mike e

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation professeur, amateur (in the French sense)
Location New York, United States
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Interests movies, music, and books
Favorite Movies Vertigo, Devdas (1955), The Big Sleep, Wages of Fear, The Sound of Music, Kaagaz ke Phool, Taxi Driver, La Dolce Vita, Sholay, Diabolique, King Kong (1933), Raja Hindustani, I Know Where I'm Going, The Godfather, Bandini, Spirited Away, Company, Bride of Frankenstein, Swing Time, Strangers on a Train, Psycho, Double Indemnity, Starship Troopers, Battle Royale, Dr. Strangelove, Om Shanti Om, Touchez Pas au Grisbi, Kill Bill, A Star is Born (Garland version), An Affair to Remember, Black Narcissus, La Belle et la Bête, Last Year at Marienbad, Full Metal Jacket, Singing in the Rain, Zanjeer, The Bandwagon, The Birds, True Romance, the last six Harry Potter movies, Tarzan and His Mate, Sonatine, Bringing Up Baby, Deewar, Citizen Kane, Dev D, Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, Housa, etc., etc.
Favorite Music The Beatles, Asha Bhosle, R.D.Burman, A.R.Rahman, Bernard Herrmann, Henry Mancini, Thelonius Monk, Tammy Wynette, Miles Davis, Kalyangi-Anandji, Beck, Brian Wilson, Stan Kenton, Frank Sinatra, Chris Connor, Lata Mangeshkar, Radiohead, MX-80 Sound, Bad Tuna Experience, Phil Spector, John Cage, Sonic Youth, Nino Rota, etc., etc.
Favorite Books any Dickens, Proust, Robert Caro, Edward Tufte, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Borges, Kafka, Shakespeare, Stendhal, Edmund Wilson, John D. MacDonald, Raymond Chandler, Robert Heinlein, Poe, Iain M. Banks, or Wallace Stevens; plus Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Annapurna, Sacred Games, The Longest Cave, Truffaut-Hitchcock, The American Cinema, etc., etc.