Why did you decide to do this? Well, as anyone who knows me can tell you, I love movies, and have for pretty much my entire life. It's a like that I will share with anyone, and it's something I'm damn good at - in fact, some people call me a Rain Man of movies.
So, yeah, I like talking about movies. I like writing. So, why shouldn't I combine the two?
Do you really watch and review a film a day? To be honest with you, no. Sometimes, I do two or three a day; sometimes I just watch a movie and not write about it; sometimes I don't do either. Let me tell you, nothing kills ones love of something quicker than having to constantly write about and analyse it, so sometimes I let myself have a break from writing - but I usually try to get at least 600 words a day when I do write.
However, I do try to have at least 3 films in my posting backlog at all times.
You have covered a lot of different films - so, what are your favourite films? If you go back to my very first entry, you'll see my top 20 according to FlickChart. But that is no real concrete thing - my favourites tend to be a very fluid list, with only the top two really staying put. So, my top 10 as of right now would be something like this:
1. The Breakfast Club
2. The Third Man
4. The Fountain
5. Man On The Moon
6. Sin City
7. Clerks 2
10. 20th Century Boys Trilogy (1, 2, 3)
Interesting list, so who are your favourite directors? David Lynch, Kevin Smith, Robert Rodriguez, Satoshi Kon, Akira Kurosawa, Quentin Tarantino, Darren Aronofsky, Edgar Wright, Joss Whedon and Andrei Tarkofsky; just off the top of my head. And while he is more an artist than a film director, I adore the work of Jan Svankmajer as well.
Is there anything about doing this blog that has surprised you? A few things actually.
For one, I seem to have picked up a few loyal readers in countries that, to the best of my knowledge, I have never been to nor know anyone in (hi, you guys, keep reading and commenting).
Two - the third part of my 20th Century Boys review series got more hits than the other two parts put together, which is very strange to me.
Three - and this comes as no surprise really, as I knew that less than 10% of my readers actually comment. It would be nice if you all did, or even started a few interesting discussions, but what are you going to do?
Anything else you want to say? Yep. Don't be afraid to ask me questions, so I can put them up here. The more film related the better, mind.