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What was your favourite book/album/film of 2009?

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To coincide with our 2009 Review feature (which kicks off tomorrow), our weekly discussions in December will give you the chance to answer some of the questions we’ll be asking current pracitioners who’ve had a big part in It’s Nice That during 2009. They’re nice and easy, so no excuses for not spending a couple of minutes to let us know your thoughts…

This week’s question, “What was your favourite book/album/film?”

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12942304696352088 John_Newton_ on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Moon was my favourite film.

12942304703721817 cansinozturk on Mon Nov 30th 2009

hamlet / in rainbows - radiohead / the big lebowski

12942304746645396 LewieEvans on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Studio culture / Tonight: Franz Ferdinand / The Wrestler

12942304755252874 jchloe on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World / Mos Def - Black On Both Sides/ Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

12942304766155806 mr_matt_edwards on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Catch 22_Booka Shade-Movements_No Country for Old Men

1294230477315687 natevan on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Frankenstein / The Books - Lost & Safe / Fantastic Mr. Fox

129423047801789 terotik on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Junot Díaz:The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao / Erik Enocksson - With its dark tail curled ’round the garage / Star Trek

12942304789741168 GillMPhoto on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Book - Bicycling Diaries by David Byrne
Albums - Wilco "Wilco", Grizzly Bear "Veckatimest", Laura Marling "Alas I Cannot Swim", Andrew Bird "Noble Beast"
Films - Fish Tank, The Damned United, Mesrine 'Killer Instinct', The Class, Moon

12942304797219975 binkythedoormat on Mon Nov 30th 2009

The Gigantic Robot by Tom Gauld / It's Blitz by Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Moon

12942304805370145 TinyMaster on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Book:The Yiddish Policemen's Union - Michael Chabon; Album:For Emma Forever - Bon Iver; Film:Up tied with Moon.

12942304812490249 Rich_Oglesby on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Best of 2009? Book: 'Generation A' by Douglas Coupland. Album: 'Drift' by Nosaj Thing. Film: 'The Good, The Bad, and The Weird' or 'District 9'

1294230482996766 presidents on Mon Nov 30th 2009

"The WIld Things" by Dave Eggers, Monsters of Folk by Monsters of Folk, Inglourious Basterds.

1294230483721999 Stephen7386 on Mon Nov 30th 2009

BOOK: Corporate Diversity: Swiss Graphic Design and Advertising by Geigy, Lars Muller Publishers / ALBUM: F@&k Buttons, Tarot Sport / FILM: Moon

12942304843628285 FlapjackDerek on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Favourite Film: Inglorious Basterds or Harry Brown.
Albums: Far too many to choose from.

12942304849851937 riperiperipe on Mon Nov 30th 2009

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler / ROIR cassette / Harold and Maude

12942304857758322 riperiperipe on Mon Nov 30th 2009

ohhh in 2009....whoops.

12942304868091981 glass_cloud on Mon Nov 30th 2009

film, TOKYO!
music, March of the Zapotec - Beruit
book, Pygmy

12942304875889344 jujucalhau on Mon Nov 30th 2009

My favourite book is "Il deserto dei Tartari" by Dino Buzzati; favourite album "Vespertine" by Björk; and film would probably "Personna" by Ingmar Bergman.

from 2009: Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective; Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood and book...

12942304884268656 smariaf on Mon Nov 30th 2009

my favourite book of the year: Caos Calmo by Sandro Veronesi.
my favourite album(s) released in 2009, no specific order: God Help the Girl (God Help the Girl), Tonight:Franz Ferdinand (Franz Ferdinand), XX (The XX), The First Days of Spring (Noah and the Whale), Noble Beast (Andrew Bird), Merriweather Post Pavilion (Animal Collective), Veckatimest (Grizzly Bear), Time to Die (The Dodos).
my favourite film: Up!

