2006 Film Journal

As per my 2005 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 | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Jan 1 — Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire [IMAX version]
Jan 2 — The Simpsons [season 7, disc 3] *
Jan 3 — The White Countess *
Jan 4 — The Simpsons [season 7, disc 4] *
Jan 7 — Hoodwinked
Jan 7 — Disney Rarities: Celebrated Shorts: 1920s – 1960s [disc 1] *
Jan 9 — Tristan & Isolde [2006] *
Jan 9 — 9 Songs *
Jan 10 — Caché [aka Hidden] *
Jan 11 — Roving Mars *

Jan 11 — Guy X *
Jan 11 — Glory Road [2006] *
Jan 13 — Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World *
Jan 13 — The Wrong Man [1956] *
Jan 14 — Chillicothe *
Jan 14 — Disney Rarities: Celebrated Shorts: 1920s – 1960s [disc 2] *
Jan 15 — The Producers [1968] *
Jan 16 — The Matador *
Jan 16 — Ushpizin *
Jan 17 — Karla [2005] *

Jan 17 — The Chronological Donald: Volume 2: 1942 – 1946 [disc 1] *
Jan 18 — Match Point [2005] *
Jan 21 — Arabesque [1966] *
Jan 23 — Annapolis [2006] *
Jan 23 — Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid *
Jan 24 — Transamerica *
Jan 25 — The World’s Fastest Indian *
Jan 25 — Gypsy [1962] *
Jan 25 — Nanny McPhee *
Jan 26 — The Chronological Donald: Volume 2: 1942 – 1946 [disc 2] *

Jan 29 — Road to Singapore [1940] *
Jan 29 — Shampoo *
Jan 31 — Flirting [1991] *
Feb 1 — Imagine Me & You *
Feb 3 — Brokeback Mountain
Feb 6 — The River [1951] *
Feb 7 — Eight Below *
Feb 8 — A Good Woman *
Feb 8 — Firewall *
Feb 11 — Bedlam [1946] *

Feb 11 — Road to Zanzibar *
Feb 11 — Road to Morocco *
Feb 12 — THX 1138 [director’s cut]
Feb 14 — The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada *
Feb 14 — Cat People [1942; w/ audio commentary]
Feb 14 — The Curse of the Cat People [w/ audio commentary]
Feb 14 — The Second Chance *
Feb 15 — Running Scared [2006] *
Feb 16 — Brick *
Feb 16 — Doogal [aka The Magic Roundabout] *

Feb 17 — Little Fish [2005] *
Feb 17 — The Leopard Man [w/ audio commentary]
Feb 18 — The Seventh Victim [w/ audio commentary]
Feb 19 — The Body Snatcher [1945; w/ audio commentary]
Feb 20 — Madea’s Family Reunion [2006] *
Feb 20 — Tsotsi *
Feb 21 — Solntse (The Sun) [2005] *
Feb 22 — Dave Chapelle’s Block Party *
Feb 23 — Koyaanisqatsi [w/ Philip Glass ensemble]
Feb 24 — When a Woman Ascends the Stairs *

Feb 25 — Aquamarine [2006] *
Feb 27 — Night Watch [2004] *
Feb 28 — I Walked with a Zombie [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 1 — The Libertine [2004] *
Mar 1 — 16 Blocks *
Mar 3 — These Girls *
Mar 3 — Lady and the Tramp [widescreen version]
Mar 3 — Bedlam [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 4 — Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story *
Mar 6 — Joyeux Noël [2005] *

Mar 8 — Failure to Launch *
Mar 9 — Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Mar 9 — The Magic Christian *
Mar 10 — The Dark Crystal *
Mar 11 — The Green Pastures [1936] *
Mar 12 — Black Orpheus *
Mar 14 — The Ten Commandments [1923; w/ audio commentary]
Mar 15 — Ask the Dust *
Mar 15 — She’s the Man *
Mar 16 — V for Vendetta *

Mar 17 — The Ten Commandments [1956; w/ audio commentary]
Mar 17 — Water [2005; Hindi version]
Mar 17 — The Abyss [1989; theatrical version]
Mar 18 — The 90th Percentile *
Mar 20 — How to Commit Marriage *
Mar 20 — To Catch a Thief [1955] *
Mar 21 — Beauty and the Beast [1991; work-in-progress version]
Mar 21 — The Secret of NIMH
Mar 22 — Antz
Mar 22 — The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Mar 22 — Inside Man [2006] *
Mar 23 — The Killing [1956]
Mar 23 — Thank You for Smoking *
Mar 24 — Ice Age [2002]
Mar 24 — The Hustler [1961] *
Mar 25 — Ice Age: The Meltdown *
Mar 26 — Barabbas [1962]
Mar 26 — All About Eve [1950]
Mar 27 — Take the Lead *
Mar 28 — The Ten Commandments [2006] *

