2012: My Year in Film and Television

I am attempting to log every movie and T.V. show I watch this year. For a T.V. show to be included, I will have watched or plan on watching at least 1 whole season. I will try my best to keep everything in chronological order.
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1.
Mission: Impossible (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. (110 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
2.
An Idiot Abroad (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows... (43 mins.)
 
3.
Chopped (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
It's a Chopped All-Stars tournament event! Through four preliminary competitions, sixteen celebrities battle it out for a spot in the $50,000 finale! (60 mins.)
 
4.
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
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A secret agent is sent to Sydney, to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera". (123 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
5.
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Todd Margaret is an American who takes a job running the London sales team for an energy drink. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales and has only one employee, Dave. (25 mins.)
 
6.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
 
7.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (533 mins.)
 
8.
Gilmore Girls (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. (44 mins.)
 
9.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
 
10.
Westworld (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park. (88 mins.)
 
11.
50/50 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
 
12.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Five friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (22 mins.)
 
13.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name. (133 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
 
14.
Independence Day (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (145 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
15.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
16.
Cake Boss: Next Great Baker (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Skillful culinary artists go into competition to become the next great baker at Carlo's bake shop.
 
17.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Pawn Stars (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Rick Harrison and his family own and run a pawn shop on the Las Vegas strip. They buy, sell, and appraise items of historical value. (30 mins.)
 
19.
The Biggest Loser (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The simple idea of The Biggest Loser, familiar to dieters the world over, is that "whomever loses the most... (43 mins.)
 
20.
Saturday Night Live (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show. (90 mins.)
 
21.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
 
22.
Hardcore Pawn (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Pawnbroker Les Gold and his two children, Seth and Ashley, operate Detroit's largest pawnshop. (22 mins.)
 
23.
Storage Wars (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Four professional buyers and their teams as they scour repossessed storage units in search of hidden treasure... (22 mins.)
 
24.
Storage Wars: Texas (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Professional buyers go head to head to buy storage. The catch is they do not know what their profit will be.
 
25.
Suburgatory (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin. (22 mins.)
 
26.
Top Chef (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode. (60 mins.)
 
27.
Storage Hunters (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A group of hunters join in a bidding war for storage lockers that could be a win or a bust.
 
28.
Happy Endings (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
This Chicago-set sitcom follows the intertwined lives of six young urbanites trying to learn the ropes of adulthood. Through breakups and whatever other curve-balls life throws them, the pals stick together. (22 mins.)
 
29.
The Soup (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An Emmy-winning show, hosted by comedian Joel McHale, deals with a wickedly funny, fast-paced parts of the most titillating... (25 mins.)
 
30.
Project Runway All Stars (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Past designers come back to compete for another chance to be the winner of Project Runway. (60 mins.)
 
31.
Beyond Scared Straight (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
'Beyond Scared Straight!' will once again show young offender intervention programs, only these have...
 
32.
The Exes (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of divorced friends try to get back to the single life. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show. (60 mins.)
 
34.
The Daily Show (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily... (22 mins.)
 
35.
Hellboy (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness. (122 mins.)
 
36.
Total Recall (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he? (113 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
37.
Fashion Police (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Weekly news, talk-show about the latest red carpet and every day fashion trends of Hollywood celebrities.
Director: Jonathan X
 
38.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures. (120 mins.)
 
39.
Cajun Pawn Stars (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Series follows Jimmie DeRamus and his team at Alexandria, Louisiana's famed Silver Dollar Pawn and Jewelry Center. (60 mins.)
 
40.
American Dad! (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible. (22 mins.)
 
41.
The Cleveland Show (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The adventures of the Family Guy neighbor and deli owner, Cleveland Brown. (22 mins.)
 
42.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
43.
Tabatha Takes Over (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The tressed-to-kill queen of salon transformations, hits the road again but this time she's taking over more than just salons...
 
44.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series. (22 mins.)
 
45.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
 
46.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
 
47.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
 
48.
Restaurant: Impossible (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Turning around a failing restaurant is a daunting challenge under the best of circumstances. Attempting... (60 mins.)
 
49.
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais.
 
50.
Comedy Central Presents (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A TV series featuring various stand up comics. (30 mins.)
 
51.
Real Steel (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. (127 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
 
52.
Beetlejuice (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. (92 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
53.
The Green Hornet (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team. (119 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
54.
Judge Dredd (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers), is convicted for a crime he did not commit and must face his murderous counterpart. (96 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
 
55.
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. (101 mins.)
 
56.
Cruise of the Gods (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The former stars of a TV sci-fi series are reunited for a cruise with members of their fan club. (90 mins.)
Director: Declan Lowney
 
57.
RoboCop (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
58.
Outland (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
59.
The Big Year (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition. (100 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
 
60.
Batman Returns (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
61.
RoboCop 2 (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2. (117 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
62.
A League of Their Own (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
63.
American Restoration (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
American Restoration follows the best restoration shops in the United States as they restore pieces of America's history and create awe-inspiring works from vintage items including classic cars, rare antiques and one-of-a-kind bikes.
 
64.
Invincible (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976. (105 mins.)
Director: Ericson Core
 
65.
The Voice (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize. (60 mins.)
 
66.
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. (126 mins.)
 
67.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
68.
The Descendants (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
69.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
70.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth. (93 mins.)
Director: Eric Brevig
 
71.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
72.
Salute Your Shorts (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A group of kids at a summer camp, run by the heard-but-never-seen Dr. Kahn, form friendships as they spend time harassing buffoonish camp counselor Kevin "Ug" Lee. (30 mins.)
 
73.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes. (60 mins.)
 
74.
Spring Breakdown (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Three women vacation together at a popular travel destination for college co-eds on spring break. (84 mins.)
Director: Ryan Shiraki
 
75.
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
 
76.
Billy the Exterminator (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Do you have a huge snake? A raccoon family living in your attic? Or are you so backwater redneck that your attracted to your sister then call billy to help you out. (30 mins.)
 
77.
The Muppets (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures. (103 mins.)
Director: James Bobin
 
78.
Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A spin off series , that has three alumni bad girls from former seasons of The Bad Girls Club, competing in love games with thirteen eligible bachelors to find their perfect match and prove they are the baddest of the bunch. (44 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Murray
 
79.
Key and Peele (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Project sees Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in front of a live studio audience bantering about a topic weaved between filmed shorts and sketches. (30 mins.)
 
80.
The Toy (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
81.
The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sketch comedy show involving five friends. (15 mins.)
 
82.
Last Man Standing (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town. (101 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
83.
Predators (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A group of elite warriors parachute into an unfamiliar jungle and are hunted by members of a merciless alien race. (107 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
 
84.
The Hunger Games (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
85.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name. (133 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
 
86.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years. (107 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
 
87.
X-Men: First Class (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III. (132 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn