We canceled cable. It was getting ridiculously expensive, and with the cost of gasoline and groceries going up all the time, it didn't seem like a worthwhile expense. I only watched about three channels, anyway - Bravo for Project Runway, HGTV for home design porn, and Family for Gimore Girls re-runs (got addicted).
The first week or so, I admit I was drawn to the TV several times before I remembered "Oh yeah, no cable." I wanted to know what happened with crazy Lorelie and hopeless Rory Gilmore! I wanted Mission Organization on in the background while I pretended to clean the house!
But now the darndest thing has happened. Aside from my internet time-wasting (no really! I'm researching Real Estate & Financial news!), I seem to be getting more done. Don't get me wrong, the big stupid picture box still sucks up some of our time - we subscribed to Netflix.
So now I need to assemble a killer list of movies I want to see. Got any suggestions? I want classics and oldies mostly (like the 1952 Moulin Rouge), although I can be persuaded towards more modern fare - Persepolis is on my must-see list. I can't go by the modern Oscar-winners; I haven't been able to trust them since Fargo won Best Picture. And I wonder if the boys will enjoy old silliness like Laurel & Hardy and some of the more fast-moving Harold Lloyd silents.
What should I see, now that I can see almost anything I want?