1294230489095075 Popverb on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Maybes E.P - Mount Kimbie

A Single Man dir. Tom Ford

Graphic Design Referenced, Byrony Gomez (cause I'm in it)

12942304899600866 alexedouard on Mon Nov 30th 2009

BOOK: Leviathan - Roger Hoare

FILM: Moon - dir. Duncan Jones

MUSICO: Atlas Sounds - Logos

yes, I am cool


12942304908862054 itsmeMandy on Mon Nov 30th 2009

I'm probably forgetting some, but here are the picks from my work computer:

The Wooden Birds - Magnolia
Thunderheist - (Self Titled)
Peaches - I Feel Cream
The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble - Here Be Dragons
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
Bibio - Ambivalence Avenue
Alpha Channel - Exotic Tales
The Mercury Program - Chez Viking
Mellowdrone - Angry Bear

12942304916085877 raystraight on Mon Nov 30th 2009

book: We Are the Friction - album: "Champagne Downtown" by Halloween, Alaska - movie: Zombieland

12942304923184018 domtaylordesign on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Book (not 2009 but worth it) Hulk Hogan's autobiography in which almost every sentence ends with BRUTTTTHHHA!

Music would have to be Wild Beasts - Two Dancers

Film - Let the Right One in.

1294230493138606 daniel_howells on Mon Nov 30th 2009

Movie - probably Inglorious Basterds
Album - Wall of Arms, The Maccabees
Book - The YCN Annual, 09/10, because there's a picture of me in it

12942304942489831 acowsta on Tue Dec 1st 2009

2009 favorites! Book was Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It, by Maile Meloy; album was The Decemberists' The Hazards of Love; and film was L'Heure d'été (Summer Hours).

1294230494919782 bojkowski on Tue Dec 1st 2009

Corporate Diversity / Broadcast and the Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age / Let the Right One In

12942304955699716 keith_hancox on Tue Dec 1st 2009

Bret Easton Ellis "Less Than Zero" / Laura Marling "Alas I Cannot Swim" / 500 Days of Summer

12942304962908068 la_bertinelli on Tue Dec 1st 2009

The elegance of the Hedgehog//Fuck Buttons "Tarot Sport"//The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

12942304973415642 resistro on Tue Dec 1st 2009

movie: White Ribbons (Michael Haneke)
book: (a brazillian title. not translated yet)
album: Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle (Bill Calahan)

1294230498356639 RyanNeil on Tue Dec 1st 2009

Sherlock Holmes / Read, Able - Grizzly Bear / Amelie

12942304998582897 oliverjtaylor on Tue Dec 1st 2009

the wild things. sigh no more, mumford and sons. moon.

12942305007688105 DavidAxelbank on Tue Dec 1st 2009

The best film of the year (from my perspective) was Hurt Locker. Not only for its visceral, unnerving quality and the rawness of the imagery, but for the moral ambiguity of its protagonists. Really wonderful film.

12942305018082895 Nick_Shea on Wed Dec 2nd 2009

The Man in the High Castle (not new, but I just finished reading it) / Moderat / The White Ribbon

12942305027823672 TrendBible on Thu Dec 3rd 2009

Book: Lucky Jim by Martin Amis
Album: Priscilla Ahn
Film: No Coutry for Old Men

12942305036189 TrendBible on Thu Dec 3rd 2009

Book: Lucky Jim by Martin Amis
Album: Priscilla Ahn
Film: No Coutry for Old Men

12942305043306017 aaronmoodie on Mon Dec 14th 2009

Book: HERE COMES EVERYBODY ~ Clay Shirky; Film: MOON ~ Duncan Jones; Album: BON IVER ~ For Emma, Forever ago

12942305050355973 calmdownbutters on Sat Jan 16th 2010

i didn't have a fav book of 2009, but fav movie was Zombieland and albums were Doom: Born Like This and Junior Boys': Begone Dull Care and Animal Collective Merriweather... that's three, oops!

12942305058912048 piezepiez on Wed Jan 20th 2010

Album: Radiohead - Kid A (actually, I rediscovered it) / Club Des Belugas - Swop / RJD2
Film: Amelie (wonderful, just... Wonderful
Art: Anish Kapoor

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