Movies Watched 2011

Breathless (France, Godard, 1967?)
Ping Pong (Japan)
Boxing Gym (doc, Frederick Wiseman, 2011)
Four Daughters
High School (doc, Frederick Wiseman, 1965?)
Grey Gardens (doc, 197?)
No Country For Old Men (Cohen)

The Illusionist (France, 2011)
The Gleaners and I
The Taste of Tea (Japan
Gandhi (1/3)
Alice (svankmajer)
Parking Lot Movie
Good Hair
Hot Fuzz
Jazz doc (ask shaun)
Chronicle of a Summer
A Town Called Panic
The 10 commandments doc
The Adjustment Bureau
Jane Eyre (2011)
Funny Face
Chitty-Chitty Bang Bang
You Can't Take it With You
Duck soup
What's Up Doc?
Waiting for Superman
The Fly
The Wild One
127 Hours

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Harold and Maude
Ed Wood

Being in the World (Doc.)
Tyron's shorts
Super 8

Midnight in Paris (2011, W. Allen)
Dead Poet's Society
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)
To Catch a Thief (dir. Hitchcock)

Waking Ned Divine (1998)
My Father's Glory (France, 1990)
X-MEN: First Class (2011)
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Return of the Jedi (1983)
Return to Oz (1985)
Beetlejuice (1988)
The Burbs (1989)

Sunset Boulevard (Dir. Billy Wilder, 1950)
All About Eve (dir. Mankiewicz, B. Davis, A. Baxter, 1950)
The Changling (1980)
Misery (1990)
Donovon's Brain (1953)
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang (Canada, 1978)
Rosemary's Baby (Roman Polanksi, 1968)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (D. Sutherland, 1978)

Alice in Wonderland (1915)
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917)
Donnie Darko (2001)
Grand Torino (dir. C. Eastwood, 2008)
The Bad Seed (1956)
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
Jaws (1975)
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Poltergeist (1982)
The Gorgon (1964)

West Side Story (1961)
Drunken Master (1978, Jackie Chan)


movies watched 2010

January 2010
Adventures of Hercules (1985)
Blast of Silence (1961)
Contact (1997)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Get Smart (2008)
Pee Wee's Big Adventure
The Crawling Eye
Darby O'Gill and the Little People
The Big Sleep

February 2010
'Round Midnight
Electric Dreams (1984)
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavara
The 5 Venoms Vs. Wu Tang (Taiwan, no other known info.)
Emma (masterpiece classic)
Sense and Sensibility (masterpiece classic)
Waltz With Bashir (Israel)
Paris Blues (P. Newman, S. Poitier, J. Woodward, 1961)
The Gate (1987)
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

March 2010
Departures (Japan 2008)
Coco Before Chanel (France, 2009)
Ninotchka (G. Garbo, 1939)
The Classroom (France)
The Five Obstructions (Denmark)
Willow (1988)
Dr. Strangelove (2/3, 1964)
Triplets of Belleville (Canada, 2003)

April 2010
Heima (Iceland, 2007)
The Ghostwriter (2010)
Monkey Business (C. Grant, G. Rogers)
The Philadelphia Story
Food Inc.
This Is Spinal Tap

May 2010
The Queen
A Mighty Wind
Cape Fear 1962
Best Worst Movie (2009)

June 2010
High School Confidential
Night at the Museum II (2009)
It! The Terror From Beyond Space (1958)
The Great Buck Howard (J. Malcovitch, 2008)
Kwaidan (Japan, 1965)

July 2010
Eclipse (2010)
Light Years (France, 1988)
Land Without Bread (doc. 1933)
Let the Right One In (Sweden, 2008)
Neverending Story (1984)
Inception (2010)
Despicable Me (2010)
8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963)

August 2010
Iron Man 2
The Three Amigos
Plague Dogs
The Story of Qiu Ju (China, 1991)
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Sixteen Candles

September 2010
Raat, (India)
Song of the South
Drums Along the Mohawk (H. Fonda, C. Colber., J. Ford, dir)
Mad Hot Ballroom (doc, 2005)
Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties (with fake director's commentary)
Being in the World (documentary)
Babette's Feast (Denmark)
The Up Beat: The Utah ska Documentary
The Most Dangerous Man in America (doc.)

