Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/23/20 — 3/29/20


Last week, I sheltered in place.

This week, I sheltered in place.

Next week, I imagine that I will shelter in place.

This is getting annoying but at least I’m getting a lot written.

Having seasonal allergies in the middle of a Coronavirus pandemic is a whole new level of stress.  I woke up every morning congested and with a slightly sore throat and then I wait an hour to see if they go away.  Oh well.  Someday, I’ll go to a movie again.

Until then….

Films I Watched:

  1. 2020: Nostradamus (2017)
  2. A Mother Knows Worst (2020)
  3. Best Seller (1987)
  4. Betrayed (1988)
  5. The Big Fix (2018)
  6. Charles Chan At The Wax Museum (1940)
  7. Cobra (1985)
  8. Corruption (1933)
  9. Dr. Crippen (1962)
  10. Fame At A Deadly Cost (2020)
  11. A Field in England (2014)
  12. Full Confession (1939)
  13. Ghetto Freaks (1970)
  14. Gimme Shelter (1970)
  15. Grand Theft Auto Girls (2020)
  16. Is There A Killer In My Family? (2020)
  17. Marie (1985)
  18. Nancy Drew — Reporter (1939)
  19. The New Gladiators (1984)
  20. Off The Record (1939)
  21. The Organization (1971)
  22. Remember Me, Mommy (2020)
  23. The Rookie (2002)
  24. Shattered Glass (2003)
  25. They Call Me Mr. Tibbs (1970)
  26. Walk East On Beacon (1952)
  27. Way Out (1967)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 60 Days In
  2. Bar Rescue
  3. The Bold and the Beautiful
  4. Chappelle’s Show
  5. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  6. Daily Mass
  7. Dr. Phil
  8. Frasier
  9. General Hospital
  10. Ghost Whisperer
  11. The Office
  12. Survivor 40
  13. The Young and the Restless

Books I Read:

  1. The Museum of Desire (2020) by Jonathan Kellerman
  2. Under Currents (2019) by Nora Roberts
  3. Wild Child (2020) by Jordan Roberts

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Abba
  2. Adi Ulmansky
  3. The Beatles
  4. The Black Keys
  5. Bob Dylan
  6. Britney Spears
  7. The Chemical Brothers
  8. Coldplay
  9. Francesca Michielin
  10. Jake Bugg
  11. Kedr Livanskiy
  12. The Killers
  13. Mr. Rain
  14. Muse
  15. Nine Inch Nails
  16. Phantogram
  17. Prince
  18. Rita Ora
  19. Saint Motel
  20. Selena Gomez
  21. Spice Girls
  22. UPSAHL
  23. The Zen Circus

News From Last Week:

  1. How this L.A. comedy theater botched coronavirus layoffs
  2. Animated Series Adapt to Keep Production Going Amid Industry-Wide Shutdown
  3. The Haunted Winchester Mystery House is Offering a FREE Virtual Tour While We’re All Stuck Inside
  4. David Mamet on Stuart Gordon

Links From The Site:

  1. Erin profiled R.A. Osborne and shared: Rangeland Love, Detective Action, Dime Sports Magazine, Sports Action, Squeeze Play, The Devil Thumbs a Ride, and Never Come Morning!
  2. Jeff shared a music video from The Alan Parsons Project and paid tribute to Akira Kurosawa and Mike Longo and Eric Weissberg.  He reviewed The Seniors, Tom Horn, Cobra, The Octagon, Rowdy Girls, Guilty as Charged, and Fast-Walking!
  3. Leonard reviewed Escape From New York!
  4. Patrick reminded us all to wash our hands!  Y’all better listen to him!
  5. Ryan reviewed Cold and Water and shared his weekly reading round-up!
  6. I reviewed Bar Rescue, The Quiller Memorandum, Betrayed, Best Seller, They Call Me Mister Tibbs, The Organization, Marie, Lost Girls, and Mother Knows Worst!  I shared music videos from Spice Girls, Selena Gomez, Rita Ora, Francesca Michelien, The Zen Circus, and Mr. Rain.  I ranked the films of Quentin Tarantino and paid tribute to Stuart Gordon.

More From Us:

  1. Ryan has a patreon and you should consider subscribing! 
  2. On SyFyDesigns, I shared: The Order Has Come Down and The Cats Will Always Be Here.
  3. At Sleeping Lisa, I shared: Last Night’s Weird, Work-Related Dream
  4. For Reality TV Chat Blog, I reviewed the latest episode of Survivor!
  5. At my music site, I shared music from The Beatles, ABBA, The Killers, The Black Keys, Adi Ulmansky, Bob Dylan, and Selena Gomez!
  6. At her photography site, Erin shared Dragons, The Light in the Darkness, Weeds, Creeping, Water Meter, Rent Me!, and Alley!
  7. At Pop Politics, Jeff shared: Shelter-In-Place, Late Night Lockdown Thoughts, The Only Thing Worse Than Keeping People Out Too Long…, and Richard Reeves has died!

