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

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]
*
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] *

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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