Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Media Watched / Read / Played in 2022

Continuing from past years 2015-2021... as a point of reference for myself to return to, an ongoing list of media I've watched, read, or played throughout 2022:

Past Years:

Later Years:

2022 List:
(first time watched)

Films: (...)
The French Dispatch (2021) (dir. Wes Anderson) *
Citizen Kane (1941) (Criterion) (dir. Orson Welles)
     The Complete Citizen Kane *, The Hearts of Age (dir. William Vance, Orson Welles) *
Mulholland Dr. (2001) (Criterion) (dir. David Lynch)
Drive (2011) (dir. Nicolas Winding Refn) *
Built by Jedi - The Making of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019) (dir. Sam Schectman) *
Dune (2021) (dir. Denis Villeneuve) *
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) (dir. Jason Reitman) *
(x2) Drive (2011) (dir. Nicolas Winding Refn)
Dune (1984) (Arrow Video) (dir. David Lynch)
     Impressions of Dune *, Beyond Imagination: Merchandising Dune (dir. Daniel Griffith) *,
     Prophecy Fulfilled: Scoring Dune (dir. Daniel Griffith) *
Nothing But Trouble (1991) (dir. Dan Aykroyd) *
Last Action Hero (1993) (dir. John McTiernan)
The Shining (1980) (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Doctor Sleep (2019) (dir. Mike Flanagan)
     From Shining to Sleep *, The Making of Doctor Sleep: A New Vision *, Return to the Overlook *
De Palma (2015) (dir. Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) (dir. Peter Jackson)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) (dir. Peter Jackson) *
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) (dir. Peter Jackson) *
The Power of the Dog (2021) (dir. Jane Campion) *
The Irishman (2019) (Criterion) (dir. Martin Scorsese)
     Making 'The Irishman': A Martin Scorsese Picture *
Roma (2018) (Criterion) (dir. Alfonso Cuaron) *
     Road to Roma (Camino a Roma) (dir. Andres Clariond, Gabriel Nuncio) *, Snapshots From the Set *,
     Memory and Imagination - The Look of Roma *, The Sound of Roma *
The War of the Worlds (1953) (Criterion) (dir. Byron Haskin) *
     Movie Archaeologists *
Blow Out (1981) (Criterion) (dir. Brian De Palma)
     Brian De Palm and Noel Baumbach *, Murder a la Mod (dir. Brian De Palma) *
Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (Criterion)
     Alice in the Cities (Alice in den Stadten) (1974) (dir. Wim Wenders)
          Still Alice *, Restoring Time (dir. Andrew Amondson) *, Same Player Shoots Again (dir. Wim Wenders) *,
          Silver City Revisited (dir. Wim Wenders) *
     Wrong Move (Falsche Bewegung) (1975) (dir. Wim Wenders)
          Three for the Road (dir. Michael Almereyda)
     Kings of the Road (Im Lauf der Zeit) (1976) (dir. Wim Wenders)
          Travelling Roadshow *
The Matrix: Resurrections (2021) (dir. Lana Wachowski) *
The Green Knight (2021) (dir. David Lowery) *
Paris, Texas (1984) (Criterion) (dir. Wim Wenders)
     Motion and Emotion: The Road to Paris, Texas (dir. Paul Joyce)
Wings of Desire (Der Himmel uber Berlin) (1987) (dir. Wim Wenders)
     Wings of Desire: The Angels Among Us (dir. J.M. Kenny) *
Until the End of the World (Bis ans Ende der Welt) (Director's Cut) (1991) (Criterion) (dir. Wim Wenders)
     Until the End of the World: Wim Wenders in Tokyo *
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) (Criterion) (dir. Peter Weir)
     Picnic at Hanging Rock: Everything Begins and Ends *, A Recollection... Hanging Rock 1900 *,
     Homedale (dir. Peter Weir) *
Walkabout (1971) (Criterion) (dir. Nicolas Roeg)
     Gulpilil: One Red Blood (dir. Darlene Johnson) *
Happy Hour (Happi awa) (2015) (dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi) *
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (Guzen to sozo) (2021) (dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi) *
The Batman (2022) (dir. Matt Reeves) *
(2x) The Batman (2022) (dir. Matt Reeves)
Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City (2021) (dir. Johannes Roberts) *
Let Me In (2010) (dir. matt Reeves) *
The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks (2022) (dir. Reg Harkema) *

Animated Films: (...)
Wolfwalkers (2021) (dir. Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart) *
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989) (dir. Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz)
Belle (Ryu to sobakasu no hime) (2021) (dir. Mamoru Hosoda) *

Titans (2018)
Murderville (2022) *
Ozark (2017)
Space Force (2020)
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Better Call Saul (2015)
The Kids in the Hall (2022) *
The Boys (2019)
Stranger Things (2016)

12 Monkeys (2015)
Sweet Tooth (2021)
The Expanse (2015)
Locke & Key (2020)

Animated Series:
Arcane (2021) *
Rick and Morty (2013)
Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020)
Kid Cosmic (2021)
Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020) *
Pacific Rim: The Black (2021)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (Kokaku kidotai: Stand Alone Complex) (2002)
Love, Death & Robots (2019)

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Naruto: Shippuden (2007)
Transformers (1984)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1983)
Japan Sinks (2020)


Blood of Elves (Andrzej Sapkowski)
The Island of Doctor Moreau (Author - H. G. Wells, Illustrator - Bill Sienkiewicz)

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)

