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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Films discussed (listed alphabetically by director)


Films discussed (ltised alphabetically by director)
A new table of contents which I will be gradually developing. Meanwhile the old one is above.

George Abbott and Stanley Donen Damn Yankees / 1958











Canner Alper (see Mehmet Binay)
















































Donald Cammell (see Nicolas Roeg)













      1960







Henri-Georges Clouzot Les Diaboliques (Diabolique) / 1955

Jean Cocteau La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast) / 1946

Ethan Coen and Joel Coen Hail, Caesar! / 2016
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen The Ladykillers / 2004
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen O Brother, Where Art Thou? / 2000

Bill Condon Kinsey / 2004


Francis Ford Coppola The Conversation / 1974
Francis Ford Coppola The Godfather / 1972



John Cromwell The Racket / 1951

George Cukor The Women / 1939




Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne Le Gamin au veto (The Kid with a Bike) / 2011, USA
     2012
     2009



Terence Davies The Deep Blue Sea / 2011, USA 2012




Jacques Demy L'Événement le plus important depuis que l'homme a marché sur la Lune (A   
      Slightly Pregnant Man) / 1973
Jacques Demy Lola / 1961
Jacques Demy Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) / 1964

Roy Del Ruth Broadway Melody of 1936 / 1935

     1971

Adrien Dezalay, Emmanuel Delabaere, and Simon Philippe The Red Drum Getaway / 2015

William Dieterle (see Max Reinhardt)

Disney Studios Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (see David Hand)


Stanley Donen (see also George Abbott)



Alexsandr Dovzhenko Арсенал (Arsenal) / 1928


Carl Theodor Dreyer Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath) / 1943

Germaine Dulac La Coquille et le clergyman (The Seashell and the Clergyman) 1928

Robert Duvall The Apostle / 1997



Clint Eastwood Letters from Iwo Jima / 2006

Ezra Edleman O.J.: Made in America / 2016


Sergei Eisenstein Oktyabr': Desyat' dney kotorye potryasli (October: Ten Days That Shook the  
     World) / 1927, USA 1928


Roland Emmerich Independence Day / 1996

George Englund The Ugly American / 1963





Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady One of Us /2017



Asghar Farhadi جدایی نادر از سیمین Jodaí-e Nadér az Simín (A Separation) / 2011


     1982
     USA 1979
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Götter der Pest (Gods of the Plague) / 1970, USA 1977
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Händler der vier Jahreszeiten (The Merchant of Four Seasons) /
     1971
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Martha / 1974, USA 1994
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Pioniere in Ingolstadt (Pioneers in Ingolstadt) / 1971
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Querelle / 1982
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Eine Reise ins Licht (Despair) / 1978
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Rio das Mortes / 1971
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Warum läuft Herr R. amok (Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?) / 1970

Federico Fellini Amarcord / 1973, USA 1974
Federico Fellini Il bidone (The Swindlers) / 1955, USA 1964
Federico Fellini 8 1/2 / 1963
Federico Fellini and Alberto Lattuado Luci del varietà (Variety Lights) / 1950, USA 1965

     1911



Kleber Mendonça Filho O soma o redor (Neighboring Sounds) / 2012



Victor Fleming (with Julien Duvivier and Josef von Sternberg) The Great Waltz / 1938










Stephen Frears My Beautiful Launderette / 1985


Dan Futterman Capote / 2005


Liz Garbus What Happened, Miss Simone? / 2015

Matteo Garrone Reality / 2012



Alex Gibney Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief / 2015

Don Gilroy Nightcrawler / 2014

Francois Girard Thirty Two Short Films about Glenn Gould / 1993

Jean-Luc Godard Bande à Part (Band of Outsiders / The Outsiders) / 1964



Gosho Heinosuke Osorezan no onna (An Innocent Witch / Woman of Osore Mountain) / 1965



Jean-Pierre Gorin and Jean-Luc Godard Tout va bien (All's Well) / 1972

Edmund Goulding The Great Lie / 1941
Edmund Goulding Nightmare Alley / 1947

Rachel Grady (see Heidi Ewing)



Jean Grémillon Le ciel est à vous / 1944
Jean Grémillon Lumiere d’Été (Summer Light) / 1943

Peter Greenaway Eisenstein in Guanajuato / 2015, USA general 2016

Jan Gruyaert De vlaschaard (The Flaxfield) / 1983, USA 1985






David Hand (and others) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs / 1937

Michael Haneke Amour / 2012
Michael Haneke Code inconnu: Récit incomplete de divers voyages (Code Unknown:
Michael Haneke La Pianiste (The Piano Teacher) / 2001, USA 2002
      Ribbon)/ 2009





Stefan Haupt Der Kreis (The Circle) / 2014, USA 2015

Howard Hawks To Have and Have Not / 1944

Todd Haynes Carol / 2015



Werner Herzog Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (Aguirre, The Wrath of God) / 1972, US 1977
Werner Herzog Auch Zwerge haen lein angefangen (Even Dwarfs Started Small) / 1970, USA    
     1971
     USA 1975
Werner Herzog Stroszek / 1977




Henry Hills Bali Mécanique / 1994
Henry Hills Electricity / 2007
Henry Hills Failed States / 2008
Henry Hills Goa Lawah / 1992
Henry Hills Kino Da! / 1980
Henry Hills Little Lieutenant / 1994
Henry Hills Money / 1985
Henry Hills Porter Springs 3 / 1977
Henry Hills Porter Springs 4 / 1999
Henry Hills SSS / 1988

Alfred Hitchcock Dial M for Murder / 1954
Alfred Hitchcock Downhill / 1927
Alfred Hitchcock I Confess! / 1953
Alfred Hitchcock Notorious / 1946
Alfred Hitchcock Psycho / 1960
Alfred Hitchcock Sabotage / 1936




Paul Humfress (see Derek Jarman)

John Huston The Night of the Iguana / 1964


Kon Ichikawa Otōto (Her Brother) / 1960

Shōhei Imamura Guta to gunkan (Pigs and Battleships) / 1961, USA 1963


Isidore Isou Treaty of Drooling and Eternity (Treatise on Venom and Eternity) / 1952

James Ivory The Remains of the Day / 1993


Barry Jenkins Moonlight / 2016



Harmon Jones Bloodhounds of Broadway / 1952



Neil Jordan The Crying Game / 1992
Neil Jordan Mona Lisa / 1986


Marek Kanievsky Another Country / 1984


Chiani Karasawa Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me / 2014



Elia Kazan Gentleman’s Agreement / 1947
Elia Kazan On the Waterfront / 1954

Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman The General / 1927
Buster Keaton and John G. Blystone Our Hospitality / 1923
Buster Keaton Sherlock, Jr. / 1924
Buster Keaton and Charles Reisner Steamboat Bill, Jr. / 1928


Sarah Kernochan (see Smith)


Abbas Kiarostami ライク・サムワン・イン・ラブ Raiku Samuwan in Rabu (Like Someone
    in Love) / 2012, USA (general release) 2013
     1987

Krzysztof Kieślowski Trois couleurs: Bleu (Three Colors: Blue) / 1993
Krzysztof Kieślowski Trois couleurs: Blanc (Three Colors: White) / 1994





Dimitri Kirsanoff Arrière-saison (Backward Season) / 1950
Dimitri Kirsanoff Mérilmontant / 1926


Elmar Klos (see Ján Kadár)



Hirokazu Kore-eda 海街diary (Our Little Sister) / 2015, USA 2016





     1964


Akira Kurosawa 赤ひげ Akahige (Red Beard) / 1965, USA 1966
Akira Kurosawa どん底 (Donzoko) (The Lower Depths) / 195
Akira Kurosawa  生きものの記録 (Ikimono no kiroku) (I Live in Fear) / 1955
Akira Kurosawa 酔いどれ天使, Yoidore tenshi (Drunken Angel) / 1948, USA 1959




John Landis Into the Night / 1985

Fritz Lang House by the River / 1950

Walter Lang The Desk Set / 1957

Giogos Lanthinos The Lobster / 2015, USA 2016

Alberto Lattuada and Federico Fellini Luci del varietà (Variety Lights) / 1950, USA 1965
Alberto Lattuada Il Capotto (The Overcoat), 1952, USA 1953


Philip Leacock Escapade / 1955, USA 1957

David Lean Brief Encounter / 1945, USA 1946



Rowland V. Lee Son of Frankenstein / 1939

Marcel L'Herbier L'Argent / 1928/1929

Mike Leigh Another Year / 2010






Don Levy Herostratus /1967

Marcel L'Herbier L'Argent / 1928, released 1929

Richard Linklater Before Sunrise / 1995
Richard Linklater Before Sunset / 2004
Richard Linklater Bernie / 2011, US general distribution, 2012

Anatole Litvak All This, and Heaven Too / 1940
Antaole Litvak Mayerling / 1936




Joshua Logan South Pacific / 1958



Ernst Lubitsch Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife / 1938
Ernst Lubitsch Ninotchka / 1939


Rod Lurie The Contender / 2000

Alexander Mackendrick A High Wind in Jamaica / 1965
Alexander Mackendrick Sweet Smell of Success / 1957

John Madden The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel / 2011, USA 2012

Guy Maddin The Forbidden Room / 2015
Guy Maddin Keyhole / 2011, USA general 2012
Guy Maddin My Winnipeg / 2007




Louis Malle Zazie dans de métro (Zazie in the Metro) / 1960

John Maloof and Charles Siskel Finding Vivien Maier / 2013

Joseph L. Mankiewicz The Quiet American / 1958


Chris Marker L’ambassade (The Embassy) / 1973

Gregory J. Markopoulos Bliss / 1967
Gregory J. Markopoulos Gammelion / 1968



Charles Martin My Dear Secretary / 1948





Paul Mazursky Yippee / 2006

Leo McCarey Duck Soup / 1933

Thomas McCarthy Spotlight / 2015



Douglas McGrath Infamous / 2006

Adam McKay The Big Short / 2015


Jean-Pierre Melville Le Samouraï (The Samurai) / 1967

Sam Mendes Skyfall / 2012

     2008

Douglas Messerli Reading Sexually Coded Films: A Defense

Piero Messina L’attesa (The Wait) / 2015, US 2016

Lewis Milestone The Strange Love of Martha Ivers / 1946

Bennett Miller Capote / 2005
Bennett Miller Foxcatcher / 2014

Christopher Miller (see Phil Lord)

Daniel Minaham The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story 2018 

Vincente Minnelli The Long, Long Trailer / 1954

Kenji Mizoguchi 西鶴一代女 Saikaku Ichidai Onna (The Life of Oharu) / 1952
Kenji Mizoguchi 浪華悲歌, Naniwa erejii (Osaka Elegy) / 1936
Kenji Mizoguchi 山椒大夫 Sanshō Dayū (Sansho the Bailiff) / 1954
Kenji Mizoguchi 祇園の姉妹 Gion no Shimai (Sisters of the Gion) / 1936
Kenji Mizoguchi 赤線地帯 Akasen Chitai (Street of Shame) / 1956




Cristian Mungiu După dealuri (Beyond the Hills) / 2012

Andrzej Munk Eroica (Heroism) / 1958


Andrew Nackman Fourth Man Out / 2016

Nobuo Nakagawa 地獄 Jigoku (The Sinners of Hell) / 1960

Bharat Nalluri Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day / 2008

Mikio Naruse 女が階段を上る時 Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki (When a Woman Ascends the  
   Stairs) / 1960, USA  1963

