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: Watching ‎the 2023 documentary Copa 71 directed by James Erskine and Rachel Ramsay. 🎥

: Fog rolling over Blomidon.

: Fly on a flower.

: A bee snuggling into a flower.

: A frog in the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

: Leaf on a damp day.

: Best new-to-me films watched in June 2024: Godzilla Minus One, Do Not Expect Too Much from the End …

: Watching ‎Brian De Palma’s 1981 film Blow Out in the Criterion Channel’s Neo Noir …

: Watching Erica Tremblay’s 2024 film Fancy Dance on Apple TV+. 🎥

: Making a big pot of lentil soup on a cloudy afternoon.

: Watching the 1971 film ‎The Plot Against Harry directed by Michael Roemer on The Criterion Channel. …

: Sleeping cat.

: Watching ‎the 1946 comedy Easy to Wed directed by Edward Buzzell. 🎥

: Starting to watch Sugar on Apple TV+ and really loving it so far as it’s a clever blending of film …

: Watching Marleen Gorris’ 1990 film The Last Island on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Burger buns cooling.

: Basil leaf on some cheese pizza I made a few days ago.

: Remembering the great Donald Sutherland by watching the 1978 film ‎Invasion of the Body Snatchers …

: Watching Béla Tarr’s 2000 film ‎Werckmeister Harmonies again on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Radu Jude’s 2023 film Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World on MUBI. 🎥

: I just got a Starfleet delta with the Strange New Worlds design.

: Watching ‎the 2023 film Godzilla Minus One directed by Takashi Yamazaki on Netflix. 🎥

: Loved the series finale of Star Trek: Discovery. Perfect in tone in how it embraced and changed the …

: It’s a sad and beautiful world. Watching ‎Jim Jarmusch’s brilliant 1986 film Down by …

: Currently reading: The Creative Act by Rick Rubin 📚

: Watching Poker Face again and loving it even more. Such a great riff on Columbo with an infusion of …

: Watching ‎Alice Rohrwacher’s extraordinarily beautiful 2023 film La Chimera again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1997 documentary My America… or Honk If You Love Buddha directed by Renee …

: Some bubbles in a glass on the April (plus two days in May) Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Billy Wilder’s 1963 comedy Irma la Douce in the Shirley McLean collection on the …

: Sunlight on the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in my hometown of Fredericton, New Brunswick.

: Drifting down a river in a kayak a few years ago. Day 29 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: The name of my community in some art by the harbour. Day 28 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: Seeing flowers is always a pleasant surprise. Day 27 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A critter peeking out from a tree. Day 26 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: Cheese pizza with pea shoots on top.

: The spines of some cookbooks that I have. Day 25 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A light on Day 24 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A dreamy cat resting on a bed. Day 23 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: Blue sky and trees on day 22 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: The view atop Mount Carleton from a few years ago. Day 21 of the April Photoblogging Challenge: …

: Ice in a glass. Day 20 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A birthday cake I made from a few years ago. Day 18 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A calm and peaceful mood today at work as I had my lunch. Day 18 of the April Photoblogging …

: For Canadian Film Day I’m rewatching ‎the 2023 Québécois film Humanist Vampire Seeking …

: Took a walk and having a moment of transcendence looking at the sky. Day 17 of the April …

: Being a flaneur a few years ago hanging out on a beach looking at seals and birds. Day 16 of the …

: A small coffee bean. Day 15 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: The closest thing I have to a -cactus in the house. Day 14 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A page of a book I’m reading now. Day 13 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: I think that pizza is magic day 12 of the April Photoblogging Challenge

: A beautiful sky from December. Day 11 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A picture a took on a walk across a train bridge a few years ago. Day 10 of the April 2024 …

: Crispy tofu. Day 9 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: Did not look at the sun as a prevention of injury during a partial eclipse. Day 8 of the April …

: Baking today which is good for my well-being on Day 7 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A sail from a decade ago for windy on Day 6 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: Feeling serene as I stare into a shot of espresso on a Friday afternoon. Day 5 of the April …

: Day 4 Foliage of the April 2024 Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching Yorgos Lanthimos’ 2023 film ‎Poor Things for the first time. 🎥

: Reusable index card on day 3 of the April 2024 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Flowers in the backyard. Day 2 of the April Photoblogging Challenge.

: A tiny toy on a shelf. Day 1 of the April 2024 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Favourite new-to-me films for March of 2024: The Nature of Love, The Cassandra Cat, El Conde, A …

: Taking a stop in Venezuela on my March Around the World and watching the 2021 film The Box directed …

: Made some Georgian Cheese Bread for brunch yesterday.

: Now making a stop in Argentina on my March Around The World with the 1999 film Sylvia Prieto on …

: Time to stop in Rwanda on my March Around the World and watchNeptune Frost directed by Saul Williams …

: Tonight for March Around the World I’m going to France for La Main du Diable directed by Maurice …

: Making a stop in Finland to catch up on an Aki Kaurismäki film I haven’t seen – the 2006 film …

: Stopping in Romania on my March Around the World and watching ‎the 2022 film R.M.N. directed by …

: Watching ‎the 2005 South Korean film Tale of Cinema directed by Hong Sang-soo on MUBI for the next …

: Watching ‎Alexander Payne’s 2023 film The Holdovers and loving the 70s film vibe. 🎥

: Stopping in Spain with my March Around the World and watching ‎the 1983 film El sur directed by …

: Going to have some coconut cream pie for desert to celebrate Pi Day.

: Taking an afternoon March Around the World stop in Taiwan with the 1980 film ‎Lovable You directed …

: Watching ‎the 2023 film American Fiction directed by Cord Jefferson. 🎥

: Potato Rösti Quiche from a recipe in Nadia Bakes

: Watching ‎the 1981 German film The German Sisters directed by Margarethe von Trotta as part of my …

: Watching a film from the featured country for March Around the World 2024 – Mexico – Dos Estaciones …

: Watching ‎Wim Wenders’ sublime and beautiful 2023 film Perfect Days again. 🎥

: Continuing my March Around the World with a 2023 film from Chile – ‎El Conde directed by Pablo …

: Continuing my March Around the World with a stop in Japan to watch the 1953 film watching ‎Love …

: Favourite new-to-me films for February 2024: Here Comes Mr. Jordan, Dream Scenario, La Comtesse de …

: Continuing my March Around the World by watching ‎the 1963 film The Cassandra Cat directed by …

: Watching ‎Monia Chokri’s 2023 film The Nature of Love. 🎥

: Watching ‎Billy Wilder’s 1966 film The Fortune Cookie. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jonathan Glazer’s 2023 film The Zone of Interest. 🎥

: Watching ‎Gus Van Sant’s 1989 film Drugstore Cowboy again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Listening to Europe by Allo Darlin’ as I cook some enchilada beans from a recipe by Michelle …

: Watching ‎the 1944 low-budget noir When Strangers Marry directed by William Castle and starring a …

: Watching ‎the 1955 musical biography Love Me or Leave Me directed by Charles Vidor and starring …

: Trying stuff out with the updated and improved micro.blog and I love how well everything works with …

: Watching ‎Juleen Compton’s 1965 film Stranded on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Alex Cox’s 1984 film Repo Man again. 🎥

: Big ear on a loaf of sourdough bread fresh from the oven.

: Watching ‎Albert Brooks’ 1991 film Defending Your Life in The Criterion Channel’s …

: Watching ‎Sofia Coppola’s wonderful 2010 film Somewhere again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Todd Haynes brilliant 2015 film Carol again. 🎥

: Listening to the album 69 Love Songs by The Magnetic Fields as I cook a Baked Butternut Squash and …

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ 2022 doomed love story Stars at Noon again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Alfred Hitchcock’s 1946 film Notorious on TCM. 🎥

: Twenty years ago the world changed when Garth Marenghi and Dean Learner shared their brilliant tv …

: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s 1973 silent documentary Hotel Monterey again on The Criterion …

: Watching ‎Lynne Ramsay’s unsettling 2002 masterpiece Morvern Callar again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2023 film Dream Scenario directed by Kristoffer Borgli. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jonathan Glazer’s brilliant and unsettling 2004 film Birth again on The Criterion …

: Watching ‎George Cukor’s 1950 film Born Yesterday on TCM. 🎥

: Watching ‎Sofia Coppola’s 2023 film Priscilla. 🎥

: Just backed Tapestry from @Iconfactory@iconfactory.world and as with all their projects I look …

: Watching ‎the 2022 Italian film Amanda directed by Carolina Cavalli on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Paul Thomas Anderson’s brilliant 2012 film The Master again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Sofia Coppola’s 2003 film Lost in Translation again for the first time in over …

: Watching ‎Martin Scorsese’s dark and brilliant 1082 film The King of Comedy again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1959 dark comedy The Gazebo directed by George Marshall on TCM. 🎥

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ 2022 film Both Sides of the Blade again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the restored version of Fran Rubel Kuzui’s 1988 film Tokyo Pop. 🎥

: Watching Aki Kaurismäki’s beautiful 2023 film ‎Fallen Leaves again on MUBI. 🎥

: Absolutely loved the new season of Fargo from start to finish.

: Watching ‎Craig Gillespie’s 2023 film Dumb Money. 🎥

: Watching Aki Kaurismäki’s darkly funny existential 1988 film Ariel (part of the …

: Watching Bruce Robinson’s 1987 film ‎Withnail & I again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: The list of my 20 Favourite Films for 2023 on Letterboxd. It was a good year for films. The list is …

: Watching ‎Martin Scorsese’s remarkable Killers of the Flower Moon again. 🎥

: Watching Kelly Reichardt’s 2016 masterpiece ‎Certain Women again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching Aki Kaurismäki’s 1990 film ‎ I Hired a Contract Killer. 🎥

: A big-eared loaf of sourdough bread fresh from the oven.

: Last year I watched 425 films and my most watched actor was Cary Grant and most watched director was …

: Watching ‎the 1966 film The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean written, produced, and directed by Juleen …

: Watching the 2019 documentary about HandMade Films, An Accidental Studio directed by Kim Leggatt, …

: Watching the 1963 Czech science fiction film Ikarie XB1 directed by # Jindřich Polák on The …

: Watching the 2006 musical short film The Music of Regret on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Happy New Year! I went to sleep just before midnight after watching some films which was a nice way …

: Wrapping up the year by watching Frank Capra’s 1944 film Arsenic and Old Lace for the first …

: Watching Martin Scorsese’s 1985 comedy After Hours again. 🎥

: Watching Joan Micklin Silver’s 1979 filmChilly Scenes of Winter on TCM. 🎥

: Installing a new IKEA Dirigera hub and updating the devices in my home and it’s definitely easier …

: Watching ‎Todd Haynes’ 2023 film May December on Netflix. 🎥

: Currently reading: The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro 📚

: Watching ‎Justine Triet’s brilliant slow burning 2023 film Anatomy of a Fall again. 🎥

: Watching the 1949 film Holiday Affair on TCM for the first time. 🎥

: Watching ‎Elaine May’s 1987 film Ishtar for the first time. 🎥

: Time to go outside and shovel some snow on the first snow day of the season.

: Watching ‎Christian Petzold’s 2023 film Afire on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Pan pizza for supper.

: Watching ‎the 1996 film SubUrbia directed by Richard Linklater in the Parker Posey collection on The …

: On the final day of Noirvember I screened the Romanian New Wave noir The Whistlers and now I’ll wrap …

: Watching ‎the 1957 film noir The River’s Edge directed by Allan Dwan on The Criterion Channel …

: Watching ‎the 1950 film noir The Secret Fury directed by Mel Ferrer as my Noirvember film for …

: Watching ‎the 2023 documentary Albert Brooks: Defending My Life directed by Rob Reiner. 🎥

: Getting some sourdough and pizza dough started while listening to the album Silver Haze by SQÜRL.

: Catching up with the 1933 film ‎Design for Living directed by Ernst Lubitsch. 🎥

: Currently reading: Hungry as Hell by Bad Manners 📚

: Starting off Noirvember with the 1950 British Noir Madeleine directed by David Lean. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1933 Pre-Code comedy Bombshell directed by Victor Fleming on TCM. 🎥

: Watching ‎Errol Morris’ 2023 documentary about John Le Carré – The Pigeon Tunnel on Apple TV+. …

: Listening to the remastered songs celebrating 50 Years of De-Evolution from Devo as I rest after my …

: Listening to Metric and doing a bunch of cooking on a cloudy Saturday afternoon.

: Watching ‎the 1928 silent Ruritanian comedy A Woman with Style directed by Fritz Wendhausen as part …

: Watching ‎the 1923 silent film Rivals of the Circus directed by Harry Piel streaming as part of The …

: Cooking some butternut squash macaroni and cheese for a laid-back and relaxing Thanksgiving dinner …

: Making an apple crisp with fresh local apples while listening to Lovage, the new album from Timber …

: Watching ‎the 1921 silent Western film The Fox directed by Robert Thornby as part of the Giornate …

: Today the Pordenone Silent Film Festival starts and as I have for the past few years, I’m going to …

: Watching ‎Ira Sach’s 2023 film Passages on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1932 early Technicolor film Doctor X directed by Michael Curtiz in the Criterion …

: Did not expect to hear funny mispronunciation of place names at the beginning of Unfaithfully Yours …

: Watching ‎the 1948 Preston Sturges film Unfaithfully Yours on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Wrapping Up The 43rd Atlantic International Film Festival I had a lot of fun this year at the Atlantic International Film Festival which happened even though …

: Best new-to-me films seen in September 2023: POLITE SOCIETY, A NOUS LA LIBERTÉ, RIOTSVILLE, U.S.A., …

: One of the things I treasure are the flowers around the house.

: The high contrast light through the blind. Day 29 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: My favourite workout is a bike ride. Day 28 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: An embrace of carrots. Day 27 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: A delicious beverage. Day 26 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Relaxing after a long day by watching the restored 1977 German feminist film The All-Around Reduced …

: A bit of lens flare from a fire. Day 23 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: My belt. Day 23 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Listening to a playlist that someone assembled for the fantastic songs in Wim Wenders’ beautiful new …

: Watching ‎the 1936 MGM musical Born to Dance directed by Roy Del Ruth on TCM. 🎥

: Got a new Apple Watch today. Got a bigger one (45mm) as the previous two were smaller and got …

: Weighing my coffee beans before grinding and pulling an espresso shot in a day in the life on Day 23 …

: Detour sign on a road. Day 22 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: A leaf as fall began. Day 21 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Penultimate Atlantic Film Festival film for me is the Québécois film ‎Humanist Vampire Seeking …

: Final film of the day for me at the Atlantic International Film Festival is the documentary …

: First Atlantic International Film Festival film of the day is Days of Happiness directed by Chloé …

: A slight disruption as I left for work as I saw a cute cat in some bushes. Day 20 of the September …

: First Atlantic International Film Festival film of the day is ‎Anatomy of a Fall directed by Justine …

: The edge of a notebook on a desk. Day 19 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Final film for today at the Atlantic International Film Festival will be the documentary ‎Stolen …

: The lovely fabric of my shirt. Day 18 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Film number 6 of the Atlantic International Film Festival is the world premiere of ‎Suze directed by …

: Final film of my second day of Atlantic Film Festival and fifth of the festival will be Wim …

: Ready for more Atlantic Film Festival films with the Finnish film ‎Fallen Leaves directed by the …

: Absolutely loved Alice Rohrwacher’s sad and beautiful new film _La Chimera at the Atlantic …

: While it’s a bit too intense for regular meals, I loved having some poutine (with vegetarian gravy) …

: Day 16 oof! of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Film number 2 for #aiff23 is the Chilean film ‎The Settlers directed by Felipe Gálvez Haberle. 🎥

: The amazing ‎Monster directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda at #aiff23 continues the string of films of his …

: A red button on a food jar. Day 15 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Getting ready to celebrate the love of film at the Atlantic International Film Festival as I start …

: A statue of Evangeline at the Grand Pré National Historic Site. Day 14 of the September …

: The glow of a candle. Day 13 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Greta Gerwig’s 2023 film Barbie again at home. 🎥

: Making a batch of pesto with the bag of basil that came in the CSA box this week.

: The truly delightful Playdate from Panic day 12 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Alice Rohrwacher’s beautiful and magical 2014 Italian film The Wonders again to …

: My iPhone Home Screen from 2012. Retrospect - day 11 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: The rice cooking cycle is almost done and I’ll be making some black bean and walnut burritos. Day 10 …

: Some language on the screen at the front of my class on the first day of the school year. Day 9 of …

: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s 1985 Vagabond again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Blue sky yonder. Day 8 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Aki Kaurismäki’s 1994 film Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: A panorama of a ship with parts of wind turbine bases on it. Day 7 of the September Photoblogging …

: Watching ‎the 2022 documentary Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy directed …

: A well at the Port-Royal National Historic Site in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia where …

: Forest a year ago. Day 5 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching Nida Manzoor’s 2023 film ‎Polite Society. 🎥

: The orange label of Lazy Bear Session IPA. Day 4 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Some precious flowers in yard. Day 3 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Buildup of frost on an ice cube. Day 2 of the September Photoblogging Challenge.

: Cherry tomatoes. Day 1 of the ]September Photoblogging …

: Watching ‎the 2014 film What We Do in the Shadows directed by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement yet …

: Watching ‎the 1980 film Hopscotch directed by Ronald Neame on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Starting my semi-elaborate preparation for the Atlantic Film Festival which begins in a few weeks by …

: Pan pizza cooling.

: Watching ‎Susan Seidelman’s 1987 film Making Mr. Right in the Criterion Collection’s AI …

: About to watch Oppenheimer directed by Christopher Nolan in IMAX. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1970 film Colossus: The Forbin Project directed by Joseph Sargent in The Criterion …

: Load of sourdough fresh from the oven. 🍞

: Getting the dough kneaded for some loaves of sourdough bread in the bread machine on a sunny …

: Watching ‎the 2023 documentary Being Mary Tyler Moore directed by James Adolphus. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2018 documentary Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist directed by Lorna Tucker. 🎥

: Now I’m listening to the remastered Tom Waits album Frank’s Wild Years.

: Up next is the perfect Tom Waits album, Rain Dogs.

: Listening to some remastered Tom Waits and starting with Swordfishtrombones.

: Watching ‎the 1962 film All Night Long directed by Basil Dearden on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2018 documentary Hal directed by Amy Scott. 🎥

: Watching ‎Kay Francis starring in the 1934 film Mandalay directed by Michael Curtiz. 🎥

: Watching ‎Quentin Dupieux’s 2022 film Incredible But True on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching Hal Ashby’s 1979 film ‎Being There again after many years. 🎥

: Remembering director William Friedkin by watching his great 1977 film Sorcerer. 🎥

: Saw Greta Getwig’s 2023 film ‎Barbie in the theatre today and really enjoyed it. There is a …

: Loved the “Subspace Rhapsody” episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. So much fun and did …

: Pan pizza with cheese, mushrooms, and red basil.

: Watching ‎the 2022 film Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game directed by Austin Bragg and Meredith …

: Watching ‎the 1932 film Jewel Robbery directed by William Dieterle in The Criterion Channel’s …

: Watching ‎Prano Bailey-Bond’s 2021 film Censor on MUBI. 🎥

: Best new-to-me films for July 2023: Paris Frills, Showing Up, The Potemkinists, Ninjababy, El …

: Watching ‎the 1935 MGM musical Naughty Marietta directed by W.S. Van Dyke and Robert Z. Leonard on …

: Watching ‎the 2023 film The Beanie Bubble directed by Kristin Gore and Damian Kulash on Apple TV+. 🎥

: Making some pretzels and listening to First Aid Kit on a sunny summer afternoon.

: Watching ‎the 2022 French film Everybody Loves Jeanne directed by Céline Devaux on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1940 film The Philadelphia Story directed by George Cukor on TCM with an introduction …

: Watching ‎the 1953 film noir Crime Wave directed by André de Toth on TCM. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jacques Tati’s 1967 film PlayTime on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jacques Tati’s 1967 film PlayTime on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Pineapple growing in the Public Gardens in Halifax

: Watching ‎Steven Soderbergh’s new online project Command Z directed by Steven Soderbergh. 🎥

: Listening to Sparks’ latest album, The Girl is Crying in Her Latte as I make some veggie burritos …

: Starting to dive in to the iOS, iPadOS, and WatchOS public betas and curious to see the new stuff.

: Watching ‎the 2021 Spanish film El Planeta directed by Amalia Ulman on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s 1981 documentary Mur Murs again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎The Film Foundation’s restoration of the 1946 film noir, The Killers directed by …

: Watching ‎the 2014 K-Pop documentary Nine Muses of Star Empire directed by Lee Hark-joon on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2022 French film One Fine Morning directed by Mia Hansen-Løve again. 🎥

: I received my stickers!

: Listening to Palomino Deluxe (Child of Summer Edition) by First Aid Kit as I cook some veggie …

: Watching ‎the 2021 Norwegian film Ninjababy directed by Yngvild Sve Flikke on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎Kelly Reichardt’s 2022 film Showing Up. 🎥

: Watching ‎Stanley Kubrick’s 1957 masterpiece Paths of Glory again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1945 French film Paris Frills directed by Jacques Becker. 🎥

: Favourite new-to-me films watched in June 2023: Three Identical Strangers, Enlightenment Guaranteed, …

: Figuring out a more consistent way to be more micro.blog-centric with posts and use formatting more …

: Watching ‎the 2023 adaptation ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT’S ME, MARGARET. directed by Kelly Fremon …

: Watching ‎the 1923 silent film THREE AGES directed by Buster Keaton and Edward F. Cline on The …

: Currently reading: An Editor’s Burial by Wes Anderson 📚

: In the theatre and ready to see Wes Anderson’s latest, Asteroid City! 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1965 film THE LOVED ONE directed by Tony Richardson on TCM. 🎥

: So sad about the cuts to TCM. One of the great ways to watch films in context. Hopefully things turn …

: Daisy with fly.

