In November I...


...watched the following films:
Vice - dir. Adam McKay ★★
Meeting Gorbachev - dir. Werner Herzog and André Singer ★★★½
Official Secrets - dir. Gavin Hood ★★★
Varda by Agnès - dir. Agnès Varda  ★★★★
Celebration (AKA Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections) - dir. Olivier Meyrou ★★★★
Stan & Ollie - dir. Jon.S.Baird ★★★½
Chronicle of a Summer (Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960)) - dir. Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch ★★★★
McQueen - dir. Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui ★★★★
The Hitch-Hiker - dir. Ida Lupino ★★★½
Icarus - dir. Bryan Fogel ★★★½
Trouble Every Day - dir. Claire Denis ★★
Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) - dir. Olivier Assayas ★★★
Velvet Buzzsaw - dir. Dan Gilroy ★★½
Colette - dir. Wash Westmoreland ★★★½
Brittany Runs a Marathon - dir. Paul Downs Colaizzo ★★★
Knives Out - dir. Rian Johnston ★★★★½
Ford v Ferrari (Le Mans '66) - dir. James Mangold ★★★★½
Judy & Punch - dir. Mirrah Foulkes ★★★
The Last Black Man In San Francisco - dir. Joe Talbot ★★★½
Little Monsters - dir. Abe Forsythe ★★★
Galveston - dir.  Mélanie Laurent ★★★½
The Aeronauts - dir. Tom Harper ★★★★
The Amazing Johnathan Documentary - dir. Ben Berman ★★★★
Sword of Trust - dir. Lynn Shelton ★★½
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie - dir. Vince Gilligan ★★★
Dolemite Is My Name - dir. Craig Brewer ★★★½
...at the IFI French Film Festival:
Farewell to the Night (L’Adieu à la nuit) - dir. André Téchiné ★★
Oh Mercy! (Roubaix, une lumière) - dir. Arnaud Desplechin ★★½
Who You Think I Am (Celle que vous croyez ) - dir. Safy Nebbou ★★★½
La belle époque - dir. Nicolas Bedos ★★★★
Pure as Snow (Blanche comme neige) - dir. Anne Fontaine ★★★
Someone, Somewhere (Deux moi) - dir. Cédric Klapisch ★★★★
Joan of Arc - dir. Bruno Dumont ★★½
Happy Birthday (Fête de famille) - dir. Cédric Kahn ★★★½
Sibyl - dir. Justine Triet ★★★½
Particles (Les particules) - dir. Blaise Harrison ★★★
On a Magical Night (Chambre 212) - dir. Christophe Honoré ★★★★
...re-watched the following films:
Drop Dead Fred - dir. Ate de Jong ★★½

...also watched the following short films:
Shakti - dir. Martín Rejtman

...also watched:
Blockbusters S2 Eps 1-9
Dirty Computer - dir. Andrew Donoho, Chuck Lightning, Emma Westenberg, Alan Ferguson & Lacey Duke
Grand Designs: Home of the Year 2019
Escape to the Chateau S6 Eps 1-4
Find It, Fix It, Flog ItS4 Eps 1-10
George Clarke's Old House New Home S4
Jenny Slate: Stage Fright - dir. Gillian Robespierre
Only Connect S15 Eps 5-8
QI S17 Eps 5-8
The Last Man on Earth S2
Taskmaster S9
Travel Man: 48 Hours in... S10
University Challenge S58 Eps 11-14

...saw Dundalk draw 1-1 with Shamrock Rovers AET with Rovers winning 4-2 on pens at the FAI Cup Final at the Aviva Stadium
...saw the Republic of Ireland beat New Zealand 3-1 and draw 1-1 with Denmark at the Aviva Stadium 
...saw Julia Jacklin at the Button Factory

...read the following books:
Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry
This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

...listened to the following podcasts: 
THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
EP.98 - MAYA FOA
the cinemile
Episode 113 - Hereditary
Episode 139 - The Favourite
Episode 163 - Midsommar
Episode 167 - Once Upon a Time In Hollywood
Episode 172 - Hustlers
Desert Island Discs
Thom Yorke, musician
Elis James and John Robins
#23 - Loose and Live from Tobacco Dock
#24 - Colons, Boilers and the North South Divide
#25 - Boozy Cruisey, Carbon Neutral Mind Holidays and the Art of the Pre-Record
#26 - Alignment Meetings, The Golden Age of Welsh Football and Stormzy
#27 - Coins, New Kids On The Block and Al Murray’s Sausage Roll
Elis James' Feast of Football
Episode 101: Will Bale be fit for Wales?
Episode 102: Part One - Warnock gone and Azerbaijan away
Episode 103: Wales. Wales. Wales. In that order.
Episode 104: Singing initiations and sore feet
Football Weekly - the guardian
Is Carabao Cup the world's best tournament? – Football Weekly Extra
Injury agony, Blades cutting through defences and Foxes  – Football Weekly
Liverpool 3-1 Man City, Pulisic and a Cristiano Ronaldo strop – Football Weekly
England unrest, Bale v The World and tweeting – Football Weekly Extra
Tottenham and Gareth Bale shake it up – Football Weekly Extra
The new Mou, Emery on the brink and a question of fish – Football Weekly
Dier straits, lethal Lewandowski and Monk v Clotet – Football Weekly Extra
The Horne Section Podcast
Al Murray
Scroobius Pip
Angela Scanlon
How Did This Get Made?
129. The Apple: LIVE!
167. Chopping Mall: LIVE!
219. Drop Dead Fred: LIVE! (w/ Casey Wilson)
226. Body of Evidence: LIVE!
Never Not Funny with Jimmy Pardo
2512 - Vance Gilbert
RHLSTP with Richard Herring
Special RHLSTPGF Deborah-Frances White and Siobhan McSweeney
RHLSTP 231 - Bobby Mair
RHLSTP 232 - Caroline Quentin
RHLSTP 233 - Shaun Williamson
RHLSTP 234 - Vic Reeves
R U Talkin' R.E.M. RE: ME?
Peter Buck Talks R.E.M. Live from Clusterfest
Monster 25th Anniversary Edition with Mike Mills and Michael Stipe
The Second Captains World Service
Ep 1621: Raheem Sterling Dropped From England Team For Gomez Bust-Up; Another Winter, Another County Board In Trouble - This Time It's Mayo's Turn - 13/11/19
Ep 1626: Ireland 1-1 Denmark: Dying With Our Boots On - 19/11/19
Ep 1628: Jose "Mr Club" Mourinho Is Unveiled, Insta Darwin, Ireland Need National Style, French Find Their Soul, Joe’s Book, Murph’s Bath - 21/11/19
Ep 1631: Pep Possessed, United Expect(ed) Better, The Two Deles - 25/11/19