Lisa’s Week In Review: 1/1/19 — 1/6/19


It’s a new year and time to discover new movies, new music, new books, and new TV shows!  Here’s my first week in review of the new year!

Films I Watched:

  1. Killer Body (2018)
  2. My Daughter’s Ransom (2019)
  3. Nightmare Best Friend (2018)
  4. Seduced By My Neighbor (2018)
  5. Voyage to Plant of Prehistoric Women (1968)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 60 Days In
  2. 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards
  3. American Justice
  4. Autobiography: Elizabeth Smart
  5. Behind Bars: Rookie Year
  6. The Bold and the Beautiful
  7. Chappelle’s Show
  8. Doctor Phil
  9. Face the Truth
  10. Ghost Whisperer
  11. Hell’s Kitchen
  12. King of the Hill
  13. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
  14. Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48
  15. The Masked Singer
  16. The Orville
  17. Saved By The Bell
  18. Seinfeld
  19. Shipping Wars
  20. Surviving R. Kelly
  21. The Talk
  22. Vanished With Beth Holloway
  23. Young Sheldon

Books I Read:

  1. Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition (2010) by Daniel Okrent

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Avicii
  2. The Big Moon
  3. Christina Aguilera
  4. deadmau5
  5. Hardwell
  6. Jakalope
  7. Kaskade
  8. Phantogram
  9. Taylor Swift
  10. Tiesto
  11. Universal Honey

Links From Last Week:

  1. On her photography site, Erin shared: Red, Gray, and Green, Winter, Branch, Darkness Falling, Blue, and Front Path.
  2. On my music site, I shared songs from The Big Moon, Tiesto & Hardwell, deadmau5 and Kaskade, Hardwell and Johnathan Mendelsohn, Christina Aguilera, and Taylor Swift.
  3. Gary Loggins was interviewed for the Classic Movie Blog Association.
  4. I came forward after Ruben Kihuen harassed me.  Here’s what it cost me.

Links From The Site:

  1. Case reviewed Magical Christmas Ornaments!
  2. Erin shared: Party Girl, Asimov On Throne, Run Thief Run, Shooting Star, Passion’s Harvest, and Dream Street!  She also welcomed us to the future and profiled artist Robert G. Harris!
  3. Doc (yes, the cat) wished everyone a happy new year!
  4. Gary reviewed The Big Combo and The Town That Dreaded Sundown!
  5. Jeff shared music videos from Van Halen, Def Leppard, INXS, Kenny Loggins, and the Bubblemen.  He also reviewed Deadline and shared a few things he liked from 2018.
  6. I reviewed New Year’s Eve, Killer Body, My Daughter’s Ransom, Nightmare Best Friend, and Seduced By My Neighbor.  I also shared a music video from Zack Attack!
  7. Necromoonyeti shared his top 20 albums of 2018!
  8. Ryan reviewed Flocks, Little Teeth, and Little Stranger, along with sharing his weekly reading round-up!
  9. Arleigh shared K-pop from Girls’ Generation and Brown-Eyed Girls!

(Want to see what I did last week?  Click here!)

Have a great week everyone!

Here Are The 64th Annual Golden Globe Winners!


Here are the winners of the 64th annual Golden Globes!

(Check out the nominees here.  Needless to say, the film winners have all received a huge boost to their Oscar chances.)

Best Actor (TV Series, Musical or Comedy) — Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method

Best Animated Feature Film — Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Actor (TV Series, Drama) — Richard Madden, Bodyguard

Best TV Series (Drama) — The Americans

Best Supporting Actor (TV Series or Miniseries) — Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal

Best Actress (Limited Series or Made-For-TV Movie) — Patricia Arquette, Escape from Dannemora

Best Original Motion Picture Score — Justin Hurwitz, First Man

Best Original Song (Motion Picture) — “Shallow” from A Star is Born

Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture) — Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Actress (Drama Series) — Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Best Supporting Actor (Motion Pictures) — Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Best Screenplay (Motion Picture) — Peter Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie, and Nick Vallelonga, Green Book

Best Supporting Actress (TV Series or Miniseries) — Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects

Best Actor (Musical or Comedy) — Christian Bale, Vice

Best Foreign Language Film — Roma

Best Actor (Limited Series or Made-for-TV movie) — Darren Criss, American Crime Story

Best Director (Motion Picture) — Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Best Actress (Comedy Series) — Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy) — The Kominsky Method

Best TV Limited Series or Movie — American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Best Actress (Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical) — Olivia Colman, The Favourite

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) — Green Book

Best Actress (Motion Picture Drama) — Glenn Close, The Wife

Best Actor (Motion Picture, Drama) — Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Motion Picture (Drama) — Bohemian Rhapsody

 

Weekly Reading Round-Up : 12/30/2018 – 01/05/2019, Jessica Campbell


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

We last checked in with Jessica Campbell around these parts when her superb, topical, and hilarious graphic novel XTC69 rolled off the presses courtesy of Annie Koyama just over a year ago, but I’ve been meaning to do a write-up on some of her self-published minis ever since picking up a small batch of ’em at Autoptic back in August. A couple more came my way in the past few weeks and so, with her work once again reasonably fresh in my mind, it’s high time the esteemed Ms. Campbell got her due here at the Weekly Reading Round-Up. I shall procrastinate no further, this column has been a long time in coming.

Ten Most Incestuous Royals is, I believe, Campbell’s most recent release and collects a series of strips that originally saw the light of day on the Hyperallergic arts website. As both the cover and the title would…

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