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 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).

  • 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!


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