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2014 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2014

As always, still in progress…

7.5/10
Los Random – Pidanoma
Fire! Orchestra – Enter
The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
Goat – Commune

7/10
Ambrose Akinmusire – The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier to Paint
Dan Weiss – Fourteen
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata
Wild Throne – Blood Maker EP
Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!
Kairon; IRSE! – Ujubasajuba
Mastodon – Once More ‘Round the Sun
Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else
Orange Goblin – Back from the Abyss
Ty Segall – Manipulator
Natural Snow Buildings – The Night Country
The Body – I Shall Die Here
Andy Stott – Faith in Strangers
Conan – Blood Eagle
Triptykon – Melana Chasmata
Murmur – Murmur
Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura – Interpenetrating Dimensional Express
Richard Dawson – Nothing Important
Perfume Genius – Too Bright
Carla Bozulich – Boy
Eyehategod – Eyehategod
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – Gone Girl
Padang Food Tigers – Running My Habits Clean EP
Coffinworm – IV.I.VIII
Aphex Twin – Syro
Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
Down – Down IV – Part II EP
Kayo Dot – Coffins On Io
Sólstafir – Ótta

6.5/10
Zola Jesus – Taiga
Sun Kil Moon – Benji
Chet Faker – Built on Glass
Junius – Days of the Fallen Sun EP
Bill Callahan – Have Fun with God
Bohren & Der Club of Gore – Piano Nights
Kiasmos – Kiasmos
Shellac – Dude Incredible
Pyrrhon – The Mother of Virtues
Cormorant – Earth Diver
Pink Mountaintops – Get Back
Big Red Panda – Big Red Panda
Body Count – Manslaughter
Keb’ Mo’ – Bluesamericana
Swans – To Be Kind
Thot – The City That Disappears
Oren Ambarchi – Amulet
Space Guerrilla – Boundless EP
Helms Alee – Sleepwalking Sailors
Grouper – Ruins
Loscil – Sea Island
Earth – Primitive and Deadly
Electric Wizard – Time to Die
Left Lane Cruiser – Slingshot
Have a Nice Life – The Unnatural World
Junkfood – The Cold Summer of the Dead
Trap Them – Blissfucker
Death Grips – Niggas on the Moon
Vermont – Vermont
Spoon – They Want My Soul
Plantation – Out of the Dark EP
Sunn O))) & Ulver – Terrestrials
Behemoth – The Satanist
Aleph Null – Nocturnal

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2014 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2014

Just a draft, I haven’t watched many 2014 movies…

8/10
Kis uykusu (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Deux jours, une nuit (Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne)

7.5/10
The Homesman (Tommy Lee Jones)

7/10
Edge of Tomorrow (Doug Liman) +
It Follows (David Robert Mitchell) +
Gone Girl (David Fincher)
White Christmas (Carl Tibbetts) [Black Mirror]
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
American Sniper (Clint Eastwood)
The Lego Movie (Phil Lord & Christopher Miller)
Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg)

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2013 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2013

As always, still in progress…

8/10
The Haxan Cloak – Excavation

7.5/10
Kurt Vile – Wakin on a Pretty Daze
Grouper – The Man Who Died in His Boat
Forest Swords – Engravings
Earthless – From the Ages

7/10
The Flaming Lips – The Terror
The Cosmic Dead – Inner Sanctum
Pharmakon – Abandon
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away
Frankie Rose – Herein Wild
Beastmilk – Climax
Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Mind Control
Grails – Black Tar Prophecies Vol’s 4, 5 & 6 [compilation]
The Necks – Open
Fuzz – Fuzz
Bad Religion – True North
Bill Callahan – Dream River
Pop. 1280 – Imps of Perversion
Clutch – Earth Rocker
Kylesa – Ultraviolet
Fire! Orchestra – Exit!
Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady
Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus
Bonobo – The North Borders
The Claudia Quintet – September
Lili Refrain – Kawax
Girls Against Boys – The Ghost List EP

6.5/10
Julia Holter – Loud City Song
Causa Sui – Euporie Tide
Boards of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest
Palms – Palms
Suuns – Images du futur
FKA Twigs – EP2
Big Business – Battlefields Forever
Red Fang – Whales and Leeches
Tim Hecker – Virgins
Lesbian – Forestelevision
Savages – Silence Yourself
Holy Sons – My Only Warm Coals
Corrections House – Last City Zero
Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty
Thee Oh Sees – Floating Coffin
Obliterations – Obliterations EP
Vista Chino – Peace
Veronica Falls – Waiting for Something to Happen
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
Still Corners – Strange Pleasures
Church of Misery – Thy Kingdom Scum
Bachi da Pietra – Quintale
Marnero – Il Sopravvissuto
Tombstone Highway – Ruralizer
Deerhunter – Monomania
Häshcut – Please Do It Yourself
Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels
Death Grips – Government Plates
Lilacs & Champagne – Danish & Blue
Low – The Invisible Way
Iceage – You’re Nothing
Arbouretum – Coming Out of the Fog
Mt. Mountain – OMED
Freddie Gibbs – ESGN (Evil Seeds Grow Naturally)
The Drones – I See Seaweed
James Blake – Overgrown
Deafheaven – Sunbather

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2013 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2013

Just a very tentative draft, I still have to watch lots of titles…

8/10
Inside Llewyn Davis (Ethan Coen & Joel Coen)
Trudno byt bogom / Hard to Be a God (Aleksey German)
Nebraska (Alexander Payne)

7.5/10
Joe (David Gordon Green)
The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)
The Waldo Moment (Bryn Higgins) [Black Mirror]
Her (Spike Jonze)
Drinking Buddies (Joe Swanberg)
Xi you xiang mo pian / Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (Stephen Chow & Chi-kin Kwok)

7/10
The World’s End (Edgar Wright)
Side Effects (Steven Soderbergh)
Milius (Joey Figueroa & Zak Knutson)
Prisoners (Denis Villeneuve)
About Time (Richard Curtis)
All Is Lost (J.C. Chandor)
From One Second to the Next (Werner Herzog) [short]
La Vénus à la fourrure (Roman Polanski)
Enough Said (Nicole Holofcener)
Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski)
Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro)
Enemy (Denis Villeneuve)
Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All (Deedle Lacour, Matt Riggle)
Inequality for All (Jacob Kornbluth)
Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch)
Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)

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2012 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2012

As always, still in progress…

8/10
Goat – World Music
The Weeknd – Trilogy [compilation]
Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music

7.5/10
Wadada Leo Smith – Ten Freedom Summers
Burial – Kindred EP
Frankie Rose – Interstellar
Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
Tu Fawning – A Monument
King Tears Bat Trip – King Tears Bat Trip
Death Grips – The Money Store
Torche – Harmonicraft

7/10
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
Christian Scott – Christian aTunde Adjuah
Ergo – If Not Inertia
The Mountain Goats – Transcendental Youth
Demdike Stare – Elemental [compilation]
Fire! With Oren Ambarchi – In the Mouth – A Hand
Aluk Todolo – Occult Rock
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror
Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse
Swans – The Seer
Vijay Iyer Trio – Accelerando
Andy Stott – Luxury Problems
El-P – Cancer 4 Cure
The Haxan Cloak  – “…The Men Parted the Sea to Devour the Water” EP
Shackleton – Music for the Quiet Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs
DIIV – Oshin
Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel…
Chromatics – Kill for Love
Actress – R.I.P
Conan – Monnos
Beak> – >>
Ben Howard – The Burgh Island E.P.
Dan Deacon – America
High on Fire – De Vermis Mysteriis
Ufomammut – ORO: Opus Alter + Opus Primum
Whirr – Pipe Dreams
Dave Douglas Quintet – Be Still
Brad Mehldau Trio – Ode

6.5/10
Ancestors – In Dreams and Time
Grimes – Visions
Cat Power – Sun
Forgas Band Phenomena – Acte V
Bob Mould – Silver Age
The Men – Open Your Heart
Demdike Stare – Elemental Part Three: Rose EP
Demdike Stare – Elemental Part Four: Iris EP
Death Grips – NO LOVE DEEP WEB
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Black Shape of Nexus – Negative Black
Six Organs of Admittance – Ascent
Woven Hand – The Laughing Stalk
Eagle Twin – The Feather Tipped The Serpent’s Scale
Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself
Unsane – Wreck
Om – Advaitic Songs
FKA Twigs – EP1
Beach House – Bloom
Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura – Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura
Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio
The Bad Plus – Made Possible
Baroness – Yellow & Green
Julia Holter – Ekstasis
Burial – Truant / Rough Sleeper EP
Nick Edwards – Plekzationz
Taylor Swift – Red
ZZ Top – La Futura
Motion Sickness of Time Travel – Motion Sickness of Time Travel
Abu Lahab – Humid Limbs of the Torn Beadsman
Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos – Icon Give Thank
The Tea Rockers Quintet – Ceremony
Tim Berne – Snakeoil
Lapalux – When You’re Gone EP
Gala Drop & Ben Chasny – Broda EP
Laurel Halo – Quarantine
Mount Carmel – Real Women
Hyper Evel – Hyper Evel

+ special mention: Across Yourself – Across Yourself EP

Best of 2012 on Rockline.it

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2012 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2012

Just a very tentative draft, I still have to watch lots of other stuff.

