Archive for March 28, 2020

Mike’s Favorite Male Supporting Performances of the Decade (90-81)

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.

These are my favorite male supporting performances of the decade: (more…)


Mike’s Favorite Original Songs of the Decade: #157 – “Love Is a Drip,” from Band Aid

 

157. “Love Is a Drip,” from Band Aid

Our second song from Band Aid, and another song I keep wanting to rank higher every time I listen to it. The songs from this movie are so good.

As a refresher — this is a very underrated movie from Zoe Lister-Jones (she writes, directs, stars and produces) about a couple whose marriage is falling apart, so they decide to start a band, which helps them get all their angst and anger out in the music. It’s pretty awesome, and the songs are great.


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Pic of the Day: “Women make the best psychoanalysts until they fall in love. After that they make the best patients.” (75th Anniversary)