: Watching ‎the 1964 comedy SEX AND THE SINGLE GIRL directed by Richard Quine. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1964 film SEANCE ON A WET AFTERNOON directed by Bryan Forbes on The Criterion Channel. …

: Watching ‎Anton Corbijn’s sad and beautiful 2007 film CONTROL. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2011 vinyl store documentary SOUND IT OUT directed by Jeanie Finlay. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2013 music documentary THE GREAT HIP HOP HOAX directed by Jeanie Finlay on The …

: Watching ‎the 1958 film THE GODDESS directed by John Cromwell in The Criterion Channel’s …

: Catching up with Wes Anderson’s 2007 film ‎THE DARJEELING LIMITED. 🎥

: Watching ‎Peter Medak’s 1993 neo-noir ROMEO IS BLEEDING again for the first time in years. 🎥

: Time to start watching season 2 of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds or, as Captain Pike would put it, …

: Attended my 20th Nova Scotia Community College Convocation as Screen Arts filmmakers walked across …

: Watching ‎William Friedkin’s 1971 film THE FRENCH CONNECTION on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Very excited to watch the new new season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds starting tomorrow. 🖖🏼

: Watching ‎Ali Kaurismäki’s 1989 film LENINGRAD COWBOYS GO AMERICA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Pan pizza with fresh basil.

: Enjoying a glass of Double Orange Ale from Unfiltered Brewing. The latest batch is yet another …

: Watching ‎Martin Scorsese’s 1974 film ALICE DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE for the first time …

: Affagado

: Made some flautas a few days ago.

: Watching ‎Martin Scorsese’s 1999 film BRINGING OUT THE DEAD again for the first time in many …

: Watching ‎the 2023 documentary JUDY BLUME FOREVER directed by Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1938 screwball comedy THE MAD MISS MANTON directed by Leigh Jason and starring Barbara …

: Raindrops on leaves.

: Watching ‎the 2000 German film ENLIGHTENMENT GUARANTEED directed by Doris Dörrie. 🎥

: Watching the 2018 documentary ‎THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS directed by Tim Wardle on MUBI. 🎥

: Pan pizza yesterday.

: Watching ‎the 1938 screwball comedy BRINGING UP BABY directed by Howard Hawks. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1934 screwball comedy SING AND LIKE IT directed by William A. Seiter on the Criterion …

: Best new-to-me films for May 2023: Letter From a Filmmaker: Chantal Akerman, Forty Guns, The Janes, …

: Making some chocolate ice cream.

: Watching ‎the 2023 docudrama REALITY directed by Tina Satter. 🎥

: This is one of my favourite times of the year as classes have just ended and I am deep in planning …

: Watching the 2020 documentary ‎FEELS GOOD MAN directed by Arthur Jones on MUBI. 🎥

: Revisiting one of the strange and beautiful films of the Greek Weird Wave and watching ATTENBERG …

: Now going to the theatre to watch Nicole Holofcener’s new film YOU HURT MY FEELINGS. 🎥

: In the theatre to see the 2023 film BLACKBERRY. 🎥

: Getting my morning writing done by reviewing the films I watched yesterday as I sip some coffee on a …

: Watching ‎Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1953 film THE WAGES OF FEAR on The Criterion Channel. …

: Bread cooling.

: Listening to Soft Sounds From Another Planet by Japanese Breakfast as I get my morning writing done …

: Watching the 2022 Brazilian experimental documentary ‎IT IS NIGHT IN AMERICA directed by Ana Vaz on …

: Watching ‎the 2022 film THE FIVE DEVILS directed by Léa Mysius on MUBI. 🎥

: Enjoying The Norwegian, a Saison from Lazy Bear Brewing made with Kveik from Norway. It’s so …

: Canon in Digby.

: Watching ‎the 2014 documentary FILMED IN SUPERMARIONATION directed by Stephen La Rivière. 🎥 I loved …

: Watching ‎David Lynch’s sad and beautiful 1980 film THE ELEPHANT MAN again on The Criterion …

: Thanks to everyone who helped make Micro @camp such a fun event over the past two days. It was a lot …

: Roxy Music losing interest.

: Links for Navigating the Online Age of Entertainment: How to Find Films to Watch and People to Share Them With On May 20, 2023 I gave a presentation as part of Micro Camp 2023 and here are some links to things I …

: Listening to Multitudes as I make some walnut and burritos for lunch before Micro Camp starts off …

: Tulip

: Watching ‎Stanley Donen’s 1974 musical adaptation of THE LITTLE PRINCE. 🎥

: Listening to the amazing soundtrack album from Until the End of the World as I make lunch.

: I’m looking forward to Micro Camp starting today in a few hours. It is a great chance to find …

: Watching ‎the 1982 film THEY CALL ME BRUCE? directed by Elliott Hong in the Asian American …

: Listening to Kid Koala’s Creatures of the Late Afternoon as I made an undon noodle stir fry. …

: Listening to Kid Koala’s Creatures of the Late Afternoon as I make an udon noodle stir fry. …

: Listening to Kid Koala’s Creatures of the Late Afternoon as I make an udon noodle stir fry.

: Roxy Music lounging in the sun.

: Watching ‎the 2023 documentary STILL: A MICHAEL J. FOX MOVIE directed by Davis Guggenheim. 🎥

: Listening to Kid Koala’s 12-bit Blues while I get supper ready.

: Watching ‎the 2001 film THE ANNIVERSARY PARTY directed by Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming. 🎥

: Watching ‎Renuka Jeyapalan’s 2022 film STAY THE NIGHT again. 🎥

: I’m very excited to be part of Micro Camp for 2023 and I’m looking forward to all the presentations.

: Took a fun 36 km ride on the trail with my partner with both of us on our Swytch assisted bikes. The …

: Watching ‎the 2022 documentary THE JANES directed by Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes. 🎥

: Watching ‎Hirokazu Kore-eda’s beautiful 2022 film BROKER again. One of my favourite films of …

: Watching ‎Samuel Fuller’s 1957 Western FORTY GUNS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1997 self-portrait CHANTAL AKERMAN BY CHANTAL AKERMAN again. 🎥

: Watching FRANCES HA yet again.

: Favourite new-to-me films viewed in April 2023: WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER?, HESTER STREET, …

: Tulip

: Watching ‎Joan Micklin Silver’s 1998 film A FISH IN THE BATHTUB on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the stunning 4K restoration of Akira Kurosawa’s beautiful reworking of King Lear, …

: Time to revisit one of the masterpieces of the 20th century – Chantal Akerman’s 1975 film …

: Listening to Kid Koala’s album Creatures of the Late Afternoon as I think about making supper and …

: Took my first real ride with my Swytch wheel installed. On the lowest level of assist it was a good …

: Really happy with my Swytch bike wheel. The electric assist is kind of magical and it makes riding …

: Watching ‎the gorgeous transfer of Claire Denis’ enigmatic and haunting 2004 film THE INTRUDER …

: Watching the odd and funny 2004 musical shirt film ‎AD/BC: A ROCK OPERA directed by Richard Ayoade …

: Watching ‎Alice Diop’s 2022 film SAINT OMER. 🎥

: Finally watching Todd Field’s 2022 film Watching ‎TÁR. 🎥

: Listening to the wonderful new album from Feist – Multitudes – and sautéing some local mushrooms to …

: Reflection on top of the car last week.

: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ directed by Paul Sng and Celeste Bell. 🎥

: Crocuses

: Watching ‎Joan Micklin Silver’s 1975 debit feature HESTER STREET on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the restored version of David Lynch’s strange and unsettling 2006 film INLAND EMPIRE …

: Listening to Goodspeed You! Black Emperor as I cook things for supper.

: Cat hiding in a paper bag.

: Watching ‎the 2023 film TETRIS directed by Jon S. Baird on Apple TV+. 🎥

: The sourdough starter that is an important part of my bread making practice. Day 31 of the March …

: Mirror of the car. Day 30 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Going to Sweden in my March Around the World and watching ‎the 2015 film A MAN CALLED OVE directed …

: A loaf of sourdough bread with a slice that allowed it to expand while baking. Day 29 of the March …

: A prompt way to toast bread. Day 28 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Continuing March Around the World and revisiting a strange and beautiful 2020 film from Greece – …

: Watching ‎a film from Egypt – the selected country for March Around the World 2023 – the 2020 …

: The wooden standing desk that provides support for my laptop when I work from home. Day 27 of the …

: Piano keys. Instrument – Day 26 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Seeing John Wick: Chapter 4 in IMAX snd looking forward to it. 🎥

: Spanish paprika in a jar on Day 24 of the March Photoblogging Challenge – spice

: The courtyard at Port Royal. Day 24 - court of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Rian Johnson’s brilliant 2016 debut BRICK yet again. 🎥

: On the penultimate episode of Poker Face and I’ve loved every episode for the fantastic blend of …

: Clouds on a day with a chance of rain. Day 23 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Stopping in Australia tonight in my March Around the World and watching ‎the 2022 film THE STRANGER …

: A little insect on day 22 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Revisiting a 1994 documentary from Finland as I continue to March Around the World – ‎TIGRERO: A …

: Next up in my March Around the World is a stop in Canada for the experimental 2022 documentary …

: A tiny post-it pad. Day 21 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Taking a stop in Norway in my March Around the World and watching ‎the 2006 film REPRISE directed by …

: Continuing my March Around the World by watching ‎the 2012 documentary from BRAZIL ELENA directed by …

: A houseplant starting to blossom. Day 20 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Currently reading: Nadiya Bakes by Nadiya Hussain and finding all sorts of delicious recipes. 📚

: One of my favourite analog watch faces. Day 19 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: One from the archives for portico day 18 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Steven Soderbergh’s fun 2020 film LET THEM ALL TALK again. 🎥

: Coffe beans are the key to a successful early start to the day. Day 17 of the March Photoblogging …

: Pan pizza with pesto.

: Snow on the side of the road for day 16 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Working with sourdough starter teaches you patience. Day 15 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Looking at the horizon on a cold morning. Day 14 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Looking at the connection between some ornaments in a window. Day 13 of the March Photoblogging …

: A shiny new iPhone that my Mom just upgraded to. Day 12 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Decoration on a wall. Day 11 of the March Photoblogging Challenge - gimcrack.

: The grinder that is a key part of my morning ritual. Day10 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Everything starting to come together for some pizza on Day 9 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Continuing my March Around the World by watching ‎the 2019 film THE PERFECT CANDIDATE directed by …

: View on my walk today on Day 8 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Next stop in my March Around the World is Japan the 1989 film ‎TETSUO: THE IRON MAN directed by …

: Continuing my March Around the World by watching ‎a film from Hungary in 1975 – ADOPTION directed by …

: The whole bottom of the filter in my new bottomless portafilter. March Photoblogging Challenge Day …

: Up next in my March Around the World is the film ‎MAN IS NOT A BIRD from Yugoslavia in 1965 and …

: A lovely bit of engineering. Day 6 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: The next film in my March around the world is a documentary from Ukraine – ‎THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN …

: The next film in my March Around the World is from Bhutan and is the 1999 drama ‎THE CUP directed by …

: Tile for day 5 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎the 1932 film NIGHT AFTER NIGHT directed by Archie Mayo in the Criterion Channel’s …

: Day 4 of the March Photoblogging Challenge - zip.

: For my 3rd March Around the World film I’m watching ‎the 1986 Hong Kong film ROYAL WARRIORS …

: Solitude at the start of a day working from home. Day 3 of the March Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎the 1970 film from Czechoslovakia KILLING THE DEVIL directed by Ester Krumbachová on The …

: Day 2 of the March Photoblogging Challenge and the theme is weather.

: Film number 1 in March Around the World 2023 is the Austrian film MUTZENBACHER directed by Ruth …

: Lock that keeps my mail secure. Day1 of the March 2023 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Listening to some newly released Neutral Milk Hotel tracks and dancing around the kitchen as I cook …

: Watching ‎the 1963 film BILLY LIAR directed by John Schlesinger in The Criterion Channel’s …

: Working from home on a snowy Friday afternoon as I sip on an espresso. I am very happy that I have a …

: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s fun and complex 1986 musical GOLDEN EIGHTIES again on The …

: Listening to some Ursula 1000 as I make some pizza for supper.

: Watching ‎the 1957 film THIS COULD BE THE NIGHT directed by Robert Wise on TCM. 🎥

: Blueberry French Toast Casserole

: Baking a Blueberry French Toast Casserole for brunch and waiting for it to finish as I sip an …

: Watching ‎the 1962 Japanese film AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON directed by Yasujirō Ozu. 🎥

: Watching ‎David Lean’s 1955 film SUMMERTIME on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Todd Stephens’ 2021 film SWAN SONG on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2022 documentary IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING: KING CRIMSON AT 50 directed by Toby …

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ unsettling and melancholy 2018 science fiction film HIGH LIFE again. 🎥

: Watching ‎The Film Foundation’s free online screening Jean Renoir’s restored 1951 film …

: Sipping a cortado on a quiet and relaxing Sunday morning.

: Watching ‎Mia Hansen-Love’s complicated and beautiful 2021 film BERGMAN ISLAND. It’s …

: One of the nice things about the days that I can work from home is being able to bake a loaf of …

: Watching ‎the 1949 film noir TENSION directed by John Berry on TCM’s Noir Alley.

: Listening to Japanese Breakfast and making some pizza on a cold winter night.

: As a fan of Columbo starting from the opening credits I know that I’m going to love watching Rian …

: Starting the day right with a nice bowl of oatmeal and an espresso to wake me up.

: Watching ‎the 2022 documentary FREE CHOL SOO LEE directed by Eugene Yi and Julie Ha on MUBI. 🎥

: Fresh bread.

: Watching ‎the 1946 film noir DECOY directed by Jack Bernhard in Noir Alley. 🎥

: Japanese Milk Bread Rolls fresh from the oven.

: Listening to First Aid Kit and baking some Japanese Milk Bread rolls to go with a Leek and Potato …

: Listening to LCD Soundsystem and dancing as I make some pan pizza. 🍕

: Starting the day with an espresso and a bowl of oatmeal as the work week winds down.

: Watching ‎the 1973 film The Last of Sheila directed by Herbert Ross. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2021 French film The Braves directed by Anaïs Volpé on MUBI. 🎥

: Making some lasagna stew while listening to We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong by Sharon Van …

: Watching ‎the 2022 documentary DOUG AND THE SLUGS AND ME directed by Teresa Alfed. 🎥

: Listening to Blondie as I dance around the kitchen as I start to prepare some baked macaroni and …

: Working my way through Star Trek: Discovery for the first time and really enjoying it. I weirdly …

: Watching ‎the 2021 Romanian film ÎNTREGALDE directed by Radu Muntean on MUBI. 🎥

: Fresh bread.

: Taking it easy on an icy Sunday morning as I sip a cappuccino and listen to the bread machine knead …

: Making a big batch of veggie burgers and hamburger buns on a damp afternoon.

: Watching ‎the 1951 screwball comedy RHUBARB directed by Arthur Lubin on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Ten years ago I wrote on my blog about how wonderful Twitterrific 5 was.

: Sitting down on a snowy morning as I eat my oatmeal and sip an espresso and thinking about the …

: Listening to Metric and finishing cooking some bean and walnut burritos for supper and lunches.

: Watching ‎The Film Foundation’s gorgeous restoration of the 1956 film GIANT directed by George …

: Watching ‎Fritz Lang’s 1941 film MAN HUNT on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Joanna Hogg’s 2022 film THE ETERNAL DAUGHTER. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1995 film PARTY GIRL directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Mike Mills’ 2005 film THUMBSUCKER on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: New year, big ear.

: This feels like a good day to make some sourdough bread.🍞

: Happy New Year from Nova Scotia! 🎉

: Sharing my FAVOURITE FILMS OF 2022 which had some great films. I’ll narrow it down a bit but …

: Final film of the year will be Charlotte Wells’ beautiful and impressionistic and precise film …

: Watching ‎GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson. 🎥

: Spending New Years Eve at home with Nick, Nora, and Asta and enjoying a cocktail and watching the …

: Really loved Baumbach’s WHITE NOISE which was strange and funny and a bit of a blend of Lanthimos …

: Watching Noah Baumbach’s 2022 film WHITE NOISE. 🎥

: Listening to Phoenix and cooking up a big pot of veggie chili.

: Morning light.

: Christmas Eve.

: Watching ‎one of my favourite films of the year again – GOD’S CREATURES directed by Anna Rose …

: Veggie shepherds pie.

: Listening to Basia Bulat’s beautiful album The Garden while I make some veggie shepherds pie.

: Watching ‎the 1943 screwball comedy THE MORE THE MERRIER directed by George Stevens on The Criterion …

: Pan pizza fresh out of the pan.

: Listening to Tindersticks and cooking some pan pizza for supper.

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ wonderful and odd 2017 romantic comedy LET THE SUNSHINE IN again. 🎥

: Thinking that I finally have to get my blog post of my favourite films of 2021 up before I get …

: Watching ‎the restored version of Mai Zetterling’s bold 1964 film LOVING COUPLES on The …

: Have some bread kneading in the bread machine and thinking about what to make for supper.

: In the city for lunch and then excited to see THE FABELMANS in a theatre.

: Time for some Friday night screwball comedy with the 1937 film ‎LOVE IS NEWS directed by Tay …

: Watching ‎Preston Sturges’ 1944 screwball comedy THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN’S CREEK on The …

: Watching ‎Marguerite Duras’ 1977 film BAXTER, VERA BAXTER on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: My Peripheral TV show inspired t-shirt arrived today.

: Watching ‎Antonioni’s 1960 film L’AVVENTURA for the first time and thinking that it may …

: Watching ‎Park Chan-wook’s twisty 2022 neo-noir DECISION TO LEAVE directed by Park Chan-wook …

: Watching ‎Mai Zetterling’s 1982 film SCRUBBERS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Cat resting on a chair.

: Watching ‎a screwball comedy from 1937 – EASY LIVING directed by Mitchell Leisen on The Criterion …

: Watching ‎Mai Zetterling’s 1968 film THE GIRLS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Mai Zetterling’s 1966 Swedish film NIGHT GAMES on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1939 screwball comedy MIDNIGHT directed by Mitchell Leisen on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the screwball comedy from 1938 – BLUEBEARD’S EIGHTH WIFE directed by Ernst Lubitsch. …

: Watching ‎the screwball comedy from 1938 – BLUEBEARD’S EIGHTH WIFE directed by Ernst Lubitsch. …

: My final #Noirvember film is the 1947 UK film ‎IT ALWAYS RAINS ON SUNDAY directed by Robert Hamer. 🎥

: Time for some British #Noirvember viewing with the 1951 film ‎POOL OF LONDON directed by Basil …

: Back to my #Noirvember viewing and watching ‎the 1964 Japanese film BLACK SUN directed by Koreyoshi …

: HOLD ME TIGHT is one of my favourite films of the year. Amalric has always been a great actor and a …

: Watching ‎the 2021 film HOLD ME TIGHT directed by Mathieu Amalric and starring Vicky Krieps. 🎥

: My next #Noirvember pick is the 2007 film ‎NIGHT TRAIN directed by Diao Yi’nan on MUBI. 🎥

: Tonight for #Noirvember I’m watching ‎a 1958 noir featuring Robert Mitchum – THUNDER ROAD …

: Going back to Japan for #Noirvember and revisiting Kioshi Kurosawa’s brilliant 1997 film …

: Tonight’s #Noirvember choice is the 1947 ‎film THE UNFAITHFUL directed by Vincent Sherman in …

: After a cold and clear morning where there was time to go for a nice walk and restock my coffee …

: Mushroom and cheese pizza with fresh basil and marjoram on top.

: Starting to make some pizza and listening to Matt Berry’s album “Opium” while cooking and dancing …

: Snow on the roof of the car this morning.

: Starting to make some coffee as I look out at the light dusting of snow on the ground and feeling …

: Still enjoying The Peripheral and seeing characters brought to life and the way that the series …

: Such a strange feeling on Twitter tonight as everyone is saying goodbye and remembering the …

: Michael Curtiz’s 1950 noir ‎THE BREAKING POINT is my #Noirvember film for today. 🎥

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is the 1949 noir ‎THIEVES’ HIGHWAY directed by Jules Dassin. …

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is the haunting and enigmaticac 2020 Hungarian film ‎PREPARATIONS …

: Watching ‎the restored version of John Huston’s 1952 film MOULIN ROUGE in The Film Foundation …

: One of the wonderful things about #Noirvember is finding unseen films from unexpected directors and …

: Watching ‎some noir from France for #Noirvember with the 1946 film PANIC directed by Julien Duvivier …

: My #Noirvember viewing tonight is the 1948 film ‎CRY OF THE CITY directed by Robert Siodmak. 🎥

: Listening to the new Phoenix album and starring to cook some quinoa and black bean tacos.

: Watching ‎the 1966 film GEORGY GIRL (1966) directed by Silvio Narizzano on TCM. 🎥

: Making a puttanesca sauce while dancing around the kitchen listening to Against the Odds: 1974 – …

: My next #Noirvember film is ‎PLUNDER ROAD directed by Hubert Cornfield from 1957. 🎥

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is the 1995 tech noir ‎JOHNNY MNEMONIC directed by Robert Longo. 🎥

: Listening to Metric and making a big pot of lentil soup.

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is the 1956 film ‎CRIME OF PASSION directed by Gerd Oswald and …

: Going to the UK for #Noirvember with the 1948 film ‎GREEN FOR DANGER directed by Sidney Gilliat. 🎥

: Just confirmed my Swytch electric conversion kit preorder. I won’t get it until next year and will …

: For my tenth noir of #Noirvember I’m going to Denmark for the 2000 film ‎FLICKERING LIGHTS …

: The ninth film of my #Noirvember is the 1934 film ‎THE WOMAN CONDEMNED directed by Dorothy …

: My eighth noir of #Noirvember and first of #Deneuvember is the 1986 French film ‎SCENE OF THE CRIME …

: On day 7 of Microblogvember I’m thinking of the insight that I have from being on social media …

: Sunday night noir with my seventh film for #Noirvember and the 1951 noir ‎ON DANGEROUS GROUND …

: What seems to be happening now with social media sites feels like an echo of the geekier exodus …

: Currently reading: Dark City by Eddie Muller 📚

: Such a lovely sunny morning as I bake some bread in the bread machine and start to figure out a …

: One of the great things about micro.blog and the open web is how things can work together in the …

: Noir number five for #Noirvember is the 1948 film CALL NORTHSIDE 777 starring James Stewart directed …

: Banana bread French toast with chocolate sauce and candied peanuts at Black Sheep.

: I think that I may have to exempt myself from Microblogvember as I keep forgetting to check the …

: Brunch at Black Sheep.

: Noir number 5 for #Noirvember is Otto Preminger’s 1945 film ‎FALLEN ANGEL on The Criterion …

: My fourth film for #Noirvember is the 1946 film ‎THE DARK CORNER directed by Henry Hathaway and …

: Noir number 3 for #Noirvember is the 1942 film ‎THIS GUN FOR HIRE directed by Frank Tuttle. 🎥

: On day 2 of Microblogvember I’m thinking about how cinematically there is always a great feast of …

: While I remembered that it was Noirvember I forgot that it also was Microblogvember but one day late …

: Second #Noirvember film is the 1941 film ‎OUT OF THE FOG directed by Anatole Litvak and shot by …

: Best new-to-me films watched in October 2022: THE LADY, NOTHING COMPARES, THIS SPORTING LIFE, STARS …

: The first film for me in #Noirvember is the 1951 noir ‎HE RAN ALL THE WAY directed by John Berry. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1988 film VAMPIRE’S KISS directed by Robert Bierman on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1984 documentary MISSISSIPPI TRIANGLE directed by Christine Choy, Allan Siegel, and …

: Carved a pumpkin.

: Autumn leaves

: Watching the 2022 film ‎CONFESS, FLETCH directed by Greg Mottola and it’s quite delightful. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2020 Greek film APPLES directed by Christos Nikou. 🎥

: Listening to music and making some cornbread muffins and a big pot of chill.

: View at the end of the trail at Cape Split.

: Enjoyed the first two episodes of the adaptation of THE PERIPHERAL which is recognizable but …

: Getting an early start on the Criterion Movie Club tonight and watching ‎THE HIDDEN again for the …

: With BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE and STARS AT NOON, this is a great year for fans of Claire Denis.

: What a strange film distribution environment we are in. Films are quietly added to services and …

: Baking bread and making a big batch of veggie burgers on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

: BAD SISTERS was perfect. Sharon Horgan is so great in how she writes and constructs fantastic shows.

: Ice cream in Halifax, Nova Scotia in A day in the life of micro.blog at 3:28 pm on October 14, 2022.

: Making some pizza with a new recipe while listening to the latest Sharon Van Etten album and then …

: Watching ‎the 1929 silent film The Runaway Princess directed by Anthony Asquith as part of the …

: I’m glad that I’m part of micro.blog which is a supportive and lovely social network that isn’t for …

: Best new-to-me films watched in September 2022: BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE, MISSISSIPPI MASALA, A TASTE …

: Celebrating silent movie day by watching ‎the 1926 Marion Davies film BEVERLY OF GRAUSTARK directed …

: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1962 masterpiece ‎CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 yet again on The Criterion Channel. …

: New AirPods Pro arrived with my custom Memoji on the case.

: Have a loaf of bread baking in the bread machine now in case Fiona knocks out the power later.

: My second film of the Atlantic International Film Festival for 2022 is Hirokazu Kore-eda’s BROKER. I …

: A “small” cone of graham cracker soft serve from Dairy Bar. ❤️ 🍦

: My Play Date arrived!

: Watching ‎more British New Wave on The Criterion Channel with the 1960 film THE ENTERTAINER directed …

: Watching ‎Derek Jarman’s 1978 film JUBILEE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ 2022 film BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE. 🎥

: Rocks at Burntcoat Head.

: Watching ‎some more British New Wave on The Criterion Channel with the 1959 film LOOK BACK IN ANGER …

: Diving into the British New Wave collection on The Criterion Channel and watching ‎the 1959 film …

: Really loving BAD SISTERS on Apple TV+. Sharon Horgan has such a great dark sense of humour and the …

: A delicious sundae with vanilla and lemon ice cream and lemon curd from Dairy Bar today.

: Awaiting the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival 2022 launch.

: At the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival Program Launch and looking forward to seeing what …

: Rudbeckia beside the driveway.

: Amazing day at the Keji Seaside Adjunct hiking and hanging out on the beach and watching seals pop …

: Watched the first episode of Bad Sisters on AppleTV+ and it was fantastic.

: The conclusion of Better Call Saul was absolutely perfect. Such a great series from the first …

: Watching the 1938 film ‎TEST PILOT directed by Victor Fleming in the Myrna Loy program on the …

: Watching ‎the 1941 film LOVE CRAZY directed by Jack Conway on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Francis Ford Coppola’s 1974 masterpiece THE CONVERSATION again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Martha Coolidge’s 1983 film VALLEY GIRL directed by Martha Coolidge on The Criterion …

: So happy to see that the 1939 film ‎AFTER THE THIN MAN directed by W.S. Van Dyke is streaming on The …

: Inside a hibiscus flower.

: Still thinking about last night’s penultimate episode of Better Call Saul. It’s always surprising …

: Watching the 1961 musical ‎FLOWER DRUM SONG directed by Henry Koster in The Criterion …

: Watching ‎the 2007 documentary HOLLYWOOD CHINESE directed by Arthur Dong on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Taking a break while canoeing down the Miramichi River a few days ago.

: Watching ‎Stanley Donen’s 1966 film ARABESQUE on The Criterion Channel in their Swinging …

: Rudbeckia

: Finally watching ‎Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 film DUNE. 🎥

: Took advantage of the back to school educational discount and upgraded my older iPad Air to the …

: Finally watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2021 film ‎LICORICE PIZZA. 🎥

: Making some hamburger buns for some tofu burgers I’ll be making tomorrow which gives me a chance to …

: Watching ‎Charlotte Gainsbourg’s 2021 documentary JANE BY CHARLOTTE. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1981 neo-noir BODY HEAT directed by Lawrence Kasdan on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: NOPE was a lot of fun with an interesting story that had some surprises and not a wasted moment with …

: Looking forward to seeing Jordan Peele’s latest film NOPE in the theatre this afternoon. 🎥

: Watching Almodóvar’s 1988 film ‎WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN again for the first …

: Flower In the sun.

: Watching ‎the 1933 German film VICTOR AND VICTORIA directed by Reinhold Schünzel on The Criterion …

: Watched the first episode of Nathan Fielder’s new show **The Rehearsal ** and it’s one of the …

: Watching ‎the 1958 Metrocolor film noir PARTY GIRL directed by Nicholas Ray on The Criterion …

: Pan pizza with pesto, fresh basil, and marjoram.

: Big-eared sourdough loaves fresh from the oven.

: Ferry pulling in to Saint John yesterday.

: Watching the noir in colour 1945 film ‎LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN directed by John M. Stahl on The …

: Watching ‎Alex Cox’s 1984 film REPO MAN again for the first time in a long time. 🎥

: Watching ‎Samuel Fuller’s 1955 film noir HOUSE OF BAMBOO in the Criterion Channel’s …

: Watching ‎the 1953 musical GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES directed by Howard Hawks on The Criterion …

: Watching ‎the 1958 film THE HORSE’S MOUTH directed by Ronald Neame on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Basil on a cheese pizza.

: Trying something different and making some yogurt based on the recipe in: Adventures in Bubbles and …

: Watching ‎the 2022 film THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT directed by Tom Gormican. 🎥

: Celebrating the great Billy Wilder’s birthday by watching ‎his 1950 masterpiece SUNSET …

: Watching ‎the 1999 comedy DICK directed by Andrew Fleming to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the …

: Watching ‎the 2018 documentary THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher on …

: Friday night pizza.

: I think it’s time to choose some music to listen to and dance around the kitchen as I start to make …

: Watching ‎the 1989 film CHAMELEON STREET directed by Wendell B. Harris Jr. on The Criterion Channel. …

: Really enjoying the IRMA VEP series so far. Interesting and fun riffing and expanding on the ideas …

: Daisies

: Finally watching the Daniels’ ‎EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE. 🎥

: Daisy

: Watching ‎Ulrike Ottinger’s 1979 film TICKET OF NO RETURN on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: It’s Chantal Akerman’s birthday and a great way to celebrate is to watch one of her remarkable …

: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s beautiful and loving 1995 documentary THE WORLD OF JACQUES DEMY again. …

: Japanese Milk Bread Rolls cooling.

: Celebrating the birthday of the great Jacques Demy by watching ‎his 1963 film BAY OF ANGELS for the …

: Friday night pizza.

: A casual Friday night making some pizza while listening to the new Andrew Bird album and remembering …

: Watching ‎Billy Wilder’s 1943 film FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Best new-to-me films for May 2022: IT’S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER, TOVE, THE PARALLAX VIEW, LITTLE …

: Diving into the Criterion Channel’s Billy Wilder’s 1940s collection by watching the 1948 film …

: Endurance- Day 30 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Celebrating the birthday of the singular Agnès Varda by watching her fun and colourful 1967 short …

: Fish - Day30 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching ‎Jean Renoir’s 1955 Technicolor musical FRENCH CANCAN on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Stripes - Day 29 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Remembering Ray Liotta by watching Martin Scorsese’s masterful 1990 film ‎GOODFELLAS again. 🎥

: Fair - Day 28 of the May Photoblogging Challenge

: Written - Day 27 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Schedule - Day 26 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching Jonathan Demme’s 1986 film ‎SOMETHING WILD for the first time on The Criterion …

: Mountain - Day 25 of the May 2022 Microblogging Challenge - on top of Mount Carleton a few years …

: Intricate - Day 24 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching Prehistoric Planet on Apple TV+ and it is quite delightful. It’s a speculative and …

: Plain - Day 23 - May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge- rice after being washed.

: Textile - Day 22 - May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎the 1958 musical DAMN YANKEES directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen. 🎥

: Symmetry - Day 21 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Beverage - Day 19 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - Double Orange Ale from Unfiltered …

: One of my all-time favourite albums was released 25 years ago tomorrow. OK Computer by Radiohead is …

: Watching ‎Ingmar Bergman’s 1955 film SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Indulgence - Day 19 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - some breakfast poutine from brunch a …

: Watching ‎the brilliant 2016 thriller 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE again. 🎥

: Random - Day 18 of the May Photoblogging Challege - random heritage carrots in a bowl.

: Hold - Day 17 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge- the travel mug that holds my coffee.

: Time - Day 16 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Clouds - Day 15 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Watched the Eurovision Song Contest Final for the first time and really enjoyed it. Kind of amazing …

: Fence - Day 14 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Thanks to Roman Mars appearing on the Blank Check podcast I’m now watching ‎the 1995 Sam Raimi …

: Community - Day 13 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - a community college mug.

: Watching ‎the 1934 film LITTLE MAN, WHAT NOW? directed by Frank Borzage on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Tranquility - Day 12 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - morning dew on the roof of the car.

: Watching ‎the 1933 pre-Code film TORCH SINGER directed by Alexander Hall and George Somnes on The …

: Maroon - Day 11 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Pot - Day 10 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Bloom - Day 9 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - blooms in early evening light.

: Union - Day 8 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge. The union of spices for a blend to go with …

: Was very surprised and enjoyed the Pentaverate which features Mike Meyers in many roles. It’s goofy …

: Park - Day 7 of May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - parked my bike after the first ride of the year.

: Silhouette - Day 6 of the May 2022 Photoblogging challenge.

: Earth - Day 5 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching ‎Pedro Almodóvar’s brilliant, complex, and moving 2021 film PARALLEL MOTHERS again. 🎥

: Thorny - Day 4 of the May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s remarkable 1977 film ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T which is about …

: Experimental - Day 3 May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge - My Rocketbook notebook experiment is going …

: Photo - Day 2 May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching ‎Richard Linklater’s 2006 animated adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel A SCANNER …

: Switch - May 2022 Photoblogging Challenge Day 1. 📷

: Best new-to-film films watched in April 2022: ZERO FUCKS GIVEN (2021), NIGHTMARE ALLEY (2021), LATE …

: Growing with a Click and Grow System I love having fresh produce that I grow myself, but I haven’t had great luck as a gardener. …

: Watching ‎Nicholas Ray’s dark and disturbing 1956 film Bigger Than Life on TCM. 🎥

: Loved the second season of Russian Doll. Great writing and acting and a sense of humour and …

: Watching ‎Monia Chokri’s 2019 film A BROTHER’S LOVE on Netflix. 🎥

: Watching ‎Věra Chytilová’s anarchic, subversive, and surreal 1966 film DAISIES again on The …

: Watching ‎Angela Schanelec’s extraordinary and intricately-composed 2010 film ORLY on MUBI. 🎥

: Had a nice start to the Spring term today. During the next 5 weeks the year 1 students of Screen …

: So glad to have the warm and supportive community that is built around micro.blog. For those who …

: At the halfway point in the new season of Russian Doll and really enjoying it so far.

: Making some Vegan Burritos for supper (they’re filled with walnuts, black beans, and rice).

: Watching ‎the 2021 Italian documentary Futura directed by Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi, and …

: View through a curtain last night.

: Watching ‎the 2007 documentary film ALL IN THIS TEA directed by the great Les Blank. 🎥🫖

: Evening loaf of sourdough after an extra long rise due to a power failure today.

: Really enjoying the new season of Better Call Saul and it’s been so fascinating to watch knowing …

: Watching ‎the 2017 documentary about the late Gilbert Gottfried – GILBERT directed by Neil Berkeley. …

: Roxy Music the cat enjoying some morning sun.

: Close up with a loaf of bread.

: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s brilliant 1978 film THE MEETINGS OF ANNA on The Criterion Channel. …

: Crocuses

: Absolutely loved the first season of Severance. Great television that feels relevant, exciting, and …

: Enjoying the experience of using my new Rocketbook Fusion after hearing @rosemaryorchard talk about …

: Finally watching Guillermo del Toro’s‎ NIGHTMARE ALLEY. 🎥

: Received my Micro Camp stickers!

: Watching ‎the 2021 Belgian film ZERO FUCKS GIVEN directed by Emmanuel Marre and Julie Lecoustre on …

: Watching Richard Linklater’s 2022 animated film ‎APOLLO 10½: A SPACE AGE CHILDHOOD on Netflix. …

: Jalepeno-Cheddar Bread and Buns from a King Arthur Baking recipe.

: Signs of spring.

: Best new-to-me films for March of 2022: THE SOUVENIR: PART II, THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS, THE …

: Finally watching ‎THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS directed by Lana Wachowski. 🎥

: Watching ‎a film from Canada on my March Around the World with Rhayne Vermette’s 2021 film …

: Next stop on my March Around the World is in Romania for Radu Jude’s 2009 film ‎THE HAPPIEST …

: The next film in my March Around the World is a 2002 film from Chad – ‎ABOUNA directed by …

: Next stop in March Around the World is Ethiopia with the 2021 film ‎Faya Dayi directed by Jessica …

: Stopping in Germany on my March Around the World and watching ‎Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1970 …

: Watching ‎Steven Soderbergh’s OCEAN’S ELEVEN again for the first time in years and …

: Big-eared loaf of sourdough bread cooling.

: Going to Norway on my March Around the World and watching the 2021 film ‎The Worst Person in the …

: Making a stop in Japan on my March Around the World to celebrate Akira Kurosawa’s birthday by …

: Watching the 2015 Ukrainian film ‎THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER directed by Chad Gracia as part of my March …

: Going to Lebanon for my next stop on March Around the World with the 1957 Lebanese film ‎WHERE TO? …

: Going to Brazil on my March Around the World and watching ‎the 2021 film THE PINK CLOUD directed by …

: Catching up on my March Around the World with a stop in Switzerland and watching the 2020 film ‎MY …

: Watching ‎the 1932 pre-Code film THIS IS THE NIGHT directed by Frank Tuttle. 🎥

: Time for yet another visit to ‎THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL directed by Wes Anderson. 🎥

: Pan pizza.

: Made some Georgian Cheese Bread for brunch today.

: Cat relaxing in a rocking chair in front of the wood stove at Gaspereau Valley Fibres.

: Watching ‎Steven Spielberg’s masterful remake of WEST SIDE STORY again. 🎥

: The Micro Camp wrapup Zoom reminded me why I love micro.blog in how it is laid back and relaxed and …

: I became a vegetarian 30 years ago today and I’m still enjoying my plant-based diet that also …

: Film number 8 for March Around the World is from France in 1942 – ‎THE MURDERER LIVES AT NUMBER 21 …

: My seventh film of March Around the World is from Cameroon (and Belgium) – ‎THE TWO FACES OF A …

: The sixth film in my March Around the World 2022 is from Angola – ‎AIR CONDITIONER from 2020 …

: Filled Wool Roll cooling. From a King Arthur Baking recipe where I substituted cinnamon sugar for …

: My fifth film for March Around the World this year is from Portugal – ‎THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS …

: Going to make some cauliflower tacos and roasted potatoes for supper as I dance around the kitchen …

: Going to Croatia for my 4th film of March Around the World 2022 and watching ‎the 2020 film …

: Film number 3 for March Around the World 2022 is ‎HIVE directed by Blerta Basholli from Kosovo on …

: Second film of March Around the World 2022 is Joanna Hogg’s 2021 UK film ‎THE SOUVENIR: PART …

: My first film in March Around the World 2022 is Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1955 Danish film ‎ORDET. …

: Starting off the March Around the World for 2022 whose country of focus is Denmark with …

: Favourite new-to-me films for February 2022: I KNOW WHERE I’M GOING, SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS, …

: Watching ‎Jessica Hausner’s 2014 film AMOUR FOU on MUBI. 🎥

: Bagels fresh from the oven.

: Sourdough loaf cooling.

: Dough is kneading in the bread machine as I get ready to bake some sourdough loaves this afternoon. …

: Watching ‎the 1978 film ROCKERS directed by Ted Bafaloukos and Monty Diamond on the Criterion …

: So much new stuff to watch and listen to today: new Fishing With John, new Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, …

: Thoroughly enjoyed KIMI. Soderbergh working within genre constraints is so much fun.

: Watching ‎Steven Soderbergh’s latest film KIMI on Crave. 🎥

: Looking forward to reading Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama by Bob Odenkirk which I’ve pre-ordered. 📚

: Found out that Murderville on Netflix is based on a BBC series called Murder in Successville which …

: Pleasantly surprised at how much I’m enjoying MURDERVILLE on Netflix.

: Watching the 2020 documentary ‎SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS directed by Lisa Rovner. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1945 film I KNOW WHERE I’M GOING! directed by Emeric Pressburger and Michael …

: Celebrating Lunar New Year by rewatching ‎the 1990 film DAYS OF BEING WILD directed by Wong Kar-wai …

: Best new-to-me films for January 2022: ALI IN WONDERLAND, A LETTER TO THREE WIVES, THE THIN MAN, THE …

: Watching ‎the 2015 documentary film I DON’T BELONG ANYWHERE: THE CINEMA OF CHANTAL AKERMAN …

: Celebrating the birthday of one of the great directors by watching the 1919 silent film ‎THE DOLL …

: Watching ‎Pierre Étaix’s 1965 French comedy YOYO on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Fresh basil on fresh pizza.

: Basil growing in my Click and Grow system.

: Making a pizza for supper and listening to the album Artifacts from Beirut. 🍕🎶

: Watching ‎the 3 Strip Technicolor comedy THE DIVORCE OF LADY X from 1938 directed by Tim Whelan on …

: Listening to the Little Scream album Speed Queen while I start to make some lentil soup for supper.

: Celebrating the birthday of Jim Jarmusch by watching his 2003 film COFFEE AND CIGARETTES on The …

: Listening to the new Beach House album and heating up some perogies for supper before settling down …

: Watching ‎the 1979 film RADIO ON directed by Chris Petit on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Catching up on films I wanted to see last year and watching Radu Jude’s 2021 Romanian film …

: Crispy Cheesy Pan Pizza cooling.

: On this windy and rainy night it feels appropriate to be watching ‎the 1943 film STORMY WEATHER …

: Watching ‎the 2022 film THE HOUSE directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr, Emma De Swaef, Marc James …

: 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 …

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ startlingly beautiful 1999 masterpiece BEAU TRAVAIL on The Criterion …

: 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 …

: 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, …

: 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 …

: Remembering a great writer by watching Griffin Dunne’s 2017 documentary JOAN DIDION: THE …

: 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 …

: 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. …

: Watching ‎Aki Kaurismäki’s 1996 film DRIFTING CLOUDS on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Looking forward to seeing the new Spielberg film about Sharks (and Jets) today.

: Watching ‎Penny Lane’s 2021 documentary LISTENING TO KENNY G. 🎥

: Watching ‎Beth B’s 2019 documentary LYDIA LUNCH: THE WAR IS NEVER OVER on The Criterion …

: Starting to watch (and loving) the miniseries Landscapers starring Olivia Colman and David Thewlis. …

: Watching Andreas Fontana’s 2021 film AZOR on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎Mélanie Laurent’s 2021 film THE MAD WOMEN’S BALL. 🎥

: Excited to have the chance to finally watch Jane Campion’s latest film THE POWER OF THE DOG on …

: Best new-to-me films watched in November 2021: Devil in a Blue Dress, Zero Focus, The Electrical …

: Wrapping up #Noirvember with the new-to-me French noir ‎THE BIG RISK from 1960 directed by Claude …

: Completing my viewing of the Fox Noir collection for #Noirvember tonight by watching ‎the 1950 film …

: Part way through watching Quai des Orfèvres and I thought Mathieu Amalric could play the police …

: Some French noir on the final weekend of #Noirvember with Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1947 film …

: View of the sky as the week ended.

