Lisa’s Week In Review: 7/15/19 — 7/21/19

A Trip to the Moon (1902, dir by Georges Melies)

It’s hot as Hell, the new twitter layout sucks, CBS is no longer available on Uverse, and my allergies have been driving me crazy.  What a week!  Oh well, this upcoming week will be better.

Films I Watched:

  1. Apollo 13 (1995)
  2. Apollo 18 (2001)
  3. Double Impact (1991)
  4. Dumbo (2019)
  5. First Man (2018)
  6. For Those Who Think Young (1964)
  7. How Awful About Allan (1970)
  8. The Hunter (1980)
  9. Moon (2009)
  10. The Right Stuff (1983)
  11. A Trip To The Moon (1902)
  12. The Wrong Mommy (2019)
  13. Zabriskie Point (1970)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. The Bachelorette
  2. Big Brother 21
  3. The Bold and the Beautiful
  4. Dance Moms
  5. Days of our Lives
  6. Doctor Phil
  7. Face the Truth
  8. General Hospital
  9. Ghost Whisperer
  10. Grand Hotel
  11. iZombie
  12. King of the Hill
  13. Legion
  14. Love Island
  15. Profiler
  16. So You Think You Can Dance
  17. Veronica Mars
  18. The Young and The Restless

Books I Read:

  1. Behind the Bell by Dustin Diamond (2009)
  2. The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss (1972)
  3. White by Bret Easton Ellis (2019)

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Arcade Fire
  2. Big Data
  3. Blanck Mass
  4. The Chemical Brothers
  5. Daft Punk
  6. Deadmau5
  7. Duncan Lloyd
  8. Elle King
  9. Ellie Goulding
  10. Ghastly
  11. Goblin
  12. Goo Goo Dolls
  13. Kaskade
  14. Moonchild
  15. Phantogram
  16. The Prodigy
  17. The Regrettes
  18. Saint Motel
  19. She & Him
  20. Sleigh Bells
  21. Texas
  22. Xul Zolar

Links From Last Week:

  1. Please consider subcribing to Ryan’s patreon!
  2. On her photography site, Erin shared Street in Black-and-White, Windy Day, Leaves, Leaves 2, Backyard Mushrooms, More Mushrooms, and Even More Mushrooms!
  3. Over on Pop Politics, Jeff shared Shatner, Nimoy, and MAD; The (Possible) Return of Mark Sanford, 332 to 95, Captain America: The People’s Choice, Alex Ross Captures Galactus In All Of His Glory, and What I’m Reading: Smokin’ Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier by Mark Kram, Jr. 
  4. On my music site, I shared songs from The Regrettes, deadmau5 and Kaskade, Xul Zolar, Arcade Fire, The Prodigy, Duncan Lloyd, and Rita Ora!
  5. I reviewed Big Brother for the Big Brother Blog!
  6. Kickin The Willy Bobo With…LUCAS GARRETT
  7. Quentin Tarantino Says ‘Star Trek’ Will Be His Last Film If He Commits To Directing
  8. Paul McCartney Has Been Secretly Writing an ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Musical
  9. Notre-Dame came far closer to collapsing than anyone realized.  Here’s how it was saved.
  10. ‘Agents of SHIELD’ to End With Season 7 at ABC
  11. Marianne Williamson on Her “Woo-Woo” Rep, Hollywood Friends and Dead-Serious Plan to Save America
  12. Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Avatar’ to Become No. 1 Grossing Film of All Time
  13. The Orville Moving Exclusively to Hulu for Season 3, to Premiere in Late 2020
  14. Everything Marvel has planned for Phase 4: Natalie Portman returns as a new Thor, Mahershala Ali will be Blade, Angelina Jolie trains to be an Eternal, more
  15. The 2019 Emmy Nominations

Links From The Site:

  1. Erin wished us all a happy Moon Day and profiled artist Morgan Kane.  She also shared Trouble Valley, Halo for A Heel, Payment in Sin, Female Convict, Corrupt Woman, How Sharp The Point, and Burro Alley!
  2. Gary reviewed The Bloody Brood and For Those Who Think Young and said goodbye to Pumpsie Green!
  3. Jeff reviewed Double Impact!
  4. I shared music videos from She & Him, Ghastly, Goo Goo Dolls, Ellie Goulding, Big Data, Moonchild, and Daft Punk!  I shared the trailer for Cats and the trailer for Zombie Tidal Wave and my personal Emmy nominations!  I reviewed The Wrong Mommy!
  5. Leonard shared the trailers for Top Gun: Maverick and It — Chapter Two!
  6. Ryan reviewed Rodeo and shared his latest weekly reading round-up!

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

Here’s The Trailer For Zombie Tidal Wave

In case you were wondering what SyFY was going to do now that the Sharknado franchise has concluded …. well, here’s your answer!

Zombie Tidal Wave features underwater zombies, just like one of my favorite horror movies, Shock Waves.  Shock Waves was a rather disturbing film, the type of thing that inspires nightmares.  Zombie Tidal Wave looks like it might be a little bit more light-hearted.

Here’s the trailer!

Weekly Reading Round-Up : 07/14/2019 – 07/20/2019

Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

What better place to start this week than with the end of an era?

Or three of ’em, to be precise, as The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen : The Tempest #6 marks not only the final installment of the long-running, if sporadic, series (or should that be “series of series”?), but also the much-publicized last comic ever written by Alan Moore and the less-well-publicized last comic ever drawn by Kevin O’Neill. Both (extraordinary, let’s be honest) gentlemen are off to greener pastures than this beleaguered medium has to offer, and they finish their epic in fun, smart, surprisingly understated style, having a go at just about everything on their way out the door, most notably themselves. This concluding arc, co-published by Top Shelf and Knockabout, has divided some — funny how these things always do — but for my part it was everything I’d been hoping it would be and…

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