Films I Saw in 2009


001. (02 Jan) /Woman on the Beach/ (2006, Hong Sang-soo)* 66


002. (04 Jan) Idiocracy (2006, Mike Judge)* 47


003. (07 Jan) Angel-A (2005, Luc Besson)* 34


004. (09 Jan) Coraline (2009, Henry Selick) [3-D] 64


005. (15 Jan) Made in U.S.A (1966, Jean-Luc Godard) 51


W/O. (19 Jan) The Order of Myths (2008, Margaret Brown)*


006. (21 Jan) Taxi to the Dark Side (2007, Alex Gibney)* 60


007. (23 Jan) Frownland (2007, Ronald Bronstein)* 69


008. (26 Jan) Razzle Dazzle: The Lost World (2007, Ken Jacobs)* 49


009. (31 Jan) /Requiem for a Dream/ (2000, Darren Aronofsky)* 54


010. (02 Feb) /The Wrestler/ (2008, Darren Aronofsky)* 64


011. (03 Feb) He's Just Not That Into You (2009, Ken Kwapis) 31


012. (04 Feb) /Vicky Cristina Barcelona/ (2008, Woody Allen)* 65


013. (06 Feb) /Still Life/ (2006, Jia Zhang-ke)* 56


014. (08 Feb) /Let the Right One In/ (2008, Tomas Alfredson)* 57


015. (10 Feb) The International (2009, Tom Tykwer) 48


W/O. (12 Feb) Sin Nombre (2009, Cary Joji Fukunaga)


016. (13 Feb) Moon (2009, Duncan Jones) 58


017. (14 Feb) /Joe Versus the Volcano/ (1990, John Patrick Shanley)* 84


018. (18 Feb) /Blood Simple/ (1984, Joel Coen)* [2000 re-edit] 100


019. (21 Feb) The Chaser (2008, Na Hong-jin)* 56


020. (22 Feb) Frontier of Dawn (2008, Philippe Garrel) 43


021. (25 Feb) The Cove (2009, Louie Psihoyos) 55


022. (26 Feb) Katyn (2007, Andrzej Wajda)* 37


023. (27 Feb) Lake Tahoe (2008, Fernando Eimbcke) 59


024. (28 Feb) A l'Aventure (2008, Jean-Claude Brisseau) 42


025. (01 Mar) /Cutter's Way/ (1981, Ivan Passer)* 86


026. (02 Mar) A Week Alone (2008, Celina Murga) 51


027. (06 Mar) 12 (2007, Nikita Mikhalkov)* 45


028. (11 Mar) In Bruges (2008, Martin McDonagh)* 68


029. (12 Mar) /Beetle Juice/ (1988, Tim Burton)* 84


030. (13 Mar) Duplicity (2009, Tony Gilroy) 78


031. (14 Mar) 3:10 to Yuma (2007, James Mangold)* 55


032. (16 Mar) BirdWatchers (2008, Marco Bechis) 75


033. (16 Mar) Home (2008, Ursula Meier) 83


W/O. (17 Mar) The Milk of Sorrow (2009, Claudia Llosa)


W/O. (17 Mar) Autumn (2008, Özcan Alper)


034. (18 Mar) We Live in Public (2009, Ondi Timoner) 59


W/O. (19 Mar) Paper Soldier (2008, Alexey German, Jr.)


W/O. (19 Mar) Parque vía (2008, Enrique Rivero)


W/O. (20 Mar) Harmony and Me (2009, Bob Byington)


035. (20 Mar) Can Go Through Skin (2009, Esther Rots) 57


036. (23 Mar) I Love You, Man (2009, John Hamburg) 46


037. (23 Mar) /Duplicity/ (2009, Tony Gilroy) 78


W/O. (27 Mar) The Maid (2009, Sebastián Silva)


038. (30 Mar) Adventureland (2009, Greg Mottola) 45


039. (31 Mar) Chéri (2009, Stephen Frears) 55


040. (31 Mar) Humpday (2009, Lynn Shelton) 80


041. (31 Mar) Observe and Report (2009, Jody Hill) 32


042. (02 Apr) (500) Days of Summer (2009, Marc Webb) 60


043. (02 Apr) In the Loop (2009, Armando Iannucci) 71


044. (03 Apr) Breezy (1973, Clint Eastwood)* 56


045. (04 Apr) /Home/ (2008, Ursula Meier) 83


046. (05 Apr) About Elly (2009, Asghar Farhadi) 62


W/O. (06 Apr) The Exploding Girl (2009, Bradley Rust Gray)


W/O. (07 Apr) North (2008, Rune Denstad Langlo)