: For tonight’s #Noirvember viewing I’m watching ‎Fritz Lang’s 1953 film THE BLUE …

: My #Noirvember viewing tonight is the 1954 film ‎BLACK WIDOW directed by Nunnally Johnson on The …

: Watching the fascinating miniseries THE MIDDLEMAN, starring Mathieu Amalric on The Criterion …

: Some new-to-me Kurosawa for #Noirvember with his 1947 film ‎DRUNKEN ANGEL on The Criterion Channel. …

: Watching ‎one more #Noirvember film tonight with the 1952 film SCANDAL SHEET directed by Phil …

: Time for some colourful Japanese noir for #Noirvember viewing with Seijun Suzuki’s 1963 film …

: A bit of Noir Alley viewing on Sunday night for #Noirvember with the 1947 film ‎JOHNNY O’CLOCK …

: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

: Some more new-to-me noir tonight with the 1950 film ‎NO WAY OUT directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and …

: Skillet cornbread.

: Afternoon walk.

: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s 1986 musical GOLDEN EIGHTIES again on The Criterion Channel. One …

: Some new-to-me #Noirvember viewing with the 1947 film ‎ODD MAN OUT directed by Carol Reed. 🎥

: Celebrating a great director’s birthday by watching ‎the delightful 2011 film HUGO directed by …

: Another #Noirvember film tonight from the Fox Noir collection on The Criterion Channel, the 1947 …

: Finally watching ‎Julia Ducournau’s 2021 film TITANE. Counting it as a #Noirvember watch based …

: Japanese noir tonight for #Noirvember with the 1957 film ‎I AM WAITING directed by Koreyoshi …

: Sunday night #Noirvember viewing from Noir Alley with the 1958 film ‎THE LINEUP directed by Don …

: Watching ‎Rebecca Hall’s 2021 film PASSING on Netflix. 🎥

: Watching Steven Spielberg’s 1971 feature debut ‎DUEL on the 50th anniversary of its debut on …

: Weekend #Noirvember viewing starting with a shot of whisky and watching ‎the 1956 noir 5 Steps to …

: Watching ‎the 2021 film THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN directed by Will Sharpe. 🎥

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is the 1953 film ‎NIAGARA directed by Henry Hathaway and starring …

: Another Mitchum noir for #Noirvember with the 1953 film ‎ANGEL FACE directed by Otto Preminger. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1950 noir WHERE DANGER LIVES directed by John Farrow for my #Noirvember film tonight. …

: My second #Noirvember film of the day is the Japanese noir ‎CRUEL GUN STORY from 1964 directed by …

: First up for my #Noirvember viewing is the 1949 film ‎THE BIG STEAL directed by Don Siegel. 🎥

: Watching some Japanese noir tonight on The Criterion Channel with the 1961 film ‎ZERO FOCUS directed …

: My #Noirvember viewing tonight is from the Fox Noir collection on The Criterion Channel with the …

: My #Noirvember pick tonight is from TCM’s Noir Alley with the restored 1952 noir ‎THE BEAST …

: My next #Noirvember film is the brilliant examination of ethics from the Coen Brothers – …

: Kicking off a #Noirvember weekend by watching ‎HANGOVER SQUARE directed by John Brahm. 🎥

: Early morning sky.

: Watching some neo-noir for #Noirvember with the new-to-me 1995 film ‎DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS directed …

: In the theatre about to watch ‎LAST NIGHT IN SOHO directed by Edgar Wright. 🎥

: Want to read: Dark City by Eddie Mueller 📚

: Second #Noirvember film is a rewatch of the 1944 film ‎LAURA directed by Otto Preminger. 🎥

: Kicking off #Noirvember by watching ‎the 1941 film I WAKE UP SCREAMING directed by H. Bruce …

: Best New-to-Me films for October 2021 TRALALA ONE HOUR WITH YOU THE VELVET UNDERGROUND COMPARTMENT …

: Wrapping up October and getting ready for Noirvember by watching the 1943 film ‎THE LEOPARD MAN …

: Scary pumpkins.

: Bee on a flower.

: I thoroughly enjoyed THE FRENCH DISPATCH in the theatre. So much going on all with loving attention …

: The only sundae I got to have from Dairy Bar this year and it was great. Pumpkin spice soft serve …

: Found the most appropriate t-shirt to wear as I go to see The French Dispatch today.🎥

: Relaxing on a fine Friday night by watching ‎PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE again. 🎥

: Updated my iPhone and Apple Watch to iOS 15.1 and now have my vaccination QR code on my phone and …

: Beginners

: Leaf on car roof.

: Watching ‎the 1948 film BRIGHTON ROCK directed by John Boulting on TCM in Noir Alley on TCM. 🎥

: Leaf of basil on pan pizza.

: Watching ‎the 2021 German film I’M YOUR MAN directed by Maria Schrader in iTunes. 🎥

: Watching ‎COMPARTMENT NO. 6 directed by Juho Kuosmanen as I continue to watch films from the …

: Watching ‎the 2021 Ukrainian film REFLECTION directed by Valentyn Vasyanovych as part of the …

: Watching ‎Todd Haynes’ 2021 music documentary THE VELVET UNDERGROUND on AppleTV+. 🎥🎵

: Veggie shepherds pie.

: Apple crisp cooling.

: Buttery sourdough buns cooling.

: Japanese Chocolate Milk Bread

: Starting my Festival du Nouveau Cinéma by watching ‎Mathieu Amalric in the musical comedy TRALALA …

: Watching ‎the 1928 silent film MORAL directed by Willi Wolff streaming as part of the …

: Watching ‎the 1919 silent film PHIL-FOR-SHORT directed by Oscar Apfel as part of the …

: Fresh basil leaf on some crispy cheesy pan pizza.

: Watching ‎the 1921 silent film FOOL’S PARADISE directed by Cecil B. DeMille as part of the …

: Watching the 1920 silent film AN OLD FASHIONED BOY directed by Jerome Storm as part of the Pordenone …

: Watching Janicza Bravo‎’s 2020 tweet-based film ZOLA on Hoopla. 🎥

: Watching the 1928 silent film ‎JOKEREN directed by Georg Jacoby as part of the online films of the …

: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

: Fresh hamburger buns.

: I’m so happy that Hirokazu Kore-eda’s extraordinary 1998 film AFTER LIFE has a Criterion …

: Watching ‎Marie Clements’ 2017 musical documentary THE ROAD FORWARD on the NFB app. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT directed by Mariem …

: Watching Sarah Polley’s remarkable 2012 documentary ‎STORIES WE TELL again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Mia Hansen-Løve’s 2021 film BERGMAN ISLAND as part of #TIFF21. 🎥

: Watching Luàna Bajrami‎’s 2021 film THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR as part of #TIFF21. 🎥

: Very much looking forward to starting my #TIFF21 online viewing tonight with Céline Sciamma’s …

: Watching ‎Ernst Lubitsch’s 1946 comedy CLUNY BROWN on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1936 film SUZY directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, …

: Watching ‎Norman Jewison’s 1987 comedy MOONSTRUCK on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Pan pizza with fresh basil.

: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s 1962 masterpiece CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Arthur Penn’s 1975 neo noir NIGHT MOVES on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 2019 film TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Abandoned wagon in parking lot.

: Watching ‎Leos Carax’s 2021 musical ANNETTE. 🎥

: Watching ‎the behind the scenes documentary @IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE on The Criterion Channel to find …

: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary VAL directed by Leo Scott and Ting Poo. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jackie Raynal’s 1984 film HOTEL NEW YORK on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2006 film GAME 6 written by Don DeLillo and directed by Michael Hoffman in iTunes. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1970 documentary LANGLOIS directed by Eila Hershon and Roberto Guerra on The Criterion …

: Watching ‎Lynn Hershman-Leeson’s 1997 film CONCEIVING ADA on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jill Sprecher’s 1997 film CLOCKWATCHERS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching the 2019 documentary ‎BEYOND THE VISIBLE - HILMA AF KLINT directed by Halina Dyrschka on …

: Sad to hear of the passing of Jerry Granelli who was one of the most gentle, fun, and inspirational …

: Watching ‎the restored 1956 Argentinian film noir THE BITTER STEMS directed by Fernando Ayala on …

: Hamburger buns cooling.

: Cortado

: Time to watch Steven Soderbergh’s new film ‎NO SUDDEN MOVE. 🎥

: Virgin Tiger Moth

: Tomatoes growing.

: Orange Day Lily

: Feeling great that I’ve got two shots and looking forward to more things opening up safely and …

: Received my second vaccination today (Moderna after AstraZeneca) and a few hours later my arm feels …

: Currently reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green 📚

: Watching ‎Delphine Seyrig’s 1981 film BE PRETTY AND SHUT UP! on MUBI. 🎥

: Just baked a loaf of bread and it smells pretty good.

: Currently reading: Antkind by Charlie Kaufman 📚

: Finished reading: Agency by William Gibson 📚

: Kicking off HIFF (Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival) 2021 at home by watching ‎THE CLOUD IN …

: Butterfly

: Making some strawberry jam in the bread machine with strawberries my sister and her family picked …

: Currently reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green 📚

: Breakfast pizza with eggs, cheese, onions, garlic, tzatziki, and tomato sauce.

: Celebrating Chantal Akerman’s birthday by watching ‎her 1986 film LETTERS HOME for the first …

: Watching Zeinabu irene Davis’ 1999 film ‎Compensation on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1936 film MY MAN GODFREY directed by Gregory La Cava on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Cheese pizza cooling.

: Favourite new-to-me films for May 2021: DOWN WITH LOVE, REMEMBER THE NIGHT, THE PALM BEACH STORY, …

: Chickpea Shakshuka fresh from the oven.

: Watching the 2013 colourful and strange comedy ‎I’M SO EXCITED! directed by Pedro Almodóvar on …

: Watching ‎Anders Thomas Jensen’s 2020 film RIDERS OF JUSTICE in iTunes. 🎥

: Watching ‎Tom Tykwer’s 1998 film RUN LOLA RUN again. 🎥

: Listening to Matt Berry’s psychedelic album “The Blue Elephant” while I cook supper and really …

: Starting to watch the music documentary series 1971: THE YEAR THAT MUSIC CHANGED EVERYTHING on Apple …

: Watching ‎Grant Gee’s brilliant 2007 music documentary JOY DIVISION again. 🎥

: Watching ‎Mike Leigh’s gorgeous 2014 film MR. TURNER on MUBI. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2021 documentary STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET directed by Marilyn Agrelo …

: Watching ‎King Vidor’s delightful 1928 silent comedy THE PATSY. 🎥

: Watching ‎George Cukor’s 1935 film SYLVIA SCARLETT with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant on …

: One lovely little highlight of the day when I went for a walk was a little kid who said, “hi” and …

: Diving into the wonderful collection of films that is part of the Animation Festival of Halifax …

: Favourite new-to-me films for April 2021: THE IN-LAWS, CODED BIAS, HE’S THE ONE, THE DELIAN …

: Big-eared sourdough loaves cooling.

: Tomato soup cooked in a bread machine.

: As a 2 week shutdown begins in Nova Scotia I’m glad I baked bread yesterday and tomato soup is …

: Listening to Arab Strap’s great new album As Days Get Dark again as I make supper.

: Watching ‎Joyce Chopra’s 1985 film SMOOTH TALK on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: As Nova Scotia faces the 3rd wave of the pandemic Fortitude from 2 Crows seems like a good choice.

: Cupcakes.

: It’s National Canadian Film Day and there are great films streaming for free and to rent. Here …

: Watching ‎Claire Denis’ 1996 film NENETTE ET BONI again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Sourdough loaf cooling.

: Japanese milk bread rolls cooling.

: Fired up the Apple TV at the end of a long week and I see there is a new episode of Mythic Quest, …

: Just got my first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine and I’m feeling good.

: Watching Věra Chytilová’s 1987 teen horror film WOLF’S HOLE on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Flower in the sun.

: Watching ‎the 1968 documentary THE QUEEN directed by Frank Simon on Netflix. 🎥

: Watching ‎Agnès Varda’s colourful and brilliant LE BONHEUR from 1965 again on The Criterion …

: Watching the 1985 Japanese film ‎TAMPOPO directed by Juzo Itami for the first time and feeling a bit …

: Cauliflower and lentil tacos on corn tortillas with fried potatoes.

: Watching ‎Nelly Kaplan’s 1991 film THE PLEASURE OF LOVE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Just went for a rapid asymptomatic COVID-19 test at the pop-up testing site in Wolfville.

: Watch charging.

: Best new-to-me March 2021: 24 CITY, FOGO, THE 39 STEPS, BEGINNING, CORPUS CHRISTI, THE TREE HOUSE, …

: My final film for March Around the World is ‎AGAIN ONCE AGAIN directed by Romina Paula from …

: Today continuing my March Around ‎the World by stopping in Kenya with the 2018 film RAFIKI directed …

: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

: Continuing my March Around the World by watching ‎the 2005 film THE BLOODETTES from Cameroon …

: Watching ‎SHIVA BABY directed by Emma Seligman as part of the programming for Women Making Waves …

: Watching ‎a film from Afghanistan from 2019 on my March Around the World – THE ORPHANAGE directed by …

: Making a stop in Finland as I March Around the World with Aki Kaurismäki’s 1994 musical …

: Going to Iceland on my March Around the World today with ‎ECHO directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson. 🎥 🇮🇸

: Watching the 2010 film ‎DISSOLUTION directed by Nina Menkes on my March Around the World with a stop …

: Looking forward to watching ‎ROSE PLAYS JULIE directed by Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy through …

: Watching ‎a film from Guatemala on my March Around the World with the 2015 film IXCANUL directed by …

: Today I’m watching ‎the 2008 film TREELESS MOUNTAIN directed by So Yong Kim from South Korea …

: Watching a film from Romanian director Cristi Puiu from 2020 – MALMKROG on my March Around the World …

: Made Scaccia bread and gnocchi with a Dragon’s Breath cheese sauce for supper.

: Watching ‎the Bolivian documentary film WOMEN OF THE MINE from 2014 directed by Malena Bystrowicz …

: Continuing my March Around the World and celebrating Isabelle Huppert’s birthday with the 1991 …

: Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread) from a King Arthur Baking recipe. 🍞

: The next stop in my March Around the World is in Greece as I watch the 2018 film ‎PITY directed by …

: Fresh sourdough loaf cooling.

: Today my March Around the World film is from Vietnam with the 2019 film THE TREE HOUSE directed by …

: Made some apple cake for Pi Day.

: My next March Around the World film is from France, directed by Nelly Kaplan in 1969 – A VERY …

: Continuing to March Around the World by stopping in Ireland to watch the 2020 film ‎TO THE MOON …

: Zojirushi Bread Machine One of the most useful things I have is my Zojirushi Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker. I’ve had it for …

: Watching ‎DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN directed by Matt Bissonnette because of Leonard Cohen music, …

: Sipping a delicious Double Orange Ale from Unfiltered and thinking that my last day at the school …

: Watching ‎the sublime and beautiful THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL yet again. 🎥

: Watching ‎a film from Japan in my March Around The World with Naomi Kawase’s 2020 film TRUE …

: Watching ‎a 1953 film from Spain for my next stop in my March Around World – SEGUNDO LÓPEZ, URBAN …

: Film #12 in my March Around the World is from Poland – the 2019 film ‎CORPUS CHRISTI directed by Jan …

: Watching ‎film #11 in my March Around the World with a 2020 film from Georgia – BEGINNING directed …

: For those in the US and Canada, Mark Cousins’ WOMEN MAKE FILM is on The Criterion Channel along with …

: Today in March Around the World I’m watching a film from Armenia from 2006 – ‎THE LIGHTHOUSE …

: Watching ‎a Hitchcock that I haven’t seen in my March Around the World with his UK film –THE …

: Made some spicy Mafé tempeh for supper along with some pita bread and rice.

: Film #8 in my March Around the World is a 2006 film from Chad – DRY SEASON directed by Mahamat-Saleh …

: Watching ‎a film from Mexico set in Newfoundland as stop #7 in March Around The World with Yulene …

: Watching a film from Morocco as #6 in my March Around the World – ‎ABOUT SOME MEANINGLESS EVENTS …

: Blue sky reflected in a cup of coffee.

: March Around the World film #5 is the Norwegian film ‎THE WAYWARD GIRL directed by Edith Carlmar …

: Continuing my March Around the World with the Chinese film ‎24 CITY from 2007 directed by Jia …

: Fresh sourdough bread.

: Watching ‎Elaine May’s darkly funny 1971 film A NEW LEAF again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Film #3 of March Around the World is from Czechoslovakia in 1970 – ‎FRUIT OF PARADISE directed by …

: Film #2 in my March Around the World 2021 from Senegal is Ousmane Sembène’s 1968 film ‎MANDABI …

: Starting March Around the World 2021 with Aotera / New Zealand and the 2017 film ‎WARU directed by …

: Looking forward to the March Around the World Challenge this year. The goal is to watch 30 feature …

: It’s been exactly a year since I’ve seen a film in a movie theatre. The last (and only) …

: Looking up at a crow in a tree. Day 28: Up of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Best new-to-me films for February 2021: A TRIBUTE TO MALCOLM X, PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN …

: Watching ‎Robin Campillo’s brilliant 2017 film BPM again. 🎥

: These Ethiopian Berbere spices are really showing off. Day 27: Pompasetting of the February …

: Finally uploaded the blog post about my Favourite Films of 2020 to my blog. Most of them are …

: One of my favourite things to do on Friday is to bake a pizza. Day 26: Favourite of the February …

: A book from the days when I was working more with code. Day 25: Code of the February Photoblogging …

: Watching ‎Amber Sealey’s 2016 film NO LIGHT AND NO LAND ANYWHERE on MUBI. 🎥

: Orecchiette pasta which looks like little baby ears. Day 24: Baby of the February Photoblogging …

: Banana tree. Day 23: Banana of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Listening to Daft Punk and dancing around the house as I make supper.

: Keyboard that I use to spell words. Day 22: Spell of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Colours of heritage carrots and other veggies chopped up for a stew. Day 21: Colours of the February …

: Finished reading: The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by …

: Snow on cedar branches. Day 20: Weather of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: My sourdough starter which is alive. Day 19: Alive of the February Photoblogging.

: My setup as I work at home. Day 18: At Home of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Fluffy cat staying still on a cushion. Day 17: Still of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Some of the books on my shelf. Day 16: Erudite of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Olivier Assayas’ 1996 film IRMA VEP on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Reflection of a rooster ornament in coffee mug. Day 15: Reflection of the February Photoblogging …

: Watching ‎Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 masterpiece IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE again on The Criterion Channel. …

: On a day filled with love and compassion I’m enjoying a delicious Brett Saison as I make supper. …

: I decided to make Lemon Thyme oil today. Day 13: Make of the February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎Cathy Yan’s 2018 debut feature DEAD PIGS on MUBI. 🎥🐂

: My SPOon ORGanization for Day 12: Sporg of the February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge.

: My bread machine. Day11: Machine of the February Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching ‎the 1932 film BLONDE VENUS directed by Josef von Sternberg on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Coffee beans provide me with energy. Day 10: Energy of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎William Greaves’ 1972 newly-restored documentary NATIONTIME on the Criterion …

: The muddy water of the Minas Basin beside Waterfront Park in Wolfville. Day 9: Muddy of the February …

: Watching ‎Jacqueline Audry’s 1951 film OLIVIA. 🎥

: Every time I bake some bread I change the mix of flours and as I wait for it to rise and bake it …

: Grilled cheese. Day 7: Craving of the February Photoblogging Challenge

: Watching ‎the 1950 film noir / epidemic film THE KILLER THAT STALKED NEW YORK directed by Earl …

: Out for a walk. Day 6 of the February Photoblogging Challenge: Sport.

: Breakfast pizza modified slightly from a King Arthur Baking recipe.

: Roxy Music the cat. Day 5: Pets of the February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎the 2020 Hungarian film PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME directed …

: Layers of rock to make a gate. Day 4: Layers in the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Day 3: Comfort - February Photoblogging Challenge.

: Watching ‎the new Criterion edition of Jim Jarmusch’s 1999 film GHOST DOG: THE WAY OF THE …

: Morning beverage: Day 2 of the February Photoblogging Challenge.

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 1: Close Up 📷

: Best new-to-me films for January 2021: MY SISTER’S GOOD FORTUNE, SHIRLEY, THE SMILING …

: Currently reading: Vegetable Kingdom by Bryant Terry 📚

: Want to read: Antkind by Charlie Kaufman 📚

: Gently winding down from the week by watching ‎Agnès Varda’s 1955 film LA POINTE-COURTE again …

: Really loved the first episode of PAINTING WITH JOHN. Bite-sized pieces of beauty and honesty.

: “It’s a sad and beautiful world.” Celebrating Jim Jarmusch’s birthday by …

: Wow. What a relief. Congratulations to my American friends.

: It was a good film year and, once again, Agnes Varda was my most-watched director. I logged 795 …

: Saturday sourdough. 🍞

: It’s TIFF Secret Movie Club day! I won’t know what film it is until I hit “play” and I really love …

: Watching ‎Chantal Akerman’s 1974 film JE, TU, IL, ELLE again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: I really enjoy my working-from-home routine. After my breakfast of coffee and oatmeal I get dressed …

: Time for some of the Lubitsch touch with the 1931 film ‎THE SMILING LIEUTENANT on TCM. 🎥

: Finally watching ‎SHIRLEY directed by Josephine Decker on Prime. 🎥

: Sad to hear of the passing of Michael Apted. While he directed many great films, the UP series is …

: Cooling sourdough bread. 🍞

: My 10 most watched actors for 2020 were: Agnès Varda, Cary Grant, Juliette Binoche, Chantal Akerman, …

: All of my top 20 watched directors for 2020 were women with the top 10: Agnès Varda, Chantal …

: Logged 795 films in 2020 which was an average of 15 films a week.

: The list of my top 20 favourite films of 2020.

: Happy New Year from Wolfville. Goodbye 2020 and welcome to a new year. 🎉

: Watching ‎David Lean’s 1949 film THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: My favourite films 1-10 of 2020: FIRST COW, NOMADLAND, NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS, ANOTHER ROUND, …

: My favourite films 11-20 for 2020: BAIT, FAMILY ROMANCE LLC, NO ORDINARY MAN, UNDINE, DICK JOHNSON …

: Best new-to-me films December 2020: WHITE RIOT, THE ROYAL ROAD, DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA, HOW …

: Made some English Muffin bread in the bread machine from a King Arthur Baking recipe. 🍞

: Cinnamon bun cooling.

