Screening Log 2011

* – Theatrical screening
/ /- Previously Seen

NEW Grading Guidelines! Shamelessly borrowed from Mike D’Angelo

[A/A+]: Masterpiece, For All Time
[A-]: An Event, Essential Viewing
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[B+/A-]: Near Great
[B+]: Must See
[B/B+]: Strongly Recommended
[B]: Recommended
[B-/B]: Recommended with Mild Reservations
[B-]: Recommended with Strong Reservations
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[C+/B-]: On the Fence, Leaning Forward
[C+]: Could Go Either Way
[C/C+]: On the Fence, Leaning Backward
[C]: Pass
[C-]: Avoid, Pretty Terrible
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[D]: Terrible Proper
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[F]: Nut-Crushing, Possibly Apocalyptic
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2011

001. Jan. 1 /The Social Network/ (2010, David Fincher) A
002. Jan. 3 The Switch (2010, Josh Gordon, Will Speck) C-
003. Jan. 3 For Colored Girls (2010, Tyler Perry) C+
004. Jan. 3 Americatown (2010, Kenneth Price) D
005. Jan. 4 /Never Let Me Go/ (2010, Mark Romanek) B-
006. Jan. 6 *Country Strong (2011, Shana Feste) F
007. Jan. 6 *The King’s Speech (2010, Tom Hooper) B-
008. Jan. 7 Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam) B+
009. Jan. 8 Every Day (2011, Richard Levine) D
010. Jan. 8 Stone (2010, John Curran) B
011. Jan. 10 /Army of Shadows/ (1969, Jean-Pierre Melville) A
012. Jan. 11 *The Green Hornet (2011, Michel Gondry) C-
013. Jan. 12 Zenith (2011, Vladan Nikolic) C
014. Jan. 13 /Night Moves/ (1975, Arthur Penn) A-
015. Jan. 14 Gabi on the Roof in July (2011, Lawrence Michael Levine) C
016. Jan. 15 The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010, Jon Turteltaub) C
017. Jan. 15 Life as We Know It (2010, Greg Berlanti) C-
018. Jan. 16 /Scott Pilgrim vs. the World/ (2010, Edgar Wright) B
019. Jan. 17 Halloween (2007, Rob Zombie) B
020. Jan. 18 Halloween 2 (2009, Rob Zombie) B+
021. Jan. 19 Hickey and Boggs (1972, Robert Culp) A-
022. Jan. 19 Syndromes and Century (2006, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) A-
023. Jan. 20 Rebels of the Neon Gods (1992, Tsai Ming-liang) B+
024. Jan. 20 Vive L’Amour (1994, Tsai Ming-liang) A
025. Jan. 22 Me and Orson Welles (2009, Richard Linklater) B
026. Jan. 22 /Blue Valentine/ (2010, Derek Cianfrance) B+
027. Jan. 25 *The Way Back (2010, Peter Weir) B-
028. Jan. 27 Takers (2010, John Luessenhop) C+
029. Jan. 28 *The Mechanic (2011, Simon West) C+
030. Jan. 29 My Soul to Take (2010, Wes Craven) C+
031. Jan. 29 Jonah Hex (2010, Jimmy Hayward) C-
032. Jan. 29 Robin Hood (2010, Ridley Scott) B
033. Jan. 30 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009, Niels Oplev) C
034. Jan. 30 The Girl Who Played With Fire (2009, Daniel Alfredson) C-
035. Jan. 30 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (2009, Daniel Alfredson) D
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036. Feb. 2 Sapphire (1959, Basil Dearden) B+
037. Feb. 3 The League of Gentlemen (1960, Basil Dearden) B+
038. Feb. 3 Victim (1961, Basil Dearden) A-
039. Feb. 4 All Night Long (1962, Basil Dearden) B+
040. Feb. 5 *Gnomeo and Juliet (2011, Kelly Ashbury) C/C+
041. Feb. 7 *Cedar Rapids (2011, Miguel Arteta) B
042. Feb. 7 /The Double Life of Veronique/ (1991, Krzysztof Kieslowski) A-
