Monday 2 March 2020


The Good Place
3x04 Jeremy Bearimy
3x05 The Ballad of Donkey Doug
[Watch the whole series (again) on Netflix.]

McDonald & Dodds
1x01 The Fall of the House of Crockett
[Watch it (again) on the ITV Hub.]

this week on 100 Films

A new month began yesterday, which meant it was time to once again look the last one over at 100 Films in a Year...

Also this past week, 1 new review...

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Now, here’s a film I really need to see again. Not to affirm whether I liked it or not — in fact, I loved it; enough to rank it the #1 film I saw in 2019 — but to fully assess and analyse and process it. This admission is not the best way to begin a review — reviews are meant to be assessment and/or analysis, after all — but, nonetheless, it indicates the kind of effect I felt from the film. What is that effect? In my best-of-year piece I said it was “the kind of film that casts a spell”, by which I’m referring to how it sweeps you in; how it engages you in such a way that you’re just experiencing it
Read more here.

More next Sunday.