Friday, 15 January 2010


Lark Rise to Candleford
3x01 Episode 1
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Wallander [Swedish]
1x11 Blodsband (aka The Black King / Blood Line / Bound by Blood / Blood Ties)
After a promising beginning this turned into one of the weakest, for me. Shame.


Lasseter: '2D animation was a scapegoat' by Mayer Nissim
(from Digital Spy)
Very, very true. This is why it's a Good Thing that Pixar are now in charge of Disney.

Laurie "kicking ass" directing House by Dan French
(from Digital Spy)
[Hugh Laurie] is a MULTI threat. Actor, Producer, Director, Author, Comedian, Singer, Musician and the man can dance, yo.

Nolan: 'Inception a four-dimensional Bond' by Simon Reynolds
(from Digital Spy)
Finally, some idea what it's actually about... and it sounds good.

Tarantino admits dislike for digital cinema by Simon Reynolds
(from Digital Spy)
"Admits"?! Cos he's not been going on about it for years!

Will Red Riding be welcomed home in the US? by Danny Leigh
(from Film Blog at
Interesting piece speculating on the Red Riding Trilogy's imminent US release

Collection Count

Collection Count tracks my DVD/Blu-ray collection via a number of statistics every week. This week's numbers boosted by a host of released-just-after-Christmas and random-January-sale purchases.

Number of titles in collection: 1,121 [up 10]
Of which DVDs: 1,064 [up 7]
Of which Blu-rays: 57 [up 3]

Number of discs in collection: 2,753 [up 14]
Number of films in collection: 1,164 [up 7]
Number of TV episodes in collection: 3,870 [up 6]

Statistic of the week:

Total running time of collection (approx.):
190 days, 19 hours, and 48 minutes.
(Up 3 days, 23 hours, and 9 minutes from last month.)

See you next week, faithful reader.