And Action!

One of my favourite things to do in my spare time is watch movies. There’s nothing like spending a couple hours wrapped up in good story with a bowl of buttery popcorn.

To get the most out of my movie watching experience, I prefer to subscribe to the movie network. I enjoy the movie network for a couple of reasons:

  1. I like to go to the theatre, but I generally I prefer the comfort of my own couch.
  2. I watch a lot of movies, so the movie network saves me time and lots of money!
  3. I (usually) don’t buy into the marketing hype, so I can wait six months to a year to watch a movie.
  4. My movie network subscription includes HBO – who can live without HBO?

No question the movie network has taken my movie watching to the next level. OnDemand and PVR means that I can sometimes watch up to five movies on Sunday while I do laundry and clean the house.

I’m not at all picky on the types of movies I watch either. I’ll go for a romantic comedy, documentary, drama, musical, thriller – you name it. On the other hand, I am picky about how many times I watch a movie – I really don’t like to watch a movie more than once unless it’s really good. Strange enough, that’s exactly opposite from when I was a kid and I’d watch the same movie over and over again.

If I had to pick my favourite movie though – I really couldn’t. What I could do, is pick my favourites – plural. Here are just a few:

Favourite Movie as a Kid:
Wizard of Oz

Favourite Oldies
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Some Like it Hot
Beach Blanket Bingo

Favourite Romantic Comedy
‘Til There Was You

Movie that always always makes me cry
Swing Kids

Favourite Movie this year
Alice in Wonderland

Favourite Christmas Movie:
Miracle on 34th Street

Other ones that come to mind include: Fight Club, Beautiful Girls, Mean Girls, Love Actually, Elf, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist….I could go on…

Can you narrow down what movies you love? What are some of your favourites?

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4 Responses to And Action!

  1. City Mom says:

    I have the movie network too and HBO! I also love TMN, HBO & Showtime for the TV shows. True Blood, Dexter etc.

    Some of my favs are:

    Oldies:
    Gone With the Wind

    Horror:
    Cujo

    Others:
    Mean Girls, Love Actually, Meet Joe Black

    And the list goes on…

  2. Spl0it says:

    Good Will Hunting
    Hunt for the Red October
    Shawshank Redemption
    Bourne Movies

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