Sunday, August 19, 2012

The Pensieve #1



~ It was a good week - I watched a lot of classics and I finally saw Cosmopolis. If you haven't seen it, what are you waiting for? 

~ How do you decide whether to watch a trailer or not to watch it? To me, this is always a really hard decision. Watching a trailer can trigger a hype or it can destroy it. When the trailer is great, you can be disappointed, and when it's bad you might not see a good movie because of it. At the time I don't watch many new trailers.

~ I also have some new music for you again, which I discovered this week: Bonaparte and my favourite German band Kraftklub, who have made an unofficial album when they were unknown, which I didn't know. You can listen to one of the songs by clicking on the name of the band. And of course Mecca by K'Naan from the Cosmopolis soundtrack. 

~ I'm not sure if I write too many reviews? And if I don't comment enough on other people's blogs. If you have this impression please don't be made because I really don't have much time. Plus I like writing reviews currently.

~ This week I saw a couple of the films I said I wanted to see in the Movie Confessions Blogathon, and I only really liked one of them. Anyhow, it's good I saw them. 

~ Thanks to everyone who warned me from seeing the new Robin Hood - I did it anyhow and it was boring as hell.

~ Some interesting posts:
  • SDG from U, Me and Films celebrates Indian Independence Day with five films that relate to the topic. 
  • Alex from And so it begins... shares some of Brad Pitt's best performances. I should really see Se7en soon.
  • Dan from Public Transportation Snob lists his 5 most anticipated films of the rest of 2012.


~ I shifted the "You Might Also Like" widget from LinkWithin to Outbrain because I didn't like many of the recommendations. The new one is much smarter.

Have a nice Sunday! - And in case my grandmother reads this, I wish you a happy birthday here too Oma!

8 comments:

  1. Hi Mette! Thanks for the link! I'm glad to hear you're catching up on some of your films to see from the Movie Confessions post, even if you're not liking them all.

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    1. You're welcome.
      well, it's not that I disliked any of the movies yet, but most of them I rated around 7.

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  2. Thanks so much for the link! And, yes, how brave you are for sitting through Robin Hood. A total bore indeed.

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    1. Yup, you're welcome. I just had to watch Robin Hood because I had chosen it as one of my Cate Blanchett Essentials. I wish I had chosen another movie.

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  3. How the hell did I miss this ? Sorry and Thanks for Link Mette ! Always appreciated. :)

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    1. Doesn't matter at all, you're welcome :)

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  4. Outbrain is great. I've tried a couple others, but I've found it gives the best recommendations and also gives me the most clicks.

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    1. I noticed it on your site and that the recommendations are really good, that's why I tried it out.

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