Thursday, 31 December 2015

List, You Sucker!

Best
  1. Hard To Be A God  (Aleksei German)
  2. Brine Twice Daily (Maximilian Le Cain, Vicky Langan)
  3. Prix Suisse (Jean-Luc Godard)
  4. 11 Minutes (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  5. At One Fell Swoop (Michael Higgins)
  6. L’Ombre des femmes (Philippe Garrel)
  7. Clandestine (Atoosa Pour Hosseini)
  8. Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
  9. Bargaintown (David Jazay, Judith Klinger)
  10. Sumpf (Jann Clavadetscher)


Special Mention:

The Revenant (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
Landform 1 (Stephen Broomer)
The Forbidden Room (Guy Maddin)
La Sapienza (Eugène Green)
The Tribe (Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy)




Shit:
  1. Love (Gaspar Noe)
  2. Mia Madre (Nanni Moretti)
  3. Room (Lenny Abrahamson)
  4. The Duke of Burgundy (Peter Strickland)
  5. The Hateful Eight (Quentin Tarantino)
  6. Spectre (Sam Mendes)
  7. The Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas)
  8. Sicario (Denis Villeneuve)
  9. The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  10. Heaven Knows What (Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie)

Favourite Events:

  • Material filme II [1976] (Wilhelm Hein) @ Plastik Film Festival
  • Open Night Cinema (Michael Higgins & Cillian Roche) @Various Abandonned Warehouses
  • Ten Years in the Sun (Rouzbeh Rashidi), World Premiere @Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
  • Cloud of Skin (Maximilian Le Cain), World Premiere@Cork Film Festival
  • Ennio Morricone: My Life in Music @3Arena
  • Mirage (2015), a performance devised by Atoosa Pour Hosseini @ ArtBox
  • OUT 1: Noli me tangere [1971] (Jacques Rivette) @Irish Film Institute
  • Things Said Once ( Esperanza Collado) @Lajevardi Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • What The Water Said, no. 46 [2007] (David Gatten) @ Plastik Film Festival
  • The Nautilus Shutter Experiments: Part 1; The Thin Blue Line (Anja Mahler) @ UTURN, Blackchurch 

Favourite Album:

Holding Hands With Jamie (Girl Band)

Special Mention:
Tres Caballeros (The Aristocrats)