Movies – everyone has their opinions, their favorites, and their dislikes. If you ask anyone an opinion about any spiritually enlightening movies, they will certainly give it to you. And while movies may be as unique as the people who watch them, that doesn’t mean you can’t try to create a movie catalog everyone will love. With just a few things to keep in mind, you can easily and quickly assemble a movie collection that not only encourages people to come to your home, but also to stay and watch a few flicks.
Look at the Current Collection
The only way to find out how to assemble a strong movie collection is to look at what you already have. You will want to look through your current movie catalog and begin to see what you tend to collect. Obviously, your current collection is based on your tastes and not on the tastes of others, so in looking at your current library, not only should you look at what you do have, but also at what you don’t have. What are some of the glaring holes in terms genres, actors, directors, etc.? This is how you will begin to compile a list of movies to purchase in the future.
Find Cheap Ways to Buy Movies
Of course, if you find that you have a lot of gaping holes in your movie catalog, you might become overwhelmed not only because of the task before you, but also because of the cost. In order go find a cheap movie, you will want to consider used DVDs first. These are readily available at many movie stores and online through media retailers. While these movies will be less costly, the quality is still strong. Do make sure you’re buying from reputable buyers, however, so that you are certain the movie works when you need it to work. You can also arrange to have movie swaps with other people you know in order to add more movies to your collection without spending money too.
Consider Different Genres, Time Periods
The key to a great movie catalog is diversity. You will want to buy and include movies from all generations, time periods, and genres. Even if you’re not a huge fan of horror, for example, having a few basic and classic horror movies will ensure you have something for everyone when they come to your home. An example might be something like “Psycho” which will be a great horror flick without blood or gore. Have a friend or a family member with opposing tastes in DVD movies begin to help you with your collection. They can help introduce you to movies you might not otherwise pick.
With a movie catalog, you need to choose as many different kinds of movies, styles of movies, and time periods of movies as possible. In doing so, you will ensure that your shelves or your computer spreadsheet includes as many opportunities for fun as possible.