• currently watching:
    • last week tonight with john oliver - season one
    • the last leg - season 16
    • broad city - season 5
    • brooklyn 99 - season 6
  • currently watching with chris:
    • arrested development: fateful consequences - season four
    • the handmaid's tale - season two
    • lost - season three
    • dynasties
    • the haunting of hill house
    • the passage
jan 2 2019 ∞
feb 27 2019 +
  • a book becoming a movie in 2019: little women by louisa may alcott
  • a book that makes you nostalgic: northern lights by philip pullman
  • a book written by a musician (fiction or non-fiction): just kids by patti smith
  • a book you think should be turned into a movie: the boy on the bridge by m.r. carey
  • a book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads: life of pi by yann martel
  • a book with a plant in the title or cover: how to stop time by matt haig
  • a reread of a favourite book: the subtle knife by philip pullman
  • a book about a hobby: how to read a film by james monaco
  • a book with 'pop' 'sugar' or 'challenge' in the title: bedsit disco queen: how i grew up and tried to be a pop star
  • a book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover: the devil wears prada by lauren weisberger
  • a book inspired by mythology, legend or folklore: the song of achilles by madeline miller
  • a book published posthumously: the diary of a young girl by anne frank
jan 1 2019 ∞
feb 27 2019 +
  • amma asante: a united kingdom (2016), belle (2013), a way of life (2004)
  • andrea arnold: american honey (2016), wuthering heights (2011), red road (2006)
  • ava duvernay: 13th (2016), selma (2014)
  • carol morley: the falling (2014), dreams of a life (2011), edge (2010)
  • catherine hardwicke: miss you already (2015), red riding hood (2011), thirteen (2003)
  • jane campion: bright star (2013), portrait of a lady (1996), the piano (1993)
  • lynne ramsey: we need to talk about kevin (2011), morvern callar (2002), ratcatcher (1999)
  • mira nair: queen of katwe (2016)
  • nancy meyers: the intern (2015), it's complicated (2009), the holiday (2006)
  • nora ephron: julie & julia (2009), you've got mail (1998), sleepless in seattle (1993)
  • patty jenkins: wonder woman (2017), monster (2003)
  • sofia coppola: somewhere (2010), lost in translation (2003), the virgin suicides (1999)
jan 8 2017 ∞
jan 8 2017 +
  • books about ghouls, ghosts, haunted houses and things that cannot be explained
    • it by stephen king
    • the exorcist by william peter blatty
    • ghost story by peter straub
    • american psycho by bret easton ellis
    • hell house by richard matheson
    • the turn of the screw by henry james
    • house of leaves by mark z. danielewski
    • the haunting of hill house by shirley jackson
    • the silence of the lambs by thomas harris
    • rosemary's baby by ira levin
    • the amityville horror by jay anson
    • the woman in black by susan hill
jul 16 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • books about romance, passion, that great love that leaves you feeling all warm and gooey inside, the ones that stay with you throughout a lifetime
    • pride and prejudice by jane austen
    • jane eyre by charlotte bronte
    • the notebook by nicholas sparks
    • memoirs of a geisha by arthur golden
    • north and south by elizabeth gaskell
    • atonement by ian mcewan
    • anna karenina by leo tolstoy
    • water for elephants by sara gruen
    • les miserables by victor hugo
    • love in the time of cholera by gabriel garcia marquez
    • much ado about nothing by william shakespeare
    • tuck everlasting by natalie babbitt
    • stardust by neil gaiman
    • a room with a view by em forster
jul 16 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • arcade fire, reflektor
  • beach house, bloom
  • bear's den, without/within
  • bombay bicycle club, so long, see you tomorrow
  • bon iver, blood bank ep
  • frightened rabbit, painting of a panic attack
  • little green cars, ephemera
  • the decemberists, the king is dead
jan 20 2016 ∞
feb 6 2019 +
