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LA CIENAGA | Dir. Lucrecia Martel | 2001 | Argentina | Drama | 103 mins | Not rated


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J for Jarmusch
JACKIE (Pablo Larrain, 2016) ^
JACK REACHER (Christopher McQuarrie, 2012)
JANE EYRE (Cary Fukunaga, 2011)
JASON BOURNE (Paul Greengrass, 2016)
J. EDGAR (Clint Eastwood, 2011)
JESUS CAMP (Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady, 2006)
JFK (Oliver Stone, 1991) ^^
JINDABYNE (Ray Lawrence, 2007)
JODOROWSKY'S DUNE (Frank Pavich, 2014) ^ - Scum Cinema '15
JOHN CARTER (Andrew Stanton, 2012)
JOHN WICK (David Leitch & Chad Stahelski, 2014)
JOUR DE FETE (Jacques Tati, 1949) - Criterion Collection
JOY (David O. Russell, 2015) - Guest Review by David Lee
JU DOU (Zhang Yimou, 1990) ^
JULES AND JIM (Francois Truffaut, 1962) - Criterion Collection
JULIETA (Pedro Almodovar, 2016)
JUNO (Jason Reitman, 2007)
JURASSIC PARK (Steven Spielberg, 1993) ^

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (J.A. Bayona, 2018)


K for Kubrick, Kurosawa, Kieslowski & Kiarostami
KABEI: OUR MOTHER (Yoji Yamada, 2009)
KALLANG ROAR (Cheng Ding An, 2008)
KATYN (Andrzej Wadja, 2007)
KES (Ken Loach, 1970) ^ - Criterion Collection
KICK-ASS (Matthew Vaughn, 2010)
KICK-ASS 2 (Jeff Wadlow, 2013)
KID, THE (Charles Chaplin, 1921) - Criterion Collection
KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, THE (Lisa Cholodenko, 2010) ^
KID WITH A BIKE, THE (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, 2011) ^ - Criterion Collection
KILL BILL VOL. 1 (Quentin Tarantino, 2003) ^
KILL BILL VOL. 2 (Quentin Tarantino, 2004) ^
KILLING, THE (Stanley Kubrick, 1956) ^ 
- Criterion Collection
KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, THE (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2017) ^ - Singapore International FF '17 / Anticipate Pictures

KILLING THEM SOFTLY (Andrew Dominik, 2012)
KINGDOM, THE (Peter Berg, 2007)
KINGDOM OF HEAVEN (Ridley Scott, 2005)
KING KONG (Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1933)
KING OF THE HILL (Steven Soderbergh, 1993) - Criterion Collection
KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (Matthew Vaughn, 2015) ^
KING'S SPEECH, THE (Tom Hooper, 2010) ^
KITE RUNNER, THE (Marc Forster, 2007)
KNOCKED UP (Judd Apatow, 2007) ^^
KNOWING (Alex Proyas, 2009)
KONG: SKULL ISLAND (Jordan Vogt-Roberts, 2017)
KON-TIKI (Joachim Ronning & Espen Sandberg, 2012)
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (Travis Knight, 2016) ^
KUNG FU PANDA (Mark Osborne & John Stevenson, 2008) ^
KUNG FU PANDA 2 (Jennifer Yuh, 2011)


L for Leone & Lean
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (Curtis Hanson, 1997) ^

L'ATALANTE (Jean Vigo, 1934) ^ - Criterion Collection
L'AVVENTURA (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960) ^ - Criterion Collection
LA CEREMONIE (Claude Chabrol, 1995) ^ - Alliance Francaise Cine-Club
LA CIENAGA (Lucrecia Martel, 2001) ^ - Criterion Collection
LA COLMENA (Mario Camus, 1982) ^ - Spanish FF '14
LA DOLCE VITA (Federico Fellini, 1960) - Criterion Collection
LA GRANDE ILLUSION (Jean Renoir, 1937)
LA HAINE (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995) ^ - Criterion Collection
LA LA LAND (Damien Chazelle, 2016) ^
LA PROMESSE (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, 1996) ^ - Criterion Collection
LA STRADA (Federico Fellini, 1954) ^ - Criterion Collection
LADY, THE (Luc Besson, 2011)
LADY BIRD (Greta Gerwig, 2017)
LAND AND FREEDOM (Ken Loach, 1995) ^
LAND OF MINE (Martin Zandvliet, 2015) - European Union FF '18
LANDSCAPE IN THE MIST (Theodoros Angelopoulos, 1988) ^ - Perspectives FF '15
LARRY CROWNE (Tom Hanks, 2011)
LARS AND THE REAL GIRL (Craig Gillespie, 2007)
LAST EMPEROR, THE (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1987) ^ - Criterion Collection
LAST CIRCUS, THE (Alex de la Iglesia, 2010)
LAST STAND, THE (Kim Jee-woon, 2013)
LAST STATION, THE (Michael Hoffman, 2009) ^
LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST, THE (Martin Scorsese, 1988) ^^ - Criterion Collection
LAST WALTZ, THE (Martin Scorsese, 1978)
LAST YEAR IN MARIENBAD (Alain Resnais, 1961) ^ 
- French FF '08 / Criterion Collection

