Films watched and rewatched in 2013

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1.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
“ January 1st. - Big. Cost a fortune. Pretty good. Doona Bae does a fantastic job. ” - kristian-34
 
2.
Pieta (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. (104 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
“ January 2nd. - Another in the long line of Kim Ki Duk's good-but-nowhere-near-his-best movies. ” - kristian-34
 
3.
Act of Valor (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent. (110 mins.)
“ January 3rd. - Good at what it does. ” - kristian-34
 
4.
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers. (95 mins.)
Director: RZA
“ January 3rd. - Disappointing, but a bit of fun. ” - kristian-34
 
5.
On the Road (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
“ January 4th. - As a movie: pretty good. As the adaptation of 'On the Road': terrible. ” - kristian-34
 
6.
Vengeance (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia. (108 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ January 5th. - Good ol' Hong Kong action flick. Enjoyable. ” - kristian-34
 
7.
J. Edgar (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life. (137 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ January 6th. - Solid. ” - kristian-34
 
8.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
“ January 7th. - Solid. Slightly overrated? ” - kristian-34
 
9.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
“ Rewatched January 8th - January 13th. - A classic. Master class. Still can't get over the fact they cancelled it. ” - kristian-34
 
10.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled. (135 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Rewatched January 13th. - Still slightly disappointing compared to the series. ” - kristian-34
 
11.
The Double (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A retired CIA operative is paired with a young FBI agent to unravel the mystery of a senator's murder, with all signs pointing to a Soviet assassin. (98 mins.)
Director: Michael Brandt
“ January 14th. - The definition of average. ” - kristian-34
 
12.
Iron Sky (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018. (93 mins.)
Director: Timo Vuorensola
“ January 16th. - You gotta be in the mood for something silly. ” - kristian-34
 
13.
Angel-A (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A beautiful woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together. (91 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ January 17th. - Not very engaging... ” - kristian-34
 
14.
The Third Man (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime. (104 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ January 19th. - Enjoyable. ” - kristian-34
 
15.
Wings of Desire (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. (128 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
“ January 24th. - Rewatched for the 'nth time. ” - kristian-34
 
16.
Bread and Tulips (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After being forgotten in a highway café during a bus trip, a housewife decides to start a new life by herself in Venice. (114 mins.)
Director: Silvio Soldini
“ January 27th. - Not as good as I thought it would be, but I gladly watch any film with Bruno Ganz in it. ” - kristian-34
 
17.
Sound City (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California. (107 mins.)
Director: David Grohl
“ February 2nd. - Fantastic. Wish there were many more like this out there. ” - kristian-34
 
18.
Death of a Pilgrim (2013 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A newly put-together police force tries to solve the old mystery of the murder on Swedish minister of state Olof Palme in 1986. (232 mins.)
“ February 3rd - February 6th. - Decent. Thought the ending was a bit of a cop-out. ” - kristian-34
 
19.
The Hypnotist (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A detective pairs himself with a famous psychologist on a case involving a traumatized young witness to a crime. (122 mins.)
“ February 7th. - Pretty good. The Swedes really know how to make a good thriller. ” - kristian-34
 
20.
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
“ February 9th. - Immoral, one-dimensional and just plain boring. Contains one of the most cringe-worthy lines of any movie I've ever seen. ” - kristian-34
 
21.
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films. (135 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
“ February 10th. - I like Jeremy Renner, but this is a step back from the previous Bourne installments. Has its moments, but just isn't very engaging. ” - kristian-34
 
22.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory. (119 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ February 11th. - Rewatched. ” - kristian-34
 
23.
Chinese Box (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China. (99 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ February 12th. - Rewatched for the 'nth time. Love this. ” - kristian-34
 
24.
Haywire (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission. (93 mins.)
“ February 15th. - Woeful. What a waste of talent. ” - kristian-34
 
25.
Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
“ February 17th. - Can't make my mind up whether this was really great or really poor. ” - kristian-34
 
26.
Wallander (2008 TV Series)
Episode: An Event in Autumn (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Whilst investigating the death of a pregnant girl who was pushed off a ferry, Wallander discovers a... (90 mins.)
“ February 23rd. ” - kristian-34
 
27.
Wallander (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The Dogs of Riga (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The discovery of two slain youths in a dinghy which washes into Ystad brings hard-drinking Latvian detective Karlis Liepa from Riga... (90 mins.)
“ February 24th. ” - kristian-34
 
28.
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.)
“ March 1st. - Really good! ” - kristian-34
 
29.
Argo (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ March 2nd. - Liked it, but it's a bit overrated. ” - kristian-34
 
30.
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.)
“ Rewatched March 2nd. ” - kristian-34
 
31.
Teddy Bear (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love. (92 mins.)
Director: Mads Matthiesen
“ March 3rd. - Enjoyed this quite a bit. Original. ” - kristian-34
 
