I spent most of this week getting ready for Christmas and the first two days of January. I wrote some reviews that I’m very proud of and I can’t wait to share them with all of you on January 1st!
Here’s what I watched, read, and listened to this week:
Films I Watched:
- All About Eve (1950)
- And New For Something Completely Different (1971)
- Epiphany (2019)
- 52 Pick-Up (1986)
- Invasion of the Pod People (2007)
- The Irishman (2019)
- The Last Don (1997)
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
- My Daughter’s Double Life (2021)
- Scream 3 (2000)
- Sisters for Life (2021)
Television Shows I Watched:
- A Very Boy Band Christmas
- The Bachelorette
- Curb Your Enthusiasm
- Dexter: New Blood
- Fear The Walking Dead
- King of the Hill
- The Love Boat
- Parking Wars
- 70th Miss Universe Pageant
- Talking Dead
- The Walking Dead: World Beyond
Books I Read:
- Behind the Bell (2009) by Dustin Diamond
- The Books of Rachel (1979) by Joel Gross
- The Lives of Rachel (1984) by Joel Gross
Music To Which I Listened:
- Adi Ulmansky
- Avril Lavigne
- Bloc Party
- Bob Dylan
- Britney Spears
- The Chemical Brothers
- Fiona Apple
- Hazel English
- Jake Bugg
- Jessica Simpson
- Katy Perry
- Manuel Agnelli
- Maya Hawke
- Saint Motel
- Taylor Swift
- Tiffany Day
- Yael Ariel
- Atlanta Film Critics Winners
- Detroit Film Critics Society Winners
- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Winners
- AFI Top Ten of 2021
- Alliance of Women Film Journalist Nominations
- Boston Online Film Critics Winners
- Las Vegas Film Critics Society Nominations
- New York Film Critics Online Winners
- Boston Society of Film Critics Winners
- St. Louis Film Critics Association Nominations
- Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Winners
News From Last Week:
- Director Lina Wertmuller, first woman to be nominated for Best Director, dies
- Author Anne Rice Dies At 80
- Michael Nesmith, “the quiet Monkee” dead at 78
- Rapper Slim 400, at age 33, shot and killed in Los Angeles
- Actress Cara Williams dies at 96
- Actor Jussie Smollett found guilty on five of six counts of disorderly conduct
- ‘West Side Story’ Falls Flat at Box Office With Disappointing $10 Million Debut
Links From Last Week:
- RIP Anne Rice
- RIP Michael Nesmith…From The Monkees To “Elephant Parts” and More…
- The World’s Common Tater’s Week in Books, Movies, and TV 12/10/21
Links From The Site:
- Ryan reviewed Buzza Wuzza, Transmissions from Dreamtown, and More Seasons of Gary!
- I reviewed the latest episodes of Dexter: New Blood and Fear The Walking Dead and Sisters For Life! I shared my week in television! I shared music videos from Tiffany Day, UPSAHL, Manuel Agnelli, Maya Hawke, Bloc Party, Yael Ariel, and Kitten!
- Erin shared Amazing Stories, The Warriors of Kaneohe, Startling Stories, The Planet of Peril, Amazing Detective Tales, Film Fun, and Rangeland Romances!
More From Us:
- Ryan has a patreon! You should subscribe!
- For The Comics Journal, Ryan took a look at the history and the meaning of Peter Milligan’s and Duncan Fegredo’s Engima!
- At Days Without Incident, Leonard shared songs from Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, and Seatbelts!
- At her photography site, Erin shared: For the Birds, Pearl Harbor Memorial 2003, Santa!, Grinch, Santa Again, Snow Hitchhiker, and White Rock Lake!
- For Reality TV Chat, I reviewed the latest episode of Survivor!
- On my music site, I shared songs from Hazel English, Jake Bugg, Muse, Phantogram, P!nk, Avril Lavigne, and Britney Spears!