Friday, March 14, 2014

The Most Anticipated Films of 2014: My Personal Picks

The best of the rest from Ioncinema's 200 Most Anticipated Films of 2014


#26. Peter Strickland’s The Duke of Burgundy

Don't know much about it but hey, it's got Sidse Babett Knudsen!




#28. Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein In Guanajuato


Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes when the famed Russian director takes a trip to Mexico.



#29. Roy Andersson’s A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting Existence

Another comedic treatise on modern life from the renowned Swedish absurdist.





#30. Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special

A father and his gifted son run from the authorities.



#34. Benoit Jacquot’s 3 Hearts

An ill-fated romance from the director of Farewell My Queen


#40. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman

Michael Keaton plays an aging superhero in the year's most bizarre pairing of director and concept.



#48. Mia Hansen-Love’s Eden

This bio-pic is set in the world of French Pop Music. It could still be good.



#50. Jessica Hausner’s Amour Fou

A historical drama from the director of Lourdes



#56. Wim Wenders’ Everything Will be Fine

A heavyweight cast in this tale of the traumatic aftermath of an automobile accident



#60. Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups

Hopefully there will be less spinning and twirling this time.



#74. Francois Ozon’s The New Girlfriend

The discovery of a secret helps a young woman cope with loss and depression



#84. Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash

Movies about drummers are always welcome.



#86. Andre Techine’s L’homme que l’on aimait trop

Catherine Deneuve as a casino magnate



#96. Celine Sciamma’s Band of Girls (Bande de Filles) 

A teenage girl rebels against authority.


#105. Woody Allen’s Magic in Moonlight

A romantic crime caper comedy set in England during the 1920s