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Old 01-01-12, 02:51 AM   #38
Travis McClain
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Re: The 2012 Rank 'Em As You See 'Em Thread

2011 (183) | 2010 (174) | 2009 (14 - theatrical screenings only)

SF denotes short film
Titles link to my reviews on Letterboxd, except as noted
  1. 07/14 Gycklarnas afton [Sawdust and Tinsel]
  2. 09/21 La strada
  3. 11/08 Skyfall
  4. 11/20 Lincoln
  5. 01/17 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
  6. 07/21 Citizen Kane
  7. 09/28 Ai no korÓda [In the Realm of the Senses]
  8. 02/13 Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
  9. 12/16 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  10. 09/13 The Third Man
  11. 07/25 Sommaren med Monika [Summer with Monika]
  12. 09/24 Fat Girl
  13. 10/30 The Old Dark House [YouTube]
  14. 08/27 La leyenda de la llorona
  15. 09/06 Spoorloos [The Vanishing]
  16. 06/01 Bronenosets Potyomkin [Battleship Potemkin]
  17. 08/17 Roman Holiday
  18. 07/01 Marie Antoinette
  19. 10/18 Creature from the Black Lagoon
  20. 08/04 Merrie Melodies "Duck Amuck" SF [YouTube]
  21. 01/08 Flashbacks of a Fool
  22. 09/26 Les Enfants Terribles
  23. 01/01 Adventureland
  24. 01/13 The African Queen
  25. 02/01 Gosford Park
  26. 03/10 John Carter
  27. 02/03 No Man's Land
  28. 02/16 Mulholland Drive [Vudu]
  29. 08/07 Vals Im Bashir [Waltz with Bashir]
  30. 02/04 The Affair of the Necklace
  31. 02/16 Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World
  32. 06/25 Saving Private Ryan
  33. 03/14 Alien
  34. 05/06 Marvel's The Avengers
  35. 05/29 The Lady Vanishes
  36. 07/06 Sommarlek [Summer Interlude]
  37. 09/28 The Horse's Mouth
  38. 08/17 9
  39. 09/30 Hitori musuko [The Only Son]
  40. 10/27 Vargtimmen [Hour of the Wolf]
  41. 11/20 Wesley Willis's Joy Rides [Crackle]
  42. 12/24 Christmas Evil
  43. 02/20 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop
  44. 12/31 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  45. 10/15 The Invisible Man
  46. 09/04 The 39 Steps
  47. 09/11 Gimme Shelter
  48. 09/01 ņ bout de souffle [Breathless]
  49. 08/19 Mulan
  50. 06/28 Young Adult
  51. 02/18 Bi the Way - Okay documentary about bisexual youth subculture in mid-00s. Light on science, and it made no real effort to fully define the socio-political context of the subject. Likable interviewees, though!
  52. 06/17 Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo [The Good, the Bad and the Ugly]
  53. 01/15 Leaves of Grass
  54. 01/27 William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet - Has Been is one of my favorite albums ever, no joke; I loved this!
  55. 08/22 James SF
  56. 07/15 Destino SF [YouTube]
  57. 07/20 The Dark Knight Rises
  58. 06/03 Meet Bill
  59. 08/04 Merrie Melodies "What's Opera, Doc? SF [YouTube]
  60. 06/16 Oktapodi SF
  61. 04/19 Iron Man 2
  62. 06/13 Per un pugno di dollari [A Fistful of Dollars]
  63. 07/02 Hobson's Choice
  64. 09/09 Kakushi-toride no san-akunin [The Hidden Fortress]
  65. 02/03 Memento
  66. 01/04 Cookie's Fortune
  67. 01/05 Weather Girl
  68. 01/31 Private Practices: The Story of a Sex Surrogate - not as in-depth as the subject matter deserves, but intriguing nonetheless
  69. 07/08 Kvinnors všntan [Secrets of Women/Waiting Women]
  70. 04/05 Aliens
  71. 08/06 Mononoke-Hime [Princess Mononoke]
  72. 02/01 The Man Who Wasn't There
  73. 06/06 Moulin Rouge [1952]
  74. 09/13 Kind Hearts and Coronets
  75. 10/25 The Birds
  76. 10/26 The Phantom of the Opera
  77. 10/24 Psycho
  78. 06/14 Brave
  79. 07/24 Dreams on Spec
  80. 07/17 Funny About Love [Vudu]
  81. 07/13 The Longest Daycare SF
  82. 01/08 Factotum
  83. 01/10 Cashback - took itself too seriously
