Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Media Watched / Read / Played in 2018

Continuing from past years 2015-2017... as a point of reference for myself to return to, an ongoing list of media I've watched, read, or played throughout 2018:


Past Years:
2015
2016
2017

Later Years:
...

2018 List:
(first time watched)

Films: (...)
Serpico (dir. Sidney Lumet) *
     'Serpico': From Real to Reel (dir. Laurent Bouzereau) *, Inside 'Serpico' (dir. Laurent Bouzereau) *
The Darjeeling Limited (Criterion) (dir. Wes Anderson)
     Hotel Chevalier (dir. Wes Anderson), The Making of The Darjeeling Limited (dir. Barry Braverman) *,
     Dream Train: Chaos and Control in The Darjeeling Limited *, Conversation with James Ivory *
Mortdecai (dir. David Koepp) *
Baby Driver (dir. Edgar Wright)
Conan the Barbarian (dir. John Milius)
     Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan' (dir. Laurent Bouzereau)
Conan the Destroyer (dir. Richard Fleischer)
Buena Vista Social Club (Criterion) (dir. Wim Wenders)
     Wim Wenders on Buena Vista Social Club *, Las claves: Compay Segundo *
It Came from Beneath the Sea (Indicator) (dir. Robert Gordon) *
     Tidal Wave of Terror! *, Remembering 'It Came From Beneath the Sea' *,
     Tim Burton Sits Down with Ray Harryhausen *
20 Million Miles to Earth (Indicator) (dir. Nathan Juran) *
     Finding Ray Harryhausen with Dennis Muren *, Remembering '20 Million Miles to Earth' *,
     Interview with Actor Joan Taylor *, Film Music's Unsung Hero *, The Colorization Process *
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (Indicator) (dir. Jack Sher) *
     The Making of 'The 3 Worlds of Gulliver' *, Peter Lord on Ray Harryhausen *,
     David Sproxton on Ray Harryhausen *, Dave Alex Riddett on Ray Harryhausen *
Mysterious Island (1961) (Indicator) (dir. Cy Endfield) *
     Ray Harryhausen on Mysterious Island *, Kim Newman on Mysterious Island *, Islands of Mystery *,
     Mysterious Magic with Hal Hickel (dir. Elijah Drennar) *
Jason and the Argonauts (1963) (Indicator) (dir. Don Chaffey)
     The Harryhausen Legacy *, Ray Harryhausen Interviewed by John Landis *,
     The Harryhausen Chronicles (dir. Richard Schickel) *
First Men in the Moon (1964) (Indicator) (dir. Nathan Juran) *
     Terry Schubert on 'First Men in the Moon' *, Original Men in the Moon *, Tomorrow the Moon *
The Cloverfield Paradox (dir. Julius Onah) *
Jurassic World (dir. Colin Trevorrow) *
Ted 2 (dir. Seth MacFarlane) *
Ghost in the Shell (dir. Rupert Sanders) *
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (Indicator) (dir. Nathan Juran) *
     The Secrets of Sinbad: Phil Tippett on Ray Harryhausen (dir. Elijah Drenner) *,
     Remembering The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, A Look Behind the Voyage, The Music of Bernard Herrmann
King Kong (1933) (dir. Merian C. Cooper, Ernst B. Schoedsack)
     RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eight Wonder of the World' *,
     I'm King Kong! The Exploits of Marian C. Cooper (dir. Christopher Bird, Kevin Brownlow) *
Paddington 2 (dir. Paul King) *
Goldfinger (dir. Guy Hamilton)
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (dir. Paul W.S. Anderson)
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos) *
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (dir. Jake Kasdan) *
Wonder Woman (dir. Patty Jenkins) *
Justice League (dir. Zack Snyder) *
The Disaster Artist (dir. James Franco)
The Shape of Water (dir. Guillermo del Toro) *
Logan (dir. James Mangold) *
Making Fun: The Story of Funko (dir. David Romero) *
Food on the Go (E il cibo va) (dir. Mercedes Cordova) *
Thor: Ragnarok (dir. Taika Waititi) *
The Dark Crystal (dir. Jim Henson, Frank Oz)
The Silence of the Lambs (Criterion) (dir. Jonathan Demme)
     Jonathan Demme and Jodie Foster (dir. Laurent Bouzereau) *,
     Inside the Labyrinth: The making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' (dir. Jeffrey Schwarz) *
The Night of the Living Dead (1968) (Criterion) (dir. George A. Romero)
Jaws (dir. Steven Spielberg)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (dir. Rian Johnson) *
Extinction (2018) (dir. Ben Young) *
Internal Affairs (Mou gaan dou) (2002) (dir. Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak) *
Labyrinth (1986) (dir. Jim Henson)
The Predator (2018) (dir. Shane Black) *
The Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (dir. Randall Lobb, Robert McCallum) *
Mighty Joe Young (1949) (dir, Ernest B. Schoedsack) *
     Ray Harryhausen and Mighty Joe Young (dir. Mac Kenny) *,
     A Conversation with Ray Harryhausen and the Chiodo Brothers *
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (dir. Eugene Lourie) *
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (dir. Fred F. Sears) *
One Million Years B.C. (International Cut) (1966) (dir. Don Chaffey) *
     Raquel Welch in the Valley of the Dinosaurs (dir. David Gregory) *,
     Resurrecting Dinosaurs: An Interview with Ray Harryhausen (dir. David Gregory) *,
     Interview with Martine Beswick *
The Valley of Gwangi (1969) (dir. Jim O`Connolly) *
     Return to the Valley *
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) (Indicator) (dir. Gordon Hessler)
     Golden Years: Time Travelling with Tom Baker *, Golden Girls: Looking Back with Caroline Munro *,
     (x2) The Harryhausen Legacy
The Making of `The Empire Strikes Back` (1981) (dir. Michel Parbot) *
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (Indicator) (dir. Sam Wanamaker) *
     The Princess Diaries: Jane Seymour on `Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger` (dir. Elijah Drenner) *
Bad Times at the El Royale (dir. Drew Goddard) *
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (dir. Robert Wise)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Director's Cut) (dir. Nicholas Meyer)
     The Genesis Effect: Engineering the Wrath of Khan (dir. Roger Lay Jr.) *, Captain's Log *, Designing Khan *,
     Where No Man Has Gone Before: The Visual Effects of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan *,
     James Horner: Composing Genesis *
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (dir. Leonard Nimoy)
     Captain's Log *, Industrial Light and Magic: The Visual Effects of 'Star Trek' *,
     Space Docks and Birds of Prey *, Speaking Klingon *, Klingon and Vulcan Costumes *

