On this windy and rainy night it feels appropriate to be watching ‎the 1943 film STORMY WEATHER directed by Andrew L. Stone on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

Watching ‎the 2022 film THE HOUSE directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr, Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels, and Paloma Baeza on Netflix. 🎥

Veggie shepherds pie cooling.

Listening to the new Cat Power album of covers as I start to make some veggie shepherds pie.

Looking forward to watching Joel Coen’s take on the Scottish play tonight on Apple TV+.

Watching Martin Scorsese’s 1997 film ‎KUNDUN again. 🎥

Sourdough bread cooling.

Currently reading: Dark City by Eddie Muller 📚

Watching the 2000 film THE GLEANERS AND I directed by Agnès Varda again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

Focaccia cooling.

Watching ‎the 1947 film THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

Watching ‎Claire Denis’ startlingly beautiful 1999 masterpiece BEAU TRAVAIL on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

Watching ‎Rachel Amodeo’s 1993 film WHAT ABOUT ME? on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

My Favourite 25 Films of 2021 list arranged in the order that I viewed the films and added them during the year. 🎥

Final film of the year is ‎THE LOST DAUGHTER DIRECTED BY MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL ON NETFLIX. 🎥

Watching ‎the underseen gem ESTHER KAHN from 2000 directed by Arnaud Desplechin on MUBI. 🎥

Best new-to-me films for December 2021: THE POWER OF THE DOG, THE MAD WOMAN’S BALL, C’MON C’MON, AZOR, LYDIA LUNCH: THE WAR IS NEVER OVER, LISTENING TO KENNY G, WEST SIDE STORY, A DOG BARKING AT THE MOON.

Just received the beautiful issue 0 of the @MUBI Notebook along with a nice tote bag too.

Watching ‎Mike Mills’ transcendent and beautiful C’MON C’MON again. 🎥

Just finished watching LANDSCAPERS and it’s great. Ed Sinclair and Will Sharpe have crafted something remarkably sad and beautiful.

Remembering a great writer by watching Griffin Dunne’s 2017 documentary JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD again. 🎥

Baking some Japanese Milk Bread rolls on a sunny Thursday afternoon.

Just took a walk around the town on this beautiful and sunny day as I took a break from grading assignments. Focussing on the positive today as I celebrate getting another year older.

Relaxing by watching one of the great films, Michael Curtiz’s 1942 ‎CASABLANCA. 🎥

Celebrating Jane Birkin’s birthday by watching Agnès Varda’s 1988 documentary ‎JANE B. BY AGNÈS V. on The Criterion Channel. 🎥