Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Legend of Zion























"Our grandkids will not believe the things we tell them about Zion." - Yahoo Sports























Ranking the Best French Fries























Los Angeles Times – "The official fast food French fry power rankings"

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Ranking the Best James Bond Movies


















The Guardian – "James Bond on film – 007's best and worst movies ranked!" (August 2018)

* = Streaming on Netflix
# = Streaming on Amazon Prime

1. You Only Live Twice
1967 – Sean Connery's 6th role *

2. Goldfinger
1964 – Sean Connery's 3rd role *

3. From Russia With Love
1963 – Sean Connery's 2nd role

4. Dr. No
1962 – Sean Connery's 1st role

5. Casino Royale
2006 – Daniel Craig's 1st role *

6. Spectre
2015 – Daniel Craig's 4th role

7. Thunderball
1965 – Sean Connery's 4th role

8. Live and Let Die
1973 – Roger Moore's 1st role *

9. Skyfall
2012 – Daniel Craig's 3rd role

10. The Man With the Golden Gun
1974 – Roger Moore's 2nd role *

11. The Spy Who Loved Me
1977 – Roger Moore's 3rd role *

12. Octopussy
1983 – Roger Moore's 6th role *

13. Tomorrow Never Dies
1997 – Pierce Brosnan's 2nd role

14. Diamonds Are Forever
1971 – Sean Connery's 6th role *

15. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
1969 – George Lazenby's only role

16. Moonraker
1979 – Roger Moore's 4th role #

17. A View to a Kill
1985 – Roger Moore's 7th role

18. GoldenEye
1995 – Pierce Brosnan's 1st role #

19. The World Is Not Enough
1999 – Pierce Brosnan's 3rd role *

20. Quantum of Solace
2008 – Daniel Craig's 2nd role

21. Never Say Never Again
1983 – Sean Connery's 7th role

22. For Your Eyes Only
1981 – Roger Moore's 5th role

23. License to Kill
1989 – Timothy Dalton's 2nd role

24. The Living Daylights
1989 – Timothy Dalton's 1st role *

25. Die Another Day
2002 – Pierce Brosnan's 4th role *

26. Casino Royale
1967 – David Niven's only role

High Flying Bird



February 8, 2019
Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Starring André Holland, Zazie Beetz, Melvin Gregg, Sonja Sohn, Zachary Quinto, Kyle MacLachlan, Bill Duke

The Verge – "Netflix’s High Flying Bird improves on Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone experiment"

Andy Warhol Retrospective























New Yorker – "There’s Still No Escaping Andy Warhol"

Malört

























The Ringer – "Malört, Chicago’s Celebrated, Foul-Tasting Liquor, Is Returning to Its Ancestral Home"

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Russian Doll



The New Yorker – "The Clever Thrill Ride of “Russian Doll”"
By Emily Nussbaum

"Scene by scene, it finds raw, affecting themes about mortality and grieving, and it has some legitimately cool plot twists. ... Russian Doll is propulsive and joyful."