Upbeat Cynicism

what do you mean i lost my mind?

Spook-A-Thon 2008!

leave a comment »

I’m doing another spook-a-thon (last year’s still exists, but I still need to re-load the posts into the database, as they post-dated the backup from which I restored the blog), and I’m almost certainly biting off more than I can chew.

The goal is a movie a day, including weekends. Now, considering that I’ve not even been making a movie a day only on weekdays, that seems a tall order, but there have been extenuating circumstances, and the fact that I like to write at length, not just pop off a measly 400 words. However, no 3,000 word exegeses for the next month, I’m going to try to keep things to 800 words or less, and not worry about covering every aspect, nor even every aspect that interests me, of any particular movie.

I’m starting out with a string of Poverty Row cheapies featuring various recognizable faces, as with today’s Lugosi vehicle. Most of the movies I’m doing, at least in the first two weeks or so, will hail from Mill Creek’s sets, and I’m saving up genuinely good movies for closer to Halloween. (Night of the Living Dead, for example, is on my list, mostly because I haven’t watched it in a few years and need to revisit it.) I might also work my way through my Invisible Man Legacy Collection set, but haven’t decided on that yet — I’ve watched all the movies on it but one in any event.

So that’s the plan for the moment. We’ll have to wait and see how it pans out.

Advertisements

Written by [IMH]

29 September 2008 at 3:38 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: