2014 Film Journal

As per my 2013 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 — When I Walk *
Jan 2 — The Empire Strikes Back [2011 version]
Jan 2 — West of Memphis *
Jan 4 — Lone Survivor *
Jan 5 — Mommie Dearest *
Jan 6 — The Secret Life of Walter Mitty [2013] *
Jan 7 — Gravity [2013]
Jan 9 — 47 Ronin [2013; 3D version] *
Jan 10 — The Green Pastures [1936]
Jan 11 — Lot in Sodom *

Jan 13 — Wholly Moses!
Jan 14 — Greatest Heroes of the Bible [disc 1] *
Jan 15 — Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit *
Jan 15 — Raiding the Lost Ark: A Filmumentary *
Jan 18 — Ride Along [2014] *
Jan 19 — Dallas Buyers Club *
Jan 19 — Philomena *
Jan 21 — The Bible: In the Beginning… [1966]
Jan 23 — Giuseppe venduto dai fratelli [aka The Story of Joseph and His Brethren] *
Jan 24 — I, Frankenstein [IMAX 3D version] *

Feb 3 — Two Mothers [aka Adore] *
Feb 5 — The Monuments Men *
Feb 7 — Labor Day [2013] *
Feb 7 — The Lego Movie *
Feb 13 — RoboCop [2014] *
Feb 14 — Pompeii [2014; 3D version] *
Feb 15 — The Bible [2013; episodes 7-9]
Feb 15 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episodes 1-2] *
Feb 16 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episodes 3-4] *
Feb 17 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episodes 5-6] *

Feb 18 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episodes 7-8] *
Feb 19 — Need for Speed [2014] *
Feb 20 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episodes 9-10] *
Feb 22 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episodes 11-12] *
Feb 23 — House of Cards [2013; season 2, episode 13] *
Feb 24 — Pi [1998]
Feb 24 — Requiem for a Dream [2000]
Feb 25 — The Wrestler [2008]
Feb 25 — Black Swan [2010]
Feb 26 — Passion [2012] *

Feb 26 — The Fountain [2006]
Feb 26 — Runner Runner *
Feb 27 — Noah [2014] *
Feb 28 — Free Birds [2013] *
Mar 1 — Non-Stop [2014] *
Mar 5 — Mr. Peabody & Sherman [2014; 3D version] *
Mar 7 — 300: Rise of an Empire [3D version] *
Mar 12 — 3 Days to Kill *
Mar 13 — Visitors [2013] *
Mar 16 — Evan Almighty

Mar 18 — Noah’s Ark [1999; DVD version ]
Mar 22 — Noah [1998]
Mar 26 — Noah [2014]
Mar 28 — Captain America: Winter Soldier [3D version] *
Mar 28 — Divergent *
Apr 5 — The Grand Budapest Hotel *
Apr 5 — Muppets Most Wanted *
Apr 7 — The Unknown Known *
Apr 8 — Rio 2 *
Apr 10 — Amazing Love

Apr 11 — Oversold *
Apr 13 — Oculus [2013] *
Apr 13 — God’s Not Dead [2014] *
Apr 13 — Heaven Is for Real *
Apr 14 — The Other Woman [2014] *
Apr 16 — Transcendence [2014] *
Apr 17 — Million Dollar Arm *
Apr 18 — Disaster on the Coastliner *
Apr 21 — Heaven Is for Real
May 4 — The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [3D version] *

May 4 — Alien [1979 version]
May 6 — The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology *
May 7 — The Empire Strikes Back [2004 version]
May 7 — Neighbors [2014] *
May 8 — Noah [2014]
May 9 — Flash Gordon [1980] *
May 9 — Days of Thunder *
May 9 — Moms’ Night Out *
May 10 — Terminator Salvation [director’s cut]
May 14 — Godzilla [2014; 3D version] *

May 16 — Singin’ in the Rain
May 18 — Quantum of Solace
May 21 — The Story of Jacob and Joseph
May 22 — Toy Story
May 22 — Blended [2014] *
May 22 — X-Men: Days of Future Past [3D version] *
May 26 — The Railway Man *
May 30 — Maleficent [2014; 3D version] *
May 30 — Year One [theatrical version]
Jun 1 — Vi är bäst [aka We Are the Best!] *

