B for Belmondo

Published on: March 24th, 2010

The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der Baader Meinhof Komplex) – 4/10
Bab’Aziz (aka Bab’Aziz : The Prince That Contemplated His Soul) – 6/10
Babel – 4/10
Babi buta yang ingin terbang (Blind Pig Who Wants To Fly) – 2/10
Babusja (Granny) – 6/10
Baby Boy – 7/10
Back Home (Bled Number One) – 5/10
Bad Blood (Coisa ruim) – 6/10
…..[guest – 6/10]
Bad Education (La mala educacion) – 7/10
Badlands (1973) – 10/10
The Bad Lieutenant  — Port of Call : New Orleans(aka Bad Lieutenant) 8/10
Bad Night – see Mala Noche (full title : Mala Noche – “Bad Night”) (1985) – 8/10
The Bad One (Sorority Girl aka Sorority House) (1957)  – 5/10
Baise-moi – 7/10
Baixio das bestas (Bog of Beasts) – 6/10
Balkan Champion – 6/10
Ballast – 7/10
Ballets Russes – 6/10
Balrap a nap nyugsik (Seaside, Dusk) – 6/10
Bamako [guest essay]
Bandits – 6/10
Bandits in Orgosolo (Banditi a Orgosolo aka Bandits of Orgosolo) (1960) – 8/10
The Banger Sisters – 3/10
The Banishment (Izgnanie) – 6/10
The Bank – 3/10
El Bano del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet) –  5/10
….. [guest] 7/10
Baraboo – 5/10
A Bar at the Victoria Station (Bar na Victorii) – 6/10
Barbara – 7/10
The Barbarian Invasions (Les invasions barbares) – 7/10
Barcelona (1994) – 8/10 – archive review
Barfly (1987) – 5/10
Bartleby – 7/10
Based on a True Story – 6/10
Bashing – 6/10
Basic – 4/10
Basket Case (1981) – 8/10
Los Bastardos – 3/10
Batman Begins – 7/10
De battre mon coeur s’est arrete (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) – 7/10
Battle Royale – 8/10
The Bay – 7/10
The Beach – 5/10
The Beaches of Agnes (Les plages d’Agnes) – 7/10
The Beast (La bete) (1975) – 8/10
The Beast Stalker (Ching Yan aka Beast Stalker) – 5/10
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (De battre mon coeur s’est arrete) – 7/10
A Beautiful Mind – 5/10
The Beautiful Washing Machine (Mei li de xi yi ji) – 5/10
Beau travail (aka Good Work) – 7/10
Bed and Breakfast (1930) – 7/10
Beeswax – 5/10
Before Night Falls – 5/10
Before Sunset – 7/10
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead – 6/10
Before the Fall (3 Dias) – 4/10
Beginners – 4/10
Behave (Juizo) – 5?/10
The Beheaded Rooster (Cocosul decapitat) – 6/10 [guest]
Behind Enemy Lines – 5/10
Being John Malkovich – 10/10
Bei ya zi de nan hai (Taking Father Home) – 8/10
Bekleme odasi (The Waiting Room) – 5/10
The Bell (Varpas) – 7/10
Bellamy – 5/10 [guest]
Bellavista – 8/10
Belle de Jour (1967) – 9/10
Belle toujours – 6/10
La Belle Visite (aka Journey’s End) – 6/10
Beloved Sister (Fahr zur Holle, Schwester!) – 5/10
Be My Star (Mein Stern) – 7/10
Bend It Like Beckham – 5/10
Beneath Clouds – 2/10
Ben ming nian (Black Snow) (1989) – 6/10
Beowulf & Grendel – 6/10
Beowulf – 7/10
Berlin-Stettin – 7/10
Best In Show – 6/10
The Best of Times (Luchshee vremya goda aka The Best Time of the Year) – 5/10
Bes vakit (Times and Winds) – 4/10
La bete (The Beast) (1975) – 8/10
Better Things – 6/10
Betty Fisher and Other Stories (Betty Fisher et autres histoires) – 6/10
