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Sat 2 January , 10

The Films of 2009

Filed under: 1051 — Tags: , , , — SFG @ 17:36

For those not familiar with the concept, I keep track of all the films I watch (I’ve been doing this since 2006) on a monthly basis over the course of the year, just so I can post the list up on my blog at the end of December. Due to personal circumstances I’m a little late with the post.

After starting to give the films ratings in 2008 I carried on this tradition in ’09 but life events got in the way and due to my mood in the second half of the year I decided to not rate those films, because I’d probably be under rating the films, and I didn’t want to unfairly judge films that I more than likely enjoyed. So the first half of the hear has ratings, the second doesn’t.

Highlights of the past year include Watchmen, In Bruges, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.
Lowlights included Southland Tales and Star Trek
Special mention goes to Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus and Where the Wild Things Are.

June and July have been lumped together because I totally lost track of when one month ended and when the other started, so there’s no solid line I can draw between those two months.

I said last year that I’d like to watch more sci-fi pictures as well as see more films at the pictures. I think both those two comments can be rolled over to 2010 though I don’t think I’ll have the money to see more at the pictures, but I’d certainly like to see more science fiction films this year than I did in previous years.

Follow the link below to get to the film listings for 2008.
Happy New Year to all my readers.

January
The Prophecy  4
The Spirit  3
Invasion  3
Rambo  4
Role Models  3
February
He’s Just not that into You  3
March
The Prophecy II  3
The Prophecy III : The Ascent  3
The Prophecy IV : Uprising  3
The Prophecy V : Forsaken  3
Teeth  3
Southland Tales  3
Watchmen  4
The Chronicles of Narnia : Prince Caspian  3
Valkyrie 3
Alien v Predator 2 : Requiem  2
Timber Falls  2
April
17 Again  3
Pathology  3
May
Evil Aliens  3
Cradle of Fear  1
Pervirella  2
June & July
Star Trek
Blood : The Last Vampire
The Exorcist
In Bruges
Withnail & I
Red Cliff
Zodiac
The Kingdom
Halloween (remake)
No Country for Old Men
The Happening
Old Boy
American Gangster
5ive Girls
Chaos
Once
The Hangover
Day of the Dead
Alone in the Dark
Edges of Darkness
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
Sunshine
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Ong Bak
Redbelt
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
The Thin Red Line
The Wicker Man (remake)
August
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Dark Corners
The Cottage
Rec
The Astronaut’s Wife
I was a Male War Bride
Revenge of the Pink Panther
Wolverine
Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus
Planet Terror
District 9
September
Drag me to Hell
The Boat that Rocked
Babylon A.D.
October
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Lady Jane
Sideways
Withnail & I
Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind
Simpsons the Movie
In Bruge
Surrogates
My name is Bruce
Munich
November
The Host
Outpost
Let the Right One In
Zombieland
Moon
Frequently Asked Questions about Time Travel
Bride of Chucky
Terminator Salvation
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
December
Where the Wild Things Are
The Medallion
The Beast
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1 Comment »

  1. I wish I had the time to see as many films as you. I’d highly recommend UP as soon as you can get to it. Bit of a tearjerker but another great Pixar film.

    Comment by Nick — Sat 2 January , 10 @ 19:51


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