Library Loot

library-lootI failed miserably at my last ambitious library loot attempt. Seriously. Out of seven films, I saw one. I suppose it makes sense, two of those rented I had already seen. And there was a three day holiday weekend that distracted me, plus a few other extra-curriculars. The only one I managed to watch was Jarmusch’s Stranger Than Paradise.  I really didn’t care for it.  I know it’s supposed to be hilarious, but I just didn’t get it.  There was a funny old Hungarian babushka who stole every scene she was in, but besides her, I was just annoyed by the whole thing.  I’m going to have to wait a while before I attempt Ghost Dog or Coffee and Cigarettes.  I’m not giving up on you Jarmusch!

It’s not only that I didn’t watch my library loot, I seem to have lost a desire to watch any movies right now.  I literally went to two different theatres, two libraries, a Blockbuster and a Hollywood Video without finding a single thing that seemed interesting.  So I just ended up renting a bunch of TV on DVD.  So, although they’re not movies, here’s my most recent library loot.  I think that the release of Moon on Friday will get me out of this funk.

My So Called LifeExtras Season 2Extras Season 1True Blood Season 1

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5 Responses to “Library Loot”
  1. Mad Hatter says:

    If you aren’t tickled pink by Extras, I can’t be your friend anymore.

    Jokes aside, I do hope you dig it – I was gonna make mention of my favorite episode, but it’s actually really hard to pick just one.

  2. Jen says:

    Please write a review for these. I would LOVE to hear your thoughts on My So Called Life (b/c I absolutely adored that show when it was on) and I want to know whether Extras and True Blood is worth my time. Happy watching!!

  3. Rachel says:

    Catching up on lots of tv shows (True Blood, Weeds, Mad Men) has been keeping me from watching any films lately. LOVE True Blood. I think it’s my new obsession.

  4. Blake says:

    Mad Hatter – I laughed so hard when I watched the Kate Winslet episode. Which was a little embarrassing since I was watching it on my laptop at work.

    Jen – I’m only three episodes in, but I’m really enjoying My So Called Life. I’ll let you know what I think of the whole series.

    Rachel – I could never get into Weeds, but Mad Man and True Blood are fantastic. I can’t wait for season 2.

  5. Love that you are enjoying True Blood. It’s a world of awesome.

    Every once in a while I need to do a TV binge just for the sake of not feeling like I should be writing about what I’m watching so I totally get it.

    Can’t wait to hear what you think of Moon. Dang, I still need to review that…

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