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What I watched in 2012

by hmgurny
I watched exactly 100 movies over the summer! Rewatches: The Killing (I showed my father) Dr. Strangelove (i saw it twice) (for a project and for a research paper on the Cold War for the second time) Apocalypse now (for a project) Full Metal Jacket (for a project) City Lights (I showed my sister) Goodfellas (I showed my friends) The Rules of the Game (I showed my mother) Casablanca (It was on TV) Midnight in Paris (It was on TV) Citizen Kane (I showed my friends) Le Cercle Rouge (I showed my friend) Do the Right Thing (I showed my friends) Manhattan (I showed my friend) Harold and Maude Pulp Fiction Once Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest Fargo If… Read more

I watched exactly 100 movies over the summer!

Rewatches:

The Killing (I showed my father)
Dr. Strangelove (i saw it twice) (for a project and for a research paper on the Cold War for the second time)
Apocalypse now (for a project)
Full Metal Jacket (for a project)
City Lights (I showed my sister)
Goodfellas (I showed my friends)
The Rules of the Game (I showed my mother)
Casablanca (It was on TV)
Midnight in Paris (It was on TV)
Citizen Kane (I showed my friends)
Le Cercle Rouge (I showed my friend)
Do the Right Thing (I showed my friends)
Manhattan (I showed my friend)
Harold and Maude
Pulp Fiction
Once Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest
Fargo

If these lists were shorter I would have had to make hard decisions, so I included a lot. Obviously a lot of these movies are great, so I included the ones that were relatively my favorite or better. I didn’t include rewatches, which I would put all of them in the favorites category:

Super Favorites: Z, Amarcord, The Battle of Algiers, Chungking Express, Touchez Pas Au Grisbi, Cleo from 5 to 7, Floating Weeds, Tokyo Drifter, Pale Flower, Children of Paradise, The Long Goodbye, Paris, Texas, After Hours, In the Mood for Love, Being There, La Haine, Blast of Silence, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, The Leopard, La Collectionouse, Day For Night, Before Sunrise, The Master, The White Ribbon, The Double Life of Veronique

Favorites : Mystery Train, Out of the Past, Playtime, El Topo, L’Eclisse, Shadows, Wings of Desire, Elevator to the Gallows, Ikiru, Sweet Smell of Success, High and Low, Metropolitan, Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Ashes and Diamonds, Harakiri, Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters, Withnail and I, Adaptation, A Man Escaped, Don’t Look Now, 2046, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Cache, Yi Yi: A One and a Two, Rosemary’s Baby, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raise the Red Lantern, The Player, Close-Up, Brief Encounter, Spring, Summer, Fall Winter… and Spring, Husbands and Wives, Sans Soliel, In Cold Blood, Holy Motors, Before Sunset, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Casino, The Tin Drum, A Hard Day’s Night, Faces, Lincoln, The Purple Rose of Cairo, The Last Metro, The Decalogue

Great movies that I wouldn’t call favorites: Strangers on a Train, Passion of Joan of Arc, Dead Man, The Manchurian Candidate, Detour, Vivre Sa Vie, A Separation, Knife in the Water, Weekend, Five Easy Pieces, Wages of Fear, Ugetsu, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, M. Hulot’s Holiday, A Woman Under the Influence, Au revior les Enfants, An autumn afternoon, The big red one, Sansho the bailiff, the big sleep, Atlantic city, Diva, Mulholland Drive, Vengeance is Mine, Stray Dog, Marriage of Maria Braun, Come and See, Ace in the Hole, Late Spring, Black Orpheus, Le Deuxieme Souffle, Fallen Angels, Pather Panchali, Mon Oncle, El Norte, Monsieur Verdoux, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Murmur of the Heart, The Fire Within, Stagecoach, This is Spinal Tap, Dial M for Murder, Yojimbo, Notorious, Peeping Tom, Laura, Trainspotting, Great Dictator, The Big Heat, My Night at Maud’s, Night Moves, The Butcher, Walkabout, Waking Life, Body Heat, Love in the Afternoon, Drugstore Cowboy, The Lives of Others, Babel, Werckmeister Harmonies, Two-Lane Blacktop, Umberto D, Make Way for Tomorrow, Last Tango in Paris, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Mona Lisa, Rio Bravo, The King of Comedy, Naked, The Birds, Forbidden Games, Jeanne Dielman, The Circus, Stalker, Anatomy of a Murder, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Amour, Out of Africa, Sideways, Shame, The Shop on Main Street, The Lady Eve, The Cranes are Flying, Cool Hand Luke, The Spirit of the Beehive, The Right Stuff, My Darling Clementine, Claire’s Knee, WR: Mysteries of the Organism, The Kid With the Bike, Zero Dark Thirty, Blue, Requiem for a Dream, Django Unchained

Quite Good: The Artist, The Descendants, Drive, Branded to Kill, Night on Earth, La Chinoise, L.A. Confidential, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Night of the Hunter, Au hasard balazar, Leon Morin Priest, 2 or 3 things I know about her, Youth of the Beast, Classes Tous Risques, Man with a movie camera, Red Desert, Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia, Night and the city, Turtles can fly, Le Trou, Pepe le Moko, The Red Shoes, 3 Women, Pigs and Battleships, If…, House of Games, La Jetee, Shadow of A Doubt, The Bakery Girl of Monceau, Blood Simple, In a Lonely Place, The Fireman’s Ball, Leaving Las Vegas, A Colt is my Passport, Chop Shop, sex lies and videotape, Harold and Maude, Killer of Sheep, The Intouchables, Senso, 25th hour, The Squid and the Whale, Hard Eight, Dazed and Confused, Orpheus, Cruel Gun Story. Drunken Angel, Juliet of the Spirits, Oldboy, Gomorrah, The 39 Steps, Ivan’s Childhood, The Scarlet Empress, Crumb, Barbara, The Last Temptation of Christ, Russian Ark, Talk to Her, Brute Force, Argo, Aparajito, Silver Linings Playbook, Broadway Danny Rose, Short Cuts, Vernika Voss, Charade

Above mediocre: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Pickpocket, Kiss me Deadly, Waltz With Bashir, Loves of a Blonde, Port of shadows, Rushmore, Black Hawk Down, Certified Copy, Made in the U.S.A., Smiles of a summer night, Closely Watched Trains, Moonrise Kingdom, Opening Night, The Amazing Spider Man, The Dark Knight Rises, To Rome With Love, Scarlet Street, The Big Clock, Holiday, Throne of Blood, Germany Year Zero, Rope, The Passenger, The Queen of Versailles, Black Narcissus, Duel, Through the Glass Darkly, Bananas, The Upside of Anger, Boudu Saved From Drowning, Le Plaisir, Rebel Without a Cause, A Day in the Country, Key Largo, The Harder They Come, Arbitrage, Trouble in Paradise, Tout Va Bien, Kicking and Screaming, My Man Godfrey, Stardust Memories, The Exorcist, a Beautiful Mind, The Green Mile, Volver, Gates of Heaven, Eraserhead

Mediocre (all the films I watch are good that even these are amazing, but for certain reasons didn’t work as well for me): A Dangerous Method, Belle de Jour, The Mirror, Broken Flowers, The earrings of Madame de…, Diabolique, A Woman is a Woman, Brazil, The Naked Kiss, Born Yesterday, Miller’s Crossing, The Limits of Control, The Motorcycle Diaries, Repulsion, Syndromes and a Century, The River, Hitchcock, Dreams, Life of Pi, Suzanne’s Career, The Guilt Trip, The Man Who Knew Too Much

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