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Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/16/20 — 3/22/20


I’m stuck at home due to the Coronavirus but I’m healthy, I’m locked in with two of my favorite people and my favorite cat, and I’ve got movies to watch, books to read, and music to listen to.  So, I’m not going to complain.

Fortunately, I’ve also got this super goofy picture of Joe Biden to keep me amused:

“Folks, a reverse mortgage is just a good and safe way for seniors to protect their assets while keeping their homes….”

Seriously, it’s the little things that keep you going through a crisis.

Anyway, here’s what I watched, read, and listened to this week:

Movies That I Watched:

  1. Action Jackson (1988)
  2. Beautiful Boy (2018)
  3. Blunt, the Fourth Man (1985)
  4. The Canyons (2013)
  5. The Choppers (1961)
  6. Cuban Rebel Girls (1959)
  7. Danger on the Air (1938)
  8. Escape From Hell (2000)
  9. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
  10. Frances (1982)
  11. The French Connection II (1975)
  12. Magic (1978)
  13. The Neighbor in the Window (2020)
  14. New World Order (2013)
  15. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
  16. The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
  17. Revenge For Daddy (2020)
  18. Scandal Sheet (1985)
  19. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club (1978)
  20. Street Corner (1948)
  21. Tender Mercies (1983)
  22. Tommy (1975)
  23. Wicker Park (2004)

Television Shows That I Watched:

  1. 9-1-1
  2. 60 Days In
  3. American Idol
  4. Bar Rescue
  5. Better Call Saul
  6. The Bold and the Beautiful
  7. Couples Court With The Cutlers
  8. Daily Mass
  9. Degrassi
  10. Dr. Phil
  11. Friends
  12. General Hospital
  13. Ghost Whisperer
  14. Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours To Hell and Back
  15. It’s a Living
  16. Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court
  17. Live PD
  18. The Love Boat
  19. Mr. Rain
  20. Saved By The Bell
  21. Seinfeld
  22. Survivor 40
  23. Twin Peaks: The Return
  24. The Voice
  25. War of the Worlds
  26. The Young and the Restless

“For people our age, a reverse mortgage is a good way to bring in some extra money while holding onto the home that you’ve worked so hard to build….”

Books That I Read:

  1. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk (1996) by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Adi Ulmansky
  2. The Battering Ram
  3. The Beatles
  4. Big Data
  5. Blanck Mass
  6. Bloc Party
  7. Blondie
  8. Britney Spears
  9. Chelsea Wolfe
  10. The Chemical Brothers
  11. Coldplay
  12. The Cure
  13. Hardwell
  14. Hozier
  15. Jakalope
  16. Jessica Simpson
  17. The Killers
  18. Patti Smith
  19. The Ramones
  20. Rita Ora
  21. Saint Motel
  22. Spice Girls
  23. The Talking Heads
  24. Taylor Swift
  25. Television
  26. Tiesto
  27. The Who
  28. X
  29. The Zen Circus

News From Last Week:

  1. Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus
  2. Game of Thrones’ Star Kristofer Hivju Tests Positive for Coronavirus
  3. Regal Cinemas Closing All U.S. Theaters Due to Coronavirus
  4. ‘Saturday Night Live’ Postpones Next Three Shows Because of Coronavirus
  5. Amy Adams & Jennifer Garner Launch #SaveWithStories To Support Children Who Are Out Of School Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
  6. Cannes Film Festival Postponed, Late June Dates Being Considered
  7. At New York prison, Harvey Weinstein put in isolation after contracting Coronavirus

Links From Last Week:

  1. Goodbye for now.  We’ll be back.
  2. Gov. Newsom should suspend Assembly Bill 5 amid coronavirus
  3. Christopher Nolan Pens Essay Urging the Nation to Help Movie Theaters Survive

Links From The Site:

  1. Erin profiled J. Oval and shared: The Girl From Hateville, Film Fun, I’m For Hire, First Day of Spring, Wiretap!, Amazing Detective, and Mystery Stories!
  2. Doc wished everyone a happy St. Patrick’s Day!
  3. Jeff shared music videos from Judas Priest, Bruce Willis, Dread Zeppelin, Dread Zeppelin again, and William Shatner!  He reviewed Panic In Echo Park, Action Jackson, Fever, Citizen Cohn, Sworn to Justice, Time Chasers, and Criminal Law!  He helped us all wish a happy birthday to Kurt Russell, Rudy Ray Moore, Piers Haggard, and Gary Oldman!
  4. I reviewed Into The Arms of Danger, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, The Falcon and the Snowman, New World Order, Scandal Sheet, Revenge For Daddy, Cuban Rebel Girls, The French Connection II, and Blunt!  I shared music videos from Miami Showband and The Kings of Connaught.  I shared a scene that I loved from Dr. No and 4 shots from 4 Spike Lee films!
  5. Necromoonyeti ranked every Studio Ghibli Film!
  6. Ryan reviewed Sleepwalking and shared his weekly reading round-up!

