I love black.and white. I prefer it to color. Generally, though, I will always watch a film intended to be seen in color in color. Simply turning the color level down to "zero" does not make most films look as though they were shot in b&w -- gradations are wrong, shadow detail is lacking, contrast can be poor. However, I make a few exceptions. Some of the Blu-rays (and DVD's) that have been released look so crappy in color due to flucuations in flesh tones, irregular saturation and just bad color timing, that they actualy improve (for me) if I view them in black-and-white. This is not to say that a remastered edition will not finally emerge that licks the bad color issues, and that I won't drop my b&w viewing of them. Here are the few color movies that I prefer to watch without the color on current Blu-ray transfers: THE DIRTY DOZEN VON RYAN'S EXPRESS THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1956) I just wondered if anyone else does this, or if you would all consider this blasphemous (but even if you did, I would watch them that way regardless). I think it's a less egregious practice than adding crappy, pasty-looking color to a black and white film!