2019 First Watches

Renewed Appreciation:

Shorts: Fireworks, Reflections on Black, Radio Dynamics, Ballet mécanique, Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s “Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene”, The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra

  1. Man With a Movie Camera (1929, Dziga Vertov) [January]
  2. The Sweet Hereafter (1997, Atom Egoyan) [January]
  3. La Rupture (1970, Claude Chabrol) [January]
  4. Mean Streets (1973, Martin Scorsese) [January]
  5. Day for Night (1973, François Truffaut) [January]
  6. History Lessons (1972, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet) [January]
  7. The Power of Kangwon Province (1998, Hong Sang-soo) [January]
  8. The Mule (2018, Clint Eastwood) [January]
  9. Unfriended: Dark Web (2018, Stephen Susco) [January]
  10. Mrs. Hyde (2017, Serge Bozon) [January]
  11. Welcome to Marwen (2018, Robert Zemeckis) [January]
  12. Infinite Football (2018, Corneliu Porumboiu) [January]
  13. Classical Period (2018, Ted Fendt) [January]
  14. Witness (1985, Peter Weir) [January]
  15. The Illumination (1973, Krzysztof Zanussi) [January]
  16. The Rider (2017, Chloé Zhao) [January]
  17. A Doll’s House (1973, Joseph Losey) [January]
  18. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, Bob Persichetti & Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman) [January]
  19. Kid Blue (1973, James Frawley) [January]
  20. The Assassination of Trotsky (1972, Joseph Losey) [January]
  21. Réjeanne Padovani (1973, Denys Arcand) [January]

2019 Omnibus Log

001. Day for Night (1973, François Truffaut$) Laptop, File 01 Jan – 7.3
002. The Power of Kangwon Province (1998, Hong Sang-soo*) Laptop, File 02 Jan – 7.2
p001. ®The Assassination of Trotsky (1972, Joseph Losey) Laptop, YouTube 02 Jan
p002. Miami Vice (2006, Michael Mann) Laptop, Netflix 03 Jan
003. The Illumination (1973, Krzysztof Zanussi$) Laptop, File 03 Jan – 6.6 [slight]
004. The Assassination of Trotsky (1972, Joseph Losey$) Laptop, YouTube 04 Jan – 5.8 [intermittent]
t001. The Slippery Slope: Part One (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 04 Jan
t002. The Slippery Slope: Part Two (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 04 Jan
005. Kid Blue (1973, James Frawley^$) Laptop, YouTube 04 Jan – 5.8
t003. The Grim Grotto: Part One (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 05 Jan
t004. The Grim Grotto: Part Two (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 05 Jan
006. History Lessons (1972, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet$) Laptop, File 05 Jan – 7.2
s001. Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s “Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene” (1973, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet$) Laptop, Blu-ray 05 Jan – 6.8
p003. Ready Player One (2018, Steven Spielberg) Phone, HBO 05 Jan
t005. The Penultimate Peril: Part One (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 05 Jan
t006. The Penultimate Peril: Part Two (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 06 Jan
r001. Not Reconciled (1965, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet) 06 Jan – 7.3 [up from 7.1]
t007. The End (2019, A Series of Unfortunate Events) Laptop, Netflix 06 Jan
007. Réjeanne Padovani (1973, Denys Arcand^$) Laptop, File 06 Jan – 5.8 [intermittent]
s002. Soul of the Cypress (1921, Dudley Murphy) USC Stark Theatre, DVD (Lecture) 07 Jan – 5.7
s003. Ballet mécanique (1924, Fernand Léger & Dudley Murphy) USC Stark Theatre, DVD (Lecture) 07 Jan – 6.9
s004. +Un chien andalou (1929, Luis Buñuel) USC Stark Theatre, DVD (Lecture) 07 Jan – 7.6 [up from ~7.4]
s005. Felix in Hollywood (1923, Otto Messmer) USC Stark Theatre, DVD (Lecture) 07 Jan – 5.5
s006. The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra (1928, Robert Florey & Slavko Vorkapich) USC Stark Theatre, DVD (Lecture) 07 Jan – 6.6
008. The Mule (2018, Clint Eastwood) Regal L.A. Live, DP 07 Jan – 7.1
009. Welcome to Marwen (2018, Robert Zemeckis) Regal L.A. Live, DP 07 Jan – 7.0
010. Witness (1985, Peter Weir) Laptop, File (Class) 08 Jan – 6.7
011. The Sweet Hereafter (1997, Atom Egoyan^) Projector, Blu-ray (TA Lecture) 09 Jan – 7.7
012. A Doll’s House (1973, Joseph Losey$) Laptop, File 10 Jan – 6.5
013. Classical Period (2018, Ted Fendt^) Laptop, File 11 Jan – 6.7
014. Infinite Football (2018, Corneliu Porumboiu) UCLA Wilder Theater, DP (Friends, Panel Q&A) 11 Jan – 6.9
015. Mean Streets (1973, Martin Scorsese$) Laptop, File 12 Jan – 7.4
016. La Rupture (1970, Claude Chabrol$) Laptop, File 13 Jan – 7.6
017. Man With a Movie Camera (1929, Dziga Vertov^) Laptop, Kanopy (Class) 13 Jan – 7.9
s007. Symphonie diagonale (1923, Viking Eggeling) USC Stark Theatre, File (Lecture) 14 Jan – 5.6
s008. Allegretto (1936, Oskar Fischinger) USC Stark Theatre, File (Lecture) 14 Jan – 6.0
s009. Radio Dynamics (1942, Oskar Fischinger) USC Stark Theatre, File (Lecture) 14 Jan – 7.1
s010. +Radio Dynamics (1942, Oskar Fischinger) USC Stark Theatre, File (Lecture) 14 Jan – 7.1 [same]
s011. +Meshes of the Afternoon (1943, Maya Deren & Alexander Hammid) USC Stark Theatre, File (Lecture) 14 Jan – 8.2 [same]
s012. Fireworks (1947, Kenneth Anger) USC Stark Theatre, File (Lecture) 14 Jan – 7.6
s013. Reflections on Black (1955, Stan Brakhage) USC Stark Theatre, YouTube (Lecture) 14 Jan – 7.2
018. The Rider (2017, Chloé Zhao^) Laptop, File 14 Jan – 6.5
019. Unfriended: Dark Web (2018, Stephen Susco^) Laptop, File 14 Jan – 7.1
020. Mrs. Hyde (2017, Serge Bozon^) Laptop, File 15 Jan – 7.1 [slight]
021. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, Bob Persichetti^ & Peter Ramsey^ & Rodney Rothman^) Regal L.A. Live, DP 15 Jan – 6.3 [late]