  • lizzie mcguire
  • sailor moon
  • wayne's world
  • friends
  • enchanted
  • submarine
  • monsters inc
  • eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
  • tarzan
  • star wars
  • matilda
  • cat in the hat
  • ugly betty
  • labyrinth
  • lizzie mcguire movie
  • princess bride
  • parent trap
  • you've got mail
  • sleepless in seattle
  • instant star
apr 5 2013 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • 08/01/2019: the secret history of twin peaks by mark frost
  • 11/01/2019: twin peaks: the final dossier by mark frost
  • 16/01/2019: the secret diary of laura palmer by jennifer lynch
  • 24/01/2019: northern lights by philip pullman
  • 07/02/2019: the subtle knife by philip pullman
  • 27/02/2019: the amber spyglass by philip pullman
  • 24/03/2019: la belle sauvage by philip pullman
jan 8 2019 ∞
apr 2 2019 +
  • 01/01/2019: inside out (2015)
  • 02/01/2019: tables turned on the gardener (1895)
  • 02/01/2019: the man with the rubber head (1901)
  • 02/01/2019: the four troublesome heads (1898)
  • 02/01/2019: madame's fancies (1907)
  • 05/01/2019: leave no trace (2018)
  • 06/01/2019: the favourite (2018) (*)
  • 08/01/2019: the poor little rich girl (1917)
  • 12/01/2019: mary poppins returns (2018) (*)
  • 13/01/2019: while we're young (2014)
  • 15/01/2019: brooklyn (2015)
  • 19/01/2019: fyre (2019)
  • 22/01/2019: my life as a zucchini (2016)
  • 23/01/2019: the bfg (2016)
  • 27/01/2019: destroyer (2018) (*)
  • 27/01/2019: bohemian rhapsody (2018) (*)
  • 02/02/2019: mary queen of scots (2018) (*)
  • 03/02/2019: green book (2018) (*)
  • 07/02/2019: first reformed (2017)
  • 10/02/2019: boy erased (2018) (*)
  • 10/02/2019: can you ever forgive me? (2018) (*)
jan 1 2019 ∞
apr 2 2019 +
  • duma key, stephen king
  • the beach, alex garland
  • we need to talk about kevin, lionel shriver
  • the ocean at the end of the lane, neil gaiman
  • life of pi, yann martel
  • labyrinth (#1), kate mosse
  • sepulchre (#2), kate mosse
  • the casual vacancy, jk rowling
  • inferno (#4), dan brown
  • the taxidermist's daughter, kate mosse
  • the woman in white, wilkie collins
  • the curious case of benjamin button and other stories, f. scott fitzgerald
  • the secret history, donna tartt
  • summerland, elin hilderbrand
  • pompeii, robert harris
  • the paris wife, paula mclain
  • ross poldark (#1), winston graham
  • demelza (#2), winston graham
  • jeremy poldark (#3), winston graham
  • kill for me (#9), karen rose
sep 11 2015 ∞
dec 24 2018 +

finishes: 6 October 2021

  • Alcott, Louisa May - Little Women
  • Angelou, Maya - I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
  • Atwood, Margaret - The Blind Assassin
  • Austen, Jane - Mansfield Park
  • Bradbury, Ray - Fahrenheit 451
  • Bronte, Anne - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • Bronte, Charlotte - The Professor
  • Calvino, Italo - If on a Winter's Night a Traveller
  • Camus, Albert - The Stranger
  • Cather, Willa - My Antonia
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey - The Canterbury Tales
  • Christie, Agatha - And Then There Were None
  • Collins, Wilkie - The Woman in White
  • Conrad, Joseph - Heart of Darkness
  • Dante - Inferno
  • Dickens, Charles - A Christmas Carol
  • Dickens, Charles - Bleak House
  • Dickens, Charles - David Copperfield
  • Dickens, Charles - Little Dorrit
  • Dickens, Charles - Nicholas Nickleby
oct 6 2016 ∞
nov 20 2018 +
  • books about murder and mystery and intrigue
    • gone girl by gillian flynn
    • in cold blood by truman capote
    • the girl with the dragon tattoo by stieg larsson
    • the interpretation of murder by jed rubenfeld
    • murder on the orient express by agatha christie
    • the silkworm by robert galbraith
    • the lovely bones by alice sebold
    • the secret history by donna tartt
    • the stranger by albert camus
    • american psycho by bret easton ellis
    • hamlet by william shakespeare
    • the murders in the rue morgue by edgar allan poe
    • the name of the rose by umberto eco
    • the no. 1 ladies' detective agency by ale...
