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Films I Viewed in 2019

(SB)=seen before

All films not in English were viewed in the original language with English subtitles unless otherwise specified.

Additional dates that are blank mean that the viewing was, unfortunately, across several days, either due to technical problems or physical exhaustion on my part. If a DVD contains deleted scenes, I typically view them before any additional features, but do not include them separately.

1/2 – Mary Poppins Returns (Rob Marshall, 2018) 8

[Got new DVD-ROM player, but need to unscrew something off the back.]

1/7 – Doctor Who: The Space Museum (Mervyn Pinfield, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: The Dimensions of Time (Mervyn Pinfield, 1965) 9
1/10 – Doctor Who: The Search (Mervyn Pinfield, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: The Final Phase (Mervyn Pinfield, 1965) 9
1/11 – Defending the Museum (James Goss, 2009) 8
“….. – My Grandfather The Doctor (Chris Chapman, 2010) 7
“….. – A Holiday for the Doctor (James Goss, 2009) 8
“….. – The Space Museum Photo Gallery (Derek Handley, 2010)
“….. – Doctor Who: The Executioners (Richard Martin, 1965) 8
“….. – Doctor Who: The Death of Time (Richard Martin, 1965) 8
1/12 – Doctor Who: Flight Through Eternity (Richard Martin, 1965) 10
1/13 – Doctor Who: Journey Into Terror (Richard Martin, 1965) 10
1/15 – Doctor Who: The Death of Doctor Who (Richard Martin, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: The Planet of Decision (Richard Martin, [Douglas Camfield], 1965) 9
“….. – Last Stop White City (James Goss, 2009) 7
1/16 – Colossal (Nacho Vigalondo, 2016) 10
1/17 – Cinderella (James Kirkwood, 1914) [disc shut off at 22:28 due to scratching]
1/18 – Django (Sergio Corbucci, 1966) [to 24:44–too tired]
1/19 – The Wiz Live! (Kenny Leon, Matthew Diamond, 2015) 7
1/20 – Frozen (Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, 2013) 9 (SB)
“….. – A Mermaid’s Tale (Dustin Rikert, 2016) 7
1/22 – The Making of: A Mermaid’s Tale – “Behind the Scenes, Beneath the Waves…” (Tiiu Loigu, 2016) 4
1/23 – Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Morgan Neville, 2018) 9
1/24 – 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (George Pal, 1964) [disc kept shutting off at 10:10]
1/26 – Le Livre d’Image/The Image Book (Jean-Luc Godard, 2018) 9
1/27 – Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau, 2010) [scratched disc froze up at 32:40]
1/28 – Les deux orphelines vampires/Two Orphan Vampires (Jean Rollin, 1997) 9

2/1 – Memories of a Blue World: The Making of Two Orphan Vampires (Daniel Gouyette, 2012) 6
2/2 – Django (Sergio Corbucci, 1966) 8
2/5 – Django: The One and Only (David Gregory, 2003) 7
2/6 – Interview with Jean Rollin: A Retrospective (Amy Greenbank, 2008) 8
“….. – Hollow Triumph/The Scar (Steve Sekely, [Paul Henreid], 1948) 8
2/7 –
“….. – The Zero Theorem: The Sets 8
2/8 – Dorothy and The Wizard of Oz: Lion’s Share (Charles Visser, 2017) 7
“….. – Dorothy and The Wizard of Oz: Rules of Attraction (Charles Visser, 2017) 6
“….. – Dorothy and The Wizard of Oz: Brain Power of Love (Charles Visser, 2017) 6
“….. – Dark Shadows #3 (Lela Swift, 1966) 7
2/11 – The World The Flesh and The Devil (Ranald MacDougall, 1959) [to 52:47]
2/12 – The World The Flesh and The Devil (Ranald MacDougall, 1959) [conclusion] 9
2/14 – Film by Samuel Beckett (Alan Schneider, 1965) 10 (SB)
2/16 – La Forteresse Suspendue/The Hidden Fortress (Roger Cantin, 2001) [no subtitles] [disc shut itself off at 7:00]
2/17 – Cloud 9 (Paul Hoen, 2014) 7
2/18 – La Forteresse Suspendue/The Hidden Fortress (Roger Cantin, 2001) [no subtitles] [washed] [to 36:42]
2/20 – La Forteresse Suspendue/The Hidden Fortress (Roger Cantin, 2001) [no subtitles] [disc froze at 1:17:30]
“….. – La Forteresse Suspendue/The Hidden Fortress (Roger Cantin, 2001) [no subtitles] [washed again] [conclusion] 6
“…..- Interviews with Matthew Dupuis, Jérôme Leclerc-Couture, Roxane Gaudette-Loiseau, Xavier Dolan-Tadros, Laurent-Christophe de Ruelle, Jérémy Gagnon, Carmina Sénosier, Jean-Philippe Debien, Charli Acouette-Martineau, Georges Brossard [no subtitles]
“….. – Dark Shadows #4 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
2/21 – Dark Shadows #5 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
2/22 – Dark Shadows #6 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
“….. – Dark Shadows #7 (Lela Swift, 1966) 7
“….. – Dark Shadows #8 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
2/23 – Dark Shadows #9 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
“….. – Alexandra Moltke introduction (SB)
“….. – Dark Shadows #10 (Lela Swift, 1966) 9
2/24 – Dark Shadows #11 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
2/25 – Dark Shadows #12 (Lela Swift, 1966) 9
2/26 – Dark Shadows #13 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
2/27 – Dark Shadows #14 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
“….. – Dark Shadows #15 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
“….. – The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (J. Lee Thompson, 1975) [disc froze at 1:16:47]
2/28 – The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (J. Lee Thompson, 1975) [conclusion] 8

