2003 Film Journal

Videos and DVDs are in italics. Films I saw for the first time have an asterisk (*) next to them. Not counting extras and promo items.

Jan 1 — The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Jan 2 — The Hot Chick *
Jan 2 — Pinocchio [2002, dubbed version] *
Jan 3 — The Reluctant Dragon *
Jan 5 — Claire’s Knee *
Jan 5 — The Woman Next Door *
Jan 5 — The Best of the Muppet Show [Paul Simon, Raquel Welch episodes] *
Jan 6 — Being There
Jan 8 — The Hours
Jan 8 — The Gleaners and I *

Jan 8 — Le Beau Serge *
Jan 9 — Talk to Her *
Jan 9 — Das Experiment *
Jan 10 — Forgotten Silver + Signing Off *
Jan 10 — A Real Young Girl *
Jan 10 — The Pianist *
Jan 11 — The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Jan 13 — Max *
Jan 13 — Mrs. Dalloway
Jan 14 — Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress *

Jan 14 — 25th Hour *
Jan 15 — Just Married *
Jan 15 — A Guy Thing *
Jan 16 — Singin’ in the Rain
Jan 19 — Time Out *
Jan 19 — The Complete Goofy [disc 2] *
Jan 21 — Kangaroo Jack *
Jan 21 — National Security *
Jan 22 — No Such Thing *
Jan 24 — About Schmidt

Jan 26 — Narc *
Jan 27 — Trembling Before G-d
Jan 28 — Darkness Falls *
Jan 29 — The Guru *
Jan 31 — A Night to Remember [Criterion] *
Feb 2 — All That Heaven Allows [Criterion] *
Feb 3 — Short 2: Dreams [La Jetée, etc.] *
Feb 4 — Chaos and Desire *
Feb 4 — The Recruit *
Feb 5 — How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days *

Feb 6 — Daredevil *
Feb 6 — Ikiru
Feb 6 — Stray Dog *
Feb 7 — City of God *
Feb 9 — Secret Ballot *
Feb 12 — Shanghai Knights *
Feb 13 — Punch *
Feb 14 — The Quiet American *
Feb 14 — Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity *
Feb 16 — The Circle *

Feb 19 — The Life of David Gale *
Feb 21 — Chicago
Feb 22 — The Usual Suspects
Feb 26 — Dark Blue *
Mar 1 — Tom Jones *
Mar 2 — Metropolis [2002, restored version] *
Mar 3 — El Crimen de Padre Amaro *
Mar 3 — Spider *
Mar 3 — Tears of the Sun *
Mar 4 — Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home [w/ text and audio commentary]

Mar 5 — Cradle 2 the Grave *
Mar 8 — Agent Cody Banks *
Mar 9 — Punch-Drunk Love
Mar 9 — Bringing Down the House *
Mar 11 — Old School *
Mar 11 — Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie [w/ directors’ commentary]
Mar 12 — Fiddler on the Roof
Mar 13 — The Hunted *
Mar 14 — The Core *
Mar 16 — Deliver Us from Eva *

Mar 19 — The Party *
Mar 20 — Willard [2003] *
Mar 22 — Left Behind II: Tribulation Force *
Mar 24 — Joshua *
Mar 27 — Irreversible *
Mar 29 — The Adventures of Robin Hood
Mar 30 — Piglet’s Big Movie *
Mar 30 — Bend It Like Beckham *
Mar 31 — Till Human Voices Wake Us *
Apr 1 — The Day the Earth Stood Still [w/ audio commentary]

Apr 2 — The Beatles: Anthology: Special Features *
Apr 2 — The Beatles: Anthology 1 & 2
Apr 3 — Magnificent Obsession *
Apr 4 — The Beatles: Anthology 3 & 4
Apr 4 — Laurel Canyon *
Apr 5 — The Beatles: Anthology 5 & 6
Apr 6 — Safe
Apr 7 — Anger Management *
Apr 8 — Head of State *
Apr 8 — Basic *

Apr 8 — Flower & Garnet *
Apr 9 — Dreamcatcher *
Apr 9 — The Beatles: Anthology 7 & 8
Apr 10 — Phone Booth *
Apr 10 — The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp [w/ audio commentary]
Apr 10 — Futurama [volume 1, disc 2] *
Apr 11 — Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Apr 14 — Frank Capra’s The War Years: The Negro Soldier *
Apr 14 — Forty-Ninth Parallel
Apr 14 — Bulletproof Monk *

