And so the first week of 2023 comes to a close!
The Oscar nominations are due to be announced on Tuesday, January 24th, which means that I have a lot of movies to watch over the next two weeks. Can I make it? I’m going to do my best! As you can see by looking below, I’ve already gotten started. Without further ado, here’s my week in review!
Films I Watched:
- Angola, Do You Hear Me?: Voices From the Plantation Prison (2022)
- Attack From Space (1965)
- Elephant Whisperers (2022)
- Emily the Criminal (2022)
- Empire Records (1995)
- The Flying Sailor (2022)
- Future Tense (1990)
- The Garbage Man (2022)
- The Gathering (1998)
- Gold Through the Fire (1987)
- Her Majesty’s Queue (2022)
- Holding Moses (2022)
- The Ice Merchants (2022)
- Joe Buffalo (2022)
- The Martha Mitchell Effect (2022)
- Nuisance Bear (2022)
- Prey of the Jaguar (1996)
- Primal Fear (1996)
- The Runner (2022)
- The Running Man (1987)
- Save Ralph (2022)
- She Said (2022)
- Shock Waves (1977)
- Steakhouse (2022)
- Stranger at the Gate (2022)
- Strikers (2022)
- What Made Sammy Speed (1959)
- Without Reservation (1989)
Television Shows I Watched:
- Abbott Elementary
- The Circle
- Hell’s Kitchen
- Law & Order
- Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street
- Night Flight
- Tough as nails
- Twilight Zone
Books I Read:
- Divine Assassin (1985) by Bob Reiss
- Palo Alto (2010) by James Franco
Music To Which I Listened:
- Above & Beyond
- Adi Ulmansky
- Armin van Buuren
- Britney Spears
- Calvin Harris
- Camila Cabello
- David Bowie
- Dillon Francis
- DJ Snake
- Emma Bunton
- Fiona Apple
- Geri Halliwell
- Nat and Alex Wolff
- PJ Harvey
- The Plasmatics
- Selena Gomez
- Yvonne Elliman
- Columbus Film Critics Association Nominations
- Austin Film Critics Association Nominations
- Music City Film Critics Association Nominations
- North Carolina Film Critics Association Winners
- Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Winners
- DiscussingFilm Critics Awards Winners
- San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations
- Columbus Film Critics Association Winners
- Set Decorators Society of America Nominations
- Alliance of Women Film Journalists Winners
- National Society of Film Critics Winners
- Georgia Film Critics Association Nominations
- San Diego Film Critics Society Winners
- Hawaii Film Critics Society Nominations
- San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Nominations
- Critics Association of Central Florida Winners
- Toronto Film Critics Association Winners
News From Last Week:
- Actor Earl Boen Dies at 81
- Author Russell Banks dies at 82
- Author Fay Weldon Dies at 91
- Cinematographer Owen Roizman Dies at 86
- Canadian Filmmaker Michael Snow Dies At 94
- Producer James D. Brubaker Dies at 85
- Tony-winning director Frank Galati Dies at 79
- Actor Adam Rich dies at 54
- Jeremy Renner celebrates 52nd birthday in the hospital after snowplow accident
- ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Takes Down ‘Jurassic World’ as Seventh-Highest Grossing Film in History With $1.7 Billion
Links From Last Week:
- Armond White’s Better Than List For 2022
- Celebrating The Holidays – At The White House! Here’s Our White House Holiday Party Tour!
Links From The Site:
- Erin shared Weird Tales, Four Men and a Dame, The Imperial Orgy, Spicy Stories, Come Easy-Go Easy, A Peak in Darien, and Silk Stocking Stories!
- Erin shared the covers of Wings Comics!
- Jeff reviewed McBain, Prey of the Jaguar, and Lost Heroes!
- Jeff shared a music video from Earth, Wind, and Fire!
- I reviewed Quarantined, She Said, Without Reservation, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Running Man, Gold Through the Fire, The Gathering, Coach, Consider It All Joy, Emily the Criminal, Divine Assassin, Forever and a Day, Deadline, Seven Days Away, and Wrong Place!
- I reviewed Hang Time, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, City Guys, One World, and California Dreams!
- I shared my week in television, an amv, and a blast from the past!
- I paid tribute to Sergio Leone and Oscar Micheaux!
- I shared a scene from Once Upon A Time In America!
- I shared music videos from David Bowie, The Plasmatics, Baustelle, Calvin Harris, Jeremy Renner, and John Travolta!
More From Us:
- At SyFyDesigns, I shared Happy Rex Manning Day, One Thing I’ve Noticed, I Survived The Power Surge of ’23, 5th Day of 2023 and My Back Hurts, Have You Met The Galactic Council, For Every Day There Is Something From Louis Wain, and Interventions!
- At my music site, I shared songs from Emma Bunton, Fiona Apple, Lorde, Geri Halliwell, Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez, and PJ Harvey!
- On my dream journal, I shared Last Night’s Dream About My Neighbors, No Dreams for Tuesday, and Last Night’s Reality Show Dream!
- At Pop Politics, Jeff shared Damar Hamlin, A New Speaker?, Bolton?, Stabenow Retires, Speaker McCarthy, Good News, and Today’s Prompt!
- At her photography site, Erin shared Backyard, Raining, Rain, Lawnmower, Coke, Action Squirrel, and My Shy Friend In Black And White!