October 2010
Much Ado About Nothing (EHH production)
Tale of Two Sisters (Korea, 2007)
Brothers Bloom
Cold Souls
Young Innocent Girls (1974, Hong Kong)
The Incredible Ice Cream Suit
Old Partner (Doc, Korea 2009)

November 2010
Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Inception (2010)
harry potter and the deathly hallows, part 1 (2010)
Under the Same Moon (2005)

December 2010
Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Remember the Night (B. Stanwyck, F. MacMurray, 1940)
Secret of Kells (2009)
Under Great White Northern Lights (doc, 2009)
Joyeaux Noel (France, 2005)
Elf (2003)
I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
The Christmas Martian (Canada, 1971)
Pee Wee's Christmas Special (1988)
Tron Legacy (2010)
The 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1959)
True Grit (Coen Bros, 2010)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
The Fighter (2010)
It's A Wonderful Life
The September Issue (2008)


movies watched 2009

Nancy Drew (2007)
The Lives of Others (2006)
Allegro Non Troppo--The "Italian Fantasia"(Italy, 1977)
Queen of Blood
Il Boia Scarlatto" aka "Bloody Pit of Horror (1965)
It's a Boy Girl Thing (Canada, 2006)
All This and Heaven, Too (part, Bette Davis, 1940)
Creating Rem Lezar (1989)
Push (Lee Daniels, 2008)
Gremlins (1984)
Danger Diabolik (1968)
Bride Wars (2009)

The Beauty Academy of Kabul
(doc. 2004)
Jezebel (dir. Wyler, B. Davis, H. Fonda, 1938)
Les Yeux Sans Visage ("Eyes Without a Face") (France, 1960)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
It Started With Eve (D. Durbin, 1941)
A la Folie...Pas Du Tout (France, 2002)
Fatty Finn (Australia, 1980)
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts Program
Pollock (2000)
1960s Russian Animated Shorts
Gold Diggers of 1933 (Dir. LeRoy, B. Berkely, 1933)
Coraline (2009)
The Swimmer (Burt Lancaster, 1968)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Harold and Maude (1971)

Infra-man (Hong Kong, 1975)
The Slipper and the Rose (1976)
The Trouble With Angels (part, 1966)
Jabberwocky (Dir. Terry Gilliam, 1977)
Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1995)
Antonia's Line (Netherlands, 1995)
Central Station (Brazil, 1998)
Krull (1983)
Foreign Correspondent (Hitchcock, 1940)

Enchanted April (1992)
Magic Cop (Hong Kong, 1990)
When We Were Kings (doc, 1996)
Across the Universe (2007)
Night Tide (Dennis Hopper, 1961)
Om Shanti Om (India, 2007)
Ashes of Time Redux (Hong Kong, 2008 dir. recut)
Animal Crackers (1930)
Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (Raul Julia, 1983)
Australia (2/3, 2008)
Phase IV (1974)
Footloose (pear's and my first time, if you can believe it!, 1984)
The Freshman (M. Broderick, M. Brando, 1990)
The Visitor
Queen of Blood (yeah, second time)

Postmen in the Mountains (China, 1999)
Rappin' (1985)
La Femme Nikita (France, 1990)
Horseman on the Roof (France, 1995)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Paris, Je T'aime (France, 2006)
The Closet (France, 2001)
Milk (2008)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Doubt (2008)
Time of the Apes (1987)
Star Trek (2009)

June 2009
Up (2009)
Vernon Florida (doc, Errol Morris, 1981)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Wild in the Streets (1968)
Xanadu (1980)
After Life (Japan, 1998)
Star Trek (2009)
Star Trek (1979)
Dear Frankie (2004)
Young Einstein (1988)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

