Lisa’s Week In Review: 2/5/18 — 2/11/18


There’s a lot that I could say about this week.  I was sick at the start of it.  I was well during the middle of it.  I’m feeling even better here at the start of it.  But really, for me, this week has pretty much been all about the Winter Olympics!  Between the curling and the figure skating, I’m loving this month!

Anyway, when I wasn’t watching or thinking about the Olympics, I manged to get the following accomplished:

Movies That I Watched

  1. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
  2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  3. Bring It On (2000)
  4. The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice (2010)
  5. The Dresser (1983)
  6. The Emigrants (1971)
  7. Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
  8. The First Power (1990)
  9. Gargoyles (1972)
  10. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  11. Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
  12. How The West Was Won (1963)
  13. Ice Princess (2005)
  14. Kitty Foyle (1940)
  15. Live and Let Die (1973)
  16. Mardi Gras For The Devil (1993)
  17. Mardi Gras Massacre (1978)
  18. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
  19. Mean Girls (2004)
  20. Miracle (2004)
  21. Shanghai Express (1932)
  22. Silk Road: Drugs, Death, and the Dark Web (2017)
  23. Zandalee (1991)

Television Shows That I Watched

  1. 60 Days In
  2. 2018 Winter Olympic Games — Under the sponsorship of the Big Evil Corporation, Kelly Thul and I live tweeted the Opening Ceremonies.  It was a blast!
  3. The Alienist
  4. The Amazing Race 30
  5. American Crime Story: The Assassination of Versace
  6. Ask the Undertaker
  7. The Bachelor 22
  8. Bride Killa
  9. California Dreams
  10. Celebrity Big Brother
  11. The Chi
  12. City Guys
  13. Crashing
  14. Deadly Women
  15. Degrassi
  16. Divorce
  17. Evil Up Close
  18. Ghost Whisperer
  19. Hang Time
  20. Here and Now
  21. Homeland
  22. Intervention — My God, is this whole “Heroin Triangle” thing ever going to end?  They are really dragging things out.
  23. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  24. King of the Hill
  25. The Magicians
  26. Murder Calls
  27. South Park
  28. Undercover High
  29. Vanished in Alaska
  30. Waco
  31. The X-Files

Books I Read

  1. Goldfinger by Ian Fleming (1959)
  2. Shattered by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes (2017) — Yes, I finally read it.  To be honest, gossip aside, it’s a rather dry and boring book.

Music To Which I Listened

  1. Amy Winehouse
  2. Asaf Avidan
  3. Big Data
  4. Britney Spears
  5. The Chemical Brothers
  6. Dillon Francis
  7. Elle King
  8. Essa Corr
  9. Evil Twin
  10. Former Ghosts
  11. Fitz and the Tantrums
  12. Gita
  13. Half Waif
  14. Jacobus
  15. Jakalope
  16. Jake Bugg
  17. Johann Johannsson
  18. L Divine
  19. Lenny Kravitz
  20. Muse
  21. Pegase
  22. Phantogram
  23. Pierre Kwenders
  24. Radney Foster
  25. Saint Motel
  26. Southside Drive
  27. Sunflower Bean
  28. Taylor Swift
  29. The Ting Tings
  30. Unknown Motral Orchestra

Links From Last Week

  1. From The World Outisde The Window, The Films Outside The Window
  2. On Horrorpedia, check out my thoughts on The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane!
  3. B Noir Detour reviews the 1949 best picture winner, All The King’s Men!
  4. On Images By Erin, This Was Once A School
  5. On Film Grimoire, Anna shares her January 2018 favorites.  (Ann’s monthly post of her favorites is one of the things that inspired me to include a “links from last week” section to these weekly review post.)
  6. For those who follow such things, I am again recapping Big Brother over at the Big Brother Blog.
  7. Here’s some Mardi Gras for y’all: My experience Driving Uber on Endymion Saturday, Gluttony in the Big Easy, and Mardi Gras!
  8. Revisiting The Winter Olympics
  9. From The Dead Walk, Tony Todd: Candyman and Beyond
  10. From Someone Somewhere, The Revolutionary Power of Black Panther

Links From The Site

  1. Jeff reviewed music videos from Whale, Winger, and Journey.
  2. Gary shared his favorite Super Bowl commercial and paid tribute to John Gavin.  Among the films he reviewed: The Front, Bed of Roses, and Limelight.
  3. Erin celebrated National Weatherperson’s Day with a collection of “stormy” covers.
  4. I celebrated Francois Truffaut’s birthday and paid tribute to Johann Johannsson.
  5. Leonard shared trailers for Deadpool 2 and Venom.
  6. Ryan reviewed Shiner and shared his weekly reading round-up!
  7. Patrick reviewed Hell’s Kitty, which is a pretty good description of TSL mascot, Doc Bowman.

Have a great week!

(Want to see what the week before last was like?  Click here!)

(I’m still upset that Ashley Wagner isn’t skating at the Olympics this year.)

 

3 responses to “Lisa’s Week In Review: 2/5/18 — 2/11/18

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review — 2/12/18 — 2/18/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

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