A decade ago, I was a teenager in high school. I had my first job at my local movie theater and used my newfound disposable income to get a Netflix subscription.
Over the summer of 2004, 17/18 year old Matt wrote 21 movie reviews and posted them on IMDb. Recently, I dug up these reviews and decided to revisit each movie and evaluate how my tastes have changed over the last decade.
So for each of these posts, I will write a present-day review and then copy/paste the original review after. Then I’ll compare the two and give a summary at the end. You can find all the reviews here, follow me on Twitter here and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, lets talk about The Terminal. Continue reading
If you start watching today, Netflix can provide you with an enjoyable Christmas classic each day until the holiday is over. Maybe “classic” is a stretch for some of them, but they will all pull at your heart-strings and put you in the Christmas mood. Without further adieu, your Five Days of Obsessive Viewer Christmas:
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Tagged Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bing Crosby, Chevy Chase, Chicago, Christmas, Christmas Vacation, Danny Kaye, Hugh Grant, Illinois, IMDb, Irving Berlin, it's a wonderful life, jingle all the way, John Hughes, Josh groban, Liam Neeson, Love Actually, Netflix, Phil Hartman, Randy Quaid, Robert zemeckis, Rosemary Clooney, Santa Claus, Sinbad, The Polar Express, Tom Hanks, Vera-Ellen, White Christmas
I had a mediocre movie-watching month last month. But that’s secondary to the fact that I have eviscerated my previous movie-watching numbers. With a few weeks left in 2013, I have already had the best year in terms of movies watched since I started tracking my viewing habits in 2007.
Check back in the new year for my final stats. As for now, here is a breakdown of the best and worst of the movies I viewed in the penultimate month of 2013. As always, don’t forget to follow me and the blog around the internet with the links below.
- Total Viewings: 14
- First Viewings: 9
- Theater Viewings: 2
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Tagged A Haunted House, Anna kendrick, Apollo 13, Assassination, Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Crystal, Captain America, Chris Hemsworth, Drinking Buddies, Ed Harris, Gary Sinese, Google, History on the Screen, Improvisation, Improvised, Jake Johnson, James Badge Dale, JFK, JFK assassination, Joe Swanberg, John Goodman, kat Dennings, Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden, Marlon Wayans, Monsters Inc., monsters University, Natalie Portman, olivia wilde, Owen Wilson, Parkland, pixar, Ron Howard, ron livingston, Scary Movie 5, space movies, The American Film Company, The Internship, Thor: The Dark World, Tom Hanks, Tragedy on the Screen, Vince Vaughn, Wayans brothers, Wedding Crashers, Wedding Crashers 2, Zac Efron