In October I...


...watched the following films:
Bloodbath at the Death House - dir. Ray Cameron ★
When a Stranger Calls - dir. Fred Walton ★★★
Horror Express - dir. Gene Martin ★★★
Malignant - dir. James Wan ★★★
Annette - dir. Leos Carax ★★½
The Changeling - dir. Peter Medak ★★★½
Bloodtide - dir. Richard Jeffries ★½
The Lure (‘Córki dancingu') - dir. Agnieszka Smoczyńska ★★★
Shadow in the Cloud - dir. Roseanne Liang ★★★
Asylum - dir. Roy Wood Baker ★★
The Flesh and Blood Show - dir. Pete Walker ★½
Get Duked! - dir. Ninian Doff ★★★
In the Tall Grass - dir. Vincenzo Natali ★★
Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things - dir. Bob Clark ★★
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark - dir. André Øvredal ★★½
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House - dir. Osgood Perkins ★★½
Apostle - dir. Gareth Evans ★★★½
Elizabeth Harvest - dir. Sebastián Gutiérrez ★★★
The Kid Detective - dir. Evan Morgan ★★★½
Vampyres - dir. José Ramón Larraz ★★★½
Frightmare - dir. Pete Walker ★★
Xtro - dir. Harry Bromley Davenport ★★★
Contamination - dir. Luigi Cozzi ★★
Gerald's Game - dir. Mike Flanagan ★★★
Train to Busan (‘부산행’) - dir. Yeon Sang-ho ★★★★
The Kindergarten Teacher - dir. Sara Colangelo ★★★½
The Manor - dir. Axelle Carolyn ★★
Under The Shadow (‘زیر سایه’) - dir. Babak Anvari ★★★½
Kiss of the Damned - dir. Xan Cassavettes ★★½
Blood and Black Lace (‘Sei donne per l'assassino’) - dir. Mario Bava ★★★½
Sinister - dir. Scott Derrickson ★★★
The Empty Man - dir. David Prior ★★★
Saint Maud - dir. Rose Glass ★★★★
Censor - dir. Prano Bailey-Bond ★★★

...also watched the following short films:
Nadja in Paris (‘Véronique et son cancre’) - dir. Éric Rohmer
A Modern Coed (‘Une étudiante d'aujourd'hui’) - dir. Éric Rohmer
Veronique and her Dunce (Nadja à Paris’) - dir. Éric Rohmer
Presentation, or Charlotte and her Steak (Présentation ou Charlotte et son steak’) - dir. Éric Rohmer

...also watched:
Cheap Irish Homes S2 Eps 1-7
Gardeners' World 2021 Eps 27-30
Grand Designs 2021 S22
The Great British Bake Off S5 Eps 3-6
Only Connect S17 Eps 13-16
Stath Lets Flats S3 Eps 1&2
Succession S3 Eps 1&2
The Story of Late Night S1
Taskmaster S12 Eps 3-6
University Challenge S2021/22 Eps 13-16

...got the following music:
Kate Bush - Never For Ever (Vinyl)
The Strokes – Angles (Vinyl)
Travis - The Man Who (Vinyl)

...saw the Republic of Ireland beat Qatar 4-0 at the Aviva Stadium

...saw Gruff Rhys at the Liberty Hall Theatre

...listened to the following podcasts:
Elis James and John Robins

#178 - The Maida Vale Sessions: Self Esteem
#179 - Tog Talk, Wee Sheets and a Scouse Spaceman
#180 - Club Mid 40s, Double Deacy and Jimmy’s Clean Hands
#181 - #SaveJohn, Pen Pilfering and Little Baby Dave
#182 - Supersized Sieves, Hot Eggs and a Festival of Landfill
Football Weekly - the guardian
Magnificent Mo Salah and Manchester United stumble again – Football Weekly
Nations League final, Scotland euphoria and Newcastle – Football Weekly
New era but same old Newcastle and Solskjær in the spotlight – Football Weekly
Manchester United fight back again and Bruce bows out – Football Weekly Extra
Liverpool demolish Manchester United. Plus banners and toes – Football Weekly
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
News Quiz 8th October 2021
News Quiz 14th October 2021
News Quiz 22nd October 2021
How Did This Get Made?
276. Malignant
Jools and Jim's Joyride
Meera Syal & Sanjeev Bhaskar
David Arnold
Ben Okri
RHLSTP with Richard Herring
RHLSTP 348 - David Mitchell
RHLSTP 349 - Tim Key
RHLSTP 350 - Louise Wener
The Taskmaster Podcast
Ep 49. Desiree Burch - S12 Ep.3
Ep 50. Victoria Coren Mitchell - S12 Ep.4
Ep 51. David Correos – S12 Ep.5
Ep 52. Alan Davies – S12 Ep.6