Books and Movies in 2012

Books

  1. Chicken with Plums — Marjane Satrapi (Iran, 2006, 4/5)
  2. Exit Wounds — Rutu Modan (Israel, 2008, 3.5/5)
  3. Half the Sky — Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn (2009, 4.5/5)
  4. Peter Pan — J. M. Barrie (England, 1911, 5/5)
  5. The Handmaid’s Tale — Margaret Atwood (1985, 4.5/5)
  6. Eros Unbound — Anaïs Nin (France, republished with Penguin Great Loves series, 4/5)
  7. Shortcomings — Adrian Tomine (US, 2007, 4.5/5)
  8. The Crab With the Golden Claws (Tintin) — Hergé (1941, 3.5/5)
  9. The Secret of the Unicorn (Tintin) — Hergé (1974, 3.5/5)
  10. Topsy Turvy Tales — Charlotte Boulay-Goldsmith and Laura Hyde (UK, 2012, 3.5/5)
  11. Matilda — Roald Dahl (Britain, 1988, 3/5)
  12. Fables 3: Storybook Love — Bill Willingham (2004, 4/5)
  13. Fables 4: March of the Wooden Soldiers — Bill Willingham (2004, 4/5)
  14. Fables 5: The Mean Seasons — Bill Willingham (2005, 4/5)
  15. Fables 6: Homelands — Bill Willingham (2006, 4.5/5)
  16. Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe by Bill Bryson (1998, 5/5)
  17. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe — Douglas Adams (2005, 3.5/5)

Movies

  1. Elizabeth (England, 1998, 8/10)
  2. Why Did I Get Married? (US, 2007, 5/10)
  3. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (England, 2011, 6/10)
  4. Hugo (Paris, 2011, 9/10)
  5. Fetishes (USA, 1996, 7/10)
  6. Food, Inc. (USA, 2008, 7/10)
  7. The Muppets (USA, 2011, 9/10)
  8. Quills (France, 2000, 7/10)
  9. Kundun (Tibet, 1997, 7/10)
  10. Why Did I Get Married Too? (US, 2010, 5/10)
  11. John Carter (Mars, 2012, 7/10)
  12. The Dirty Picture (India, 2011, 7/10)
  13. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Sweden, 2011, 8/10)
  14. The Hunger Games (2012, 6/10)
  15. The Handmaid’s Tale (1990, 5/10)
  16. Angels & Demons (Rome, 2009, 6/10)
  17. Girl with a Pearl Earring (Netherland, 2003, 7/10)
  18. Philadephia (US, 1993, 8/10)
  19. Under the Tuscan Sun (Tuscany, 2003, 7/10)
  20. In Bruges (Bruges, 2008, 9/10)
  21. Avengers Assemble (2012, 9/10)
  22. Thor (2011, 7/10)
  23. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (Spain/India, 2011, 8/10)
  24. The Raid (Indonesia, 2011, 8/10)
  25. Prometheus (2012, 6/10)
  26. Love and Other Drugs (US, 2010, 8/10)
  27. My Fair Lady (London, 1964, 8/10)
  28. The Road Home (China, 1999, 8/10)
  29. Dark Knight Rises (Gotham City, 2012, 8/10)
  30. Casablanca (Morocco, 1942, 7/10)
  31. Shadow Dancer (Ireland, 2012, 6/10)
  32. Brave (Scotland, 2012, 8/10)
  33. Leap Year (Ireland, 2010, 6/10)
  34. Bridesmaids (US, 2011, 5/10)
  35. Friends with Benefits (New York, 2011, 7/10)
  36. Lawless (Virginia, 2012, 6/10)
  37. It’s Complicated (US, 2009, 6/10)
  38. Life as We Know It (US, 2010, 7/10)
  39. Letters to Juliet (Verona, Siena, 2010, 6/10)
  40. The Magdalene Sisters (Ireland, 2002, 8/10)
  41. Sex in A Cold Climate (Ireland, 1998, 8/10)
  42. Deliver Us From Evil (US, 2006, 8/10)
  43. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey (US, 2011, 9/10)
  44. Sleeping Beauty (Australia, 2011, 5/10)
  45. I Am A Sex Addict (US, 2005, 7/10)
  46. How to Train Your Dragon (2010, 9/10)
  47. Wolf Children (おおかみこどもの雨と雪) (Japan, 2012, 9/10)
  48. Frankenweenie (2012, 9/10)
  49. Dumbo (1941, 9/10)
  50. The Housemaid (Korea, 2010, 8/10)
  51. A Matter of Taste (New York, 2011, 8/10)
  52. Blindsight (Tibet, 2006, 9/10)
  53. Argo (Iran/US, 2012, 9/10)
  54. Rise of the Guardians (2012, 8/10)
  55. Little Ashes (Spain, 2008, 6/10)

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