Posts

Watched Journal: December 2022

Image
Movies are time capsules, frozen in a certain period and place, later thawed on the screen, scenes dripping like icicles melted by the sunlight.

Year in Music 2022

Image
If you seek it out, there is plenty of great new music waiting to be discovered. As always, I have my list of favorite albums and songs to share this year.

Watched Journal: November 2022

Image
I decided to make Noir November a Chuck No-vember, watching some of the early films from the martial arts legend. 

Watched Journal: October 2022

Image
I rewatched the two late 80's Halloween sequels, 'Halloween 4: The Revenge of Michael Myers' and 'Halloween 5: The Return of Michael Myers', for the first time since seeing them on VHS. 

Watched Journal: September 2022

Image
In the early days of the COVID-19 lock downs, we rewatched Contagion , Steven Soderbergh's 2011 medical thriller about a deadly virus that quickly spreads to a global pandemic. 

Watched Journal: August 2022

Image
I've been reading James Kirchick's doorstopper 'Secret City' over the last month or so, a sometimes riveting, sometimes redundant history of Washington D.C.'s gay underworld spanning FDR to Clinton.