043. Feb. 10 I Spit on Your Grave (1978, Meir Zarchi) B+
044. Feb. 10 Faster (2010, George Tillman Jr.) C
045. Feb. 11 *Kaboom (2010, Gregg Araki) B
046. Feb. 12 I Spit on Your Grave (2010, Steven R. Monroe) B-
047. Feb. 12 Frozen (2009, Adam Green) D
048. Feb. 14 Serendipity (2001, Peter Chelsom) D
049. Feb. 15 A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop (2010, Zhang Yimou) B-
050. Feb. 16 *Of Gods and Men (2010, Xavier Beauvois) B+
051. Feb. 16 Brotherhood (2011, Will Canon) D
052. Feb. 17 A Foreign Affair (1948, Billy Wilder) B+
053. Feb. 18 /Amarcord/ (1973, Federico Fellini) B+
054. Feb. 21 /Fish Tank/ (2009, Andrea Arnold) B-
055. Feb. 22 /Sweet Smell of Success/ (1957, Alexander Mackendrick) A
056. Feb. 24 Love and Other Drugs (2010, Edward Zwick) F
057. Feb. 25 Dinner For Schmucks (2010, Jay Roach) C
058. Feb. 26 *Rango (2011, Gore Verbinski) B
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059. Mar. 1 *Jane Eyre (2011, Cary Fukunaga) B-
060. Mar. 3 Wichita (1955, Jacques Tourneur) B+
061. Mar. 4 /Bambi/ (1942, Walt Disney et. al) B+
062. Mar. 5 The Soft Skin (1964, Francois Truffaut) A-
063. Mar. 5 The Company Men (2010, John Wells) C
064. Mar. 7 The Walking Dead 1.1 (2010, Frank Darabont) B
065. Mar. 7 The Walking Dead 1.2-1.3 (2010, Michelle Maxwell MacLaren, Gwyneth Horder-Payton) B-
066. Mar. 7 The Walking Dead 1.4-1.6 (2010, Johan Renck, Ernest R. Dickerson, Guy Ferland) B-
067. Mar. 8 How Do You Know (2010, James L. Brooks) C+
068. Mar. 9 *Battle Los Angeles (2011, Jonathan Liebsman) C-
069. Mar. 11 Tamara Drewe (2010, Stephen Frears) C+
070. Mar. 11 /Excalibur/ (1981, John Boorman) B
071. Mar. 12 Somos Lo Que Hay (SDLFF) (2011, Jorge Michel Grau) B-
072. Mar. 12 Elite (SDLFF) (2010, Andres Ramirez) F
073. Mar. 13 The Tourist (2010, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck) D
074. Mar. 13 The Fish Child (SDLFF) (2009, Lucia Penzo) C
075. Mar. 14 *The Lincoln Lawyer (2011, Brad Furman) C-
076. Mar. 15 Au Revoir Les Enfantes (1987, Louis Malle) A
077. Mar. 16 *Limitless (2011, Neil Burger) C-
078. Mar. 18 How I Ended This Summer (2010, Aleksei Popogrebsky) C+
079. Mar. 19 *El Atendado (SDLFF) (2010, Jorge Fons) B
080. Mar. 19 Cocktail (1988, Roger Donaldson) C-
081. Mar. 20 *Besouro (SDLFF) (2009, Joao Daniel Tikhomiroff) B-
082. Mar. 20 Tangled (2010, Nathan Greno, Byron Howard) B-
083. Mar. 20 Due Date (2010, Todd Phillips) D
084. Mar. 21 Korkoro (2010, Tony Gatlif) B
085. Mar. 22 /Yi Yi (A One and a Two)/ (2000, Edward Yang) A+
086. Mar. 23 The Times of Harvey Milk (1984, Robert Epstein) B+
087. Mar. 26 The Elephant in the Living Room (2011, Michael Webber) B-
088. Mar. 28 /Topsy Turvy/ (1999, Mike Leigh) A-
089. Mar. 29 *Hop (2011, Tim Hill) D
090. Mar. 30 *Source Code (2011, Duncan Jones) B-
091. Mar. 31 *Soul Surfer (2011, Sean McNamara) F
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092. Apr. 2 *Born To Be Wild 3D (2011, David Lickley) B
093. Apr. 2 Fair Game (2010, Doug Liman) C+
094. Apr. 2 Burlesque (2010, Steve Antin) C-
095. Apr. 3 King of Kings (1961, Nicholas Ray) C
096. Apr. 5 */Rango/ (2011, Gore Verbinski) B+
097. Apr. 5 American Pop (1981, Ralph Bakshi) B+
098. Apr. 5 *Your Highness (2011, David Gordon Green) C+
099. Apr. 8 /White Material/ (2010, Claire Denis) A
