Tuesday, January 8, 2008

organizing via grades is stoopid

[newest additions in bold]



Burn After Reading (Joel & Ethan Coen)
A Christmas Tale (Arnaud Desplechin, France)
The Duchess of Langeais (Jacques Rivette, France/Italy)
The Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao-hsien, France)
In the City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerín, Spain)

Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant, USA)
Silent Light (Carlos Reygadas, Mexico/France/Netherlands/Germany)
Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, USA)
WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, USA)
Woman on the Beach (Hong Song-soo, South Korea)


Bad Biology (Frank Henenlotter, USA)
Be Kind Rewind (Michel Gondry, USA)
Before I Forget (Jacques Nolot, France)
Che (Steven Soderbergh, USA/Spain/France)
Chop Shop (Ramin Bahrani, USA)
The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, USA)
Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog, USA)
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, Romania)
Frownland (Ronald Bronstein, USA)
Funny Games U.S. (Michael Haneke, USA/France/UK/Austria/Germany/Italy)
Heartbeat Detector (Nicolas Klotz, France)
In a Dream (Jeremiah Zeiger, USA)
Land of Confusion (Jeremy Zerechak, USA)
The Last Mistress (Catherine Breillat, France/Italy)
Momma's Man (Azazel Jacobs, USA)
My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, Canada)
Night and Day (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
Phoebe in Wonderland (Daniel Barnz, USA)
Reprise (Joachim Trier, Norway)
The Secret of the Grain (Abdel Kechiche, France)
Shotgun Stories (Jeff Nichols, USA)
Wanted (Timur Bekmambetov, USA)
Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky, USA)

Baghead (Jay Duplass & Mark Duplass, USA)
Ballast (Lance Hammer, USA)
The Bloodlines Video Project (arr. Eugene Martin, USA)
Chris & Don. A Love Story (Tina Mascara & Guido Sani, USA)
Diary of the Dead (George A. Romero, USA)
The Edge of Heaven (Fatih Akin, Turkey/Germany/Italy)
Fados (Carlos Saura, Spain/Portugal)
The Fall (Tarsem, India/UK/USA)
First Person (Benjamin Herold, USA)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Nicholas Stoller, USA)
Frozen River (Courtney Hunt, USA)
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (Scott Hicks, Australia)
Go Go Tales (Abel Ferrara, Italy/USA)
Hamlet 2 (Andrew Bergman, USA)
Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh, UK)
Heavy Metal in Baghdad (Eddy Moretti & Suroosh Alvi, USA/Canada)
Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry (Erich Weiss, USA)
I Served the King of England (Jirí Menzel, Czech Republic/Slovakia)
Man (Jon Favreau, USA)
James Castle: Portrait of an Artist (Jeffrey Wolf, USA)
JCVD (Mabrouk El Mechri, Belgium/Luxembourg/France)
Love Songs (Christophe Honoré, France)
Man on Wire (James Marsh, UK/USA)
The New Year Parade (Tom Quinn, USA)
Otto; or Up With Dead People (Bruce LaBruce, Canada)
Pineapple Express (David Gordon Green, USA)
The Pool (Chris Smith, USA)
Pray the Devil Back to Hell (Gini Reticker, USA)
Role Models (David Wain, USA)
Savage Gr
ace (Tom Kalin, Spain/USA/France)
Secrecy (Peter Galison & Robb Moss, USA)
Sex Positive (Daryl Wein, USA)
Son of Rambow (Garth Jennings, UK)
Song Sung Blue (Greg Kohs, USA)
Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains (Gonzalo Arijon, France)
The Strangers (Bryan Bertino, USA)
Stuck (Stuart Gordon, USA)
Surfwise (Doug Pray, USA)
Taxi to the Dark Side (Alex Gibney, USA)
The Unforeseen (Laura Dunn, USA)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen, USA)
Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell (Matt Wolf, USA)
The Witnesses (André Téchiné, France)

Alexandra (Alexander Sokurov, Russia)
American Teen (Cindy Burstein, USA)
Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer (Robert Vaolina & Ian McCrudden)
The Bank Job (Roger Donaldson, UK)
Battle for Haditha (Nick Broomfield, UK)
Before the Rains (Santosh Sivan, India/UK/USA)
Bigger, Stronger, Faster* (Chris Bell, USA)
Boarding Gate (Olivier Assayas, France/Luxenbourg)
Caramel (Nadine Labaki, France/Lebanon)
Chicago 10 (Brett Morgen, USA)
City of Ember (Gil Kennan, USA)
City of Men (Paulo Morelli, Brazil)
CJ7 (Stephen Chow, Hong Kong)
Cloverfield (Matt Reeves, USA)
The Counterfeiters (Stefan Ruzowitsky, Austria/Germany)
The Deal (Stephen Schachter, USA/Canada)
Derek (Isaac Julien, UK)
Doomsday (Neil Marshall, UK)
Doubt (John Patrick Shanley, USA)
The Duchess (Saul Dibb, UK/Italy/France)
Electile Dysfunc
tion (Mary Patel & Joe Barber, USA)
The End (Nicola Collins, UK)
Fear(s) of the Dark (Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Caillou, Pierre Di Sciullo, Lorenzo Mattotti & Richard McGuire, France)
Frontrunner (Caroline Suh, USA)
The Grocer's Son (Eric Guirado, France)
Gunnin' For That #1 Spot (Adam Yauch, USA)
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg, USA)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Guillermo del Toro, USA)
Holler Back - [not] Voting in an American Town (lul Fries'dat, USA)
In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, UK/Belgium)
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (Alex Holdridge, USA)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Steven Spielberg, USA)
I've Loved You So Long (Philippe Claudel, France)
Jellyfish (Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen, Israel)
Kung Fu Panda (Mark Osborne & John Stevenson, USA)
Leatherheads (George Clooney, USA)
Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, Sweden)
The Machine Girl (Noboru Iguchi, Japan)
Medicine for Melancholy (Barry Jenkins, USA)
Milk (Gus Van Sant, USA)
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Bharat Nalluri, UK)
Mister Foe (David Mackenzie, UK)
My Blueberry Nights (Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong/China/France)
Nothing to Lose (Pieter Kujipers, Netherlands)
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (Michel Hazanavicius, France)
Patti Smith: Dream of Life (Steven Sebring,
Planet B-Boy (Benson Lee, USA)
Profit motive and the whispering wind (John Gianvito, USA)
Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme, USA)
Roman de Gare (Claude Lelouch, France
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Marina Zenovich, USA/UK)
Revolutionary Road (Sam Mendes, USA)
The Ruins (Carter Smith, USA)
The Signal (David Bruckner, Dan Bush & Jacob Gentry, USA)
Standard Operating Procedure (Errol Morris, USA)
Step Brothers (Adam McKay, USA)
Sukiyaki Western Django (Takashi Miike, Japan)
Traitor (Jeffrey Nachmanoff, USA)
Transporter 3 (Olivier Megaton, France)
Tropic Thunder (Ben Stiller, USA)
Trumbo (Peter Askin, USA)
Turn the River (Chris Eigeman, USA)
Up the Yangtze (Yung Chang, Canada)

