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❝ she liked the feeling of being winnowed down, as if there had been too much of her before, that anything unnecessary had been taken away and what was left was pure. ❞
ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ— the strange bird

elizabeth follows:
becca television (2020 : watched)
dana writing goals (june 2020)
rose knit & crochet of 2020
jam autobio (my 2020 in lists)
kit monthly (june 2020)
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—— december.

  • how to castrate a bull: unexpected lessons on risk, growth, and success in business / dave hitz
      • ❝ sometimes you have to keep digging—keep arguing, but i mean that in a friendly, searching-for-the-truth kind of way—to figure out what the hidden assumption is, because once you expose it, then the right answer suddenly comes into clear focus.❞
  • the expanse / season 4
      • ❝ holden, do not put your dick in it, it's fucked enough already.❞
  • little women (2019) / greta gerwig
      • ❝ i'd rather be a free spinster and paddle my own canoe.❞

—— november.

  • the last black man in san francisco (2019) / joe talbot
      • ❝ you don't get to hate it unless you love it.❞
  • friends / season 9, 10
      • ❝ old job, new job, you.❞
  • laura dean keeps breaking up with me / mariko tamaki
      • ❝ love is hard. breaking up is hard. love is dramatic. breaking up is dramatic.❞
  • spirited away (2001) / hayao miyazaki
      • ❝ once you've met someone you never really forget them. it just takes a while for your memories to return.❞
  • parasite (2019) / bong joon-ho
      • ❝ you know what kind of plan never fails? no plan.❞
  • a discovery of witches / season 1
      • ❝ once the world was full of wonders, but it belongs to the humans now. ❞
  • sympathy for lady vengeance (2005) / park chan-wook
      • ❝ big atonement for big sins. small atonement for small sins.❞
  • iliza shlesinger: unveiled (2019) / steve paley
      • ❝ so we all walk around and all we’re doing is blaming other women for our own insecurities and all of a sudden everyone’s shaming everyone for sharing an opinion that you fought so valiantly to get to exercise. ❞

—— october.

  • watchmen (vol. 1–12) / alan moore
      • ❝ all we ever see of stars are their old photographs.❞
  • friends / season 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
      • ❝ i'm still on london time, does that count?❞
  • the glass menagerie / tennessee williams
      • ❝ people go to the movies instead of moving.❞
  • the empire strikes back (1980) / irvin kershner
      • ❝ he will join us or die, master.❞
  • american woman (2018) / jake scott
      • ❝ you make do with what's left.❞

—— september.

  • kiki's delivery service (1989) / hayao miyazaki
      • ❝ you'd think they'd never seen a girl and a cat on a broomstick before.❞
  • little woods (2018) / nia dacosta
      • ❝ your choices are only as good as your options.❞
  • legion / season 3
      • ❝ be a good boy.❞
  • friends / season 1, 2, 3
      • ❝ besides, worse comes to worst, i'll be your boyfriend.❞
  • twister (1996) / jan de bont
      • ❝ when you used to tell me that you chase tornadoes, deep down i thought it was just a metaphor.❞

—— august.

  • the fountain (2006) / darren aronofsky
      • ❝ death is the road to awe.❞
  • the farewell (2019) / lulu wang
      • ❝ life is not just about what you do. it's more about how you do it.❞
  • my neighbour totoro (1988) / hayao miyazaki
      • ❝ everybody, try laughing. then whatever scares you will go away!❞
  • exhalation: stories / ted chiang
      • ❝ you be good. i love you.❞
  • us (2019) / jordan peele
      • ❝ i think you look like yourself.❞

—— july.

  • the tea girl of hummingbird lane / lisa see
      • ❝ no coincidence, no story.❞
  • midsommar (2019) / ari aster
      • ❝ so we just going to ignore the bear then?❞
  • lost highway (1997) / david lynch
      • ❝ i like to remember things my own way.❞
  • twin peaks / season 1
      • ❝ she's dead...wrapped in plastic.❞
  • say uncle: poems / kay ryan
      • ❝ as if change were not something that just happens at certain stages but a private test failed moment by moment as age is.❞
  • the beach bum (2019) / harmony korine
      • ❝ life is a fucking rodeo, and i’m going to suck the nectar out of it and fuck it raw until the wheels come off.❞

—— june.