More From Us:

  1. I reviewed the latest episode of Survivor for the Reality TV Chat Blog!
  2. At SyFy Designs, I shared Self-Therapy and My 24-Hour Break Is Extending!
  3. On my music site, I shared songs from Saint Motel, The Battering Ram, Kay Kyser, Coldplay, Chelsea Wolfe, Rita Ora, and Britney Spears!
  4. At Pop Politics, Jeff shared: Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Bernie Loses Again, and Call It The Communist Virus.
  5. On her photography site, Erin shared: Above 2, Rooftop, Left Corner, Image 842, At Night, The Stare Part II, and Image 8402!
  6. Ryan has a patreon!  You should consider subscribing!

Want to see what I did last week?  Click here!

Stay safe, everyone!  Let’s help flatten that curve!

Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/9/20 — 3/15/20


Well, it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?

Due to the whole coronavirus thing, I am going to be working from home for a month!  Believe it or not, I actually have jury duty in about three weeks.  I’m expected to ride the train and then take a bus down to the filthiest courthouse in the city so that I can sit in a small space with a bunch of strangers just so I can be told to go home after eight hours.  I don’t think so.  I’m guessing that, with everything closing, my jury duty will probably be canceled on its own.  Let’s hope so!

(Update: It was.  An hour after I wrote this, it was announced that all civil and criminal trials have been canceled in Dallas County until May 8th.)

Anyway, at least I’ll have a lot of time to watch a lot of movies and review them.  I’ve heard some people are worried about what’s going to happen if Netflix and all the other streaming services crashes.  I’m happy to say that, down here in the Texas offices of the TSL, we have 5,000 DVDS, blu-rays, and VHS tapes.  Seriously, you should never stop buying physical media because you never know when you might need it.

Rest assured, everyone, that we here at the Shattered Lens are staying safe and taking precautions!  We hope you are too.

Here’s what I watched, read, and listened to last week:

Films I Watched:

  1. 7 Deadly Sins (2019)
  2. Age of Summer (2018)
  3. Black Widow Killer (2018)
  4. Flash Gordon (1980)
  5. Friday the 13th (1980)
  6. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
  7. Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
  8. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
  9. Friday the 13th — Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
  10. The Humanity Bureau (2017)
  11. Into the Arms of Danger (2020)
  12. Jurassic Shark (2012)
  13. Lost Girls (2020)
  14. Love & Mercy (2014)
  15. No Good Dead Goes Unpunished (2020)
  16. Road House (1989)
  17. Where Have All The People Gone? (1974)
  18. Witch’s Curse (1963)

Television Show I Watched:

  1. 9-1-1: Lone Star
  2. 60 Days In
  3. The Bachelor
  4. Bewitched
  5. Concentration
  6. Degrassi
  7. Dennis the Menace
  8. Diff’rent Strokes
  9. Dr. Phil
  10. The Facts of Life
  11. Hazel
  12. I Dream of Jeannie
  13. King of the Hill
  14. Love Is Blind
  15. Match Game 75
  16. Monty Python’s Flying Circus
  17. The Office
  18. Password
  19. Saved By The Bell
  20. The Simpsons
  21. Sunday Mass
  22. Survivor 40
  23. Tattletales
  24. That Girl
  25. Westworld

Books I Read:

  1. And All The Saints (2003) by Michael Walsh

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Above & Beyond
  2. Active Child
  3. Afrojack
  4. Alvin Risk
  5. Aoki
  6. Apocalyptica
  7. Big Data
  8. Blanck Mass
  9. Bloc Party
  10. Britney Spears
  11. The Chemical Brothers
  12. Chromatics
  13. Dillon Francis
  14. DJ Snake
  15. Fiona Apple
  16. Hardwell
  17. MOX
  18. PVRIS
  19. Saint Motel
  20. Taylor Swift
  21. Tiesto

News From Last Week:

  1. All of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Museum of the Bible are Forgeries 
  2. Cannes Film Festival Reportedly Turned Down Insurance To Cover Festival In Case Of Cancellation
  3. James Franco Says Misconduct Claims Are A Result Of Accusers Jumping On The #MeToo “Bandwagon”
  4. Italy’s Film and TV Industry Forges Onwards Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
  5. Paramount Pictures Launches “Paramount Presents” Label
  6. Weinstein Said Jennifer Aniston Should Be Killed
  7. Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers say he’ll die behind bars if sentenced to more than five years
  8. Inside Corey Feldman’s wild screening of his sexual abuse film as it went off the rails
  9. Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison
  10. Cannes Festival President: “We’ll Cancel” if Coronavirus Situation Doesn’t Improve
  11. Global Entertainment Industry Surpasses $100 Billion for the First Time Ever
  12. E3 2020 Canceled After ‘Overwhelming Concerns’ About Coronavirus
  13. Weinstein Defense Lawyer Blasts ‘Obscene’ 23-Year Prison Sentence
  14. The Bachelor Finale: Toxic Barb becomes most hated woman in America
  15. Harvey Weinstein Back in Hospital for Chest Pains, Immediately Following 23-Year Prison Sentence
  16. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus
  17. A Quiet Place 2’ Release Delayed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
  18. CinemaCon 2020 Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns
  19. TCM Classic Film Festival Canceled Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
  20. Michael Avenatti is stuck in a Manhattan jail with rats and no showers.
  21. Juno Awards, Canada’s Grammys, Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns
  22. All Disney Theme Parks, U.S. Universal Studios Closing Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
  23. Broadway Goes Dark Amid Coronavirus Concerns
  24. Bill Maher In Real Time Reveals ‘Real Time’ Off Indefinitely Due To Coronavirus Fears; John Oliver Going Dark After Sunday

Links from Last Week:

  1. Actually, Libertarians are the reason why you’ll probably survive this pandemic.
  2. A Century of Film: RKO
  3. These Are the People Making Porn Out of Your Favorite Childhood Memories
  4. A Tale Of Two Pandemics: Media Downplayed Swine Flu Outbreak Under Obama
  5. White Gold: Brian DePalma’s Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  6. Show Stopper: Coronavirus Sends Hollywood Into Unprecedented Crisis
  7. Two Movies That Define Today’s Democrats
  8. ‘You ruined my premiere!’: Beckinsale recalls Weinstein’s obscenity-filled rant
  9. Rocker Nick Cave Defends Old Songs From ‘Perpetually Pissed Off Coterie of Pearl-Clutchers’
  10. All the Shows and Movies Shut Down or Delayed Because of Coronavirus

Links From The Site:

  1. Ryan reviewed The Man Without Talent and Becoming Horses, along with sharing his weekly reading round-up!
  2. Patrick previewed Wives of the Skies!
  3. I shared music videos from Sergey Lazarev, The Maccabeats, MOX, Chromatics, Bee Gees, and Active Child.  I reviewed 7 Deadly Sins, Jurassic Shark, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, The Flight that Disappeared, Black Widow Killer, Age of Summer, and The Humanity Bureau!  I paid tribute to David Cronenberg!
  4. Jeff paid tribute to Max Von Sydow, Chuck Norris, and Michael Caine!  He reviewed Murder Me, Murder You, A Force Of One, The Hitman, Deep Cover, Hard Vice, The King of Love, and Where Have All The People Gone?  He shared a music video from Twisted Sister!
  5. Doc wished y’all a happy Friday the 13th!
  6. Erin shared The Covers of Leading Western, along with So Wicked My Love, So Many Steps To Death, Sweet and Deadly, Double Indemnity, The Iron Virgin, The Sins of Joy Munson, and Inland Passage!

More From Us:

  1. Ryan has a patreon!  Please consider subscribing!
  2. At Days Without Incident, Leonard shared a song from Prince!
  3. Speaking of songs, I shared songs from the following at my music site: Active Child, PVRIS, Fiona Apple, Apocalyptica, Harry Manfredini, Bloc Party, and Tiesto and Hardwell!
  4. For the Reality TV Chat Blog, I reviewed the latest episode of Survivor!
  5. On her photography site, Erin shared: Swing, Sun and Branches, Vantage Spot, Perched, The Stare, After the Rain, and Above!
  6. On Pop Politics, Jeff shared Thoughts on the Latest Democratic Debate, Life During The Wuhan Virus and Rediscovering the Simpsons!

Want to see what was accomplished last week?  Click here!

Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/2/20 — 3/8/20


Jeff & I are back.  This is going to be shorter week in review than usual because I’m still exhausted.  Peace be with you and have a great week.

