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Books and movies from 2008
Here are the books I read and movies I saw in 2008. This list does not include books I reread or movies I re-watched (only first-time readings/viewings). It also does not include books/movies I did not finish, books I'm in the process of reading now, children's books, etc.

* = my favorites from the year in each category.

Books:
The Best of You: Winning Auditions Your Way
I Am America (And So Can You!)
The Art of Acting [Stella Adler] *
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell *
The Complete Professional Audition: A Commonsense Guide to Auditioning for Musicals and Plays
Sammy's House
August: Osage County (play)
Fearless Fourteen
Persuasion
Love in the Time of Cholera
Assassination Vacation
The Partly Cloudy Patriot

Movies:
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
Music and Lyrics
Juno *
Atonement
The Orphanage
The Great Debaters
27 Dresses
A Good Year
Ladron Que Roba a Ladron *
Eastern Promises
(something I forgot)
Little Children
The Bucket List
Notes on a Scandal
Vantage Point
The Other Boleyn Girl
The Bank Job
Death at a Funeral *
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
August Rush
Dan in Real Life
Deception
Mama Mia
(some missing?)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Triplets of Belleville
Indiana Jones (Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)
Iron Man
WALL-E *
Amelie
Hotel Rwanda
The Dark Knight
Flawless (the diamond-heist movie)
The Band's Visit
21
Be Kind Rewind
Once
Mostly Martha
Tropic Thunder *
Burn After Reading *
The Visitor *
The Happening
Australia
Hancock
Wanted
Milk
Traitor
Slumdog Millionaire
The Hulk
Doubt *
Valkyrie

Best movie? Probably The Visitor, with WALL-E close behind. Worst movie? Probably August Rush, though there were some other bad ones in the list. (I'll let you guess as to which ones were also on the "worst" list.)

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fairylogic From: fairylogic Date: January 2nd, 2009 01:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm currently reading The Ladies of Grace Adieu by Susanna Clarke. If you liked Jonathan Strange and Mr.Norrell, you should borrow it when I'm done. :)
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