Monday, October 29, 2007

Movie Review Archive

Normally, the archive won't be on the front page like this. It'll be linked over there on the sidebar. But it took me a while to compile, so I thought I'd leave it up here at least for now.

6 categories, from best to worst, each sub-ordered by release year. Enjoy.


There Will Be Blood (2007, Anderson)
No Country for Old Men (2007, Coen)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007, Dominik)
Children of Men (2006, Cuaron)
INLAND EMPIRE (2006, Lynch)
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006, Charles)
The Departed (2006, Scorsese)
Munich (2005, Spielberg)
The New World (2005, Malick)
Grizzly Man (2005, Herzog)
Batman Begins (2005, Nolan)
Bob Dylan: No Direction Home (2005, Scorsese)
Match Point (2005, Allen)
Head-On/Lost Honor of Katherina Blum (2004, Akin/1975, Schlondorff)
Oldboy (2003, C. Park)
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance/Pickpocket/Forbidden Games (2002, C. Park/1959, Bresson/1952, Clement)
Minority Report (2002, Spielberg)
The Double Life of Veronique (1991, Kieslowski)
Withnail & I (1987, Robinson)
Cross of Iron (1977, Peckinpah)
Network/Kind Hearts and Coronets (1976, Lumet/1949, Hamer)
The Passenger (1975, Antonioni)
F for Fake (1974, Welles)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974, Peckinpah)
Charley Varrick (1973, Siegel)
Army of Shadows (1969, Melville)
Goyokin/Three Outlaw Samurai (1969/1967, Gosha/Gosha)
Petulia (1968, Lester)
Point Blank (1967, Boorman)
Le Samourai/Wizard of Oz (1967, Melville/1939, Fleming)
Weekend (1967, Godard)
Masculine Feminine (1966, Godard)
The Professionals (1966, R. Brooks)
Sword of Doom (1966, Okamoto)
Fists in the Pocket (1965, Bellocchio)
Hound of the Baskervilles (1959, Fisher)
The Sweet Smell of Success (1957, Mackendrick)
Rebel Without a Cause (1955, Ray)
Pickup on South Street (1953, Fuller)
Night and the City (1950, Dassin)
Asphalt Jungle (1950, Huston)
Where the Sidewalk Ends/Kiss of Death/The Dark Corner (1950, Preminger/1947, Hathaway/1946, Hathaway)
Unfaithfully Yours/Palm Beach Story (1948, Sturges/1942, Sturges)
The Killers (1946, Siodmak)
Laura (1944, Preminger)
Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943, Powell and Pressburger)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939, Ford)
King Kong (1933, Cooper and Schoedsack)


Juno (2007, J. Reitman)
The Darjeeling Limited (2007, Anderson)
Eastern Promises (2007, Cronenberg)
Rocket Science (2007, Blitz)
The Simpsons Movie (2007, Silverman)
Live Free or Die Hard (2007, Wiseman)
Rescue Dawn (2007, Herzog)
Knocked Up (2007, Apatow)
Hot Fuzz (2007, Wright)
Grindhouse (2007, Rodriguez and Tarantino)
Zodiac (2007, Fincher)
Black Book (2006, Verhoeven)
The Lives of Others (2006, Henckel von Donnersmarck)
The Queen (2006, Frears)
Marie Antoinette (2006, S. Coppolla)
Casino Royale (2006, Campbell)
A Scanner Darkly (2006, Russell)
The Proposition (2006, Hillcoat)
V for Vendetta (2006, McTeigue)
Find Me Guilty (2006, Lumet)
The Road to Guantanamo (2006, Winterbottom)
Hostel (2006, Roth)
Caché (2005, Haneke)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005, Black)
13 (Tzameti) (2005, Babluani)
Brokeback Mountain (2005, Lee)
Good Night, and Good Luck.(2005, Clooney)
A History of Violence (2005, Cronenberg)
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005, Gibney)
Broken Flowers (2005, Jarmusch)
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005, Greenwald)
The King (2005, Marsh)
Sin City (2005, Rodriguez)
Star Wars: Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (2005, Lucas)
Howl's Moving Castle (2004, Miyazaki)
The Aviator (2004, Scorsese)
Undertow (2004, D. Green)
Bad Education (2004, Almoldovar)
Survive Style 5+ (2004, Sekiguchi)
Sideways (2004, Payne)
Closer (2004, Nichols)
A Very Long Engagement (2004, Jeunet)
I Heart Huckabees (2004, Russell)
Friday Night Lights (2004, Berg)
Cafe Lumiere (2003, Hou)
Fear and Trembling (2003, Corneau)
Memories of Murder (2003, Bong)
The Man Who Copied (2003, Furtado)
I'm Not Scared (2003, Salvatores)
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2003, K. Kim)
Overnight (2003, Montana and Smith)
Funny Ha Ha (2002, Bujalski)
Donnie Darko: Director's Cut (2001, Kelly)
The Isle (2000, K. Kim)
Fresh Bait (1995, Tavernier)
Cemetary Man (1994, Saovi)
Cronos (1993, Del Toro)
Trauma (1993, Argento)
My Own Private Idaho (1991, Van Sant)
Naked Lunch (1991, Cronenberg)
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990, Stoppard)
Metropolitan (1990, Stillman)
Rumble Fish (1983, F. F. Coppola)
Southern Comfort (1981, Hill)
Cutter's Way (1981, Passer)
Thief (1981, Mann)
Bad Timing (1980, Roeg)
The Driver (1978, Hill)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976, Roeg)
The Laughing Policeman (1973, Rosenberg)
Sisters (1973, De Palma)
Prime Cut (1972, Ritchie)
Winter Soldier (1972)
Hunger (1966, Carlsen)
Jigoku (1960, Nakagawa)
Elevator to the Gallows (1958, Malle)
House of Bamboo/The Street With No Name (1955, Fuller/1948, Keighley)
Clash by Night (1952, Lang)
The Man in the White Suit (1951, Mackendrick)
Born to Kill (1947, Wise)
Lifeboat (1944, Hitchcock)
Fury (1936, Lang)
Hands Across the Table (1935, Leisen)
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932, LeRoy)