047. (18 Apr) Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008, Sacha Gervasi) 50


048. (20 Apr) Julia (2008, Erick Zonca) 81


049. (21 Apr) The Soloist (2009, Joe Wright) 49


050. (22 Apr) The Limits of Control (2009, Jim Jarmusch) 35


051. (23 Apr) Cold Souls (2009, Sophie Barthes) 47


W/O. (24 Apr) Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009, Damien Chazelle)


052. (29 Apr) The Girlfriend Experience (2009, Steven Soderbergh) 65


053. (29 Apr) Garapa (2009, José Padilha) 39


054. (05 May) My Dear Enemy (2008, Lee Yoon-ki)* 68


055. (07 May) Around the Bay (2008, Alejandro Adams)* 58


056. (08 May) /The Limits of Control/ (2009, Jim Jarmusch) 35


057. (09 May) Canary (2009, Alejandro Adams)* 52


058. (13 May) Up (2009, Pete Docter) 77


059. (13 May) The Girl on the Train (2009, André Téchiné) 63


060. (13 May) Spring Fever (2009, Lou Ye) 30


061. (14 May) Fish Tank (2009, Andrea Arnold) 54


062. (14 May) Air Doll (2009, Hirokazu Kore-eda) 55


063. (14 May) Thirst (2009, Park Chan-wook) 56


064. (14 May) Tetro (2009, Francis Ford Coppola) 48


065. (15 May) Bright Star (2009, Jane Campion) 50


066. (15 May) Don't Look Back (2009, Marina de Van) 44


067. (15 May) Thorn in the Heart (2009, Michel Gondry) 16


068. (15 May) Taking Woodstock (2009, Ang Lee) 49


W/O. (15 May) Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) (2009, Lee Daniels)


069. (16 May) A Prophet (2009, Jacques Audiard) 55


070. (16 May) Mother (2009, Bong Joon-ho) 65


071. (16 May) Like You Know It All (2009, Hong Sang-soo) 54


072. (16 May) Kinatay (2009, Brillante Ma. Mendoza, DGPI) 45


073. (17 May) Vengeance (2009, Johnnie To) 62


074. (17 May) Antichrist (2009, Lars von Trier) 19


W/O. (17 May) Polytechnique (2009, Denis Villeneuve)


075. (18 May) Ricky (2009, François Ozon) 52


076. (18 May) Everyone Else (2009, Maren Ade) 88


077. (18 May) Looking for Eric (2009, Ken Loach) 51


078. (18 May) Vincere (2009, Marco Bellocchio) 69


079. (19 May) I Love You Phillip Morris (2009, John Requa & Glenn Ficarra) 64


080. (19 May) Wild Grass (2009, Alain Resnais) 46


081. (20 May) Inglourious Basterds (2009, Quentin Tarantino) 60


082. (20 May) Broken Embraces (2009, Pedro Almodóvar) 42


083. (20 May) The White Ribbon (2009, Michael Haneke) 37


084. (21 May) In the Beginning (2009, Xavier Giannoli) 56


085. (21 May) The Time That Remains (2009, Elia Suleiman) 70


086. (21 May) A Town Called Panic (2009, Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar) 57


087. (22 May) The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009, Terry Gilliam) 44


088. (22 May) Enter the Void (2009, Gaspar Noé) [~] 57


089. (22 May) Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009, Isabel Coixet) 26


090. (22 May) Drag Me to Hell (2009, Sam Raimi) 66


091. (23 May) Face (2009, Tsaï Ming-Liang) 69


092. (23 May) I Killed My Mother (2009, Xavier Dolan) 71


093. (23 May) Dogtooth (2009, Yorgos Lanthimos) 82


094. (25 May) Star Trek (2009, J.J. Abrams) 47


095. (27 May) Palermo Shooting (2008, Wim Wenders)* 54


096. (28 May) My Magic (2008, Eric Khoo)* 36


097. (29 May) /Pontypool/ (2008, Bruce McDonald) 63


098. (31 May) O'Horten (2007, Bent Hamer)* 49


099. (04 Jun) Je pense à vous (1992, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)* 44


100. (05 Jun) /The Sugarland Express/ (1974, Steven Spielberg)* 74


101. (06 Jun) /Stranger Than Paradise/ (1984, Jim Jarmusch)* 83


102. (07 Jun) Play Misty for Me (1971, Clint Eastwood)* 37


103. (08 Jun) /Roman Holiday/ (1953, William Wyler)* 75


104. (09 Jun) /Sita Sings the Blues/ (2008, Nina Paley)* 78


105. (09 Jun) Rumble Fish (1983, Francis Ford Coppola)* 57


106. (10 Jun) Murder! (1930, Alfred Hitchcock)* [U.S. edit] 53


107. (11 Jun) Beeswax (2009, Andrew Bujalski)* 67


108. (12 Jun) The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009, Tony Scott) 34