LATE SPRING (Yasujiro Ozu, 1949) ^ - Criterion Collection
LAURENCE ANYWAYS (Xavier Dolan, 2012) ^
LAWLESS (John Hillcoat, 2012)
LE CERCLE ROUGE (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970) ^ - Criterion Collection
LE GRAND AMOUR (Pierre Etaix, 1969) - World Cinema Series '13 / Criterion Collection
LE SAMOURAI (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1967) ^ - Criterion Collection
LEGEND OF SURAM FORTRESS, THE (Sergei Parajanov & Dodo Abashidze, 1985)
LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, THE (Chris McKay, 2017)
LEGO MOVIE, THE (Christopher Miller & Phil Lord, 2014)
LEON MORIN, PRIEST (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1961) ^ - Criterion Collection
LEON: THE PROFESSIONAL (Luc Besson, 1994) ^
LEOPARD, THE (Luchino Visconti, 1963) ^ - Italian FF '11 / Criterion Collection
LES MISERABLES (Tom Hooper, 2012) ^
LESSON OF THE EVIL (Takashi Miike, 2012)
LET ME IN (Matt Reeves, 2010)
LETTER NEVER SENT (Mikhail Kalatozov, 1959) - Criterion Collection
LET THE BULLETS FLY (Jiang Wen, 2010)
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (Tomas Alfredson, 2008) ^
LEVIATHAN (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014) ^ - Singapore International FF '14
LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP, THE (Powell & Pressburger, 1943) ^^ - Criterion Collection
LIFE DURING WARTIME (Todd Solondz, 2009) - Criterion Collection
LIFE ITSELF (Steve James, 2014) ^ - Singapore Film Society '14
LIFE OF OHARU, THE (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1952) ^ - Criterion Collection
LIFE OF PI (Ang Lee, 2012)
LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE (Johnnie To, 2011)
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2013) ^
LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (Abbas Kiarostami, 2012) - Criterion Collection
LIMELIGHT (Charles Chaplin, 1952) - Criterion Collection
LINCOLN (Steven Spielberg, 2012)
LION KING, THE (Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff, 1994) ^^
LOBSTER, THE (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015) - Singapore International FF '15
LOGAN (James Mangold, 2017) ^

LOGAN LUCKY (Steven Soderbergh, 2017)
LONE RANGER, THE (Gore Verbinski, 2013)
LONE SURVIVOR (Peter Berg, 2013)
LOOK OF SILENCE, THE (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2014) - Southeast Asian FF '15
LOOPER (Rian Johnson, 2012) 
LORD OF THE FLIES (Peter Brook, 1963) - Criterion Collection
LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY, THE (Peter Jackson, 2001-2003) ^^
LOST BLADESMAN, THE (Felix Chong & Alan Mak, 2011)
LOST CITY OF Z, THE (James Gray, 2017) ^
LOVE AND DEATH (Woody Allen, 1975) ^
LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS (Edward Zwick, 2010)
LOVELESS (Andrei Zvyagintsev, 2017) ^
LOVELY BONES, THE (Peter Jackson, 2009)
LOVE STREAMS (John Cassavetes, 1984) ^ - Criterion Collection
LOVING VINCENT (Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman, 2017)
LUNCHBOX, THE (Ritesh Batra, 2013) ^
LURE, THE (Agnieszka Smoczynska, 2015) - Criterion Collection / Perspectives FF '17

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