: Watching ‎the 2019 Romanian documentary film COLLECTIVE directed by Alexander Nanau on iTunes. 🎥

: Catching up on the 1929 Fritz Lang silent film WOMAN IN THE MOON. 🎥

: Lentil shepherds pie for supper.

: Watching ‎IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE yet again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1980 film XANADU for the first time and kind of like the goofy blending of classic …

: Blasting off into the Criterion Channel’s Afrofuturism program with the 1974 film ‎SPACE IS …

: Cinnamon bun bread emerging from the bread machine. 🍞

: Sunday sourdough. 🍞

: Getting some lentil soup underway.

: Very glad I signed up for the TIFF Secret Movie Club. Every month I get to see a great new film.

: Watching ‎the 2020 music documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART. 🎥

: Remembering John Le Carré by watching ‎the brilliant 2011 adaptation of TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY. 🎥

: Watching ‎Steven Soderbergh’s new film LET THEM ALL TALK. 🎥

: Making a nice big pot of veggie chili for supper.

: Watching ‎DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA directed by Spike Lee. 🎥 🎶

: Pesto and fresh mozzarella pizza made with Birdies pizza dough.

: Watching ‎Jenni Olson’s 2015 film THE ROYAL ROAD on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching ‎the Coen Brothers’ 1994 screwball comedy THE HUDSUCKER PROXY after watching a bunch …

: Gingerbread people fresh out of the oven from the Made With Local recipe.

: Feels like a good day to cook some black beans and make some flour tortillas.

: Time to watch David Fincher’s ‎MANK. 🎥

: Watching ‎Jane Campion’s brilliant and beautiful 2009 film BRIGHT STAR again. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 2019 documentary WHITE RIOT directed by Rubika Shah. 🎥

: Watching ‎the documentary OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE. 🎥

: Watching ‎the 1989 Hungarian film MY TWENTIETH CENTURY directed by Ildikó Enyedi on The Criterion …

: On the final day of #Noirvember I watched ‎DRIVE directed by Nicolas Winding Refn so I ended the …

: Best new-to-me films November 2020: THE AMERICAN FRIEND, L.A. TEA TIME, BAIT, ANY NUMBER CAN WIN, …

: Farmhouse Buttermilk Cake cooling.

: While I didn’t need something to reinforce my love of the micro.blog community, the Microblogvember …

: Watching ‎the figure skating film noir SUSPENSE from 1946 directed by Frank Tuttle on TCM in Noir …

: It’s great to be a pedestrian in my small town and I try to get out for a walk every day. Day 29: …

: When I go out I always have at least one mask with me now. Day 28: Mask of Microblogvember. #mbnov

: More new-to-me noir tonight for #Noirvember is ‎the 1950 film THE MAN WHO CHEATED HIMSELF directed …

: My daily dilemma is choosing which film to watch. Usually there is a theme or a thread based on …

: Watching ‎INSOMNIA (1997) directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg on The Criterion Channel for some Nordic …

: For some new-to-me-noir tonight I’m watching ‎Ida Lupino’s 1953 film THE BIGAMIST on The …

: I’ve had to adjust my expectations for the holidays to make sure that everyone stays safe. I don’t …

: Every time I make a phone call I usually walk around the house while talking. Day 25: Call of …

: Time for some new-to-me noir with the 1947 film ‎BRUTE FORCE directed by Jules Dassin and starring …

: Just before the spike in cases today I was able to provision for my baking by ordering some bread …

: Time for some Nikkatsu noir for #Noirvember with the 1958 film RUSTY KNIFE directed by Toshio Masuda …

: It great to capture moments in time through taking pictures. Day 23: Capture of Microblogvember. …

: More French film noir tonight with Truffaut’s 1960 film ‎SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER on The …

: Watching ‎some French neo-noir tonight with Claire Denis’ 1990 film NO FEAR, NO DIE on The …

: I think it will be a while before I cross any border as the pandemic continues. Staying safe and …

: Watching ‎KISS ME DEADLY from 1955 directed by Robert Aldrich for my #Noirvember film for today. 🍿

: Watching ‎Corneliu Porumboiu’s brilliant and fun neo-noir THE WHISTLERS again for #Noirvember …

: Baked rotini with cheese for supper.

: It’s going to be a long winter and I’m lucky to live in a place that has good local food, produce, …

: It’s a wonderful moment when the lights fade and a movie starts in a theatre. Day 20: Fade of …

: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching ‎the 1946 version of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE …

: Watching ‎THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD directed by Armando Iannucci which is quite …

: In the morning when the sun is shining it feels like anything is possible. Day 19: Possible of …

: Trees reflected in the roof of my new car.

: Over the last few years of practice I’ve been able to eliminate my dependence on store-bought bread …

: Time for some new-to-me French film noir with Jean Gabin and Alain Delon starring in ‎ANY NUMBER CAN …

: Watching ‎the stylish Japanese film noir PALE FLOWER from 1964 directed by Masahiro Shinoda on the …

: The sound of a train in the distance is reassuring and calming to me. Day 17: Train of …

: Time for some arty Hungarian noir for #noirvember as I watch the newly-restored 1988 film ‎DAMNATION …

: An early memory I have is of watching the moon landing on TV. Day 16: Memory of Microblogvember. …

: In the new world we are in I rarely travel far from home as I minimize the contact I have with other …

: One of the nice discoveries within Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive for me was discovering the …

: Watching ‎more #HIFF2020 films tonight with SO PRETTY directed by Jessica Dunn Rovinelli. 🎥

: I guess Friday night pizza is becoming a bit of a tradition. Day 13: guess of #microblogvember.

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is ‎NORA PRENTISS from 1947 directed by Vincent Sherman. 🍿

: Pizza with Birdie’s dough and fresh mozzarella.

: Watching ‎the #HIFF2020 presentation of Mark Jenkin’s hand-crafted 2019 film BAIT. 🎥

: It’s #HIFF2020 time and the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival begins with ‎L.A. TEA TIME …

: Continuing with Tom Ripley during #Noirvember by watching ‎Wim Wenders’ 1977 film THE AMERICAN …

: While I am teaching from home four days a week I wear a sweater to be a bit more well-dressed and …

: Two of my favourite words that I have learned to say are acetylsalicylic and the name of the …

: Another new 1960 noir for me today during #Noirvember with PURPLE NOON directed by René Clément on …

: Oat muffins.

: Watching ‎some noir from Japan in the afternoon for #noirvember with the 1960 film INTIMIDATION …

: While I wouldn’t say that I am elderly I realized that I am older when I was buying vitamins and the …

: Watching Claire Denis’ newly-restored 1999 masterpiece BEAU TRAVAIL on The Criterion Channel. …

: Cinema is a force for good in my life and I try to watch at least one film every day for perspective …

: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching the 1956 film ‎NIGHTFALL directed by Jacques Tourneur. 🍿

: Another Sunday, another couple loaves of bread.

: Whenever I’m in a bind about what to cook I look through my recipes to find something new and …

: I enjoy the way the dough inflates when bread rests and rises and bakes. Day 7: Inflate of …

: Feeling a huge sense of relief.

: Pancakes cooking.

: Sometimes it’s puzzling to me how quickly the week goes by, but as the week ends it’s nice to relax …

: I try not to stoop when I stand, but it’s a challenge sometimes to remember to straighten up and …

: Time for some melodramatic noir for #Noirvember with the 1945 Michael Curtiz film ‎MILDRED PIERCE …

: Today for #Noirvember I am rewatching ‎Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s visually stunning 2011 Turkish …

: I really enjoy working from home most of the week now and being near to where I live every day. …

: Manhattan and election coverage.

: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching Bong Joon-ho’s newly restored 2003 ‎MEMORIES OF …

: I am hoping my American friends will astonish me and choose hope over fear today. #mbnov …

: Watching ‎another film for #Noirvember with BLIND ALLEY from 1939 directed by Charles Vidor. 🍿

: My third noir of #Noirvember is ‎the 1946 film THE CHASE directed by Arthur Ripley on The Criterion …

: Finding it a bit challenging to concentrate today as I’m picking up a new car this afternoon …

: Kicking off #Noirvember by watching ‎Humphrey Bogart in the 1945 film CONFLICT directed by Curtis …

: As the weather starts to become dreary on this Sunday afternoon I’m baking bread and making some …

: Sunday sourdough.

: Best new-to-me for October 2020: UNDINE, WORLD OF TOMORROW EPISODE 3, DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD, THE …

: One of the kids who came to the door saw the orange and green light patterns inside as she took …

: Cleo the cat guarding the Halloween treats.

: A great lineup of films coming to The Criterion Channel for November including Claire Denis’ …

: Watching ‎the Italian film MARTIN EDEN directed by Pietro Marcello in Carbon Arc’s virtual …

: Watching the Ukrainian film ‎ATLANTIS directed by Valentyn Vasyanovych as part of the Festival du …

: Eggs for putting in a shakshuka.

: Taking advantage of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma’s discounted packages by renting the award …

: Just finished a lovely cool 21 km bike ride which just put me over 1000 km of biking for the year so …

: Watching ‎Sofia Coppola’s ON THE ROCKS on AppleTV+. 🍿

: Street at night.

: Close to a leaf.

: Rocks at Cape Split.

: Watching ‎Miranda July’s 2020 film KAJILLIONAIRE. 🎥

: Leaf on car hood.

: Leaves changing on a tree.

: Leaf on car window.

: Changing leaves.

: Watching ‎Radu Jude’s 2020 Romanian film UPPERCASE PRINT as part of #FNC2020. 🎥

: Basket of yarn at Gaspereau Valley Fibres in the Gaspereau Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada at 11:37 AM …

: Fresh sourdough cooling. 🍞

: Glass rooster in morning light.

: Apple crisp.

: Veggie burgers.

: Watching the final program of #GCM39 as #PoderoneSilent screens the collection of shorts LAUREL OR …

: Watching ‎the 1913 silent film UNJUSTLY ACCUSED directed by Holger-Madsen on the final day of …

: Currently reading: The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by …

: Watching ‎A ROMANCE OF THE REDWOODS from 1917 directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Mary …

: Just rented WORLD OF TOMORROW EPISODE THREE: THE ABSENT DESTINATIONS OF DAVID PRIME from Don …

: With perfect timing the book and challenge coin for The 99% Invisible City arrived in the mail …

: Time for some silent cinema from #PordenoneSilent as I start to watch ‎the 1928 THE DEVIOUS PATH …

: Just immersed myself in UNDINE directed by Christian Petzold as part of the Festival du Nouveau …

: Time for more #PordenoneSilent films as I watch the 1921 Italian film ‎LA TEMPESTA IN UN CRANIO …

: Rocks in the distance with seals lounging on them.

: Large rock by the ocean.

: Watching the 1935 Chinese silent film ‎NATIONAL CUSTOMS directed by Zhu Shi-Lin and Lo Ming-Yau as …

: Watching ‎PENROD AND SAM from 1931 directed by William Beaudine as part of #PordenoneSilent this …

: Starting to watch the films of #PordenoneSilent with the program “The Urge to Travel”. …

: Watching ‎Albert Brooks’ 1979 debut feature REAL LIFE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Pan pizza cooling.

: I love the way that loaves of bread expand.

: Watching Steven Soderbergh’s strange 1996 film‎ SCHIZOPOLIS again on the Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Leaf in the road.

: Caterpillar that will become a spotted tussock moth.

: Balancing rock in Digby Neck.

: Taking advantage of the extended screening times of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival …

: Beautiful and delicious danish from Birdies.

: It’s time for ANOTHER ROUND, the Closing Gala for the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival …

: Watching ‎the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival Gala presentation of the French film How to …

: Watching ‎Mira Burt-Wintonick’s documentary WINTOPIA on this stormy afternoon with lots of FIN …

: Watching ‎the Gala presentation of Ariel Nasr’s documentary THE FORBIDDEN REEL about the …

: Watched the impressive and intense BONE CAGE and now time for some Greek weird wave with Georgis …

: Wrapping up my FIN Atlantic International Film Festival today by watching ‎Clark Johnson’s …

: Watching the 2020 documentary ‎CURED directed by Bennett Singer and Patrick Sammon as part of …

: Watching Jillian Acreman’s feature directing debut, QUEEN OF THE ANDES as part of the FIN …

: Starting my #FINstream day watching Nathan Grossman’s inspirational documentary I AM GRETA. 🎥

: After a lovely q&a after the great UNDER THE WEATHER I’m wrapping up the FIN day with the …

: Watching the second Newfoundland-based FIN Atlantic International Film Festival Gala tonight with …

: One of the things I’m enjoying about streaming film festival films is being able to cook supper and …

: Watching film number 5 as part of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival with the documentary …

: Opening Gala time with FALLING as FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is fully underway. 🎥

: Starting early and squeezing in THE TASTE OF PHO by Mariko Bobrick as the FIN Atlantic International …

: On the dykes by Wolfville this weekend.

: Watching the 2016 musical documentary CONTEMPORARY COLOR directed by Turner Ross and Bill Ross IV on …

: Cats looking out the window.

: Starting to watch Chloé Zhao’s 2020 film NOMADLAND as part of #TIFF20 and really looking …

: Bee on a thistle.

: Highlighting some of the non-Gala films playing this year at the FIN Atlantic International Film …

: Watching the SHORT CUTS PROGRAM 1 of #TIFF20 tonight. 🎥

: Starting to watch some #TIFF20 films with the documentary FIREBALL: VISITORS FROM DARKER WORLDS …

: Pan pizza.

: We are a week away from the start of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and I’m …

: Rewatching Thomas Vinterberg’s challenging 2012 film THE HUNT starring Mads Mikkelsen as I …

: Pond in Parrsboro.

: Catching up on FIN Atlantic International Film Festival films and watching the 2018 documentary JOHN …

: Hop.

: Spider

: Starting to watch Pre-Code films of Joan Blondell with the 1931 film ‎BLONDE CRAZY directed by Roy …

: Plant growing through a sewer grate.

: Building in Parrsboro.

: Watching Dorothy Arzner’s 1932 film MERRILY WE GO TO HELL on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Fresh sourdough.

: I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS is strange and sad and beautiful with Charlie Kaufman doing something …

: Watching one of my most anticipated films of the year, Charlie Kaufman’s ‎I’M THINKING …

: Crispy cheesy pan pizza with pesto.

: Rainbows on my AirPods Pro case.

: Rusting chain.

: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1962 masterpiece CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Saw a chicken when I took a walk today.

: Delicious ice cream from Dairy Bar.

: Catching up on some of the short films of Agnès Varda that I can now see on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Best new-to-me films August 2020: SPINSTER, LADY MACBETH, SHE DIES TOMORROW, BEANPOLE, IF ONLY, …

: Watching the 2020 film BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC directed by Dean Parisot in iTunes. 🍿

: One of the things I love is sitting by a fire at night. Day 31: Love of the August Photoblogging …

: So glad that The Criterion Channel is adding even more films and supplemental material from their …

: Not sure what happened with BILL & TED’S BOGUS JOURNEY as it’s not very good, but MY OWN PRIVATE …

: Dessert pizza with local toppings – quark, honey, nectarines, and blueberries.

: One of my favourite recent discoveries is making pizza in a cast iron pan. Day 30: Discovery of the …

: Watching BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE for the first time. 🍿

: Watching Hubert Sauper’s 2020 documentary EPICENTRO on KInoMarquee and supporting …

: Flaking paint. Day 29: Flake of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Homemade soup, grilled cheese on my own bread, and coleslaw provide a happy lunch. Day 28: Emotions …

: Restarting a Friday tradition as I get some tomato soup cooking in the bread machine so I can have a …

: I was overcome with a sugar rush when I had this lovely donut. Day 27: Overcome of the August …

: Watching Kathleen Collins 1982 film LOSING GROUND before it leaves the Criterion Channel in a few …

: Dandelions are a relentless and cheerful presence on the lawn. Day 26: Relentless of the August …

: Revisiting a film from the “Extreme” program of 2019 FIN Film Festival, the timely …

: A view of the sun at Mount Carleton Provincial Park where I hope to return to some day. Day 25: Hope …

: Cold-brewed coffee with ice. Day 24: Frosty of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Burger buns cooling.

: A tree gracefully balanced over a trail. Day 23: Graceful of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

: My parents house in rural New Brunswick. Day 22: Home of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

: Chip. Day 20: Crunch of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Coins. Day 20: Change of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Watching Lake Bell’s 2013 film IN A WORLD… again. 🍿

: Gold ribbon and bells. Day 19: Ribbon of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: The list of films in the Features program of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival 2020. …

: The list of the seven films in the Special Presentations program of the FIN Atlantic International …

: Getting ready for the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival by creating lists on Letterboxd. The …

: As film festivals move online in this strange time I will miss the casual conversations with fellow …

: The grid of woven yarn. Day 18: Grid of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Manhattan to end the day.

: Squeezed in a nice bike ride to run some errands and I just went past the 800 km mark for the year. …

: The cat named Leonard Cohen cuddles with me. Day 17: Cuddly of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

: Just finished watching FOSSE / VERDON and it’s pretty amazing. 💃🏼

: Chair and desk where I stay still for a while each day. Day 16: Stationary of the August …

: Breakfast pizza.

: Watching Chantal Akerman’s 1986 film GOLDEN EIGHTIES again and it has got to be one of the few …

: Roxy Music relaxing by the window. Day 15: Silhouette in the August Photoblogging Challenge. #mbaug …

: A tiny frog by the side of the trail as I changed a flat tire on my bike during a 49 km ride today.

: Watching Jesse Moss & Amanda McBaine’s 2020 documentary ‎BOYS STATE on Apple TV+. 🎥

: Flower among other flowers. Day 14: Among - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Fresh sourdough bread cooling.

: Coffee filter in my Metallisk coffee maker. Day 13: Filter in the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

: Watching Amy Seimetz’s latest film, SHE DIES TOMORROW in iTunes. 🎥

: Top of my HomePod. Day 12: Sound - August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Looking over the handlebars of my bike. Day 11: Transport - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 …

: View out the living room window. Day 10: Window - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Dry moat with Fort Anne in the distance. Day 9: Black and White of the August Photoblogging …

: View at Cape Split today. Day 8: View of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Time to watch Andrea Dorfman’s latest film SPINSTER in iTunes. 🍿 #nsfilmjobs

: Pond and willow tree at Grand Pré National Historic Site. Day 7: Daytripping of the August …

: Rainbow bisecting a floor tile. August Photoblogging Challenge Day 6: Bisect. 📷 #mbaug

: Watching FRANCES HA. Again. 🎥

: Shubenacadie Canal. Day 5: Flow of the August Photoblogging Challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: Field and sky. Peace: Day 4 of the August 2020 Photoblogging challenge. 📷 #mbaug

: While I love the entire process of making sourdough bread from scratch, it’s nice to use the bread …

: Fly on flowers. Day 3: Bug go the August Photoblogging Challenge. #mbaug 📷

: Duck floating in Shubie Park. Day 2: Flow of the August Photoblogging Challenge. #mbaug 📷

: Bald eagle gliding. Day 1: Up - August 2020 Photoblogging Challenge. 📷

: Lichen on the back of an old sign.

: Purple coneflower downtown yesterday.

: Favourite new-to-me films July 2020: FIRST COW, THE TRUTH, THE ASSISTANT, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, …

: Watching Jamie Babbit’s 1999 film BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER again on The Criterion Channel …

: Black pepper tofu pot with string beans and rice.

: Fresh sourdough cooling. 🍞

: Acadia Cinema sign.

: Watching Arnaud Desplechin’s 2017 film ISMAEL’S GHOSTS on Kanopy. 🎥

: Squirrel peeking out from tree.

: Watching Céline Sciamma’s 2019 masterpiece PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE again. 🎥

: Poppy

: Veggie burgers ready to be cooked.

: Watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s gorgeous and intense 2012 film THE MASTER again. 🎥

: Flower growing.

: Celebrating Philip Seymour Hoffman’s birthday by watching Charlie Kaufman’s 2008 film …

: Hydrant

: Watching Steven Spielberg’s great 2002 film MINORITY REPORT again. 🎥

: Big ear on a fresh loaf of sourdough bread. 🍞

: Watching Dawn Porter’s documentary JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE. 🎥

: Rotini with sauce, lentil balls, and some fresh peas.

: Cat lounging in the driveway.

: Watching Michel Gondry’s inventive, beautiful, and melancholy 2013 film MOOD INDIGO again. 🎥

: Watching Samuel Fuller’s great 1953 noir PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET again. 🎥

: Fresh buns.

: Pan pizza with pesto.

: Watching Kitty Green’s film THE ASSISTANT. 🎥

: So glad that I got out for a 21 km bike ride earlier today as it’s a lot warmer now. Getting …

: Remains of a hemlock tree growing on a rock.

: Watching Kelly Reichardt’s latest film FIRST COW. 🎥

: Watching Kore-eda’s 2019 film THE TRUTH in iTunes. 🎥

: Black bean, sweet potato, and Swiss chard enchiladas made with fresh flour tortillas.

: Pesto cheesy pan pizza cooling.

: Watching Zacharias Kunuk’s brilliant 2016 film SEARCHERS again. It reworks John Ford’s …

: Watching Sara Driver’s 1993 film WHEN PIGS FLY on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Best new-to-me films June 2020: HISTOIRES D’AMÉRIQUE (Akerman), MS SLAVIC 7 (Campbell / …

: Stump and fallen tree beside The Ravine trail in Kentville.

: Cloud seen from Port Williams.

: Pan pizza fresh from the pan.

: Made some sourdough crackers.

: Watching Lynn Shelton’s 2014 film LAGGIES again. 🍿

: Sourdough loaf fresh from the oven.

: Irish Buttermilk Brown Bread cooking.

: Watching Chantal Akerman’s 2006 film DOWN THERE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: On the beach at Blomidon yesterday.

: Watching D.W. Young’s 2019 documentary THE BOOKSELLERS and supporting Carbon Arc with the …

: Pan pizza cooling on rack.

: A refreshing Lifesaver wild blueberry sour from Unfiltered.

