2007 Film Journal

As per my 2006 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 — The Omen [1976; w/ second audio commentary]
Jan 2 — The Exorcist [2000 version; w/ audio commentary]
Jan 2 — The Omen [2006; w/ audio commentary]
Jan 3 — Arthur and the Invisibles [aka Arthur and the Minimoys] *
Jan 3 — Exorcist: The Beginning [w/ audio commentary]
Jan 3 — Freedom Writers
Jan 4 — Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist [w/ audio commentary]
Jan 6 — Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
Jan 6 — The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection [disc 5] *
Jan 8 — Partition [2007] *

Jan 8 — C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America *
Jan 8 — Old Joy *
Jan 9 — Miss Potter *
Jan 10 — Keeping Mum [2005] *
Jan 11 — Letters from Iwo Jima *
Jan 12 — The Passion of the Christ [w/ composer audio commentary]
Jan 12 — The Passion of the Christ [w/ director audio commentary]
Jan 13 — The Passion of the Christ [w/ text and theologians audio commentary]
Jan 13 — The Passion of the Christ [w/ producer audio commentary]
Jan 13 — Half Nelson [2006] *

Jan 14 — The Iron Giant [w/ audio commentary]
Jan 14 — Pan’s Labyrinth *
Jan 15 — Superman II [2006 version]
Jan 17 — Superman II [2006 version; w/ audio commentary]
Jan 18 — Facing the Giants *
Jan 20 — Lassie [2005] *
Jan 21 — The Lavender Hill Mob [1951]
Jan 22 — Catch and Release *
Jan 23 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Borg [disc 1; w/ text commentary] *
Jan 23 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Borg [disc 2] *

Jan 24 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Borg [disc 3] *
Jan 24 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Borg [disc 4; w/ text commentary] *
Jan 25 — The Devil and Daniel Webster [1941] *
Jan 27 — Alien [1979 version; w/ music-only track]
Jan 27 — Alien [1979 version; w/ 1999 audio commentary]
Jan 27 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Q [disc 1] *
Jan 29 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Q [disc 2; w/ text commentary] *
Jan 29 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Q [disc 3; w/ text commentary] *
Jan 30 — Star Trek Fan Collective: Q [disc 4] *
Jan 31 — Iraq in Fragments *

Feb 1 — Thr3e *
Feb 2 — Hannibal Rising *
Feb 2 — The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection [disc 1] *
Feb 4 — The Last Sin Eater
Feb 8 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 2.0, disc 1] *
Feb 9 — Breaking and Entering [2006] *
Feb 9 — The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection [disc 2] *
Feb 10 — Bridge to Terabithia [2007] *
Feb 12 — Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire *
Feb 14 — Breach [2007] *

Feb 15 — The Ultimate Gift *
Feb 15 — Ghost Rider [2007] *
Feb 16 — Indigènes [aka Days of Glory] *
Feb 16 — The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection [disc 3] *
Feb 18 — Conversations with God *
Feb 19 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 2.0, disc 2] *
Feb 19 — Venus [2006] *
Feb 19 — Notes on a Scandal *
Feb 20 — The Mother [2003] *
Feb 21 — Black Snake Moan *

Feb 24 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 2.0, disc 3] *
Feb 27 — Jonah: A Great Fish Story *
Feb 27 — Jonah: A Great Fish Story [w/ audio commentary]
Feb 27 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 2.5, disc 1] *
Feb 28 — Zodiac [2007] *
Mar 1 — Wild Hogs *
Mar 1 — Shooting Dogs [aka Beyond the Gates]
Mar 2 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 2.5, disc 2] *
Mar 5 — 300 *
Mar 6 — Battlestar Galactica [2005; season 2.5, disc 3] *

Mar 8 — 49th Parallel [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 12 — The Inquiry [2006; aka The Final Inquiry] *
Mar 14 — The Last Mimzy *
Mar 14 — Premonition [2007] *
Mar 15 — The Miracle Maker [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 15 — The Easter Story Keepers *
Mar 16 — Amazing Grace [2006] *
Mar 16 — Jesus Camp [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 17 — For Your Eyes Only [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Mar 18 — 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea [1954; w/ audio commentary]

