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26 July 2020 @ 02:00 pm
for my entertainment  

*Italicized televised titles note as personal favorites.

Recent American/European movies
- Now You See Me (3.5/5) - A fun film filled with CGI magic tricks and some action fight scenes. A brilliant concept that could have been better.
- The Hangover: Part III (3/5)
- The Great Gatsby (3/5) - A mediocre film brought by the director, only survived by the amazing actor Leonardo DiCaprio. He brought Gatsby to life, which unfortunately was the only highlight to this movie.
- Star Trek Into Darkness (4/5) - A great fun action-packed film that didn't focus on its generally sci-fi genre.
- Iron Man 3 (3/5)
- Seven Psychopaths (4/5)
- Silver Linings Playbook (4/5)
- Amour (2/5) - Don't get me wrong, this film was so beautifully crafted, stirring, and breathtaking, but enjoyability-wise, I had to knock it down.
- Zero Dark Thirty (4.5/5)
- Jack Reacher (3/5)
- Life of Pi (5/5)
- Django Unchained (3.5/5)
- Les Miserables (8.5/10)
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- Sunshine (8.5/10)
- Clueless (2.5/5)
- Lincoln (4/5)
- Beasts of the Southern Wild (4.5/5)
- The Lorax (3/5)
- Arthur Christmas (4/5)
- Looper (8/10) - Really good till the very end. Didn't make sense.
- Wreck-It-Ralph (8/10) - Cute and good film but could have been better.
- 10 Things I Hate About You (3.5/5)
- Skyfall (7/10) - I didn't get why it was great. I get the themes and all but I could only see the mistakes.
- Argo (5/5) - My favorite and best film that I watched this year.
- Safety Not Guaranteed (4/5)
- Pitch Perfect (4.5/5)
- The Campaign (3.5/5)
- Premium Rush (8/10)
- Expendables 2 (3.5/5) - For an all-out action movie: (4.5/5)
- Moonrise Kingdom (4/5)
- Never Let Me Go (7/10) - (3.5/5)
- The Dark Knight Rises (8.5/10) - The perfect end to one of the most epic trilogies ever. Downsides: Bane wasn't that great; I LOVE the music but it overpowered the dialogue.
- Mary and Max (3/5)
- The Amazing Spider-Man (7/10)
- Ted (8/10)
- Magic Mike (2/5)
- Brave (7.5/10) - Not the same Pixar greats but still pretty good.
- Real Steel (3.5/5)
- Puncture (3.5/5)
- Memento (4/5)
- Geek Charming (3.5/5)
- Starstruck (3.5/5)
- The Secret of Kells (4/5)
- Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (3/5)
- 21 Jump Street (4/5)
- Madagascar (3/5)
- Prometheus (3.5/5)
- Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (3.5/5)
- Snow White and the Huntsman (1/5) - Giving it a star for its cinematograpgy.
- Young Adult (3/5)
- Bad Teacher (1/5)
- The Vow (2/5)
- This Means War (3.5/5)
- The Avengers (4.5/5)
- The Hunger Games (4.5/5)
- Hugo (5/5) - ♥
- Puss in Boots (2.5/5)
- War Horse (8/10)
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (8/10)
- The Adventures of Tin Tin (4/5)
- Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (3.5/5)
- Melancholia (2.5/5) - Artsy but so weird! Got the depression metaphor but still...
- Moneyball (4/5)
- Jumping the Broom (7/10)
- What's Your Number? (7.5/10) - 1st for 2012! Chris Evans ♥

Current American television shows (ratings out of 5 will change sporadically)
- Arrow (4/5)
- Bones (5/5)
- Breaking Bad (4.5/5)
- Community (4/5)
- Elementary (4/5)
- Homeland (4/5)
- How I Met Your Mother (3.5/5)
- Luther (3/5)
- Melissa & Joey (4/5)
- Modern Family (5/5)
- New Girl (4/5)
- Nikita (4/5)
- Revenge (3/5)
- Person of Interest (4/5)
- Suits
- The Big Bang Theory (4/5)
- The Following (3/5)
- The League (3.5/5)
- The Vampire Diaries (3.5/5)

Recent Asian movies
- From Up On Poppy Hill (8/10) - Definitely not as good as the other Ghibli films but a very cute, plain story.
- 5 Centimeters Per Second (8.5/10)
- The Borrower Arrietty (8.5/10)
- Speedy Scandal (4/5)

Current/Awaiting Asian dramas (ratings may change sporadically)
- Galileo 2
- Scent of a Woman
- Warrior Baek Dong Su
- Baker King, Kim Tak Gu
- Dream High
- Can You Hear My Heart?
- SP [Security Police]

Completed Korean dramas [Guide: = Enjoyability/ratings both out of 10; (ratings out of 5)]
- Flower Boy Next Door = 9/8 ~ A sort-of slice-of-life feel from a rom-com kdrama that was incredibly refreshing and a breath of fresh air. The main couple were undoubtedly one of the cutest and most personifying characters I've seen in its genre yet.
- Ghost = 9/7.5
- Big = 7/6 ~ The last two episodes were senseless, which knocked out a lot of the enjoyability.
- Myung Wol the Spy = 7/4 ~ First half was so amazing, but second half: ughh boo.
- You've Fallen for Me [Heartstrings] = 5/5
- City Hunter = 8.5/9.5
- My Princess = 8/6.5
- Will It Snow for Christmas? = 6/6
- Personal Taste = 2/5
- Prosecutor Princess = 10/9
- Oh! My Lady = 6/6
- Shining Inheritance [Brilliant Legacy] = 10/10
- Iljimae = 8.5/8
- Witch Yoo Hee [Witch Amusement] = 5/4
- Vacation (3/5)
- Which Star Are You From? (4/5)
- Goong S (1/5)
- Goong [Princess Hours] (3.5/5)
- Full House (3.5/5)

Completed Japanese dramas [Guide: (ratings out of 5)]
- Rich Man, Poor Woman + special (4/5)
- BOSS: Season 2 (5/5)
- Tokyo DOGS (4.5/5)
- Buzzer Beat (4/5)
- BOSS (5/5)
- Atashinchi no Danshi (2/5)
- Ryusei no Kizuna (5/5)
- Akai Ito (3.5/5)
- Hataraki Man (4/5)
- Yasuko to Kenji (4/5)
- Bara no nai Hanaya (3.5/5)
- Yukan Club (4/5)
- Galileo + specials (10/5)
- A Million Stars Falling from the Sky [Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi] (5/5)
- Boku dake no Madonna (3/5)
- Nodame Cantabile + specials (6/5)
- Hana Yori Dango + sequels (4/5)
- Hanazakari no Kimitachi e + special (3/5)
- Nobuta wo Produce (4.5/5)

Last updated on June 1, 2013