jul 9 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • halloween (1978)
  • scary movie (2000)
  • the exorcist (1973)
  • the texas chainsaw massacre (1974)
  • let the right one in (2008)
  • #horror (2015)
  • night of the living dead (1968)
  • dawn of the dead (1978)
  • creep (2014)
  • the evil dead (1981)
  • rosemary's baby (1968)
  • nosferatu (1922)
  • the house of the devil (2009)
  • suspiria (1977)
  • the cabin in the woods (2011)
  • you're next (2011)
  • hellraiser (1987)
  • the visit (2015)
  • the omen (1976)
  • the orphanage (2007)
  • v/h/s (2012)
jun 16 2016 ∞
nov 2 2018 +
  • h.p. lovecraft (influenced by gothic)
  • whatever happened to baby jane? by henry farrell (contemporary gothic)
  • rebecca / jamaica inn by daphne du maurier
  • the yellow wallpaper by charlotte perkins gilman
  • the hunchback of notre dame by victor hugo
  • interview with the vampire by anne rice
  • wise blood by flannery o'conner (southern gothic)
  • to kill a mockingbird by harper lee
  • the heart is a lonely hunter by carson
  • as i lay dying by william faulkner
  • the blind assassin by margaret atwood (southern ontario gothic)
  • i am legend by richard matheson (suburban gothic)
  • the stepford wives by ira levin
  • the house next door by anne rivers siddon...
oct 2 2015 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • a midsummer night's dream (1999)
  • a streetcar named desire (1951)
  • aliens (1986)
  • american psycho (2002)
  • argo (2012)
  • batman forever (1995)
  • batman returns (1992)
  • before midnight (2013)
  • being john malkovich (1999)
  • blue valentine (2010)
  • boyhood (2014) ntflx
  • bright star (2009)
  • bringing up baby (1938)
  • cast away (2000)
  • clerks (1994)
  • daredevil (2003)
  • election (1999)
  • ex-machina (2015) ntflx
  • fever pitch (1997)
  • gangs of new york (2002)
  • garden state (2004)
may 28 2015 ∞
nov 19 2018 +
  • 8 Simple Rules
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Friends
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Samantha Who?
  • Ugly Betty
  • Veronica Mars
  • Black Books
  • Gavin & Stacey
  • I'm Alan Partridge
  • The IT Crowd
  • Extras
  • The Office
  • Freaks and Geeks
  • The Mighty Boosh
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • Scrubs
  • Community
  • Blackadder
  • Fawlty Towers
  • Arrested Development
aug 20 2012 ∞
aug 22 2017 +
  • week 1:
    • 2017: auteur: pioneers of film - tables turned on the gardener (1895) [lumiere brothers] / the man with the rubber heads (1901) [georges melies] / madame's fancies (1907) [alice guy blache]
    • 2018: actor: lillian gish & mary pickford - the night of the hunter (1955)/ the poor little rich girl (1917)
    • 2019: wings (1927)
  • week 2:
    • 2017: genre: silent comedy icons - the gold rush (1925)
    • 2018: genre: the early epic (1915-1935) - greed (1924)
  • week 3:
    • 2017: movement: german expressionism - dr mabuse, the strangler (1922)
    • 2018: movement: scandinavian silent film in the 1920s - haxan (1922)
  • week 4:
    • 2017: genre: swashbuckler - the thief of baghdad (1924)
    • 2018: studio: mgm studios in the 1930s - gone with the wind (1939)
jan 1 2019 ∞
jan 2 2019 +
  • alvvays, antisocialites
  • first aid kit, ruins
  • iron & wine, beast epic
  • big thief, masterpiece
  • big thief, capacity
  • fickle friends, you are someone else
  • phoenix, ti amo
  • the horrors, v
  • the last shadow puppets, everything you've come to expect
feb 21 2018 ∞
apr 2 2019 +
  • a book made into a movie you've already seen
  • true crime
