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


Marcheline said...

Netflix finally got around to putting "Blue is the Warmest Color" on their roster. Watched it. Basically enjoyed the bulk of the movie (except why on earth didn't they have whatshername wipe her fekkin NOSE?!?! Every time that chick cries, her nose runs down into her mouth, and she just leaves it there and keeps talking.... AAAAAAGGGGGHH.)

Hated the ending. Always hate those stupid "artsy" endings where someone just walks away without actually letting the audience experience any sort of conclusion or wrap-up or final thought. It makes me feel like they just got bored making the film so they called "CUT" and went out for an espresso. And you're left sitting there on your couch like a third wheel, a sore thumb. Bastards.

Bunched Undies said...

You liked more than I did.

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