2019 Viewing Log

January
Day for Night (1973, François Truffaut) – 7.3
The Power of Kangwon Province (1998, Hong Sang-soo) – 7.2
The Illumination (1973, Krzysztof Zanussi) – 6.6
The Assassination of Trotsky (1972, Joseph Losey) – 5.8
Kid Blue (1973, James Frawley) – 5.8
History Lessons (1972, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet) – 7.2
Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s “Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene” (1973, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
Réjeanne Padovani (1973, Denys Arcand) – 5.8
Soul of the Cypress (1921, Dudley Murphy) DP
Ballet mécanique (1924, Fernand Léger & Dudley Murphy) DP
+Un chien andalou (1929, Luis Buñuel) DP
Felix in Hollywood (1923, Otto Messmer) DP
The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra (1928, Robert Florey & Slavko Vorkapich) DP
The Mule (2018, Clint Eastwood) DP – 7.1
Welcome to Marwen (2018, Robert Zemeckis) DP – 7.0
Witness (1985, Peter Weir) – 6.7
The Sweet Hereafter (1997, Atom Egoyan) – 7.7
A Doll’s House (1973, Joseph Losey) – 6.5
Classical Period (2018, Ted Fendt) – 6.7
Infinite Football (2018, Corneliu Porumboiu) DP – 6.9
Mean Streets (1973, Martin Scorsese) – 7.4
La Rupture (1970, Claude Chabrol) – 7.6
Man With a Movie Camera (1929, Dziga Vertov) – 7.9
Symphonie diagonale (1923, Viking Eggeling) DP
Allegretto (1936, Oskar Fischinger) DP
Radio Dynamics (1942, Oskar Fischinger) DP
+Radio Dynamics (1942, Oskar Fischinger) DP
+Meshes of the Afternoon (1943, Maya Deren & Alexander Hammid) DP
Fireworks (1947, Kenneth Anger) DP
Reflections on Black (1955, Stan Brakhage) DP
The Rider (2017, Chloé Zhao) – 6.5
Unfriended: Dark Web (2018, Stephen Susco) – 7.1
Mrs. Hyde (2017, Serge Bozon) – 7.1
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, Bob Persichetti & Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman) DP – 6.3
+Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964, Stanley Kubrick) – 7.2 [down from 7.8]
The Land of Steady Habits (2018, Nicole Holofcener) – 5.6
The House That Jack Built (2018, Lars von Trier) – 6.8
Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (2017, Travis Wilkerson) – 6.1
The Mother and the Whore (1973, Jean Eustache) – 8.9