Archive | January 2011

Favorite music of 2010

Below is a list of some of my favorite music from 2010, not necessarily in order. I focused on music that came out in 2010, but included a couple songs released in 2009 that I discovered in 2010.

TOP ALBUMS

  1. Oddblood,” Yeasayer (2010) — e.g.: “Ambling Alp”
  2. Gorilla Manor,” Local Natives (2010) — e.g.: “Camera Talk”
  3. Go,” Jonsi (2010) — e.g.: “Tornado”
  4. Broken Bells,” Broken Bells (2010) — e.g.: “Trap Doors”
  5. Body Talk,” Robyn (2010) — e.g.: “Indestructible”
  6. Tron Legacy” [Soundtrack], Daft Punk (2010) — e.g.: “Tron Legacy (End Titles)”
  7. Plastic Beach,” Gorillaz (2010) — e.g.: “Rhinestone Eyes”
  8. Green Grow the Rushes,” John Vanderslice (2010) — e.g.: “Thule Fog”
  9. The Courage of Others,” Midlake (2010) — e.g.: “Rulers, Ruling All Things”
  10. The Winter of Mixed Drinks,” Frightened Rabbit (2010) — e.g.: “Nothing Like You”

(Honorable mention – albums)

NOTABLE SONGS

  1. For the Summer,” Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs (2010)
  2. I Want To Go To Marz,” John Grant (2010)
  3. Fool’s Day,” Blur (2010)
  4. The Book of Love,” Peter Gabriel (2010)
  5. Flume,” Peter Gabriel (2010)
  6. Animal,” Neon Trees (2010)
  7. The Wild Hunt,” The Tallest Man on Earth (2010)
  8. So This Is Goodbye (Pink Ganter Remix),” William Fitzsimmons (2010)
  9. Sweet Disposition,” The Temper Trap (2009)
  10. Sleepyhead,” Passion Pit (Dec. 2009)
  11. Fallin’ & Flyin’,” Jeff Bridges (2010)
  12. Boyfriend,” Best Coast (2010)
  13. Real Love,” Delorean (2010)
  14. Tighten Up,” The Black Keys (2010)
  15. Sick of You,” Cake (2010)

(Honorable mention – songs)

Guido’s Movies: 2011

The following is a list of the movies that Guido (and usually Julie) watched, for the first time, in 2011.

