Monday, December 31, 2012

2012 in Review!

So it wasn't the end of the world after all...

Favorite Films Released in 2012
10. Django Unchained (Tarantino)
9. Magic Mike (Soderbergh)
8. the Loneliest Planet (Loktev)
7. the Master (P.T. Anderson)
6. A Separation (Farhadi)
5. Moonrise Kingdom (W. Anderson)
4. the Kid With a Bike (Dardenne)
3. Holy Motors (Carax)
2. Looper (Johnson)
1. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Zeitlin)

HMs: Argo, Perfect Sense, Haywire

Favorite Films 1st Seen in 2012 (alphabetical)
Another Earth (Cahill) 2011
the Arbor (Barnard) 2011
the Brood (Cronenberg) 1979
A Face in the Crowd (Kazan) 1957
House (Obayashi) 1977
Paper Moon (Bogdanovich) 1973
Phenomena (Argento) 1985
Red Balloon/White Mane (Lamorisse) 1956/1953
Santa Sangre (Jodorowsky) 1989

5-Star Books Read in 2012 (alphabetical)
Birds of America - Moore
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation - Chang
the Devil All the Time - Pollock
the Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven - Alexie
Pulphead: Essays - Sullivan
Self-Help - Moore
Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays - Didion
Suddenly, A Knock on the Door: Stories - Keret
This Is How You Lose Her - Diaz

Best Singles
"I Love It" - Icona Pop
"Sulk" - TRUST
"Wild Desire/Bad Thing" - King Tuff
"We Found Love" - Rihanna
"Give Out" - Sharon Van Etten
"Slow Down" - the Team
"Baby's Wearing Blue Jeans" - Mac DeMarco
"Baby" - Ariel Pink
"You Know You Like It" - AlunaGeorge
"Girls" - Royal Headache
"Know Me" - Frankie Rose
"Millions" - Eternal Summers
"Feel So Close" - Calvin Harris
"Jumanji" - Azaelia Banks
"Call Me Maybe" - Carly Rae Jepsen

Favorite Albums
Cloud Nothings - Attack On Memory
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
Ty Segall - Slaughterhouse
Grimes - Visions
the Babies - Our House on the Hill

Misc. Top 10
10. New car, new glasses, new hair/30 is pretty all right
9. Warehouse Cafe - Port Costa, CA 
8. Canadian trip w/my sis (even if Canadians don't know how to party)
7. 4th of July kiddie pool
6. Don Pepe's + Fresno Wedding ("Sex Family")
5. Year-round hiking club. Special shout out to Point Reyes
4. Oliver learning my name
3. New additions to Oakland, whether by relocation or birth
1. Caribbean waterfalls & too much rum punch


1 comment:

Annie said...