Happy New Year, movie buffs! Though we’re only a few hours into it, I hope 2020 is treating you well so far! Later this week I’ll be sharing my full-year wrap-up for 2019 and my favorite discoveries of the year, but first, let’s take a look back at what I watched in December. New-to-me viewings: 11 Re-watches: 10 Total for December: 21 Total for 2019: … Continue reading December 2019 in Film
Yesterday I learned that people have nicknames for the time between Christmas and the new year. I’ve never thought of it as anything but a typical week, but my favorite name of the bunch is “Betwixtmas” — so, I hope you all had a lovely holiday, and hope that Betwixtmas is treating you well, too! As we wrap up the year, I thought I’d squeeze … Continue reading Collector’s Corner: Christmas, Criterion, and Cary Grant, oh my!
Hello, and happy December! Just one month left of 2019. It’s been a strange year, and to be honest, I’m ready to get to Christmas and then move on to 2020… but before we can do that, let’s take a look back at what was watched in November! New-to-me viewings: 19 Re-watches: 3 Total for November: 22 Total for 2019, so far: 170 The … Continue reading November 2019 in Film
Hello, movie buffs, and happy November! I’m always a little bit baffled by the way people shout, “Halloween’s over! Merry Christmas!” on November 1st. But the temperatures are in the 30s here in Michigan now, so I see a lot of blanket-wrapped, hot cocoa-accompanied, corny Christmas movies in my near future. Before we begin growing our holiday spirit, let’s take a look back at what … Continue reading October 2019 in Film
Hello, movie buffs! Happy autumn! September was another small viewing and blogging month for me, but still worth taking a look back at. Here’s what I watched. New-to-me viewings: 9 Re-watches: 2 Total for September: 11 Total for 2019, so far: 131 The new-to-me list: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Angel Has Fallen (2019) The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Black Narcissus (1947) … Continue reading September 2019 in Film
Hello, movie buffs! Long time no see! August was a pretty small viewing month for me since I spent nearly half of the month in the woods, but I still watched some cool stuff… so here’s the wrap-up! New-to-me viewings: 8 Re-watches: 1 Total for August: 9 Total for 2019, so far: 120 The new-to-me list: The Farewell (2019) Don’t Look Now (1973) Robin and … Continue reading August 2019 in Film
As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, my birthday was July 29, and my birthday month happens to match up with one of the year’s Barnes & Noble Criterion Collection sales. Not only did I hit the Criterion sale twice for my birthday, but I also got a couple of film-related gifts from my family and found some great birthday bargains at a local … Continue reading A belated birthday haul!
July was a highly unusual viewing month for me: I did more re-watching than discovering! It was my birthday month,** so I took that as an excuse to kick back and revisit some of my favorite films, which I was overdue on seeing again. Let’s take a look at what I watched! **Side note: I’ll have a classic film-themed birthday haul up this week! The … Continue reading July 2019 in Film
New-to-me viewings: 14 Re-watches: 5 Total for June: 19 Total for 2019, so far: 95 The new-to-me list: Rocketman (2019) Logan’s Run (1976) How to Make an American Quilt (1995) Ma (2019) The Leech Woman (1960) Superman (1978) Cult of the Cobra (1955) Late Night (2019) Shaft (2019) Dr. Cyclops (1940) Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Yesterday (2019) The Outlaw … Continue reading June 2019 in Film
Welcome to the wrap-up for May! I had a bit of a better viewing month in May in terms of the number of films watched, but beware, you’re in for another new release-heavy wrap-up. My classic viewing this month included just a few rewatches, though I did manage to finally make use of my Criterion Channel subscription! As usual, you’ll find all of the details … Continue reading May 2019 in Film