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No1013 My Before Midnight minimal movie poster

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna. Director: Richard Linklater…

No1012 My Before Sunset minimal movie poster

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse’s book tour. Director: Richard Linklater Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie…

No1011 My Before Sunrise minimal movie poster

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be…

No986 My Unbreakable minimal movie poster

A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident. Director: M. Night Shyamalan Stars: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Wannahave a poster? Storyline Security…

No978 My The Book of Eli minimal movie poster

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind. Directors:…

No975 My The NeverEnding Story minimal movie poster

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. Director: Wolfgang Petersen Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach Wannahave a…

No910 My Chasing Amy minimal movie poster

Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything’s going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes…

No877 My The princess bride minimal movie poster

While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. Director: Rob Reiner Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright Wannahave…

No727 My DIVERGENT minimal movie poster

In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the…

No604 My Birdman minimal movie poster

Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor’s struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown. Director: Alejandro…

No601 My Jungle Book minimal movie poster

Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. Director: Wolfgang Reitherman Stars: Phil…

No586 My Men in Black minimal movie poster

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extra terrestrial interactions on planet earth. Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino…

No033 MY The Making of Americans Book Icon poster

33. Once an angry man dragged his father along the ground through his own orchard. “Stop!” cried the groaning old man at last, “Stop! I did not drag…

No032 MY The Unnamable Book Icon poster

32. Where now? Who now? When now? —Samuel Beckett, The Unnamable (1953; trans. Patrick Bowles) Part of my 100 Best First Lines from Novels project. First lines are…

No031 MY Notes from Underground Book Icon poster

31. I am a sick man . . . I am a spiteful man. —Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground (1864; trans. Michael R. Katz) Part of my 100…

No030 MY Neuromancer Book Icon poster

30. The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel. —William Gibson, Neuromancer (1984) Part of my 100 Best First Lines from…

No029 MY Waiting Book Icon poster

29. Every summer Lin Kong returned to Goose Village to divorce his wife, Shuyu. —Ha Jin, Waiting (1999) Part of my 100 Best First Lines from Novels project….

No028 MY The Stranger Book Icon poster

28. Mother died today. —Albert Camus, The Stranger (1942; trans. Stuart Gilbert) Part of my 100 Best First Lines from Novels project. First lines are powerful. It’s the…

No027 MY Don Quixote Book Icon poster

27. Somewhere in la Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a…

No026 MY Beloved Book Icon poster

26. 124 was spiteful. —Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987) Part of my 100 Best First Lines from Novels project. First lines are powerful. It’s the author’s best chance to…

No024 MY City of Glass Book Icon poster

24. It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for…

No025 MY The Sound and the Fury Book Icon poster

25. Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting. —William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury (1929) Part of my 100 Best First…

No023 MY The Crying of Lot 49 Book Icon poster

23. One summer afternoon Mrs. Oedipa Maas came home from a Tupperware party whose hostess had put perhaps too much kirsch in the fondue to find that she,…

No022 MY Paul Clifford Book Icon poster

22. It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which…

No021 MY Ulysses Book Icon poster

21. Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed. —James Joyce, Ulysses (1922) Part…

No020 MY David Copperfield Book Icon poster

20. Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show….

No019 MY Tristram Shandy Book Icon poster

19. I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they…

No018 MY The Good Soldier Book Icon poster

18. This is the saddest story I have ever heard. —Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier (1915) Part of my 100 Best First Lines from Novels project. First…

No017 MY Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Book Icon poster

17. Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down…

No016 MY The Catcher in the Rye Book Icon poster

16. If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was…