100. Apr. 9 *Rio (2011, Carlos Saldanha) C
101. Apr. 11 Arthur (1981, Steve Gordon) C+
102. Apr. 12 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (2009, Hayao Miyazaki) B+
103. Apr. 12 *The Princess of Montpensier (2011, Bertrand Tavernier) B-
104. Apr. 12 /A.I.: Artificial Intelligence/ (2001, Steven Spielberg) A
105. Apr. 13 *Meek’s Cutoff (2011, Kelly Reichardt) A-
106. Apr. 14 I Knew/Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009, Richard Shepard) B
107. Apr. 16 /Sweetie/ (1989, Jane Campion) A
108. Apr. 16 The Secret in Their Eyes (2009, Juan Jose Campanella) C
109. Apr. 16 Incendies (2011, Denis Villeneuve) C+
110. Apr. 17 Little Fockers (2010, Paul Weitz) D
111. Apr. 19 /Ratcatcher/ (1999, Lynne Ramsay) A-
112. Apr. 19 /Morvern Callar/ (2002, Lynne Ramsay) A
113. Apr. 19 Season of the Witch (2011, Dominic Sena) D
114. Apr. 20 Distant (2002, Nuri Bilge Ceylan) B
115. Apr. 20 *Hesher (2011, Spencer Susser) D
116. Apr. 20 Climates (2006, Nuri Bilge Ceylan) B+
117. Apr. 20 *Water For Elephants (2011, Francis Lawrence) C+
118. Apr. 22 Law of Desire (1987, Pedro Almodovar) B+
119. Apr. 22 /Bad Education/ (2004, Pedro Almodovar) B
120. Apr. 22 Hobo With a Shotgun (2011, Michael Eisner) B-
121. Apr. 24 Phantom Lady (1944, Robert Siodmak) A-
122. Apr. 25 *Poetry (2010, Lee Chang-dong) B+
123. Apr. 26 *Fast Five (2011, Justin Lin) C
124. Apr. 27 Kill the Irishman (2011, Jonathan Hensleigh) C-
125. Apr. 28 *The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (TCM FF) (1947, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) A-
126. Apr. 28 *The Devil Is a Woman (TCM FF) (1935, Josef von Sternberg) A-
127. Apr. 29 *Gold Diggers of 1933 (TCM FF) (1933, Mervyn Leroy) B+
128. Apr. 29 */Bigger Than Life/ (TCM FF) (1956, Nicholas Ray) A
129. Apr. 29 *The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (TCM FF) (1958, Nathan Juran) B
130. Apr. 29 *Spartacus (TCM FF) (1960, Stanley Kubrick) A-
131. Apr. 30 */The Third Man/ (1949, Carol Reed) A+
132. Apr. 30 */The Outlaw Josey Wales/ (TCM FF) (1976, Clint Eastwood) A
133. Apr. 30 *Went the Day Well? (TCM FF) (1942, Alberto Cavalcanti) A-
134. Apr. 30 Trash Humpers (2010, Harmony Korine) B+
135. Apr. 30 /The King of New York/ (1990, Abel Ferrara) B-
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136. May 1 */Goldfinger/ (TCM FF) (1964, Guy Hamilton) A-
137. May 1 */Taxi Driver/ (TCM FF) (1976, Martin Scorsese) A+
138. May 3 No Strings Attached (2011, Ivan Reitman) C+
139. May 6 *The Robber (2010, Benjamin Heisenberg) B-
140. May 7 Europa (1991, Lars von Trier) B
141. May 7 Shadows in Paradise (1986, Aki Kaurismaki) B+
142. May 9 Woman on the Beach (2006, Hong Sangsoo) B+
143. May 10 *Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011, Jennifer Yuh) C+
144. May 11 *Midnight in Paris (2011, Woody Allen) B+
145. May 11 *Bellflower (2011, Evan Glodell) B-
146. May 11 *Sleeping Beauty (2011, Julia Leigh) B
147. May 12 *We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011, Lynne Ramsay) B+
148. May 12 *Trablahar Cansa (2011, Marco Dutra, Juliana Ross) C
149. May 12 *Polisse (2011, Maiwan) D
150. May 13 *Habemus Papum (2011, Nanny Moretti) B
151. May 13 *Miss Bala (2011, Gerardo Naranjo) A-
152. May 13 *Airirang (2011, Kim Ki-Duk) C-
