i've fallen out of love with lovefilm.com
you may recall the day i discovered this wonderous home dvd rental service and how enthralled i was to find marvellous movies on my doormat every week for a very reasonable price.
but my time to watch movies has somehow dwindled over the past year or so, and their lack of customer service* when they've sent you a cruddy/ random disc drives me insane - especially as you can only contact them via email so far as i can see...
i wanted to watch classic movie The Third Man and while i was enjoying it the other week it jammed half way thru - and let me tell you, not being able to see the end of a film until they send you another copy is pretty frustrating! well it got better! because they sent me another cruddy copy that stuck in exactly the same place! now i know it ain't my dvd player cos i been playing other stuff no problemo compadre! and i have an inkling lovefilm just wiped the first copy on their collective jeans and sent it back into distribution! argh!
so not only have i not seen the end of The Third Man, they've now added it to my watched list! brilliant, they asked me to review it so i explained how i hadn't seen the end thanks to their wonderful service...
and because your account is managed by how many discs are dispatched in a month this kind of malarky completely stuffs up your credits and it can a bit confusing over email to sort out...
all of which, as you can imagine, makes me want to cancel my subscription completely!
but i kinda wanna see all those films i added to my rental list. whenever i read an article with a celebrity who name drops a random film they've liked/ been in, i add it. so my list is pretty diverse but i'm beginning to think it ain't worth the trouble and the library will have most the old classics i want to see anyway for the same money... and i love libraries! hehe
so i just made a copy of my 'wants to watch' list just incase i decide enough is enough with these lovefilm people... but it's the end of a beautiful relationship! it's a shame they took me for granted and made me break up with them!