2017

Arik Devens Arik Devens’s year in review

Arik’s highest rated films

  • In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★★

  • Modern Times

    ★★★★★

  • Life of Brian

    ★★★★★

  • Throne of Blood

    ★★★★★

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    ★★★★★

  • Intimidation

    ★★★★★

  • Night and the City

    ★★★★★

  • Simon of the Desert

    ★★★★★

  • Patriotism

    ★★★★★

  • Band of Outsiders

    ★★★★★

  • Lady Snowblood

    ★★★★★

  • Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter

    ★★★★★

  • Stray Cat Rock: Wild Jumbo

    ★★★★★

  • Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss

    ★★★★★

  • The Taking of Power by Louis XIV

    ★★★★★

  • Daybreak Express

    ★★★★★

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 109 Films watched
  • 9.1 Average per month
  • 2.1 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Daisies

Jan 7

Last Film

In the Mood for Love

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
59 films
Documentary
35 films
Comedy
21 films
Music
14 films
Romance
12 films
Thriller
11 films
Crime
9 films
Action
9 films
History
7 films
Adventure
6 films
USA
36 films
France
21 films
UK
17 films
Japan
13 films
Italy
7 films
Germany
4 films
Sweden
4 films
Mexico
3 films
Switzerland
3 films
English
64 films
French
24 films
Japanese
12 films
Spanish
8 films
German
8 films
Italian
6 films
Latin
3 films
Dutch
3 films
Russian
3 films

Breakdown

2017 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 6 Added 74

Watchlist

Stars

Directors

Crew & Studios

Arik’s most liked review

The Sound of Music

★★★★★

What an unbelievably beautifully shot film. There are so many perfect shots in this film it's insane. Beyond any of the other charms, it's simply an incredible cinematographic experience.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

In the Mood for Love
Average weighted rating:

4.3

Lowest Average

Sanders of the River
Average weighted rating:

2.6

Most Popular

Thor: Ragnarok
Average weighted rating:

3.8

Most Obscure

The IX Olympiad in Amsterdam
Average weighted rating:

3.0

Films Arik watched in 2017

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Fight Without Hate
  • The Butcher Boy
  • Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty
  • Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
  • Youth of the World
  • The Olympic Games, Amsterdam 1928
  • The IX Olympiad in Amsterdam
  • Modern Times
  • The White Stadium
  • Life of Brian
  • Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel with the World
  • Throne of Blood
  • The Games of the VIII. Olympiad Paris 1924
  • The Olympic Games as They Were Practiced in Ancient Greece
  • The Olympic Games Held at Chamonix in 1924
  • The Games of the V Olympiad Stockholm, 1912
  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Intimidation
  • The Canterbury Tales
  • Night and the City
  • Gray's Anatomy
  • Simon of the Desert
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Jules and Jim
  • Patriotism
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Jubilee
  • Jubilation Street
  • Lady Snowblood
  • Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71
  • Stray Cat Rock: Machine Animal
  • Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter
  • Stray Cat Rock: Wild Jumbo
  • Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss
  • Johnny Guitar
  • Naqoyqatsi
  • Pierrot le Fou
  • The Taking of Power by Louis XIV
  • Junkopia
  • Daybreak Express
  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part III
  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • David Lynch: The Art Life
  • General Idi Amin Dada
  • Certified Copy
  • Burroughs: The Movie
  • Eating Raoul
  • The End of the Tour
  • Love You More
  • Dheepan
  • Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold
  • The Living Magoroku
  • Sanshiro Sugata
  • Louie Bluie
  • Trafic
  • Gimme Shelter
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America
  • The Blob
  • Summertime
  • Blow Out
  • Hotel Monterey
  • La Chambre
  • Buena Vista Social Club
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • Powaqqatsi
  • Too Late Blues
  • George Washington
  • Le Bonheur
  • Zootopia
  • La Ronde
  • The Sound of Music
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Canoa: A Shameful Memory
  • Chronicle of a Summer
  • Cameraperson
  • Torment
  • Solaris
  • The Magician
  • PlayTime
  • Cronos
  • Monsoon Wedding
  • A Flirtatious Woman
  • Native Land
  • Slacker
  • The Mikado
  • The Proud Valley
  • My Best Fiend
  • Jericho
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • The Flowers of St. Francis
  • The Harder They Come
  • Burden of Dreams
  • The Suitor
  • Sanders of the River
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Things to Come
  • La Notte
  • Hamlet
  • Richard III
  • Brief Encounter
  • The Wagoner
  • Black Girl
  • Primary
  • Wings
  • Daisies

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Highly rated films Arik missed

  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances
  • Hans Zimmer: Live in Prague
  • Paddington 2
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
  • LA 92
  • Newsies: The Broadway Musical

Highly rated with Arik’s friends Patron

  • Before Sunset
  • Stalker
  • Before Sunrise
  • His Girl Friday
  • Blade Runner
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • The Thing
  • Moonlight
  • Arrival
  • César
  • Lady Bird
  • Cameraperson
  • Fanny
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Tampopo
  • The Handmaiden
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • La La Land
  • Silence
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Five Came Back
  • Good Time
  • The Shape of Water
  • Train to Busan
  • Hidden Figures
  • Your Name.
  • Coco
  • Certain Women
  • Paterson
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Get Out
  • The Florida Project
  • Dunkirk
  • Hell or High Water
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Raw
  • Logan Lucky
  • Logan
  • 20th Century Women
  • John Wick
  • Vampyr
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Desert Hearts
  • The Breaking Point
  • Lion
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • Wind River
  • Tower
  • The Beguiled
  • Baby Driver
  • Fences
  • The Big Sick
  • Ghost World
  • Personal Shopper
  • Moana
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Something Wild
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • mother!

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