153. May 13 *Footnote (2011, Joseph Cedar) C
154. May 14 *Good Bye (2011, Mohammed Rausolouf) B+
155. May 14 *Pina (3D) (2011, Wim Wenders) B+
156. May 14 *The Kid With the Bike (2011, Jean-Luc and Pierre Dardenne) B+
157. May 14 *Wu Xia (2011, Peter Chan) C
158. May 15 *The Artist (2011, Michel Hazanavicius) B
159. May 15 *Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011, Sean Durkin) A-
160. May 15 *House of Tolerance (2011, Bernardo Bonello) C+
161. May 16 *The Tree of Life (2011, Terrence Malick) A
162. May 16 *Hors Satan (2011, Bruno Dumont) C
163. May 17 *Le Havre (2011, Aki Kaurismaki) C+
164. May 17 *Skoonheid (2011, Oliver Hermanus) B
165. May 17 *Pater (2011, Alain Cavalier) D-
166. May 18 *Melancholia (2011, Lars von Trier) B+
167. May 18 *Loverboy (2011, Catalin Mitulescu) C-
168. May 18 *Hari-kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011, Takashi Miike) D+
169. May 19 *The Skin I Live In (2011, Pedro Almodovar) B+
170. May 19 *The Minister (2011, Pierre Schoeller) C+
171. May 19 *The Day He Arrives (2011, Hong Sangsoo) A-
172. May 19 *Drive (2011, Nicolas Winding Refn) A-
173. May 20 *This Must Be the Place (2011, Paolo Sorrentino) C+
174. May 20 *Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011, Nuri Bilge Ceylan) B
175. May 20 *Oslo, 31. August (2011, Joachim Trier) B+
176. May 21 *The Source (2011, Radu Mihaileanu) D
177. May 21 *Elena (2011, Andrey Zviagnitsev) C+
178. May 21 *Toomelah (2011, Ivan Seh) C+
179. May 22 *Hanezu (2011, Naomi Kawase) C
180. May 22 *Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970, Jerry Schatzberg) B+
181. May 22 Graveyard of Honor (2002, Takashi Miike) B
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182. June 1 Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003, Thom Andersen) A
183. June 4 The Roommate (2011, Christian E. Christiansen) F
184. June 4 The Other Woman (2011, Don Roos) C-
185. June 5 I Am Number Four (2011, D.J. Caruso) C+
186. June 5 Red Riding Hood (2011, Catherine Hardwicke) C-
187. June 6 Just Go With It (2011, Dennis Dugan) C+
188. June 7 Unknown (2011, Jaume Collet-Serra) B-
189. June 8 Essential Killing (2011, Jerzy Skolimowski) B+
190. June 8 Hanna (2011, Joe Wright) B-/B
191. June 8 Beginners (2011, Mike Mills) B
192. June 10 Tale of Cinema (2005, Hong Sangsoo) B+
193. June 10 The Adjustment Bureau (2011, George Nolfi) C-
194. June 10 Paul (2011, Greg Mottola) B-/B
195. June 11 The Dilemma (2011, Ron Howard) C-
196. June 11 Hall Pass (2011, Peter and Bobby Farrelly) C+
197. June 12 /R/ (2010, Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer) B
198. June 15 Los Labios (2010, Ivan Fund, Santiago Losa) B
199. June 16 Sex Crimes Unit (2011, Lisa F. Jackson) B-
200. June 16 Position Among the Stars (2011, Leonard Retel Helmrich) B
201. June 16 Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (2011, Jose Padilha) B+
202. June 17 Le Depart (1967, Jerzy Skolimowski) A
203. June 17 *Viva Riva! (2011, Djo Munga) D
204. June 19 /Kiss Me Deadly/ (1955, Robert Aldrich) A
205. June 19 *X-Men: First Class (2011, Matthew Vaughn) C
206. June 19 Charade (1963, Stanley Donen) B+
207. June 22 Chains (1949, Raffaello Matarazzo) B+
208. June 22 Tormento (1950, Raffaello Matarazzo) B+
209. June 23 Nobody’s Children (1952, Raffaello Matarazzo) B