Apr 14 — Futurama [volume 1, disc 1] *
Apr 15 — Frank Capra’s The War Years: Know Your Enemy: Japan *
Apr 16 — Written on the Wind *
Apr 16 — The Tarnished Angels *
Apr 17 — Futurama [volume 1, disc 3] *
Apr 17 — Thirty Seconds over Tokyo *
Apr 18 — Holes *
Apr 18 — Nowhere in Africa *
Apr 18 — Better Luck Tomorrow *
Apr 19 — They Were Expendable *

Apr 19 — The Tunnel *
Apr 19 — The Gods Must Be Crazy
Apr 20 — King of Kings
Apr 20 — Tears of the Sun
Apr 25 — X2: X-Men United *
Apr 27 — Identity *
Apr 30 — The Last Temptation of Christ
May 1 — Lost in La Mancha *
May 4 — X2: X-Men United
May 5 — Who Framed Roger Rabbit [w/ text and audio commentary]

May 7 — The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad *
May 7 — Daddy Day Care *
May 9 — Down with Love *
May 9 — Slap Shot *
May 9 — The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ [1905 Pathé film] *
May 10 — Werckmeister Harmonies *
May 11 — The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ
May 12 — Levity *
May 13 — X2: X-Men United
May 13 — Treasure Planet [w/ audio and visual commentary]

May 14 — Osmosis Jones
May 15 — The Matrix Reloaded *
May 16 — A Mighty Wind *
May 19 — The Aristocats
May 21 — Winged Migration *
May 21 — Bruce Almighty *
May 22 — Robin Hood [1973, Disney version]
May 24 — From the Manger to the Cross
May 24 — Spellbound [2002, documentary] *
May 25 — The Great Mouse Detective

May 27 — A Close Shave
May 31 — Finding Nemo *
Jun 2 — Ghosts of the Abyss *
Jun 3 — The Italian Job [2003] *
Jun 3 — Mulan
Jun 4 — 2 Fast 2 Furious *
Jun 7 — Martin Luther [1953] *
Jun 7 — Rugrats Go Wild *
Jun 9 — Requiem for a Dream
Jun 10 — The Shape of Things [2003] *

Jun 11 — Short 4: Seduction [Lily and Jim, T.R.A.N.S.I.T., etc.] *
Jun 12 — The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey *
Jun 13 — Almost Famous: Untitled Bootleg Cut *
Jun 13 — Hollywood Homicide *
Jun 13 — 28 Days Later *
Jun 14 — The Man on the Train *
Jun 14 — The Thin Blue Line
Jun 16 — The Rescuers
Jun 16 — The Rescuers Down Under
Jun 17 — Divine Intervention *

Jun 18 — Hulk *
Jun 20 — Ivan’s Childhood
Jun 21 — Andrei Rublev: Director’s Cut *
Jun 22 — The Sword in the Stone *
Jun 23 — Alex & Emma *
Jun 24 — Whale Rider *
Jun 26 — Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde *
Jun 27 — The Mirror
Jun 29 — eXistenZ
Jul 1 — Nostalghia *

Jul 1 — Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle *
Jul 2 — Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines *
Jul 2 — Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas *
Jul 3 — Morvern Callar *
Jul 6 — Respiro *
Jul 7 — The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen *
Jul 8 — Owning Mahowny *
Jul 9 — Pirates of the Caribean: Curse of the Black Pearl *
Jul 10 — Together [2002] *
Jul 13 — Swimming Pool *

Jul 14 — All in the Family [season 1, disc 1] *
Jul 14 — Raising Victor Vargas *
Jul 16 — Johnny English *
Jul 16 — Die Another Day
Jul 17 — The Lost Dogs …via Chicago… *
Jul 18 — Bad Boys II *
Jul 19 — Hulk
Jul 19 — All in the Family [season 1, disc 2] *
Jul 25 — The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ
Jul 26 — Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life *

Jul 27 — All in the Family [season 1, disc 3] *
Jul 29 — Hercules [1997, Disney version]
Jul 31 — The Fox and the Hound
Aug 1 — American Wedding *
Aug 1 — Dirty Pretty Things *
Aug 2 — Seabiscuit *
Aug 4 — Pocahontas [1995, Disney version]
Aug 4 — Derrida *
Aug 4 — The Trials of Henry Kissinger *
Aug 5 — Trekkies

Aug 5 — The Magdalene Sisters *
Aug 6 — S.W.A.T. *
Aug 7 — Northfork *
Aug 7 — Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over *
Aug 7 — A Little Princess [1995] *
Aug 8 — The Animatrix *
Aug 10 — Nights of Cabiria [Criterion] *
Aug 12 — The Messiah [1975, Rossellini] *
Aug 13 — Bowling for Columbine
Aug 14 — Friday the 13th *

