Saturday, March 28, 2009

My Favorite Films

My Favorite Films
**Great Expectations - Anne Bancroft, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ethan Hawke.
The New Waterford Girl - Liane Balaban, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Andrew McCarthy
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Jack Nicholson
Sense and Sensibility - Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet
Magnolia - William H. Macy
The Virgin Suicides - Kirsten Dunst
Atonement - James McAvoy, Keira Knightley
Equilibrium - Christian Bale
Trainspotting - Ewan McGregegor, Robert Carlyle

Children's Movies
The Secret of NIMH
The Last Unicorn
An American Tail
The Land Before Time
Babe
Finding Nemo
Dumbo
Robin Hood
Pete's Dragon
Puff the Magic Dragon
Charlotte's Web
Ol' Yeller
The Lion King
The Little Mermaid
Sleeping Beauty 
Cinderella
The Sword in the Stone
The Fox and the Hound
Beethoven

My Favorite Short Stories/Poetry

Only Child - PK Page

The Naming of Cats - T.S. Eliot

Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening - Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost
His Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvell
*Warren Pryor - Alden Nowlan

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night - Dylan Thomas
The Soldier (Some Corner of a Foreign Field) - Rupert Brooke
An Irish Airman Forsees His Death - William Butler Yeats

My Favorite Books

*An Outpost of Progress - Joseph Conrad (Novella/Short Story)
*Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
The Heart of the Matter - Graham Greene
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
**For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
The Fire-Dwellers - Margaret Laurence
Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis
*The English Patient - Michael Ondaatje
1984 - George Orwell
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
**East of Eden - John Steinbeck
The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf 
To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
The Chrysalids - John Wyndham
The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
Amphagorey - Edward Gorey

Travel Books
Thailand
-Mai Pen Rai Means Never Mind - Carol Hollinger***
Vietnam
- When Heaven and Earth Changed Places - Le Ly Hayslip***
- The Girl in the Picture - Denise Chong
SEAsia (General)
- Bound Tightly with Banana Leaves - Nicholas Greenwood
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Young Reading (~8-12)
The Blue Heron - Avi
The Root Cellar - Janet Lunn

Children's Books (~5-9)
Charlotte's Web - E.B. White
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH - Robert C. O'Brien

Young Children's Books (~0-5)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
Diggingest Dog - Al Perkins
Pickle-Chiffon Pie - Jolly Roger Bradfield
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - Judi Barrett