3/1 – Spanish Super 8 Bathtub Scene w/Spanish Audio
“….. – Spanish Super 8 vs US Side by Side w/English Audio
“….. – Animated Image Gallery – International Posters and Lobby Cards
“….. – Animated Image Gallery – International Promotional Material
“….. – Animated Image Gallery – International Home Video Releases
“….. – Wonder Woman: The Pluto File (Herb Wallerstein, 1976) [to 23:44]
3/2 – Wonder Woman: The Pluto File (Herb Wallerstein, 1976) [conclusion] 8
“….. – The Reincarnation of Peter Proud [ audio commentary by film historian Lee Gambin ] [to 54:31]
3/3 – Liv and Maddie: Twin-a-Rooney (Andy Fickman, 2013) [disc froze about 4 minutes in]
3/4 – The Reincarnation of Peter Proud [ audio commentary by film historian Lee Gambin ] [to 1:27:11]
3/5 – Alita: Battle Angel (Robert Rodriguez, 2019) 8 [3-D]
3/6 – The Reincarnation of Peter Proud [ audio commentary by film historian Lee Gambin ] [conclusion]
“….. – Dark Shadows #16 (Lela Swift, 1966) 9
3/7 – Dark Shadows #17 (Lela Swift, 1966) [to 2:47:55]
3/8 – Shomõtsi (Wewito Ashaninka, 2001) 7
“….. – Ava Yvy Verá – A Terra do Povo do Raio/Ava Yvy Vera – The Land of the Lightning’s People (Genito Gomes, Valmir Gonçalves Cabreira, Johnatan Gomes, Joilson Flores, Sarah Brites, Johnn Nara Gomes, Dulcídio Gomes, Edina Ximenes, 2016) 8
3/9 – Dark Shadows #17 (Lela Swift, 1966) [conclusion] 8
“….. – Dark Shadows #18 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
“….. – Alexandra Moltke Interview (Disc 2)
3/11 – Les Plus Belles Escroqueries du Monde/The World’s Most Beautiful Swindlers (Hiromichi Horikawa, Ugo Gregoretti, Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, 1964) 8 [second segment, by Roman Polanski, deleted from DVD print]
3/13 – Hollow Triumph/The Scar [ audio commentary by film historian Imogen Sara Smith ] [fell asleep around 1:05]
3/15 – Hollow Triumph/The Scar [ audio commentary by film historian Imogen Sara Smith ] [conclusion]
“….. – R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (Peter DeLuise, 2015) 7
3/16 – Dark Shadows #19 (Lela Swift, 1966) 7
“….. – Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau, 2010) 9
3/19 – Iron Man 2 deleted scenes
“….. – Creating Stark Expo (2010) 7
“….. – Practical Meets Digital (2010) 6
“….. – AC/DC: Shoot to Thrill music video (2010) 5
“….. – Loin du Việt Nam/Far from Vietnam (Alain Resnais, William Klein, Joris Ivens, Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, Michèle Ray, Roger Pic, Marceline Loridan, Jacqueline Meppiel, Ragnar, Jean Ravel, Michel Fano, Andrea Haran, Christian Quinson, Philippe Captenant, Georges Aperghis, Valérie Mayoux, Anne Roux, Maurice Garrell, Bernard Fresson, Karen Blanguernon, Anne Bellec, K.S. Karol, Jacques Sternberg, Jean Lacoutre, François Maspero, Pierre Grunstein, Alain Franchet, Didier Beaudet, Jacques Bidou, Colette Leloup, Eric Pluet, Sylvette Baudrot, Marie-Louise Guinet, Willy Kurant, Ghislain Cloquet, Jean Boffety, Denis Clairval, Bruno Muel, Paul Bourron, Théo Robiché, Bernard Zitzermann, Alain Levent, Charles Bitsch, Emmanuel Mechuel, Kieu Tham, Antonie Bonfanti, Harald Maury, Harrik Maury, René Levert, Roger Monestrol, Agnès Varda, Florence Malraux, Chris Marker, Jean Larivière, Denis Goldschmidt, Ethel Blum, Michèle Bouder et beaucoup d’autres techniciens, assistants et amis ont tourné ce film au cours de l’année 1967 pour affirmer, par l’exercise de leur métier, leur solidarité avec le peuple vietnamien en lutte contre l’aggression.) 10
3/23 – Silent Running (Douglas Trumbull, 1972) [to 54:55]
3/25 – Silent Running (Douglas Trumbull, 1972) [conclusion] 7
3/29 – Comment ça va?/How Is It Going? (Jean-Luc Godard, 1978) [to 24:40]
3/30 – Samsara (Ron Fricke, 2011) [to 26:25]
[I should know better than to start these at 11:15 PM, because I can’t stay awake for them when I get up at 6:30 AM. These two are priorities because they’re closest to maximum renewals.]