Superbad (2007, Mottola)
3:10 to Yuma (2007, Mangold)
1408 (2007, Håfström)
Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007, Story)
Blades of Glory (2007, Gordon and Speck)
Little Children (2006, Field)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006, Del Toro)
Babel (2006, Innaritu)
The Prestige (2006, Nolan)
The Black Dahlia (2006, De Palma)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006, Dayton and Farris)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006, McKay)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006, Verbinski)
An Inconvenient Truth (2006, Guggenheim)
Accepted (2006, Pink)
The Break-Up (2006, Reed)
Running Scared (2006, Kramer)
Underworld: Evolution (2006, Wiseman)
Slither (2006, Gunn)
Inside Man/CSA (2006, Lee/2004, Willmott)
Lemming (2005, Moll)
Edmond (2005, Gordon)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, Burton)
The Matador/The Libertine (2005, Shepard/2004, Dunmore)
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005, Jones)
Capote (2005, Miller)
The Squid and the Whale (2005, Baumbach)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005, Newell)
Pride and Prejudice (2005, Wright)
Walk the Line (2005, Mangold)
The Aristocrats (2005, Jilette and Provenza)
Thumbsucker (2005, Mills)
Junebug (2005, Morrison)
Hustle & Flow (2005, Brewer)
Red Eye (2005, Craven)
The Wedding Crashers (2005, Dobkin)
War of the Worlds (2005, Spielberg)
Lady Vengeance (2005, C. Park)
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005, July)
Devil's Rejects (2005, Zombie)
Land of the Dead (2005, Romero)
Constantine (2005, Lawrence)
Palindromes (2005, Solondz)
Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic (2005, Lynch)
The Descent/Let's Scare Jessica to Death (2005, N. Marshall/1971, Hancock)
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005, Apatow)
2046 (2004, Wong)
Downfall (2004, Hirschbiegel)
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004, Silberling)
Steamboy (2004, Otomo)
Creep (2004, C. Smith)
Izo/Quintet/Demon Seed (2004/1979/1977, Miike/Altman/Cannell)
Hotel Rwanda (2004, George)
The Woodsman (2004, Kassell)
Primer (2004, Carruth)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004, Conran)
Ocean's Twelve (2004, Soderbergh)
Saw (2004, Wan)
Vera Drake (2004, Leigh)
The Brown Bunny (2003, Gallo)
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003, J. Kim)
Rounders (1998, Dahl)
The Eel (1997, Imamura)
The Frighteners: Director's Cut (1996, Jackson)
Bugsy (1991, Levinson)
Cape Fear (1991, Scorsese)
Casualties of War (1989, De Palma)
Year of the Dragon (1985, Cimino)
The Big Red One (1981, Fuller)
Three Days of the Condor (1975, Pollack)
Viva Maria (1965, Malle)
Warlock (1959, Dmytryk)
Seven Men From Now (1956, Boetticher)
Panic in the Streets (1950, Kazan)
Call Northside 777 (1948, Hathaway)
Possessed (1947, Bernhardt)


