Saturday, February 03, 2007

2006 List

(* indicates that it perhaps may not be eligible/counted as a 2006 release by original imdb dates)

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu [Christi Puiu]
Iran: une révolution cinématographique [Nader T. Homayoun]
Marie Antoinette [Sofia Coppola]
Volver [Pedro Almodovar]

*L’Enfant [Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne]
*Iron Island [Mohammad Rasoulof]
Monster House [Gil Kenan]
*The Sun [Alexander Sokurov]
*The Wayward Cloud [Tsai Ming-liang]

49 Up [Michael Apted]
Casino Royale [Martin Campbell]
The Departed [Martin Scorcese]
The Descent [Neil Marshall]
District B13 [Pierre Morel]
Half-Nelson [Ryan Fleck]
Inside Man [Spike Lee]
*Manderlay [Lars von Trier]
The Namesake [Mira Nair]
Offside [Jafar Panahi]
The Silly Age [Pavel Giroud]
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts [Spike Lee]
The Wind that Shakes the Barley [Ken Loach]

Art School Confidential [Terry Zwigoff]
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America To Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan [Larry Charles]
Children of Men [Alfonso Cuarón]
Confetti [Debbie Isitt]
*Drawing Restraint 9 [Matthew Barney]
*Duck Season [Fernando Eimbcke]
The Fall [Tarsem Singh]
Flags of Our Fathers [Clint Eastwood]
The Forsaken Land [Vimukthi Jayasundara]
The Fountain [Darren Aronofsky] 2x, up from C
*Free Zone [Amos Gitai]
A Grave-Keeper’s Tale [Chitra Palekar]
Infamous [Douglas McGrath]
The Lake House [Alejandro Agresti]
The Last King of Scotland [Kevin Macdonald]
Letters from Iwo Jima [Clint Eastwood]
Lights in the Dusk [Aki Kaurismäki]
Omkara [Vishal Bharadwaj]
Pan’s Labyrinth [Guillermo del Toro]
The Prestige [Christopher Nolan]
The Queen [Stephen Frears]
Quinceañera [Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland]
Rescue Dawn [Werner Herzog]
Strangers with Candy [Paul Dinello]
Syndromes and a Century [Apichatpong Weerasethakul]
Three Times [Hou Hsiao-hsien]
Umrao Jaan [J.P. Dutta]
V for Vendetta [James McTeigue]

Babel [Alejandro González Iñárritu]
The Black Dahlia [Brian De Palma]
Breaking and Entering [Anthony Minghella]
The Devil Wears Prada [David Frankel]
Factory Girl [George Hickenlooper]
Friends with Money [Nicole Holofcener]
*Glue [Alexis Dos Santos]
*A Good Woman [Mike Barker]
The Illusionist [Neil Burger]
An Inconvenient Truth [Davis Guggenheim]
Jindabyne [Ray Lawrence]
The Magic Flute [Kenneth Branagh]
*Mrs. Harris [Phillis Nagy]
The Notorious Bettie Page [Mary Harron]
The Road to Guantanamo [Michael Winterbottom]
Starter for Ten [Tom Vaughan]
Stick It [Jessica Bendinger]
Thank You For Smoking [Jason Reitman]
World Trade Center [Oliver Stone]

Adam & Steve [Craig Chester]
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A [Takashi Miike]
The Da Vinci Code [Ron Howard]
Dave Chappelle’s Block Party [Michel Gondry]
Dreamgirls [Bill Condon]
Dreamland [Jason Matzner]
Lady in the Water [M. Narcissist Shyamalan]
The Lives of Others [Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck]
A Prairie Home Companion [Robert Altman]
The Proposition [John Hillcoat]
Shortbus [John Cameron Mitchell]

Blood Diamond [Edward Zwick]
Dong [Zhang Ke Jia]
Little Children [Todd Field]
Little Miss Sunshine [Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris]
The Lives of Others [Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck]
Mission Impossible 3 [Jon Abrams]
The Painted Veil [John Curran]
Penelope [Mark Palansky]
The Pursuit of Happyness [Gabrielle Muccino]
Sherrybaby [Laurie Collyer]
She’s the Man [Andy Fickman]
Stranger Than Fiction [Marc Forster]
Superman Returns [Bryan Singer]

Bobby [Emilio Estevez]
The Break Up [Peyton Reed]
Brick [Rian Johnson]
Failure to Launch [Tom Dey]
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone [Tsai Ming-liang]
Laghe Raho Munnabhai [Rajkumar Hirani]
Notes on a Scandal [Richard Eyre]
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest [Gore Verbinski]
Tideland [Terry Gilliam]
To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die [Djamshed Usmonov]
United 93 [Paul Greengrass]

Chup Chup Ke [Priyadarshan]
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna [Karan Johar]
Running with Scissors [Ryan Murphy]
Scary Movie 4 [David Zucker]
When a Stranger Calls [Simon West]
X3: X-Men United [Brett Ratner]

Don: The Chase Begins Again [Farhan Akhtar]
RV [Barry Sonnenfield]
Step Up [Anne Flecther]

Climates [Nuri Bilge Ceylan]
Venus [Roger Michell]

Apocalypto [Mel Gibson]
Fanaa [Kunal Kohli]

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