movies watched end2010 - 2011

movies I've watched, by date.

1-2= rubbish
3-4= boring, stupid or simply not my kind of movie
5= ok but not worth rewatching
6= ok
7= good movie
8= great!
9= amazing! every time I watch it, it gets better
10= masterpiece
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1.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
2.
Escaflowne: The Movie (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A grim retelling of the television series "The Vision of Escaflowne". (98 mins.)
“ tutto il peggio dei cartoni giappi: ragazzine con poteri nascosti, uomini-bestie, mondi parallelli e robottoni. Il tutto, stranamente, sta in piedi in un film quasi piacevole ” - gulp39
 
3.
Mirrormask (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home. (101 mins.)
Director: Dave McKean
“ "How Do You Know If You're Happy or Sad Without a Mask?"
One of those movie I would have loved as a kid... and actually I still love! ” - gulp39
 
4.
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken. (89 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
“ che cazzata immensa. ma si sapeva. ” - gulp39
 
5.
Paycheck (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased. (119 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
6.
“ storie di ordinaria sopravvivenza nell'italia dei piccoli truffatori. semplicemente esilarante ” - gulp39
 
7.
Labyrinth (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
“ david bowie fa il cattivo in una favola che mi aveva sconvolto da bambino (anche perchè non avevo visto il lieto fine) e poi avevo scordato. ” - gulp39
 
8.
Tideland (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination. (120 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ film assurdo e controverso ma anche commovente e romantico, in cui una bambina dimostra l'affetto per suo padre preparandogli le spade, un'amante imbalsama il suo amato e un bimbo va a caccia di treni... e tutto sembra normale così com'è ” - gulp39
 
9.
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting. (123 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ "You were the best mistake I ever made". Una favola allucinata che a volte sembra un bad trip. ” - gulp39
 
10.
Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government... (48 mins.)
“ An half vampire helps humans to kill other vampires. The plot is similar to Hellsing but the result is even worse. ” - gulp39
 
11.
Clockers (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them. (128 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ "If God created anything better than crack cocaine he kept that shit for hisself." con la scusa di un omicidio, spike lee racconta la vita nelle periferie americane, nuovi ghetti da cui sembra impossibile fuggire se non con la droga. ” - gulp39
 
12.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody... (109 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
“ c'è un morto, morto tanto tempo fa, e una persona che ricorda come è successo. poco più. almeno per ciò che mi riguarda. ” - gulp39
 
13.
Death to Smoochy (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Kids show host Rainbow Randolph is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the kid's TV business isn't all child's play. (109 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Simpatica commedia su ciò che c'è dietro ai programmi televisivi per bambini. Edward Norton in grande spolvero (come sempre). ” - gulp39
 
14.
Smokin' Aces (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing. (109 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
“ Un grosso malinteso, una dozzina di assassini e una sola vittima predestinata. Rat race in versione Pulp. ” - gulp39
 
15.
Jackie Brown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
 
16.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Due vecchie zie, un matrimonio, un fratello psicopatico e tanti cadaveri... sembra l'horror del secolo e invece è una divertente commedia in bianco e nero. ” - gulp39
 
17.
Julie & Julia (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. (123 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
“ Nel 2002 Julie decide di provare una ricetta al giorno da un vecchio libro di cucina e postare i risultati nel suo blog. Nel 200 questa esperienza diventa un film. Nulla di emozionante, ma ho visto di peggio. ” - gulp39
 
18.
Waking Life (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe. (99 mins.)
“ << Ci chiamano Onironauti, esploratori del mondo dei sogni.[...] Il trucco sta nel combinare le tue facoltà razionali dello stato di veglia, con le infinite possibilità che puoi incontrare nei tuoi sogni. Se riesci a fare questo puoi fare tutto >> (23.12.10) ” - gulp39
 
19.
Departures (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
“ Film lento e giapponesissimo sulla dignitià dei parruchieri per morti. Oscar come miglior film straniero nel 2009.(27.12.10) ” - gulp39
 
20.
The Alphabet Killer (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Based on the true story of the double initial killings in Rochester, NY. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Schmidt
“ L'unico thriller in cui è più psicopatica la poliziotta che l'assassino. Porta all'esasperazione il vecchio giochetto delle vittime che chiedono aiuto alla detective apparendole come visioni.(28.12.10) ” - gulp39
 
