2012: The Year in Movies and TV

Saturday, January 12, 2013


Every year I keep notes on what movies and TV shows I have watched and then compile them into one long list at the end of the year. 

Here is my 2012 list. 



January 2012


You stay alive no matter what occurs! 

  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir - Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • The African Queen - John Huston
  • Morning Glory - Roger Michell
  • The Notebook - Nick Cassavetes
  • Marathon Man - John Schlesinger
  • The Last of the Mohicans - Michael Mann
  • Modern Family Season 1, 2
  • Psych Season 5 
  • Nip/Tuck Season 3, 4 
  • Bones Season 6 

February 2012

Zydrate comes in a little glass vial. 

  • The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius
  • Downton Abbey Series 1 - Julian Fellowes (Creator)
  • Masterpiece Classics: Wuthering Heights - Coky Giedroyc
  • Inspector Lynley Mysteries - For the Sake of Elena 
  • Masterpiece Classic: Place of Execution - Daniel Percival
  • Repo the Genetic Opera - Darren Lynn Bousman
  • Aftershock - Xiaogang Feng
  • Modern Family Season 1
  • Nip/Tuck Season 5, 6 
  • The Big Bang Theory - Season 1, 2 
  • Castle Season 3 
  • Lost Season 1 


March 2012

  • Lost Season 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 
  • The Big Bang Theory Season 3, 4
  • Gilmore Girls Season 1, 2 

April 2012 
I couldn't help but notice you noticing me noticing you.

  • Blue Valentine - Derek Cianfrance
  • Rango - Gore Verbinski 
  • Shutter Island - Martin Scorsese

  • Gilmore Girls Season 3, 4, 
  • United States of Tara Season 1, 2, 3
  • Studio 60 Series
  • Glee Season 2 
  • Switched at Birth Season 1.5

May 2012

Do you rent downstairs?
D'you mean am I gay?

  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits - Peter Lord
  • The Avengers - Joss Whedon
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest - Bill Kroyer  
  • The Raven - James McTeigue
  • Spaced Series 1, 2 
  • Gilmore Girls Season 5, 6
  • Sherlock Series 1
  • Being Human Series 1, 2
  • The X Files Season 1

June 2012




  • Adventureland - Greg Mottola
  • How to Steal A Million - William Wyler
  • Brave - Mark Andrews 
  • My Fake Fiance - Gil Junger
  • The Prince and Me - Martha Coolidge
  • Drive Me Crazy - John Schultz
  • She's All That - Robert Iscove
  • 10 Things I Hate About You - Gil Junger

  • The X Files Season 2, 3
  • Gilmore Girls Season 7
  • Being Human Series 3
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1
  • The Colony Season 1

July 2012

They look too much alike to be the same.


  • Drive - Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Little Boy Lost - George Seaton
  • Sleepless in Seattle - Nora Ephron
  • The Last of the Mohicans - Michael Mann
  • The X Files: Resist or Serve - Chris Carter
  • Batman Begins - Christopher Nolan
  • The Dark Knight - Christopher Nolan
  • The Dark Knight Rises - Christopher Nolan
  • The Lady Eve - Preston Sturges

  • Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, 3 
  • The X - Files Season 4, 5 
  • The Inbetweeners Series 1, 2, 3 
  • The IT Crowd Series 1, 2
  • Skins Series 5 


August 2012



For the animals that didn't have a dad to put them in a boat, the end of the world already happened.


  • Beasts of the Southern Wild - Benh Zeitlin
  • The White Ribbon - Michael Haneke
  • Princess Mononoke - Hayao Miyazaki 

  • The X-Files Seasone 6
  • Skins Series 6
  • The IT Crowd Series 3 
  • Gossip Girl Season 1

September 2012



  • We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lynne Ramsay
  • Spirited Away - Hayao Miyazaki 

  • The X-Files Season 8
  • Gossip Girl Season 2, 3 
  • White Collar Season 3
  • Jane By Design Season 1 
  • The IT Crowd Series 4

October 2012



  • The Emperor's New Groove - Mark Dindal
  • The Inbetweeners Movie - Ben Palmer
  • The Road - John Hillcoat
  • All Dogs Go To Heaven - Don Bluth
  • Sherlock Series 2 
  • 30 Rock Season 6

November 2012

That's a bingo!


  • Inglorious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino
  • Breach - Billy Ray
  • Night Train to Munich - Carol Reed
  • Sunset Blvd. - Billy Wilder
  • Love and Other Disasters - Alek Keshishian
  • Bridget Jones's Diary - Sharon Maguire
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason - Beeban Kidron
  • Daydream Nation - Michael Goldbach
  • Shakespeare in Love - John Madden 
  • Lincoln - Steven Spielberg

  • Face Off Season 3 
  • Jericho Season 1 
  • Freaks and Geeks Series
  • Breaking Bad Season 1, 2 
  • BBC Pride and Prejudice Mini Series

December 2012


How can you read this? There's no pictures!

  • Casino Royale - Martin Campbell
  • Quantum of Solace - Marc Forster
  • Skyfall - Sam Mendes
  • The Great Mouse Detective - Ron Clements
  • Pocahontas - Mike Gabriel
  • Beauty and the Beast - Gary Trousdale 

  • How I Met Your Mother Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 
  • Breaking Bad Season 3, 4, 5 
  • Downton Abbey Series 1, 2 
  • Legend of Korra Season 1  

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