210. June 23 The White Angel (1955, Raffaello Matarazzo) A-
211. June 23 Insidious (2011, James Wan) B-/B
212. June 24 *The Future (2011, Miranda July) C
213. June 25 *Eternity (2011, Sivaroj Kongsakul) B-
214. June 25 *Project Nim (2011, James Marsh) B-
215. June 25 *Mysteries of Lisbon (2010, Raul Ruiz) A
216. June 26 *Terri (2011, Azazel Jacobs) B
217. June 28 Curling (2010, Denis Cote) B-
218. June 30 *Another Earth (2011, Mike Cahill) C+
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219. July 2 Zazie Dans le Metro (1960, Louis Malle) B+
220. July 2 Arthur (2011, James Winer) C
221. July 3 Take Me Home Tonight (2011, Michael Dowse) C+/B-
222. July 4 The Chameleon (2011, Jean-Paul Salome) C+
223. July 5 /L’Avventura/ (1960, Michelangelo Antonioni) A+
224. July 6 /Everyone Else/ (2010, Maren Ade) A
225. July 6 Without Men (2011, Gabriela Tagliavini) C-
226. July 7 Where the Road Meets the Sun (2011, Yong Mun Chee) F
227. July 8 Daylight (2011, David Barker) C+
228. July 8 /Blow Out/ (1981, Brian De Palma) A
229. July 10 Blank City (2011, Celine Danhier) B
230. July 10 /The Lightship/ (1986, Jerzy Skolimowski) B+
231. July 11 Habana Eva (2010, Fina Torres) C
232. July 12 Of Love and Other Demons (2009, Hilda Hidalgo) C+/B-
233. July 15 /13 Assassins/ (2010, Takashi Miike) A-
234. July 16 *Super 8 (2011, J.J. Abrams) C
235. July 16 Myth of the American Sleepover (2010, David Robert Mitchell) B+
236. July 17 Leap Year (2010, Michael Rowe) B+
237. July 18 If A Tree Falls (2011, Marshall Curry) B-
238. July 19 /The Music Room/ (1958, Satyajit Ray) A
239. July 19 *The Devil’s Double (2011, Lee Tamahori) C+
238. July 21 /Me and You and Everyone We Know/ (2005, Miranda July) B
239. July 23 /Bellflower/ (2011, Evan Glodell) B-
240. July 23 */Ghost World/ (2001, Terry Zwigoff) A
241. July 24 Howard the Duck (1986, Willard Huyck) F
242. July 25 /High and Low/ (1963, Akira Kurosawa) A
243. July 26 *Captain America: First Avenger (2011, Joe Johnston) C-
244. July 28 Scream 4 (2011, Wes Craven) C
245. July 30 Something Borrowed (2011, Luke Greenfield) D
246. July 30 Fright Night (1985, Tom Holland) C
247. July 31 The Perfect Age of Rock ‘N’ Roll (Scott Rosenbaum) D
248. July 31 /Transformers: The Movie/ (1986, Nelson Shin) C+/B-
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249. Aug. 1 Michael (2011, Markus Schleinzer) C+
250. Aug. 1 *Cowboys and Aliens (2011, Jon Favreau) D
251. Aug. 1 Sucker Punch (2011, Zack Snyder) C+/B-
252. Aug. 2 *The Change-Up (2011, David Dobkin) D
253. Aug. 3 Planet of the Apes (1968, Franklin J. Schaffner) B+
254. Aug. 4 *The Help (2011, Tate Taylor) B-
255. Aug. 5 All She Can (2011, Amy Wendel) B-
256. Aug. 5 *Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011, Rupert Wyatt) C+
257. Aug. 6 Bad Teacher (2011, Jake Kasdan) D
258. Aug. 8 *The Whistleblower (2011 Larysa Kondracki) C-
259. Aug. 8 /The Battle of Algiers/ (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo) A
260. Aug. 9 *Higher Ground (2011, Vera Farmiga) C+
261. Aug. 10 *Warrior (2011, Gavin O’Connor) B
262. Aug. 11 */Martha Marcy May Marlene/ (2011, Sean Durkin) A-
263. Aug. 12 Beastly (2011, Daniel Barnz) D
264. Aug. 13 Griff the Invisible (2010, Leon Ford) B-
265. Aug. 13 The Beaver (2011, Jodie Foster) C+
266. Aug. 14 *30 Minutes or Less (2011, Ruben Fleischer) C-