21.
Philadelphia (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. (125 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Un avvocato gay e malato di AIDS viene licenziato senza giusta causa. Un altro avvocato, nero, gli farà riavere il posto. La causa contro la malattia, invece, non andrà così bene.(29.12.10) ” - gulp39
 
22.
Duck, You Sucker (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution. (157 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ [giù la testa]
<< Rivoluzione? Rivoluzione? Per favore, non parlarmi tu di rivoluzione. Lo so benissimo cosa sono e come cominciano: c'è qualcuno che sa leggere i libri che va da quelli che non sanno leggere i libri, che poi sono i poveracci, e gli dice Oh, oh ...è venuto il momento di cambiare tutto... (...) Io lo so quello che dico, ci sono cresciuto in mezzo alle rivoluzioni... e la povera gente fa il cambiamento. E poi i più furbi di quelli che leggono i libri si siedono intorno a un tavolo e parlano, parlano. E mangiano. Parlano e mangiano! E intanto che fine ha fatto la povera gente? Tutti morti! Ecco la tua rivoluzione! Quindi per favore non parlarmi più di rivoluzione... E, porca troia, lo sai cosa succede dopo? Niente... tutto torna come prima!>> (30.12.2010) ” - gulp39
 
23.
Chopper (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller. (94 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ <<Quel ragazzo è il mio migliore amico dal 1975. Sì, qualche volta abbiamo fatto qualche litigata, capita a tutti. E' come se ti accoltellasse tua madre: tu che cosa fai? alla fine non è che te la prendi. Ci resti male ma dici: "cazzo, mi ha accoltellato ma è mia madre">>.
PULP, MOLTO PULP. E PURE TROPPO. (1.1.2011) ” - gulp39
 
24.
TRON (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program. (96 mins.)
“ <<Won't that be grand? Computers and the programs will start thinking and the people will stop. >> ... bei tempi quando si credeva che le macchine dovessero cominciare a pensare prima che gli uomini smettessero di farlo! (3.1.2011) ” - gulp39
 
25.
La febbre (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(108 mins.)
“ "Se l'invidia fosse febbre tutto il mondo ce l'avrebbe."
Classico film di fabio volo, mezzo commedia romantica e mezzo film impegnato. Questa volta il tema è il lavoro... e l'Italia... il lavoro in italia. A tratti anche carino. (04.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
26.
Rope (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. (80 mins.)
“ 2 guys have a stupid plan that doesn't work. (05.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
27.
This Is England (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit. (101 mins.)
Director: Shane Meadows
“ a child becomes a nazi. for a while. (06.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
28.
Falling Down (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A borderline personality disordered defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them. (113 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ << I am just trying to get home to my little girl's birthday party and if everyone will just stay out of my way, nobody will get hurt. >> (7.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
29.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet. (117 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ << Every one of us relies on water from the wells, because mankind has polluted all the lakes and rivers. but do you know why the well water is pure? It's because the trees of the wastelands purify it! And you plan to burn the trees down? You must not burn down the toxic jungle! You should have left the giant warrior beneath the earth!... Asbel, tell them how the jungle evolved and how the insects are gaurding it so we won't pollute the earth again. Asbel please! >> (8.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
30.
1984 (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Radford
“ <<fallo a lei! fallo a giulia! falle quello che ti pare, ma fallo a lei! falle a pezzi il volto! a lei! non a me! fallo a giulia! fallo a giulia! non a me!>>
(9.1.2011) ” - gulp39
 
31.
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife. (105 mins.)
Director: Pietro Germi
“ (10.1.2011) ” - gulp39
 
32.
Four Brothers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Four brothers look to avenge their mother's death. (109 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
“ << Now I gotta light your ass on fire! All I wanted was a name, but you're gonna make me turn your ass into the black gingerbread man now! It's alright, I'll have my little brother here suck your burning dick! >> (10.1.2011) ” - gulp39
 
33.
Idiocracy (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive. (84 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
“ filmetto buonista, ma l'intro è geniale.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSROlfR7WTo&feature=related
(11.1.2011) ” - gulp39
 
