It's my brother's fault. I remember when he bought his first multi-region DVD player. At the time, I wasn't fully aware of its capabilities, but then he started spending vast sums of money purchasing items in little brown packages from overseas websites that sounded only ever so slightly dodgy. I'd hear his television set in the room next to mine, and I'd try to fathom out what the hell was going on. In the end, I closed my eyes, opened his bedroom door, and prayed it wasn't porn.
I found it harder to make the switch than he did. He would offer me countless films, but it was all too much. Unlike him, every now and again, I liked to venture outside. To be fair, I introduced him to cheap vino, established from my University days, so this could've been some kind of retribution. He still has a fifty page list of films I need to see, but even though we both have day jobs, he seems to have a lot more time on his hands. Either that or he manages it better. So, now I'm hooked. Considering my father raised me on Schwarzenegger, Stallone and Seagal, it's some improvement.
Hollywood movies, for the most part, are dumb. So what's the alternative, and why do people still refuse to change? Allow me to explain...
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