267. Aug. 15 /The Killing/ (1956, Stanley Kubrick) A
268. Aug. 15 *The Guard (2011, John Michael McDonagh) B/B+
269. Aug. 15 *Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2011, Troy Nixey) C-
270. Aug. 16 /Manhunter/ (1986, Michael Mann) A
271. Aug. 18 *Fright Night (2011, Craig Gillespie) B/B+
272. Aug. 20 A Proper Violence (2011, Chris Faulisi, Matt Robinson) D
273. Aug. 20 Point Blank (2010, Fred Cavaye) D+/C-
274. Aug. 20 Super (2011, James Gunn) C+
275. Aug. 22 /Secret Sunshine/ (2007, Lee Chang-dong) A-
276. Aug. 22 /Brother From Another Planet/ (1984, John Sayles) A-
277. Aug. 22 /Lone Star/ (1996, John Sayles) A
278. Aug. 23 Senna (2010, Asif Kapadia) B
279. Aug. 23 Anita (2009, Marcos Carnevale) C+
280. Aug. 25 */Drive/ (2011, Nicolas Winding Refn) A-
281. Aug. 26 David Holzman’s Diary (1967, Jim McBride) A
282. Aug. 28 Rebirth (2011, Jim Whitaker) B+/A-
283. Aug. 29 Raw Faith (2011, Peter Wiedensmith) B
284. Aug. 29 Thor (2011, Kenneth Branagh) C-
285. Aug. 30 /If…./ (1968, Lindsay Anderson) A-
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286. Sept. 4 Red State (2011, Kevin Smith) C
287. Sept. 5 Friends With Benefits (2011, Will Gluck) B-
288. Sept. 6 *Contagion (2011, Steven Soderbergh) C+/B-
289. Sept. 7 Les Vampires (1915, Louis Feuillade) A+
290. Sept. 7 Attack the Block (2011, Joe Cornish) B+
291. Sept. 7 *Killer Elite (2011, Gary McKendry) C-
292. Sept. 9 Bridesmaids (2011, Paul Feig) B/B+
293. Sept. 10 /Irma Vep/ (1996, Olivier Assayas) A
294. Sept. 12 The Eagle (2011, Kevin MacDonald) B-
295. Sept. 12 Polytechnique (2009, Denis Villeneuve) B
296. Sept. 12 The Colors of the Mountain (2010, Carlos Cesar Arbelaez) B-
297. Sept. 14 Drive Angry (2011, Patrick Lussier) D
298. Sept. 15 Win Win (2011, Thomas McCarthy) B-
299. Sept. 16 *Restless (2011, Gus van Sant) F
300. Sept. 16 Brighton Rock (2011, Rowan Joffe) C-
301. Sept. 16 The Whale (2011, Suzanne Chisholm, Michael Parfit) B-
302. Sept. 16 The Ward (2010, John Carpenter) C
303. Sept. 19 /Mysteries of Lisbon/ (2010, Raul Ruiz) A+
304. Sept. 19 Black Death (2011, Christopher Smith) C
305. Sept. 20 /Drive/ (2011, Nicolas Winding Refn) A-
306. Sept. 21 Le Beau Serge (1958, Claude Chabrol) B+
307. Sept. 22 *Moneyball (2011, Bennett Miller) B-
308. Sept. 25 Shit Year (2010, Cam Archer) B+
309. Sept. 26 You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days in Guantnánamo (2011, Luc Côté, Patricio Henríquez) C+
310. Sept. 26 *The Ides of March (2011, George Clooney) B
311. Sept. 26 Transformers: The Dark of the Moon (2011, Michael Bay) C-/C
312. Sept. 27 /28 Weeks Later/ (2007, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo) B+
313. Sept. 30 Monte Carlo (2011, Thomas Bezucha) C
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314. Oct. 3 Nostalgia for the Light (2010, Patricio Guzmán) A-
315. Oct. 3 */Melancholia/ (2011, Lars von Trier) B/B+
316. Oct. 5 Quatermass and the Pit (1967, Roy Ward Baker) C+
317. Oct. 5 *Real Steel (2011, Shawn Levy) D
318. Oct. 8 Horrible Bosses (2011, Seth Gordon) F
319. Oct. 9 To Be Heard (2010, Amy Sultan) B-
320. Oct. 9 /My Life as a Dog/ (1985, Lasse Hallstrom) B+
321. Oct. 9 Colombiana (2011, Olivier Megaton) C-
322. Oct. 10 /Jackie Brown/ (1997, Quentin Tarantino) A+
