Another Year, 2015

by Black Irish
This list will contain all the new viewings, including both shorts and features, I’ll have seen throughout the year with my ratings along with a record of books I’ve completed. Rewatches not included for convenience and certain books [ie collections] will still be if incomplete but noted with an “[Inc.]” afterward. For variety of the main image, the most recently watched film will be at the top of the list. Literature: Jan. 11: The Castle, Franz Kafka [Date finished.] Jan. 21: The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka [Date finished, Inc.] Jan. 10 – 30: A Schoolboy’s Diary, Robert Walser Jan. 23 – Feb. 12: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Lucius Grisebach… Read more

This list will contain all the new viewings, including both shorts and features, I’ll have seen throughout the year with my ratings along with a record of books I’ve completed.

Rewatches not included for convenience and certain books [ie collections] will still be if incomplete but noted with an “[Inc.]” afterward. For variety of the main image, the most recently watched film will be at the top of the list.

Literature:

Jan. 11: The Castle, Franz Kafka [Date finished.]
Jan. 21: The Complete Stories, Franz Kafka [Date finished, Inc.]
Jan. 10 – 30: A Schoolboy’s Diary, Robert Walser
Jan. 23 – Feb. 12: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Lucius Grisebach
Feb. 25 – Mar. 17: Rembrandt, Michael Bockenmuhl
Mar. 15 – 24: Richard II, William Shakespeare
Mar. 17 – 30: Jan Vermeer, Norbert Schneider
Mar. 25 – ?: Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare [Revisit.]
Apr. ? – ?: The Tempest, William Shakespeare
Apr. 1 – 9: Pieter Bruegel, Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen
Feb. 20 – Apr. 28: The Letters of Vincent van Gogh
Apr. 29 – : The World of Watteau,

Film:

Jan. 1: The Firemen’s Ball (Miloš Forman, 1967) – 6.5/10
Jan. 2: Dekalog (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1988) – 7/10 [Date when finished.]
Jan. 6: Closely Watched Trains (Jiří Menzel, 1966) – 7/10
Jan. 10: Museum Hours (Jem Cohen, 2012) – 8/10
Jan. 11: A Torinói Ló (Béla Tarr, 2011) – 8/10
Jan. 12: Hotel Magnezit (Béla Tarr, 1978) – 6.5/10
Jan. 15: The Count (Charles Chaplin, 1916) – 6.5/10
Jan. 17: À Nous la Liberté (René Clair, 1931) – 6.5/10
Jan. 19: Inherent Vice (P. T. Anderson, 2014) – 7/10
Jan. 21: Entr’acte (René Clair, 1924) – 6/10
Jan. 21: L’Enfant (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, 2005) – 8/10
Jan. 31: A Cock and Bull Story (Michael Winterbottom, 2005) – 7/10

Feb. 5: Le Dernier des Injustes (Claude Lanzmann, 2013) – 7.5/10
Feb. 6: Words for Battle (Humphrey Jennings, 1941) – 7.5/10
Feb. 6: Listen to Britain (Jennings/McAllister, 1943) – 7.5/10
Feb. 12: Penny Journey (Humphrey Jennings, 1938) – 8/10
Feb. 12: English Harvest (Humphrey Jennings, 1938) – 7/10
Feb. 14: Spare Time (Humphrey Jennings, 1939) – 8/10
Feb. 14: The Farm (Humphrey Jennings, 1938) – 7/10
Feb. 15: Merci Pour le Chocolat (Claude Chabrol, 2000) – 7/10
Feb. 16: The Dim Little Island (Humphrey Jennings, 1949) – 8/10
Feb. 24: La Promesse (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, 1996) – 7/10
Feb. 26: Blithe Spirit (David Lean, 1945) – 7/10
Feb. 27: In Which We Serve (Lean/Coward, 1942) – 7.5/10
Feb. 28: This Happy Breed (David Lean, 1944) – 7.5/10

Mar. 1: The Trip to Italy (Michael Winterbottom, 2014) – 7.5/10
Mar. 8: Girl with a Pearl Earring (Peter Webber, 2003) – 5.5/10
Mar. 22: Menu (Nick Grinde, 1932) – 7/10

Apr. 11: London Can Take It! (Jennings/Watt, 1940) – 7.5/10

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