Billboard Hot Rock Songs – Week of May 27, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart, and then I rearrange the top 25 based on my estimation of their quality. I used to rank all 25, now I just rank the cream of the crop.

Original Version
1. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
2. Linkin Park ft. Kiiara – “Heavy”
3. twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
4. Rag’n’Bone Man – “Human”
5. Lord Huron – “The Night We Met”
6. Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
7. Fleetwood Mac – “The Chain”
8. The Revivalists – “Wish I Knew You”
9. Paramore – “Hard Times”
10. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, & Imagine Dragons with Logic, Ty Dolla $ign ft. X Ambassadors – “Sucker for Pain”
11. Portugal. The Man – “Feel It Still”
12. Electric Light Orchestra – “Mr. Blue Sky”
13. HAIM – “Want You Back”
14. Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”
15. Ocean Park Standoff – “Good News”
16. Paramore – “Told You So”
17. Lana Del Rey ft. The Weeknd – “Lust for Life”
18. Sweet – “Fox on the Run”
19. Fall Out Boy – “Young and Menace”
20. Gorillaz ft. Popcaan – “Saturnz Barz”
21. George Harrison – “My Sweet Lord”
22. Jay & the Americans – “Come a Little Bit Closer”
23. Papa Roach – “Help”
24. Cat Stevens – “Father & Son”
25. Cold War Kids – “Love is Mystical”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. The Chain
2. My Sweet Lord
3. Fox on the Run
4. Human
5. Father and Son
6. Mr. Blue Sky
7. Young and Menace
8. Feel It Still
9. Saturnz Barz
10. Come a Little Bit Closer
11. Love is Mystical
12. Want You Back
13. Hard Times
14. Lust for Life
15. Told You So

Billboard Hot 20 – Week of May 27, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot 100, and then I rearrange the top 20 based on my estimation of their quality. I used to rank all 20, now I just rank the cream of the crop.

Original Version
1. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
2. Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
3. DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne – “I’m the One”
4. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
5. Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
6. Future – “Mask Off”
7. The Chainsmokers and Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
8. Lil Uzi Vert – “XO TOUR Llif3”
9. Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”
10. KYLE ft. Lil Yachty – “iSpy”
11. Kygo x Selena Gomez – “It Ain’t Me”
12. Post Malone ft. Quavo – “Congratulations”
13. James Arthur – “Say You Won’t Let Go”
14. Julia Michaels – “Issues”
15. Sam Hunt – “Body Like a Back Road”
16. Kendrick Lamar – “DNA.”
17. Khalid – “Location”
18. Harry Styles – “Sign of the Times”
19. Drake – “Passionfruit”
20. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. Stay
2. Sign of the Times
3. Location
4. Humble.
5. DNA.

This Is a Movie Review: Alien: Covenant

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I give Alien: Covenant 4 out of 5 Fingers: http://newscult.com/movie-review-sequel-prequel-alien-covenant-follows-the-prometheus-template-and-adds-a-few-bizarre-details-of-its-own/

SNL Review May 13, 2017: Melissa McCarthy/HAIM

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My letter grades for each sketch and segment is below. My in-depth review is on NewsCult: http://newscult.com/snl-love-itkeep-itleave-it-melissa-mccarthyhaim/

Lester Holt Trump Interview – B-

Melissa McCarthy’s Monologue – B

Just Desserts! – C

Amazon Echo – B+

White House Press Briefing – C+

Haim perform “Want You Back” – B

Weekend Update
The Jokes – B
Pete Davidson – B-
Cathy Anne – B

Women in Film – B+

Kylie & Leslie – B+

Haim perform “Little of Your Love” – B

1st Birthday Party/Mom Animal – B+

Lighthouse Features Logo (BEST OF THE NIGHT) – B+

What Won TV? – May 7-May 13, 2017

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

Sunday – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Monday – Better Call Saul finally laid it all out there.
Tuesday – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Wednesday – Fargo is hot on the trail.
Thursday – Riverdale is just not letting up.
Friday – RuPaul’s Drag Race
Saturday – Doctor Who

This Is a Movie Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

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I give King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 2.75 out of 5 Mages: http://newscult.com/movie-review-king-arthur-legend-of-the-sword-adds-cockney-flair-to-camelot/

This Is a Movie Review: Snatched

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I give Snatched 2.5 out of 5 Tits Out: http://newscult.com/movie-review-snatched-is-a-miscalculated-vacation-in-more-ways-than-one/

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