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Fri, Jan. 31st, 2014, 10:29 pm

Previous years are here. I had a goal this year of 52. I failed.

1 Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End by Manel Loureiro
2 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
3 The Waste Lands by Stephen King
4 Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn
5 Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
6 The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
7 Greenwitch by Susan Cooper
8 The Grey King by Susan Cooper
9 Silver on the Tree by Susan Cooper
10 Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
11 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
12 The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
13 Guns by Stephen King
14 Needful Things by Stephen King
15 Horns by Joe Hill
16 Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
17 Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright
18 Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
19 Dream Dark by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
20 Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
21 Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
22 Jurassic Park by Michael Chrichton
23 The Lost World by Michael Chrichton
24 The Host by Stepenie Meyer
25 Joyland by Stephen King
26 Gerald's Game by Stephen King
27 Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King
28 World War Z by Max Brooks
29 VB6 by Mark Bittman
30 Nightmares and Dreamscapes by Stephen King
31 Necroscope by Brian Lumley
32 The Last Unicorn (graphic novel) by Peter Gillis
33 Vamphyri! by Brian Lumley
34 The Source by Brian Lumley
35 Deadspeak by Brian Lumley
36 Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
37 City of Truth by James Morrow
38 We3 by Grant Morrison
39 Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
40 Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
41 Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
42 Delirium by Lauren Oliver
43 Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
44 Requiem by Lauren Oliver

Fri, Jan. 31st, 2014, 10:27 pm
Movies in 2013

Previous years are here. This is just theater movies. I've stopped tracking other movies since I don't watch that many anymore.

1 Hyde Park on Hudson
2 Zero Dark Thirty
3 Gangster Squad
4 Amour
5 Rust and Bone
6 Mama
7 Broken City
8 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
9 Quartet
10 Stand Up Guys
11 Side Effects
12 A Good Day to Die Hard
13 Beautiful Creatures
14 Oz, the Great and Powerful
15 Dead Man Down
16 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
17 Olympus Has Fallen
18 Stoker
19 Lore
20 GI Joe: Retaliation
21 The Host
22 Jurassic Park IMAX 3D
23 The Place Beyond the Pines
24 The Company You Keep
25 Trance
26 Oblivion
27 Evil Dead
28 42
29 Mud
30 Iron Man 3
31 Disconnect
32 Great Gatsby
33 Star Trek Into Darkness
34 Fast and Furious 6
35 After Earth
36 Now You See Me
37 The Purge
38 Before Midnight
39 What Maisie Knew
40 Man of Steel
41 World War Z
42 Monsters University
43 Much Ado About Nothing
44 The East
45 Pacific Rim
46 Despicable Me 2
47 Red 2
48 The Wolverine
49 The Conjuring
50 2 Guns
51 Elysium
52 Kick Ass 2
53 Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
54 Riddick
55 Insidious Chapter Two
56 Prisoners
57 Rush
58 Gravity
59 Carrie
60 Escape Plan
61 The Counselor
62 Twelve Years a Slave
63 Thor: The Dark World
64 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
65 Old Boy
66 Dallas Buyers Club
67 Frozen
68 American Hustle
69 The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug
70 The Wolf of Wall Street

Sun, Oct. 7th, 2012, 02:11 pm
Movies in 2012

I'll be updating this post throughout the year, it's more for my records/curiosity than anything else. Previous years are here. (I'll update non-theater movies at the end of the year.)

