Monday, January 2, 2017

Media Watched / Read / Played in 2017

Continuing from past years 2015-2016... as a point of reference for myself to return to, an ongoing list of media I've watched, read, or played throughout 2017:


Past Years:
2015
2016

2017 List:
(first time watched)

Films: (...)
A Brighter Summer Day (Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian) (Criterion) (dir. Edward Yang) *
     Our Time, Our Story (Bai Ge Ji Hua: Taiwan Xin Dianying Ershi Nian Huei Gu (dir. Chu-chen Hsiao) *
     Likely Consequence (dir. Edward Yang) *, Chang Chen on A Brighter Summer Day *
Rams (Hrutar) (dir. Grimur Hakonarson) *
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (dir. Richard Mears, Merlin Crossingham) *
Jupiter Ascending (dir. The Wachowskis) *
History of the World: Part I (dir. Mel Brooks) *
The Quiet Duel (Shizukanaru ketto) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Testimony From "The Quiet Duel" *
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (dir. Walk Becker) *
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (dir. Rob Marshall) *
Oscar Shorts: Live Action (2017) (TIFF) *
To Be or Not to Be (dir. Mel Brooks) *
Spaceballs (dir. Mel Brooks)
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (dir. Mel Brooks)
Groundhog Day (dir. Harold Ramis)
     A Different Day: An Interview with Harold Ramis *, Groundhog Day: The Weight of Time (dir. Michael Gillis) *
The Scenery of Ghibli (Jiburi no fuukei) *
Platform (Zhantai) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Zhangke Jia) *
Rear Window (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Sicario (dir. Denis Villeneuve) *
Arrival (dir. Denis Villeneuve) *
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (dir. David Yates) *
Doctor Strange (dir. Scott Derrickson) *
David Lynch - The Art Life (TIFF) (dir. Jon Nguyen) *
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (dir. Zack Snyder) *
X-Men: Apocalypse (dir. Bryan Singer) *
The Hateful Eight (dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table (dir. Leslie Iwerks) *
Decanted. (dir. Nick Kovacic) *
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (dir. James Gunn) *
Howard the Duck (dir. Willard Huyck)
Mulholland Dr. (Criterion) (dir. David Lynch) *
Pete's Dragon (2016) (dir. David Lowery) *
Dredd (dir. Pete Travis)
     Mega City Master: 35 Years of Judge Dredd, Day of Chaos: The Visual Effects of 'Dredd'
Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016) (dir. Greg Mottola) *
Baby Driver (dir. Edgar Wright) *
Rogue One (dir. Gareth Edwards) *
The Jungle Book (2016) (dir. Jon Favreau) *
Vacation (dir. John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein) *
John Wick: Chapter 2 (dir. Chad Stahelski) *
Lone Wolf and Cub (Kozure Okami) (Criterion)
     Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (Criterion)
     (Kozure Okami: Ko wo kashi tsukamatsuru) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (Criterion)
     (Kozure Okami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
     (Kozure Okami: Shinikazeni mukau ubaguruma) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
     (Kozure Okami: Oya no kokoro ko no kokoro (dir. Buichi Saito) *
     Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
     (Kozure Okami: Meifumado (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell
     (Kozure Okami: Jigoku e ikuzo! Daigoro (dir. Yoshiyuki Kuroda) *
War for the Planet of the Apes (dir. Matt Reeves) * 
Blood Simple. (Criterion) (dir. Joel Coen, Ethan Coen) *
     Shooting Blood Simple *, Conversation with Dave Eggers *, Frances McDormand on Blood Simple. *,
     M. Emmet Walsh on Blood Simple. *, Sound and Music *
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Criterion) (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
     William Rothman on The Lodger *, The Bunting House *, Neil Brand on The Lodger *,
     Alfred Hitchcock and Francois Truffaut *, Alfred Hitchcock and Peter Bogdanovich *
Downhill (Criterion) (dir. Alfred Hitchcock) *
(x2) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (dir. James Gunn)
Spectre (dir. Sam Mendes)
Mad Max: Fury Road Black & Chrome (dir. George Miller) *
To Live and Die in L.A. (dir. William Friedkin)
     Counterfeit World: Making 'To Live and Die in L.A.' (dir. Michael Arick) *,
     Taking a Chance with William Peterson *, Wrong Way: The Stunts of 'To Live and Die in L.A.' *,
     So in Phase: Scoring 'To Live and Die in L.A.' *, Doctor for a Day with Dwier Brown *,
     Renaissance Woman in L.A. with Debra Feuer *
Paterson (dir. Jim Jarmusch) *
True Grit (2010) (dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
The Exorcist (1973) (dir. William Friedkin)
     The Fear of God: 25 Years of 'The Exorcist' *, Beyond Comprehension: William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist *,
     Talk of the Devil *
Memories of Murder (Salinui chueok) (2003) (dir. Joon-ho Bong) *
     Interviews / Behind the Scenes
No Country for Old Men (dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
     The Making of No Country for Old Men *, Working with the Coens: Reflections of Cast and Crew *,
     Diary of a County Sheriff *
Reservoir Dogs (dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Intolerable Cruelty (dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen) *
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion) (dir. Stanley Kramer) *
Eraserhead (Criterion) (dir. David Lynch) *
The Last Emperor (Criterion) (Bernardo Bertolucci)
     Making The Last Emperor *
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion)
     The Tale of Zatoichi (Zatoichi monogatari) (Criterion) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (Zoku Zatoichi monogatari) (Criterion) (dir. Kazuo Mori) *
     New Tale of Zatoichi (Shin Zatoichi monogatari) (Criterion) (dir. Tokuzo Tanaka) *
     Zatoichi the Fugitive (Zatoichi kyojo-tabi) (Criterion) (dir. Tokuzo Tanaka) *
     Zatoichi on the Road (Zatoichi kenka-tabi) (Criterion) (dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) *
     Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (Zatoichi senryo-kubi) (Criterion) (dir. Kazuo Ikehiro) *
     Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (Zatoichi abare tako) (Criterion) (dir. Kazuo Ikehiro) *
     Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (Zatoichi kessho-tabi) (Criterion) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Adventures of Zatoichi (Zatoichi sekisho yaburi) (Criterion) (dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) *
     Zatoichi's Revenge (Zatoichi nidan-kiri) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Inoue) *
     Zatoichi and the Doomed Man (Zatoichi sakate giri) (Criterion) (dir. Kazuo Mori) *
     Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (Zatoichi Jigoku tabi) (Criterion) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Zatoichi's Vengeance (Zatoichi no uta ga kikoeru) (Criterion) (dir. Tokuzo Tanaka) *
     Zatoichi's Pilgrimage (Zatoichi umi o wataru) (Criterion) (dir. Kazuo Ikehiro) *
     Zatoichi's Cane Sword (Zatoichi tekka tabi) (Criterion) (dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) *
     Zatoichi the Outlaw (Zatoichi royaburi) (Criterion) (dir. Satsuo Yamamoto) *
     Zatoichi Challenged (Zatoichi chikemuri kaido) (Criterion) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Zatoichi and the Fugitives (Zatoichi hatashi-jo) (Criterion) (dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) *
     Samaritan Zatoichi (Zatoichi kenka-daiko) (Criterion) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (Zatoichi to Yojimbo) (Criterion) (dir. Kihachi Okamoto) *
     Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (Zatoichi abare-himatsuri) (Criterion) (dir. Kenji Misumi) *
     Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman
     (Shin zato Ichi: Yabure! Tojin-ken) (Criterion) (dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) *
     Zatoichi at Large (Zatoichi goyo-tabi) (Criterion) (dir. Kazuo Mori) *
     Zatoichi in Desperation (Shin Zatoichi monogatari: Oreta tsue) (Criterion) (dir. Shintaro Katsu) *
     Zatoichi's Conspiracy (Shin Zatoichi monogatari: Kasama no chimatsuri) (Criterion) (dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) *
Zatoichi: Darkness is His Ally (Zatoichi) (1989) (dir. Shintaro Katsu) *
Zatoichi (2003) (dir. Takeshi Kitano) *
Jumbo Wild (dir. Nick Waggoner) *
Aftermath (dir. Elliott Lester) *
Blade Runner 2049 (dir. Denis Villeneuve) *
     2022: Blackout (dir. Shinichiro Watanabe) *, 2036: Nexus Dawn (dir. Luke Scott) *,
     2048: Nowhere to Run (dir. Luke Scott) *
Beak & Brain: Genius Birds from Down Under (dir. Volker Arzt, Angelika Sigl) *
Terror in Beverly Hills (dir. John Myhers) *
Things (dir. Andrew Jordan) *
Double Down (dir. Neil Breen) *
The Last Vampire on Earth (dir. Vitaliy Versace) *
Samurai Cop (dir. Amir Shervan) *
The Room (dir. Tommy Wiseau) *
Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) (dir. Sang-ho Yeon) *
Drunken Master (Zui quan) (dir. Woo-Ping Yuen) *
78/52 (TIFF) (dir. Alexandre O. Philippe) *
Colossal (dir. Nacho Vigalondo) *
What We Did on Our Holiday (dir. Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin) *
Bram Stoker's Dracula (dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
     Reflections in Blood: Francis For Coppola and Bram Stoker's Dracula *,
     Practical Magicians: A Collaboration Between Father and Son *,
     The Blood is the Life: The Making of 'Bram Stoker's Dracula' (dir. Kim Aubry) *,
     The Costumes Are the Sets: The Design of Eiko Ishioka (dir. Kim Aubry) *,
     In Camera: The Naive Visual Effects of 'Bram Stoker's Dracula' (dir. Kim Aubry) *,
     Method and Madness: Visualizing 'Dracula' (dir. Kim Aubry) *
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Criterion) (dir. David Lynch)
     Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces (dir. David Lynch) *,
     Interview: Sheryl Lee *, Angelo Badalamenti and the Music of Twin Peaks *,
     Between Two Worlds (dir. Charles de Lauzirika) *
Warcraft (dir. Duncan Jones) *

