2004 Film Journal

As per my 2003 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 2 — 21 Grams *
Jan 3 — The Statement *
Jan 4 — Cold Mountain *
Jan 5 — Girl with a Pearl Earring *
Jan 5 — The Butterfly Effect *
Jan 5 — The Last Temptation of Christ [w/ audio commentary]
Jan 7 — Monster *
Jan 7 — Chasing Liberty *
Jan 8 — Hail Mary
Jan 8 — Jesus Christ Superstar

Jan 9 — Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer *
Jan 10 — My Baby’s Daddy *
Jan 10 — The Gospel of John *
Jan 11 — Louvre City *
Jan 12 — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Jan 12 — In the Land of the Deaf *
Jan 13 — Stevie *
Jan 14 — Jesus [american version, 1999] *
Jan 14 — Etre et Avoir *
Jan 15 — The Man without a Face *

Jan 15 — M. Hulot’s Holiday *
Jan 16 — Braveheart [w/ audio commentary]
Jan 16 — Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! *
Jan 17 — The Passion of the Christ [rough cut] *
Jan 23 — Tokyo Story *
Jan 24 — The Cooler *
Jan 25 — I Graduated But… / The Only Son *
Jan 26 — The Fog of War
Jan 26 — I Was Born But… *
Jan 26 — Good Morning *

Jan 27 — Mary Magdalene *
Jan 28 — The Big Bounce *
Jan 29 — Along Came Polly *
Jan 29 — Star Trek IV: The Undiscovered Country [w/ text and audio commentary]
Jan 31 — The Animation Show *
Jan 31 — Genesis [1999] *
Feb 2 — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Feb 3 — The Corporation *
Feb 3 — Falling Angels *
Feb 4 — You Got Served *

Feb 6 — The House on Haunted Hill [1959] *
Feb 7 — The Perfect Score *
Feb 9 — The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra *
Feb 9 — Against the Ropes *
Feb 10 — Miracle *
Feb 12 — Barbershop 2: Back in Business *
Feb 13 — Cirque de Soleil: Dralion *
Feb 16 — The King of Kings [1928 version, w/ 1928 score]
Feb 18 — Jurassic Park III
Feb 20 — Daniel Amos: Live in Anaheim 1985 *

Feb 21 — Osama *
Feb 21 — Touching the Void *
Feb 21 — Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines [w/ cast commentary]
Feb 22 — In This World *
Feb 22 — The Republic of Love *
Feb 23 — The Passion of the Christ [final cut] *
Feb 25 — Twisted *
Feb 28 — The Boat / The General [buster keaton]
Mar 2 — The Dreamers *
Mar 3 — Starsky & Hutch *

Mar 4 — The Ten Commandments [1923]
Mar 5 — The Ten Commandments [1956, w/ audio commentary]
Mar 8 — Secret Window *
Mar 9 — The Family Way
Mar 9 — The Snow Walker *
Mar 10 — Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind *
Mar 11 — Aliens [1991 version, w/ audio commentary]
Mar 13 — Spartan *
Mar 13 — Taking Lives *
Mar 15 — Hidalgo *

Mar 16 — Kitchen Stories *
Mar 16 — Helen of Troy [1956]
Mar 17 — The Reckoning *
Mar 17 — Accident *
Mar 19 — Jersey Girl *
Mar 19 — Helen of Troy [2003] *
Mar 20 — Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed *
Mar 24 — Alien [1979 version, w/ audio commentary]
Mar 26 — The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz *
Mar 27 — The Last Temptation of Christ

Mar 29 — Hellboy *
Mar 30 — Samson and Delilah [1949]
Mar 30 — Shattered Glass [w/ audio commentary]
Apr 1 — I’m Not Scared *
Apr 1 — Brother Bear [w/ audio commentary]
Apr 2 — Ella Enchanted *
Apr 2 — Blind Spot: Hitler’s Secretary *
Apr 4 — The Prince and Me *
Apr 6 — The Ladykillers [2004] *
Apr 6 — Home on the Range *

Apr 7 — The Whole Ten Yards *
Apr 8 — Kill Bill Vol. 2 *
Apr 9 — The Manchurian Candidate [1962] *
Apr 10 — The Alamo [2004] *
Apr 14 — 13 Going on 30 *
Apr 15 — Alien Resurrection [2003 version] *
Apr 16 — Whale Rider
Apr 18 — The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ
Apr 18 — From the Manger to the Cross
Apr 19 — The Girl Next Door [2004] *

Apr 21 — Man on Fire *
Apr 23 — The Punisher [2004] *
Apr 24 — The Apocalypse [2002] *
Apr 24 — Blue Skies / The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam *
Apr 26 — Dracula [1931, english version] *
Apr 26 — The Wolf Man [1941] *
Apr 27 — On the Waterfront *
Apr 28 — Envy *
Apr 28 — Mean Girls *
Apr 29 — Bon Voyage [2004] *

