Films in 2012: May!

New to me: 32

Re-watches: 13

Total watched: 45 (Theater trips: 0)

Total in 2012 so far: 249

I watched fewer films this month than in previous months. This is because I spent a little over a week watching no films at all. Four days out of town and five days of terrible illness that rendered me completely incoherent stopped me from watching anything for a pretty good while. Despite this, I managed to watch only seven fewer “new to me” films than I did in April.

The May “new to me” list, in order of most recent to least recent:

  1. You Only Live Once (1937)
  2. Zero Hour! (1957)
  3. Bleak House pt. 1 – 3 (2005, miniseries)
  4. Always a Bride (1953)
  5. Royal Wedding (1951)
  6. Forever Female (1954)
  7. Gypsy Girl (1966)
  8. House by the River (1950)
  9. Shake, Rattle and Rock (1994)
  10. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
  11. The Lonely Guy (1984)
  12. Three Bad Sisters (1956)
  13. Lost in Austen (2008) (Miniseries)
  14. Too Late for Tears (1949)
  15. The Set-Up (1949)
  16. Panic in the Streets (1950)
  17. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
  18. Magic Town (1947)
  19. Two of a Kind (1983)
  20. Queen of Outer Space (1958)
  21. Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
  22. Strange Intruder (1956)
  23. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
  24. The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
  25. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  26. The Richest Girl in the World (1934)
  27. Woman Wanted (1935)
  28. My Reputation (1946)
  29. Detective Kitty O’Day (1944)
  30. A Tragedy at Midnight (1942)
  31. Never Let Me Go (1953)
  32. My Forbidden Past (1951)

Five favorite discoveries: Too Late for Tears, Forever Female, The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom, My Reputation and Queen of Outer Space

Biggest disappointment: Detective Kitty O’Day

Breakdown by decade:

  • 1920s – 0
  • 1930s – 3
  • 1940s – 8
  • 1950s – 13
  • 1960s – 3
  • 1970s – 0
  • 1980s – 4
  • 1990s – 4
  • 2000s – 10
  • 2010s – 0
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