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 film column, which won multiple awards from the Evangelical Press Association, the Canadian Church Press and the Fellowship of Christian Newspapers, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005).


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