Mimi Tanner is the author of numerous books on relationships for women, including The Reverse Ultimatum, Calling Men, Secrets of Flirting With Men, Hard To Get, and more. She is also the author of Declutter Fast - How To Get Your Home In Order Immediately. Her two email columns are enjoyed by thousands of readers all over the world.
This is Oliver in 2008 not long after recovering from mange...
My Favorite Films, Plays, and TV
**This is a list in progress. When I remember another favorite I add it to this list.
*Betrayal (the 1983 film and the play) Most brilliant movie ever and greatest acting ever.
*Wall Street - one of my favorite movies of all time.
Accidental Tourist, The
All About Eve
Altar Boys (the musical)
Anne of the Thousand Days
Another Year (2010) My first time to see a Mike Leigh film. STUNNED.
Big Chill, The
Boys in the Band, The
Brief Encounter (1945)
Capote - Philip Seymour Hoffman
Children of a Lesser God - great scene with the 2nd Movement of Bach's D Minor Concerto for 2 Violins - music doesn't get better than that
Chorus Line, A (Broadway)
Conversations With Other Women
Damages (Glenn Close, Rose Byrne)
Devil Wears Prada, The
Dial M For Murder - Alfred Hitchcock classic
Doubt (wish I'd seen it on Broadway; I've only read it) Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2005
Emma - 1996 directed by Douglas McGrath who also appears in Quiz Show
Falling in Love - Meryl Streep, Rober De Niro
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Graduate, The (the end always give me chills) Great song, "April Come She Will" - one of the best S&G songs no one ever mentions
Grey's Anatomy Seasons 1 - 5. Truly great.
Hannah and Her Sisters
House of Games
House of Sand and Fog
King's Speech, The
Kramer vs. Kramer
Last Sweet Days of Isaac, The
Law and Order: Criminal Intent
Love Story (book and movie)
Miami Blues - Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh - heard a PBS review, saw it; a classic
Moonstruck (a classic)
Night, Mother (play and film both - wish I had seen the original on Broadway) The late great Anne Bancroft was total class all her life. Sissy Spacek is wonderful. I really would like to see this with Sissy Spacek and Shirley MacLaine.
No Way Out (film)
Nun's Story, The
Officer and a Gentleman, An
Page Turner, The
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Practice, The - TV Series
Primal Fear (great film, too much 'f' word)
Right Stuff, The (movie)
Romeo and Juliet (both the 1968 and 1996 versions)
Rush (film) Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Patric, and many other greats
Sense and Sensibility 1995 screen adaption and direction by Emma Thompson
Serpico - Al Pacino
Single Man, A
Somewhere in Time
Strangers on a Train - Another Alfred Hitchcock Great Film
Three Women - directed by Robert Altman
Twelve Angry Men (on tour)
Twice in a Lifetime with Gene Hackman, Ann-Margret, Ellen Burstyn