2012: My Year in Movies

I saw 70 movies in 2012.  Here they are, with the date viewed, and how much I enjoyed each, on a scale of 1-10.  Looks like I gave five movies that I saw for the first time a perfect ten (tens are in italics). It was also a pretty good year for foreign film:

 

1. Tito and Me (Serbian), 1/2–8

2. Eyes Without a Face (French), 1/4–7

3. Cowboys and Aliens, 1/6–7

4. Through a Glass Darkly (Swedish), 1/7–6

5. The Madness of King George, 1/11–10

6. The Secret of Kells, 1/12–8

7. Touch of Evil, 1/14–7

8. Richard III (1956), 1/18–8

9.  Rise of the Planet of the Apes, 1/20–8

10.  Russian Ark (Russian…duh), 1/23–9

11.  The Circle (Iranian), 1/25–8

12.  Fly Away Home, 1/29–8

13.  Cast Away, 2/2–10

14.  Whale Rider, 2/3–8

15.  The Last Exorcism, 2/22–7

16.  Contagion, 2/23–9

17.  Ponyo, 3/3–8

18.  This Means War, 3/9–5

19.  The Lady Vanishes, 3/10–8

20.  2001: A Space Odyssey (repeat viewing), 4/1–10

21.  Star Trek: First Contact (repeat viewing), 4/14–10

22.  The Hunger Games, 4/20–9

23.  The Empire Strikes Back (repeat viewing), 4/28–10

24.  Terminator Salvation, 5/4–7

25.  Chariots of Fire, 5/13–9

26.  Midnight in Paris, 5/17–9

27.  The Hunt for Red October, 5/25–8

28.  Scooby Doo, 5/29–5

29.  Divided We Fall (Czech), 6/2–9

30.  The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, 6/8–10

31.  The Vertical Ray of the Sun (Vietnamese), 6/8–8

32.  In the Mood for Love (Chinese), 6/11–7

33.  Oliver Twist (1948), 6/12–8

34.  Yi-Yi: A One and a Two (Chinese), 6/14–9

35.  Chronicle, 6/15–8

36.  Serenity (repeat viewing), 6/17–9

37.  Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, 6/23–6

38.  The Artist, 6/27–9

39.  Under Siege, 7/3–5

40.  The Dark Knight Rises, 7/20–10

41.  Brave, 7/20–7

42.  Casablanca (repeat viewing), 7/23–10

43.  Pollyanna, 7/26–7

44.  Citizen Kane (repeat viewing), 7/29–10

45.  The Adventures of Tintin, 8/6–8

46.  Aliens of the Deep, 8/10–8

47.  Rear Window (repeat viewing), 8/12–10

48.  La Dolce Vita (Italian), 8/16–8

49.  8 1/2 (Italian), 8/17–7

50.  The Passion of Joan of Arc (French), 8/17–9

51.  Dial M For Murder, 8/18–8

52.  Metropolis, 8/18–8

53.  The Seventh Seal (Swedish, repeat viewing), 8/19–10

54.  The General (repreat viewing), 8/19–10

55.  The Birds (repeat viewing), 8/19–8

56.  The Avengers, 8/21–10

57.  Battleship Potemkin (Russian), 9/1–9

58.  After Life (Japanese), 9/2–8

59.  Star Trek: Insurrection, 9/7–9

60.  Tree of Life, 9/22–10

61.  Bambi, 10/12–7

62.  X-Men, 10/16–9

63.  X2: X-Men United, 11/3–8

64.  Skyfall, 11/9–9

65.  32 Short Films About Glenn Gould, 11/18–10

66.  Thor, 12/5–7

67.  Stone Reader, 12/12–9

68.  Soylent Green, 12/19—7

69.  Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (repeat viewing), 12/24—10

70.  Rambo: First Blood (TV edit), 12/29—8

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