8/10
Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)

7.5/10
The Imposter (Bart Layton)
Barbara (Christian Petzold)
Looper (Rian Johnson)
Du zhan / Drug War (Johnnie To)
Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach)

7/10
Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh)
Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Dupa dealuri (Cristian Mungiu)
How To Survive a Plague (David France)
Museum Hours (Jem Cohen)
Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)
Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
Vamps (Amy Heckerling)
The Place Beyond the Pines (Derek Cianfrance)
Post Tenebras Lux (Carlos Reygadas)
Room 237 (Rodney Ascher)
Bestiaire (Denis Côté)
O Gebo e a Sombra/Gebo and the Shadow (Manoel de Oliveira)
Jagten (Thomas Vinterberg)
Passion (Brian De Palma)
Drachenmädchen (Inigo Westmeier)
The Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie)

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2011 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2011

As always, still in progress.

8/10
Grouper – A I A
Death Grips – Exmilitary
Julia Holter – Tragedy

7.5/10
Matana Roberts – Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens de couleur libres
Thee Oh Sees – Carrion Crawler / The Dream
The Weeknd – House of Balloons
The Caretaker – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
Demdike Stare – Tryptych [compilation]
Fucked Up – David Comes to Life
Death Grips – Death Grips EP
Shabazz Palaces – Black Up
Ambrose Akinmusire – When the Heart Emerges Glistening
Häshcut – Demo EP

7/10
Boy Friend – Boy Friend EP
BB&C – The Veil
The Skull Defekts – Peer Amid
Big Blood – Big Blood and the Wicked Hex
The Haxan Cloak – The Haxan Cloak
HTRK – Work (Work, Work)
Cave – Neverendless
Jenny Hval – Viscera
Helms Alee – Weatherhead
Laurel Halo – Hour Logic EP
Mastodon – The Hunter
The Men – Leave Home
Atlas Sound – Parallax
Lüger – Concrete Light
Камни – A.T.O.M. EP
Sleep ∞ Over – Forever
Los Random – Todo.s los colores del
Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring for My Halo
Okkyung Lee – Noisy Love Songs
Tape – Revelationes
Peaking Lights – 936
Maria Minerva – Tallinn at Dawn
Bruce Lamont – Feral Songs for the Epic Decline
Veronica Falls – Veronica Falls
tUnE-YaRdS – w h o k i l l
Barn Owl – Lost in the Glare
Wadada Leo Smith – Heart’s Reflections
The Necks – Mindset
White Denim – D
Red Fang – Murder the Mountains
Ballo delle Castagne – Kalachakra
The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient
Julianna Barwick – The Magic Place
Shlohmo – Bad Vibes
Deathspell Omega – Diabolus Absconditus EP
The Body & Braveyoung – Nothing Passes
Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972
The Field – Looping State of Mind
Earth – Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light – I
Thot – Obscured by the Wind
Iceage – New Brigade
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
Orrin Evans / Captain Black Big Band – Captain Black Big Band
Stefon Harris, David Sanchez, Christian Scott – Ninety Miles
Seefeel – Seefeel
James Blake – James Blake

6.5/10
Black Lips – Arabia Mountain
Nujabes – Spiritual State
Kairon; IRSE! – The Defect in That One Is Bleach / We’re Hunting Wolverines
M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
The Haxan Cloak – Observatory EP
Raoul Björkenheim, Bill Laswell & Morgan Ågren – Blixt
Still Corners – Creatures of an Hour
Low – C’mon
Ben Williams – State of Art
Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde
Chelsea Wolfe – Ἀποκάλυψις
Braids – Native Speaker
The Antlers – Burst Apart
Black Pistol Fire – Black Pistol Fire
Blue Angels – Isidora
Foster the People – Torches
Iron & Wine – Kiss Each Other Clean
The Weeknd – Thursday
The Weeknd – Echoes of Silence
The Weeknd – The Noise EP
Drake – Take Care
Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
Wilco – The Whole Love
Pure X – Pleasure
Demdike Stare – Elemental Parts One & Two: Chrysanthe & Violetta EP
Wavves – Life Sux EP
Kurt Vile – So Outta Reach EP
Fennesz – Seven Stars EP
Ferla – Ferla EP
The Soft Moon – Total Decay EP
Sungrazer – Mirador
Ponderosa – Moonlight Revival
LITE – For All the Innocence
La Sera – La Sera
Dum Dum Girls – Only in Dreams
Crystal Stilts – In Love With Oblivion
Tycho – Dive
TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light
Battles – Gloss Drop
Barn Owl – Shadowland EP
Maria Minerva – Noble Savage EP
Motion Sickness of Time Travel – Luminaries & Synastry
Stic.Man – The Workout
The Brought Low – Coextinction Recordings 9 EP
Kendrick Lamar – Section.80
Marissa Nadler – Marissa Nadler
Fire! With Jim O’Rourke – Unreleased?
Jesu – Ascension
Pyrrhon – An Excellent Servant But a Terrible Master
Andy Stott – We Stay Together EP
Protest the Hero – Scurrilous
Jason Palmer – Here Today
Warren Wolf – Warren Wolf
James Carter – Caribbean Rhapsody
James Carter Organ Trio – At the Crossroads
Peter Evans Quintet – Ghosts
Mostly Other People Do The Killing – The Coimbra Concert
Matana Roberts – Live in London
Witch Mountain – South of Salem
Gang Gang Dance – Eye Contact
Sepalcure – Fleur EP
Toro Y Moi – Underneath the Pine
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
Parts & Labor – Constant Future
Natural Snow Buildings – Waves of the Random Sea
Robedoor – Too Down to Die
Oneida – Absolute II
Religious Knives – Smokescreen
Mathilde 253 – Mathilde 253
Grails – Deep Politics
Killer Mike – PL3DGE
Danny Brown – XXX
Blood Ceremony – Living With the Ancients
Jamie Woon – Mirrorwriting
Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
Wolves in the Throne Room – Celestial Lineage
Fen – Epoch
Zola Jesus – Conatus
Paolo Tognola Vs. Andrea Ponzoni – FreejazzLIVElectronics

Chart generale di RockLine

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2011 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2011

As always, still in progress.

8.5/10
The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)

8/10
L’Apollonide (Souvenirs de la maison close) (Bertrand Bonello) +
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson)
Elena (Andrei Zvyagintsev)

7.5/10
In film nist (Mojtaba Mirtahmasb & Jafar Panahi)
Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin)
Terri (Azazel Jacobs)
Weekend (Andrew Haigh)
Oslo, 31. august (Joachim Trier)
Bir zamanlar Anadolu’da (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan)
A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg)

7/10
Killer Joe (William Friedkin) +
Dark Horse (Todd Solondz)
Schlafkrankheit (Ulrich Köhler)
Le gamin au vélo (Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne)
The Deep Blue Sea (Terence Davies)
The Island President (Jon Shenk)
Hearat Shulayim (Joseph Cedar)
The Interrupters (Steve James)
A Better Life (Chris Weitz)
Another Earth (Mike Cahill)
Contagion (Steven Soderbergh)
Terraferma (Emanuele Crialese)
Warrior (Gavin O’Connor)
Kokuriko-zaka kara / From Up on Poppy Hill (Gorô Miyazaki)
Ojiisan no Lamp / Grandfather’s Lamp (Takiguchi Teiichi) [short]
The Sunset Limited (Tommy Lee Jones) [TV]
Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn)
Fifteen Million Merits (Euros Lyn) [Black Mirror]
The Entire History of You (Brian Welsh) [Black Mirror]
Moneyball (Bennett Miller)
Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
The 3 Rs (David Lynch) [short]
Kill List (Ben Wheatley)
Få meg på, for faen / Turn Me On, Dammit! (Jannicke Systad Jacobsen)

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Greatest cover songs

Posted by StepTb su marzo 2, 2011

Anni fa avevo abbozzato su un forum una lista delle migliori cover mai fatte, rileggendola l’ho trovata però molto incompleta. Ho passato un po’ di tempo ad aggiungere nuovi titoli, dando risalto soprattutto a cover che hanno segnato la storia, così come a gente che ha saputo riadattare pesantemente l’originale alla propria totalmente diversa sensibilità musicale, e mi pare sia venuta fuori una lista abbastanza completa.
Ho tuttavia dovuto lasciar fuori i casi in cui il pezzo è stato personalmente dato a più artisti contemporaneamente dallo stesso autore, o i casi in cui non sono chiari gli autori originali (es. i tradizionali folk e spiritual), in quanto non tecnicamente “cover”.