The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (Yume to kyoki no okoku) (dir. Mami Sunada)
Joe Hisaishi in Budokan *

Animated Films: (...)
Little Witch Academia (dir. Yo Yoshinari)
Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade (dir. Yo Yoshinari) *
Gravity Rush - Overture (Gravity Daze the Animation ~Ouverture~) (dir. Hiroyasu Kobayashi) *
Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (Kokaku Kidotai) (dir. Kazuchika Kise, Kazuya Nomura) *
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (Jin-Roh) (dir. Hiroyuki Okiura) *
Batman vs. Robin (dir. Jay Oliva) *
Your Name (Kimi no na wa) (dir. Makoto Shinkai) *
Oscar Shorts: Animation (2017) (TIFF) *
Ghost in the Shell (Kokaku Kidotai) (1995) (dir. Mamoru Oshii)
The LEGO Batman Movie (dir. Chris McKay) *
Panda! Go Panda! (Panda kopanda) (dir. Isao Takahata) *
The Castle of Cagliostro (Rupan sanei: Kariosutoro no shiro) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no tani no Naushika) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Castle in the Sky (Tenku no shiro Rapyuta) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
My Neighbor Totoro (Tonari no Totoro) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka) (dir. Isao Takahata)
Kiki's Delivery Service (Majo no takkyubin) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Only Yesterday (Omohide poro poro) (dir. Isao Takahata)
     The Making of Only Yesterday *
Porco Rosso (Kurenai no buta) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Ocean Waves (Umi ga Kikoeru) (dir. Tomomi Mochizuki)
Pom Poko (Heisei tanuki gassen ponpoko) (dir. Isao Takahata)
Whisper of the Heart (Mimi wo sumaseba) (dir. Yoshifumi Kondo)
Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
My Neighbors the Yamadas (Hohokekyo tonari no Yamada-kun) (dir. Isao Takahata) *
Spirited Away (Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
     Nippon Television Special *
The Cat Returns (Neko no ongaeshi) (dir. Hiroyuki Morita)
     The Making of The Cat Returns *
Howl's Moving Castle (Hauru no ugoku shiro) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Tales from Earthsea (Gedo senki) (dir. Goro Miyazaki)
Ponyo (Gake no ue no Ponyo) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
The Secret World of Arrietty (Kari-gurashi no Arietti) (dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi)
From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-zaka kara) (dir. Goro Miyazaki)
The Wind Rises (Kaze tachinu) (dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Kaguyahime no monogatari) (dir. Isao Takahata)
When Marnie Was There (Omoide no Mani) (dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi)
The Red Turtle (La tortue rouge) (TIFF) (dir. Michael Dudok de Wit) *
Justice League: Gods and Monsters (dir. Sam Liu) *
Green Lantern: First Flight (dir. Lauren Montgomery) *
Finding Dory (dir. Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane) *
The Little Prince (dir. Mark Osborne) *
A Matter of Loaf and Death (dir. Nick Park) *
Ice Age: Collision Course (dir. Michael Thurmeier, Galen Tan Chu) *
Moana (dir. Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker, Chris Williams) *
Astro Boy (2009) (dir. David Bowers) *
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga-Hoole (dir. Zack Snyder) *
Batman: Bad Blood (dir. Jay Oliva) *
Despicable Me 3 (dir. Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon) *
Justice League vs. Teen Titans (dir. Sam Liu) *
Wreck-It Ralph (dir. Rich Moore)
(x2) The LEGO Batman Movie (dir. Chris McKay)
     One Brick at a Time: Making The LEGO Batman Movie *, Dark Hoser *,
     Batman is Just Not That Into You *, Cooking with Alfred *, Move Sound Effects: How Do They Do That? *,
     Inside Wayne Manor *, Behind the Bricks *
Mulan (1998) (dir. Tony Bancroft, Barry Cooke)
Hotel Transylvania (dir. Genndy Tartakovsky) *

