Nov 2, 2014

The Month In Movies: October 2014

A slightly less in depth Month in Movies this month. I've already said a lot about my best and worst choices this month, as they were all at the London Film Festival.

Film of the Month

Worst of the Month
A Blast / Nagima

I nicked these categories from my friend AJ, who has been asking people to fill them out each month for many years at the message boards.  Only first viewings are eligible.  If there is a tie films are listed in the order in which I saw them.

Best Actor: Romain Duris: The New Girlfriend
Best Actress: Nina Hoss: Phoenix / Essie Davis: The Babadook
Best Director: Peter Strickland: The Duke of Burgundy
Best Screenplay: Celine Sciamma: Girlhood
Best Visuals: The Duke of Burgundy
Best Use of Music: Girlhood
Biggest Surprise: The Duke of Burgundy
Biggest Disappointment: Face of an Angel
Best Movie Nobody Else Has Seen: Phoenix / Hungry Hearts 
Most [brilliantly] Fucked-Up Movie: Tokyo Tribe 
Coolest Title: Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss
One To Watch: Chiara D'Anna: The Duke of Burgundy / Karidja TourĂ©: Girlhood / Essie Davis: The Babadook
Movie I Finally Got to Friggin’ See: The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Hottest Lady: Meiko Kaji: Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss / Wild Jumbo

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