Predator Omnibus Vol.3-4
The Dark Horse Book of Horror
Conan: The People of the Black Circle and Other Stories
1984: The Graphic Novel (Author - George Orwell, Illustrator - Fido Nesti)
Sin City Vol.1-4 (Frank Miller)
Batman: Detective Comics Vol.1 (2021)
Batman Vol.5 (2020)
Batman: The Detective (Author - Tom Taylor, Illustrator - Andy Kubert)
Batman: The Imposter (Author - Mattson Tomlin, Illustrator - Andrea Sorrentino)
Batman vs. Ra's al Ghul (Neal Adams)
Judge Dredd: Blaze of Glory
Reckless Vol.4 (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Sean Phillips, Jacob Phillips)
Dune: House Atreides Vol.3 (Author - Kevin J. Anderson, Illustrator - Dev Pramanik)
Falconspeare (Author - Mike Mignola, Illustrator - Warwick Johnson-Cadwell, Clem Robins)
Black Hammer Vol.5 (Author - Jeff Lemire, Illustrator - Caitlin Yarsky, Dave Stewart)
Black Hammer Visions Vol.2
The Witcher Vol.4-6
Promethea: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Vol.1-3 (Author - Alan Moore, Illustrator - J.H. Williams III)
Yotsuba&! Vol.15 (Kiyohiko Azuma)

Battle Angel Alita (Deluxe Edition) Vol.2-5 (Yukito Kishiro)
Battle Angel Alita: Holy Night and Other Stories (Deluxe Edition) (Yukito Kishiro)

Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (PS5) (dev. Square Enix)
     Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward
     Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood
     Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
     Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition (PS4/PS5) (dev. Guerrilla Games)
     Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds
Halo: The Master Chief Collection (PC-Cloud) (dev. 343 Industries)
     Halo 3: ODST
Aliens: Fireteam Elite (PC-Cloud) (dev. Cold Iron Studios)
Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth- (PC-Cloud) (dev. Team Ladybug)
Gears of War 2 (PC-Cloud) (dev. Epic Games)
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (PS5) (dev. Respawn Entertainment)
Pokemon Sword (Switch) (dev. Game Freak)
     Pokemon Sword: The Isle of Armor
     Pokemon Sword: The Crown Tundra
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) (PS4/PS5) (dev. Infinity Ward)
Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut (PS5) (dev. Sucker Punch Productions)
     Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island
     Ghost of Tsushima: Legends
Castlevania Advance Collection (PS5) (Konami Digital Entertainment)
     Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
Death Stranding Director's Cut (PS5) (dev. Kojima Productions)
Pokemon Legends: Arceus (Switch) (dev. Game Freak)
Sifu (PS5) (dev. Sloclap)
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade (PS5) (dev. Square Enix Business Division 1)
     FF7R Episode INTERmission
Horizon Forbidden West (PS5) (dev. Guerrilla Games)
Gran Turismo 7 (PS5) (dev. Polyphony Digital)
Ring Fit Adventure (Switch) (dev. Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development)
Grand Theft Auto V (PS5) (dev. Rockstar Games)
Grand Theft Auto Online (PS5) (dev. Rockstar North)
Tunic (PC) (dev. Andrew Shouldice, TUNIC Team)
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (PS5) (dev. Team Ninja, Square Enix)
Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Switch) (dev. HAL Laboaratory)
Triangle Strategy (Switch) (dev. Artdink, Square Enix) 
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (PS5) (dev. Traveller's Tales, TT Games)
LEGO Harry Potter Collection (PS4/PS5) (dev. Traveller's Tales)
Ghostwire: Tokyo (PS5) (dev. Tango Gameworks)
     Ghostwire: Tokyo - Prelude
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)
Trek to Yomi (PS5) (dev. Leonard Menchiari, Flying Wild Hog)
Metal Slug Anthology (PS4) (dev. Terminal Reality)
     Metal Slug (dev. Nazca Corporation)
     Metal Slug 2 (dev. SNK)
     Metal Slug X (dev. SNK)
     Metal Slug 3 (dev. SNK)
     Metal Slug 4 (dev. Mega Enterprise, Noise Factory, Playmore)
     Metal Slug 5 (dev. Noise Factory, SNK Playmore, Mega Enterprise, Ignition Entertainment)
     Metal Slug 6 (dev. Noise Factory)

Hitman 3 (PS5) (dev. IO Interactive)
Theatryhthm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (3DS) (dev. Square Enix 1st Production Department, indieszero)
Persona 5 Strikers (Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers) (PS4/PS5) (dev. Omega Force, P-Studio)
Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection (PS4)
     Persona 4: Dancing All Night (PS4) (dev. P-Studio, Dingo Inc.)
     Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight (PS4) (dev. P-Studio)
Disco Elysium - The Final Cut (PS5) (dev. ZA/UM)
New Pokemon Snap (Switch) (dev. BANDAI NAMCO Studios, HAL Laboratory)
CrossCode (PS4) (dev. Radical Fish Games)
Resident Evil: Revelations (PS4) (dev. Capcom)
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS4) (dev. Capcom)
Bravely Default 2 (Switch) (dev. Claytechworks)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch) (dev. Nintendo, Monolith Soft, Tantalus)
Eastward (Switch) (dev. Pixpil)
F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch (PS5) (dev. TiGames)
Castlevania Advance Collection (PS5) (Konami Digital Entertainment)
     Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
     Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
     Castlevania: Dracula X
Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch) (dev. Intelligent Systems, Koei Tecmo Games)
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)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (PS4) (dev. Nihon Falcom)
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch) (dev. Koei Tecmo, Omega Force)
Spiritfarer (PS4) (dev. Thunder Lotus Games, Thunder Lotus)