December 2013 in film + DVD collection update!

Happy 2014, and welcome to TMP’s wrap-up for the final 31 days of 2013! Let’s take a look at what I’ve watched in the past month, shall we? New-to-me viewings: 40 Re-watches: 7 Total for November: 47 Total for 2013: 446 New-to-me list: The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012) Blossoms in the Dust (1941) The River’s Edge (1957) Miracle in the Rain (1956) Carson City Raiders (1948) … Continue reading December 2013 in film + DVD collection update!

Modern movies in November

About Time (2013) – I love this film. LOOOOVED it. It mixes romantic comedy with touching family drama and explores the theme of appreciating every day you’re given in life. The romance never gets too sappy or overtakes the film’s larger themes about the human experience. The film is funny, touching, heartfelt. Authentic characters are portrayed by a solid cast. This is one of the … Continue reading Modern movies in November

November 2013 in film + DVD collection update!

Another month has passed, and we’ve only got one more left of 2013! November was a pretty good movie month for me as I discovered a few new favorites, watched quite a few Christmas movies in preparation for December’s holiday feature and, of course, bought a few DVDs. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the past 30 days of viewing. New-to-me viewings: 22 … Continue reading November 2013 in film + DVD collection update!

Modern movies in October

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003) – My sister recommended this one to me after she watched it on Netflix and found it fascinating. I didn’t know much about Aileen Wuornos before watching it. I’ve seen bits and pieces of “true crime” TV specials about her, but have never read extensively about her case or seen the popular Hollywood version of her … Continue reading Modern movies in October

October 2013 in film + DVD collection update!

New-to-me viewings: 42 Re-watches: 4 Total for October: 46 Total for 2013 thus far: 366 The list of new-to-me films: The Living Ghost (1942) Santa Fe Trail (1940) Behave Yourself! (1951) Open Range (2003) Dames (1934) Busby Berkeley’s Kaleidoscopic Eyes (Short doc, 2006) And She Learned About Dames (Short, 1934) Good Morning, Eve (Short, 1934) Melody Master: Don Redman and His Orchestra (Short, 1934) I … Continue reading October 2013 in film + DVD collection update!

September 2013 in film + DVD collection update and little announcements!

September has flown past us, and in approximately two and a half months I’ll be graduating from college. (Scary!) Then I’ll be starting grad school, to which I was accepted this month. (Even scarier!) Not quite so scary are the stats for this month of movie watching, so lets all calm ourselves and have a look at the past 30 days in film. New-to-me viewings: … Continue reading September 2013 in film + DVD collection update and little announcements!

July 2013 in film + DVD collection update and more!

New-to-me viewings: 22 Re-watches: 8 Total for July: 30 Total for 2013 thus far: 254 The “new-to-me” list: Seven Psychopaths (2012) La ragazza che sapeva troppo (1963) The Heat (2013) The Love Trap (1929) Rhythm in the Clouds (1937) I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932) 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) Tony Rome (1967) White House Down (2013) State of Play … Continue reading July 2013 in film + DVD collection update and more!