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03 January 2009 @ 12:48 pm
[-My 2008 post-]  
I'm doing it in order to know what exatcly I'll do this year. I hope I won't forget!
3 January: So, one year later what can I say? I have read quite a lot of books but not enough and really I should have watched more new movies, I'm kinda disappointed here!

Books
Everything is illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer ***
Jacques le fataliste et son maître - Denis Diderot **

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer ****
A Touch of Love - Jonathan Coe ***
Atonement- Ian McEwan ****
The Man of the House - Stephen McCauley **
Saturday - Ian McEwan ****
High Fidelity - Nick Hornby ****
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving ****
Dead Cat Bounce - Damien Owens ***
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides ****
Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll ****
The Shining - Stephen King ****
The Separation - Christopher Priest ****
Guards! Guards! - Terry Pratchet ****
Neon Bible - John Kennedy Toole ***
Neuromancer - William Gibson ****
Men at Arms - Terry Pratchet ****
Feet of Clay - Terry Pratchett ***
Therese Desqueyroux - François Mauriac ***
Manon Lescaut - L'Abbé Prevost *
Small Gods - Terry Pratchet ****
La Princess de Clèves - Madame de Lafayette **
Three One-Act Plays: Riverside Drive / Old Saybrook / Central Park West - Woody Allen ****
Mere Anarchy - Woody Allen ****
Madame Bovary - Flaubert ***
Pattern Recognition - William Gibson ****


Movies
Ice Age: The Meltdown - Carlos Saldanha **
Pan's Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno)- Guillermo del Toro ****

Amadeus - Milos Forman ****
Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Garth Jennings **
Atonement - Joe Wright ****
Batman Begins - Christopher Nolan **
Sunshine - Danny Boyle ****
28 days later - Danny Boyle ****
Les Choristes - Christophe Barratier ***
Run, Fat Boy, Run - David Schwimmer ****
De battre, mon coeur s'est arrêté (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) - Jacques Audiard ***
Breakfast on Pluto - Neil Jordan ****
The last King of Scotland - Kevin Macdonald ****
The Net - Irwin Winkler *
Jesus Camp - Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing ****
Children of Men - Alfonso Cuarón ****
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan ****
X-Men 2 - Brian Singer ***
X-Men 3:The Last Stand - Brett Ratner - **
A Knight's Tale - Brian Helgeland ****
The Fall - Tarsem Singh ****
Hostel Part II - Eli Roth **
Saw 4 - Darren Lynn Bousman ***
American Psycho - Mary Harron ****
Equilibrium - Kurt Wimmer ***


Cinema
I'm not there - Todd Haynes (saw it after Christmas, but...whatever) ***
Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others) - Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ***

Sweeney Todd- Tim Burton ****
Cloverfield - Matt Reeves ****
Juno - Jason Reitman ****
There Will Be Blood - Paul Thomas Anderson ****
Be Kind, Rewind - Michel Gondry ****
Vantage Point - Pete Travis ***
The Darjeeling Limited - Wes Anderson ****
[●REC]- Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza ****
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - Steven Spielberg ****
Diary of the Dead - George Romero ***
21 - Robert Luketic ***
The Dark Knight - Christopher Nolan ****
Burn After Reading - Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ****


TV Shows
The Mighty Boosh, Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Never mind the Buzzcocks

Moonlight, Flight of the Conchords, The It Crowd, Robin Hood, Blackpool, Spaced, Ashes to Ashes, The Riches, Being Human, State of Play, Torchwood, Supernatural, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT, Psych, Fullmetal Alchemist, Firefly, Arrested Development, Rome


Events
A party at a friend's place for the new year ****

A party with the same friends ****
mock exam in February **
mock oral exam in english ****
birthday's party ****
another birthday's party ***
Trip to Berlin for a week ****
Gigs by local bands ****
A BBQ at a friend's place ****
Oral blank exam ****
Oral exam, for real ****
exams ****
Main Square Festival ****
birth of my cousin, Jules ****
back to school, lycée Châtelet ***
Holidays ****
Halloween party with friends ****




( *=meh, ****=great! )
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