Apr 30 — Super Size Me *
Apr 30 — Laws of Attraction *
May 1 — King of Kings [1961]
May 1 — Blue Skies / The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam
May 2 — The Greatest Story Ever Told
May 2 — About a Boy
May 3 — The Miracle Maker
May 3 — Chu Chin Chow [1934] *
May 3 — The Toll of the Sea [1922] *
May 4 — The Gospel According to St. Matthew [1964, subtitled]

May 4 — Kill Bill Vol. 1
May 4 — Kill Bill Vol. 2
May 5 — Van Helsing *
May 6 — Piccadilly [1929] *
May 6 — The Thief of Bagdad [1924] *
May 7 — Shanghai Express [1932] *
May 10 — Saved! *
May 10 — The Passion of the Christ
May 12 — Troy *
May 14 — Shrek 2 *

May 21 — Tomorrow Land [disc 1] *
May 22 — Walt Disney on the Front Lines [disc 2: Victory Through Air Power, etc.] *
May 23 — Jesus of Nazareth
May 24 — Walt Disney on the Front Lines [disc 1] *
May 24 — Mickey Mouse in Living Color Vol. 2 [disc 2: Mickey’s Christmas Carol, etc.] *
May 25 — The Stepford Wives [1975] *
May 26 — The Day After Tomorrow *
May 27 — The Chronological Donald Vol. 1 [disc 1] *
May 29 — Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban *
May 31 — Siliva the Zulu *

Jun 4 — The Chronological Donald Vol. 2 [disc 2] *
Jun 4 — Alexander Nevsky *
Jun 6 — The Phantom Baron *
Jun 7 — Les dames du Bois de Boulogne *
Jun 7 — The Blood of a Poet *
Jun 8 — Garfield: The Movie *
Jun 8 — Mickey Mouse in Living Color Vol. 2 [disc 1] *
Jun 9 — Raising Helen *
Jun 9 — The Stepford Wives [2004] *
Jun 10 — Les Parents Terribles *

Jun 11 — Beauty and the Beast [1946] *
Jun 12 — The Chronicles of Riddick *
Jun 13 — Finding Nemo
Jun 14 — DodgeBall *
Jun 14 — Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Jun 14 — Paul the Apostle *
Jun 15 — The Clearing *
Jun 15 — Winter Sleepers
Jun 16 — Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Jun 17 — After Life

Jun 17 — 50 First Dates
Jun 18 — The Notebook *
Jun 19 — Sleepover *
Jun 19 — The Terminal *
Jun 19 — Before Sunrise *
Jun 21 — Before Sunset *
Jun 21 — Fahrenheit 9/11 *
Jun 27 — Total Recall
Jun 27 — Memento
Jul 1 — While You Were Sleeping *

Jul 1 — Runaway Bride
Jul 3 — Jesus of Montreal
Jul 4 — The Wind Will Carry Us *
Jul 8 — Owning Mahowny
Jul 9 — Spider-Man 2 *
Jul 10 — Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy *
Jul 10 — King Arthur *
Jul 12 — Nothing *
Jul 12 — Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes [w/ audio commentary]
Jul 12 — Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle *

Jul 13 — Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion *
Jul 14 — I, Robot *
Jul 14 — A Cinderella Story *
Jul 16 — Maria Full of Grace *
Jul 16 — The Emissary *
Jul 16 — Napoleon Dynamite *
Jul 20 — Two Brothers *
Jul 21 — The Bourne Supremacy *
Jul 24 — Thunderbirds [2004] *
Jul 24 — Catwoman *

Jul 24 — Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
Jul 26 — A Home at the End of the World *
Jul 26 — Fast Times at Ridgmont High *
Jul 26 — Sixteen Candles *
Jul 28 — The Manchurian Candidate [2004] *
Jul 29 — The Door in the Floor *
Jul 29 — De-Lovely *
Jul 30 — Touch of Pink *
Jul 31 — Around the World in 80 Days [2004] *
Jul 31 — The Village *

Aug 1 — Fawlty Towers [disc 2]
Aug 1 — Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time *
Aug 2 — Billy Liar *
Aug 2 — Control Room *
Aug 2 — Jesus [1979]
Aug 3 — Metallica: Some Kind of Monster *
Aug 4 — The Story of Jesus for Children *
Aug 5 — Fawlty Towers [disc 1]
Aug 5 — The Exorcist [2000 version]
Aug 5 — Exorcist II: The Heretic