* Tool – No Quarter (2000) [Led Zeppelin, 1973]
* Butthole Surfers – Hurdy Gurdy Man (1991) [Donovan, 1968]
* The Jimi Hendrix Experience – All Along the Watchtower (1968) [Bob Dylan, 1967]
* The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Hey Joe (1966) [The Leaves, 1965]
* Devo – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (1977) [The Rolling Stones, 1965]
* The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man (1965) [Bob Dylan, 1965]
* The Byrds – My Back Pages (1966) [Bob Dylan, 1964]
* 16 Horsepower – Nobody ‘Cept You (2000) [Bob Dylan, 1973]
* Karate – Tears of Rage (2005) [Bob Dylan & The Band, 1967]
* The Clash – I Fought the Law (1979) [The Crickets, 1959]
* Bobby Fuller Four – I Fought the Law (1965) [The Crickets, 1959]
* The Kingsmen – Louie, Louie (1963) [Richard Berry, 1957]
* This Mortal Coil – Song to the Siren (1984) [Tim Buckley, 1969]
* Johnny Cash – Hurt (2003) [Nine Inch Nails, 1994]
* The Replacements – Black Diamond (1984) [Kiss, 1973]
* Melvins – Goin’ Blind (1993) [Kiss, 1974]
* Melvins – Youth of America (2001) [Wipers, 1981]
* Squirrel Bait – Tape from California (1987) [Phil Ochs, 1968]
* Motorpsycho + Jaga Jazzist Horns – Theme de Yoyo (2002) [Art Ensemble of Chicago, 1970]
* The Animals – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1965) [Nina Simone, 1964]
* Nina Simone – Feeling Good (1965) [Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse, 1965]
* Townes Van Zandt – Dead Flowers (1992) [The Rolling Stones, 1969]
* Big Black – The Model (1987) [Kraftwerk, 1978]
* Gray Matter – I Am the Walrus (1985) [The Beatles, 1967]
* Type O Negative – Summer Breeze (1993) [Seals and Crofts, 1972]
* Type O Negative – Cinnamon Girl (1996) [Neil Young, 1969]
* Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah (1994) [Leonard Cohen, 1984]
* Living Colour – Crosstown Traffic (1993) [The Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1968]
* Loop – Thief of Fire (1988) [The Pop Group, 1979]
* The Dillinger Escape Plan ft. Mike Patton – Come to Daddy (2002) [Aphex Twin, 1997]
* Faith No More – Easy (1994) [Commodores, 1977]
* A Perfect Circle – Imagine (2004) [John Lennon, 1971]
* The Allman Brothers – Statesboro Blues (1971) [Blind Willie McTell, 1928]
* The Doors – Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) (1967) [Kurt Weill, 1930]
* The Doors – Backdoor Man (1970) [Howlin’ Wolf, 1960]
* Quicksilver Messenger Service – Smokestack Lightning (1968) [Howlin’ Wolf, 1956]
* Blondie – The Tide Is High (1980) [The Paragons, 1967]
* Olivia Newton-John – Take Me Home, Country Roads (1973) [John Denver, 1971]
* Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill (1956) [Gene Autry, 1941]
* The Monkees – (I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone (1966) [Paul Revere & the Raiders, 1966]
* Minor Threat – (I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone (1981) [Paul Revere & the Raiders, 1966]
* The Rivieras – California Sun (1964) [Joe Jones, 1961]
* Ramones – California Sun (1977) [Joe Jones, 1961]
* Ramones – I Don’t Wanna Grow Up (1995) [Tom Waits, 1992]
* Joey Ramone – What a Wonderful World (2002) [Louis Armstrong, 1968]
* Dax Riggs – Yesterday (2004) [The Beatles, 1965]
* Rollins Band – Move Right In (1987) [The Velvet Underground, 1969]
* Rollins Band – Do It (1987) [Pink Fairies, 1971]
* Rage Against the Machine – Renegades of Funk (2000) [Afrika Bambaataa, 1983]
* Rage Against the Machine – The Ghost of Tom Joad (2000) [Bruce Springsteen, 1995]
* Creedence Clearwater Revival – I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1970) [Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong, 1966]
* Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind (1960) [Hoagy Carmichael & Stuart Gorrell, 1930]
* Urge Overkill – Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon (1994) [Neil Diamond, 1967]
* Big Brother and the Holding Company – Piece of My Heart (1968) [Erma Franklin, 1967]
* Guano Apes – Big in Japan (2000) [Alphaville, 1984]
* Shades Apart – Tainted Love (1995) [Gloria Jones, 1964]
* Lenny Kravitz – American Woman (1998) [The Guess Who, 1970]
* Primus – Have a Cigar (1992) [Pink Floyd, 1975]
* Corrosion of Conformity – Lord of This World (1994) [Black Sabbath, 1971]
* Kyuss – Into the Void (1996) [Black Sabbath, 1971]
* Nine Inch Nails – Dead Souls (1994) [Joy Division, 1980]
* Otis Redding – Day Tripper (1966) [The Beatles, 1965]
* Tina Turner – Acid Queen (1975) [The Who, 1969]
* Fu Manchu – Godzilla (1998) [Blue Öyster Cult, 1977]
* Machine Head – Message in a Bottle (1999) [The Police, 1979]
* Marilyn Manson – Sweet Dreams (1995) [Eurythmics, 1983]
* Nirvana – Return of the Rat (1992) [Wipers, 1979]
* Lagwagon – Freedom of Choice (2000) [Devo, 1980]
* Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Nothing Compares 2 U (2003) [Prince/The Family, 1985]
* Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Blowin’ in the Wind (2001) [Bob Dylan, 1962]
* Cancer Bats – Sabotage (2010) [Beastie Boys, 1994]
* Shining – 21st Century Schizoid Man (2010) [King Crimson, 1969]
* The Jeff Beck Group – Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You (1972) [Bob Dylan, 1969]
* Lynyrd Skynyrd – Call Me the Breeze (1974) [J.J. Cale, 1970]
* Metallica – Am I Evil? (1988) [Diamond Head, 1980]
* Anthrax – Got the Time (1990) [Joe Jackson, 1978]
* Red Hot Chili Peppers – Higher Ground (1989) [Stevie Wonder, 1973]
* Djali Zwan – The Number of the Beast (2001) [Iron Maiden, 1981]
* Bloodhound Gang – Along Comes Mary (2001) [The Association, 1966]
* Kathy McCarty – Living Life (1994) [Daniel Johnston, 1981]
* Limp Bizkit – Faith (1997) [George Michael, 1987]
* Orgy – Blue Monday (1999) [New Order, 1983]
* Newton Faulkner – Teardrop (2007) [Massive Attack, 1997]
* Jeff Beck ft. Rod Stewart – People Get Ready (1985) [The Impressions, 1964]
* Alice Cooper – Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (2008) [John Frederick Coots & Haven Gillespie, 1934]
* Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll (1981) [Arrows, 1975]
* Kylesa – Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (2009) [Pink Floyd, 1967]
* Sarah Brightman – Dust in the Wind (1998) [Kansas, 1977]
* Elliott Smith – Trouble (2003) [Cat Stevens, 1969]
* Revolting Cocks – Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? (1993) [Rod Stewart, 1978]
* Gary Jules – Mad World (2001) [Tears for Fears, 1982]

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2010 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2010

As always, still in progress

8/10
Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid
Christian Scott – Yesterday You Said Tomorrow
Teeth of the Sea – Your Mercury

