Viewing Diary, April 2021

Film: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jesus Christ Superstar Lust For Life Send Me No Flowers Hard Candy Eye for an Eye Shiva Baby Captain Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Follies: In Concert Camille The Subject Was Roses Doctor Strange Sunset Song An American Werewolf in London The Last Blockbuster Ben-Hur Audrey The…

Viewing Diary, March 2021

Film: Empire of the Sun Saint Maud Penny Serenade Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Burden of Dreams Ruby Sparks Raya and the Last Dragon The 39 Steps Cat Ballou Eden The Avengers Burrow Michael Rocks Ziegfeld Girl The Magnificent Ambersons A Face in the Crowd My Octopus Teacher The Mauritanian Silk Stockings Quo Vadis, Aida? Purple…

2021 in Books (Updating)

I Remember Nothing (Nora Ephron) – 3.75/5 Birds of America (Lorrie Moore) – 3.75/5 Harriet the Spy (Louise Fitzhugh) – 4.5/5 Happy (Derren Brown) – 3.25/5 New Year, Same Trash (Samantha Irby) – 3/5 Swimming in the Dark (Tomasz Jedrowski) – 4.5/5 A Boy’s Own Story (Edmund White) – 3/5 Fear of Flying (Erica Jong)…

Viewing Diary, February 2021

Film: Jockey My Name Is Pauli Murray Indiscreet Judas and the Black Messiah The World to Come The Grass Is Greener Flee 2046 Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir Cusp The Little Hours I’m No Angel Malcolm and Marie The Little Things Supernova The Heartbreak Kid 42nd Street Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House Shangahi Express Morocco…

Sundance 2021

One for the Road – 5/5 CODA – 2.5/5 Human Factors – 2/5 John and the Hole – 1.5/5 I Was a Simple Man – 2.5/5 Cryptozoo – 3/5 Strawberry Mansion – 1/5 Rebel Hearts – 4/5 Summer of Soul – 4/5 How It Ends – 3.25/5 Try Harder! – 3/5 Passing – 3.5/5 Ma…

Viewing Diary, January 2021

Film: The Family A Brighter Summer Day James White Possessor Relic Your Name Engraved Herein The New World Borat Subsequent Moviefilm The Picture of Dorian Gray Kubo and the Two Strings Bridget Jones’s Baby The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and her Lover Tesla The Blue Angel The Mirror Has Two Faces Collective Pieces of a…