Aug 5 — The Exorcist III *
Aug 7 — Little Black Book *
Aug 7 — Osmosis Jones
Aug 8 — Collateral *
Aug 9 — The Three Lives of Thomasina *
Aug 10 — Festival Express *
Aug 10 — The Rage in Placid Lake *
Aug 10 — Twist [2004] *
Aug 11 — Samsara *
Aug 11 — Riding Giants *

Aug 12 — Fawlty Towers [disc 3]
Aug 12 — Predator
Aug 13 — Open Water *
Aug 13 — Alien Vs. Predator *
Aug 15 — The Killing
Aug 16 — Code 46 *
Aug 17 — Westworld *
Aug 18 — I, Robot
Aug 19 — Bruce Almighty
Aug 19 — Exorcist: The Beginning *

Aug 20 — The Stepford Wives [2004]
Aug 21 — The Manchurian Candidate [2004]
Aug 21 — Spider-Man 2
Aug 28 — L’Appartement *
Aug 29 — Hero [2004 Miramax version] *
Aug 29 — Resident Evil
Aug 30 — Criminal *
Aug 30 — Shaun of the Dead *
Aug 30 — Wicker Park *
Aug 31 — Suspect Zero *

Sep 1 — Resident Evil: Apocalypse *
Sep 2 — A Dirty Shame *
Sep 2 — Annie Hall
Sep 2 — Donnie Darko [2001 version]
Sep 3 — Imelda *
Sep 3 — Icarus XB-1 (Voyage to the End of the Universe) *
Sep 7 — The Motorcycle Diaries *
Sep 7 — The Simpsons [season 4, disc 1] *
Sep 7 — Dogville *
Sep 9 — The Simpsons [season 4, disc 2] *

Sep 9 — Let’s Get Frank *
Sep 9 — McDull, Prince de la Bun *
Sep 9 — Discordia / Unfinished Symphony: Democracy and Dissent *
Sep 9 — Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train *
Sep 10 — Garden State *
Sep 10 — The Simpsons [season 4, disc 3] *
Sep 11 — We Don’t Live Here Anymore *
Sep 12 — Cellular *
Sep 14 — The Simpsons [season 4, disc 4] *
Sep 15 — Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow *

Sep 16 — Relativity *
Sep 17 — In Your Hands *
Sep 17 — Firefly [disc 1] *
Sep 18 — Mr. 3000 *
Sep 18 — Wimbledon *
Sep 18 — Mean Creek *
Sep 20 — My Stepbrother Frankenstein *
Sep 20 — Victory Through Air Power
Sep 21 — Cold Light *
Sep 21 — Jesus Christ Superstar [w/ audio commentary]

Sep 22 — First Daughter *
Sep 22 — Home on the Range [w/ audio commentary]
Sep 22 — The Forgotten *
Sep 23 — The Story of the Weeping Camel *
Sep 23 — Baghdad Blogger / Salam Pax — Video Reports from Iraq *
Sep 24 — Fahrenheit 451 *
Sep 24 — The Machinist *
Sep 24 — Time of the Wolf *
Sep 24 — Dear Frankie *
Sep 24 — Incident at Loch Ness *

Sep 25 — A Hole in My Heart *
Sep 25 — Head in the Clouds *
Sep 25 — Primer *
Sep 26 — Campfire *
Sep 27 — Tintin and Me *
Sep 27 — Or (My Treasure) *
Sep 28 — 10 on Ten *
Sep 28 — Male Fantasy *
Sep 30 — Star Trek: Generations [w/ audio and text commentary]
Sep 30 — Star Wars [2004 version, w/ audio commentary]

Sep 30 — 20 Fingers *
Sep 30 — Clean *
Oct 1 — The Empire Strikes Back [2004 version, w/ audio commentary]
Oct 1 — The Five Obstructions *
Oct 2 — Return of the Jedi [2004 version, w/ audio commentary]
Oct 2 — The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess *
Oct 2 — Silver City *
Oct 3 — Shark Tale *
Oct 3 — Up and Down *
Oct 4 — Taxi [2004] *

Oct 4 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 1]
Oct 4 — Ladder 49 *
Oct 4 — Terkel in Trouble *
Oct 6 — Aladdin [1992 Disney version, w/ text and directors’ audio commentary]
Oct 7 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 2]
Oct 7 — George W. Bush: Faith in the White House *
Oct 9 — Team America: World Police *
Oct 11 — Intimate Strangers *
Oct 13 — The Final Cut *
Oct 13 — Vera Drake *

Oct 13 — Shall We Dance? [2004] *
Oct 14 — Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry *
Oct 15 — Saw *
Oct 18 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 3]
Oct 18 — The Grudge *
Oct 20 — Alfie [2004] *
Oct 21 — Luther [2003] *
Oct 22 — Birth *
Oct 23 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 4]
Oct 27 — Sideways *