(x2) Ocean Waves (Umi ga Kikoeru) (dir. Tomomi Mochizuki)

Series:
Narcos
Star Trek
Star Trek Voyager
Star Trek: Enterprise *
Anthony Bourdain: A Cook's Tour *
The Muppet Show (1976)
Iron Fist *
Better Call Saul
The Mind of a Chef
Samurai Gourmet *
Stranger Things *
America Experience: American Comandante (dir. Adriana Bosch) *
Portlandia
Sherlock
Fannie's Last Supper *
The Layover *
House of Cards
Lindner's Fishing Edge *
Secret Life of the Wombat *
Secret Life of the Kangaroo *
Secret Life of the Tasmanian Devil *
Secret Life of the Koala *
The Defenders *
Ash vs Evil Dead
Preacher *
Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley *
Top 10 Architecture *
Planet Earth II *
Frontier *
Fargo *
Stranger Things 2 *
     Beyond Stranger Things *
Big Family Cooking Showdown *
Star Trek: Discovery *
The Punisher *

Animated Series:
Michiko & Hatchin
Naruto: Shippuden
Rick and Morty
Dorarara!! X2
Blue Exorcist (Ao no Ekusoshisuto)
Lupin III (2015)
One-Punch Man *
One-Punch Man OVA 0-6 *
Saga of Tanya the Evil (Yojo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil) *
ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. (ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka) *
Voltron: Legendary Defender
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Adventure Time
KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!) *
(x2) One-Punch Man
Natsume Yujin-cho
Attack on Titan
Granblue Fantasy: The Animation *
(x3) One-Punch Man
(x2) One-Punch Man OVA 0-6
SpongeBob SquarePants
The Real Ghostbusters
Kuromukuro *
Castlevania *
Little Witch Academia (Ritoru Witchi Akademia) *
Archer
Neo Yokio *
Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Senson) *
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond (Kekkai Senson & Beyond) *

Shows/Performances/Events:
Gotterdammerung (COC) (Wagner)
Louis Riel (COC) (Harry Somers)
Tosca (COC) (Puccini)
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters (AGO)
The Elixer of Love (L'elisir d'amore) (COC) (Gaetano Donizetti)
Arabella (COC) (Richard Strauss)

Books:
Roadside Picnic (Arkady andBoris Strugatsky)
Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
The Chronicles of Conan Vol. 2 (Robert Jordan)

Something Like an Autobiography (Akira Kurosawa)
Ed Brubaker Conversations (Terrence R. Wandtke)
Foundation and Empire (Isaac Asimov)
Second Foundation (Isaac Asimov)

Comics:
ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times (Andrew MacLean)
Grayson Vol.5
DC Universe: Rebirth
Batman Vol.1-3 (Rebirth)
Nightwing Vol.1-3 (Rebirth)
Batman: Detective Comics Vol.1-3 (Rebirth)
Justice League Vol.1-2 (Rebirth)
Punisher Max Complete Collection Vol.5-6
Batman: Death and the Maidens (Author - Greg Rucka, Illustrator - Klaus Janson)
Grendel: Black, White, and Red (Author - Matt Wagner, Illustrator - various)
Prophet Vol.5 (Author - Brandon Graham, Simon Roy, Illustrator - various)
The DC Universe by Alan Moore
The DC Universe by Neil Gaiman
Adventure Time Vol.11
Der Ziegen Sauger (Thomas Wellmann)
Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days
Prometheus: The Complete Fire and Stone
Tour of Duty: Mega-City Justice (Author - Matt Wagner, Illustrator - various)
Abe Sapien Vol.8-9 (Author - Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Illustrator - Max &  Sebastian Fiumara, Dave Stewart)
Judge Dredd: Every Empire Falls (Author - Michael Carroll, Illustrator - various)
Velvet Vol.1-3 (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Steve Epting, Bettie Breitweiser)
The Hellblazer Vol.1-2 (Rebirth)
Black Hammer: Secret Origins (Author - Jeff Lemire, Illustrator - Dean Ormston)
Judge Dredd: The Cape and Cowl Crimes
Saga Vol.7 (Author - Brian K Vaughan, Illustrator - Fiona Staples)
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Vol.15
Batman: Legacy Vol.1 (Author - Chuck Dixon, Illustrator - various)
Kill or Be Killed Vol.1 (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser)
Batman by Brian K. Vaughan
Batman/Two-Face: Face the Face (Author - James Robinson, Illustrator - various)
Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea (Author - Mike Mignola, Illustrator - Gary Gianni, Dave Stewart)
Witchfinder Vol.4
Grendel: Devil Child (Author - Diana Schutz, Illustrator - Tim Sale)
Batman: Year 100 & Other Tales (Paul Pope)
Batman: Ego and Other Tails (Darwyn Cooke)
Conan the Slayer Vol.1
Rise of the Black Flame
Casanova: Acedia Vol.2
The DC Universe by Mike Mignola (Author - Mike Mignola, various, Illustrator - Mike Mignola, various)
Batman: No Man's Land Vol.1-4
Batman: New Gotham Vol.1 (Author - Greg Rucka, Illustrator - various)
Batman: Shadow of the Bat Vol.1-2 (Author - Alan Grant, Illustrator - Tim Sale, various)
DC Comics/Dark Horse: Batman vs. Predator (Author - Dave Gibbons, Illustrator - Andy Kubert)
Batman by Brian Azzarello & Eduardo Risso
Siegfried Vol.3 (Alex Alice)
A.D.: After Death Vol.1 (Author - Scott Snyder, Illustrator - Jeff Lemire)
Black Science Vol.6 (Author - Rick Remender, Illustrator - Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio)
Matt Wagner's Grendel Tales Omnibus Vol.1
The Other Side (Author - Jason Aaron, Illustrator - Cameron Stewart)
The Black Beetle: Kara Bocek (Francesco Francavilla)
Comics Cookbook
Predator Versus Judge Dredd Versus Aliens: Splice and Dice (Author - John Layman, Illustrator - Chris Mooneyham, Michael Atiyeh)
Mr. Higgins Comes Home (Author - Mike Mignola, Illustrator - Warwick Johnson Cadwell)