4/3 – La Sixieme Face du Pentagone/The Sixth Side of the Pentagon (Chris Marker, François Reichenbacher, 1967) 8
“….. – Comment ça va?/How Is It Going? (Jean-Luc Godard, 1976) [beginning to 58:14]
4/5 – Comment ça va?/How Is It Going? (Jean-Luc Godard, 1976) 7
4/6 – Thor (Kenneth Branagh, 2011) 9
4/7 – Thor deleted scenes without and with commentary by Kenneth Branagh
“….. – Road to the Avengers (2011) 6
4/8 – Thor [ audio commentary by director Kenneth Branagh] [disc froze at 1:01:04 ]
4/9 – Thor [ audio commentary by director Kenneth Branagh] [conclusion]
4/11 – The Other (Robert Mulligan, 1972) 9
4/12 – ཆང་ཧུབ་ཐེངས་གཅིག་གི་འཁྲུལ་སྣང/Chhanga Huba Thengasa Gachiga Gi ‘Athrula Snanga/Travellers & Magicians (Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Norbu Rinpoche, 2003) [to 1:04:19]
4/13 – ཆང་ཧུབ་ཐེངས་གཅིག་གི་འཁྲུལ་སྣང/Chhanga Huba Thengasa Gachiga Gi ‘Athrula Snanga/Travellers & Magicians (Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Norbu Rinpoche, 2003) [conclusion] 8
“….. – A Story from Bhutan: The Making of Travellers & Magicians (Eric Blair, 2003) 7
“….. – Fun Between the Scenes (2003) 7
4/16 – Heaven Can Wait (Ernst Lubitsh, 1943) [to 48:15]
4/18 – Heaven Can Wait (Ernst Lubitsh, 1943) [48:15 to 1:13:39]
4/23 – Audrey Rose (Robert Wise, 1977) 8
4/27 – Heaven Can Wait (Ernst Lubitsh, 1943) [1:02:46 to conclusion] 9
“….. – Molly Haskell and Andrew Sarris (Karen Stetler, 2005) 7
“….. – Creativity with Bill Moyers: A Portrait of Samson Raphaelson (David Grubin, 1982) 8
4/29 – Corliss introduction to Raphaelson at MoMA [ audio only ]

5/1 – Captain America: The First Avenger (Joe Johnston, 2011) 9
5/4 – Dark Shadows #20 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
“….. – Dark Shadows #21 (John Sedwick, 1966) 7
5/6 – Seven Angry Men (Charles Marquis Warren, 1955) [to 38:07]
5/7 – Seven Angry Men (Charles Marquis Warren, 1955 [conclusion] 8
5/8 – Dark Shadows #22 (John Sedwick, 1966) 7
“….. – Dark Shadows #23 (John Sedwick, 1966) 9
5/11 – Samson Raphaelson at MoMA (Richard Corliss, 1977) [ audio only ]
5/15 – Tin Man Part One (Nick Willing 2007) 8
5/16 – Tin Man Part Two (Nick Willing 2007) [to 49:58]
5/18 – Tin Man Part Two (Nick Willing 2007) [conclusion] 9
“…. – Tin Man Part Three (Nick Willing 2007) 9
5/19 – Doctor Who: The Watcher (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: The Meddling Monk (Douglas Camfield, 1965) [to 12:14–delayed by washing freezing disc, then fell asleep]
5/20 – Doctor Who: The Meddling Monk (Douglas Camfield, 1965) [conclusion] 9 [next episode would not play]
5/24 – Wonderstruck (Todd Haynes, 2017) 10
5/25 – The American Natural History Museum (2017) 7
“….. – Cabinet of Wonders (2017) 7
“….. – Introducing Millie (2017) 8
“….. – The Miniatures (2017) 7
“….. – The Panorama (2017) 8
“….. – The Worlds of Wonderstruck (2017) 8
“….. – The Music of Wonderstruck (2017) 7
5/27 – Falstaff (Herbert Wernicke, Chloé Perlmuter, 2001) 10
5/28 – Ernst Lubitsch: A Musical Collage introduced by Nicola Lubitsch (2005)
“….. – The Making of Silent Running (Chuck Barbee, 1972) 8

6/1 – Silent Running [ audio commentary with director Douglas Trumbull and cast member Bruce Dern (2000) ] [to 51:24]
6/2 – Silent Running [ audio commentary with director Douglas Trumbull and cast member Bruce Dern (2000) ] [disc froze at 1:11:27]
6/3 – Silent Running [ audio commentary with director Douglas Trumbull and cast member Bruce Dern (2000) ] [conclusion (after washing)]
“….. – Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now (Laurent Bouzereau, 2001) 8
“….. – Silent Running: A Discussion with Bruce Dern “Freeman Lowell” (Laurent Bouzereau, 2001) 8
6/4 – Silent Running by Director Douglas Trumbull (Laurent Bouzerau, 2002) [disc froze at 5:51]
“….. – The Greatest Showman (Michael Gracey, 2017) 7
6/5 – Operazione paura/Kill, Baby… Kill! [ audio commentary by author Tim Lucas over English-dubbed version] [to 52:33]
6/6 – Knock Down the House (Rachel Lears, 2019) [missed first 16 minutes or so]
“….. – Operazione paura/Kill, Baby… Kill! [ audio commentary by author Tim Lucas over English-dubbed version] [conclusion]
6/7 – Kill, Bava Kill! (David Gregory, 2007) 7
“….. – Die Toten Augen des Dr. Dracula opening sequence (SB)
“….. Erika in Fear: Interview with Erika Blanc (Uwe Huber, 2007?) 6
6/8 – Repeat Performance (Alfred L. Werker, 1947) [DVD mastering is so bad I shut off almost immediately]
“….. – Mulan II (Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland, 2004) 6
6/9 – Deleted Scenes
“….. – Atomic Kitten music video “(I Wanna Be} Like Other Girls”
“….. – Classic Backstage Disney: Voices of Mulan (2005) 5
6/15 – Once Upon a Time: Pilot (Mark Mylod, 2011) 9 (SB)
“….. – Once Upon a Time: The Thing You Love Most (Greg Beeman, 2011) 8 (SB)
6/17 – Dark Shadows #24 (Lela Swift, 1966) 9
6/18 – Dark Shadows #25 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
6/19 – Dark Shadows #26 (Lela Swift, 1966) 9
6/21 – Dark Shadows #27 (Lela Swift, 1966) 9
6/23 – Interview: Alexandra Moltke [Disc 3] 6
“….. – Dark Shadows #28 (Lela Swift, 1966) 8
6/25 – Dark Shadows #29 (John Sedwick, 1966) 9 [disc froze at 48:20, minutes into #30, and did not respond to washing]
6/27 – Once Upon a Time: Snow Falls (Dean White, 2011) 8 (SB)
6/28 – Once Upon a Time: The Price of Gold (David Solomon, 2011) 8 (SB)
“….. – The Corporate Coup D’État (Fred Peabody, 2018) 9
“….. – The Skull (Freddie Francis, 1965) 9
“….. – Trailers from Hell: The Skull with Joe Dante

