Friday, April 18, 2014

It appears I'm an autistic bisexual agnostic monarchist (I am quite serious on this)

I have been having a lot of daydreams lately. If life exists on other planets, I wonder what their films are like. I also wonder if any of the races have television.

I am hoping that somebody brings back 126 film, and brings back APS film. Not sure if anyone else would buy them, but I would.

I think an Asian monarch should live in a traditional Asian style building.

I feel that early television deserves more respect.

What is "early television"? For US, I say anything up to the final DuMont Network telecast (back in August 1956). For Australia, I say anything up to the debut of "Homicide". Not sure about UK though.

Here is an incomplete list of television "one-offs" in my DVD collection (such as TV movies, specials, pilots, etc.):
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls058351188/

I am quite frankly embarrassed by many of my older posts, particularly those from 2008-2010.

Here is my flickr account:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/79157069@N03/

I think they should bring back art deco architecture.

I generally dislike most buildings built 1945-onwards. Exceptions include those 1950s suburban houses, they are nice.

It's a shame that no 1950s Australian television series are available on DVD. I've seen a few such series, and while they are simple, they can nevertheless be quite interesting, sometimes quite entertaining.

I feel a castle shouldn't be built out of concrete, and it shouldn't feature elevators.

I'm bored.

On Sunday I will hopefully post the next "Films I watched last week" thread. I have watched four films so far this week.

Is anyone actually reading my blog?

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Films I watched last week (6 April to 12 April 2014)

12-April-2014
Chuk and Gek (1953) - 7.5/10 (for the most part I enjoyed watching it)

Dilemma (I) (1962) - 7/10 (enjoyable British drama about a man who finds a dead body in his bathroom)

Please forgive me for watching so few films lately.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Films I watched last week (2 February to 8 February 2014)

Features
4-February-2014
The Night of the Prowler (1962) - 7/10 (enjoyable low-budget crime drama)


5-February-2014
Klondike (1932) - 7/10 (enjoyable little "second feature" with a solid cast. Viewed via copy downloaded from Internet Archive)


6-February-2014
Shadows of Death (1945) - 7/10 (an unremarkable b-western, enjoyable but forgettable. However, it does feature a lot of Al "Fuzzy" St. John, which must count for something. Viewed via copy downloaded from Internet Archive)

Shorts:
Vignettes for Polavision: The Chase (1978) - 7.5/10 (re-watch)

Monday, February 3, 2014

Films I watched last week (26 January to 1 February 2014)

31-January-2014
Boots! Boots! (1934) - 7/10 (amusing comedy produced on a very low budget)


1-January-2014
Death Goes to School (1953) - 7/10 (enjoyable crime produced on a very low budget. A fluff film with little substance, but I found it enjoyable)

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Films I watched last week (19 January 2014 to 25 January 2014)

19-January-2014
The Voice of Merrill (1952) - 8/10 (well-made, entertaining, well-directed British crime drama produced on a fairly small budget, but you never notice the small number of sets or small cast, such is the quality of the film)
20-January-2014
Talking Feet (1937) - 6/10 (cheaply made British musical film. The lead actress, child actress Hazel Ascot, has a filmography consisting of two musical feature films, and a 1980s-era TV appearance as herself. It's a shame she didn't get more work. I admit that some parts of the film have aged very badly, but it still maintains entertainment value)