2014

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There aren’t enough films in Jared’s Diary for 2014.

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2014 Discoveries

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Pre-2014 releases I saw for the first time in 2014 and rated…

  • Bend of the River
  • The Big City
  • Charulata
  • Early Summer
  • The Earrings of Madame de...
  • The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
  • Floating Weeds
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • Forbidden Planet
  • Germany Year Zero
  • The Gunfighter
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • I Was Born, But...
  • The Innocents
  • Johnny Guitar
  • Land of Silence and Darkness
  • Love Streams
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • The Man from Laramie
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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Tusk

Among the stupidest films I've ever had the displeasure of seeing. There are maybe fifteen minutes of competent filmmaking craft (which comprise the bulk of the trailer), and they expire well before the midpoint. Mostly, Tusk displays a complete lack of understanding in basic storytelling concepts: pertinent exposition, suspense vs.…

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Criterion Candidates

A selection of films in need of saving by The Criterion Collection. Reasons may include: currently OOP, no Region A/free Blu, victim of a shitty digital transfer. Overriding prerequisite is that I've seen the film.

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Highly rated films Jared missed

  • Roger Waters: The Wall
  • The Way He Looks
  • Alive Inside
  • Night Will Fall
  • Güeros
  • 0.5 mm
  • The Overnighters
  • Haider

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