Sunday, December 12, 2010

THINGS EXPERIENCED IN AUGUST 2010

(excluding Thai films seen on August 1)

A.FILMS

1.EACH FILM...AN ISLAND? (2010, Kidlat Tahimik, unfinished, A+)

2.THREE (1965, Aleksandar Petrović, A+)

3.LITTLE REBELS (1955, Jean Delannoy, A+)

4.ELDORADO (2008, Bouli Lanners, Belgium, A+)

5.THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (2009, Niels Arden Oplev, A+)

6.TIME OF THE GYPSIES (1988, Emir Kusturica, 270 min, A+)

7.SPLICE (2010, Vincenzo Natali, A+)

8.I EVEN MET HAPPY GYPSIES (1967, Aleksandar Petrović, A+)

9.IN ALL INNOCENCE (1998, Pierre Jolivet, A+)

10.L'AFFAIRE SACHA GUITRY (2006, Fabrice Cazeneuve, A+)

11.SALT (2010, Philip Noyce, A+)

12.HOW TO MAKE GOOD WHEN ONE IS A JERK AND A CRYBABY (1974, Michel Audiard, A+)

13.L'ETE DE CHLOE (2002, Heikki Arekallio, A+)

14.BETWEEN TWO SHADOWS (2009, Philippe Venault, A+)

15.LE TARTOUÉ (1968, Denys de La Patellière, A+)

16.ZONE LIBRE (2005, Christophe Malavoy, A+)

17.THE BACK-UP PLAN (2010, Alan Poul, A+/A)

18.LAFANGEY PARINDEY (2010, Pradeep Sarkar, India, A-)

19.AISHA (2010, Rajshree Ojha, India, A-)

20.STEP UP 3D (2010, Jon Chu, A-)

21.WOOCHI (2009, Choi Dong Hoon, A-)


B.THAI FILMS
1.MUNDANE HISTORY (2009, Anocha Suwichakornpong, A+)

2.RIVER OF NO RETURN (สายน้ำไม่ไหลกลับ) (1987, Banjong Kosalwat, A+)

3.UNREAL FOREST (2010, Jakrawal Nilthamrong, A+)

4.BOONCHU 10 (บุญชู จะอยู่ในใจเสมอ) (2010, Kiat Kitjaroen, A)
http://thaifilmjournal.blogspot.com/2010/08/review-boonchu-10.html

5.FIRST LOVE (สิ่งเล็กๆที่เรียกว่ารัก) (2010, Wasin Pokpong + Phutthiphong Promsakha na Sakon Nakhon, A-/B+)


C.THAI SHORT FILMS
1,MEN & WOMEN รัก/ร้าย/ชาย/หญิง (2010, Teerath Wangwisarn, 29 min, A+)
http://www.youtube.com/user/tee21137#p/u/24/lXg6zFXmrrg

2.RUN INTO...(ยินดีที่ได้รู้จัก) (2010, Jakkarin Thepvong, 30 min, A+)


D.SHORT FILMS
1.A SILENT WAIT (2009, Nurman Hakim, Indonesia, A+)

2.THE FOREST (2010, Lionel Rupp, Switzerland, A+)

3.MY HOME (2010, Daniel Hui, Singapore, A+)

4.YOU AND ME PUT THE 'YOU' AND 'ME' IN 'YOU AND ME' (2009, Chi Too, Malaysia)

5.NORTH HORIZON (2010, Thomas Freundlich + Valtteri Raekallio, Finland, A+)
http://vimeo.com/6812763

6.SUPER PHOENIX (2007, Sylvie Rosenthal, Canada, A+)

7.FILM ROLL (2007, Alvin Yapan, Philippines, A+)

8.AMONG THE DEAD (2009, Alain Basso, A+)

9.FATHER RETURNING HOME (Imaad Shah, A+)

10.BECAUSE OF YOU (2010, Gym Lumbera, Philippines, A+)

11.WE DON'T CARE FOR DEMOCRAZY (2010, John Torres, Philippines, A+)

12.SORES & SIRIN (2008, Katrin Gebbe, Germany, A+)

13.SONG OF SOLOMON (2009, Nuo Meng, China, A+)

14.TO SIOMAI LOVE (2009, Remton Zuasola, Philippines, A+)

15.LIMINAL (Stephen Keep Mills, USA, A+)
http://vimeo.com/9190485

16.APPLE (2005, Sherad Anthony Sanchez, Philippines, A+)

17.CINtA (2009, Steven Facius Winata, Indonesia, A+)

18.TICKETS (2009, Sherman Ong, Singapore, A+)

19.APRILIS SUSKHI (2010, Tornike Bziava, Georgia, A+)

20.IT SHINES AND SHAKES AND LAUGHS (2008, Matthew Wade, A+)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi-QQiPAe5I

21.10 YEARS TO NASHVILLE (2009, Katarzyna Trzaska, A+)
http://www.brooklynfilmfestival.org/films/detail.asp?fid=1091

22.THE COLOUR OF IDEAS (2010, Low Weiyan, Malaysia, A+)

23.FRONTLINE (2008, Emil Heradi, Indonesia, A+)

24.AMEXICA (2010, Ron Krauss, A+)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1249428/

25.TELEVISNU (Prithi Gowda, A+)

26.GLEN OWEN DODDS (2009, Frazer Bailey, Australia, A+)

27.HOMECOMING (2009, Kwok Zune, China, A+)

28.MASSACRATOR (2009, Pierre Ayotte, A+)
http://www.massacrator.com/

29.BORN TO BE ALIVE (2009, Alexander Felsing + Tobias Sparrman, Sweden, A+)

