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films i watched and re-watched (2013)

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films i watched and re-watched (2013) by jonathan
Films I watched and re-watched 2013 in order by month (not including music videos, comedy specials or partial viewings) = seen at the theater January Almost Famous (2000) dir. Cameron Crowe Red Lights (2012) dir. Rodrigo Cortes Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997) dir. William Gazecki Promised Land (2013) dir. Gus Van Sant* The Virgin Spring (1960) dir. Ingmar Bergman Goodfellas (1990) dir. Martin Scorsese Silence of the Lambs (1991) dir. Jonathan Demme Dogtooth (2009) dir. Giorgos Lanthimos Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini Shame (2011) dir. Steve McQueen Romeo and Juliet (1996) dir. Baz Luhrman Apocalypse… Read more

Films I watched and re-watched 2013 in order by month (not including music videos, comedy specials or partial viewings)

  • = seen at the theater

January

Almost Famous (2000) dir. Cameron Crowe
Red Lights (2012) dir. Rodrigo Cortes
Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997) dir. William Gazecki
Promised Land (2013) dir. Gus Van Sant*
The Virgin Spring (1960) dir. Ingmar Bergman
Goodfellas (1990) dir. Martin Scorsese
Silence of the Lambs (1991) dir. Jonathan Demme
Dogtooth (2009) dir. Giorgos Lanthimos
Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini
Shame (2011) dir. Steve McQueen
Romeo and Juliet (1996) dir. Baz Luhrman
Apocalypse Now (1979) dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Gangster Squad (2013) dir. Ruben Fleischer*
Zero Dark Thirty (2013) dir. Kathryn Bigelow*
High Fidelity (2000) dir. Stephen Frears
Leaving Las Vegas (1995) dir. Mike Figgis
Belle de Jour (1967) dir. Luis Bunuel
Broken City (2013) dir. Allen Hughes*
Beyond the Law (1968) dir. Norman Mailer
CSA: Confederate States of America (2004) dir. Kevin Willmott
The Son of No One (2011) dir. Dito Montiel
Exterminating Angel (1962) dir. Luis Bunuel
Dogma (1999) dir. Kevin Smith
Army of Darkness (1992) dir. Sam Raimi
Viridiana (1961) dir. Luis Bunuel

February

Blue Steel (1989) dir. Kathryn Bigelow
Vigilante Vigilante (2011) dir. Max Good
Simon of the Desert (1965) dir. Luis Bunuel
Side Effects (2013) dir. Steven Soderbergh*
At Close Range (1986) dir. James Foley
Hesher (2010) dir. Spencer Susser
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) dir. Stephen Chbosky
The Switch (2010) dir. Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Tiny Furniture (2010) dir. Lena Dunham
Cold Mountain (2003) dir. Anthony Minghella
Adventureland (2009) dir. Greg Mottola
The Social Network (2010) dir. David Fincher
Throne of Blood (1957) dir. Akira Kurosawa
Rashomon (1950) dir. Akira Kurosawa*
The Master (2012) dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Wuthering Heights (2011) dir. Andrea Arnold
Patriot Games (1992) dir. Philip Noyce

March

A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) dir. John Moore*
Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995) dir. John McTiernan
Forrest Gump (1994) dir. Robert Zemekis*
Medea (1969) dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini
Ted (2012) dir. Seth McFarlane
Before Sunrise (1995) dir. Richard Linklater
Magnolia (1999) dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Stoker (2013) Chan-Wook Park*
Fight Club (1999) dir. David Fincher
Mamma Roma (1962) dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini
Identity Thief (2013) dir. Seth Gordon
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) dir. Colin Trevorrow
Ali: fear eats the soul (1974) dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
As Good as It Gets (1997) dir. James L. Brooks
Supersize Me (2004) dir. Morgan Spurlock
Killing Them Softly (2012) dir. Andrew Dominik
Ransom (1996) dir. Ron Howard
Admission (2013) dir. Paul Weitz*