The Bourne Ultimatum (2007, Greengrass)
The Science of Sleep (2006, Gondry)
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006, I. Reitman)
World Trade Center (2006, Stone)
The Devil Wears Prada (2006, Frankel)
Idlewild (2006, Barber)
Miami Vice (2006, Mann)
Mission: Impossible III (2006, Abrams)
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006, Ratner)
16 Blocks (2006, Donner)
Silent Hill (2006, Gans)
Tsotsi (2005, Hood)
Syriana (2005, Gaghan)
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005, Harron)
Hard Candy (2005, Slade)
Aeon Flux (2005, Kusama)
Ellie Parker/Pray (2005, Coffey/2005, Sato)
Wolf Creek (2005, McLean)
King Kong (2005, Jackson)
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005, R. Marshall)
Jarhead (2005, Mendes)
The Ice Harvest (2005, Ramis)
North Country (2005, Caro)
Separate Lies (2005, Fellowes)
The Weather Man (2005, Verbinski)
Wallace and Gromit in Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005, N. Park)
Oliver Twist (2005, Polanski)
The Island (2005, Bay)
The Constant Gardener (2005, Meirelles)
Inside Deep Throat (2005, Bailey and Barbato)
Bubble (2005, Soderbergh)
Kingdom of Heaven (2005, R. Scott)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005, Jennings)
Melinda and Melinda (2004, Allen)
The Machinist (2004, B. Anderson)
Kung Fu Hustle (2004, Chow)
Team America: World Police (2004, Parker)
Kinsey (2004, Condon)
National Treasure (2004, Turteltaub)
Enduring Love (2004, Michell)
Meet the Fockers (2004, Roach)
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004, Kang)
The Last Shot (2004, Nathanson)
The Life Aquatic (2004, W. Anderson)
Million Dollar Baby (2004, Eastwood)
Modern Romance (1981, A. Brooks)
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972, Gibson)
The Cincinnati Kid (1965, Jewison)
High Sierra (1941, Walsh)
Gunga Din (1939, Stevens)


Michael Clayton (2007, Gilroy)
The Kingdom (2007, Berg)
Stardust (2007, Vaughn)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007, Verbinski)
Spider-Man 3 (2007, Raimi)
All the King's Men (2006, Zaillian)
Tideland (2006, Gilliam)
Clerks II (2006, K. Smith)
The Da Vinci Code (2006, Howard)
Cars (2006, Lasseter)
The Omen/Feast (2006, Moore/2005, Gulager)
The Hills Have Eyes (2006, Aja)
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006, Lin)
An American Haunting (2005, Solomon)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005, Adamson)
Brick(2005, R. Johnson)
Derailed (2005, Hafstrom)
Mirrormask (2005, McKean)
The Brothers Grimm (2005, Gilliam)
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005, Burton and Johnson)
The Bad News Bears (2005, Linklater)
Pretty Persuasion (2005, Siega)
Fantastic Four (2005, Story)
Havoc (2005, Kopple)
March of the Penguins (2005, Jacquet)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005, Liman)
Bewitched (2005, Ephron)
Kicking and Screaming (2005, Dylan)
The Amityville Horror (2005, Douglas)
Sahara (2005, Eisner)
The Ring Two (2005, Nakata)
The Great New Wonderful (2005, Leiner)
The Interpreter (2005, Pollack)
Hostage (2005, Siri)
Cursed (2005, Craven)
The Jacket (2005, Maybury)
White Noise (2005, Sax)
In Good Company (2004, Weitz)
Beyond the Sea (2004, Spacey)
Eros (2004; Wong, Soderbergh and Antonioni)
Layer Cake (2004, Vaughn)
Spanglish (2004, J. Brooks)
The Toolbox Murders (2004, Hooper)
Alien vs. Predator (2004, P. W. S. Anderson)
The Forgotten (2004, Ruben)
Alexander: Director's Cut (2004, Stone)
Dark Water (2002, Nakata)
Wise Guys (1986, De Palma)
Equinox (1970, Muren and Woods)


Southland Tales (2007, Kelly)
Transformers (2007, Bay)
300 (2007, Snyder)
Lady in the Water (2006, Shyamalan)
Superman Returns (2006, Singer)
Scoop (2006, Allen)
Thank You For Smoking(2006, J. Reitman)
Lucky Number Slevin(2006, McGuigan)
Basic Instinct 2(2006, Caton-Jones)
United 93(2006, Greengrass)
Friends With Money(2006, Holofcener)
Nacho Libre (2006, Hess)
The Wicker Man (2006, LaBute)
The Sentinel(2006, C. Johnson)
Freedomland/Date Movie (2006, Roth/2006, Seltzer)
Poseidon(2006, Peterson)
When a Stranger Calls/The Ringer (2006, West/2005, Blaustein)
A Sound of Thunder (2005, Hyams)
Serenity (2005, Whedon)
Beowulf and Grendel (2005, Gunnarsson)
XXX: State of the Union (2005, Tamahori)
Daltry Calhoun (2005, Bronson)
Elizabethtown (2005, Crowe)
Flightplan (2005, Schwentke)
Rumor Has It (2005, Reiner)
Cinderella Man (2005, Howard)
Lord of War (2005, Niccol)
Domino (2005, T. Scott)
Crash (2005, Haggis)
Bloodrayne (2005, Boll)
The Producers (2005, Stroman)
The Polar Express (2004, Zemeckis)
Mindhunters (2004, Harlin)
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004, Harlin)
Ray (2004, Hackford)
Finding Neverland (2004, Forster)
Blade: Trinity (2004, Goyer)
Suspect Zero (2004, Merhige)
High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story (2003, Vidmer)
The Duchess and The Dirtwater Fox (1976, Frank)
The Magus (1968, G. Green)


drummer510 said...

Its weird, i totally agree with you with most of those movies. Babel was very mediocre in my mind. New blog format new mindset. sweet

Anonymous said...

Have you heard if Hollywood is making a movie out of the novel SWAP by Sam Moffie?