7/2 – Outfitting a Hero (2011) 7
“….. – The Assembly Begins (2011) 6
7/3 – Captain America: The First Avenger [ audio commentary by Director Joe Johnston, Director of Photography Shelly Johnson, and Editor Jeffrey Ford ] [to 16:48]
“….. – 轻松+愉快/Qīng sōng + yú kuài/Free and Easy (Jun Geng, 2016) [to 57:40]
7/4 – 轻松+愉快/Qīng sōng + yú kuài/Free and Easy (Jun Geng, 2016) [conclusion] 7
“….. – Mary Poppins (Robert Stevenson, 1964) 9 (SB)
7/6 – Mary Poppins [ audio commentary by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke; Karen Dotrice and Richard M. Sherman, with older recordings of Robert B. Sherman, Robert Stevenson, Irwin Kostal, Walt Disney (2004) and Poppins Pop-Up Fun Facts ] [to 1:01:29]
7/8 – Mary Poppins [ audio commentary by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke; Karen Dotrice and Richard M. Sherman, with older recordings of Robert B. Sherman, Robert Stevenson, Irwin Kostal, Walt Disney (2004) and Poppins Pop-Up Fun Facts ] [to 1:53:44]
7/9 – Mary Poppins [ audio commentary by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke; Karen Dotrice and Richard M. Sherman, with older recordings of Robert B. Sherman, Robert Stevenson, Irwin Kostal, Walt Disney (2004) and Poppins Pop-Up Fun Facts ] [conclusion]
7/13 – Marvel’s The Avengers (Joss Whedon, 2012) 9
7/16 – Samsara (Ron Fricke, 2011) [to 33:37] I really can’t start after 11 most nights.
7/17- Assembling the Ultimate Team (2012) 6
“….. – Окно в Париж/Okno v Parizh/Window to Paris (Yuriĭ Mamin, Arkadi Tigai, 1994) 8
7/20 – Le plus vieux métier du monde/The Oldest Profession (Franco Indovina, Mauro Bolognini, Philippe de Broca, Michael Pfleghar, Claude Autant-Lara, Jean-Luc Godard, 1967) [to 46:06]
7/23 – Le plus vieux métier du monde/The Oldest Profession (Franco Indovina, Mauro Bolognini, Philippe de Broca, Michael Pfleghar, Claude Autant-Lara, Jean-Luc Godard, 1967) [segments 3-6] 9
“….. – X-Men: The Last Stand (Brett Ratner, 2006) 6
7/24 – Les Parents Terribles/The Storm Within (Jean Cocteau, 1948) [to 38:26]
7/25 – Les Parents Terribles/The Storm Within (Jean Cocteau, 1948) [disc froze at 1:00:13]
7/27 – Les Parents Terribles/The Storm Within (Jean Cocteau, 1948) [to 1:15:24]
7/29 [could not finish Les Parent Terribles as I kept getting “your input can’t be opened”]
7/30 – Iron Man Three (Shane Black, 2012) 8
7/31 – Deconstructing the Scene: Attack on Air Force One (2013) 7
“….. – Exclusive Behind the Scenes Look: Thor: The Dark World

