Before Sunrise, Being There, Black Swan, Finding Neverland, Aladdin, The Lion King, Almost Famous, Kill Bill
Breaking Bad, Parks and Recreation, Dexter, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Anything Joss Whedon
My favorite stuff to read are things that hit my heart first and my brain second.
I read a lot of plays and poetry. big fan of ee cummings, lots of random post modern playwrights, shakespeare, the greeks.
Or if you're incredibly grounded and chill that works amazingly too.
Only thing mandatory is that you dig corny jokes. That's non negotiable.