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2020 Movies Watched #76-100

17 Oct

While, books are my medium for growth and learning, Given the short time investment, movies remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #76-100. Of the lot, one film: Captain Fantastic earned the coveted 5 stars. Yet twelve others were truly 4-star experiences.

2020 Books Read #51-75

13 Oct

Books are a chance to learn as well as study vast shelves of children’s literature. You are what you read, so it looks like I’m still a fun kid, ready to learn? (Yeah, let’s go with that) Here are books #51-75 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Greg Ames’s love letter to the queen city Buffalo Lockjaw and Mike Sacks’s insightful Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations With Today’s Top Comedy Writers earned the coveted 5-stars.

2020 Books Read #26-50

3 Oct

Books are a chance to learn as well as study vast shelves of children’s literature. You are what you read, so it looks like I’m still a fun kid, ready to learn? (Yeah, let’s go with that) Here are books #26-50 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, Haemin Sunim’s uplifting Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection was the lone tome to earn the coveted 5-star rating. Though each one provided a worthwhile experience.

2020 Books Read #1-25

3 Oct

Books are a chance to learn as well as study vast shelves of children’s literature. You are what you read, so it looks like I’m still a fun kid, ready to learn? (Yeah, let’s go with that) Here are books #1-25 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, Batman Vol. 13 – City of Bane 2 was the lone tome to earn the coveted 5-star rating. Though each one provided a worthwhile experience.

2020 Movies Watched #51-75

3 Oct

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #51-75. Within this grouping, I completed my quest to watch every Disney full-length animated feature.

Of the lot, two films: Treasure Planet and Ashby earned the coveted 5 star treatment.

2020 Movies Watched #26-50

3 Oct

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #26-50. Within this grouping, I began my quest to watch every Disney full-length animated feature. Sadly, none of the films featured here earned the coveted 5 star treatment, though several scored high with 4 stars.

2020 Movies Watched #1-25

3 Oct

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies still remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #1-25. Among the lot, three came away having earned the coveted 5 star treatment: Yesterday, Marriage Story and Teen Titans GO! to the Movies.

2020 Picture Books #26-50

2 Oct


A writer reads. In my case… picture books. The pandemic put a halt on travel back to America, which is where I usually burrow in local libraries and Barnes & Nobles leafing through any picture book I’m lucky to come across. Nonetheless, I’ve been fortunate to make the acquaintance of many a fine book. Here are picture books #26-50 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, Xo, Ox is the lone honorary recipient of the coveted 5 star treatment!

2020 Picture Books #1-25

2 Oct

A writer reads. In my case… picture books. The pandemic put a halt on travel back to America, which is where I usually burrow in local libraries and Barnes & Nobles leafing through any picture book I’m lucky to come across. Nonetheless, I’ve been fortunate to make the acquaintance of many a fine book. Here are the first 25 pictures books (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, This Book is Gray is the lone honorary recipient of the coveted 5 star treatment!

2019 Movies #51-75

25 Nov

Every year I set out to enjoy a minimum of 100 never-before-seen movies. Below is the third quarter of film viewed in 2019. Despite a lengthy parade of 4 star flicks, just one film, Joker, earned the prestigious 5-star rating.