1 The Darkest Hour
2 Devil Inside
3 Contraband
4 Carnage
5 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
6 The Iron Lady
7 War Horse
8 Albert Nobbs
9 A Separation
10 Haywire
11 The Grey
12 Underworld Awakening
13 The Woman in Black
14 Man on a Ledge
15 Chronicle
16 Secret World of Arriety
17 Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance
18 This Means War
19 Safe House
20 The Lorax
21 Silent House
22 Jeff, Who Lives at Home
23 We Need To Talk About Kevin
24 The Hunger Games IMAX
25 John Carter
26 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
27 Titanic 3D
28 Wrath of the Titans
29 Cabin in the Woods
30 Lockout
31 Pirates: Band of Misfits
32 The Raven
33 Safe
34 Iron Man
35 Incredible Hulk
36 Iron Man 2
37 Thor 3D
38 Captain America 3D
39 The Avengers 3D
40 The Sound of My Voice
41 Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
42 Men in Black 3 3D
43 The Avengers
44 Battleship
45 Dark Shadows
46 Snow White and the Huntsman
47 Chernobyl Diaries
48 Moonrise Kingdom
49 Prometheus
50 Intouchables
51 Rock of Ages
52 Brave
53 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
54 Savages
55 The Amazing Spider-Man
56 The Dark Knight Rises IMAX
57 Total Recall
58 The Dark Knight Rises
59 Bourne Legacy
60 Premium Rush
61 Expendables 2
62 Beasts of the Southern Wild
63 The Possession
64 Lawless
65 ParaNorman
66 Robot and Frank
67 Raiders of the Lost Ark
68 Branded
69 Resident Evil: Retribution
70 Trouble with the Curve
71 House at the End of the Street
72 Perks of Being a Wallflower
73 The Master
74 Looper
75 Dredd
76 Taken 2
77 Pitch Perfect
78 Argo
79 Sinister
80 Cloud Atlas
81 Silent Hill Revelation 3D
82 Wreck-It Ralph
83 The Man with the Iron Fists
84 Flight
85 Lincoln
86 Skyfall
87 Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2
88 The Sessions
89 Silver Linings Playbook
90 A Royal Affair
91 Anna Karenina
92 Life of Pi
93 Rise of the Guardians
94 Hitchcock
95 Killing Them Softly
96 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey IMAX 3D HFR
97 Jack Reacher
98 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
99 Django Unchained
100 Les Miserables

Not in the Theater
The Haunting
Out of Sight
Children of a Lesser God
The Blair Witch Project
Children of Heaven
Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
Total Recall
The Running Man
Lost in Translation
Iron Man
Cabin in the Woods
The Avengers
Screwfly Solution
Incident On and Off a Mountain Road
H.P. Lovecraft's Dreams in the Witch-House
Dance of the Dead
Black Death
Captain America

Sun, Oct. 7th, 2012, 02:03 pm
Books in 2012

Goodreads makes it nice and easy to track my reading. I set my initial goal for 100, then I dropped it to 52 since I was tired of being behind. I don't think I'll hit the 122 I read last year which makes me sad, but I'm still reading more than ever and, finally, having more time to read this year.

I'm still working on my Stephen King reread project. I've completed 32 out of 81, more or less.

I'll be updating this post throughout the year, it's more for my records/curiosity than anything else. Previous years are here.

1 The Immortalists by Kyle Mills
2 The Book by M. Clifford
3 Propanda from the desk of: Martin Trust - Director of Historic Homeland Preservation and Restoration by M. Clifford
4 Danse Macabre by Stephen King
5 The Egg Man by Carlton Mellick III
6 Anathem by Neal Stephenson
7 Cujo by Stephen King
8 The Running Man by Stephen King
9 The Gunslinger by Stephen King
10 Creepshow by Stephen King
11 Different Seasons by Stephen King
12 Secret of the Sands by Rai Aren
13 Seed by Ania Ahlborn
14 Latitude 38 by Ron Hutchison
15 Christine by Stephen King
16 Pet Sematary by Stephen King
17 Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King
18 The Terror Dream: Myth and Misogyny in an Insecure America by Susan Faludi
19 Godless for God's Sake: Nontheism in Contemporary Quakerism by David Boulton
20 Lightspeed April 2012 by various
21 The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
22 Half Past Midnight by Jeff Brackett
23 Reunion by Jeff Bennington
24 Talking with My Mouth Full: My Life as a Professional Eater by Gail Simmons
25 The Imago Sequence and Other Stories by Laird Barron
26 The James Beard Foundation's Best of the Best: A 25th Anniversary Celebration of America's Outstanding Chefs by Kit Wohl
27 The Talisman by Stephen King
28 Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
29 Thinner by Stephen King
30 Skeleton Crew by Stephen King
31 It by Stephen King
32 The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
33 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
34 Feed by Mira Grant
35 Apocalypse Scenario #683: The Box by Mira Grant
36 Deadline by Mira Grant
37 Countdown by Mira Grant
38 Fed by Mira Grant
39 Blackout by Mira Grant
40 San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats by Mira Grant
41 Total Recall by Philip K. Dick
42 The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King
43 Misery by Stephen King
44 The Tommyknockers by Stephen King
45 Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques by f-stop Fitzgerald and Stephen King
46 Modernist Cuisine at Home by Nathan Myhrvold
47 The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
48 The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
49 The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
50 The House of Doors by Brian Lumley
51 Maze of Worlds by Brian Lumley
52 The Giver by Lois Lowry
53 Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
54 Messenger by Lois Lowry
55 Son by Lois Lowry
56 The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
57 The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
58 The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
59 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
60 The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
61 The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
62 The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander
63 Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander
64 The High King by Lloyd Alexander
65 The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
66 The Dark Half by Stephen King
67 Four Past Midnight by Stephen King
68 Becoming Sister Wives: The Story of an Unconventional Marriage by Kody Brown et al
69 The Boat by Christine Dougherty
70 The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser
71 Redshirts by John Scalzi