Games:
The Last Guardian (PS4) (dev. Team Ico, GenDesign, SIE Japan Studio)
Yakuza 3 (Ryu ga Gotoku 3) (PS3) (dev. Sega)
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS) (dev. Good-Feel)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Master Blaster Zero (Switch) (dev. Inti Creates)
Persona 5 (PS4) (dev. Atlus, P Studio)
Iniside (PS4) (dev. Playdead)
Kamiko (Switch) (dev. Skipmore)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (dev. Nintendo)
Horizon Zero Dawn (dev. Guerilla Games)
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap (PS4) (dev. Lizardcube)
The Disney Afternoon Collection (PS4) (dev. Capcom, Make Software)
     DuckTales, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, TaleSpin, DuckTales 2 (dev. Make Software), Darkwing Duck
     Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 2 (dev. Make Software)
NES Classic Edition
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (DS) (dev. Square Enix)
Double Dragon 4 (PS4) (dev. Arc System Works)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) (dev. Nintendo)
Gravity Rush 2 (Gravity Daze 2) (PS4) (dev. SIE Japan Studio, Project Siren)
Puyo Puyo Tetris (Switch) (dev. Sonic Team)
Arms (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Shovel Knight (PS4) (dev. Yacht Club Games)
Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut (PS4) (dev. WayForward, Limited Run Games)
Mighty Gunvolt Burst (Switch) (dev. Inti Creates)
Bravely Default (3DS) (dev. Square Enix, Silicon Studio)
BoxBoy! (3DS) (dev. HAL Laboratory)
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (3DS) (dev. Nintendo, Alphadream Corporation)
Cave Story+ (Dokutsu Monogatari) (Switch) (dev. Studio Pixel, Nicalis)
Graceful Explosion Machine (Switch) (dev. Vertex Pop)
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) (dev. Nintendo)
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS) (dev. HAL Laboratory)
Yakuza 4 (Ryu ga Gotoku 4: Densetsu o Tsugumono) (PS3) (dev. Sega)
Yakuza 5 (Ryu ga Gotoku 5: Yume Kanaeshi Mono) (PS3) (dev. Sega)
Splatoon 2 (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Overcooked (PS4) (dev. Ghost Town Games)
Sonic Mania (PS4) (dev. Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, Sega of America, PagodaWest Games)
Undertale (PS4) (dev. Toby Fox)
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4) (dev. Naughty Dog)
Fishing Planet (PS4, PC) (dev. Fishing Planet LLC)
Everybody's Golf (New Minna no Golf) (PS4) (dev. Clap Hanz, SIE Japan Studio)
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS4) (dev. NetherRealm Studios)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Switch) (dev. Ubisoft Paris, Ubisoft Milan)
Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack (Switch) (dev. Inti Creates)
     Azure Striker Gunvolt (3DS), Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 (3DS)
Super NES Classic Edition
Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS) (dev. Mercury Steam, Nintendo)
Golf Story (Switch) (dev. SideBar Games)
Yakuza 0 (Ryu ga Gotoku Zero: Chikai no Basho) (PS4) (dev. Sega)
Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) (dev. Nintendo)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp (Android) (dev. Nintendo)
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PS4) (dev. MachineGames)

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (PS4) (dev. Capcom)
Little Nightmares (PS4) (dev. Tarsier Studios)
ACA NeoGeo: Blazing Star (Switch) (dev. Yumekobo)
Valkyria Revolution (Valkyria: Azure Revolution) (PS4) (dev. Media Vision)
Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (Senjou no Valkyria) (PS4) (dev. Sega)

Friday, January 1, 2016

Media Watched / Read / Played in 2016

Like last year for 2015... as a point of reference for myself to return to, an ongoing list of media I've watched, read, or played throughout 2016:


Past Years:
2015

Later Years:
2017

2016 List:
* (first time watched)

Films: (178+)
Yi Yi (Criterion) (dir. Edward Yang) *
Three Outlaw Samurai (Sanbiki no samurai) (Criterion) (dir. Hideo Gosha) *
My Life to Live (Vivre sa vie) (Criterion) (dir. Jean-Luc Godard) *
Band of Outsiders (Band a part) (Criterion) (dir. Jean-Luc Godard) *
The Last Metro (Le dernier metro) (Criterion) (dir. Francois Truffaut) *
Leviathan (Leviafan) (dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev) *
The 400 Blows (Les quatre cent coups) (Criterion) (dir. Francois Truffaut)
Mean Streets (dir. Martin Scorsese) *
Foreign Corespondent (Criterion) (dir. Alfred Hitchcock) *
Rurouni Kenshin (dir. Keishi Ohtomo) *
Stalker (1979) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
Ivan's Childhood (Ivanovo detstvo) (Criterion) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky) *
Solaris (Solyaris) (Criterion) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
Andrei Rublev (Andrey Rublyov) (Criterion) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky) *
Tokyo Drifter (Tokyo nagaremono) (Criterion) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri) (Criterion) (dir. Gillo Pontecorvo) *
Super 8 (dir. J.J. Abrams)
Labyrinth (1986) (dir. Jim Henson)
     Inside the Labyrinth (dir. Desmond Saunders) *
The Dark Crystal (dir. Jim Henson, Frank Oz)
     The World of 'The Dark Crystal' (dir. Jim Henson, Frank Oz) *
Paris, Texas (Criterion) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
Pierrot le Fou (Criterion) (dir. Jean-Luc Godard) *
Kill! (1968) (Kiru) (Criterion) (dir. Kihachi Okamoto) *
Lady Snowblood (Shurayikihime) (Criterion) (dir. Toshiya Fujita) *
Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (Shura-yiki-hime: Urami Renga) (Criterion) (dir. Toshiya Fujita) *
The Killer (Dip huet seung hung) (1989) (dir. John Woo) *
Hard Boiled (Lat sau san taam) (1992) (dir. John Woo)
Harakiri (Seppuku) (1962) (Criterion) (dir. Masaki Kobayashi) *
Pumping Iron (dir. George Butler, Robert Fiore) *
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Criterion) (dir. Terry Gilliam)
The Mirror (Zerkalo) (1975) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky) *
Videodrome: Forging the New Flesh (dir. Michael Lennick)
Platoon (dir. Oliver Stone) *
Nostalghia (1983) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky) *
The Sacrifice (Offret) (1986) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky) *
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (Regi Andrej Tarkovskij) (dir. Michal Leszczylowski) *
The Revenant (2015) (Cinema) (dir. Alejandro G. Inarritu) *
Oliver Twist (1948) (Criterion) (dir. David Lean)
Great Expectations (1946) (Criterion) (dir. David Lean)
Edward Scissorhands (dir. Tim Burton)
Apocalypse Now (dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
     Apocalypse Now Redux (Commentary) (dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
     Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (dir. Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper, Eleanor Coppola)
Andrei Tarkovsky: A Poet in the Cinema (dir. Donatella Baglivo) *
Alice in the Cities (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
The Wrong Move (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
Story of a Prostitute (Shunpu den) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
Eraserhead (Criterion) (dir. David Lynch) *
     "Eraserhead" Stories (dir. David Lynch) *
     David Lynch Shorts:
     (Six Men Getting Sick (1967) *, The Alphabet (1968) *, The Grandmother (1970) (dir. David Lynch) *
     The Amputee (1974) *, Premonitions Following an Early Deed (1995) *)
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) (dir. Alfred Hitchcock) *
M (1931) (Criterion) (dir. Fritz Lang) *
     Conversation with Fritz Lang (William Friedkin) *, A Physical History of M *
Kings of the Road (Im Lauf der Zeit) (1976) (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
Wim Wenders' Early Shorts (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
     (Same Player Shoots Again (1967) *, Silver City Revisited (1968) *, Police Film (Polizeifilm) (1968) *
     Alabama (2000 Light Years) (1969) *, 3 American LPs (Drei amerikanische LPs) (1969) *
     Reverse Angle: A Letter From New York (1982) *)
The American Friend (Der amerikanische Freund) (1977) (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
Tokyo Story (Tokyo monogatari) (1953) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Yasujiro Ozu)
Sanshiro Sugata (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
The Most Beautiful (Ichiban utsukushiku) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Sanshiro Sugata, Part Two (Zoku Sugata Sanshiro) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
No Regrets for Our Youth (Waga seishun ni kuinashi) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
One Wonderful Sunday (Subarashiki nichiyobi) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Drunken Angel (Yoidore tenshi) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Stagecoach (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. John Ford) *
Kanto Wanderer (Kanto mushuku) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
Until the End of the World: The Director's Cut (Bis ans Ende der Welt) (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
As Tears Go By (Wong gok ka moon) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai)
Days of Being Wild (Ah fei zing zyun) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai) *
Chungking Express (Chung Hing sam lam) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai)
Ashes of Time (Dung che sai duk) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai) *
Fallen Angels (Do lok tin si) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai) *
Happy Together (Chun gwong cha sit) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai) *
     Buenos Aires Zero Degree: The Making of Happy Together (dir. Pung-Leung Kwan, Amos Lee)*
In the Mood for Love (Faa yeung nin wa) (Criterion) (dir. Wong Kar-Wai)
     @ "In the Mood for Love" *, Hua yang de nian hua *
2046 (dir. Wong Kar-Wai) *
Youth of the Beast (Yaju no seishun) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
The Producers (1967) (dir. Mel Brooks)
     The Making of 'The Producers' (dir. Laurent Bouzereau) *
Chinatown (1974) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Roman Polanski)
Wings of Desire (Der Himmel uber Berlin) (TIFF) (dir. Wim Wenders) *
Gate of Flesh (Nikutai no mon) (1964) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
PlantPure Nation (dir. Nelson Campbell) *
(x2) Stalker (1979) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
Embrace the Serpent (El abrazo de la serpiente) (TIFF) (dir. Ciro Guerra) *
Born to be Blue (TIFF) (dir. Rovert Budreau) *
Rules of the Game (La Regle du jeu) (1939) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Jean Renoir) *
Branded to Kill (Koroshi no rakuin) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
Ant-Man (dir. Peyton Reed) *
For Grace (dir. Mark Helenowski, Kevin Pang) *
The Third Man (1949) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Carol Reed)
Cemetery of Splendor (Rak ti khon kaen) (TIFF) (dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul) *
Zigeunerweisen (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
The Wind Will Carry Us (Bad ma ra khahad bord) (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Abbas Kiarostami) *
Kagero-za (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Seijun Suzuki) *
Man Up (dir. Ben Palmer) *
The French Connection (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. William Friedkin)
He Never Died (dir. Jason Krawczyk) *
Miami Connection (dir. Woo-Sang Park) *
Terminator Genisys (dir. Alan Taylor) *
Bunny Lake is Missing (TIFF) (dir. Otto Preminger) *
To Live and Die in L.A. (TIFF) (dir. William Friedkin) *
Foodies: The Culinary Jet Set (dir. Thomas Jackson, Charlotte Landelius, Henrick Stockare) *
The Twelve Chairs (dir. Mel Brooks) *
Blazing Saddles (dir. Mel Brooks) *
All Is Lost (dir. J.C. Chandor) *
Fists in the Pocket (I pugni in tasca) (TIFF) (dir. Marco Bellocchio) *
A Touch of Zen (Xia Nu) (TIFF) (dir. King Hu) *
The Lobster (TIFF) (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos) *
American Ultra (dir. Nima Nourizadeh) *
Predator (dir. John McTiernan)
Captain America: Civil War (dir. Anthony Russo, Joe Russo) *
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (dir. George Roy Hill) *
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (dir. Marc Webb) *
Fantastic Four (dir. Josh Trank) *
Maggie (dir. Henry Hobson) *
Smokey and the Bandit (dir. Hal Needham) *
SOMM: Into the Bottle (dir. Jason Wise) *
Stanley Kubrick - The Cinematic Experience (Lewis Bond) *
Steak (R)evolution (dir. Franck Ribiere) *
The Martian (dir. Ridley Scott) *
The Great Outdoors (dir. Howard Deutch)
De Palma (dir. Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow)
Blue Velvet (TIFF) (dir. David Lynch) *
Young Frankenstein (dir. Mel Brooks)
Snowpiercer (dir. Joon-ho Bong) *
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (35mm) (TIFF) (dir. Robert Wise)
Silent Movie (dir. Mel Brooks) *
     Silent Laughter: The Reel Inspirations of Silent Movie *
High Anxiety (dir. Mel Brooks) *
     Hitchcock and Mel: Spoofing the Master of Suspense *
Deadpool (dir. Tim Miller) *
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Director's Cut) (TIFF) (dir. Nicholas Meyer)
Gimme Danger (TIFF) (dir. Jim Jarmusch) *
Susana (TIFF) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
El (TIFF) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
Nazarin (TIFF) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
Viridiana (TIFF) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
Los Olvidados (TIFF) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
El Bruto (TIFF) (dir. Luis Bunuel) *
Where the Buffalo Roam (dir. Art Linson) *
Scandal (Shubun) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Stray Dog (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Rashomon (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
     The World of Kazuo Miyagawa *, Testimony as an Image: Rashomon (dir. Toshiro Enomoto) *
The Idiot (Hakuchi) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
The Dogs of War (dir. John Irvin) *
Tampopo (TIFF) (dir. Juzo Itami) *
Suicide Squad (dir. David Ayer) *
Home Alone (dir. Chris Columbus)
Die Hard (dir. John McTiernan)
Die Hard 2 (dir. Renny Harlin)
Gremlins (dir. Joe Dante)
Due Date (dir. Todd Phillips) *
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (dir. Glenn Ficarra, John Requa)
The Irish Pub (dir. Alex Fegan) *
Ikiru (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     A Message from Akira Kurosawa: For Beautiful Movies (Kurosawa Akira kara no messeji: Utsukushii eiga        o (dir. Hisao Kurosawa) *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
     Akira Kurosawa: My Life in Cinema (Waga eiga jinsei) (dir. Nagisa Oshima) *
     Seven Samurai: Origins and Influences (dir. Marty Gross) *
I Live in Fear (Ikimono no kiroku) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Throne of Blood (Kumonosu-jo) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
The Lower Depths (Donzoko) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Hidden Fortress (Kakushi-toride no san-akunin) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
The Bad Sleep Well (Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Yojimbo (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Sanjuro (Tsubaki Sanjuro) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
     Tetsuko no heya (Tetsuko's Room): Toshiro Mifune *, Tsutomu Yamazaki on High and Low *
Red Beard (Akahige) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
Dodes'ka-den (Dodesukaden) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Dersu Uzala (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Kagemusha (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Lucas, Coppola, and Kurosawa *, Image: Kurosawa's Continuity *
     Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
     A Vision Realized *
Ran (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     A.K. (dir. Chris Marker) *, Art of the Samurai *, Akira Kurosawa: The Epic and the Intimate *
     The Samurai *
Dreams (Yume) (Criterion) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
     Making of "Dreams" (dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi) *
     Kurosawa's Way (Kurosawa, la voie) (dir. Catherine Cadou) *
     Teruyo Nogami on Dreams *, Takashi Koizumi on Dreams *
Rhapsody in August (Hachi-gatsu no rapusodi) (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *
Maadadayo (dir. Akira Kurosawa) *