  84. 01/24 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog - lots of fun, but felt too formulaic and the third act is lacking
  85. 02/03 Elling
  86. 06/16 The Blues Brothers
  87. 09/03 The Devil and Daniel Webster
  88. 01/07 Tiny Furniture - really liked the stuff between the two sisters
  89. 01/25 Hotel Splendide - "Iron Chef: House on Haunted Hill" is my best shorthand summary. Nice nods to Wodehouse throughout.
  90. 06/16 Per qualche dollaro in piý [For a Few Dollars More]
  91. 06/24 Homophobia SF
  92. 12/12 Ted [Insight On Demand]
  93. Fishing with John | "Montauk with Jim Jarmusch" 10 September 2012 | "Jamaica with Tom Waits" 12 September 2012 | "Costa Rica with Matt Dillon" 12 September 2012 | "Maine with Willem Dafoe" 15 September 2012 | "Thailand with Dennis Hopper, Part 1" 23 September 2012 | "Thailand with Dennis Hopper, Part 2" 24 September 2012
  94. 11/13 Date Night
  95. 10/23 Vertigo
  96. 10/13 Symbiosis
  97. 02/11 Training Day
  98. 02/14 I Am Sam
  99. 04/30 The Incredible Hulk [Amazon]
  100. 11/28 Kinsey
  101. 11/25 My Favorite Year
  102. 07/11 Eagle vs. Shark
  103. 08/19 Bolt
  104. 08/24 Loving Annabelle
  105. 09/11 Belle de jour
  106. 12/15 The Muppet Christmas Carol
  107. 12/16 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
  108. 03/03 The Mark of Zorro - Kind of slow in the middle, but watching Douglas Fairbanks spear a chair thrown at him and then return it was hilarious.
  109. 04/19 Iron Man
  110. 09/22 The Circus
  111. 09/26 Young Mr. Lincoln
  112. 04/20 Captain America: The First Avenger
  113. 02/13 Give Up Yer Aul Sins SF
  114. 07/22 The Bells of St. Mary's
  115. 10/12 The Mummy's Hand
  116. 10/10 The Mummy (1932)
  117. 09/30 The Idle Class SF
  118. 09/30 The War Room
  119. 09/05 Secret Agent
  120. 08/09 The Band Concert SF [YouTube]
  121. 02/13 Copy Shop [SF]
  122. 02/13 Stubble Trouble SF
  123. 02/13 Strange Invaders SF
  124. 04/29 Blood and Sand (1922)
  125. 05/09 The Punisher (Extended Cut) (2004)
  126. 05/19 The Other Guys
  127. 05/30 High Fidelity [Amazon]
  128. 07/02 Meshes of the Afternoon
  129. 08/19 9 SF
  130. 05/23 Mr. Baseball
  131. 01/04 Broken Flowers - Ambiguity just felt too gimmicky for my taste.
  132. 04/28 Thor
  133. 06/18 Grey Owl
  134. 09/30 Chichi ariki [There Was a Father]
  135. 08/06 Kung Fu Panda
  136. 01/09 The Graduate - nothing involving Elaine or her relationship with Ben made a damn bit of sense to me
  137. 02/13 Fifty Percent Grey SF
  138. 04/27 The Chosen One
  139. 05/02 Je tu il elle
  140. 12/17 Holiday Inn
  141. 06/02 Hell Is for Heroes
  142. 06/30 Lick the Star SF [YouTube]
  143. 06/14 La Luna SF
  144. 11/14 I Don't Know How She Does It
  145. 09/16 Jungle Book
  146. 07/29 If Lucy Fell [Vudu]
  147. 08/09 Merrie Melodies "Duck Dodgers and the Return of the 24 1/2th Century" SF
  148. 12/09 Merrie Melodies "Gift Wrapped" [Amazon Instant Video]
  149. 08/19 Super Rhino SF
  150. 12/26 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
  151. 12/22 Call Me Claus
  152. 12/24 The Friendly Ghost SF
  153. 02/04 Thoth - the music sounded cool, but the doc itself became tedious [YouTube]
  154. 08/21 The Grasshopper and the Ants SF
  • 10/13 Father Bob SF
To view my final year-end ranked list, combining these initial rankings with my year-end Flickchart, see my First Time Viewings of 2012 list on Letterboxd.

DVD: 46 films, 1 TV mini-series, 2 shorts | Blu-ray Disc: 6 films, 1 short | Netflix Watch Instantly: 30 films | Theater: 12 films, 3 shorts | TV: 1 film | iTunes: 1 short | HuluPlus: 25 films, 1 short | Podcast/Streaming: 7 films, 17 shorts
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Last edited by Travis McClain; 01-01-13 at 03:42 PM. Reason: Re-sequenced to reflect Flickchart entry positions.
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