Monday, January 4, 2021

Media Watched / Read / Played in 2021

Continuing from past years 2015-2020... as a point of reference for myself to return to, an ongoing list of media I've watched, read, or played throughout 2021:



Past Years:
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020

Later Years:
...

2021 List:
(first time watched)

Films: (...)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Le charme de la bourgeoisie) (1972) (Criterion) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
     Speaking of Bunuel (A proposito de Bunuel) (dir. Jose Luis Lopez-Linares, Javier Rioyo) *,
     The Castaway of Providence Street (El naufrago de la calle Providencia)
     (dir. Rafael Castanedo, Arturo Ripstein) *, Making 'The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie' *,
     Once Upon a Time: 'The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie' (dir. Anne Andreu) *,
The Phantom of Liberty (Le fantome de la liberte) (1974) (Criterion) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
     The Producers: Serge Silberman *
That Obscure Object of Desire (Cet obscur objet du desir) (1977) (Criterion) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
     Lady Doubles *, Portrait of an Impatient Filmmaker, Luis Bunuel *
Adaptation. (2002) (dir. Spike Jonze)
Let's Go Crazy (1951) (dir. Alan Cullimore) *
The Ladykillers (1955) (dir. Alexander Mackendrick) *
I'm All Right Jack (1959) (dir. John Boulting) *
The Mouse That Roared (1959) (dir. Jack Arnold) *
Never Let Go (1960) (dir. John Guillermin) *
The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film (1960) (dir. Richard Lester, Peter Sellers) *
Mr. Topaze (1961) (dir. Peter Sellers) *
Only Two Can Play (1962) (dir. Sidney Gilliat) *
Lolita (1962) (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) (Criterion) (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) (Criterion) (dir. Jim Jarmusch)
     The Odyssey: A Journey Into the Life of a Samurai *,
     Flying Birds: The Music of Ghost Dog (dir. Daniel Raim) *
Mallrats (1995) (Arrow Films) (dir. Kevin Smith)
The Third Man (1949) (dir. Carol Reed)

Animated Films: (...)
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000) (dir. Curt Geda)
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008) (dir. Yasuhiro Aoki, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka,
Jong-Sik Nam, Shojiro Nishimi, Yuichiro Hayashi)
Batman: Year One (2011) (dir. Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery)
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010) (dir. Brandon Vietti)
Batman: Bad Blood (2016) (dir. Jay Oliva)
Batman vs. Robin (2015) (dir. Jay Oliva)
Son of Batman (2014) (dir. Ethan Spaulding)
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012) (dir. Jay Oliva)
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013) (dir. Jay Oliva)
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014) (dir. Jay Oliva, Ethan Spaulding)
Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) (dir. Sam Liu)
Batman and Harley Quinn (2017) (dir. Sam Liu)
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018) (dir. Sam Liu)
Batman Ninja (2018) (dir. Junpei Mizusaki)
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016) (dir. Rick Morales)
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993) (dir. Kevin Altieri, Boyd Kirkland, Frank Paur, Dan Riba, Eric Radomski, Bruce Timm)
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003) (dir. Jennifer Graves, Tim Maltby, Curt Geda)
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) (dir. Sam Liu)
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010) (dir. Lauren Montgomery)
     Masterpiece: Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns (dir. Alexander Gray, Jeff Maynard) *,
     Knight Immortal (dir. Alexander Gray) *
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) (dir. Phil Johnston, Rich Moore)

Series:
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
The Muppet Show (1976)

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Titans
The Boys
Electric Dreams
The Man in the High Castle
Ozark

Animated Series:
Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection
     Bugs Bunny 80th What's Up, Doc-umentary! (2020)
Batman Beyond (1999)
Rick and Morty (2013)
Kid Cosmic (2021) *

Japan Sinks (2020)

Shows/Performances/Events:
...

Books:
Moonraker (Ian Fleming)

The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre (H.P. Lovecraft)
Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life (Ray Harryhausen, Tony Dalton)

Comics:
Battle Angel Alita (Deluxe Edition) Vol.2-5 (Yukito Kishiro)
Battle Angel Alita: Holy Night and Other Stories (Deluxe Edition) (Yukito Kishiro)
Predator Omnibus Vol.1-4
Batman: Detective Comics (2019) Vol.4
Judge Dredd: Mechanismo
Judge Dredd - Mechanismo: Machine Law
Predator: Hunters (Author - Chris Warner, Illustrator - Francisco Ruiz Velasco)
Predator: Hunters II (Author - Chris Warner, Illustrator - Augistin Padilla)
Predator: Hunters III (Author - Chris Warner, Illustrator - Brian Thies, Wes Dzioba)
Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics
DUNE: The Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune
Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams (Author - Michael Allred, Steve Horton, Illustrator - Laura Allred)
Batman: The Chalice (Author - Chuck Dixon, Illustrator - John Van Fleet)
Reckless (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Sean Phillips, Jacob Phillips)
Lucifer (2018) Vol.3-4
Batman (2020) Vol.2

Games:
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Cat Quest II (PS4) (dev. The Gentlebros)
Astro's Playroom (PS5) (dev. SIE Japan Studio, Team ASOBI!)
Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS5) (dev. Sumo Digital)
Hitman (PS4/PS5) (dev. IO Interactive, Feral Interactive)
Hitman 2 (PS4/PS5) (dev. IO Interactive)
Hitman 3 (PS5) (dev. IO Interactive)
Hitman: HD - Enhanced Collection:
     Hitman: Absolution HD (PS4) (dev. IO Interactive)
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (PS4) (dev. Vanillaware)
Monster Hunter: World (PS4/PS5) (dev. Capcom)
     Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (PS4/PS5) (dev. Capcom)
Theatryhthm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS) (dev. Square Enix 1st Production Department, indieszero)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PS4/PS5) (dev. Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montreal, Nixxes Software BV)
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury (Switch) (dev. Nintendo, 1-Up Studio, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development, Nintendo EAD Tokyo)
Concrete Genie (PS5) (dev. Pixelopus)
Maneater (PS5) (dev. Tripwire Interactive, Blindside Interactive)
Little Nightmares (PS4/PS5) (dev. Tarsier Studios)
Burly Men at Sea (PS4/PS5) (dev. Brain&Brain)
Persona 5 Strikers (Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers) (PS4/PS5) (dev. Omega Force, P-Studio)
Control Ultimate Edition (PS5) (dev. Remedy Entertainment)

Pokemon Sword (Switch) (dev. Game Freak)
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch) (dev. Intelligent Systems, Koei Tecmo Games)
Predator: Hunting Grounds (PS4) (dev. Illfonic)
The Touryst (Switch) (dev. Shin-en Multimedia)
Dragon Quest XI (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
Streets of Rage 4 (PS4) (dev. DotEmu, Lizardcube, Guard Crush Games)
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (Switch) (dev. Monolith Soft, Monster Games)
Paper Mario: The Origami King (Switch) (dev. Intelligent Systems)
Genshin Impact (PS4) (dev. miHoYo)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (PS4) (dev. Nihon Falcom)
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch) (dev. Koei Tecmo, Omega Force)
Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition (PS5) (dev. Capcom)
Spiritfarer (PS4) (dev. Thunder Lotus Games, Thunder Lotus)
Cyberpunk 2077 (PS4/PS5) (dev. CD Projekt, CD Projekt RED)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) (dev. Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development)
     The Champion's Ballad (dev. Nintendo)