Films

You can check out a full list of my film reviews and commentary at the Film Notes page.
* Naturally, I don’t remember when precisely I watched most of these movies, so I leave a ~ under the “ak” column for them.
* Tags: “#” = has short review, “@” = has full review, “!” = planned for future (full) review.
* There are language tags (e.g. [RU] for Russian language films) and absolute favorites tags (***) where a mere 5/5 rating doesn’t suffice.

Film Reviews

  • Joker (2019) @ 2019
  • The Wandering Earth (2019)  @ 2019
  • Game of Thrones VIII (2019) ★ 2019
  • Game of Thrones VII (2017) ★★ 2019
  • Legend of Kolovrat (2017) ★★ @ 2017
  • Game of Thrones VI (2016) ★ 2017
  • The Martian (2015)  @ 2015
  • The Fall of an Empire: Lessons from Byzantium (2009) ★ 2009

Planned Reviews: Ex Machina.

This page is current as of: August 8, 2019.


Action

Series Film Stars Review ak
The 6th Day (2000) # ~
Cliffhanger (1993) ★★★★★ ~
Collateral Damage (2002) ★★★ ~
The Expendables (2010) ~
The Expendables 2 (2012) ~
IJ-1 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) ~
IJ-2 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) ~
IJ-4 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) ~
Machete (2010) ~
Pirates of the 20th Century (1979) [RU] # ~
Red Heat (1988) ~
Snakes on a Plane (2006) ~
True Lies (1994) ~
xXx (2002) ~
US-2 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) # ~
Wanted (2008) ~

 

Martial Arts

Series Film Stars Review ak
Drunken Master (1978) ~
Enter the Dragon (1973) ~
KB-1 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) ~
KB-2 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) ~

 

Spy Thriller

Series Film Stars Review ak
The Bourne Identity (2002) ~
JB-1 Dr. No (1962) ~
JB-2 From Russia with Love (1963) ~
JB-3 Goldfinger (1964) ~
JB-4 Thunderball (1965) ~
JB-5 You Only Live Twice (1967) ~
JB-6 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) ~
JB-7 Diamonds are Forever (1971) ~
JB-8 Live and Let Die (1973) ~
JB-9 The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) ~
JB-10 The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) ~
JB-11 Moonraker (1979) ~
JB-12 For Your Eyes Only (1981) ~
JB-13 Octopussy (1983) ~
JB-14 A View to a Kill (1985) ~
JB-15 The Living Daylights (1987) ~
JB-16 Licence to Kill (1989) ~
JB-17 GoldenEye (1995) ~
JB-18 Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) ~
JB-19 The World Is Not Enough (1999) ~
JB-20 Die Another Day (2002) # ~
JB-21 Casino Royale (2006) ~
JB-22 Quantum of Solace (2008) ~
JB-23 Skyfall (2012) # ~

 

Drama

Series Film Stars Review ak
Fight Club (1999) # ~
Lord of War (2005) ★★★★★ # ~
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) ★★★ 2019
Paris (2008) [FR] ~
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) ~
Slumdog Millionaire (2008) ~
Titanic (1997) ~
White Sun of the Desert (1970) [RU] ~
Wolf of Wall Street (2013) ★★★★★ 2017

 

War Drama

Series Film Stars Review ak
9th Company (2005) [RU] ~

 

True Story

Series Film Stars Review ak
A Cinema Prayer (2019) ★★ 2019
Snowden (2016) # 2016

 

Crime

Series Film Stars Review ak
21 (2008) ★★ # ~
Alien Girl (2010) [RU] # 2014
The Boondock Saints (1999) ★★★ # ~
Brother (1997) [RU] # ~
Cashback (2006) ~
The Diamond Arm (1969) [RU] # ~
Ocean’s Eleven (1960) *** # ~
Pulp Fiction (1994) ~
Reservoir Dogs (1992) # ~
The Road to Perdition (2002) ~

 

