All the movies I saw in April 2014

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1.
Melancholia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (135 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
2.
Dead Fish (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Traitors, killers and lovers collide in London. (98 mins.)
Director: Charley Stadler
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
3.
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable. (98 mins.)
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
4.
Brothers (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
5.
Man About Town (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down. (96 mins.)
Director: Mike Binder
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
6.
A Summer in Genoa (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genova changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her sexuality. (93 mins.)
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
7.
The Secret Life of Words (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns. (115 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
8.
Emmett's Mark (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In order to avoid the debilitating effects of a terminal illness, a young detective orders a hit on himself. (104 mins.)
Director: Keith Snyder
“ 6 or 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
9.
If Only (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha. (92 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
10.
Jersey Girl (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After his career is sidelined by an unexpected tragedy and a personal blowup, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter. (102 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
11.
Last Days (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A Seattle musician's life and career are reminiscent to those of Kurt Cobain. (97 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ 2 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
12.
Pathology (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder. (95 mins.)
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
13.
Pollock (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock. (122 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
14.
Excalibur (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the round table of Camelot even as forces conspire to tear it apart (140 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
15.
Bird (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker. (161 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
16.
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
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
17.
Leviathan (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An American deep-sea mining colony stumbles upon a sunken Soviet vessel hiding a horrific secret. (98 mins.)
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
18.
Rabbit Hole (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident. (91 mins.)
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
19.
The Campaign (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers. (85 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ 6 or 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
20.
Waiting... (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Young employees at Shenaniganz restaurant collectively stave off boredom and adulthood with their antics. (94 mins.)
Director: Rob McKittrick
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
21.
Severance (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
During a team-building retreat in the mountains a group of sales representatives are hunted down one by one. (96 mins.)
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
22.
Senseless (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option. (93 mins.)
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
23.
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
At Adams College, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self-respect. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeff Kanew
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
24.
Gods and Monsters (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored. (105 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
25.
The Life of David Gale (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row. (130 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
26.
The Tournament (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins... (95 mins.)
Director: Scott Mann
“ 4 or 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
27.
The New Guy (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A high school senior branded uncool in the ninth grade gets himself expelled so he changes his image to cool kid at the town's other high school. (88 mins.)
Director: Ed Decter
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
28.
Spread (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A sex comedy centered on a serial womanizer and his jilted lover. (97 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
“ 6 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
29.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home. (96 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
30.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
31.
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing. (101 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ 7 (This is a completely overlooked film, which is actually very good!) ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
32.
Serving Sara (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A process server tries to serve an elusive female target. (99 mins.)
Director: Reginald Hudlin
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
33.
Year of the Dragon (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders. (134 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
34.
Noah (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A man is chosen by his world's creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. (138 mins.)
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
35.
Run Lola Run (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. (81 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
36.
Ironclad (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. (121 mins.)
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
37.
New York Minute (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers... (91 mins.)
Director: Dennie Gordon
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
38.
Chasing Mavericks (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. (116 mins.)
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
39.
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Follows the lives of five interconnected couples as they experience the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and realize that no matter what you plan for, life does not always deliver what is expected. (110 mins.)
Director: Kirk Jones
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
40.
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak. (92 mins.)
Director: Dale Launer
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
41.
The Help (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
42.
Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun. (86 mins.)
Director: Jason Eisener
“ 6 or 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
43.
Hesher (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic. (106 mins.)
Director: Spencer Susser
“ 3 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
44.
Burke and Hare (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school. (91 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ 5 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
45.
1984 (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Radford
“ 7 ” - poulsg-643-736971
 
46.
Non-Stop (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages demanding $150 million into an off-shore account, or someone will die every 20 minutes. (106 mins.)
“ 8 ” - poulsg-643-736971