Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Recently Seen Movies

Kenji Mizoguchi's Sisters of the Gion (1936) (9/10)
Richard Linklater's Tape (2001) (7/10)
Bruce Conner's Report (1967) (8/10)
Jean Vigo's Zero for Conduct (1933) (10/10)
Stephen Gaghan's Syriana (2005) (6/10)
Bruce Conner's Cosmic Ray (1962) (7/10)
Bruce Conner's Looking for Mushrooms (1996) (4/10)
Bruce Conner's Television Assasination (1995) (6/10)
Wong Kar Wai's As Tears Go By (1988) (5/10)
Stuart Heisler's The Glass Key (1942) (5/10)
Mikael Hafstrom's Derailed (2005) (3/10)
Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985) (6/10)
Tetsuya Nakashima's Kamikaze Girls (2004) (8/10)
Harold Ramis' The Ice Harvest (2005) (6/10)


Blogger scoot said...

sweet blog...
i'm a fan of your taste in films, and as i was scrolling through your old posts, i came across one about bujalski's "funny ha ha"

just wanted to let you know that the last time i checked you could get copies of his dvd that he's self-distributing on ebay.

anyway, i'm a big fan of asian cinema, especially the films of ozu and hirakazu. i haven't seen any mizoguchi, so of his films, what do you recommend as a good one to start with?

3:43 PM  
Blogger Alex said...

yeah, I just saw Funny Ha Ha on Tuesday. It rocked.

Uh, about Mizoguchi - it really depends on what you can actually FIND. Criterion just released his Ugetsu, so I would start with that. The most acclaimed Mizoguchi movies are Ugetsu, Sansho the Bailiff and Story of the Last Chrysanthemum. These are all very good indeed. Then I like Utamaro and his 5 Women and his Sisters of the Gion.

9:17 PM  
Blogger Becky said...

How did you manage to see Bruce Conner's Report?

11:08 PM  

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