by Sam Juliano
The Childhood Films countdown has reached the end of first phase, after the deadline for Top 60 submissions ended on Sunday night at 11:00 P.M. EST. The grand total of 35 ballots is a record for the site’s genre polls, and spells a Herculean task for Voting Tabulator Extraordinaire Angelo A. D’Arminio Jr. who will be sorting out the votes over the coming days. After the results are sent out to an e mail chain affiliated with the process, writing assignments will be settled upon with about fifteen writers sharing the work load. Mid-June is the target days for launching.
The last of our brood of five, 13 year-old Jeremy received his confirmation on Sunday afternoon at Fairview’s Our Lady of Grace Church. His “sponsor” was his older brother Sammy, and his confirmation name was John. We enjoyed a terrific meal afterwards at a favored eatery in Monclair.
On Saturday night, Lucille, Sammy and Jeremy and I met up with a few friends to hear the rock group Nemyses at the Oak Dale House in Maywood.
I watched some DVD/blu rays (the Italian film, 1860 and the British The Lost Prince. In theaters, Lucille and I had a very light week, seeing only:
The Farewell Party **** (Friday night) Angelica Film Center