Animated Films: (...)
Zootopia (dir. Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush)
Revolting Rhymes (dir. Jan Lachauer, Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To) *
Isle of Dogs (dir. Wes Anderson) *
Batman: The Killing Joke (dir. Sam Liu) *
Coco (dir. Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina) *
Napping Princess: The Story of Unknown Me (Hirune-hime: Shiranai watashi no monogatari) (dir. Kenji Kamiyama) *
Mary and the Witch's Flower (Meari to majo no hana) (dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi) *
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (dir. Genndy Tartakovsky) *
Ratchet and Clank (dir. Kevin Munroe, Jericca Cleland) *
Kung Fu Panda 3 (dir. Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson) *
Porco Rosso (Kurenai no buta) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Next Gen (dir. Kevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander) *
The Secret Life of Pets (dir. Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney) *

Series:
Star Trek
Star Trek: Discovery
The Muppet Show (1976)
Preacher
Fargo
Narcos
Frontier
Ainsley Eats the Streets *
Gotham
Altered Carbon *
Sherlock
     Mark Gatiss: A study in Sherlock (dir. Nathan Landeg)
Mr. Robot *
American Gods *
Ugly Delicious *
Mega Food *
Poh & Co. *
Abstract: The Art of Design *
Chef's Table
Lost in Space (2018) *
The Toys That Made Us
The Hair Bikers' Asian Adventure *
The Hair Bikers' Chicken & Egg *
Somebody Feed Phil
Luke Cage
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown *
Ash Vs Evil Dead
Portlandia
Iron Fist
Gotham
Better Call Saul
Ozark *
The Man in the High Castle
Daredevil
Twin Peaks (Limited Series) *
     Twin Peaks: Phenomenon *, A Very Lovely Dream: One Week in Twin Peaks (dir. Charles de Lauzirika) *,
     Behind the Red Curtain (dir. Richard Beymer) *, I had Bad Milk in Dehradun (dir. Richard Beymer) *
     Impressions: A Journey Behind the Scenes of Twin Peaks (dir. Jason S., ...) *

