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fiction & such for 2013

total
153 films
26 short films
6 complete seasons of television
303 tv episodes
110 different tv series
32 books
92 comics
126 university texts
3 complete magazines
11 plays & performances
3 concerts

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favourites
new films in the cinema: safety not guaranteed (2012) + I wish (2011) + before midnight (2013) + belleville baby (2013) + museum hours (2012) + facing mirrors (2011)
new films on dvd: gabbeh (1996) + after life (1998)
new tv shows: battlestar galactica + elementary
old tv shows: flcl + how I met your mother
books: writer, m.d. - the best contemporary fiction and nonfiction by doctors + george r.r. martin - a storm of swords
comic series: chica umino - honey and clover
comic one-shot: est em - the lady of udon
play: thomas hobbins - land's end + rob drummond - bullet catch




january

films
kukuriko-zaka kara (2011) (from up on poppy hill)
bashu, gharibeye koochak (1990) (bashu, the little stranger)
resident evil (2002)
amour (2012)
frankenweenie (2012)
anna karenina (2012)
nu ji xie ren (1991) (robotrix)
brave (2012)
chasing ice (2012)
bacheha-ye aseman (1997) (children of heaven)
nema-ye nazdik (1990) (close-up)
eлeнa (2011)
flight (2012)
pirates! in an adventure with scientists! (2012)
baraka (1992)
salaam cinema (1995)
nun o goldun (1996) (a moment of innocence)
redline (2009)
rang-e khoda (1999) (the colour of paradise)
safety not guaranteed (2012)

short films
loin du 16ème (2006) (in paris je t'aime) *
zang-e tafrih (1972) (breaktime)
nan o kucheh (1970) (the bread and alley)
salvador (historia de un milagro cotidiano) (2007) (salvador (a daily miracle story))
dow rahehal baraye yek massaleh (1975) (two solutions for one problem)

tv
adventure time, 0x00+1x01
africa, 1x01
cbeebies bedtime hour, one episode
chihayafuru, 1x02+1x03
cinema iran
community, 1x01 *
cougar town, 1x04
game of thrones, 2x01
how I met your mother, 8x13+8x14
human planet, complete series
lost girl, 1x01
on the road with kiarostami
puella magi madoka magica, 1x01+1x02
south pacific, 1x01
the 2012 london olympics opening ceremony

books
xiaolu guo: ufo in her eyes
mugumogu: I am maru
neil gaiman + charles vess: instructions
j.r.r. tolkien: the lord of the rings - the fellowship of the ring

comics
june kim: 12 days *
taiyo matsumoto: blue spring *
hiroaki samura: ohikkoshi *
jinsei kataoka + kazuma kondou: deadman wonderland, volume 9
risa motoyama: start with a happy ending, volume 1
konami kanata: chi's sweet home, volume 1
konami kanata: chi's sweet home, volume 2
akiko higashimura: kuragehime, volume 7
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 4
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 3
ise katsura + yoko: onani master kurosawa, volume 3

university texts
hamid dabashi: chapter 3 - the sight of the invisible world: the cinema of bahram beiza'i (in close up: iranian cinema, past, present and future)
hamid naficy: islamizing film culture in iran - a post-khatami update (in the new iranian cinema: politics, representation and identity)
hamid reza sadr: the 1980s (in iranian cinema: a political history)
shakib fereshteh: the image of children (in directory of world cinema: iran)
hamid reza sadr: children in contemporary iranian cinema - when we were children (in the new iranian cinema: politics, representation and identity)
negar mottahedeh: chapter 1 - nationalizing sense perception (in displaced allegories: post-revolutionary iranian cinema)
alberto elena: chapter 3 - ashes and diamonds (in the cinema of abbas kiarostami)
khatereh shebani: chapter 4 - modernity and identity in a cinematic perspective (in the poetics of iranian cinema: aesthetics, modernity and film after the revolution)
karen lury: case study - teletubbies (in interpreting television)
paddy scannell: dailiness (in radio, television, and modern life: a phenomenological approach)
rosalind galt + karl schoonover: introduction - the impurity of art cinema (in global art cinema)
philip parker: a creative matrix (in the art & science of screenwriting)
jonathan rosenbaum + mehrnaz saaed-vafa: abbas kiarostami (in abbas kiarostami)
e. reid: terra nova
james franco: lockheed (in palo alto)
john fante: chapter four (in ask the dust)
david cardiff + paddy scannell: broadcasting and national unity (in impacts and influences: essays on media power in the twentieth century)
mimi white: the attractions of television - reconsidering liveness (in mediaspace: place, scale and culture in a media age)
shohini chaudhuri + howard finn: the open image - poetic realism and the new iranian cinema (in screen)
lloyd ridgeon: the islamic apocalypse - mohsen makhmalbaf's moment of innocence (in representing religion in world cinema: filmmaking, mythmaking, culture making)
c. fraser: chronoforce
a. chowdhury: a reflection
alan bennett: a chip in the sugar
karen lury: sound (in interpreting television)
r. gibbs: izzy orts
kristyn gorton: theorising emotion in film and television (in media audiences: television, meaning and emotion)

concerts
celtic connections: aimee mann, ted leo & amelia curran (o2 abc)

february

films
a summer page (1990)
the impossible (2012)
searching for sugar man (2012)
roozi ke zan shodam (2000) (the day I became a woman)
django unchained (2012)
the invisible war (2012)
kiseki (2011) (I wish)
waga kokoro no ginga tetsudo: miyazawa kenji monogatari (1996) (night trains to the star)
mirror mirror (2012)
wreck-it ralph (2012)
okami kodomo no ame to yuki (2012) (wolf children)
byosoku go senchimetoru (2007) (5 centimetres per second)
lincoln (2012)
5 broken cameras (2011)
dayereh (2000) (the circle)
no (2012)
dakhtaran-e khorshid (2000) (daughters of the sun)
sharayet (2011) (circumstance) *
zero dark thirty (2012)
les misérables (2012)
life of pi (2012)
how to survive a plague (2012)
the hobbit: an unexpected journey (2012)
the sessions (2012)
mekong hotel (2012)
moonrise kingdom (2012)
shell (2012)
silver linings playbook (2012)
the master (2012)
god help the girl (2013)
marmoulak (2004) (the lizard)

short films
crow moon (2006)
paperman (2012)
gasman (1998)
mono (2006)

tv
amnesia, 1x01
buffy the vampire slayer, 5x16
chihayafuru, 1x04
continuity in craftsmanship - lacquer-ware in tohoku, japan
cougar town, 1x05
eastenders (one episode)
the far-reaching glass road - satsuma kiriko
funeral of princess diana
futurama, 1x03-1x05
grey's anatomy, 2x26+2x27
how I met your mother, 8x15
iranian women filmmakers
kaze no stigma, 1x01
kemonozume, 1x01
leverage, 1x01
mahou shoujo tai arisu, 1x01
my little pony: friendship is magic, 1x01 *
mysterious girlfriend x, 1x01+1x02
psycho pass, 1x01
skins, 1x02 *

books
yann martel: life of pi
matthew quick: the silver linings playbook

comics
jinsei kataoka + kazuma kondou: deadman wonderland, volume 10
akiko higashimura: kuragehime, volume 8
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 5
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 4
ise katsura + yoko: onani master kurosawa, volume 4

