my year in film, 2010

Things I watched in 2010; see also 2009.

  • The Pajama Game, dir. George Abbott & Stanley Donen
  • La captive, dir. Chantal Akerman
  • Auf der anderen Seite (The Edge of Heaven), dir. Fatih Akin
  • Kiss Me Deadly, dir. Robert Aldrich
  • Laberinto de pasiones, dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Matador, dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Tacones Lejanos, dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Salomé, dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Entre tinieblas (Dark Habits), dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón, dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • If . . . ., dir. Lindsay Anderson
  • Out West, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • The Cook, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • His Wedding Night, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • The Butcher Boy, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • The Rough House, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle & Buster Keaton
  • Good Night Nurse, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • Backstage, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • Coney Island, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • Fatty’s Magic Pants, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • Mabel, Fatty and the Law, dir. Roscoe Arbuckle
  • Suspiria, dir. Dario Argento
  • Youth in Revolt, dir. Miguel Arteta
  • Shampoo, dir. Hal Ashby
  • Carlos, dir. Olivier Assayas
  • Panique au village (A Town Called Panic), dir. Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar
  • WarGames, dir. John Badham
  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, dir. John Badham
  • Cremaster 1, dir. Matthew Barney
  • Cremaster 2, dir. Matthew Barney
  • Cremaster 3, dir. Matthew Barney
  • Kicking and Screaming, dir. Noah Baumbach
  • The Thief of Bagdad, dir. Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell & Tim Whelan
  • American Splendor, dir. Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini
  • The Saphead, dir. Herbert Blaché & Winchell Smith
  • Barbe Bleue (Bluebeard), dir. Catherine Breillat
  • L’enfer d’Henri-Georges Clouzot, dir. Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea
  • Killer of Sheep, dir. Charles Burnett
  • Several Friends, dir. Charles Burnett
  • The Horse, dir. Charles Burnett
  • When It Rains, dir. Charles Burnett
  • Aliens, dir. James Cameron
  • Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, dir. Damien Chazelle
  • The Flame of New Orleans, dir. René Clair
  • Burn after Reading, dir. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • True Grit, dir. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • A Serious Man, dir. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • King Kong, dir. Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack
  • The American, dir. Anton Corbijn
  • Ne change rien dir. Pedro Costa
  • eXistenZ, dir. David Cronenberg
  • A History of Violence, dir. David Cronenberg
  • Female, dir. Michael Curtiz
  • The September Issue, dir. R. J. Cutler
  • The Hours, dir. Stephen Daldry
  • L’enfant, dir. Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne
  • Rififi, dir. Jules Dassin
  • Cronos, dir. Guillermo del Toro
  • On the Town, dir. Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly
  • Anémic Cinéma, dir. Marcel Duchamp
  • Symphonie diagonale, dir. Viking Eggeling
  • Le nain, dir. Louis Feuillade
  • La nativité, dir. Louis Feuillade
  • Fantômas – à l’ombre de la guillotine (Fantômas: In the Shadow of the Guillotine), dir. Louis Feuillade
  • Juve contre Fantômas (Juve against Fantômas), dir. Louis Feuillade
  • Alien 3, dir. David Fincher
  • Nothing Ventured, dir. Harun Farocki
  • Serious Games, dir. Harun Farocki
  • Welt am Draft (World on a Wire), dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • A Single Man, dir. Tom Ford
  • Time Bandits, dir. Terry Gilliam
  • Alphaville, dir. Jean-Luc Godard
  • JLG/JLG – autoportrait de décembre, dir. Jean-Luc Godard
  • The Old Place, dir. Jean-Luc Godard
  • Sympathy for the Devil, dir. Jean-Luc Godard
  • Sauve qui peut (la vie) (Every Man for Himself), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
  • Tout va bien, dir. Jean-Luc Godard & Jean-Pierre Gorin
  • Letter to Jane, dir. Jean-Luc Godard & Jean-Pierre Gorin
  • Poto and Cabengo, dir. Jean-Pierre Gorin
  • Io sonno l’amore (I Am Love), dir. Luca Guadagnino
  • Drei Wege zum See (Three Paths to the Lake), dir. Michael Haneke
  • The Designated Mourner, dir. David Hare
  • Simple Men, dir. Hal Hartley
  • The Unbelievable Truth, dir. Hal Hartley
  • Amateur, dir. Hal Hartley
  • Trust, dir. Hal Hartley
  • Ball of Fire, dir. Howard Hawks
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, dir. Howard Hawks
  • Cockfighter, dir. Monte Hellman
  • Grizzly Man, dir. Werner Herzog
  • Guernica, dir. Robert Hessens & Alain Resnais
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, dir. John Huston
  • In the Loop, dir. Armando Iannucci
  • Alien Resurrection, dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet
  • Moon, dir. Duncan Jones
  • Over the Edge, dir. Jonathan Kaplan
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers, dir. Philip Kaufman
  • Max-Out, dir. Robert Kaylor
  • Derby, dir. Robert Kaylor
  • Go West, dir. Buster Keaton
  • Battling Butler, dir. Buster Keaton
  • Sherlock, Jr., dir. Buster Keaton
  • The Paleface, dir. Buster Keaton
  • Our Hospitality, dir. Buster Keaton & John G. Blystone
  • One Week, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Balloonatic, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Boat, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Scarecrow, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Haunted House, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Frozen North, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Playhouse, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Love Nest, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • Neighbors, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • Cops, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • Convict 13, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • Daydreams, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • Hard Luck, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • My Wife’s Relations, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The High Sign, dir. Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Navigator, dir. Buster Keaton & Donald Crisp
  • The Goat, dir. Buster Keaton & Malcolm St. Clair
  • The Blacksmith, dir. Buster Keaton & Malcolm St. Clair
  • Dekalog (The Decalogue), dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski
  • Big Top Pee-Wee, dir. Randal Kleiser
  • Планета бурь (Planet of Storms), dir. Pavel Klushantsev
  • Im Staub der Sterne (In the Dust of the Stars), dir. Gottfried Kolditz
  • North Dallas Forty, dir. Ted Kotcheff
  • The Human Voice, dir. Ted Kotcheff
  • The Devil’s Cleavage, dir. George Kuchar
  • 蜘蛛巣城 (Throne of Blood), dir. Akira Kurosawa
  • My Man Godfrey, dir. Gregory La Cava
  • The Kentucky Fried Movie, dir. John Landis
  • Frau im Mond (Woman in the Moon) , dir. Fritz Lang
  • Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler (Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler), dir. Fritz Lang
  • Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (The Testament of Dr. Mabuse), dir. Fritz Lang
  • Shoah, dir. Claude Lanzmann
  • Brief Encounter, dir. David Lean
  • Ballet mécanique, dir. Fernand Léger
  • Dude, Where’s My Car?, dir. Danny Leiner
  • The Man Who Laughs, dir. Paul Leni
  • The Cat and the Canary, dir. Paul Leni
  • Das Wachsfigurenkabinett (Waxworks), dir. Paul Leni
  • Rebus Film Nr. 1, dir. Paul Leni
  • Three on a Match, dir. Mervyn LeRoy
  • Tron, dir. Steven Lisberger
  • Paris Is Burning, dir. Jennie Livingston
  • Trouble in Paradise, dir. Ernst Lubitsch
  • Design for Living, dir. Ernst Lubitsch
  • My Winnipeg, dir. Guy Maddin
  • Night Mayor, dir. Guy Maddin
  • Der schweigende Stern (The Silent Star), dir. Karl Maetzig
  • Sweet Movie, dir. Dušan Makavejev
  • All About Eve, dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • Man on Wire, dir. James Marsh
  • Le mystère Koumiko, dir. Chris Marker
  • 2084, dir. Chris Marker
  • Le Train en marche, dir. Chris Marker
  • Junkopia, dir. Chris Marker, Frank Simeone & John Chapman
  • La niña santa (The Holy Girl), dir. Lucrecia Martel
  • I soliti ignoti (Big Deal on Madonna Street), dir. Mario Monicelli
  • Il giorno della prima di Close Up, dir. Nanni Moretti
  • Белое солнце пустыни (White Sun of the Desert), dir. Vladimir Motyl
  • Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise, dir. Robert Mugge
  • Splice, dir. Vincenzo Natali
  • Fatty Joins the Force, dir. George Nichols
  • Nico Icon, dir. Susanne Ofteringer
  • Miss Mend, dir. Fedor Ozep & Boris Barnet
  • Le Vampire, dir. Jean Painlevé
  • All the President’s Men, dir. Alan J. Pakula
  • Dont Look Back, dir. D. A. Pennebaker
  • Depeche Mode 101, dir. D. A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus & David Dawkins
  • The Lead Shoes, dir. Sidney Peterson
  • The Tenant, dir. Roman Polanski
  • The Great Train Robbery, dir. Edwin S. Porter
  • Thomas Bernhard. Drei Tage (Thomas Bernhard – Three Days), dir. Ferry Radax
  • La retour à la raison, dir. Man Ray
  • Bigger Than Life, dir. Nicholas Ray
  • The Jerk, dir. Carl Reiner
  • Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed (The Adventures of Prince Achmed), dir. Lotte Reiniger
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr., dir. Charles Reisner & Buster Keaton
  • Stripes, dir. Ivan Reitman
  • Rhythmus 21, dir. Hans Richter
  • Vormittagsspuk (Ghosts Before Breakfast), dir. Hans Richter
  • Traficante de sueños (Sleep Dealer), dir. Alex Rivera
  • L’ère industrielle: Métamorphoses du paysage, dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Entretien sur Pascal, dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Le genou de Claire (Claire’s Knee), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • L’amour l’après-midi (Love in the Afternoon), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Véronique et son cancre, dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Pauline à la plage, dir. Éric Rohmer
  • La carrière de Suzanne (Suzanne’s Career), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Nadja à Paris (Nadja in Paris), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Ma nuit chez Maud (My Night at Maud’s), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Une étudiante d’aujourd’hui (A Modern Coed), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • La collectionneuse, dir. Éric Rohmer
  • La boulangère de Monceau (The Bakery Girl of Monceau), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Présentation ou Charlotte et son steak (Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Le rayon vert (Summer), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Conte d’hiver (A Winter’s Tale), dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Louis Lumière, dir. Éric Rohmer
  • Viaggio in Italia, dir. Roberto Rossellini
  • Laviamoci il Cervello (RoGoPaG), dir. Roberto Rossellini, Jean-Luc Godard, Pier Paolo Passolini & Ugo Gregoretti
  • Mistérios de Lisboa (Mysteries of Lisbon), dir. Raúl Ruiz
  • Colloque de chiens, dir. Raúl Ruiz
  • Flirting with Disaster, dir. David O. Russell
  • The Fighter, dir. David O. Russell
  • Wind in Our Hair/Con viento en el pelo, dir. Lynne Sacks
  • The Last Happy Day, dir. Lynne Sacks
  • The Task of the Translator, dir. Lynne Sacks
  • Planet of the Apes, dir. Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Ins blaue hinein (Into the Blue), dir. Eugen Schüfftan
  • Alien, dir. Ridley Scott
  • The Cameraman, dir. Edward Sedgwick
  • Free and Easy, dir. Edward Sedgwick
  • Speak Easily, dir. Edward Sedgwick
  • Spite Marriage, dir. Edward Sedgwick & Buster Keaton
  • Tierische Liebe (Animal Love), dir. Ulrich Seidl
  • Mabel’s Dramatic Career, dir. Mack Sennett
  • La cambrure, dir. Edwige Shaki
  • Bathing Beauty, dir. George Sidney
  • DDR/DDR, dir. Amie Siegel
  • Der Mann, der seinen Mörder sucht (Looking for His Murderer) dir. Robert Siodmak
  • He Who Gets Slapped, dir. Victor Sjöström
  • Bubble, dir. Steven Soderbergh
  • The Decline of Western Civilization, dir. Penelope Spheeris
  • The Decline of Western Civilization, Part II: The Metal Years, dir. Penelope Spheeris
  • The Last Days of Disco, dir. Whit Stillman
  • Barcelona, dir. Whit Stillman
  • Metropolitan, dir. Whit Stillman
  • Hail the Conquering Hero, dir. Preston Sturges
  • Disco Dancer, dir. Babbar Subhash
  • The Polymath: The Life and Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman, dir. Fred Barney Taylor
  • Jackass 3D, dir. Jeff Tremaine
  • The Thin Man, dir. W. M. Van Dyke
  • The Young Victoria, dir. Jean-Marc Vallée
  • After the Thin Man, dir. W. S. Van Dyke
  • L’opéra-mouffe, dir. Agnès Varda
  • Réponse de femmes, dir. Agnès Varda
  • Plaisir d’amour en Iran, dir. Agnès Varda
  • Starship Troopers, dir. Paul Verhoeven
  • Человек с киноаппаратом (Man with a Movie Camera), dir. Dziga Vertov
  • À propos de Nice, dir. Jean Vigo
  • Zéro de conduite, dir. Jean Vigo
  • Taris, roi de l’eau, dir. Jean Vigo
  • Underworld, dir. Joseph von Sternberg
  • Shanghai Express, dir. Joseph von Sternberg
  • The Scarlet Empress, dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • The Docks of New York, dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • Blonde Venus, dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • The Last Command, dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • The Devil Is a Woman, dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • Morocco, dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • Der blaue Engel (The Blue Angel), dir. Josef von Sternberg
  • Greed, dir. Erich von Stroheim
  • The Thief of Bagdad, dir. Raoul Walsh
  • Cecil B. Demented, dir. John Waters
  • Punishment Park, dir. Peter Watkins
  • สุดเสน่หา (Blissfully Yours), dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • แสงศตวรรษ (Syndromes and a Century), dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • สัตว์ประหลาด (Tropical Malady), dir. Apichatpong Weerashethakul
  • Phantoms of Nabua, dir. Apichatpong Weerashethakul
  • A Letter to Uncle Boonmee, dir. Apichatpong Weerashethakul
  • ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives), dir. Apichatpong Weerashethakul
  • Macbeth, dir. Orson Welles
  • The Hearts of Age, dir. Orson Welles & William Vance
  • Bis ans Ende der Welt (Until the End of the World) (long version), dir. Wim Wenders
  • Orlacs Hände (The Hands of Orlac), dir. Robert Wiene
  • The Lost Weekend, dir. Billy Wilder
  • Ace in the Hole, dir. Billy Wilder
  • The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, dir. Billy Wilder
  • Forbidden Planet, dir. Fred McLeod Wilcox
  • Titicut Follies, dir. Frederick Wiseman
  • High School, dir. Frederick Wiseman
  • Primate, dir. Frederick Wiseman
  • Boxing Gym, dir. Frederick Wiseman
  • Possession, dir. Andrzej Żuławski
  • Na srebrnym globie (On the Silver Globe), dir. Andrzej Żuławski

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