Quentin Tarantino’s Favorite Films

An exhaustive list of the favorite films of iconic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino are examined below.  Tarantino is currently filming his ninth film (he treats Kill Bill - Volumes 1 & 2 as one film), Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which will reportedly center around the 1969 Manson Family murders.  The film will star Leonardo …

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Eve Babitz – Favorite Books, Films & Albums

One of this country's great literary voices, Eve Babitz, recently provided us with a list of her favorite books, albums, and films, which you can find below.  Babitz's work has seen a resurgence in recent years with the re-publishing of her novels/fictive memoirs Eve's Hollywood; Slow Days, Fast Company; Sex and Rage: Advice to Young Ladies Eager for …

Ryan Adams – Favorite Albums

A comprehensive list examining the favorite albums of singer/songwriter/producer/author Ryan Adams are detailed below.  We conducted an exhaustive review of Adams' social media accounts and examined numerous interviews with Adams by various publications (CBCWeekly, Entertainment Weekly, and Gigwise) to compile the list. For more information on a particular album, feel free to click on the …

Damien Chazelle’s Favorite Films

A comprehensive list examining the favorite films of Damien Chazelle, one of the most talented young directors in Hollywood today, can be found below (courtesy of CBS, SFGate, IndieWire, and the LA Times).  Chazelle is best known for his critically acclaimed films Whiplash and La La Land.  His next film, First Man, based on James Hansen's book First Man: The Life …

Joe Cardamone (The Icarus Line & Holy War) – Favorite Records, Films & Shows of 2018

Joe Cardamone, frontman of the now defunct The Icarus Line (a band The Guardian dubbed as the "greatest rock group of the 21st Century"), recently provided us with a list of some of his favorite albums, films, and TV shows of 2018, which you can find below.  This year, Cardamone's new project, the one-man band Holy War, released an excellent …

The Pixies’ Charles Thompson (Frank Black/Black Francis) – Favorite Albums

Charles Thompson is probably best known for being the front-man/singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Pixies, although he released a number of oft-overlooked albums following the Pixies' breakup that were met with critical success under the monikers Black Francis, Frank Black, and Frank Black & The Catholics.  If you are unfamiliar with any of Thompson's solo work, we …

Pete Dexter’s Favorite Books (Concerning Families)

FIVE BEST BOOKS (For more information click on the associated image - via Amazon) The Complete Stories (FSG Classics) Edisto: A Novel (FSG Classics) Straight Man: A Novel A River Runs through It and Other Stories Rhine Maidens Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal (January 23, 2010) If you are unfamiliar with Dexter's work, we strongly …