Films I Watched:

  1. A Fall From Grace (2020)
  2. Goldfinger (1964)
  3. Lost in Translation (2003)
  4. Love Story (1970)
  5. Sand Sharks (2011)
  6. Spenser Confidential (2020)
  7. The Spring Break Murders (2011)
  8. Super Shark (2011)
  9. What Did Jack Do? (2020)
  10. What Richard Did (2012)
  11. Wonder Woman (2017)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 24 Hours in A&E
  2. 60 Days In
  3. The Bachelor
  4. Better Call Saul
  5. The Crystal Maze
  6. Doctor Who
  7. Downton Abbey
  8. Eastenders
  9. Masterchef
  10. Mock the Week
  11. Money For Nothing
  12. Panorama
  13. Pointless
  14. Prison
  15. Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA
  16. Ready Steady
  17. Survivor 40
  18. The Trouble with Maggie Cole
  19. The Windsors

Books I Read:

  1. Errol Flynn: The Untold Story (1980) by Charles Higham
  2. Power Play (1979) by Kenneth M. Cameron

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Above & Beyond
  2. Blake Lewis
  3. Blanck Mass
  4. The Chemical Brothers
  5. Chromatics
  6. Icona Pop
  7. Junkie XL
  8. Shakira
  9. Skylar Grey

News From Last Week:

  1. SXSW has been cancelled due to Coronavirus fears.

Links From Last Week:

  1. Happy International Women’s Day

Links From The Site:

  1. Erin shared the Covers of Private Detective Stories and Texas Flag, The Shame of Mary Quinn, The Near Nudes, My Brother’s Wife, Lust For Love, The Gathering Darkness, and Turn Your Clock Forward!
  2. Jeff paid tribute to Hal Needham and Robert Clouse!  He reviewed Journey to the Far Side of the Sun, The Cop in Blue Jeans, Not Another Mistake, A Real American Hero, The Hit List, Double Jeopardy, and The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid.  He shared music videos from The Rolling Stones, the Beastie Boys, and Public Image Ltd.
  3. Ryan reviewed Goblin Girl and J&K and he shared his weekly reading round-up!
  4. I shared music videos from Shakira, Blake Lewis, Hal Ketchum, and Johnny Lee & Lane Brody!  I paid tribute to the one and only Jean Harlow!  I reviewed The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini, The Sand, Super Shark, Long Weekend, The Spring Break Murders, Sand Sharks, and Spenser Confidential!

More From Us:

  1. Ryan has a patreon.  You should consider subscribing!
  2. At Pop Politics, Jeff shared Checking In, Part Deux!
  3. For the Reality TV Chat Blog, Erin reviewed the latest episode of Survivor!
  4. At her photography site Erin shared The Sky Today, Purple, Yellow, Soon To Be Blown Away, Green, Tree and Sun, and Ladder!
  5. On my music site, I shared songs from Bing Crosby, The Chemical Brothers, Blanck Mass, Blake Lewis, Little Texas, and Skylar Grey, and Chromatics.

Want to see what I did last week?  Click here!

Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 2/17/20 — 2/23/20


As of this weekend, Jeff & I are on vacation and really, it couldn’t have happened a minute too soon.  We’re currently in London and I’m looking forward to two weeks of getting away from …. well, everything but this site.  Like I do before every vacation, I’ve written up some reviews that will drop while I’m gone.  So, I’ll be here even when I’m not here.

Last week, cancel culture came for Much Ado About Cinema’s Dilara Elbir, attacking her on twitter over a 4 year-old private message in which she used the n-word.  The twitter mob came for her and it continued to come for her, even after she apologized and every writer who worked for Much Ado publicly quit on her.  It kept coming for her until she attempted to commit suicide.  Dilara posted three videos to twitter, sobbing and cutting herself.  (The videos have since been taken down.  Amazingly, some of the same people who drove Dilara to very publicly hurting herself than had the nerve to complain that she hadn’t included trigger warnings with the videos.)  Fortunately, some of the people who saw the videos called the police and they were able to get Dilara to the hospital in time to save her life.

Needless to say, there have been a lot of recriminations in the days since.  There’s been a lot of talk about whether or not cancel culture went too far, hounding Dilara even after she had apologized and lost all of her writers.  Do we now live in a world where forgiveness is no longer possible and where no one is allowed a second chance to make up for their past mistakes?  A lot of people have been talking about mental illness and how we never know how someone might be hurting on the inside.  There’s been a lot of talk and some of it’s sincere and, quite frankly, some of it has definitely been performative.  It’s easy to talk about doing the right thing after the damage has already been done.  There’s a lot to be said about all of this but I’m not going to say it right now because I’m still processing it all.  I hope lessons will be learned though I doubt that they have.  (When last I checked, people were attempting to cancel the people who “cancelled” Dilara by using many of the same techniques that they used on her, which would seem to indicate that most people haven’t learned anything.)  I hope that Dilara will recover and I hope that the world will become a better place.

Stay supple fear not, play nice, and love those around you!

