Report 2023

Games
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Games of the Year: Alan Wake II, Metroid Prime Remastered, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Alan Wake II (PS5) – 10/10

Amnesia: The Bunker (PC) – 7/10

Astro’s Playroom (PS5) – 8/10

Baldur’s Gate 3 (PC) – Ongoing

Cruelty Squad (PC) – 8/10

Deep Rock Galactic (PC) – 7/10

Demon’s Souls (2020) (PS5) – 9/10

Devotion (PC) – 7/10

Final Fantasy VII Remake: Episode Intermission (PS5) – 7/10

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) – 9/10

Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition (PS4) – 6/10

Final Fantasy XVI (PS5) – 6/10

Ghostwire: Tokyo (PS5) – 7/10

God of War Ragnarök (PS5) – 7/10

Hi-Fi Rush (PC) – 7/10

Hotline Miami (PS5) – 10/10

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS5) – 9/10

Humanity (PS5) – 8/10

Lethal Company (PC) – 7/10

Lies of P (PC) – 8/10

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS5) – 8/10

Metroid Fusion (GBA) – 9/10

Metroid Prime Remastered (Switch) – 10/10

Night Security (PC) – 7/10

Observer: System Redux (PS5) – 6/10

Paper Mario (N64) – 9/10

Parasocial (PC) – 8/10

Pikmin 4 (Switch) – 9/10

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (PS5) – 7/10

Remnant II (PC) – 6/10

Resident Evil (PS4) – 10/10

Resident Evil: Director’s Cut (PSX) – 8/10

Resident Evil 4 (2023) (PS5) – 9/10

Resident Evil 4: Separate Ways (PS5) – 8/10

Returnal (PS5) – 8/10

Rocket Racing (PC) – 6/10

Rogue Legacy 2 (PS5) – 8/10

Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS5) – 7/10

Shenmue (PS4) – 10/10

Shenmue II (PS4) – 10/10

Sin and Punishment (N64) – 7/10

Sports Story (Switch) – 5/10

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (PC) – 7/10

Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Switch) – 9/10

Super Mario RPG (Switch) – 8/10

Tchia (PS5) – 6/10

Theatrhythm Final Bar Line (Switch) – 9/10

The Callisto Protocol (PS5) – 6/10

The Case of the Golden Idol (Switch) – 7/10

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes (PS5) – 7/10

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope (PS5) – 6/10

The Karaoke (PC) – 6/10

The Kidnap (PC) – 6/10

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Switch) – 10/10

The Quarry (PS5) – 6/10

 

Film
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A Cure for Wellness – 6/10

A Gamer’s Journey – The Definitive History of Shenmue – 7/10

A Quiet Place Part II – 6/10

Aftersun – 9/10

Alien: Covenant – 6/10

Angel Heart – 8/10

Bank of Dave – 5/10

Barbie – 8/10

Beau is Afraid – 7/10

Bodies Bodies Bodies – 5/10

David Lynch: The Art Life – 7/10

Dead Man’s Shoes – 7/10

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves – 6/10

Evil Dead Rise – 6/10

Evil Dead (2013) – 6/10

Everything Everwhere All at Once – 8/10

Ghostwatch – 8/10

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Three – 7/10

Hellbound: Hellraiser II – 5/10

악마를 보았다 (I Saw the Devil) – 9/10

Infinity Pool – 7/10

Kendrick Lamar’s The Big Steppers Tour: Live from Paris 2022 – 7/10

Killers of the Flower Moon – 9/10

Knock at the Cabin – 6/10

怪談 (Kwaidan) – 8/10

Last Night in Soho – 6/10

Leave the World Behind – 7/10

Little Women (2019) – 9/10

Luther: The Fallen Sun – 5/10

M3GAN – 6/10

Человек с киноаппаратом (Man with a Movie Camera) – 8/10

Manchester by the Sea – 8/10

May December – 7/10

Melancholia – 9/10

Men – 6/10

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One – 7/10

마더 (Mother) – 8/10

Nope – 7/10

ノロイ (Noroi: The Curse) – 6/10

Oppenheimer – 8/10

カメラを止めるな! (One Cut of the Dead) – 7/10

Ouija: Origin of Evil – 6/10

パプリカ (Paprika) – 7/10

Past Lives – 9/10

Pearl – 8/10

Pig – 7/10

Possession (1981) – 8/10

Prey – 8/10

Pride – 9/10

Promising Young Woman – 7/10

Ready or Not – 6/10

Rocks – 8/10

Saltburn – 6/10

Saw X – 6/10

Scream 6 – 6/10

Sinister – 5/10

Skinamarink – 8/10

Smile – 6/10

Talk to Me – 6/10

Tár – 9/10

Tenet – 7/10

The Banshees of Inisherin – 9/10

The Batman – 8/10

The Black Phone – 7/10

The Boogeyman – 5/10

The Drop – 6/10

The Guard – 7/10

La montaña sagrada (The Holy Mountain) – 8/10

The Killer – 7/10

The Lodge – 6/10

ร่างทรง (The Medium) – 5/10

The Menu – 8/10

The Northman – 8/10

Spoorloos (The Vanishing) – 8/10

The Whale – 7/10

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri – 7/10

Top Gun: Maverick – 8/10

부산행 (Train to Busan) – 7/10

Watcher – 7/10

Werewolf by Night – 6/10

Cuando acecha la maldad (When Evil Lurks) – 6/10

 