7.5/10
Tu Fawning – Hearts on Hold
Titus Andronicus – The Monitor
Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest
The Soft Moon – The Soft Moon
Gerald Cleaver & Uncle June – Be It as I See It
Demdike Stare – Liberation Through Hearing
Kylesa – Spiral Shadow
Grinderman – Grinderman 2

7/10
Warpaint – The Fool
Brasstronaut – Mt. Chimaera
Four Tet – There Is Love in You
Alva Noto – For 2
Motion Sickness of Time Travel – Seeping Through the Veil of the Unconscious
Cave – Pure Moods EP
Halves – It Goes, It Goes (Forever & Ever)
No Age – Everything in Between
The Nels Cline Singers – Initiate
The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night
Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)
Gultskra Artikler ‎– Qwerty EP
Murmuüre – Murmuüre
Loscil – Endless Falls
Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me
Caterina Palazzi Quartet – Sudoku Killer
Magic Lantern – Platoon
Actress – Splazsh
Nels Cline – Dirty Baby
The Roots – How I Got Over
Suuns – Zeroes QC
Zoroaster – Matador
Ufomammut – Eve
A Sunny Day in Glasgow – Autumn, Again
Demdike Stare – Forest of Evil
Demdike Stare – Voices of Dust
Quest for Fire – Lights from Paradise
Date Palms – Of Psalms
Dum Dum Girls – I Will Be
Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
Pantha du Prince – Black Noise
Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
Electric Wizard – Black Masses
The Black Angels – Phosphene Dream
Sungrazer – Sungrazer
惘闻 / Wang Wen – L & R
Alcest – Écailles de Lune

6.5/10
Souvenir’s Young America – The Name of the Snake
Bad Religion – The Dissent of Man
James Blake – Klavierwerke EP
Rosetta – A Determinism of Morality
Glasser – Ring
Mi Ami – Steal Your Face
Peau – Première Mue
Lüger – Lüger
Neil Young – Le Noise
Jason Moran – Ten
Jason Palmer – Nothing to Hide
OFWGKTA – Radical
Malachai – Ugly Side of Love
Perfume Genius – Learning
Tohpati Ethnomission – Save the Planet
Rova & Nels Cline Singers – The Celestial Septet
Karen Elson – The Ghost Who Walks
Jaga Jazzist – One-Armed Bandit
Matthew Shipp – 4D
Dual Identity – Dual Identity
Kirk Knuffke – Amnesia Brown
Dave Holland – Pathways
High on Fire – Snakes for the Divine
Shearwater – The Golden Archipelago
Sarah June – In Black Robes
Tigers Jaw – Two Worlds
Violent Soho – Violent Soho
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Kollaps Tradixionales
Grouper and Roy Montgomery – Split 12”
Best Coast – Crazy for You
Drive-By Truckers – The Big To-Do
My Disco – Little Joy
Pop. 1280 – The Grid EP
Holy Fuck – Latin
Holy Fuck – + Ghost EP
Triptykon – Eparistera Daimones
The :Egocentrics – Love Fear Choices and Astronauts
Samsara Blues Experiment – Long Distance Trip
Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
Zola Jesus – Stridulum EP
LA Vampires Meets Zola Jesus – LA Vampires Meets Zola Jesus EP
Grimes – Halfaxa
Howl – Full of Hell
Locrian – The Crystal World
Purling Hiss – Hissteria
Sleigh Bells – Treats
Deftones – Diamond Eyes
Shining – Blackjazz
Ultralyd – Inertiadrome
The Fun Years – God Was Like, No
Foals – Total Life Forever
Crippled Black Phoenix – I, Vigilante
65daysofstatic – We Were Exploding Anyway
The Dillinger Escape Plan – Option Paralysis
Marnie Stern – Marnie Stern
Motorpsycho – Heavy Metal Fruit
Torche – Songs for Singles EP
Thou – Summit
Karma to Burn – Appalachian Incantation
Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
M.I.A. – Maya
How to Dress Well – Love Remains
Cloud Control – Bliss Release
Keith Fullerton Whitman – Disingenuity B/W Disingenuousness
Elephant9 – Walk the Nile
Da Captain Trips – Da Captain Trips EP
Vijay Iyer – Solo
Bongripper – Satan Worshipping Doom
Beach House – Teen Dream
Fursaxa – Mycorrhizae Realm
Little Women – Throat
Dax Riggs – Say Goodnight to the World
Salem – King Night
How to Destroy Angels – How to Destroy Angels EP
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – The Social Network OST
Conan – Horseback Battle Hammer
Jatoma – Jatoma
Coffinworm – When All Became None
Motörhead – The Wörld Is Yours
Danny Brown – The Hybrid
X Pistols – Shoot to Kill
Lesbian – Stratospheria Cubensis
Gazpacho – Missa Atropos
Tia Fuller – Decisive Steps
Geri Allen – Flying Toward the Sound
Carthaginian – Crosses
Pulled Apart by Horses – Pulled Apart by Horses
Lucertulas – The Brawl
Post Harbor – They Can’t Hurt You If You Don’t Believe in Them
Postdata – Postdata
The Ascent of Everest – From This Vantage

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2010 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2010

Still much in progress…

8.5/10
Loong Boonmee raleuk chat / Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

8/10

7.5/10
Copie conforme (Abbas Kiarostami) +
The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski)
Another Year (Mike Leigh)
These Hammers Don’t Hurt Us (Michael Robinson) [short]
Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich)
Kari-gurashi no Arietti / The Secret World of Arrietty (Hiromasa Yonebayashi)
Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik)
Marti, dupa craciun / Tuesday, After Christmas (Radu Muntean)

7/10
The Kids Are All Right (Lisa Cholodenko)
Jûsan-nin no shikaku / 13 Assassins (Takashi Miike)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog)
Mistérios de Lisboa (Raoul Ruiz)
O Estranho Caso de Angélica (Manoel de Oliveira)
Shi / Poetry (Chang-dong Lee)
Tournée (Mathieu Amalric)
Beginners (Mike Mills)
Hanyo / The Housemaid (Sang-soo Im)
The Tree (Julie Bertuccelli)
Les amours imaginaires (Xavier Dolan)
Monsters (Gareth Edwards)
How to Train Your Dragon (Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders)
The Whistleblower (Larysa Kondracki)
Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky)
Hwanghae / The Yellow Sea (Hong-jin Na)
Le quattro volte (Michelangelo Frammartino)
Des hommes et des dieux (Xavier Beauvois)
The Social Network (David Fincher)
True Grit (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)
Trolljegeren (André Øvredal)
R (Tobias Lindholm & Michael Noer)
Tangshan dadizhen / Aftershock (Xiaogang Feng)
Autoreiji (Takeshi Kitano)
Restrepo (Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger)
Marwencol (Jeff Malmberg)
The Arbor (Clio Barnard)
Nostalgia de la luz (Patricio Guzmán)
Inhale (Baltasar Kormákur)
Tangled (Nathan Greno & Byron Howard)
Fair Game (Doug Liman)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright)
Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese)
Burke and Hare (John Landis)
Rang zidan fei / Let the Bullets Fly (Wen Jiang)

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2009 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2009

Chart non ancora definitiva

7.5/10
Demdike Stare – Symbiosis [compilation]
YOGA – Megafauna
Kreng – L’Autopsie Phénoménale de Dieu
Oneida – Rated O
HEALTH – Get Color
Vijay Iyer – Historicity
Nels Cline – Coward
Fever Ray – Fever Ray
Leyland Kirby – Sadly, the Future Is No Longer What It Was
Kylesa – Static Tensions

7/10
Forgas Band Phenomena – L’axe du fou / Axis of Madness
Steve Noble/John Edwards/Alan Wilkinson – Live at Cafe Oto
White Denim – Fits
Doves – Kingdom of Rust
Memory Tapes – Seek Magic
Elegi – Varde
Dälek – Gutter Tactics
Nudge – As Good as Gone
Ben Frost – By the Throat
Atlas Sound – Logos
Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport
White Rainbow – New Clouds
Blues Control – Local Flavor
Pyramids with Nadja – Pyramids with Nadja
Shrinebuilder – Shrinebuilder
Ancestors – Of Sound Mind
Japandroids – Post-Nothing
Shackleton – Three EPs
Baroness – Blue Record
Church of Misery – Houses of the Unholy
Mi Ami – Watersports
Purling Hiss – Purling Hiss
The Dead Weather – Horehound
Isis – Wavering Radiant
Barn Owl – The Conjurer
A Sunny Day in Glasgow – Ashes Grammar
Redneck Remedy – Redneck Remedy
Øresund Space Collective – Good Planets Are Hard to Find
Cave – Psychic Psummer
Legion of Two – Riffs
Jim O’Rourke – The Visitor
Dan Deacon – Bromst
Micachu – Jewellery
Jesu – Opiate Sun EP
Sylvester Anfang II – Sylvester Anfang II
The Necks – Silverwater
The Field – Yesterday and Today
Mount Eerie – Wind’s Poem
Mountains – Choral
Crystal Antlers – Tentacles
Bon Iver – Blood Bank EP
Zs – Music of the Modern White
Toe – For Long Tomorrow
Trinity – Breaking the Mold
Alva Noto – Xerrox Vol. 2
Mastodon – Crack the Skye
The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love
Archive – Controlling Crowds