Here’s what I did last week:

Films I Watched:

  1. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
  2. Brief Encounter (1945)
  3. Coffy (1973)
  4. Cooley High (1975)
  5. Dixiana (1930)
  6. Gothic Harvest (2019)
  7. It (1927)
  8. Lady Behave (1937)
  9. The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)
  10. The Notebook (2004)
  11. On Hostile Ground (2000)
  12. Roman Holiday (1953)
  13. Scenes From A Marriage (1973)
  14. Sons and Lovers (1960)
  15. Xanadu (1980)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 9-1-1: Lone Star
  2. 60 Days In
  3. The Bachelor 24
  4. Brooklyn Nine Nine
  5. Call the Midwife
  6. Dancing on Ice
  7. Democratic Presidential Debate
  8. Doctor Phil
  9. Doctor Who
  10. Friends
  11. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  12. King of the Hill
  13. Love Island
  14. The Office
  15. Project Runway
  16. Survivor 40

Books I Read:

  1. House of Cards (1989) by Michael Dobbs
  2. Wicked Bite (2020) by Jeaniene Frost

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Abigail Breslin
  2. Billie Eilish
  3. Blanck Mass
  4. Blondie
  5. Britney Spears
  6. The Chemical Brothers
  7. Chromatics
  8. Coldplay
  9. Dead Can’t Dance
  10. Dead or Alive
  11. Dua Lipa
  12. The Emotions
  13. Lenny Kravitz
  14. Meg Myers
  15. Melanie
  16. New Order
  17. The Sex Pistols
  18. Sports Team
  19. Talking Heads
  20. Yumi Zouma
  21. Yvonne Elliman

News From Last Week:

  1. How to Murder Harry Potter
  2. Jeffrey Dean Morgan reaches out to bullied 9 year old
  3. Pompeii’s House of Lovers Reopens to the Public After 40 Years
  4. Friends cast finally confirm reunion for unscripted special
  5. John Krasinski Responds to Critic Who Slammed ‘A Quiet Place’ As Socially Regressive
  6. Daredevil and Flat Earth theorist “Mad” Mike Hughes dies in rocket crash

Links From Last Week:

  1. THE STRANGE WORLD OF COFFIN JOE – JOSÉ MOJICA MARINS 1936 – 2020
  2. 08: The Startling Range of Jim True-Frost
  3. Like and Retweets Are Not Worth Putting Someone In The Ground

Links From The Site:

  1. Erin took a look at the Pan Book covers of Hans Helweg and shared: Happy Presidents Day, Secrets of a Co-Ed, The Naked Hunter, The Celebrity, The Deadly Reasons, You Belong To Me, and Weep For Me!
  2. Jeff shared music videos from Iron Maiden and Lita Ford.  He paid tribute to Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lee Marvin and Sam Peckinpah.  He reviewed I Escaped From Devil’s Island, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, Narc, Jeremiah Johnson, Killing Streets, and Comedy’s Dirtiest Dozen!
  3. Ryan reviewed Kids With Guns, My Geometric Family, The Truth Behind Blood and Drugs, and Multo!  He also shared his weekly reading round-up!
  4. I shared music videos from Yvonne Elliman, Blondie, Sports Team, Yumi Zouma, and Abigail Breslin!  I wished a happy birthday to John Travolta, Kyle MacLachlan, Luis Bunuel, Paul Morrissey, and Terence Fisher!  I reviewed Rapture, Blue Crush, The Path of the Wind, Coffy, Dixiana, Xanadu, On Hostile Ground, The Last Thing He Wanted, No Lost Cause, Lady Behave!, and An Officer and a Gentleman!

More From Us:

  1. Ryan has a patreon!  Please consider subscribing!
  2. For Reality TV Chat Blog, I reviewed the latest episode of Survivor!
  3. On my music site, I shared songs from The Emotions, Blondie, Dua Lipa, Melanie, Dead or Alive, Lenny Kravitz, and Meg Myers!
  4. On Pop Politics, Jeff shared: Bloomberg Was Not Ready For Prime Time and some thoughts on the Nevada caucus!
  5. On her photography site, Erin shared a lot of snow pics!  Snow 16, Snow 17, Snow 18, Snow 19, Snow 20, Snow 21, and Snow 22!  (I’m sensing a theme.)

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Lisa’s Week In Review: 2/10/20 — 2/16/20


I hope everyone had a happy Valentine’s Day!

Well, let’s just admit the obvious.  After last week’s Oscar Sunday extravaganza, there was no way that I wasn’t going to spend most of this week getting some rest and that’s exactly what I did.  A part of me regrets it because I’ve always been the type who thinks, “That hour you spent doing nothing was an hour that you’ll never get back!”  But, as I’ve matured and grown or whatever, I’ve come to realize that sometimes you really have to appreciate the peace of doing nothing for an hour.