Mar 19 — Pride [2007] *
Mar 19 — Layer Cake [2004] *
Mar 21 — Shooter [2007] *
Mar 22 — Infamous [2006] *
Mar 23 — The Nativity Story
Mar 25 — Beyond the Gates of Splendor [feature-length version] *
Mar 26 — The Namesake *
Mar 27 — End of the Spear *
Mar 27 — The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection [disc 4] *
Mar 28 — Sherrybaby *

Mar 28 — Blades of Glory *
Mar 29 — Meet the Robinsons *
Mar 30 — Brigham Young *
Mar 31 — Brigham Young [w/ audio commentary]
Apr 1 — Klimt *
Apr 1 — Adams æbler [aka Adam’s Apples] *
Apr 2 — Grindhouse [aka Planet Terror + Death Proof] *
Apr 2 — Are We Done Yet? *
Apr 4 — First Snow [2006] *
Apr 5 — Perfect Stranger [2007] *

Apr 5 — The Reaping [2007] *
Apr 11 — Disturbia *
Apr 12 — A Man Called Peter
Apr 12 — The Story of Ruth [1960]
Apr 12 — Hot Fuzz *
Apr 13 — The Cave of the Yellow Dog *
Apr 13 — Pathfinder [2007] *
Apr 16 — Year of the Dog [2007] *
Apr 17 — David and Bathsheba [1951]
Apr 18 — Vacancy [2007] *

Apr 19 — Fracture [2007] *
Apr 20 — Bedazzled [1967] *
Apr 21 — Burying the Past: Legacy of the Mountain Meadows Massacre *
Apr 23 — September Dawn *
Apr 25 — Next [2007] *
Apr 26 — Waitress [2007] *
Apr 26 — A Good Year *
Apr 27 — The Invisible [2007] *
Apr 28 — The Question of God: Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis *
Apr 29 — Reign Over Me *

Apr 30 — Spider-Man 3 *
May 2 — Land of Plenty [2004] *
May 2 — Lucky You *
May 3 — Knocked Up [2006] *
May 7 — The Painted Veil [2006] *
May 8 — 28 Weeks Later… *
May 8 — This Film Is Not Yet Rated *
May 9 — Georgia Rule *
May 10 — This Film Is Not Yet Rated [w/ audio commentary]
May 11 — Nightmare Alley *

May 11 — Nightmare Alley [w/ audio commentary]
May 12 — King Kong [1976] *
May 14 — Spider-Man 2.1
May 15 — Judgment at Nuremberg *
May 16 — Once [2006] *
May 16 — Shrek the Third *
May 17 — Hustle & Flow *
May 17 — It! the Terror from Beyond Space *
May 17 — Music and Lyrics *
May 18 — The Bible: In the Beginning…

May 19 — The Agony and the Ecstasy *
May 21 — Satan Never Sleeps *
May 21 — The Painted Veil [1934] *
May 23 — Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End *
May 25 — Miami Vice [2006] *
May 27 — Zwartboek [aka Black Book] *
May 27 — Winter Passing *
May 30 — Tuck Everlasting *
May 31 — Hairspray [1988] *
May 31 — Biography: Noah & the Ark: Voyage to a New Beginning *

Jun 2 — The Santa Clause [1994] *
Jun 2 — Miller’s Crossing *
Jun 3 — Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore *
Jun 3 — Junebug *
Jun 5 — Noah’s Ark [1928] *
Jun 6 — The Green Pastures [1936]
Jun 6 — Surf’s Up *
Jun 7 — Dnevnoy dozor [aka Day Watch] *
Jun 8 — Evan Almighty *
Jun 13 — San Pietro [aka St. Peter] *

Jun 13 — A Mighty Heart *
Jun 16 — Ratatouille *
Jun 16 — September Dawn
Jun 21 — A Child Called Jesus
Jun 21 — 1408 *
Jun 24 — Frisbee: The Life and Death of a Hippie Preacher [DVD version]
Jun 25 — Jesus [1999; American version]
Jun 26 — Shut Up & Sing: Dixie Chicks
Jun 27 — License to Wed *
Jun 28 — Transformers [2007] *

Jul 3 — The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ
Jul 4 — The Greatest Story Ever Told
Jul 4 — The Miracle Maker
Jul 4 — The Gospel According to St. Matthew [colourized version]
Jul 4 — The 6th Day [2000; w/ composer commentary]
Jul 5 — Live Free or Die Hard *
Jul 6 — Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix *
Jul 16 — Manufacturing Dissent *
Jul 17 — Derailed [2005] *
Jul 18 — I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry *

Jul 20 — H.G. Wells’ Invisible Man [1958; season 1, disc 1] *
Jul 21 — The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Jul 23 — Ocean’s Thirteen *
Jul 25 — Sunshine [2007] *
Jul 26 — The Simpsons Movie *
Jul 28 — Eddie Murphy Delirious *
Jul 28 — Hairspray [2007] *
Jul 30 — Hot Rod [2007] *
Jul 31 — H.G. Wells’ Invisible Man [1958; season 1, disc 2] *
Jul 31 — Crank *

Aug 1 — The Bourne Ultimatum *
Aug 3 — Smokin’ Aces *
Aug 4 — Rescue Dawn *
Aug 5 — Killer of Sheep *
Aug 6 — The History Boys *
Aug 7 — Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer *
Aug 7 — Helvetica *
Aug 8 — Stardust [2007] *
Aug 9 — Excalibur *
Aug 9 — The Kingdom [2007] *

Aug 10 — The Last Legion *
Aug 10 — Alpha Dog *
Aug 11 — Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles [pilot episode] *
Aug 11 — Rush Hour 3 *
Aug 12 — Invasion of the Body Snatchers [1956]
Aug 14 — Invasion of the Body Snatchers [1978] *
Aug 14 — Body Snatchers [1993] *
Aug 14 — The Detective [1968] *
Aug 15 — Factory Girl [2006] *
Aug 15 — The Invasion [2007] *

Aug 17 — The Nanny Diaries *
Aug 18 — Sweet Land *
Aug 20 — Mr. Bean’s Holiday *
Aug 21 — Eddie Murphy Raw *
Aug 21 — In memoria di me [aka In Memory of Myself] *
Aug 21 — Centochiodi [aka One Hundred Nails] *
Aug 23 — For the Bible Tells Me So *
Aug 23 — Sydney White *
Aug 24 — The Monastery: Mr. Vig & the Nun *
Aug 25 — Ace in the Hole [1951] *

Aug 27 — Balls of Fury *
Aug 28 — The Number 23 [theatrical version; w/ text commentary] *
Aug 29 — Shoot ‘Em Up [2007] *
Aug 29 — 1941 [1979] *
Aug 30 — Eastern Promises *
Aug 30 — Death Sentence [2007] *
Aug 31 — This Is England [2006] *
Sep 2 — Wall Street [1987] *
Sep 2 — Plymptoons
Sep 3 — Superbad *

Sep 3 — Jarhead *
Sep 4 — Mr. Woodcock *
Sep 4 — Lady Chatterley [2006] *
Sep 5 — 3:10 to Yuma [2007] *
Sep 7 — The Hunting Party [2007] *
Sep 10 — Across the Universe [2007] *
Sep 10 — The Brave One [2007] *
Sep 12 — Becoming Jane *
Sep 13 — Join Us *
Sep 13 — The Game Plan *

Sep 14 — Miryang [aka Secret Sunshine] *
Sep 17 — Atonement [2007] *
Sep 17 — Forbidden Lie$ *
Sep 18 — Se, jie [aka Lust, Caution] *
Sep 19 — In the Valley of Elah *
Sep 21 — Shake Hands with the Devil [2007] *
Sep 24 — Gone Baby Gone *
Sep 24 — In the Shadow of the Moon [2007] *
Sep 24 — Into the Wild *
Sep 25 — Rendition *

Sep 26 — The Jane Austen Book Club *
Sep 26 — Let’s All Hate Toronto *
Sep 26 — Hollywood Chinese *
Sep 26 — Feast of Love *
Sep 28 — My Kid Could Paint That *
Sep 28 — The Taking of Pelham One Two Three [1974] *
Sep 29 — RoboCop [R-rated version; w/ audio commentary]
Sep 29 — Du levande [aka You, the Living] *
Sep 29 — The Savages [2007] *
Oct 1 — Persepolis *

Oct 1 — Shattered [2007; aka Butterfly on a Wheel] *
Oct 2 — Efter brylluppet [aka After the Wedding] *
Oct 2 — Redacted *
Oct 2 — Meduzot [aka Jellyfish] *
Oct 2 — Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead *
Oct 3 — The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising *
Oct 3 — The Jungle Book [1967; w/ audio commentary]
Oct 3 — The Heartbreak Kid [2007] *
Oct 4 — The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex *
Oct 5 — Hotel Chevalier / The Darjeeling Limited *

