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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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