Film Rewatch
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Evil Dead 2 – 8/10

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – 8/10

Hot Fuzz – 8/10

Saw – 8/10

Se7en – 10/10

The Evil Dead – 8/10

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me – 9/10

 

TV
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Barry S4 – 8/10

Beef – 9/10

Black Mirror S6 – 6/10

Fargo S5 – 9/10

For All Mankind S4 – 6/10

Happy Valley S3 – 7/10

High Fidelity – 7/10

Only Murders in the Building S3 – 6/10

Poker Face S1 – 7/10

Servant S4 – 6/10

Silo S1 – 7/10

Slow Horses S1 – 7/10

Succession S4 – 10/10

Swarm – 7/10

Ted Lasso S3 – 4/10

The Bear S2 – 9/10

The Fall of the House of Usher – 7/10

The Last of Us S1 – 9/10

Yellowjackets S2 – 5/10

 

TV Rewatch
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Arrested Development S1 – 9/10

Arrested Development S2 – 9/10

Arrested Development S3 – 9/10

Halt and Catch Fire S1 – 8/10

Halt and Catch Fire S2 – 8/10

Halt and Catch Fire S3 – 8/10

Halt and Catch Fire S4 – 9/10

The Simpsons S1 – 7/10

Twin Peaks S1 – 9/10

Twin Peaks S2 – 6/10

Twin Peaks: The Return – 10/10

 

Music
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100 gecs – 10,000 gecs – 8/10

André 3000 – New Blue Sun – 6/10

Aphex Twin – Blackbox Life Recorder 21f / in a room7 F760 – 7/10

Balmorhea – Pendant World – 8/10

Blink-182 – One More Time… – 7/10

boygenius – the record – 8/10

boygenius – the rest – 6/10

Cattle Decapitation – Terrasite – 7/10

Colin Stetson – When We Were That What Wept for the Sea – 7/10

Diamanda Galás – The Litanies of Satan – 7/10

Effluence – Psychocephalic Spawning – 8/10

Erik Hall – Canto Ostinato – 7/10

Ethel Cain – Preacher’s Daughter – 7/10

Everyone Asked About You – Everyone Asked About You – 7/10

Explosions in the Sky – End – 5/10

Fred again.. – Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9 2022) – 7/10

George Clanton – Ooh Rap I Ya – 7/10

春ねむり [Haru Nemuri] – 春火燎原 (Shunka Ryougen) – 5/10

Hum – You’d Prefer an Astronaut – 8/10

James Blake – Playing Robots Into Heaven – 6/10

JPEGMAFIA x Danny Brown – Scaring the Hoes – 8/10

Kelela – Raven – 7/10

King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard – PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation – 8/10

Knocked Loose – Upon Loss Singles – 8/10

Lankum – False Lankum – 8/10

Lingua Ignota – Sinner Get Ready – 8/10

McKinley Dixon – Beloved! Paradise! Jazz!? – 8/10

Metallica – 72 Seasons – 6/10

Lana Del Rey – Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd – 7/10

Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert – 8/10

Mitski – The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We – 8/10

MUNA – MUNA – 6/10

Nicole Dollanganger – Heart Shaped Bed – 7/10

Nicole Dollanganger – Married in Mount Airy – 8/10

Nicole Dollanganger – Natural Born Losers – 7/10

Noname – Sundial – 7/10

Ostraca – Disaster – 6/10

おとぼけビ~バ~ [Otoboke Beaver] – いてこまヒッツ (Itekoma Hits) – 8/10

おとぼけビ~バ~ [Otoboke Beaver] – スーパーチャンポン (Super Champon) – 8/10

파란노을 [Parannoul] – After the Magic – 7/10

파란노을 [Parannoul] – To See the Next Part of the Dream – 7/10

R.E.M. – Automatic for the People – 7/10

R.E.M. – Murmur – 7/10

R.E.M. – Out of Time – 6/10

Romance & Dean Hurley – River of Dreams – 7/10

Sadness / abriction – Sadness // Abriction – 5/10

Scott Walker – The Drift – 9/10

Sigur Rós – ÁTTA – 5/10

Sleep Token – Take Me Back to Eden – 6/10

SPELLLING – The Turning Wheel – 7/10

Spiritbox – The Fear of Fear – 6/10

Squid – O Monolith – 8/10

Steven Wilson – The Harmony Codex – 6/10

Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell – 8/10

Sufjan Stevens – Javelin – 7/10

Svalbard – The Weight of the Mask – 6/10

Swans – The Beggar – 7/10

Thantifaxath – Hive Mind Narcosis – 7/10

Tim Hecker – No Highs – 7/10

TURQUOISEDEATH – Se bueno – 7/10

Tyler, the Creator – Igor – 8/10