Movies - let start by saying I've seen more movies than most. I
love them. But to give you an idea :standard 80/90s fare from my
youth - Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, Goonies, Ghostbusters, Clue,
Great Outdoors, Uncle Buck, Princess Bride, r. Gory horror flicks
of my teen years- The Thing, Hellraiser 2, Evil Dead 2, Nightmare
of Elm St, TCM). And then lots of obscure arthouse movies:
Tarkovsky's Nostalgia, Antonioni's Il Deserto Rosso, Dardenne's
L'enfant, and Merielles' City of God are all great.
Gravity, Her, synecdoche NY, act of Killing, sky fall, avengers,
dark Knight, way way back...
I will always check out new flicks from my fav directors -
Scorsese, both Andersons (PT & Wes), Nolan, Fincher.
I'm also a sucker for special fx flicks, especially of the
superhero variety. 31 years old going on 13 til the end baby.
TV - True Detective, Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones,
Portlandia, Archer, Seinfeld, Simpsons, Sopranos, Breaking Bad,
Leafs, Jays. Mr. Show, West Wing, Twin Peaks, and on and on I
Books - Stephen King and Michael Crichton have a close place to my
heart - they were my first "adult" authors growing up, and I've
read pretty much everything they've done and hooked me ever since.
Recent good reads include The Idiot, Cloud Atlas, The Demon, We
Need to Talk About Kevin, Black Swan (Nassim Taleb's book, even
though the unrelated movie is great).
Music - Here we go again. Been listening to a downloadable
playlists lately, lots of obscure indie rock . Latest include Olms,
Traams, Okkervil River, Ralfe Band, Foxygen, Young Jesus, Ty
Segall, White Fence, Phantogram, Me Like Bees,Jake Bugs, Arcade
Fire, Strange Boys, Grouplove, Black Lips, La Sera, Teenanger, Kurt
Vile, Future Islands, Bahamas. Ipod standards include: modest
mouse, Black Keys, Hayden, PJ, Walkmen, Pinback, Queens of the MF
Stone Age, DFA 1979, Sam Roberts, Neil, Stones, Beatles, Pixies,
Radiohead, you get the idea...
Food - Pretty much anything goes. Love Mexican, French, and pretty
much all Asian cooking. Toronto is a world class restaurant city so
love trying new great spots too. However, Death row last meal will
always be A 12oz sirloin topped with a buttered lobster tail, a
bottle of shiraz to savour along with it and a chocolate shadow
cake for dessert. Three fingers of scotch to finish