Mar 29 — Basic Instinct 2 *
Mar 29 — The Ghost Ship [1943]
Apr 3 — Sophie Scholl: The Final Days *
Apr 3 — Lucky Number Slevin *
Apr 5 — Samurai Saga *
Apr 6 — Friends with Money *
Apr 6 — Live and Become *
Apr 7 — Scary Movie 4 *
Apr 8 — Roman Holiday [1953] *
Apr 8 — Godspell

Apr 11 — The Wild [2006] *
Apr 12 — Da Vinci Code Decoded *
Apr 12 — Aliens [special edition]
Apr 18 — The Big Question *
Apr 18 — L’Enfant *
Apr 19 — The Sentinel [2006] *
Apr 19 — American Dreamz *
Apr 19 — Battlestar Galactica [2003 mini-series] *
Apr 20 — Kinky Boots *
Apr 21 — Akeelah and the Bee *

Apr 24 — United 93 *
Apr 24 — RV *
Apr 25 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 1, disc 2] *
Apr 25 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 1, disc 3] *
Apr 27 — Don’t Come Knocking *
Apr 28 — Hoot *
Apr 28 — A Man for All Seasons [1966] *
Apr 29 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 1, disc 4] *
Apr 29 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 1, disc 5] *
May 1 — On a Clear Day *

May 3 — Mission: Impossible III *
May 5 — Legend [1985; U.S. version] *
May 5 — I Walked with a Zombie
May 6 — The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe [2005; w/ production team audio commentary]
May 6 — Art School Confidential *
May 8 — Over the Hedge [2006] *
May 10 — Just My Luck [2006] *
May 10 — Poseidon *
May 10 — The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe [2005; w/ director and cast audio commentary]
May 11 — Baby Face [1933] *

May 11 — The Dark Horse [1932] *
May 12 — Jesus Camp *
May 12 — Superman [1978]
May 14 — Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
May 15 — The Omen [2006] *
May 16 — Cars [2006] *
May 17 — The Da Vinci Code *
May 17 — Futurama [season 1, disc 1]
May 19 — Futurama [season 1, disc 2]
May 20 — The Invisible Man [1933]

May 20 — The Invisible Man Returns *
May 20 — The Invisible Woman *
May 20 — Invisible Agent *
May 20 — The Invisible Man’s Revenge *
May 20 — The Invisible Man [1933; w/ audio commentary]
May 22 — Futurama [season 1, disc 3]
May 23 — X-Men: The Last Stand *
May 23 — Kingdom of Heaven [director’s cut]
May 24 — Down in the Valley [2005] *
May 27 — Seven Brides for Seven Brothers [1954]

May 28 — Zulu *
May 28 — Thirteen Days [2000]
May 29 — Superman II
May 29 — The Incredibles
May 30 — Hoodwinked
May 30 — Edge Codes.com *
May 30 — Escape to Canada *
May 31 — A Prairie Home Companion *
May 31 — District B13 *
May 31 — The Break-Up [2006] *

May 31 — The Omen [1976; w/ audio commentary]
Jun 1 — The Omen [2006]
Jun 1 — Babylon 5 [season 4, disc 3] *
Jun 1 — A Wobots Christmas *
Jun 2 — Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action *
Jun 2 — Damien: Omen II [w/ audio commentary]
Jun 3 — The Office [2001; series 1] *
Jun 4 — Strangers on a Train [1951; U.S. version] *
Jun 5 — I Confess [1953]
Jun 5 — Pygmalion [1938] *

Jun 6 — In Cold Blood [1967] *
Jun 6 — Superman III *
Jun 7 — X-Men: The Last Stand
Jun 8 — Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Jun 9 — Jaws [1975]
Jun 12 — The Final Conflict [1981; w/ audio commentary]
Jun 13 — The King [2005] *
Jun 14 — The Lake House *
Jun 15 — Nacho Libre *
Jun 15 — The 39 Steps [1935]