ORDER#. TITLE (YEAR RELEASED) – FORMAT – DATE COMPLETED

  1. “The IT Crowd” series 4 (2010) – online – 01/04
  2. “Bored to Death” season 1 (2009) – DVD – 01/06
  3. “True Grit” (2010) – theater – 01/09
  4. “The King’s Speech” (2010) – theater – 01/17
  5. “Weeds” season 6 (2010) – TV – 01/17
  6. “Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead” (2009) – online 01/23
  7. “Doctor Who: The Next Doctor” (2008) – online – 01/23
  8. “Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars” (2009) – online – 01/23
  9. “Greenberg” (2010) – DVD – 01/24
  10. “How to Train Your Dragon” (2010) – DVD – 01/30
  11. “Red” (2010) – DVD – 01/31
  12. “The Town” (2010) – DVD – 02/06
  13. “Devil” (2010) – DVD – 02/07
  14. “True Blood” season 2 (2009) – DVD – 02/17
  15. “DC Showcase: Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam” (2010) – online – 02/19
  16. “When in Rome” (2010) – TV – 02/21
  17. “New Moon” (2009) – TV – 02/22
  18. “Animal Kingdom” (2010) – DVD – 03/01
  19. “Rango” (2011) – Theater – 03/06
  20. “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” (2009) – online – 03/09
  21. “Being Human” UK series 1 (2008) – DVD – 03/16
  22. “Top Gear” (2009) series 13 – online – 03/19
  23. “Never Let Me Go” (2010) – DVD – 03/20
  24. “Monsters” (2010) – online – 03/21
  25. “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Book 1 (2005) – online – 03/22
  26. “In A Day” (2006) – online – 03/23
  27. “Temple Grandin” (2010) – DVD – 03/27
  28. “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” (2010) – TV – 04/11
  29. “Hanna” (2011) – Theater – 04/25
  30. “Wild Target” (2010) – DVD – 04/25
  31. “Thor” (2011) – Theater – 05/08
  32. “Tangled” (2010) – DVD – 05/09
  33. “Hereafter” (2010) – DVD – 05/15
  34. “Batman: Under the Red Hood” (2010) – online – 05/20
  35. “Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths” (2010) – online – 05/21
  36. “I Am Number Four” (2011) – DVD – 05/27
  37. “127 Hours” (2010) – DVD – 05/29
  38. “Bridesmaids” (2011) – Theater – 05/30
  39. “Kung Fu Panda 2” (2011) – Theater – 05/30
  40. “The Green Hornet” (2010) – DVD – 05/27
  41. “Superman/Batman: Apocalypse” (2010) – online – 05/27
  42. “Madagascar” (2005) – TV – 06/03
  43. “X-Men: First Class” (2011) – Theater – 06/04
  44. “Machete” (2010) – DVD – 06/07
  45. “Due Date” (2010) – DVD – 06/08
  46. “Doctor Who” Season 5 (2010) – DVD – 06/09
  47. “Super 8” (2011) – Theater – 06/12
  48. “Knight and Day” (2010) – TV – 06/18
  49. “Gigantic” (2008) – DVD – 06/20
  50. “The Trip” (2011) – Theater – 06/21
  51. “Somewhere” (2010) – DVD – 06/28
  52. “Karate Kid” (2011) – TV – 06/29
  53. “Green Lantern” (2011) – Theater – 07/04
  54. “The Fighter” (2010) – DVD – 07/06
  55. “Horrible Bosses” (2011) – Theater – 07/11
  56. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” (2011) – Theater – 07/15
  57. “Breaking Bad” season 2 (2009) – TV – 07/17
  58. “Breaking Bad” season 3 (2010) – TV – 08/01
  59. “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011) – Theater – 08/01
  60. “Source Code” (2011) – DVD – 08/01
  61. “How Do You Know” (2010) – TV – 08/10
  62. “Megamind” (2010) – DVD – 08/16
  63. “You Again” (2010) – TV – 08/24
  64. “Our Idiot Brother” (2011) – Theater – 08/29
  65. “Unstoppable” (2010) – DVD – 09/04
  66. “Fright Night 3-D” (2011) – Theater – 09/05
  67. “Stone of Destiny” (2008) – online – 09/07
  68. “Cedar Rapids” (2011) – DVD – 09/11
  69. “Country Strong” (2010) – DVD – 09/12
  70. “Your Highness” (2011) – DVD – 09/12
  71. “The Tourist” (2010) – TV – 09/17
  72. “Contagion” (2011) – Theater – 09/17
  73. “Breaking Bad” season 4 (2011) – TV – 10/16
  74. “Where in the World is Osama bin Laden” (2008) – DVD – 10/20
  75. “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” (2010) – TV – 10/27
  76. “A Place of One’s Own” (1945) – online – 10/29
  77. “Tenure” (2009) – TV – 11/04
  78. “Grown Ups” (2010) – TV – 11/07 – [Terrible]
  79. “Let Me In” (2010) – DVD – 11/07
  80. “The Muppets” (2011) – Theater – 11/23
  81. “Sarah’s Key” (2010) – DVD – 11/24
  82. “The Conspirator” (2010) – DVD – 11/24
  83. “Limitless” (2011) – DVD – 11/24
  84. “Batman: Year One” (2011) – DVD – 11/24
  85. “Super” (2010) – TV – 11/30
  86. “Hugo” (2011) – Theater – 12/03
  87. “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (2010) – TV – 12/04
  88. “Please Give” (2010) – TV- 12/05
  89. “Try Seventeen” (2002) – TV- 12/05
  90. “The Bounty Hunter” (2010) – TV- 12/07
  91. “Gnomeo and Juliet” (2011) – TV – 12/07
  92. “Paul” (2011) – DVD – 12/12
  93. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (2011) – Theater – 12/20
  94. “Dylan Dog: Dead of Night” (2011) – TV – 12/21
  95. “Unknown” (2011) – DVD – 12/25
  96. “Trespass” (2011) – DVD – 12/25
  97. “Battle for Terra” (2009) – online – 12/25
  98. “Setup” (2011) – DVD – 12/26 – [Terrible]
  99. “Battle: Los Angeles” (2011) – TV – 12/27
  100. “Everything Must Go” (2010) – DVD – 12/28
  101. “Crazy Stupid Love” (2011) – DVD – 12/28
  102. “Page One: Inside The New York Times” (2011) – online – 12/31

Started:

“There Will Be Blood” (200x) – TV – xx

* Movies on TV count if unedited

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PAST YEARS’ STATS
In 2003: 28 films (estimated)
In 2004: 73 films
In 2005: 62 films
In 2006: 72 films
In 2007: 65 films
In 2008: 66 films
In 2009: 113 films
In 2010: 99 films

Movie graph

Troy’s Movies & Games 2011

I’ll keep track of my game playing and movie watching for the year in this post:

Movies watched in 2011:

  1. Knight and Day
  2. Full Metal Jacket
  3. State of Play
  4. A-Team
  5. Despicable Me
  6. How to Train your Dragon
  7. Inception
  8. The Losers
  9. Red
  10. The Recruit
  11. Easy A
  12. Nowhere Boy
  13. The Social Network
  14. Unstoppable
  15. Brothers
  16. Nine
  17. The Switch
  18. Flipped
  19. Salt
  20. Morning Glory
  21. How Do You Know
  22. The Tourist
  23. Book of Eli
  24. The King’s Speech
  25. Kick Ass
  26. Fifth Element
  27. Ip Man
  28. Tron: Legacy
  29. The Mechanic
  30. Megamind
  31. 12 Monkeys
  32. Super 8
  33. X-Men: First Class

Games:

  1. EVE Online: Incursion (PC)
  2. Torchlight (XBOX 360)
  3. Bangai-O HD (XBOX 360)
  4. Hunters: Episode One HD (iPad)
  5. Neuroshima Hex HD (iPad)
  6. Galaga Legions DX (XBOX 360)

Current Video Game Collection

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