Animated Films: (29+)
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (dir. Dwayne Carey-Hill)
Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (dir. Peter Avanzino)
Futurama: Bender's Game (dir. Dwayne Carey-Hill)
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (dir. Peter Avanzino)
Boy and the World (O menino e un mundo) (TIFF) (dir. Ale Abreu) *
Oscar Shorts: Animation (2016) (TIFF) *
     Bear Story (dir. Gabriel Osorio) *, Prologue (dir. Richard Williams) *,
     Sanjay's Super Team (dir. Sanjay Patel) *, We Can't Live Without Cosmos (dir. Konstantin Bronzit) *
     World of Tomorow (dir. Don Hertzfeldt) *
Patlabor: The Movie (Kido keisatsu patoreba: Gekijo-ban) (dir. Mamoru Oshii)
Patlabor 2: The Movie (Kido keisatsu patoreba: The Movie 2) (dir. Mamoru Oshii)
Zootopia (dir. Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush) *
The Boy and the Beast (Bakemono no ko) (TIFF) (dir. Mamoru Hosoda) *
Aardman's 40th Anniversary Retrospective (TIFF) *
     Aardman Original Cartoon *, Shaun the Sheep: Cones *, Creature Comforts *
     Morph: Grand Morph's Home Movies *, Purple and Brown: Whistler *, Nokia: Dot *
     DC Nation: Episode 1 *, Shaun the Sheep: 3DTV *, Fly, Morph: Sloped World *, Ray's Big Idea *
     Aardman Nathan Love *, So You Want to Be a Pirate, The Wrong Trousers
All-Star Superman (dir. Sam Liu) *
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (dir. Jay Oliva) *
Superman: Unbound (dir. James Tucker) *
The Good Dinosaur (dir. Peter Sohn) *
Beyond the Boundary Movie: I'll Be Here - Kako-hen (Kyokai no Kanata: kako-hen) (dir. Taichi Ishidate) *
Beyond the Boundary Movie: I'll Be Here - Mirai-hen (Kyokai no Kanata: mirai-hen) (dir. Taichi Ishidate) *
The Peanuts Movie (dir. Steve Martino) *
Kubo and the Two Strings (dir. Travis Knight) *
Blue Exorcist: The Movie (Ao no ekusoshisuto: Gekijouban) (dir. Atsushi Takahashi) *
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (dir. Takeshi Nozue) *
Mickey's Christmas Carol (dir. Burny Mattinson)
     Yodelberg, The Hockey Champ, Pluto's Christmas Tree, The Art of Skiing, Corn Chips
The Garden of Words (Koto no ha no niwa) (dir. Makoto Shinkai) *
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Toki o kakeru shojo) (dir. Mamoru Hosoda)
     Direction File ~a talk with the director~ *
A Charlie Brown Christmas (dir. Bill Melendez)
     A Christmas Miracle: The Making of a Charlie Brown Christmas *
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (dir. Chuck Jones, Ben Washam)
     TNT's How the Grinch Stole Christmas Special Edition Featurette with Phil Hartman *