109. (13 Jun) /The Rapture/ (1991, Michael Tolkin)* 79


110. (13 Jun) John Carpenter's Vampires (1998, John Carpenter)* 68


111. (14 Jun) /Rocco and His Brothers/ (1960, Luchino Visconti)* 87


112. (15 Jun) /A Shock to the System/ (1990, Jan Egleson)* 69


113. (16 Jun) Easy Virtue (2008, Stephan Elliott)* 48


114. (18 Jun) /Raising Arizona/ (1987, Joel Coen)* 85


115. (18 Jun) The Little Foxes (1941, William Wyler)* 45


116. (21 Jun) The Hangover (2009, Todd Phillips) 50


117. (21 Jun) The Proposal (2009, Anne Fletcher) 43


118. (24 Jun) Point Break (1991, Kathryn Bigelow)* 51


119. (25 Jun) /The Remains of the Day/ (1993, James Ivory)* 79


120. (26 Jun) /sex, lies and videotape/ (1989, Steven Soderbergh) 93


121. (27 Jun) Now, Voyager (1942, Irving Rapper)* 66


122. (28 Jun) Lion's Den (2008, Pablo Trapero)* 55


123. (29 Jun) /Prizzi's Honor/ (1985, John Huston)* 57


124. (30 Jun) /They Live/ (1988, John Carpenter)* 65


125. (01 Jul) Los bastardos (2008, Amat Escalante)* 48


126. (02 Jul) Public Enemies (2009, Michael Mann) 67


127. (03 Jul) Ponyo (2008, Hayao Miyazaki)* 58


128. (04 Jul) /Mr. Deeds Goes to Town/ (1936, Frank Capra)* 73


129. (05 Jul) /Pauline at the Beach/ (1983, Eric Rohmer)* 82


130. (06 Jul) Food Inc. (2008, Robert Kenner) 61


131. (07 Jul) /Lost Highway/ (1997, David Lynch)* 49


132. (08 Jul) The Beaches of Agnès (2008, Agnès Varda)* 58


133. (09 Jul) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978, Philip Kaufman)* 46


134. (10 Jul) /The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension/ (1984, W.D. Richter)* 81


135. (11 Jul) Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986, Hayao Miyazaki)* 64


136. (12 Jul) /Seven Samurai/ (1954, Akira Kurosawa)* 89


137. (13 Jul) Outrage (2009, Kirby Dick)* 61


138. (14 Jul) /The Talented Mr. Ripley/ (1999, Anthony Minghella)* 85


139. (15 Jul) /Pulp Fiction/ (1994, Quentin Tarantino)* 90


W/O. (16 Jul) Manufactured Landscapes (2006, Jennifer Baichwal)*


W/O. (17 Jul) Eldorado (2008, Bouli Lanners)*


140. (18 Jul) Somers Town (2008, Shane Meadows)* 65


141. (19 Jul) /Nowhere to Hide/ (1999, Lee Myung-se)* 82


142. (20 Jul) Detective Story (2007, Takashi Miike)* 47


143. (21 Jul) Little Soldier (2008, Annette K. Olesen)* 73


W/O. (22 Jul) I Am a Sex Addict (2005, Caveh Zahedi)*


144. (23 Jul) Troubled Water (2008, Erik Poppe)* 44


145. (24 Jul) World's Greatest Dad (2009, Bobcat Goldthwait)* 51


146. (25 Jul) /Paths of Glory/ (1957, Stanley Kubrick)* 82


W/O. (26 Jul) Tony Takitani (2004, Jun Ichikawa)*


147. (27 Jul) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007, David Yates)* 43


148. (28 Jul) /Humpday/ (2009, Lynn Shelton) 80


149. (28 Jul) /In the Loop/ (2009, Armando Iannucci) 71


150. (28 Jul) Funny People (2009, Judd Apatow) 47


151. (29 Jul) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009, David Yates) 61


152. (31 Jul) Cleopatra (1963, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) 61


153. (01 Aug) /Rosetta/ (1999, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)* 60


154. (04 Aug) /Lorna's Silence/ (2008, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)* 81


155. (05 Aug) /Double Indemnity/ (1944, Billy Wilder)* 100


W/O. (06 Aug) Save the Green Planet! (2003, Jang Joon-hwan)*


156. (07 Aug) The Window (2008, Carlos Sorin)* 62


157. (09 Aug) /A Christmas Tale/ (2008, Arnaud Desplechin* 72


158. (10 Aug) District 9 (2009, Neill Blomkamp) 64


159. (10 Aug) Dead or Alive 2: Birds (2000, Takashi Miike)* 49


160. (12 Aug) A Canterbury Tale (1944, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)* 89