Between the Devil and the Wide Blue Sea – 6/10
Between the Lines : India’s Third Gender – 6/10
Bewitched – 4/10
Beyond the Mirror (Mas alla del espejo) – 5/10
Beyond the Sea – 6/10
Bianco e nero (Black and White) – 4/10
Bibliotheque Pascal – 1/10
Bienvenue chez les ch’tis (Welcome to the Sticks aka Welcome to the Land of the Chtis) – 6/10
Big Fish – 5/10
Bigga Than Ben (full title Bigga Than Ben : A Guide to Ripping Off London) aka Bigga Than Ben : A Russian’s Guide to Ripping Off London – 6/10
Bigger Than Life (1956) – 7/10
The Big Knife (1955) – 4/10
Big Leaguer (1953) – 6/10
Big Man Japan (Dai Nipponjin) – 6/10
Big Momma’s House – 4/10
The Big Red One – The Reconstruction (1980/2004) – 7/10
Big Shot’s Funeral (Da wan) – 5/10
Big Wednesday (1978) – 7/10
Billy Elliot – 5/10
Billy the Kid – 7/10
Bin-jip (3-Iron) – 8/10
The Bird (L’oiseau) – 6/10
Birdsong (El cant dels ocells aka The Song of the Birds) – 5/10
Birth – 7/10
Birthday Girl – 7/10
Birth of a City – 7/10
Bir zamanlar Anadolu’da (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia) – 8/10
Bizita Q (Visitor Q) – 6?/10
Black and White (Bianco e nero) – 4/10
Black Book (Zwartboek) – 7/10
Black Brush (Fekete kefe) – 7/10
Black Bull (Toro negro) – 6/10
Black Bus (Soreret) – 4/10
Black Christmas (1974) – 6/10
Black Christmas (2006) – 4/10
Black Dragon Canyon – 5/10
Black Hawk Down – 5/10
Black House (Geomeun jip) – 7/10
Black Jack (1979) – 7/10
Black Narcissus (1947) – 8/10 ….. 2012 essay
The Blacks (Crnci) – 7/10
Black Snow (Ben ming nian) (1989) – 6/10
Black Swan – 6?/10
Black Swans (Zwarte Zwanen) – 5/10
Blade II – 5/10
Blade : Trinity – 5/10
El brau blau (The Blue Bull) – 5/10
Bled Number One (Back Home) – 5/10
Blessed Events (Gluckliche Fugung) – 7/10
Blinded – 5/10
Blind Mountain (Mang Shan) – 9/10
Blind Pig Who Wants To Fly (Babi buta yang ingin terbang) – 2/10
Blind Shaft (Mang jing) – 6/10
Blind Spot (Slepa pega) – 5?/10
Blind Spot – Hitler’s Secretary (Im Toten winkel – Hitlers Sekretarin) – 7/10
Blood on Satan’s Claw (Satan’s Skin) (1970) – 7/10
Bloody Angels (1732 Hotten) (1998) – 7/10
Bloody Sunday – 6/10
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (And pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros) – 5?/10 [walkout]
Blow – 4/10
Blow Dry – 3/10
Blue Black Permanent (1992) – 5/10
Blue Crush – 7/10
Blue Film Woman (Blue film no onna) (1969) – 6/10
Blue Ruin – 8/10
Blue Sunshine (1977) – 6/10
Blue Velvet (1986) – 10/10
Blutsfreundschaft (Initiation) – 6/10
Bobby – 6/10
La Bocca del lupo (The Wolf’s Mouth aka The Mouth of the Wolf) – 8/10
Body of Lies – 6/10
Body Rice – 5/10
Bog of Beasts (Baixio das bestas) – 6/10
El bola (Pellet) – 6/10
Bombay Beach – 6/10
Bombon (el perro)  aka Bombon (The Dog) – 7/10
El Bonaerense – 6/10
….. [guest – 6/10]
Bone : A Bad Day In Beverly Hills (1972) aka Bone; aka Dial Rat For Terror (among other alternative titles) – 9/10
Bon Voyage (Drum Bun aka Gute Reise) – 7/10
Boogie – 6 ½/10 [guest]
Boogie Nights (1997) – 9/10
Borat : Cultural Learnings of America for Make
Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
– 7/10
Border Post (Karaula) – 7/10
Borgman – 7/10
Born and Bred (Nacido y criado) – 6/10
Born Romantic – 4/10
Bose zellen (Free Radicals) – 6/10
The Boss of It All (Direktoren for det Hele) – 7/10
The Boston Strangler (1968) – 5/10
Botinki iz America (Shoes From America) – 2/10
The Bottom of the Sea (El fondo del mar) – 7/10
The Bourne Identity – 5/10
The Bourne Supremacy – 8/10
The Bourne Ultimatum – 7/10
Bowling For Columbine – 7/10
The Box – 4/10
Boxing Day – 8/10
A Boy Called Dad – 4/10
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – 8/10
The Boys Are Back – 4/10
Boys Don’t Cry – 8/10
Boys Like Sexy Legs, Girls Like Ice Cream – 6/10
El brau blau (The Blue Bull) – 5/10
Brain Drain (Fugo de cerebros) – 3?/10 {walkout}
Breach – 6/10
Bread and Milk (Kruh in mleko) – 8/10
Breakfast on Pluto – 3/10
Breakfast With Hunter – 6/10
Breaking Away (1979) – 7/10
The Break-Up – 6/10
Breath (Soom) – 6/10
Breathless (A bout de souffle) (1959) – 9/10
Breathless (Ddongpari) – 7/10
….. [guest] – 7/10
Brick – 5+/10
Brideshead Revisited – 5/10
The Bride Wore Black (La Mariee etait en noir) (1968) – 5/10
The Bridge – 7/10  [guest]
Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason – 3/10
Bridget Jones’s Diary – 6/10
Bright Star – 6/10
Bright Young Things – 5/10
Bringing Down the House – 2/10
Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) – 9/10
Brokeback Mountain – 7/10
The Broken – 4/10
Broken Embraces (Los abrazos rotos) – 4/10
Broken Flowers – 8/10
The Broken Hearts Club – 5/10
Broke Sky – 7/10
Bronson – 7/10
The Brood (1979) – 8/10
Brotherhood of the Wolf (Le pacte des loups) – 8/10
The Brothers Grimm – 5/10
Brothers of the Head – 6/10
The Brothers Rico (1957) – 4/10
Bruce Almighty – 4/10
Brucio nel vento (Burning in the Wind) – 4/10
Brúðguminn (White Night Wedding) – 5/10
Buai laju-laju (Swing My Swing High, My Darling) – 4/10
Bubba Ho-Tep – 7/10
Bubble – 7/10
Budd Boetticher : A Man Can Do That – 7/10
Lo Bueno de llorar (About Crying) – 7/10
Buenos Aires 1977 (Cronica de una fuga aka Chronicle of an Escape) – 4/10
Buffalo Boy (Mua len trau aka Gardien des buffles) – 6?/10
Buffalo Soldiers – 6/10
Bug (2006) – 5/10
The Bulgarian Brides (Los novios Bulgaros) – 5/10
Bullet Avoids the Fool (Norega se metek ogne) – 6/10
Bullet Boy – 6/10
Bulletproof Monk – 3/10
Bullets Over Broadway (1994) – 7/10 [archive]
Bully – 6/10 {“non-review” review}
Bumazhny soldat (Paper Soldier) – 6/10
Bu neng mei you ni (No puedo vivir sin ti) – 5/10
Bungalow – 7/10
Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) – 6/10
Burn After Reading – 8/10
Burning in the Wind (Brucio nel vento) – 4/10
Burrowing (Man Tanker Sitt) – 6/10
Bus 174 (Onibus 174) – 7/10
The Business of Strangers – 6/10
The Butterflies are Only a Step Behind (Parvane ha badraghe mikonand) – 6/10
The Butterfly Effect – 7/10
Buyi zi le (Pleasures of Ordinary) – 6+/10
Buzz – 7/10
Bye Bye Berlusconi – 8/10  [guest]
Byosoku 5 senchimetoru (5 Centimeters Per Second) – 6/10
By the Ways : A Journey with William Eggleston – 5/10