Movie a Day for 2015, Week One

Day One: A rewatching of an old favourite, the original Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, not much can be added about this movie, I wish I’d watched the older, Han Shot first, version. Also I watched a little on the 31st December and finished it on Day One so not technically cheating. Watched it on recorded TV.

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Day Two: Son of Batman, a DC Animation, a good story and Damian is a character I enjoy, quite why Talia Al Ghul couldn’t zip her combat suit up and insisted in fighting in high heels perplexed me. I watched this over 2 days when my TV was being used by other family members. Watched on Computer.

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Day Three: 42, this is the story of Jackie Robinson, the first Black Player to play Major League Baseball, it’s a story I’m very familiar with. Harrison Ford was very good as Branch Rickey. Watched on DVD with wife.

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Day Four: Top Gun, had never really watched this movie properly before, enjoyed it, wasn’t too impressed by plane scenes, I liked the Music and the whole 80’s vibe. Watched it on recorded TV over a few days.

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Day Five: Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex (but where afraid to ask.) This was awful and certainly not funny, I bought a Woody Allen Box set in preparation for this challenge, starting to doubt my decision. A really horrid film. Watched on DVD

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Day 6: Giving Woody Allen 2 days in a row after yesterday’s horror show was admittedly a bit daunting. However, I did like Annie Hall, I may have liked it more if the taste of Everything you wanted to know about sex, wasn’t still in my mouth. However, I don’t understand how it ended up with a best picture oscar, Diane Keaton was Good though. Watched on DVDAnnie-Hall-23

Day Seven Movie seven: The Chronicles of Narnia, Voyage of the Dawn Treader. A good old family romp, to change the tone a little from Woody Allen’s self obsession. I enjoyed this movie it is well done with a warmness of spirit. Watched recorded on TV, culred up with my 4 year old

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So that’s the first week done, I’ve selected shorter movies to get me started, so the challenge may become tougher as time goes on. No real struggles to complete this week though.

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