Fri, Dec. 16th, 2011, 06:52 pm
Books in 2011

I decided to post my books in addition to movies. In future years, if I decide to keep up, this list will be updated throughout the year. This year, it's all in one lump. I was inspired to start tracking my reading due to the purchase of a Kindle. While I didn't track pre-Kindle, I know that I far eclipsed my reading in past years during 2011. Goodreads has helpled me to keep track of everything, including the thousands of books I'd like to read in the future. If you're reading this, feel free to add me. Other years will be available at this tag if and when they happen.

My goal for 2011 was to read 100 books. I achieved it on October 30th. I started rereading all of Stephen King's books in publication order at some point in the year, which explains the high number of his books on this list.

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, #1) by Collins, Suzanne
Catching Fire (Hunger Games, #2) by Collins, Suzanne
The Handmaid's Tale by Atwood, Margaret
Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3) by Collins, Suzanne
Full Dark, No Stars by King, Stephen
Let Me In by Lindqvist, John Ajvide
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1) by Lore, Pittacus
Never Let Me Go by Ishiguro, Kazuo
Handling the Undead by Lindqvist, John Ajvide
The Help by Stockett, Kathryn
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1) by Priest, Cherie
Fallen Hearts (Casteel, #3) by Andrews, V.C.
Battle Royale by Takami, Koushun
Lord of the Flies by Golding, William
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Grahame-Smith, Seth
Parasite Eve by Sena, Hideaki
Clementine (The Clockwork Century, #2) by Priest, Cherie by
Dreadnought (The Clockwork Century, #3) by Priest, Cherie
Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Westerfeld, Scott
Pretties (Uglies, #2) by Westerfeld, Scott by
Specials (Uglies, #3) by Westerfeld, Scott
Extras (Uglies, #4) by Westerfeld, Scott
Bogus to Bubbly: An Insider's Guide to the World of Uglies by Westerfeld, Scott
We by Zamyatin, Yevgeny
Beastly by Flinn, Alex
XVI by Karr, Julia
Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Black, Holly
Ravenous: A Food Lover's Journey from Obsession to Freedom by Macy, Dayna
Red Riding Hood by Blakley-Cartwright, Sarah
Valiant (The Modern Faerie Tales, #2) by Black, Holly
Limitless: A Novel [The Dark Fields] by Glynn, Alan
John Dies at the End by Wong, David
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millenium, #1) by Larsson, Stieg
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2) by Larsson, Stieg
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3) by Larsson, Stieg
1984 by Orwell, George
Water for Elephants by Gruen, Sara
33 A.D. by McAfee, David
Ironside (The Modern Faerie Tales, #3) by Black, Holly
The Hangman's Daughter by Pötzsch, Oliver
Fuzzy Nation by Scalzi, John
Soft Apocalypse by McIntosh, Will
The God Engines by Scalzi, John
Brave New Worlds by Adams, John Joseph
Snow Crash by Stephenson, Neal
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Riordan, Rick
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2) by Riordan, Rick
Brave New World by Huxley, Aldous by
The Titan's Curse by Riordan, Rick
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Riordan, Rick
Waiting by Ginsberg, Debra
The New World (Chaos Walking, #0.5) by Ness, Patrick
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5) by Riordan, Rick
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Ness, Patrick
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2) by Ness, Patrick
Monsters of Men by Ness, Patrick
The City & The City by Miéville, China
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned by Vaughan, Brian K.
Flashback by Simmons, Dan
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 10: Whys and Wherefores by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 2: Cycles by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 3: One Small Step by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 4: Safeword by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 5: Ring of Truth by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 6: Girl on Girl by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 7: Paper Dolls by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 8: Kimono Dragons by Vaughan, Brian K.
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 9: Motherland by Vaughan, Brian K.
Among the Hidden (Shadow Children, #1) by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
BioShock: Rapture by Shirley, John
Among the Impostors (Shadow Children, #2) by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Among the Betrayed by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Among the Barons by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Among the Brave by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Among the Enemy by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Among the Free (Shadow Children, #7) by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Best Food Writing 2002 by Hughes, Holly
Out of Mormonism: A Woman's True Story by Robertson, Judy
Radical HomemakersReclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture by Hayes, Shannon by
Fantasy Magazine, September 2011 by Vaughn, Carrie
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Estabrook, Barry
The Night Angel Trilogy (Night Angel, #1-3) by Weeks, Brent
Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella by Weeks, Brent
Icebound by Koontz, Dean
The Vision by Koontz, Dean
The Face of Fear by Koontz, Dean
Abarat by Barker, Clive
Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Barker, Clive
Mile 81 by King, Stephen
When She Woke by Jordan, Hillary
Absolute Midnight (Abarat, #3) by Barker, Clive
Demon Seed by Koontz, Dean
Frozen by Wasserman, Robin
Shattered by Wasserman, Robin
Wired by Wasserman, Robin
Carrie by King, Stephen
'Salem's Lot: Illustrated Edition by King, Stephen
The Haunting by Jackson, Shirley
The Shining by King, Stephen
Rage by King, Stephen
Tim Gunn : A Guide to Quality, Taste & Style by Gunn, Tim
Night Shift by King, Stephen
Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work by Gunn, Tim
11/22/1963 by King, Stephen
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by Dashner, James
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by Dashner, James
The Death Cure (Maze Runner, #3) by Dashner, James
Selection Event by Wightman, Wayne
MetaGame by Landstrom, Sam
Every Thing on It by Silverstein, Shel
Welcome to Lovecraft (Locke & Key, Vol. 1) by Hill, Joe
Head Games (Locke & Key, Vol. 2) by Hill, Joe
The Stand by King, Stephen
The Long Walk by King, Stephen
20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill

Tue, Jan. 4th, 2011, 05:21 pm
Movies in 2011

I'll be updating this post throughout the year, it's more for my records/curiosity than anything else. Previous years are here.

The King's Speech
The Fighter
Season of the Witch
Country Strong
The Green Hornet IMAX 3D
The Rite
The Mechanic
The Roommate
The Company Men
I Am Number Four
Drive Angry 3D
127 Hours
The Adjustment Bureau
Battle LA
Red Riding Hood
The Lincoln Lawyer
Sucker Punch
Jane Eyre
Source Code
Rio 3D
Scream 4
In a Better World
The Conspirators
Water for Elephants
Fast Five
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Thor 3D
Priest 3D
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
X-Men: First Class
Kung Fu Panda 2 3D
Super 8
Green Lantern 3D
The Tree of Life
Transformers: Dark of the Moon IMAX 3D
Cars 2
Horrible Bosses
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Captain America: The First Avenger
Winnie the Pooh
Cowboys & Aliens
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Devil's Double
The Future
Another Earth
The Help
Fright Night
30 Minutes or Less
The Debt
Apollo 18
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Straw Dogs
Killer Elite
Dream House
Real Steel
The Thing
Ides of March
The Three Musketeers
Take Shelter
Margin Call
In Time
Puss in Boots
J. Edgar
The Muppets
Martha Marcy May Marlene
My Week with Marilyn
The Descendents
The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Not Theater
LotR: The Two Towers
LotR: Return of the King
In the Heat of the Night
Great Expectations
La Dolce Vita
Harold and Maude
Good Will Hunting
Planet of the Apes
Barry Lyndon
My Man Godfrey
Mou gaan dou
Safety Last!
Sherlock Jr.
Mary and Max
The Secret in Their Eyes
The Passion of Joan of Arc
Fanny and Alexander
Battle Royale
The Celebration
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
My Neighbor Totoro
Castle in the Sky
Winter's Bone
How to Train Your Dragon
Red Dragon
Three Colors: Blue
Three Colors: White
Three Colors: Red
The 400 Blows
Scream 2
Scream 3
Best in Show
Evangelion 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone
In the Mood for Love
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Howl's Moving Castle
A Christmas Story
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Rain Man
An Education
Tropic Thunder
Evangelion 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl Who Played with Fire
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Before Sunrise
Before Sunset
Heavenly Creatures
A Few Good Men
Working Girl
A Passage to India
A Place in the World
The Verdict
The Incredible Hulk
Gosford Park
A Prophet
A Soldier's Story
A Room with a View
All Things Fair
All About My Mother
After the Wedding
Easy A
Grand Illusion
Antonia's Line
Angry Harvest
Apollo 13
As Good As It Gets
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy
Atlantic City
As It Is in Heaven
Tokyo Story
Ip Man
The Thin Red Line
Babette's Feast
Betty Blue
Pinchcliffe Grand Prix
Before the Rain
Beyond Silence
Broadcast News
Born on the Fourth of July
Brokeback Mountain
Interview with the Vampire
Burnt by the Sun
In the Mouth of Madness
Vanishing on 7th Street
Central Station
Camille Claudel
The Brothers Bloom
Sherlock Holmes (the bad straight to video one)
Series 7: The Contenders
A Beautiful Mind
Red State
The Social Network
Requiem for a Dream
Chariots of Fire
This Film is Not Yet Rated
The Constant Gardener
Fed Up!
Case 39
The Good Son
The Girl Next Door
Toxic Skies
2012 Ice Age
Resident Evil
The Warrior's Way

Movies which were newly added to the 250 List
251 Sherlock Jr
252 127 Hours
253 Ikiru
254 The Passion of Joan of Arc
255 The Secret in Their Eyes
256 Mary and Max
257 Fanny and Alexander
258 Persona
259 How to Train Your Dragon
260 My Neighbor Totoro
261 The 400 Blows
262 The Celebration
263 Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
264 In the Mood for Love
265 Three Colors: Red
266 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
267 Howl's Moving Castle
268 A Christmas Story
269 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
270 Castle in the Sky
271 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring
272 Rain Man
273 Before Sunrise
274 A Separation (not yet seen)
275 Grand Illusion
276 Tokyo Story
277 Ip Man
278 Stalker
279 A Beautiful Mind
280 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (not yet seen)

Thu, Dec. 31st, 2009, 05:31 pm
Movies in 2010

I'll be updating this post throughout the year, it's more for my records/curiosity than anything else. Previous years are here.

Up in the Air
The Book of Eli
Edge of Darkness
Lightning Thief
The Wolfman
Shutter Island
The Crazies
Alice in Wonderland IMAX 3D
Clash of the Titans
The Losers
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Iron Man 2 IMAX
Shrek Forever After
The Karate Kid
Jonah Hex
The A-Team
Toy Story 3 IMAX 3D
Knight and Day
Despicable Me 3D
The Last Airbender
Inception IMAX
The Sorceror's Apprentice
Inception (again)
The Kids Are All Right
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
The Expendables
The American
Going the Distance
Resident Evil: Afterlife IMAX 3D
Easy A
Legends of the Guardians: Owls of Ga'hoole IMAX 3D
The Town (guys only)
Never Let Me Go
Let Me In
The Social Network
Megamind 3D
The Next Three Days
Tangled 3D
Harry Potter 7 part 1
The Tourist
Black Swan
Tron Legacy IMAX 3D
True Grit
Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Robin Hood
Prince of Persia