Jun 16 — Wordplay [2006] *
Jun 16 — Scarface [1983] *
Jun 18 — Full Metal Jacket
Jun 19 — Carousel [1956] *
Jun 19 — Hoodwinked [w/ audio commentary]
Jun 20 — An Inconvenient Truth *
Jun 21 — Click [2006] *
Jun 22 — Superman Returns *
Jun 22 — Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Jun 23 — Brigitte et Brigitte *

Jun 26 — The Devil Wears Prada *
Jun 27 — Annie Hall
Jun 27 — Legend [1985; director’s cut]
Jun 28 — My Dad Is 100 Years Old / The Flowers of St. Francis *
Jun 29 — Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Jul 1 — The Battle of Algiers *
Jul 2 — The Thin Man [1934] *
Jul 2 — Quai des Orfèvres [aka Jenny Lamour] *
Jul 3 — The Squid and the Whale *
Jul 3 — Eyes without a Face [1959] *

Jul 4 — Who Killed the Electric Car? *
Jul 5 — A Scanner Darkly *
Jul 5 — Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest *
Jul 6 — Little Miss Sunshine *
Jul 8 — The Second Chance [w/ audio commentary]
Jul 8 — Superman [1978; w/ music-only track]
Jul 8 — The Apartment [1960] *
Jul 10 — Becket [1964] *
Jul 10 — The Lion in Winter [1968]
Jul 11 — The Road to Guantanamo *

Jul 11 — Superman [1978; w/ audio commentary]
Jul 12 — The War Within [2005] *
Jul 12 — You, Me and Dupree *
Jul 13 — a/k/a Tommy Chong *
Jul 14 — Gulliver’s Travels [1939] *
Jul 14 — Tonite Let’s All Make Love in London *
Jul 15 — Days of Heaven
Jul 16 — The New World [2005; short version]
Jul 17 — Gulliver’s Travels [1939]
Jul 17 — After the Thin Man *

Jul 17 — Monster House [2006] *
Jul 19 — Lady in the Water *
Jul 20 — Christopher Columbus [1949] *
Jul 21 — Scoop [2006] *
Jul 22 — The Ant Bully *
Jul 24 — Shooting Dogs *
Jul 24 — Another Thin Man *
Jul 27 — Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit [w/ audio commentary]
Jul 28 — The Night Listener *
Jul 28 — The Princess Bride

Jul 29 — House, M.D. [season 1, disc 1, side 1] *
Jul 30 — Clerks II *
Jul 31 — Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby *
Jul 31 — House, M.D. [season 1, disc 1, side 2] *
Aug 1 — Trust the Man *
Aug 1 — Barnyard: The Original Party Animals *
Aug 2 — The Bells of St. Mary’s [1945] *
Aug 3 — World Trade Center *
Aug 4 — House, M.D. [season 1, disc 2, side 1] *
Aug 5 — Babylon 5 [season 4, disc 4] *

Aug 5 — Babylon 5 [season 4, disc 5] *
Aug 6 — House, M.D. [season 1, disc 2, side 2] *
Aug 7 — Rhapsody in August *
Aug 8 — House of Sand [2005] *
Aug 9 — The Illusionist [2006] *
Aug 9 — Accepted *
Aug 9 — Road to Bali *
Aug 10 — Familia [2005] *
Aug 10 — The Road to Hong Kong
Aug 12 — Superman II

Aug 13 — Sansho the Bailiff
Aug 13 — Ugetsu
Aug 14 — The Red Shoes [1948]
Aug 15 — The Science of Sleep *
Aug 15 — Koko: A Talking Gorilla *
Aug 15 — Ballets russes *
Aug 16 — Bon Cop Bad Cop *
Aug 16 — Invincible [2006] *
Aug 16 — The Simpsons [season 8, disc 1] *
Aug 17 — The Simpsons [season 8, disc 2] *

Aug 18 — How to Eat Fried Worms [2006] *
Aug 18 — The Simpsons [season 8, disc 3] *
Aug 18 — The Life of Oharu
Aug 18 — The Simpsons [season 8, disc 4] *
Aug 22 — Into Great Silence *
Aug 23 — Shadow of the Thin Man *
Aug 23 — Idlewild *
Aug 24 — Son of Man [2006] *
Aug 25 — House, M.D. [season 1, disc 3, side 1] *
Aug 26 — Lassie Come Home *