6.5/10
Yo La Tengo – Popular Songs
Woods – Songs of Shame
Teeth of the Sea – Orphaned by the Ocean
Bob Mould – Life and Times
Pinkshinyultrablast – Happy Songs for Happy Zombies EP
Barzin – Notes to an Absent Lover
Los Random – Prrimo, The EP
Dan Auerbach – Keep It Hid
Beak> – Beak>
Fire! – You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago
Liars – Sisterworld (rel. 2010)
Ben Howard – These Waters EP
Mostly Other People Do the Killing – Forty Fort
Tsigoti – Private Poverty Speaks to the People of the Party (rel. 2010)
Florence + The Machine – Lungs
Night Control – Death Control
Worriedaboutsatan – Arrivals
Wolves in the Throne Room – Malevolent Grain EP
Bibio – Ambivalence Avenue
Aarktica – In Sea
Long Distance Calling – Avoid the Light
Shogun Kunitoki – Vinonaamakasio
Evangelista – Prince of Truth
Blood Red Shoes – Fire Like This (rel. 2010)
Beat Circus – Boy from Black Mountain
James Blackshaw – The Glass Bead Game
Orthodox – Sentencia
Dinosaur Jr. – Farm
Here We Go Magic – Here We Go Magic
Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
Marissa Nadler – Little Hells
Thrice – Beggars
Black Pyramid – Black Pyramid
Truckfighters – Mania
Holy Sons – Drifter’s Sympathy
Bat for Lashes – Two Suns
Pussygutt – Gathering Strengths
YOB – The Great Cessation
Sholi – Sholi
Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
Built to Spill – There Is No Enemy
Josh Wink – When a Banana Was Just a Banana
Bloody Panda – Summon
Zu – Carboniferous
Inade – The Incarnation of the Solar Architects
Intrusion – The Seduction of Silence
Clutch – Strange Cousins from the West
DM Stith – Heavy Ghost
The Antlers – Hospice
British Sea Power – Man of Aran
A Place to Bury Strangers – Exploding Head
Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
Black Vomit – Jungle Death
Danny Norbury – Light In August
Doomriders – Darkness Come Alive
Polvo – In Prism
Celan – Halo
David First – Privacy Issues (Droneworks 1996 – 2009) (rel. 2010)
Souvenir’s Young America – September Songs EP
City of Ships – Look What God Did to Us
Russian Circles – Geneva
Mono – Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Geneva – Sail On Suds
Natural Snow Buildings – Shadow Kingdom
Cymbals Eat Guitars – Why There Are Mountains
Nomo – Invisible Cities
Jon Hassell – Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street
Taken by Trees – East of Eden
Bill Frisell – Disfarmer
Collective 4tet – In Transition
Lokai – Transition
Anahita – Matricaria
Ergo – Multitude, Solitude
The Big Pink – A Brief History of Love
Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt. II
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Infernal Machines
Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra – Take Off!
Tonstartssbandht – An When
Official Secrets Act – Understanding Electricity
Sunn O))) – Monoliths & Dimensions
Callisto – Providence
Gazpacho – Tick Tock
Richard Youngs – Beyond the Valley of Ultrahits
Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh – Overloaded Ark
Caethua – The Long Afternoon of Earth
Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
Land of Kush – Against the Day
The Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble – The Moment’s Energy
Barry Guy & Mats Gustafsson – Sinners, Rather than Saints
Dennis González & Faruq Z. Bey – Hymn for Tomasz Stanko
Masada Quintet ft. Joe Lovano – Stolas: Book of Angels Vol. 12
Paul Dunmall – Ancient and Future Airs
Mississippi Mudsharks – Voodoo Doll
deadmau5 – For Lack of a Better Name
Li Jianhong – Lovers With Cloisonné Bracelet
Shit and Shine – 229 2299: Girls Against Shit
Nashville Pussy – From Hell to Texas
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz!
Mos Def – The Ecstatic
Eels – Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs of Desire
Nile – Those Whom the Gods Detest
Portal – Swarth
Gallows – Grey Britain
Fen – The Malediction Fields
Cobalt – Gin
Krallice – Dimensional Bleedthrough
Lili Refrain – 9
Jessie Evans – Is It Fire?
Azita – How Will You?
Charlotte Gainsbourg – IRM
Artificial Kid – Numero 47
The Duckworth Lewis Method – The Duckworth Lewis Method
The Longcut – Open Hearts
Archive – Controlling Crowds – Part IV
The Flaming Lips – Embryonic

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2009 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2009

Still unsatisfying… many of the 7/10s don’t convince me. 2009 wasn’t a very good year for cinema.

8/10
Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) [short]
Coraline (Henry Selick)

7.5/10
A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) [short]
A Serious Man (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)
The Art of the Steal (Don Argott)
Un prophète (Jacques Audiard)
Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
Summer Wars (Mamoru Hosoda)
Madeo / Mother (Joon-ho Bong)

7/10
Duplicity (Tony Gilroy) +
Whip It (Drew Barrymore) +
World’s Greatest Dad (Bobcat Goldthwait) +
Le père de mes enfants (Mia Hansen-Løve) +
Winnebago Man (Ben Steinbauer)
Adventureland (Greg Mottola)
Celda 211 (Daniel Monzón)
Sin Nombre (Cary Fukunaga)
Polytechnique (Denis Villeneuve)
District 9 (Neill Blomkamp)
Fuk sau / Vengeance (Johnnie To)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Phil Lord & Chris Miller)
Enter the Void (Gaspar Noé)
Los abrazos rotos (Pedro Almodóvar)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson)
Das weisse Band – Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (Michael Haneke)
36 vues du Pic Saint-Loup (Jacques Rivette)
White Material (Claire Denis)
Life During Wartime (Todd Solondz)
Handsome Harry (Bette Gordon)
De helaasheid der dingen (Felix Van Groeningen)
The Eclipse (Conor McPherson)
Go Get Some Rosemary (Ben Safdie & Joshua Safdie)
The Missing Person (Noah Buschel)
La nana (Sebastián Silva)
Soul Kitchen (Fatih Akin)
Rapt (Lucas Belvaux)
Night Mayor (Guy Maddin) [short]
If There Be Thorns (Michael Robinson) [short]
Up in the Air (Jason Reitman)
State of Play (Kevin Macdonald)
Push (Paul McGuigan)
In the Loop (Armando Iannucci)
The Time Traveler’s Wife (Robert Schwentke)
Funny People (Judd Apatow) –
Nanjing! Nanjing! (Chuan Lu) –
Antichrist (Lars von Trier) –

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TIFF Cinematheque presents The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 3, 2009

An esteemed panel of over sixty film curators, historians, archivists and programmers from festivals, cinematheques and similar organizations around the world participated and were asked to pick the films they thought were the most important of the past decade. The polls participants are connected by their leadership in the field of historical film curation, with most having published books, essays and polemics on cinema, bringing perspectives that distinguish this poll from other end-of-the-decade polls.

Films were scored according to a point system designed to measure not only how many individual votes a film received, but also the intensity of support (i.e., an indication of frequency and strength of advocacy). The poll participants, half of them new to the task since the 1990s poll, include representatives from some of the most important film institutions from around the world including the Museum of Modern Art (New York); the British Film Institute (London); the UCLA Film & Television Archive (Los Angeles); Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus); Filmoteca de la UNAM (Mexico City); George Eastman House (Rochester); Austrian Film Museum (Vienna); World Cinema Foundation (New York); Vancouver International Film Festival (Vancouver); Centre National de la Cinématographie (Paris); Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa); Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival (Gran Canaria); Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley); Swedish Film Institute (Stockholm); Berlin International Film Festival (Berlin); Haghefilm Foundation (Amsterdam); Tokyo FILMeX (Tokyo) and TIFF Cinematheque (Toronto).