Animated Series:
Bob's Burgers *
Girls' Last Tour (Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou) *
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
SpongeBob SquarePants
Little Witch Academia (Ritoru Witchi Akademia)
Naruto: Shippuden
Natsume Yujin-cho
Voltron
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Hinamatsuri *
Steins;Gate 0 (Shutainzu Geto Zero) *
Aggretsuko *
Rick and Morty
Disenchantment *
Adventure Time
Archer
Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan (Hisone to Maso-tan) *
Castlevania

Shows/Performances/Events:
Rigoletto (COC) (Verdi)
Mike Murley Quartet (The Rex)
Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet (TSO)
     Overture on Three Russian Folk Songs (Balakirev),
     Concerto for Harp and Orchestra in E-flat major, Op. 74 (Gliere),
     Suite from Romeo and Juliet (Prokofiev)
Schoolism Live 2018:
     Kim Jung Gi, Kim Hyun Jin, Crash McCreery
The Nightingale and Other Short Fables (COC) (Stravinsky)
Hadrian (COC) (Rufus Wainwright)
Eugene Onegin (COC) (Tchaikovsky)

Books:
Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
Foundation and Empire (Isaac Asimov)
Second Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
Crossroads of Twilight (Robert Jordan)
Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal (Karen Falk)
Casino Royale (Ian Fleming)

Ed Brubaker Conversations (Terrence R. Wandtke)
Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life (Ray Harryhausen, Tony Dalton)
Something Like an Autobiography (Akira Kurosawa)

Comics:
Conan the Slayer Vol.2
Batman: No Man's Land Vol.1-4
The Massive: Ninth Wave Vol.1 (Author - Brian Wood, Illustrator - various)
Black Hammer Vol.2 (Author - Jeff Lemire, Illustrator - various)
Detective Comics Vol.4-7 (Rebirth)
Lobster Johnson Vol.5-6
Saga Vol.8
Judge Dredd: Mega-City Zero
Judge Dredd: The Blessed Earth Vol.1-2
Judge Dredd: The Dark Judges
Judge Dredd: Trifecta
Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two (Author - Douglas Wolk, Illustrator, Ulises Farinas)
Judge Dredd Classics Volume 1: Apocalypse War
Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi-Division (Author - Matt Smith, Illustrator, Carl Critchlow)
Batman: Shadow of the Bat Vol.3
Aliens: Defiance Vol.1-2
Kill Or Be Killed Vol.3-4 (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser)
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954
Punisher Max Complete Collection Vol.7
DC Meets Looney Tunes
Batman: Legacy Vol.1
Robin: Year One (Author - Chuck Dixon, Illustrator - Scott Beatty)
Batman by Neal Adams Vol.1
Batman: Gothic (Author - Grant Morrison, Illustrator - Klaus Janson)
Batman: New Gotham Vol.2 (Author - Greg Rucka, Illustrator - Shawn Martinbrough, Rick Burchett)
Black Science Vol.7 (Author - Rick Remender, Illustrator - Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio)
Aliens: Dead Orbit (James Stokoe)
Head Lopper Vol.2 (Andrew MacLean)
Judge Dredd: The Complete Carlos Ezquerra Vol.1-2 (Author - John Wagner, Illustrator - Carlos Ezquerra)
B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know Vol.1
Punisher: The Platoon (Author - Garth Ennis, Illustrator - Goran Parlov, Jordie Bellaire)
Batman Vol.5-7
The Ring of the Nibelung (P. Craig Russell)
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955
Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald
Southern Bastards Vol.4 (Author - Jason Aaron, Jason Latour, Illustrator - Jason Latour, Chris Brunner)
Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon
Japan: As Viewed by 17 Creators
Signal to Noise (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Dave McKean)
Troll Bridge (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Colleen Doran)
American Gods Vol.1
Harlequin Valentine (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - John Bolton)
The Dark Judges: Fall of Dead World (Author - Kek-W, Illustrator - David Kendall)
Beowulf (Author - Santiago Garcia, Illustrator - David Rubin)
The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Michael Zulli)
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II
Creatures of the Night (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Michael Zulli)
Tank Girl - The Wonderful World of Tank Girls (Author - Alan Martin, Illustrator - Brett Parsons)
The Ice Wanderer and Other Stories (Toudo no Tabibito) (Jiro Taniguchi)
The Walking Man (Aruku Hito) (Jiro Taniguchi)
The Quest for the Missing Girl (Sousakusha) (Jiro Taniguchi)
In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) (Fumiyo Kono)
Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift (Author - Meredith Gran, Illustrator - Carey Pietsch)
Adventure Time Vol.12-15
Bram Stoker's Dracula (Author - Roy Thomas, Illustrator - Mike Mignola)
Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Shane Oakley, Nick Filardi)
Neil Gaiman's How to Talk to Girls at Parties (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon)
Dark Justice: Dominion (Author - John Wagner, Illustrator - Nick Percival)
Likely Stories (Author - Neil Gaiman, Illustrator - Mark Buckingham, Chris Blythe)
Koshchei The Deathless
Monk! (Youssef Daoudi)
Batman: White Knight (Sean Murphy)
A Million Ways to Die Hard (Author - Frank Tieri, Illustrator - Mark Texeira)
Sick (Gabby Schulz)

