Films I watched in January 2012

The Chinese internet makes it extremely easy to find, download and watch movies from around the world.

Here’s a list of movies I watched in January 2012, summarised in exactly six words:

  1. 25th Hour: Edward Norton ties up loose ends
  2. A Bug’s Life: Venezuelan Coup d’État in cartoon format
  3. American Beauty: Mid-life crisis becomes calm tragedy
  4. Antz: Woody Allen’s personal revolution, accepts society
  5. Australia: Stunning photography, always running from something
  6. Dancing with Wolves: White soldier defects to Indians, integrates
  7. First Blood: Bang, bang, boom, boom, bang, boom
  8. Food, Inc: Meat production is vile. Eat well
  9. The Future of Food: Monsanto patents soy, corn. Next: oxygen
  10. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Rape. Was there any other storyline?
  11. The King’s Speech: King learns to speak, gains support
  12. Melancholia: Melancholy spreads so gracefully, world ends
  13. Moneyball: Rational Billy Beane almost revolutionised baseball
  14. No Country for Old Men: Cold psychopath chases money across West
  15. Schindler’s List: Schindler saves thousands as impostor capitalist
  16. Silence of the Lambs: Psychopathic psychiatrist proves unrestrainable, cannibalistic
  17. Toy Story 3: Buzz and Woody overthrow kindergarten tyrant
  18. Waiting for Superman: Schools improved after idiots got fired
  19. Wall-E: Adorable robot lovers rejuvenate consumerist hell

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