8/1 – La Planète Sauvage/The Wild Planet/Fantastic Planet (René Laloux, 1973) 8
8/2 – Chronique d’un été (Paris 1960)/Chronicle of a Summer (Paris 1960) (Jean Rouch, Edgar Morin, 1961) [to 46:27] (SB)
8/4 – Chronique d’un été (Paris 1960)/Chronicle of a Summer (Paris 1960) (Jean Rouch, Edgar Morin, 1961) [conclusion] 10 (SB)
8/5 – Half a Sixpence (George Sidney, 1967) [damaged disc shut itself off at 53:25]
8/6 – Half a Sixpence (George Sidney, 1967) [used scratch repair kit; played to 55:13]
8/7 – Going My Way (Leo McCarey, 1944) [damaged disc shut itself off at 57:26]
8/8 – The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Ep. 64 Captain Lou Is Missing/Robo Koopa (Dan Riba, 1990) 5 (SB)
8/9 – A Fish Called Wanda (Charles Crichton, 1988) 7
8/10 – A Message from John Cleese 7
8/13 – X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Gavin Hood, 2009) 7
8/14 – Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins (2009) 7
8/15 – The Maysles Brothers’ Salesman (David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin, 1969) [to 58:32]
8/16 – The Maysles Brothers’ Salesman (David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin, 1969) [conclusion] 9
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Life of Black Tiger (PS4) (James Rolfe, 2019) 7
“….. – Durban 400 (Al Santana, 2003) [approx. last half]
“….. – Снегу́рочка/Snegurochka/Snow Maiden (Pavel Kadochnikov, 1968) [to 38:50]
8/17 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: X-Men (James Rolfe, 2009) 7 (SB)
“….. Снегу́рочка/Snegurochka/Snow Maiden (Pavel Kadochnikov, 1968) [conclusion] 9
8/18 – Commentary by the actor Yevgheny Zharikov playing the part of Lel 7
“….. – Commentary by the actor Boris Khimichev playing the part of Mizgir 7
“….. – NotFilm (Ross Lipman, 2015) [damaged disc shut itself off at 48:50]
8/19 – The Family Behind The Greatest Showman (2017) 7
“….. – The Spectacle: Characters, Choreography, Cinematography, Production Design, Scoring (2017)
8/20 – Blade (Stephen Norrington, 1998) [damaged disc shut itself off at 1:14:27]
8/21 – Going My Way (Leo McCarey, 1944) [conclusion] 9
8/22 – Cry ‘Havoc’ (Richard Thorpe, 1943) [to 1:00:59]
8/24 – Cry ‘Havoc’ (Richard Thorpe, 1943) [conclusion] 8
8/25 – The Greatest Showman [ audio commentary by director Michael Gracey ] [damaged disc shut itself at 32:25]
8/26 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Chex Quest (PC) (James Rolfe, 2019) 7
“….. – Les temps morts (René Laloux, 1965) 7 [only supplement I got a chance to watch before library return]
8/29 – The Skull [ audio commentary by film historian Tim Lucas ] [to 55:50]
8/30 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (James Rolfe, 2014) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Mary-Kate and Ashley Get a Clue (James Rolfe, 2014) 7
8/31 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: ALF (James Rolfe, 2014) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Porky’s (James Rolfe, 2014) 8
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Seaman (James Rolfe, 2015) 9
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Crow: City of Angels (James Rolfe, 2015) 9
“….. – Board James: 13 Dead End Drive (James Rolfe, 2015) 9
“….. – Board James: Full House/Do the Urkel! (James Rolfe, 2015) 9
“….. – Board James: Video Games!! (James Rolfe, 2015) 9
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: V.I.P. (James Rolfe, 2014) 7
“….. – Board James: Lie Detector (James Rolfe, 2015) 8
“….. – The Angry Nintendo Nerd Presents Who Framed Roger Rabbit (James Rolfe, 2007) 7 (SB)
“….. – Board James: Weapons & Warriors (James Rolfe, 2009) 7
“….. – The Angry Nintendo Nerd Presents Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu (James Rolfe, 2006) 6 (SB)
“….. – The Skull [ audio commentary by film historian Tim Lucas ][conclusion]

9/1 – ”
“….. – Jonathan Rigby on The Skull (Eureka Entertainment, 2015) 7
9/2 – Kim Newman on The Skull (Eureka Entertainment, 2015) 7
“….. – A Fish Called Wanda deleted scenes hosted by John Cleese
“….. – Something Fishy (John Cork, 2003) 6
9/3 – Córki dancingu/Daughters of Dancing/The Lure (Agnieszka Smoczyńska, 2015) 7
9/5 – The Lure deleted scenes: Alternate Opening; Drunk; Contortionist [disc froze just over a minute into the next one]
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tagin’ Dragon (James Rolfe, 2014) 6
9/6 – The Lure deleted scenes: Loop; Policewoman; Alternate Ending
“….. – Off the Hook: The Making of The Lure (Kate Elmore, 2017) 7
9/7 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: LJN Video Art (James Rolfe, 2014) 6
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Deadly Towers (James Rolfe, 2008) 8 (SB)
9/8 – 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (George Pal, 1964) [disc froze at 1:09:43]
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Action 52 (James Rolfe, 2010) 8 (SB)
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Angry Video Game Nerd (James Rolfe, 2013) 8
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (James Rolfe, 2013) 8
9/9 – Bad NES Games: Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest (James Rolfe, 2004) 7
9/10 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Kid Kool (James Rolfe, 2011) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Hydlide (James Rolfe, 2010) 7 (SB)
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Super Hydlide/Virtual Hydlide (James Rolfe, 2018) 8
9/11 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Amiga CD32 (James Rolfe, 2018) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Town with No Name (James Rolfe, 2018) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: HyperScan (James Rolfe, 2010) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Paperboy (James Rolfe, 2016) 9
9/12 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Treasure Master (James Rolfe, 2017) 6
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Lethal Weapon (James Rolfe, 2014) 7
9/13 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List Part 1 (James Rolfe, 2013) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List Part 2 (James Rolfe, 2013) 7
9/14 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest Redaction (James Rolfe, 2017) 7
“…..- What Was I Thinking? The Making of The Angry Video Game Nerd
(James Rolfe, 2006) 7
“….. – The Angry Nintendo Nerd Presents Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (James Rolfe, 2006) 8 (SB)
“…… The Angry Video Game Nerd Clip Collection: Top 10 Most Unexpected Nerd Moments (James Rolfe, 2014) 8
9/15 – Wonder Woman: Last of the Two-Dollar Bills (Stuart Margolin, 1976) 8
9/16 – The Angry Nintendo Nerd Presents Wally Bear and the NO! Gang (James Rolfe, 2006) 8
“….. – The Angry Nintendo Nerd Presents The Karate Kid (James Rolfe, 2006) 8 (SB)
9/17 – Bad NES Games: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (James Rolfe, 2004) 7
9/19 – Trailers from Hell: The Other Side of the Wind with Joe Dante
“….. – Board James: Deadly Danger Dungeon (James Rolfe, 2010) 8
“….. – Blackboard Jungle (Richard Brooks, 1955) 8
9/20 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: HongKong1997 (James Rolfe, 2015) 9 (SB)
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: CrazyBus (James Rolfe, 2014) 9 (SB)
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (James Rolfe, 2014) 6
9/21 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Charlie’s Angels (James Rolfe, 2017) 8
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (James Rolfe, 2006) 10 (SB)
“….. – Board James: Key to the Kingdom (James Rolfe, 2011) 8
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Polybius (James Rolfe, 2017) 9
“….. – The Angry Video Game Nerd: RoboCop (James Rolfe, 2017) 7
“….. – The Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb, 2012) 9
9/23 – The Glass Bottom Boat (Frank Tashlin, 1966) [to 55:53] [earbuds failed 9/25; replaced 9/27]
9/30 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: Secret Scout (James Rolfe, 2012) 7