Aug 25 — House, M.D. [season 1, disc 3, side 2] *
Aug 28 — The Sun Comes Up *
Aug 28 — Saboteur [1942] *
Aug 30 — Hollywoodland *
Aug 30 — My Super Ex-Girlfriend *
Aug 30 — The Thin Man Goes Home *
Aug 30 — Gridiron Gang [2006] *
Aug 30 — Shadow of a Doubt [1943] *
Aug 31 — The Boys of Baraka *
Aug 31 — Jesus Camp

Aug 31 — The Nativity [1978]
Aug 31 — Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith
Aug 31 — The Wicker Man [2006] *
Sep 1 — Conversations with Other Women *
Sep 1 — Beyond the Rocks *
Sep 5 — The Comedy of Power *
Sep 5 — Paheli (The Riddle) [2005] *
Sep 5 — The Protector [2005] *
Sep 6 — The Guardian [2006] *
Sep 7 — Mystic Ball *

Sep 7 — Tierney Gearon: The Mother Project *
Sep 7 — His Big White Self *
Sep 8 — A Sunday in Kigali *
Sep 8 — My Country, My Country *
Sep 8 — The Mist in the Palm Trees *
Sep 9 — Everyone’s Hero *
Sep 10 — The Big Country [1958] *
Sep 11 — The Boy Inside *
Sep 11 — Flesh [2006; dir. Tami Wilson] *
Sep 11 — Apocalypse Now Redux [w/ audio commentary]

Sep 12 — The Black Dahlia [2006] *
Sep 12 — Star Trek V: The Final Frontier [w/ RiffTrax commentary]
Sep 12 — Sound of the Soul: The Fez Festival of World Sacred Music *
Sep 13 — The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin *
Sep 13 — Mozartballs *
Sep 13 — The Last Kiss [2006] *
Sep 14 — Diabolique [1955] *
Sep 15 — Uganda Rising *
Sep 15 — The Wicker Man [1973] *
Sep 18 — Confetti [2006] *

Sep 18 — Searching for Bobby Fischer *
Sep 19 — Flyboys [2006] *
Sep 19 — A Civil Action
Sep 20 — All the King’s Men [2006] *
Sep 22 — The Journals of Knud Rasmussen *
Sep 22 — Catch a Fire [2006] *
Sep 22 — The Double Life of Veronique
Sep 23 — Requiem [2006] *
Sep 25 — Gwoemul (The Host) *
Sep 25 — Manufactured Landscapes *

Sep 26 — Little Children *
Sep 27 — Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker *
Sep 27 — Monkey Warfare *
Sep 28 — Trailer Park Boys: The Movie *
Sep 28 — Renaissance [2006] *
Sep 28 — Our Daily Bread [2005] *
Sep 28 — Encounter Point *
Sep 28 — Paraguayan Hammock *
Sep 29 — The Lives of Others *
Sep 29 — Everything’s Gone Green [2006] *

Sep 29 — Volver [2006] *
Sep 30 — Changement d’adresse (Change of Address) *
Sep 30 — The Last King of Scotland *
Oct 1 — Song of the Thin Man *
Oct 2 — Lights in the Dusk *
Oct 2 — The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema *
Oct 3 — Fido *
Oct 4 — The Queen [2006] *
Oct 4 — Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan *
Oct 4 — The Little Mermaid [1989; w/ audio commentary]

Oct 5 — Ten Canoes *
Oct 6 — Colour Me Kubrick: A True…ish Story *
Oct 6 — Babylon 5 [season 4, disc 6] *
Oct 6 — Red Road *
Oct 6 — Babylon 5 [season 4, disc 6; w/ audio commentary]
Oct 7 — Kargaran mashghoole karand (Men at Work) *
Oct 7 — Norman McLaren Retrospective *
Oct 7 — Murch *
Oct 8 — Cabiria [1914] *
Oct 9 — Jonestown: The Life and Death of the People’s Temple *

Oct 10 — Infernal Affairs [2002] *
Oct 10 — My Friend Flicka [1943] *
Oct 11 — Man of the Year [2006] *
Oct 12 — Flicka [2006] *
Oct 15 — One Night with the King *
Oct 16 — Deliver Us from Evil [2006] *
Oct 16 — Harold and Maude *
Oct 17 — Marie Antoinette [2006] *
Oct 18 — Death of a President [2006] *
Oct 18 — Flags of Our Fathers *

