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  • Prisoners Prisoners
  • Captain Phillips Captain Phillips
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street

2013 ranked (international release dates)

60 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2013 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • The Croods The Croods
  • Upstream Color Upstream Color
  • Mud Mud
  • The Kings of Summer The Kings of Summer
  • Trap for Cinderella Trap for Cinderella

New in 2014

101 films 1

A list of all the films seen for the first time by yours truly in 2014.

Note that this is…

  • American Hustle American Hustle
  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Babylon Babylon
  • The Lego Movie The Lego Movie

The 2014 linear list

46 films 1

As a placeholder until I reveal my ranked list of 2014 films, here are all the films released in the…

  • 28 Days Later... 28 Days Later...
  • (500) Days of Summer (500) Days of Summer
  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints Ain't Them Bodies Saints
  • Aliens Aliens
  • Antichrist Antichrist

Overrated films

42 films 3 9

A list of films I consider overrated - not necessarily films I wholeheartedly dislike (though there are certainly some of…

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of…
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The Lord of the Rings: The Return of…
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings The Lord of the Rings
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Middle-Earth ranked

7 films 4 6

Disclaimer: I haven't seen the Rankin-Bass THE HOBBIT or THE RETURN OF THE KING. Yet.

  • American Hustle American Hustle
  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Lego Movie The Lego Movie
  • Dallas Buyers Club Dallas Buyers Club

Films I saw at the cinema in 2014

20 films 1

A chronological list of all the films I dragged my worthless carcass out of the house to see theatrically in…

  • 101 Dalmatians 101 Dalmatians
  • Oliver & Company Oliver & Company
  • Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast
  • Problem Child 2 Problem Child 2
  • A League of Their Own A League of Their Own

Films I've seen theatrically

119 films 1

An incomplete (because I'm reliant to a considerable extent on memory) list of films I've seen at the cinema.

The…

  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Adjustment Bureau The Adjustment Bureau
  • Adventureland Adventureland
  • The Adventures of Tintin The Adventures of Tintin
  • Argo Argo

Films that exceeded my expectations

42 films 3

A selection of films (mostly that I've seen in the last five years) that turned out to be much better…

  • Argo Argo
  • Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
  • The Hunt The Hunt
  • Skyfall Skyfall
  • The Impossible The Impossible

2012 ranked (international release dates)

95 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2012 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • Polisse Polisse
  • Argo Argo
  • The Hunt The Hunt
  • Skyfall Skyfall
  • Headhunters Headhunters

2012 ranked (UK release dates)

85 films 4 12

All films released in the UK in 2012 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…

  • Children of Men Children of Men
  • Munich Munich
  • Casino Royale Casino Royale
  • Volver Volver
  • Inside Man Inside Man

2006 ranked (UK release dates)

43 films 1 2

All films released in the UK in 2006 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 10…

  • Black Book Black Book
  • Inglourious Basterds Inglourious Basterds
  • Soldier of Orange Soldier of Orange
  • The Round Up The Round Up
  • Casablanca Casablanca

Vive la résistance

21 films 2 5

Films involving the various resistance movements during the Second World War.