Aug 15 — Freaky Friday [2003] *
Aug 16 — Derzu Uzula *
Aug 23 — Watership Down
Aug 25 — The Fighting Temptations *
Aug 27 — Futurama [volume 2, disc 1] *
Aug 28 — Futurama [volume 2, disc 2] *
Aug 28 — The Haunting [1963] *
Aug 29 — Open Range *
Aug 29 — Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns *
Aug 31 — Futurama [volume 2, disc 3] *

Sep 1 — Shrek [w/ audio commentary]
Sep 1 — A Nightmare on Elm Street *
Sep 1 — The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ
Sep 1 — Friday the 13th Part 2 *
Sep 2 — Friday the 13th Part 3 *
Sep 3 — Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star *
Sep 4 — The Peter Sellers Story — As He Filmed It *
Sep 5 — Betty Boop: The Definitive Collection: Volume 7: Betty’s Travels *
Sep 5 — Door to Door [2002] *
Sep 6 — Luther [1973] *

Sep 7 — Futurama [volume 2, disc 4] *
Sep 7 — A&E Biography: Nicholas & Alexandra *
Sep 8 — Mambo Italiano *
Sep 8 — Ford Transit *
Sep 8 — Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter *
Sep 8 — St. Michael Had a Rooster *
Sep 8 — Night of the Shooting Stars *
Sep 9 — James’ Journey to Jerusalem *
Sep 9 — To Kill a King *
Sep 9 — Sleeping Beauty [w/ audio commentary]

Sep 10 — Lost in Translation *
Sep 10 — Once Upon a Time in Mexico *
Sep 11 — Kaos *
Sep 12 — Recess: School’s Out
Sep 12 — See Grace Fly *
Sep 13 — People Say I’m Crazy *
Sep 13 — Cromwell *
Sep 13 — The Simpsons [season 3, disc 1] *
Sep 15 — Matchstick Men *
Sep 16 — The Order *

Sep 16 — Casablanca [w/ Roger Ebert audio commentary]
Sep 17 — Birdman Tale *
Sep 17 — Los Angeles Plays Itself *
Sep 17 — Underworld *
Sep 18 — Bus 174 *
Sep 19 — The Only Sons *
Sep 19 — The Saddest Music in the World *
Sep 20 — Anything Else *
Sep 20 — Devil’s Playground [2002] *
Sep 23 — Cabin Fever *

Sep 24 — The Rundown *
Sep 25 — Day of the Wacko *
Sep 25 — Uzak (Distant) *
Sep 25 — Prisoner of Paradise *
Sep 26 — Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself *
Sep 27 — The Housekeeper *
Sep 27 — A Problem with Fear or Laurie’s Anxiety Confronting the Escalator *
Sep 28 — The Weather Underground *
Sep 28 — Emile *
Sep 29 — The Barbarian Invasions *

Sep 29 — Broken Wings *
Sep 29 — Twentynine Palms [Dumont] *
Sep 30 — The Event *
Sep 30 — My Life without Me *
Sep 30 — The Fog of War *
Sep 30 — Elephant *
Oct 1 — The Far Side of the Moon *
Oct 1 — Father and Son *
Oct 3 — The Adventures of Robin Hood [w/ audio commentary]
Oct 4 — To End All Wars *

Oct 5 — Gaz Bar Blues *
Oct 5 — Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property *
Oct 6 — Kill Bill Vol. 1 *
Oct 6 — Zabriskie Point *
Oct 6 — Casa de Los Babys *
Oct 6 — At Five in the Afternoon *
Oct 6 — Kiss of Life *
Oct 7 — On the Corner *
Oct 8 — Intolerable Cruelty *
Oct 9 — The School of Rock *

Oct 9 — Mystic River *
Oct 10 — Moving Malcolm *
Oct 10 — The Delicate Art of Parking *
Oct 10 — Out of Time *
Oct 13 — Walking with Prehistoric Beasts *
Oct 14 — Forces of Nature
Oct 14 — Star Trek V: The Final Frontier [w/ text and audio commentary]
Oct 14 — Some Like It Hot
Oct 15 — The Simpsons [season 3, disc 2] *
Oct 17 — The Road to El Dorado