Oct 27 — Ray *
Oct 28 — I [Heart] Huckabees *
Oct 29 — P.S. *
Nov 3 — Alfie [1966]
Nov 3 — Alfie [2004]
Nov 4 — Seven Brides for Seven Brothers [CinemaScope version, w/ audio commentary]
Nov 4 — Mulan [w/ audio commentary]
Nov 4 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 5]
Nov 5 — A Very Long Engagement *
Nov 5 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 6]

Nov 6 — The Polar Express *
Nov 6 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 4]
Nov 7 — The Bourne Supremacy
Nov 7 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 4, w/ audio commentary]
Nov 8 — After the Sunset *
Nov 9 — The Brown Bunny *
Nov 9 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 7]
Nov 9 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 1, disc 8]
Nov 10 — Kinsey *
Nov 10 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 1]

Nov 10 — Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason *
Nov 10 — The King of Kings [1928 version, w/ 1928 score]
Nov 11 — Finding Neverland *
Nov 11 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 2]
Nov 12 — Immortal [2004] *
Nov 12 — The King of Kings [1928 version, w/ 2004 score]
Nov 12 — La Dolce Vita
Nov 13 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 3]
Nov 13 — The King of Kings [1927 version] *
Nov 14 — Neighbours / Nobody Waved Good-Bye *

Nov 14 — The Street / Le chat dans le sac *
Nov 15 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 1]
Nov 15 — National Treasure *
Nov 16 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 1, w/ audio commentary]
Nov 17 — The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie *
Nov 18 — See Grace Fly
Nov 18 — Alexander the Great [1956] *
Nov 18 — The Take *
Nov 19 — The Trouble with Angels
Nov 20 — Martin Luther [1953]

Nov 20 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 4]
Nov 20 — Vanity Fair *
Nov 20 — Luther [2003]
Nov 21 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 5]
Nov 21 — Luther [1973]
Nov 22 — Alexander [2004] *
Nov 23 — Being Julia *
Nov 24 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 6]
Nov 24 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 2, disc 7]
Nov 24 — Bright Leaves *

Nov 25 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 3]
Nov 25 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 3, w/ audio commentary]
Nov 25 — Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Nov 26 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 2]
Nov 26 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Volume 2 [disc 2, w/ audio commentary]
Nov 27 — Christmas with the Kranks *
Nov 27 — The Snowman *
Nov 27 — I Am David *
Nov 28 — The Prince of Egypt
Nov 28 — Play It Again, Sam

Nov 28 — Shrek 2
Nov 29 — Closer *
Dec 2 — Enduring Love *
Dec 2 — Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War *
Dec 3 — Stander *
Dec 3 — De-Lovely [w/ director and actor audio commentary]
Dec 4 — Spider-Man 2 [w/ text and audio commentary]
Dec 6 — The Aviator *
Dec 6 — Bright Young Things *
Dec 7 — House of Flying Daggers *

Dec 8 — The Assassination of Richard Nixon *
Dec 8 — Ocean’s Twelve *
Dec 9 — What the Bleep Do We Know? *
Dec 9 — Mickey Mouse in Black & White Vol. 2 [disc 1] *
Dec 10 — White Noise *
Dec 11 — Mickey Mouse in Black & White Vol. 2 [disc 2] *
Dec 11 — The Complete Pluto Vol. 1 [disc 1] *
Dec 12 — Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events *
Dec 13 — The Complete Pluto Vol. 1 [disc 2] *
Dec 13 — The Leopard *

Dec 15 — Flight of the Phoenix [2004] *
Dec 15 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 1]
Dec 15 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 2]
Dec 15 — Machuca *
Dec 16 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 3]
Dec 16 — Meet the Fockers *
Dec 17 — Racing Stripes *
Dec 19 — The Lord of the Rings: Extended Edition *
Dec 20 — Hotel Rwanda *
Dec 21 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 4]

Dec 22 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 5]
Dec 22 — Howard Shore: Creating the Lord of the Rings Sympony *
Dec 22 — Heaven’s Gate [restored director’s cut] *
Dec 23 — Scarface [1932] *
Dec 24 — Walking with Cavemen *
Dec 24 — The Phantom of the Opera [2004] *
Dec 26 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 6]
Dec 26 — Mary Poppins [w/ text and audio commentary]
Dec 27 — Star Trek: The Original Series [season 3, disc 7]
Dec 28 — The Simpsons [season 5, disc 1] *

Dec 28 — The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou *
Dec 29 — The Simpsons [season 5, disc 2] *
Dec 29 — Spanglish *
Dec 30 — The Simpsons [season 5, disc 3] *
Dec 30 — Fat Albert *
Dec 30 — The Simpsons [season 5, disc 4] *

About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his award-winning film column for that paper, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He has also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005) and The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film (De Gruyter, 2016).