: Fresh sourdough loaves cooling.

: Bagels fresh from the oven.

: Time for the new Spike Lee Joint, DA 5 BLOODS on Netflix. 🎥

: Lentil and chickpea tacos on fresh corn tortillas.

: Watching Billy Woodberry’s 1983 film BLESS THEIR LITTLE HEARTS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Lupins.

: Watching Shola Lynch’s 2004 documentary ‎CHISHOLM ‘72: UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED on …

: Woodpecker on tree.

: Pinto beans soaking.

: Sourdough loaf cooling.

: Best new-to-me films for May 2020: MY FIRST FILM, PEPPERMINT SODA, PAPUSZA, SWORD OF TRUST, DIS-MOI, …

: Common poppy.

: Purple tulip.

: Garden tulips

: Watching the #TIFFAtHome chat between Tantoo Cardinal and Cameron Bailey before watching ‎Darlene …

: For art today in the Micro.blog challenge I’m posting one of Bong Joon Ho’s storyboards …

: Watching Olivier Assayas’ intriguing and enigmatic 2014 film CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA again. 🎥

: I can’t draw, so for the final week of the Micro.blog May challenge with art, I’ll post …

: My final Micro.blog book pick is THE WELL-FILLED TORTILLA COOKBOOK by Victoria Wise and Susanna …

: Just watched MYTHIC QUEST: QUARANTINE which brilliantly works within the constraints of this new …

: Roxy Music the cat in a paper bag.

: Veggie burgers cooling.

: Sourdough pretzels cooling. 🥨

: While I’m reading his latest novel now, for my Micro.blog book pick for today I’ll highlight …

: Walking along the dykes today.

: My Micro.blog book recommendation for today is Amy Sedaris’ unique I LIKE YOU: HOSPITALITY UNDER THE …

: Black pepper pot tofu.

: My book pick for today is Michael Ondaatje’s THE CONVERSATIONS: WALTER MURCH AND THE ART OF EDITING …

: Many great films are available all the time on MUBI in their library, including LOS ANGELES PLAYS …

: My Micro.blog book challenge sprint pick for the day is ARTISAN BREAD IN FIVE MINUTES A DAY by Jeff …

: Watching Diane Kurys 1977 film PEPPERMINT SODA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Sourdough loaf cooling.

: Saw an eagle in a tree while walking in Reservoir Park today.

: Today my Micro.blog Book Recommendation Challenge Sprint I’ll recommend the nice little book …

: A glass of the delicious Isolator Dopplebock from Unfiltered.

: My book pick for the Micro.blog Book Recommendation Challenge Sprint for today is Flann O’Brien’s …

: Tiny violet coloured flowers.

: Had a wonderful 52 km bike ride mainly on the trails around Wolfville and it felt really great. …

: Watching Lynn Shelton’s 2013 film TOUCHY FEELY again. 🎥

: So sad to hear of the passing of Lynn Shelton. Such a talented director who brought sensitivity and …

: Indigo.

: Watching Rachel Talalay’s 1995 film TANK GIRL for the first time. 🍿

: Blue

: Crispy Cheesy Pan Pizza which was quite delicious.

: Green.

: Yellow.

: Cheddar Beer Bread Rolls cooling.

: Orange cat.

: Watching Matt Wolf’s 2020 documentary SPACESHIP EARTH. 🎥

: I love how my town has put signs like this with different quotes all around the town.

: Red. 📷

: Watching Lynn Shelton’s 2019 film SWORD OF TRUST on Netflix. 🎥

: Veggie lasagna cooling.

: “We mustn’t linger. It is easy to get lost in memories.” – Emily in WORLD OF …

: Made some fried rice for supper last night.

: “you know how it is about those things, as though you do a film on your own. It’s a lie. You …

: “For me cinema is about time and space.” – Chantal Akerman 💬

: “if I can come home from working on a little film after doing it for 45 years and say, “I …

: Sourdough loaves cooling.

: ”Sometimes it’s good to do what you’re supposed to do when you’re supposed to do …

: Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup for supper tonight.

: “I started thinking about why cinema is good for the soul, and what it gives us. In a nutshell, what …

: Sourdough chocolate cake iced and ready to eat.

: Made some nachos with chili and cilantro on top for lunch.

: M. GUSTAVE You see? There are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric …

: View of Blomidon from Reservoir Park.

: French toast made with Italian Hearth bread.

: Just about time to watch THE BIG LEBOWSKI again as part of TIFF Stay-at-Home Cinema. 🍿🎥

: Italian Hearth Bread cooling. 🍞

: It’s a good day to make some chili and Italian bread.

: Cheese pizza cooling.

: Lots of great films added to The Criterion Channel including Chantal Akerman’s hard-to-find …

: Tonight I’m going to watch Pablo Larrain’s latest film EMA streaming for free on MUBI today. 🔗 …

: So glad that the parks and trails are opening up in Nova Scotia. Getting outside is so nice when the …

: Sourdough Popovers fresh from the oven.

: Pizza with feta, olives, yellow pepper, and cilantro.

: Really loving RUN which is fun and different. Merritt Weaver and Domhnall Gleason are two of my …

: Watching Laurie Lynd’s 2019 documentary film KILLING PATIENT ZERO. 🎥

: With some snow falling and wind blowing it feels good to be working from home.

: Watching Samuel Fuller’s fascinating 1959 noir THE CRIMSON KIMONO on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Shakshuka dinner.

: Sourdough loaves made with 3/5ths bread flour and 2/5ths Red Fife. 🍞

: Cookies.

: Watching Pamela B. Green’s 2018 documentary BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ …

: Watching John Ford’s 1935 film THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING in The Criterion Channel’s …

: Thinking that today is a good day for a bike ride.

: Watching Eliza Hittman’s 2020 film NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS. 🎥

: Face in cinnamon bun bread.

: Cinnamon bun bread cooling.

: Thinking that today would be a good day to make some cinnamon bun bread in the bread machine. 🍞

: Everything seems to be better when the sun is shining and it’s a bit warmer outside.

: Sunset through branches.

: Watching Perry Henzell’s 1972 Jamaican film THE HARDER THEY COME on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Watching John Hughes 1985 classic film THE BREAKFAST CLUB again as part of TIFF-at-Home. 🍿

: Listening to the new Fiona Apple album which I’m enjoying a lot, especially, “Fetch The Bolt …

: Bread from the bread machine. 🍞

: Watching Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 2015 film JOURNEY TO THE SHORE on MUBI. 🎥

: Time for some pizza.

: Very glad that I have a bread machine and I can pop in the ingredients and let it mix and knead …

: Maintaining a regular schedule and trying to balance out work and breaks at home can be a challenge …

: Watching Sidney Poitier and Paul Newman in Martin Ritt’s 1961 film PARIS BLUES on The …

: Veggie burgers cooling.

: Making a big batch of CHOW Veggie Burgers on this holiday afternoon. 🍔

: Getting ready for #CriterionMovieClub and watching the 1958 film noir MURDER BY CONTRACT on The …

: Watching Douglas Sirk’s 1947 thriller LURED on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Crocus

: Snow is starting to fall and it seems like a good day to make some soup or possibly soups. Tomato …

: Watching Christian Petzold’s brilliant 2014 film PHOENIX again. 🎥

: Watching Radiohead – Live From a Tent in Dublin streaming on YouTube now. I’ve always wanted to see …

: Sign

: Watching Sophie Fiennes’ 2017 film GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI on Kanopy. 🎥

: Watching Joan Tewkesbury’s 1979 film OLD BOYFRIENDS on Kanopy. 🎥

: Watching Sophie Deraspe’s 2019 Québécois film ANTIGONE. 🎥

: Just watched the delightful Maine noir BLOW THE MAN DOWN and it was quite fun.

: Leonard Cohen the cat dozing in the morning sun.

: Fresh cornbread.

: Apple Crisp cooking.

: Kidney beans soaking.

: Watching Rita Hayworth in Alexander Hall’s 1947 film DOWN TO EARTH on the Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Watching Martin Ritt’s 1957 film EDGE OF THE CITY on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Edge of mushroom and cheese pizza cooling on rack.

: Loaf of bread from the bread machine. 🍞

: Watching Anna Rose Holmer’s remarkable 2015 film THE FITS again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Cheese and mushroom pizza fresh from the oven.

: Watching Corneliu Porumboiu’s brilliantly constructed and dryly humorous 2019 Romanian …

: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies cooling.

: Feels like a good day to make some cookies. 🍪

: Watching Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper in Howard Hawks’ 1941 comedy BALL OF FIRE on the …

: On what would have been his 100th birthday I’m watching the great Toshiro Mifune in …

: Trying to balance everything out in working at home with working and taking breaks and not to …

: Watching the Aretha Franklin concert documentary Amazing Grace (2018) directed by Sydney Pollack and …

: A couple of sourdough loaves cooling.

: One of the very nice things about working from home is the ability to bake bread. 🍞

: For my 30th film in March Around the World I’m watching the 2019 Icelandic film THE COUNTY. 🎥 …

: Sunday night cooking as I make Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas for supper tonight with a …

: Chalkboard at Just Us! in Wolfville.

: As the March Around the World challenge approaches the end of the month I’m watching the …

: Black Pepper Tofu Pot.

: Listening to Beach House and making a Black Pepper Tofu Pot for supper.

: Loaf fresh from the bread machine.

: Watching the Instagram Live stream from TIFF with Cameron Bailey and Mandy Patinkin before watching …

: Chocolate chip cookies.

: Bread fresh from the bread machine.

: Was very lucky to get some AirPods Pro in a fundraising auction and they’re the best headphones I’ve …

: The cat named Roxy Music.

: Coffee cake cooling.

: Enjoying working at home as the snow falls outside without worrying about needing to get the …

: Tonight in my March Around the World viewing I’m watching the 1925 German film VARIETY on The …

: Loaves of sourdough cooling.

: March Around the World continues with a film from the UK with IN FABRIC from 2018 directed by Peter …

: As part of March Around the World 2020 I’m watching Roberto Rossellini’s 1952 Italian …

: Stay safe.

: Continuing to March Around the World with François Truffaut’s 1969 film ‎MISSISSIPPI MERMAID …

: Grilled cheese and tomato soup at home.

: Watching Edward Yang’s 1985 Taiwanese film TAIPEI STORY on the Criterion Channel as part of …

: Maintaining my regular routine and making some tomato soup to go with a grilled cheese sandwich for …

: Cinnamon bun bread.

: Listening to Wolf Parade and dancing around the kitchen as I boil water for pasta and some cinnamon …

: Snowy stream.

: Fresh veggie burgers.

: Continuing my March Around the World with Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s 1968 Cuban film MEMORIES OF …

: Hamburger buns cooling.

: Fresh bread cooling.

: Starting March Break right by getting some sourdough ready for baking this morning.

: It’s in trying times like these that people reveal who they are. The small gestures of kindness and …

: Just before flipping and pressing the coffee.

: Cheese pizza made with dough from Birdies.

: Frosty roof of the car.

: Watching Antonella Sudassassi’s 2019 Costa Rican film The Awakening of the Ants on MUBI as …

: Watching Greta Gerwig’s wonderful 2019 adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN again. 🎥

: Watching Dominga Sotomayor’s 2018 Chilean film TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG as part of my March …

: Had an inspiring time at the Women Making Waves conference yesterday. Women in Film and Television …

: Tonight I continue the March Around the World challenge with Miloš Forman’s 1967 film THE …

: Continuing my March Around the World challenge with Kenji Mizoguchi’s 1951 Japanese film MISS …

: Starting the March Around the World 2020 – Brazil challenge with the 1931 Brazilian silent film …

: Watching Jean Cocteau’s 1950 film ORPHEUS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: About to watch Céline Sciamma’a brilliant and beautiful PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE again in …

: Watching Todd Haynes’ bold and under appreciated 2017 film WONDERSTRUCK again. 🎥

: Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

: Watching Jessica Hausner’s 2019 film LITTLE JOE in iTunes. 🎥

: Dancing around the house to Radiohead as I wait for supper to finish cooking. As you do.

: Made some lentil balls to go with pasta.

: Friday night poutine with delightfully fresh and squeaky cheese curds.

: Warming up with a grilled cheese and tomato soup at Birdies.

: Watching Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1972 film ‎UN FLIC on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Just rewatched Ira Sachs’ beautiful and delicately constructed film FRANKIE again. 🎥

: Coin check!

: Veggie burgers cooling.

: Sourdough cooling.

: Roxy Music the cat.

: Girlhood

: Watching Ernst Lubitsch’s 1940 film THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Snow day bread from the bread machine.

: Snow day tree and clouds.

: Watching Madeleine Olnek’s 2018 film WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY in iTunes. 🎥

: Sunday night pizza.

: Starting my #AltOscarParty by watching Mati Diop’s 2013 experimental documentary film ‎A …

: Posted a bit about my favourite films of 2019 along with some stats about my viewing of films last …

: Part way through Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet on Apple TV+ and it’s a really great show blending …

: Really enjoying PICARD and how it recontextualizes many of the themes and ideas of the other Star …

: Grilled cheese and tomato soup that I made in the bread machine.

: Watching François Truffaut’s 1971 film TWO ENGLISH GIRLS on The Criterion Channel. I was …

: Early morning snow on car roof.

: Savoury cheese bread cooling.

: Watching Christian Petzold’s 2007 film YELLA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Sky over Halifax this morning.

: Beans soaking.

: Watching Ruben Östlund great 2017 uncomfortable satire THE SQUARE again. 🎥

: Chili spices before I ground them.

: First attempt at Portuguese cornbread.

: Chocolate chip cookies.

: Bread from the bread machine.

: Grilled cheese and soup at Birdies as usual on Friday.

: The overwhelmingly positive vibe on micro.blog is so encouraging and demonstrates how it’s still …

: Chickpea noodle soup.

: Watching Leslie Harris’ 1992 film JUST ANOTHER GIRL ON THE I.R.T. before it leaves The …

: Clouds in the morning sky.

: Chickpea curry and rice.

: Sourdough loaves cooling.

: Watching Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 satirical masterpiece DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO …

: Watching Lee Ok-seop’s 2018 South Korean film ‎MAGGIE on MUBI. 🎥

: FISHING WITH JOHN is on The Criterion Channel. Glad to be able to watch the strange and wonderful …

: Watching Sidney Lumet’s brilliant 1976 satire NETWORK again. 🎥

: View of Halifax harbour this morning.

: Watched the first episode of Picard last night and I really enjoyed it. Patrick Stewart is such a …

: Morning clouds.

: Morning light and path.

: Watching one of my favourite films from last year, Claire Denis’ melancholy and stylized …

: The view at work this morning.

: Watching Céline Sciamma’s naturalistic and beautiful 2011 film TOMBOY again on The Criterion …

: New IKEA espresso maker.

: Cinnamon bun bread made in a bread machine.

: Mushroom and chickpea Wellington for supper tonight.

: Hamburger buns cooling.

: Watching Martin Scorsese’s brilliant 1993 adaptation of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE again. 🎥

: Friday night cheese pizza.

: Chocolate chip cookies

: Watching Bong Joon-ho’s rock-solid metaphorical masterpiece PARASITE again. 🎥

: Cheese pizza.

: In lovely and unexpected film-related news, just got a notification that my pre-order of Bong …

: Trying another sourdough loaf in the bread machine.

: Watching Almodóvar’s beautiful 2019 film PAIN AND GLORY again in iTunes. 🎥

: Watching Scott Z. Burns’ 2019 film THE REPORT on Prime. 🎥

: Made some delicious risotto using the Jam program of the bread machine.

: Loaf from the bread machine.

: Making Bread in a Bread Machine Baking bread is one of my favourite things to cook and after years of practice I’ve finally …

: Thinking that I am sleepier than I thought this morning as it seems that I filled the aeropress with …

: Oil rig in the harbour for repair.

: Baked macaroni and cheese for supper tonight.

: Watching Spike Jonze’s 2002 film ADAPTATION again. 🎥

: Rotini with sauce and lentil balls for supper.

: Sourdough loaf made in the bread machine.

: Watching the strangely sweet 2018 Portuguese film DIAMANTINO on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Snow days are delightfully productive for me as eliminating the commute and being at home means I’m …

: Clouds in evening sky.

: Trying out my new Zojirushi bread machine.

: Watching Susan Seidelman’s 1989 film COOKIE on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Veggie shepherds pie cooling.

: Watching some of the Criterion Collection’s ‘70s Science Fiction with Michael …

: Pizza before heading into the oven.

: First grilled cheese of the new year.

: Watching Penny Lane’s 2019 documentary HAIL SATAN? on Netflix. 🍿

: Small travel mug.

: Coffee in one of my favourite mugs.

: Watched UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES again earlier today and probably going to fall …

: Here are my top 20 favourite films of 2019. It was a very good year for films. 🎥

: Made a list of my favourite 45 films from 2010-2019 in release order. 🎥

: Letterboxd has made such a huge difference in how I keep track of the films that I watch and it …

: A list of films I loved that I saw for the first time in 2019: KAILI BLUES, ISLAND OF HUNGRY GHOSTS, …

: Really loved LITTLE WOMEN. Greta Gerwig uses the whole spaghetti factory brilliantly with a …

: Watching one of my favourite films of 2018 again, Alice Rohrwacher’s transcendently beautiful …

: Sleepy dogs.

: Cookie in sunlight.

: Ho ho ho!

: Angel atop mom and dad’s tree.

: Saturday sourdough loaf.

: I’ve been a supporter of 99% Invisible since 2015. The diverse and fascinating podcasts of …

: Fresh cinnamon buns.

: Sunday sourdough.

: LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is amazing and I wish I’d seen it in 3D. Kind of like a film noir that …

: Watching Bi Gan’s 2018 film LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT in iTunes. 🎥

: Calzones cooling.

: Saturday night cheese pizza.

: Frosty morning.

: Watching Noah Baumbach’s MARRIAGE STORY on Netflix. 🎥

: Fresh sourdough loaves.

: The sky yesterday afternoon.

: Watching Nietzchka Keene’s 1990 film THE JUNIPER TREE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Black Pepper Tofu Pot.

: Whipped up some nachos for supper.

: Watching Ruth Beckermann’s brilliant 2018 documentary THE WALDHEIM WALTZ again. 🎥

: My well-used cutting board.

: I saw some great films for the first time in November: THE WONDERS, I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN …

: Mati Diop’s 2019 film ATLANTICS is on Netflix now. An extraordinarily beautiful and moving …

: Nothing better on a cold and windy day than a grilled cheese and tomato soup at Birdies.

: THE IRISHMAN is some of Scorsese’s best work with a fantastic cast telling a story in a way that …

: Watching Alice Rohrwacher’s 2011 film ‎CORPO CELESTE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Sourdough Sunday night. Tried out some multigrain flour and it came out well.

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film is Nicolas Ray’s 1948 THEY LIVE BY NIGHT on The Criterion …

: Disconnecting a Device From an IKEA Trådfri Remote I love having smart lights in my home and keep adding more. I like the Trådfri system from IKEA …

: Watching Christian Petzold’s 2008 film JERICHOW on The Criterion Channel for my #Noirvember …

: Travel mug in morning light.

: Saw Almodóvar’s PAIN AND GLORY today and it’s such a beautiful film. One of his best. The only …

: Pinto beans soaking.

: Hamburger buns cooling.

: For my #Noirvember film tonight it’s Byron Haskin’s 1949 film TOO LATE FOR TEARS. 🍿

: Cheese, mushroom, and basil pizza made with Birdies dough.

: Watching a film noir from Bhutan on MUBI for my #Noirvember film today with Dechen Roder’s …

: Samson the cat peeking out from a tube.

: Choice Kippers box.

: Watching Radu Jude’s 2018 Romanian film I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BARBARIANS …

: Time for another film for #Noirvember with Mervyn LeRoy’s 1941 JOHNNY EAGER. 🍿

: Looking forward to sharing Heather Young’s powerful debut feature MURMUR with an audience at the …

: Silver Wave Film Festival poster.

: Cloudy sky with ferry in the harbour.

: The Silver Wave Film Festival kicks off tonight and I’ll be heading up to Fredericton tomorrow to …

: Finally saw THE LIGHTHOUSE. Proud of the Nova Scotia crew who help craft it. It’s a fever dream of a …

: Trees against the morning sky.

: Leaves on the car roof.

: Time for some Japanese film noir with A Colt Is My Passport directed by Takashi Nomura from 1967 on …

: Apple pie cooling.

: French gingerbread spices before grinding to put in an apple pie.

: Time to make some pasta.

: Leaves on pavement.

: Cheese pizza made with Birdies pizza dough.

: Got my metal Criterion Channel subscriber card in the mail today.

: Favourite new-to-me films for October 2019: THE HOUSEMAID (1960) EL CAMINO (2019) THE LAUNDROMAT …

: 1-Pot Pumpkin Black Bean Soup.

: Very excited to see that The Criterion Channel will be streaming Hu Bo’s amazing and heartbreaking …

: Watching Sophie Letourneur ’s 2014 film GABY BABY DOLL on MUBI. 🍿

: Morning light.

: Installed a mirror in the bathroom.

: Watching Ursula Meier’s 2008 film HOME on MUBI. 🎥

: Sourdough cinnamon buns fresh from the oven.

: Cheese and pesto pizza cooling.

: Thinking of what I want to cook this weekend and just about everything starts with the letter “p”. …

: Muffin Tin Frittatas with salsa for supper.

: Beside the campus this afternoon.

: Watching Craig Brewer’s film ‎DOLEMITE IS MY NAME on Netflix. 🍿

: Leaf in morning light on car roof.

: Finished watching the first season of ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA last night and I really …

: Seagull on light.

: Fall Green Pizza from Morris East.

: I really enjoyed THE LAUNDROMAT on Netflix. I like what Soderbergh and Netflix are doing.

: Leaf on the hood of the car.

: My traditional Friday lunch.

: Rain dapple car roof.

: Morning sky with moon.

: Peppercorns.

: Close to some sourdough bread cooling after coming out of the oven.

: Sign on the outside wall of the Al Whittle Theatre in Wolfville.

: Japanese milk bread rolls cooling.

