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Old 12-01-2012, 01:00 AM
The Month in Movies - November 2012

Number of First-Time Viewings (this month): 29
Number of First-Time Viewings (this year, so far): 484

THE BRILLIANT (****)

(none)

THE GREAT (*** ½)

Cloud Atlas

THE PURTY GOOD (***)

And the Band Played On
Room 237
It’s a Gift
Ninotchka
49th Parallel
Skyfall
[Rec] 3: Genesis
Abbott and Costello in Hollywood
The American Scream
Wreck-It Ralph
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
Freeway
Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains
Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
See the Sea
Arbitrage

THE O.K. (** ½)

Turtles Forever
Iron Sky
The Pirate
Paranormal Activity 4

THE SO-SO (**)

13 Frightened Girls
Puppet Master X: Axis Rising
A Chorus Line

THE SUCKY (* ½)

V/H/S
Silent Hill: Revelation
Beasts of the Southern Wild

THE REALLY SUCKY (* - no stars)

(none)

No rating:

Cinematic Titanic: “Doomsday Machine”

THE BEST:



THE WORST:



First Movie I Saw This Month: SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Last Movie I Saw This Month: SEE THE SEA

Best Actor: Tom Hanks, CLOUD ATLAS
Best Actress: Greta Garbo, NINOTCHKA
Best Supporting Actor: Ian McKellen, AND THE BAND PLAYED ON
Best Supporting Actress: Doona Bae, CLOUD ATLAS
Best Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer, CLOUD ATLAS
Best Original Screenplay: Emeric Pressburger, 49TH PARALLEL
Best Adapted Screenplay: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer, CLOUD ATLAS
Biggest Surprise: SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Biggest Disappointment: V/H/S
Most Fucked-Up Movie: V/H/S
“I’m Pretty Damn Sure No One Else Has Seen This”: 13 FRIGHTENED GIRLS
Person/Character I Never Want to Meet: Bob (Kiefer Sutherland), FREEWAY
“Why Is He/She Still in Movies?”: Malcolm McDowell, SILENT HILL: REVELATION
Ultimate WTF? Moment: The final short, V/H/S
Best Scene: This one --> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdTILENaYXw -- 49TH PARALLEL
Best Line: See above (start at 2:53), 49TH PARALLEL
Movie I Finally Got to Friggin’ See: ROOM 237
Coolest Title: SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Hottest Lady: Naomie Harris, SKYFALL
Oldest Movie Seen: IT’S A GIFT (1934)
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:15 AM
Didn't see much in November. As usual, a * = rewatch


1. Lincoln - 8/10
2. Safety Not Guaranteed - 8/10
3. Silver Linings Playbook - 8/10
4. Skyfall - 8/10
5. Fire with Fire - 7/10
6. Live Free or Die Hard - 7/10*
7. Training Day - 7/10*
8. Flight - 7/10
9. The Sessions - 7/10
10. True Crime - 7/10*



BEST DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
BEST SCREENPLAY: Safety Not Guaranteed
BEST ACTOR: Daniel Day Lewis, Lincoln
BEST ACTRESS: Aubrey Plaza, Safety Not Guaranteed
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook/Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln (TIED)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Helen Hunt, The Sessions/Judi Dench, Skyfall (TIED)
BIGGEST SURPRISE: Fire with Fire
COOLEST TITLE: Safety Not Guaranteed
HOTTEST LADY: Helen Hunt
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:53 PM
Number of first-time viewings: 22

Reality - 8/10
Like Someone in Love - 8/10
Beyond the Hills - 8/10
Wreck-It Ralph - 8/10
Post Tenebras Lux - 8/10

Holy Motors - 7/10
A Royal Affair - 7/10
Lincoln - 7/10
Paradise: Faith - 7/10
Tabu - 7/10
Skyfall - 7/10

Leviathan - 6/10
In the Fog - 6/10
Anna Karenina (dir. Wright) - 6/10
The Good Times Kid - 6/10
Life of Pi - 6/10

Antiviral - 5/10
Flight - 5/10
The Angels' Share - 5/10

Silver Linings Playbook - 4/10
Paradise: Love - 4/10
Lonesome - 4/10

BEST: Reality
WORST: Lonesome

First Movie I Saw This Month: Post Tenebras Lux
Last Movie I Saw This Month: A Royal Affair

Best Actor: Tadashi Okuno - Like Someone in Love
Best Actress: Cosmina Stratan - Beyond the Hills
Best Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem - Skyfall
Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander - Anna Karenina
Best Director: Carlos Reygadas - Post Tenebras Lux
Best Original Screenplay: Jennifer Lee and Phil Johnston - Wreck-It Ralph
Best Adapted Screenplay: Tony Kushner - Lincoln
Biggest Surprise: Wreck-It Ralph
Biggest Disappointment: Leviathan
Most Fucked-Up Movie: Post Tenebras Lux
Person/Character I Never Want to Meet: Anna Maria (Maria Hofstätter) - Paradise: Faith
“Why Is He/She Still in Movies?”: Robert DeNiro - Silver Linings Playbook
Ultimate WTF? Moment: Oscar (Denis Lavant) sporting a boner in front of Kay M (Eva Mendes) - Holy Motors
Best Scene: Akiko (Rin Takanashi) circling around in a cab, listening to the many voicemails of her grandmother - Like Someone in Love
Best Line: "You wouldn't hit a guy with glasses would you? (bonk) You hit a guy, with glasses. Well played." - King Candy (Alan Tudyk) - Wreck-It Ralph
Movie I Finally Got to Friggin’ See: Holy Motors
Coolest Title: Post Tenebras Lux
Hottest Lady: Alicia Vikaner - Anna Karenina/A Royal Affair
Oldest Movie Seen: Lonesome (1928)
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