Sci-Fi

Series Film Stars Review ak
AI (2001) # ~
Al Alien (1992) ~
Ap-2 Alien: Covenant (2017) # 2017
AvP-1 Alien vs. Predator (2004) # ~
Arrival (2016) # 2018
Avatar (2009) # 2009
Cb-1 Cube (1997) # ~
Cb-2 Cube 2: Hypercube (2002) ~
Deep Blue Sea (1999) ~
Doom (2005) ~
Ex Machina (2015) *** #/! 2015
Far Cry (2008) ~
The Fifth Element (1997) # ~
Ghost in the Shell (2017) 2017
I, Robot (2004) ~
Idiocracy (2006) *** # ~
Inception (2010) # ~
Interstellar (2014) # 2017
JP-1 Jurassic Park (1993) ~
JP-2 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) ~
JP-4 Jurassic World (2015) # 2015
Kin-dza-dza! (1986) [RU] ~
The Martian (2015) @ 2015
M-1 The Matrix (1999) *** # ~
M-2 The Matrix Reloaded (2003) ~
M-3 The Matrix Revolutions (2003) ★★ ~
M-3X The Animatrix (2003) ★★ ~
Max Payne (2008) ~
Minority Report (2002) ~
Predator (1987) ~
Solaris (2002) ~
Stalker (1979) [RU] *** # ~
SW-4 Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace (1999) ~
SW-5 Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones (2002) ~
SW-6 Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) ~
SW-7 Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens (2015) # 2017
ST-1 Starship Troopers (1997) # 2018
T-1 The Terminator (1984) ~
T-2 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) ~
T-3 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) ~
Total Recall (1990) # ~
The Wandering Earth (2019) [ZH] ★★★ @ 2019

 

Dystopia

Series Film Stars Review ak
Battle Royale (2000) # ~
Children of Men (2006) # ~
Equilibrium (2002) # ~
HG-1 The Hunger Games (2012) ~
HG-2 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) ~
The Running Man (1987) ~

 

Disaster

Series Film Stars Review ak
2012 (2009) # 2009
The Day After Tomorrow (2004) # ~
Deep Impact (1998) ~
Independence Day (1996) ~
Threads (1984) *** # ~
World War Z (2013) # ~

 

Post-Apoc

Series Film Stars Review ak
I Am Legend (2007) ~
MM-1 Mad Max (1979) ~
MM-4 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) ★★ # 2015
Mortal Engines (2018) # 2019

 

Superheroes

Series Film Stars Review ak
Bm Batman: Dark Knight (2008) ~
Bm Batman: Dark Knight Rises (2012) 2017
Bm Joker (2019) ★★★★★ .@. 2019
Iron Man (2008) ~

 

History

Series Film Stars Review ak
13 Assassins (2011) [JP] ★★★★ ~
300 (2006) ★★ ~
Beowulf (2007) ~
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) [ZH] # ~
Braveheart (1995) ~
Django (2012) # 2012
Hero (2002) [ZH] ~
The Horde (2012) [RU] ~
Ironclad (2011) ~
The Last Samurai (2003) ~
Legend of Kolovrat (2017) [RU] @ 2017
The Name of the Rose (1986) *** # 2005
The Passion of the Christ (2004) ~
The Pianist (2002) # ~
Schindler’s List (1993) # ~
To Live [ZH] (1994) # ~
Valhalla Rising (2009) ~

 

Comedy

Series Film Stars Review ak
AP-1 American Pie (1999) # ~
AP-2 American Pie 2 (2001) ~
AP-3 American Wedding (2003) ~
AP-4 American Pie Presents: Band Camp (2005) ~
AP-5 American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (2006) ~
AP-6 American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) ~
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) ~
Barely Legal (2011) ~
The Big Lebowski (1998) # ~
Borat the Movie (2006) ~
The Brothers Bloom (2008) # ~
The Dictator (2012) ~
Dr. Strangelove (1964) *** # ~
Forrest Gump (1994) # 2017
Girls (1961) [RU] ~
H&K-1 Harold and Kumar go to White Castle (2004) ~
H&K-2 Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) ~
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973) [RU] # ~
Jackass: The Movie (2002) ~
The Life of Brian (1979) ★★★★★ ~
National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) ★★★★★ 2016
Office Space (1999) # ~
Operation Y and Shurik’s Other Adventures (1965) [RU] ~
Overboard (1987) 2017
Twins (1988) ~

