Film Log 2014

Here is my list of movies watched in 2014. I think I did a pretty good job of not missing any this year, but that’s always a possibility. The films that I especially liked are in bold, and the ones that I especially did not are in italics, and the ones I reviewed are underlined (I’m not going to link them here, if you want to read the reviews, put the title in the search box to the right there and it should come right up).  The titles marked with a * denote a short (less than 50 minute) film.  Also, I only bold or italicize on my first viewing of the film.  I love JOHN DIES AT THE END, but as I watched it last year, it’s not highlighted this year.

1. Wrong (Quentin Dupieux) 2. Father’s Day (Astron-6) 3. Maniac (Franck Khalfoun) 4. Texas Chainsaw (John Luessenhop) 5. Only God Forgives (Nicholas Winding Refn) 6. Stoinky Beach (Chris Seaver) 7. Antisocial (Cody Calahan) 8. American Hustle (David O. Russel) 9. Dredd (Pete Travis) 10. The Losers (Sylvan White) 11. Desolation Chris Dillon) 12. Equilibrium (Kurt Wimmer) 13. Miami Connection (Richard Park) 14. In Trouble (Chris Dillon) 15. I Love Molly McGrath* (Chris Dillon) 16. The Fourth Kind (Olatunde Osunsanmi) 17. Left For Dead (Mikel-Jon West) 18. Bad Biology (Frank Hennenlotter) 19. Nothing* (Demeter Lorant) 20. Zombi (George A. Romero) 21. Inferno (Dario Argento) 22. Keoma (Enzo G. Castellari) 23. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine) 24. Maniac Cop (William Lustig) 25. The Cat o’ Nine Tails (Dario Argento) 26. The Man from Earth (Richard Schenkman) 27. The Prowler (Joseph Zito) 28. Black Christmas (Bob Clark) 29. Jennifer’s Body (Unrated) (Karyn Kusama) 30. Pontypool (Bruce McDonald) 31. Nacho Libre (Jared Hess) 32. In Heaven There is no Beer (Dave Palaramo) 33. Wreck-It Ralph (Rich Moore) 34. You’re Next (Adam Wingard) 35. Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star (Tom Brady) 36. Nightmare Man (Rolfe Kanefsky) 37. City of the Living Dead (Lucio Fulci) 38. Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominic) 39. Hell Baby (Unrated) (Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon) 40. An Evening with my Great Aunt Bedelia* (Chris Seaver) 41. Scream Park (Cary Hill)

Favorite films of 2014
Favorite Flicks of 2014

42. Phenomena (Dario Argento) 43. Knights of Badassdom (Joe Lynch) 44. A Horrible Way to Die (Adam Wingard) 45. Frozen (Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee) 46. Bad Milo (Jacob Vaughn) 47. The Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie) 48. Couple’s Retreat (Peter Billingsly) 49. The Conjuring (James Wan) 50. The Raid: Redemption (Gareth Huw Evans) 51. Monsters vs. Aliens Rob Letterman & Conrad Vernon) 52. Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven) 53. Tourist Trap (David Schmoeller) 54. The Last Days on Mars (Ruairi Robinson) 55. Looper (Rian Johnson) 56. Inkubus (Glenn Ciano) 57. Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau) 58. Hell of the Living Dead (Bruno Mattei) 59. V/H/S/2 (Simon Barrett et. al.) 60. Elysium (Neill Blomkamp) 61. Freaked (Tom Stern & Alex Winter) 62. A Million Ways to Die in the West (Seth MacFarlane) 63. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Mel Stuart) 64. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Tim Burton) 65. Drinking Buddies (Joe Swanberg) 66. Room 237 (Rodney Ascher) 67. Shock Waves (Ken Weiderhorn) 68. The Lego Movie (Phil Lord & Christopher Miller) 69. The Road Warrior (George Miller) 70. The Possession (Ole Bordenal) 71. My Amityville Horror (Eric Walter) 72. Robocop 2 (Irving Kershner) 73. The Achievers: The Story of Lebowski Fans (Eddie Chung) 74. Olympus Has Fallen (Antone Fuqua) 75. Tenebrae (Dario Argento) 76. Lifeforce (Tobe Hooper) 77. Night of the Demons (Kevin S. Tenney) 78. Moon (Duncan Jones) 79. Kung Fu Panda 2 (Jennifer Yuh) 80. The Thing (John Carpenter) 81. The Devil Inside (William Brent Bell) 82. Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman)

Favorite Flicks of 2014, pt. 2: Celluloid Boogaloo
Favorite Flicks of 2014, pt. 2: Celluloid Boogaloo

