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31st Dec 2019 2:00 pm

I’ve just posted my annual year in music and year in running. I've also detailed a busy year in side projects and written my first year in review since 2013. To finish up, here's the best TV, films, books and art I enjoyed this year.

TV shows

  • Chernobyl, HBO/Sky
  • Watchmen, HBO
  • Erased (live-action series), Netflix
  • Everybody In The Place - An Incomplete History of Britain 1984-1992, BBC
  • Rilakkuma and Kaoru, Netflix

Film

  • Shoplifters, dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda
  • The Irishman, dir. Martin Scorcese
  • One Cut of the Dead, dir. Shin'ichirô Ueda
  • Maradona, dir. Asif Kapadia
  • Apollo 11, dir. Todd Douglas Miller

Books

  • This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division: The Oral History, by Jon Savage (post)
  • Convenience Store Woman, by Sayaka Murata (post)
  • In Praise of Shadows, by Junichiro Tanizaki
  • How to See the World, by Nicholas Mirzoeff
  • The Social Photo, by Nathan Jurgensen

Art

  • Guernica, Pablo Picasso, Reina Sofía (post)
  • Don McCullin, Tate Modern (post)
  • Equal-Parallel: Guernica-Bengasi, Richard Serra, Reina Sofía
  • Art in Real Life, Olafur Eliasson, Tate Modern (post)
  • Other Spaces, 180 Strand

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