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)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984) (Criterion) (dir. Jim Jarmusch)
Night on Earth (1991) (Criterion) (dir. Jim Jarmusch)
Dead Man (1995) (Criterion) (dir. Jim Jarmusch)
The Muppets on Puppets (1970) (dir. Tim Steele) *
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) (dir. Jon Watts) *
Alien (1979) (dir. Ridley Scott)
Aliens (1986) (dir. James Cameron)
Alien 3 (1992) (dir. David Fincher)
Cruising (1980) (Arrow Films) (dir. William Friedkin) *
Crash (1996) (Criterion) (David Cronenberg) *
Moonstruck (1987) (Criterion) (dir. Norman Jewison) *
     Moonstruck: At the Heart of an Italian Family (dir. J.M. Kenny) *, Moonstruck: The Music of Moonstruck *
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) (dir. Jason Woliner) *
Monster Hunter (2020) (dir. Paul W.S. Anderson) *
Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) (dir. Jon Watts) *
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) (dir. Michael Dougherty) *

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)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020) (dir. Tim Hill) *
Secret Magic Control Agency (2021) (dir. Aleksey Tsitsilin) *

Series:
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
The Muppet Show (1976)
     The Muppets on Puppets (dir. Tim Steele) *, A Company of Players *
Waffles + Mochi (2021) *
The Boys (2019)
Titans (2018)
American Gods (2017)
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Our Planet (2019)
Electric Dreams (2017)

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
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) *
Pacific Rim: The Black (2021) *
Carmen Sandiego (2019)
City of Ghosts (2021) *
The Way of the House Husband (Gokushufudo) (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.4-5
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
Books of Magic (2018) Vol.3
House of Whispers (2018) Vol.3
Batman (2020) Vol.2
Judge Dredd: Control
Conan: Exodus and Other Tales
American Gods Vol.3 (Author - Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Illustrator - Scott Hampton)
Lucifer (1999) Vol.1-5
Judge Dredd: End of Days (Author - Rob Williams, Colin MacNeil, Illustrator - Henry Flint)
Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death Vol.1
John Constantine, Hellblazer (2019) Vol.2
Conan The Barbarian by Jim Zub (2019) Vol.1 (Author - Jim Zub, Illustrator - Roge Antonio, Robert Gill)
The Batman's Grave (Author - Warren Ellis, Illustrator - Bryan Hitch)
The Ultimates: Ultimate Collection Vol.1-2 (Author - Mark Millar, Illustrator - Bryan Hitch)

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)
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (PS4/PS5) (dev. Capcom)
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Valkyria Revolution (PS4/PS5) (dev. Media.Vision)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Switch) (dev. Sega)
Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Switch) (dev. Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development)
     Super Mario 64 (Nintendo 64)
     Super Mario Sunshine (GameCube)
     Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate (PS5) (dev. NetherRealm Studios, Shiver Entertainment, QLOC, Shiver)
Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection (PS4)
     Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight (PS4) (dev. P-Studio)
     Persona 4: Dancing All Night (PS4) (dev. P-Studio, Dingo Inc.)
     Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight (PS4) (dev. P-Studio)
Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda (Switch) (dev. Brace Yourself Games)
Crypt of the NecroDancer (PS4/PS5) (dev. Brace Yourself Games)
Disco Elysium - The Final Cut (PS5) (dev. ZA/UM)
Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) (dev. Capcom)

Pokemon Sword (Switch) (dev. Game Freak)
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)