Film and TV Viewing Log - July 2015

 Walkabout (Dir: Nicolas Roeg, 1971)

Walkabout (Dir: Nicolas Roeg, 1971)

Films directed by Nicolas Roeg 
Walkabout (1971)   ★★★★★
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)  ★★★★
Bad Timing (1980) ★★★★ 
Nicioas Roeg - It's About Time (David Thompson, 2015, BBC documentary)   ★★★★ 


Films directed by Jacques Demy

Bay of Angels (1963)  ★★★★
Donkey Skin (1970)   ★★★ 


Films directed by Fernand Melgar

The Fortress (2008)  ★★★★

Special Flight (2011) ★★★★ 

 

Films starring Omar Sharif

Ṣira' Fī al-Wādī /  Struggle in the Valley (Youssef Chahine, 1954, Egypt) ★★★★

Ghaltet Habibi / My Darling's Mistake (Al Sayed Badair 1958, Egypt) ★★★

Law'at Hub / Agony of Love (Salah Abu Seif, 1960, Egypt) ★★★
Hubi al Waheed / My Only Love (Kamal Al Sheikh, 1960, Egypt)  ★★★★ 

 

Films starring Christopher Lee
Dracula (Terence Fisher 1958)   ★★★              

Mummy  (Terence Fisher, 1959) ★★★ 

The Skull (Freddie Francis, 1965) ★★★ 

 

Documentaries featuring Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (Nicholas Wrathall, 2013) ★★★★
Best of Enemies (Morgan Neville, Robert Gordon, 2015) ★★★★


Four Star Films ★★★★  

I Don't Want to be a Man (Ersnst Lubitsch, 1918)  

Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931)  

Of Human Bondage (John Cromwell, 1934)   

La signora di tutti / Everybody's Woman  (Max Ophüls, 1934, Italy)   

A Bucket of Blood (Roger Corman, 1959)   

Fruit of Paradise (Věra Chytilová, 1970)  

Mikey and Nicky (Elaine May, 1976)  

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg, 1982)  

Tony Takitani (Jun Ichikawa, 2004)  

Another Year (Mike Leigh, 2010)  

Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland, 2013)   

Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard, 2014) 

The Guest (Adam Wingard, 2014) 

Advantageous (Jennifer Phang, 2015) 



Three Star Films  ★★★

Too Much Johnson (Orson Welles, 1938)  

It Happened Tomorrow (René Clair, 1944)  

D.O.A (Rudolph Maté, 1950)  

Dementia (John Parker, 1955)  

Les fiancés du pont Mac Donald ou Méfiez-vous des lunettes noires (Agnès Varda, 1961)  
The Gypsy Moths (John Frankenheimer, 1969)  

Alice, Sweet Alice ( Alfred Sole, 1976) 

The Skywalk is Gone (Tsai Ming-liang, 2002, Taiwan)  

Fireworks Wednesday (Asghar Farhadi, 2006, Iran)  

The Wave (Dennis Gansel, 2008, Germany) 

The Nine Muses (John Akomfrah, 2010) 

Appropriate Behaviour (Desiree Akhavan, 2014)  

Finding Fela (Alex Gibney, 2014)  

What Happened, Miss Simone?  (Liz Garbus, 2015)  


Two Star Film ★★
They Came Together (David Wain, 2014)    



TV

Humans, Episodes 4-7 (Channel 4, 2015) ★★★★    

True Detective, Season 2, Episodes 3-6 (2015)  ★

 

Links to previous film and TV viewing log:
January 2015 
February 2015   
March 2015  
April 2015 
May 2015  
June 2015