"He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad" ---- Rafael Sabatini
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Drive-In Delirium Vol. 1
Less than four years since I started chronicling EVERY SINGLE MOVIE I've watched since then, I never would have guessed I would have stuck with it this long. I was married once and that barely lasted longer than this blog. I only bring it up because this marks the 1,000th post! That means I've watched 1,000 movies in just under 4 years (10/1 will be the 4 year mark). I've still got about 20 films I've watched and haven't posted yet and I figured this one will be a good one to post for the occasion.
I'm a movie trailer junkie. I've got about 200 DVDs of trailer compilations. See PROJECT: TRAILER TRASH for the details. A few weeks ago I came across a forum post where someone mentioned a trailer compilation I'd never heard of. DRIVE-IN DELIRIUM is a 4-disc set with nearly 350 trailers!!! That's 12 hours of trailers!!! THE FUCK? I NEED this. I quickly found one vendor in the States that had it (www.deepdiscount.com). Not only do they have it but there's a second volume that's got ANOTHER 12 hours of trailers. HOKEY SMOKE!!! They're $35 a pop with free shipping and I didn't flinch at completing the order (I've bought tons of DVDs from them over the years and they're fantastic).
BOTH VOLUMES ARE IN THE PAL FORMAT so make sure your player can handle it. Mine can although I was disappointed that the site I purchased from failed to mention that anywhere. I give these two sets the highest possible recommendation I can give.
This is it. It's the mother lode of trailer compilations. Each of the 4 discs (same goes with vol. 2) is divided into 2, 3 or 4 categories. These are uncut trailers with an overall great quality. You're not getting pristine prints but you're not getting public domain shit, either. Most of them are widescreen (very few aren't) and THEY'RE FUCKING AWESOME!!! I'm insane for listing these and adding this to Project: Trailer Trash but it's the 1,000th post, I've seen a lot of these already and I've found a shitload of movies that I have GOT to see. So...here we go.