Main

Film Bought it because...
12 Monkeys (Special Edition) terry gilliam directed, beautiful work by brad pitt, intriguing time travel with gilliam's wonderful visuals
2001: A Space Odyssey directed by stanley kubrick, a classic sci-fi film
Adaptation. written by charlie kaufman, directed by spike jonze, nicolas cage
Airplane!("Don't Call Me Shirley!" Edition)
The Alamo it was cheap, it's about Texas, filmed in Texas, and it's got john wayne
Alien (Director's Cut, Collector's Edition) really great, classic sci-fi horror film
Aliens (Collector's Edition) classic sci-fi action film
Amelie (2-disc) by jean-pierre jeunet
American Beauty(Awards Edition) this film made me numb the first time i watched it
Animal House(Double Secret Probation Edition) it's classic (but it's really not all that good)
Art of Noise: Into Vision i love art of noise. this disc ain't so great though.
Band of Brothers (6-disc set) wonderful visual style, engrossing stories
Barton Finkcoen brothers. visually stunning, fun to watch, but complex to interpret.
Being John Malkovich (Special Edition) very unique and well-written, written by charlie kaufman, directed by spike jonze
Better Off Deadjohn cusack. a bit surreal, but some great lines.
Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) it's beautiful, it's dark, it's cyberpunk sci-fi
Blade Runner(4-disc Collector's Edition) the classic remastered and reworked, plus the original theatrical version (yea!), and loads of extras
Blood Simple great writing, intriguing, filmed in Texas, first film by the coen brothers (joel and ethan)
The Blues Brothers (25th Anniversary Edition) classic comedy, great lines
Bottle Rocket wes anderson, owen wilson, luke wilson...this is their first film, filmed in Texas, it's a personal favorite with tons of lines i quote
Brazil (Criterion Collection) i've got the single disk version. sigh. terry gilliam's visuals are incredible. and it's a cool story too.
Brazil(3-disc Criterion Collection) terry gilliam. director's cut, plus "happy ending" version, plus more.
Cars pixar, nice animation, voice of owen wilson
Chasing Amy (Criterion Collection) some great dialogue, wonderful admission of love scene ...kevin smith is a bit raunchy for me overall, sort of a love/hate thing
A Christmas Story it's the classic christmas comedy
The City of Lost Children (Special Edition) by jean-pierre jeunet, beautiful and stunning visuals, unique storytelling
A Clockwork Orange directed by stanley kubrick, mind-bending and disturbing visuals and story
Dazed and Confused (Flashback Edition) richard linklater, filmed in Texas, matthew mcconaughey's character is great
Dazed and Confused (Criterion Collection) see above, plus as a criterion release!
Desperado(Special Edition) robert rodriguez.
Devo: The Complete Truth About De-Evolution i love devo. a bunch of videos and random devo stuff.
Drive-By-Truckers: The Dirty South the drive-by-truckers rock. southern rock, that is. live at the 70-watt.
Edward Scissorhands (10th Anniversary Edition) i love the visual style and the story, directed by tim burton, i cry when i watch it (maybe i identify with the misunderstood and lonely edward too much)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Special 2-disc Collector's Edition) written by charlie kaufman, awesome visuals and dialogue and narrative style, the film has so many parallels to my relationship with tamara it's frightening
Fargo(Award Series) coen brothers. beautiful, quirky, dark film.
Fight Club (Collector's Edition) great movie about the insanity of modern life, cool visuals, brad pitt and edward norton are great, you can never have the same experience as when you watched it the first time
Finding Nemo (2-disc Collector's Edition) pixar, good story, fun, nice animation
Five Minutes to Live johnny cash movie (given to me as a gift)
Full Metal Jacket directed by stanley kubrick, intense, dark, harrowing, beautiful
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (2-disc Special Edition) directed by sergio leone, clint eastwood, visually stylish (but odd) western
GoodFellas (2-disc Special Edition) martin scorsese, robert deniro, ray liotta, joe pesci, great mob movie with some incredible moments
Heathers christian slater, winona ryder, intelligent dark comedy about society and high school life
Idiocracy mike judge, luke wilson, piercing and funny social commentary
The Incredibles (2-disc Collector's Edition) pixar, funny, cool story, nice animation
King of the Hill: Season Two mike judge! Texas! funny. and true! funny and true!
The Last Picture Show (Special Edition: Definitive Director's Cut) beautiful movie about growing up in a small town, filmed in Texas, directed by peter bogdanovich, a young cybill shepherd, ben johnson's part is great
The Last Temptation of Christ (Criterion Collection) directed by martin scorsese, powerful, thought-provoking vision of Christ's life
The Life Aquatic (with Steve Zissou) (Criterion Collection) wes anderson rocks.
Little Miss Sunshine what a great slice of absurd yet real life, hilarious, with good things to say underneath it all
Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels written and directed by guy ritchie, his first film, great dialogue, interesting characters, entertaining and fast-paced story
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Special Extended DVD Edition) it's j.r.r. tolkien, it's well done, i feel an obligation to own this, and there's a ton of extra stuff with this edition...geez!
