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Films I've Seen in 2012

by N. Kumar
January In the Mood for Love – Wong Kar-wai, 2000 Repulsion – Roman Polanski, 1965 Hugo – Martin Scorsese, 2011 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 – Quentin Tarantino, 2003 A bout de souffle (Breathless) – Jean-Luc Godard, 1960 Young Adult – Jason Reitman, 2011 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 – Quentin Tarantino, 2004 Michael Clayton (1st re-watch) – Tony Gilroy, 2007 Sideways – Alexander Payne, 2004 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson, 2011 50/50 – Jonathan Levine, 2011 Risky Business – Paul Brickman, 1983 Coffy – Jack Hill, 1973 Fallen Angels – Wong Kar-wai, 1995 Carnage – Roman Polanski, 2011 Lost in Translation (1st re-watch) – Sofia Coppola, 2003 The Driver –… Read more

January

In the Mood for Love – Wong Kar-wai, 2000
Repulsion – Roman Polanski, 1965
Hugo – Martin Scorsese, 2011
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 – Quentin Tarantino, 2003
A bout de souffle (Breathless) – Jean-Luc Godard, 1960
Young Adult – Jason Reitman, 2011
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 – Quentin Tarantino, 2004
Michael Clayton (1st re-watch) – Tony Gilroy, 2007
Sideways – Alexander Payne, 2004
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson, 2011
50/50 – Jonathan Levine, 2011
Risky Business – Paul Brickman, 1983
Coffy – Jack Hill, 1973
Fallen Angels – Wong Kar-wai, 1995
Carnage – Roman Polanski, 2011
Lost in Translation (1st re-watch) – Sofia Coppola, 2003
The Driver – Walter Hill, 1978
Jodái-e Náder az Simin (A Separation) – Asghar Farhadi, 2011
Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop – Rodman Flender, 2011
sex, lies, and videotape – Steven Soderbergh, 1989

February

Shame – Steve McQueen, 2011
The Descendants – Alexander Payne, 2011
Stay – Marc Forster, 2005
The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius, 2011
Paisà (Paisan) – Roberto Rossellini, 1946
C’eravamo tanto amati (We All Loved Each Other So Much) – Ettore Scola, 1974
Ginger e Fred (Ginger and Fred) – Federico Fellini, 1986
Martha Marcy May Marlene – Sean Durkin, 2011
Moneyball, Bennett Miller, 2011
Cinema Paradiso (Director’s Cut) – Giuseppe Tornatore, 1988

March

Planet Terror – Robert Rodriguez, 2007
Death Proof – Quentin Tarantino, 2007
Ladri di saponette (The Icicle Thief) – Maurizio Nichetti, 1989
Thank You For Smoking – Jason Reitman, 2005
Game Change – Jay Roach, 2012
Tre fratelli (Three Brothers) – Francesco Rosi, 1981
Singin’ in the Rain – Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen, 1952
For a Few Dollars More – Sergio Leone, 1965
Inglourious Basterds (1st re-watch) – Quentin Tarantino, 2009
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1st re-watch) – Sergio Leone, 1966
Pulp Fiction (2nd re-watch) – Quentin Tarantino, 1994
Mediterraneo – Gabriele Salvatores, 1991
Foxy Brown – Jack Hill, 1974
There Will Be Blood (4th re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007

April

Il ladro di bambini (The Stolen Children) – Gianni Amelio, 1992
Caro Diario (Dear Diary) – Gianni Moretti, 1993
Four Weddings and a Funeral – Mike Newell, 1994

May

The Cooler – Wayne Kramer, 2003
No Country for Old Men (1st re-watch) – Joel & Ethan Coen, 2007
La tregua – Francesco Rosi, 1997
Mediterraneo (1st re-watch) – Gabriele Salvatores, 1991
La vita è bella – Roberto Benigni, 1997
Drive (2nd re-watch) – Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011
George Washington – David Gordon Green, 2000
Good Will Hunting – Gus Van Sant, 1997
Clerks – Kevin Smith, 1994
The Tree of Life (1st re-watch) – Terrence Malick, 2011
Batman Begins (2nd re-watch) – Christopher Nolan, 2005
Exit Through the Gift Shop – Banksy, 2010

June

The Maltese Falcon – John Huston, 1941
Moonrise Kingdom – Wes Anderson, 2012
Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols, 2011
La piel que habito (The Skin I Live In) – Pedro Almodóvar, 2011
The Aviator (1st re-watch) – Martin Scorsese, 2004
Our Idiot Brother – Jesse Peretz, 2011
Big Fan – Robert D. Siegel, 2009
Miami Vice – Michael Mann, 2006
Bridesmaids – Paul Feig, 2011
Seeking Asian Female – Debbie Lum, 2012
Photographic Memory – Ross McElwee, 2011
Fame High – Scott Hamilton Kennedy, 2012
1/2 Revolution (not in database) – Omar Shargawi & Karim El Hakim, 2012
Into the Middle of Nowhere (not in database) – Anna Frances Ewert, 2010
Drivers Wanted (not in database) – Joshua Z. Weinstein, 2012
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry – Alison Klayman, 2012
Beauty is Embarrassing – Neil Berkeley, 2012
Tchoupitoulas – Bill Ross IV & Turner Ross, 2012
Charles Bradley: Soul of America – Poull Brien, 2011
Don’t Stop Believin’ : Everyman’s Journey – Ramona Diaz, 2012
Detropia – Heidi Ewig, 2012
The House I Live In – Eugene Jarecki, 2012
Catcam – Seth Keal, 2012
Fame High (1st re-watch) – Scott Hamilton Kennedy, 2012
Pouta (Walking Too Fast) – Radim Špaček, 2010
Terri – Azazel Jacobs, 2011
Submarine – Richard Ayoade, 2010
Sexy Beast – Jonathan Glazer, 2000
Boogie Nights (4th re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 1997

July

Magnolia (4th re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 1999
Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Nicholas Stoller, 2008
Annie Hall – Woody Allen, 1977
Dazed and Confused – Richard Linklater, 1993
Une Femme Est Un Femme (A Woman is a Woman) – Jean-Luc Godard, 1961
Crazy, Stupid, Love. – Glenn Ficarra & John Requa, 2011
Nashville – Robert Altman, 1975
Ordinary People – Robert Redford, 1980
Easy Rider – Dennis Hopper, 1969
Mulholland Drive – David Lynch, 2001
Before Sunrise – Richard Linklater, 1995
Revolutionary Road – Sam Mendes, 2008

August

The Dark Knight (2nd re-watch) – Christopher Nolan, 2008
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre – Tobe Hooper, 1974
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? – Sydney Pollack, 1969
Killer Joe – Willliam Friedkin, 2011
Beasts of the Southern Wild – Benh Zeitlin, 2012
Charlotte et Véronique ou Tous les garçons s’appellent Patrick (All the Boys Are Called Patrick) – Jean-Luc Godard, 1957
Something Wild – Jonathan Demme, 1986
Barry Lyndon – Stanley Kubrick, 1975
Casablanca (3rd re-watch) – Michael Curtiz, 1942

September

Thief – Michael Mann, 1981
The Shining (1st re-watch) – Stanley Kubrick, 1980
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick, 1968
Broken Blossoms – D.W. Griffith, 1919
Hard Eight (6th re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 1996
Gabriel Over the White House – Gregory LaCava, 1933
Smart Woman – Gregory LaCava, 1931
The Half Naked Truth – Gregory LaCava, 1932
The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012
The Master (1st re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012

October

A Man’s Castle – Frank Borzage, 1933
The Master (2nd re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012
Rebel Without a Cause – Nicholas Ray, 1955
Stella Dallas – King Vidor, 1937
All That Heaven Allows – Douglas Sirk, 1955
Underworld – Josef von Sternberg, 1927
Ali: Feat Eats the Soul – Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974

November

The Best Years of Our Lives – William Wyler, 1946
The Story of Temple Drake – Stephen Roberts, 1933
The Master (3rd re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012
Flight – Robert Zemeckis – 2012
Argo – Ben Affleck – 2012
Written on the Wind – Douglas Sirk, 1956
Dancer in the Dark – Lars von Trier, 2000
Far From Heaven – Todd Haynes, 2002
True Romance (1st re-watch) – Tony Scott, 1993
Reservoir Dogs (2nd re-watch) – Quentin Tarantino, 1992
Brokeback Mountain – Ang Lee, 2005

December

All About My Mother – Pedro Almodóvar, 1999
Precious – Lee Daniels, 2009
All About Eve – Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950
King of New York – Abel Ferrara, 1990
Skyfall – Sam Mendes, 2012
Punch-Drunk Love (3rd re-watch) – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002
Intersection – Mark Rydell, 1994
Jack Reacher – Christopher McQuarrie, 2012
21 Jump Street – Phil Lord & Chris Miller, 2012
Die Hard – John McTiernan, 1988

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