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Note on Films I Have Seen
***** Masterpiece
**** Great
*** Good
** So-So
* Bad
🙁 Don’t Waste Your Time
Re-Watch
Short Film
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December 2015:
Everest (Baltasar Kormákur / 2015) **
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ( John Madden / 2014) *
Sicario (Denis Villeneuve / 2015) ***
Homeland (Season 5 / 2015) ***½

16th Tbilisi International Film Festival
        The Brand New Testament (Jaco Van Dormael / 2015) ****
        Moira
(Levan Tutberidze / 2015) *
        God of Happiness
(Dito Tsintsadze / 2015) *
        Pikadero (Ben Sharrock / 2015) ***½
        Black-and-White War (Levan Akhobadze / 2015) **
        Double Aliens (Ugis Olte / 2015) **
        Argentina (Carlos Saura /2015) ***
        Carol (Todd Haynes / 2015) ***½
        Exodus (Vaktang Jajanidze / 2015) ***
        Father (Data Pirtskhalava / 2014) ***
        Fishes of Jano (Giorgi Molodinashvili / 2015) *
        Madonna (Nino Gogua / 2014) **
        Mother of 5000 Babies (Margo Zubashvili / 2015) *
        Niko’s Way (Giorgi Tskhvediani / 2015) *
        Ogasavara (Vakhtang Kotetishvili / 2014) **
        Pirimze (Sophia Tabatadze / 2015) *
        Solomon (Zaza Khalvashi / 2015) ***
        Somali Captives (Levan Adamia / 2015) *
        Speak Out (Zurab Inashvili / 2015) **
        The Enclosed Space (Levan Shubashvili / 2015) *
        The First Day (Tamar Shavgulidze / 2015) *
        The Leopard and the Brave (Mariam Kandelaki / 2014) **
        The Summer of Frozen Fountains (Vano Burduli / 2014) **
        Wake Man (Tornike Bziava / 2015) ***
        When the Earth Seems to be Light (Salome Machaidze, Tamar Karumidze, David Meskhi / 2015) ***
        Nahid (Ida Panahandeh / 2015) *
        The People vs. Fritz Bauer (Lars Kraume / 2015) **
        Dheepan (Jacques Audiard / 2015) *
        Der Bunker (Nikias Chryssos / 2015) ***

Ant-Man (Peyton Reed / 2015) 🙁

November 2015:
Vacation ( John Francis Daley & Jonathan M. Goldstein / 2015) **
Victoria
(Sebastian Schipper / 2015) ***
The Private Life of a Cat
( Alexandr Hamid & Maya Deren – 1944) *****
Ricki and the Flash
(Jonathan Demme / 2015) **
Ted 2
(Seth MacFarlane / 2015) 🙁
Cemetery of Splendour
(Apichatpong Weerasethakul / 2015) ****
Tu Dors Nicole
(Stéphane Lafleur / 2014) ****
The Man from U.N.C.L.E
(Guy Ritchie / 2015) **
Reconstruction
(Theo Angelopolous / 1970) ***
Sevilla
(Bram Schouw / 2012) ***
The Knick
(Steven Soderbergh / 2014 / Season 1) ****

October 2015:
Review (Dustin Guy Defa / 2015) ***
Avengers: Age of Ultron
(Joss Whedon / 2015) 🙁
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
(Christopher McQuarrie / 2015) **½

Hou Hsiao Hsien Revisited
       Millennium Mambo (2001) ***½
       Flowers of Shanghai
(1998) *****

       Good Men, Good Women (1995) ****
       The Puppetmaster
(1993) ***½
       A City of Sadness
(1989) ****

The Assassin (Hou Hsiao Hsien / 2015) ***
Xiao Kang
(Tsai Ming Liang / 2015) ***
Tilda Swinton
(Christopher Doyle / 2015) ***

Mr. Holmes
(Bill Condon / 2015) ***
Danny Collins
(Dan Fogelman / 2015) **½
The Forbidden Room
(Guy Maddin / 2015) ****
Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh / 2012) **
To My Beloved
(Aly Muritiba, 2015) ***
Penny Dreadful
(Season 2) **½
10,000 Saints
(Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini / 2015) 🙁
American Hustle
(David O. Russel / 2013) **
Cheatin’
(Bill Plympton / 2013) ***½
Wild Card
(Simon West / 2015) 🙁
Still Alice
(Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland / 2014) **½
Inside Out
(Pete Doctor / 2015) ****
La Sapienza
(Eugène Green / 2014) *
The Editor
(Adam Brooks,  & Matthew Kennedy / 2014) 🙁
Man Up
(Ben Palmer / 2015) ***
8 ½ Women
(Peter Greenaway / 1999) ****
Jurassic World
(Colin Trevorrow / 2015) *
Stranger by the Lake
(Alain Guiraudie / 2013) **
21 Grams
(Alejandro González Iñárritu / 2003) *****

September 2015:
Coming Home
(Zhang Yimou / 2014) ***
Manglehorn
(David Gordon Green / 2014) **½
Insidious: Chapter 3
(Leigh Whannell / 2015) 🙁
Poltergeist
(Gil Kenan / 2015) 🙁
Cop Car
(Jon Watts / 2015) **½
Terminator Genisys
(Alan Taylor / 2015) 🙁
Spy
(Paul Feig / 2015) *
Love
  (Gaspar Noe / 2015) ****
Youth (Paolo Sorrentino / 2014) ***½
The Martian (Ridley Scott / 2015) **