323. Oct. 11 */The Skin I Live In/ (2011, Pedro Almodovar) B
324. Oct. 11 *The Thing (2011, Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.) C-
325. Oct. 13 *Margaret (2011, Kenneth Lonergan) A-
326. Oct. 15 Ginger Snaps (2000, John Fawcett) B
327. Oct. 15 *Take Shelter (2011, Jeff Nichols) B+/A-
328. Oct. 15 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011, Glenn Ficarra, John Reque) C+
329. Oct. 17 Weekend (2011, Andrew Haigh) B/B+
330. Oct. 17 Glitch in the Grid (2011, Eric Leiser) F
331. Oct. 18 Buck (2011, Cindy Meehl) B-
332. Oct. 22 *Ninja Kids!!! (2011, Takashi Miike) C
333. Oct. 22 *Aftershock (2010, Feng Xiaogang) D
334. Oct. 22 *Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (2011, Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai) B
335. Oct. 23 Dragonslayer (2011, Tristan Patterson) C+
336. Oct. 23 What Happened Was… (1994, Tom Noonan) B+/A-
337. Oct. 24 *A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas (2011, Todd S-Schulson) C-
338. Oct. 24 /Man of the West/ (1958, Anthony Mann) A+
339. Oct. 25 *A City of Sadness (1989, Hou Hsiao-hsien) A
340. Oct. 26 Sidewalls (2011, Gustavo Taretto) C/C+
341. Oct. 26 Event Horizon (1997, Paul. W. S. Anderson) C+/B-
342. Oct. 26 From Prada to Nada (2010, Fina Torres) C-
343. Oct. 27 *In Time (2011, Andrew Niccol) D
344. Oct. 29 The Last Rites of Joe May (2011, Joe Maggio) C+/B-
345. Oct. 29 Kuroneko (1968, Kaneto Shinoda) B+
346. Oct. 29 Trespass (2011, Joel Schumacher) C-
347. Oct. 29 /Midnight in Paris/ (2011, Woody Allen) B+
348. Oct. 31 /The Evil That Men/ (1984, J. Lee Thompson) B+
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349. Nov. 2 Hell and Back Again (2011, Danfung Dennis) B/B+
350. Nov. 3 Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007, Joe Swanberg) B
351. Nov. 3 Nights and Weekends (2008, Joe Swanberg) C+
352. Nov. 3 *J. Edgar (2011, Clint Eastwood) C-
353. Nov. 3 *The Descendants (2011, Alexander Payne) B/B+
354. Nov. 4 *This Is Not a Film (2011, Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb) A
355. Nov. 4 *Almayer’s Folly (2011, Chantal Akerman) B
356. Nov. 5 *Hanaan (2011, Rulsan Pak) C+
357. Nov. 5 *Snowtown (2011, Justin Kurzel) C/C+
358. Nov. 5 *Rampart (2011, Oren Moverman) B/B+
359. Nov. 6 *Faust (2011, Alexander Sokurov) B+/A-
360. Nov. 6 *Cafe de Flore (2011, Jean-Marc Vallee) C-
361. Nov. 6 *A Separation (2011, Asghar Farhadi) A
362. Nov. 8 The Color Wheel (2011, Alex Ross Perry) B
363. Nov. 8 Green (2011, Sophia Takal) B-
364. Nov. 9 *The Turin Horse (2011, Bela Tarr) A
365. Nov. 9 *ALPS (2011, Yorgos Lanthimos) C-/C
366. Nov. 9 *The Loneliest Planet (2011, Julia Loktev) B-/B
367. Nov. 11 Garbo: The Spy (2011, Edmon Roch) B-
368. Nov. 11 *The Rum Diary (2011, Bruce Robinson) C+/B-
369. Nov. 12 The King of Devil’s Island (2011, Marius Hoist) B-
370. Nov. 18 The Debt (2011, John Madden) C-
371. Nov. 19 /Sideways/ (2004, Alexander Payne) B+
372. Nov. 19 /Old Joy/ (2006, Kelly Reichardt) A-
373. Nov. 21 Into the Abyss (2011, Werner Herzog) B
373. Nov. 21 *Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011, Tomas Alfredson) B
374. Nov. 22 Identification of a Woman (1982, Michelangelo Antonioni) B-/B
375. Ariel (1988, Aki Kaurismaki) B+ (viewed back in May)
376. The Match Factory Girl (1990, Aki Kaurismaki) A (viewed back in May)
