11 May 2005


(For comments, see my blog over at nerve.com).

Wed 11

Lemming (Dominik Moll, France): 56
Sangre (Amat Escalante, Mexico/France): W/O
The Bow (Kim Ki-duk, South Korea): 38
Kilometre Zero (Hiner Saleem, France): 31

Thu 12

Match Point (Woody Allen, UK): 67
The Wayward Cloud (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan): 74
Bashing (Masahiro Kobayashi, Japan): 25
Be With Me (Eric Khoo, Singapore): W/O

Fri 13

Where the Truth Lies (Atom Egoyan, Canada/UK): 49
Time Has Come (Alain Guiraudie, France): 44
Nordeste (Juan Solanas, France/Spain/Belgium/Argentina): 55
Election (Johnnie To, Hong Kong): 32

Sat 14

Hidden (Michael Haneke, France/Austria/Germany/Italy): 69
Factotum (Bent Hamer, USA/Norway): 50
Down in the Valley (David Jacobson, USA): 77
Once You're Born (Marco Tullio Giordana, Italy/France/UK): 47

Sun 15

La Moustache (Emmanuel Carrère, France): 61
The King (James Marsh, USA): W/O
Battle in Heaven (Carlos Reygadas, France/Mexico/Belgium/Germany): 17
A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, Canada): 58?

Mon 16

Manderlay (Lars von Trier, Denmark/Sweden/UK/France): 43
Delwende (S. Pierre Yameogo, Burkina Faso/France/Switzerland): W/O
The Child (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium/France): 71
Time to Leave (François Ozon, France): 42

Tue 17

Broken Flowers (Jim Jarmusch, USA): 53
Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? (Aoyama Shinji, Japan): 38
Zim and Co (Pierre Jolivet, France): 49
Shanghai Dreams (Wang Xiaoshuai, China): 47

Wed 18

To Paint or Make Love (Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu, France): 65
One Night (Niki Karimi, Iran): W/O
Johanna (Kornél Mundruczó, Hungary/Germany): W/O
Free Zone (Amos Gitai, Israel/France/Spain/Belgium): 48

Thu 19

Don't Come Knocking (Wim Wenders, Germany): 40
Sleeper (Benjamin Heisenberg, Austria/Germany): W/O
Tale of Cinema (Hong Sangsoo, South Korea/France): 64
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Tommy Lee Jones, USA): 52

Fri 20

Three Times (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan): 54*
Chromophobia (Martha Fiennes, UK): W/O
Princess Raccoon (Seijun Suzuki, Japan): 68

* (but actually 1966: 80; 1911: 40; 2005: 40)

SCREEN INTERNATIONAL POLL (Competition films only; average out of four stars)

(NOTE: They've stopped handing out the dailies as of today [20 May], so no further updates unless someone can find the grid on the website, which I cannot.)

Hidden: 3.3
Broken Flowers: 3.2
The Child: 3.2
A History of Violence: 2.8
Manderlay: 2.7
Last Days: 2.4
Lemming: 2.2
Where the Truth Lies: 2.1
Election: 2.0
Shanghai Dreams: 2.0
Battle in Heaven: 1.6
Frank Miller's Sin City: 1.6
Kilometre Zero: 1.6
Bashing: 1.5
Once You're Born: 1.5
To Paint or Make Love: 1.3

LE FILM FRANCAIS POLL (also out of four stars, but a radically different scale; do not compare directly to poll above)

Broken Flowers: 3.13
Match Point: 3.07
Kirikou, le fetiche egare: 3.00 (exactly one *** rating)
The Child: 2.87
Les artistes du theatre brule: 2.80
Avenge but One of My Two Eyes: 2.75
Last Days: 2.73
Hidden: 2.67
Don't Come Knocking: 2.57
Three Times: 2.55
Manderlay: 2.38
The Power of Nightmares: 2.33
A History of Violence: 2.20
Where the Truth Lies: 2.14
Star Wars: Episode III: 2.11
Shanghai Dreams: 2.09
Tale of Cinema: 2.09
Darshan: 2.00 (one ** rating)
Lemming: 1.93
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada: 1.90
Free Zone: 1.87
Cindy, the Doll Is Mine [short]: 1.75
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: 1.75
Midnight Movies: 1.75
Battle in Heaven: 1.73
To Paint or Make Love: 1.73
C'est pas tout a fait la vie...: 1.71
Joyeux Noel: 1.67
Bashing: 1.62
Election: 1.21
Frank Miller's Sin City: 1.13
Kilometre Zero: 1.00
Princess Raccoon: 1.00 (just one * rating)
Once You're Born: 0.64
Chromophobia: 0.00 (one frowny face)

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