I hope everyone had a good holiday!
Just one more week and this year is over! We’ve got a lot of good things in store for this site in 2022. I can’t wait for our readers to see them and tell us what they think!
Here’s what I did this week.
Films I Watched:
- Big Sur (2013)
- A Christmas Story (1983)
- Die Hard (1988)
- Die Hard 2 (1990)
- Don’t Look Up (2021)
- Elf (2003)
- Goodfellas (1990)
- Holiday Affair (1949)
- It’s A Wonderful Life (1947)
- Lethal Weapon (1987)
- Nebraska (2013)
- Paradise Cove (2021)
- Saturday Night Fever (1977)
- The Shop Around The Corner (1940)
- Staying Alive (1983)
Television Shows I Watched:
- A Very Boy Band Holiday
- The Brady Bunch
- Dexter: New Blood
- Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around
- The Love Boat
- The Office
- Santa Claus is Coming To Town
- Saved By The Bell
Books I Read:
- Night of Camp David (1965) by Fletcher Knebel
Music To Which I Listened:
- Bee Gees
- Bob Dylan
- Broken Peach
- Britney Spears
- Camila Cabello
- Darlene Love
- Jake Bugg
- Idina Menzel
- Katy Perry
- Lindsey Stirling
- Norah Jones
- Norman Greenbaum
- Saint Motel
- Taylor Swift
- Yvonne Elliman
- St. Louis Film Critics Association Winners
- Indiana Film Journalists Association Winners
- DFW Film Critics Winners
- Online Association of Female Film Critics Winners
- Nevada Film Critics Society Winners
- Florida Film Critics Circle Winners
- Black Film Critics Circle Winners
- North Texas Film Critics Winners
- Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Nominations
Best of 2021:
- Top Ten Single Issue Comics (Ryan C)
- Top Ten Comics Series (Ryan C)
- Top Ten Special Mentions (Ryan C)
- Top Ten Vintage Collections (Ryan C)
News From Last Week:
- Jean-Marc Vallée Has Died; Director Of ‘Dallas Buyers Club,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ & ‘Sharp Objects’ Was 58
- Joan Didion dies at 87
- Hamptons cops pull over Alec Baldwin, Hilaria after warrant issued for his phone
- Emmy Rule Changes: Dramas and Comedies Will No Longer Be Determined By Hour or Half-Hour Length
- Britney Spears’ Father, Who Was Suspended From Conservatorship, Requests Daughter Pay Legal Fees
- Jagged Little Pill’ Will Not Reopen on Broadway Due to Omicron Surge
- Chris Noth Dropped From CBS’ ‘The Equalizer’ After Sexual Assault Allegations
- Palm Springs Film Awards Ceremony Canceled Due to COVID Concern
Links From Last Week:
- My Traumatizing Years With Bryan Singer
- What really happened to Ronald Hunkeler, who inspired ‘The Exorcist’
- Tater’s December 2021 in Books
- The World’s Common Tater’s Week in Books, Movies, and TV 12/17/21
- Santa Smokes! Hilarious Cigarette Ads! Celebrities Hawking Holiday Products!
Links From The Site:
- Erin shared Universe Science Fiction, The Sensualists, Amazing Stories, Fantastic Adventures, Welcome, Star, and the Day After! She also shared a scene from A Charlie Brown Christmas!
- Leonard reviewed Licorice Pizza!
- Jeff wished everyone a happy Festivus!
- Doc wished everyone a Merry Christmas!
- I shared music videos from Saint Motel, Norman Greenbaum, Frank Sinatra, Norah Jones, Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, and Darlene Love! I shared my week in television! I reviewed Wild Indian and Fear and Loathing in Aspen. I shared scenes from Goodfellas, Miracle on 34th Street, It’s A Wonderful Life, and Less than Zero! I shared Treevenge!
More From Us:
- Ryan has a patreon! Subscribe!
- At her photography site, Erin shared Purple, Yellow, Cowboy, Inside the Dollhouse, Merry Christmas Eve, Merry Christmas, and Squirrel!
- At Days Without Incident, Leonard shared The Family Madrigal!
- At my music site, I shared songs from Norman Greenbaum, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Bob Dylan, Katy Perry, Lindsey Stirling, and Broken Peach!