Jun 1 — Locke *
Jun 2 — Machete Kills *
Jun 2 — Abraham [1993]
Jun 3 — Abraham: The Friend of God *
Jun 4 — Edge of Tomorrow [3D version] *
Jun 6 — Condorman
Jun 7 — How to Train Your Dragon 2 [3D version] *
Jun 8 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episodes 1-2] *
Jun 9 — Joseph, King of Dreams
Jun 9 — Jacob [1994]

Jun 10 — Joseph in the Land of Egypt [1914] *
Jun 11 — Joseph [1995]
Jun 11 — 22 Jump Street *
Jun 12 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episodes 3-4] *
Jun 20 — Grand Piano [2013] *
Jun 20 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episode 5] *
Jun 21 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episodes 6-7] *
Jun 22 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episodes 8-10] *
Jun 23 — Chef [2014] *
Jun 24 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episodes 11-12] *

Jun 25 — Orange Is the New Black [season 2, episode 13] *
Jun 27 — Transformers: Age of Extinction [IMAX 3D version] *
Jul 2 — Deliver Us from Evil [2014] *
Jul 4 — Son of God [2014]
Jul 10 — Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [3D version] *
Jul 11 — Sorcerer [1977]
Jul 14 — Sodom and Gomorrah [1962; aka The Last Days of Sodom and Gomorrah]
Jul 18 — Sex Tape [2014] *
Jul 19 — Gambit [2012] *
Jul 22 — Good Ol’ Freda *

Jul 23 — Lucy [2014] *
Jul 24 — Snowpiercer *
Jul 24 — Hercules [2014; IMAX 3D version] *
Jul 28 — A Most Wanted Man *
Jul 30 — Get on Up *
Jul 31 — Guardians of the Galaxy [3D version] *
Aug 2 — Homefront [2013] *
Aug 3 — The Man Who Cheated Himself *
Aug 5 — Il vecchio testamento [aka The Old Testament] *
Aug 8 — Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [2014; 3D version] *

Aug 9 — Chasing Ice *
Aug 10 — Boyhood [2014] *
Aug 11 — Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met
Aug 11 — Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction *
Aug 12 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episodes 1-2] *
Aug 14 — Now You See Him, Now You Don’t
Aug 14 — The Expendables 3 *
Aug 16 — The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Aug 17 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episodes 3] *
Aug 19 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episodes 4-5] *

Aug 24 — Sin City: A Dame to Kill for [3D version] *
Aug 25 — Tangled [2010]
Aug 29 — The Identical [2014] *
Aug 31 — Moms’ Night Out
Sep 2 — The Strongest Man in the World
Sep 2 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episodes 6-7] *
Sep 4 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episode 8] *
Sep 5 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episode 9-12] *
Sep 6 — Dolphin Tale 2 *
Sep 10 — The Captive [2014] *

Sep 12 — Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey [episode 13] *
Sep 14 — The Drop [2014] *
Sep 15 — The Judge [2014] *
Sep 17 — Dial M for Murder [1954; 3D version]
Sep 19 — A Walk among the Tombstones *
Sep 19 — The Maze Runner *
Sep 22 — Drinking Buddies *
Sep 23 — Pi [1998]
Sep 23 — Requiem for a Dream [2000]
Sep 23 — The Fountain [2006]
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Sep 24 — The Wrestler [2008]
Sep 25 — Black Swan [2010]
Sep 25 — The Song [2014] *
Sep 25 — Foxcatcher *
Sep 26 — Turist [2014; aka Force Majeure] *
Sep 26 — Kraftidioten [aka In Order of Disappearance] *
Sep 26 — Listen Up Philip *
Sep 26 — White Bird in a Blizzard *
Sep 27 — Wild [2014] *
Sep 27 — Onirica: Psie pole [aka Field of Dogs] *

Sep 28 — 130919: A Portrait of Marina Abramovic [3D version] * / Adieu au langage [aka Goodbye to Language; 3D version] *
Sep 28 — Mr Turner *
Sep 28 — Men, Women & Children *
Sep 29 — Maps to the Stars *
Sep 29 — Mommy [2014] *
Oct 1 — The Equalizer [2014] *
Oct 2 — Le règne de la beauté [aka An Eye for Beauty] *
Oct 2 — Welcome to Me *
Oct 2 — Clouds of Sils Maria *
Oct 3 — Gone Girl *

