Film Log 2011 - Monthly Movie Ratings

Film Log 2011 - Monthly Movie Ratings Including new films & repeat(RV) viewings and my personal rating out of 10.
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1.
The Shipping News (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life. (111 mins.)
“ December
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My ratings 1475 - 1386 = 89 new!?


Strangers in Good Company (1990) 6

Shame (2011) 8

The Descendnts (7)
-WTH lame

The Cider House Rules (1999) 8
-cant believe i had not seen this yet....Racheal Portmans score

The Shipping News (2001) RV 8
-first time was winter 2001 at the mayfair....oh life ” - ak_navigator
 
2.
The Train (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo. (133 mins.)
“ November
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Splendor in the Grass RV

The Mill and the Cross 2010 8

Anonymous 2011 8.5

The Lion King 3D RV 8

Trouble in Paradise (1932) 7

The Bank Dick 6

Shakesphere in love RV 9

Armadello 7

'A Walk in the Sun (1945) ' 8

'Black Book' 8

'The Train (1964)' 8 ” - ak_navigator
 
3.
Ball of Fire (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob. (111 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ October
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Jane Eyre 2011 RW 8

The Anderson Tapes (1971) 7


The Dirty Dozen RW 6


Bad day at Black Rock RV 8

Amc

Captain America (2011) 8
-

Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3D (2010) 7
-meh

tvo
Thank You For Smoking (2006) RV 8

tcm
Ball of Fire (1941) 8
;ove ” - ak_navigator
 
4.
The Debt (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them. (113 mins.)
Director: John Madden
“ September
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sep 25th varsity vip
Drive 8


tcm
Love Me Tonight (1932) 8

tvo
Dogfight 8

TVO
Little drummer girl 8

TCM
Lonliness of the long distance runner 8

TV
Life 6

AMC
The Debt (2010) 6
what a boring flick ” - ak_navigator
 
5.
On the Waterfront (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. (108 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ AUGUST 2011
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In Name Only (1939) 8
- CG was a fab actor

tvo
Living Out Loud (1998) RV 8 from 9
-loneliness is universal

tv
A Letter to Three Wives (1949) 7
-this was not essential in any way


cineplex

Cowboys & Aliens (2011) 8
-fun film

Aug 21 AMC

The Help (2011) 8
-emotional

One Day (2011) 8
-lovely romance

Aug 20 TCM
'A Place in the Sun (1951)' 7
-way overrated!!!

Aug 8 TV
'Touch of Evil' (1958) 8
-The last noir

Aug 7 AMC
'Hangover 2' (2011) 6
-lame franchise
'Crazy,Stupid Love' (2011) 8
Very Nice
'X Men first class' (2011) 8
Solid reboot for the X franchise

Aug 6 TVO

The Host (Gwoemul) ( 2006 ) 8

Aug 5 Varsity VIP
'Devils Double' (2011) 8
- Interesting..
'Another Earth' (2011) 9
-arthouse sci-fi...excellent film

Aug 4 TV
On The Water Front (1954) RV 2X 9.5 from 9
-Great film - great characters... Brandos brilliant performance and chemistry with GF ” - ak_navigator
 
6.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. (154 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ JULY
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TV
Oliver! (1968) 8


AMC
'Limitless (2011) 8
- not very realistic or intelligent but quite entertaining
'Tree Of Life' (2011) 8
- Dinosaurs..the universe...father son relationships.... Could have boon something bigger!!!
"Midnight In Paris" (2011) 8
-Ahh pariiiiiiiissss

TV
'Cool Hand Luke' (1967) RV 2x 8
-Newman was a great actor


Cineplex
Transformers 3 (2011) 7
- Meh... very non-blockbuster-esque... ” - ak_navigator
 
7.
Priest (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece. (87 mins.)
Director: Scott Stewart
“ JUNE
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TV TCM The Essentials

June 4 – Dodsworth (1936) 8
June 11 – The Caine Mutiny (1954) 8
June 18 – Bringing Up Baby (1938) 7
June 25 – Out of the Past (1947) 8

TV

Deep Blue Sea (1999) RV 3x 7

Bloor cinemas

Certified Copy (2010) 7

Kate And Leopold RV 3x 7


TV TVO SNAM

Ice Station Zebra 8
Mutiny On the Caine 8

TV

Bringing Up Baby (1938) 7

AMC

Adjustment Bureau RV 2x 8
Priest 3D 8
Source Code 7 ” - ak_navigator
 
8.
Fast Five (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent. (131 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
“ MAY
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T V
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The Girl in the Café (2005) RV 2x 9

It Happened One Night (1934) RV 2x 8

Thirty-Seconds-Over-Tokyo (1944) 7

Patton RV 2x 8


AMC
Hannah 6


Colocuss
Fast 5 8 ” - ak_navigator
 
9.
Jane Eyre (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret. (120 mins.)
“ APRIL
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TV

Station Agent RV 2x 8

TV
Jermiah Johnson 8

TV

Prisnor Of Zenda 8.5

AMC

Arthur 6
Thank You 6
Jany Eyre 8 ” - ak_navigator
 
10.
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. (106 mins.)
Director: George Nolfi
“ MARCH
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AMC
Unstopaballe 7


AMC

Green Hornet 7
Cedar Rapids 7
Tron 3D 8
Black Swan RV 2x 8

AMC

Lincoln Laywer 7

Carmen 3D Opera 8

TV

7 brides For 7 Brothers 8
Black Narcissus (1947) 8


Colossus

The Adjustment Bureau 8 ” - ak_navigator
 
11.
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.)
“ February
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AMC

Inside Job RV 2x 8

AMC
Inside Job 8
The Fighter RV 2x 8
Patiala House 9



AMC

Barneys Version 8
Megamind RV 2x 9
-this truly is one fab animated film
Incendies RV 2X 9
_Deeply disturming & moving film
What women want korean remake 7






AMC

Gullivers Travles 6
Faster (2010) 8
Get Low 8


TV
Master & Commander RV 2x 9


Before Sunrise 9
Before sunset yer? 9


Feb 11 Silvercity

Eagle 7

Black Swan (2010) 8 ” - ak_navigator
 
12.
The Fighter (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s. (116 mins.)
“ The last film viewed in 2010 was The Fighter (2010)

IMDB ratings 1386 Titles dec 30th

Last 4
The Fighter (2010) 8
The Social Network (2010) 8
Burlesque (2010) 8
Easy A (2010) 8

JANUARY 2011
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TVO

Heaven ( 2002 ) 8


AMC

Rabbit Hole 8
Due Date 7
Megamind 3D 9


Jan 28 Bell Lightbox

Last Train Home (2010) 8
Incendies 9


Jan 16 AMC

Love and Other Drugs (2010) 8

Inception RV 2x 9 to 9.5
-It is essential to see this film multiple times

The Town RV 2X 9 to 9.5
-Loved this film.. a tribute to Heat....

Jan 14 Silvercity

Kings Speech (2010) 9

Jan 5 Silvercity

True Gritt (2010) 8 ” - ak_navigator