July 2009
Zarkorr! The Invader (1996)
Little Miss Marker (Shirley Temple, 1934)
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (Hitchcock, 1941)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Still of the Night (1982)
My Sister Eileen (J. Leigh, J. Lemmon, 1955)
Blood and Roses (1960)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Chungking Express (dir. Wong Kar-Wai, 1994)
That Darn Cat (1965)
Die, Monster, Die! (part, 1965)

August 2009
The Proposal (2009)
The Eliminators (1984)
The Cove (Doc., 2009)
Underworld (2003)
While You Were Sleeping (2005)
His Girl Friday(dir. H. Hawks, 1940)
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Giant (R. Hudson, J. Dean, E. Taylor, 1956)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn (1982)
Star Strek III: The Search For Spock (1984)
Humanoid Woman (Russia, 1981)

September 2009
It's Alive! (1969)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (yeah, again. i know.)
Encounter's At the End of the World (doc. Herzog, 2007)
The Counterfeiters (Germany, 2007)
Jimmy the Boy Wonder (1966)
King Dinosaur (1955)
Waking Ned Divine (1998)
Dan In Real Life (S. Carell, J. Binoche, 2007)
Irma La Douce (S. MacLaine, J. Lemmon, B. Wilder, dir., 1963)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Magnificent Obsession (Mexico, J. Wyman, R. Hudson, 1954)

October 2009
Crossing (Korea, most, 2008)
The Little Prince (dir. S. Donen, 1974)
You Can't Take It With You (dir. Capra, 1938)
Pretty In Pink (J. Hughes, 1986)
Danielson: A Family Movie (doc. 2006)

Edward Scissor Hands (1990)
Night of Ghouls (Ed. Wood, 1959)
Favela Rising (doc. 2005)
Gaslight (dir. Cukor, 1944)
Wait Until Dark (1967)

November 2009
The Red Balloon (France, 1956)
The Ringing Bell (Japan, 1978)
Crash (2004)
Straight Jacket (J. Crawford, dir. William Castle, 1964)
Random Harvest (R. Coleman, Greer Garson, 1942
Troll 2 (1989)
Take the Lead (2007)
Home Alone (1990)
Best Worst Movie (doc, 2009)
Bachelor Mother (D. Niven, G. Rogers, 1939)
Teacher's Pet (C. Gable, D. Day, 1958)
Duck Soup (1933)

December 2009
Vinyl (doc. 2000)
The Bishop's Wife (C. Grant, D. Niven, L. Young, 1947)
Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Mr. Kruger's Christmas (1980)
Willard (2003)
Elf (2003)
Super Xuxa vs. Satan (Brazil, 1988)
A Christmas Story (1983)
Avatar (2009)
500 Days of Summer (2009)



Reading Log 9.06-present

Watership Down, Richard Adam
The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke
Inkheart, Cornelia Funke
Small Wonder, Barbara Kingsolver

The Long Walk, Slavomir Rawicz

Listener Supported, Jack Mitchell


Endurance, Alfred Lansing
Guns Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond

Since Cumorah, Hugh Nibley (unfinished)

The Dark is Rising Series (5 books), Susan Cooper

Assassination Vacation, Sarah Vowell
Player Piano, Kurt Vonnegut

Garbage Land, Elizabeth Royte
Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
Essays by Wendell Berry

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
Portions of
The Archeology of Medieval Bookbinding, J.A. Szirmai
The Baker Street Irregulars, Terrence Dicks
The Goose Girl, Shannon Hale

Deliver us From Normal, Kate Klise
Book of Mormon

The Golden Compass, Phillip Pulman
Lies My Teacher Told Me, James Loewen
The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

Dracula, Bram Stoker
The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman

The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman


Sister Saints, Burgess-Olsen, Victoria, ed. (almost finished)