34.
Parenti serpenti (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Like every year, everyone is going back to the ancestral family's home for the Christmas holidays. But this time... (105 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
“ cacchio quanto era cattivo monicelli! (12.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
35.
Bloody Mama (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A psychological gangster film based on fact. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era... (90 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ bloody mama (12.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
36.
Four Brothers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Four brothers look to avenge their mother's death. (109 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
“ (13.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
37.
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover. (106 mins.)
“ (13.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
38.
Il pap'occhio (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(110 mins.)
Director: Renzo Arbore
“ (14.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
39.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. (83 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
“ (15.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
40.
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner. (100 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
“ (15.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
41.
Appaloosa (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. (115 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ <<Tu non sei meno bravo di loro per come spari, quanto sei veloce o quanto sei forte. Il tuo problema è che hai dei sentimenti.>> (17.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
42.
The Deer Hunter (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ la guerra è come la rulette russa... se ho capito bene... (18.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
43.
Jigoku no banken: akai megane (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A surreal science fiction noir involving a man trapped in a future where seemingly everyone is a government spy and all-night noodle stands are outlawed. (116 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
“ booooring (19.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
44.
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. (103 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ per miyazaki un cartone animato più "cartone animato" del solito(20.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
45.
Three Stories (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man goes to see his former schoolmate working at a boiler house and persuades him to burn in the furnace... (105 mins.)
Director: Kira Muratova
“ Una sorta di teatro dell'assurdo che si svolge sullo sfondo misero e alienante dell'urss allo sfascio. Gli omicidi in realtà sono quattro. cinque se contiamo che in media almeno uno spettatore muore di noia ad ogni proiezione.(21.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
46.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
“ <<mi sto chiedeno chi siano i veri cannibali>> ....un film che vorrebbe denunciare l'immoralità della tv e della società occidentale tout-court ed è finito al centro di uno scandalo per le scene di violenza sugli animali. temevo peggio.(23.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
47.
Paths of Glory (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ (24.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
48.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ (25.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
49.
The Pianist (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. (150 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ <<If you prick us, do we not bleed? It you tickle us, we we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?>> [Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice] (25.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
50.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ <<Tafas: [talking of Britain] Is that a desert country?
T.E. Lawrence: No: a fat country. Fat people.
Tafas: You are not fat?
T.E. Lawrence: No. I'm different. >>(28.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
51.
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. (126 mins.)
“ (29.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
52.
(1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies. (138 mins.)
“ (29.01.11) ” - gulp39
 
53.
Welcome to the South (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Overwhelmed by his wife, a Northern Italy postal worker feigns a disability to request a transfer to... (102 mins.)
Director: Luca Miniero
“ (30.01..11) ” - gulp39
 
54.
Manhattan (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. (96 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ <<This is an audience that's raised on television, their standards have been systematically lowered over the years. These guys sit in front of their sets and the gamma rays eat the white cells of their brains out! >> (31.1.11) ” - gulp39
 
55.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it. (161 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ <<Commander Shears: You mean, you intend to uphold the letter of the law, no matter what it costs?
Colonel Nicholson: Without law, Commander, there is no civilization.
Commander Shears: That's just my point; here, there is no civilization.
Colonel Nicholson: Then we have the opportunity to introduce it. >> (31.1.11) ” - gulp39
 
56.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ <<Attica!>> (2.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
57.
Il Divo (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946. (110 mins.)
“ <<Tutti a pensare che la verità sia una cosa giusta, e invece è la fine del mondo, e noi non possiamo consentire la fine del mondo in nome di una cosa giusta. Abbiamo un mandato, noi. Un mandato divino. Bisogna amare così tanto Dio per capire quanto sia necessario il male per avere il bene. Questo Dio lo sa, e lo so anch'io.>>(2.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
58.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ <<Io volevo tanto vedere l'esotico Vietnam, il gioiello dell'Asia orientale, io... Io volevo incontrare gente interessante, stimolante, con una civiltà antichissima... e farli fuori tutti. Volevo essere il primo ragazzo del mio palazzo a fare centro dentro qualcuno.>>(3.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
59.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ <<Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room. >> (4.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
60.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ (6.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
61.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ (6.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
62.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force. (131 mins.)
“ (7.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
63.
The White Sheik (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
During a day in their honeymoon a couple is separated by the city's lust and the desires it produces. (86 mins.)
“ (8.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
64.
The Graduate (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter. (106 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ <<I just want to say one word to you - just one word [...]:Plastics.>>

Un film sulla regola della maniglia.

