2014

loureviews loureviews’s year in review

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 530 Films watched
  • 44.2 Average per month
  • 10.2 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Arthur Christmas

Jan 1

Most Watched

The Snowman

3 times

Mosquito Squadron

twice

Needle

twice

Last Film

Frozen

Dec 31

Featured lists

My essential musical performances

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The rules: - Only one routine per film, regardless of how many…

  • An American in Paris
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Guys and Dolls
  • A Star Is Born
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Oliver!
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • South Pacific
  • The Wicker Man
  • State Fair
  • Gigi
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Sweethearts
  • Grease
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • The Band Wagon
  • Top Hat
  • West Side Story
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • Kismet

Films I nominated for The Alphabet of Films

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Keeping track of the films I have put forward for attention from…

  • Alive and Kicking
  • Bedtime Story
  • Carrington
  • Deliverance
  • Excalibur
  • Flawless
  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • Hangover Square
  • Indiscretion of an American Wife
  • Jazz Boat
  • King of the Wind
  • Little Caesar
  • Münchhausen
  • Napoleon
  • Oh... Rosalinda!!
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Queen Kelly
  • Roseland
  • Star!
  • Turn of the Tide

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
221 films
Comedy
142 films
Romance
82 films
Animation
68 films
Thriller
63 films
Family
60 films
Adventure
59 films
Action
52 films
Fantasy
49 films
Crime
46 films
USA
300 films
UK
144 films
Germany
19 films
France
13 films
Canada
11 films
Ireland
7 films
Italy
5 films
Spain
4 films
New Zealand
3 films
English
511 films
French
34 films
German
29 films
Spanish
22 films
Italian
17 films
Russian
11 films
Latin
4 films
Japanese
4 films
Chinese
3 films

Breakdown

2014 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 221 Added 310

Watchlist

Stars

Directors

Crew

loureviews’s most liked review

A Single Man

★★★★

This bittersweet film gets another star on a rewatch. It's Colin Firth's best performance in years as stuffy professor George Falconer ('it takes a long time to become George'), who suddenly finds himself bereaved by the sudden death of his partner Jim in a car accident, and finds it difficult…

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Time Out's list of 100 Best British Films

A fascinating list with some real surprises.

From Time Out, here's the 100 best British films as chosen by a panel of 150 film industry experts, including directors Sam Mendes, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Wes Anderson, actors David Morrissey, Sally Hawkins and Thandie Newton, newspaper and magazine critics and the heads of the UK's major cultural organisations.

In order from 1 to 100.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

The Godfather
Average weighted rating:

4.6

Lowest Average

Catalina Caper
Average weighted rating:

1.7

Most Popular

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Average weighted rating:

4.1

Most Obscure

Digital Theatre: Billy the Kid

Films watched in 2014

  • Frozen
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking
  • The Lego Movie
  • The Odessa File
  • That Day We Sang
  • The Miracle on 34th Street
  • Shock Corridor
  • Elf
  • The Snowman
  • The Love of the Little Dancer's Life
  • Scrooge
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Muppets Most Wanted
  • The Snowman and The Snowdog
  • The Devil's Eggshell
  • Lady Behave!
  • Carnage
  • London After Midnight
  • A Christmas Carol
  • His Way
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Sweet Nothing
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • The Snowman
  • Heavenly Appeals
  • Carrot Crazy
  • Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Dirtysomething
  • The World and Its Woman
  • The Bishop's Wife
  • The Power and the Glory
  • John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
  • Mother of Rock Lillian Roxon
  • The Talk of Hollywood
  • The Trouble with Harry
  • Two Way Stretch
  • Love, Loot and Crash
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • Love & Rage
  • The Zero Theorem
  • Gremlins
  • A Date with the Falcon
  • Bouquet of Barbed Wire
  • Matilda
  • When Eight Bells Toll
  • Django
  • Catalina Caper
  • Sanjuro
  • Jobs
  • Ted
  • Poppies
  • The Bruce
  • The Cat Piano
  • Lily and Jim
  • Sebastian's Voodoo
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Luke's Movie Muddle
  • The Frogs Who Wanted a King
  • Oz the Great and Powerful
  • Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On
  • Too Many Cooks
  • The Raging Moon
  • The Battles of the Coronel and Falkland Islands
  • Boom!
  • White Teeth
  • Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham
  • Blue Jasmine
  • About Time
  • High Treason
  • The Wrong Man
  • Joe Kidd
  • Second Serve
  • Changeling
  • A Field in England
  • King and Country
  • Show Boat
  • That's Entertainment, Part II
  • Hyde Park on Hudson
  • Tarzan and the Mermaids
  • Wake of the Red Witch
  • Barbarella
  • The Dance of Life
  • Half Shot at Sunrise
  • DV8 Physical Theatre: The Cost of Living
  • The Take
  • The Desperate Hours
  • Dean Spanley
  • Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound
  • Dracula
  • The Pirates of Capri
  • The Pledge
  • The Pit
  • Schalcken the Painter
  • Bloomfield
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Any Day Now
  • All Is Lost
  • Digital Theatre - Over There
  • The Misfit Brigade
  • Mosquito Squadron
  • Hush
  • The Dancer Upstairs
  • Robin Hood
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Spartacus
  • Carnival Story
  • Vertigo
  • Petals on the Wind
  • Flowers in the Attic
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Jabberwocky
  • Synchromy
  • Triangle
  • Zorba the Greek
  • Angel
  • Fallen Angel
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • V for Vendetta
  • Nobody Here But Us Chickens
  • Gulliver's Travels
  • The Girl from Missouri
  • The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
  • Knighty Knight Bugs
  • Birds Anonymous
  • Speedy Gonzales
  • Johann Mouse
  • The Two Mouseketeers
  • For Scent-imental Reasons
  • The Little Orphan
  • Tweety Pie
  • The Cat Concerto
  • Quiet Please!
  • Mouse Trouble
  • The Yankee Doodle Mouse
  • The Milky Way
  • I Am Steve McQueen
  • A Single Man
  • The Company She Keeps
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Disco Pigs
  • May We Borrow Your Husband?
  • There Is Another Sun
  • Cruel Intentions
  • North by Northwest
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • What a Girl Wants
  • A Bullet for the General
  • Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan
  • Mad Hot Ballroom
  • Ike: Countdown to D-Day
  • Skyhook
  • Lunch Hour
  • The Glenn Miller Story
  • Orchestra Wives
  • An Audience with Joan Rivers
  • Me and Marlborough
  • Red Salute
  • Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga
  • A Woman's Secret
  • Psycho
  • Chalet Girl
  • Miracle of Flight
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  • Partly Cloudy
  • For the Birds
  • Tower Heist
  • Dear Miss Gloria
  • Hey, Mr Producer!
  • New in Town
  • Cadillac Records
  • Double Dynamite
  • Absent Friends
  • The Day After the Fair
  • From Russia with Love
  • Seance on a Wet Afternoon
  • Swan Lake
  • The Last Word Monologues
  • The Expendables
  • The Beach Boys Live At Knebworth 1980
  • Mannequin
  • Captains Courageous
  • Needle
  • The Affairs of Cellini
  • Needle
  • The Dancing Years
  • The Canterville Ghost
  • Paperman
  • Sweetwater
  • Looking for Trouble
  • The Sea Gull
  • Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris
  • Stage Struck
  • Whoopee!
  • King of Jazz
  • Life of Pi
  • Crossfire
  • Concert for George
  • The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch
  • 3 Days to Kill
  • Clue
  • The Iron Mistress
  • The Journey of Natty Gann

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Highly rated films loureviews missed

  • Over the Garden Wall
  • The Look of Silence
  • Black Mirror: White Christmas
  • The Salt of the Earth
  • Song of the Sea
  • Roger Waters: The Wall
  • Interstellar
  • Ex Machina

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