Archive for March 16, 2020

Mike’s Favorite Male Lead Performances of the Decade (10-1)

I make ‘favorite performance’ lists every year, and I get that these lists, more than the rest, are the most subjective one can make. Because it’s really about what you see in each performance and what you respond to; There’s no objective way to truly rate a performance as better than another. With whole films, it feels easier to make that distinction. So with these lists, I’m just gonna focus on some performances from the decade that I really, really enjoyed, and the goal here is just to shout them out and maybe get some people to watch the films if they hadn’t or reevaluate each of the performances the next time they watch the films.

We’re starting with male lead performances, and there was certainly no shortages of those to choose from this decade. (more…)

Mike’s Favorite Original Songs of the Decade: #169 – “Has Ended,” from Suspiria


169. “Has Ended,” from Suspiria

There’s Thom Yorke in Suspiria again. Yorke’s stuff can be an acquired taste for some, but for me it’s the perfect balance of melodic and moody. It’s a great listen. And I can watch whatever that animation is in that video all day.


Pic of the Day: “I didn’t put my name in that cup! I don’t want eternal glory, I just wanna be… look, I don’t know what happened tonight and I don’t know why. It just did.” (15th Anniversary)