Archive for the ‘2013 in Film’ Category

My Revised Top 10 Favorite Films of 2013:

1. HER – directed by Spike Jonze
2. THE WOLF OF WALL STREET – directed by Martin Scorsese
3. NEBRASKA – directed by Alexander Payne
4. BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR – directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
5. ABOUT TIME – directed by Richard Curtis
6. ADORE – directed by Anne Fontaine
7. DON JON – directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
8. 12 YEARS A SLAVE – directed by Steve McQueen
9. AMERICAN HUSTLE – directed by David O. Russell
10. BLUE JASMINE – directed by Woody Allen

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Theatrical Viewings:

  1. 12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) – directed by Steve McQueen
  2. ABOUT TIME (2013) – directed by Richard Curtis
  3. NEBRASKA (2013) – directed by Alexander Payne
  4. ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (2013) – directed by Adam McKay
  5. AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013) – directed by David O. Russell
  6. THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013) – directed by Martin Scorsese
  7. INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (2013) – directed by Joel & Ethan Coen

Home Viewings:

  1. THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL (1992) – directed by Brian Henson
  2. HOME ALONE (1990) – directed by Chris Columbus
  3. CHRISTMAS VACATION (1989) – directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik
  4. ERNEST SAVES CHRISTMAS (1988) – directed by John R. Cherry III
  5. JINGLE ALL THE WAY (1996) – directed by Brian Levant
  6. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) – directed by Frank Capra

Television:

  1. THE X-FILES, 3×18-3×24, 4×01-4×24, 5×01-5×14

Theatrical Viewings:

  1. DALLAS BUYERS CLUB (2013) – directed by Jean-Marc Vallée
  2. FREE BIRDS (2013) – directed by Jimmy Hayward

Home Viewings:

  1. THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (1955) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  2. BLACKFISH (2013) – directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite
  3. THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1956) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  4. VERTIGO (1958) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  5. NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Television:

  1. THE X-FILES, 1×17-1×24, 2×01-2×25, 3×01-3×17

Theatrical Viewings:

  1. DON JON (2013) – directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  2. GRAVITY (2013) – directed by Alfonso Cuarón
  3. THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS (2013) – directed by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
  4. WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL? (2013) – directed by Sion Sono
  5. ESCAPE PLAN (2013) – directed by Mikael Håfström
  6. BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR (2013) – directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
  7. PRISONERS (2013) – directed by Denis Villeneuve
  8. BAD GRAMPA (2013) – directed by Jeff Tremaine
  9. THE HOWLING (1981) – directed by Joe Dante (35mm)
  10. STRANGER BY THE LAKE (2013) – directed by Alain Guiraudie

Home Viewings:

  1. THE 39 STEPS (1935) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  2. THE LADY VANISHES (1938) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  3. REBECCA (1940) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  4. SABOTEUR (1942) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  5. MARTYRS (2008) – directed by Pascal Laugier
  6. STOKER (2013) – directed by Chan-wook Park
  7. SHADOW OF A DOUBT (1943) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  8. SPELLBOUND (1945) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  9. NOTORIOUS (1946) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  10. SCARY MOVIE (2000) – directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans
  11. ROPE (1948) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  12. REAR WINDOW (1954) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Television:

  1. ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE, 2×02-2×04
  2. FAMILY GUY, 10×01-10×23
  3. THE X-FILES, 1×01-1×16

Theatrical Viewings:

  1. FRUITVALE STATION (2013) – directed by Ryan Coogler
  2. GONE WITH THE WIND (1939) – directed by Victor Fleming (35mm)
  3. ADORE (2013) – directed by Anne Fontaine
  4. ALIEN (1979) – directed by Ridley Scott
  5. ALIENS (1986) – directed by James Cameron
  6. INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 (2013) – directed by James Wan
  7. THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) – directed by Victor Fleming
  8. METALLICA: THROUGH THE NEVER (2013) – directed by Nimrod Antal

Home Viewings:

  1. BODY OF EVIDENCE (1993) – directed by Uli Edel
  2. BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999) – directed by Spike Jonze
  3. CADDYSHACK (1980) – directed by Harold Ramis
  4. THE GREAT OUTDOORS (1988) – directed by Howard Deutch
  5. HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH (1982) – directed by Tommy Lee Wallace
  6. PHANTASM (1979) – directed by Don Coscarelli
  7. PHANTASM II (1988) – directed by Don Coscarelli
  8. PHANTASM III: LORD OF THE DEAD (1994) – directed by Don Coscarelli

Television:

  1. TRUE BLOOD, 6×07-6×10
  2. ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE, 1×01-1×13, 2×01

 

 

Theatrical Viewings:

  1. CURSE OF CHUCKY (2013) – directed by Don Mancini
  2. RAZE (2013) – directed by Josh C. Waller
  3. REWIND THIS! (2013) – directed by Josh Johnson
  4. THE MACHINE (2013) – directed by Caradog W. James
  5. HK: FORBIDDEN SUPER HERO (2013) – directed by Yuichi Fukuda
  6. YOU’RE NEXT (2011) – directed by Adam Wingard
  7. NUMBER 10 BLUES/GOODBYE SAIGON (2013) – directed by Norio Osada
  8. 24 EXPOSURES (2013) – directed by Joe Swanberg
  9. 5/25/77 (2007) – directed by Patrick Read Johnson
  10. HALLEY (2012) – directed by Sebastian Hofmann
  11. ELYSIUM (2013) – directed by Neill Blomkamp
  12. KICK-ASS 2 (2013) – directed by Jeff Wadlow
  13. DESPICABLE ME 2 (2013) – directed by Pierre Louis Padang Coffin and Chris Renaud
  14. BLUE JASMINE (2013) – directed by Woody Allen

Home Viewings:

  1. CM PUNK: BEST IN THE WORLD (2012) – directed by Kevin Dunn
  2. ATTITUDE ERA (2012) – directed by Kevin Dunn
  3. SUNSHINE (2007) – directed by Danny Boyle

Television:

  1. SAILOR MOON, 1×01-1×05
  2. TRUE BLOOD, 6×01-6×06

 

Theatrical Viewings:

  1. FRANCES HA (2012) – directed by Noah Baumbach
  2. THE BLING RING (2013) – directed by Sofia Coppola
  3. PACIFIC RIM (2013) – directed by Guillermo del Toro
  4. SHIELD OF STRAW (2013) – directed by Takashi Miike
  5. THE CONJURING (2013) – directed by James Wan
  6. DRUG WAR (2012) – directed by Johnnie To
  7. IT’S ME, IT’S ME (2013) – directed by Satoshi Miki
  8. LESSON OF THE EVIL (2012) – directed by Takashi Miike
  9. THE GRAND HEIST (2012) – directed by Joo-ho Kim
  10. IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT (2013) – directed by Herman Yau
  11. DOOMSDAYS (2013) – directed by Eddie Mullins
  12. BIG BAD WOLVES (2013) – directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado
  13. MACHI ACTION (2013) – directed by Jeff Chang

Home Viewings:

  1. PROMETHEUS (2012) – directed by Ridley Scott
  2. OLDBOY (2003) – directed by Chan-wook Park
  3. DESPICABLE ME (2010) – directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud

Television:

  1. MARRIED… WITH CHILDREN, 6×09-6×26, 7×01-7×26, 8×01-8×26, 9×01-9×02
  2. FAMILY GUY, 9×04-9×07
  3. TOUGH ENOUGH, 1×01-1×13, 2×01-2×02