Sunday, January 01, 2006

Movies I Have Seen 2005 Edition

Two years ago in his bi-weekly column in the back of Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King mentioned in passing that he keeps a movie journal where he records all the movies he has seen. For some reason, I loved that idea and began keeping one, too (and wishing I'd started one twenty-five years earlier). Without comment, here is the complete list of every movie I watched this past year and, yes, I did watch some movies more than once.

1: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
3: Pride of the Yankees
The Magnificent Ambersons
Of Human Hearts
The Gorgeous Hussy
State Fair (1945)
4: The Ice Follies of 1939
10: The Many Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
12: Finian's Rainbow
15: Finding Neverland
16: Beau Brummel
20: The Cookout
Pride and Prejudice
21: Little Black Book
Napoleon Dynamite
25: The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
28: Million Dollar Baby
29: De-Lovely

5: Are We There Yet?
7: 12 Angry Men
11: Hitch
12: The Wedding Date
The Jazz Singer (1927)
White Banners
Little Caesar
13: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931)
16: Longitude
. . . And Justice For All
18: Raintree County
25: Forbidden Planet
General Spanky
26: Constatine
28: Cleopatra (1934)

8: Funny Girl
10: Cimarron (1931)
In Old Chicago
12: Be Cool
13: The Great Ziegfeld
19: Lives of a Bengal Lancer
22: Between Two Worlds
King's Row
25: Guess Who
26: Julius Caesar (1953)
30: On the Waterfront

1: Sin City
Beauty Shop
16: The Stand-In
17: Twelve O'Clock High
27: Captain Blood

7: The Story of Louis Pasteur
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
13: XXX 2
14: Kingdom of Heaven
15: Hell is for Heroes
16: Dodge City
17: How the West was Won
18: Alleghany Uprising
19: The Revenge of the Sith
20: The Died with Their Boots On
25: Our Town
26: The Cocoanuts
27: Madagascar
28: Black Narcissus
Gentlemen Jim

2: Objective Burma
3: The Longest Yard (2005)
5: The Kennel Murder Case
The Bishop Murder Case
8: Nick Carter, Master Detective
Dick Tracy (1937)
10: Cinderella Man
12: Destry Rides Again
14: The Secret Garden (1949)
17: Batman Begins
18: Becky Sharp
Ah, Wilderness! (1935)
23: Beyond the Sea
25: Bewitched
28: The Caine Mutiny
A Few Good Men

1: War of the Worlds (2005)
7: Gabriel Over the White House
9: Fantastic Four
12: Raintree County
15: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
17: Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
28: Sky High
Must Love Dogs

2: Yankee Doodle Dandy
3: "G"-Men
5: Ride the High Country
13: The Wedding Crashers
20: March of the Penguins
23: Mystery Science Theatre 3000: The Movie
Words and Music

2: The 40-Year-Old Virgin
9: The Man with the Screaming Brain
10: So I Married an Axe Murder
24: Bobby Jones
Just Like Heaven
25: Boogie Nights
30: Serenity

1: A History of Violence
7: Battle Circus
8: Crash
Fever Pitch
9: The Upside of Anger
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
14: Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
17: The Strawberry Blonde
20: tom thumb
21: Young Tom Edison
The Incredible Shrinking Man
20: The Legend of Zorro

3: War of the Planets
From the Earth to the Moon
13: Caddyshack
18: Walk the Line
Harry Patter and the Goblet of Fire

4: Luther (1973)
5: One of the Hollywood 10
6: Holiday Inn
7: Good Night, and Good Luck
9: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
16: King Kong (2005)
30: The Ringer
The Cooler