2021 Viewing Log

January
Deep Cover (1992, Bill Duke) – 7.3
The Story of Sue San (1964, King Hu) – 7.4
Gong Shou Dao (2017, Wen Zhang)
Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007, Joe Swanberg) – 7.3
La France (2007, Serge Bozon) – 7.8
WW84 (2020, Patty Jenkins) – 4.0
I Wish You Would (2020, Ryland Walker Knight)
+Yourself and Yours (2016, Hong Sang-soo) – 8.8 [up from 8.6]
The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020, Catarina Vasconcelos) – 7.0
Contact (1985, Alan Clarke) – 7.7
Eight Hours of Terror (1957, Suzuki Seijun) – 7.2
( ) (2003, Morgan Fisher)
The Midnight Sky (2020, George Clooney) – 5.5
Tenet (2020, Christopher Nolan) – 4.9
Lu tempu di li pisci spata (1954, Vittorio De Seta)
Disorder (2009, Huang Weikai) – 7.9
21 Bridges (2019, Brian Kirk) – 6.0
+Top Gun (1986, Tony Scott) – 5.8 [up from ~5.2]
+Air Force One (1997, Wolfgang Petersen) – 5.6 [~same]
Isole di fuoco (1954, Vittorio De Seta)
Film Catastrophe (2018, Paul Grivas) – 6.3
Pasqua in Sicilia (1955, Vittorio De Seta)
Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time (2020, Horvát Lili) – 5.9
Surfarara (1955, Vittorio De Seta)
Just Don’t Think I’ll Scream (2019, Frank Beauvais) – 7.4
+Stop Making Sense (1984, Jonathan Demme) – 8.8 [same]
Ong-Bak (2003, Prachya Pinkaew) – 4.6
Life in a Day 2020 (2021, Kevin Macdonald) – 3.9

February
Contadini del mare (1955, Vittorio De Seta)
Not My Type (2014, Lucas Belvaux) – 7.4
Parabola d’oro (1955, Vittorio De Seta)
Aragane (2015, Oda Kaori) – 7.7
Un giorno in Barbagia (1958, Vittorio De Seta)
Cenote (2019, Oda Kaori) – 7.3
Pescherecci (1958, Vittorio De Seta)
The Pettifogger (2011, Lewis Klahr) – 7.1
Pastori di Orgosolo (1958, Vittorio De Seta)
PTU (2003, Johnnie To) – 8.6
I dimenticati (1959, Vittorio De Seta)
A Fine Day (2001, Thomas Arslan) – 7.0
Halpate (2020, Adam Khalil & Adam Piron)
Subject to Review (2019, Theo Anthony)
Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World (2021, Adam Curtis) – 8.7
Monster Hunter (2020, Paul W.S. Anderson) – 6.7
Inside the Storm (2020, Daniel Bloom)
Mundane History (2009, Anocha Suwichakornpong) – 7.1
Present.Perfect. (2019, Zhu Shengze) – 7.8
+Engram of Returning (2016, Saïto Daïchi)
+By the Time It Gets Dark (2017, Anocha Suwichakornpong) – 7.2 [up from 6.3]
Billy (2019, Zachary Epcar)
Krabi, 2562 (2019, Ben Rivers & Anocha Suwichakornpong) – 5.7
A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces (2021, Zhu Shengze) – 7.4