Series:
Ash vs. Evil Dead *
The Last Kingdom *
Doctor Who
Sherlock
Omnibus: Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood *
The Office (U.S.)
Downton Abbey
Vikings
Game of Thrones *
Akira Kurosawa; It Is Wonderful to Create (Kurosawa Akira: Tsukuru to iu koto wa subarashii) *
Cooked *
Mel Brooks -- Serious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O'Brien *
"The Simpsons" Writers Reunion -- Serious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O'Brien *
Martin Short -- Serious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O'Brien *
Daredevil
Better Call Saul *
House of Cards
Mad Men
Raiders of the Lost Art *
Restaurant Australia *
Chef's Table
Australia's Deadliest Sea Creatures *
Dark Matter *
Star Trek
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Luke Cage *
Gotham
Star Trek: Voyager
The Muppet Show (1976)
The Man in the High Castle *

Animated Series:
Michiko & Hatchin
Log Horizon
GATE (Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri)
Lupin III (2015)
Family Guy
Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto (Sakamoto desu ga?) *
Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban: Sono "Shinjitsu", Igiari!) *
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll (dir. Rodolphe Guenoden) *
DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda Awesome Secrets *
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
Naruto: Shippuden
Natsume Yujim-cho Go
Poco's Udon World (Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari) *
WWW.Working!! (WWW.Wagnaria!!) *
Valvrave the Liberator
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV *
Rick and Morty

Shows/Performances/Events:
J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free (AGO)
Siegfried (COC) (Wagner)
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) (COC) (Mozart)
Jerry Granelli Quartet w/ Mike Murley (The Rex)
Born to be Blue: Intro and Q&A with producer Leonard Farlinger & director Robert Budreau (TIFF)
Carmen (COC) (Bizet)
Schoolism Live - Toronto 2016
Maometto II (COC) (Rossini)
Dave Young Quintet (The Rex)
TCAF 2016
PHONO+GRAPHIC
(x2) Dave Young Quintet (The Rex - Toronto Jazz Festival 2016)
Mike Murley Septet (The Rex - Toronto Jazz Festival 2016)
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (Koerner Hall - Toronto Jazz Festival 2016)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture introduced by Douglas Trumbull (TIFF)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan introduced by Nicholas Meyer (TIFF)
Norma (COC) (Bellini)
Ariodante (COC) (Handel)
Guillermo del Toro Master Classes: Luis Bunuel in Mexico (TIFF)
     Guillermo del Toro on Susana + El
     Guillermo del Toro on Nazarin + Viridiana
     Guillermo del Toro on Los Olvidados + El Bruto

Books:
The Hateful Eight (Screenplay) (Quentin Tarantino)
Hitchcock (Francois Truffaut)
The Chronicles of Conan Vol.1 (Robert Jordan)
Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal (Karen Falk)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)

Comics:
Die Wergelder Vol.1 (Hiroaki Samura)
Detective Comics Vol.7-9
B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Vol.12-14
Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham (Author - Richard Pace, Mike Mignola, Illustrator - Dennis Janke, Troy Nixey)
Grayson Vol.2-4
Swamp Thing Vol.7
Batman by Ed Brubaker Vol.1-2
Blacksad: Amarillo (Author - Juan Diaz Canales, Illustrator - Juanjo Guarnido)
Constantine: The Hellblazer Vol.1-2
The Fade Out Vol.3 (Author - Ed Brubaker, Illustrator - Sean Phillips)
Judge Dredd: Dead Zone (Author - John Wagner, Henry Flint, Richard Elson)
Lone Wold and Cub Vol.2 (Kozure Okami) (Author - Kazuo Koike, Illustrator - Goseki Kojima)
Batman Vol.8-10
Conan Vol.19-20
Justice League Vol.7-8
Captain America: White (Author - Jeph Loeb, Illustrator - Tim Sale)
Punisher Max Complete Collection Vol.1-4 (Author - Garth Ennis)
Tokyo Ghost Vol.1-2 (Author - Rick Remender, Illustrator - Sean Murphy)
Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Jason Omnibus
Daredevil: The Man Without Fear (Author - Frank Miller, Illustrator - John Romita Jr.)
Daredevil: Born Again (Author - Frank Miller, Illustrator - David Mazzucchelli)
Batman and Robin Eternal Vol.1-2
Batman: Contagion
Batman: No Man's Land Vol.1-4
Action Comics Vol.7
The Ring of the Nibelung (P.Craig Russell)
Adventure Time Vol.8-10 (Author - Christopher Hastings, Illustrator - Zachary Sterling)
Robin: Son of Batman Vol.1-2 (Patrick Gleason)
Justice League: Darkseid War - Power of the Gods (Author - Peter J. Tomasi)
Hellboy in Mexico (Author - Mike Mignola, Illustrator - Richard Corben, Mick Mahon, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba)
Batman Europa (Author - Brian Azzarello, Illustrator - Jim Lee)
Elseworlds: Batman Vol. 1-2
Batman: War Games Vol. 2
Yotsuba&! Vol. 13 (Kiyohiko Azuma)
The Devastator Vol. 2, 5, 9, 11-12
Sandman Mystery Theatre Vol. 7-8 (Author - Matt Wagner, Steven T. Seagle, Illustrator - Gavin Wilson, Guy Davis)
Alien: The Illustrated Story (Author - Archie Goodwin, Illustrator - Walt Simonson)
Black Science Vol. 4-5 (Author - Rick Remender, Illustrator - Mateo Scalera, Dean White)
Wayward Vol. 3 (Author - Jim Zub, Illustrator - Tamra Bonvillain, Steven Cummings)
The Woods Vol. 3-5 (Author - James Tynion IV, Illustrator - Michael Dialynas)
Dredd #1-2
Southern Bastards Vol. 3 (Author - Jason Aaron, Illustrator - Jason Latour)
Abe Sapien Vol. 7
Fight Club 2 (Author - Chuck Palahniuk, Illustrator - Cameron Stewart, David Mack)
Saga Vol. 6 (Author - Brian Vaughan, Illustrator - Fiona Staples)
Dark Knight: A True Batman Story (Author - Paul Dini, Illustrator - Eduardo Risso)
Batman: Road to No Man's Land Vol. 2
Judge Dredd: Titan (Author - Rob Williams, Illustrator - Henry Flint)
Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Uncensored (Author - John Wagner, Pat Mills, Illustrator - Brian Bolland, Mike McMahon)
The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime (Toshio Ban)
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 (Author - Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Illustrator - Ben Stenbeck, Paolo Rivera, Dave Stewart)
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Vol. 1 (Author - James Tynion IV, Illustrator - Freddie Williams II)
Head Lopper Vol. 1 (Andrew MacLean)
Ronin (Frank Miller)
Hellboy in Hell Vol. 2 (Mike Mignola)
Bartkira
Bartkira: Nuclear Edition
Sunny Vol. 6 (Tauyo Matsumoto)
Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Troy Little)

