My 2018 media diet 1/20/19

By Chris Johnson

For a few years now, I’ve been keeping track of the media I watch, read, and play. This is my list for 2018 in ascending chronological order:

Books

  • Dune Messiah ★★★☆☆
  • Attention Merchants ★★★★☆
  • The Underground Railroad ★★★★★
  • James Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun ★★★★☆
  • Thrawn ★★★★☆
  • James Bond: Octopussy and the Living Daylights ★★★★★
  • Margin ★★☆☆☆
  • Hamilton ★★★★★
  • How to Be Miserable ★★★★★
  • Ancillary Sword ★★☆☆☆
  • Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process ★★★★☆
  • Children of Dune ★★★★★
  • Summer of '49 ★★★★★
  • Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life ★★★★★

Movies

  • Jodorowski’s Dune ★★★★☆
  • SCORE: A Film Music Documentary ★★★★☆
  • What We Do In The Shadows ★★★★☆
  • The Defiant Ones ★★★★★
  • National Treasure ★★☆☆☆
  • Ghostbusters (2016) ★★★☆☆
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin ★★★★☆
  • Shine a Light ★★★★☆
  • Solaris (2002) ★★★★★
  • Taken ★★★☆☆
  • Black Panther ★★★★☆
  • Se7en ★★★★★
  • Alien 3 ★★☆☆☆
  • (500) Days of Summer ★★★★★
  • Ant-Man ★★★★☆
  • Split ★★★★★
  • Alien: Resurrection ★★☆☆☆
  • Gods of Egypt ★★☆☆☆
  • Anatomy of a Murder ★★★★★
  • Wanted ★★★☆☆
  • Mom & Dad ★★★★★
  • Three Billboards ★★★★☆
  • Intolerance (1916) ★★★★☆
  • Some Like It Hot ★★★★★
  • It (2017) ★★★★☆
  • The Shape of Water ★★★★★
  • Cocktail ★★☆☆☆
  • Avengers: Infinity War ★★★★☆
  • Point Break ★★☆☆☆
  • Baywatch (2017) ★★☆☆☆
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey ★★★★★
  • Lady Bird ★★★★★
  • Jennifer's Body ★★★★☆
  • Girls Trip ★★☆☆☆
  • American Made ★★★☆☆
  • Hoosiers ★★★★☆
  • Justice League ★★☆☆☆
  • King Kong (1933) ★★★★★
  • Ingrid Goes West ★★★★☆
  • Blazing Saddles ★★★★☆
  • I Kill Giants ★★★☆☆
  • Chaplin ★★★★★
  • Mission Impossible: Fallout ★★★★☆
  • Highlander ★★★☆☆
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets ★★☆☆☆
  • How to Train Your Dragon ★★★★★
  • Lilo & Stitch ★★★★☆
  • BlacKkKlansman ★★★★★
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 ★★★★☆
  • I, Tonya ★★★★☆
  • Solo ★★★☆☆
  • Raising Arizona ★★★★☆
  • War for the Planet of the Apes ★★★★★
  • Phantom Thread ★★★★★
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle ★★☆☆☆
  • The Death of Stalin ★★★★★
  • Rams (Dieter Rams documentary) ★★★★☆
  • Cutthroat Island ★★☆☆☆
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ★★★★★

Plays

  • Bright Colors and Bold Patterns ★★★★★
  • Parisian Woman ★★★★☆
  • John Lithgow: Stories by Heart ★★★☆☆
  • The Boys in the Band ★★★★☆
  • The Ferryman ★★★★★

Video Games

  • Star Wars: Battlefront 2
  • Titanfall 2
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
  • Spider-Man
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4