Affinity (Tim Fywell, UK)
Appaloosa (Ed Harris, USA)
Azur & Asmar (Michel Ocelot, Spain/Italy/Belgium/France)
Boy A (John Crowley, UK)

Brideshead Revisited (Julian Jarrold, UK)
Cadillac Records (Darnell Martin, USA)
Cassandra's Dream (Woody Allen, UK/USA)
Changeling (Clint Eastwood, USA)
Ciao (Yen Tan, USA)
Death Race (Paul W.S. Anderson, USA)

Everybody Wants to Be Italian (Jason Todd Ipson, USA)
The Foot Fist Way (Jody Hill, USA)
Frost/Nixon (Ron Howard, USA)
Fugitive Pieces (Jeremy Podeswa, Canada/Greece)
Ghost Town (David Koepp, USA)
Gran Torino (Clint Eastwood, USA)

The Grand (Zak Penn, USA)
Hancock (Peter Berg, USA)
The House Bunny (Fred Wolf, USA)
I.O.U.S.A. (Patrick Creadon, USA)
The Incredible Hulk (Louis Leterrier, USA)
Miracle at St. Anna (Spike Lee, USA/Italy)
Mister Lonely (Harmony Korine, UK/France/Ireland/USA)
Mother of Tears (Dario Argento, Italy/USA)
Pathology (Marc Shoelermann, USA)
Quantum of Solace (Marc Forster, UK/USA)

Rambo (Sylvester Stallone, USA)
The Reader (Stephen Daldry, USA/Germany)
Recount (Jay Roach, USA) [tv]
Redbelt (David Mamet, USA)
Religulous (Larry Charles, USA)
Rocketman (John Dorchester, USA)
Semi-Pro (Kent Alterman, USA)
Sex and the City: The Movie (Michael Patrick King, USA)
Shine a Light (Martin Scorsese, USA)
Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, UK/USA)
Snow Angels (David Gordon Green, USA)
Speed Racer (Andy & Larry Wachowski, USA)
SqueezeBox! (Steven Saporito & Zach Shaffer, USA)
Teeth (Mitchell Lichtenstein, USA)
Valkyrie (Bryan Singer, USA/Germany)
W. (Oliver Stone, USA)
The Wackness (Jonathan Levine, USA)
Waltz With Bashir (Ari Folman, Israel)
Were the World Mine (Tom Gustafson, USA)
You Don't Mess With the Zohan (Dennis Dugan, USA)

Adam Resurrected (Paul Schrader, Germany/USA/Israel)
Brick Lane (Sarah Gavron, UK)
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Mark Herman, UK/USA)
Choke (Clark Gregg, USA)
Elegy (Isabel Coixet, USA)
Elite Squad (José Padhila, Brazil)
The Express (Gary Fleder, USA)
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Alex Gibney, USA)
Last Chance Harvey (Joel Hopkins, UK/USA)
Love Comes Lately (Jan Schütte, Germany/Austria/USA)
Mad Money (Callie Khouri, USA)
Married Life (Ira Sachs, USA)
Mongol (Sergei Bodrov, Germany/Kazakhstan/Russia/Mongolia)
Quid Pro Quo (Carlos Brooks, USA)
Stop-Loss (Kimberley Peirce, USA)
Street Kings (David Ayer, USA)

Universal Signs (Ann Calamia, USA)
The Visitor (Thomas McCarthy, USA)
Young@Heart (Stephen Walker, UK)

Australia (Baz Luhrmann, Australia/USA)
Baby Mama (Michael McCullers, USA)
Bottle Shock (Randall Miller, USA)
Breakfast With Scot (Laurie Lynd, Canada)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher, USA)
Eden (Declan Recks, UK)
Elsa & Fred (Marcos Carnevale, Spain)
The Happening (M. Night Shyamalan, USA)
Irina Palm (Sam Gabarski, UK/Belgium/Luxembourg/Germany/France)
Nobel Son (Randall Miller, USA)
Run Fatboy Run (David Schwimmer, UK)


Blindness (Fernando Meirelles, Canada/Brazil/Japan)
Jumper (Doug Liman, USA)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Rob Cohen, USA)


American Carol (David Zucker, USA)
One Missed Call (Eric Valette, USA)


Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (Nathaniel Frankowski, USA)