W/O. (13 Aug) The Free Will (2006, Matthias Glasner)*


161. (13 Aug) Simon of the Desert (1965, Luis Buñuel)* 62


162. (14 Aug) The Tiger's Tail (2006, John Boorman)* 38


163. (15 Aug) Twenty-Four Eyes (1954, Keisuke Kinoshita)* 43


164. (17 Aug) /Rounders/ (1998, John Dahl)* 61


165. (20 Aug) Under the Roofs of Paris (1930, René Clair)* 52


W/O. (21 Aug) The Damned United (2009, Tom Hooper)*


166. (23 Aug) /Inglourious Basterds/ (2009, Quentin Tarantino)* 63


167. (24 Aug) /Julia/ (2008, Erick Zonca)* 84


168. (24 Aug) /La Promesse/ (1996, Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne)* 85


169. (25 Aug) Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009, Wes Anderson) 71


170. (25 Aug) /Pickup on South Street/ (1953, Samuel Fuller)* 80


W/O. (27 Aug) Après Lui (2007, Gaël Morel)*


W/O. (28 Aug) Backyard (2009, Carlos Carrera)*


171. (30 Aug) /High Hopes/ (1988, Mike Leigh)* 69


172. (31 Aug) A Night to Remember (1958, Roy Baker)* 66


173. (01 Sep) /The Last Days of Disco/ (1998, Whit Stillman)* 76


174. (03 Sep) /Shock Corridor/ (1963, Samuel Fuller)* 81


175. (10 Sep) Huacho (2009, Alejandro Fernández Almendras) 59


176. (10 Sep) /Dogtooth/ (2009, Yorgos Lanthimos) 82


W/O. (10 Sep) The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009, Grant Heslov)


177. (10 Sep) Inferno (2009, Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea) 55


178. (11 Sep) The Informant! (2009, Steven Soderbergh) 60


179. (11 Sep) A Serious Man (2009, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) 41


180. (11 Sep) Independencia (2009, Raya Martin) 38


181. (11 Sep) Sawasdee Bangkok (2009, Wisit Sasanatieng/Aditya Assarat/Kongdej Jaturanrasamee/Pen-ek Ratanaruang) 43


182. (11 Sep) Father of My Children (2009, Mia Hansen-Løve) 61


W/O. (12 Sep) Eyes Wide Open (2009, Haim Tabakman)


183. (12 Sep) Police, Adjective (2009, Corneliu Porumboiu) 51


184. (12 Sep) Hadewijch (2009, Bruno Dumont) 67


W/O. (12 Sep) La Pivellina (2009, Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel)


185. (13 Sep) Soul Kitchen (2009, Fatih Akin) 73


186. (13 Sep) Capitalism: A Love Story (2009, Michael Moore) 54


187. (13 Sep) Lebanon (2009, Samuel Maoz) 48


188. (13 Sep) Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl (2009, Manoel de Oliveira) 35


W/O. (13 Sep) Should I Really Do It? (2009, Ismail Necmi)


189. (14 Sep) The Bad Lieutenant -- Port of Call: New Orleans (2009, Werner Herzog) 66


190. (14 Sep) Chloe (2009, Atom Egoyan) 39


W/O. (14 Sep) Ajami (2009, Scandar Copti & Yaron Shani)


191. (14 Sep) White Material (2009, Claire Denis) 44


192. (14 Sep) To Die Like a Man (2009, João Pedro Rodrigues) 56


193. (15 Sep) The Refuge (2009, François Ozon) 42


194. (15 Sep) The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009, J Blakeson) 61


W/O. (15 Sep) Karaoke (2009, Chris Chong Chan Fui)


195. (15 Sep) The Art of the Steal (2009, Don Argott) 40


196. (15 Sep) Tales From the Golden Age (2009, Cristian Mungiu/Ioana Uricaru/Hanno Höfer/Razvan Marculescu/Constantin Popescu) 53


197. (16 Sep) Micmacs (2009, Jean-Pierre Jeunet) 57


198. (16 Sep) Up in the Air (2009, Jason Reitman) 61


W/O. (16 Sep) A Single Man (2009, Tom Ford)


199. (16 Sep) The Ape (2009, Jesper Ganslandt) 56


200. (16 Sep) Lourdes (2009, Jessica Hausner) 50


201. (17 Sep) Ondine (2009, Neil Jordan) 62


202. (17 Sep) Trash Humpers (2009, Harmony Korine) 2


203. (17 Sep) Happy End (2009, Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu) 52