10/1 – James & Mike Mondays: Narc
“…… – The Glass Bottom Boat (Frank Tashlin, 1966) [conclusion] 8
10/2 – Every Girl’s Dream (1966) 5
“….. – NASA (1966) 5
“….. – Catalina Island (1966) 7
“….. – The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble, 1965) 8
“….. – Mandy (Panos Cosmatos, 2018) [to 1:01:32]
10/4 – James & Mike Mondays: Gremlins 2: The New Batch
“….. – James & Mike Mondays: Ghostbusters Stairwell Glich
“….. – Mandy (Panos Cosmatos, 2018) [conclusion] 8
10/6 – James & Mike Mondays: Action 53 (2016)
10/9 – James & Mike Mondays: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time
“….. – Love Happy (David Miller, 1949) 9
10/10 –
“….. – Mandy: Deleted & Extended Scenes
10/11 – Mike & Bootsy Play Monster in My Pocket
“….. – Why Are There As Many Males As Females? (Joe Nicolosi, 2018) 7
“….. – Robert Reich: Why 2020 Won’t Be Won By Centrists (Kyle Parker, 2019) 6
“….. – Mandy: Behind the Scenes
“….. – Doctor Who: The Watcher (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 9 (SB)
“….. – Doctor Who: The Meddling Monk (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 9 (SB)
“….. – Doctor Who: A Battle of Wits (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 9
10/12 – Doctor Who: Checkmate (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: The Time Meddler Episode Four: The Lost Twelve Seconds (2007)
10/16 – Алые паруса/Alye Parusa/Scarlet Sails (Aleksandr Ptushko, 1961) 8 (SB)
“….. – TMNT (NES) “You Can Just Walk Over It” 10 Year Anniversary (James Rolfe, 2016) 7
“….. – The Angry Video Games Nerd: The Immortal (James Rolfe, 2019) 7
10/18 – The Rabbit on Weekend Edition (2000) [ audio only ]
“….. – Doctor Who: The Watcher [ audio commentary by producer Verity Lambert, Peter Purves (Steven Taylor), story editor Donald Tosh and designer Barry Newbery, moderated by Clayton Hickman, with text commentary ] [to 13:31]
10/19 – Stripped for Action: The First Doctor (Michael Hearn, 2008) 7
10/21 – The Time Meddler Restoration: Before & After
“….. – Verity Lambert Photo Gallery
“….. – The Time Meddler Photo Gallery
“….. – Doctor Who: The Watcher [ audio commentary by producer Verity Lambert, Peter Purves (Steven Taylor), story editor Donald Tosh and designer Barry Newbery, moderated by Clayton Hickman, with text commentary ] [to 19:03]
10/23 – James & Mike Mondays: Power Punch II (James Rolfe, 2015)
“….. – James & Mike Mondays: Jackie Chan’s Action Kung Fu (James Rolfe, 2015)
“….. – An Introduction to Written on Skin (Paul Wu, 2014) 7
“….. – Written on Skin (Katie Mitchell, Margaret Williams, 2013) 9
10/24 – Interview with George Benjamin
“….. – Doctor Who: Galaxy 4 (Derek Martinus, 1965 [2007 Derek Handley reconstruction of “Four Hundred Dawns” and “Trap of Steel”]) 8
“….. – Doctor Who: Air Lock (Derek Martinus, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: The Exploding Planet (Derek Martinus, 1965 [2007 Derek Handley reconstruction]) 9
10/25 – Doctor Who: Mission to the Unknown (Derek Martinus, 1965 [2000 Loose Cannon reconstruction]) 8
10/26 – Doctor Who: Temple of Shadows (Michael Leeston-Smith, 1965 [Loose Cannon reconstruction, 2015]) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: Small Prophet, Quick Return (Michael Leeston-Smith, 1965 [Loose Cannon reconstruction, 2015]) 8
“….. – Doctor Who: Death of a Spy (Michael Leeston-Smith, 1965 [Loose Cannon reconstruction, 2015]) 8
10/28 – The Maysles Brothers’ Salesman [ audio commentary by Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin (2001) ] [approximately first 30 minutes]
10/29 – The Maysles Brothers’ Salesman [ audio commentary by Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin (2001) ] [to 1:24:54]
10/30 – The Maysles Brothers’ Salesman [ audio commentary by Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin (2001) ] [conclusion]
“….. Camera Three: The Maysles Brothers (1969) 8
10/31 – The Legend of Lizzie Borden (Paul Wendkos, 1975) 8

