Pretty decent documentary about NASA's Voyager program. Hard to believe these little guys launched over 40 years ago. They're still trucking - the only man made object to leave our solar system. Incredible that the tech from 40 years ago is doing all that and we're still "struggling" to explore our next door neighbor, Mars.
Here's another thing that makes me feel old. I am looking at the TCM listings - that's Classic Movies - where I generally expect Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy yada yada. I expect stuff before I was born. I expect a history lesson.
And there is a movie from smack dab in my prime. Like, in my 20's.
I checked out the Coen Brothers' latest, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018).
I liked it, I'll say that. I would also have to say that, among Coen Bros.' stuff, it is probably towards the bottom. But given how high an opinion I have of the whole Coen Bros. catalog - with the exception of Hail Caesar - it can be toward the bottom and still be good. Which it is. It will definitely be rewatched in the not-too-distant future.
It feels like a bit of a place-holder though. It is a collection of 6 short stories, not a single feature. While they are enjoyable stories - often thoughtful - to me anyway - it is not the same. So given that the Coens' last two works are this and Hail Caesar, I would like to see them get back to more traditional Coen stuff. Just do a solid, regular thing.