Early 2020 Catch-Up Post

Hello, there. The charge on my credit card for the continued ownership of this domain tells me that we’re still in business here at the Dayton Upstairs Recording Studio, although things have been quiet lately.

Over my Winter Break I spent the first half doing family stuff and the second half working on my house, including reworking my bedroom. Since then I’ve started another term of college, and it’s one which is very reading-intensive, so it has been difficult to find time to record. Besides that, the groups with which I’ve seen movies these past months have been all over the place, and I have wanted to do group shows rather than just sitting down with one other person. I don’t know why, Adam and I used to record two-man shows all the time. I guess it’s because most of these movies are seen, sooner or later, or expected to be seen, by more than just one of my potential co-hosts, and so I’m always holding out for someone else to see it and make the potential recording pool bigger.

At any rate, I will try to have something recorded soon, and in the meantime, after the break are are some scattered thoughts about the following movies:

  • Parasite
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Ninja Scroll
  • Knives Out
  • Marriage Story
  • Uncut Gems
  • 1917
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Brian's Exploratory Christmas Endeavor '19: It's a Wonderful Life

I spoke about this movie on, I believe, the first Christmas special episode of the podcast we ever did, and I was enthusiastic about it at the time. I’ve only become more fond of it since then. Why bring it up now?

There’s a 4K release now.

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Brian's Exploratory Christmas Endeavor '19: The Knight Before Christmas

Well, this is interesting. Did you know there was a Christmas Prince extended universe? Or that within that universe Netflix exists and has Christmas movies? Which are the same ones you can watch in this real universe? Wow.

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Season 2 Bonus Episode 2: High School Was Horrible

In this, which I consider to be an absolutely delightful bonus episode, I agreed to share this awful picture from my high school art class portfolio, where we were asked to draw self-portraits and to have them introduce us. So. Here it fucking is.

And here’s the photo I was alluding to, which was taken around the same year or perhaps the year after, when I was on an Art Club field trip out of state. I hope you’re happy, you bastards.