However, on Friday, I did finally manage to start my new review series: Love on the Shattered Lens!  All through the rest of February, I’ll be reviewing some films about love.  Some of them are happy films.  Some of them are sad films.  Some are good.  Some are bad.  And I’ll be reviewing them all!

Anyway, here’s what I watched, read, and listened to this week.  As you’ll notice, this was a very musical week for me.  That’s because I hosted the weekly #ILikeToWatch live tweet on Saturday and I had 60 minutes worth of music to select.  As you can tell from the end result, it was a fun search!

Films I Watched:

  1. Blue Crush (2002)
  2. The Flight That Disappeared (1961)
  3. Happy Gilmore (1996)
  4. Lord Lucan: My Husband, The Truth (2017)
  5. Lying Eyes (1996)
  6. No Lost Cause (2011)
  7. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)
  8. Rapture (1965)
  9. Rock, It’s Your Decision (1982)
  10. Smash-Up On Interstate 5 (1976)
  11. Staying Alive (1983)
  12. True Romance (1993)
  13. The Vampire’s Ghost (1945)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 9-1-1: Long Star
  2. 60 Days In
  3. American Idol
  4. The Bachelor 24
  5. Brooklyn Nine Nine
  6. Curb Your Enthusiasm
  7. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  8. The Magicians
  9. Project Runway
  10. Survivor 40

Books I Read:

  1. Something’s Down There (2003) by Mickey Spillane

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Adi Ulmansky
  2. Afrojack
  3. Anna Sofia Mork
  4. Aoki
  5. Armin van Buuren
  6. Avicii
  7. Basement Jaxx
  8. Bee Gees
  9. Big Data
  10. Bikini Kill
  11. Blondie
  12. Blotto
  13. Britney Spears
  14. Calvin Harris
  15. Camila Cabello
  16. The Chemical Brothers
  17. The Clash
  18. The Commodores
  19. The Crystal Method
  20. Daft Punk
  21. The Damned
  22. deadmau5
  23. Dillon Francis
  24. DJ Judaa
  25. DJ Snake
  26. Donna Summer
  27. Elle King
  28. ELO
  29. The Emotions
  30. Falling in Reverse
  31. Fatboy Slim
  32. The Future Sounds of London
  33. Gloria Gaynor
  34. The Hues Corporation
  35. I Break Horses
  36. Jakalope
  37. The Jam
  38. John’s Children
  39. Junkie XL
  40. KC and the Sunshine Band
  41. Kedr Livanskiy
  42. Lenny Kravitz
  43. Lindsey Stirling
  44. Lionrock
  45. Lo Fidelity Allstars
  46. Loona
  47. The MC5
  48. Moby
  49. Muse
  50. Patti Smith
  51. Phantogram
  52. The Prodigy
  53. Public Image Lmtd.
  54. The Ramones
  55. Richard Hell and the Vervoids
  56. The Rolling Stones
  57. Saint Motel
  58. Savage Rose
  59. Selena Gomez
  60. The Sex Pistols
  61. Souixsie and the Banshees
  62. Swedish House Mafia
  63. Talking Heads
  64. Taylor Swift
  65. Walter Murphy
  66. X
  67. Yvonne Elliman
  68. Zedd

News From Last Week:

  1. Margot Robbie’s ‘Birds Of Prey’ Changes Title After Low Box Office Results
  2. Rose McGowan: Natalie Portman’s Oscars dress protest ‘deeply offensive’

Links From Last Week:

  1. Oscar Snubs Again! Here’s Who Was Left Off the Memorial Reel This Year
  2. Report: Satire Is Great, As Long As It Never Targets Any Of My Own Beliefs
  3. The Cinema of Veronica Lake

Links From The Site:

  1. Erin shared It’s Love Part 6, The Covers of Saucy Movie Tales, and The Running Man, East Side General, Fall of Night, Too Fast We Live, It Must Be Valentine’s Day, Ask For Linda, and Bailey’s Daughters!
  2. Doc wished everyone a happy Valentine’s Day!
  3. Jeff paid tribute to Burt Reynolds and reviewed The Swiss Conspiracy, Scarred City, Smash-Up On Interstate 5, City on Fire, Final Impact, Mitchell, and Bravo Two Zero!
  4. I shared music videos from Lindsey Stirling, Anna Sofia Mork, I Break Horses, Junkie XL, Falling in Reverse, Saint Motel, and the Hues Corporation!  I also reviewed Lord Lucan: My Husband The Truth, Romeo and Juliet, and Lying Eyes!
  5. Ryan shared his weekly reading round-up and reviewed Stubb & Leski’s Catsmas, Yellow Flag Intelligence Squadron, The Downed Deer, and Major Bummer!

