Limitless Cinema in Broken English

January 2, 2010

FAVORITE THINGS IN DECEMBER 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — celinejulie @ 2:52 pm

FAVORITE THINGS IN DECEMBER 2009

A.FAVORITE FILMS

1.THE KINGDOM (1973, Katsu Kanai, Japan, A+)

2.THE DESERT ARCHIPELAGO (1969, Katsu Kanai, Japan, A+)

3.GOOD-BYE (1971, Katsu Kanai, A+)

4.ELISE, OR THE REAL LIFE (1970, Michel Drach, France, A+)

5.IT’S A FREE WORLD… (2007, Ken Loach, A+)

6.THE ROAD (2009, John Hillcoat, A+)

7.CLASS RELATIONS (1983, Jean-Marie Straub + Danièle Huillet, A+)

8.THE FOURTH KIND (2009, Olatunde Osunsanmi, A+)

9.THE WARRIOR AND THE WOLF (2009, Tian Zhuangzhuang, A+)

10.THE BRONTE SISTERS (1979, Andre Techine, A+)

11.SHERLOCK HOLMES (2009, Guy Ritchie, A+)

12.NADIA AND SARRA (2003, Moufida Tlatli, A+)

13.FALBALAS (1945, Jacques Becker, A+)

14.CHRISTINE (1958, Pierre Gaspard-Huit, A+)

15.VIVRE AU PARADIS (1998, Bourlem Guerdjou, France, A+)

16.LOOKING FOR ERIC (2009, Ken Loach, A+)

17.L’ONCE DE RUSSIE (2006, Francis Girod, France, A+)

18.AVATAR (2009, James Cameron, A+)

B.FAVORITE THAI FILMS

1.MY TEACHER EATS BISCUITS (1997, Ing K., A+)

2.YAM YASOTHON 2 (2009, Phettai Wongkumlao, A+)

3.PAI IN LOVE (2009, A-/B+)
–LOVE YOU AT ZERO (Prachya Pinkaew, A+/A)
–LOVE SICK (Dulyasit Niyomkul, A)
–POSTCARDS FROM PAI (Sakchai Deenan, A/A-)
–SECRET (Thitipong Chaisati, A/A-)
–PAI POSTCARD (Thanit Jitnukul, A-)
–THREE DAYS OF HER, THREE DAYS OF HIM, THREE DAYS OF US (Bongkot Kongmalai, A-)
–SISTER (Bandit Tongdee, B+)

C.FAVORITE SHORT FILMS

1.KEMPINSKI (2007, Neil Beloufa, France, A+)

2.AFTER THE EMPIRE (2008, Elodie Pong, Switzerland, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2509/4205982572_bdd5816f86_o.jpg

3.ORACLE (2007, Sebastian Diaz Morales, Argentina, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2644/4205984184_23eaf6039b_o.jpg

4.GRAVITY (2007, Nicolas Provost, Belgium, A+)
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4039/4205226665_22cf4b9d7a_o.jpg

5.ANNUNCIATION (2009, Lee Ji-hyun, SK, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2751/4205984178_652d7972d7_o.jpg

6.ADRIFT (2007, Judeka Rudelius, Netherlands, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2660/4205984176_9118b0eebe_o.jpg

7.ROMPERS (2003, Odani Motohiko, Japan, A+)

8.WINNIPEG STORIES: SACRIFICIAL MEMORIES (2008, Clint Enns, Canada, A+)

9.MAGNETIC MOVIE (2007, Semiconductor, UK, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2601/4205982582_0c4d3351e3_o.jpg

10.GOLD GOLD GOLD (2009, Roland Wegerer, Austria, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2788/4205982578_0170730f36_o.jpg

11.THIEF (2009, Robin Rapoport, USA, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2535/4205984188_74aaa6120f_o.jpg

12.THE ETERNAL WINK (2009, Eytan Ipeker, Turkey, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2730/4205982586_29188edce9_o.jpg

13.DREAM RUNNING (1987, Katsu Kanai, Japan, A+)

14.GRASSHOPPER’S ONE-GAME MATCH (1988, Katsu Kanai, Japan, A+)

15.RHYTHM IN LIGHT (1934, Mary Ellen Bute, USA, A+)

16.KARMA (2009, Lee Sang-woo, SK, A+)

17.UNFORGETTABLE STORY (2008, Cho Youn-soo, SK, A+)