40th Gdynia Film Festival 2015
       11 Minutes
(Jerzy Skolimowski / 2015) **
       Demon
(Marcin Wrona / 2015) ***½
       The Hear After
(Magnus con Horn / 2015) ***½
       Body
(Malgorzata Szumowska / 2015) ****
       The Lure
(Agnieszka Smoczynska / 2015) **
       Walpurgis Night
(Marcin Bortkiewicz / 2015) ****
       New World
(Wlzbieta Benkowska, Lukasz Ostalski, Michal wawrzecki / 20115) *** / * / ***
       Damaged
(Filip Bajon /2015) ***
       The Magic Mountain
(Anca Damian / 2015) ***½
       The Performer
(Maciej Sobieszczanski & Lukasz Ronduda / 2015) ***½
       The Singing Napkin
(Mariusz Grzegorzek / 2015) ***½
       Into the Spiral
(Konard Aksimowicz / 2015) **
       Walser
(Zbigniew Libera /2015) 🙁
       Knife in the Water
(Roman Polanski / 1962) *****
       Influenza
(Lukasz Barczyk / 2015) *
       Karbala (Krzysztof Łukaszewicz / 2015) ***
       Story of Sin (Walerian Borowczyk / 1975) ***
       A Grain of Truth (Borys Lankosz / 2015) ***
       Arabian Nights – Vol. 1: The Restless One (Miguel Gomes / 2014) ****
       Arabian Nights – Vol. 2: The Desolate One (Miguel Gomes / 2014) *****
       Arabian Nights – Vol. 3: The Enchanted One (Miguel Gomes / 2014) ***½

A Page of Madness (Teinosuke Kinugasa / 1926) ****
Miss Violence
(Alexander Avranas / 2013) **½
Southpaw
(Antoine Fuqua / 2015) **
Blind
(Eskil Vogt / 2014) **
Tale of Tales
(Matteo Garrone / 2015) ***½
Deadly Blessing
(Wes Craven / 1981) *
Pilots on the Way Home
(Priit Pärn & Olga Pärn / 2014) ***
Angels of the Revolution
(Aleksey Fedorchenko / 2014) ***
Under Electric Clouds
(Alexei German Jr. / 2015) ***
The Serpent and the Rainbow
(Wes Craven / 1988) **
Hills Have Eyes
(Wes Craven / 1977) *
Last House on the Left
(Wes Craven / 1972) *
Prometheus
(Ridley Scott / 2012) **
Inglorious Basterds
(Quentin Tarantino / 2009) **
The Secret in Their Eyes
(Juan Jose Campanella / 2009) ***
Se7en
(David Fincher / 1995) ****
Track of the Cat
(William A. Wellman / 1954) **

August 2015:
No No Sleep
(Tsai Ming-Liang / 2015) ***

Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg / 2014) **
White God (Kornél Mundruczó / 2014) ***
The Exorcist (William Friedkin / 1973) ****
Circles
(Christian Petzold / 2015) **

The Thing (John Carpenter / 1982) *
The Zero Theorem (Terry Gilliam / 2013) *
Child 44 (Daniel Espinosa / 2015) 🙁
Marshland (Alberto Rodríguez / 2014) ***
Ich Seh, Ich Seh (Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz / 2015) ****
Furious 7 (James Wan / 2015) 🙁

Fury (David Ayer / 2014) **
Princess of France (Matías Piñeiro / 2014) ****
Unbroken (Angelina Julie / 2014) *
Fortitude (Season 1) ***
Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson / 2014) ****

July 2015:
Dead Poets Society (Peter Weir / 1989) ****
Journey to the West (Tsai Ming-Liang / 2014) ****
Love is the Perfect Crime (Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Marie Larrieu / 2014) *
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Roy Andersson / 2014) ***
Black Souls (Francesco Munzi / 2014) ***
Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller / 2015) *
While We’re Young (Noah Baumbach / 2015) **

Game of Thrones (season 5) ****
It Follows (David Robert Mitchell / 2014) ***

June 2015:
Cake (Daniel Barnz / 2014) **
Run All Night (Jaume Collet-Serra / 2015) 🙁
Eisenstein in Guanajuato (Peter Greenaway / 2015) ***
The Exquisite Corpus (Peter Tscherkassky / 2015) ****
The Weight (Jeon Kyu-Hwan / 2012) **
Kingsman: The Secret Service (Matthew Vaughn / 2014) **
Black Coal, Thin Ice (Diao Yinan / 2014) ***
Focus (Glenn Ficarra & John Requa / 2014) *
Ex Machina (Alex Garland / 2015) ****
Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (Aleksei Fedorchenko / 2012) ***
Tightrope (Clint Eastwood / 1984) 🙁
Jupiter Ascending (Andy & Lana Wachowski / 2015) 🙁
Gomorrah (Matteo Garrone / 2008) ****
The Fifth State (Bill Condon / 2013) 🙁
The Duke of Burgundy ( Peter Strickland / 2014) **

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