Wednesday, March 21, 2007

A+ Pantheon

A Masterpieces

A- Great

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Dominik)

No Country for Old Men (Coen Bros.)

A-/B+ Near Great

There Will Be Blood (Anderson)

Syndromes and a Century
 (Apichatpong)
4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (Mungiu) [TIFF]

In the City of Sylvia (Guerin)

Michael Clayton (Gilroy)

B+ Must See


The Bourne Ultimatum (Greengrass)

Regular Lovers
(Garrell)

Offside (Panahi)
The Darjeeling Limited (Anderson)

Superbad (Mattola)

Atonement
(Wright)

Brand Upon the Brain! (Maddin)

I'm Not There (Haynes)

Time
(Kim)

Silent Light (Reygadas) [TIFF]

The Wayward Cloud
(Tsai)

The Duchess of Langeais (Rivette) [TIFF]
Gone Baby Gone (Affleck)

My Kid Could Paint That (Bar-Lev)

Margot at the Wedding (Baumbach)

Ocean's Thirteen (Soderbergh)

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Loach)

B+/B Strongly Recommended

My Winnipeg (Maddin) [TIFF]

Woman on the Beach (Hong)

Into the Wild (Penn)

The Boss of It All (von Trier)

The Host (Bong)

Secret Sunshine (Lee) [TIFF]

Music and Lyrics (Lawrence)

Day Night Day Night (Loktev)

Lust, Caution (Lee)

In Between Days (Kim)

The Romance of Astree and Celadon (Rohmer) [TIFF]
B Recommended

Deathproof [Extended Cut] (Tarantino)

Eastern Promises (Cronenberg)

The Edge of Heaven
(Akin) [TIFF]

Our Daily Bread (Geyrhalter)

Private Fears in Public Places (Resnais)

Ratatouille (Bird)

B/B- Recommended with minor reservations

Black Book (Verhoeven)

Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou)

Juno (Reitman)

Lady Chatterley (Farran)

The Lives of Others (von Donnersmarck)

Zodiac (Fincher)

B- Recommended with major reservations

Happiness (Hur) [TIFF]

I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (Tsai)

Redacted (DePalma) [TIFF]

Rescue Dawn (Herzog)

Shooter (Fuqua)

Stardust (Vaughn)

Triple Agent (Rohmer)

C+ Not Recommended but with redeeming values

Les Chansons d'amours (Honore) [TIFF]

It's a Free World... (Loach) [TIFF]

Knocked Up (Apatow)

The Man From London
(Tarr) [TIFF]

The Mourning Forest (Kawase) [TIFF]

We Own the Night (Gray)

C Poor

Ploy (Pen-Ek) [TIFF]

C- Crap

D+ Utter crap

Sad Vacation (Aoyama) [TIFF]
D Foul, disgusting crap

F Burn the negative

DVD Catchup

Grindhouse

American Gangster
Persepolis
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Control
3:10 to Yuma
The Savages
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Joshua
Hot Fuzz
Spider-Man 3
Paprika
28 Weeks Later
12:08 East of Bucharest
Bamako
Flanders
The Exterminating Angels
Black Snake Moan
Breaking and Entering

The Lookout
Breach
I Think I Love My Wife