Friday, 31 October 2014

In October I...

...watched the following films:
The Battered Bastards of Baseball - dir. Chapman Way, Maclain Way
Nymphomaniac Vol.II - dir. Lars Von Trier
Lawless - dir. John Hillcoat
Dom Hemingway - dir. Richard Shepherd
Withnail & I - dir. Bruce Robinson
Gone Girl - dir. David Fincher
The Family - dir. Luc Besson
A Perfect Getaway - dir. David Twohy
Me and You - dir. Bernardo Bertolucci
Gold - dir. Niall Heery
'71 - dir. Yann Demange
The House of the Devil - dir. Ti West
American Interior - dir. Dylan Goch, Gruff Rhys
Starlet - dir. Sean Baker
Black Christmas - dir. Bob Clark
Rapture-Palooza - dir. Paul Middlemitch
Insidious: Chapter 2 - dir. James Wan
Foxfire: Confessions of Girl Gang - dir. Laurent Cantet
The Sender - dir. Roger Christian
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale - dir. Jalmari Hellander
Bronson - dir. Nicolas Winding Refn
The Couch Trip - dir. Michael Ritchie
John and Mary - dir. Peter Yates
Eyes Without A Face (Les yeux sans visage) - dir. Georges Franju
Dead End Drive-In - dir. Brian TrenchardiSmith
Housebound - dir. Gerard Johnstone (@ IFI Horrorthon)
The Babadook - dir. Jennifer Kent
What We Do In The Shadows - dir. Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi (@ IFI Horrorthon)
Hello I Must Be Going - dir. Todd Louiso
Re-Animator - dir. Stuart Gordon
From Beyond - dir. Stuart Gordon

...also watched:
The Americans S2
Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special
Burning Love S2
Jay Mohr: Funny for a Girl
Chelsea Handler: Uganda Be Kidding Me
Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn the following books:
Moranthology - Caitlin Moran
The Outsider - Albert Camus
Just Kids - Patti Smith the following music:
Wampire - Bazaar
Christopher Owens - A New Testament
Spoon - They Want My Soul
Honeyblood - Honeyblood
We Come From The Same Place - Allo Darlin'
Season Sun - Gulp
Pleh - Sex Hands
Everything Will Be Alright In The End - Weezer
Breakfast - Teleman
The Coral - The Curse of Love

...saw Dave Gorman (w/Nick Doody) Gets Straight To The Point (The Powerpoint) at Vicar St
...and Todd Barry (w/Jarlath Regan) at the Sugar Club

...saw Republic of Ireland beat Gibraltar 7-0 at the Aviva Stadium

...did my netflix column on the best Scandinavian films available

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Sunday Spotify - 19/10/14

19/10/14 - Honeyblood - Weezer - Wampire - The Babies - Teleman - Spandau Ballet - Hospitality - Smith Westerns - Ryan Adams - Jenny Lewis - Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Allo Darlin' - Wild Belle - The Roots with Raheem DeVaughn

Friday, 17 October 2014

TDMTLTUT #79 - Mike Flowers Pops - Wonderwall

Remember when the charts were fun, I always think you need acts like this and you just don't really see anything like this anymore, which is a shame. It's all Taylor Swift this, Ed Sheeran that, more's the pity...   as a bonus here they are doing a Prince medley..

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Sunday Spotify - 05/10/14

05/10/14 - Loudon Wainwright III - Middle Brother - Big Star - The Decemberists - Billy Bragg - The Minus 5 - Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins - Bob Dylan - Wampire - Josh Ritter - Allah-Las - Reigning Sound - Christopher Owens - First Aid Kit

Monday, 29 September 2014

In September I...

...watched the following films:
The Guest - dir. Adam Wingard
Sound City - dir. Dave Grohl
Afternoon Delight - dir. Jill Solloway
Lucy - dir. Luc Besson
20,000 Days on Earth - dir. Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard
Museum Hours - dir. Jem Cohen part of the Stranger Than Fiction Festival (IFI):
Life Itself - dir. Steve James
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show - dir. Des Doyle
Headhunters. - dir. Morten Tyldum

...also watched:
Morgan Murphy: Irish Goodbye
Peep Show S8 the following music:
Tweedy - Sukierae
Generationals - Alix
Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
Allah-Las - Worship The Sun
Pale Lights - Before There Were Pictures
The Drums - Encyclopedia the following:
Franny & Zooey - J.D. Salinger
I Think Therefore I Play - Andrea Pirlo & Allessandro Alciato the Dublin Tiger Fringe Festival I saw Foil Arms & Hog - Begorrah

...suffered through Republic of Ireland beating Oman 2-0 at the Aviva

...did my monthly Netflix column about films dealing with people getting old

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Sunday Spotify - 21/09/14

21/09/14 - The New Rags - Tweedy - Tame Impala - Generationals - Warm Soda - The Modern Lovers - M Ward - Old 97's - The Sleepy Jackson - Pale Lights - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Cool Ghouls - The Shivas - Fletcher C Johnson - Jackie DeShannon

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Sunday Spotify - 07/09/14

07/09/14 - Bruce Springsteen - The Cars - Rick Springfield - Split Enz - Cheap Trick - Ryan Adams - The Romantics - Orange Juice - The Feelies - Devo - Television - The B-52's - The Go-Go's - R.E.M. - Pylon

Saturday, 30 August 2014

In August I...

...watched the following films:
Boyhood - dir. Richard Linklater
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living - dir. Robert Scheerer
Guardians of the Galaxy - dir. James Gunn
Cheap Thrills - E.L. Katz
The Inbetweeners 2 - dir. Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
Amour - dir. Michael Haneke
Girl Most Likely - dir. Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Touchy Feely - dir. Lynn Shelton
The Baby - dir. Ted Post
Nymphomaniac Vol.I - dir. Lars Von Trier
Bernie - dir. Richard Linklater
Two Days, One Night (Deux Jeurs, Une Nuit) - Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

...also watched:
Him & Her S1 & S2
Eddie Pepitone: In Ruins - dir. Steven Feinartz
True Detective S1
Maron S2
True Blood S7

...also saw Lee Mack in Vicar St

...also finished Beginners Screenwriting course with Stephen Walsh at Filmbase

...did my monthly column offering career advice for Leaving Cert Students

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sunday Spotify - 24/08/14

24/08/14 - Violent Femmes - Frank Black - Suede - The Futureheads - Kate Bush - Patti Smith - R.E.M. - The Go-Betweens  - Pulp - The Charlatans - Doves - Teenage Fanclub - Super Furry Animals