More From Us:

  1. On twitter, I hosted Saturday’s #ILikeToWatch live tweet.  Here’s my Punk v Disco playlist!
  2. For Reality TV Chat Blog, I reviewed the premiere of Survivor!
  3. At my music site, I shared songs from Lindsey Stirling, Loona, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Lo Fidelity All Stars, Lenny Kravitz, Camila Cabello, and Yvonne Elliman.
  4. On her photography site, Erin shared Snow 9, Snow 10, Snow 11. Snow 12, Snow 13, Snow 14, and Snow 15.
  5. At Pop Politics, Jeff shared: I Slept Through Most Of The Oscars, New Hampshire Predictions, and We Lost 3.
  6. At Days Without Incident, Leonard wrote about the theme song of the new Bond film!
  7. Ryan has a patreon!  You should consider subscribing!

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Have a great week, everyone!

Lisa’s Week In Review: 2/3/20 — 2/9/20


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:

  1. The Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)
  2. The Encounter (2010)
  3. The Firm (1989)
  4. Flirtation Walk (1934)
  5. The Investigation (2013)
  6. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
  7. Me & My Shadow (2020)
  8. Up in The Air (2009)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 9-1-1: Lone Star
  2. 60 Days In
  3. The 92nd Academy Awards
  4. Assorted Iowa Caucus Coverage
  5. The Bachelor 24
  6. The Bionic Woman
  7. The Bob Newhart Show
  8. Brooklyn Nine Nine
  9. Charlie’s Angels
  10. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  11. Curb Your Enthusiasm
  12. The Democratic Debate
  13. The Donna Reed Show
  14. Emergency!
  15. Family Affair
  16. Highway to Heaven
  17. I Love Lucy
  18. Little House on the Prarie
  19. The Lucy Show
  20. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  21. The Masked Singer
  22. Newhart
  23. The Outsider
  24. Petticoat Junction
  25. Project Runway
  26. The Six Million Dollar Man
  27. The State of the Union Speech
  28. Survivor at 40

Books I Read:

  1. Infamous Player (2011) by Peter Bart

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Blondie
  2. The Chemical Brothers
  3. Dua Lipa
  4. Elodie
  5. Forever
  6. Hannah Grace
  7. Hazel English
  8. Hinds
  9. Muse
  10. Saint Motel
  11. Shakira
  12. Souixsie and the Banshees
  13. Talia Stewart
  14. Taylor Swift
  15. The Ting Tings
  16. Zayn Malik

Award Season Links:

  1. Lisa’s Oscar Predictions for Sunday Night
  2. Independent Spirit Awards
  3. Razzie Nominations
  4. The Academy Awards

News From Last Week:

  1. Staffers Say Sexism Runs Deep At The Washington Post
  2. McSCANDAL: New Documentary Shows How One Man Orchestrated A Scam Using McDonald’s ‘Monopoly’ Game
  3. ‘Comfortably Smug’ Twitter Account Suspended For Asking ‘Where’s Hunter, Fat?’
  4. CNN’s Brian Stelter wins first-ever ‘Liberal Hack Tournament,’ topping mainstream media giants
  5. Harvey Weinstein Appears To Doze Off Repeatedly During Victim’s Tearful Testimony
  6. Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2’
  7. FX Feeney, LA Weekly Film Critic and Historian, Dies at 66
  8. The Inside Story of How Harry Potter Was Translated Into Yiddish
  9. ORSON BEAN DEAD AT 91: Struck By Car

Links From Last Week:

  1. Heartland, Chronicled: A Political Journalist’s Reflections on Iowa, U.S.A.
  2. We’re all high-schoolers now
  3. SCREENPLAY BY: Carl Foreman
  4. Hollywood Executive Sherry Lansing’s Candid Biography Decimates Mike Myers! “Wednesday Bookmobile” Slices Open “Waynes World 2!”
  5. BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: DERRICK FERGUSON
  6. The Shiv in the Hand of Kindness

Links From The Site:

  1. Case reviewed the 1st episode of the new season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina!
  2. 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!
  3. Doc Bowman welcomed you to Oscar Sunday!
  4. 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!
  5. Leonard reviewed Birds of Prey, Ford v Ferrari and Rabid!
  6. 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!
  7. 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:

  1. At Days Without Incident, Leonard took a look at Re: Creators!
  2. Ryan has a patreon.  Please consider subscribing!
  3. On my music site, I shared songs from Forever, Shakira, Zayn Malik, Hazel English, Dua Lipa, Hinds, and Blondie!
  4. On SyFy Designs, I shared: Was the Groundhog Wrong?
  5. For Horror Critic, I reviewed Me & My Shadow!
  6. On her photography site, Erin shared: Snow 2, Snow 3, Snow 4, Snow 5, Snow 6, Snow 7, and Snow 8!
  7. 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!

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