Thursday, December 31, 2020

Film And Book Tally 2020

Well, this year started off promising...and then coronavirus happened. But I try to stay positive in light of such situations; for instance, I got some reading in because of the quarantine but even then, it fell short of my goal. Still, take what you get, y'know? Anyway, my year-end list (a bit shorter than I would like) starts after the jump:

  1. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017, dir. Angela Robinson)
  2. The Irishman (2019, dir. Martin Scorsese)
  3. BlacKkKlansman (2018, dir. Spike Lee)
  4. Eddie the Eagle (2016, dir. Dexter Fletcher)
  5. Cat People (1942, dir. Jacques Tourneur)
  6. Normal Life (1996, dir. John McNaughton)
  7. The Perfect Furlough (1958, dir. Blake Edwards)
  8. Novitiate (2017, dir. Maggie Betts)
  9. A Simple Plan (1998, dir. Sam Raimi)
  10. Ravenous (1999, dir. Antonia Bird)
  11. Frankie and Johnny (1991, dir. Garry Marshall)
  12. Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020, dir. Eliza Hittman)
  13. The Outsider (1961, dir. Delbert Mann)
  14. When Tomorrow Comes (1939, dir. John M. Stahl)
  15. Three on a Match (1932, dir. Mervyn LeRoy)
  16. You and Me (1938, dir. Fritz Lang)
  17. Act of Violence (1948, dir. Fred Zinnemann)
  18. What Price Hollywood? (1932, dir. George Cukor)
  19. Merrily We Go to Hell (1932, dir. Dorothy Arzner)
  20. My Name Is Julia Ross (1945, dir. Joseph H. Lewis)
  21. The Mortal Storm (1940, dir. Frank Borzage)
  22. Raw Deal (1948, dir. Anthony Mann)
  23. Love Letters (1945, dir. William Dieterle)
  24. City Streets (1931, dir. Rouben Mamoulian)
And now the books!
  1. The Lonesome Era by Jon Allen
  2. A Good School by Richard Yates
  3. What Makes Sammy Run? by Budd Schulberg
  4. Don't Tell Dad by Peter Fonda
  5. The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst
  6. The Last Days of Video by Jeremy Hawkins
  7. Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth
  8. A Simple Plan by Scott Smith
  9. Frankie and Johnny at the Clair de Lune by Terrence McNally
Right, so resolutions are the same: read more, watch more, write more. And here's hoping that 2021 will be better.

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