Bourne Identity
Bourne Supremacy
Bourne Ultimatum
Galaxy Quest
Wild Strawberries
Kind Hearts and Coronets
The General (Silent)
The Hurt Locker
Into the Wild
Last Man Standing
Million Dollar Baby
Silent Hill
Judgment at Nuremberg
Les Diaboliques
8 1/2
Shakespeare in Love
The Last Unicorn
The Killing
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
The Graduate
Amores Perros
The Night of the Hunter
The Thirteenth Floor
The Gold Rush
Brief Encounter
Dog Day Afternoon
The Thing
Gone with the Wind
Kung Fu Panda
Shadow of a Doubt
Schindler's List
Pitch Black
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Flags of Our Fathers
Letters from Iwo Jima
This is Spinal Tap
Umberto D
Children of Men
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
The Kid
The Ox-Bow Incident
Battaglia di Algeri, La
Duck Soup
The Lady Vanishes
Stalag 17
The African Queen
The Grave of the Fireflies
The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Conversation
In Bruges
Dial M for Murder
King Kong
All Quiet on the Western Front
A Streetcar Named Desire
Anatomy of a Murder
The Exorcist
La Strada
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Wo Hu Cang Long
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Au Revoir, Les Enfants
Rosemary's Baby
Philadelphia Story
Minority Report
His Girl Friday
Usual Suspects
The Truman Show
Monsters, Inc.
Little Miss Sunshine
Big Fish
Arsenic and Old Lace
Beauty and the Beast
Starship Troopers
Mystic River
Roman Holiday
LotR: Fellowship of the Ring

Con Air
A Serious Man
Top Gun
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Population 436

Netflix on Computer
Sunshine Cleaning

Netflix on TV via Wii
Dead Space: Downfall
Dead Zone
Dolan's Cadillac
Let the Right One In
The Machinist
Mortal Kombat
Altered States
The Witches of Eastwick
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Stepfather
Fahrenheit 451
Paranormal Activity
The Haunting of Molly Hartley

Total: 184

Tue, Sep. 1st, 2009, 04:23 pm
IMDB Top 250 Progress- FINISHED January 2011

This is the list from early April 2009. It changes often, so we "locked in" our list when we started. When we're finished we'll fill in any gaps with new additions to the list and then, in theory, it will be easy to maintain.

(Note that some of these movies we have seen before, just not during the time of the project.)