Games:
NES Classic Edition
Super NES Classic Edition
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch) (dev. Monolith Soft)
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PS3/PS2) (dev. Naughty Dog)
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
     Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
Doom (2016) (PS4) (dev. id Software)
SteamWorld Dig (PS4) (dev. Image & Form)
Monster Hunter World (PS4) (dev. Capcom)
Nier: Automata (PS4) (dev. PlatinumGames)
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4) (dev. Vicarious Visions)
     Crash Bandicoot (dev. Naughty Dog)
     Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (dev. Naughty Dog)
     Crash Bandicoot: Warper (dev. Naughty Dog)
SteamWorld Dig 2 (PS4) (dev. Image & Form)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) (dev. CD Projekt RED)
     Hearts of Stone, Blood and Wine
Red Dead Redemption (PS3) (dev. Rockstar Games)
     Undead Nightmare
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (Ryu ga Gotoku 6: Inochi no Uta (PS4) (dev. Sega, Ryu ga Gotoku Studio)
Kirby Star Allies (Switch) (dir. HAL Laboratory)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch) (dev. Retro Studios)
Pokemon Quest (Switch) (dev. Game Freak)
God of War (2018) (PS4) (dev. SIE Santa Monica Studio)
Golf Story (Switch) (dev. Sidebar Games)
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (dev. Inti Creates)
Owlboy (PS4) (dev. D-Pad Studio)
Splatoon 2 (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
     Octo Expansion
Minit (PS4)
The Mummy Demastered (PS4) (dev. WayForward Technologies)
Mario Tennis Aces (Switch) (dev. Camelot Software Planning)
Shadow Complex Remastered (PS4) (dev. Epic Games, Chair Entertainment)
What Remains of Edith Finch (PS4) (dev. Giant Sparrow)
Axiom Verge (PS4) (dev. Thomas Happ Games LLC)
Celeste (PS4) (dev. Matt Makes Games)
Until Dawn (PS4) (dev. Supermassive Games)
Final Fantasy XV (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
     Episode Gladiolus, Episode Prompto, Episode Ignis, Comrades
Hollow Knight (Switch) (dev. Team Cherry)
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Overcooked! 2 (PS4) (dev. Team17 Digital Limited, Ghost Town Games)
Octopath Traveler (Switch) (dev. Square Enix)
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
Yakuza Kiwami 2 (Ryu ga Gotoku: Kiwami 2) (PS4) (dev. Sega, Ryu ga Gotoku Studio)
Spider-Man (PS4) (dev. Insomniac Games)
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (PS4) (dev. Sega, Ryu ga Gotoku Studio)
Castlevania Reqium (PS4) (dev. Konami)
     Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
     Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4) (dev. Rockstar Games)