Viewing Diary, August 2020

Film: Serving Sara Hamilton The Notebook Into the West TV: Australian Survivor, Season 3-4 Perry Mason (miniseries) Canada’s Drag Race, Season 1 Real Housewives of New York, Season 12 Rewatches: Knives Out xx JB

Viewing Diary, July 2020

Film: Lovely & Amazing The Daytrippers It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Princess Mononoke Twelve Monkeys Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Flirting with Disaster Summer Hours Death at a Funeral The Brady Bunch Movie The Men Who Stare at Goats Charlie’s Angels The Wedding Singer Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle Palm Springs Mean Streets…

Criterion Collection: Updated

Been stress-buying more than usual lately. An updated list of my collection of Criterion edition DVDs after a recent spree: xx JB

All-Time Favorite Actresses, Vol. XXXI

Jean Arthur Nicole Beharie Abigail Breslin Sylvia Chang Zoë Chao Didi Conn Hope Davis Melora Hardin Wendy Hiller Cheryl Hines Kathryn Joosten Katrina Lenk Carole Lombard Agnes Moorehead Niecy Nash Tonye Patano  Jen Richards Zelda Rubinstein Rene Russo Eliza Scanlen Annabella Sciorra xx JB

Viewing Diary, June 2020

Film: Mountains May Depart Chasing Amy The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Hannah Gadsby: Douglas The Bodyguard Crip Camp Quartet My Man Godfrey Swing Shift Upstream Color To Be or Not to Be Apocalypto This Means War In a Lonely Place Shirley Still Walking Anatomy of a Murder Multiple Maniacs Malcolm X Original…

Postcards From The Edge: Quarantine Randomness

Every Friday night for the last couple of months, a friend of my boyfriend’s roomate’s has been organizing a (very well-produced) Zoom trivia night, in which 10-20 teams answer questions from various categories. I love trivia, and I’m very competitive, so for the most part it’s been a fun distraction. Of the teams who usually…

All-Time Favorite Actresses, Vol. XXX

Ellen Barkin Jillian Bell Connie Britton Veanne Cox Natasia Demetriou Fran Drescher America Ferrara Louise Fletcher Christine Lahti Debra Mooney Rita Moreno Hayden Panettiere Amy Schumer Amy Sedaris Jean Simmons Leelee Sobieski Sarah Steele Amber Tamblyn Lili Taylor Samara Weaving Alison Wright xx JB

Living In America

I’ve already been in a state of near debilitating catatonia for at least the past couple of weeks over the state of the world right now, and the events of the last few days have only exacerbated these feelings, so I really don’t have the energy to say or write or even begin to coherently…

Viewing Diary, May 2020

Film: The Player 3 Women The Half of It The Hudsucker Proxy Ninotchka The Talk of the Town Only Angels Have Wings A Secret Love Full Metal Jacket Willow Solo Despicable Me Bee Movie Tomboy Hero How To Build A Girl On A Magical Night Pal Joey Down in the Delta Everyone Else Dolores Claiborne…