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So I fail to post all of December (and it's probably a good thing that I did, I was pretty grumpy for most of it), and upon my return I bring you a most useless entry: a list of the movies I watched (or rewatched) this year. It's organized by decade because the past few days I've been feeling really curious to know how many movies I watched from each decade. I'm actually not all that thrilled with the answer. Every year I think "I want to watch more older movies!" and I thought I'd done better this year but looking at this I'm not sure I did? How is the 2010s list the longest one? Did I really only watch four silents? And how did I fail so hard at the 1930s when I seriously love 1930s movies?? Well clearly I am just going to have to make sure my 2015 movie list looks rather different.

(I am pleased to report that I watched three Rosalind Russell movies this year though. Great actress or greatest actress?)

Also, this is just a list because I'm lazy, but you are more than welcome to ask for my thoughts on any of these!

1910s (1)
· The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)

1920s (3)
· The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
· The Lost World (1925)
· The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

1930s (4)
· Dinner at Eight (1933)
· As You Like It (1936)
· Romeo and Juliet (1936)
· The Women (1939)

1940s (15)
· Fantasia (1940)
· His Girl Friday (1940)
· Santa Fe Trail (1940)
· Saludos Amigos (1942)
· South of the Border with Disney (1942)
· The Three Caballeros (1944)
· Dead of Night (1945)
· Make Mine Music (1946)
· Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
· Melody Time (1948)
· Adam's Rib (1949)
· The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
· The Heiress (1949)
· On the Town (1949)
· Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)

1950s (5)
· Julius Caesar (1950)
· How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
· Julius Caesar (1953)
· My Sister Eileen (1955)
· Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

1960s (4)
· Charade (1963)
· Fantastic Voyage (1966)
· The Producers (1968)
· Twelfth Night (1969)

1970s (2)
· Catch-22 (1970)
· Murder by Death (1976)

1980s (2)
· The Tempest (1980)
· In Search of the Trojan War (1985)

1990s (9)
· The Donner Party (1992)
· Addams Family Values (1993)
· Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
· Othello (1995)
· Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)
· The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
· Remembering Anne Frank (1998)
· Run Lola Run (1998)
· Tarzan (1999)

2000s (17)
· The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (2000)
· The Greeks (2000)
· The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
· Treasure Planet (2002)
· Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
· Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
· The Merchant of Venice (2004)
· Troy (Director's Cut) (2004)
· Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005)
· Don Giovanni (2006)
· Nuremberg: The Nazis Facing Their Crimes (2006)
· Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
· Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)
· Jonestown: Paradise Lost (2007)
· Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
· Hamlet (2009)
· Kimjongilia (2009)

2010s (24)
· Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
· Macbeth (2010)
· Tees Maar Khan (2010)
· Gomen Nasai (2011)
· Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
· Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
· Keitai Kanojo (2011)
· Ousama Game (2011)
· The Avengers (2012)
· Cymbeline (2012)
· OMG - Oh My God! (2012)
· Road to the Globe: "Troilus & Cressida" (2012)
· Room 237 (2012)
· Richard II (2012)
· Henry IV (Part One) (2012)
· Henry IV (Part Two) (2012)
· Henry V (2012)
· All's Well That Ends Well (2013)
· Chennai Express (2013)
· Romeo and Juliet (2013)
· Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
· Shakespeare Uncovered (2013)
· Troilus and Cressida (2013)
· Big Hero 6 (2014)

Also, in the summer I got it into my head that I was going to watch a whole bunch of old animated shorts, and in the end I kind of didn't, but if anyone is interested here are the fifteen that I did watch. Perhaps this is another list I will try to beat in 2015~

Special note, the 1953 "Tell-Tale Heart" is perhaps my favourite thing that I watched all year, you should totally watch it and let it creep you right out.

· Laugh-O-Grams: Little Red Riding Hood (pre-Disney, 1922)
· Felix in Hollywood (Winkler, 1923)
· Sinkin' in the Bathtub (WB, 1930)
· Lady, Play Your Mandolin! (WB, 1931)
· The Band Concert (Disney, 1935)
· Music Land (Disney, 1935)
· Don Donald (Disney, 1937)
· Lonesome Ghosts (Disney, 1937)
· Farmyard Symphony (Disney, 1938)
· Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (WB, 1939)
· The Dover Boys (WB, 1942)
· Contrary Condor (Disney, 1944)
· Susie the Little Blue Coupe (Disney, 1952)
· Duck Amuck (WB, 1953)
· The Tell-Tale Heart (UPA, 1953)
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