Watching ‎Samuel Fuller’s 1955 film noir HOUSE OF BAMBOO in the Criterion Channel’s “Noir in Color” series. 🎥

Watching ‎the 1953 musical GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES directed by Howard Hawks on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

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 Brine by Philip Moscovitch 📚

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 BOULEVARD. 🎥

Watching ‎the 1999 comedy DICK directed by Andrew Fleming to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Watergate scandal. 🎥

Watching ‎the 2018 documentary THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

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 a pizza for supper as I think about what to watch tonight.

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 of the film.

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 films.

I wrote about The Time and Space of Chantal Akerman a few years ago. 🎥

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 first time. 🎥

Friday night pizza.

A casual Friday night making some pizza while listening to the new Andrew Bird album and remembering happy times with friends.

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 MAN, WHAT NOW, DAMN YANKEES, THE KIDS IN THE HALL: COMEDY PUNKS, SOMETHING WILD, FRENCH CANCAN, and, ANTONIO GAUDI.