Recommendations

RECOMMENDATIONS

BOOKS

Familyism, Nine Nails, The Black Alabaster Box, Interview with the Vampire, I Am Terezin, A Thousand Splendid Suns, IT, The Art of the Novel, Shouting from Constricted Lungs, Kindred, What Work Is, A Room of One’s Own, Madame Bovary, Night, Conviction, The Davinci Code, The Crucible, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Vita Nuova, Breath and Bones, Mirabillis, Cry to Heaven, The Vampire Lestat, The Monk, Dracula, The Scarlet Letter, Frankenstein, Autobiography of a Face, Our Dementia, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe, The Jungle, The Plague, The Sun Also Rises, The Great Gatsby, My Antonia, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Possession, Anne of Green Gables, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Feig, The Catcher in the Rye, The Dream Songs, Blood and Gold, Immortal, The Gilded Chamber, Social Theory – The Multicultural and Classic Readings

FILM

Drama

The House of Sand and Fog, Love in the Time of Cholera, Girl with the Pearl Earring, Ghost, Far From Heaven, Far and Away, Hotel Rwanda, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Philadelphia, The Lovely Bones, Planet of the Apes (1968), The Piano, Million Dollar Baby, Gandhi, The Kite Runner, Romeo and Juliet (1996), Dead Poet’s Society, The Crucible, Gangs of New York, Amistad, Gladiator, Atonement, V for Vendetta, Interview with the Vampire, Schindler’s List, The Hours, Gone with the Wind, Fried Green Tomatoes, Joy Luck Club, Thelma and Louise, The Girl on the Train, The Namesake, With Honors, School Ties, Dracula (1992), The Imitation Game, Water for Elephants, A Field of Their Own, Possession, The Killing, Unsolved Mysteries, Elephant, The Great Gatsby (2013), The Vanishing, Flatliners, Les Miserables (2012), Gone Girl, Anne of Green Gables (Series, 1985), Anne with an E, Frances Ha, Beaches, Under the Tuscan Sun, The Duchess, Definitely Maybe, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight, The Vanishing, Two Days in Paris, My Name is Khan, Marley and Me, Alexander, Water, The Whistleblower, Brokedown Palace, Angela’s Ashes, Total Eclipse, My Sister’s Keeper, Martian Child, Game of Thrones, The Davinci Code, Angels and Demons, My So-Called Life, Homeland, Black Swan, The Messenger, Marie Antoinette (2006), Eyes Wide Shut, Rob Roy, Criminal Minds, Highway to Heaven, Cold Mountain, Dead Poet’s Society, Secret City, Unbelievable, Outlander, Ozark, Fear Street, Anatomy of a Scandal, Messiah, the Bonfire of Destiny,

Horror

Halloween, Red Dragon, Hannibal, The Silence of the Lambs, Perfume, White Noise, Gothika, Rose Red, Friday the Thirteenth, The Strangers, The Others, The Ring, 30 Days of Night, 28 Days Later, Insidious, The Amityville Horror, The Blair Witch Project, A Haunting in Connecticut, Seven, Poltergeist, The Grudge, The Last House on the Left, As Above So Below, The Conjuring, The Witch, Ravenous, Sinister, Candyman, The House of the Devil, Dead End, The Caller, Hellraiser, Red Dragon, Paranormal Activity, Midnight Mass, The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Ouija,

Stephen King Adaptations

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer, The Stand, IT, Sometimes They Come Back, Dolores Claiborne, The Shining, Doctor Sleep, Misery, Dream Catcher, 1408, Pet Sematary, The Langoliers, 1922

M. Knight Shyamalan

The Sixth Sense, The Visit, Devil, Signs, Split, The Village, The Happening

Guillermo Del Toro

The Orphanage, Pan’s Labyrinth, Crimson Peak, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Action/Fantasy

The Matrix, Total Recall, Underworld, Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Last Crusade, Hemlock Grove, Stranger Things, The Bourne Identity. Valkyrie, Alien, Terminator, Haywire, Lost Girl

Foreign Language

Veer Zaara, Kal Ho Nah Ho, Coolie, Sharabi, The Last Emperor, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Flame and Citron, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Comedy

Zoolander, Book Smart, Knives Out, Bride’s Maids, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Will and Grace, Real Time with Bill Maher, The First Wives Club, Fraiser, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, She’s the Man, Gilmore Girls. Harold and Kumar

Hybrid

American Horror Story, Bones, True Blood, Legion, Stonehurst Asylum, Penny Dreadful, Daybreakers, Drag Me to Hell

Animated

Transformers the Movie (1986), Snow White, Beauty and The Beast, The Little Mermaid, Robin Hood, Charlotte’s Web, The Land Before Time