SEEN, READ 2012

Dec 09, 2013

All caps, bold: MOVIE
All caps: TV SERIES
All caps, italics: BOOK
Quotation marks: "Play"
Italics, Quotation marks: "Short Story"

01/01/12 Saul Bass, Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham, CITIZEN KANE

01/02/12 MAGIC MIKE

01/05/12 MANHATTAN

01/06/12 At Home, Bill Bryson, PRINCE OF THE CITY

01/07/12 ISLAND OF LOST SOULS

01/08/12 THE MOMENT OF TRUTH

01/09/12 WE BOUGHT A ZOO, SORCERER

01/10/12 WIN WIN, FATAL ATTRACTION

01/11/12  Painting ? No.3 completed, KILLING KASZTNER

01/13/12 MAGIC MIKE, “Seminar”, Theresa Rebeck, What Makes Sammy Run, Budd Schulberg

01/14/12 The Informer, Liam O’Flaherty, THE CANDIDATE

01/15/12 The Loved One, Evelyn Waugh, The Drawing of the Electric Pencil, Lucian Freud, edited by Bruce Bernard and Derek Birdsall

01/16/12 MAGIC MIKE

01/17/12 AMERICAN GRAFFITI

01/18/12  SMASH

01/19/12 PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

01/20/12 McTeague, Frank Norris, DREAM HOUSE

01/23/12 MAGIC MIKE

01/27/12 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3

01/28/12 BLACKOUT

01/30/12 SUNSET BOULEVARD

01/31/12 Whatever, Michel Houllebecq, IN TIME

02/01/12 THE RECKLESS MOMENT

02/02/12 THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE, FATAL ATTRACTION

02/03/12 THE AMERICAN FRIEND

02/04/12 The Map and the Territory, Michel Houllebecq

02/06/12 MY WEEK WITH MARILYN, SMASH

02/07/12 THE DRIVER

02/09/12 A Visit From The Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

02/10/12 MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

02/11/12  LIBERACE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (’54), THE FRENCH CONNECTION

02/12/12 THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE…, MANHATTAN

02/13/12 A Universe From Nothing, Lawrence M. Krauss, SMASH

02/14/12 Liar’s Poker, Michael Lewis

02/17/12 FATAL ATTRACTION

02/18/12 THE TRAIN, THE DAY OF THE JACKAL

02/19/12 GRAND PRIX, THE LANDLORD, SEVEN DAYS IN MAY

02/20/12 DOUBLE INDEMNITY, SMASH

02/22/12 THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR

02/23/12 MAGIC MIKE

02/25/12 THE GRAPES OF WRATH

02/26/12 Rome, Robert Hughes

02/27/12  SMASH, THE CHILDREN’S HOUR

02/29/12 Apocalypse On the Set, Ben Taylor

03/01/12  “Rx”, Kate Fodor

03/02/12 THE RIGHT STUFF

03/03/12 THE GRADUATE

03/05/12  SMASH

03/06/12 When Prophecy Fails, Leon Festinger, Henry W. Riecken, Stanley Schachter, MILLION DOLLAR LISTING

03/07/12 Boomerang, Michael Lewis

03/08/12 THE BIG SLEEP (’46)

03/09/12 MAGIC MIKE

03/10/12 THE SNOWTOWN MURDERS, ANATOMY OF A MURDER

03/11/12 Fun In A Chinese Laundry, Josef von Sternberg, LETTER NEVER SENT, BRANDED TO KILL

03/12/12 Believing is Seeing, Errol Morris, THE FRENCH CONNECTION, SMASH

03/13/12  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING, THE L-SHAPED ROOM, SÉANCE ON A WET AFTERNOON

03/15/12 UPSTREAM COLOR, ANATOMY OF A MURDER

03/17/12  “Venus in Fur”, David Ives, THE CONFORMIST, STALKER

03/18/12 Zona, Geoff Dyer, MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE, THE KEY (’58)

03/20/12  SMASH, MILLION DOLLAR LISTING

03/21/12 THE HUNGER GAMES

03/22/12 ANATOMY OF A MURDER

03/24/12 PATTON, “Death of a Salesman”, BARRY LYNDON

03/25/12  MAD MEN (2 episodes)

03/26/12  SMASH, THE SERVANT

03/27/12  Finished painting “Myrtle”