30.JENNY & THE WORM (2009, Ian Clark, UK, A+)

31.DURAI AND SARO (2010, Prema Menon, Singapore, A+)

32.THE FIGHT (2009, Keio Åstein + Dag Åstein, Norway, A+)

33.DOOR TO DOOR (2009, Ida Akesson, A+)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKTpcHEgEJ4

34.PEEL (Douglas Williams, A+)

35.KIAMU!!! (2009, Anwari Ashraf, Malaysia, A+/A)

36.CORRESPONDENCE (Oliver Waghorn, A+/A)
http://vimeo.com/9696307

37.SCISSU (2009, Tom Bewilogua, A+/A)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA5gO_zEfyw

38.SOMETIMES I DREAM OF REINDEER (2009, Tom Feiler, A+/A)
http://vimeo.com/10356522

39.MAKE ME (John Ma, A+/A)
http://studioripple.com.au/category/shorts/

40.LAST NIGHT (Ed Park, A)

41.DENTAL BREAKDOWN (Ian Power, A)
http://vimeo.com/10533437

42.LA PROMESSE (2009, Joko Anwar, Indonesia, A)

43.PETRA BOND (2010, Chin Yew, Malaysia, A)

44.RUN GRANNY RUN (Nikolaus von Uthmann, A)
http://www.myspace.com/rungrannyrunfilm

45.WHY DO YOU HAVE A BEARD? (Paul O Donoghue, A)
http://www.fest21.com/?q=node/101235

46.MUGS (Ronnie Cramer, A-)

47.DAS PAKET (Marco Gadge, A-)

48.STAR, DUST (Karen Hanson, A-)


E.DOCUMENTARIES
1.GOD IS AMERICAN (2007, Richard Martin-Jordan, A+)

2.THE LAST ELEPHANTS IN THAILAND (2009, Donald R. Tayloe + Michelle Mizner, documentary, A+)

3.THE MARINA EXPERIMENT (2009, Marina Lutz, documentary, A+)
http://vimeo.com/3906848

4.GO FOR IT (2009, Dejan Acimovic, documentary, A+)
http://eng.cinemacity.org/go-for-it.film.23.htm

5.LES INTESTINS DE LA TERRE (2006, Olivier Barbier, documentary, A+)
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xdhu4r_les-intestins-de-la-terre_news

6.BYE BYE NOW! (2009, Ross Whitaker + Aideen O'Sullivan, Ireland, A+)
http://rosswhitaker.blogspot.com/

7.L'EMPIRE DES ENFANTS (2010, Gerard Moreau, France, A+)

8.DOMINOES AND CHECKERS COMPETITION (Alexander Gornovsky, A+)

9.RHYTHMIC UPRISING (Benjamin Watkins, A+)

10.TRANCEFORMER: A PORTRAIT OF LARS VON TRIER (1997, Stig Björkman, A+)

11.KEEPING THEM SAFE (Lauren Sandler, Cambodia, A+/A)

12.RETURN TO GAZA (Michael Weatherhead, A+/A)

13.MELTDOWN IN TIBET (Michael Buckley, A)


F.ANIMATIONS
1.THE MAGNITUDE OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDES (2009, Christopher Coleman, animation, A+)
http://vimeo.com/3901283

2.MU –EMPTINESS- (2010, Ria Ama, animation, A+)
http://vimeo.com/12796687

3.VITRUVIUS' TOYBOX (2005, Dennis Michael Iannuzzi, animation, A+)
http://www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org/vitruvius_toybox.htm

4.PUFFER GIRL (2009, Joan C. Gratz, animation, A+)
http://gratzfilm.com/Gratzfilm/Joan_C._Gratz.html

5.THE CABLE CAR (2009, Claudius Gentinetta, animation, A+)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDXDFMIXT9I

6.PIGEON: IMPOSSIBLE (2009, Lucas Martell, USA, A+)

7.INSURGENCY OF AMBITION (Anya Belkina, A+)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diANSCZ6lHc

8.THE COCKERELS EGG (Peter Allen, A+/A)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrZlg3VjOSY

9.INTERSECTION (Jae Woe Kim, A+/A)
http://www.commffest.com/index.asp?zpageid=52

10.THE QUACKENING (2010, Norm Fassbender + Kate Holowach, A+/A)

11.FLIP (2009, Peter Allen, A)
http://www.fonetikfilms.com/flip/

12.STORM 'N THE CASTLE (2009, Chris Timmons, half-animation, A)
http://www.damshortfilm.org/2010/htm/drab.htm

13.DRIED UP (2009, Stuart Bury + Jeremy Casper + Isaiah Powers, A)
http://vimeo.com/5086128

14.THE CASCADE AND ITS DUST (Stefan Pautze, A-)
http://vimeo.com/8136642

15.THERE'S BLISS IN THE KISS (2010, Melanie Beisswenger, A-)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC-I86Xl-E8


G.VIDEO INSTALLATIONS
1.0.7 % SALT (2008, Jiang Zhi, China, A+)


H.EXHIBITIONS
1.TEMPERATURES OF THE NERVE ENDING (2010, Jiang Zhi, A+)
http://www.jiangzhi.net/

2.KISS MY REERS (2010, Panpan Nakprasert, including performance, A+)
http://www.hgallerybkk.com/past.htm

3.OUTLINE (2010)
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=26563&id=100000007722423&l=17972106a8
http://www.artgorillas.com/blog/?p=1106