marc aurel

My blogs

About me

Gender MALE
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Almost retired
Location toronto, ontario, Canada
Introduction I'm always rewriting this section, but I thought I might leave it blank for a while.
Interests Since I was six first and foremost films and movies, movies, films, borrowing pictures from other blogs, travel photography, phenogenomics, biochips, travel, south sea islands, architecture, engineering, people over sixty, getting old, people getting on streetcars, wikipedia, knol, google earth, blogs, photography, emulsion photography, digital photography, cinematography, history, inventions, the brain, All Jane Austen and Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman and Woody Allen and P T Anderson and Francois Truffault and Stanley Kubrick and David Lean and Philip Seymore Hoffman and Hepburn/Tracy and Merchant/Ivory movies, Plus these movies which I can't fit on my movie list: Temple Grandin, A Serious Man, A Single Man, An Education, Avatar, Super 8
Favorite Movies 8 Femmes, 8 1/2, 28 Days Later, Across the Universe, All About Eve, Alien, Almost Famous, Amadeus, An American Werewolf in London, Anatomy of a Murder, A Nous la Liberte, A Place in the Sun, Apocalypse Now Redux, Being John Malkovitch, Being There, Belle du Jour, Big Fish, Blade Runner, Blow Up, Bringing up Baby, Broadcast News, Burn After Reading, Claire's Knee, Crin Blanc, Donnie Darko, Don't Look Now, Duck Soup, Dumb and Dumber, Event Horizon, Far from the Madding Crowd, Fargo, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Get Shorty, Ghost World, Giant, Groundhog Day, Ikiru, Jonas, Judgement at Nuremberg, Klute, La Dolce Vita, L'Atalante, Les Amants, Les Vacances de M Hulot, Little Buddha, Lola Rennt, Love Actually, M, Me & You & Everyone We Know, Michael Clayton, Midnight Cowboy, Modern Times, Mon Oncle, Moulin Rouge, Mulholland Drive, My Darling Clementine, Network, Ninotchka, Orpheo Negro, Pan's Labarynth, Paper Moon, Paris Texas, Performance, Road to Perdition, Rushmore, Shakespeare in Love, Singing in the Rain, Sobre Mi Madre, Some Like it Hot, Terms of Endearment, The Age of Innocence, The Aviator, The Beach, The Burmese Harp, The Conformist, The Criminal, The Darjeeling Limited, The English Patient, The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Fifth Element, The Fountain, The Great Gatsby, The Hidden Fortress, The Ice Storm, The Innocents, The Lady from Shanghai, The Last Picture Show, The Last Seduction, The Magnificent Ambersons, The Maltese Falcon, The Man Who Fell To Earth, The Matrix, The Motorcycle Diaries, The Notebook, The Polar Express, The Red Balloon, The Royal Tennenbaums, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Squid and the Whale, The Talented Mister Ripley, The Third Man, The Train, The Usual Suspects, The Virgin Suicides, The World According to Garp, Through a Glass Darkly, Titus, Tootsie, Top Hat, Trading Places, Trains Planes and Automobiles, Un Chien Andalou, Viridiana, Waking Life, Waterworld, Wendy and Lucy, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Zazie Dans le Metro
Favorite Music Damian Rice singing The Blower's Daughter, Ritchie Havens, Joan Armatrading, Burl Ives, Norbert Kraft, Norah Jones, George and Ira Gershwin, Swing, Hal Ashby, Bob Dylan, Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Chico Hamilton, The Weavers, John Cage, Forest for the Trees, Tracy Chapman, Mahler, Leonard Cohen, Aimee Mann, The Silver Tongued Devil, Abbey Road, Graceland, John Prine, Chris Rhea, Bryan Adams, opera arias, Harry Nielsen, Emilie-Claire Barlow, fado, Steve Earle singing Goodbye, Charles Trenet singing La Mer, Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland, both in La Traviata and Rigoletto, Diana Panton, anything that makes me cry
Favorite Books All sorts of trash but also, Never Let Me Go, His Dark Materials, Catch 22, Panati's Extaordinary Endings of Practically Everyone and Everybody, The World According to Garp, Himmler's Crusade, The Eye of the Needle, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Magus, In Cold Blood, Brokeback Mountain, Easy Riders Raging Bulls, The Idiot, Brighton Rock, Farewell my Lovely, Chrome Yellow, Arthur and George, Point Counterpoint, Eyeless in Gaza, A Handful of Dust, Adam Bede, Crime and Punishment, Hunger, The Red Zone, Biographies, Autobiographies, Boswell's Diaries, Pepys's diaries, Noel Coward's diaries, The Joy of Sex, The Celestine Prophesy, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Moon's a Balloon, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Lady in the Lake, Tender is the Night, The Great Gatsby, Tortilla Flats, The Grapes of Wrath, Dr. No, A digit of the Moon, The Carpebaggers, Anything by Christopher Isherwood or E.M. Forster or Iris Murdoch or Stieg Larsson

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