Movies Watched in 2013

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1.
Take This Waltz (2011)
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A happily married woman falls for the artist who lives across the street. (116 mins.)
Director: Sarah Polley
 
2.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
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Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune. (110 mins.)
Director: Panos Cosmatos
 
3.
Last Night (2010)
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The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted to. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love. (93 mins.)
Director: Massy Tadjedin
 
4.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
 
5.
Excision (2012)
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother. (81 mins.)
 
6.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
7.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. (130 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
8.
Heat Wave (2011)
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On a sweltering day in the south of France; an alluring girl; her troubled boyfriend; her mysterious mother and a gruff neighbor collide in tragedy as their secrets lead to a series of shocking events. (88 mins.)
 
9.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
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Fictional drama based on actual events, about 2 teen-age girls who encounter an internet predator. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Goi
 
10.
Prometheus (2012)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant moon containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
11.
V/H/S (2012)
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When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. (116 mins.)
 
12.
Polisse (2011)
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A journalist covering police assigned to a juvenile division enters an affair with one of her subjects. (127 mins.)
Director: Maïwenn
 
13.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
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A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. (140 mins.)
 
14.
The Strange Thing About the Johnsons (2011 Short Film)
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A dark domestic melodrama/satire about the ties that bind and the ties that really bind. (28 mins.)
Director: Ari Aster
 
15.
V/H/S/2 (2013)
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Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance. (96 mins.)
 
16.
X: Night of Vengeance (2011)
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A jaded call-girl. A fledgling hooker. The night from hell. (90 mins.)
Director: Jon Hewitt
 
17.
The ABCs of Death (2012)
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A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty. (129 mins.)
 
18.
Bachelorette (2012)
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Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school. (87 mins.)
Director: Leslye Headland
 
19.
Sinister (2012)
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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.)
 
20.
The Lords of Salem (2012)
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Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record - a "gift from the Lords". The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts? (101 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
21.
House (1986)
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A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
22.
Luther the Geek (1990)
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As a young child Luther The Geek or "The Freak" witnesses a band of men goading a geek (a man who bites... (80 mins.)
 
23.
The Theatre Bizarre (2011)
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Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre... (114 mins.)
 
24.
Bedevilled (2010)
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A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out. (115 mins.)
Director: Chul-soo Jang
 
25.
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
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It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. (88 mins.)
 
26.
Elysium (2013)
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In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. (109 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
 
27.
Side Effects (2013)
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A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. (106 mins.)
 
28.
American Gothic (1988)
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On a lonely island in the Pacific Northwest, a group of travelers find themselves targeted by a crazed, homicidal family. (90 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
29.
Sweet Evil (2010)
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Fifteen-year-old Céline knows more about life than is appropriate for her age. She wanders the streets... (90 mins.)
 
30.
Europa Report (2013)
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An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon. (90 mins.)
 
31.
Only God Forgives (2013)
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Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death. (90 mins.)
 
32.
You Will Be Mine (2009)
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Marie leaves home to study the piano at the conservatory in Lyons. Through lack of money, she is obliged to share an apartment with Emma... (96 mins.)
Director: Sophie Laloy
 
33.
Pinprick (2009)
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A teenage girl is hiding a criminal inside her bedroom closet. At first they have an innocent relationship: trading stories... (96 mins.)
Director: Daniel Young
 
34.
The Housemaid (2010)
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A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to dark consequences. (106 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Im
 
35.
Exam (2009)
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The final eight candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test with one question. It seems simple yet confusing that soon, tensions begin to unravel. (101 mins.)
 
36.
Frances Ha (2012)
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A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles. (86 mins.)
Director: Noah Baumbach
 
37.
Barbara (2012)
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A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. (105 mins.)
 
38.
Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)
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Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition. (86 mins.)
Director: Edmund Purdom
 
39.
To All a Goodnight (1980)
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A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume. (90 mins.)
Director: David Hess
 
40.
Elves (1989)
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A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves... (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Mandel
 
41.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
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The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily. (106 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
42.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
43.
Black Christmas (1974)
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
44.
Christmas Evil (1980)
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree. (100 mins.)
Director: Lewis Jackson
 
45.
Jack Frost (1997 Video)
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A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreacks havoc. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Cooney
 
46.
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
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After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect. (98 mins.)
Director: Alfred Sole
 
47.
In the Dark Half (2012)
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After a child dies in her care, a guilt-stricken teenager (Jessica Barden) feels threatened by a mysterious force. (85 mins.)
 
48.
Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
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Courtney Bates, the younger sister of Valerie, and her friends go to their condo for a weekend getaway, but Courtney can't get rid of the haunting feeling that a supernatural rockabilly driller killer is coming to murder them all. (77 mins.)
Director: Deborah Brock
 
49.
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
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After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior. (79 mins.)
 
50.
Prey (2010)
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PREY tells the story of Nathan (BEAU TRAVAIL'S Gregoire Colin) who is at a countryside retreat for a... (90 mins.)
 
51.
New Year's Evil (1980)
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During a New Year's Eve celebration, a Punk Rock & New Wave show host gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one. (85 mins.)
Director: Emmett Alston
 
52.
Terror Train (1980)
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A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train. (97 mins.)
 
53.
Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke