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posted by [personal profile] tobyaw at 10:03am on 02/01/2008 under ,

A list of the films I watched in 2007. Most were on DVD, some on TV, and two at the cinema. Can you guess which?

  1. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  2. Carry on Spying (1964)
  3. Doom (2005)
  4. Wing Commander (1999)
  5. The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
  6. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
  7. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
  8. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
  9. The Corpse Bride (2005)
  10. Transporter 2 (2005)
  11. The Silence of the Hams (1994)
  12. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
  13. Rambo III (1988)
  14. Starship Troopers (1997)
  15. Dr No (1962)
  16. From Russia With Love (1963)
  17. Goldfinger (1964)
  18. Thunderball (1965)
  19. You Only Live Twice (1967)
  20. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
  21. Futtocks End (1969)
  22. Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
  23. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  24. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  25. Live and Let Die (1973)
  26. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  27. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  28. Moonraker (1979)
  29. For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  30. Octopussy (1983)
  31. Never Say Never Again (1983)
  32. A View to a Kill (1985)
  33. The Living Daylights (1987)
  34. Licence To Kill (1989)
  35. GoldenEye (1995)
  36. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  37. The World Is Not Enough (1999)
  38. Evita (1996)
  39. Die Another Day (2002)
  40. Ghostbusters (1984)
  41. Casino Royale (2006)
  42. Point Break (1991)
  43. Fargo (1996)
  44. The Replacement Killers (1998)
  45. Noises Off… (1992)
  46. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  47. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
  48. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  49. Hoodwinked! (2005)
  50. Trainspotting (1996)
  51. A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
  52. Water (1985)
  53. Can’t Stop the Music (1980)
  54. Key Largo (1948)
  55. Mallrats (1995)
  56. Ghostbusters II (1989)
  57. Sphere (1998)
  58. Wag the Dog (1997)
  59. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  60. Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
  61. Class of Nuke ’Em High 3: The Good, the Bad and the Subhumanoid (1994)
  62. Hellboy (2004)
  63. Piranha (1978)
  64. Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
  65. Ghostbusters (1984)
  66. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  67. The Wicker Man (1973)
  68. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  69. Casablanca (1942)
  70. The Big Sleep (1946)
  71. Bright Young Things (2003)
  72. The Princess Bride (1987)
  73. The Wicker Man (1973)
  74. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)
  75. The 39 Steps (1935)
  76. In Which We Serve (1942)
  77. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  78. A Canterbury Tale (1944)
  79. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  80. Citizen Kane (1941)
  81. Local Hero (1983)
  82. Brief Encounter (1945)
  83. Spirited Away (2001)
  84. Billy Liar (1963)
  85. School of Rock (2003)
  86. Carry on Cabby (1963)
  87. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
  88. Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace (1999)
  89. Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones (2002)
  90. Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
  91. Club Dread (2004)
  92. Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
  93. Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
  94. Lake Placid (1999)
  95. The Fog (1980)
  96. Prince of Darkness (1987)
  97. Death Race 2000 (1975)
  98. Murder By Numbers (2002)
  99. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
  100. Murder at the Gallop (1963)
  101. Carry On Camping (1969)
  102. Withnail and I (1987)
  103. The Fifth Element (1997)
  104. The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1940)
  105. Sweeney 2 (1978)
  106. Stella Street (2004)
  107. Witchfinder General (1968)
  108. The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
  109. Murder By Death (1976)
  110. Mortal Kombat (1995)
  111. Star Wars (1977)
  112. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  113. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  114. The Last Boy Scout (1991)
  115. Spy Hard (1996)
  116. The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)
  117. Clerks (1994)
  118. Clerks II (2006)
location: KY16 8JY
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posted by [personal profile] tobyaw at 10:03am on 02/01/2008 under ,

A list of the films I watched in 2007. Most were on DVD, some on TV, and two at the cinema. Can you guess which?

  1. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  2. Carry on Spying (1964)
  3. Doom (2005)
  4. Wing Commander (1999)
  5. The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
  6. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
  7. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
  8. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
  9. The Corpse Bride (2005)
  10. Transporter 2 (2005)
  11. The Silence of the Hams (1994)
  12. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
  13. Rambo III (1988)
  14. Starship Troopers (1997)
  15. Dr No (1962)
  16. From Russia With Love (1963)
  17. Goldfinger (1964)
  18. Thunderball (1965)
  19. You Only Live Twice (1967)
  20. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
  21. Futtocks End (1969)
  22. Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
  23. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  24. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  25. Live and Let Die (1973)
  26. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  27. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  28. Moonraker (1979)
  29. For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  30. Octopussy (1983)
  31. Never Say Never Again (1983)
  32. A View to a Kill (1985)
  33. The Living Daylights (1987)
  34. Licence To Kill (1989)
  35. GoldenEye (1995)
  36. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  37. The World Is Not Enough (1999)
  38. Evita (1996)
  39. Die Another Day (2002)
  40. Ghostbusters (1984)
  41. Casino Royale (2006)
  42. Point Break (1991)
  43. Fargo (1996)
  44. The Replacement Killers (1998)
  45. Noises Off… (1992)
  46. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  47. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
  48. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  49. Hoodwinked! (2005)
  50. Trainspotting (1996)
  51. A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
  52. Water (1985)
  53. Can’t Stop the Music (1980)
  54. Key Largo (1948)
  55. Mallrats (1995)
  56. Ghostbusters II (1989)
  57. Sphere (1998)
  58. Wag the Dog (1997)
  59. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  60. Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
  61. Class of Nuke ’Em High 3: The Good, the Bad and the Subhumanoid (1994)
  62. Hellboy (2004)
  63. Piranha (1978)
  64. Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
  65. Ghostbusters (1984)
  66. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  67. The Wicker Man (1973)
  68. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  69. Casablanca (1942)
  70. The Big Sleep (1946)
  71. Bright Young Things (2003)
  72. The Princess Bride (1987)
  73. The Wicker Man (1973)
  74. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)
  75. The 39 Steps (1935)
  76. In Which We Serve (1942)
  77. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  78. A Canterbury Tale (1944)
  79. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  80. Citizen Kane (1941)
  81. Local Hero (1983)
  82. Brief Encounter (1945)
  83. Spirited Away (2001)
  84. Billy Liar (1963)
  85. School of Rock (2003)
  86. Carry on Cabby (1963)
  87. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
  88. Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace (1999)
  89. Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones (2002)
  90. Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
  91. Club Dread (2004)
  92. Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
  93. Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
  94. Lake Placid (1999)
  95. The Fog (1980)
  96. Prince of Darkness (1987)
  97. Death Race 2000 (1975)
  98. Murder By Numbers (2002)
  99. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
  100. Murder at the Gallop (1963)
  101. Carry On Camping (1969)
  102. Withnail and I (1987)
  103. The Fifth Element (1997)
  104. The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1940)
  105. Sweeney 2 (1978)
  106. Stella Street (2004)
  107. Witchfinder General (1968)
  108. The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
  109. Murder By Death (1976)
  110. Mortal Kombat (1995)
  111. Star Wars (1977)
  112. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  113. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  114. The Last Boy Scout (1991)
  115. Spy Hard (1996)
  116. The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)
  117. Clerks (1994)
  118. Clerks II (2006)
location: KY16 8JY
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posted by [personal profile] tobyaw at 01:34am on 02/01/2008 under ,

Looking back on 2007, I managed to achieve my aim of reading more books than in previous years. This was partly helped by the time I saved by giving up reading newspapers and magazines, but that is a matter for another LJ post.

My 2007 reading list:

  1. Better, Faster, Lighter Java Bruce A. Tate & Justin Gehtland
  2. The Devil in Amber Mark Gatiss
  3. The Act of Roger Murgatroyd Gilbert Adair
  4. The Daily Telegraph Book of Hymns Ian Bradley
  5. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? Agatha Christie
  6. Resurrection Men Ian Rankin
  7. Iron Honey Gold: The uses of verse David Holbrook (ed.)
  8. The Rupert Annual No. 71
  9. An April Shroud Reginald Hill
  10. Rumpole à la Carte John Mortimer
  11. Rumpole of the Bailey John Mortimer
  12. The Trials of Rumpole John Mortimer
  13. Rumpole’s Return John Mortimer
  14. Rumpole and the Golden Thread John Mortimer
  15. Rumpole’s Last Case John Mortimer
  16. Rumpole and the Age of Miracles John Mortimer
  17. Rumpole for the Defence John Mortimer
  18. Rumpole and the Angel of Death John Mortimer
  19. Thank You, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  20. Right Ho, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  21. The Code of the Woosters P. G. Wodehouse
  22. Joy in the Morning P. G. Wodehouse
  23. The Mating Season P. G. Wodehouse
  24. Ring for Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  25. Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit P. G. Wodehouse
  26. Jeeves in the Offing P. G. Wodehouse
  27. Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  28. Much Obliged, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  29. Aunts Aren’t Gentlemen P. G. Wodehouse
  30. Rumpole Rests His Case John Mortimer
  31. Rumpole and the Primrose Path John Mortimer
  32. Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders John Mortimer
  33. Leave it to Psmith P. G. Wodehouse
  34. Summer Lightning P. G. Wodehouse
  35. Heavy Weather P. G. Wodehouse
  36. Uncle Fred in the Springtime P. G. Wodehouse
  37. Full Moon P. G. Wodehouse
  38. Pigs Have Wings P. G. Wodehouse
  39. Service with a Smile P. G. Wodehouse
  40. Spring: A Developer’s Notebook Bruce A. Tate & Justin Gehtland
  41. Rumpole on Trial John Mortimer
  42. The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan
  43. Greenmantle John Buchan
  44. Mr Standfast John Buchan
  45. The Three Hostages John Buchan
  46. The Island of Sheep John Buchan
  47. EF Lens Work III: The Eyes of EOS Canon, Inc.
  48. The Naming of the Dead Ian Rankin
  49. The Theory and Practice of Lunch Keith Waterhouse
  50. The Pocket Book of Patriotism George Courtauld
  51. Agile Web Development with Rails Dave Thomas and David Heinemeier Hansson
  52. The Franchise Affair Josephine Tey
  53. The Daughter of Time Josephine Tey
  54. Contemplating Music Joseph Kerman
  55. The Friendly Adventures of Buttons and Mac Ursula Hourihane
  56. On Photography Susan Sontag
  57. James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl
  58. Looking at Photographs John Szarkowski
location: KY16 8JY
tobyaw: (Default)
posted by [personal profile] tobyaw at 01:34am on 02/01/2008 under ,

Looking back on 2007, I managed to achieve my aim of reading more books than in previous years. This was partly helped by the time I saved by giving up reading newspapers and magazines, but that is a matter for another LJ post.

My 2007 reading list:

  1. Better, Faster, Lighter Java Bruce A. Tate & Justin Gehtland
  2. The Devil in Amber Mark Gatiss
  3. The Act of Roger Murgatroyd Gilbert Adair
  4. The Daily Telegraph Book of Hymns Ian Bradley
  5. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? Agatha Christie
  6. Resurrection Men Ian Rankin
  7. Iron Honey Gold: The uses of verse David Holbrook (ed.)
  8. The Rupert Annual No. 71
  9. An April Shroud Reginald Hill
  10. Rumpole à la Carte John Mortimer
  11. Rumpole of the Bailey John Mortimer
  12. The Trials of Rumpole John Mortimer
  13. Rumpole’s Return John Mortimer
  14. Rumpole and the Golden Thread John Mortimer
  15. Rumpole’s Last Case John Mortimer
  16. Rumpole and the Age of Miracles John Mortimer
  17. Rumpole for the Defence John Mortimer
  18. Rumpole and the Angel of Death John Mortimer
  19. Thank You, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  20. Right Ho, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  21. The Code of the Woosters P. G. Wodehouse
  22. Joy in the Morning P. G. Wodehouse
  23. The Mating Season P. G. Wodehouse
  24. Ring for Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  25. Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit P. G. Wodehouse
  26. Jeeves in the Offing P. G. Wodehouse
  27. Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  28. Much Obliged, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  29. Aunts Aren’t Gentlemen P. G. Wodehouse
  30. Rumpole Rests His Case John Mortimer
  31. Rumpole and the Primrose Path John Mortimer
  32. Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders John Mortimer
  33. Leave it to Psmith P. G. Wodehouse
  34. Summer Lightning P. G. Wodehouse
  35. Heavy Weather P. G. Wodehouse
  36. Uncle Fred in the Springtime P. G. Wodehouse
  37. Full Moon P. G. Wodehouse
  38. Pigs Have Wings P. G. Wodehouse
  39. Service with a Smile P. G. Wodehouse
  40. Spring: A Developer’s Notebook Bruce A. Tate & Justin Gehtland
  41. Rumpole on Trial John Mortimer
  42. The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan
  43. Greenmantle John Buchan
  44. Mr Standfast John Buchan
  45. The Three Hostages John Buchan
  46. The Island of Sheep John Buchan
  47. EF Lens Work III: The Eyes of EOS Canon, Inc.
  48. The Naming of the Dead Ian Rankin
  49. The Theory and Practice of Lunch Keith Waterhouse
  50. The Pocket Book of Patriotism George Courtauld
  51. Agile Web Development with Rails Dave Thomas and David Heinemeier Hansson
  52. The Franchise Affair Josephine Tey
  53. The Daughter of Time Josephine Tey
  54. Contemplating Music Joseph Kerman
  55. The Friendly Adventures of Buttons and Mac Ursula Hourihane
  56. On Photography Susan Sontag
  57. James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl
  58. Looking at Photographs John Szarkowski
location: KY16 8JY

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