March
Come Here (2021, Anocha Suwichakornpong) – 6.2
Occidente (2015, Ana Vaz)
The Story of a Cheat (1936, Sacha Guitry) – 7.7
Nomadland (2020, Chloé Zhao) – 6.3
The Canaries (1969, Jerome Hill)
Sons of the Good Earth (1965, King Hu) – 7.8
If you could go back, I would see her. (2020, Joshua R. Troxler)
Le bonheur (1965, Agnès Varda) – 7.4
Allures (1961, Jordan Belson)
The Skywalk Is Gone (2002, Tsai Ming-liang)
Looking for Tsai (2002, Patrik Eriksson & Erik Hemmendorff) – 6.2
I Shot Antoine Doinel (2019, Nicolás Prividera)
Black Ice (1994, Stan Brakhage)
Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2018, Yuen Woo-ping) – 6.1
Mouse Heaven (2004, Kenneth Anger)
Lingua Franca (2019, Isabel Sandoval) – 5.5
Cosmic Ray (1962, Bruce Conner)
A World Without Women (2011, Guillaume Brac) – 7.2
+Journey to the Shore (2015, Kurosawa Kiyoshi) – 7.8 [up from 6.1]
The Nail Clippers (1969, Jean-Claude Carrière)
Motorway (2012, Soi Cheang) – 6.7
Wife of a Spy (2020, Kurosawa Kiyoshi) – 7.5
Mum’s Cards (2018, Luke Fowler)
Grosse Freiheit Nr. 7 (1944, Helmut Käutner) – 7.4
Artifices #1 (2007, Alexandre Larose)
Low Life (2011, Nicolas Klotz) – 7.2
Hercules Conquers Atlantis (1961, Vittorio Cottafavi) – 7.6
Textism (2003, Hirabayashi Isamu)
+Merry-Go-Round (1981, Jacques Rivette) – 7.2 [same]

April
+Oxhide (2005, Liu Jiayin) – 8.0 [up from 7.4]
+Oxhide II (2009, Liu Jiayin) – 8.7 [up from 7.6]
607 (2010, Liu Jiayin)
Minari (2020, Lee Isaac Chung) – 4.8
Alfred (2020, Esther Urlus)
Liz and the Blue Bird (2018, Yamada Naoko) – 7.4
Rose Gold (2017, Sara Cwynar)
+La Chinoise (1967, Jean-Luc Godard) – 7.1 [up from 6.7]
The Inheritance (2020, Ephraim Asili) – 6.9
Melvin and Howard (1980, Jonathan Demme) – 6.8
The Sixteen Showings of Julian of Norwich (2020, Caroline Golum)
Back Yard (2020, Arlin Golden)
Cuba Scalds His Hand (2019, Abby Sun & Daniel Garber)
Still Processing (2020, Sophy Romvari)
Never Rest/Unrest (2020, Tiffany Sia)
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020, Aaron Sorkin) – 4.4
Mank (2020, David Fincher) – 5.4
Sound of Metal (2019, Darius Marder) – 5.2
A Better Tomorrow II (1987, John Woo) – 6.4
The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932, Charles Brabin) – 6.1
The Courier (2020, Dominic Cooke) – 5.1
The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980, Connie Field) – 5.6
Better Days (2019, Derek Tsang) – 7.0
Pebbles (2021, PS Vinothraj) – 6.9
Radiograph of a Family (2020, Firouzeh Khosrovani) – 5.8
Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse (2021, Stefano Sollima) – 5.4

May
+Fallen Angels (1995, Wong Kar-wai) – 7.9 [same]
+Happy Together (1997, Wong Kar-wai) – 8.0 [same]
The Hand (2004, Wong Kar-wai) – 8.0
+2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai) – 8.6 [same]
The Big Shave (1967, Martin Scorsese)
The Big Trim (2020, John Magary)
Bye Bye Brazil (1979, Carlos Diegues) – 6.5
Short Vacation (2020, Kwon Min-pyo & Seo Han-sol) ND/NF – 7.8
Nobody (2021, Ilya Naisuller) – 6.2
The Soul (2021, Cheng Wei-hao) – 5.1
The Last Vermeer (2019, Dan Friedkin) – 4.9
+The Tree of Life (2011, Terrence Malick) – 8.7 [same]
All the Light We Can See (2020, Pablo Escoto Luna) ND/NF – 6.2
The Conductor (1980, Andrzej Wajda) – 6.8
The Woman in the Window (2021, Joe Wright) – 5.4
The State I Am In (2000, Christian Petzold) – 6.9
+Barbara (2012, Christian Petzold) – 7.4 [up from 7.2]
Helios (2015, Longman Leung & Sunny Luk) – 5.6
Breaking News (2004, Johnnie To) – 7.2