18.SECRET STRIKE RABOBANK (2004, Alicia Framis, Spain/Netherlands, A+)

19.DOWNLOVE (2007, Euripides Laskaridis, Greece, A+)

20.MONSTER MOVIE (2005, Takeshi Murata, USA, A+)

21.SPLASHDOWN (2009, Wandela Loman, Netherlands, A+)

22.THE SAME PROBLEM (2009, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsey, Aleesa Cohene, Canada, A+)

23.BREAKING ANYWHERE (2007, Alexander Mercado, USA, A+)

24.CLEPSIDRA (2009, Bruno Miguel, Portugal, A+)

25.EARTH MOVES (2006, Semiconductor, UK, A+)

26.BUTTERFLY DREAM (2009, Kim Ja-young, SK, A+)

27.THE STRANGE THING (2009, Kim Hee-soo, SK, A+)

D.FAVORITE THAI SHORT FILMS

1.DIE ALONE IN THE AFTERNOON (2009, Phaisit Phanphrucksachat, A)

E.FAVORITE ANIMATIONS

1.M: SMALL ARCHITECTURES AND BRIEF NEBULAS (2009, Felix Dufour-Laperrierre, Canada, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2604/4205984182_29ab4d8147_o.jpg

2.6 DAYS GOODBYE POEMS OF OPHELIA (2009, Jo Wonder, UK, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2492/4205226669_e72bed9b0e_o.jpg

3.DIAGONAL SYMPHONY (1924, Viking Eggeling Sweden, A+)

4.ELEVATOR (2009, Hwang Na-young, Lee Gyeong-ji, Yoon In-hwa, SK, A+)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2601/4205982576_0ce241acc5_o.jpg

5.RHYTHMUS 23 (1923, Hans Richter, Germany, A+)
http://www.ubu.com/film/richter_rhythm_1923.html

6.LACUS TEMPORIS (2008, Brett Battey, UK, A+)

7.A KISS FROM A KITTY (2009, Hwang Hye-jo, Kim Huee-hoon, Hwang Ji-hye, SK, A+)

8.FORBIDDEN GAMES (2008, Jung Ji-suk, SK, A+)

9.APATHY (2009, Kim Dong-woo, SK, A+)

F.VIDEO INSTALLATIONS

1.WHIPLASH NEURON B (2009, Amemiya Yosuke, A+)

2.I WATCHED ONLY THE TELEVISION SO I BECAME FOOLISH (2009, Nobi Aniki/Kaneko Ryo, A+)

3.TWIST & TWIST (2009, Tadasu Takamine in collaboration with ComPeung, A+)

4.RECALL (2009, Qi Liying, China, A+)

5.THE WORLD OF TORA-YAN (Yanobe Kenji, A+)

6.FUTURE FROM ASIA (2008, Endo Ichiro, A+)

G.STAGE PERFORMANCES

1.SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY LIKE THE NIGHT (Lee Swee Keong, Malaysia, A+)

2.Puppet performance by Edo Marionette Group (Japan, A+)

3.VENEZHVELA – LA HYLAEA VIVERUM (Joao Roberto de Souza, Brazil, A+)

4.DISPLACEMENT (Jarunun Phantachat + Dujdao Vadhanapakorn, A+)

5.PURGATORY (ไฟล้างบาป) (2009, Jarunun Phantachat + Sumontha Suanpolrat + Farida Jirapun + Sineenadh Ketprapai, A+)

6.FOR 49 DAYS EXHIBITION: MIND JOURNEY BEYOND DEATH (Kittiporn Udomrattanakulchai + Amarith Chusuwan, A+)

7.Performance on stilt by Teatro Pavana (Netherlands, A+)

8.ANATTA (excerpt) (Michael Sakamoto + Waewdao Sirisook, A+)

9.HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON’S THE SNOW QUEEN (Naked Masks, A+)

10.SLOW FORREST (Teerawat Mulvilai, A+/A)

11.KOSHITSU (Keiko Yamaguchi, Japan, A)

12.Comedy pupet by Funny Bones (Japan/UK, A)

13.THE OBSESSION (Ratapong Pinyosophon, A-)

14.THE WHITE HERON.VIDEODANCE (Rocio Fernandez Fraile, Spain, A-)

15.SORROW’S JOY (Terry Hatfield, Thailand, A-)

H.ART WORKS/EXHIBITIONS

1.ANURAK RE-MIX (Association of Siamese Architects, A+)
@BACC

2.THE JOURNEY OF KUMJING (A+)
@BACC

3.THAI FOLK WISDOM (curated by Tulaya Pornpiriyakulchai, A+)
@BACC, artists include Jakkai Siributr, Manit Sriwanichpoom, ML. Chiratorn Chirapravati, Pinaree Sanpitak, Jane Vejjajiva, etc.