  • intimate strangers (2018) / lee jae-kyo
      • ❝ everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life, and a secret life.❞
  • the travelling cat chronicles / hiro arikawa
      • ❝ as we count up the memories from one journey, we head off on another.❞
  • always be my maybe (2019) / nahnatchka khan
      • ❝ yo, for real, i punched neo.❞
  • good omens / season 1
      • ❝ armageddon is days away and we lost the antichrist.❞
  • aggretsuko / season 2
      • ❝ i’m afraid that the future you’re seeing isn’t a future where i can be myself.❞
  • the shining / stephen king
      • ❝ we sometimes need to create unreal monsters and bogies to stand in for all the things we fear in our real lives.❞

—— may.

  • john wick (2014) / chad stahelski & david leitch
      • ❝ they call him...baba yaga.❞
  • iron man (2008) / jon favreau
      • ❝ tears of joy. i hate job hunting.❞
  • star trek: first contact (1996) / jonathan frakes
      • ❝ you broke your little ships.❞
  • avengers: endgame (2019) / the russos
      • ❝ hey, pep.❞
  • iron man 3 (2013) / shane black
      • ❝ but here's where you're wrong: she was already perfect.❞
  • john wick: chapter 3 – parabellum (2019) / chad stahelski
      • ❝ it wasn't just a puppy.❞
  • veep / season 7
      • ❝ i should be president because it's my goddamn turn! i was the game-changer. i took a shit on the glass ceiling, and i shaved my muff in the sink of the old boys' club! ❞
  • booksmart (2019) / olivia wilde
      • ❝ but irresponsible people who partied also got into those colleges.❞

—— april.

  • good morning (1959) / yasujirō ozu
      • ❝ someone said tv would produce 100 million idiots.❞
  • rilakkuma and kaoru / season 1
      • ❝ if humans had a price tag to them, how much would i be worth?❞
  • searching (2018) / aneesh chaganty
      • ❝ i know my daughter.❞
  • you were never really here (2017) / lynne ramsay
      • ❝ i don't even know what the fuck is going on anymore.❞
  • santa clarita diet / season 3
      • ❝ why does everyone want to find meaning in their lives? whatever happened to just getting through the fucking day?!❞
  • burning (2018) / lee chang-dong
      • ❝ the great hungry is a person who is hungry for survival.❞
  • after dark / haruki murakami
      • ❝ is action merely the incidental product of thought, or is thought the consequential product of action?❞
  • avengers: endgame (2019) / the russos
      • ❝ i love you 3000.❞

—— march.

  • we bare bears / season 1, 2, 3
      • ❝ free bears! free bears here! three for the price of none!❞
  • super tv / season 1
      • ❝ no one asked us to do it, but we talked a lot because the cameras are on!❞
  • descender, vol. 1–6 / jeff lemire
      • ❝ i've never seen a book on paper. why do you like reading them like this? feels so...fake.❞
  • cowboy bebop / season 1
      • ❝ i'm not going there to die. i'm going to find out if i'm really alive.❞

—— february.

  • russian doll / season 1
      • ❝ fun is for suckers. staring down the barrel of my own mortality always beats fun.❞
  • mandy (2018) / panos cosmatos
      • ❝ what you’re hunting is rabid animals, and you should go in knowing that your odds ain’t that good, and you will probably die.❞
  • tully (2018) / jason reitman
      • ❝ your 20s are great. they are, but then your 30s come around the corner like a garbage truck at 5:00 a.m.❞
  • la frecuencia kirlian / season 1
      • ❝ say hi to the audience.❞
  • the dark tower / stephen king
      • ❝ you darkle. you tinct. may i be brutally frank? you go on.❞

—— january.

  • the favourite (2018) / yorgos lanthimos
      • ❝ sometimes a lady likes to have some fun.❞
  • the mere wife / maria dahvana headley
      • ❝ the whole planet is paved in the dead, who are ignored so the living can dig their foundations.❞
  • aggretsuko / season 1
      • ❝ when we keep moving, we become a little stronger every single day.❞
jan 1 2019 ∞
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