2010 Film Journal

As per my 2009 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 — 2010: The Year We Make Contact
Jan 2 — Aliens [1986; 1991 version]
Jan 3 — Chi bi [aka Red Cliff] *
Jan 3 — A Single Man [2009] *
Jan 3 — We Own the Night *
Jan 4 — Nurse.Fighter.Boy *
Jan 5 — Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day *
Jan 6 — Pontypool *
Jan 6 — La mujer sin cabeza [2008; aka The Headless Woman] *
Jan 6 — The Last Station [2009] *

Jan 6 — Le silence de Lorna [aka Lorna’s Silence] *
Jan 7 — Creation [2009] *
Jan 8 — Crazy Heart [2009] *
Jan 8 — The Abyss [1989; 1993 version] *
Jan 8 — True Lies [1994]
Jan 9 — J’ai tué ma mère [aka I Killed My Mother] *
Jan 10 — Daybreakers [2009] *
Jan 11 — Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould *
Jan 13 — Fantasia 2000
Jan 14 — The Book of Eli *

Jan 16 — Avatar [2009; 3D version]
Jan 18 — Up [2009; w/ cine-explore commentary]
Jan 18 — With God on Our Side [2010] *
Jan 19 — Terminator Salvation [theatrical version; w/ commentary]
Jan 21 — Legion [2010] *
Jan 25 — Youth in Revolt [2009] *
Jan 26 — Tooth Fairy [2010] *
Jan 27 — Franklyn *
Jan 28 — Leap Year [2010] *
Jan 29 — Ostrov [2006; aka The Island] *

Feb 1 — The Hurt Locker
Feb 2 — Edge of Darkness *
Feb 5 — From Paris with Love *
Feb 5 — The Secret of Kells *
Feb 5 — Marjoe *
Feb 6 — In the Loop [2009] *
Feb 6 — Gimme Shelter [1970] *
Feb 7 — All the Real Girls *
Feb 9 — Dear John [2010] *
Feb 10 — The Parent Trap [1961]

Feb 12 — The Wolfman [2010] *
Feb 14 — The Parent Trap II *
Feb 15 — Angel Heart [1987] *
Feb 16 — Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief *
Feb 16 — Guys and Dolls [1955] *
Feb 18 — Valentine’s Day [2010] *
Feb 19 — The Weight of Water *
Feb 19 — Shutter Island *
Feb 21 — Das weisse Band: Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte [aka The White Ribbon] *
Feb 21 — Watchmen [2009; director’s cut]

Feb 24 — Bright Star *
Feb 26 — Cop Out [2010] *
Mar 5 — The Crazies [2010] *
Mar 6 — Brooklyn’s Finest *
Mar 9 — Alice in Wonderland [2010; 3D version] *
Mar 10 — Green Zone *
Mar 11 — Point Break *
Mar 11 — She’s out of My League *
Mar 11 — The Prodigal [1955] *
Mar 12 — Coco avant Chanel *

Mar 12 — The Last Days of Disco [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 13 — Remember Me [2010] *
Mar 16 — Repo Men [2010] *
Mar 16 — The Ghost Writer [2010] *
Mar 18 — The Princess and the Frog [w/ audio commentary]
Mar 19 — Julia [2008] *
Mar 20 — How to Train Your Dragon [3D version] *
Mar 21 — Diary of a Wimpy Kid *
Mar 22 — Future Shock [1972] *
Mar 22 — The Late Great Planet Earth

Mar 23 — Hot Tub Time Machine *
Mar 24 — The Hunt for Gollum *
Mar 24 — Born of Hope *
Mar 27 — Greenberg *
Mar 28 — The Bounty Hunter [2010] *
Mar 30 — Clash of the Titans [2010; 3D version] *
Mar 31 — Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant *
Apr 2 — Slacker Uprising [aka Captain Mike Across America] *
Apr 3 — Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace [“Phantom Edit” version]
Apr 5 — Crimes and Misdemeanors

Apr 6 — Date Night [2010] *
Apr 7 — Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones [“Attack of the Phantom” version]
Apr 8 — Brothers [2009] *
Apr 9 — In the Mirror of Maya Deren *
Apr 10 — The Last Song [2010] *
Apr 14 — World’s Greatest Dad *
Apr 14 — Death at a Funeral [2010] *
Apr 16 — Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope [1977 version]
Apr 19 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 6 [disc 4] *
Apr 19 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 6 [disc 4; w/ audio commentary]

Apr 19 — Looney Tunes: Golden Collection Vol. 6 [disc 4; w/ music-only track]
Apr 21 — My Father the Hero [1994] *
Apr 21 — The African Queen [1951]
Apr 24 — Kick-Ass *
Apr 24 — The Losers [2010] *
Apr 25 — 20 Million Miles to Earth *
Apr 28 — The Boat that Rocked [aka Pirate Radio] *
Apr 28 — The Spy Who Loved Me
Apr 29 — Män som hatar kvinnor [aka The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo] *
Apr 30 — Ishtar *

