Robo's Movies Seen in 2009

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A "*" before the rating denotes that I saw the film in the cinema.
A "/" before a film title denotes that I had seen the film before.
Some notes on my ratings.


01/01/09        The Chess Players (1977, Satyajit Ray) 5
01/01/09 / Punch and Judy (1966, Jan Svankmajer) [short] 8
01/01/09 / The Flat (1968, Jan Svankmajer) [short] 7
01/03/09 Bell Book and Candle (1958, Richard Quine) 7
01/05/09 The Snake Pit (1948, Anatole Litvak) 3
01/06/09 Azur and Asmar (2006, Michel Ocelot) * 8
01/07/09 When Worlds Collide (1951, Rudolph Maté) 7
01/07/09 The Garden of Eden (1928, Lewis Milestone) 5
01/09/09 Street Angel (1928, Frank Borzage) 4
01/10/09 / Sunrise (1927, F.W. Murnau) 10
01/11/09 The Love Parade (1929, Ernst Lubitsch) 4
01/12/09 La Ronde (1950, Max Ophüls) 7
01/14/09 Tokyo Chorus (1931, Yasujiro Ozu) 6
01/16/09 Midnight (1939, Mitchell Leisen) 8
01/18/09 The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942, William Keighley) 6
01/19/09 The Wrestler (2008, Darren Aronofsky) * 7
01/20/09 The Black Swan (1942, Henry King) 4
01/23/09 The Major and the Minor (1942, Billy Wilder) 7
01/24/09 / Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972, Werner Herzog) 10
01/25/09 The Children Are Watching Us (1944, Vittorio De Sica) 8
01/25/09 Babe: Pig in the City (1998, George Miller) 8
01/26/09 Before Sunrise (1995, Richard Linklater) 4
01/28/09 / Christmas in July (1940, Preston Sturges) * 8
01/28/09 / Detour (1945, Edgar G. Ulmer) * 5
01/29/09 Sherman's March (1986, Ross McElwee) 9
01/30/09 / The Shop Around the Corner (1940, Ernst Lubitsch) * 8
01/31/09 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973, Sam Peckinpah) 6
02/02/09 Wanda (1970, Barbara Loden) 6
02/04/09 Gone Baby Gone (2007, Ben Affleck) 6
02/06/09 Castle in the Sky (1986, Hayao Miyazaki) 8
02/07/09 Tender Mercies (1983, Bruce Beresford) 5
02/07/09 / Dimensions of Dialogue (1982, Jan Svankmajer) [short] 7
02/07/09 / Down to the Cellar (1983, Jan Svankmajer) [short] 8
02/07/09 / The Pendulum, the Pit and Hope (1983, Jan Svankmajer) [short] 9
02/08/09 A Perfect World (1993, Clint Eastwood) 4
02/09/09 Burn After Reading (2008, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) 5
02/10/09 / Blue (1993, Krzysztof Kieslowski) 8
02/11/09 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007, R. Kelly, Victor Mignatti, Jim Swaffield) [short] 5
02/13/09 Blue (1993, Derek Jarman) 7
02/14/09 / The 'High Sign' (1921, Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton) [short] 8
02/14/09 / One Week (1920, Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton) [short] 9
02/14/09 / Food (1992, Jan Svankmajer) [short] 6
02/14/09 / The General (1927, Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton) 9
02/16/09 Southern Comfort (1981, Walter Hill) 9
02/18/09 All the Real Girls (2003, David Gordon Green) 8
02/19/09 Coraline (2009, Henry Selick) * 6
02/20/09 The Weather Underground (2002, Sam Green & Bill Siegel) 8
03/01/09 Enter the Dragon (1973, Robert Clouse) 4
03/03/09 / Rebel Without a Cause (1955, Nicholas Ray) * 10
03/04/09 Bigger Than Life (1956, Nicholas Ray) * 5
03/05/09 They Live (1988, John Carpenter) 9
03/06/09 Underground (1995, Emir Kusturica) 7
03/07/09 / Walkabout (1971, Nicolas Roeg) 10
03/07/09 / The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984, Keith Griffiths, Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay) [short] 7
03/07/09 / Street of Crocodiles (1986, Stephen Quay & Timothy Quay) [short] 8
03/08/09 / Our Hospitality (1923, John G. Blystone & Buster Keaton) 9
03/08/09 / Why Worry? (1923, Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor) 8
03/08/09 Code Unknown (2000, Michael Haneke) 5
03/09/09 The Exterminating Angel (1962, Luis Buńuel) 9
03/10/09 Let the Right One In (2008, Tomas Alfredson) 5
03/11/09 / A Matter of Life and Death (1946, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger) * 9
03/12/09 Rachel Getting Married (2008, Jonathan Demme) 8
03/14/09 Expresso Bongo (1959, Val Guest) 5
03/14/09 / Chinatown (1974, Roman Polanski) 10
03/15/09 Pinocchio (1940, Hamilton Luske & Ben Sharpsteen) 7
03/16/09 / Irma Vep (1996, Olivier Assayas) 6
03/17/09 / Lost Highway (1997, David Lynch) 10
03/18/09 Clerks (1994, Kevin Smith) 3
03/20/09 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005, Shane Black) 6
03/22/09 Road House (1989, Rowdy Herrington) 6
03/24/09 The Limey (1999, Steven Soderbergh) 7
03/28/09 / The Hidden Fortress (1958, Akira Kurosawa) 9
03/28/09 / Pi (1998, Darren Aronofsky) 9
03/29/09 / The Freshman (1925, Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor) 7
03/29/09 Office Space (1999, Mike Judge) 6
03/30/09 The Rules of Attraction (2002, Roger Avary) 7
03/31/09 / Donnie Darko (2001, Richard Kelly) 10
04/01/09 Wild Things (1998, John McNaughton) 1
04/04/09 / The Set-Up (1949, Robert Wise) 10
04/04/09 / 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, Stanley Kubrick) 10
04/05/09 / Sherlock Jr. (1924, Buster Keaton) [short] 8
04/05/09 The Devil's Advocate (1997, Taylor Hackford) 7
04/07/09 / The Searchers (1956, John Ford) 9
04/07/09 / The Heart of the World (2000, Guy Maddin) [short] 10
04/11/09 / The Asphalt Jungle (1950, John Huston) 10
04/11/09 / Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch) 10
04/12/09 / The Kid Brother (1927, Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe, Harold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone) 7
04/12/09 / The Last Temptation of Christ (1988, Martin Scorsese) 10
04/13/09 Femme Fatale (2002, Brian De Palma) 6
04/14/09 / WALL-E (2008, Andrew Stanton) 9
04/14/09 BURN-E (2008, Angus MacLane) [short] 8
04/18/09 / The Saddest Music in the World (2003, Guy Maddin) 9
04/19/09 / Girl Shy (1924, Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor) 9
04/21/09 / Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957, Frank Tashlin) 8
04/22/09 Wet Hot American Summer (2001, David Wain) 6
04/24/09 Oldboy (2003, Chan-wook Park) 4
04/25/09 American Movie (1999, Chris Smith) 5
04/26/09 / Speedy (1928, Ted Wilde) 8
04/28/09 Fort Apache (1948, John Ford) 2
04/29/09 / Winchester '73 (1950, Anthony Mann) 9
05/01/09 The Tall T (1957, Budd Boetticher) 4
05/02/09 / Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933, Mervyn LeRoy) 10
05/02/09 / The Fountain (2006, Darren Aronofsky) 8
05/03/09 / The Boat (1921, Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton) [short] 7
05/03/09 / The Scarecrow (1920, Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton) [short] 8
05/03/09 / The Electric House (1922, Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton) [short] 7
05/03/09 Rounders (1998, John Dahl) 5
05/05/09 Beau travail (1999, Claire Denis) 6
05/09/09 King of New York (1990, Abel Ferrara) 5
05/09/09 / Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock) 10
05/09/09 / Requiem for a Dream (2000, Darren Aronofsky) 8
05/10/09 The Boondock Saints (1999, Troy Duffy) 1
05/12/09 / Fitzcarraldo (1982, Werner Herzog) 8
05/13/09 Husbands and Wives (1992, Woody Allen) 8
05/14/09 / A Canterbury Tale (1944, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger) 9
05/16/09 Pineapple Express (2008, David Gordon Green) 6
05/16/09 / Kiss Me Deadly (1955, Robert Aldrich) 10
05/17/09 / For Heaven's Sake (1926, Sam Taylor) 7
05/18/09 Married to the Mob (1988, Jonathan Demme) 4
05/20/09 JCVD (2008, Mabrouk El Mechri) 5
05/21/09 Send Me No Flowers (1964, Norman Jewison) 5
05/22/09 Wendy and Lucy (2008, Kelly Reichardt) 9
05/23/09 / The Manchurian Candidate (1962, John Frankenheimer) 9
05/24/09 Sonatine (1993, Takeshi Kitano) 6
05/25/09 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008, David Fincher) 2
05/26/09 / The Big Lebowski (1998, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) 9
05/27/09 Snow Angels (2007, David Gordon Green) 5
05/28/09 Pleasantville (1998, Gary Ross) 8
05/30/09 / The President's Analyst (1967, Theodore J. Flicker) 9
05/31/09 / Neighbors (1920, Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton) [short] 7
06/02/09 / Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003, Gore Verbinski) 7
06/03/09 Roma (1972, Federico Fellini) 5
06/05/09 American Psycho (2000, Mary Harron) 7
06/06/09 / North by Northwest (1959, Alfred Hitchcock) 10
06/06/09 / Henry V (1989, Kenneth Branagh) 8
06/07/09 / It Happened One Night (1934, Frank Capra) 10
06/07/09 Mysterious Skin (2004, Gregg Araki) 6
06/08/09 The Way of the Gun (2000, Christopher McQuarrie) 4
06/09/09 / Some Like It Hot (1959, Billy Wilder) 9
06/11/09 Killing Zoe (1994, Roger Avary) 5
06/13/09 Brokeback Mountain (2005, Ang Lee) 5
06/13/09 Le plaisir (1952, Max Ophüls) 7
06/14/09 / Why Worry? (1923, Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor) 9
06/16/09 2 Days in Paris (2007, Julie Delpy) 1
06/17/09 The Emperor's New Groove (2000, Mark Dindal) 5
06/18/09 / Gerry (2002, Gus Van Sant) 9
06/21/09 / The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, Sergio Leone) 10
06/22/09 / Brick (2005, Rian Johnson) 9
06/23/09 / The Night of the Hunter (1955, Charles Laughton & Robert Mitchum) 9
06/26/09 Bitter Moon (1992, Roman Polanski) 1
06/27/09 / Nights of Cabiria (1957, Federico Fellini) 10
06/27/09 / Blood Simple (1984, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) 10
06/29/09 / Primer (2004, Shane Carruth) 9
07/01/09 Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008, Woody Allen) 4
07/04/09 / City of God (2002, Fernando Meirelles & Kátia Lund) 9
07/05/09 / Young and Innocent (1937, Alfred Hitchcock) 9
07/07/09 / Man of Aran (1934, Robert J. Flaherty) 8
07/08/09 Days and Clouds (2007, Silvio Soldini) 8
07/10/09 Sleeping Beauty (1959, Clyde Geronimi) 7
07/10/09 Vengeance Is Mine (1979, Shohei Imamura) 6
07/11/09 The Harder They Come (1972, Perry Henzell) 6
07/11/09 Pink Flamingos (1972, John Waters) 6
07/12/09 Scandal (1950, Akira Kurosawa) 5
07/17/09 Humpday (2009, Lynn Shelton) * 8
07/18/09 Macbeth (1948, Orson Welles) * 5
07/20/09 Bone (1972, Larry Cohen) 8
07/21/09 Syndromes and a Century (2006, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) 6
07/21/09 / Number Please? (1920, Fred C. Newmeyer & Hal Roach) [short] 6
07/22/09 Magnificent Obsession (1954, Douglas Sirk) 9
07/24/09 Hi, Mom! (1970, Brian De Palma) 4
07/25/09 / What's Up, Doc? (1972, Peter Bogdanovich) 9
07/25/09 / Mulholland Dr. (2001, David Lynch) 10
07/27/09 Emperor of the North (1973, Robert Aldrich) 6
07/27/09 Shaft (1971, Gordon Parks) 6
07/28/09 / Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock) 9
07/29/09 / Airplane! (1980, Jim Abrahams/David Zucker/Jerry Zucker) 7
07/30/09 Smile (1975, Michael Ritchie) 9
08/01/09 / Libeled Lady (1936, Jack Conway) 8
08/01/09 / Spider-Man (2002, Sam Raimi) 8
08/02/09 Heroes for Sale (1933, William A. Wellman) 7
08/02/09 Wild Boys of the Road (1933, William A. Wellman) 8
08/03/09 Sylvia Scarlett (1935, George Cukor) 7
08/03/09 Los Angeles: 'Wonder City of the West' (1935, James A. FitzPatrick) [short] 5
08/05/09 Sita Sings the Blues (2008, Nina Paley) 5
08/06/09 Lenny (1974, Bob Fosse) 8
08/07/09 Big Trouble in Little China (1986, John Carpenter) 4
08/08/09 / Dead Man (1995, Jim Jarmusch) 9
08/08/09 / Fight Club (1999, David Fincher) 9
08/09/09 Empire of the Sun (1987, Steven Spielberg) 6
08/10/09 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) 7
08/11/09 Quick Change (1990, Howard Franklin & Bill Murray) 6
08/12/09 Joe Versus the Volcano (1990, John Patrick Shanley) 8
08/14/09 Unbreakable (2000, M. Night Shyamalan) 5
08/15/09 / Gun Crazy (1950, Joseph H. Lewis) 10
08/15/09 / The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Theodor Dreyer) 10
08/16/09 Antonio Gaudí (1984, Hiroshi Teshigahara) 2
08/18/09 The Butcher Boy (1997, Neil Jordan) 8
08/19/09 Julia (2008, Erick Zonca) 8
08/20/09 Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988, Mark Lewis) 6
08/20/09 / Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks) 9
08/22/09 Day of the Outlaw (1959, André De Toth) 7
08/22/09 / Memento (2000, Christopher Nolan) 10
08/23/09 Grimm (2003, Alex van Warmerdam) 4
08/26/09 American Son (2008, Neil Abramson) 8
08/27/09 Inglorious Basterds (2009, Quentin Tarantino) * 7
08/28/09 Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975, Chantal Akerman) 9
08/30/09 Adventureland (2009, Greg Mottola) 6
08/30/09 Duplicity (2009, Tony Gilroy) 7
08/31/09 I Want to Live! (1958, Robert Wise) 7
09/01/09 Two Lovers (2008, James Gray) 8
09/03/09 / I Know Where I'm Going! (1945, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger) 8
09/04/09 Payday (1973, Daryl Duke) 8
09/05/09 / Run Lola Run (1998, Tom Tykwer) 10
09/05/09 / One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975, Milos Forman) 10
09/06/09 The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973, Peter Yates) 7
09/08/09 Michael Clayton (2007, Tony Gilroy) 6
09/10/09 Charley Varrick (1973, Don Siegel) 5
09/11/09 The Sugarland Express (1974, Steven Spielberg) 8
09/12/09 / Quadrophenia (1979, Franc Roddam) 10
09/15/09 Silent Light (2007, Carlos Reygadas) 9
09/16/09 The Day of the Locust (1975, John Schlesinger) 8
09/17/09 Jana Aranya (1976, Satyajit Ray) 8
09/18/09 The China Syndrome (1979, James Bridges) 6
09/19/09 / Midnight Cowboy (1969, John Schlesinger) 10
09/22/09 Maborosi (1995, Hirokazu Koreeda) 7
09/23/09 Dead Man's Shoes (2004, Shane Meadows) 5
09/25/09 The Son (2002, Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne) 8
09/26/09 The Long Riders (1980, Walter Hill) 6
09/26/09 / 8 1/2 (1963, Federico Fellini) 10
09/27/09 Sugar (2008, Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck) 5
09/28/09 / Grand Hotel (1932, Edmund Goulding) 9
09/30/09 Beau Geste (1939, William A. Wellman) 1
10/01/09 / Nosferatu (1922, F.W. Murnau) 6
10/02/09 / The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923, Wallace Worsley) 8
10/03/09 / The Phantom of the Opera (1925, Rupert Julian) 8
10/03/09 / The Call of Cthulhu (2005, Andrew Leman) 7
10/03/09 / Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002, Guy Maddin) 9
10/04/09 / The Invisible Man (1933, James Whale) 7
10/08/09 / Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931, Rouben Mamoulian) 8
10/09/09 / Faust (1926, F.W. Murnau) 7
10/10/09 / Frankenstein (1931, James Whale) 8
10/10/09 / Bride of Frankenstein (1935, James Whale) 9
10/11/09 / The Man Who Laughs (1928, Paul Leni) 9
10/12/09 / I Walked with a Zombie (1943, Jacques Tourneur) 7
10/13/09 / The Body Snatcher (1945, Robert Wise) 8
10/15/09 / The Leopard Man (1943, Jacques Tourneur) 6
10/16/09 / King Kong (1933, Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack) 8
10/16/09 / The Haunting (1963, Robert Wise) 8
10/17/09 / Cat People (1942, Jacques Tourneur) 7
10/17/09 / Beetlejuice (1988, Tim Burton) 9
10/19/09 / Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Don Siegel) 9
10/20/09 / The Birds (1963, Alfred Hitchcock) 9
10/22/09 / Village of the Damned (1960, Wolf Rilla) 7
10/23/09 / Rosemary's Baby (1968, Roman Polanski) 9
10/24/09 / Night of the Demon (1957, Jacques Tourneur) 8
10/25/09 / Onibaba (1964, Kaneto Shindô) 8
10/26/09 / A Bucket of Blood (1959, Roger Corman) 9
10/27/09 / The Seventh Seal (1957, Ingmar Bergman) 10
10/28/09 / Them! (1954, Gordon Douglas) 7
11/03/09 / The Maltese Falcon (1941, John Huston) 8
11/08/09 The Far Country (1954, Anthony Mann) 4
11/09/09 Homicide (1991, David Mamet) 8
11/10/09 The Last Days of Disco (1998, Whit Stillman) 6
11/11/09 Up (2009, Pete Docter & Bob Peterson) 8
11/12/09 The Year of Living Dangerously (1982, Peter Weir) 5
11/13/09 / Planet Terror (2007, Robert Rodriguez) 10
11/13/09 / Why Worry? (1923, Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor) 9
11/14/09 The Lineup (1958, Don Siegel) 8
11/14/09 / Cowards Bend the Knee (2003, Guy Maddin) 9
11/15/09 The Brothers Bloom (2008, Rian Johnson) 7
11/16/09 Food, Inc. (2008, Robert Kenner) 6
11/17/09 / The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956, Alfred Hitchcock) 9
11/18/09 Star Trek (2009, J.J. Abrams) 8
11/19/09 Gran Torino (2008, Clint Eastwood) 7
11/20/09 The Girlfriend Experience (2009, Steven Soderbergh) 8
11/21/09 / Naked (1993, Mike Leigh) 9
11/21/09 / Phantom of the Paradise (1974, Brian De Palma) 9
11/22/09 Chicago 10 (2007, Brett Morgen) 8
11/23/09 The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945, Albert Lewin) 8
11/24/09 / Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974, Rainer Werner Fassbinder) 8
11/26/09 / The Big Sleep (1946, Howard Hawks) 10
11/27/09 The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009, Werner Herzog) * 7
11/28/09 Go (1999, Doug Liman) 5
11/28/09 / Songs from the Second Floor (2000, Roy Andersson) 10
11/29/09 Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist (1997, Kirby Dick) 3
11/30/09 Stuck (2007, Stuart Gordon) 7
12/01/09 Mirage (1965, Edward Dmytryk) 2
12/02/09 The Island (2006, Pavel Lungin) 6
12/03/09 Marie Antoinette (2006, Sofia Coppola) 4
12/04/09 Oasis (2002, Chang-dong Lee) 7
12/05/09 The Apartment (1996, Gilles Mimouni) 6
12/05/09 / The Sweet Hereafter (1997, Atom Egoyan) 9
12/06/09 The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, Roger Corman, Charles B. Griffith, Mel Welles) 6
12/07/09 Prisoner of the Mountains (1996, Sergei Bodrov) 8
12/11/09 The General (1998, John Boorman) 7
12/12/09 / A Charlie Brown's Christmas (TV) (1965, Bill Melendez) [short] 7
12/12/09 Horton Hears a Who! (TV) (1970, Chuck Jones & Ben Washam) [short] 8
12/12/09 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV) (1966, Chuck Jones & Ben Washam) [short] 6
12/12/09 Raining Stones (1993, Ken Loach) 7
12/12/09 / Metropolis (1927, Fritz Lang) 10
12/13/09 Frownland (2007, Ronald Bronstein) 8
12/14/09 Kicking and Screaming (1995, Noah Baumbach) 5
12/15/09 Yellow Sky (1948, William A. Wellman) 8
12/17/09 Ataque de pánico! (2009, Federico Alvarez) [short] 7
12/17/09 The Call of the Wild (1935, William A. Wellman) 5
12/18/09 The Headless Woman (2008, Lucrecia Martel) 7
12/19/09 Vincent (1982, Tim Burton) [short] 9
12/19/09 / Jesus Christ Superstar (1973, Norman Jewison) 8
12/19/09 / Planet of the Apes (1968, Franklin J. Schaffner) 9
12/22/09 World's Greatest Dad (2009, Bobcat Goldthwait) 9
12/24/09 / 12 Angry Men (1957, Sidney Lumet) 9
12/26/09 / Days of Being Wild (1990, Kar Wai Wong) 8
12/26/09 (500) Days of Summer (2009, Marc Webb) 8
12/27/09 / The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001, Peter Jackson) 10
12/27/09 / The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002, Peter Jackson) 9
12/27/09 / The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003, Peter Jackson) 10
12/28/09 / The Graduate (1967, Mike Nichols) 8
12/30/09 District 9 (2009, Neill Blomkamp) 7
12/31/09 / Groundhog Day (1993, Harold Ramis) 10
12/31/09 / Faces (1968, John Cassavetes) 9