1 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
2 The Godfather (1972)
3 The Godfather: Part II (1974)
4 Buono, il brutto, il cattivo., Il (1966)
5 Pulp Fiction (1994)
6 The Dark Knight (2008)
7 Schindler's List (1993)
8 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
9 12 Angry Men (1957)
10 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
11 Casablanca (1942)
12 Star Wars (1977)
13 Shichinin no samurai (1954)
14 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
15 Goodfellas (1990)
16 Rear Window (1954)
17 Cidade de Deus (2002)
18 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
19 C'era una volta il West (1968)
20 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
21 Fight Club (1999)
22 The Usual Suspects (1995)
23 Psycho (1960)
24 The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
25 Sunset Blvd. (1950)
26 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
27 Memento (2000)
28 North by Northwest (1959)
29 The Matrix (1999)
30 It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
31 Citizen Kane (1941)
32 Se7en (1995)
33 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
34 Léon (1994)
35 Apocalypse Now (1979)
36 American Beauty (1999)
37 Taxi Driver (1976)
38 American History X (1998)
39 Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
40 Vertigo (1958)
41 WALL·E (2008)
42 Forrest Gump (1994)
43 Paths of Glory (1957)
44 Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001)
45 M (1931)
46 Double Indemnity (1944)
47 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
48 To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
49 Alien (1979)
50 A Clockwork Orange (1971)
51 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
52 The Departed (2006)
53 Das Leben der Anderen (2006)
54 The Shining (1980)
55 The Third Man (1949)
56 The Pianist (2002)
57 Chinatown (1974)
58 Saving Private Ryan (1998)
59 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
60 Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)
61 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
62 Aliens (1986)
63 Requiem for a Dream (2000)
64 L.A. Confidential (1997)
65 Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
66 Das Boot (1981)
67 City Lights (1931)
68 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
69 Reservoir Dogs (1992)
70 Laberinto del fauno, El (2006)
71 Rashômon (1950)
72 The Wrestler (2008)
73 Raging Bull (1980)
74 The Maltese Falcon (1941)
75 All About Eve (1950)
76 Modern Times (1936)
77 Singin' in the Rain (1952)
78 Gran Torino (2008)
79 Der Untergang (2004)
80 Metropolis (1927)
81 Rebecca (1940)
82 Some Like It Hot (1959)
83 The Prestige (2006)
84 Amadeus (1984)
85 The Elephant Man (1980)
86 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
87 Vita è bella, La (1997)
88 The Apartment (1960)
89 Nuovo cinema Paradiso (1988)
90 The Great Escape (1963)
91 The Great Dictator (1940)
92 Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
93 Full Metal Jacket (1987)
94 Sin City (2005)
95 The Sting (1973)
96 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
97 Touch of Evil (1958)
98 Ladri di biciclette (1948)
99 On the Waterfront (1954)
100 Back to the Future (1985)
101 Sjunde inseglet, Det (1957)
102 Braveheart (1995)
103 Hotel Rwanda (2004)
104 No Country for Old Men (2007)
105 Batman Begins (2005)
106 Jaws (1975)
107 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
108 Strangers on a Train (1951)
109 Blade Runner (1982)
110 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
111 Unforgiven (1992)
112 The Green Mile (1999)
113 The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
114 Notorious (1946)
115 High Noon (1952)
116 Gladiator (2000)
117 Oldboy (2003)
118 Per qualche dollaro in più (1965)
119 The Big Sleep (1946)
120 Fargo (1996)
121 Cool Hand Luke (1967)
122 There Will Be Blood (2007)
123 Die Hard (1988)
124 The Wizard of Oz (1939)
125 Mononoke-hime (1997)
126 The General (1926)
127 Donnie Darko (2001)
128 Yojimbo (1961)