  • the next book in a series you started
    • the obelisk gate by n.k. jemisen
  • a book involving a heist
  • nordic noir
  • a novel based on a real person
  • a book set in a country that fascinates you
    • norwegian wood by haruki murakami
  • a book with a time of day in the title
    • the night circus by erin morgenstern
  • a book about a villain or antihero
  • a book about death or grief
    • and then there were none by agatha christie
jan 2 2018 ∞
nov 29 2018 +
  • the breakfast club (1985)
  • ferris bueller's day off (1986)
  • ghostbusters (1984)
  • the goonies (1985)
  • e.t.: the extra-terrestrial (1982)
  • back to the future (1985)
  • top gun (1986)
  • raiders of the lost ark (1981)
  • sixteen candles (1984)
  • stand by me (1986)
  • dirty dancing (1987)
  • the empire strikes back (1980)
  • blade runner (1982)
  • pretty in pink (1986)
  • the terminator (1984)
  • fast times at ridgemont high (1982)
  • the princess bride (1987)
  • gremlins (1984)
  • the shining (1980)
  • the lost boys (1987)
  • aliens (1986)
oct 14 2016 ∞
oct 15 2016 +
  • books about The American Dream, books considered to be The Great American Novel and focus on what it means to be American
    • invisible man by ralph ellison
    • uncle tom's cabin by harriet beecher stowe
    • native son by richard wright
    • the last of the mohicans by james fennimore cooper
    • the scarlet letter by nathaniel hawthorne
    • moby dick by herman mellville
    • the adventures of tom sawyer by mark twain
    • gone with the wind by margaret mitchell
    • the grapes of wrath by john steinbeck
    • beloved by toni morrison
jul 16 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • books about the dark and dangerous, creepy castles, dark and stormy nights and nefarious n'er do wells
    • frankenstein by mary shelley
    • the castle of otranto by horace walpole
    • the castle of wolfenbach by eliza parsons
    • dracula by bram stoker
    • the monk by matthew lewis
    • the mysteries of udolpho / the italian / a sicilian romance / the romance of the forest by ann radcliffe
    • northanger abbey by jane austen
    • wuthering heights by emily bronte
    • strange case of dr. jekyll and mr. hyde by robert louis stevenson
    • jane eyre by charlotte bronte
    • valthek by william thomas bedford
    • short stories of edgar allan poe (the pit and the pendulum / fall of the house of ...
jul 16 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • a.a. bondy, when the devil's loose
  • alt-j, this is all yours
  • andrew bird , are you serious?
  • andrew bird , echolocations: canyon
  • andy shauf, the party
  • bat for lashes, the bride
  • beach house, thank your lucky stars
  • beirut , the rip tide
  • bell x1, music in mouth
  • blossoms, blossoms
  • brandon flowers , the desired effect
  • circa waves, young chasers
  • damien jurado , visions of us on the land
  • death cab for cutie, kintsugi
  • editors , in dreams
  • editors , the weight of your love
  • fear of men, fall forever
  • fink, hard believer
  • foals, what went down
  • frightened rabbit, the midnight organ fight
  • glass animals, how to be a human being
jan 16 2016 ∞
dec 27 2018 +
  • Italy
    • Rome
      • Roman Forum
      • The Colosseum
      • Trevi Fountain
      • The Pantheon
      • Campo dei Fiori
      • Capitoline Museums
      • Parco Regionale Dell'Appia Antica
      • The catacombs
      • Spanish steps
      • Vatican city - St. Peter's Basilica
      • Baths of Caracalla
      • Ostia Antica
  • Greece
    • Athens
      • The Acropolis
jul 25 2012 ∞
oct 12 2016 +