Friday, February 06, 2009

What They Made Me Watch in January, 2009

Hello dear Internet. Here is a list of the stuff, mostly movies, I watched in January. I thought about reviewing them all for your edification, and then I thought about reviewing some of them, and in the end I opted for not reviewing any of them. This means that I can go have a beer instead of rotting away in front of a computer screen. I've highlighted the movies I feel like recommending just now. Many of the others were pretty good, too, but an official SUPERBLOG!! recommendation is equivalent to, like, a four on the Universal Michael Keaton scale, or thereabouts. This many:

Now you know how many Michael Keatons four are. And here is the list of the movies, and also some TV stuff:

Gremlins (1984) (R)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) (R)
Faust (1994) (R)
Southland Tales (2006)
Paranoid Park (2008)
Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro / The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
Elephant (2003)
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Spider Baby (1968)
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile / 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Milk (2008)
Sílení / Lunacy (2005)
Local Hero (1983) (R)
Thirteen (2003)
Majo no takkyûbin / Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Man on Wire (2008)
No Country for Old Men (2007) (R)
Surfwise (2008)
Wendy and Lucy (2008)
Kurenai no buta / Porco Rosso (1992)
Hands on a Hard Body: The Documentary (1997)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Zwartboek / Black Book (2006)
Gran Torino (2008)
Quantum of Solace (2008)
The Wrestler (2008)
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Northern Exposure: Season 4 (1992-1993, 25 episodes)
The Descent (2005) (R)
Columbo: By Dawn's Early Light (1974)
Les Triplettes de Belleville / The Triplets of Belleville (2003) (R)
Age of Consent (1969)
Stuck (2008)
Eden Lake (2008)
The Dead Girl (2006)
Hauru no ugoku shiro / Howl's Moving Castle (2004) (R)
Columbo: Identity Crisis (1975)
The Mindscape of Alan Moore (2003) (R)
Drowning by Numbers (1988)
Columbo: Agenda for Murder (1990)
W. (2008)
Repulsion (1965) (R)
Northern Exposure: Season 5 (1993-1994, 24 episodes)
Columbo: Ashes to Ashes (1998)
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Neco z Alenky / Alice (1988) (R)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Pineapple Express (2008)
Northern Exposure: Season 6 (1994-1995, 23 episodes)
Mr. Stitch (1995)
Ôdishon / Audition (1999)
Serial Mom (1994) (R)
Doubt (2008)
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
In the Bedroom (2001)
Amadeus (1984) (R)
Gomorra (2008)

To make up for not reviewing anything this time, I may write a longish post on the Oscar nominees in the near future. I may also just go have another beer, and call it even. Thinking about it, this latter scenario seems far more likely.

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