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Special Extended DVD Edition) see above
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Special Extended DVD Edition) see above
Mad Max (Special Edition) classic post-apocalypse high-octane road movie, mel gibson
El Mariachi (Special Edition) written and directed by robert rodriguez, his first film, really enjoyable low-budget action film
Memento (Limited Edition 2-disc set) very unique storytelling style, interesting ideas
Metropolis (Restored Authorized Edition) classic black and white silent film about classism and technology, directed by fritz lang
Monsters, Inc. (Collector's Edition 2-disc) pixar, good story, great computer animation
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Extraordinarily Deluxe Edition) it's absurd. it's hilarious. it's monty python.
Napoleon Dynamite it's hilarious and unique, and very quotable
Night of the Living Dead(Color Version) color? whatever. i bought it to get the original black and white on dvd. classic horror.
Office Space written and directed by mike judge, it painfully pegs so much of working in the modern white collar technology sector
Office Space (Special Edition) see above. now with flair!
Once Upon a Time in Mexico written and directed by robert rodriguez, johnny depp rocks
Pi darren aronofsky, visually unique as well as a great, thought-provoking storyline about patterns and equations and G-d
The Pride of Jesse Hallam johnny cash movie (given to me as a gift)
Pulp Fiction (2-disc Collector's Edition) written and directed by quentin tarantino, great dialogue, nice filming style, tons of quotable lines
Requiem for a Dream (Director's Cut) directed by darren aronofsky, visually beautiful but what a depressing well-told story
Reservoir Dogs (Special Edition: Ten Years, Mr. White cover) written and directed by quentin tarantino, great dialogue, good story, lots of quotable lines
Robot Chicken: Season One animated shorts with kids' toys is hilarious
The Royal Tenenbaums (Criterion Collection) wes anderson, owen wilson, luke wilson, kumar...
Rushmore (Criterion Collection) wes anderson, filmed in Houston, Texas, cool characters and dialogue, visually nice
Saving Private Ryan (D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition) directed by steven spielberg, incredible beach storming intro, and the sniper rocks
Schindler's List powerful story, directed by steven spielberg, visually compelling
Slacker (Criterion Collection) written and directed by richard linklater, filmed in Austin, Texas, unique storytelling, wonderful characters
Snatch (Superbit Special Edition) written and directed by guy ritchie, great characters and dialogue, fast-paced enjoyable story
Star Wars: A New Hope (part of the Star Wars Trilogy Box Set) uh...it's star wars. hello?
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (part of the Star Wars Trilogy Box Set) see above, plus boba fett
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (part of the Star Wars Trilogy Box Set) see above, even if there are ewoks
Star Wars: A New Hope (Limited Edition) lucas finally puts out older version (but not true original theatrical) on dvd. gotta buy it.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Limited Edition) see above. i hope he stops putting out new versions.
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Limited Edition) see above (i still hate the ewoks)
Stop Making Sense (Digitally Re-mixed and Re-mastered, 15th Anniversary Edition) i love the talking heads
Swingers (Collector's Series) great story, lots of quotable lines, and jon favreau plays a guy who i can identify with
Taxi Driver (Collector's Edition) directed by martin scorsese, robert deniro, memorable
The Terminatorarnold. classic sci-fi.
THX 1138 (The George Lucas Director's Cut) first film by george lucas, robert duvall, interesting story and commentary on society
Tombstone (The Director's Cut) great lines, well-paced story, val kilmer as doc holliday is awesome
Toy Story (2-disc 10th Anniversary Edition) pixar's first full length! amazing animation that broke new ground.
Tron (20th Anniversary Collector's Edition) it's freaking tron, man! it's classic!
True Romance (2-disc Special Edition, Unrated Director's Cut) written by quentin tarantino, patricia arquette is hot, christian slater is cool, slater's character early in the film reminds me of me
True Stories david byrne and the talking heads. in Texas!
Two Tons of Steel: Two Ton Tuesday Live!a live show at gruene hall by two tons of steel
UHF come on..."weird al" yankovic? michael richards? it's stupifyingly hilarious!
Valley Girlnicholas cage. classic 80's movie. kind of cheesy, but kind of cool.
War Games(25th Anniversary Edition) classic 80's computer film.
Work of Director: Spike Jonze (Volume 1)(part of Directors Label 4-disc set) quirky, clever, fun
Work of Director: Chris Cummingham (Volume 2)(part of Directors Label 4-disc set) dark, disturbing, beautiful
Work of Director: Michel Gondry (Volume 3)(part of Directors Label 4-disc set) brilliant, innocent, awesome visual tweaks
Work of Director: Mark Romanek (Volume 4)(part of 2nd Directors Label 4-disc set)
Work of Director: Jonathan Glazer (Volume 5)(part of 2nd Directors Label 4-disc set)
Work of Director: Anton Corbijn (Volume 6)(part of 2nd Directors Label 4-disc set)
Work of Director: Stephane Sednaoui (Volume 7)(part of 2nd Directors Label 4-disc set)

Last Updated: 17.Aug.2008

Main