2015 - My Year In Review

This past year I kept track of all of the books/magazines/journals I read as well as all of the movies I watched. It is my own needy way to show that I am productive with my time and I am doing things without having to actually do anything of depth or meaning. So, here is my list of productivity for 2015:

Lets start with books:

 Total of 48 items (books, journals, magazines) read - 4,939 pages

Total of 48 items (books, journals, magazines) read - 4,939 pages

Academic:

Discipline and Punish – Michel Foucault

The Reenchantment of the World – Morris Berman

From Dissertation to Book – William Germano

To Save Everything, Click Here – Evgeny Morozov

Fiction:

Lost Horizon – James Hilton

The Minority Report – Philip K. Dick

The Cellist of Sarajevo – Steven Galloway

The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

White Oleander – Janet Fitch

In Search of Lost Time: Swann’s Way – Marcel Proust

Memoirs

The Color of Water – James McBride

The End of Your Life Book Club – Will Schwalbe

Technical (work related)

Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There – Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff

Reinventing Sunday – Brad Berglund

African American Christian Worship – Melva Wilson Costen

History/Biography:

The Wright Brothers – David McCullough

Out Of My Life and Thought – Albert Schweitzer

Journals/Magazines:

The Atlantic – October, 2013

-       September , 2013

-       July/August, 2013

 

The Christian Century (28)

-       September 3, 2014

-       August 20, 2014

-       August 6, 2014

-       July 23, 2014

-       July 9, 2014

-       June 25, 2014

-       June 11, 2014

-       May 28, 2014

-       May 14, 2014

-       April 30, 2014

-       April 2, 2014

-       March 19, 2014

-       March 5, 2014

-       February 5, 2014

-       February 19, 2014

-       January 22, 2014

-       January 8, 2014

-       December, 2013

-       December 11, 2013

-       November 27, 2013

-       November 13, 2013

-       October 30, 2013

-       October 16, 2013

-       October 2, 2013

-       September 18, 2013

-       September 4, 2013

-       June 26, 2013

-       August 21, 2013

So I did a little reading this past year.

Now onto the movies:

 Total of 61 Movies watched

Total of 61 Movies watched

AFI 100:

Annie Hall

The Godfather, Part II

High Noon

To Kill a Mockingbird

It Happened One Night

                Oscar 2009:

Tropic Thunder

Kung Fu Panda

The Duchess

Revolutionary Road

                Oscar 2012:

Pina – Documentary

Footnote (Israel)

A Morning Stroll (animated short)

Rango

Undefeated (documentary)

In Darkness (Poland)

                 Oscar 2013:

Life of Pi

Kon Tiki

Hitchcock

Lincoln

Chasing Ice (documentary)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Adam and Dog (animated short)

Asad (short film)

Skyfall

Django Unchained

Marvel’s The Avengers

Flight

The Impossible

The Sessions

Frankenweenie

Mirror Mirror

                Oscar 2014:

Philomena

Dallas Buyers Club

Before Midnight

The Croods

Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)

               Oscar 2015:

Boyhood

Foxcatcher

The Judge

Two Days, One Night (France)

Birdman

                    Other:

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Iron Man 3

Dracula Untold

Chef

Thor: The Dark World

DCU: Son of Batman

Hot Fuzz

Inside Out

Alladin

Hitman: Agent 47

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

Ant-Man

Dear White People

Batman Begins

Aeon Flux

Kung Fury

Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

As you can see it was a good year that was steeped in 2013. I'm only two years behind!