Monday, January 9, 2023

Media Watched / Read / Played in 2023

Continuing from past years 2015-2022... as a point of reference for myself to return to, an ongoing list of media I've watched, read, or played throughout 2023:

Past Years:
Later Years:

2023 List:
(first time watched)

Films: (...)
The Far Country (1954) (dir. Anthony Mann) *
Track of the Cat (1954) (dir. William A. Wellman) *
Gamera: The Showa Era (Arrow Video)
     Gamera vs. Giant Devil Beast Jiger (Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga) (1970) (dir. Noriaki Yuasa, Shigeo Tanaka) *
     Gamera vs. Deep-Sea Monster Zigra (Gamera tai shinkai kaiju Jigura) (1971) (dir. Noriaki Yuasa) *
     Space Monster Gamera (Uchu kaiju Gamera) (1980) (dir. Noriaki Yuasa, Shigeo Tanaka) *
Day of the Outlaw (1959) (dir. Andre De Toth) *
Ride the High Country (1962) (dir. Sam Peckinpah) *
The Great Silence (Il grande silenzio) (1968) (dir. Sergio Corbucci) *
Little Big Man (1970) (dir. Arthur Penn) *
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) (dir. Robert Altman) *
Dead Man (1995) (Criterion) (dir. Jim Jarmusch)
Ravenous (1999) (dir. Antonia Bird) *
The Hateful Eight (2015) (dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Christine (1983) (dir. John Carpenter) *
My Name Is Gulpilil (2021) (dir. Molly Reynolds) *
Mad Dog Morgan (1976) (dir. Philippe Mora) *
Mimi (2002) (dir. Warwick Thornton) *
The Tracker (2002) (dir. Rolf de Heer) *
Ten Canoes (2006) (dir. Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr) *
Charlie's Country (2013) (dir. Rolf de Heer) *
Another Country (2015) (dir. Molly Reynolds) *

Animated Films: (...)


Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Better Call Saul (2015)
The Expanse (2015)
Resident Evil (2022)
Beyond Evil (Gwimul) (2021)
12 Monkeys (2015)
Sweet Tooth (2021)
Locke & Key (2020)

Animated Series:
Blade Runner: Black Lotus (2021)
Bee and PuppyCat (2013)

Transformers (1984)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1983)
Japan Sinks (2020)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (Kokaku kidotai: Stand Alone Complex) (2002)
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Naruto: Shippuden (2007)
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (2022)


The Time of Contempt (Andrzej Sapkowski)
Diamonds are Forever (Ian Fleming)

Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein (Author - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Illustrator - Bernie Wrightson)
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)

Dark Knights: Death Metal: Deluxe Edition (Author - Scott Snyder, Illustrator - Greg Capullo)
DC Comics: Generations
Future State Batman: Dark Detective (Author - Mariko Tamaki, Illustrator - Various)
Infinite Frontier (Author - Joshua Williamson, Illustrator - Various)
Astro City Metrobook Vol.1-2 (Author - Kurt Busiek, Illustrator - Various)
Suicide Squad: Blaze (Author - Simon Spurrier, Illustrator - Aaron Campbell)
The Terminator Omnibus Vol.1-2
Friday, Book Two: On a Cold Winter's Night (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Marcos Martin, Muntsa Vicente)
Lugosi: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood's Dracula (Koren Shadmi)

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
Tactics Ogre: Reborn (PS5) (dev. Square Enix)
Disco Elysium - The Final Cut (PS5) (dev. ZA/UM)
Return to Monkey Island (PC-Cloud) (dev. Ron Gilbert, Terrible Toybox)
Citizen Sleeper (PC-Cloud) (dev. Jump Over The Age)
Splatoon 3 (Switch) (dev. Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development)
F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch (PS5) (dev. TiGames)
Pupperazzi (PC-Cloud) (dev. Sundae Month)
Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion (PS5) (dev. Square Enix)
High on Life (PC) (dev. Squanch Games)
Sonic Frontiers (PS5) (dev. Sonic Team)
Donut County (PC-Cloud) (dev. Ben Esposito)
Deathloop (PS5) (dev. Arkane Studios)

Halo: The Master Chief Collection (PC-Cloud) (dev. 343 Industries)
     Halo 3: ODST
Aliens: Fireteam Elite (PS5) (dev. Cold Iron Studios)
     Pathogen Expansion
Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth- (PS5) (dev. Team Ladybug)
Gears of War 2 (PC-Cloud) (dev. Epic Games)
Castlevania Advance Collection (PS5) (Konami Digital Entertainment)
     Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
     Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
     Castlevania: Dracula X
Gran Turismo 7 (PS5) (dev. Polyphony Digital)
Ring Fit Adventure (Switch) (dev. Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development)
Tunic (PS5) (dev. Andrew Shouldice, TUNIC Team)
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (PS5) (dev. Team Ninja, Square Enix)
LEGO Harry Potter Collection (PS4/PS5) (dev. Traveller's Tales)
Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Switch) (dev. Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development)
     Super Mario 64 (Nintendo 64)
     Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Capcom Arcade Stadium (PS4/PS5) (dev. Capcom)
Motorstorm: RC (PS3/PS5-Cloud) (dev. Evolution Studios)
Motorstorm: Apocalypse (PS3/PS5-Cloud) (dev. Evolution Studios)
The Pedestrian (PC-Cloud) (dev. Shookum Arts)
Final Fantasy (NES Classic Edition) (dev. Square)
Ape Escape (PS5) (dev. Japan Studio, Sony Interactive Entertainment)
PowerWash Simulator (PC-Cloud) (dev. FuturLab)
Batman: Return to Arkham (PS4/PS5) (dev. Rocksteady Studios, Virtuos)
Minecraft Dungeons (PC-Cloud) (dev. Mojang Studios, Xbox Game Studios, Double Eleven)
Hitman 3 (PS5) (dev. IO Interactive)
Resident Evil Re:Verse (PS4/PS5) (dev. Capcom)
The Swords of Ditto: Mormo's Curse (PS4/PS5) (dev. Onebitbeyond)
Signalis (PC-Cloud) (dev. rose-engine)
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)
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)
Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch) (dev. Intelligent Systems, Koei Tecmo Games)
The Touryst (Switch) (dev. Shin-en Multimedia)
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
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)