Movies I watched in 2013

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1.
Lantana (2001)
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The relationships of four couples unravel after the discovery of a young woman's body in Lantana bush in suburban Sydney. (121 mins.)
Director: Ray Lawrence
“ Jan 1 ” - swaf_lam
 
2.
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
 
3.
Holy Motors (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
“ jan 5 ” - swaf_lam
 
4.
District 9 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. (112 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ jan 7 ” - swaf_lam
 
5.
Kumaré (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all. (84 mins.)
Director: Vikram Gandhi
“ jan 11 ” - swaf_lam
 
6.
First Cousin Once Removed (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Acclaimed filmmaker Alan Berliner chronicles the deeply personal story of his mother's first cousin--well-known... (78 mins.)
Director: Alan Berliner
“ jan 12 ” - swaf_lam
 
7.
The Only Son (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Pema, 19, is supposed to marry a girl from home, a Nepali Himalayan village at an altitude of 13,000 feet... (78 mins.)
Director: Simonka de Jong
“ jan 12 ” - swaf_lam
 
8.
Little World (2012 Documentary)
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Albert and Anna use to travel around the world without money and in a wheelchair. Now they want to conquer their craziest challenge: to reach the other side of the planet, from Barcelona to New Zealand.
Director: Marcel Barrena
“ jan 12 ” - swaf_lam
 
9.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
“ jan 15 ” - swaf_lam
 
10.
Killing Them Softly (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ jan 19 ” - swaf_lam
 
11.
Fuck for Forest (2012 Documentary)
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Berlin's Fuck for Forest is one of the world's most bizarre charities: based on the idea that sex can change the world, the NGO raises money for their environmental cause by selling home-made erotic films on the Internet. (86 mins.)
Director: Michal Marczak
“ jan 24 ” - swaf_lam
 
12.
The Rise (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend? (108 mins.)
Director: Rowan Athale
“ jan 25 ” - swaf_lam
 
13.
Reality (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Luciano is a charming fishmonger whose unexpected and sudden obsession with being a contestant on a reality show leads him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia. (116 mins.)
Director: Matteo Garrone
“ jan 26 ” - swaf_lam
 
14.
Tied (2013)
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A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress. (80 mins.)
“ jan 27 ” - swaf_lam
 
15.
The Cat (1988)
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Two bank robbers hold the clerks hostage and demand 3 million German marks as ransom. What the police do not realise is that the true criminal mastermind watches them from outside the bank, anticipating every move. (118 mins.)
Director: Dominik Graf
“ jan 27 ” - swaf_lam
 
16.
Errors of the Human Body (2012)
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When a potentially lethal virus is created within his new lab, Dr Geoff Burton is shocked to discover he is not only the unwitting cause, but also its first victim. (101 mins.)
Director: Eron Sheean
“ jan 27 ” - swaf_lam
 
17.
Simon Killer (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past. (101 mins.)
Director: Antonio Campos
“ 28 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
18.
Kidd Life (2012 Documentary)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Andreas Johnsen
“ 28 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
19.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
“ 28 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
20.
Northwest (2013)
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18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal... (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Noer
“ 29 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
21.
My Dog Killer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Marek has no real friends except his guard dog and hangs out with skinheads. When his dispirited mother reappears in his life... (90 mins.)
Director: Mira Fornayová
“ 29 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
22.
Death Metal Angola (2012 Documentary)
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DEATH METAL ANGOLA follows a loving Angolan couple, Sonia and Wilker, whose love for death metal music... (83 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Xido
“ 29 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
23.
Lore (2012)
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As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate. (109 mins.)
Director: Cate Shortland
“ 30 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
24.
The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)
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The members of a dysfunctional family begin to reinvent themselves thanks to the exchange student who moves in with them. (98 mins.)
“ 30 jan ” - swaf_lam
 
25.
Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ 11 feb ” - swaf_lam
 
26.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 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.)
“ 16 feb ” - swaf_lam
 
27.
Arbitrage (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. (107 mins.)
“ 20 feb ” - swaf_lam
 
28.
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit. (95 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ 22 feb ” - swaf_lam
 
29.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
“ 23 feb ” - swaf_lam
 
30.
The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bart Layton
“ 2 mar ” - swaf_lam
 
31.
De Marathon (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After finding out that they have a debt of EUR40.000 with the tax service, four very out-of-shape men working at a car shop start to train for a marathon, in which they can win the money to pay the debt. (107 mins.)
“ 9 mar ” - swaf_lam
 
