The time of year is nigh when critics dump their 10 Best Lists on the world, and the various organizations and guild awards are awarded. And, being a person who never finds a trend he won’t at least dabble in, I’m joining the fray. But, rather than do a 10 Best List, like most individual critics do, I’m going to do mine as an actual award, similar to a critics group. Why do it this way? Because it’s my blog and I do things my way over here.
Better, because I’m not a professional critic, and do everything here at my own expense, you should give what I have to say extra gravity. After all, I did not see any of these films via critics screeners or free screenings, and I did not get anything labeled “For Your Consideration”. Rather, I actually paid my own money to see all these films in a theater – for the most part – and since I have skin in the game, that makes my opinions more valid than the rest.
So, without further ado – it’s The Last Blog Name On Earth 2017 Awards!
So, a little more than a year ago the complete, collected, and re-edited Best Picture Project appeared in book form. It sold like gangbusters, which is to say, it barely sold at all. But, I don’t necessarily write to be paid, I write to give me joy, and so if anybody bought it and enjoyed it, great!
And then I was notified of a comment on a post on this site — to the post regarding The Sound of Music, a Best Picture Project entry. The comment? Apparantly I forgot to include The Sound of Music in the book. It took about two minutes for me to confirm that, yes, I did forget it.
Well, you’ll be pleased to know that everything should be fixed now. I revised the Kindle version of the book right quick and you should be able to get that one now. The paperback version has also been corrected but that might take a couple days for all the kinks to work out between the old version and the new.
Nevertheless, feel free to purchase now and, as before — if you find an error in it, let me know, because I fix that shit.