2021 New Year Resolutions and Goals

Ahh yes, resolutions and goals. Have you made yours yet?

If you have a website, it’s usually considered good form — at least privately — to write down where you want to go with your website and to reflect upon the results at the start of the new year. We are going to try and do this every year we’re here. In January at some point anyway. This is year #2.

We did this last year on January 1st (see: 2020 New Year Resolutions and Goals) but this year feels so much like an extension of 2020 that time has carried over. It just doesn’t feel like a new year … yet. Not even three weeks plus later.

I recorded a 20 minute video on this earlier in the month and you can queue that up below which goes through where we’ve been and where we want to go in 2021.

2020 was weird, no doubt, and we actually watched less movies in theaters in 2020 (44 movies) than we did from August to December 2019 (68 movies).

2021 MovieReviewsByUs.com New Year’s Resolutions

  1. 4-star, 4.5 and 5 star movies are now the only recommended movies here, increased from what used to be 3-star and above, see: Effective Jan 1, 2021 We Will Only Recommend Movies 4-Star and Above
  2. Classic Twilight Zone TV show 156 episode detailed reviews will continue. Maybe only 1 will appear in 2021, but the goal is to span this over many, many years at this site before all 156 episodes will be reviewed. Speculating 25-30+ years to complete this goal.
  3. Still, no ads! No third party advertising will be added anywhere on the website in 2021, including affiliate links. We might explore a premium area for some behind the scenes on the creation of content and webmaster-specific interest, but none of what we do here now will be charged for.

809 Review Distribution through Jan 23, 2021

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Love it, Must See (22 movies – 3%)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½ – Amazing (41 movies – 5%)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Great (113 movies – 14%)

176 out of 809 recommended (22%)

Everything above is recommended, everything below is not as of 1/1/2021.

⭐️⭐️⭐️½ – Good (143 movies – 18%)
⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Entertaining (169 movies – 21%)
⭐️⭐️½ – OK (114 movies – 14%)
⭐️⭐️ – Mediocre (100 movies – 12%)
⭐️½ – Bad (59 movies – 7%)
⭐️ – Terrible (35 movies – 4%)
½ – Unwatchable (10 movies – 1%)

633 of 809 not recommended.

In 2021, we’ll get over 1,000 reviews. We continue the streak of at least 1 movie review every day. How long this streak will last is anybody’s guess, but we haven’t stopped yet. Also approaching 500 days in a row with at least one post every day on this site. That’s another streak that doesn’t look like it will fall anytime soon.

Thank you for reading and may you all be safe in 2021 and beyond! Happy movie watching to you.

4 thoughts on “2021 New Year Resolutions and Goals

      1. The two aren’t really connected, no. I just have been wanting to write a story for a while now. The book is told in three parts, and I’m about halfway through part one. So, 1/6 is done.

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