Movies I watched in 2014

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1.
Deep Cover (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A black uniformed policeman is recruited by a devious drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a smuggling... (107 mins.)
Director: Bill Duke
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
2.
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In this comic but dated story, nerdy Shurik travels to the Caucasus in search of native legends and folklore... (82 mins.)
Director: Leonid Gayday
“ 6.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
3.
Human Capital (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve. (111 mins.)
Director: Paolo Virzì
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
4.
End of Watch (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves. (109 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
5.
Floating Clouds (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A tragic social drama set in post war Japan and concerns a lonely woman trying to find purpose and stability in a devastated Tokyo. (123 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
6.
The Piano (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. (121 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
7.
Yume no ginga (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Bus conductor Tomiko falls in love with driver Niitaka, even though she also suspects him of being a serial killer who killed his female conductors after tiring of them. (90 mins.)
Director: Sogo Ishii
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
8.
Dracula (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
9.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. (118 mins.)
“ 8.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
10.
Turning Tide (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It tells the story of Yann Kermadec whose dreams suddenly come true when he has to replace the DCNS... (101 mins.)
“ 5 ” - Shin_ya
 
11.
Escape Plan (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. (115 mins.)
“ 6.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
12.
Snowpiercer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
13.
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa. (112 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ 6 ” - Shin_ya
 
14.
Anthony Zimmer (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent... (89 mins.)
Director: Jérôme Salle
“ 5.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
15.
Black Moon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
To escape a gender war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an extensive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural, lifestyle. (95 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ 6 ” - Shin_ya
 
16.
Capitalist Manifesto: Working Men of All Countries, Accumulate! (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
(115 mins.)
Director: Gok Kim, Sun Kim
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
17.
Philomena (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ 8.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
18.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
19.
Joe (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin. (117 mins.)
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
20.
A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A small group of adult bourgeois friends are on a day outing in the country, that outing which includes having a picnic... (71 mins.)
Director: Jan Nemec
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
21.
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend. (119 mins.)
Director: Jeong-beom Lee
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
22.
Oshin (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young girl named Oshin is sent to work for another family because of her family's financial situation. (110 mins.)
Director: Shin Togashi
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
23.
Les Cousins (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Charles is a young provincial coming up to Paris to study law. He shares his cousin Paul's flat. Paul is a kind of decadent boy... (112 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
24.
Biteu (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This movie follows the story of three friends in Korea, all three of whom drop out of school. The main character is Min... (115 mins.)
Director: Sung-su Kim
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
25.
Painted Fire (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him. (120 mins.)
Director: Kwon-taek Im
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
26.
L'Immortelle (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes... (101 mins.)
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
27.
Il Sorpasso (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries. (105 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
28.
Christmas in August (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Hahn Suk-Kyu suffers from a fatal disease. He meets Shim Eun-Ha and falls in love with her. What will be the fate of this love - will it be a tragic ending? (97 mins.)
Director: Jin-ho Hur
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
29.
Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself. (111 mins.)
Director: Bille August
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
30.
Rio das Mortes (1971 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Michel and Guenther, working in dead-end jobs, are obsessed with going to Peru to find buried treasure... (84 mins.)
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
31.
The Wages of Fear (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a decrepit South American village, four men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. (131 mins.)
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
32.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant. (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
33.
Swimming Pool (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics. (102 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
34.
The Spectacular Now (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl." (95 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
35.
Mikey and Nicky (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail. (119 mins.)
Director: Elaine May
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
36.
Gate of Hell (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A samurai pursues a married lady-in-waiting. (89 mins.)
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
37.
The Voyage (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother... (102 mins.)
“ 6 ” - Shin_ya
 
38.
Masquerade (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted councilor Heo Kyun to find a royal body double... (131 mins.)
Director: Chang-min Choo
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
39.
Lipstick (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
40.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. (101 mins.)
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
41.
Il prato macchiato di rosso (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A group of rich decadents pick up wanderers from the streets and take them back to their large villa, where they are initially treated with consummate care but things take a turn for the worse. (91 mins.)
Director: Riccardo Ghione
“ 4 ” - Shin_ya
 
42.
Farewell to the Summer Light (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A spontaneous romance blooms between Kawamura, a professor touring Europe, and Naoko, a married woman living in Paris, scarred by the Nagasaki atomic bombings. The two protagonists travel around Europe trying to find themselves. (96 mins.)
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
43.
Greedy Guts (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a normal child. (132 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
44.
Lunacy (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man takes up residence with a mysterious marquis and is soon persuaded to enter into an asylum for preventative therapy. Things are not what they seem, and the marquis may be even more sinister than what the young man may've predicted. (118 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
“ 8.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
45.
Letter Never Sent (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Four geologists search for diamonds in the wilderness of Siberia. (97 mins.)
“ 8.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
46.
Pretty Butterflies (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A day in Cagliari narrated by the young Caterina. (100 mins.)
Director: Salvatore Mereu
“ 5 ” - Shin_ya
 
47.
Hell Hotel (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(138 mins.)
Director: Ratana Pestonji
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
48.
The Murder Clinic (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Patients and staff of an isolated mental hospital are being killed off by a hooded maniac who stalks the halls. (86 mins.)
“ 5.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
49.
Küf (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(94 mins.)
Director: Ali Aydin
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
50.
The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
About desires and lives of four characters in diverse circumstances. A poor novelist, a cheating wife, a mysophobic husband and a ticket girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
51.
Braveheart (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
52.
The Harmonium in My Memory (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Hong-yun is a high school girl in little mountain village when she falls head-over-heels for a handsome new school teacher... (116 mins.)
Director: Young-jae Lee
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
53.
London to Brighton (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
It's 3:07am and two girls burst into a run down London toilet. Joanne is crying her eyes out and her clothing is ripped... (85 mins.)
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
54.
The Expendables 3 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates. (126 mins.)
Director: Patrick Hughes
“ 3 ” - Shin_ya
 
55.
Judex (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Favraux, an unscrupulous banker, receives a threatening note, signed by "Judex", demanding that he pay back the people he has swindled... (98 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
56.
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle. (158 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
57.
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
On his deathbed, Uncle Boonmee recalls his many past lives. (114 mins.)
“ 6.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
58.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado. (93 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
“ 9 ” - Shin_ya
 
59.
Crisis (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Husband and wife Americans Dr. Eugene and Mrs. Helen Ferguson - he a renowned neurosurgeon - are traveling through Latin America for a vacation... (95 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ 6.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
60.
The Name of the Rose (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey. (130 mins.)
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
61.
How to Become Myself (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(97 mins.)
Director: Jun Ichikawa
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
62.
Random Harvest (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
63.
Bellissima (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies. (115 mins.)
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
64.
Amore, bugie & calcetto (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Seven friends have a passion: every week they play futsal. Each of them forget the everyday's trouble playing futsal. (115 mins.)
Director: Luca Lucini
“ 6 ” - Shin_ya
 
65.
Project X (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X". (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
“ 3 ” - Shin_ya
 
66.
Heaven Over the Marshes (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The scene is the Pontine Marshes, a disease-ridden region. The year is 1902. Maria Goretti, a twelve-year-old girl... (111 mins.)
Director: Augusto Genina
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
67.
The Conjuring (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
68.
April Snow (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident. After learning that their spouses have been having an affair, the two begin one of their own. (105 mins.)
Director: Jin-ho Hur
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
69.
Attack on Titan (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaegar vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction. (24 mins.)
“ 8.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
70.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros. Meanwhile, a forgotten race hell-bent on destruction returns after being dormant for thousands of years. (56 mins.)
“ 9 ” - Shin_ya
 
71.
The Omen (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son? (111 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ 7.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
72.
Sabotage (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house. (109 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ 6 ” - Shin_ya
 
73.
Aniki Bóbó (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story takes place in the old streets of Porto and by the banks of the Douro River. A gang of very young kids has just accepted a new member... (71 mins.)
“ 6.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
74.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ 6 ” - Shin_ya
 
75.
The Sentinel (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Brooklyn Heights apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
“ 4.5 ” - Shin_ya
 
76.
Searching (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Michal's father and his friends are stigmatized by their war experience and the post-war social deformations in which they took part either directly... (78 mins.)
“ 7 ” - Shin_ya
 
77.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya
 
78.
Murder by Death (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Moore
“ 8 ” - Shin_ya