32.
Black's Game (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events. (104 mins.)
“ 24 mar ” - swaf_lam
 
33.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
“ 28 mar ” - swaf_lam
 
34.
Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009 Documentary)
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A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans. (112 mins.)
“ 28 mar ” - swaf_lam
 
35.
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel. (86 mins.)
Director: Colin Trevorrow
“ 3 apr ” - swaf_lam
 
36.
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
“ 6 apr ” - swaf_lam
 
37.
Oslo, August 31st (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo. (95 mins.)
Director: Joachim Trier
“ 31 mar ” - swaf_lam
 
38.
Kauwboy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young boy and his father have a difficult relationship, but are trying to reach each other. They need a catalyst to make that happen. (81 mins.)
Director: Boudewijn Koole
“ 15 apr ” - swaf_lam
 
39.
Ill Manors (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The lives of four drug dealers, one user and two prostitutes. (121 mins.)
Director: Ben Drew
“ 9 may ” - swaf_lam
 
40.
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.)
“ 10 may ” - swaf_lam
 
41.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.)
“ may 31 ” - swaf_lam
 
42.
Jack Reacher (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. (130 mins.)
“ jun 16 ” - swaf_lam
 
43.
Killer Joe (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. (102 mins.)
“ jul 4 ” - swaf_lam
 
44.
Bullhead (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader. (129 mins.)
“ jul 12 ” - swaf_lam
 
45.
A Hijacking (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. (103 mins.)
Director: Tobias Lindholm
“ jul 20 ” - swaf_lam
 
46.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011. (157 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ jun 8 ” - swaf_lam
 
47.
Sightseers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
“ aug 15 ” - swaf_lam
 
48.
The Hunt (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
“ aug 17 ” - swaf_lam
 
49.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chbosky
“ aug 31 ” - swaf_lam
 
50.
Only God Forgives (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
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.)
“ aug 31 ” - swaf_lam
 
51.
Hannah Arendt (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann. (113 mins.)
“ aug 26 ” - swaf_lam
 
52.
The East (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. (116 mins.)
Director: Zal Batmanglij
“ sept 8 ” - swaf_lam
 
53.
Mud (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. (130 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ sept 11 ” - swaf_lam
 
54.
The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial. (111 mins.)
“ sept 22 ” - swaf_lam
 
55.
The Company You Keep (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ sept 29 ” - swaf_lam
 
56.
Disconnect (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. (115 mins.)
“ oct 12 ” - swaf_lam
 
57.
The Fall (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances. (117 mins.)
Director: Tarsem
“ oct 13 ” - swaf_lam
 
58.
The Iceman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession. (106 mins.)
Director: Ariel Vromen
“ oct 25 ” - swaf_lam
 
59.
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Durkin
“ Nov 3 ” - swaf_lam
 
60.
Stephen Fry: Out There (2013 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Actor Stephen Fry has for two years seeking up some of the most homophobic persons in the world who spend most of their time fighting gays, and challenges their view upon their extreme homophobia. (60 mins.)
“ Nov 3 ” - swaf_lam
 
61.
Tabloid (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A documentary on a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary. (87 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
“ nov 9 ” - swaf_lam
 
62.
Terms of Endearment (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems. (132 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
“ nov 10 ” - swaf_lam
 
63.
This Is 40 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart. (134 mins.)
Director: Judd Apatow
“ nov 22 ” - swaf_lam
 
64.
A Separation (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. (123 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
“ nov 24 ” - swaf_lam
 
65.
The Devil's Double (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son. (109 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ dec 10 ” - swaf_lam
 
66.
The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (115 mins.)
“ dec 21 ” - swaf_lam
 
67.
The Way Way Back (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
“ dec 24 ” - swaf_lam
 
68.
Toy Story (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. (81 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
“ dec 25 ” - swaf_lam
 
69.
Stoker (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him. (99 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ dec 26 ” - swaf_lam
 
70.
The Best Offer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the world of high-end art auctions and antiques, Virgil Oldman is an elderly and esteemed but eccentric genius art-expert... (131 mins.)
“ dec 26 ” - swaf_lam
 
71.
The Frozen Ground (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events. (105 mins.)
Director: Scott Walker
“ dec 27 ” - swaf_lam
 
72.
Tyrannosaur (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. (92 mins.)
Director: Paddy Considine
“ dec 30 ” - swaf_lam