Jan Němec O slavnosti a hostech (A Report on the Party and the Guests) / 1966





Manoel de Oliveira Belle Toujours / 2006


Max Ophüls Letter from an Unknown Woman / 1948

Nagisa Oshima 帰って来たヨッパライ(,Kaettekita Yopparai) (Three Resurrected Drunkards) /
      1968
Nagisa Oshima  絞死刑 (Kōshikei) (Death by Hanging) / 1968
Nagisa Oshima日本春歌考 (Nihon shunka-kō) (Sing a Song of Sex / A Treatise on Japanese
     Bawdy Songs) / 1967
Nagisa Oshima 戦場のメリークリスマ (Senjō no Merī Kurisumasu) (Merry Christmas, Mr.
     Lawrence) / 1983

                                                                                                                                
Franz Osten A Throw of Dice / 1929



Ferzan Özpetek Le fate ignoranti (The Ignorant Fairies) 2001, USA 2002

Yasujirō Ozu 出来ごころ (,Dekigokoro) (Passing Fancy) / 1933, USA 2013
Yasujirō Ozu Hogaraka ni ayume (Walk Cheerfully) / 1930
Yasuijrō Ozu 小早川家の秋 (Kohayagawa-ke no aki) (The End of Summer) / 1961
Yasuijrō Ozu 秋刀魚の味 (Sanma no aji) (The Taste of Pike; An Autumn Afternoon) / 1962,
     USA 1964
Yasujirō Ozu 東京の合唱 (Tōkyō no gassho) (Tokyo Chorus) / 1931, USA 1982
Yasujirō Ozu 浮草物語 (Ukigusa monogatari) (A Story of Floating Weeds) / 1934
Yasujirō Ozu (,Ukigusa) (Floating Weeds) / 1959

G. W. Pabst Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) / 1931




     1984

Pier Paolo Pasolini Accatone (The Scrounger) / 1961

Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel Meet the Patels / 2015

Frank Pavich Jodorowsky’s Dune / 2013





Christian Petzold Barbara / 2012
Christian Petzold Phoenix / 2014, USA 2015



Laura Poitras Citizenfour / 2014

Roman Polanski Chinatown / 1974
Roman Polanski La Vénus à la fourrure (Venus in Fur) / 2013, USA 2014



    1967



Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger Black Narcissus / 1947
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 49th Parallel / 1941, USA 1942
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger The Tales of Hoffman / 1951


Nicholas Ray (with Josef von Sternberg) Macao / 1952

Satyajit Ray আগন্তুক Agontuk (The Stranger) / 1991, USA 1992
Satyajit Ray Ghare Baire (The Home and the World) / 1984
Satyajit Ray মহানগর, Mahānagar (The Big City) / 1963, USA 1968
Satyajit Ray নায়ক Nayak (The Hero) / 1966, USA 1974

Carol Reed Night Train to Munich / 1940
Carol Reed Oliver! / 1968 [discussion of film]

Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle A Midsummer Night’s Dream / 1935




Jean Renoir Le Fleuvre (The River) / 1951

Alain Resnais Hiroshima mon amour 二十四時間の情事 Nijūyojikan'nojōji / 1959


Tony Richardson A Delicate Balance / 1973
Tony Richardson Tom Jones / 1963



Martin Ritt Norma Rae / 1979

Joan Rivers: (Still A) Live at the London Palladium / 2005
See also Ricki Stern

Jacques Rivette Le coup du berger / 1956
Jacques Rivette Histoire de Marie et Julien (Story of Marie and Julien) / 2003, no US
     distribution
Jacques Rivette Paris nous appartient (Paris Belongs to Us) / 1958, 1961 premiere





Nicolas Roeg The Man Who Fell to Earth / 1976

     1972






Wesley Ruggles No Man of Her Own / 1932
Wesley Ruggles Too Many Husbands / 1940

Raúl Ruiz Mistérios de Lisboa (Mysteries of Lisbon) / 2010, USA 2011

David O. Russell Flirting with Disaster / 1996
David O. Russell Silver Linings Playbook / 2012

