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2011 books and films

This year I've read these books and watched the following films at the cinema.  A brand new read is [B] and a book I've read before is denoted with a [R].

Books:
  1. 31 Songs - Nick Hornby [B]
  2. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens [B]
  3. The Chimes - Charles Dickens [B]
  4. The Golden Prince - Rebecca Dean [B]
  5. The Fall - Guillermo Del Toro & Chuck Hogan [B]
  6. When I Lived in Modern Times - Linda Grant [B]
  7. The Cricket on the Hearth - Charles Dickens [B]
  8. Soulless - Gail Carriger [B]
  9. The Help - Kathryn Stockett [B]
  10. Perfect Match - Jodi Picoult [B]
  11. A Fool's Alphabet - Sebastian Faulks [B]
  12. The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl - Belle de Jour [R]
  13. A Crowded Marriage - Catherine Alliot [B]
  14. Mad About The Boy - Maggie Alderson [R]
  15. Love in a Cold Climate - Nancy Mitford [B]
  16. The Nightingale - Morgana Gallaway [R]
  17. Veronika Decides To Die - Paulo Coelho [R]
  18. The Information - Martin Amis [B]
  19. The Lost Relic - Scott Mariani [B]
  20. JPod - Douglas Coupland [B] 
  21. I Am Number Four - Pittacus Lore [B] 
  22. The Group - Mary McCarthy [B] 
  23. The Little Stranger - Sarah Waters [B] 
  24. The Glass Room - Simon Mawer [B] 
  25. The Gatecrasher - Madeleine Wickham [B] 
  26. Brighton Rock - Graham Greene [B] 
  27. The Love Verb - Jane Green [B] 
  28. The End of the Affair - Graham Greene [B]
  29. Pandora's Box - Giselle Green [B]
  30. Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Aron Ralston [B]
  31. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet - David Mitchell [B]
  32. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer [B]
  33. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood [B]
  34. Divergent - Veronica Roth [B]
  35. Harvesting the Heart - Jodi Picoult [B]
  36. Matched - Ally Condie [B]
  37. Vampire Academy - Richelle Mead [B]
  38. Summer and the City - Candace Bushnell [B]
  39. Die for Me - Amy Plum [B]
  40. Runaway - Meg Cabot [B] 
  41. Forgotten - Cat Patrick [B] 
  42. Baby Be Mine - Paige Toon [B]
  43. Starcrossed - Josephine Angelini [B]
  44. The Rembrandt Secret - Alex Connor [B]
  45. Sin Tropez - Aita Ighodaro [B]
  46. To Touch The Stars - Jessica Ruston [B] 
  47. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Sarra Manning [B]
  48. The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger [B]
  49. Temptation - Olivia Darling [B] 
  50. The Red Queen - Philippa Gregory [B] 
  51. The Dark Tourist - Dom Joly [B] 
  52. Miracle on Regent Street - Ali Harris [B]
  53. The Lost Estate - Henri Alain-Fournier [B] 
  54. Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell [B]
  55. Friends Like These - Danny Wallace [B]
  56. Crossed - Ally Condie [B]
  57. 0.4 - Mike Lancaster [B]
  58. The Prince, the Showgirl, and Me - Colin Clark [B]
  59. My Week with Marilyn - Colin Clark [B]
  60. Gangster - Lorenzo Carcaterra [B]
  61. Warm Bodies - Isaac Marion [B] 
  62. Bad Sisters - Rebecca Chance [B]
Cinema:
  1. The Tourist - Seen on 12/01 - Pretty, but quite bad. 5/10
  2. The King's Speech - Seen on 19/01 - Glorious portrayal. 9/10
  3. Black Swan - Seen on 24/01 - Highly charged, erotic, neurotic, twisted, disturbing, hot, AMAZING! 10/10
  4. 127 Hours - Seen on 27/01 - Just long enough. 7/10
  5. How Do You Know - Seen on 03/02 - Dire. 4/10
  6. Tangled 3D - Seen on 04/02 - Heart-warming Disney take on the story of Rapunzel. 8/10
  7. Brighton Rock - Seen on 08/02 - Gloomy. 6/10
  8. Biutiful - Seen on 11/02. 7/10
  9. Gnomeo and Juliet 3D - Seen on 14/02 - Best bits were shown in the trailer; very short. 5/10
  10. I Am Number Four - Seen on 28/02 - A bit OTT with the fight scenes, but an interesting plot. 7/10
  11. Never Let Me Go - Seen on 01/03 - Works better as a book. 6/10 
  12. Rango - Seen on 05/03 - Johnny Depp as a lizard. Enough said. 7/10 
  13. Unknown - Seen on 20/03 - Far-fetched, but good plot twist. 6/10 
  14. Submarine - Seen on 21/03. 7/10 
  15. Limitless - Seen on 13/04. 7/10 
  16. Source Code - Seen on 20/04. 8/10
  17. Scream 4 - Seen on 25/04. 6/10
  18. Water for Elephants - Seen on 16/05. 6/10
  19. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D - Seen on 21/05. 5/10
  20. Thor 3D - Seen on 30/05. 7/10
  21. X-Men: First Class - Seen on 03/06. 7/10
  22. The Hangover Part II - Seen on 08/06 - Not as good as the original. 5/10
  23. Senna - Seen on 16/06 - Brillliant and fitting tribute to a F1 legend. 9/10
  24. Bridesmaids - Seen on 04/07 - Hilarious. 9/10 
  25. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, 3D - Seen on 27/07. 7/10 
  26. Captain America, 3D - Seen on 30/07 - Musical number included. Win. 7/10
  27. 3D Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Seen on 11/08 - All style (awesome visually), but NO SUBSTANCE. 5/10
  28. Rise of the Planet of the Apes - Seen on 06/09 - Narrative nicely done. 8/10 
  29. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Seen on 22/09 - 6/10 
  30. Jurassic Park - Seen on 28/09 - Horrifically AWESOME on the big screen. 9/10 
  31. Drive - Seen on 05/10 - Awesome soundtrack; not-so-awesome violence. 7/10  
  32. The Lion King 3D - Seen on 17/10. 9/10 
  33. Midnight in Paris - Seen on 18/10 - Charming and magical. 8/10 
  34. The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn - Seen on 08/11 - Blistering barnacles! Brilliant. 8/10 
  35. Breaking Dawn - Part One - Seen on 29/11 - Dreadful. 3/10 
  36. My Week With Marilyn - Seen on 04/12 - Beautifully twee. 9/10 

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