Posts Tagged ‘2012’

The films I saw at the cinema in 2012…

January 17, 2013

Listed in chronological order of having been watched, and scored out of 5 where 5 is the highest score….

  1. Mission Impossible, Ghost Protocol = 3
  2. Sherlock Holmes = 3 ½
  3. Albert Nobbs = 2 ½
  4. Melancholia = 3 ½
  5. The Skin I Live In = 4
  6. The Decedents = 4
  7. Young Adult = 3 ½
  8. Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy = 3
  9. Chronicle = 4
  10. Weekend = 4
  11. Shame = 4
  12. The Artist = 4
  13. J.Edgar = 4
  14. Star Wars Phantom Menace = 5
  15. My Weekend With Marilyn = 3 ½
  16. Elles = 3 ½
  17. The Hunger Games = 4
  18. Margin Call = 3 ½
  19. Best Marigold Hotel = 3 ½
  20. A Separation = 4
  21. Titanic 3D = 5
  22. The Deep Blue Sea = 2 ½
  23. Romantics Anonymous = 3 ½
  24. Dark Shadows = 3
  25. The Avengers = 4
  26. W.E. = 3 ½
  27. Café de Flour = 4
  28. Prometheus = 4 ½
  29. Rock Of Ages = 2 ½
  30. Seeking Friends For The End Of The World = 4
  31. Take This Waltz = 4
  32. A Royal Affair = 4 ½
  33. Margaret = 3
  34. The Dark Knight Rises = 3 ½
  35. Magic Mike = 3
  36. Bourne Legacy = 4 ½
  37. Total Recall = 4
  38. The Sapphires = 4
  39. Your Sisters Sister = 4 ½
  40. Ruby Sparks =4
  41. Lore = 4
  42. Looper = 4
  43. Arbitrage = 4 ½
  44. Savages = 4
  45. Argo = 4
  46. The Sessions = 5
  47. Skyfall = 5
  48. Intouchables = 5
  49. Quartet = 4
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The books I read in 2012….

January 10, 2013

Listed in chronological order of having been read, and scored out of 5 where 5 is the highest score. Only a few got the top marks:
1. In A Dark Wood, by Marcel Moring = 2
2. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal, by Jeanette Winterson = 2
3. Player One, by Douglas Coupland = 3
4. The Tigers Wife, by Tea Obreht = 1
5. A Darker Domain, by Val McDermid = 4
6. Zone One, by Colson Whitehead = 3
7. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins = 5
8. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins = 4
9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins = 5
10. World War Z, by Max Brooks = 5*
11. The Necessary Aptitude, by Pam Ayres = 3
12. You Are Not A Stranger Here, by Adam Haslett = 3 ½
13. A Cry In The Jungle Bar, by Robert Drewe = 1 ½
14. Union Atlantic, by Adam Haslett = 3 ½
15. Ed King, by David Guterson = 3
16. The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows = 4 ½
17. 11.22.63, by Stephen King = 4
18. The Leftovers, by Tom Perotta = 4
19. In One Person, by John Irving = 3
20. The Boy In The Suitcase, by L. Kaaberbol & A. Friis = 4
21. So You’re Going To Be A Dad, by Peter Downey = 4
22. Age Of Miracles, by Karen Walker = 4
23. My Life In France, by Julia Child = 3
24. Dirt Music, by Tim Winton = 4
25. Life Of Pi, by Yann Martel = 4
26. The Married Man, by Edmund White = 1
27. Then, by Julie Myerson = 4
28. Holes, by Louis Sachar = 4 ½
29. Fear Of Flying, by Erica Jong = 3 ½
30. Fear Not, by Ann Holt = 3
31. The Twelve, by Justin Cronin = 5