(11.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
65.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ (13.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
66.
Memento (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle. (113 mins.)
“ <<Memory can change the shape of a room; it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts. >>(17.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
67.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ <<Taylor:"T'è mai capitato di fare uno sbaglio da cui non riesci a liberarti, King?" -- King;"Ci si può liberare da qualsiasi cosa. Tu tieni le munizioni pronte e il cazzo dritto e il destino cambierà." >> (19.02.11) ” - gulp39
 
68.
Das Boot (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
“ (22.2.11) ” - gulp39
 
69.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ (26.02.11) ” - gulp39
 
70.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. (202 mins.)
“ (27.02.11) ” - gulp39
 
71.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (120 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ (5.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
72.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. (110 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ <<There's nothing tragic about being fifty. Not unless you're trying to be twenty-five >>
...spaventosamente attuale
(7.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
73.
Syriana (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it. (128 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
“ <<Americans love to drill holes in other people's countries. >> (10.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
74.
Nine Queens (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). (114 mins.)
“ (10.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
75.
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's. (123 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
“ (13.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
76.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman goes in search for her daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ (13.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
77.
Double Indemnity (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions. (107 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ <<No. I never loved you, Walter. Not you, or anybody else.
I'm rotten to the heart. I used you, just as you said. That's all you ever meant to me... until a minute ago. When I couldn't fire that second shot.>> (16.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
78.
Lucky Luciano (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss... (105 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
“ (22.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
79.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ (22.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
80.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
“ (23.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
81.
The Green Mile (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (189 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ (23.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
82.
Fight Club (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more. (139 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ <<Siamo i figli di mezzo della storia, non abbiamo né uno scopo né un posto. Non abbiamo la grande guerra né la grande depressione. La nostra grande guerra è quella spirituale, la nostra grande depressione è la nostra vita. Siamo cresciuti con la televisione che ci ha convinto che un giorno saremmo diventati miliardari, miti del cinema, rock stars. Ma non è così. E lentamente lo stiamo imparando. E ne abbiamo veramente le palle piene.>>
(25.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
83.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ (26.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
84.
Ran (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him. (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ (27.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
85.
Black Swan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
“ (28.03.11) ” - gulp39
 
86.
Gran Torino (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino. (116 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ ho aspettato secoli per vedere Clint che perde un duello con le pistole... e lui vive comunque. fanculo. (11.04.11) ” - gulp39
 
87.
Allonsanfan (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A anarchist leader (Fulvio) wishes to retire, as he is old and tired. He tries to hide himself, but... (115 mins.)
“ http://leonardo.blogspot.com/2010/11/cialtroni.html (23.4.11) ” - gulp39
 
88.
The China Syndrome (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. (122 mins.)
Director: James Bridges
“ "cosa ti fa pensare che stiano cercando un capro espiatorio?"
"la tradizione." (23.4.11) ” - gulp39
 
89.
The Thin Red Line (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. (170 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ un film di poesie sulla guerra. nulla più. (24.4.11) ” - gulp39
 
90.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. (126 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ bei tempi quando (almeno nei film) i buoni venivano premiati e i cattivi venivano puniti! (25.4.11) ” - gulp39
 
91.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ (26.04.11) ” - gulp39
 
92.
The Sting (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ (26.04.11) ” - gulp39
 
93.
Chinatown (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder. (130 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ (27.4.11) ” - gulp39
 
94.
Restless Natives (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two Scottish friends become local folk heroes and tourist attractions when they start holding up tour buses with novelty items. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ (28.4.11) ” - gulp39
 
95.
Cashback (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Ellis
“ (28.04.11) ” - gulp39
 
96.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ (28.04.11) ” - gulp39
 
97.
Unforgiven (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. (131 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ (02.05.11) ” - gulp39
 
98.
Amores Perros (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. (154 mins.)
“ (3.5.11) ” - gulp39
 
99.
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
 
100.
Mister Lonely (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple. (112 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine