Comic books & graphic novels

Posted on January 9th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Frank Miller Battlestar Galactica: Complete Omnibus V.1 – Greg Pak Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse – Chris Roberson The Amazing Spider-man (starting with Coming Home) – J. Michael Straczynski Superman: Grounded – J. Michael Straczynski & Chris Roberson […]

Comic strips & collections

Posted on January 9th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Always Funny Bloom County — Berke Breathed Calvin & Hobbes — Bill Watterson The Far Side — Gary Larson Gil — Norm Feuti Often Funny Bizarro — Dan Piraro Dilbert — Scott Adams Get Fuzzy — Darby Conley The Oatmeal — Matthew Inman Sherman’s Lagoon — Jim Toomey Surviving the […]

Nonfiction books

Posted on January 9th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big – Scott Adams Reflections of Eden – Biruté M.F. Galdikas Blink – Malcolm Gladwell David and Goliath – Malcolm Gladwell Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell What the Dog Saw – […]

Documentaries

Posted on January 8th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here is an update to this list. Best of the best The Battle Over Citizen Kane Bowling for Columbine Capitalism: A Love Story The Corporation Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 11/9 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Jane Lost in La Mancha Roger & Me Walking with […]

Best movies of the 2010s

Posted on January 8th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50/50 About Time The Adjustment Bureau American Hustle Arrival Barney’s Version The Big Sick The Boxtrolls Brooklyn The Call Captain Fantastic Cloud Atlas Collateral Beauty Crazy, Stupid, Love. Deadpool The Descendants Despicable Me Detachment Edge of Tomorrow Ex Machina Gone Girl Gravity Guardians of the […]

Best movies of the 2000s

Posted on January 8th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50 First Dates About a Boy About Schmidt Adaptation. Amelie American Splendor Atonement The Aviator Babel Batman Begins A Beautiful Mind Big Fish The Bourne Identity The Bourne Supremacy The Bourne Ultimatum Bridget Jones’s Diary Casino Royale Catch Me If You Can Changeling Chicken Run […]

Best movies of the 1990s

Posted on January 8th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best American Beauty The American President Apollo 13 As Good as It Gets Awakenings Babe Backdraft Being John Malkovich The Big Lebowski Bowfinger Bulworth Chaplin The City of Lost Children Clerks Con Air Dances with Wolves Dark City Dave Dead Again Delicatessen Fargo The Fisher King […]

Star Trek

Posted on January 7th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. I’ve now included all of the Star Trek books I’ve read. The Original Series I don’t read all of these but I do pick up the ones that are written by authors I know or look particularly interesting. I’ve also reread a few of the best older ones. The […]

X-Men movies

Posted on January 6th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. There are other films in development, but the movie rights to the X-Men characters now belong to Disney so things could change. The 1st X-Men trilogy X-Men 2000 -> 3.5/5 X2: X-Men United 2003 -> 4.5/5 X-Men: The Last Stand 2006 -> 2/5 The 2nd/prequel X-Men series X-Men: First […]

TV movies, miniseries & straight-to-DVD

Posted on January 6th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Anne of Green Gables (1985) Ascension Babylon 5: In the Beginning Battlestar Galactica (2003) Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Political Animals Shackleton Runner ups Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Babylon 5: Thirdspace Battlestar Galactica: Razor The Bourne Identity (1988) […]