Oct 19 — The Prestige *
Oct 20 — Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
Oct 20 — 49 Up *
Oct 22 — Raiders of the Lost Ark
Oct 23 — Stranger than Fiction [2006] *
Oct 23 — The Departed *
Oct 25 — Running with Scissors [2006] *
Oct 26 — Babel [2006] *
Oct 27 — Shut Up & Sing: Dixie Chicks *
Oct 28 — Love’s Abiding Joy *

Oct 28 — Vertigo [1958; w/ audio commentary]
Oct 28 — The Trouble with Harry [1955] *
Oct 30 — Freedom Writers *
Oct 31 — Driving Lessons *
Nov 1 — Perfume: The Story of a Murderer *
Nov 1 — Flushed Away *
Nov 3 — The Nativity Story *
Nov 5 — Color of the Cross *
Nov 6 — Kosmicheskiy reys: Fantasticheskaya novella [aka Space Voyage, aka Cosmic Voyage, aka Cosmic Journey] *
Nov 6 — That Darn Cat! [1965]

Nov 8 — Fast Food Nation *
Nov 8 — Thirteen [2003; w/ audio commentary]
Nov 9 — Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus *
Nov 10 — The Nativity Story
Nov 11 — Lords of Dogtown [unrated extended cut] *
Nov 11 — The Nativity Story
Nov 13 — Déjà Vu [2006] *
Nov 15 — Bobby [2006] *
Nov 15 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 1] *
Nov 15 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 1; w/ audio commentary]

Nov 15 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 1; w/ music-only track]
Nov 15 — The Fountain [2006] *
Nov 16 — Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny *
Nov 16 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 2] *
Nov 16 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 2; w/ audio commentary]
Nov 17 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 3] *
Nov 17 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 3; w/ audio commentary]
Nov 17 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 3; w/ music-only track]
Nov 17 — Get Carter [1971; w/ audio commentary]
Nov 20 — Dreamgirls [2006] *

Nov 21 — Children of Men *
Nov 21 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 1] *
Nov 23 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 2] *
Nov 23 — Casino Royale [2006] *
Nov 23 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 1; w/ text and audio commentary]
Nov 27 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 3] *
Nov 27 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 3; w/ text commentary]
Nov 27 — Turistas *
Nov 28 — Happy Feet *
Nov 30 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 4] *

Nov 30 — Star Trek: The Animated Series [disc 4; w/ text and audio commentary]
Dec 4 — Apocalypto *
Dec 4 — Blood Diamond *
Dec 6 — The Holiday *
Dec 8 — Dogtown and Z-Boys *
Dec 8 — World Trade Center [w/ Will Jimeno audio commentary]
Dec 9 — Charlotte’s Web [2006] *
Dec 9 — Rocky [1976] *
Dec 9 — Rocky II *
Dec 10 — Rocky III

Dec 10 — Rocky IV *
Dec 10 — Rocky V *
Dec 11 — Rocky Balboa *
Dec 11 — We Are Marshall *
Dec 12 — Eragon *
Dec 13 — Night at the Museum *
Dec 14 — The Good German *
Dec 14 — The Pursuit of Happyness *
Dec 16 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 4] *
Dec 16 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 4; w/ audio commentary]

Dec 18 — Happy Feet
Dec 18 — Apocalypto
Dec 18 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 4 [disc 4; w/ music-only track]
Dec 18 — The Notorious Bettie Page *
Dec 19 — The Complete Pluto Vol. 2: 1947 – 1951 [disc 1] *
Dec 19 — The Complete Pluto Vol. 2: 1947 – 1951 [disc 2] *
Dec 20 — More Silly Symphonies: 1929 – 1938 [disc 1] *
Dec 20 — More Silly Symphonies: 1929 – 1938 [disc 2] *
Dec 20 — Dreamgirls [2006]
Dec 20 — More Silly Symphonies: 1929 – 1938 [disc 2; w/ audio commentary]

Dec 22 — The Last Sin Eater [rough cut] *
Dec 23 — Rumour Has It… *
Dec 24 — Francis of Assisi [1961] *
Dec 26 — Fuck [2005] *
Dec 26 — The Simpsons [season 9, disc 1] *
Dec 27 — The Simpsons [season 9, disc 2] *
Dec 27 — The Simpsons [season 9, disc 3] *
Dec 27 — The Simpsons [season 9, disc 4] *
Dec 28 — The Exorcist [1973 version; w/ director audio commentary]
Dec 28 — The Good Shepherd [2006] *

Dec 30 — The Exorcist [1973 version; w/ writer audio commentary]

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).