Well, it’s over. 2019 has finally come to a close. It’s now a new year. Let’s make it a good one, okay? Especially since the Shattered Lens is now TEN YEARS OLD! We’ll be celebrating TSL’s birthday all through the upcoming year! Does that mean the upcoming year is going to be a nonstop party? Hey, it already is. Does that mean that there will be cake? Oh yes. Definitely. Lots and lots of cake.
Anyway, here’s what I did over the holiday week:
Films I Watched:
- A Christmas Story (1983)
- Deadly Hollywood Obsession (2019)
- Die Hard (1988)
- Hustlers (2019)
- It’s A Wonderful Life (1947)
- Jailbait (1954)
- Lenny (1974)
- The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
- Office Space (1999)
- Requiem for a Dream (2000)
- Saturday Night Fever (1977)
- The Souvenir (2019)
- The Two Popes (2019)
Television Shows I Watched:
- Beverly Hills 90210
- Court Cam
- Doctor Phil
- Ghost Whisperer
- Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!
- His Dark Materials
- King of the Hill
- The Love Boat
- The Mandalorian
- The Office
- Saturday Night Live
- The Simpsons
- South Park
- Twilight Zone
Music I Listened To:
- Above & Beyond
- Adi Ulmansky
- Armin van Buuren
- The Chemical Brothers
- The Crystal Method
- Daft Punk
- Ed O’Briean
- Fiona Apple
- Gloria Trevi
- Icona Pop
- Kedr Livanskiy
- Kelly Clarkson
- La Nina
- Lana del Rey
- Ravers on Dope
- Rich White
- Richard Wright
- Saint Motel
- Taylor Swift
Books I Read:
- 1988 (1985) by Gov. Richard Lamm and Arnold Grossman
- Hate, Inc. (2019) by Matt Taibbi
- Saturday Night Fever (1977) by H.B. Gilmour
Awards Season Links:
- Online Film Critics Nominations
- Florida Film Critics Circle
- Online Association of Female Film Critics
- Utah Film Critics
- Nevada Film Critics Society
- Black Film Critics Circle
- Music City Film Critics Nominations
- North Carolina Film Critics Association Nominations
- Chicago Indie Critics Nominations
- Austin Film Critics Association Nominations
- Columbus Film Critics Association Nominations
- Lisa Marie’s Oscar Predictions for December!
News From Last Week:
- Trent Reznor Calls Scoring Bird Box a “Fucking Waste of Time,” Scraps The Woman in the Window Score
- Deadpool 3 In Development At Marvel Studios, Confirms Ryan Reynolds
- Why Anna Paquin Is “So Excited” About Her Seven-Line Role in ‘The Irishman’
- Columnist leaves Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine over issue featuring Garrison Keillor
- Actress Sharon Stone blocked from dating app Bumble
- RIP Syd Mead — futurist, designer of “Blade Runner,” “Tron” and “Aliens” was 86
Links From The Site:
- Erin shared A Corpse For Christmas, Santa Won’t Overlook These, The Wizard, Fantastic Adventures, Wicked!, Passion Has Red Lips, Orient Express, Law of the .45, and New York Madness!
- Jeff wished everyone a Happy Festivus and shared music videos from Weird Al Yankovic and Run-DMC!
- Ryan reviewed A Ditch Life!
- I wished everyone a Happy Life Day and I shared music videos from Elliott Dvorin, La Nina, Ravers on Dope, Richard Wright, Galeffi, Orbital, and Orbital again! I shared Treevenge and the trailers for Come to Daddy, The Truth, Disturbing the Peace, and Awoken! I reviewed Deadly Hollywood Obsession, The Dead Don’t Die, Ma, Yesterday, and Late Night! I shared 4 shots from 4 holiday classics and I shared Santa Claus Conquers The Martians!
More From Us:
- At Pop Politics, Jeff shared: Happy Festivus to All and Rest In Peace, Neil Innes!
- On her photography site, Erin shared: Hanging Around, Angels, Merry Christmas From Images By Erin, Possum in a Tree, Ducks, The Stillness of the Creek, Down at the Creek, Bird on a Wire, and The Last Morning of 2019.
- On my music site, I shared songs from Ed O’Brien, Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Lana del Rey, Ghost, Moby, Armin van Buuren, Orbital, and Blur!
- At Days Without Incident, Leonard shared Christmas Star and the Little Drummer Boy!
- Ryan has a patreon! Plus consider subscribing!
Happy New Year!