Do you ever find yourself standing in front of the DVD collection completely unable to find something “good” to watch? You’re in the mood for a movie, but just can’t think of a particular title, and nothing seems to pique your interest?
Well according to Rob Christopher’s new book “Queue Tips: Discovering Your Next Great Movie” finding a good movie spontaneously is really a crap shoot. Just like most other things in life, it takes a bit of thought or planning to find a good movie – if “good” is really what you’re in the mood for.
This book is by no means a “Best List.” Christopher and his 10 guest contributors (including comedian Julia Sweeney, author Barry Gifford, and jazz musician Ken Vandermark) have come up with 24 themed lists that will hopefully help you create your own list of movies you want to watch – your own personal queue.
What do Psycho (1960), The Thin Man (1934) and Die Hard (1988) have in common?
Psycho and Other Surprising Christmastime Movies
How about: Seven Samurai (1954), Mad Max (1979) and Outland (1981) ?
“Nine Westerns That Aren’t Westerns”
Or Reefer Madness (1938), Logan’s Run (1976) and Showgirls (1995) ?
“Ten Movies So Bad They’re Good”
The lists in this book just might surprise you: “Better Than the Book”, “Movies Guaranteed To Make you Cry,” “Flops That Actually Aren’t Half Bad” and my two favorites “Bettter Than The Book!” and “Favorite Late-Night Spooky Films.” This book is definitely worth getting in the queue for.