03/28/12  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING

03/29/12 ROMAN POLANSKI: ODD MAN OUT

03/30/12  Finished painting “Beckett No. 1”, A BRIDGE TOO FAR

03/31/12 FEAR AND DESIRE, QUEENS OF PAIN VS. BROOKLYN BOMBSHELLS

04/01/12 The Sugar-Frosted Nutsack, Mark Leyner, THE KILLING (2 episodes), MAD MEN

04/02/12  SMASH

04/05/12 SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, I CONFESS

04/06/12 Free Will, Sam Harris

04/07/12  MAGIC CITY

04/08/12  THE KILLING, MAD MEN

04/10/12  Begin principal photography on BITTER PILL

04/13/12  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING, MAGIC CITY

04/14/12  HIGH AND LOW

04/15/12 FATAL ATTRACTION, REPULSION, THE KILLING, MAD MEN

04/16/12  SMASH, GIRLS

04/17/12  THE WOMAN WHO WASN’T THERE

04/20/12  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING

04/21/12  MAGIC CITY

04/22/12 Never Mind, Bad News, Edward St. Aubyn, THE KILLING, MAD MEN, MOB WIVES, VEEP

04/23/12  SMASH, GIRLS

04/24/12 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE GHOST PROTOCOL

04/25/12  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING, THE WILL

04/27/12 Some Hope, Mother’s Milk, Edward St. Aubyn

04/28/12 At Last, Edward St. Aubyn

04/29/12  THE KILLING, VEEP

04/30/12 The Spoiler, Annalena McAfee, Hot Pink, Adam Levin, MAD MEN, MOB WIVES, SMASH, GIRLS

05/05/12  MAGIC CITY

05/06/12 Dogrun, Arthur Nersesian, THE KILLING, MAD MEN, VEEP, GIRLS

05/07/12  SMASH

05/08/12 10 RILLINGTON PLACE

05/10/12  BOSS

05/11/12  MAGIC CITY

05/12/12 PANIC ROOM

05/13/12  MAD MEN, VEEP, GIRLS

05/14/12  THE KILLING, SMASH, BOSS (2 episodes)

05/16/12 Glamorama, Bret Easton Ellis

05/18/12 LOGAN’S RUN, MAGIC CITY

05/19/12  BOSS

05/20/12 Magic Hours, Tom Bissell, BOSS, THE KILLING, MAD MEN, VEEP, GIRLS

05/26/12 CITIZEN KANE

05/27/12  MAD MEN, VEEP

05/28/12  THE KILLING, GREETINGS FROM TIM BUCKLEY, GIRLS, BOSS

06/01/12 BITTER PILL

06/02/12  MAGIC CITY, BITTER PILL

06/03/12 Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel, PREMIUM RUSH, MAD MEN, VEEP, GIRLS

06/04/12 The Rules of Attraction, Bret Easton Ellis, THE KILLING, BITTER PILL

06/05/12 WESTWORLD, BITTER PILL

06/06/12 BITTER PILL

06/09/12 Bring Up The Bodies, Hilary Mantel

06/11/12  VEEP, GIRLS, THE KILLING, MAD MEN

06/12/12 THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR

06/13/12 BITTER PILL

06/15/12 PRESUMED INNOCENT

06/16/12 Catherine the Great, Robert K. Massie, THORNE

06/17/12 The Los Angeles Diaries, James Brown, PROMETHEUS, GIRLS, THE KILLING

06/18/12 BITTER PILL

06/19/12 BITTER PILL

06/21/12 American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis

06/22/12  HOUSE OF CARDS (2 episodes)

06/23/12 CHINATOWN

06/24/12 LOLITA (’62), THE NEWSROOM

06/25/12 Tragically I Was An Only Twin; The Complete Peter Cook, William Cook, Ed., A Hologram For The King, Dave Eggers

06/27/12 21 JUMP STREET, BITTER PILL

06/28/12 The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, Robert K. Massie

06/29/12 BITTER PILL aka SIDE EFFECTS

06/30/12 JACKIE BROWN

07/01/12 Stories I Only Tell My Friends, Rob Lowe, NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA, THE NEWSROOM

07/02/12  THE WORLD OF LIBERACE

07/03/12 SUNSET BOULEVARD

07/04/12 THIS IS SPINAL TAP

07/06/12 The Talented Miss Highsmith, Joan Schenkar

07/07/12 The Cry of the Owl, Patricia Highsmith, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, TWENTY TWELVE

07/08/12  TWENTY TWELVE(2 episodes)

07/09/12 SIDE EFFECTS

07/10/12 The Price of Salt, Patricia Highsmith

07/11/12 Highsmith: A Romance of the 50s, Marijane Meaker

07/12/12  TWENTY TWELVE

07/13/12 THE MORNING AFTER, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

07/14/12  TWENTY TWELVE

07/15/12 Debbie: My Life, Debbie Reynolds with David Patrick Columbia, TWENTY TWELVE, BREAKING BAD, LOUIE

07/16/12  Begin principal photography on BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

07/19/12 My Heart Is An Idiot, Davy Rothbart, THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES

07/22/12 PROMISED LAND, The Informers, Bret Easton Ellis, BREAKING BAD, LOUIE

07/23/12  THE GREAT ESCAPE

07/27/12 Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith

07/28/12 SIDE EFFECTS, TWENTY TWELVE

07/29/12 THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, BREAKING BAD

08/01/12  WISHFUL DRINKING

08/03/12  LOUIE

08/04/12  Dead Stars, Bruce Wagner, THE MALTESE FALCON

08/05/12  BREAKING BAD

08/10/12  HITLER’S SECRET SCIENCE

08/11/12 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

08/12/12 Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson, THE BOURNE LEGACY, STRANGERS WHEN WE MEET, BREAKING BAD

08/13/12 THE PELICAN BRIEF

08/14/12 TRADING PLACES

08/17/12  BOSS

08/18/12 JAWS

08/19/12  BREAKING BAD

08/25/12  “The Beatles LOVE”

09/01/12  BOSS (2 episodes), BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

09/02/12  BREAKING BAD (2 episodes)

09/03/12 TOP SECRET!, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, SIDE EFFECTS

09/06/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

09/07/12  BOSS

09/08/12 This Is Your Brain on Music, Daniel J. Levitin, SIDE EFFECTS

09/09/12 SIDE EFFECTS, TO BE OR NOT TO BE (’42)

09/10/12 SIDE EFFECTS, LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD

09/11/12 M (’51), BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

09/12/12 THE DEVILS (’71), SAMSARA, AMERICAN GIGOLO

09/13/12 THE HAUNTING, Lionel Asbo: State of England, Martin Amis, A SERIOUS MAN

09/14/12 THE CREEPING TERROR, SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS

09/15/12 Why Does The World Exist?, Jim Holt, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, SIDE EFFECTS

09/16/12 A Wilderness of Error, Errol Morris

09/17/12 The Blunderer, Patricia Highsmith, Caveat Emptor, Ken Perenyi, TAXI DRIVER, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

09/18/12 JAWS

09/19/12  BOSS

09/20/12 A Man in Full, Tom Wolfe, LOUIE (2 episodes)

09/21/12  BOSS

09/22 /12 “By The Way, Meet Vera Stark”, Lynn Nottage, RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

09/23/12 THE MASTER, 13 Million Dollar Pop, David Levien

09/24/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

09/25/12 The Best American Science Writing 2011, Floyd Skloot and Rebecca Skloot, Eds.

09/26/12 Double Cross, Ben McIntire

09/27/12 SIDE EFFECTS (2)

09/28/12  BOSS, THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS

09/30/12 Everybody’s Right, Paolo Sorrentino

09/31/12  HOMELAND

10/01/12  GIANTS @ DODGERS

10/03/12 JAWS, Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon, DR. NO

10/05/12 Hikikomori and the Rental Sister, Jeff Backhaus, BOSS

10/06/12  BROOKLYN BOMBSHELLS @ MANHATTAN MAYHEM

10/07/12  HOMELAND, THE LAVENDAR HILL MOB

10/08/12 SIDE EFFECTS, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

10/12/12 ELYSIUM, We May Be Forgiven, A. M. Homes, BOSS

10/14/12  HOMELAND

10/15/12 KNUCKLEBALL!

10/19/12 The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver, BOSS

10/20/12 THE GIRL, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

10/21/12 The John Lennon Letters, Hunter Davies, Ed., HOMELAND

10/22/12 THE CANYONS

10/25/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

10/26/12 SIDE EFFECTS, FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

10/27/12  TOM PAPA: LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY

10/30/12 Mao: The Real Story, Alexander V. Pantsov and Steven I. Levine

10/31/12 True Believers, Kurt Andersen, The Little Sister, Raymond Chandler

11/01/12 The High Window, Raymond Chandler

11/02/12  ALL FALL DOWN

11/03/12 The Lady in the Lake, Raymond Chandler, ANATOMY OF A MURDER, SIDE EFFECTS

11/04/12  HOMELAND

11/07/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

11/09/12 THE GAME

11/10/12 Back to Blood, Tom Wolfe, FLIGHT

11/11/12  HOMELAND

11/14/12  The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins

11/17/12  “The Twenty-Seventh Man”, Nathan Englander, FROM ROME WITH LOVE

11/18/12 MOONRISE KINGDOM, HOMELAND

11/19/12 TEN LITTLE INDIANS (’65)

11/22/12 ARGO

11/23/12 SKYFALL, MY BROTHER IS A SERIAL KILLER

11/24/12 SIDE EFFECTS, BROADWAY DANNY ROSE, WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH HELEN?

11/25/12  HOMELAND

11/26/12 Silent House, Orhan Pamuk

11/28/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

11/29/12 THE SOCIAL NETWORK

11/30/12  “A Celebration of Harold Pinter”, Julian Sands

12/01/12 THE IMPOSSIBLE, SIDE EFFECTS, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

12/02/12 THE LETTER (’40), HOMELAND

12/04/12 PROMISED LAND

12/05/12 VISITORS, The Female of the Species, Joyce Carol Oates

12/08/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

12/09/12 God is Dead, Ron Currie, Jr., HOMELAND

12/10/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, SIDE EFFECTS

12/11/12 SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

12/12/12 ZERO DARK THIRTY

12/14/12 NOT FADE AWAY

12/16/12  HOMELAND

12/18/12 LOOPER

12/20/12 BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, SIDE EFFECTS, DJANGO UNCHAINED

12/21/12 THE PARALLAX VIEW

12/23/12 On Saudi Arabia, Karen Elliott House

12/24/12 LOVE ACTUALLY

12/25 HELP!, THE THIRD MAN

12/26/12  “Dead Accounts”, Theresa Rebeck

12/27/12 PSYCHO

12/28/12 Skippy Dies, Paul Murray, HOME, JAMES, SEXY BEAST

12/29/12  “Glengarry Glen Ross”, David Mamet, 47 RONIN, A KIND OF LOVING

12/31/12 THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER, RYAN’S DAUGHTER

--------------------------------- VINYL 

SKETCHES OF SPAIN  Miles Davis

THE QUILLER MEMORANDUM   Soundtrack (John Barry)

REVOLVER  The Beatles

THE SILVER ANNIVESARY COLLECTION  (Records 1, 2)  Liberace

THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG, THE GO-BETWEEN  Soundtrack Combo (Michel LeGrand)

DISRAELI GEARS  Cream

DAYS OF FUTURE PASSED  The Moody Blues

TOUCH OF EVIL  Soundtrack (Henry Mancini)

CLASS CLOWN SPOTS A UFO  Guided By Voices

BLUR   Leisure (2)

BLUR  Parklife

RADIOHEAD  OK Computer

BLUR  The Great Escape

GREATEST HITS  Sly and The Family Stone

MY BLOODY VALENTINE  Loveless

THE LA’S  The La’s

ELVIS COSTELLO  Taking Liberties

JONI MITCHELL  Court and Spark

AVERAGE WHITE BAND  Cut the Cake

UTOPIA  Deface the Music

GRAHAM PARKER AND THE RUMOUR  Squeezing Out Sparks

THE BEATLES  Help!

THE CHRISTMAS ALBUM  Various

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS  Vince Guaraldi Trio

ORGAN-IZED  Walter Wanderley

STRINGS AFLAME  Esquivel and his Orchestra

JOHNNY’S NEWEST HITS  Johnny Mathis

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’  Fats Waller

SEVEN STEPS TO HEAVEN  Miles Davis

THE BIRTH OF THE COOL  Miles Davis

THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER BOOK 1  J.S. Bach (Glenn Gould)