32.
Ulzhan (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map... (105 mins.)
“ March 4th. ” - kristian-34
 
33.
Valley of Flowers (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A greatest Asian love story, an unforgettable tale about passion, death and reincarnation. A mesmerizing Himalayan epic that spans two centuries, from the Silk Route of the early 19th century to the bustling metropolis of modern-day Tokyo. (155 mins.)
Director: Pan Nalin
“ March 4th. ” - kristian-34
 
34.
The Night Porter (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship. (118 mins.)
Director: Liliana Cavani
“ March 6th. - Terrible. ” - kristian-34
 
35.
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang... (113 mins.)
“ March 7th. - Very good. ” - kristian-34
 
36.
Murder One (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Theodore Hoffman is a prominent defense attorney in a prestigious Los Angeles law firm. After successfully... (60 mins.)
“ Rewatched March 8th. - 16th. ” - kristian-34
 
37.
The Last Samurai (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. (154 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
“ Rewatched March 10th. ” - kristian-34
 
38.
Dead Poets Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings. (128 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ March 17th. Rewatched for the 'nth time. Classic movie. ” - kristian-34
 
39.
Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man... (122 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
“ March 19th. ” - kristian-34
 
40.
Shadow Dancer (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son's welfare. (101 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
“ March 20th. - Meh... ” - kristian-34
 
41.
The Grey (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step. (117 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
“ March 22nd. - Meh... ” - kristian-34
 
42.
13 Assassins (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ March 23rd. - Marvellous. ” - kristian-34
 
43.
Brainscan (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A teenager is part of an interactive video game where he kills innocent victims. Later, the murders become real. (96 mins.)
Director: John Flynn
“ March 24th. - Rewatched old classic from my youth. ” - kristian-34
 
44.
Peaceful Warrior (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast. (120 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ March 24th. - Rewatched. ” - kristian-34
 
45.
Hide Away (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat. (88 mins.)
Director: Chris Eyre
“ March 24th. ” - kristian-34
 
46.
6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A look at the making of HUMANCENTiPAD. (42 mins.)
Director: Arthur Bradford
“ March 25th. ” - kristian-34
 
47.
The Assassins (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, the story focuses on Cao Cao in his old age, exploring the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son. (107 mins.)
Director: Linshan Zhao
“ March 25th. ” - kristian-34
 
48.
Certified Copy (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper. (106 mins.)
“ March 26th. ” - kristian-34
 
49.
Boy Wonder (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A traumatized boy grows into a shy, determined teenager who patrols the mean streets of New York City, helping those in need and dishing out severe punishment to remorseless thugs. (93 mins.)
“ March 29th. - Enjoyed this. ” - kristian-34
 
50.
Groundhog Day (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again. (101 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Rewatched March 30th. ” - kristian-34
 
51.
Adrift in Tokyo (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Takemura has no friends and no family. He's a student but he doesn't have any particular ambitions. In other words... (101 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Miki
“ March 31st. ” - kristian-34
 
52.
The Game (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone... (129 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Rewatched April 2nd. ” - kristian-34
 
53.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
“ April 6th. - Inspirational. ” - kristian-34
 
54.
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A murder detective must follow the footsteps of a brutal killer within the secrets of a classist college. (106 mins.)
“ April 27th. - Pretty good. ” - kristian-34
 
55.
Prison Break (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out. (44 mins.)
“ April 20th - May 17th. Stopped watching this during the third season when it originally ran. First season is excellent, second pretty good, third not so much, fourth has its moments. ” - kristian-34
 
56.
Like Crazy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa. (90 mins.)
Director: Drake Doremus
“ May 5th. - Liked it. ” - kristian-34
 
57.
A Good Year (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Rewatched May 7th. - Always enjoyable. ” - kristian-34
 
58.
The Factory (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer. (104 mins.)
Director: Morgan O'Neill
“ May 12th. - Sucked. ” - kristian-34
 
59.
Bitter/Sweet (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Brian, an American businessman, is sent to Thailand in search of local coffee plantations to purchase, but he ends up finding more than just coffee, and that the original purpose of the trip might not even be about coffee after all. (106 mins.)
Director: Jeff Hare
“ May 13th. - Not particularly good... ” - kristian-34
 
60.
The Intouchables (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
“ May 18th. - Very good. ” - kristian-34
 
61.
Waking the Dead (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Burn Out: Part 1 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A woman torches a car, which leads Boyd to investigate a car crash that may not have been an accident. (100 mins.)
“ May 20th. ” - kristian-34
 
62.
Waking the Dead (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Burn Out: Part 2 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A newly discovered note seems to set the seal on a suicide verdict, but when Boyd and the team exhume Perry Coleman's body, DNA tests reveal some disturbing facts. (100 mins.)
“ May 20th. ” - kristian-34
 
