2009 Summary

Movies

  1. Ocean’s 11 (1960) ***
  2. Closely Watched Trains (1966) ***
  3. Pleasantville (1998) ****
  4. Pineapple Express (2008) ****
  5. Roger & Me (1989) *****
  6. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) ****
  7. Fahrenheit 451 (1966) ****
  8. The Informer (1935) ***
  9. Swing Vote (2008) ***
  10. Mirrors (2008) **
  11. The Magnificent Seven (1960) ****
  12. Simply Irresistable (1999) **
  13. Burn After Reading (2008) ****
  14. The Inside Man (2006) ****
  15. Lakeview Terrace (2008) **
  16. Pride and Glory (2008) ***
  17. The Rocker (2008) ***
  18. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) ****
  19. El Mariachi (1993) ****
  20. Desperado (1995) *****
  21. Zach & Miri Make a Porno (2008) *****
  22. Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist (2008) ****
  23. Accepted (2006) ***
  24. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) *****
  25. Step Brothers (2008) ***
  26. Wierd Science (1985) ****
  27. Nacho Libre (2006) *
  28. Murderball (2005) *****
  29. Marathon Man (1976) ***
  30. My Name is Bruce (2008) ****
  31. Eagle Eye (2008) *****
  32. Hamlet 2 (2008) ***
  33. Reds (1981) ****
  34. Body of Lies (2008) ****
  35. Sugarland Express (1974) ****
  36. No Regrets From Our Youth (1946) ***
  37. Kung Fu Panda (2008) *****
  38. The Vistor (2007) *****
  39. The Incredible Hulk (2008) *****
  40. The House Bunny (2008) ***
  41. The Happening (2008) **
  42. Carrie (1976) ***
  43. Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (2008) ***
  44. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) ***
  45. Synecdoche, New York (2008) ***
  46. Role Models (2008) ****
  47. Milk (2008) *****
  48. Watchmen (2009) *****
  49. Wheel of Time (2003) ***
  50. Let the Right One In (2008) ****
  51. A Colbert Christmas (2008) ***
  52. Quantum of Solace (2008) ****
  53. High School Musical (2006) ****
  54. Runaway Bride (1999) ***
  55. The Idiot (1951) ***
  56. Slumdog Millionaire (2008) *****
  57. Manhunter (1986) ***
  58. Next (2007) ***
  59. Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) **
  60. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) ***
  61. In Bruges (2008) *****
  62. Our Hospitality (1923) ****
  63. Yes Man (2008) ***
  64. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) *****
  65. I Live in Fear (1955) ***
  66. The Reader (2008) ****
  67. Major League (1989) ****
  68. The Wrestler (2008) ****
  69. Helvetica (2007) **
  70. Frost/Nixon (2008) *****
  71. To Have or Have Not (1944) ****
  72. East of Eden (1955) ***
  73. Zulu (1964) ****
  74. Moonstruck (1987) **
  75. Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008) *****
  76. X-men Origins: Wolverine (2009) ****
  77. We Are Marshall (2006) ****
  78. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) ****
  79. In a Lonely Place (1950) **
  80. Three Ages (1923) ***
  81. Star Trek (2009) *****
  82. Adam’s Rib (1949) ***
  83. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) ***
  84. Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985) ***
  85. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) *****
  86. Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) ****
  87. Fanboys (2009) *****
  88. Valkyrie (2008) ***
  89. A Woman Under the Influence (1974) *
  90. The Darjeeling Limited (2007) ***
  91. Suspicion (1941) ***
  92. To Catch a Thief (1955) *****
  93. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007) *****
  94. He’s Just Not That Into You (2009) ****
  95. Revolutionary Road (2008) ****
  96. Defiance (2008) ****
  97. The Kid (1921) *****
  98. The Nines (2007) ***
  99. Gran Tornio (2008) *****
  100. Three Kings (1999) ****
  101. Angels & Demons (2009) ***
  102. Torn Curtain (1966) ***
  103. When Harry Met Sally (1989) *****
  104. My Neighbor Totoro (1988) ****
  105. Farewell My Concubine (1993) **
  106. Bolt (2008) ****
  107. The Wild One (1968) ****
  108. Ghost Town (2008) *****
  109. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) ****
  110. Taken (2009) *****
  111. Days of Heaven (1978) **
  112. 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006) ****
  113. Up (2009) *****
  114. Superman II (1978) ***
  115. Coraline (2009) *****
  116. Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince (2009) *****
  117. Dragonball: Evolution (2009) **
  118. Waltz with Bashir (2008) ****
  119. The Soloist (2009) ****
  120. Duplicity (2009) ***
  121. Sex Drive (2008) ***
  122. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) ****
  123. Futurama: Bender’s Game (2008) ***
  124. District 9 (2009) ****
  125. Sicko (2007) *****
  126. Observe and Report (2009) *
  127. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009) ****
  128. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) ***
  129. Superman, Batman. Public Enemies (2009) ***
  130. MST3K: The Clonus Horror (1997) ****
  131. The Proposal (2009) ***
  132. Drag Me to Hell (2009) ****
  133. Spy Kids (2001) ****
  134. Darkman (1990) ***
  135. Trekkies 2 (2004) ***
  136. Y Tu Mama, Tambien (2002) ***
  137. Aliens in the Attic (2009) ****
  138. Gunga Din (1939) ****
  139. Funny People (2009) ****
  140. Shorts (2009) ****
  141. Dersu Uzala (1974) *****
  142. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2008) ****
  143. First Blood (1982) ****
  144. Hellboy II (2008) ****
  145. You’re Welcome America: A Final Night with George W. Bush (2009) *****
  146. The Hangover (2009) *****
  147. Avatar (2009) *****
  148. MST3K: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) ***
  149. Son of Rambow (2007) ****
  150. Theif of Bagdad (1924) ****

