January 2011 in Film

I finally decided to keep a viewing journal, so here is my:

January 2011 in Film

Number of First-Time Viewings (this month): 16
Number of Re-watches (this month): 11

5/5
The Fighter
The Hills Have Eyes
Bubba Ho-Tep
Best Worst Movie
Ed Wood

4.5/5
Tales From The Script
The King’s Speech

4/5
Tron: Legacy
Furia
Survival Quest
Phantasm
The Kids Are All Right
Death Race
Mortal Kombat
Town Creek
Signs

3.5/5
Let Me In
I Spit On Your Grave (2010)
Megamind
Resident Evil

3/5
The Dilemma
Phantasm II
Phantasm III
The Beastmaster
The Hangover

2.5/5
(None)

2/5
Phantasm IV
Alien vs. Predator

1.5/5
(None)

1/5
(None)

First Movie I Saw This Month: The Fighter
Last Movie I Saw This Month: Town Creek
(First time watches)
Best Overall Film: The Fighter
Best Actor: Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter), Stanislas Merhar (Furia)
Best Actress: Marion Collitard (Furia)
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale (The Fighter), Geoffrey Rush (The King’s Speech)
Best Supporting Actress: Amy Adams (The Fighter), Melissa Leo (The Fighter)
Best Director: Alexandre Aja (Furia)
Biggest Surprise: Furia, Survival Quest
Biggest Disappointment: Phantasm IV
Most Messed-Up Movie: I Spit On Your Grave (2010)
“I’m Pretty Damn Sure No One Else Has Seen This”: Furia, Survival Quest, Town Creek
Person/Character I Never Want to Meet: The Tall Man (Phantasm Series)
Ultimate WTF? Moment: All of I Spit On Your Grave (2010)
Best Scene: Dickie and Mickie reunited after Dickie’s prison stint.
Best Line: Lionel: “Please don’t do that.” as Berty (King George) lights up a cigarette. King George VI: “I’m sorry?” Lionel: “I believe sucking smoke into your lungs will kill you.” King George VI: “My physicians say it relaxes the throat.” Lionel: “They’re idiots.” King George VI: “They’ve all been knighted.” Lionel: “Makes it official then.
Movie I Finally Got to See: Let Me In
Coolest Title: Tales From The Script
Best Eye Candy: A young Dermont Mulroney in Survival Quest

A huge thanks to one A.J. Hakari for doing this monthly and in doing so convincing me to do it.

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