129 Smultronstället (1957)
130 Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
131 Ran (1985)
132 Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
133 Annie Hall (1977)
134 It Happened One Night (1934)
135 Heat (1995)
136 The Deer Hunter (1978)
137 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
138 The Sixth Sense (1999)
139 Salaire de la peur, Le (1953)
140 Ben-Hur (1959)
141 Platoon (1986)
142 Into the Wild (2007)
143 Notti di Cabiria, Le (1957)
144 Million Dollar Baby (2004)
145 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
146 The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
147 Diaboliques, Les (1955)
148 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
149 Life of Brian (1979)
150 8½ (1963)
151 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
152 The Big Lebowski (1998)
153 The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
154 Ratatouille (2007)
155 The Killing (1956)
156 Snatch. (2000)
157 The Graduate (1967)
158 The Night of the Hunter (1955)
159 Finding Nemo (2003)
160 Amores perros (2000)
161 Stand by Me (1986)
162 Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
163 The Gold Rush (1925)
164 Brief Encounter (1945)
165 Gandhi (1982)
166 Gone with the Wind (1939)
167 Trainspotting (1996)
168 The Wild Bunch (1969)
169 The Lion King (1994)
170 Scarface (1983)
171 V for Vendetta (2005)
172 The Thing (1982)
173 Groundhog Day (1993)
174 The Princess Bride (1987)
175 Harvey (1950)
176 The Incredibles (2004)
177 Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
178 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
179 Toy Story (1995)
180 Sleuth (1972)
181 The Hustler (1961)
182 The Terminator (1984)
183 Umberto D. (1952)
184 Children of Men (2006)
185 The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
186 Battaglia di Algeri, La (1966)
187 Twelve Monkeys (1995)
188 The Kid (1921)
189 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
190 The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
191 The African Queen (1951)
192 Duck Soup (1933)
193 Låt den rätte komma in (2008)
194 Stalag 17 (1953)
195 Hotaru no haka (1988)
196 The Lady Vanishes (1938)
197 Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
198 The Conversation (1974)
199 Casino (1995)
200 The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
201 Dial M for Murder (1954)
202 In Bruges (2008)
203 King Kong (1933)
204 Ed Wood (1994)
205 Scaphandre et le papillon, Le (2007)
206 Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
207 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
208 A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
209 The Exorcist (1973)
210 The Lost Weekend (1945)
211 Crash (2004/I)
212 Rope (1948)
213 Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
214 Strada, La (1954)
215 Rosemary's Baby (1968)
216 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
217 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
218 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
219 Safety Last! (1923)
220 His Girl Friday (1940)
221 Patton (1970)
222 Frankenstein (1931)
223 Changeling (2008)
224 Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
225 Network (1976)
226 Wo hu cang long (2000)
227 The Philadelphia Story (1940)
228 Manhattan (1979)
229 Glory (1989)
230 Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
231 Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922)
232 Magnolia (1999)
233 Big Fish (2003)
234 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
235 Mystic River (2003)
236 Roman Holiday (1953)
237 Spartacus (1960)
238 In the Heat of the Night (1967)
239 Great Expectations (1946)
240 Laura (1944)
241 Dolce vita, La (1960)
242 Rocky (1976)
243 Good Will Hunting (1997)
244 Harold and Maude (1971)
245 Planet of the Apes (1968)
246 Barry Lyndon (1975)
247 My Man Godfrey (1936)
248 Au revoir les enfants (1987)
249 The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
250 Mou gaan dou (2002)