377. Nov. 23 12 Angry Men (1957, Sidney Lumet) A
378. Nov. 24 *Hugo (2011, Martin Scorsese) A-
379. Nov. 24 The Arbor (2010, Clio Barnard) B+/A-
380. Nov. 25 Agrarian Utopia (2009, Uruophong Raksasad) C+
381. Nov. 25 *Happy Feet 2 (2011, George Miller) B-/B
382. Nov. 25 The Interrupters (2011, Steve James) B+
383. Nov. 26 Winnie the Pooh (2011, Stephen J. Anderson, Don Hall ) C
384. Nov. 26 50/50 (2011, Jonathan Levine) C+
385. Nov. 27 Tabloid (2011, Errol Morris) B-
386. Nov. 27 Shame (2011, Steve McQueen) C
387. Nov. 27 A Useful Life (2010, Federico Veiroj) C+
388. Nov. 27 Le Quattro Volte (2010, Michelangelo Frammartino) B
389. Nov. 27 The Last Circus (2010, Alex de la Iglesia) D
390. Nov. 28 The Inheritors (2009, Eugenio Polgovsky) B-
391. Nov. 29 Tuesday, After Christmas (2010, Radu Muntean) B+
392. Nov. 30 *The Adventures of Tintin (2011, Steven Spielberg) B/B+
393. Nov. 30 /Let the Right One In/ (2008, Tomas Alfredson) B+
394. Nov. 30 In the Family (2011, Patrick Wang) A
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395. Dec. 1 *Carnage (2011, Roman Polanski) B/B+
396. Dec. 1 *Young Adult (2011, Jason Reitman) C/C+
397. Dec. 2 /Dogtooth/ (2009, Yorgos Lanthimos) B-/B
398. Dec. 3 Petition (2009, Zhao Liang) B
399. Dec. 4 Aurora (2010, Cristi Puiu) C
400. Dec. 4 Love Exposure (2008, Sion Sono) B
401. Dec. 4 Blackthorn (2011, Mateo Gil) C+/B-
402. Dec. 5 */A Separation/ (2011, Asghar Farhadi) A
403. Dec. 7 A Dangerous Method (2011, David Cronenberg) B+/A-
404. Dec. 7 Tomboy (2011, Celine Sciamma) B-/B
405. Dec. 7 *The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011, David Fincher) B-
406. Dec. 7 *The Land of Blood and Honey (2011, Angelina Jolie) D
407. Dec. 7 *War Horse (2011, Steven Spielberg) C
408. Dec. 8 To Die Like a Man (2009, Joao Pedro Rodrigues) B
409. Dec. 8 */Margaret/ (2011, Kenneth Lonergan) A-
410. Dec. 8 El Sicario: Room 164 (2010, Gianfranco Rosi) B-
411. Dec. 9 Coriolanus (2011, Ralph Fiennes) B-
412. Dec. 10 Road to Nowhere (2010, Monte Hellman) B-/B
413. Dec. 10 Go Go Tales (2009, Abel Ferrara) B+
414. Dec. 11 My Week With Marilyn (2011, Simon Curtis) D
415. Dec. 13 The Double Hour (2009, Guiseppe Capotondi) B-/B
416. Dec. 13 /Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade/ (1989, Steven Spielberg) B+
417. Dec. 15 Final Destination 5 (2011, Steven Quale) B-
418. Dec. 16 Juan of the Dead (2011, Alejandro Brugues) B-
419. Dec. 16 Straw Dogs (2011, Rod Lurie) D
420. Dec. 17 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011, Stephen Daldry) C-/C
421. Dec. 17 Circo (2010, Aaron Schock) B-
422. Dec. 17 The Iron Lady (2011, Phyllida Lloyd) C
423. Dec. 17 Pariah (2011, Dee Rees) C+
424. Dec. 18 Margin Call (2011, J. C. Chandor) C
425. Dec. 21 Abduction (2011, John Singleton) D
426. Dec. 22 Angels Crest (2011, Gaby Dellal) F
427. Dec. 24 The Hangover Part II (2011, Todd Phillips) C-
428. Dec. 25 *Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011, Brad Bird) C+
429. Dec. 26 What’s Your Number? (2011, Mark Mylod) F
430. Dec. 28 Kill List (2011, Ben Wheatley) C+/B-
431. Dec. 29 Like Crazy (2011, Drake Doremus) C-
432. Dec. 30 /E.T.: Extra-Terrestrial/ (1982, Steven Spielberg) A-
433. Dec. 31 /The Parallax View/ (1974, Alan J. Pakula) A

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