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Biggest Disappointments of Each Year

by Jonas Silgalis
Biggest Disappointments of Each Year by Jonas Silgalis
Some of these films were bad, some just didn’t meet my expectations. 2013 Post Tenebras Lux A Gun in Each Hand Paradise: Love 7 Boxes The Place Beyond the Pines Prisoners L Blue Jasmine 2012 Holy Motors (Leos Carax) Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell) Looper (Rian Johnson) Les Misérables (Tom Hooper) 2011 Limitless (Neil Burger) Warrior (Gavin O’Connor) Carnage (Roman Polanski) Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin) In Darkness (Agnieszka Holland) 2010 The Social Network (David Fincher) Sound of Noise (Ola Simonsson) Incendies (Denis Villeneuve) Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami) The Fighter (David O. Russell) 2009 Woman Without Piano… Read more

Some of these films were bad, some just didn’t meet my expectations.

2013

Post Tenebras Lux
A Gun in Each Hand
Paradise: Love
7 Boxes
The Place Beyond the Pines
Prisoners
L
Blue Jasmine

2012

Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
Looper (Rian Johnson)
Les Misérables (Tom Hooper)

2011

Limitless (Neil Burger)
Warrior (Gavin O’Connor)
Carnage (Roman Polanski)
Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin)
In Darkness (Agnieszka Holland)

2010

The Social Network (David Fincher)
Sound of Noise (Ola Simonsson)
Incendies (Denis Villeneuve)
Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
The Fighter (David O. Russell)

2009

Woman Without Piano (Javier Rebollo)
The Limits of Control (Jim Jarmusch)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Terry Gilliam)
The Milk of Sorrow (Claudia Llosa)
A Single Man (Tom Ford)

2008

Defiance (Edward Zwick)
Pride and Glory (Gavin O’Connor)
Sleep Dealer (Alex Rivera)
Three Monkeys (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Eldorado (Bouli Lanners)

2007

Funny Games U.S. (Michael Haneke)
Superbad (Greg Mottola)

2006

The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema (Sophie Fiennes)
Shortbus (John Cameron Mitchell)

2005

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Garth Jennings)
War of the Worlds (Steven Spielberg)
Memoirs of a Geisha (Rob Marshall)
Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee)

2004

Alexander (Oliver Stone)
The Passion of the Christ (Mel Gibson)

2002

Signs (M. Night Shyamalan)
Chicago (Rob Marshall)
About a Boy (Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz)
Panic Room (David Fincher)

2001

Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly)
Moulin Rouge! (Baz Luhrmann)
The Piano Teacher (Michael Haneke)

2000

Gladiator (Ridley Scott)
Mission: Impossible II (John Woo)

1999

The Matrix (Wachowski Brothers)
The World Is Not Enough (Michael Apted)
Sleepy Hollow (Tim Burton)
The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan)

1998

Snake Eyes (Brian De Palma)

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