4.DEEP DESIRE (Patcharapong Meesilp, paintings, A+)
@DOB
http://www.ardelgallery.com/exhibition/53

5.FOR (wall painting showcase, A+)
@BACC, artists include Giameee, 01, P7, Cider, Zids, Mamafaka, Yuree, Never Kult, May-T, Wutigorn, Wisut

6.BEST TIMES (curated by Zhang Yizhou, China, A+/A)
@Tang
http://www.tangcontemporary.com/EXHIB.aspx?id=235&Classid=27
–CIGARETTE ASH AND ASHTRAY (2009, Li Qing, A+)
–paintings by Cao Jinping (A+)

7.d33p (A+/A)
@ArtGorillas

8.ISARN BOY SOI 4 (Maitree Siriboon, A)
@Whitespace
http://www.whitesp-ce.com/gallery/present.html

9.ART EXHIBITION by Muhammad Rojana-Udomsat, Somsak Raksuwan, Aree Kongpol, Sumrith Pechkong (A)
@Jamjuree Art Gallery

10.EMOTION (Sawang Charoenpala, A/A-)
@Jamjuree Art Gallery

11.PAST>>>>>WORDS (“Sai” Wannaphon Chimbanchong, paintings, A-)
@BACC

I.FAVORITE ACTRESSES

1.Marie-José Nat – ELISE OR THE REAL LIFE

2.Kierston Wareing – IT’S A FREE WORLD…

3.Hiam Abbass – NADIA AND SARRA

4.Isabelle Adjani – THE BRONTE SISTERS

5.Gabrielle Dorziat – FALBALAS

6.Juliette Lewis – WHIP IT (2009, Drew Barrymore, A+/A)

7.Farida Jirapun – PURGATORY

8.Juliet Ellis – IT’S A FREE WORLD…

9.Isabelle Huppert – THE BRONTE SISTERS

10.Micheline Presle – CHRISTINE

11.Céline Sallette – FIGARO (2008, Jacques Weber, A+/A)

12.Leonie Krahl – CHILDREN OF THE MOON (2006, Manuela Stacke, Germany, A+/A)

J.FAVORITE ACTORS

1.Steve Evets – LOOKING FOR ERIC

2.Robert Downey Jr. – SHERLOCK HOLMES

3.Mohamed Chouikh – ELISE OR THE REAL LIFE

4.Claude Brasseur – L’ONCLE DE RUSSIE

5.Raymond Rouleau — FALBALAS

K.FAVORITE SONGS
(in alphabetical order)

1.BALTIC PINE – Boy 8-Bit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsJe925hqbI

2.CHEMICAL CHORDS – Stereolab
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBZOB5KNHdw

3.DAISY CLICKCLACK – Stereolab
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGNamwe9Xew

4.DRUMMER – Boys Noize
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdohDZfWiSw

5.54321 (Voodoo Chilli re-edit) – DJ Kill Frenzy

6.FOUND A PLACE – Tony Lionni
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQeHxw-6oc8

7.IN FOR THE KILL (Skream’s Let’s Get Ravey remix) – La Roux (A+++++)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFW4LqsTPO0

8.JEFFER – Boys Noize (A+++++)
I worship this music video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX4ccnj41lk

9.KICKDRUM – Felix Da Housecat
I worship this music video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3kDoFLdLOw

10.LIFT ME – Treasure Fingers
I like this music video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–r5sgFcZ94

11.MARS (Style of Eye remix) – Fake Blood
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xL8Pibbg-A4

12.ONE FINGER SYMPHONY – Stereolab (A+++++)

13.PSYCHIC BOUNTY KILLAZ – Armand Van Helden & DJ Sneak
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6GBrSAVbe4

14.SELF PORTRAIT WITH ELECTRIC BRAIN — Stereolab
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxilFO2DiL4

15.SOMETHING BIGGER, SOMETHING BETTER – Amanda Blank
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1D9hA1tWIw

16.STILL CAN’T STOP THE HOUSE – Kikomoto Allstars (A+++++)

17.THIRD RAIL – DB-X

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