What I’m Reading/Watching 2013

(This is an incomplete holder page. I am behind on filling these things in. Stay tuned)

As of October 2011, I created an index of books I reviewed here. I will continue to list books I am currently reading here, but I will not attempt to write capsule reviews or even to link to them. For that you should check the index of books I reviewed. Movie Reviews will continue to be listed and annotated as before. See also my 2010 Reading/Watching List, 2009 Reading/Watching List, 2008 Reading/Watching List , 2007 Reading/Watching List my previous Sept 2004 to Oct 2005 reading list or my Nov 2005 to Nov 2006 Reading List , so definitely check that out as well. See also my Best of 2006 for a scoop about favorites. See also Writers who have Changed Me. A few remarks. I’m reading several books at a time, and to be honest, sometimes I don’t read all of them depending on the content or my interest. Usually however, it’s been a matter of attention span and what other projects I’ve been doing. Also, you might want to check my favorite novels, and my Amazon.com wishlist. Also here’s an annotated photo of my bookshelf Also, I haven’t read most of these books, but I’ve been setting up Amazon lists of classic Texas novels (100 novels and counting). You also might enjoy reading my Amazon list of Unforgettable Forgettable Novels. I’ve also started adding my book inventory to librarything.com (although I’m allowed to input only 200 titles). At the bottom of this page you will find a list of movies I’ve been watching. What I’m Reading

  1. Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
  2. Bloodlands
  3. How Music Works by David Byrne

What I’m Watching .

  1. Looper .
  2. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  3. Werckmeister Harmonies
  4. Contagion
  5. District 9
  6. Go
  7. Bicycle Theif

  8. Nasty Girl

  9. Headhunters

  10. 2 Days in New York. Directed by Julie Delpy

  11. vidas secas

  12. high school Puerto Rican kid

  13. hear my song

  14. adventureland

  15. gayby

  16. hunger games

  17. Munyurangabo

  18. beer

  19. gregory’s girl

  20. astonished heart

  21. gatsby

  22. headhunters

  23. hitler’s children

  24. male war bride

  25. safety not guaranteed

  26. after porn ends

  27. lost ones

  28. Dogwood

  29. grizzly man

  30. Woman on Top

  31. tuesday after christmas

  32. mud

  33. killing zoe again

  34. hot coffee

  35. never forever

  36. Best worst movie

  37. supporting characters

  38. something like happiness

  39. Europa Report

  40. Tall Target

  41. Last Days of Disco

  42. Terminator 2: Judgement Day

  43. Terminators. The movie “Terminators” is a low-budget knockoff  with no relation to the franchise. Despite the abysmal movie reviews, this is actually a  MUCH better movie than you would expect. Great writing and surprising plot twists.   In fact, this low-budget thriller seems truer to the cat-and-mouse spirit of the original Terminator movie than the rest of the franchise.  This movie is unrelenting, scary, gory and gruesome.

  44. Chuck

  45. Mark of Love

  46. CNN Cold War Documentary

  47. Outcasts

  48. Encore (2nd time)

  49. Star Trek Deep Space Nine

  50. Ugly Betty

  51. Big Fix

  52. 18 to Life

  53. Ken Burns Civil War

  54. Lincoln

  55. Arrested Development

  56. Ugly Betty

  57. Jak she Tan. horrible movie.

  58. Roman Holiday (2nd time)

  59. The Hairdresser (Die Friseuse)

  60. Dogtooth
  61. Sweet Land
  62. Ladybird, Ladybird, a mid90s British social issues drama about domestic violence and a basket case of a lady. Recommended (because of the issues it raised), but the acting was a bit over the top. Based on a true story though.

  63. Miss Nobody, a forgettable comic escapist corporate fairy tale where an ambitious woman kills off all her competition. Kind of fun, but a total waste of time.
  64. Come Undone. Silvio Soldini


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