: Pumpkin pie cooling.

: Baked some macaroni and cheese for supper.

: Watching Bong Joon Ho’s 2006 film THE HOST again on Hoopla. 🍿

: Watching Vince Gilligan’s new film EL CAMINO on Netflix. 🍿

: Really want to see PARASITE in a theatre again. Wish it was playing around here. Bong is amazing in …

: Grilled cheese for lunch.

: Coffee.

: Having a William Wellman double bill today after watching James Cagney in THE PUBLIC ENEMY this …

: Tiny flowers beside a path.

: Watching the 1960 South Korean film THE HOUSEMAID on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: I guess I’m not watching ISMAEL’S GHOSTS as it doesn’t appear to be available on Hoopla.

: Catching up on films and watching Arnaud Desplechin’s 2017 film ISMAEL’S GHOSTS on …

: Roof of car and streetlight in early morning light.

: Hop-shaped lamp in the new Sea Level Brewhouse.

: Clouds in the morning sky.

: Watching Agnieszka Holland’s 2017 film ‎SPOOR on MUBI. 🎥

: Roasted veggie and pinto bean tacos on fresh corn tortillas.

: Watching Shirley Clarke’s 1985 documentary ORNETTE: MADE IN AMERICA on The Criterion Channel. …

: Cauliflower coated with spices before roasting.

: Chili spices before grinding with a mortar and pestle.

: Sourdough Beer Bread from a King Arthur Flour recipe.

: Apple crisp.

: Watching Shane Carruth’s strange, beautiful, and brilliant UPSTREAM COLOR again on The …

: Lunchtime walk on a cloudy day.

: With so many films from Shirley Clarke on The Criterion Channel now, we should maybe make Shirley …

: “Giving anything form gives you confidence in the universe.” – Robert Frost in Shirley …

: Tree reflected in the car roof as seen by the wide angle lens of my new iPhone 11 Pro.

: Watching the ByNWR presentation of EARS, EYES AND THROATS: RESTORED CLASSIC AND LOST PUNK FILMS 1976 …

: Close to sourdough bread fresh from the oven.

: I had a great time at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival again this year and I wrote about …

: Petals hanging on.

: Morning light in the rear view mirror.

: Black Pepper Tofu Pot

: Watching Claire Denis’ hauntingly beautiful ‎White Material again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: My well-used notebook.

: Sunday sourdough.

: Sunset.

: Heart of a lighthouse.

: The FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is over. This year the theatres were a bit more full …

: Seated for what could be my 26th and final film of the 39th edition of the FIN Atlantic …

: Flowers seen on a walk.

: As the final day of a great FIN Atlantic International Film Festival begins I’ve watched 25 films – …

: At the beginning of day 7 of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival I’ve seen 21 films – 15 …

: Centre of orange flower.

: Up close to a flower.

: As day 6 of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival begins I’ve seen 17 films. 12 fiction and 5 …

: Curious duck.

: Today the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival starts their Restored! series of 4 films from the …

: Waiting in line for my most anticipated film of the FIN Atlantic Film Festival, VARDA BY AGNÈS from …

: Really looking forward to seeing the amazing Agnès Varda’s final film, VARDA by AGNÈS tonight …

: At the end of the third day of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival I’ve seen 9 films that …

: About to see PARASITE on Bong Joon-Ho’s birthday as my 9th film for the FIN Atlantic International …

: Coffee mug at Black Sheep.

: Day 2 of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and I’ve watched 5 films so far and enjoyed them …

: Settled in to my seat and ready for the Gala screening of PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE at the end of a …

: FIN Atlantic International Film Festival sidewalk art directing people towards the theatres filled …

: Waiting for a ferry.

: Morning dew on the car roof.

: A preview of the fiction features screening at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival later …

: Sunflower rescued from Hurricane Dorian.

: Broken tree in the backyard.

: Having a beer by LED candlelight in the power-free Hurricane Dorian evening.

: TVP stuffed green peppers.

: Sunflower greeting the morning.

: We’re a week away from the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival and I have a preview of …

: Chairs in the studio.

: Bee on sunflower.

: Chalk art in front of my driveway at the street party in my lovely neighbourhood.

: Sunflower in a non-traditional colour.

: Watching Claire Denis’ sublime and beautiful 2008 film 35 SHOTS OF RUM again on The Criterion …

: Cheese and mushroom pizza cooling.

: Sourdough bread cooling.

: A big blog post on The Films of Agnès Varda as I remember of the greatest filmmakers. 🎥

: UPSTREAM COLOR and 35 SHOTS OF RUM are now streaming on The Criterion Channel! 🎥

: Just watched Hal Ashby’s wonderful HAROLD AND MAUDE for the first time and following it up …

: Black-eyed Susan in the sun.

: A double bill tonight with strong women with Almodovar’s ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER and Barbara Stanwyck in …

: It’s grilled cheese day at Birdies. 😊

: Finally watching Joanna Hogg’s 2019 film ‎THE SOUVENIR. 🎥

: View of the harbour yesterday.

: Leaf on the car as the sun rises.

: Close to a closed Black-eyed Susan.

: Sunflower ready to greet the sun.

: Close to a sunflower before emerging.

: Sourdough loaves fresh from the oven.

: Abandoned blue jay nest.

: Cooking some English muffins.

: Sunflower before flowering.

: Watching the documentary AMERICAN FACTORY directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert on Netflix. 🍿

: Cheese pizza cooling.

: A new blog post about archiving what you post online and where you post things.

: Tiny flower.

: Healthy snack.

: Watching Seijun Suzuki’s 1960 film ‎TAKE AIM AT THE POLICE VAN on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Ant climbing on sunflower.

: Close to a sunflower before flowering..

: Close to a Black-eyed Susan before blossoming.

: Planning to Attend a Film Festival The big film festival in Atlantic Canada is the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival which …

: Getting close to the centre of a coneflower.

: Blueberries up close.

: Watching Frank Capra’s 1930 film ‎LADIES OF LEISURE in the Criterion Channel’s …

: Chickpea Bolognaise sauce.

: Watching Athina Rachel Tsangari’s strange and unique ‎ATTENBERG again on The Criterion …

: Sunflower on the verge Of emerging.

: Batch of English muffins fresh off the grill.

: Black eyed Susan.

: Sweet and sour veggie balls.

: Ball of yarn.

: Watching Athina Rachel Tsangari’s strange and playful science fictional 2000 film ‎THE SLOW …

: Two loaves fresh from the oven.

: Lotus flowers and lily pads.

: Water Lilly.

: Flag of the French Ministry of the Navy at Fort Anne in Annapolis Royal.

: Watching Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s strange and wonderful ‎WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS …

: Cooling loaf of bread.

: Pizza ready for the oven.

: Purple coneflower blossoming.

: Purple coneflower starting to emerge.

: Found my copy of the TRUE STORIES book before watching the new Criterion edition of David Byrne’s …

: Packing up to leave Sackville after a truly wonderful Sappyfest. It’s the 14th edition of the music …

: Republic of Sappyfest banner on fence.

: Sackville Coke Bowling

: Top of a tent reflected in an americano.

: Lucky numbers.

: Sappyfest is the best fest. #Sappyforever

: Pride rock in Sackville.

: Spider on residence window.

: Checked in and ready for Sappyfest 14! #sappyforever 🤘🏼🎶

: Flowers beside Grand Lake.

: Taking it easy on a lovely summer afternoon before heading to Sackville tomorrow for my 13th …

: Favourite new-to-me films for July 2019: ENOUGH WITH CATCALLING, LA VIE DE BOHEME, AFRONAUTS, …

: Beside a concrete pier on Grand Lake.

: Big potato.

: View from a kayak on the Miramichi River.

: Lavender.

: Hotel room view

: A truly delicious fusilli pasta for lunch at Wild Caraway Restaurant and Cafe today.

: Flower on the table at the wonderful Wild Caraway Restaurant Cafe today.

: Bee and flower.

: Just finished watching the two seasons of Will Sharpe’s Flowers on Netflix and it’s one of the most …

: Water valve cover.

: Watching ‎THE GREAT HACK directed by Karim Amer & Jehane Noujaim on Netflix. 🍿

: Lotus flower in fountain.

: Fresh loaves of bread cooling on the counter.

: Watching Rebecca Miller’s ‎2002 film PERSONAL VELOCITY on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Fresh ravioli I just made.

: View from the dykes at low tide.

: Watching Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1955 thriller DIABOLIQUE on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Saturday morning omelette and toast.

: Fresh loaf of bread cooling.

: Sunflower growing before the flower emerges.

: Watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2007 masterpiece THERE WILL BE BLOOD again. 🎥

: Coffee cold brewing.

: Dandelion

: Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Dip from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

: Cheese pizza I made last night.

: Clouds in the sky last night.

: Garden Cosmos

: Fresh loaves of bread cooling. 🍞

: Macchiato

: The flower known as edelweiss.

: Watching Aki Kaurismäki’s 1992 film ‎LA VIE DE BOHÈME on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Bananas in the Public Gardens in Halifax.

: Hydrant.

: Peaceful morning meditation with the sun on my face, the wind gently moving the leaves in the trees, …

: Delicious cinnamon coffee soft serve cone from Dairy Bar this afternoon.

: Watching Chantal Akerman’s strange and brilliant ‎1978 film THE MEETINGS OF ANNA again on The …

: White flowers.

: Time to put on this jersey before watching some sports.

: Buttercup.

: Watching Sidney Lumet’s brilliant 1975 film ‎DOG DAY AFTERNOON again in iTunes. 🍿

: Playful neighbourhood cat in the driveway.

: Watching Powell and Pressburger’s 1946 drama ‎A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH again on The …

: Watching Ida Lupino’s 1966 film THE TROUBLE WITH ANGELS on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Path through the woods.

: Seed on a tree.

: Watching Scorsese’s under appreciated 1985 comedic masterpiece AFTER HOURS again in iTunes. 🍿

: Halifax apartment building.

: Flavour of Love sundae from Dairy Bar featuring passion fruit curd, coconut, and graham cracker on …

: For some reason I think I like any film that has a moving shot of someone riding a bicycle. There is …

: Cheese pizza with mushrooms and yellow bell pepper.

: Favourite Films of the First Half of 2019 As July begins, it’s a good time to look at the films that I have enjoyed in the first half of …

: Watching Gustaf Molander’s 1939 Swedish film ‎INTERMEZZO on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Plant growing.

: Watching Stig Björkman’s lovely 2015 documentary INGRID BERGMAN: IN HER OWN WORDS again on She …

: The eggs in the blue jay outside my bedroom window hatched this morning it seems. I took a peek this …

: Water droplets on daisy.

: Raindrops on leaves.

: Moroccan red lentil soup and grilled cheese.

: Watching the “Deadly Domestics” double bill of THE MAIDS and LA CÉRÉMONIE on The Criterion Channel. …

: Roasted cauliflower, carrot and black bean tacos on fresh corn tortillas for supper tonight.

: Fresh pasta and sauce with veggie sausage.

: Light on AirPod case.

: Watching Mia Hansen-Love’s subtle and beautiful ‎Things to Come again and remembering actress …

: Cinnamon buns fresh out of the oven.

: Buns ready to bake.

: Cinnamon buns rising.

: Blue jays built a nest just above my bedroom window which explains why they were making so much …

: Pizza braids.

: The cat named Leonard Cohen.

: Another Sunday, another loaf of bread.

: Watching Ali Abbasi’s 2018 Swedish film BORDER on Netflix. 🍿

: Looking towards Blomidon from Waterfront Park at high tide.

: I like how they use italics to differentiate “dogs” and “people” from the rest of the text.

: Watching Jim Jarmusch’s brilliant 1984 film STRANGER THAN PARADISE again on The Criterion …

: Cheese pizza cooling.

: Flower.

: Awaiting a clean install of the image for Fall on my laptop and looking forward to starting fresh …

: Seeds on the roof of the car.

: Bush with cruise ship in the background.

: So proud and happy after Convocation as Screen Arts students crossed the stage. It’s such a …

: Where we line up the students who will be graduating very soon.

: Lentil, TVP, and macaroni skillet for supper tonight.

: Watching a double bill of THE WICKER MAN and DON’T LOOK NOW on The Criterion Channel. I’ve not seen …

: Another Sunday, another pair of loaves fresh from the oven.

: Having a beer in my favourite beer bar downtown.

: Black sesame soft serve ice cream yesterday at Dairy Bar.

: Squeezing in some zombies on this fine afternoon via Jim Jarmusch with THE DEAD DON’T DIE before …

: Dandelions.

: Friday sourdough grilled cheese and tomato and basil soup with an orange cake bite for lunch at …

: Lupin.

: Sunset over Halifax harbour.

: Sign outside the NSCC Screen Arts year end screening.

: Rainbow on wall.

: Veggie empanada from El Gallo along with black beans and rice for supper.

: Finally watching the 1973 Senegalese film TOUKI BOUKI directed by Djibril Diop Mambéti on The …

: Seeds and pollen on the roof of the car.

: Panoramic view of Evangeline Beach mud flats with Blomidon in the distance.

: Morning light through tree branches.

: Mud flats at Evangeline Beach.

: Mushroom risotto I made for supper.

: Tulip

: Watching Penelope Spheeris’ 1981 music documentary ‎THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION on The …

: Punctuation matters.

: View at the end of the Look Off Trail at Blomidon Provincial Park.

: Made a tofu, veggies, and soba noodle stir fry for supper tonight.

: Watching Billy Wilder’s 1951 cynical masterpiece ‎ACE IN THE HOLE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Seed on damp car roof.

: Hosta.

: Watching the Dorothy Arzner features on The Criterion Channel and enjoying discovering her craft at …

: Made pizza for supper tonight.

: Cloudy Halifax morning.

: Dairy Bar is back with some delicious banana soft serve.

: Lemon pinwheel at Birdies.

: Seeds on top of damp car roof.

: Car roof reflections.

: Split in the land at Cape Split.

: Watching John Cameron Mitchell’s exuberant musical ‎HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on The Criterion …

: Watching Agnès Varda’s brilliant 1976 portrait of the friendship of women, ‎ONE SINGS, THE …

: View at the end of the trail to Cape Split.

: Bread fresh from the oven.

: Double macchiato from this afternoon.

: Watching Wong Kar-wai’s beautiful ‎IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching Nahnatchka Khan’s 2019 film ‎ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE on Netflix. 🍿

: Best new-to-me films watched in May 2019: HIGH LIFE, HER SMELL, BOOKSMART, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – …

: Raspberry ricotta mint danish from Birdies today.

: Watching Susan Seidelman’s grainy 1982 debut feature ‎SMITHEREENS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Leaves starting to emerge.

: View out the front door last night.

: Going to BOOKSMART again because it’s funny and we need more great films with strong characters and …

: Tree and morning light reflecting on the car windshield.

: Watching Věra Chytilová’s brilliant debut feature, the 1963 documentary / drama hybrid …

: Apple blossoms I saw on the weekend.

: Cornbread muffins to go with the veggie chilli I just made.

: Country road on my bike ride yesterday.

: A couple of rustic loaves of bread cooling yesterday.

: Watching Jules Dassin’s 1968 film ‎UPTIGHT on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Watching Louis Malle’s 1958 debut feature ‎ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS again on The Criterion …

: Labyrinth at The Tangled Garden.

: Sculpture at the centre of the labyrinth at The Tangled Garden in Grand Pré.

: BOOKSMART is a wonderful, honest, funny, and something you should see this weekend.

: Damp car roof.

: Empty studio after the filming was complete.

: Watching Claudia Weill’s wonderful 1978 story of female friendship ‎GIRLFRIENDS on The …

: Reflected sky on the car roof.

: Cafe film set for a student film.

: Heading to the theatre for some JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 on this foggy day. 🍿

: Ferry crossing the harbour.

: Veggie pizza for supper.

: Watching Paul Dano’s ‎subtle, quiet, and beautiful 2018 film WILDLIFE again on Netflix. 🎥

: Roof of a tent.

: Watching Delmer Daves’ 1956 Western JUBAL on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Margherita pizza at Lightfoot & Wolfville.

: Pasta and sauce that I made from scratch.

: Penne, roasted tomatoes, Beyond Meat sausage, with a cream garlic sauce topped with pea shoots last …

: Raindrops and tree reflected in the side of the car.

: Watching the Coen Brothers’ BLOOD SIMPLE on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Walking trail on a drizzly day.

: Student film set.

: Sunrise reflected on car roof.

: At a promo screening for the 2018 farm documentary THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM directed by John Chester. …

: One of the little ponies at the Glitter Bean Cafe.

: Cheese pizza with cherry tomatoes on it.

: Watching Elisabeth Moss in the 2019 film HER SMELL directed by Alex Ross Perry. 🎥

: Flowers emerging.

: Watching Ken Loach’s 2012 film THE ANGELS’ SHARE again. 🎥

: Forgot my travel mug.

: Blossoms on tree branch.

: Morning shadows on the window blind.

: Watching the 2019 documentary KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE from Rachel Lears on Netflix. 🍿

: Remnants of rain on car roof as the sun rises.

: Time to watch the Czech New Wave anthology film ‎PEARLS OF THE DEEP from 1966 on The Criterion …

: Film set just about ready to go.

: At the Program Launch and keen to hear what HIFF will be showing this year.

: Tree beside Halifax Central Library.

: This week at work my film students are in three crews with each of the crews shooting a film a week …

: For Micro Monday I’d recommend @grayareas for some interesting thoughts on cinema.

: Dew on the roof of the car this morning.

: New leaves and old leaves.

: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1993 documentary THE YOUNG GIRLS TURN 25 on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Finally watching Jacques Demy’s 1967 musical THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT on The Criterion …

: Unsettling, strange, and bold, HIGH LIFE is Claire Denis working in her own cinematic way. A …

: About to see my most-anticipated film of the year, Claire Denis’ strange sci-fi ‎HIGH LIFE in …

: Signs of spring.

: View from the fourth floor.

: Morning light through the trees accompanied by birds singing.

: Film set walls in the studio.

: Shadow from morning light through a window.

: Best new-to-me films for April 2019: Icelandic comedy BACK SOON, Danish animated short TORD AND …

: Morning sky.

: Watching the 1977 Russian film THE ASCENT directed by Larisa Shepitko on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Morning sky.

: Looking at the harbour on Friday.

: New light in the sunroom.

: Had an interesting dream last night after watching Bi Gan’s film KAILI BLUES. I was on a film …

: Watching Bi Gan’s 2015 film ‎KAILI BLUES on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Macchiato pattern.

: Watching Larisa Shepitko’s 1966 Russian film ‎WINGS on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Partridgeberry pinwheel at Birdies.

: Frosty car roof.

: Watching the languid French musical biography EDEN directed by Mia Hansen-Løve. 🎥

: Container ship coming in to the harbour.

: Baked macaroni and cheese for supper tonight.

: Remnants of winter.

: The Nashwaak River overflowing this weekend.

: Signs of spring.

: The remnants of winter on a foggy morning.

: Looking at the old mill in Marysville.

: Lichen on post.

: Pain au chocolate at Café Beaverbrook in Fredericton.

: Rain on the windshield before a road trip.

: Light post reflection on car roof.

: Watching the strangely wonderful 1966 film ‎DAISIES directed by Věra Chytilová on The Criterion …

: Snow on the car roof this morning.

: Watching Ali Kaurismaki’s funny and sad and beautiful THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE again on The …

: Command key.

: Trees and foggy harbour with George’s Island in the distance.

: Loaf baking in the oven.

: Loaf of bread proofing in cloth-lined banneton.

: I love it when I have time on the weekend to bake some bread.

: Watching the 1946 Columbia film noir SO DARK THE NIGHT directed by Joseph H.Lewis and playing on The …

: Wind turbine and solar panels.

: Watching WITHNAIL & I again on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Made pizza for supper.

: Picked up my bike from the shop and rode it home. New chain and cassette and I’m ready for a lot of …

: Tree beside walking trail on a beautiful day.

: Frost diffusing reflection of sky and trees on car roof.

: Roasted cauliflower and carrot and black bean and corn tacos on homemade corn tortillas.

: Trees against blue sky.

: Rabbit drawing and light bulbs in the Rabbit Hole Cafe.

: Roasted beet and lentil pate sandwich at Birdies.

: Watching Chantal Akerman’s 1974 deliberate and brilliant film JE, TU, IL, ELLE again on The …

: Since the prelaunch I’ve already watched 14 films on the Criterion Channel and it looks as …

: April snows bring May flowers.

: Watching Chantal Akerman’s strangely compelling silent 1972 feature HOTEL MONTEREY on The …

: The Criterion Channel is live now in Canada and the first thing I see is a collection of Agnès Varda …

: Morning sky reflected in the car roof.

: Fresh pasta I made for supper.

: Affagado at The Real Scoop in Wolfville.

: Looking towards Blomidon from beside the reservoir in Wolfville.

: Walking beside the reservoir in Wolfville.

: Japanese milk bread fresh from the oven.

: Watching the 2012 film QUEEN OF MONTREUIL directed by Sólveig Anspach on MUBI. 🍿

: Tasty vegan burger from the Edible Art Cafe in Greenwich today.

: Time for a Criterion Channel double Bill with John Woo’s LAST HURRAH FOR CHIVALRY and Jacques Demy’s …

: Pizza for supper.

: A wonderful grilled cheese and tomato soup lunch at Birdies today.

: Sunrise.

: Watching Sólveig Anspach’s 2008 Icelandic film BACK SOON on MUBI. 🍿

: Morning light through trees reflected on the roof of the car.

: Watching Kore-eda’s beautiful SHOPLIFTERS again. 🍿

: Buster Benson has launched a neat app called Pocket Biases that provides a great way to find out …

: End of grip arm on set.

: Watching Joanna Hogg’s 2010 film ARCHIPELAGO on Hoopla. 🍿

: Pizza ready for the oven.

: Morning sky reflected in windows.

: Wolfville parking lot with Blomidon in the distance.

: Rainy windshield.

: The best new-to-me films seen in March 2019: MOUTHPIECE, I AM WANDA, HALF-LIFE IN FUKUSHIMA, US, …

: A couple of loaves fresh from the oven.

