Tuesday, December 05, 2006

And on the subject of films...

Click here to see the contents of mine and Red's Lovefilm queue. There's only 20 items on it right now, with two films in transit to us: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Syriana.

I'd be interested in seeing screen shots of your Lovefilm/Netflix queues, too, if any of you are in a sharing kind of mood.

10 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, maybe I'll go grab Syrianna because Stagg hasn't seen it yet, then we can have a group discussion!

You crack me up you know?

Every time you post a review...you always always say "such as they are".

we accept your reviews, I look forward to them...don't be so hard on your self by saying "such as they are" you are not only giving me the giggles EVERY time...but you are transmitting slef doubt.

Come on, just go for it!

And actually, you even said "such as they are" TWICE in your last post.

Okay, I haven't finished reading that last post, I had to say something about your disclaimer "such as they are".

We believe! Don't worry. We like readign your film reviews...no disclaimer needed!

(even though you and I don't always agree hee hee!)

05 December, 2006 17:44  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Candy: A group discussion of Syriana will be fun, no? I'm still looking forward to yor thoughts on DOAP, too. I'm glad you noticed the "disclaimer". I've used it all along, primarily because the early "reviews" were slipped into posts on other subjects, and were not a post in their own right. But I kind of liked it, and it's stuck. I may do something with that title soon anyway...

Glad to crack you up and give you the giggles, though. Not so keen on transmitting self-doubt! Thanks for the kind words, too.

05 December, 2006 18:37  
Blogger Karen said...

Hmmm, a discussion of Syriana. I haven't seen it yet but would be willing to give it a go. Any thought on when that might happen?

Tonight I'm going to try and get "Who Killed the Electric Car".

05 December, 2006 22:10  
Blogger Camie Vog said...

My list won't all fit on a screen shot. My Netflix list has 180 movies on it. I don't get to see movies as often as I would like. Once the kid is in bed, I am usually drooling on the couch shortly after. My most recent send backs are: V for Vendetta,and Bukowski: Born Into This. King Kong has been sitting here unwatched for ages. The next few on my list are Big Red One: Special Edition and bonus material, Kurt and Courtney, Laurel Canyon, Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (hubby's add), and Tom and Jerry: Paws for a Holiday (for the kid).
I liked Syriana, though my buddy Fluffy hated it.

06 December, 2006 00:46  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really liked Syriana. In fact, I did a whole post on movies I like back in October referencing Syriana. I have yet to see kiss kiss bang bang - Can't wait to hear what you all think of it. I quit netflix because our cable has ON Demand. The rare time I get two hours to sit and watch a movie is becoming rare these days.

06 December, 2006 03:25  
Blogger Gardenia said...

Ok. Here is my cue. Months old - I started having trouble with DVD and TV both and have trouble watching. Maybe Santa will bring me a little DVD player that can go to bed with me. Oh, and I enjoy the reviews - helps me to know what I want to watch. The list:

The Corporation

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Daughter from Danang: American Experience

The Devil's Advocate

The Watcher

Murder By Numbers

Single White Female

In the Cut

Dressed to Kill

Six Feet Under: Season 1:
Six Feet Under: Season 1: Disc 2
Six Feet Under: Season 1: Disc 3
Six Feet Under: Season 1: Disc 4
Bush's Brain

Stir of Echoes

The Woodsman

Broken Flowers

Dear Frankie

Ladies in Lavender

Last of the Dogmen

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Sahara

The Innocents

Something the Lord Made

Derailed

A History of Violence

The Squid and the Whale

Stay

The Weather Man

Aquamarine

06 December, 2006 03:39  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

as i've mentioned before, my netflix queue has WAY too many movies to show you them all... but here are the next twenty:

Grizzly Man
Cool Hand Luke (can you believe i've never seen it?!)
Junebug
The Machinist
Sling Blade
Monster's Ball
21 Grams
Magnolia
Mallrats
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Raging Bull
The Deer Hunter
One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest (another i can't believe i haven't seen)
Apocalypse Now
The Natural
All the President's Men
The Sting
Born Into Brothels
Spellbound
Citizen Kane

and right now i have Super Size Me but haven't gotten 'round to watching it yet -- been a bit preoccupied :)

06 December, 2006 04:58  
Blogger Tanya said...

Can't get the darn screenshot thing to work. Poop.

Here, instead, is a list (T only is me; T & K indicates combined choice):

Bowling For Columbine - T
Chronicles Of Narnia - T
Crash - T
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind - T
Fight Club - T
Finding Neverland- T
If These Walls Could Talk - T
The Lake House - T
Night Watch - T
The Sea Inside - T
Superman Returns - T
Vanilla Sky - T
X-Men III: The Last Stand - T
8 Women - T&K
A History of Violence - T&K
All About Eve - T&K
All Over Me - T&K
Another Gay Movie - T&K
Baby Snatcher
Bar Girls - T&K
Black Widow
Do I Love You? - T&K
The Hunger - T&K
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown - T&K
Imagine Me And You - T&K
It's In The Water - T&K
Life Is Beautiful - T
Me, You And Everyone We Know - T&K
Mysterious Skin - T
Network- T
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - T
Palindromes - T
Persona - T&K
Prey For Rock 'n' Roll- T&K
Serendipity- T&K
Sister Act 2
Sugar Rush - Series 2 - T&K
They Live - T
Transamerica - T&K

06 December, 2006 14:15  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Karen: Our copy of Syriana arrived in the post today. Not sure if we'll watch it straightaway; we'll have to discuss. See if you can grab a copy soon. Guess it doesn't matter if we all watch on different days anyway.

Camie: 180 movies. Christ on a bike! I don't think there are even 180 movies ever made that I want to see... Seriously. I've seen the UK version of Kurt and Courtney; I believe the US version has more anti-Courtney stuff in it -- stuff that would have been illegal over here because of our slander laws or something. I bought The Big Red One: The Reconstruction a couple of weeks ago. Never seen either version yet. Looking forward to it. I'm quite looking forward to Syriana too.

Olives: I've heard mostly good things about Syriana. At the end of the day, it's a movie, not a documentary, and most negative comments seem to be along the lines of it being too simplistic (and yet rather convoluted). We'll see. I shall make up my own mind, no doubt!

06 December, 2006 15:32  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Dollface: Thanks for that list. There's some really good stuff on there. I've seen some of them. I like The Corporation, although it's rather dully narrated, if memory serves. I also thought The Woodsman was really good, though Red hated it. Stir Of Echoes is way better than The Sixth Sense. I'm not sure which Murder By Numbers that is, but if it's the documentary I saw, then it was really good.

Martha: Also some great films there, thanks for sharing. Quite a few are in my home collection, so I can't knock them. I've never seen Cool Hand Luke, either. Super Size Me is good and scary!

Tanya: Mysterious Skin is a great gay movie, which I know you're always on the lookout for! Lots of other good filsm too, but loads I haven't seen. Thanks for taking the time to type them up; sorry your screen grabber's kaputt! I've got a feeling that Red added Transamerica to our queue today.

06 December, 2006 15:38  

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