) - A-
248. Lincoln (2012, Steven Spielberg) - A-
249. Seeking a Friend of the End of the World (2012, Lorene Scafaria) - C+
250. Killing Them Softly (2012, Andrew Dominik) - A-
251. Sinister (2012, Scott Derrickson) - D
252. Savages (2012, Oliver Stone) - C
253. Following (1998, Christopher Nolan) - B+
254. Certified Copy (2012, Abbas Kiarostami) - B+

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