63.
Dragon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
“ May 21st. - Kickass! ” - kristian-34
 
64.
The Last Stand (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. (107 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ May 23rd. - What you see is what you get. Good, clean fun. ” - kristian-34
 
65.
The Grandmaster (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. (130 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
“ May 24th. - Didn't understand much of what was happening, but it's so beautiful it really doesn't matter. ” - kristian-34
 
66.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Den orolige mannen (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Wallander forgets his gun in a bar and is suspended. With time on his hands, he looks into the disappearance... (90 mins.)
“ June 1st. ” - kristian-34
 
67.
Waking the Dead (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Blind Beggar: Part 1 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A skeleton is discovered during building work at a church. (100 mins.)
“ June 1st. ” - kristian-34
 
68.
Waking the Dead (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Blind Beggar: Part 2 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When Father Stuart is found murdered in the same excavation the body was discovered, the team makes a connection. (100 mins.)
“ June 2nd. ” - kristian-34
 
69.
Promised Land (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources. (106 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ June 3rd. - Ok. Expected a lot more from Van Sant/Damon. ” - kristian-34
 
70.
Monsters Club (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Having abandoned modern civilization, Ryoichi lives an isolated, self-sufficient life on a snow-covered... (71 mins.)
Director: Toshiaki Toyoda
“ June 4th. - Very good. Kenji Miyazawa! ” - kristian-34
 
71.
Gangster Squad (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ June 6th. - Decent. ” - kristian-34
 
72.
The Watch (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion. (102 mins.)
Director: Akiva Schaffer
“ June 6th. - Felt like something light, and light's what I got. Average with some good one-liners. ” - kristian-34
 
73.
Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts. (96 mins.)
Director: AJ Schnack
“ June 7th. ” - kristian-34
 
74.
Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt. (99 mins.)
Director: Margaret Brown
“ June 8th. - Great insight into the life of one of the greatest songwriters that ever lived. ” - kristian-34
 
75.
Say Anything... (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college. (100 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ June 8th. - Good, clean fun. ” - kristian-34
 
76.
Serendipity (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A couple reunite years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
“ June 9th. - Oh dear... ” - kristian-34
 
77.
Safe (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail. (94 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
“ June 10th. - Some great fight choreography. ” - kristian-34
 
78.
Longmire (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit. (60 mins.)
“ July 13th - October 15th. (First season) ” - kristian-34
 
79.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Försvunnen (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A girl disappears on her way to school, and suspicion falls on her father who has been fighting for her custody. Wallander's investigation is helped when he visits a woman whom he had arrested when her own daughter disappeared. (90 mins.)
“ July 20th. ” - kristian-34
 
80.
False Trail (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The sequel to Jagarna (1996), the film concerns Erik who is asked to return to his hometown in Sweden to solve a brutal murder... (129 mins.)
Director: Kjell Sundvall
“ July 20th. ” - kristian-34
 
81.
Before Midnight (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna. (109 mins.)
“ July 21st. ” - kristian-34
 
82.
Ran (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them, or cause them to turn on each other...and him... (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ July 27th. ” - kristian-34
 
83.
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.)
“ October 12th. ” - kristian-34
 
84.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Sveket (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young student reports her mother missing. The next day, the mother's body is found buried in the sand close to the family's house. (90 mins.)
 
85.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Saknaden (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a teenage girl is found dismembered, Wallander has to investigate the milieu of human trafficking. However, because of his memory loss, he is not in charge; Martinsson is, and the two do not agree on who the culprit is. (90 mins.)
 
86.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Mordbrännaren (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When an arsonist is released from prison, the villagers do not want him anywhere near them. Soon they take matters in their hands and Wallander has to investigate whether their fear is justified. (90 mins.)
 
87.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers. (119 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ September - Crap. ” - kristian-34
 
88.
Rudy (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame. (114 mins.)
Director: David Anspaugh
“ Rewatched October 13th. ” - kristian-34
 
89.
The Ron Clark Story (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A small-town teacher relocates to one of the toughest classrooms in the country. (90 mins.)
Director: Randa Haines
“ Rewatched October 13th. ” - kristian-34
 
90.
Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A documentary on Levon Helm, a founding member of The Band, at home in Woodstock in the midst of creating his first studio album in 25 years. (83 mins.)
Director: Jacob Hatley
“ October. ” - kristian-34
 
91.
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him. (106 mins.)
Director: John Moore
“ September. Enjoyed this much more than I thought I would. ” - kristian-34
 
92.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
“ Rewatched April or May - October 19th. Phew. ” - kristian-34
 
93.
Redemption (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process. (100 mins.)
Director: Steven Knight
“ October. Not good. Probably Statham's worst. ” - kristian-34
 
94.
Parker (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist. (118 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ August. OK. ” - kristian-34