POLL FINAL RESULTS:
1. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand) – 53 votes
2. Platform (Jia Zhang-ke, Hong Kong, China/China/Japan/France) – 49 votes
3. Still Life (Jia Zhang-ke, China) – 48 votes
4. Beau travail (Claire Denis, France) – 46 votes
5. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong, China) – 43 votes
6. Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, France/Thailand/Germany/Italy) – 38 votes
7. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, Romania) – 35 votes
7. Werckmeister Harmonies (Béla Tarr, Hungary) – 35 votes
8. Éloge de l’amour (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland/ France) – 34 votes
9. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, Romania) – 33 votes
10. Silent Light (Carlos Reygadas, Mexico/France/Netherlands) – 32 votes
11. Russian Ark (Alexander Sokurov, Russia/Germany) – 31 votes
12. The New World (Terrence Malick, USA) – 30 votes
13. Blissfully Yours (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, France/Thailand) – 29 votes
14. Le Fils (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Belgium/France) – 27 votes
15. Colossal Youth (Pedro Costa, Portugal/France/Switzerland) – 25 votes
16. Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse (Agnès Varda, France) – 24 votes
16. In Vandas Room (Pedro Costa, Portugal/Germany/Italy/Switzerland) – 24 votes
16. Songs from the Second Floor (Roy Andersson, Sweden/Denmark/Norway) – 24 votes
17. Caché (Michael Haneke, France/Austria/Germany/Italy) – 23 votes
17. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, USA) – 23 votes
17. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, France/USA) – 23 votes
17. Three Times (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan) – 23 votes
18. Rois et reine (Arnaud Desplechin, France) – 21 votes
19. Elephant (Gus Van Sant, USA) – 20 votes
20. Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain) – 19 votes
21. The Wind Will Carry Us (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran/France)- 18 votes
21. Yi Yi (A One and a Two) (Edward Yang, Taiwan/Japan) – 18 votes
22. Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro, Spain) – 17 votes
23. L’Enfant (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Belgium/France) – 16 votes
23. The Heart of the World (Guy Maddin, Canada) – 16 votes
23. I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan/France/Austria) – 16 votes
23. Star Spangled to Death (Ken Jacobs, USA) – 16 votes
24. The World (Jia Zhang-ke, China/Japan/France) – 14 votes
25. Café Lumière (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Japan) – 13 votes
25. The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina/Spain/France/Italy) – 13 votes
25. L’Intrus (Claire Denis, France) – 13 votes
25. Millennium Mambo (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan/France) – 13 votes
25. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, Canada) – 13 votes
25. Saraband (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden) – 13 votes
25. Spirited Away (Hiyao Miyazaki, Japan) – 13 votes
25. I’m Not There (Todd Haynes, USA) – 13 votes
26. Gerry (Gus Van Sant, USA) – 12 votes
27. Distant (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey) – 11 votes
27. Dogville (Lars von Trier, Denmark/Sweden/UK/France/Germany) – 11 votes
27. The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson, USA) – 11 votes
28. Alexandra (Alexander Sokurov, Russia/France) – 9 votes
28. Demonlover (Olivier Assayas, France) – 9 votes
29. Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner (Zacharias Kunuk, Canada) – 8 votes
29. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan) – 8 votes
30. Longing (Valeska Grisebach, Germany) – 7 votes
30. Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong, South Korea) – 7 votes
30. Vai e Vem (João César Monteiro, Portugal) – 7 votes
30. Far From Heaven (Todd Haynes, USA/France) – 7 votes

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2008 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2008

Chart, as always, still in progress

8/10
Terminal Sound System – Constructing Towers

7.5/10
Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
Portishead – Third
Juana Molina – Un día
Quest for Fire – Quest for Fire
Grails – Take Refuge In Clean Living
Matana Roberts – The Chicago Project
White Denim – Workout Holiday
The Alps – III
Deerhunter – Microcastle + Weird Era Cont.
Bill Frisell – History, Mystery
Pussygutt – She Hid Behind Her Veil…
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
The Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely
Ufomammut – Idolum
Fucked Up – The Chemistry of Common Life

7/10
Grails – Doomsdayer’s Holiday
Elephant9 – Dodovoodoo
TV on the Radio – Dear Science
Fuck Buttons – Street Horrrsing
No Age – Nouns
The Dodos – Visiter
Crystal Antlers – Crystal Antlers EP
Dave Holland – Pass It On
Carla Bley – Appearing Nightly
Fleet Foxes – Sun Giant EP
Li Jianhong – San Sheng Shi
Ancestors – Neptune With Fire
Red Fang – Red Fang
Fennesz – Black Sea
Helms Alee – Night Terror
Ambrose Akinmusire – Prelude to Cora
Sun Kil Moon – April
Krallice – Krallice
Titus Andronicus – The Airing of Grievances
Conifer – Crown Fire
Dead Letters Spell Out Dead Words – Lost in Reflections
Killer Mike – I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II
Uochi Toki – Libro audio (rel. 2009)
Brasstronaut – Old World Lies EP
Wadada Leo Smith – Tabligh
The Souljazz Orchestra – Manifesto
Sarah June – This Is My Letter to the World
Tigers Jaw – Tigers Jaw
Evol Intent – Era of Diversion
Toundra – Toundra
Torche – Meanderthal
Aqua Nebula Oscillator – Under the Moon of Aqua Nebula Oscillator
The Roots – Rising Down
Jacaszek – Treny
Nekrasov – The Form of Thought from Beast
Nine Inch Nails – Ghosts I-IV
Parts & Labor – Receivers
Gang Gang Dance – Saint Dymphna
Irata – Irata
Suishou no fune – Prayer for Chibi
Beach House – Devotion
Drive-by Truckers – Brighter than Creation’s Dark
M83 – Saturdays = Youth
Bar Kokhba – Lucifer: Book of Angels Volume 10
Henry Threadgill – This Brings Us To (rel. 2009 & 2010)
Sonny Rollins – Road Shows, Vol.1
Iiro Rantala New Trio – Elmo
The Present – World I See
Protest the Hero – Fortress
Gojira – The Way of All Flesh
Shit and Shine – Küss mich, meine Liebe
Shit and Shine – Cherry

6.5/10
Lulu Rouge – Bless You +
Gonga – Transmigration +
Colour Haze – All +
Harvey Milk – Life…The Best Game in Town +
Empire Auriga – Auriga Dying +
Bohren & der Club of Gore – Dolores
Mark McGuire – Guitar Meditations
Mark McGuire – Amethyst Waves
Lindstrøm – Where You Go I Go Too
Deathspell Omega – Mass Grave Aesthetics EP
Colour Haze – Burg Herzberg Festival 18. Juli 2008 Live (rel. 2009)
Zebulon Pike – Intransience
King Hobo – King Hobo
Nadja – The Bungled & the Botched
Bison B.C. – Quiet Earth
The Magnetic Fields – Distortion
Opeth – Watershed
Dungen – 4
Why? – Alopecia
Black Mountain – In the Future
Shearwater – Rook
Quest for Blood – Quest for Blood
Acid Mothers Temple & The Cosmic Inferno – Journey Into the Cosmic Inferno
Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
Tape – Luminarium
Moss – Sub Templum
Black Boned Angel – The Endless Coming Into Life
Ocean – Pantheon of the Lesser
Intronaut – Prehistoricisms
Russian Circles – Station
The Bug – London Zoo
Leila – Blood, Looms, and Blooms
Barn Owl – From Our Mouths a Perpetual Light
The Drift – Memory Drawings
The Notwist – The Devil, You + Me
Genghis Tron – Board Up the House
Motorpsycho – Little Lucid Moments
Praxis – Profanation (Preparation for a Coming Darkness)
Does It Offend You, Yeah? – You Have No Idea What You’re Getting Yourself Into
Autistic Daughters – Uneasy Flowers
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Real Emotional Trash
Koen Holtkamp – Field Rituals
Extra Life – Secular Works
Earth – The Bees Made Honey In The Lion’s Skull
Christian Scott – Live at Newport
James Carter – Present Tense
Mamaleek – Fever Dream
Antenne – #3
Spires That in the Sunset Rise – Curse the Traced Bird
Beat Circus – Dreamland
Ladytron – Velocifero
Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer
The Mars Volta – The Bedlam in Goliath
Journey to Ixtlan – Journey to Ixtlan
Xavier Rudd – Dark Shades of Blue
Xela – In bocca al lupo
My Disco – Paradise
Tigers Jaw – Tigers Jaw
Calexico – Carried to Dust
The Calm Blue Sea – The Calm Blue Sea
Mooncake – Lagrange Points
Gregor Samsa – Rest
Atlas Sound – Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See but Cannot Feel
Black Tusk – Passage Through Purgatory
Bob Mould – District Line
Phantom Orchard – Orra
Fursaxa – Kobold Moon
Magic Lantern – Magic Lantern
Sun Araw – Beach Head
Bersarin Quartett – Bersarin Quartett
Alexander Tucker – Portal
The Dead Science – Villainaire
Nat Baldwin – Most Valuable Player
Kiss the Anus of a Black Cat – The Nebulous Dreams
Jasper TX – Black Sleep
Ceramic Dog – Party Intellectuals
Santogold – Santogold
Jex Thoth – Jex Thoth
Valet – Naked Acid
Motörhead – Motörizer
Have a Nice Life – Deathconsciousness
Mozergush – Mozergush
Subtle – Exiting Arm
Steven Wilson – Insurgentes
The Week That Was – The Week That Was
Box – Studio 1
Afterhours – I milanesi ammazzano il sabato
The Black Keys – Attack and Release
Gerald Cleaver – Gerald Cleaver’s Detroit
Esperanza Spalding – Esperanza
Medeski, Martin & Wood – Zaebos: The Book of Angels, Vol. 11
Toumani Diabate – The Mandé Variations
The Sound of Animals Fighting – The Ocean and the Sun
Putiferio – Ate Ate Ate
High Places – High Places
Abe Vigoda – Skeleton
Mother Mother – O My Heart
Lunatic Soul – Lunatic Soul