83. The Forbidden Four (Thomas Lee Rutter) 84. Distant Minded Thoughts* (Thomas Lee Rutter) 85. Jo’s Teabag* (Thomas Lee Rutter) 86. The Pier* (Thomas Lee Rutter) 87. Ghostbusters II (Ivan Reitman) 88. Anchorman 2 (Super Sized Version) (Adam McKay) 89. American Psycho (Unrated) (Mary Harron) 90. The Dictator (Larry Charles) 91. The Goonies (Richard Donner) 92. Doghouse (Jake West) 93. Sharknado 2 (Anthony C. Ferrara) 94. We Are What We Are (Jim Mickle) 95. Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn) 96. Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh (Jakob Bilinski) 97. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (Mel Brooks) 98. A Perfect Getaway (Director’s Cut) (David Twothy) 99. The Disco Exorcist (Richard Marr-Griffin) 100. Zoolander (Ben Stiller) 101.Piggyzilla* (Dave Campfield) 102. Frankenweenie (Tim Burton) 103. The Princess Bride (Rob Reiner) 104. The Ward (John Carpenter) 105. Scooby Doo (Raja Gosnell) 106. Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (Fred Olen Ray) 107. More Brains! (Bill Phil Putt) 108. Oculus (Mike Flanagan) 109. Pumpkinhead (Stan Winston) 110.The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper) 111. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (Unrated) (Tobe Hooper) 112. Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (Lucio Fulci) 113. The Sacrement (Ti West) 114. Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (Umberto Lenzi) 115. The Dark Crystal (Jim Henson & Frank Oz) 116. Evil Night (Chris Seaver) 117. 12” of Dangling Fury* (Chris Seaver) 118. The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (Larry Blamire) 119. Cheap Thrills (E. L. Katz) 120. Contracted (Eric England) 121. Muppets Most Wanted (James Bobin) 122. Kick Ass 2 (Jeff Wadlow) 123. Motel Hell (Kevin Connor) 124. Cool as Hell (James Balsamo) 125. Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut (Clive Barker)

Favorite Flicks of 2014: Beyond Thunderdome
Favorite Flicks of 2014: Beyond Thunderdome

126. Muppet Treasure Island (Brian Henson) 127. Crossbearer (Adam Ahlbrandt) 128. The Crow (Alex Proyas) 129. The Sitter (Unrated) (David Gordon Green) 130. Canada’s Best Kept Secret (Greg DeLiso) 131. Evil Dead Inbread Rednecks (Chris Seaver) 132. All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (Jonathan Levine) 133. Hatchet III (B. J. McConnell) 134. Evil Dead (Fede Alvarez) 135. The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard) 136. Rawhead Rex (George Pavlou) 137. The Pact (Nicholas McCarthy) 138. This is 40 (Judd Apatow) 139. Stage Fright (Jerome Sable) 140. Manborg (Steven Kostanski) 141. Spaceballs (Mel Brooks) 142. Return of the Living Dead II (Ken Wiederhorn) 143. We’re the Millers (Extended Cut) (Rawson Marshall Thurber) 144. The Bay (Barry Levinson) 145. Frankenhooker (Frank Hennenlotter) 146. World War Z (Unrated) (Marc Forster) 147. The Brave Little Toaster (Jerry Rees) 148. Escape from Tomorrow (Randy Moore) 149. Zombie Holocaust (Marino Girolami) 150. Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese) 151. His Name was Jason (Daniel Farrands) 152. Scenic Route (The Goetz Brothers) 153. Lord of Illusions (Director’s Cut) (Clive Barker) 154. Grave Encounters (The Vicious Brothers) 155. Oz the Great and Powerful (Sam Raimi) 156. The Neighbor (Luigi Cozzi) 157. Citizen Toxie (Lloyd Kaufman) 158. Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Larry Roemer) 159. Hellraiser: Deader (Rick Bota) 160. Planes: Fire and Rescue (Roberts Gannaway) 161. Evil Dead 2 (Sam Raimi) 162. Army of Darkness (Sam Raimi) 163. Natural Born Killers (Director’s Cut) (Oliver Stone) 164. Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (Tommy Wirkola) 165. Armen* (Thomas Lunde) 166. John Dies at the End (Don Coscarelli)

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One thought on “Film Log 2014

  1. Looks like you had an incredible year for movie watching. The curious thing is that we watched many of the same films last year. Wrong and Wrong Cops are both bizarrely fascinating…and I don’t know why they work so well. Pontypool is a very clever and intense little movie…I hesitate to say “zombie flick” because it is more of a paranoid thriller. Bad Milo is the best movie about an ass demon ever made.

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