Best films of 2018: The House That Jack Built, The Favourite Best recent TV: Chernobyl, When They See Us And if you never caught Louis CK's semi-recent dramedy, Horace & Pete, you've gotta track that down!
"The Travelling Cat Chronicles" is probably the most recently released movie I truly enjoyed, albeit something of a weepy. An older one I watched recently that I loved was "Tokyo Godfathers". Best Xmas movie ever! Looking forward to the upcoming "Shaun the Sheep" sequel :D https://youtu.be/yUU9sm7L9Z8
What We Do In The Shadows is probably my favourite recent TV show. My wife binged Good Girl a couple of weeks ago and that had its moments, although it's maybe a little too derivative of Weeds and Breaking Bad for its own good. It does score points for having a lot of Broadcast on the soundtrack, though.
Check out High Life (2018). Slow burn, but awesome sci-fi flick featuring some wicked psychosexual drama and some awesome ***SPOILER*** entering a black hole sequences!!
I want to see Robert Eggers' THE LIGHTHOUSE, coming out later this fall, I believe. It's his follow-up to 'THE VVITCH'.
I'm also watching Euphoria on HBO, about a group of teens navigating the world of sex, drugs and social media. Quite a snap shot of the world our kids are growing up around.
Oh man, I struggled through 'High Life' - great style, great atmosphere, good cast... but what were these people even doing? What was their mission - to make babies? To enter a black hole? To submit to sex torture? Something to do with puppies? What good is a scientific mission anyways if there's no way to communicate your findings back to earth? I know: it exists in a David Lynch type of dream reality, but still... not for me, I guess. Some sci-fi I have enjoyed a little more thoroughly recently: Prospect, I Am Mother, and Dark (a German show about time travel)
Lodge 49, great music curated by someone from Shindig! mag including Broadcast.
I watched Amazon Prime's 'The Boys' last week and it was surprisingly awesome. Gripping story, great characters, and darkly hilarious, but definitely not for the squeamish / easily offended!