Film and TV Viewing Log - June 2015

 Tokyo Story (Dir: Yasujirō Ozu, 1953)

Tokyo Story (Dir: Yasujirō Ozu, 1953)

Films directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Still Walking (2008, Japan)  ★★★★★
Like Father, Like Son (2014, Japan) ★★★★★
 

Films directed by Pere Portabella
Nocturno 29  (1968) ★★★★★
Vampir (1970) ★★★★ 


Films starring Elisabeth Moss
Listen Up Philip (Alex Ross Perry, 2014) ★★★★★
The One I Love (Charlie McDowell, 2014) ★★★★

 

Five Star Films  ★★★★★

Othello (Orson Welles, 1952)   

Tokyo Story (Yasujirō Ozu, 1953, Japan) 

The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)  

Al Ard / The Land (Youssef Chahine, 1969, Egypt) 

A New Leaf (Elaine May, 1971) 

Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby, 1971)

Enemy (Denis Villeneuve, 2014)  

Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2014) 

 

Four Star Films ★★★★

Sunrise: Song of Two Humans (F. W. Murnau, 1927) 

Cross-Roads (John Fitchen, 1955)  

Rocco and his Brothers (Luchino Visconti, 1960, Italy) 

Very Nice, Very Nice (Arthur Lipsett, 1961) 

Cul-de-Sac (Roman Polanski, 1966)  

The Round Up (Miklós Jancsó, 1966, Hungary)

Grey Gardens ( Albert Maysles, Muffie Meyer, Ellen Hovde, David Maysles, 1975) 

Vagabond (Agnès Varda , 1985, France)

Cinemania (Stephen Kijak, Angela Christlieb, 2002) 

Primer (Shane Carruth, 2004)

Derek Jarman: Life as Art (Andy Kimpton-Nye 2004) 

The Wayward Cloud (Tsai Ming-liang, 2005, Taiwan)

Coming Attractions (Peter Tscherkassky, 2010) 

Volcano (Rúnar Rúnarsson, 2011, Iceland)

Dawn (Rose McGowan, 2014)  [I recently wrote about it here.] 

Altman (Ron Mann, 2014) 

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon (Mark Hartley, 2014)

Station to Station (Doug Aitken, 2015)

 

Three Star Films  ★★★

Night Tide (Chris Harrington, 1961)

Ladies and Gentlemen...Mr Cohen (Donald Brittain, Don Owen, 1965) 

Al-Mutamarridun / The Rebels (Tawfiq Saleh, 1966, Egypt) 

Punishment Park (Peter Watkins, 1971)

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Bharat Narulli, 2008)

Our Beloved Month of August (Miguel Gomes, 2008) 

Mammoth (Lukas Moodysson, 2009)  

Ashes (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2012, Thailand)

White Bird in a Blizzard (Gregg Araki, 2014)

Unfriended (Levan Gabriadze, 2015) 

Jurassic World (Colin Trevorrow, 2015)   

 

Two Star Films ★★

Mesrine: Killer Instinct (Jean-François Richet, 2008)

Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1 (Jean-François Richet, 2008) 

Wa Fee Al Layl Yarkusn / At Night, They Dance at Night (Isabelle Lavigne, 2010) 

7 Days in Havana (Benicio del Toro, Gaspar Noé, Elia Suleiman, Laurent Cantet, Julio Medem, Pablo Trapero, Juan Carlos Tabío, 2012)

 

★ 

A Day In The Life Of Karima: A Henna Girl (Hassan Hajjaj, 2015) 

 

 

TV

How to be Bohemian, Episodes 1-3  (BBC, 2015) ★★★★

Humans, Episodes 1-3 (Channel 4, 2015) ★★★★

True Detective, Season 2, Episodes 1-2 (2015) ★★

 

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