You can pick up hundreds of DVDs for a round-pound each - it doesn't matter. It's never about quantity, it's about quality. A-Z is my way of going through my collection, from A-Z, and understanding why I own the films ... or you can tell me why I should sell 'em
#97 - The Ice Storm
Why did I buy it?
For The Film Locker with Ryan. I had never seent he film and I had heard through the grapevine that this was one of Ang Lee's best and I couldn't ignore it, could I?
Why do I still own it?
After only one watch, I knew it was one to go back to. The depth of interest about family and the range of challenges people have which, on the one hand, are explored - but each character is unaware about the other, creates this brilliant balancing act that clearly shows the complexity of family life. I'm from a family of six children - making a total of eight people in the family household. This film highlighted how I shouldn't take advantage of these incredibly close and important relationships.