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