university texts
kristyn gorton: theorising emotion in film and television (in media audiences: television, meaning and emotion)
shahla lahiji: chaste dolls and unchaste dolls - women in iranian cinema since 1979 (in the new iranian cinema)
michelle langford: allegory and the aesthetics of becoming-woman in marziyeh meshkini's the day I became a woman (in camera obscura)
e. harris: silence
raymond carver: so much water close to home
charles fairchild: flow amid flux - the evolving uses of music in evening television drama (in television & new media)
faye woods: storytelling in song - television music, narrative and allusion in 'the o.c.'
james bennett: the television personality system - televisual stardom revisited after film theory (in screen)
hamid naficy: veiled visions/powerful presences - women in post-revolutionary iranian cinema (in in the eye of the storm: women in post-revolutionary iran)
t. morrice: untitled
hamid dabashi: body-less faces - mutilating modernity and abstracting women in an "islamic cinema" (in visual anthropology)
e. macaskill: succubus
lindsey moore: women in a widening frame - (cross-)cultural projection, spectatorship, and iranian cinema (in camera obscura)
the stages of the hero's journey
hamid reza sadr: the 1980s (in iranian cinema: a political history) *
shahin gerami: mullahs, martyrs, and men - conceptualizing masculinity in the islamic republic of iran (in men and masculinities)
sheila whitaker: chapter 4 - rakhshan bani-etemad (in life and art: the new iranian cinema)
minoo derayeh: depiction of women in iranian cinema, 1970s to present (in women's studies international forum)
hamid naficy: chapter 3 - veiled voice and vision in iranian cinema - the evolution of rakhshan banietemad's films (in ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: gender in film at the end of the twentieth century)
farhang erfani: stolen jouissance - lacan, feminism, and meshkini's the day I became a woman (in iranian cinema and philosophy)
hamid reza sadr: the 1990s (in iranian cinema: a political history)
shahla lahiji: chaste dolls and unchaste dolls - women in iranian cinema since 1979 (in the new iranian cinema) *
michelle langford: allegory and the aesthetics of becoming-woman in marziyeh meshkini's the day I became a woman (in camera obscura) *
hamid naficy: veiled visions/powerful presences - women in post-revolutionary iranian cinema (in in the eye of the storm: women in post-revolutionary iran) *
laura mulvey: visual pleasure and narrative cinema (in screen) *
nacim pak-shiraz: filmic discourses on the role of the clergy in iran (in british journal of middle eastern studies)
saeed zeydabadi-nejad: social films (in the politics of iranian cinema: film and society in the islamic republic)
lisa williamson: challenging sitcom conventions - from the larry sanders show to the comeback (in it's not tv: watching hbo in the post-television era)
farhang erfani: deafening silence - bahman ghobadi's turtles can fly and marginal politics (in iranian cinema and philosophy)
michelle langford: iran and its others - locating cultural diversity in iranian cinema (in international journal of diversity in organisations, communities & nations)

plays & other performances
john hamilton may + paul mcquade + jen williams + char march + andrew mccallum + kirsty logan + zach ellis + judit kiss: lgbt - in our own words (cca, glasgow)

march

films
gilaneh (2005)
safe haven (2013)
song for marion (2012)
kûsî jî dikarin bifirin (2004) (turtles can fly)
in film nist (2011) (this is not a film)
lore (2012)
talaye sorkh (2003) (crimson gold)
rashōmon (1950)
davandeh (1985) (the runner)
harry potter and the philosopher's stone (2001) *
harry potter and the chamber of secrets (2002)
gf*bf (2012)
hus i helvete (2002)
tabiate bijan (1974) (still life)
20 angosht (2004) (20 fingers)
gabbeh (1996)
cesare deve morire (2012) (caesar must die)
post tenebras lux (2012)
aab, baad, khaak (1989) (water, wind, dust)
nargess (1992)

short films
möte med ondskan (2002)
grænsen (1995) (never)
stronger (2012)

tv
avatar: the last airbender, 1x01
battlestar galactica, 1x01+1x02
being human, 1x01
bob's burgers, season 1
castle, 1x01 *
community, 1x02-1x09 *
cougar town, 1x06+1x07
dexter, 1x01 *
doctor who, 1x03-1x05
downton abbey, 1x01 *
hayate the combat butler, 1x02+1x03
inside nature's giants, 2x01
justified, 1x01
library war, 1x01
limmy's show, 1x03
the lizzie bennet diaries, 1x01
longmire, 1x01
mawaru penguindrum, 1x02 *
miranda, 1x01 *, 3x01
my little pony: friendship is magic, 1x02 *
natsume yuujin-cho, 1x01 *
new girl, 1x03+1x04
once upon a time, 1x01 *
planet earth, 1x01
psych, 1x01 *
rozen maiden, 1x01
scandal, 1x01
school 2013, 1x01
shameless (us), 1x01
sherlock, 2x02
some girls, 1x03
star wars: the clone wars, 1x01
30 rock, 1x01 *
the trip, 1x03
true blood, 1x01 *
underemployed, 1x01
victorious, 1x01
the walking dead, 1x01 *
the west wing, 1x01
zettai karen children, 1x01

books
collection: gay plays 4 (eric bentley: round 2, gerald killingworth: days of cavafy, neil bartlett: a vision of love revealed in sleep (part three), joe pintauro: wild blue)
david mitchell: cloud atlas
gönül dönmez-colin: women, islam and cinema

comics
jinsei kataoka + kazuma kondou: deadman wonderland, volume 11
akiko higashimura: kuragehime, volume 9
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 6
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 5
bryan lee o'malley: scott pilgrim's precious little life

university texts
hamid dabashi: jafar panahi - crimson gold (in masters and masterpieces of iranian cinema)
albert moran: reasserting the national? programme formats, international television and domestic culture (in television studies after tv)
pedram khosronejad: some observations on visual representations of the 2009 iranian presidential election crisis (in iranian studies)
navid nikzadfar: introduction (in the green movement in iran)
christopher gow: from iran to hollywood and some places in-between - iranian émigré filmmaking (in from iran to hollywood and some places in-between: reframing post-revolutionary iranian cinema)
hamid naficy: an accented cinema - exilic and diasporic filmmaking (in situating accented cinema)
shahin gerami: mullahs, martyrs, and men - conceptualizing masculinity in the islamic republic of iran (in men and masculinities) *
sheila whitaker: chapter 4 - rakhshan bani-etemad (in life and art: the new iranian cinema) *
hamid naficy: chapter 3 - veiled voice and vision in iranian cinema - the evolution of rakhshan banietemad's films (in ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: gender in film at the end of the twentieth century) *
goli m. rezai-rashti: transcending the limitations - women and the post-revolutionary iranian cinema (in critique: critical middle eastern studies)

complete magazines
national geographic, march 2013

april

films
după dealuri (2012) (beyond the hills)
der blaue engel (1930) (the blue angel)
possession (2002)
den skaldede frisør (2012) (love is all you need)
à nous la liberté (1931)
dans la maison (2012)
iron man 3 (2013)
hearts of the world (1918) *
it (1927) *
la marseillaise (1938)

short films
dream girl (2012)

tv
arrested development, 1x01 *
battlestar galactica, 1x03
fringe, 1x01 *
game of thrones, season 1 *
hannibal, 1x01
how I met your mother, 1x01+1x02 *, 8x19+8x20+8x22
k, 1x01
key the metal idol, 1x01
kobato, 1x01
my little pony: friendship is magic, 1x03-1x15
puella magi madoka magica, 1x03

comics
akiko higashimura: kuragehime, volume 10
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 7
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 6
yukito ayatsuji + hiro kiyahara: another, volume 1
rumiko takahashi: inuyasha, volume 1

university texts
amy holdsworth: televisual memory (in screen)
martin kitchen: european society between the wars (in europe between the wars)
tom gunning: modernity and cinema - a culture of shocks and flows (in cinema and modernity)
richard decordova: the emergence of the star system in america (in stardom: industry of desire) *
susan currell: film and radio (in american culture in the 1920s)
d.l. lemahieu: a. cinema - image and identification (in a culture for democracy: mass communication and the cultivated mind in britain between the wars)
lary may: the new frontier - "hollywood", 1914-1920 (in screening out the past: mass culture and the motion picture industry) *
bruce murray: hollywood, moscow, and the crisis of german film (in film and the german left in the weimar republic) *
janet staigner: the hollywood mode of production - its conditions of existence (in the classical hollywood cinema: film style and mode of production to 1960) *
nancy wood: towards a semiotics of the transition to sound - spatial and temporal codes (in screen) *
paul monaco: german movies and the obsessions of a nation (in cinema and society: france and germany during the twenties) *
elizabeth grottle strebel: french social cinema and the popular front (in journal of contemporary history)
m.s. phillips: the nazi control of the german film industry (in journal of european studies)
patrice petro: on the subject of weimar film history (in joyless streets: women and melodramatic representation in weimar germany) *

may

films
oblivion (2013)
synecdoche, new york (2008)
los amantes pasajeros (2013) (I'm so excited)
les intouchables (2011)

short films
myrsky (2013)

tv
american horror story, 1x01 *
cowboy bebop, 1x01 *
game of thrones, season 2
how I met your mother, 2x14-2x16 *
kings, 1x01+1x02
k-on!, 1x01
lightfields, 1x01

books
margaret atwood: the animals in that country
richard siken: crush
christer themptander: vi ses på andra sidan
angela carter: the bloody chamber
anne tyler: the beginner's goodbye
william shakespeare: the tempest

comics
akiko higashimura: kuragehime, volume 11
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 8
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 7
alison bechdel: fun home - a family tragicomic

complete magazines
national geographic, may 2013

june

films
cloud atlas (2012)
oz the great and powerful (2013)
snow white: a tale of terror (1997)
stoker (2013)

tv
battlestar galactica, 1x04
dogtanian and the three muskehounds, 1x01
earthflight, 1x05
elementary, season 1
fullmetal alchemist: brotherhood, 1x01 *
hannibal, 1x02
human planet, 1x01 *
my little pony: friendship is magic, 1x16+1x17
once upon a time, 1x02+1x03
orphan black, 1x01

books
barry mccrea: the first verse
george r.r. martin: a song of ice and fire, book three - a storm of swords, part 1 - steel and snow
malachy mccourt: a monk swimming
margaret atwood: bodily harm

comics
aki shimizu + saki okuse: blood sucker - legend of zipangu, volume 1 *
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 9
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 8
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 10
mifune asato: yaoyorozu girl, volume 1
inio asano: oyasumi punpun, volume 9
gonzo + ayamura kirihito: red garden, volume 1
chika umino: honey and clover, volume 1 *

complete magazines
national geographic, december 2012

july

films
american vagabond (2013)
constantine (2005)
après mai (2012) (something in the air)

tv
the bridge, 1x01
enlightened, 1x01
hannibal, 1x03+1x04
once upon a time, 1x04-1x06
orphan black, 1x02
psych, 1x02 *
wilfred, 1x01

books
james miller: lost boys

comics
mohiro kitoh: short stories - zansho
nishioka kyoudai: child of god
hirosuke kizaki + marley caribu: shoujo nemu
emmi nieminen: keskiviikko
sakumi yoshino: forest of the ice needles
fumiko takano: the yellow book
yuki urushibara: mushishi, volume 3
kaori yuki: earl cain, volume 1 *
est em: the lady of udon
minami q-ta: please god
nobuhiro watsuki: rurouni kenshin, volume 1
hiromu arakawa + huang jin zhou: hero tales, volume 1
inio asano: before dawn and the end of the world
konno kita: cotton
peter milligan + jamie hewlett: tank girl - the odyssey
usamaru furuya + osamu dazai: no longer human, volume 1
hiromu arakawa + huang jin zhou: hero tales, volume 2
hideyuki kurata + tomomasa takuma: train + train, volume 1 *
kiriko nananan: pumpkin and mayonnaise
chika umino: honey and clover, volume 2 *

august

films
the purge (2013)
only god forgives (2013)
before midnight (2013)
pacific rim (2013)
belleville baby (2013)
eraserhead (1977) with live accompaniment by cercueil
l'étoile du jour (2012)
uroki garmonii (2013) (harmony lessons)
museum hours (2012)
los últimos días (2013) (the last days)
aynehaye rooberoo (2011) (facing mirrors)

tv
the bridge, 1x02-1x05
hannibal, 1x05
merlin, 1x04
psych, 1x03 *

books
various: writer, m.d. - the best contemporary fiction and nonfiction by doctors
george r. r. martin: a song of ice and fire, book three - a storm of swords, part 2 - blood and gold
johannes lahtinen: alku - eli 4 ½ miljoonan vuoden rakkaustarina

comics
yuuki fujimoto: the stellar six of gingacho, volume 1 *
joe kelly + jm ken niimura: I kill giants
naoki urasawa + osamu tezuka + takashi nagasaki: pluto, volume 1
chika umino: honey and clover, volume 3
nobuhiro watsuki: rurouni kenshin, volume 2
yuki urushibara: mushishi, volume 4
gokurakuin sakurako: category - freaks, volume 1 *
tadashi agi + tetsuya koshiba: remote, volume 1
gokurakuin sakurako: category - freaks, volume 2 *
yuji iwahara: cat paradise, volume 1 *
clamp: chobits, volume 1 *
yuki midorikawa: natsume's book of friends, volume 1 *
rumi takahashi: inuyasha, volume 2
yoko matsushita: descendants of darkness, volume 1 *

plays
georges feydeau: hotelli paradiso (l'hôtel du libre échange) (helsingin kaupunginteatteri)
david farr + juha kukkonen: robin hoodin sydän (the heart of robin hood) (ryhmäteatteri, suomenlinnan kesäteatteri)

concerts
philip glass: piano recital (mad rush, metamorphoses 1-4, etudes, wichita vortex sutra, closing) (temppeliaukion kirkko)

september

films
upstream color (2013)
ain't them bodies saints (2013)
dredd (2012)
plein soleil (1960)
we are what we are (2013)
queen of the damned (2002)
rashōmon (1950) *
sunrise: a song of two humans (1927)
otelo burning (2011)
harold and maude (1971) *
tōkyō monogatari (1953) (tokyo story)

tv
agents of s.h.i.e.l.d., 1x01
battlestar galactica, 1x05-1x07
bron | broen, serie 1
elementary, 2x01
fullmetal alchemist: brotherhood, 1x02 *
mom, 1x01
my schoolgirl fantasy
orphan black, 1x03
sailor moon, 1x01
sleepy hollow, 1x01+1x02

books
kaj korkea-aho: tummempaa tuolla puolen (gräset är mörkare på andra sidan)
marguerite yourcenar: tulet (feux)
pia pesonen: urho kekkonen straße
stewart home: 69 tapaa käyttää kuollutta prinsessaa (69 things to do with a dead princess)
miklós radnóti: vaahtopää taivas - valikoima runoja 1928-1944
f. scott fitzgerald: the great gatsby
barbara mennel: queer cinema - schoolgirls, vampires and gay cowboys

comics
isayama hajime: attack on titan, volume 1
yuji iwahara: cat paradise, volume 2
frederik peeters: pachyderme
ai yazawa: nana, volume 1
warren ellis: global frequency
ulli lust: tänään on loppuelämäsi viimeinen päivä (heute ist der letzte tag vom rest deines lebens)
derek kirk kim: same difference and other stories
masamune shirow: ghost in the shell
ryuta amazume: nana to kaoru, volume 11
keiko konno: shoujo mangaka no koi

university texts
alastair phillips: pictures of the past in the present - modernity, femininity and stardom in the postwar films of ozu yasujiro (in screen)
kathe geist: playing with space - ozu and two-dimensional design in japan (in cinematic landscapes: observations on the visual arts and cinema of china and japan)
kristin thompson + david bordwell: space and narrative in the films of ozu (in screen)
robert cardullo: a passage to tokyo - the art of ozu, remembered (in asian cinema)

theatre & other performances
arches live (opera breve: one day this will be long ago; deb jones & alison peebles: cuff; steve slatter: between atoms and the stars; thomas hobbins: land's end; rosana & amy cade: sister; shafted?! theatrical dissidents: shafted?!)
fyodor dostoyevsky + chris hannan: crime and punishment (citizens theatre)

october

films
wandafuru raifu (1998) (after life)
viaggio in italia (1954) (journey to italy)
yukinojo henge (1963) (an actor's revenge)
bleeding rose (2007)
evangerion shin gekijōban: q (2012) (evangelion: 3.0 you can (not) redo)
perfect blue (1997)
majokko shimai no yoyo to nene (2013)
fuse teppō musume no torimonochou (2012) (fuse: memoirs of the hunter girl) (+ q&a with masayuki miyaji)
yōjinbō (1961) (yojimbo)
jingi naki tatakai (1973) (the yakuza papers: battles without honor and humanity)
tōkyō nagaremono (1966) (tokyo drifter)
gojira (1954) (godzilla) *
easy rider (1969)
le week-end (2013)
soshite chichi ni naru (2013) (like father, like son)
badlands (1973)
diarios de motocicleta (2004) (the motorcycle diaries)
xala (1975)
un homme qui crie (2010) (a screaming man)

short films
umkhungo (2010) (gift)
jesus and the giant (2008)
mwansa the great (2011)
tinye so (2010)
bon voyage sim (1966)
the tale of how (2006)
jozi zoo (2004)
the shadow boy (2007)
dareka no manazashi (2013) (someone's gaze)
kotonoha no niwa (2013) (the garden of words) * (+ q&a with makoto shinkai)

tv
africa, 1x02
agents of s.h.i.e.l.d., 1x02
beyond the boundary, 1x01
don't trust the b---- in apartment 23, 1x01 *
elementary, 2x02-2x05
ergo proxy, 1x01 *
game of thrones, 3x01
hannibal, 1x06
how I met your mother, 9x03+9x05-9x07
mom, 1x02
orphan black, 1x04
peaky blinders, 1x01+1x02
rahxephon, 1x01
revenge, 1x01 *
sleepy hollow, 1x03+1x04
trophy wife, 1x01

books
monika kehoe: lesbians over 60 speak for themselves

university texts
david bordwell: sonic space & offscreen space (in narration in the fiction film)
david williams: an actor's revenge (in screen)
peter lunt + sonia livingstone: ofcom as a regulatory agency (in media regulation: governance and the interests of citizens and consumers)
scott nygren: inscribing the subject - the melodramatization of gender in an actor's revenge (in kon ichikawa)
gill branston + roy stafford: regulation now (in the media student's book)
tom milne: the skull beneath the skin (in sight & sound)
tom gunning: "the whole world within reach" - travel images without borders (in virtual voyages: cinema and travel)
donald richie: the several sides of kon ichikawa (in sight & sound)
david desser: toward a structural analysis of the postwar samurai film (in reframing japanese cinema: authorship, genre, history)
conn holohan: aesthetics of intimacy (in short film studies)
rebecca davies: the long history of short films (in telegraph)
isolde standish: cinema and humanism (in new history of japanese cinema)
keiko iwai mcdonald: the yakuza film - an introduction (in reframing japanese cinema: authorship, genre, history)
susan j. napier: panic sites - the japanese imagination of disaster from godzilla to akira (in the journal of japanese studies)
chon noriega: godzilla and the japanese nightmare - when "them!" is u.s. (in cinema journal)
balufu bakupa-kanyinda: filming in africa - 'then and now'
onookome okome: nollywood - spectatorship, audience and the sites of consumption (in postcolonial text)
jonathan haynes: video boom - nigeria and ghana (in postcolonial text)

theatre & other performances
rob drummond: bullet catch (the arches)

november

films
mosura tai gojira (1964) (mothra vs. godzilla)
imagine me & you (2005)
pojktanten (2012) (she male snails)
ai no korida (1976) (in the realm of the senses)
kaze no tani no naushika (1984) (nausicaä of the valley of the wind)
valhalla rising (2009)
ōdishon (1999) (audition)
ringu (1998) (ring)
thor: the dark world (2013)
the hunger games: catching fire (2013)
django (1966)
a story of children and film (2013)

short films
pumzi (2009)

tv
elementary, 2x06
ergo proxy, 1x02+1x03
fringe, 1x02
fullmetal alchemist: brotherhood, 1x03
game of thrones, 3x02
how I met your mother, 9x08-9x10
kill la kill, 1x01
mad men, 1x01 *
orphan black, 1x05
the x-files, 1x01+1x02 *

comics
joe harris + chris carter + michael walsh: the x-files, season 10, #1-5
chica umino: honey and clover, volume 4

podcasts
welcome to night vale, 1-3

university texts
the bbfc's annual report 2012
sexual and sadistic violence in films - a report for the british board of film classification
yomota inuhiko: the menace from the south seas - honda ishiro's godzilla (1954) (in japanese cinema: texts and contexts)
chon noriega: godzilla and the japanese nightmare - when them! is u.s. (in cinema journal) *
philip brophy: monster island - godzilla and japanese sci-fi/horror/fantasy (in postcolonial studies)
samara lea allsop: gojira / godzilla (in the cinema of japan and korea)
samara lea allsop: ai no corrida / in the realm of the senses (in the cinema of japan and korea)
isolde standish: transgression and the politics of porn (in japanese cinema: texts and contexts)
creative scotland annual plan 2013-2014
hamid naficy: phobic spaces and liminal panics - independent transnational film genre (in global/local)
toby miller: the film industry and the government - "endless mr beans and mr bonds"? (in critical cultural policy studies: a reader)
tom mes: ôdishon / audition (in the cinema of japan and korea)
yumiko iida: japan in the 1990s and beyond - identity crises in late modern conditions (in rethinking identity in modern japan)
susan j. napier: princess mononoke - fantasy, the feminine, and the myth of "progress" (in anime: from akira to princess mononoke)
christopher wagstaff: italian genre films in the world market (in hollywood and europe: economics, culture, national identity, 1945-95)
martin r. mhando + laurian kipeja: creative/cultural industries financing in africa - a tanzanian film value chain study (in journal of african cinemas)
colleen laird: imaging a female filmmaker - the director personas of nishikawa miwa and ogigami naoko (in frames cinema journal)
darrell william davis: reigniting japanese tradition with hana-bi (in cinema journal)

concerts
vienna teng (bush hall)

december

films
hana-bi (1997) (fireworks)
yureru (2006) (sway)
the noise of cairo (2012)
microphone (2010)
kakera (2010) (kakera - a piece of our life) *
tetsuo ii: body hammer (1992)
shimotsuma monogatari (2004) (kamikaze girls) *
la vie d'adèle (2013)

short films
my makhzen & me (2012)

tv
berserk, 1x01 *
ergo proxy, 1x04
flcl, 1x01+1x02 *
how I met your mother, 9x12+9x13
jigoku shoujo, 1x01 *
orange is the new black, 1x01
orphan black, 1x06
say "I love you", 1x01+1x02

books
donna tartt: the secret history *

comics
chica umino: honey and clover, volume 5
torajirou kishi: otome no teikoku, volume 1
torajirou kishi: otome no teikoku, volume 2
mika yamamori: hirunaka no ryuusei, volume 1
kazune kawahara + aiji yamakawa: tomodachi no hanashi

university texts
habibul haque khondker: role of the new media in the arab spring (in globalizations)
ekaterina stepanova: the role of information communication technologies in the "arab spring" - implications beyond the region (in ponars eurasia policy memo no. 159)
aiden duffy + deen freelon + philip n. howard + muzammil hussain + will mari + marwa mazaid: opening closed regimes - what was the role of social media during the arab spring? (in project on information technology & political islam)
alec g. hargreaves: from "ghettoes" to globalization - situating maghrebi-french filmmakers (in screening integration: recasting maghrebi immigration in contemporary france)
jamal bahmad: casablanca unbound - the new urban cinema in morocco
yumiko iida: japan in the 1990s and beyond - identity crises in late modern conditions (in rethinking identity in modern japan) *

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