April

Compliance (2012) dir. Craig Zobel
The Departed (2006) dir. Martin Scorsese
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini
The Host (2013) dir. Andrew Niccol*
True Romance (1993) dir. Tony Scott
Trash Humpers (2009) dir. Harmony Korine
blood of Havana (2009) dir. Harmony Korine
Act Da Fool (2010) dir. Harmony Korine
Interview with the Vampire (1994) dir. Neil Jordan
Evil Dead (2013) dir. Fede Alvarez*
Detroit Rock City (1999) dir. Adam Rifkin
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) dir. Derek Cianfrance*
Death Sentence (2007) dir. James Wan
Tuba atlantic (2010) dir. Hallvar Witzo*
Room 237 (2012) dir. Rodney Ascher*
The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979) dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Natural Born Killers (1994) dir. Oliver Stone
Repo Man (1984) dir. Alex Cox

May

Evening’s Civil Twilight in Empires of Tin (2008) dir. Jem Cohen
The Company You Keep (2012) dir. Robert Redford*
Mud (2012) dir. Jeff Nichols*
Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970) dir. Werner Herzog
Being There (1979) dir. Hal Ashby
Dark Horse (2011) dir. Todd Zolondz
Beautiful Losers (2008) dir. Aaron Rose, Joshua Leonard
Miller’s Crossing (1990) dir. Joel Coen
Style Wars (1983) dir. Henry Chalfant, Tony Silver
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) dir. Werner Herzog
Carlito’s Way (1993) dir. Brian DePalma
One Hundred Years of Evil (2010) dir. Erik Eger, Magnus Oliv
Silence (1971) dir. Masahiro Shinoda
The Great Gatsby (2013) dir. Baz Luhrman*
Donnie Brasco (1997) dir. Mike Newell
Before Sunset (2004) dir. Richard Linklater
Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy (2010) dir. Laurie House, Colin Powers
Point Break (1991) dir. Kathyn Bigelow
Behind the Candelabra (2013) dir. Steven Soderbergh
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006) dir. Dito Montiel
The Milky Way (1969) dir. Luis Bunuel

June

Do The Right Thing (1989) dir. Spike Lee
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) dir. Luis Bunuel
Comic-con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope (2011) dir. Morgan Spurlock
Fat Head (2009) dir. Tom Naughton
54 (1998) dir. Mark Christopher
Capote (2005) dir. Bennett Miller
One Nation Under God (1993) dir. Teodoro Maniaci, Francine Rzeznik
Hell House (2001) dir. George Ratliff
The Last Boyscout (1991) dir. Tony Scott
The Woman Who Wasn’t There (2012) dir. Angelo Guglielmo
Cape Fear (1991) dir. Martin Scorsese
not fade away (2012) dir. David Chase
Zodiac (2007) dir. David Fincher
The Dictator (2012) dir. Larry Charles
Baghead (2008) dir. Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
That Guy…Who Was in That Thing (2012) dir. Ian Roumain, Michael Schwartz
Red Dragon (2002) dir. Brett Ratner
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) dir. Frank Darabont
Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975) dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
The American Soldier (1970) dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Ricochet (1991) dir. Russell Mulcahy
Drive (2011) dir. Nicolas Winding Refn
No Country for Old Men (2007) dir. Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

July

Scorpio Rising (1964) dir. Kenneth Anger
Kustom Kar Kommandos (1970) dir. Kenneth Anger
Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969) dir. Kenneth Anger
Rabbit’s Moon (1950) dir. Kenneth Anger
Fireworks (1947) dir. Kenneth Anger
Eaux d’artifice (1953) dir. Kenneth Anger
Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954) dir. Kenneth Anger
Puce Moment (1949) dir. Kenneth Anger
Singles (1992) dir. Cameron Crowe
Manual of Arms (1966) dir. Hollis Frampton
Process Red (1966) dir. Hollis Frampton
Maxwell’s Demon (1968) dir. Hollis Frampton
The King of Comedy (1982) dir. Martin Scorsese
Life of an American Fireman (1903) George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter
Hot Coffee (2011) dir. Susan Saladoff
The Edge (1997) dir. Lee Tamahori
Down Terrace (2009) dir. Ben Wheatley
The Seafarers (1953) dir. Stanley Kubrick
Roger Dodger (2002) dir. Dylan Kidd
The Turin Horse (2011) dir. Bela Tarr, Agnes Hranitzky
The Fighter (2010) dir. David O. Russell
Valkyrie (2008) dir. Bryan Singer
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) dir. Martin Scorsese
Pacific Rim (2013) dir. Guillermo Del Toro*
Phil Spector (2013) dir. David Mamet
Only God Forgives (2013) dir. Nicolas Winding Refn
Toy Soldiers (1991) dir. Daniel Petrie Jr.
The River Wild (1994) dir. Curtis Hanson
Scarface (1983) dir. Brian DePalma
Wedding Crashers (2005) dir. David Dobkin