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2008 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2008

Still in progress…

8/10
Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman)
Burn After Reading (Ethan Coen & Joel Coen)

7.5/10
Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme)
Definitely, Maybe (Adam Brooks)
Frozen River (Courtney Hunt)
The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky)
WALL·E (Andrew Stanton)
Chugyeogja / The Chaser (Hong-jin Na)
Tsumiki no ie / The House of Small Cubes (Kunio Kato) [short]
Gomorra (Matteo Garrone)
Le Silence de Lorna (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Entre les murs (Laurent Cantet)
Gran Torino (Clint Eastwood)

7/10
Okuribito / Departures (Yôjirô Takita)
Be Kind Rewind (Michel Gondry)
Hunger (Steve McQueen)
Il y a longtemps que je taime (Philippe Claudel)
Redbelt (David Mamet)
Vals Im Bashir (Ari Folman)
Die Welle (Dennis Gansel)
Il divo (Paolo Sorrentino)
The Bank Job (Roger Donaldson)
Tony Manero (Pablo Larrain)
Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (Uli Edel)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen)
Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)
Lake Tahoe (Fernando Eimbcke)
Les plages d’Agnès (Agnès Varda)
Home (Ursula Meier)
Revanche (Götz Spielmann)
La mujer sin cabeza (Lucrecia Martel)
JCVD (Mabrouk El Mechri)
Such Hawks Such Hounds (Jessica Hundley & John Srebalus)
Iron Man (Jon Favreau)
Changeling (Clint Eastwood)
Two Lovers (James Gray)
Bronson (Nicolas Winding Refn)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (Kevin Smith)
Üç maymun (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Death Race (Paul W.S. Anderson)
Valkyrie (Bryan Singer)
Låt den rätte komma in (Tomas Alfredson)
Ghost Town (David Koepp)
Milk (Gus Van Sant)
Tropic Thunder (Ben Stiller)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Nicholas Stoller)
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Peter Sollett)

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2007 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 31, 2007

Still in progress…

9/10
There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)

8.5/10
No Country for Old Men (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)

8/10
Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
Zodiac (David Fincher)
Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant)

7.5/10
Auf der anderen Seite (Fatih Akin)
4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile (Cristian Mungiu)
Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg)
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (Sidney Lumet)
Les témoins (André Téchiné)
Don’t (Edgar Wright) [Grindhouse] [short]
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Julien Temple)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik)
I’m Not There. (Todd Haynes)
The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass)
Superbad (Greg Mottola)
Stuck (Stuart Gordon)
We Own the Night (James Gray)

7/10
My Blueberry Nights (Wong Kar-Wai) +
SkateBang (Damon Packard) [short]
Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)
Gone Baby Gone (Ben Affleck)
Sunshine (Danny Boyle)
Los cronocrímenes (Nacho Vigalondo)
Milyang (Chang-dong Lee)
Stellet licht (Carlos Reygadas)
California Dreamin’ (Nesfarsit) (Cristian Nemescu)
My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
Sügisball (Veiko Õunpuu)
Dans L’Obscurité (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
XXY (Lucía Puenzo)
Perfect Stranger (James Foley)
Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong)
The Savages (Tamara Jenkins)
Le scaphandre et le papillon (Julian Schnabel)
Ratatouille (Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava)
Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog)
American Gangster (Ridley Scott)
La fille coupée en deux (Claude Chabrol)
28 Weeks Later (Juan Carlos Fresnadillo)
Giorni e nuvole (Silvio Soldini)
Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino) [Grindhouse]
Knocked Up (Judd Apatow)
[Rec] (Jaume Balagueró & Paco Plaza)
Youth Without Youth (Francis Ford Coppola)
Ne touchez pas la hache (Jacques Rivette)
Evangelion shin gekijôban: Jo (Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki & Hideaki Anno)
Fracture (Gregory Hoblit)
Shooter (Antoine Fuqua)
Diary of the Dead (George A. Romero)
Stranger: Mukô hadan (Masahiro Andô)
Highlander: The Search for Vengeance (Yoshiaki Kawajiri)

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2007 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su dicembre 23, 2007

Chart non ancora definitiva

8/10
Battles – Mirrored
Elegi – Sistereis
Grails – Burning Off Impurities
Clutch – From Beale Street to Oblivion

7.5/10
Deerhunter – Cryptograms
Grinderman – Grinderman
Panda Bear – Person Pitch
Gultskra Artikler – Kasha iz topora
The Nels Cline Singers – Draw Breath
Pantha Du Prince – This Bliss
Holy Fuck – LP
Sir Richard Bishop – While My Guitar Violently Bleeds
The Dillinger Escape Plan – Ire Works
Earthless – Rhythms From a Cosmic Sky
Arcade Fire – Neon Bible

7/10
Baroness – Red Album +
St. Vincent – Marry Me +
Souvenir’s Young America – An Ocean Without Water
Akron/Family – Love Is Simple
*shels – Sea of the Dying Dhow
Minsk – The Ritual Fires of Abandonment
The Field – From Here We Go Sublime
Long Distance Calling – Satellite Bay
LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
Orthodox – Amanecer en puerta oscura
Venetian Snares – My Downfall (Original Soundtrack)
Yeasayer – All Hour Cymbals
The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse
Dax Riggs – We Sing of Only Blood or Love
Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
The Go! Team – Proof of Youth
HEALTH – HEALTH
Fleshpress – Pillars
Fatso Jetson – Fatso Jetson Live
Type O Negative – Dead Again
Unsane – Visqueen
Maximum the Hormone – Bu-ikikaesu
James Blackshaw – The Cloud of Unknowing
Taken by Trees – Open Field
A Sunny Day in Glasgow – Scribble Mural Comic Journal
Burial – Untrue
PJ Harvey – White Chalk
The Ocean – Precambrian
Shining – Grindstone
No Age – Weirdo Rippers
Neurosis – Given to the Rising
Christian Scott – Anthem
Nine Inch Nails – Year Zero
Nadja – Thaumogenesis
Raccoo-oo-oon – Behold Secret Kingdom
Alva Noto – Xerrox Vol. 1
Dead Elephant – Lowest Shared Descent
Marnie Stern – In Advance of the Broken Arm
Caribou – Andorra
Jesu – Conqueror
Of – The Sun and Earth Together
Oren Ambarchi – In the Pendulum’s Embrace
Barn Owl – Barn Owl
Down – Down III: Over the Under
Gazpacho – Night
Eluvium – Copia
Okkervil River – The Stage Names
Rosetta – Wake/Lift
Daniel Levin Quartet – Blurry
Between the Buried and Me – Colors
Wolves in the Throne Room – Two Hunters
Vandal X – Instant Dislike
Verdena – Requiem
Odawas – Raven and the White Night

