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I am Jack’s annual filmgoing bender…

 

Here’s Three Weeks at Hand…

 

Screenings
THE COLOR OF MONEY – Gotta love being able to catch Scorsese on a big screen.
REWIND THIS! – Never been a fan of the sort of movie these folks love, but I’m a fan of this doc for sure.
SHREW’S NEST – Like Spain’s answer to MISERY
THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA – The final Takahata?
KHALIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET – Like Fantasia, but with poetry
BIG GAME – So. Much. Fun!
ST. VINCENT – Bill’s great, the movie is good.
COMING HOME – It had been a while since a movie made me cry.
THE LAST FIVE YEARS – I really want to see a production of this musical now.
MAGICAL GIRL – Cripes this was bleak!
MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN – I’m really curious to see how this gets received.
THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY – I need to get a housekeeper…
ROSEWATER – Great work from Stewbeef
IT FOLLOWS – Gotta love high-concept horror
THREE HEARTS – The moral of the story is to ask on the second date “So, got any siblings?”
RED ARMY – Is it hockey season yet?
BANG BANG BABY – If this musical was on-stage, I’d advise you leave at intermission
WHILE WE’RE YOUNG – Gonna be a lot of fun discussing this next year.
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY – Ick.
THE EDITOR – I feel the urge to watch some Giallo now.
THE COBBLER – Yeah, this is gonna leave a mark.
WILD – Not what I expected – in a good way.
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE – Aren’t they all?
TOP FIVE – By far, the biggest surprise of the festival.
HAEMOO – Very pretty, and very bleak.
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS – Once agin, I give you the Kiwi Citizen Kane
THE F WORD – More on this tomorrow

Blu-Rays/DVD’s I’ve Never Seen
AT BERKELEY – Absolutely epic. Spent my Labour Day afternoon soaking in Wiseman’s opus.
PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET – Only my second dose of Fuller.
A WOMAN OF PARIS – Was really happy to catch-up with this after it came up in the American Movie Critics
FORBIDDEN PLANET – Great pulpy fun!
HUNGER – Goddamn, that’s a movie. Loaned to me by Brian J Roan…now I gotta figure out how to get it back to him.
COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER – One of my favorite first-watches of 2014.

Blu-Rays/DVD’s I’ve Seen Before
THE COMMITMENTS – “…I was feelin’ kinda seasick, but the crowd cried out for more…”
THE MASTER – Ah, memories of TIFF past.
SAY ANYTHING – I needed something light mid-TIFF to recharge.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE – Why do I still feel like this one is underrated?
SE7EN – With GONE GIRL on the horizon, I start rewatching Fincher
THE GAME – …Like I said…

Boxscore for The Year
208 First-Timers, 139 Re-Watched
77 Screenings
347 Movies in Total
How’s about you – seen anything good?