There is a link to this post on the side-bar of the Looking Closer blog. This is the post where I’ll catalog every film I see in 2007. (Click here for the 2006 Viewing Journal, and here for the 2005 journal.)* = indicates first-time viewing.

2007

December

  • There Will Be Blood*…..A+
  • Lars and the Real Girl*…..A
  • Juno (second viewing, DVD screener)*…..A-
  • Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis (DVD) (second viewing)…..A-

November

  • Oceans Thirteen* (DVD)…..B-
  • Days of Heaven (Criterion DVD)*…..A+
  • The Golden Compass*…..C+
  • Juno*….B
  • 3:10 to Yuma*…..B+
  • The Namesake* (DVD)…..B+
  • Margot at the Wedding*…..B
  • Becket* (DVD)……(still deciding)
  • I’m Not There*…..B+
  • The Savages*…..A-
  • Into the Wild*…..B+
  • The Wind that Shakes the Barley* (DVD)…..A-
  • Diggers* (DVD)…..B+

October

  • Invisibles…..A-
  • Unforgiven…..A+
  • The Devil Came on Horseback*…..A
  • Norma Rae*…..A-
  • Bella*…..B+
  • No Country for Old Men…..A
  • The Lookout* (DVD)…..B+
  • Dan in Real Life*…..B+
  • Mostly Martha (DVD)*….A-
  • Raising Arizona (DVD)…..A+
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford*…..A-

September

  • Eastern Promises*…..C+
  • Offside*…..B+
  • This is England*…..A-
  • No End in Sight*……A

August

  • La Vie en Rose*……A-
  • In the Valley of Elah*……B
  • The Simpsons Movie*…..B+
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer* (DVD)…..B+
  • The Unbelievable Truth (seen it many times)…..A+
  • The Simpsons Movie*…..B+
  • The Bourne Ultimatum*…..B

July

  • Once*…..A-
  • Paprika*…..A
  • Sweet Land*…..A-
  • Harry Potter and the Oh, Never Mind, I Don’t Care*……C+
  • The Prestige (second viewing)…..B+
  • Miller’s Crossing (DVD)…..A

June

  • Nacho Libre*(DVD)…..B-
  • Evening*…..C+
  • Away from Her*…..A-
  • Ratatouille*…..A

May

  • Waitress*…..B+
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End*…..C

April

  • The Host*…..B+
  • Spider-man 3* ….. B
  • Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away (DVD)…..B+
  • Deep Cover (televised) …..B
  • Jindabyne*…..A-
  • Blood Diamond* (DVD)…..B-
  • The Sacrifice* (DVD)…..A
  • Hot Fuzz*……B
  • Grindhouse*……C+
  • Into Great Silence…..A
  • The Departed (DVD)…..A-
  • The Science of Sleep (DVD)…..A-

March

  • Into Great Silence* (DVD screener)…..A
  • Lantana (DVD, fourth viewing)…..A
  • Heaven* (DVD)…..B+
  • The Departed (DVD, second viewing)…..B+
  • The Lives of Others* …..A
  • Lady in the Water (DVD, second viewing)….C+
  • Nobody’s Fool (DVD)…..A+
  • Breach*…..B
  • When the Levees Broke* (DVD)….A

February

  • My Neighbor Totoro (DVD)…..A
  • Zodiac* …..A-
  • Children of Men* (third viewing)…..A

January

  • Amazing Grace*…..B
  • God Grew Tired of Us*…..A-
  • Jane Eyre* (Parts 1 and 2, Masterpiece Theater, TV)…..B+
  • The Descent*(DVD)…..C+
  • Inland Empire* (special screening and Q&A with David Lynch)…..B+
  • Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et Le Bette)* (Criterion DVD)…..A
  • The Black Dahlia*(DVD)…..B
  • Little Miss Sunshine (second viewing, DVD)…..A-
  • For Your Consideration*…..B
    Hilarious, as always, with impressive turns by Catherine O’Hara, Harry Shearer, and Parker Posey. About as enjoyable as A Mighty Wind, but not nearly as original or clever as Waiting for Guffman or Best in Show.
  • James and the Giant Peach (DVD, third viewing)…..C+
  • The Death of Mr. Lazrescu* (DVD)…..A

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