6.5/10
Bad Religion – New Maps of Hell
Y Society – Travel at Your Own Pace
KTL – KTL 2
Ghost – In Stormy Nights
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. – Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo
Steve Noble / John Edwards / Alan Wilkinson – Obliquity
Andrew Bird – Armchair Apocrypha
White Rainbow – Sky Drip Drifts
Dälek – Abandoned Language
Explosions in the Sky – All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone
Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam
El-P – I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead
Fu Manchu – We Must Obey
Pinback – Autumn of the Seraphs
Gnaw Their Tongues – An Epiphanic Vomiting of Blood
Devil Sold His Soul – A Fragile Hope
Low – Drums and Guns
Serj Tankian – Elect the Dead
Njiqahdda – Njimajikal Arts
Evangelicals – The Evening Descends (rel. 2008)
Boris – Smile (Diwphalanx version) (rel. 2008)
Colleen – Les Ondes Silencieuses
Tephra – A Modicum of Truth
Nadja – Radiance of Shadows
Nadja – Touched
Nadja – Corrasion
Islaja – Ulual Yyy
Pelican – City of Echoes
Portal – Outre’
Evangelista – Hello, Voyager
Stars of the Lid – And Their Refinement of the Decline
Iron and Wine – The Shepherd’s Dog
Castanets – In the Vines
Buckethead – Pepper’s Ghost
Giraffes? Giraffes! – More Skin With Milk-Mouth
Red Sparowes – Every Red Heart Shines Toward the Red Sun
Caspian – The Four Trees
Trio Töykeät – One Night in Tampere
Throbbing Gristle – Part Two – The Endless Not
Last Days – These Places Are Now Ruins
Pig Destroyer – Phantom Limb
Zoroaster – Dog Magic
High on Fire – Death Is This Communion
Supersilent – 8
Janelle Monáe – Metropolis, Suite I: The Chase EP
Wolf Eyes – Black Wing Over the Sand
Ulver – Shadows of the Sun
Radiohead – In Rainbows
Far Corner- Endangered
Oceansize – Frames
The National – Boxer
Blonde Redhead – 23
Light of Shipwreck – From the Idle Cylinders
Grouper – Cover the Windows and the Walls
Black Light Burns – Cruel Melody
The White Stripes – Icky Thump
Crippled Black Phoenix – A Love of Shared Disasters
Blues Control – Puff
Blues Control – Blues Control
Whitehorse – Whitehorse
Anahita – Arcana En Cantos
Woods – At Rear House
Straylight Run – The Needles the Space
Thou – Tyrant
The Angelic Process – Weighing Souls With Sand
Eyes Like Saucers – Still Living in the Desert
Torche – In Return EP
Electric Wizard – Witchcult Today
Emeralds – Allegory of Allergies
Liars – Liars
Justice – †
M.I.A. – Kala
The-Dream – Love Hate
Queens of the Stone Age – Era Vulgaris
Machine Head – The Blackening
Deathspell Omega – Fas – Ite, Maledicti, in Ignem Aeternum
Beirut – The Flying Club Cup
Aluk Todolo – Descension

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2006 / Best Albums

Posted by StepTb su marzo 15, 2007

Chart non ancora definitiva

8.5/10
TV on the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain

8/10
Built to Spill – You in Reverse
Subtle – For Hero: For Fool
Grails – Black Tar Prophecies, Vols. 1, 2 & 3
Warhammer 48k – An Ethereal Oracle
Liars – Drum’s Not Dead (2004, rel. 2006)

7.5/10
Mastodon – Blood Mountain
J Dilla aka Jay Dee – Donuts
The Roots – Game Theory
Wovenhand – Mosaic
LCD Soundsystem – 45:33
Ben Frost – Theory of Machines
Yo La Tengo – I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
Holy Sons – Decline of the West
Fucked Up – Hidden World
Burial – Burial
Loscil – Plume
Carla Bozulich – Evangelista
Tool – 10,000 Days
Callisto – Noir
KTL – KTL

7/10
Shogun Kunitoki – Tasankokaiku
The Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
Xela – The Dead Sea
Joanna Newsom – Ys
Julianna Barwick – Sanguine
Jessica Bailiff – Feels Like Home
Clipse – Hell Hath No Fury
Mastodon – Call of the Mastodon
Dave Holland – Critical Mass
Ornette Coleman – Sound Grammar
Russian Circles – Enter
Black Boned Angel – Bliss and Void Inseparable
The Black Angels – Passover
Cult of Luna – Somewhere Along the Highway
Zebulon Pike – II: The Deafening Twilight
Wolves in the Throne Room – Diadem of 12 Stars
Neko Case – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
Shearwater – Palo Santo
Christian Scott – Rewind That
Smallman – Smallman
Belong – October Language
Zanussi Five – Alborado
Jason Moran – Artist in Residence
Deftones – Saturday Night Wrist
Band of Horses – Everything All the Time
Grizzly Bear – Yellow House
Isis – In the Absence of Truth
Flying Lotus – 1983
Worriedaboutsatan – Worriedaboutsatan
Sunn O))) & Boris – Altar
Mouth of the Architect – The Ties That Blind
Om – Conference of the Birds
Mono – Memorie dal futuro EP
Wolf Eyes – Human Animal
CunninLynguists – A Piece of Strange
Comets on Fire – Avatar
The Knife – Silent Shout
Celestiial – Desolate North
Kayo Dot – Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
Mogwai – Mr Beast
Protest the Hero – Kezia
White Flight – White Flight
Shit and Shine – Jealous of Shit and Shine
Sic Alps – Pleasures and Treasures
Man Man – Six Demon Bag
Beirut – Gulag Orkestar
Gallows – Orchestra of Wolves
Esbjörn Svensson Trio – Tuesday Wonderland
The Fiery Furnaces – Bitter Tea
Hank Williams III – Straight to Hell
Vanessa Van Basten – La stanza di Swedenborg
Ghostface Killah – Fishscale
Bird Show – Lightning Ghost
Underoath – Define the Great Line
Å – Å

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2006 / Best Films

Posted by StepTb su marzo 15, 2007

Very tentative, I’ve yet to see some key films (Iosseliani, Linklater, Yimou, Panahi, Loach, Ocelot, Haroun, Akin, etc.)

8/10
The Prestige (Cristopher Nolan)
Inland Empire (David Lynch)
Inside Man (Spike Lee)

7.5/10
Letters from Iwo Jima (Clint Eastwood) +
Direktøren for det hele (Lars von Trier) +
Sehnsucht (Valeska Grisebach)
A Prairie Home Companion (Robert Altman)
American Hardcore (Paul Rachman)
Juventude Em Marcha (Pedro Costa)
Toki wo Kakeru Shojo / The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Mamoru Hosoda)
Shi Gan / Time (Kim Ki-duk)
Das Leben der Anderen (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)
El laberinto del fauno (Guillermo del Toro)
Gwoemul / The Host (Bong Joon-ho)

7/10
Zwartboek (Paul Verhoeven) +
A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater)
Iklimler (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Sanxia haoren / Still Life (Zhang Ke Jia)
The Departed (Martin Scorsese)
Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón)
Flags of Our Fathers (Clint Eastwood)
Sang sattawat / Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Paprika (Satoshi Kon)
Peiru Kokun / Pale Cocoon (Yasuhiro Yoshiura) [short]
Rescue Dawn (Werner Herzog)
Casino Royale (Martin Campbell)
Idiocracy (Mike Judge)
Alpha Dog (Nick Cassavetes)
Haebyeonui yeoin / Woman on the Beach (Hong Sang-soo)
Hei yan quan (Ming-liang Tsai)
Opera Jawa (Garin Nugroho)
The Queen (Stephen Frears)
Belle toujours (Manoel de Oliveira)
Nuovomondo (Emanuele Crialese)
Coeurs (Alain Resnais)
Scoop (Woody Allen)
Volver (Pedro Almodóvar)
Miami Vice (Michael Mann)
Family (John Landis) [Masters of Horror]
The Screwfly Solution (Joe Dante) [Masters of Horror]
A fost sau n-a fost? (Corneliu Porumboiu)
Crank (Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor)
Borat (Larry Charles)
Deja Vu (Tony Scott)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society (Kenji Kamiyama)
The General Returns from One Place to Another (Michael Robinson) [short]
Old Joy (Kelly Reichardt)
Azuloscurocasinegro (Daniel Sánchez Arévalo)

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