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Watched Journal: August 2021

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What I watched in August.

Watched Journal: July 2021

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Some interesting watches this month including the totally '90's technological "killer's in the computer" thriller Ghost in the Machine. If you thought it was just the name of a great Police album, you thought wrong! With all the cyber attacks and Russian hacks lately, it definitely resonates. As does the rabbit-hole fever dream of  A Glitch in the Matrix, a gonzo documentary from Room 237 director Rodney Ascher, where this time he's indulging of bunch redditors debating whether or not we live in a simulation.  Steven Soderbergh's Detroit set caper No Sudden Move is one of the better "new" movies I've seen all year. I can't say the same for Black Widow, despite a good opening and strong performances, especially from Florence Pugh (Midsommar) and David Harbour (Stranger Things). The better kick-ass chick flick of 2021 is Gunpowder Milkshake on Netflix.  TCM's Friday Night Neo-Noir series hosted by Eddie Muller and Ben Mankiewicz was exc

Watched Journal: June 2021

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What I watched in June.

TCM Alert: The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)

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TCM will be airing the ultra rare Ryan O'Neal caper The Thief Who Came to Dinner this Friday afternoon June 25th (2pm EST). 

2021: Mid Year Album Recommendations

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Perhaps my favorite musical discovery of the year has been browsing Qobuz for new and classic albums with the gold "HiRes" signifier. 

Watched Journal: May 2021

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What I watched in May.