W/O. (17 Sep) Carcasses (2009, Denis Côté)


204. (18 Sep) My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009, Werner Herzog) 69


W/O. (18 Sep) Samson & Delilah (2009, Warwick Thornton)


W/O. (18 Sep) Gaia (2009, Jason Lehel)


W/O. (18 Sep) The Misfortunates (2009, Felix van Groeningen)


205. (19 Sep) Life During Wartime (2009, Todd Solondz) 49


206. (19 Sep) Ong Bak 2 (2009, Tony Jaa & Panna Rittikrai) 46


207. (20 Sep) /Trouble Every Day/ (2001, Claire Denis)* 50


208. (22 Sep) /Homicide/ (1991, David Mamet)* 83


209. (23 Sep) /Barton Fink/ (1991, Joel Coen)* 92


210. (25 Sep) The Stepfather (1987, Joseph Ruben)* 55


211. (26 Sep) /Werckmeister Harmonies/ (2000, Béla Tarr)* 54


212. (02 Oct) Rembrandt's J'Accuse...! (2008, Peter Greenaway)* 63


213. (04 Oct) /Coraline/ (2009, Henry Selick)* [2-D] 64


214. (07 Oct) /Kings & Queen/ (2004, Arnaud Desplechin)* 47


215. (10 Oct) /Jeanne Dielman | 23, Quai du Commerce | 1080 Bruxelles/ (1975, Chantal Anne Akerman)* 82


216. (13 Oct) Where the Wild Things Are (2009, Spike Jonze) 53


217. (17 Oct) /The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T./ (1953, Roy Rowland)* 88


218. (21 Oct) Ghost Town (2009, Zhao Dayong)* 49


219. (24 Oct) /Kiss Me Deadly/ (1955, Robert Aldrich)* 93


220. (25 Oct) /Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind/ (2004, Michel Gondry)* 73 [previous viewing: 83]


221. (27 Oct) /Destry Rides Again/ (1939, George Marshall)* 68


W/O. (28 Oct) Let Each One Go Where He May (2009, Ben Russell)*


222. (30 Oct) /The Hurt Locker/ (2008, Kathryn Bigelow)* 65


223. (01 Nov) Sweet Rush (2009, Andrzej Wajda)* 42


224. (03 Nov) Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008, Anders Østergaard)* 66


225. (04 Nov) A Tale of Two Sisters (2003, Kim Jee-woon)* 45


225. (06 Nov) Alice Adams (1935, George Stevens)* 62


226. (07 Nov) Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009, Robert Zemeckis)* 54


227. (09 Nov) An Education (2009, Lone Scherfig) 57


228. (10 Nov) /Up/ (2009, Pete Docter)* 77


229. (15 Nov) /Summer Hours/ (2008, Olivier Assayas)* 68


230. (17 Nov) The Last Run (1971, Richard Fleischer) 75


231. (17 Nov) \Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire)\ (2009, Lee Daniels) 18


232. (22 Nov) /Children of Men/ (2006, Alfonso Cuarón)* 51


W/O. (24 Nov) Louise-Michel (2008, Gustave de Kervern & Benoît Delépine)*


233. (25 Nov) My Effortless Brilliance (2008, Lynn Shelton)* 47


234. (28 Nov) Ne change rien (2009, Pedro Costa)* 63


235. (30 Nov) The Lovely Bones (2009, Peter Jackson) 43


W/O. (01 Dec) The Young Victoria (2009, Jean-Marc Vallée)*


236. (02 Dec) Invictus (2009, Clint Eastwood) 38


237. (03 Dec) 9 (2009, Shane Acker)* 59


238. (04 Dec) /A Serious Man/ (2009, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)* 48


239. (05 Dec) The Messenger (2009, Oren Moverman)* 52


W/O. (05 Dec) Soul Power (2008, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte)*


240. (05 Dec) /Fantastic Mr. Fox/ (2009, Wes Anderson)* 71


241. (07 Dec) /Drag Me to Hell/ (2009, Sam Raimi)* 68


242. (10 Dec) Red Cliff (2008, John Woo) 72


243. (10 Dec) Avatar (2009, James Cameron) 51


244. (14 Dec) Passing Strange (2009, Spike Lee)* 58


245. (18 Dec) Crude (2009, Joe Berlinger)* 45


W/O. (19 Dec) Crazy Heart (2009, Scott Cooper)*


246. (25 Dec) Sherlock Holmes (2009, Guy Ritchie) 49


247. (28 Dec) Everlasting Moments (2008, Jan Troell)* 47