May 1 — The NeverEnding Story [1984]
May 2 — Jurassic Park
May 3 — A Nightmare on Elm Street [2010] *
May 5 — Defendor *
May 5 — Capturing the Friedmans *
May 6 — Everybody’s Fine [2009] *
May 6 — Bigger than Life [1956] *
May 7 — Star Wars [1977; 2004 version]
May 7 — Iron Man 2 *
May 7 — The Back-up Plan *

May 7 — Supergirl [1984; international version] *
May 8 — Arsenic and Old Lace [1944] *
May 12 — Superman IV: The Quest for Peace [w/ audio commentary]
May 14 — Lord, Save Us from Your Followers *
May 15 — Letters to Juliet *
May 17 — Robin Hood [2010] *
May 18 — A Face in the Crowd [1957] *
May 19 — Please Give *
May 19 — Shrek Forever After *
May 19 — Bronson [2008] *

May 20 — Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time *
May 21 — Oceans [2009; English version] *
May 22 — Ben Hur [2010; part one] *
May 23 — Harry Brown *
May 23 — El secreto de sus ojos [aka The Secret in Their Eyes] *
May 27 — MacGruber *
May 28 — Bébé(s) [2010; aka Babies] *
May 28 — Sex and the City 2 *
Jun 1 — King Kong [1933]
Jun 1 — The Son of Kong

Jun 2 — Agora [2009] *
Jun 4 — Get Him to the Greek *
Jun 6 — Killers [2010] *
Jun 7 — Meet Marlon Brando *
Jun 9 — Despicable Me *
Jun 9 — Marmaduke *
Jun 11 — The A-Team [2010] *
Jun 11 — The Karate Kid [2010] *
Jun 13 — Splice *
Jun 14 — The Messenger [2009] *

Jun 15 — It Came from Beneath the Sea *
Jun 17 — Knight and Day *
Jun 18 — Toy Story 3 *
Jun 19 — Jonah Hex *
Jun 21 — Grown Ups [2010] *
Jun 30 — The Last Airbender [2010] *
Jun 30 — The Twilight Saga: Eclipse *
Jul 2 — The Burning Plain *
Jul 3 — Dreamscape [1984]
Jul 4 — The Bounty [1984] *

Jul 5 — Exam [2009] *
Jul 5 — Bronson [2008]
Jul 6 — Der Baader Meinhof Komplex [aka The Baader Meinhof Complex] *
Jul 7 — Fear and Desire [1953] *
Jul 8 — The Sorcerer’s Apprentice [2010] *
Jul 9 — Predators [2010] *
Jul 9 — Flickan som lekte med elden [aka The Girl Who Played with Fire] *
Jul 12 — Good Hair *
Jul 14 — Inception *
Jul 15 — Mr. Mom *

Jul 17 — Sin Nombre [2009] *
Jul 21 — Salt [2010] *
Jul 22 — Get Low *
Jul 22 — Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy) *
Jul 29 — Dinner for Schmucks *
Aug 1 — Charlie St. Cloud *
Aug 5 — Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore [3D version] *
Aug 5 — The Other Guys *
Aug 8 — Nema-ye Nazdik [1991; aka Close-Up] *
Aug 9 — The Kids Are All Right [2010] *

Aug 11 — Eat Pray Love *
Aug 12 — Flipped [2010] *
Aug 13 — Scott Pilgrim vs. the World *
Aug 13 — The Expendables [2010] *
Aug 15 — Fantastic Voyage [1966]
Aug 16 — Condorman
Aug 16 — InnerSpace [1987]
Aug 19 — Step Up 3D [3D version] *
Aug 20 — Piranha [2010; 3D version] *
Aug 24 — Looney Tunes Super Stars: Bugs Bunny: Hare Extraordinaire *

Aug 25 — Going the Distance [2010] *
Aug 25 — The Last Exorcism *
Aug 30 — Protektor [2009; aka Protector] *
Aug 30 — The Disappearance of Alice Creed *
Sep 1 — Takers *
Sep 2 — The American [2010] *
Sep 2 — The Switch [2010] *
Sep 8 — The Virginity Hit *
Sep 8 — Waking Sleeping Beauty *
Sep 11 — Looney Tunes Super Stars: Daffy Duck: Frustrated Fowl *

Sep 11 — Resident Evil: Afterlife [3D version] *
Sep 11 — Machete [2010] *
Sep 15 — The Town [2010] *
Sep 16 — Never Let Me Go [2010] *
Sep 16 — Easy A *
Sep 17 — Rejoice and Shout *
Sep 17 — Devil [2010] *
Sep 18 — Alpha and Omega [2010; 3D version] *
Sep 19 — Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole [3D version] *
Sep 20 — Sólskinsdrengurinn [aka A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism] *

Sep 22 — The Social Network *
Sep 25 — Del amor y otros demonios [aka Of Love and Other Demons] *
Sep 25 — Plug & Pray *
Sep 27 — Lifeforce [1985] *
Sep 30 — Buried [2010] *
Sep 30 — Stonewall Uprising *
Sep 30 — Io sono l’amore [aka I Am Love] *
Sep 30 — Det røde kapel [2009; aka The Red Chapel] *
Oct 1 — Psychohydrography *
Oct 1 — Anton Chekhov’s The Duel [2009] *

Oct 1 — Fathers & Sons [2010] *
Oct 1 — Monsters [2010] *
Oct 2 — Made in Dagenham *
Oct 3 — Barney’s Version *
Oct 3 — Kawasakiho ruze [aka Kawasaki’s Rose] *
Oct 3 — The Indian Boundary Line / Get Out of the Car *
Oct 3 — La belle endormie [aka The Sleeping Beauty] *
Oct 4 — Red [2010] *
Oct 4 — Rubber [2010] *
Oct 4 — Waiting for “Superman” *

Oct 4 — You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger *
Oct 5 — Let Me in [2010] *
Oct 5 — Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps *
Oct 6 — Tamara Drewe *
Oct 6 — Jack Goes Boating *
Oct 6 — Derby [2010] / Burta balenei [aka Belly of the Whale] *
Oct 6 — Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie *
Oct 7 — StreetDance 3D [3D version] *
Oct 8 — Rewers [aka Reverse] *
Oct 8 — Gadkiy utyonok [aka The Ugly Duckling] *

Oct 9 — Carlos [2010; long version] *
Oct 10 — Des hommes et des dieux [2010; aka Of Gods and Men] *
Oct 11 — Catfish [2010] *
Oct 11 — Another Year [2010] *
Oct 13 — Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson *
Oct 14 — Conviction [2010] *
Oct 14 — Jackass 3D [3D version] *
Oct 15 — L’illusionniste [2010; aka The Illusionist] *
Oct 17 — My Soul to Take [3D version] *
Oct 17 — Secretariat *

Oct 22 — I Love You, Beth Cooper *
Oct 23 — Paranormal Activity 2 *
Oct 23 — Hereafter [2010] *
Oct 23 — Audience of One *
Oct 24 — Rust [2010] *
Oct 26 — Cure for Love [2008] *
Oct 28 — Big Love [season 1, disc 1] *
Oct 29 — Heart of a Dragon [2008] *
Oct 29 — Saw 3D [3D version] *
Oct 31 — Big Love [season 1, disc 2] *

Nov 1 — Life as We Know It [2010] *
Nov 1 — Luftslottet som sprängdes [aka The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest] *
Nov 3 — Megamind *
Nov 5 — Due Date [2010] *
Nov 7 — Big Love [season 1, disc 3] *
Nov 8 — Morning Glory [2010] *
Nov 9 — Fair Game [2010] *
Nov 12 — Big Love [season 1, disc 4] *
Nov 12 — Big Love [season 1, disc 5] *
Nov 13 — Tangled [2010] *

Nov 15 — Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 *
Nov 17 — Big Love [season 2, disc 1] *
Nov 20 — Unstoppable [2010] *
Nov 20 — The Next Three Days *
Nov 23 — Big Love [season 2, disc 2] *
Nov 24 — Tron
Nov 26 — Faster [2010] *
Nov 26 — Love and Other Drugs *
Nov 26 — Burlesque [2010] *
Nov 28 — Vision: Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen *

Nov 30 — Big Love [season 2, disc 3] *
Dec 1 — Big Love [season 2, disc 4] *
Dec 2 — The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader [2010; 3D version] *
Dec 5 — Skyline [2010] *
Dec 7 — Black Swan [2010] *
Dec 11 — Yogi Bear [2010; 3D version] *
Dec 11 — True Grit [2010] *
Dec 11 — Big Love [season 3, disc 1] *
Dec 13 — Tron: Legacy [3D version] *
Dec 13 — The Tourist [2010] *

Dec 14 — 127 Hours *
Dec 18 — Waste Land [2010] *
Dec 22 — How Do You Know *
Dec 22 — Little Fockers *
Dec 23 — Walking with Cavemen *
Dec 24 — The Social Network [w/ actors’ audio commentary]
Dec 25 — Big Love [season 3, disc 2] *
Dec 26 — Gulliver’s Travels [2010] *
Dec 26 — The King’s Speech *
Dec 26 — Big Love [season 3, disc 3] *

Dec 27 — Charade [1963]

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).

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07193720758667809939 Matt Brown

    Isn't it exciting? We're finally going to contact aliens this year. Where's Roy Scheider? We need him!