Epileptic, Daivd B. (unfinished)
Enna Burning, Shannon Hale
River Secrets, Shannon Hale
Foucault’s Pendulum, Umberto Eco

Stop the Train!, Geraldine McCaughrean
Hail Babylon! In Search of the American City at the End of the Millennium, Andrei Codrescu
In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan
Princess Academy, Shannon Hale

“Good Country People,” Flannery O’Connor (short story)
Dangerously Alice, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Founding Faith, Steven Waldman

Prince Caspian, C.S. Lewis

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Michael Chabon
Esperanza Rising, Pam Munoz Ryan

Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver
Proust Was a Neuroscientist, Jonah Lehrer

Matilda Bone, Karen Cushman
The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires From Nosferatu to Count Chocula, Eric Nuzum

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
Victims: The LDS Church and the Mark Hofmann Case, Richard E. Turley, Jr.
Beauvallet, Georgette Heyer
Science for Conservators: Book 1--An Introduction to Materials

The Halloween Tree, Ray Bradbury

The Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum

The Land of Oz, L. Frank Baum
Ozma of Oz, L. Frank Baum




The Bad Beginning, Lemony Snicket
The Reptile Room, Lemony Snicket

The Wide Widow, Lemony Snicket
The Miserable Mill, Lemony Snicket
The Austere Academy, Lemony Snicket
Water Street, Patricia Reilly Giff

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver
Naked, David Sedaris
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
The Ersatz Elevator, Lemony Snicket
He Done Her Wrong, author?
Billy Hazelnuts..??
The Wordy Shipmates, Sarah Vowell


Here Lies the Librarian, Richard Peck
The Vile Village, Lemony Snicket
Breaking the Alabaster Jar: Conversations with Li-Young-Lee (most)

The Hostile Hospital, Lemony Snicket

Shop Class As Soul Craft, Michael Crawford
Chalice, Robin Mckinley

Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
Cien Anos de Soledad
, Gabriel Garcia Marcos (2/3)

Lectures on Faith, Joseph Smith (most)

Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech

Massacre at Mountain Meadows (Glen Leonard, Richard Turley, et al.)


Intensely Alice, Phyllis Reynold Naylor


Musicophilia, Oliver Sacks

The Midnighters: The Secret Hour, Scott Westerfeld

Touching Darkness, Scott Westerfeld
Blue Noon, Scott Westerfeld

Banana: the fate of the fruit that changed the world, Dan Koeppel

Mary's manuscript
Bryce's manuscript
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home, Joss Whedon
The Female Brain, Louann Brezendine

The Thread That Binds (in progress, finished October)
The Male Brain
The Watchmen (in progress)

Smiles to Go, Jerry Spinelli
Einstein's God, Christa Tippet

Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman

The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell

The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (in progress)
The Wise Heart, Jack Kornfield (in progress)
Intellectuals, Paul Johnson (in progress)


The Wise Heart, Jack Kornfield
Intellectuals, Paul Johnson
The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis
When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead (2010 Newberry)

The War of Art, Steven Pressfield

Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie
Them: Adventures With Extremists, Jon Ronson

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis
Conversations With Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, Susanna Clark

The Phantom Tollbooth
The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
People of the Book, Geraldine Brooks

The Tower at the End of the World, Brad Strickland

Merchants of Doubt
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
More Tales of the Unexpected, Roald Dahl

East of Eden, John Steinbeck


movies watched 2008

The Cameraman (B. Keaton)
Fiddler on the Roof
Adam's Rib
I capture the Castle
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Groundhog Day
A Room With a View
Buster Keaton's "One Week" and "The Saphead"
Eat, Drink, Man, Woman (Dir. Ang Lee)
The Great Race
Regret To Inform (doc)
Mongolian Ping Pong (Mongolia)
51 Birch Street (doc)
Water (India)

March 2008
Solaris (Dir. S. Soderberg; G. Clooney)
The Truman Show
Shadow of the Thin Man
The Sting
Amelie (France)
Taxi to the Dark Side
Schultze Gets the Blues (Germany)
My Life As A Dog (Sweden)