August

Stand by Me (1986) dir. Rob Reiner
Heat (1995) dir. Michael Mann
The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) dir. Bob Rafelson
Pusher (1996) Nicolas Winding Refn
On the Road (2012) dir. Walter Salles
Elysium (2013) dir. Neill Blomkamp*
Magic mike (2012) dir. Steven Soderbergh
To Die For (1995) dir. Gus Van Sant
American Psycho (2000) dir. Mary Harron
Braveheart (1995) dir. Mel Gibson
Clear History (2013) dir. Greg Mottola
Stand Up Guys (2012) dir. Fisher Stevens
Casino (1995) dir. Martin Scorsese

September

At Any Price (2012) dir. Ramin Bahrani
The Iceman (2012) dir. Ariel Vromen
The Frozen Ground (2013) Scott Walker
Road to Perdition (2002) dir. Sam Mendes
Prisoners (2013) dir. Denis Villeneuve*
The Bling Ring (2013) dir. Sofia Coppola
The Great Silence (1968) dir. Sergio Corbucci
Tombstone (1995) dir. George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre
The Breakfast Club (1985) dir. John Hughes
A Generation (1955) dir. Andrzej Wajda

October

Moulin Rouge (2001) dir. Baz Luhrman
The Karate kid (1984) dir. John G. Avildsen
Rushmore (1998) dir. Wes Anderson
Shadow Dancer (2012) dir. James Marsh
The Last of the Mohicans (1992) dir. Michael Mann
The Counselor (2013) dir. Ridley Scott*
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) dir. Kevin Reynolds

November

Salinger (2013) dir. Shane Salerno
Through a Glass Darkly (1961) dir. Ingmar Bergman
Love is Colder Than Death (1969) dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Rounders (1998) dir. John Dahl
Pulp Fiction (1994) dir. Quentin Tarantino
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) dir. William Friedkin
American History X (1998) dir. Tony Kaye
12 Years a Slave (2013) dir. Steve McQueen*

December

L.A. Confidential (1997) dir. Curtis Hanson
40 Year Old Virgin (2005) dir. Judd Apatow
Role Models (2008) dir. David Wain
Dallas Buyers Club (2013) dir. Jean-Marc Vallee*
Lovelace (2013) dir. Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Wanderlust (2012) dir. David Wain
The Bounty (1984) dir. Roger Donaldson
American Hustle (2013) dir. David O. Russell*
All Good Things (2010) dir. Andrew Jarecki
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) dir. Renny Harlin
Premonition Following an Evil Deed (1996) dir. David Lynch
Gods of the Plague (1970) dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Moneyball (2011) dir. Bennett Miller
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) dir. Martin Scorsese*
Lethal Weapon (1987) dir. Richard Donner

Best Films I Saw (for the first time) in 2013—in no particular order

Only God Forgives
The Place Beyond the Pines
Wolf of Wall Street
American Hustle
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Before Sunrise
Rashomon
Dogtooth
The Virgin Spring
Repo man
Spring Breakers
Shame
Behind the Candelabra
The Milky Way
The Woman Who Wasn’t There
Not Fade Away
Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven
Phil spector
The Turin Horse
Magic Mike
Prisoners
12 years a slave

Worst Films I Saw in 2013 (in order)

1. A Good Day to Die Hard
2. Pacific Rim
3. Gangster Squad
4. Moulin Rouge
5. The Switch
6. Admission
7. Identity Thief
8. The Host
9. 54
10. The Counselor
11. Broken City
12. Stand Up Guys
13. The Iceman
14. To Live and Die in L.A.
15. Death Sentence

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