Tue, Dec. 30th, 2008, 07:31 pm
Movies in 2009

I'll be updating this post throughout the year, it's more for my records/curiosity than anything else. This is only an account of movies seen in the theater.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Unborn
Gran Torino
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
The International
Watchmen (twice)
Race to Witch Mountain
Monsters Vs. Aliens IMAX 3D
Fast and Furious
Crank High Voltage
State of Play
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Star Trek IMAX
Angels & Demons
Terminator Salvation
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Drag Me to Hell
Taking of Pelham 123
Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen IMAX
Public Enemies
Ice Age 3
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Orphan
G.I. Joe
Perfect Getaway
Julie & Julia
District 9
The Time Traveler's Wife
Inglourious Basterds
Jennifer's Body
Where the Wild Things Are IMAX
Law Abiding Citizen
The Box
Twilight: New Moon
Ninja Assassin
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Road
Avatar IMAX 3D
Sherlock Holmes

Tue, Dec. 30th, 2008, 12:04 am
Movies in 2007

I'm wondering if I can reconstruct this list as well, just for curiosity's sake.

Children of Men (with TG only, first movie TG and I saw together!)
Smokin' Aces (with DH only)
Ghost Ride (with TG only)
Zodiac (with TG only)
300 (with DH and TG, first movie we all saw together!)
Spider-Man 3 (with DH and TG separately)
1408 (with TG only)
Live Free or Die Hard (with TG only, if I recall, DH had to go to work unexpectedly)
Ratatouille (with DH, TG saw separately)
Transformers (with DH and TG)
The Simpsons Movie (with DH only)
Stardust (with DH only)
War (with DH only)
Resident Evil: Extinction (with TG, DH saw separately)
Beowulf (with DH and TG)
The Mist (with TG only)
Enchanted (with DH only)
The Golden Compass (with DH only)

18 movies total. Quite a jump between 2007 and 2008, eh?

Mon, Dec. 29th, 2008, 11:43 pm
Movies in 2008

TG and I see a lot of movies in the theater and we were curious as to how many. We also want to keep track of the movies we see in 2009 from the get go, instead of doing it retroactively. So.. here goes for 2008. I'm also making a new movie tag.

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (with DH and TG separately)
I Am Legend (with DH and TG separately)
Cloverfield (with DH, TG saw it on his own)
Jumper (with DH, TG saw it on his own)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (with DH)
Vantage Point (with TG only)
10,000 BC (with DH and TG)
Horton Hears a Who! (with DH)
The Forbidden Kingdom (with DH)
Iron Man (with DH and TG separately)
Speed Racer (with TG only)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (with DH only)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (with DH only)
Kung Fu Panda (with DH only)
The Incredible Hulk (with DH only)
Get Smart (with DH only)
Wall-E (with TG only)
Wanted (with DH and TG separately)
Hancock (with DH and TG separately)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (with DH and TG)
The Dark Knight (with DH and TG)
The X-Files: I Want to Believe (with DH and TG)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (with DH and TG)
Tropic Thunder (with TG only)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (with TG only)
Death Race (with DH and TG)
Babylon A.D. (with DH and TG)
Eagle Eye (with TG only)
Blindness (with TG only)
Body of Lies (with TG only)
Quarantine (with TG only)
Max Payne (with DH and TG)
Changeling (with TG only)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (with TG only)
Quantum of Solace (with DH and TG)
Bolt (with DH and TG)
Twilight (with TG only)
Australia (with TG only)
Four Christmases (with DH and TG)
Transporter 3 (with DH and TG)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (with DH and TG)
Seven Pounds (with TG only)
The Spirit (with DH and TG)

43 movies total.