This page is to keep track of books 📖 and movies/series 🎬 that I watched or read, starting from year 2019. Mostly I spend my spare time on Kindle or Netflix, apart from football.

Bold means recommend 👍!.

It would be great if you see something you’re also interested in :)

Name Author/Link Version
Life Is Beautiful 🎬 imdb Life is beautiful, I love the ‘Guido Orefice’ character, such a wise man.
1984 📚 George Orwell Kindle Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
流浪地球 🎬 豆瓣
Game of thrones Final season 📺 imdb HBO 😅well…I really expected something better.
Chernobyl 📺 imdb HBO That’s how you tell a history.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 🎬 imdb Singapore Airline Nice with the Singapore Sling on the plane haha
Pulp Fiction 🎬 imdb Singapore Airline I believe I didn’t understand it. Will watch it twice.
Alita: Battle Angel 🎬 imdb Golden Village More awesome as we watched it for free by vonchers
Principles: Life and Work 📚 Ray Dalio Kindle Actually the author has a PDF about all the main ideas. Can check this link.
How to Win Friends and Influence People 📚 Dale Carnegie Amazon
Shazam! 🎬 imdb Golden Village Chuck!
一只特立独行的猪 📚 王小波 Kindle 相见恨晚,早读个五六年就好了
The Shawshank Redemption (rewatch) 🎬 imdb Watch it for… the fifth time? Still so good.
名偵探柯南:紺青之拳 🎬 imdb Golden Village 好巧啊小学生也来🇸🇬了?
Learning GraphQL: Declarative Data Fetching for Modern Web Apps 📚 Alex Banks and Eve Porcello O’Reilly Quite good for beginners
Dumbo 🎬 imdb Eva Green!
Designing Data-Intensive Applications 📚 Martin Kleppmann O’Reilly The only book you need for system design (inverview lol).
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startups 📚 Carreyrou, John Kindle Excellent storytelling about a Silicon Valley startup. Also saw the documentary, also OK, but I like the book more.
Red Flags: why… 📚 George Magnus Kindle
Fear: Trump in the White House 📚 Woodward, Bob Kindle The author already published his second book about Trump when I just started the first one. Too fast for me, didn’t finish.
A Star Is Born 🎬 imdb Another great soundtrack album! By Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga
The Hangover 🎬 imdb A funny movie night with a group of 🇻🇳 friends! 😄
Decisive Moments in History 📚 Stefan Zweig Kindle “然而历史犹如人生,业已失去的瞬间不会因为抱憾的心情而重返,仅仅一个小时所贻误的东西,用千年的时光也难以赎回。” from 人类群星闪耀时
About time (watched 2 times) 🎬 imdb Netflix Recommend for a movie night! and I love the music. Touching.
American Factory 🎬 imdb Netflix It’s really interesting to see how factory works in 21st century and how China’s ‘996’ works in the States. A document produced by the Obama family, also I feel it’s an ads for #andrewyang2020.
Our Planet 📺 imdb Netflix We really like the western parotia dancing scene! 💃 A kind of ‘bird of paradise’. A youtube clip here, you’ll like it.
Stranger Things S1 📺 imdb Netflix Very good story-telling and I feel it contains a lot nostalgic elements including music.
Better Call Saul S4 📺 imdb Netflix Just as good as breaking bad, love the scenes and characters.
Building Progressive Web Apps 📚 Tal Ater O’Reilly I feel this PWA document can also do the introduction I need, book is good, I skipped some details because for now I just want to have rough ideas about how PWA works.
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood 📚 Trevor Noah Audible Trever Noah is really good at telling stories, interesting 8 hours spent during my transit.
哪吒之魔童降世 🎬 douban Golden Village It’s good but not so good, I think it’s kind of overrated. However 仍然值得鼓励!
The Great Hack 🎬 imdb Netflix Good documentary about privacy & data security concerns. It leads me to Snowden’s new book.
How I met your mother (second time) 📺 imdb Netflix Exactly the (very long) TV series that you need for meals or for fun. Last time I watch it was around 20, now I’m already near the same age as Ted :(
Narcos 📺 imdb Netflix Can’t stop until end of S2. wiki for better watching experience.
Hackers and Painters 📚 Paul Graham O’Reilly I think a society in which people can do and say what they want will also tend to be one in which the most efficient solutions win, rather than those sponsored by the most influential people. and many other highlights, I’ll read it again.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive 📺 imdb Netflix A guide documentary for future F1 fans, well made quality. We watched it after the Singapore Grand Prix game
Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates 📺 imdb Netflix Bill is a model and he’s doing something I hope I can learn from. Like the part that he brings a bag of book, takes a helicopter and goes reading in a cabin near lake. With a fridge full of Diet Coke.
Joker 🎬 imdb GV Should be best movie of year 2019. I’ve been waiting for 2 months and watched it as soon as it’s on, as good as expected.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie 🎬 imdb Netflix A perfect ending for Jesse
Stranger Things S2 + S3 📺 imdb Netflix Suggestion: Save up your time and finish in several hours, as it’s hard to pause 😼
Sunderland ‘Til I Die 📺 imdb Netflix A beloved soccer club with history is something I really respect. Fight and struggle back to premier league soon Sunderland!
The Laundromat 📺 imdb Netflix Stories introducing money laundry, the Panama papers, tax evasion vs tax avoidance.
Explained 📺 imdb Netflix A documentary series explaining something in 20 minutes each episode.
Lost in Translation (rewatch) 🎬 imdb Netflix Like this movie and the ending scene: A secret goodbye
Hello, Startup 📚 Yevgeniy Brikman O’Reilly This website could be useful with many resources to help you build a startup.
Dirty Money 📺 imdb Netflix Good documentary about “greed, corruption, and crime spreading through the global economy”
South Park 📺 imdb Netflix
He’s Just Not That Into You 📺 imdb Netflix Standard comedy + romance mode, with many so familiar faces lol
The Morning Show 📺 imdb Apple TV+ It’s an original series about morning show newsrooms, with Jennifer Aniston casting. However there are really only a few shows in Apple TV+😓 only 8 for now.
深入浅出 Rust 📚 范长春 Kindle 优势主要在于是中文吧,翻一翻不错但肯定替代不了官方文档的,以及Rust的文档本身就是一本书。。
Permanent Record 📚 Edward Snowden Kindle Nice autobiography from a heroic whistleblower. Snowden says he may open source the Chinese version?
Trump: An American Dream 📺 imdb Netflix Donald Trump through five decades
The Pragmatic Programmer: your journey to mastery, 20th Anniversary Edition 📚Andrew Hunt, David Thomas O’Reilly
傅雷家书 📺 傅雷 Kindle 又是一本相见恨晚。“先做人,后做艺术家,再做音乐家,最后是钢琴家。”

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