November 2016 in Film

December has arrived, which means it’s finally social acceptable to start watching Christmas movies and listening to holiday music! (I actually started just after Halloween. I skip Thanksgiving and jump right into the twinkle lights, wreaths, and garland. Don’t judge me!) Before we become overwhelmed with holiday spirit, let’s take a look back at what I watched in November. New-to-me viewings: 23 Re-watches: 10 TOTAL … Continue reading November 2016 in Film

December 2015 in Film

Christmas has come and gone, a new year arriving today. Hope you all had a wonderful time celebrating last night… but not too much fun, eh? Here in the movie blogosphere, a new month means it’s time to take a look at the past month in viewing… so let’s get to it! New-to-me viewings: 23 Re-watches: 10 Total for December: 33 Total for 2015: 329 (Full year wrap-up … Continue reading December 2015 in Film

September 2015 in Film

September was a whirlwind of a month as I began the final semester of my MLIS program, applied for graduation, and continued working on the end-of-program portfolio I have to submit in order to graduate. On the blog front, I participated in three blogathons, dedicated to William Wellman, Lauren Bacall, and TCM. It was a busy month and I’m doing more coursework than ever… but … Continue reading September 2015 in Film

On being a classic film fan, pre-internet and today

A few days ago Vanessa of the wonderful blog Stardust made a post about her life before the internet, and how her classic film viewing habits have changed since the World Wide Web took over our lives. Vanessa mentioned that she doesn’t spend quite as much time watching classic films as she did pre-internet. She writes: “I hardly devote any time at all to the films … Continue reading On being a classic film fan, pre-internet and today

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!