Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Tv Shows and Movies

I really enjoy watching movies and tv shows, and I am definitely a person who loves rewatching movies and tv shows. I made a list of five of my favorite tv shows and five of my favorite movies, I love so many movies, so this is just a sampling of the movies I love as well as tv shows.
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish


1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

I am currently watching Buffy on Netflix, and I just finished season 2, so don't spoil anything that hasn't happened for me yet! I love how kick ass Buffy is, and how loyal her friends are. Plus David Boreanaz makes an extremely hot vampire! I love the humor and action and heart in this show, I can't believe it has taken me this long to watch it.

2. Mad Men 

This show is so full of drama and sexy characters its crazy! It takes place in the 1960's and follows the employees of an ad agency, mainly Don Draper who just can't seem to be happy with what he already has. I love the fashion and make up in this show, I love the humor and the drama. The second half of the final season will be aired next year and I'm eager to see how it all wraps up.

3. Sex and the City 

This one may be a bit of a guilty pleasure, but I own this whole series on DVD. I love the all female main cast, and the fact that friendship is the core of this show. It's full of empowering characters and so funny. I love Miranda's cynical attitude, and of course Carrie's wardrobe.

4. Sherlock 

Duh! Seriously if you haven't watched this yet, stop what you are doing and binge watch. The writing, casting, and acting are superb. I love how this show portrays Holmes' and Watson's friendship. and Benedict Cumberpatch is so dreamy.

5. Doctor Who 

Also duh! This show constantly surprises me with the amount of heart it contains. I love the crazy plot lines, the history and humor that is woven in, and the magic of the Doctor. Matt Smith is my favorite doctor so far, and I am still mourning for Rory after him and Amy left the show. I'm excited for the new episodes with the new Doctor, but I'm also a little nervous because I really love Matt Smith.


1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

This is my favorite Marilyn Monroe film. She is just radiant in this film, and you can't take your eyes off of her. This film is actually quite funny, and contains many catchy songs, including "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." Monroe and Russell play show girls who go on a boat trip, so Monroe's character can marry her very rich and very clueless fiance in Europe without his disapproving father. Of course the girls get themselves in plenty of trouble on the way.

2. Walt Disney's Peter Pan

It's hard for me to put into words the love I have for this movie, so I will just say this, Every time I watch this movie I cry tears of happiness at the end. Yes, I know it's weird, but I love Peter Pan and I love this film. This movie is quite different from original book, but it is just as beautiful and just as meaningful to me.

3. Romeo and Juliet, 1996

Will there ever be a better adaptation of Rome and Juliet? I don't think so. I love Leo as Romeo in his Hawaiian shirt, I love the music in this film, and I love the over-the-top atmosphere that always accompanies Baz Lutherman. And seriously, 1990's Leo, so swoon worthy.

4. Legends of the Fall 

This is easily one of the most heartbreaking films I have ever seen. The first time I watched this film was actually in one of my high school history classes. It is based on a short novel, which I would love to read one day. This film is about three brothers who fight in WWI together and how their lives entangle afterwards. This movie will stay with you long after you watch it, as will the beauty of 1990's Brad Pitt.

5. Charade

I love Carey Grant, I love Audrey Hepburn, I love them together. This is a spy thriller for the 1960's. The film keeps you guessing the entire duration and is so charming and funny. This movie was my introduction to Carey Grant and I have watched many of his films now.

Writing this post has made me want to watch every movie in my collection now! Let me know your favorites, especially tv shows, I'm always looking for new shows to start.


  1. Sex and the City! I'm a big fan of that show, too - it's just so fun. :D Plus I have a fondness for Charlotte; I love her relationship with Harry. ^__^

    Great list! :)

    1. Charlotte is really sweet! It is a great pick me up show, it always puts me in a good mood.

  2. I keep trying to make Mad Men happen and I can't wait to fall in love with this show eventually! It's taking longer than I thought but there's no denying how incredible this show is!

    1. It took me a couple of episodes to get hooked too, but I have watched the entire series that is out twice, so needless to say, I really got hooked.

  3. I absolutely love the adaptation of Romeo and Juliet that you've featured. Such a fantastic movie.

    1. I agree. Though its a movie that you either love or hate, I don't think there is a lot of middle ground.

  4. Yes I love that version of Romeo and Juliet. Claire Danes looks so young!

  5. Sex and the City almost made my list this week as well - definitely one of those shows you can watch again and again without getting bored :)

    1. Yes, it always makes me laugh, even when I see a random rerun on tv!

  6. We are fans of Mad Men and Sherlock, too. And you've got some movies listed that I've never seen before!


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