When it comes to movies and TV, I’m usually pretty copacetic. I’m picky about what I’ll watch, but after that I have low standards, and I’m generally pretty good about accepting things as they are.
However, when I encounter something that I love – no, love – then I become obsessive. I watch it, then I watch it again. And again. And play it in the background. I look up information about the series. Glom the actors’ past work. Dig through IMDB. Etc. etc. My most recent obsession has been “Sherlock”, the BBC TV series with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, who are absolutely brilliant. But in glomming both of their works, I came across the TV movie “Stuart: A Life Backwards”, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy. And man, new obsession here. (more…)