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  • Radiohead & side projects, best of

    Radiohead & side projects, best of

    Personal selections from Spotify attempting to highlight all of the projects from Radiohead’s original lineup: Thom Yorke, Colin & Jonny Greenwood, Philip Selway, and Ed O’Brien. I’ve continued to find more contributions as I dig further into their discography, but the 85 tracks (6.5 hours) listed here is a start!

  • Movies watched in 2023

    Movies watched in 2023

    My 15 favorite films of 2023, and other thoughts on the moving pictures I’ve seen this year. If you’ve read my annual reviews before, you’ll know that I tend to enjoy lesser known gems, like the new Zora Neale Hurston PBS documentary. Previous years: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012.

  • All films by Zora Neale Hurston

    All films by Zora Neale Hurston

    Hurston, a well-known author, also produced 15 reels (85 minutes, all silent) of probably the earliest autoethnographic documentation, from around 1928 to 1940 in the American South. Currently, it is a challenge to determine the details of each reel, so I’ll piece it together here the best I can. There are no simple IMDb entries…

  • Movies watched in 2021

    These are my 20 favorite films this year. More than any other year that I can think of, the release schedule of films were really thrown off due once again to another year of COVID. Nomadland and A Quiet Place II, for example, are technically 2020 films, but they didn’t get a wide release until…

  • BEYONCÉ 2013 video album, YouTube previews (in order)

    The official Beyoncé YouTube page has posted these 30-second preview tracks (released Friday, December 13, 2013). Here they are in the order they appear on the DVD; the director(s) are listed after each song title. It’s also worth checking out the “Self-Titled” mini art features that followed the release of the album.

  • Kirkeby’s panoramas in von Trier’s *Breaking the Waves*

    Per Kirkeby has created unforgettable works of art, some of which were commissioned for three of Lars von Trier’s films. After watching all of von Trier’s theatrical releases over the last three months, I kept returning to Kirkeby’s digitally-altered landscapes in Breaking the Waves (1996) for inspiration. To avoid spoilers, I’m including screenshots only of…