Games:
Amplitude (2016) (PS4) (dev. Harmonix)
The Witness (PS4) (dev. Thekla Inc.)
Tearaway Unfolded (PS4) (dev. Media Molecule, Tarsier Studios)
Firewatch (PS4) (dev. Campo Santo)
Black Desert (PC) (dev. Pearl Abyss)
Stardew Valley (PC) (dev. ConcernedApe)
Broforce (PS4) (dev. Free Lives Games)
Slain! (PC) (dev. Wolf Brew Games)
Hyper Light Drifter (PC) (dev. Heart Machine)
Stikbold! - A Dodgeball Adventure Game (PS4) (dev. Game Swing)
Not A Hero (PS4) (dev. Rollingmedia Limited)
Dead Star (PS4) (dev. Armature Studio)
Rachet & Clank (2016) (PS4) (dev. Insomniac Games)
DiRT Rally (PS4) (dev. Codemasters)
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4) (dev. Ubisoft Massive)
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) (dev. Rockstar North)
12 is Better Than 6 (PC) (dev. Ink Stains Games)
Overwatch (PC) (dev. Blizzard)
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4) (dev. Naughty Dog)
Kingdom Of Loot (PC) (dev. EPICBEYOND Studios)
Mad Max (PS4) (dev. Avalanche Studios)
Doom (PS4) (dev. id Software)
Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir (PS4) (dev.Vanillaware)
Pac-Man 256 (PS4) (dev. Hipster Whale)
Gravity Rush Remastered (dev. Project Siren, Bluepoint Games)
The Warriors (PS4) (dev. Rockstar Toronto)
Final Fantasy Tactics (PSVITA) (dev. Square)
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (PS4) (dev. EA DICE)
Pokemon GO (Android) (dev. Niantic, Inc)
I Am Setsuna (PS4) (dev. Tokyo RPG Factory)
Batman: The Telltale Series (PS4) (dev. Telltale Games)
ABZU (PS4) (dev. Giant Squid)
No Man's Sky (PS4) (dev. Hello Games)
Dying Light: The Following Enhanced Edition (PS4) (dev. Techland)
Suikoden (PS) (dev. Konami)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (PC) (dev. Falcom)
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas (PS4) (dev. Cornfox & Bros.)
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 (PS4) (dev. Bandai Namco Games)
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (PS4) (dev. Media.Vision)
Tales from the Borderlands (PS4) (dev. Telltale Games)
Borderlands 2 (PS4) (dev. Gearbox Software)
The Walking Dead (PS4) (dev. Telltale Games)
Virginia (PS4) (dev. 505 Games)
Grim Fandango Remastered (PS4) (dev. LucasArts, Double Fine Productions)
Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo 3DS) (dev. Nintendo)
Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (PS4) (dev. Omega Force, Koei Tecmo)
Dragon Quest Builders (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
Rise of the Tomb Raider (PS4) (dev. Crystal Dynamics)
World of Final Fantasy (PS4) (dev. Square Enix, Tose)
Final Fanyasy XV (PS4) (dev. Square Enix)
The Last Guardian (PS4) (dev. Team Ico, GenDesign, SIE Japan Studio)

Friday, June 5, 2015

Pixel Art Roundup - June 6th

Latest round of pixel art for @Pixel_Dailies #pixel_dailies #pixelart

Wolf's Rain:
#WolfsRain #anime #wolf 



BG study of a Baobab tree: 



Square watermelon (NES-PAL palette):



Bubbles, referencing Lilo & Stitch:



Scorpion;



Tachikomatic Days:



Getafix (Panoramix):




Friday, May 22, 2015

M.A.S.K. and V.E.N.O.M. Agents Lineup

Full cast of M.A.S.K. complete!

M.A.S.K. Agents:

Scott Trakker & T-Bob, Matt "Hunter" Trakker, Bruce Sato, Alex "Megabyte" Sector,
Hondo MacLean, Gloria Baker,

Brad Turner, Dusty Hayes, Buddy "Clutch" Hawks, Calhoun Burns, Julio Lopez,

Ace Riker, Jacques LaFleur, Ali Bombay, Boris "The Czar" Bushkin, Chief Nevada Rushmore.



V.E.N.O.M. Agents:

Miles "Wolf" Mayhem, Sly Rax, Vanessa Warfield, Cliff Dagger, Nash "Goon" Gorey,

Max Mayhem, Floyd "Birdman" Malloy, Lester "The Lizard" Sledge, Bruno "Mad Dog" Sheppard,
Venom Trooper.