2018

loureviews loureviews’s year in review

LouRedux: 1000 essential films for your collection

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In 2015 I did a list of 1000 recommended films, TV plays,…

  • The Student of Prague
  • Carmen
  • Civilization
  • A Fool There Was
  • Jane Shore
  • Les vampires
  • The Battle of the Somme
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Where Are My Children?
  • The Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Hearts of the World
  • The Whispering Chorus
  • Broken Blossoms
  • Different from the Others
  • I Accuse
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Golem: How He Came Into the World
  • Way Down East
  • The Affairs of Anatol
  • The Blot

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 546 Films watched
  • 45.5 Average per month
  • 10.5 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

A Christmas Carol

Jan 1

Most Watched

The Greatest Showman

twice

Mary Poppins

twice

Last Film

Dinner for One

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
197 films
Comedy
174 films
Romance
85 films
Music
66 films
Documentary
57 films
Family
56 films
Thriller
48 films
Crime
44 films
Adventure
39 films
Animation
39 films
USA
282 films
UK
167 films
France
20 films
Canada
13 films
Australia
9 films
Italy
7 films
Ireland
6 films
India
5 films
Spain
5 films
Germany
4 films
English
531 films
French
28 films
Spanish
16 films
German
12 films
Italian
9 films
Russian
8 films
Hindi
4 films
Japanese
3 films
Portuguese
3 films

Breakdown

2018 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 921 Added 2185

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The Ox-Bow Incident

★★★★½

#11 in The films of Dana Andrews.

A tight morality play in the Western genre, with complex performances from the whole cast, but especially Dana Andrews (honestly, he's terrific), Francis Ford (heartbreaking in senile babble), and cocky Anthony Quinn as the suspected rustlers.

Jane Darwell shines as a cruel and…

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

Big Little Lies
Average weighted rating:

4.4

Lowest Average

9/11
Average weighted rating:

1.4

Most Popular

Get Out
Average weighted rating:

4.1

Most Obscure

This Is Coronation Street: The Anniversary Special

Films watched in 2018

  • Dinner for One
  • Andre Rieu - New Year's Eve Punch
  • Arabian Nights
  • Dinosaur
  • Angels Sing
  • The Culpepper Cattle Co.
  • Lured
  • Please Turn Over
  • Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
  • The Big Short
  • The Mistle-Tones
  • The Queen and I
  • Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Mary Poppins
  • West Side Story
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Pitch Perfect 2
  • It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
  • Secret of the Wings
  • The Snowman and The Snowdog
  • Trouble in Tahiti
  • Watership Down
  • Toy Story 2
  • Toy Story
  • KoKo's Earth Control
  • Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick
  • 13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests
  • A Christmas Melody
  • Country Christmas Album
  • Fritz the Cat
  • DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp
  • A Very Country Christmas
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • A Diva's Christmas Carol
  • Global Heresy
  • Irene
  • Romeo and Juliet: A Love Song
  • Three Sailors and a Girl
  • Father Christmas
  • Landslide
  • Up with the Lark
  • Geordie
  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony
  • The Johnny Cash Christmas Show
  • All the Money in the World
  • The Swan Princess
  • Ménilmontant
  • The Snowman
  • What is Cinema?
  • The Possibilities Are Endless
  • Tom and Jerry Santa's Little Helpers
  • The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride
  • Scrooged
  • Tarzan II
  • The Carey Treatment
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Don't Think Twice
  • Descendants 2
  • Christmas Is Here Again
  • Strange Days
  • The Great Muppet Caper
  • Demobbed
  • The Cheetah Girls 2: When in Spain
  • Confidential
  • A Very Sordid Wedding
  • Mad About Music
  • The Rewrite
  • 3 Ring Circus
  • 23 1/2 Hours Leave
  • Evita: The Making of a Superstar
  • Django Unchained
  • Coyote Ugly
  • The Student's Romance
  • Elephant Parts
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Searching for Shergar
  • Don't Panic Chaps!
  • High School Musical
  • Suede: The Insatiable Ones
  • Winter of the Witch
  • Sleepless Nights
  • Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho
  • ...e Napoli Canta!
  • Deadpool The Musical 2 - Ultimate Disney Parody
  • YO! MY SAINT
  • Deadpool Musical: Beauty and the Beast Gaston Parody
  • 20 Centimeters
  • A Chipmunk Celebration
  • Louis & Luca and the Snow Machine
  • C'mon, Let's Live a Little
  • Pleasantville
  • Wheeler
  • Pretty in Pink
  • Secrets of a Windmill Girl
  • Smart Alec
  • Rodeo and Juliet
  • Liar Liar
  • Honey: Rise Up and Dance
  • All Girl Revue
  • Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life
  • The Cookie Carnival
  • Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party
  • Cactus Swing
  • Prop 8: The Musical
  • Baby Driver
  • They Shall Not Grow Old
  • Poppies
  • The Rugrats Movie
  • The Hot Choc-late Soldiers
  • The Mikado
  • 3 Idiots
  • Snoopy: The Musical
  • 1789 : Les Amants de la Bastille
  • 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • 8 Mile
  • Jam Session
  • Belle Starr
  • Letters from Baghdad
  • 21 Chump Street
  • You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  • You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  • The Balloon Goes Up
  • The Man Without Desire
  • Teen Beach 2
  • Halloweentown
  • 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue
  • Bhaji on the Beach
  • Truly Madly Deeply
  • All the King's Men
  • Beautiful Creatures
  • Black Jack
  • Bless 'em all
  • The Agitator
  • Shoot Out
  • A Musical Masquerade
  • The Lady in Number 6
  • #Roxy
  • Another Man's Poison
  • I'll Walk Beside You
  • The Big Revue
  • The Amazing Howard Hughes
  • Snatched
  • Abdul the Damned
  • Basmati Blues
  • Splinters
  • Lovelace
  • Rufus Jones for President
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me
  • Freaky Friday
  • The Ugly Duckling
  • Teen Beach Movie
  • Matilda & Me
  • Son of Belle Starr
  • Cleopatra
  • Soup to Nuts
  • The Florodora Girl
  • Descendants
  • Red Hot Rhythm
  • Broadway
  • A Plantation Act
  • Oldboy
  • EMI: The Inside Story
  • Holiday
  • Holiday
  • Living On Soul
  • Festival Express
  • Tower of London
  • Al Capone
  • Grown Ups
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Shadow Watchers
  • Top of the Bill
  • After Death
  • The Last Laugh
  • The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
  • I Am Heath Ledger
  • Ocean's Thirteen
  • Warren Beatty - Mister Hollywood
  • Before Grenfell: A Hidden History
  • Man of the World
  • Trust
  • Desire Me
  • Heller in Pink Tights
  • Ali and Nino
  • The White Bus
  • Every Brilliant Thing
  • Syncopation
  • What Price Hollywood?
  • Bricks!
  • Experiment Perilous
  • The Book of Love
  • Sex, Lies & Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story
  • This Beautiful Fantastic
  • Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
  • New Moon
  • Good News
  • Little Nicky
  • Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  • Girls About Town
  • The Five-Year Engagement

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