April 2008
Chariots of Fire
Sense and Sensibility
Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford)
The Long Hot Summer (Newman, Woodward, Wells)
Serenity (Joss Whedon)
Touch of Evil (Wells, Heston)

May 2008
The Bad Seed (Mervyn LeRoy, 1956)
Rocket Science (jeffrey Blitz)
The Flight of the Red Balloon (France, 08)
Addams Family Values
Mansfield Park
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. . . and Spring (Korean)
Rear Window (J. Stuart, G. Kelly)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (France, '07)
Look At Me (France)
Strictly Ballroom
Pat and Mike (Dir. G. Cukor; Hepburn and Tracy)
Star Trek IV
The Italian Job (2003)

June 2008
The Apartment (1960, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred McMurray)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Dir. M. Forman; J. Nicholson, 1975)
Safety Last (1923, H. Lloyd)
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Way We Were (Streisand, Redford)
Paper Moon (R. and Tatum O'Neal)
There Will Be Blood

July 2008
The Little Foxes (Dir. Wyler; Bette Davis)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Part of A Night at the Opera
Trouble Along the Way (Dir. M. Curtiz; Donna Reed, J. Wayne, C. Coburn)
The Children's Hour (Dir. Wyler; A. Hepburn, S. MacLaine, J. Garner)
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (Dir. W. Herzog; doc)
Rocket Science
Part of Pixote (Brazil)
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Wall-E (Pixar, 2008)
The Golden Compass
The Dark Knight
The Hustler (P. Newman, only part)
Muppets Take Manhattan
Bringing Up Baby (Grant, Hepburn)

The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Prince Caspian (2008)
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

Cover Girl (Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, 1944)
Iron Man (2008)
Miss Potter (2006)
The Interpreter (2005)
Once (2006)
Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day (2008)
Definitely, Maybe (2008)

Come September (Rock Hudson, Gina Lollabrigida, Sandra Dee, 1961)
Carefree (Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, 1938)
(Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, 1968)
Under the Same Moon (2007)
Woman's World
The Awful Truth (Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, 1937)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
(H. Bogart, 1948)
Bell, Book, and Candle (J. Stewart, K. Novak, J. Lemmon, 1958)

The Comedy of Terrors (V. Price, P. Lorre, 1964)
Dancing Lady (J. Crawford, C. Gable, 1933)
Secret Agent (Hitchcock, 1936)
Nosferatu (Herzog, 1979)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (D. Kaye 1947)
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (Disney, 1949)
Freaky Friday (JL Curtis, L. Lohan, 2003)
The Others (N. Kidman, 2001)
Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
A State of Mind (documentary about north korean group gymnastics, 2004)
Tales of Terror (V. Price, 1962)
The Last Man on Earth (V. Price, 1964)
Scary Tales
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
Viy (Russia, 1967)

Return to Oz (1985)
The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
The Story of Menstruation (Disney, 1946)
Mom and Dad (1945)
Psycho (Hitchcock, 1960)
Pan Shen Feng (Hong Kong 1976, animated)
Home Movie (Dir. Chris Smith, doc, 2001)
Space Probe Taurus (1965)
Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (P. Newman, E. Taylor, 1958)
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Check and Double Check (Amos 'n' Andy, 1930)
The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Doc, 2005)
The Search for Wild Man Fischer (unreleased German doc, c. 2001)
Meet Me In St. Louis (J. Garland, 1944)

Waiting For Fidel (doc, 1974)
The Magic Christmas Tree (1964)
Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny (1972)
Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
White Christmas (1954)
Cool Runnings (1993)
Santa Claus (K. Gordon Murray, 1959)
Pee Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (1988)
Miss Velma's Christmas In America (TV)
The High Sign (B. Keaton, 1921)
Persepolis (2007)
Iron Man (2008)
Son of Ranbow (2007)
Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
The Prestige (2006)