Oct 5 — Michael Clayton *
Oct 6 — Elijah [2007] *
Oct 7 — Samson and Delilah [2007] *
Oct 8 — 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days *
Oct 8 — Operation Filmmaker *
Oct 9 — You Kill Me *
Oct 9 — Elizabeth [1998]
Oct 10 — The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford *
Oct 10 — Elizabeth: The Golden Age *
Oct 11 — The Ten Commandments [2007] *

Oct 13 — Hors de Prix [aka Priceless] *
Oct 13 — Paranoid Park *
Oct 16 — Hard Candy *
Oct 17 — Things We Lost in the Fire *
Oct 20 — La voie lactée [aka The Milky Way] *
Oct 22 — Cruising [1980] *
Oct 22 — Lars and the Real Girl *
Oct 24 — Control [2007] *
Oct 26 — Martian Child *
Oct 27 — The Man with the Golden Arm *

Oct 28 — Dan in Real Life *
Oct 29 — No Country for Old Men [2007] *
Oct 29 — Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison *
Oct 30 — Bee Movie *
Nov 1 — Spider-Man 3 [w/ director and cast audio commentary]
Nov 1 — American Gangster [2007] *
Nov 2 — Top Hat [1935] *
Nov 5 — Lions for Lambs *
Nov 7 — The Innocents [1961] *
Nov 8 — Juno [2007] *

Nov 10 — Fred Claus *
Nov 11 — Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman *
Nov 12 — Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
Nov 13 — Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium *
Nov 14 — The Mist *
Nov 14 — Beowulf [2007; Imax 3-D version] *
Nov 15 — August Rush *
Nov 17 — Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed [rough cut] *
Nov 17 — The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants *
Nov 19 — Hitman [2007] *

Nov 19 — Enchanted [2007] *
Nov 20 — Saludos Amigos
Nov 23 — What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? [1962] *
Nov 24 — Pillow Talk [1959] *
Nov 25 — Lover Come Back [1961] *
Nov 25 — Send Me No Flowers *
Nov 26 — Atonement [2007]
Nov 26 — P2 *
Nov 27 — The Spy Who Loved Me [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Nov 29 — The Golden Compass *

Dec 1 — National Treasure: Book of Secrets *
Dec 2 — Open Season [2006] *
Dec 3 — Moonraker [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Dec 4 — Superman: Doomsday *
Dec 4 — Octopussy [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Dec 5 — There Will Be Blood *
Dec 5 — White Hunter Black Heart *
Dec 5 — The Kite Runner *
Dec 6 — Your Host, Walt Disney: TV Memories: 1956 – 1965 [disc 1] *
Dec 6 — Your Host, Walt Disney: TV Memories: 1956 – 1965 [disc 2] *

Dec 6 — Be Kind Rewind *
Dec 6 — Live and Let Die [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Dec 7 — Free Zone *
Dec 7 — The Man with the Golden Gun [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Dec 8 — Alvin and the Chipmunks [2007] *
Dec 9 — A View to a Kill [w/ Roger Moore audio commentary]
Dec 11 — The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep *
Dec 12 — The Adventures of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit [disc 1] *
Dec 12 — Capricorn One *
Dec 12 — The Adventures of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit [disc 2: The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story, etc.]

Dec 12 — I Am Legend [2007] *
Dec 12 — The Adventures of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit [disc 1; w/ audio commentary]
Dec 15 — The Last Man on Earth [1964] *
Dec 17 — Twilight Zone: The Movie *
Dec 18 — The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters *
Dec 18 — The Simpsons Movie [w/ producers audio commentary]
Dec 19 — The Simpsons Movie [w/ directors audio commentary]
Dec 19 — Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street [2007] *
Dec 20 — Charlie Wilson’s War *
Dec 20 — Shopgirl [2005] *

Dec 21 — Wilby Wonderful *
Dec 23 — Mr. Brooks *
Dec 23 — Brigadoon [1954] *
Dec 24 — The Chronological Donald: Volume 3: 1947 – 1950 [disc 1] *
Dec 25 — Forbidden Planet
Dec 28 — An Unfinished Life *
Dec 28 — The Great Debaters *
Dec 28 — The Invisible Boy *
Dec 29 — Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream [aka Hollywood: An Empire of Their Own] *
Dec 29 — Beat the Devil [1953] *

Dec 30 — Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem *
Dec 31 — Battlestar Galactica: Razor [extended edition] *

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).