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2018 | Books, Movies and Comedy Specials

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Books Read in 2018 (16) (My goal was 25)

  1. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, by James W. Loewen

  2. A Short History of the United States, by Robert V. Remini

  3. How to Watch a Movie, by David Thomson

  4. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander

  5. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan

  6. The Story of Film, by Mark Cousins

  7. Creative Quest, by Ahmir Questlove Thompson

  8. Jim Henson: The Biography, by Brian Jay Jones

  9. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, by Stephen R. Covey

  10. How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie

  11. A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder, by Michael Pollan

  12. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, by Mark Manson

  13. In the Blink of an Eye, by Walter Murch

  14. Almost Everything: Notes on Hope, by Anne Lamott

  15. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou

  16. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg

Movies Watched in 2018 (162)

  1. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

  2. Downsizing (2017)

  3. A Night at the Opera (1935)

  4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

  5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

  6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

  7. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

  9. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

  10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

  11. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

  12. Comedian (2002)

  13. City of God (2002)

  14. Tootsie (1982)

  15. I, Tonya (2017)

  16. The Disaster Artist (2017)

  17. The Gold Rush (1925)

  18. The Shape of Water (2017)

  19. The Post (2017)

  20. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

  21. Just Getting Started (2017)

  22. Dumb and Dumber (1994)

  23. The Greatest Showman (2017)

  24. Phantom Thread (2017)

  25. Call Me by Your Name (2017)

  26. A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)

  27. Shane (1953)

  28. Coco (2017)

  29. The Florida Project (2017)

  30. Darkest Hour (2017)

  31. Mudbound (2017)

  32. The Boss Baby (2017)

  33. The Deer Hunter (1978)

  34. Dekalb Elementary (short) (2017)

  35. My Nephew Emmett (short) (2017)

  36. Watu Wote: All of us (short) (2017)

  37. The Eleven O’Clock (short) (2017)

  38. The Silent Child (short) (2017)

  39. Weeds (short) (2017)

  40. Negative Space (short) (2017)

  41. Lost Property Office (short) (2017)

  42. Achoo (short) (2018)

  43. Dear Basketball (short) (2017)

  44. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

  45. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

  46. Traffic Stop (short) (2017)

  47. Edith+Eddie (short) (2017)

  48. Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 (short) (2016)

  49. On Body and Soul (2017)

  50. Unforgiven (1992)

  51. Victoria & Abdul (2017)

  52. Icarus (2017)

  53. Strong Island (2017)

  54. A Fantastic Woman (2017)

  55. Last Men in Aleppo (2017)

  56. Heroin(e) (short) (2017)

  57. Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

  58. Duck Soup (1933)

  59. The Breadwinner (2017)

  60. Breathless (1960)

  61. Black Panther (2018)

  62. Nashville (1975)

  63. It Happened One Night (1934)

  64. Cabaret (1972)

  65. The Terminator (1984)

  66. Magic Mike (2012)

  67. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

  68. The Godfather (1972)

  69. Atomic Blonde (2017)

  70. Mulan (1998)

  71. Pocahontas (1995)

  72. Ready Player One (2018)

  73. Casino (1995)

  74. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

  75. Isle of Dogs (2018)

  76. Boogie Nights (1997)

  77. Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

  78. Spartacus (1960)

  79. A Quiet Place (2018)

  80. Gemini (2017)

  81. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

  82. Strangers on a Train (1951)

  83. The Iron Giant (1999)

  84. American Made (2017)

  85. Marshall (2017)

  86. The Mountain Between Us (2017)

  87. Paterno (2018)

  88. The Apartment (1960)

  89. Cinema Paradiso (1988)

  90. Platoon (1986)

  91. The Wild Bunch (1969)

  92. Donnie Darko (2001)

  93. The Week Of (2018)

  94. Peter Rabbit (2018)

  95. Tully (2018)

  96. Black Girl (1966)

  97. The Clapper (2017)

  98. Pather Panchali (1955)

  99. School Daze (1988)

  100. The Incredibles (2004)

  101. The Muppet Movie (1979)

  102. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

  103. May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (2017)

  104. The Dark Crystal (1982)

  105. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

  106. The Final Year (2017)

  107. The Conversation (1974)

  108. First Reformed (2017)

  109. Labyrinth (1986)

  110. The Awful Truth (1937)

  111. The Big Year (2011)

  112. All About Eve (1950)

  113. Hearts Beat Loud (2018)

  114. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

  115. Ran (1985)

  116. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

  117. Dogville (2003)

  118. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

  119. Jungle Fever (1991)

  120. Away We Go (2009)

  121. Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

  122. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

  123. Tokyo Story (1953)

  124. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

  125. Ace in the Hole (1951)

  126. Badlands (1973)

  127. Rashomon (1950)

  128. Incredibles 2 (2018)

  129. Bao (2018)

  130. The Case for Christ (2017)

  131. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

  132. 8 1/2 (1963)

  133. Late Spring (1949)

  134. Game Night (2018)

  135. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

  136. Doctor Strange (2016)

  137. Blindspotting (2018)

  138. Love Actually (2003)

  139. Dances with Wolves (1990)

  140. Zion (short) (2018)

  141. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

  142. The Land of Steady Habits (2018)

  143. An American in Paris (1951)

  144. Dirty Dancing (1987)

  145. I Feel Pretty (2018)

  146. Annihilation (2018)

  147. Red Sparrow (2018)

  148. The Third Man (1949)

  149. Julie & Julia (2009)

  150. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

  151. Contempt (1963)

  152. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

  153. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

  154. Creed II (2018)

  155. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

  156. Private Life (2018)

  157. Dumplin’ (2018)

  158. Light Keeps Me Company (2000)

  159. Border (2018)

  160. The Equalizer 2 (2018)

  161. Elf (2003)

  162. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Comedy Specials Watched in 2018 (The first five are my favorites in that order)

  1. Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh (2018)

  2. John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City

  3. Fred Armisen: Standup For Drummers (2018)

  4. Tom Segura: Disgraceful (2018)

  5. Todd Barry: Spicy Honey (2017)

  6. Pete Holmes: Dirty Clean (2018)

  7. Tig Notaro: Happy To Be Here (2018)

  8. Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (2017) (I’m not sure if this is considered a part of 2018 or 2017)

  9. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018) (This was amazing, but feel it should be in a separate category)

  10. Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018)

  11. Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018)

  12. Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)

  13. Jim Jeffries: This Is Me Now (2018)

  14. Demetri Martin: The Overthinker (2018)

  15. Bill Maher: Live from Oklahoma (2018)

  16. Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives (2018)

  17. Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up (2018)

Andy Whitlatch