 

Fantasy

Series Film Stars Review ak
Cn-1 Conan the Barbarian (1982) ~
Cn-2 Conan the Destroyer (1984) ~
HP-1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001) ~
HP-2 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) ~
HP-3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) ~
HP-4 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) ~
HP-5 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) ~
HP-6 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) ~
HP-7 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I (2010) ~
HP-8 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II (2011) ~
Hb-1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) ★★ ~
Hb-2 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ★★★
Hb-3 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) # ~
LotR-1 The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) # ~
LotR-2 The Two Towers (2002) ~
LotR-3 The Return of the King (2003) ~
Mortal Kombat: The Movie (1995) ~
NW-1 The Night Watch (2004) [RU] # ~
PotC-1 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006) ~
PotC-3 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007) ~
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (2010) ~
Red Sonja (1985) ~

 

Horror

Series Film Stars Review ak
The Burning (2009) ~
Cannibal Holocaust (1979) # ~
The Descent (2005) ~
Frozen (2010) # 2010
Grindhouse: Death Proof/Planet Terror (2007) ~
The Hole (2001) # ~
The Human Centipede (2002) # ~
Sw-1 Saw I (2004) ~
Sw-2 Saw II (2005) ~
Sw-3 Saw III (2006) # ~
Sw-4 Saw VI (2007) ~
Sw-5 Saw V (2008) ~
Sw-6 Saw VI (2009) ~
The Shining (1980) ~
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) ~

 

Zombies

Series Film Stars Review ak
28L-1 28 Days Later (2003) # ~
28L-2 28 Weeks Later (2007) ~
The Crazies (2010) ~
DD-1 Night of the Living Dead (1968) ~
DD-2 Dawn of the Dead (1978) ~
DD-3 Day of the Dead (1985) ~
DD-4 Land of the Dead (2005) ~
DD-5 Diary of the Dead (2007) ~
DD-6 Day of the Dead (2008) ~
Dead Season (1969) ~
Dead Snow (2009) ~
Q-2 Quarantine 2: The Terminal (2011) ~
REC (2007) *** ★★★★★ # ~
RE-1 Resident Evil (2002) ~
RE-2 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) ~
RE-3 Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) ~
RE-3X Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008) ~
RE-5 Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) ~
The Return of the Living Dead (1985) # ~

 

Vampires

Series Film Stars Review ak
Dracula (1973) # ~
U-1 Underworld (2003) ★★ ~
U-2 Underworld: Evolution (2006) ~
U-3 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009) ~

 

TV Shows

Film Stars Review ak
Fawlty Towers (1975-1979) ~
Game of Thrones (2011-2019) 2018
— Season 1 (2011) 2013
— Season 2 (2012) 2013
— Season 3 (2013) 2013
— Season 4 (2014) 2014
— Season 5 (2015) 2015
— Season 6 (2016) @ 2016
— Season 7 (2017) @ 2017
— Season 8 (2019) @ 2019
Keeping Up Appearances (1990-1995) ★★★ ~
Peep Show (2003-2015) ~
The Walking Dead (2010-) ~
— Season 1 2012
Yermak (1996) ~

 

Documentaries

Film Stars Review ak
Bowling for Columbine (2002) ~
Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) ~
Fahrenheit 911 (2004) ~
The Fall of an Empire: Lessons from Byzantium (2009) [RU] [2009] 2009
An Inconvenient Truth (2006) ~
Life After People (2010) ~
Loose Change (2006) ~