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No671 My Capote minimal movie poster

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold…

No575 My Perks of Being a Wallflower minimal movie poster

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world. Director: Stephen Chbosky Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller…

No569 My The Beach minimal movie poster

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss –…

No340 My The Fault in Our Stars minimal movie poster

Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is…

No1202 My Valerian minimal movie poster

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and…

No1160 My Little Women minimal movie poster

Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters – four young…

No208 My The Man Who Fell to Earth minimal movie poster

Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions…

No206 My The Great Gatsby minimal movie poster

A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. Director: Baz LuhrmannStars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton Start your Chungkong…

No959 My Funny Farm minimal movie poster

A couple swap city life for the country, but their picturesque new hometown turns out to be just a little bit different to what they were expecting. Director:…

No945 My Valley of the Dolls minimal movie poster

Film version of Jacqueline Susann’s best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business. Director: Mark Robson Stars: Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Paul…

No879 My Last Exit to Brooklyn minimal movie poster

Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man…

No874 My Hitman minimal movie poster

A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as ‘The Organization’ is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both…

No304-2 My SIN CITY a dame to kill for minimal movie poster

Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. Directors: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez Stars: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh…

No304-1 My SIN CITY minimal movie poster

A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption. Directors: Frank Miller,…

No827 My American Ultra minimal movie poster

A stoner – who is in fact a government agent – is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he’s too well-trained and too high for…

No732 My Romancing the Stone minimal movie poster

A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. Director: Robert Zemeckis Stars: Michael…

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…