11/4 – Tikkun (Avishai Sivan, 2015) [to 1:05:15]
11/5 – Tikkun (Avishai Sivan, 2015) [to 1:39:23]
11/6 – Tikkun (Avishai Sivan, 2015) [conclusion] 8
11/8 – Doctor Who: Horse of Destruction (Michael Leeston-Smith, 1965 [Loose Cannon reconstruction, 2015]) 8
“….. – Doctor Who: Mission to the Unknown Recreation (Andrew Ireland, 2019) 7
11/9 – Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde: The Game: The Movie (James Rolfe, 2015) 10
11/10 – The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Wizard of Oz (James Rolfe, 2008) 7 (SB)
11/11 – The Wizard of Oz Book Review Part 1 (James Rolfe,
“…. – Secret Beyond the Door… (Fritz Lang, 1947) 10
11/12 –
“….. – James & Mike: Faceball 2000
“….. – James & Mike: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
11/13 – Blackboard Jungle [ audio commentary by Peter Ford, Paul Mazursky, Jamie Farr and Joel Freeman (2003) ] [to 1:05:36]
11/14 – Peter Pan (Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, 1953) (SB) [disc froze at 33:35]
11/15 – Peter Pan (Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, 1953) [conclusion] 8
11/16 – Live from Here with Chris Thile: November 16, 2019 Live from New York City: They Might Be Giants, Big Thief, Aoife O’Donovan, the cast of Betrayal (Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox) & Marina Franklin (2019) [froze about 30 minutes from end]
11/17 – [conclusion] 9
11/19 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (NES) is INNOCENT Until Proven Guilty! (Matt Esrow, 2014)
“….. – Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde: The Game: The Movie (James Rolfe, 2015) 10 (SB)
11/20 – Blackboard Jumble (Michael Lah, 1957) 5
“….. – Blackboard Jungle [ audio commentary by Peter Ford, Paul Mazursky, Jamie Farr and Joel Freeman (2003) ] [to 1:18:35]
11/20 – Smithsonian Journeys: Venice with Dr. Kenneth R. Bartlett (Andreas Burgstaller, 2018) 6
“….. – Doctor Who: The Nightmare Begins (Douglas Camfield, 1965 [2014 Loose Cannon reconstruction]) 8
11/21 – Flying Fuckernauts vs. The Astro Bastards trailer (James Rolfe, 2016) 7
“….. – Doctor Who: Day of Armageddon (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 8
11/26 – Blackboard Jungle [ audio commentary by Peter Ford, Paul Mazursky, Jamie Farr and Joel Freeman (2003) [conclusion]
11/27 – The Amazing Spider-Man: Stunt Rehearsals (2012)
“….. – The Amazing Spider-Man [ audio commentary with Marc Webb, Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach ] [to 54:49]
“….. – The Amazing Spider-Man [ audio commentary with Marc Webb, Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach ] [disc froze at 58:20 ]
“….. – Make Mine Music (Jack Kinney, Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador, Bob Cormack, 1946) [censored] [to 28:11]
11/28 – Make Mine Music (Jack Kinney, Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador, Bob Cormack, 1946) [conclusion] 9
“….. – Step Brothers (Adam McKay, 2008) [only semi-paying attention; no rating]
11/29 – Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story (Michael Almereyda, 2015) [disc shut itself off at 1:09:04]

12/1 – 太子妃升职记/Tai zi fei sheng zhi ji/The Crown Princess Promotion/Go Princess Go 1 (Haozhe Lü, 2015) [subtitles from Subscene.com stopped making sense about 18 minutes in]
12/2 – The Band Concert ([Wilfred Jackson], 1935) 8
“….. – Music Land ([Wilfred Jackson], 1935) 8
12/4 – Doctor Who: Devil’s Planet (Douglas Camfield, 1965 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 8
“….. – Thor: The Dark World (Alan Taylor, 2013) [disc froze at 1:02:33]
12/7 – Carousel (Henry King, 1956) [disc froze and shut off at 4:32]; second disc with Liliom (Fritz Lang, 1934) would not start
12/8 – Doctor Who: The Traitors (Douglas Camfield, 1965 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 9
12/9 – Doctor Who: Counter Plot (Douglas Camfield, 1965) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: Coronas of the Sun (Douglas Camfield, 1965 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 9
“….. – Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (Tim Burton, 1985) [disc froze at 53:33] (SB)
12/12 – Xanadu (Robert Greenwald, 1980) 7
12/15 – Doctor Who: The Feast of Steven (Douglas Camfield, 1965 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 10
“….. – Doctor Who: Volcano (Douglas Camfield, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 8
“….. – Doctor Who: Golden Death (Douglas Camfield, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction])
12/19 – Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (Kevin Connor, 2011) 8
12/20 – Sex Surrogates (Matthew Robinson, 2013) 7
12/21 – Doctor Who: Escape Switch (Douglas Camfield, 1966) 9
12/22 – Doctor Who: The Abandoned Planet (Douglas Camfield, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) [fell asleep partway through]
12/23 – Melody Time (Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Jack Kinney, 1948) [disc froze at 33:33]
12/25 – The Secret Garden (Agnieszka Holland, 1993) 9
12/27 – Doctor Who: The Abandoned Planet (Douglas Camfield, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 8
“….. – Rental Reviews: Y2K Scare VHS Tapes (Year 2000 Bug Preparedness) (James Rolfe, 2019)
12/28 – Doctor Who: Destruction of Time (Douglas Camfield, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction–Dean Rose, Derek Handley, Rick Brindell]) 9
“….. – Doctor Who: War of God (Paddy Russell, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 8
12/29 – Doctor Who: The Sea Beggar (Paddy Russell, 1966 [2014 Loose Cannon Reconstruction]) 9
12/31 – Going Back To Xanadu (Jonathan Gaines, 2008) 7

