A few books I've enjoyed: Neuromancer, Boomsday, Captain Blood ,
the Stranger, Lolita, White Noise, Old Man and the Sea, Smoke
Bellew, Eiger Dreams, Sherlock Holmes, The Ascent of Rum Doodle,
The Master and Margarita, Moby Dick, Big Score, Unbearable
Lightness of Being, Fountainhead, and Money of the Mind.
B: Moonrise Kingdom, Porco Rosso, Howl's Moving Castle / Laputa,
Buena Vista Social Club, Some Like It Hot, The Adventures of Baron
Munchausen, Mystery Men, Fight Club, Seven Beauties, F. Destin de
Amelie Poulain, Jiro Loves Sushi, Castle of Cagliostro, Kill Bill,
Sky Captain, Bourne Identity, Match Point, Gladiator, Lord of the
Rings, Iron Giant, Thank you for Smoking, Hannibal, Matrix I, Night
Watch, Lost Highway, Blue Velvet, Casablanca, Third Man.
C: BBC's Top Gear
D:Diverse, across all genres there are a few good samples.
E: Japanese, German, Hamburger+Steak, Russian cabbage soup at
Max's, Satsuma oranges, muscat grapes, gokuri squeeze drink,
vitamin water 'rescue'