Wednesday, January 18, 2006

A catalog

Today I offer up a simple catalog of my DVD collection. My movie purchasing has declined now that I have no income, so there are several movies that should be on my list but aren't.

One might glean something about who I am from such a list, if one were so inclined.

My DVDs as of January 2006:

2001: A Space Odyssey


American Beauty

The Big Lebowski

Boogie Nights

The Bourne Supremacy

Citizen Kane

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

The Contender

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


Gangs of New York

Get Shorty

The Godfather

The Godfather Part II



The Hours

Igby Goes Down

L.A. Story

Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels

Lost in Translation

Love Actually


The Man with Two Brains



Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Moulin Rouge

Mystic River

Napoleon Dynamite

Notting Hill

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Ocean’s Eleven

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest



Pulp Fiction

Punch-Drunk Love

Raising Arizona

Reservoir Dogs

Saving Private Ryan


The Silence of the Lambs

Sling Blade

Top Secret!

True Romance

The Usual Suspects

Vanilla Sky

The War of the Roses


At 11:06 AM, Blogger Tom posited...

true romance: christian slater's best movie. christian slater's best role? Gleaming the Cube.

At 11:07 AM, Blogger Tom posited...

most stereo typical christian slater character: his role in Heathers.

At 11:08 AM, Blogger Tom posited...

that is, up until you discover that he's a psychopath...

At 11:16 AM, Blogger CoachDub posited...

Veronica: "You think you're a rebel? You're not a rebel. You're a psycho!"

JD: "You say tomato, I say to-mah-to."

At 11:35 AM, Blogger Kid C posited...

If I posted my DVD list, it wouldn't be nearly this good. I mean, I don't own "Girl Next Door" or "Harold and Kumar," but there are a few that would bring me to shame.

At 4:03 PM, Blogger *Nicole Elizabeth* posited...

all I wanna know is if you keep your movies in alphabetical order all the time or if you organized them just for this post.

At 5:22 PM, Blogger Johnny V posited...

I don't see a single Sylvester Stalone movie. This list is inferior because of it.

At 5:31 PM, Blogger CoachDub posited...

Nikie -- just for this list.

JV -- When armed robbers broke in to my apartment, the didn't take my computer, tv, or iPod . . . they just took my copies of Over the Top and Stop or my Mom Will Shoot.

At 6:34 PM, Blogger Josh posited...

Over the Top is fuckin sweet

I don't care what anyone else thinks.


At 9:49 PM, Blogger Houley posited...

I wouldn't take the music collection of a man with such a pitiful Stallone DVD collection either.


At 10:07 PM, Blogger CoachDub posited...

But at least we have both Rocky VI: What the Hell Happened To Me and Rambo IV: I Meant Something in the Reagan Years to look forward to.
Two great American heroes, returning to bring America's pride back.
Thanks, Sly.

At 10:42 PM, Blogger Tom posited...

i think ronald reagan should come back from the dead and act agian. that comeback would be less difficult to pull off than sly's...

At 11:46 PM, Blogger Johnny V posited...

Over the Top.

Kickass shit.

At 9:20 AM, Blogger Kid C posited...

I was always a Schwarzenegger guy myself.

At 9:21 AM, Blogger Kid C posited...

I mean, every (non-family) movie he's made? Brilliant.

At 9:57 AM, Blogger CoachDub posited...

I agree. I'll take Arnold over Sly any day. (I'll even take Kindergarten Cop.) Terminator -- brilliant. T2 - brilliant. True Lies -- genius. Total Recall -- amazing. Predator -- I ain't got time to expound.

At 4:39 PM, Blogger Johnny V posited...

Let's not forget who else was in Predator...

The other actor turned governor.

At 5:46 PM, Blogger CoachDub posited...

See how I took Jesse's famous line from Predator ("I ain't got time to bleed") and made it my own? So no, I didn't forget who else was in Predator.

But of course we use the words "actor" and "governor" quite loosely.

At 9:19 PM, Blogger P "N" K posited...

Rocky V = dear god this never actually happened did it?

At 10:08 PM, Blogger pkizzle posited...

Say what you will about Rocky, the soundtrack of the series kicks so much tail I can't even explain it.

At 10:37 PM, Blogger Houley posited...

Don't forget Jesse and Ahnold's other blockbuster hit, "The Running Man."

At 10:53 PM, Blogger P "N" K posited...


That was an amazing movie. Because I could just imagine like Bob Barker in some future life hosting that exact show like in Running Man.

At 2:35 PM, Blogger Manda posited...

Mmm, I've got to say I LOVE a lot of movies on your list. I've heard the big lebowski is amazing but I haven't seen it, Do you think it's something I'd like?

war of the roses= love


ahaha, I love it.


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