This was a long but rewarding week. Between all the weird political stuff going on and the Oscars, I think we managed to pack about a year’s worth of news cycles into just one week. But as Elizabeth Holmes once said, “Screw it, let’s test some blood.”
Here’s what I did this week:
Films I Watched:
- The Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)
- The Encounter (2010)
- The Firm (1989)
- Flirtation Walk (1934)
- The Investigation (2013)
- The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
- Me & My Shadow (2020)
- Up in The Air (2009)
Television Shows I Watched:
- 9-1-1: Lone Star
- 60 Days In
- The 92nd Academy Awards
- Assorted Iowa Caucus Coverage
- The Bachelor 24
- The Bionic Woman
- The Bob Newhart Show
- Brooklyn Nine Nine
- Charlie’s Angels
- The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
- Curb Your Enthusiasm
- The Democratic Debate
- The Donna Reed Show
- Family Affair
- Highway to Heaven
- I Love Lucy
- Little House on the Prarie
- The Lucy Show
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show
- The Masked Singer
- The Outsider
- Petticoat Junction
- Project Runway
- The Six Million Dollar Man
- The State of the Union Speech
- Survivor at 40
Books I Read:
- Infamous Player (2011) by Peter Bart
Music To Which I Listened:
- The Chemical Brothers
- Dua Lipa
- Hannah Grace
- Hazel English
- Saint Motel
- Souixsie and the Banshees
- Talia Stewart
- Taylor Swift
- The Ting Tings
- Zayn Malik
Award Season Links:
- Lisa’s Oscar Predictions for Sunday Night
- Independent Spirit Awards
- Razzie Nominations
- The Academy Awards
News From Last Week:
- Staffers Say Sexism Runs Deep At The Washington Post
- McSCANDAL: New Documentary Shows How One Man Orchestrated A Scam Using McDonald’s ‘Monopoly’ Game
- ‘Comfortably Smug’ Twitter Account Suspended For Asking ‘Where’s Hunter, Fat?’
- CNN’s Brian Stelter wins first-ever ‘Liberal Hack Tournament,’ topping mainstream media giants
- Harvey Weinstein Appears To Doze Off Repeatedly During Victim’s Tearful Testimony
- Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2’
- FX Feeney, LA Weekly Film Critic and Historian, Dies at 66
- The Inside Story of How Harry Potter Was Translated Into Yiddish
- ORSON BEAN DEAD AT 91: Struck By Car
Links From Last Week:
- Heartland, Chronicled: A Political Journalist’s Reflections on Iowa, U.S.A.
- We’re all high-schoolers now
- SCREENPLAY BY: Carl Foreman
- Hollywood Executive Sherry Lansing’s Candid Biography Decimates Mike Myers! “Wednesday Bookmobile” Slices Open “Waynes World 2!”
- BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: DERRICK FERGUSON
- The Shiv in the Hand of Kindness
Links From The Site:
- Case reviewed the 1st episode of the new season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina!
- Erin shared Romance For Hire, Love Story Magazine, Farewell My Young Lover, Torrid Tramp, After Office Hours, Kiss of the Damned, and a picture of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn at the Oscars! She also took a look at the Oscars through the decade and the covers of Manhunt!
- Doc Bowman welcomed you to Oscar Sunday!
- Jeff shared music videos from MC 900 Ft Jesus and The Rolling Stones! He paid tribute to Michael Cimino! He reviewed Under Siege, Warhead, Original Gangstas, Bruce Lee The Man The Myth, Night Fire, Black Gunn, and New Jersey Drive!
- Leonard reviewed Birds of Prey, Ford v Ferrari and Rabid!
- Ryan reviewed In Spite of Ourselves, What Does She See In Him Anyway, and Things Go Wrong, along with sharing his weekly reading round-up!
- I shared the trailers for Resistance and A Rough Draft! I shared music videos from Dua Lipa, Hazel English, Hannah Grace, Elodie, and Talia Stewart! I paid tribute to George Romero, Kirk Douglas, and Francois Truffaut and I share 4 Shots from 4 Films about Hollywood! I shared my Oscar predictions for February! I reviewed Doctor Zhivago, Flirtation Walk, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, Up In the Air, Giant, Inside Oscar 1 and 2, Zontar, and Gamera vs. Monster X! I shared the opening of the 1952 Oscars and a clip of a naked man running across a stage! I shared 6 actors who I hope win an Oscar by 2030, 6 actresses who I hope do the same, and 6 directors that I also hope accomplish the same. I also shared what I wanted to win at the Oscars!
More From Us:
- At Days Without Incident, Leonard took a look at Re: Creators!
- Ryan has a patreon. Please consider subscribing!
- On my music site, I shared songs from Forever, Shakira, Zayn Malik, Hazel English, Dua Lipa, Hinds, and Blondie!
- On SyFy Designs, I shared: Was the Groundhog Wrong?
- For Horror Critic, I reviewed Me & My Shadow!
- On her photography site, Erin shared: Snow 2, Snow 3, Snow 4, Snow 5, Snow 6, Snow 7, and Snow 8!
- On Pop Politics, Jeff shared: Waiting on Iowa , Last Night’s Caucus, 62% of Iowa Is In, Trump’s State of the Union, My Only Thought On Impeacment…, and Joe Walsh Suspends His Campaign!