Viewing List

Recommended for your viewing pleasure:


  1. Outlander
  2. Game of Thrones
  3. Lost in Space (the original and the remake by Netflix)
  4. Series of Unfortunate Events (on Netflix)
  5. Big Bang Theory
  6. Quantum Leap
  7. Firefly
  8. Smallville (the post-Lana years; I’m a Clark and Lois fan)
  9. Castle, seasons 1-4
  10. X-Files, seasons 1-7
  11. Miss Fisher’s Mysteries (Netflix)


  1. Star Wars, New Hope–favorite movie of all time  (figure I’ve seen it 100 times in the last 27 years)
  2. Star Wars, Episodes 5,6 and 7
  3. Lord of the Rings, all three
  4. Hobbit (all–Martin Freeman’s casting as Bilbo is sheer genius)
  5. Harry Potter (all)
  6. Guardians of the Galaxy
  7. Thor
  8. Thor Ragnorak
  9. Avengers
  10. Dear Frankie
  11. Waitress
  12. Strictly Ballroom
  13. Pirates of the Caribbean, The Curse of the Black Pearl
  14. Princess Bride
  15. Apollo 13
  16. It’s a Wonderful Life
  17. The Santa Clause
  18. Casper
  19. Superman (the first and second with Christopher Reeves are my favorites, but I do like Man of Steel)
  20. The Dark Knight (I can watch it for Heath Ledger’s performance alone.  I find it astonishing even after seeing it a dozen times.)
  21. A Knight’s Tale
  22. Chronicles of Narnia (Lion, Witch and Wardrobe is my favorite by a lot, but I love the others too)
  23. Disney: Moana
  24. Disney: Inside Out
  25. Disney: Cinderella (live action with Lily James)
  26. Disney: Christopher Robin (live action with Ewan MacGregor)
  27. The Christmas Chronicles (Netflix–my new favorite Christmas movie)


  1. Les Miserables
  2. Phantom of the Opera
  3. Mamma Mia!
  4. Beauty and the Beast

Special mention

  1. Baryshnikov’s Nutcracker
  2. Lesley Anne Warren’s Cinderella
  3. Charlie Brown Christmas
  4. Last Play at Shea (Billy Joel documentary +concert)






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