Television Seasons/Series

  1. South Park, season 10 (2006) *****
  2. South Park, season 11 (2007) *****
  3. The Simpsons, season 9 (1997) *****
  4. South Park, season 12 (2008) ****
  5. The Simpsons, season 10 (1998) *****
  6. Transformers: Armada, entire series (2002) ****
  7. Transformers: Animated season 3 (2009) *****
  8. 30 Rock season 2 (2007) *****
  9. 30 Rock season 3 (2008) *****
  10. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, season 1 (1993) ****
Books

  1. Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card
  2. Valis by Philip K. Dick
  3. Batman: The Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight by Scott Beatty
  4. Theories for Everything by John Langone, Bruce Stutz, and Andrea Gianopoulos
  5. The Art of Creative Writing by Lajos Egri
  6. How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci by Michael Gelb
  7. Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead
  8. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  9. Fantastic Four: The Ultimate Guide by Tom DeFalco
  10. George Lucas by Dana White
  11. Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
  12. The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology by Joseph Campbell
  13. The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri
  14. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
  15. The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore by Deepak Chopra
  16. Citizen Kane: Crash Course in Cinematography by David Worth
  17. Dinotopia: The World Beneath by James Gurney
  18. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  19. Power Freedom and Grace: Living from the Source of Lasting Happiness by Deepak Chopra
  20. A Briefer History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  21. Batman and Philosophy
  22. Here Comes the Sun: The Spiritual and Musical Journey of George Harrison by Joshua M. Greene
  23. Under A Lucky Star – A Lifetime of Adventure by Roy Chapman Andrews
  24. The Spirit of Peace: Teachings on Love, Compassion, and Everyday Life by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  25. Transformers: The veiled Threat by Alan Dean Foster
  26. A Lion Called Christian: The True Story of the Remarkable Bond Between Two Friends and a Lion by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall
  27. Journey into Healing: Awakening the Wisdom Within You by Deepak Chopra, M.D.
  28. Elements of Writing Fiction – Characters & Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card
  29. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
  30. The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
  31. Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
  32. How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely
  33. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
  34. Grow Younger, Live Longer: 10 Steps to Reverse Aging by Deepak Chopra, M.D. & David Simon, M.D.
  35. End the Fed by Ron Paul
  36. Superman: The Ultimate Guide the the Man of Steel by Scott Beatty
  37. Frost/Nixon by Sir David Frost with Bob Zelnick
  38. Merlin by Stephen R. Lawhead
  39. The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence by Deepak Chopra

Graphic Novels

  1. JLA: Tower of Babel by Mark Waid
  2. Transformers: Earthforce by Simon Furman
  3. Batman: Secrets by Sam Keith
  4. Star Wars: Tales, volume 1
  5. Spider-Man: Son of the Goblin by Gerry Conway, David Michelinie & J.M. DeMatteis
  6. Ultimate X-men: World Tour by Mark Miller & Chuck Austen
  7. Transformers: Revelation by Simon Furman
  8. Transformers: All Hail Megatron 1 by Shane McCarthy
  9. The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman
  10. Ultimate Spider-Man: Learning Curve by Brian Michael Bendis
  11. Transformers: Saga of the Allspark by Simon Furman
  12. The New Avengers/Transformers: Man and Machine by Stuart Moore
  13. Star Wars Omnibus: Tales of the Jedi vol. 2
  14. 300 by Frank Miller
  15. Maus I by Art Spiegelman
  16. Maus II by Art Spiegelman
  17. JLA: Pain of the Gods by Chuck Austen
  18. Star Wars: Honor and Duty by Luke Ross & Jason Keith
  19. Star Trek Archives, volume 1: Best of Peter David
  20. Star Trek Archives, volume 2: Best of The Borg by Michael Jan Friedman & Paul Jenkins
  21. Fray by Joss Whedon
  22. Y The Last Man: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan
  23. Star Wars: Tales, volume 2
  24. Ghost Rider: The Road to Damnation by Garth Ennis
  25. Transformers: Alliance by Chris Mowry
  26. Transformers: Defiance by Chris Mowry
  27. Batman vs. Two-Face
  28. Batman: The Resurrection of Ra’s Al Ghul by Grant Morrison & Paul Dini
  29. Ultimate X-men: Hellfire & Brimstone by Mark Miller
  30. The Sandman: Doll’s House by Neil Gaiman
  31. Ultimate X-men: Ultimate War by Mark Miller
  32. Star Trek: Year Four by David Tischman
  33. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: Commencement by John Jackson Miller
  34. Marvels by Kurt Busiek
  35. The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Hunger by Paul Jenkins
  36. Superman: Brainiac by Geoff Johns
  37. The Sandman: Dream Country by Neil Gaiman
  38. Transformers: Maximum Dinobots by Simon Furman
  39. Transformers: Evolutions Hearts of Steel by Chuck Dixon
  40. All-Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder by Frank Miller
  41. Star Wars Legacy: Broken by John Ostrander
  42. Fables: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham
  43. Batman: Rules of Engagement by Andy Diggle
  44. X-men: God Loves, Man Kills by Chris Claremont
  45. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republics: Flashpoint by John Jackson Miller
  46. Marvel Zombies by Robert Kirkman
  47. X-men Legacy: Divided He Stands by Mike Carey
  48. Fables: Animal Farm by Bill Willingham
  49. Justice by Jim Krueger
  50. Transformers: All Hail Megatron 2 by Shane McCarthy
  51. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: Days of Fear, Nights of Anger by John Jackson Miller
  52. Batman: Joker’s Asylum
  53. Star Wars Legacy: Shards by John Ostrander
  54. The Amazing Spider-Man: The Book of Ezekiel by J. Michael Straczynski
  55. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow by Alan Moore
  56. Fables: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham
  57. JLA: Justice For All by Grant Morrison and Mark Waid
  58. Star Wars: Tales, volume 3
  59. All Star Superman volume 1 by Grant Morrison
  60. The Sandman: Season of Mists by Neil Gaiman
  61. Transformers Animated: The Arrival by Marty Isenberg
  62. The Sandman: A Game of You by Neil Gaiman
  63. Star Wars: Tales, volume 5
  64. Nightwing: The Lost Year byMarc Andreyko and Marv Wolfman
  65. Peanuts 1 by Charles Schulz
  66. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: Daze of Hate, Knights of Suffering by John Jackson Miller
  67. The Sandman: Fables & Reflections by Neil Gaiman

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