Oct 17 — The Lion King [w/ audio commentary]
Oct 17 — Ice Age [w/ audio commentary]
Oct 18 — Runaway Jury *
Oct 18 — Veronica Guerin *
Oct 18 — Ariel *
Oct 18 — Leningrad Cowboys Go America *
Oct 20 — Hamlet Goes Business *
Oct 20 — Juha *
Oct 24 — Drifting Clouds
Oct 24 — The Simpsons [season 3, disc 3] *

Oct 25 — The Match-Factory Girl *
Oct 27 — Alien: Director’s Cut *
Oct 29 — Love Actually *
Oct 30 — The Films of Richard Massingham *
Oct 30 — The Lady Vanishes
Oct 31 — Spider-Man
Nov 1 — Elf *
Nov 2 — The Matrix Reloaded
Nov 3 — The Matrix Revolutions *
Nov 3 — Brother Bear *

Nov 4 — Step Into Liquid *
Nov 5 — The Land Before Time
Nov 6 — Scary Movie 3 *
Nov 6 — The Station Agent *
Nov 7 — Finding Nemo [w/ audio & video commentary]
Nov 7 — The Wild Thornberrys Movie
Nov 7 — Dark City
Nov 8 — Looney Tunes: Back in Action *
Nov 8 — The Simpsons [season 3, disc 4] *
Nov 10 — The Singing Detective [2003] *

Nov 11 — Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Nov 12 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection [disc 1, w/ audio commentary] *
Nov 12 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection [disc 2, w/ audio commentary] *
Nov 13 — Song of the South *
Nov 13 — Fantastic France I: Familiar and Unusual Worlds *
Nov 13 — Fantastic France II: Taking Flight *
Nov 14 — A Bug’s Life
Nov 14 — Fantastic France III: The Menagerie *
Nov 14 — Fantastic France IV: Whodunits and Chases *
Nov 15 — Song of the South *

Nov 15 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection [disc 3, w/ audio commentary] *
Nov 17 — In the Cut *
Nov 18 — The Missing *
Nov 20 — Raiders of the Lost Ark
Nov 21 — Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat *
Nov 22 — The Jungle Book [1967, Disney version]
Nov 22 — The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers [extended edition] *
Nov 23 — Horns and Halos *
Nov 24 — Dinosaur
Nov 24 — The Last Samurai *

Nov 25 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection [disc 4, w/ audio commentary] *
Nov 25 — Charlotte’s Web
Nov 25 — The Human Stain *
Nov 25 — Pieces of April *
Nov 26 — In America *
Nov 26 — Timeline *
Nov 27 — Gothika *
Nov 27 — Stuart Little
Nov 27 — Stuart Little 2
Nov 27 — The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers [extended edition, w/ director’s audio commentary]

Nov 28 — One from the Heart *
Nov 28 — Doctor Dolittle [1998]
Nov 29 — The Haunted Mansion *
Nov 29 — Edi *
Nov 30 — Bad Santa *
Dec 1 — The Return of the King [1980]
Dec 2 — Doctor Dolittle [1967]
Dec 2 — Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World *
Dec 3 — Dr. Dolittle 2
Dec 3 — Princess of Thieves *

Dec 3 — Honey *
Dec 4 — Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Dec 5 — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King *
Dec 6 — The Triplets of Belleville *
Dec 7 — Shattered Glass *
Dec 8 — Stuck on You *
Dec 8 — The Secret Lives of Dentists *
Dec 8 — Big Fish *
Dec 9 — Vertigo
Dec 9 — Breakfast at Tiffany’s *

Dec 10 — Aliens: Special Edition *
Dec 11 — Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans *
Dec 13 — Alien3: Special Edition *
Dec 15 — Cheaper by the Dozen [2003] *
Dec 16 — The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: Extended Edition
Dec 16 — The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: Extended Edition
Dec 16 — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Dec 19 — A Fistful of Dollars *
Dec 19 — For a Few Dollars More *
Dec 20 — Antz [w/ audio commentary]

Dec 20 — Something’s Gotta Give *
Dec 20 — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly *
Dec 21 — Buffy the Vampire Slayer [season 1, disc 1] *
Dec 21 — Fantastic Voyage
Dec 22 — Paycheck *
Dec 23 — Calendar Girls *
Dec 23 — Mona Lisa Smile *
Dec 26 — Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea *
Dec 27 — House of Sand and Fog *
Dec 29 — Road to Perdition

Dec 30 — Peter Pan [2003] *
Dec 30 — The Lord of the Rings: Howard Shore: An Introspective *
Dec 30 — Apollo 13 [w/ James & Marilyn Lovell audio commentary]

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