Tuesday, September 9, 2014

My top ten everything

There is something irresistible, something addictive about top ten lists. I am incapable of passing one by if a link pops up on a page I am browsing. I love reading them—and writing them. As always these are favorites, highly subjective, and intensely personal in a “hey dude you need to get a life” kind of a way.








TV shows (all genres and formats)

24 – FOX (2001-2010, 2014)
The X-Files – FOX (1993-2002)
Unsolved Mysteries – NBC (1987-1997)
Mad Men – AMC (2008-2015)
Star Trek – NBC (1966-1969)
Homeland – Showtime (2011-present)
The Simpsons – FOX (1989-present)
The Walking Dead – AMC (2010-present)
Fringe – FOX (2008-2013)
Bewitched – ABC (1964-1972)













Movies

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Videodrome (1983)
Falling Down (1993)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
JFK (1991)
Empire of the Sun (1987)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Wall Street (1987)
The Bear (1989)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)











Books (fiction)

Brak the Barbarian (John Jakes)
Logan’s Run (William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson)
The World Inside (Robert Silverberg)
The Bastard (John Jakes)
Conan the Adventurer (Robert. E. Howard)
Batman comics (Dennis O’Neil, Neal Adams circa 1970)
Crash (J.G. Ballard)
Contact (Carl Sagan)
Brainwave (Poul Anderson)
Firefly Lane (Kristin Hannah)











Songs

So Close - Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz performed by Jon McLaughlin (2007)
Gods and Monsters – Lana Del Rey (2013)
Viva La Vida - Coldplay (2008)
Live and Let Die – Paul McCartney and Wings (1973)
Push it – Garbage (1998)
California Dreaming – The Mamas & the Papas (1965)
Kokomo – The Beach Boys (1988)
American – Lana Del Rey (2013)
Make That Move – Shalimar (1981)
I See You (Theme from Avatar) – James Horner and Kuk Harrell performed by Leona Lewis (2009)














Actresses

Amy Adams
Eva Green
Viola Davis
Mia Kirshner
Julianne Moore
Kate Beckinsale
Dakota Fanning
Naomi Watts
Zoe Saldana
Brit Marling











Actors

Denzel Washington
Michael Douglas
Al Pacino
Tom Hanks
Christian Bale
Samuel L. Jackson
Gene Hackman
Morgan Freeman
Jeff Bridges
Vin Diesel


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