     USA 1928

Ira Sachs Keep the Lights On / 2012



Volker Schlöndorff Die junge Törless (Young Törless) / 1966
Volker Schlöndorff Un amour de Swann (Eine Liebe von Swann) (Swann in Love) / 1984
Volker Schlöndorff Der Fangschuß (Coup de Grâce) / 1976
Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder:  
  Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann (The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum, or:
  How Violence Develops and Where It Can Lead) / 1975







Parvez Sharma A Jihad for Love (In the Name of Allah) / 2007, USA 2008








David Siegel (see Scott McGehee)






Howard Smith and Sarah Kernochan Marjoe / 1972






Steven Spielberg Lincoln / 2012

Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work / 2010

Josef von Sternberg (with Julien Duvivier and Victor Fleming) The Great Waltz / 1938



Jon Stewart Rosewater / 2014





John Sturges Bad Day at Black Rock / 1954


Anne Sundberg (see Ricki Stern)

Suzuki Seijun すべてが狂ってる Subete ga kurutteru (Everything Goes Wrong) / 1960

Jan Švankmajer Spiel mit Steinen (A Game with Stones) / 1965
Jan Švankmajer Rakvičkárna (Punch and Judy) / 1966
Jan Švankmajer Et Cetera / 1966
Jan Švankmajer Picknick mit Weissmann (Picnic with Weissmann) / 1968
Jan Šva nkmajer Tichý týden v domé (A Quiet Week in the House) / 1969





Béla Tarr Kárhozat (Damnation) / 1988
Béla Tarr and Ágnes Hranitzky A Londoni férfi (The Man from London) / 2007, USA 2008,
    2009
Béla Tarr Werckmeister harmóniák (Werckmeister Harmonies) / 2000


André Téchiné Quand on a 17 ans (Being 17) / 2016
André Téchiné Les roseaux sauvages (Wild Reeds) / 1994






François Truffaut Antoine et Colette (Antoine and Colette) / 1962
François Truffaut Jules et Jim (Jules and Jim) / 1962






Jean-Luc Vallée Dallas Buyers Club / 2013

Jaco van Dormael Mr. Nobody / 2009, USA 2011
Jaco van Dormael Toto le Heros (Toto the Hero) / 1991, USA 1992

W. S. Van Dyke The Thin Man / 1934




Dziga Vertov Man with a Movie Camera / 1929
Dziga Vertov and Elizaveta Silova Tri geroinia (Three Heroines) / 1938




Andrzej Wajda Niewinni czarodzieje (Innocent Sorcerers) / 1960




Charles Sibley Watson and Melville Webber The Fall of the House of Usher / 1928

Apichatpong Weerethakul Rak Ti Khon Kaen (Cemetery of Splendor) / 2015, USA limited 2016



Orson Welles The Magnificent Ambersons / 1942
Orson Welles The Stranger / 1946
Orson Welles The Trial (Le Procés) / 1962

William Wellman Nothing Sacred / 1937
William Wellman So Big! / 1932

Wim Wenders Der amerikanische Freud (The American Friend) / 1977
Wim Wenders Paris, Texas / 1984

Paul Wendkos Gidget / 1959


Mark S. Wexler Tell Them Who You Are / 2004

James Whale Bride of Frankenstein / 1935


Billy Wilder Love in the Afternoon / 1957
Billy Wilder Sabrina / 1954




Konrad Wolf Ich war neuzehn  (I Was Nineteen) / 1968
Wong Kar-wai 春光乍洩 (Happy Together) / 1997
Wong Kar-wai 花樣年華 (In the Mood for Love) / 2000, USA 2001
Wong Kar-wai 2046 / 2004


Randall Wright Hockney / 2016



William Wyler The Best Years of Our Lives / 1946
William Wyler Funny Girl / 1968
William Wyler Jezebel / 1938


Marina Zenovich Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired / 2008