Monday, 1 January 2018

2017: Screen by Screen


According to my Letterboxd stats for the year, I made 749 diary entries in 2017, which means I watched over 700 films. Here is a list of those films/TV movies and miniseries/shorts/stand ups/documentaries etc which I watched for the first time and which I consider to be the very best, scoring 5 - 4 stars 

1. I, Daniel Blake (2016) 
2. Dunkirk (2017)
3. England Is Mine (2017)
4. Adult Life Skills (2016)
5. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
6. The Wages of Fear (1953)
7. Frances Ha (2012)
8. Breaking the Waves (1996)
9. The Long Day Closes (1992)
10. Someday My Prince Will Come (2005)
11. The Alcohol Years (2000)
12. La La Land (2016)
13. Two Days, One Night (2014)
14. Three Girls (2017)
15. Their Finest (2016)
16. A Month In The Country (1987)
17. Cluub Zarathustra (1996)
18. The Happy Lands (2012)
19. Umberto D. (1952)
20. The 400 Blows (1959)
21. Gone Girl (2014)
22. Interiors (1978)
23. Room (2015)
24. Alive and Kicking (1996)
25. Orphans (1998)
26. Hillsborough (2014)
27. The Roaring Twenties (1939)
28. When Angels Fall (1959)
29. Camera Buff (1979)
30. Journey to Italy (1954)
31. Guerrilla (2017)
32. Blood Simple (1984)
33. Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes (2016)
34. All My Good Countrymen (1969)
35. The Forgotten Faces (1961)
36. Rillington Place (2016)
37. Liam (2000)
38. Stacey on the Front Line: Girls, Guns and Isis (2017)
39. Adelheid (1970)
40. Madonna and Child (1980)
41. Death and Transfiguration (1983)
42. Philip and His Seven Wives (2005)
43. Brothers and Sisters (1980)
44. The Moorside (2017)
45. The Girl With All The Gifts (2016)
46. T2 Trainspotting (2017)
47. The Olive Tree (2016)
48. The Cult Next Door (2017)
49. The Low Down (2000)
50. Fridge (1995)
51. Under the Skin (1997)
52. Ida (2013)
53. The Trip to Spain (2017)
54. Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)
55. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
56. Snow (1963)
57. Gasping (2014)
58. Emotional Fusebox (2014)
59. Ivan's Childhood (1962)
60. Manic Street Preachers: Escape from History (2017)
61. The Miners' Campaign Video Tapes: Not Just Tea and Sandwiches (1984)
63. The Miners' Campaign Video Tapes: The Coal Board's Butchery (1984)
64. The Miners' Campaign Video Tapes: Solidarity (1984)
65. The Miners' Campaign Video Tapes: Straight Speaking (1984)
66. The Miners' Campaign Video Tapes: The Lie Machine (1984)
67. The Miners' Campaign Video Tapes: Only Doing Their Job? The Police and  the Miners (1984)
68. Home (2016)
69. A Few Short Journeys of the Heart (1994)
70. Little Boy Blue (2017)
71. Flesh and Blood (2002)
72. Garage (2007)
73. Adam and Paul (2004)
74. Caravaggio (1986)
75. Red Army (2014)
76. The Tenant (1976)
77. Orlando (1992)
78. Stardust Memories (1980)
79. Away (2016)
80. Rembrandt's J'Accuse (2008)
81. Edward II (1991)
82. Toni Erdmann (2016)
83. Blue (1993)
84. Jordan's Dance (1977)
85. The Tempest (1979)
86. The Last of England (1987)
87. Sebastiane (1976)
88. A Bigger Splash (2015)
89. Against The Law (2017)
90. The Levelling (2016)
91. The Lobster (2015)
92. Marriage, Italian Style (1964)
93. Holiday (1957)
94. Queers (2017)
95. Free Fire (2016)
96. Queerama (2017)
97. The Big Risk (1960)
98. Daises (1966)
99. Far From The Madding Crowd (2015)
100. Top of the Lake: China Girl (2017)
101. Robot & Frank (2012)
102. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
103. Saboteur (1942)
104. The Great Silence (1968)
105. A Special Day (1977)
106. Night Train (1959)
107. Hail, Caesar! (2016)
108. Allied (2016)
109. Jackie (2016)
110. Christine (2016)
111. Rome, Open City (1945)
112. During One Night (1960)
113. The Ghoul (2016)
114. Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957)
115. Camp on Blood Island (1958)
116. The Bedford Incident (1965)
117. Taxi (2015)
118. A Dark Song (2016)
119. The End of the F***ing World (2017)
120. No Man's Land (2001)
121. Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time (2017)
122. Standby (2016)
123. 2017: A Year in the Life of a Year (2017)

And as well as the good, there was also the bad. Here are the very worst first watches that earned between a half star and one and a half stars.

1. Cosmopolis (2012)
2. We Are The Freaks (2014)
3. Tina and Bobby (2017)
4. Donald Mohammed Trump (2016)
5. Straightheads (2007)
6. The Life of Stuff (1997)
7. Kniephofstrasse (1973)
8. The Chairman (1969)
9. Retreat (2011)
10. Woman in Gold (2015)
11. The Windmill Massacre (2016)
12. The Woman In Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
13. Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
14. Tank 432 (2015)
15. Churchill's Leopards (1970)
16. My Old Lady (2014)
17. Zombies Have Fallen (2017)
18. The Cry (2002)
19. Papadopolous & Sons (2012)
20. Inseparable (2007)
21. Johnny Was (2006)
22. The Last Days On Mars (2013)
23. The Girl On The Train (2016)
24. 22 Jump Street (2014)
25. Anzio (1968)
26. The Gunman (2015)
27. Peacock Season (2010)
28. The Good Night (2007) 


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