“Carpe Diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your life extraordinary.¨
The Dead Poet´s Society.
My Favorite Type of Movies: Documentaries, animated films, and grown-up dramas, romantic comedies. While I enjoy most movies, I generally am not as a big fan of action films or slapstick comedies as other film genres. I like movies that explore the human mind and condition and have an unexpected point of view.
Some of My Favorite English-Language Films: Network, Citizen Kane, The Third Man, It Happened One Night, The Producers, It’s a Wonderful Life, On the Waterfront, Missing (Costa Gavras), Streetcar Named Desire, Mildred Pierce, The Graduate, Annie Hall.
A Few Little Known Foreign Movies that I Love: Argentinian: La Historia Oficial, Un Cuento Chino. Mexico: Y Tu Mama Tambien, Los Crimenes del Padre Amaro. Germany: M. Denmark: Babette’s Feast. France: The Well Digger’s Daughter. Amour Italy: La Strada, The Bicycle Thief. Japan: Fires on the Plain, Ikiru, Seven Samurai. Brazil: Pixote, Black Orpheus. Canada (Quebec): The Rocket, Bon Cop/Bad Cop, Starbuck.
My Favorite Documentaries: Ken Burns: World War II, Baseball, Central Park Five, and Frank Lloyd Wright; Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey; Three Identical Strangers; Capturing the Friedmans; Spellbound; Amy; Won’t You Be My Neighbor; Deliver Us from Evil; OJ: Made In America; The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind; I am Big Bird; Wild West Country; Strong Island; The Keepers; Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond; The Fog of War; Searching for Sugarman, Hoop Dreams