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Film and Book Challenges 2017

I’ve never before set an official challenge for reading or film watching but, this year, I thought I might give it ago. This post will exist as a place for me to document the media I will consume/am consuming in 2017  (*˘︶˘*).。.:*♡

(Books that have been read previously/shows or movies that have been rewatched will be marked: *)

>52 Books/Short Stories/Written Things in 2017:

  1. Kino – Haruki Murakami
  2. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running – Haruki Murakami
  3. The Elements of Style – William Shrunk Jr.
  4. The Dark – Lemony Snicket*
  5. A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf
  6. Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard
  7. Orlando – Virginia Woolf
  8. Japanese Tales from Times Past – Translated by Naoshi Koriyama & Bruce Allen (Currently Reading) 
  9. Short Stories from Hogwarts: Of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists – J. K. Rowling
  10. That Sugar Book – Damon Gameau
  11. The Literary Theory Handbook
  12. Love and Honour and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice – Nam Le
  13. Death by Landscape – Margaret Atwood
  14. Sleep – Haruki Murakami
  15. A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab
  16. Oh, The Places You’ll Go – Dr Seuss (One of my graduation presents!)
  17. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone* – J.K. Rowling
  18. The Laugh of the Medusa – Hélène Cixous
  19. The Wind-Up Bird Chronical – Haruki Murakami
  20. Are you Happy? – Akhil Sharma
  21. A Love Story – Samantha Hunt
  22. A Game of Thrones – George R. R. Martin
  23. The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien (currently reading)
  24. A Village After Dark – Kazuo Ishiguro
  25. Two Men Arrive in a Village – Zadie Smith
  26. The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Neffenegger
  27. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  28. The Buried Giant – Kazuo Ishiguro

100 Films/Seasons in 2017

  1. The Crown Season 1
  2. バケモノ の子 (The Boy and the Beast)
  3. Mulan*
  4. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  5. The Game (It was bad, and the only thing our internet would load in our Beijing hotel room – do not recommend)
  6. Joy
  7. Moana
  8. Sherlock Season 4
  9. Doctor Who Season 9
  10. 借りぐらしのアリエッティ (The Secret World of Arrietty)
  11. 風の谷のナウシカ  (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind)
  12. Passengers
  13. Silicon Valley Season 1
  14. Silicon Valley Season 2
  15. Silicon Valley Season 3
  16. La La Land (!!!! 10/10. Deserved the all of the Oscars ever. I loved everything. I almost cried during the ending)
  17. 君の名は (Your Name) (Did cry. I miss Japan. This movie was beautiful)
  18. Sherlock Season 1*
  19. Sherlock Season 2*
  20. Sherlock Season 3*
  21. Marie Antoinette*
  22. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  23. Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1*
  24. Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2*
  25. Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 3*
  26. Legend of Korra Season 1
  27. Beauty and the Beast
  28. The I.T. Crowd Season 1*
  29. GoT Season 1
  30. GoT Season 2
  31. GoT Season 3
  32. GoT Season 4
  33. GoT Season 5
  34. GoT Season 6
  35. GoT Season 7
  36. Catch Me If You Can
  37. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone*
  38. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them*
  39. Moana*
  40. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets*
  41. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban*
  42. Peter Pan (2003 version)*
  43. Howl’s Moving Castle*
  44. 君の名は (Your Name)*
  45. Anne with an E
  46. Time Traveller’s Wife
  47. Girl, Interrupted*
  48. Spiderman Homecoming
  49. Stranger Things Season 2
  50. Wonder Woman

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