June
Special Treatment (1980, Goran Paskaljević) – 6.3
Wrath of Man (2021, Guy Ritchie) – 5.5
Confidence (1980, Szabó István) – 6.7
Dear Ex (2018, Mag Hsu & Hsu Chih-yen) – 5.9
And Quiet Rolls the Dawn (1979, Mrinal Sen) – 6.5
Here’s looking at you, kid. (1980, William Edgar Cohen) – 5.9
Cliff Walkers (2021, Zhang Yimou) – 6.1
One Second (2020, Zhang Yimou) – 5.1
Sunday Daughters (1980, Rózsa Janós) – 5.7
Camera Buff (1979, Krzysztof Kieślowski) – 6.3
Europa ’51 (1952, Roberto Rossellini) – 7.2
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968, Sergio Leone) – 7.9
The Color of Pomegranates (1969, Sergei Parajanov) – 7.8
Kagemusha (1980, Kurosawa Akira) – 8.2
Every Man for Himself (1980, Jean-Luc Godard) – 7.5
Loulou (1980, Maurice Pialat) – 7.3
New York Story (1980, Jackie Raynal)
Home Sweet Home (2021, Leste Chen) – 4.8
Nights at O’Rear’s (1980, Robert Mandel) – 5.6
The Constant Factor (1980, Krzysztof Zanussi) – 6.0
Tih-Minh (1918, Louis Feuillade) – 8.6

July
Let Them All Talk a.k.a. The Fall of 2019 (2020, Steven Soderbergh) – 5.8
No Sudden Move (2021, Steven Soderbergh) – 6.1
The Last Metro (1980, François Truffaut) – 6.9
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007, Anno Hideaki) – 7.0
Shanghai Blues (1984, Tsui Hark) – 8.7
Topology of Sirens (2021, Jonathan Davies) – 7.2
Ten Skies (2004, James Benning) – 7.3
+Trust (1990, Hal Hartley) – 8.9 [same]
The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) (2020, C.W. Winter & Anders Edström) DP – 7.8
Rosa la rose, fille publique (1986, Paul Vecchiali) – 8.0
Old (2021, M. Night Shyamalan) DP – 5.4
Mischka (2002, Jean-François Stévenin) – 6.6

August
The Green Knight (2021, David Lowery) – 4.9
Fantômas (1932, Fejős Pál) – 5.8
Tirez la langue, mademoiselle (2013, Axelle Ropert) – 7.5
Deep End (1970, Jerzy Skolimowski) – 7.4
The Aviator’s Wife (1981, Éric Rohmer) 35mm – 8.3
4 Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987, Éric Rohmer) 35mm – 7.6
Petite Solange (2021, Axelle Ropert) – 6.4
+Days (2020, Tsai Ming-liang) DP – 7.8 [same]
Annette (2021, Leos Carax) DP – 7.3
Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996, Peter Chan) – 8.8

September
+Isabella (2020, Matías Piñeiro) DP – 6.6 [same]
+A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang) DP – 9.6 [up from 9.5]
Dark Skull (2016, Kiro Russo) – 6.1
El Gran Movimiento (2021, Kiro Russo) – 6.5
Memoria (2021, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) – 8.2
Tokyo Sonata (2008, Kurosawa Kiyoshi) 35mm – 7.9
Casting Blossoms to the Sky (2012, Ōbayashi Nobuhiko) DP – 7.2
Ready, Woolen and Able (1960, Chuck Jones) 35mm
+Killer of Sheep (1977, Charles Burnett) 35mm – 7.5 [same]
The Exiles (1961, Kent Mackenzie) 35mm – 7.4
Untitled Sequence of Gaps (2020, Vika Kirchenbauer)
Autoficción (2020, Laida Lertxundi)
Dear Chantal (2021, Nicolás Pereda)
The Capacity for Adequate Anger (2021, Vika Kirchenbauer)
Inner Outer Space (2021, Laida Lertxundi)
“The red filter is withdrawn.” (2020, Kim Min-jung)
+Blackhat [Approximate Cut] (2015, Michael Mann) – 8.7 [same]
+The Human Surge (2016, Eduardo Williams) – 7.5 [up from 6.6]
Introduction (2021, Hong Sang-soo) – 7.2
Seven Weeks (2014, Ōbayashi Nobuhiko) DP – 5.8
In Front of Your Face (2021, Hong Sang-soo) – 7.3

October
Titane (2021, Julia Ducournau) DP – 6.0
+All My Life (1966, Bruce Baillie)
+Hanagatami (2017, Ōbayashi Nobuhiko) DP – 7.9 [up from 7.7]