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DBlock's Film Journal (2012)

by David Block
DBlock's Film Journal (2012) by David Block
Here are the films I’ve seen since January 2012, + = repeat viewing: January Jan 6 – Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Tomas Alfredson Jan 13 – Contagion; Steven Soderbergh Jan 15 – The Iron Lady; Phyllida Lloyd Jan 20 – The Interrupters; Steve James Jan 20 – The Artist; Michel Hazanavicius Jan 20 – Red Tails; Anthony Hemingway Jan 21 – Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory; Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky Jan 27 – Moneyball; Bennett Miller Jan 28 – The Grey; Joe Carnahan February Feb. 4 – Haywire; Steven Soderbergh Feb. 25 – Midnight in Paris; Woody Allen Feb. 26 – Take Shelter; Jeff Nichols March Mar. 8 – Project X; Nima Nourizadeh Mar. 8 –… Read more

Here are the films I’ve seen since January 2012, + = repeat viewing:

January

Jan 6 – Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Tomas Alfredson
Jan 13 – Contagion; Steven Soderbergh
Jan 15 – The Iron Lady; Phyllida Lloyd
Jan 20 – The Interrupters; Steve James
Jan 20 – The Artist; Michel Hazanavicius
Jan 20 – Red Tails; Anthony Hemingway
Jan 21 – Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory; Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky
Jan 27 – Moneyball; Bennett Miller
Jan 28 – The Grey; Joe Carnahan

February

Feb. 4 – Haywire; Steven Soderbergh
Feb. 25 – Midnight in Paris; Woody Allen
Feb. 26 – Take Shelter; Jeff Nichols

March

Mar. 8 – Project X; Nima Nourizadeh
Mar. 8 – Wanderlust: David Wain
Mar. 17 – 21 Jump Street; Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Mar. 24 – Big Fan; Robert D. Siegel

April

Apr. 18 – Queen ChristinaRouben Mamoulian
Apr. 30 – The Cabin in the Woods; Drew Goddard

May

May 2 – Horrible Bosses; Seth Gordon
May 4 – The Avengers; Joss Whedon
May 4 – Fight for Your Right Revisited; Adam Yauch
May 8 – Crumb; Terry Zwigoff
May 11 – Paths of Glory; Stanley Kubrick
May 12 – Certified Copy; Abbas Kiarostami
May 17 – Drive; Nicolas Winding Refn
May 26 – Undefeated; Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin
May 29 – Song of the South; Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson

June

Jun. 1 – Hemingway & Gellhorn; Philip Kaufman
Jun. 5 – Inherit the Wind; Stanley Kramer
Jun. 19 – Religulous; Larry Charles
Jun. 19 – All the King’s Men; Robert Rossen
Jun. 25 – Rosewood; John Singleton
Jun. 28 – Prometheus; Ridley Scott

July

Jul. 2 – Ted; Seth MacFarlane
Jul. 3 – Safe House; Daniél Espinosa
Jul. 7 – Marley; Kevin Macdonald
Jul. 10 – Margaret; Kenneth Lonergan
Jul. 10 – A Streetcar Named Desire; Elia Kazan
Jul. 11 – To Rome With Love; Woody Allen
Ju. 14 – Crazy, Stupid, Love.; Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Jul. 16 – Moonrise Kingdom; Wes Anderson
Jul. 17- To Kill a Mockingbird; Robert Mulligan
Jul. 20 – The Dark Knight Rises; Christopher Nolan
Jul. 21 – Batman Begins; Christopher Nolan
Jul. 24 – Mississippi Burning; Alan Parker
Jul. 28 – The Aristocrats; Paul Provenza
Jul. 31 – Smokey and the Bandit; Hal Needham

August

Aug. 3 – The Dark Knight Rises; Christopher Nolan
Aug. 4 – Harold and Maude; Hal Ashby
Aug. 4 – Beasts of the Southern Wild; Benh Zeitlin
Aug. 7 – In the Heat of the Night; Norman Jewison
Aug. 9 – Che; Steven Soderbergh
Aug. 13 – The Campaign; Jay Roach
Aug. 15 – Sansho the Bailiff; Kenji Mizoguchi
Aug. 17 – Imitation of Life; Douglas Sirk
Aug. 18 – Dazed and Confused; Richard Linklater
Aug. 20 – Lost in La Mancha; Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe
Aug. 22 – American History X; Tony Kaye
Aug. 24 – Singin’ in the Rain; Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Aug. 24 – A Separation; Asghar Farhadi
Aug. 25 – Premium Rush; David Koepp
Aug. 26 – The Last Days of Disco; Whit Stillman
Aug. 31 – Lawless; John Hillcoat

September

Sep. 4 – Celeste and Jesse Forever; Lee Toland Krieger
Sep. 17 – Rise of the Planet of the Apes; Rupert Wyatt
Sep. 21 – The Master; Paul Thomas Anderson
Sep. 23 – Arbitrage; Nicholas Jarecki
Sep. 28 – Looper; Rian Johnson
Sep. 28 – End of Watch; David Ayer

October

Oct. 5 – Trouble With the Curve; Robert Lorenz
Oct. 5 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; John Madden
Oct. 14 – Seven Psychopaths; Martin McDonagh
Oct. 17 – Argo; Ben Affleck
Oct. 27 – American: The Bill Hicks Story; Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas

November

Nov. 2 – Flight; Robert Zemeckis
Nov. 4 – Cloud Atlas; Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Nov. 9 – Skyfall; Sam Mendes
Nov. 16 – Lincoln; Steven Spielberg
Nov. 30 – Anna Karenina; Joe Wright
Nov. 30 – Killing Them Softly; Andrew Dominik

December

Dec. 8 – Life of Pi; Ang Lee
Dec. 12 – Lincoln; Steven Spielberg
Dec. 14 – Hitchock; Sacha Gervasi
Dec. 20 – Amour; Michael Haneke
Dec. 22 – Holy Motors; Léos Carax
Dec. 24 – Pitch Perfect; Jason Moore
Dec. 25 – Les Miserables; Tom Hooper
Dec. 26 – Django Unchained; Quentin Tarantino
Dec. 28 – Silver Linings Playbook; David O. Russell

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