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) – 3.5/5 xx JB

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…

Everything is so sad and so wonderful.

R.I.P. this extremely hot broad, who lit up the screen for more years than we deserved with her signature smarts, charm and gravitas. No one did it like her, and no one had more fun while doing it. One of the best. xx JB