Oct 3 — The Fountain [2006]
Oct 4 — Bankûbâ no asahi [aka The Vancouver Asahi] *
Oct 4 — Kreuzweg [2014; aka Stations of the Cross] *
Oct 5 — Leviathan [2014] *
Oct 5 — Libertador [aka The Liberator] *
Oct 6 — Annabelle [2014] *
Oct 7 — Laggies *
Oct 8 — El Incidente [2014; aka The Incident] *
Oct 8 — Durak [2014; aka The Fool] *
Oct 8 — Still Life [2013] *

Oct 9 — Jauja [2014] *
Oct 10 — Dracula Untold *
Oct 10 — Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan [1982 version]
Oct 13 — Believe Me [2014] *
Oct 14 — Whiplash [2014] *
Oct 15 — The Boxtrolls [3D version] *
Oct 18 — The Two Faces of January [2014] *
Oct 19 — Fury [2014] *
Oct 22 — Killing Lincoln *
Oct 25 — Killing Kennedy [extended version] *

Oct 25 — Blame It on Rio *
Oct 26 — Winter’s Tale [2014] *
Oct 31 — A Long Way Down [2014] *
Oct 31 — That Awkward Moment [2014] *
Nov 3 — Interstellar [2014; IMAX version] *
Nov 5 — Big Hero 6 [3D version] *
Nov 10 — John Wick *
Nov 10 — St. Vincent [2014] *
Nov 11 — Kaguyahime no monogatari [aka The Tale of the Princess Kaguya; dubbed version] *
Nov 13 — In a World… *

Nov 14 — The Genesis Project: Beginnings / Abraham
Nov 14 — Citizen Autistic *
Nov 16 — Jodorowsky’s Dune *
Nov 17 — Old Fashioned [2014] *
Nov 18 — Dumb & Dumber *
Nov 19 — The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 *
Nov 20 — Woody Allen: A Documentary [episode 1] *
Nov 21 — American Sniper *
Nov 22 — Penguins of Madagascar [3D version] *
Nov 22 — Starred Up *

Nov 27 — Barabbas [2012] *
Nov 28 — Into the Woods [2014] *
Nov 29 — The Ten Commandments [1923]
Nov 29 — Moses the Lawgiver [miniseries version]
Nov 30 — Moses [1995]
Nov 30 — The Ten Commandments [2006]
Nov 30 — The Red Tent [2014] *
Dec 1 — A Most Violent Year *
Dec 1 — Cliffhanger [1993] *
Dec 2 — Woody Allen: A Documentary [episode 2] *

Dec 3 — Exodus: Gods and Kings [3D version] *
Dec 6 — The Lumo Project: The Gospel of John [NIV version] *
Dec 8 — The Gambler [2014] *
Dec 8 — The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies [3D version] *
Dec 12 — The Babadook *
Dec 13 — Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb [3D version] *
Dec 14 — Tu Dors Nicole *
Dec 14 — Elephant Song *
Dec 14 — Sitting on the Edge of Marlene *
Dec 14 — The F Word [aka What If] *

Dec 17 — Unbroken [2014] *
Dec 18 — Birdman or: The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance *
Dec 19 — Inherent Vice *
Dec 19 — Calvary [2014] *
Dec 19 — Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me *
Dec 20 — Fading Gigolo *
Dec 20 — Virunga *
Dec 21 — Blue Ruin *
Dec 21 — Mitt *
Dec 22 — Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story *

Dec 23 — The Overnighters *
Dec 23 — Violent *
Dec 24 — The Husband [2013] *
Dec 24 — Preggoland *
Dec 25 — Enemy [2013] *
Dec 26 — The Price We Pay [2014] *
Dec 27 — The Valley Below *
Dec 27 — Everything Will Be *
Dec 27 — Only Lovers Left Alive *
Dec 28 — Hackers [1995] *

Dec 28 — Filth [2013] *
Dec 30 — Jacob’s Ladder [1990] *
Dec 31 — Big Eyes [2014] *

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).