My Favorites

NOTE: This is always changing.

 

My Top Five Favorite Films:

“All That Jazz” – Dir. Bob Fosse

“The Door in the Floor” Dir. Tod Williams

“Manhunter” Dir. Michael Mann

“The Last Temptation of Christ”  Dir. Martin Scorsese

“Jackie Brown” Dir. Quentin Tarantino

 

Top Five Favorite Actors:

Daniel Day-Lewis – “My Left Foot”, “There Will Be Blood”, “The Ballad of Jack and Rose” and “Gangs of New York”

Jeff Bridges – “The Door in the Floor”, “The Last Picture Show”, “Masked and Anonymous”, “Crazy Heart” and “The Big Lebowski”

Harvey Keitel – “Bad Lieutenant”, “Fingers”, “The Last Temptation of Christ” and “Mean Streets”

William Hurt – “Kiss of the Spider Woman”, “The Big Chill”, “Big Brass Ring”, “Accidental Tourist”, “Body Heat”, “The King”, “One True Thing”, and “A History of Violence”

Peter O’Toole – “Lawrence of Arabia”, “My Favorite Year” and “Becket”

Top Five Actresses:

Meryl Streep – “Doubt”, “Silkwood”, “Julie & Julia”, “Sophie’s Choice”, “The Iron Lady” and “The Deer Hunter”

Kate Winslet – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, “Little Children”, and “Sense and Sensibility”

Cate Blanchett – “Aviator”, “Babel”, “I’m Not There” and “Notes of a Scandel”

Emma Thompson – “Sense and Sensibility”, “In the Name of the Father”, “Remains of the Day” and “Howard’s End”

Hellen Mirren – “The Queen”, “The Long Good Friday”, “Caligula” and “The Clearing”

Top Five Favorite Directors:

Martin Scorsese – “Gangs of New York”, “The Last Temptation of Christ”, “Mean Streets”, “King of Comedy” and “Taxi Driver”

Stanley Kubrick – “The Killing”, “Dr. Strangelove”, “2001” and “Lolita”

Quentin Tarantino – “Pulp Fiction” and “Jackie Brown”

Bob Fosse – “All That Jazz” and “Star 80”

Francis Ford Coppola – “The Godfather Part II”, “Apocalypse Now” and “The Conversation”

My Top Five Favorite TV Shows:

“The West Wing”

“Wiseguy”

“Crime Story”

“The X-Files”

“Damages”

My Top Five Favorite Books:

“American Psycho” – Bret Easton Ellis

“Great Gatsby” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Red Dragon” – Thomas Harris

“Rules of Attraction” – Bret Easton Ellis

“A Widow for One Year” – John Irving

Top Five Favorite Albums:

“Amused to Death” – Roger Waters

“The Final Cut” – Pink Floyd

“Pieces of You” – Jewel

“Revolver” – The Beatles

“Wish You Were Here” – Pink Floyd

Top Five Fictional Characters:

Patrick Bateman – Christian Bale “American Psycho”

Bill “the Butcher” Cutting – Daniel Day-Lewis “Gangs of New York”

Joe Gideon – Roy Scheider “All That Jazz”

Ted Cole – Jeff Bridges “The Door in the Floor”

Larry – Clive Owen “Closer”

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