: Red lentil curry cooking.

: Crows flying.

: Tanker in the harbour.

: So sad to hear of the loss of the amazing Agnès Varda and happy that she was able to share her …

: Morning sun on bushes and trees.

: Lemon pistachio danish at Birdies.

: Moon in a clear morning sky.

: Watching the 2015 Niger-based remake of a certain Prince film RAIN THE COLOR OF BLUE WITH A LITTLE …

: Ferry in harbour this morning.

: Catching up on African cinema and watching ‎YEELEN from 1987 directed by Souleymane Cissé on MUBI.🎥

: Bought my pass for Sappyfest 14. I was sad to miss the best music festival last year after being …

: Sunrise on clouds.

: Sunlight on fresh bread.

: Where I'm Watching Films Now As the launch of The Criterion Channel approaches I’m thinking about where I watch films as I …

: Coffee beans.

: Watching Julie Dash’s beautiful 1991 film DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST again. 🎥

: I moved my blog over to Blot and I wrote about Moving Hosts on the blog.

: Pinto beans soaking.

: One of the reasons I love being on Micro.blog is the thought behind what they do. It’s time for …

: Filling some growlers with some of the best beer from Unfiltered.

: In the theatre ready to be scared by US directed by Jordan Peele. 🍿

: Watching BLUE VELVET again. I was at the world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival in …

: Frost on the windshield.

: Watching the gorgeous restoration of the 1945 film noir classic DETOUR on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Moved my main blog over to Blot.im for hosting and I really love how it looks and works. Having …

: Sewer cover.

: Reflected window in my morning coffee.

: Spicy tofu and veggie stir fry cooking.

: Ginger Molasses Amber Ale cookies from a King Arthur Flour recipe.

: Fixing up old blog posts and finding typos that are 15 years old. But it’s fixed now so that …

: Fresh cheese pizza cooling.

: Moving my bitdepth.org blog over to @Blot and while importing I realized that some of my older posts …

: A couple of loaves fresh from the oven.

: Delicious veggie tacos at La Torta in Wolfville.

: AeroPressing as Sunday begins.

: Watching Barbara Stanwyck in the pre-Code 1933 film BABY FACE directed by Alfred E. Green. 🍿

: Looking toward the dykes in downtown Wolfville.

: Watching Stanley Kubrick’s beautiful ‎BARRY LYNDON again. 🍿

: Morning sky.

: Watching THE BIG LEBOWSKI yet again. 🍿

: Pizza for Pi Day

: Morning light.

: Shadows of trees on building.

: Clouds and trees and morning light.

: I became a vegetarian 27 years ago today and am very happy with that decision.

: Rainy view out the car window.

: Tree beside lake.

: Had a really wonderful time at the Women Making Waves conference with inspiring workshops and great …

: Ferry at the terminal.

: Looking forward to attending the Women Making Waves conference tonight and tomorrow. Tonight we get …

: Five great films about women directed by women for #IWD2019: JEANNE DIELMAN, 23, QUAI DU COMMERCE, …

: Snow and trees reflected on the car roof.

: Tree against morning sky.

: Clouds and ferry in the harbour.

: Watching Barbara Loden’s brilliant and gritty 1970 film WANDA on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

: Morning light on the campus.

: Watching Wes Anderson’s ‎ISLE OF DOGS again. 🍿

: Watching the 2017 documentary ‎THE TIGERS OF SCOTLAND directed by Leanne Gater. 🍿

: Pizza baking in the oven.

: Clouds in the morning sky.

: Watching Steven Soderbergh’s brilliant 1999 film THE LIMEY yet again. 🍿

: Guinness mug filled with afternoon coffee.

: Settled in to the theatre to see some of the afternoon documentaries at the Halifax Black Film …

: A couple of rustic loaves fresh from the oven.

: Branches and clouds.

: Watching Barbara Stanwyck in the 1930 pre-Code film NIGHT NURSE directed by William Wellman. 🍿

: Baked macaroni and cheese fresh from the oven.

: Best new-to-me films watched in February: THE MAN WITH THE SUITCASE, HIGH FLYING BIRD, SATURDAY …

: Clear morning sky.

: Watching Christian Petzold’s brilliant, timeless. and relevant TRANSIT again. 🎥

: Sky and campus this morning.

: Watching Charles Burnett’s 1990 film TO SLEEP WITH ANGER for the first time. So glad that The …

: Ship in the harbour on a cold morning.

: Watching Barry Jenkins’ transcendent MOONLIGHT again. 🍿

: Sky on a cold morning.

: Watching Corneliu Porumboiu’s great 2009 Romanian New Wave film POLICE, ADJECTIVE again. 🍿

: Cookies I baked this weekend.

: In the Al Whittle Theatre to watch the Fundy Cinema screening of Barry Jenkins’ beautiful IF …

: Summing up my favourite 20 films from 2018 in a blog post before the little gold man awards.

: A loaf of bread fresh from the oven.

: So glad that I started an Oscar tradition a few years ago of not watching the ceremony and focussing …

: Remembering the great Stanley Donen by watching TWO FOR THE ROAD from 1967. 🍿

: Orchid.

: Orchid.

: Watching the 1949 comedy ADAM’S RIB directed by George Cukor. 🍿

: Branches and cityscape in the distance.

: Partially cleaned car roof.

: Watching the 2018 film THE BREAKER UPPERERS directed by Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek. 🍿

: Snowy view out the window.

: Pizza I made for supper.

: The latest episode of I Watch Movies is up and I introduce Sarah Polley’s brilliant 2012 …

: Morning light as the moon sets.

: Watching Marielle Heller’s 2018 film CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? on my Apple TV. 🍿

: Tiny berries on a branch.

: Looking towards Blomidon on a walk on the dykes.

: Margherita pizza with a fried egg at Morris East. ❤️

: Seeing the exquisite COLD WAR in a theatre again to savour the visuals, sound design, performances, …

: Remembering Bruno Ganz and watching Wim Wenders’ 1987 WINGS OF DESIRE. 🍿

: Lentil and carrot “barbacoa” tacos from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

: Tasty Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich at Maritime Express Cider Co.

: Taster at Maritime Express Cider.

: Lamp in morning light.

: Time for that Lubitsch touch With the 1939 film NINOTCHKA. 🍿

: Cookie.

: Morning sky with seagull.

: Looking forward to seeing a couple of films with Albert Finney I haven’t seen as The Criterion …

: Cork coaster.

: Working from home on a snow day that isn’t as stormy as predicted is a good day.

: Morning sky.

: Just finished watching RUSSIAN DOLL on Netflix and really loved it. Lots of stuff going on with a …

: Set for music video.

: Morning light reflected on car window.

: Macchiato at Glitter Bean.

: Typewriter.

: Bread fresh from the oven.

: Time to watch Steven Soderbergh’s latest film HIGH FLYING BIRD on Netflix. 🍿

: Primavera with pasta I freshly made.

: Snow on rocks yesterday.

: Watching Wong Kar-wai’s 1994 stylish CHUNGKING EXPRESS on the Criterion Channel. 🍿

: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1988 playful biography of Jane Birkin, JANE B. BY AGNÈS V. again. 🍿

: Wong Kar-wai’s 1994 CHUNGKING EXPRESS is the Criterion Channel film of the week. I …

: Branches and clouds and sky.

: The brilliant TRANSIT from Christian Petzold is available on iTunes Canada now.

: Grass and island view.

: Starting to watch Steven Soderbergh’s MOSAIC. 🍿

: Windows.

: Watching Sarah Polley’s 2006 film AWAY FROM HER again. 🍿

: Pizza from start to finish.

: Tree against blue sky.

: My favourite Sundays are the Sundays when the sun is shining and I get some cooking done.

: Watching Elaine May’s brilliant MIKEY AND NICKY again as I take advantage of my Criterion …

: Morning coffee.

: Clear Friday morning sky.

: Just signed up for the Criterion Channel and so excited for it being available in Canada. Curated …

: Clouds in morning sky.

: Watching Agnès Varda’s lovely 1963 short SALUT LES CUBAINS again. A brilliant use of stills …

: Snowy morning.

: Cattails hanging on.

: Watching the 1918 film THE DREAM LADY directed by Elsie Jane Wilson. 🍿

: On the newest episode of my “I Watch Movies” microcast I introduce the 1997 film Contact.

: The community of Micro.blog is warm and supportive and shows how it is still possible to build …

: Morning sky.

: Late afternoon sun in Wolfville.

: Campus on a foggy morning.

: Singapore noodles with tofu from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

: Bird cutout.

: Afternoon sun on trees yesterday.

: Late afternoon trees reflected on car roof yesterday.

: Time for a bit it Ernst Lubitsch on this Friday night with some TROUBLE IN PARADISE from 1932. 🍿

: Clouds in the morning sky.

: Damp trail.

: Tree and morning light.

: Tonight at 6:30pm at the Halifax Central Library I get to introduce a free screening of the film …

: Pizza made with some pizza dough from Birdies.

: Frosty landscapes.

: Some great film directing last year with YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, LET THE SUNSHINE IN, HAPPY AS …

: As the discussions begin of the films nominated for the golden male statue it will be good to talk …

: Heading to a promo screening of DESTROYER directed by Karyn Kusama. 🍿

: Macchiato In monochrome.

: A couple of loaves fresh from the oven.

: Ice pellets on the car roof.

: New Overst stainless steel pour over coffee maker with a permanent filter from IKEA.

: 16mm film leader.

: Watching the strange and beautiful MAUVAIS SANG from 1986 directed by Leos Carax and featuring Denis …

: Sunrise through the car window.

: A few episodes into Killing Eve and really loving it. 📺

: Watching the 2014 Siberian punk rock documentary ‎I DON’T BELIEVE IN ANARCHY directed by …

: Windswept grass and snow.

: View from the lunch room.

: Branches against the sky as the sun sets.

: Morning sky.

: Afternoon sun on snow.

: Shadows of branches on a frosty window.

: Veggie chili from the Minimalist Baker cookbook.

: Watching the wonderful BIG NIGHT again. 🍿

: Maximum 50

: Listened to the great interview on The Weekly Review with @rosemaryorchard yesterday and bought …

: Watching the beautiful and gentle LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON from 2013 directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. 🍿

: Pizza before, during, and after.

: Coffee to go.

: Morning light on buildings in the distance.

: Pasta with a Romesco sauce I made from a recipe from the Minimalist Baker cook book.

: Sticky toffee pudding at The Port Pub.

: WILDLIFE is a great film with pitch perfect performances, a subtle and beautiful script, and …

: Watching Paul Dano’s 2018 film WILDLIFE. 🍿

: Picked up some storm chips on the way home today just in case it’s a snow day tomorrow.

: Looking into the harbour.

: Watching Ruth Beckermann’s 2001 documentary ‎HOMEMAD(E) on MUBI. 🍿

: Watching the 2017 documentary film ARCHIPELAGO directed by Giulio Squillacciotti and Camilla Insom …

: Assignment viewed through my glasses.

: Watching AND BREATHE NORMALLY directed by Ísold Uggadóttir on Netflix. 🍿

: Baked some bread.

: Melting snow on top of the car.

: Snow on branch.

: Watching the 1916 film THE OCEAN WAIF directed by Alice Guy-Blaché in the “Pioneers: First …

: Starting to go through the MacSparky Siri Shortcuts Field Guide so I can tweak and make my own to …

: Snowy walk.

: Sky this morning as I arrived at work.

: Screened Bergman’s WILD STRAWBERRIES in class today and enjoyed it yet again. Putting films in …

: Watching Albert Brooks’ 1981 film MODERN ROMANCE for the first time. 🍿

: Just made a cheese pizza for supper.

: Morning light on ship in the harbour.

: Watching Agnès Varda’s 1981 documentary MUR MURS on MUBI. 🍿

: Leaf hanging onto branch.

: My most watched directors for 2018: Agnès Varda (15), Claire Denis (8), Chantal Akerman (7), Mati …

: Marie Kondo’s new series is on Netflix now and if I start watching it today I have a feeling …

: Starting off the new year with some morning writing on 750 Words. I started daily writing there …

: Happy New Year from Atlantic Canada!

: My best films of 2018 list is on Letterboxd. 🎥 ANNIHILATION, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, …

: Living it up in New Years Eve and watching MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT again. 🍿

: Watching Peter Bogdanovich’s PAPER MOON for the first time. 🍿

: Black bean and butternut squash enchiladas from a Minimalist Baker recipe for the last supper of …

: Sunlit glass rooster.

: Continuing to catch up on films and watching THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND directed by Orson Welles. 🍿

: Cheese pizza fresh from the oven.

: A great collection of 17 early films directed by women is now on Netflix in the PIONEERS: FIRST …

: A couple of loaves of bread fresh from the oven.

: Watching Bo Burnham’s 2018 film EIGHTH GRADE as I continue to catch up on films from last …

: Branches and blue sky between the clouds.

: Catching up on reviewing films that I’ve watched this year before I start to finalize my …

: Had fun going through BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH. Some interesting moments and little touches …

: Watching Mariana Rondón’s 2013 Venezuelan film ‎BAD HAIR on MUBI. 🍿

: My new @Letterboxd t-shirt.

: Cold morning.

: The edge of the bar at the new Big Axe Brewery In Nackawic. The wood is approximately 309 years old.

: Sunrise in rural New Brunswick.

: Santa ornament.

: Telephone pole and road on a cold walk.

: Morning sky.

: Watching Tony Gilroy’s brilliant 2007 thriller MICHAEL CLAYTON yet again. 🍿

: Just in time for the season, I introduce Arnaud Desplechin’s A Christmas Tale in the latest …

: Gingerbread guy.

: Watching the Coen Brothers love letter to classic Hollywood, HAIL, CAESAR! again. 🍿

: Watching Susanne Bier’s new film ‎BIRD BOX on Netflix. 🍿

: Delicious grilled cheese and 2018 Freshman IPA at Schoolhouse Brewery in Windsor.

: Raindrops on window.

: THE FAVOURITE strangely is Yorgos Lanthimos’ gentlest and most mainstream film. It’s a darkly …

: Seeing one of my most anticipated films of the year, THE FAVOURITE from Yorgos Lanthimos, really …

: Vegan Lentil Fesenjān for supper last night from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

: So proud to be a Radiotopia supporter. This year I loved 99% Invisible, the 99pi spinoff Articles of …

: AeroPress pre press.

: Watching Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s strange and wonderful CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR again. 🍿

: Watching the 1937 screwball comedy BREAKFAST FOR TWO which stars Barbara Stanwyck. 🍿

: Morning light on rooster.

: Watching some stylish 70s crime drama with Walter Hill’s 1978 ‎THE DRIVER tonight. 🍿

: A couple of rustic loaves of bread fresh from the oven.

: Fresh cheese pizza for lunch.

: View out the window on a grey and snowy morning.

: A quiet snow day working at home planning out the next term.

: Snowy morning as I arrived at work.

: Mac and cheese grilled cheese at The Real Scoop (cooked in a waffle iron).

: Watching Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s brilliant WINTER SLEEP again. 🍿

: Tasters at Roof Hound Brewing just outside of Digby.

: Watching Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA on Netflix as I continue to catch up on films before the end of …

: Thinking about the brilliance of Claire Denis using Neil Young’s “Safeway Cart” as the background …

: Salty sewer cover.

: Tree and morning light.

: I introduce the Claire Denis film LET THE SUNSHINE IN for the latest episode in my “I Watch Movies” …

: Button from Birdies Bread.

: Thinking that I may not get to see all of the films that I want to see before the end of the year. …

: Snow on fence.

: Smoke from the stacks in the distance.

: Morning light looking towards the harbour.

: Morning light on cilantro.

: A few days later and HAPPY AS LAZZARO is sticking with me. What a strange and beautiful film it is. …

: Snowy view out the kitchen window.

: Watching Stanley Donen’s 1963 thriller CHARADE on a snow-covered Friday night. 🍿

: Ships in the harbour in interesting light.

: I’ve launched a new microcast on micro.blog where I do brief introductions to films. The first …

: Morning light.

: Pizza with butternut squash sauce topped with some cauliflower and red onion and cheese and …

: Setting sun.

: Tree branches and cloudy sky.

: Morning light on the campus.

: Watching ‎MADELINE’S MADELINE directed by Josephine Decker as I catch up on films I want to …

: Cattails.

: Catching up on films I want to see before the end of the year by going to Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS …

: AirPod case.

: Watching Sandi Tan’s 2018 documentary SHIRKERS on Netflix. 🍿

: Butternut squash veggie pizza from a Minimalist Baker recipe. I substituted cauliflower for …

: Received the Double Mega Flock badge yesterday on 750 Words, which means that I passed the 2 million …

: Breakfast on a fine Sunday morning.

: Very delicious Pad Gra Prao at Thai Memory in Aylesford, Nova Scotia.

: Clouds and seagull and lamp.

: On the final day of #noirvember it is time for the 1963 film HIGH AND LOW directed by the great …

: Tree and trail.

: Home due to a huge power outage in the province, but luckily the power came back at home so I can …

: Looking out the car window.

: Power is out at the school and awaiting word on what will happen with the rest of the day.

: On a rainy night it’s perfect for another #Noirvember film so I’m watching the 1948 noir …

: Heritage carrots chopped up.

: Tree and the harbour.

: Watching another film noir for #Noirvember with Robert Parrish’s CRY DANGER from 1951. 🍿

: Notes as I prepare for a sound recording exercise.

: Moon in morning sky.

: Japanese milk bread.

: Watching Molly Bernstein’s great 2012 documentary DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND …

: Mixing up dough for Japanese milk bread.

: Sunlight on leaf on pavement.

: Winter light is my favourite light.

: Watching Leos Carax’ strange and beautiful THE LOVERS ON THE BRIDGE again. 🍿

: Beer-glazed black beans and rice that were cooked with the delicious Flat Black Jesus Stout from …

: A warm and delicious lunch at Birdies.

: Watching some Pre-Code Michael Curtiz with the 1933 film THE KEYHOLE. 🍿

: Clouds.

: Trees and sun and trail.

: Watching Tamara Jenkins’ new film PRIVATE LIFE on Netflix. 🍿

: Pizza is my favourite thing to make and eat.

: Damp trail.

: Catching up on some Orson Welles by watching his 1962 film THE TRIAL. 🍿

: Tagmoji Discovery I saw the film tagmoji today for the first time! One of the things I love about micro.blog is how …

: Gentle morning light.

: Some film noir again tonight for #Noirvember with NO QUESTIONS ASKED from 1951 directed by Harold F. …

: Rusty bolts.

: Combining some of my favourite things for tonight’s #Noirvember‎ viewing with Stanley …

: Water dripping into puddle.

: So glad I set my DVR to record lots of the Noir Alley presentations on TCM so now I can watch the …

: Snow covered tree.

: Roasted cauliflower and tvp tacos for supper earlier tonight.

: Time for some cool, French noir as I watch Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1967 ‎LE SAMOURAÏ for …

: Shadows on walking path.

: For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching the 1951 film TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY directed by Felix …

: Saucy Moroccan-Spiced Lentils over rice from a Minimalist Baker recipe.

: Looking out at the harbour on a windy day.

: Tonight’s #Noirvember film for me is THE THREAT from 1949, directed by Felix E. Feist. 🎥

: Afternoon coffee.

: Sign for Mel’s.

: Parking garage stairs.

: Silver Wave is on again.

: Slushy snow on the ground.

: Morning light.

: One more #Noirvember film today with THE BIG SHAKEDOWN from 1934 directed by John Francis Dillon. 🎥

: Heading up to Fredericton tomorrow for the 18th Silver Wave Film Festival. Things get started …

: Morning reflection.

: For #Noirvember today I’m in the mood for the pre-code HEAT LIGHTNING from 1934 directed by …

: Finally catching up with Desiree Akhavan’s 2018 film THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST (2018) …

: Leafy trail.

: Fresh cheese pizza.

: Watching my favourite film noir, the Coen Brothers MILLER’S CROSSING as I squeeze in another …

: Pizza dough resting.

: My #Noirvember film today is the 1942 film THE GLASS KEY directed by Stuart Heisler. 🎥

: Morning light through a tree.

: Time for some film noir with Edward Dmytryk’s 1952 film THE SNIPER on TCM as my #Noirvember …

: Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto from a Minimalist Baker recipe. It was delicious.

: Glass rooster in the window.

: Loving the new and subtle changes to the Letterboxd branding and the web site. It’s become an …

: Up next for my #Noirvember is Elia Kazan’s 1950 PANIC IN THE STREETS on TCM. 🎥

: Curry and chips at The Spitfire Arms.

: Watching the 1916 film Where Are My Children? co-directed by Lois Weber as I catch up on female …

: Watching Alfred Hitchcock’s 1950 thriller STAGE FRIGHT on TCM. #Noirvember

: For #Noirvember today I’m watching Orson Welles’ 1958 TOUCH OF EVIL on Netflix. 🎥

: Beautiful country sourdough bread from Birdies.

: Ferry in the foggy harbour.

: My second #Noirvember ‎is Howard Hawks’ classic noir THE BIG SLEEP. 🎥

: Starting off ‎#Noirvember by watching Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone, and Kim Novak in Richard …

: Container ship in the harbour.

: It’s the first day of #Noirvember and I can’t wait to start watching a whole bunch of …

: It will be fun handing out treats to kids on Hallowe’en as the come through the neighbourhood. 🎃

: A scary pain au chocolate from Birdies!

: The new iPad Pros look really great. I don’t think I need one, but they really are erasing the …

: Installed some more IKEA smart lights in the house last night and it’s an ingenious way that …

: Cloudy morning looking at the harbour.

: Pizza out of the oven.

: Pizza baking in the oven.

: Trees on a foggy morning.

: Kelly Reichardt’s 2016 masterpiece CERTAIN WOMEN is now streaming on Netflix, so if you …

: Leaves on the car.

: Watching Sara Driver’s 2017 film ‎Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel …

: Another leaf on the car.

: Took a lovely and chilly 31.5 bike ride from Wolfville to Kentville and back through Port Williams …

: Afternoon sky.

: Morning sky.