I had a lot of false starts from a finicky DVD drive, mainly of the below discs. I purchased a new external drive on January 9.

Items I had from the public library as the year ended:
[NYPL policy: Ten items, seven days each, up to ten renewals (if no holds)
Bkyln PL policy: Ten items, seven days each, up to 15 (formerly 99) renewals (if no holds)
Queens Library policy: Three days, three renewals for feature DVDs, one week for TV seasons; hence third choice]

NYPL:

Applesauce (Onur Tukel, 2015)
Doctor Who: Lost in Time – The William Hartnell Years (Douglas Camfield, Derek Martinus, Michael Leeston-Smith, Bill Sellars, Christopher Barry, Julia Smith, 1965/1966)
Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story (Michael Almereyda, 2015)
Little Women (Peter Webster, Brian Large, 2001)
The Love Witch (Anna Biller, 2016)
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (Lasse Hallström, Joe Johnston, 2018)
Pink Floyd: The Wall – Before and After (2013)
The Swimmer (Frank Perry, 1968)

Bklyn:

Alex in Wonderland (Paul Mazursky, 1970)
Ecologia del delitto [Ecology of the Crime]/Reazione a catena [Chain Reaction]/A Bay of Blood/Twitch of the Death Nerve/Carnage (Mario Bava, 1971)
Inside Out (Pete Docter, 2015)
Kim Possible (Adam Stein, Zack Lipovsky, 2019)
Tout en haut du monde/Long Way North (Rémi Chayé, 2015)
Make Mine Music (Jack Kinney, Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador, Bob Cormack, 1946)
Man of a Thousand Faces (Joseph Pevney, 1957)
Melody Time (Jack Kinney, Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, 1948)
The Night They Raided Minsky’s (William Friedkin, 1968)
War Chhod Na Yaar/Quit the War, Dude/War… (Faraz Haider, 2013)

Hold requests:

7 Faces of Dr. Lao (George Pal, 1964)
The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius, 2011)
The Beast Must Die! (Paul Annett, 1972) [froze and shut off 15 seconds in–requested library buy a replacement]
The Bells of St. Mary’s (Leo McCarey, 1945)
Blade (Stephen Norrington, 1998)
Caballeros Collection: Saludos Amigos (Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, 1942)/The Three Caballeros (Norman Ferguson, 1943) [broken]
Carousel (Henry King, 1956) [assuming public library can order more copies]
Coco (Lee Unkrich, 2017) [scratched–kept freezing and skipping]
Coriolanus (Ralph Fiennes, 2011)
Dark Shadows: The Beginning Collection I (Lela Swift, John Sedwick, 1966)
Doctor Who: The Ark (Michael Imison, 1966) [interlibrary loan]
Elektra (Rob Bowman, 2005) [would not start]
太子妃升职记/Tai zi fei sheng zhi ji/The Crown Princess Promotion/Go Princess Go (Haozhe Lü, 2015) [Chinese subtitles only]
極道恐怖大劇場 牛頭 GOZU/Gokudō kyōfu dai-gekijō: Gozu/Yakuza Horror Theatre: Cow’s Head/Gozu (Takashi Miike, 2003)
It’s Always Fair Weather (Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen, 1955) [It will be a miracle if a disc this scratched plays.]
Moonwalkers, (Antoine Bardou-Jacquet, 2015)
The Paleface (Norman Z. McCloud, 1948)
Les Parents Terribles (Jean Cocteau, 1948)
財叔之橫掃千軍/Coi Suk Zi Waang Sou Cin Gwan/Uncle’s Sweeping Thousands/The Raid (Hark Tsui, Siu-Tung Ching, 1991)
Red Riding Hood (Catherine Hardwicke, 2011) [NYPL owns four copies with many holds–hold canceled by NYPL 4/20/19]
Repeat Performance (Alfred L. Werker, 1947) [asked NYPL to order Film Collector’s Society of America edition]
Samsara (Ron Fricke, 2011)
千と千尋の神隠し/Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi/Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)
Poliziotto superpiù/Super Snooper/Super Fuzz (Sergio Corbucci, 1980) [English, Spanish, or French-dubbed; no Italian version]
Thor: The Dark World (Alan Taylor, 2013) [disc looks about as good as library copies get, but I couldn’t get it to start after dozens of tries over several days]
Los Cronocrimebs/Timecrimes (Nacho Vigalondo, 2009)
Wreck-It Ralph (Rich Moore, 2012) [had many copies out of the library, but all damaged so far]

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